The UHC High-Level Forum takes place in Japan from the 12th to the 15th of December next. WHO defines Universal Health Coverage as “..ensuring that all people have access to needed promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that people do not suffer financial hardship when paying for these services”. (UHC).
UHC2030 is the global movement and global commitment to bring stronger health systems for Universal Health Coverage by 2030.
Do you believe thoughts become things? There is so much about it in on social media now "thoughts become things", "be careful what you wish for", "manifest what you want", "dream it believe it". I believe dreams do come true.
I manifested in my mind the cruise cure, I wanted to go on a cruise to experience so much I have dreamed of and this is what I got. I created this holiday in my mind when I was in the throes of cancer treatment.
Often the problem with heart disease is that it’s a silent killer. It accounts for 1 in 3 deaths and the problem with heart attacks and cardiac arrests is that they often happen with very little warning.
This infographic from Study Medicine Europe takes you through the intricate workings of the heart and explains how we can help to protect it.
Oftentimes when we start following our passion and leave the more mainstream "what people consider normal" type of life our friends and family may not understand us. It may be that we start to question our life and seek answers to things we never looked at before. It is at these times we seek to find our tribe and surround ourselves with others that just "get us"!!
I have been working as an Energy, EFT & Emotional Intelligence Therapist for many years now. I see a pattern for people, including myself, how our core emotional wounds get triggered by similar types of situations. For example, we may have issues with our personal power. We will find though that, the story doesn't have to be the same story that comes up each time, it is really ANY time our power is challenged or at least we perceive it as being challenged.
Increased obesity rates and the growing awareness that students need proper nutrition to develop a healthy body and brain are compelling parents to become more informed. Educating students and parents on the great importance of adhering to a healthier meal plan is fundamental to their academic performance. Needless to say, there are lots of foods that have a negative impact on a student’s brain.
It can be hard to keep on top of household tasks. We work demanding jobs and have a million different jobs to get done every day. This infographic from Half Price explains how to get a cleaner home if you simply don’t have the time to clean from top-to- bottom.
Love handles. Nobody loves them, and yet they tend to stick around for quite a while. Many people suffer from the dreaded belly fat, and the thing is that even when they try to do something about it, they make a crucial mistake that prevents them from losing it. Namely, not all types of body fat are the same which means that they are caused by different factors. Before you start any regimen to help you get rid of ab flab, you’ll first have to determine what kind of belly type is yours. Otherwise, you’ll get stuck in a vicious circle of dieting and weight gain.
If the training routine was all we needed for achieving the desired physique, growing stronger, becoming happier in our lives, or boosting our confidence, endurance levels and cardiovascular health. However, in addition to your trusty program, there are a few other relevant factors that influence your fitness success, and they all work together in unison to help you achieve your goals.
To make the most of all those hours spent in the Pilates class or the dojo, incorporate the following tips into your already active lifestyle and watch those workouts bloom!
When working a full time job with long hours; being a parent can be difficult. It’s so difficult to find any time for yourself between spending a long day at the office and catching up on the million tasks that have piled up at home in the evening and over the weekend. This infographic from HappyCleans features a wide range of apps that can assist you in winning the precious gift of time!
Even though cleaning is most certainly a chore, it can feel therapeutic once you have completed a specific task. Cleaning is something that is an ongoing task; it won't ever be fully complete; you will have to revisit it constantly which of course can be frustrating. There are also cleaning tasks that can be seasonal.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity to raise both awareness and financial support to fight this disease that impacts so many of us. Breast cancer doesn’t just affect women, it affects everyone in their life. It doesn’t have racial or socio-economical boundaries so it is important that as many people as possible are made aware of how to fight it, through education and early detection.
Whether you love your morning jogs or you’re crazy about them weights, every exercise scheme requires a delicate approach in order to avoid those pesky injuries. For the former, it might be a bad case of patellar tendonitis, or for the latter, an impinged shoulder, but they both have at least one thing in common – they could have been prevented!
Have you ever had one of those days where you just want to curl up in a corner of your office and never see another to-do list, ever again, in your whole life? We’re with you—that’s the very definition of being stretched too thin. There are so many demands on all of us, through every minute of our days—from home to work to school and back again—that some days you might find yourself at the breaking point. It’s at that moment when you need help—but how do you get it?
Our gut is home to 100 trillion microorganisms. The staggering number alone can cause anyone to panic, but only some will be surprised by the fact that this is completely normal. Yes, there are more bacteria in your digestive system than there are cells in your body, and keeping this number even is crucial to our health and improved lifestyle. In fact, a healthy gut is the hidden key to weight loss, and here’s why.
Pests in the workplace are more than just momentary annoyances while people are trying to concentrate on their duties. They present a genuine threat to the health of the workforce and, given their collective nature of assembling in increasingly large groups, this becomes an even more pressing issue the longer it is left to fester.
Summer allergies can be a real bummer, especially when it’s beautiful outside and everyone else is enjoying themselves. You might think “Finally, the spring is over and so are my allergies” but the truth is that your allergies can keep going long after May’s flowers are gone. If you don’t want to spend yet another summer sneezing, here are some tips you can try to avoid summer allergies.
Popularity for fitness trackers has grown over the years and it seems just about everyone is sporting one on their wrist, constantly counting their steps and calories burned. With the hundreds of gadgets on the market, today promising the do the best job at monitoring your activity levels, trying to find the tracker for your needs can take a lot of research.
The team at Reviews.com closely studied 87 different trackers to determine the best devices for your money.
Are you a dairy free, skinny latte or a downright full fat kinda person?
The whole diary versus no dairy topic is of huge interest to many many people and, like most food related issues, there is a lot of conflicting information out there.
I have my own stories around “milk” and how it has impacted my own and my children’s health. So, I decided to chat with some nutritional experts as well as people like myself, who have “personal milk stories” to check out a few facts.
Summer days can be tough to handle even without all the wedding-related fuss, but if you plan everything right and adjust your ceremony according to the season, it can be super fun and comfortable for everyone. With that in mind, here are some tips you can incorporate into your wedding for a summer fairy-tale ceremony.
One of the key elements of happiness is setting aside time for yourself. If we don’t take the time to indulge, relax and unwind, what is all our hard work worth? Live is meant to be enjoyed, and there are few things that can bring you more joy than traveling; traveling soothes the soul, expands your horizons, teaches you about different cultures, helps you recharge your batteries and come home a better and more positive person.
You might hear a lot of people say how gluten-free diet is a nonsense, the latest trend or simply a whim. However, there are a lot of people out there who would absolutely disagree, myself included. Many will wonder if gluten intolerance is an illness of the modern society or simply the result of unhealthy habits and there are a lot of articles and studies about this topic. The fact is, when a person cannot tolerate gluten, there are obvious symptoms that one mustn’t disregard. These symptoms include: constipation (often followed by diarrhea), bloating, various aches and fatigue, headaches, and even restless sleep. If you’re having some of these problems, you might want to try avoiding products that contain gluten and see if your health will imYou might hear a lot of people say how gluten-free diet is a nonsense, the latest trend or simply a whim. However, there are a lot of people out there who would absolutely disagree, myself included. Many will wonder if gluten intolerance is an illness of the modern society or simply the result of unhealthy habits and there are a lot of articles and studies about this topic. The fact is, when a person cannot tolerate gluten, there are obvious symptoms that one mustn’t disregard. These symptoms include: constipation (often followed by diarrhea), bloating, various aches and fatigue, headaches, and even restless sleep. If you’re having some of these problems, you might want to try avoiding products that contain gluten and see if your health will improve. And don’t be afraid that your life will get complicated, you can have a normal life even without having certain ingredients in it. Here are some tips that will help you have a normal, gluten-free life.prove. And don’t be afraid that your life will get complicated, you can have a normal life even without having certain ingredients in it. Here are some tips that will help you have a normal, gluten-free life.