Tuesday, July 8, 2014

July 2014 Health Calendar

GOOD HEALTH!

Don't take it for granted!

shows us some of the components necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


This July there are two world health events 
to raise awareness of the following two concerning conditions:

1.  July 11, 2014:  World Population Day

2.  July 28, 2014:  World Hepatitis Day

Don't be left unaware!

For more information about World Population Day, you can read Wikipedia's page here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Population_Day
 
You will find a link there to the list of countries by population.
Do you know where Nepal is on the list?  Take a guess and then check to see if you are right!

Asia is the continent with the largest population with over 60% of the world's population!  The theme of World Population Day 2014 is "Invest in Young People Today, to Ensure a Bright Future."  This means that young people need to be aware of the human right to plan for a family.


To find out how many people are born and how many die each minute, hour, and day,
Again, take a guess and then check to see if you were right! 

There is a Population Association of Nepal and you can check out their website here:


Awareness is a good thing!

Next, let's look at the worldwide problem of hepatitis.

Did you know...?

 To help you become aware....
 This photo is from the United Nations website:  http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39158&Cr=..#.U7v0HvldWT5

The article was written in 2011, but is still relevant today.

For more information about World Hepatitis Day, you can read Wikipedia's page

This article from the World Health Organization is an excellent read to bring you up to speed
on your awareness of this disease:

There is a mention of Hepatitis E in that article.
Did you know that in Eastern Nepal right now, there is a problem with this?
You can read about it here: 

 More information:
Even more information is here in this Himalayan Times article:
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Hepatitis%3A+The+silent+scourge&NewsID=244776

Please stay healthy and take care of yourself and your loved ones.

Please don't hesitate to come in for a consultation if you have any questions
about your health or the health of your family.
That's what we're here for!


Bye for now and BLESSINGS!


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