The critical role teachers play in the community beyond the classroom

OCTOBER 05, 2015 12:10 AM| no comments

Education is key in every society. It empowers us, it fosters creativity and new ideas it allows us to play a role in addressing important issues in our community. Led by the United Nations, World Teachers’ Day (05/10/15) focuses on “Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies”. Pivotal to the success of any education system are the [...]

Healthy start to a Healthy Heart

SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 12:09 AM| no comments

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide and is the number one killer in women. World Heart Day – 29 September 2015, asks us to make healthy heart choices, reducing the risk of the disease. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) doesn’t just affect women. There are other health disparities related to cardiovascular disease.  CVD [...]

ICMA tv: The story so far……

SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 12:09 AM| no comments

From humble beginnings, ICMA tv began in 2006 at the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) annual conference in San Antonio. Having branched out into America only two years prior, Conference TV at that time was more experimental and produced on a much smaller scale than today. Our focus was on dissemination at the conference; screening in [...]

Remember in September

SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 12:09 AM| no comments

Almost 46.8 million people across the globe are living with dementia today, and it’s expects this number to double every 20 years according to Alzheimer’s Disease International’s (ADI) World Alzheimer Report 2015, released last month. With the number of people diagnosed rapidly increasing, World Alzheimer’s Month (WAM) this month is crucial for raising awareness. The [...]

#UrologyWeek 2015 – Urology in the spotlight

SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 12:09 AM| no comments

Highlighting a variety of urological conditions, WebsEdge/Health is joining the conversation online for #UrologyWeek by sharing some of the highlights captured for EAU TV at the 2015 European Association of Urology’s (EAU) annual congress. Reaching a more global audience, the 2015 message for #UrologyWeek will focus on Bladder, Prostate and Kidney Cancer. Whilst prostate cancer [...]

It’s Too Soon to Declare Victory over Ebola Virus

SEPTEMBER 03, 2015 12:09 AM| no comments

By David J. Olson There has been a welcome spate of good news coming out of West Africa in recent weeks on the apparent demise of Ebola, which has caused the region nothing but misery, illness (27,952 reported cases) and death (11,284 reported deaths) for over a year. Ebola cases continue to fall. For the [...]

Addressing the health and wellbeing of indigenous communities

AUGUST 07, 2015 12:08 AM| no comments

There are approximately 370 million Indigenous people in the world, belonging to 5,000 different groups, in 90 countries worldwide. The 2015 UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous People focuses on access to healthcare and wellbeing of those communities. Global health disparities of indigenous populations are evident, particularly in non-communicable diseases such as diabetes,. Half [...]