What is your New Year’s Resolution?

What is your New Year’s Resolution?

A New Year means a new opportunity to start your life on a new note. New Year resolutions don’t have to be big life changing commitments. It can be simple things you do to be happier and healthier. So what is your New Year Resolution? Commit to an #Activ2016by sharing your New Year Resolutions with […]

What is Universal Health Coverage (UHC)?

What is Universal Health Coverage (UHC)?

#ActivHealth #WHO #UniversalHealthCoverage #UHC Universal Health Coverage (UHC) aims to ensure everyone receives the quality services they need, and is protected from health threats, without suffering financial hardship. It’s a way of reducing poverty and increasing health security, so that no-one is left behind. This video message in support of UHC was recorded by WHO […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

  ActivHealth Tips 1.The risk of getting Alzheimer’s Disease increases with age, symptoms are typically first seen after 60 years 2.Memory Loss – forgetting dates, events may be the beginning of early symptoms 3.Problem Solving – like handling numbers, calculations, checkbooks are the warning sign of progressing disease 4.People may find it difficult to handle […]

Get Vaccinated Against Influenza

Get Vaccinated Against Influenza

  Get Vaccinated Against Influenza ActivHealth Tips Influenza is a viral infection that affects the upper respiratory tract. Influenza affects all age groups and both sexes but is more common in children. Influenza virus spreads through droplets which scatter in the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Vaccination against influenza protects an individual […]

Free medical helpline for medical advice and information for people affected by Chennai rains.

Free medical helpline for medical advice and information for people affected by Chennai rains.

Free medical helpline for medical advice and information for people affected by Chennai rains. Please Call/ Whatsapp on 09590-709070 ‪#‎ChennaiRains‬ Basic Guidelines: • Gather emergency supplies and move out of low lying areas • Follow local radio or TV updates if possible • Unplug appliances to prevent shock when power comes back on • Try […]

World AIDS Days – “Getting to Zero”

World AIDS Days – “Getting to Zero”

  ActivHealth Tips HIV infection is spread when body fluids of infected people are transferred to an uninfected person e.g. semen, blood, breast milk etc. Indulge in safe sex by using condoms. Limit the number of sexual partners. Blood transfusion must be from safe sources uninfected with HIV virus. Screening tests are available for HIV […]