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18 CHPS Compounds Pledged from The US Government

The United States government has pledged to construct a total of 18 community-based health planning and services (CHPS) compounds in Ghana this year through its embassy in Accra. The outgoing US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson, made this known whilst highlighting the key achievements of the US government's investments in Ghana's education, health, agriculture, energy, peace and security during his two-and-half-years tenure. He indicated that the US has previously constructed eight CHPS compounds in the country, four…

How does Dying feel Like? Part 1

The living have always feared dying and quite so because no onr can really tell what's beyond taking a last breathe. However, some people have had the opportunity to have near-death experiences and share their stories. There's no need to try and find out for yourself because you may not come back to tell your story. Just read and speculate 😁 "I went into a hospital for an easy procedure, basically an upper GI where the doctor had to expand my esophagus. I had developed a stricture above my stomach and couldn’t swallow…

Diabetes Criteria For Diagnosis and Self Testing Tips

Sixteen million Americans have diabetes, yet many are not aware of it. African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans have a higher rate of developing diabetes during their lifetime. Hence, the need for Diabetes Criteria For Diagnosis and Self Testing Tips. Diabetes has potential long term complications that can affect the kidneys, eyes, heart, blood vessels and nerves. A number of pages on this web site are devoted to the prevention and treatment of the complications of diabetes. (see Diabetes Symptoms) In diagnosing…

Inconsiderate Bad Habits: When No One Else Matters

Some bad habits are just plain inconsiderate. The person does their behaviors without a thought to the person he is affecting. A little attention to the feelings of others would stop many of these bad habits in their tracks. Many people have inconsiderate bad habits in the kitchen. You will find them drinking from the milk jug or juice carton. They do not consider that someone else might not like to drink after them. They are in the habit of doing it, so they do not think about it. Someone might have the bad habit…

Some Causes of Drug Addiction To Know

Why do some people choose to use drugs when they’re so bad for you? The causes of drug addiction are as varied as the amount of drugs that are available for use – both legally and illegally. There is no one cause for drug addiction just like there is no consistent profile of a drug user. People who have a history of drug use or abuse in their families are at risk for drug addiction problems. It has been proven that children of alcoholics will exhibit addictive tendencies. Children of alcoholics or drug users generally have…

Tips on Skin Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy causes hormonal changes in a woman's body which can wreck havoc on her skin by triggering breakouts, dryness, and skin irritations. This article provides information on how pregnancy can affect the skin. It also discusses several key skin care tips that can help women achieve great skin (Find out about stretch marks in pregnancy) during the term of their pregnancy. Most women expect to have beautiful and glowing skin when they become pregnant. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Since the glow often…

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Adolescents

Obsessives compulsive disorder or OCD starts from adolescence onwards. OCD is feeling of strong obsessions and compulsions which result in intense discomfort and affects daily functioning. Obsessions are thoughts which are persistent and recurrent. They even include unwanted images and impulses which lead to distress and anxiety. These feelings and thoughts are usually irrational or unrealistic. Compulsions are repetitive rituals or behavior such as checking something again & again, or mental acts such as counting. These…

Illegal Bad Habits: Do They Exist?

Some bad habits are not only illegal. They push the envelope of what can be considered merely bad habits. However, in a way they are bad habits. They are definitely bad, and they happen frequently enough to call them habits. Serious fighting can be illegal bad habits. This is the kind of fighting that leads to assault arrests and convictions. People do not think before they act. Or, if they do, they only think angry, destructive thoughts. This fighting can cause injury or even death. Some fighting happens in…

Pregnancy And Back Pain Problems

Pregnancy is a gift almost every family is waiting for. For the expectant parents, it is the time when they feel that they are truly accomplished. For new mothers, excitement and ecstacy overwhelm them as this event will fulfill their power as a bringer of life. However, with this gift comes a multitude of symptoms that aren't exactly a walk through the park. Pregnancy is usually signaled by a missed menstrual period. During this time, the woman's body I already changing - hormone levels spike up and down, causing a…

Acne Skin Problem is Embarrassing

Acne, one of the commonest skin problem that ails the human kind irrespective of the age,caste,colour gender etc. Acne is a tremendously embarrassing and burdensome problem. Acne can be defined, as red eruptions on the skin some time filled with a white substance is itchy and also painful. It is a problem on which we do not have our control. There are different ways to treat acne .one can o for medication from a skin specialist or one can also try home or natural remedies. Natural remedies are less time consuming, less…

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