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Combatting Cervical Cancer: Strategies, Awareness, and Access to Care

The highest rate of cervical cancer incidence and mortality are commonly found in the lowest and middle-income countries. This shows the inability to access the HPV vaccination, cervical medical screening, and treatment services due to social and economic determinants like poverty, sexual intercourse, gender, etc. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, …

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YEAR OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Dear  Valued Customer, As we slowly ease into the new year, I want to extend our warmest wishes for a healthy and happy 2024. At Avon Medical Practice, we are committed to supporting your well-being and providing exceptional care throughout the year ahead. Reflecting on the past year, I am grateful for the trust you …

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week

Title: Safeguarding Our Future Health on World Antibiotics Awareness Day. Navigating life with an uneducated mother has presented me with unique challenges, particularly when it comes to my health. The gravity of my condition has reached a critical point, leaving me astonished by the doctors’ disheartening verdict that no antibiotics can provide relief. While my …

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Understanding PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a common hormonal disorder that affects women worldwide. Despite its prevalence, PCOS remains a misunderstood condition by many. The exact cause of PCOS is still unknown, but several factors are believed to contribute to its development. These include genetic predisposition, insulin resistance, and elevated levels of androgens. Lifestyle factors such as …

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6 Unexpected Ways You Can Contract Hepatitis; Marking World Hepatitis Day with Avon Medical

Do you know that every year, around 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis, which is more than the number of deaths caused by HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis combined? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B or C. Avon Medical is marking World Hepatitis …

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Better Environment, Better Health: World Environment Day 2023

The state of the environment that one lives in, cannot be understated. Environmental health-related risks are a major concern across Africa, leading to diverse problems such as air pollution, water pollution, oil spillage, deforestation, desertification, erosion, and flooding caused mostly by human activities (ScienceDirect). The World Health Report indicated that globally, 23 percent of death …

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Children’s Day 2023: The Importance of Investing In Child Health

Marked annually, Children’s Day is an important occasion to recognise the African child, focusing on building a better future for them by investing in their education, safety, and most importantly- health. This year, the theme for Children’s Day, “Investing in our Children: Building a Better Future”, underscores the importance of providing for the health and …

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Africa Day: Leading the Future of Healthcare in Africa

Celebrated annually, Africa Day is a key commemoration of African development, highlighting the cultural and economic potential that the continent possesses across various industries, from technology, entertainment, and especially- healthcare. Healthcare in Africa suffers from poor health infrastructure, absence of medical equipment, and lack of adequate access to healthcare and coverage. As a leading healthcare …

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