WiRED International now offers an Arabic translation of its Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) module, which was developed to train teachers to recognize the disease. WiRED is pleased to present this translation in response to the requests of doctors in Egypt, where RHD remains a concern.
Alice Olwino is a nurse who works at the KUAP Pandipieri Center in Kisumu, one of the poorest and most underserved areas of Kenya. She has used WiRED International Health Learning Center modules to train local people on mother and child issues and other topics.
The pancreas is a gland only six inches long, but its functions are vital to the human body. It produces fluids and hormones that help the body digest and use the energy that comes from food. Pancreatic cancer is the 12th most common type of cancer, but it is the fourth cause of cancer death in the United States.
Good nutrition ensures a healthy body and protects it from disease. WiRED International just released a Nutrition for Adults module. WiRED will soon update its modules on Nutrition during Pregnancy and on Nutrition for Children, and it will add modules on Nutrition for Nursing Mothers and for Infant Feeding.