All posts tagged with: health

Mental illness is real and it it just as difficult as other illnesses

Posted July 22, 2014 Avatar Jianne Soriano

Avatar Jianne Soriano View Profile
Member since July 22, 2014
  • 3 Posts
  • Age 19

In honor of this year's theme, 'Mental Health Matters' for the International Youth Day on August 12 2014; I decided to speak out about this topic that is so dear to my heart. I think that it's time indeed to end mental health stigma. In Hong Kong alone, 1 in 3 people are suffering from some sort of mental disorder according to a SCMP (a local newspaper) article dated 2012. Around 200,000 people in Hong Kong are estimated to have a severe mental illness and suicide rates gas becom...


Quiz: How much do you know about HIV and AIDS?

Posted July 22, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

Avatar KateVOY View Profile
Member since February 5, 2013
  • 93 Posts

1. What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? A. AIDS is caused by HIV. B. HIV is caused by AIDS. C. They are the same thing. 2. HIV can be transmitted before symptoms occur and before AIDS develops. How long can the onset of AIDS take? A. 6 months B. 5 years C. Up to 10-15 years 3. Which of the following does NOT transmit HIV? A. Unprotected sex with an HIV+ person B. Mosquitoes who fed on an HIV+ person C. An untreated HIV+ mom breastfe...


It's time to step up the pace in the fight against AIDS

Posted July 16, 2014 no picture Emily@UNICEF_AIDS

no picture Emily@UNICEF_AIDS View Profile
Member since July 15, 2014
  • 1 Post
  • Age 26

Have you heard about the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place next week in Melbourne, Australia? I am saddened to learn that many people aboard the Malaysian Airlines flight that crashed over Ukraine were en route to attend the conference. Some of the world’s top AIDS experts were among its victims. My thoughts are with those affected by the tragedy. Scientists, activists, policy makers and people living with HIV will gather at the conference to examine the global,...


Neema from Tanzania, Mwanza "I enjoyed the trainings, they enabled me to do good interviews, on locations and audio commentaries as well as the energisers Aunty Farhana played with us. The best part of the forum was my interview with Mama Graca Machel and the hug that followed ofcourse. I got more education on maternal and child healthcare issues. It's been great!" Caroline from Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam "I also enjoyed the training, especially the new skills i got on...


Proud to be a Seychellois

Posted July 1, 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

no picture Angélique Pouponneau View Profile
Member since June 19, 2014
  • 22 Posts

I am a 24 year old islander who practises as an advocate in the Seychelles courts and during out-of-office hours commits her time to empowerment of young people through my role as Speaker of the 11th cohort of the Seychelles National Youth Assembly. As a person who strongly believes that social human rights should be upheld first and foremost before people can diligently exercise their political human right, I am proud that my community places education and health as a priority....


Mbali interviews the "Princess of Africa"

Posted July 1, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

no picture Children's Radio Foundation View Profile
Member since December 3, 2013
  • 42 Posts

Source: https://soundcloud.com/childrensradiofoundation/yo...

Mbali interviews Yvonne Chaka Chaka at the "A Common Thread: Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn" reception.


Youth Reporter Neema interviews the Chair of GAIN

Posted June 30, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

no picture Children's Radio Foundation View Profile
Member since December 3, 2013
  • 42 Posts

Source: https://soundcloud.com/childrensradiofoundation/pm...

Neema Charles interviews Jay Naidoo


Neema Charles interviewing Jay Naidoo at the PMNCH Partners' Forum

Posted June 30, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

no picture Children's Radio Foundation View Profile
Member since December 3, 2013
  • 42 Posts

Mbalenhle Chiya interviewing Flavia Bustreo (WHO) at the PMNCH Partners' Forum

Posted June 30, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

no picture Children's Radio Foundation View Profile
Member since December 3, 2013
  • 42 Posts

show more