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The World Hypertension Day (WHD) is observed every year on May 17 to spread awareness about the disease that the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls a “silent killer” and “global public health issue”. The 2019 theme “Know your numbers” is meant to raise awareness about high blood pressure in people across the world. The idea ..
Topics: Artery • Blood • Blood pressure • Cardiovascular system • Circulatory system • Complications of hypertension • Heart • Hypertension • Labile hypertension • Medical specialties • Stroke • World Hypertension Day
The World AIDS Vaccine Day (WAVD) is observed every year on 18th May to spread awareness about the urgent need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. The day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. It is also a day to thank volunteers, researchers, scientists, community member, health professionals and everyone ..
Topics: Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome • Health • HIV vaccine • HIV Vaccine Trials Network • HIV/AIDS • HIV/AIDS activism • Medical specialties • Medicine • Vaccination • Vaccine • Vaccines • World AIDS Vaccine Day
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company has recently launched the ‘Mosquito Disease Protection Policy’. This new policy will cover an individual against common mosquito-borne diseases like Dengue Fever, Malaria, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Kala-azar, Lymphatic Filariasis and Zika Virus. According to the report published by National Health Profile 2018, there has been an alarming rise in dengue ..
The World Thalasseamia Day (WTD) is observed every year on May 8 to raise awareness about this ailment among people all over the world. The day is also dedicated to commemorate thalassemia patients as well as encourage those who struggle to live with the genetic disorder of the blood. The 2019 theme is “Universal access ..
The World Asthma Day (WAD) is celebrated every year on first Tuesday of May to increase awareness about asthma and aims to improve the lives of people with asthma across the world. Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs which causes breathing problems. Asthma usually appears through symptoms like coughing, tightness in the chest, ..
Topics: Asthma • Chronic lower respiratory diseases • Cough • Effects of Asthma Prevalence in Detroit • Medical specialties • Medicine • Obstructive lung disease • Respiratory diseases • Respiratory therapy • World Asthma Day