With the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have struggled to deal with the global health crisis in terms of their public health system and infrastructure. To begin with, it is important to clearly understand what public health entails. It is a multidisciplinary field that focusses on population-based disease prevention and health promotion through organized […]
About four months ago when the world heard of the emergence of SARS Cov-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, it was initially regarded as just another seasonal illness pervading China. After all, SARS, MERS, HINI 2009 emerged and then became history before it found its way to most countries. This time around, COVID-19 would not […]
Disasters are challenging emergencies that occur with varying severity and require more than the basic and routine resources and procedures. They can be natural or man-made and often occur unexpectedly. There is also increasing threats of emerging disasters throughout the world. Due to this, it is vital to be prepared prior to occurrence of disasters […]
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Alarming evidence have shown that major chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hardening of the arteries and stroke are on the rise. Several causes have been attributed to this health problem, one of which is the modern diet. Undoubtedly, diet have changed over time, with the modern diet getting more processed, refined, sugary, […]
As the population expands exponentially, so does the burden of diseases. One particular public health concern and of interest is cancer which is non-communicable and a leading killer disease.
Teen years are the formative years where they are most curious to discover, identify and explore new experiences.
Foodborne illnesses problem remains a significant public health threat that is costly, and yet preventable.
The Kenya’s public health system remain complicated and needs more work to reap the benefits of a fully functional system.