Jog and Call Me in the Morning - Mauritius Doctors Get New Script
Doctors in Mauritius can now prescribe physical activity to their patients as a measure to fight NCDs like hypertension and diabetes. Only 23% of the adult population meet the World Health Organization's recommendations of 150 weekly minutes of physical activity and only 19% of the secondary school students engaged in regular physical activities.
A new study recommends that cost-effective interventions are needed in low- and middle-income countries to reduce death burden caused by non-communicable diseases. Each year 15 ... Read more »
The WHO regional director for Africa, Rebecca Moeti has urged African leaders to prioritise the medical interventions in their respective countries, to reduce the burden of ... Read more »
More than 15 million people between the ages of 30 and 70 die from heart and lung diseases, cancer, and diabetes annually, according to the World Health Organisation . The major ... Read more »
As the world prepares for a high-level meeting on NCDs at the UN General Assembly in New York taking place at the end of September 2018, the government has called for urgent action ... Read more »
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