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Integrated Aedes Management (IAM)

A new publication in PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases entitled Integrated Aedes management for the control of Aedes-borne diseases suggests the need for government and health authorities’ participation in integrated, community-based responses using locally adapted vector control strategies in preparation for… 61 more words

BMI, ideal body weight & caloric needs

Body mass index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. It is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems. 686 more words

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'Miracle' baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak

JOHANNESBURG — They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth has now recovered from the virus. 587 more words

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Disease outbreak news from the WHO: Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is occurring in an unforgiving context. Non-engagement from communities and conflict continue to hamper response activities in some affected areas. 135 more words

Women out-work men, get underpaid, a study finds

Suraiya

Chennai, October 29, 2018

An average woman works 17 minutes more than her counterpart
but earns less by almost 4USD per hour,
a study by Michigan University reveals. 107 more words

The giant in our minds

People tend to worry a lot about our health. We go periodically to medical controls , we take pills if something hurts and we go to the doctor when we are sick but… what about our mental health? 612 more words

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