Chronic Disease


Today’s blog post comes to us from Lindsay Ford of Spectrum, United States partner and chair of GLOBALHealthPR.

Today, October 10th, is World Mental Health Day.  On this day, people join to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. Organizations like the World Health Organization invest resources to develop technical and communication materials to raise awareness and combat stigma surrounding mental illness. [Read more…] about How to Make a Difference on World Mental Health Day

Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Lais Cattassini of GLOBALHealthPR partner in Brazil, Tino Comunicação.

Diabetes is a big problem in Brazil. The country has over 13.5 million people with type 2 diabetes and it is believed that half of those people are not aware of their condition. Brazil has the fourth-highest number of diabetics in the world, and this number is expected to increase exponentially.

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Photos from the “Change your Values” campaign launch event in São Paulo, 2 September 2013.

[Read more…] about Changing Values to Tackle Chronic Disease