Archive for January, 2019

Pakistan and Afghanistan: Poliovirus’ Only Strongholds

Friday, January 25th, 2019 |

When I was a child, every year polio paralysed some 350 000 children in more than 100 nations. Today, this deadly, disfiguring virus has been all but defeated. In 2018, less than 30 cases were reported in just two nations: Afghanistan and Pakistan. Our world strains towards the finish line of a monumental public health […]

Hypertension: Pregnancy’s Silent Killer

Friday, January 11th, 2019 |

Chronic hypertension is a common illness in the general population. However, hypertension is frequently never be diagnosed because those who have it usually have no symptoms. It is also undertreated because hypertensive people may not understand its importance, do not have the funds to purchase the medication, do not remember to take their medication or […]

Culturally Effective Maternal Health Education

Friday, January 4th, 2019 |