National Health Center Week Activities to Support Raising Awareness

We all know a nation’s wealth is determined by the health and well-being of its citizens. Community health centers across the country provide special care for everyone irrespective of their ability to pay. Their main aim is to provide continued, high quality and affordable healthcare to people especially those with fewer resources. Actually, one in every fifteen people… Read More »

To show your admiration for these people, you can post about their contribution on social media. Support the cause and organize a lecture on community health and the services provided by migrant, public housing, homeless and migrant centers. Contact religious institutions to discuss and mention various National Health Center Week activities in their bulletins so more people come… Read More »

How A Complete Body Health Check Up Can Uncover Hidden Diseases

Dalai Lama: “Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health… ” You get your car tuned-up every year. Why wouldn’t you get an annual medical check-up as well? An annual health check-up or periodic health check is useful as it can help… Read More »

There are several advantages of a regular complete body health check up with a doctor. One of the most important benefits is the prevention of disease. Preventive health checks are important especially for individuals with risk factors for different health conditions. A master health check up can also aid in the early detection and treatment of a health… Read More »

Suggestions for Health Sector Reform in Trinidad and Tobago

Health reform refers to the changes in health administration, health planning and, health research that places significant emphasis on local health challenges aimed at improving health administration, health planning and healthcare. They will combine to produce an efficient model of healthcare delivery capable of increasing patient physical, medical and psychological safety.   Health reform should be driven by… Read More »

A significant reform should be the specialization of the Ministry of Health in fewer functions aimed to improve healthcare efficiency. For example, it can concentrate on data compilation and analysis. It should be staffed with expert health researchers tasked with analyzing changes in epidemiology, and trends in morbidity and mortality. Furthermore,   the Ministry of Health should have… Read More »

Six Reasons Why Preventive Health Checkups Should Not Be Ignored

Did you know that healthcare expenses in India account for 4.1% of national GDP? In addition, private spending on healthcare (which means costs that the government will not bear) increases up to 70.8% of all country’s health expenditure, according to The Guardian. The alternative then for the common people is quite simple – investing in a small amount… Read More »

Early diagnosis could lead to a cure

all other benefits, you may get tax deductions up to 5,000 Rs for health checkups for you and your immediate family. Needless to say, today life is chaotic and stressful, which increases the likelihood of lifestyle disturbances. Despite the necessary care we take for our better health, uncertainties increase with our age, lifestyle and not to mention the… Read More »

The Pomegranate Fruit For Better Heart And Eye Health

If you are a fan of great tasting fruits that are good for you that eliminate the compliant that a lot of people have that foods that are good for you don’t taste good, then you should add the Pomegranate fruit to your diet. This fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that provide you with a… Read More »

The Pomegranate fruit is a healthy fruit

Heart Health: This fruit is rich in Potassium. Potassium has been shown in scientific research studies to improve heart health. Due to the fact that the body’s circulation system is connective consuming an adequate amount of Potassium in your diet can increase circulation to the heart. An increase in circulation to this organ also benefits your eyes. This… Read More »