Cardiovascular Diseases

Key facts about cardiovascular Diseases. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death globally. Approximately 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019. This number represented 32% of all global deaths in 2019. Out of these deaths, approximately 85% were caused by heart Read more…

Stroke

What is stroke? Stroke is also known as cerebrovascular accident. It occurs when part of the brain loses its blood supply and the part of the body controlled by the blood deprived brain cells stops working. This loss of blood supply can be as a result of lack of blood Read more…

Cancer

What is cancer? Cancer is a disease in which cells in some parts of the body grow uncontrollably and abnormally, and can spread to the other parts of the body. It starts when something is wrong with the cell division process. This leads to development of abnormal cells that are Read more…