Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a non-communicable disease that affects 1 in 10 people worldwide. While severity can vary, CKD affects approximately 195 million women worldwide and it is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women, with close to 600,000 deaths…

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  • World Tuberculosis Day 2018

    World Tuberculosis Day 2018

    Tuberculosis popularly known as TB is a contagious infection that usually affects the lungs. It can further spread to parts of the body like the brain and spine. The bacteria that causes tuberculosis is Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Symptoms of tuberculosis Coughing…

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  • World Hemophilia Day 2018

    World Hemophilia Day 2018

    What is Hemophilia? Hemophilia is a bleeding problem. People with hemophilia do not bleed any faster than normal, but they can bleed for a longer time. Their blood does not have enough clotting factor. Clotting factor is a protein in blood that controls bleeding….

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  • Vitamins and Why You Need Them.

    What are Vitamins? Vitamins are organic compounds that are needed in small quantities to sustain life Vitamins are nutrients your body needs to function and fight off disease. Vitamins are the nutrients our bodies need in order to maintain functions such as immunity…

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