News June 2021

10 / 06 / 2021

AHO condemns the abduction of children by ISIS in Mozambique

Fighters in conflict-hit northern Mozambique abducted dozens of children during raids in 2020, according to a new analysis by AHO

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10 / 06 / 2021

AHO appeals for Covid vaccines to fight third wave in Africa

A third wave of Covid-19 infections is sweeping across Africa as deliveries of urgently needed vaccines to the continent dry up, AHO health officials are warning.

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10 / 06 / 2021

Africa desperately in need of COVID vaccine

In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack

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10 / 06 / 2021

Diabetic Attacks and Emergencies

Diabetes is a chronic condition where the blood sugar level is too high. Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, removes sugar from the blood and moves it into cells for the body to use.

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10 / 06 / 2021

COVID pandemic stress and weight gain cause spike in Blood Pressure

AHO physicians are urging people to check their blood pressure, as they believe stressors related to the pandemic may have caused a spike in blood pressure problems.

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10 / 06 / 2021

AHO targets to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

77.5 million people have been infected with HIV since the first case was reported 40 years ago. Nearly 35 million have died from AIDS. There is neither a vaccine against HIV nor a cure for AIDS as yet.

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10 / 06 / 2021

Lockdown increased violence against women.

Before the lockdown, we came across many instances of harassment faced by girls. But as the lockdown started and continued, the number of cases have grown.

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10 / 06 / 2021

Home dialysis an option usually ignored

There are two main types of home dialysis, either of which “can allow patients to achieve the same degree of longevity, peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis.

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10 / 06 / 2021

Brain Cancer types

There are multiple types of brain cancer. Some examples include astrocytomas, ependymomas, and oligodendrogliomas

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08 / 06 / 2021

Myths and Facts About High Blood Pressure

Managing hypertension or high blood pressure has become even more crucial now to reduce the risk of COVID-19 adverse events and mortality, says an Indian neurosurgeon, who has also busted some common myths about Hypertension.

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