Flu season typically occurs between October and May. Have you gotten your flu shot yet? “Get vaccinated,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden, M.D., said. “That’s the best way to protect yourself, your family and your community against flu.”
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report upticks in global cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV).
WiRED International recently has forged a partnership with the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to develop educational modules on mesothelioma, a deadly cancer affecting the lungs, the peritoneal space, the heart, and/or the testicles, primarily caused by exposure to asbestos.
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When Berkeley graduate student Thabani Nyoni went to Capetown, South Africa, to do a summer research project, he took WiRED International’s health education modules with him. Thabani, who first heard about WiRED at Berkeley, said he was “keen to be a part of this great health education program.”
Magdalyne Odhiso Onglinjo has done her homework, and it has paid off for her — and for her community. Because of all she has learned about health, she has earned a platinum certificate from WiRED International’s Certificate Program. She has taken 47 WiRED health education courses and has passed all the tests with a grade of 80% or higher.
Intensive blood pressure management may save lives, according to a federal clinical trial that was ended early in order to rush the findings to doctors and the general public.
WiRED International announces the successful delivery of its most current Learning Center medical and health information to a leading medical school, and to hospitals and community organizations in the towns of La Trinidad, El Sauce, El Tololar and León. With this accomplishment WiRED now can run additional education programs and train-the-trainer sessions in these underserved places in Nicaragua.
WiRED is pleased to announce the release of a rheumatic heart disease (RHD) animation video. In the space of a few minutes, our video describes RHD and explains why it is so serious, why it prevails in underserved communities, and why we need to address it.
Antibiotic resistance is now a major threat to public health, according to a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO). Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria change so antibiotics no longer work in people who need them to treat infections.