Posts made in March, 2015

World TB Day | 24 March 2015

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World TB Day  |  24 March 2015

Find TB. Treat TB. Working together to eliminate TB World TB Day provides the opportunity to raise awareness about TB-related problems and solutions and to support worldwide TB-control efforts. While great strides have been made to control and cure TB, people still get sick and die from this disease in our country. Much more needs to be done to eliminate this disease. This World TB Day, we call for further collaboration to find and treat TB. By working together to raise awareness that TB still exists and sharing the personal stories of those people affected by TB, we can bring attention to...

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International Women’s Day | 8 March 2015

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International Women’s Day  |  8 March 2015

All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. In light of women being the focus during this time, it is important to focus on women’s health aswell. Screening tests Screening tests Ages 18–39 Ages 40–49 Ages 50–64 Ages 65 and older Blood pressure test Get tested at least every 2 years if you have normal blood pressure (lower than 120/80).Get tested once a year if you have blood...

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