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Depression: What You Should Know

Depression: What You Should Know

  Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the latest estimates from WHO, more than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. Lack of support for people with mental disorders, coupled with a fear of stigma, prevent many […]

World Health Day: All you need to know about diabetes.

World Health Day: All you need to know about diabetes.

Today 7th April is World Health Day and the United Nations is putting focus on Diabetes. In the message released today by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, he stated that diabetes is an ancient disease that is taking a growing toll on the modern world’.According to him, 108 million adults were living with […]

World Health Day: ‘Southern African leaders fail to prioritise water and sanitation’- WaterAid

World Health Day: ‘Southern African leaders fail to prioritise water and sanitation’- WaterAid

Millions of people in southern Africa still lack access to latrines and clean drinking water, says WaterAid. The majority of southern Africans are living in an “unrelenting struggle against sanitation and water poverty,” according to a new report that accuses governments in the region of failing to prioritise their plight. In From promise to reality, […]