We offer individuals with health facts and resources on reducing risks associated with their well-being.
Good nutrition – an adequate, well balanced diet combined with regular physical activity – is a cornerstone of good health.
Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat.
Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries.
Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that's found in all the cells in your body. Your body needs some cholesterol to make vitamin D.
Mental health problems range from the worries we all experience as part of everyday life to serious long-term conditions.
Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. It is the most common cancer diagnosed in women.
Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection.
HIV/AIDS is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs.
Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever caused by the Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi bacteria.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoan.
Yellow fever occurs in sub-Saharan Africa and tropical South America, where it is endemic and intermittently epidemic.
Chikungunya is an infection caused by the chikungunya virus (CHIKV). Symptoms include fever and joint pain.
Gender-based violence involves men and women,and is derived from unequal power relationships between men and women.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia.