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War on Poverty

January 27, 2013 – 7:04 PM |

Poverty is a condition in which a person finds himself unable to maintain a living standard adequate for his physical and mental efficacy. Poverty is not just a financial condition but a state of mind …

I Dream of Health

January 22, 2013 – 8:43 PM |

Despite the advances in medicine over the last twenty years in the United States, access to care for many individuals remains a major issue. Although most individuals in my nation do receive benefits of some …

Gender Issues as it Relates to Achieving the Millennium Developmental Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria

November 5, 2012 – 3:15 PM |

Inequality is a widely recognized issue that is in practical sense a very difficult issue to fully address in some aspects of human life. Despite the increase in and focus on gender equality in education, …

World Polio Day : For You to Act Now

October 24, 2012 – 9:13 PM | 3 Comments

For the first time in the history of public health, polio eradication partners from around the world have marked 24th October 2012 as the first World Polio Day. The celebration is in response to a …

Tuberculosis – an Old Scourge of Human Kind

October 11, 2012 – 10:53 AM | One Comment

Tuberculosis, better known as TB, is an infectious disease caused by Mycobaterium tuberculosis. It is a disease that mainly affects the lungs but can and does present with symptoms in other parts of the body. …

Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change: Responsibilities of Medical Community

September 30, 2012 – 10:52 PM |

Climate change has no longer been a just a thought only, it has become a reality now. We are living in the hottest times in the history of mankind and experiencing some of the most …

For a Green Pakistan

September 26, 2012 – 8:12 PM | 14 Comments

Pakistan is loaded with billboards reading a very loud green slogan: Keep your city clean, keep your city green. Now I wanted to work some strategies out for a greener perspective. Since green means more, …

Community Pharmacist- The Most Accessible Public Health Care Provider

September 26, 2012 – 8:06 PM | Comments Off

Since centuries, “Health Care” as a profession has been evolving by incorporating more patent oriented and care oriented approaches . Public Health is rather a broad approach. Public Health is discipline of health science which aims …

A Challenge Called Public Health

September 26, 2012 – 6:01 PM |

Life on earth is becoming harsher despite the development in civilization due to emergence of new type of diseases and infections. Global tourism, global trade of animal and animal products, change in feeding habits, increase …

Public Health System: Needs and Requirements

September 23, 2012 – 6:11 PM |

Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, health surveillance, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts of society.  Public Health services are an essential part of the health care system, …

Over The Counter Drugs: Use & Abuse

September 12, 2012 – 10:28 PM | 4 Comments

22 January, 2008, Manhattan: Oscar-nominated actor Heath Ledger found dead in his apartment. The cause of death was said to be from a possible overdose of a mixture of over the counter and prescription drugs, …

Public Health and its Requirements – Views of a Medical Student

September 8, 2012 – 6:17 PM | 4 Comments

Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, health surveillance, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts of society. Prevention is key to the health system’s sustainability. Public Health services are …

Millennium Development Goals: An Essential Burden for Africa to Achieve

September 8, 2012 – 6:08 PM | 55 Comments

The dawn of the 21th century came to the world and world leaders with so much joy and enthusiasm that the world especially Africa has finally came to her year of revolution with the Millennium …