World Cancer Day celebrated FEB 4

Healthy Life Choices Empowering people to make healthy choices and reducing the social and environmental risk factors for cancer are key to achieving the global goal of reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by 2025 and reaching the targets of the World Cancer Declaration. Taking place under the tagline ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across … [Read more...]

NOV celebrates Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

IMAGE - BRIGHT FOCUS FOUNDATION November celebrates National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in the United States, there are more than 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers. We want to send these exceptional people a big “thank you” for everything they do. Alzheimer Disease International (ADI), was founded in 1984 to help to fight Alzheimer's disease that was first diagnosed back in 1906. In the present, ADI has grown as an international organization that also runs the … [Read more...]

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month celebrated September!

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month Sickle-cell disease (SCD), or sickle-cell anaemia (SCA) or drepanocytosis, is a hereditary blood disorder, characterized by red blood cells that assume an abnormal, rigid, sickle shape. Sickling decreases the cells' flexibility and results in a risk of various complications. The sickling occurs because of a mutation in the haemoglobin gene. Individuals with one copy of the defunct gene display both normal and abnormal haemoglobin. This is an example of … [Read more...]

What Really Matters? – Leave a comment…and change a life‏!

Blogust is a month-long digital dialogue bringing 31 of the most influential online writers together to help change the world through their words. The 31 Blogust bloggers will participate in a blog relay, with one blogger posting each day for the month of August 2013. Every comment they receive to their posts throughout the month will trigger a donation by Walgreens to provide a vaccine for a child in need around the world. Every 20 seconds, a child dies of a disease that could have … [Read more...]

Yvonne Buluma Samba – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women is honored to Celebrate the Life of yet another Amazing Women, this time from the United Kingdom via Kenya. When asked, her reply was humble saying; "I haven't battled any diseases or faced profound terrors, but to be where I am has taken a lot of Sacrifice and Teamwork; for myself as well as for those Believing in Me." This Woman shares the following Mantra...when helping others. from 'Possibility to Probability'... WOMAN of ACTION Yvonne … [Read more...]

Michelle Samplin-Salgado – Facing AIDS on World AIDS Day and EVERY Day

      Facing AIDS on World AIDS Day and EVERY Day    By Michelle Samplin-Salgado, AIDS.gov New Media Strategist Yesterday was National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Next month, we will commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 10) and National Native HIV/AIDS Day (March 20). Throughout the year, there are many nationally recognized HIV/AIDS Awareness Days. Some of these days provide an opportunity to understand and respond to the HIV epidemic's impact on a specific … [Read more...]

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