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Preventable, Curable and Claiming Lives: Malaria

For a disease that can be largely prevented and easily cured, malaria remains an unnecessarily heavy burden for many people living in sub-Saharan Africa. Every year, over 200 million malaria cases occur worldwide, claiming the lives of an estimated 660,000 people, most of them living on the African continent. As with many diseases, hard-to-reach populations, […]

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10 Tips to Reduce High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is one of today‚Äôs silent killers. Often overlooked, or not noticed at all, high blood pressure (or hypertension) is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death, contributing to 9 million deaths worldwide each year. As with many conditions, having your blood pressure tested is an essential first step in in […]

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Africa Under Pressure [INFOGRAPHIC]

High blood pressure (also known as raised blood pressure or hypertension) can lead to heart attack, stroke and other serious health problems. It affects more than one in three adults and leads to more than nine million deaths worldwide every year. Nowhere is this impact felt more than in communities across Africa. This week, in […]

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