Denis Onyango is a staff member at the WiRED International medical and health education center in Obunga, Kenya. What follows is an excerpt from Mr. Oyango’s report to WiRED.
The dramatic rise of Type 2 diabetes among the world’s poorest people is linked to a rise in obesity, according to a new study conducted by the British medical journal The Lancet.
This week a WiRED International team is traveling to South America to bring medical and health information to underserved and remote communities in the Peruvian Amazon. This mission is to deliver the education and tools that will enable populations in the Amazon to improve the health of their communities.
Latest figures report 10 people in South Korea have died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS, and the nation reported 122 confirmed cases and placed more than 3,800 persons in quarantine.
WiRED International now offers 16 new or revised “Express” health learning modules in both English and Spanish. WiRED created the Express modules for grassroots audiences who need quick and concise introductions to a topic.
If you’re not finding a module on a health topic you need at the WiRED International Learning Center, please review our collection of health training modules and let us know if there are areas or specific topics you would like us to cover in the future.