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Tag Archives: Non-communicable diseases

ETHIOPIA: ‘No Smoking!’ Sign Unheeded

January 2017 TheEthiopianHerald; Walking around, ironic as it may sound you might have seen someone smoking leaning on the billboard indicating ‘No Smoking!’ Warning. Some smokers may not also care about others while walking puffing on crowded pedestrian walks. Citizens too lack the gut to tell the smoker upfront not …

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Regional Health Forum Participants Call for New Measures to Reduce Harmful Non-Communicable Diseases Across Africa and the Middle East

October 2016 amediaagency; Scientists, healthcare providers, policymakers and private sector companies met in Dubai for the first ever Middle East and Africa (MEA) Health Forum on ‘Harm Reduction for Healthier Societies’. With a focus on obesity and tobacco, participants at the inaugural forum considered some of the major developments and transformative innovations being adopted …

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African doctors meet in Nairobi over diabetes crisis

September 2016 BusinessDaily; One hundred doctors from ten countries in Africa are set to converge in Nairobi over innovative treatment and control of diabetes. The specialists are seeking to share expertise in tackling the mounting problem now responsible for 40 per cent of the total deaths from non-communicable diseases. “We …

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TANZANIA: Cardiologists Warn On Heart Disease

August 2016 TheCitizen; Specialists from the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) Thursday have warned that people aged 45 and above in Tanzania face a high risk of developing coronary artery disease (CAD), which can cause sudden death. The condition occurs when the inner walls of blood vessels are hardened and …

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