Thursday, 30/Jun/2022; 1-Dhul Hijjah 1443 AH

Health Bulletin – Smokeless Tobacco: Health Effects & Hazards

Smokeless tobacco is associated with many health problems. Using smokeless tobacco: Can lead to nicotine addiction.  Causes cancer of the mouth, esophagus (the passage that connects the throat to the stomach), and pancreas (a gland that helps with digestion and maintaining proper blood sugar levels).  Is associated with diseases of the mouth.  Can increase risks for early delivery...

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Health Bulletin – Covid-19 Pandemic – Situation Report from Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique

Global Burden of COVID-19 The first cases of COVID-19 were reported in December 2019 in China.  By 3rd November 2020 we had global estimates of 48.8 million cases and 1.2 million deaths worldwide.  By 6th November 2020, Africa had reported 1.3 million cases. Some feel there is under reporting in Africa because of limited resources for testing.  BURDEN...

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