World Health Day

The World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO).

In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect...

The Impending Dual Burden in Kenya

We have all heard the good news and read articles about it; Kenya’s economy is starting to catch up with the rest of the world. Of course,most people would debate on how valid these speculations are, especially when observing the streets of...

Curbing Lifestyle Diseases

In 2011, the Commonwealth launched a new video highlighting the increasing dangers of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). According to the Commonwealth sources, NCDs are still the world's biggest killers, an have alarmingly encroached to the...

The Creeping Footsteps

We have a situation that we did not hear coming, Non- communicable diseases. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose an enormous threat to global health and development. The amazing thing about them is that we can each act to improve our own...

Crisis for Middle and Low Income Countries

Heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases pose a looming threat to low- and middle-income countries just as in the rich world according to experts meeting in London. At the Global Health Lab symposium in...