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Fighting and Preventing Malaria is Everyone’s War

This year marks the first in observing World Malaria Day (April 25). The initiative, formerly known as Africa Malaria Day from 2001-2007, was designed to raise global awareness of the disease. In May 2007, the World Health Assembly concluded that despite malaria’s high death toll and financial costs, global awareness remains low. Hence, the Assembly …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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How to be an Effective Cancer Warrior*

People who have had to battle with cancer usually refer to themselves as either cancer survivors or cancer fighters. The two terms have vastly different meanings. A cancer survivor has usually had just one bout with cancer and has gone through treatment without a recurrence, particularly after a five year ‘danger’ period has passed. A …

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Your Cancer May Be as Particular as Your Finger Print – Not Quite

An October 2007 edition of Time mag, carried an extensive feature on breast cancers. It clarifies the need for Caribbean women and men to be aware of our health issues and our scientists to do serious formative research as the University of the West Indies’ Dr Errol Morrison has done with diabetes and what the institution has …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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