HOW WE CAN OVERCOME PREMATURE DEATHS FROM NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES! – Health Experts

By Francis Okoye

Non Communicable Diseases:In a Webinar organized by Citizens News Service (CNS), on the topic ‘How can we generate stronger action against non-communicable diseases?’, health experts drawn from IUATLD, NCD Alliance etc reveal how we can overcome premature deaths from non communicable diseases (NCD’s).

One of the moderators of the webinar, shobha shukla, managing editor CNS states that the 70th world Health Assembly held in May 2017, gave a firm mandate to governments to take

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Bank of Industry reveals… HOW SOUTH EAST CAN BE BETTER DEVELOPED

By FRANCIS OKOYE

Experts from the Bank of Industry, have made revelations of how the South East can be better developed, at the BOI – South East Customer Engagement Forum 2017, held at the Beautiful Gate Hotels, Awka.

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At the event, Mr chike Nwaebe, MD/CEO, Renewal Consulting, spoke on the challenges faced by MSME and way out, an empirical analysis of South East Nigeria MSME’s.

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HOW TOBACCO THREATENS HEALTH OF EVERYONE

By Francis Okoye The facts have emerged that tobacco threatens health of everyone on planet earth. According to Prof. Rama Kant, WHO Director General Awardee for Tobacco control and former head of surgery, KGMU, India “Tobacco kills upto half of its users. 1/3 of the world are addicted to tobacco, 1/3 of the world are poor, while another 1/3 suffer from tuberculosis. Tobacco kills 7 million people each year, 6 million as a result of direct tobacco use. Tobacco use is a threat to any person

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10 WAYS TO WIN THE WAR AGAINST ASTHMA

10 WAYS TO WIN THE WAR AGAINST ASTHMA
by FRANCIS OKOYE

Asthma affects more than 300 million people world wide. Although Asthma cannot be cured, it can be treated and controlled. Good Asthma control means no or very minimal symptoms, and a low risk of Asthma attacks or other poor outcomes. More importantly, good Asthma control means, a person can live life normally. People with Asthma can live normal lives, if their asthma is managed properly. But low awareness, health systems

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HOW TO ACCELERATE EFFORTS TO END TB BY 2030

 

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

In a special webinar organized on 17th March 2017 in lead up to 2017 world TB day by Citizen News Service CNS, it was  revealed that governments of more than 190 countries globally have committed to end TB by 2030 by adopting the sustainable development goals (SDGS) at UN General Assembly in Sept 2015. This commitment to end TB is in line with the WHO End TB strategy, which was adopted by world Health Assembly in 2014.

According to one of the moderators of the webinar

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STEPS TOWARDS GETTING RID OF CANCER

by FRANCIS OKOYE

As we celebrate world cancer day 2017, experts have come together to map out steps towards getting rid of cancer, to reduce and delay preventable cancer deaths by 2030.

In a webinar on world cancer day 2017 organized by citizen news services, which featured Dr. Navneet Signh MD, DM, FACP, Fics,Member American society of clinical oncology, examined lung cancer. He revealed that 30% of all cancer is lung cancer, most common in men. It is 2nd cause of death of cancer in

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