How Simple Everyday Routines Make Us Vulnerable to Dangerous Infectious diseases

Simple everyday routines put us a step closer to contracting infectious diseases. Simple everyday routines put us a step closer to contracting infectious diseases. Infectious diseases contribute to poor health and mortality with a huge impact observed in developing countries. In most of these countries rural and poor populations are the most affected. This isContinue reading “How Simple Everyday Routines Make Us Vulnerable to Dangerous Infectious diseases”

Survival vs Infectious Disease; Who Wins?

In most developing countries, many survive below the international poverty threshold (poverty line). The poverty threshold is the minimum amount of income sufficient for a person’s nutritional, shelter and clothing needs in a particular country. The international poverty line measures poverty in all countries using the same standard. In 2015, the international poverty line was revised toContinue reading “Survival vs Infectious Disease; Who Wins?”

Maternal and Neonatal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa; The choice between losing a life and gaining one

Child birth is supposed to be a beautiful thing, a happy moment as a new life is brought into the world. But in most low and middle income countries, child birth is a matter of life and death both for the mother and the child she is carrying. When a woman goes into labour, theContinue reading “Maternal and Neonatal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa; The choice between losing a life and gaining one”