3 May: World Asthma Day

3 May: World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. World Asthma Day takes place on May 3rd. This year’s theme is “Closing Gaps in Asthma Care.”  Asthma is a...
Happy World Health Day

Happy World Health Day

The World Health Organisation (WHO) made the first World Health Assembly in 1948 and established World Health Day. The first World Health Day was held on April 7, 1950, and it has been celebrated on the day every year ever since. WHO focuses global attention on urgent...
Be HIV/AIDS aware!

Be HIV/AIDS aware!

December 1st is World Aids Day, a day that has been established to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS disease and encourage people to focus on prevention, testing, and treatment.  Thirty-seven million people worldwide live with HIV. HIV/AIDS is a life-threatening disease. ...
Be Pancreatic Cancer aware!

Be Pancreatic Cancer aware!

November is World Pancreatic Cancer month, aiming to create awareness on the prevention of this silent disease. The pancreas is a retroperitoneal organ behind the stomach. It is an exocrine gland of the digestive system producing pancreatic enzymes that assist...