In today’s world, there are many demands on young people’s time: jobs, classes, and family commitments, to name a few … But eating healthy foods and staying physically active are essential to leading a fulfilling life and building a healthy community.
You probably know that a healthy lifestyle requires eating healthy foods and staying physically active. But there are other important ways to improve your lifestyle and ensure that you are operating at your highest potential. Here are a few steps you can take to improve your physical and mental health.
Diseases do not respect borders, which makes health a global concern. An infectious disease can spread from a local threat to one that puts entire countries or continents at risk. Outbreaks can throw the regular functions of a society into disarray – resources are diverted to medical efforts, the workforce is compromised and any of … Read More »
Un viejo adagio dice “Mente sana en cuerpo sano,” por lo que decidimos hablar con varias personas que trabajan en el sector salud en América Latina y el Caribe. Nos indicaron que algunos de sus retos más grandes son la salud materna e infantil, la planeación familiar y el acceso a información general sobre enfermedades … Read More »
We talked to a number of people working in public health across Latin America and the Caribbean. They said some of their biggest challenges were maternal health, family planning, Zika response, HIV/AIDS prevention, healthy relationships, vaccine development and water sanitation. Here are some resources on each of these health issues for you to use as … Read More »
I’m trying to build a successful business. Why should my young company spend its resources on public health? It’s all about shared value. Businesses and the communities they serve can both benefit from entrepreneurs engaging in public health. When a social value, like public health, and a business value, like competitiveness, can be served at … Read More »
The YLAI Network wants to make 2018 a year of health and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean with its newest initiative, YLAI for Health & Wellness – It’s up to me! During January, YLAI Network members can take a pledge to promote health and wellness in their communities. Healthy workers make for a … Read More »