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World Immunization Week 2019


Vaccines Work Did you know that immunisation prevents up to 3 million deaths every year worldwide? 2017 reported the highest number if immunisations ever, with over 115 million children being immunised that year. However, more efforts need to be taken in creating further sensitisation on the importance of immunisation because up to date, nearly [...]

World Immunization Week 20192019-04-25T09:44:28+03:00

Testicular Disorders and Advanced Treatments


Overiew The testicles also known as the testes are two oval-shaped organs of the male reproductive system that produce the male reproductive cells and male hormones like sperm and testosterone, respectively. Testicular disorders can cause serious complications such as infertility, sexual dysfunction and hormonal imbalance in men. When looking for the right treatment of [...]

Testicular Disorders and Advanced Treatments2019-04-25T09:44:25+03:00

Oesophageal Cancer Staging and Treatment


Overiew The oesophagus is a hollow muscular tube that is a passage way for food and liquid from the throat to the stomach. Oesophageal cancer starts in the inner lining of the oesophagus which is made up of several layers; a mucous membrane, muscle and connective tissue. As the cancer grows, it spreads to [...]

Oesophageal Cancer Staging and Treatment2019-04-09T18:08:42+03:00

World Health Day 2019


Health for All About 69 years ago, the World Health Day was started to highlight important health issues like mental health and maternal health. This day plays a significant role in making people aware of the major health issues being faced globally, and thereby, making steps in determining the way forward for these issues. [...]

World Health Day 20192019-04-06T12:13:12+03:00

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation


Overview Testicular cancer has a 99% survival rate for men who are diagnosed at its early stage. This cancer is approximately more common in men from the ages of 15-45 years of age. Surviving testicular cancer could, however, mean inability to have children. Fertility is an important part of life for most men and [...]

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation2019-03-28T15:11:19+03:00

Complications from Brain Tumour Surgery


Overview The incidence of brain tumours is approximately 23 cases per every 100,000 people. They can either be benign or malignant; most of them being non-cancerous (benign). They are more common among people above 60 years and children mostly below 15 years. Surgery is one of the common treatment options for brain tumours. However, [...]

Complications from Brain Tumour Surgery2019-03-28T10:28:27+03:00

Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment


Overiew Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide with over 2 million people losing their lives, every year. Approximately 80% of cancer cases are caused by cigarette smoking which can also be the case for second-hand smokers. A significant problem that is faced when dealing with cancer, is that most people [...]

Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment2019-03-29T13:35:15+03:00

Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurological Conditions


Overiew Approximately 1 billion people, worldwide, suffer from neurological disorders which lead to the death of over 6 million people every year. Neurological conditions are conditions that affect the brain, the central and autonomic nervous system; the brain, spine and the nerves. There are over 600 neurological disorders but the most common include stroke, [...]

Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurological Conditions2019-03-29T17:44:11+03:00

How to Choose a good Hospital Overseas


What are the challenges? Millions of people worldwide, travel overseas for medical treatment every year. Whether it is because they want access to more advanced medical technologies, a wide range of specialists or are more concerned about comfort during treatment, international patients have varying reasons for wanting to go to different medical tourism destinations [...]

How to Choose a good Hospital Overseas2019-03-18T09:46:55+03:00

Kidney Transplant Overseas


Requirements Every year, over 130,000 solids organ transplants are carried out globally and of those transplants, more than 60,000 are kidney transplants. Approximately 40% of kidney transplants performed each year are from living donors. International Medical Treatment Ltd (IMT) receives a lot of enquiries from people who want to travel overseas for kidney transplants [...]

Kidney Transplant Overseas2019-03-16T12:18:38+03:00