- February 28, 2018
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Health
Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all. Ban Ki-moon
Health matters arising are series of health issues moving waves which need to be addressed as a matter of urgency. The like of these occurrences are the trending online medical consultations, the social media posts on use of scientifically unverified alternative medicine like coconut oils etc, the use of sex enhancement drugs and aphrodisiacs. Subsequently, the power of internet has boomed the availability and spread of information of any source whether genuine or unverified rumor. That is, at any given circumstance anybody can post any piece of information and break the internet within a twinkle of an eye.
Such information if well articulated and supported with some testimonies can convince a large sum of population with severe consequences. Hence, it is the right of the elite to use such avenue and opportunity to guide and inform the populace of the menace of grabbing or consuming medical advice of such source… to be continued.
Health Matters Arising was written by our foremost Dr. LB Basaru. You can follow him on Social media.