Clean hands to promote health in Manizales

“Washing hands with soap and water is the most economical and effective strategy for helping to prevent diseases.” This was stated by the Planning Coordinator of the Ministry of Health, Ana María Ocampo Mejía, who highlighted the “Clean Hands Agreement, More Health Project”, which is in the process of approval by the Council of Manizales. […]

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An alert for the fungus Candida Auris

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, launched a global alert for the presence of a drug-resistant fungus called Candida Auris that has spread in several countries around the world causing hundreds of deaths. As for Colombia, during the year of 2019 there have been 64 cases of infections related to […]

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They present a list of habits that affect the brain

Poor nutrition, smoking, exposure to contaminated environments, not getting enough sleep, consuming alcohol, maintaining high levels of stress, being violent, not playing any exercise, and lack of mental stimulations, are some of the activities highlighted by the World Health Organization (WHO) that affect brain health. “The brain needs food, oxygen and rest for giving a […]

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