Airway Diseases


Chronic Respiratory Disease Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRD). Diseases of the airways and other lung and lung structures. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, occupational lung disease and pulmonary hypertension are the most common. In addition to tobacco smoke, other risk factors include: Air pollution, occupational chemicals, dust and frequent respiratory infections in childhood. CRDs cannot be cured. However, a variety

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Impact Of Corona Virus on The Environment

Risks of going back to a dirty future Within a few months the world had changed. Thousands of people have already died. And millions more, have fallen ill from the unknown corona virus before it appeared in the city of Wuhan in December 2019. For millions of people who have not caught the disease, their entire lives have been changed

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According to the the latest evidence, corona virus is not transmitted through viginal or anal intercourse. It is contracted by getting in contact with droplets from the nose, mouth and saliva of an infected person. This tells us that there is a higher risk of passing COVID-19 through kissing and physical touching from a person who has the virus. COVID-19

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Racial Justice

This is when you are treated differently because of your race in one of the situations covered by the Equality Act. The treatment could be a one-off action or as a result of a rule or policy based on race. It doesn’t have to be intentional to be unlawful.

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Child Rights and Why They Matter

Children and young people have the same general human rights as adults and also specific rights that recognize their special needs. Children are neither the property of their parents nor are they helpless objects of charity. They are human beings and are the subject of their own rights.

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Food and nutrition tips during self-quarantine

As countries are taking stronger measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, self-quarantine and the temporary closing of businesses may affect normal food-related practices. Healthy individuals, as well as those showing acute respiratory disease symptoms, are being requested to stay at home. In some countries, restaurants and take-away offers are being limited and some fresh items are becoming less available.

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French health system under pressure with COVID-19 cases still soaring

France is at war against the coronavirus, but its army is woefully unprepared for the fight.
So says emergency medical responder Dr. Sabrina Ali Benali.

“We have found a way to get masks, but that’s all we have. We don’t have disposable garments / coveralls, nor stocks of hand sanitiser, hair nets, glasses, overshoes.”
Benali says the majority of healthcare personnel in France are under the same strain.

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Weekly Press Briefing on Coronavirus Disease Outbreak

WHAT: The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has spread to almost all countries and claimed more than 150,000 lives worldwide. Nearly 25,000 cases have been reported in 52 African countries, with over 1000 deaths. Africa CDC is supporting African Union Member States in responding to the outbreak.

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