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Global Prevalence of Malnutrition: Evidence from Literature 1. Introduction Malnutrition is a universal public health problem in both children and adults globally . It is not only a public health concern but it is an impediment to global poverty eradication, productivity and economic growth. By eliminating malnutrition, it is estimated that 32% of the global disease burden would be removed . As a widespread serious problem affecting children in developing countries, progress towards tackling the different forms of malnutrition remains relatively slow .
STRESS HURTS and you have Neck Pain? Here’s How To Melt It All Away in Minutes! They say stress is the silent killer. We weren’t made to work the way we do now. Between deadlines, working late, pounding coffee to get through your afternoon, and more unread emails than you can count, we’re stressed out! And it’s not just emotionally taxing. That tightness in your neck after a long day. The Math Behind Social Distancing - Visual Capitalist As we wait for scientists and healthcare professionals to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, there is another, more readily available tool at our disposal. Social distancing, defined as measures taken to reduce physical contact, is the first line of defense for containing an infectious disease like COVID-19. That’s because these infections spread when people cough, sneeze, or touch surfaces on which the virus resides. To help us grasp the impact these measures can actually have, today’s infographic illustrates how a reduction in social exposure can theoretically contain the spread of infection. Theoretical Potential
The ticking time bomb: cardiovascular diseases - Friends of Europe At the end of May, COVID-19 has taken the lives of 360,000 people worldwide and this number will rise for months to come. As healthcare providers focus on this new pandemic, many heart disease patients are being side-lined and risk growing sicker or dying. Could Europe’s response to the virus offer pointers for reforming healthcare systems, benefitting people with heart problems and the wider population? Google is giving $1 billion to news publishers — to help convince governments not to take a whole lot more than that Good news! Google’s going to spend $1 billion over the next three years paying publishers for their news. Specifically, the money will license publishers’ content for a new feature in Google News called Google News Showcase. That’s a billion dollars that publishers didn’t have before, and it’s better to have a billion dollars than to not have a billion dollars. (Or so I’m told.)
The History of Pandemics, by Death Toll Pan·dem·ic /panˈdemik/ (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world. As humans have spread across the world, so have infectious diseases. Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak reaches pandemic level as COVID-19 has. Healthy environment, healthy lives - Friends of Europe COVID-19 is highlighting an urgent need to link environment and health policies. It has become increasingly clear that climate change, air pollution, noise, toxic chemicals and other environmental threats are directly impacting on human health. “We need a healthy environment if we want to lead healthy lives,” (03:06) argued Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency. Bruyninckx presented a new EEA report ‘Healthy environment, healthy lives: how the environment influences health and wellbeing in Europe’ at the Friends of Europe online event.