From Farm to Market: Supporting Healthy Eating in Samoa — World Bank video

The Samoa Agriculture Competitiveness Enhancement Project is working with Samoan farmers to increase the amount and quality of local produce available in the country, while also collaborating with the Ministry of Health to encourage kids to eat all the colors of the rainbow. Source: World Bank Published on 10 Jan 2018 ->>>>><<<<<-

Video: Honoring President Carter – CDC Foundation Hero

Published on Oct 18, 2012 Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter received the 2012 CDC Foundation Hero Award at a ceremony at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC Foundation is honoring President Carter for three decades of visionary leadership focused on building international public-private partnerships to save lives, reduce suffering and provide…

Naheed Nenshi celebrates birthday with prostate test – CBC News Canada

1 in 7 men diagnosed with prostate cancer, says Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre Mayor Naheed Nenshi stands outside the Man Van at Calgary city hall Monday, awaiting his PSA test. (CBC) Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi turns 40 this week and he’s marking the occasion early by making a statement about men’s health. Nenshi arranged with…

Early diagnosis can prevent blindness – Aga Khan University News

Blindness is not inevitable, it’s avoidable. For 80 per cent of people with cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetes-related blindness, early diagnosis and treatment can help overcome or even avoid these visual impairments.This was the message conveyed by experts at a seminar held at Aga Khan University (AKU) to mark World Sight Day. In…

East Africa: Move to Upgrade Nursing Skills in the Region – All Africa Com News

Arusha — The Rotary International Foundation and the Aga Khan University (AKU), have entered into a partnership to improve the maternal and child health in East Africa. “snip” The chairperson of Rotary Foundation, Mr Carl-Wilhelm Stenhammar, said the partnership was “an important step toward meeting the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for maternal and…

Pakistan: Need for reorienting medical curricula to suit modern requirements – The News com

Karachi A two-day Medical Education Conference, focusing on Capacity Building in Medical Education, began at the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on Saturday. Deans and Principals from more than 60 public and private sector medical colleges and universities shared their experiences in medical education, from under-graduate to post-graduate to continuing professional development levels. The…

Kenyan Jamat gathers to witness opening of Heart and Cancer Centre by Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Kibaki – The Ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering at the inauguration of the Aga Khan University Hospital Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi. Photo: Ejaz Karmali Nairobi, 25 July 2011 — Thousands of Ismailis gathered at the Parklands Complex Pavillion in Nairobi to witness the opening of a new Heart and Cancer Centre. The Aga Khan University Hospital facility was inaugurated by His…

Women at the Center of the Global Alzheimer’s Epidemic – PR Newswire com News

Five-Country Survey and Women & Alzheimer’s Panel Highlight the Unique Impact of Alzheimer’s on Women PARIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today the Alzheimer’s Association® in conjunction with GE Healthcare held a “Women and Alzheimer’s: A Global Perspective” panel discussion during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2011 (AAIC). The event brought together leaders in the…

Pakistan: Arthritis involves collapse of cartilage’ – Daily Times News

KARACHI: Health experts at an awareness programme entitled Arthritis ‘To be or not to be’ said that arthritis involves the breakdown of cartilage and it normally protects joint, allowing it to move smoothly. The joint cartilage degenerates with ageing, thereby causes pain and movement restriction and deformity in later stage. There is no permanent treatment…

Cataract, leading cause of blindness: Expert – Khaleej Times com News

DUBAI — Cataract is a leading cause of treatable blindness, particularly in developing countries, Dr Tanveer Chaudhry, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of Ophthalmology, Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) said during his recent visit to the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. He was speaking during a health lecture organised by the AKUH’s Karachi’s representative office in Dubai. He…