EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Unfortunately, most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have not been able to implement and sustain screening programs due to financial, logistical, and sociocultural constraints. Though mammograms are the gold standard in breast cancer detection, the said constraints hinder their availability in most health facilities. That’s why at Ilara Health we want to provide you with as much information as possible on early detection of breast cancer and detection tools for low-resource settings.

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SEPTEMBER IS OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread to the pelvis and abdomen. At an advanced stage, ovarian cancer is more difficult to treat. Because it is difficult to detect in its early stages, there are more deaths from ovarian cancer than any other gynecological cancer.

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WHY TESTING FOR COVID-19 IS STILL IMPORTANT

Experts cannot emphasize this enough: Now is not the time to slack off on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including getting tested if you’ve been exposed to someone who’s sick or you’re feeling ill yourself. Your health is your wealth, especially in this pandemic. 

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MEN’S HEALTH MONTH

Photo credit: senivpetro – www.freepik.com  Why Men’s Health Month is important The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as

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EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Unfortunately, most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have not been able to implement and sustain screening programs due to financial, logistical, and sociocultural constraints. Though mammograms are the gold standard in breast cancer detection, the said constraints hinder their availability in most health facilities. That’s why at Ilara Health we want to provide you with as much information as possible on early detection of breast cancer and detection tools for low-resource settings.

Read More »
SEPTEMBER IS OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread to the pelvis and abdomen. At an advanced stage, ovarian cancer is more difficult to treat. Because it is difficult to detect in its early stages, there are more deaths from ovarian cancer than any other gynecological cancer.

Read More »