Celebrating the Frontline Warriors on International Nurses Day

Back then we would express our fear of needles or injections using cues or non verbal statements to our parents and it always seemed as though our parents chose not to understand. This in the real sense, establishes that children are indirectly afraid of nurses as a result of their direct fear for injections.

Have you ever wondered how these nurses manage to handle those situations well, trying to calm us down and with great smiles on their faces? Have you ever wondered why some never even bother to look at you or pat you to calm down before they injected you with those short looking needles? Have you ever wondered why nurses, despite their busy schedule and non-stop movement round the hospital still care for us and ensure that we get well? … More Celebrating the Frontline Warriors on International Nurses Day

April 25th: World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is an internationally recognized day on the 25th of April each year, highlighting the global efforts to control malaria and celebrate the gains made.

There’s no vaccine available to prevent malaria. Talk to your doctor if you’re travelling to an area where malaria is common or if you live in such an area. You may be prescribed medications to prevent the disease. … More April 25th: World Malaria Day

I Am and I Will – World Cancer Day 2021

According to the WHO, Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and was responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018 alone. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer, and approximately 70% of those deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.

There’s so much we can all do in our circles of influence to spread the word and help win the battle against cancer. I Am, and I Will! … More I Am and I Will – World Cancer Day 2021