Category: Disease

Non-Communicable Diseases

Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are the main cause of death and disability in the world. They are a group of conditions that have a health impact for a long period of time, and often create a need for long-term treatment and care. Some examples of NCDs are Cardiovascular diseases Cancer Chronic respiratory diseases Diabetes Mental … Read more

HIV / AIDS

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. If left untreated, HIV can lead to the disease AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). Unlike some other viruses, the human body can’t get rid of HIV completely. So once you have HIV, you have it for life. HIV attacks the body’s immune system, specifically the CD4 cells (T cells), … Read more

Malaria

Malaria is a life-threatening blood disease caused by parasites transmitted to humans through the bite of the Anopheles mosquito. Once an infected mosquito bites a human and transmits the parasites, those parasites multiply in the host’s liver before infecting and destroying red blood cells. The disease can be controlled and treated if diagnosed early on. Unfortunately, … Read more

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is still one of the major causes of preventable death in the world .TB is an infectious Disease caused by TB bacteria (Myco bacterium Tuberculosis).Infection can cause serious damage to lung and other organ . Prevention Since tuberculosis is spread through the air from one person to another, prevention is very difficult. However, there … Read more