World Awareness Day

World Kidney Day 2019


Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere It is estimated that 850 million people worldwide, have kidney disease. Kidney disease is a global burden with at least 2.4 million people dying each year due to chronic kidney disease (CKD) and about 1.7 million others dying from acute kidney injury (AKI). AKI is a leading cause of [...]

World Kidney Day 20192019-02-20T12:58:39+03:00

World Rare Disease Day 2019


Bridging Health and Social Care Over 300 million people globally, are affected by approximately 7,000 rare diseases. Though rare, these diseases should not be seen as less important or irrelevant because millions are suffering from them. Besides, one goal of the Sustainable Development Goals is to ensure no one is left behind - even [...]

World Rare Disease Day 20192019-02-28T12:35:12+03:00

A Day for Hearts


Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day 2019 Congenital anomalies, commonly referred to as Birth Defects, are some of the most common causes of deaths during the neonatal period, causing over 300,000 deaths every year, worldwide, within the first 4 weeks of birth. Heart defects are the most common congenital anomalies claiming thousands of lives every [...]

A Day for Hearts2019-02-14T10:05:32+03:00

World Cancer Day 2019


Progress in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Today Did you know that approximately 17 people die every minute, worldwide, due to cancer? With the help of the World Cancer Day, held every 4th of February, awareness about this disease has increased, enabling people to be better informed on how they can reduce their risks [...]

World Cancer Day 20192019-02-20T10:52:12+03:00

World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2018


Demand Better Pancreatic cancer is the most severe and aggressive cancer worldwide and one of the world deadliest cancers. It is among the leading causes of cancer-related deaths leading to the deaths of over 300,000 people every year. About World Pancreatic Cancer Day World Pancreatic Cancer Day has been around since 2013 to help [...]

World Pancreatic Cancer Day 20182018-10-15T14:54:39+03:00

World Diabetes Day 2018


World Diabetes Day 2018 Did you know that diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the world? Over 1.6 million people lose their lives each year, due to diabetes attributed deaths. Diabetes is therefore, a major health issue that should be a concern to every single person because no one is [...]

World Diabetes Day 20182018-10-13T11:54:44+03:00

World Polio Day


World Polio Day 2018 1 in every 200 polio infections leads to irreversible paralysis. Among those who become paralysed, 5-10% die due to immobility of breathing muscles. Since 1988, polio cases have reduced by 99% worldwide. This is due to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) that was established in the same year; during [...]

World Polio Day2018-10-06T13:35:19+03:00

State-of-the-Art Spine Centre


World Spine Day 2018 Love Your Spine Approximately 1 billion people – from adults to children worldwide, suffer from back pain. It is the biggest single cause of disability globally. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for doctor’s visits, making spine conditions among the top medical conditions that people seek treatment [...]

State-of-the-Art Spine Centre2018-10-15T10:00:30+03:00

World Mental Health Day 2018


World Mental Health Day 2018 Over 450 million people globally, currently suffer from mental disorders making these disorders among the leading causes of ill health and disability worldwide. Though a major health issue, very few people have knowledge on mental health disorders, even those who suffer from them. Creating awareness on mental health issues [...]

World Mental Health Day 20182018-09-25T17:42:57+03:00

World Heart Day


World Heart Day 2018 My Heart, Your Heart Every year, over 17 million people worldwide, die as a result of cardiovascular diseases with the major ones being heart disease and stroke. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally, killing more people than, Cancer, HIV and malaria. About World Heart Day World heart [...]

World Heart Day2018-09-29T10:20:58+03:00