4000 voices- one goal: preventing viral hepatitis

JULY 27, 2015 12:07 AM| no comments

Prevention is the key message for World Hepatitis Day (WHD) 2015, with 4000 people dying every day from the disease and over 400 million people infected worldwide. Important work in hepatitis prevention is still needed globally as identification and access to treatments remain barriers to eradicating the disease. WebsEdge/Health has been following the progress in […]

World Population Day – Protecting the most vulnerable

JULY 13, 2015 12:07 AM| no comments

World Population Day 2015 focuses on Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies, particularly women and adolescents who are susceptible to issues affecting health, safety and dignity. In emergencies situations such as natural disasters or disease epidemics, these vulnerable populations can be exposed to: – Limited access to sexual and reproductive healthcare – Infectious diseases – Sexual and […]

Gap between need & funding of mental health in Africa

JULY 02, 2015 12:07 AM| no comments

By David J. Olson Sean Mayberry has spent his entire life surrounded by mental illness. As a child and an adult, people close to him have endured this affliction. But he had an epiphany when he happened upon a young man behind a farmhouse in Uganda, sitting in his own excrement and digging in the […]

Out in the Open – talking about Men’s health

JUNE 19, 2015 12:06 AM| comments  1

This week is #MensHealthWeek which focuses on healthy living amongst the male population. Startling statistics reveal that the biggest single cause of death in men is cancer with men having a 67% higher chance of dying from cancers that affect both men and women* WebsEdge/Health recently travelled to Geneva, Switzerland for EAU TV to find […]

WebsEdge Joins Big Tweet for Missing Children

MAY 29, 2012 12:05 AM| no comments

  On International Missing Children’s Day 25 May 2012 we will join Stephen Fry in helping to safely reconnect missing children by taking part in the charity Missing People’s Big Tweet for Missing Children. The charity will be tweeting a different appeal for a missing child every 30 minutes for 24 hours. We are supporting […]

Global Health Council Closing its Operations

APRIL 26, 2012 12:04 AM| no comments

Like many of the partners and colleagues we have worked with over the years, we were shocked and saddened to learn that the Global Health Council is closing operations after forty years of service to the field of global health.

Flooded in Sahara

MARCH 30, 2009 12:03 AM| comments  1

Well it sure has been an interesting couple of days. Camp one was flooded and all the competitors had to be evacuated to hotels. However, 4 people to a 2 man room assured that we all felt like we were in camp. In fact our British spirit really showed through yesterday when about 20 of […]