The fact that abdominal fat, or belly fat, is not good for one’s health or body image is no longer controversial in the western world. Scientists have linked belly fat to a myriad of serious health problems including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The media and fashion industries consistently promote the flat tummy or the coveted “six pack” as a key component to an attractive physique. Western societies readily embrace the concept that belly fat isn’t beneficial to one’s health or body image.Read more ...
Whether they are kept in offices or carried around, these five gadgets are executive’s must-haves for keeping track of their health. In fact, one needs to keep and use them regardless of health status.Read more ...
How will you know if you have the Trait?
There are simple blood tests that can be done to check if you have Sickle Cell Trait. Please go to your nearest health facility for more information and guidance. Knowing your Sickle Cell status will help you and your spouse /partner to make decisions if you want to start a family or have more children.Read more ...
Could you have the disease?
Tanzania has the 5th highest incidence of SCD with 8000-11,000 babies born with the disease annually.
So what do Tanzanians Need to Know About the Sickle Cell Disease?Read more ...