JANUARY 25 2015: WORLD LEPROSY DAY LEPROSY Leprosy is one of the oldest recorded diseases known to humankind; a disease that has been known since biblical times. It is an infectious chronic disease that targets the nervous system, especially the nerves in the cooler parts of the body - the hands, feet, and face. It… Continue reading JANUARY 25 2015: WORLD LEPROSY DAY
The struggle against cigarette smoking has been an impossible one. Smoking is an important social and health issue today as it was a century ago. In fact, the past century was dubbed the cigarette century. Despite the perceived extraordinary success in controlling combustible tobacco use, progress has stalled in reducing premature deaths from tobacco; primarily… Continue reading Electronic Cigarettes: Healthy Alternative vs Health Hazard?
Health Awareness Events In January 2015 The new year 2015, like several years before it, is marked with many special days, weeks and months dedicated to raising awareness about important health issues - specific conditions & diseases that people struggle with daily. A little awareness will avoid unnecessary excitement, correct misconceptions, eliminate stigma and also save life from… Continue reading Health Awareness Events Happening In January 2015
Although the big holiday season has come and gone and a brand new year is here, there is a wealth of unique, bizarre, special and otherwise different holidays, 'days', weeks and months to celebrated during the month of January and throughout the year at that. While holidays typically honor special people, important historical events, momentous occasions… Continue reading January Holiday Calender 2015 – The Traditional Holidays, the Health Events and The Wacky Ones
#TheBibleAndEconomy - Did Jesus set an example of poverty for believers to follow? There is a traditional belief that Jesus led a poverty-stricken, barely-surviving lifestyle. But the Bible was filled with examples that Jesus lived a pretty comfortable life. His parents could afford an Inn. Jesus lived in a house with them. He was visited by Wise Men were bringing gifts to a king in their mind rather than gifts for a baby shower. He was always invited to big banquets where he took chief seats. He taught on giving and paying tax, by example. His ministry was funded by committed followers. He hired a treasurer. He wore a custom-mad garment that was seamless from top to bottom!! That doesn't sound like a poverty-stricken man.
MDG 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women by 2015 2015 is the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aimed at reducing extreme poverty, advancing gender equality and health equity, improving maternal and child health, fighting diseases and developing a global partnership for development. A lot has been said and unsaid, done… Continue reading #WomenAndEconomy MDG 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women by 2015