You are passionate about preventing infectious diseases such as lung infections, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis and non-infectious diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancers, and diabetes.
Whether creating a campaign of your own, telling a story that shares your passion, or getting others involved in your effort to raise funds, you can plant seeds of change to provide best-in-class quality healthcare.
FHF promotes prevention, education and treatment to support its mission to provide best-in-class quality healthcare in underdeveloped and developing countries by ensuring affordable, reliable and dependable healthcare.
In the United States (U.S.), October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month an annual campaign that was launched to increase awareness of the disease. It is a researched fact when there is early detection of breast cancer, in the localized stage (typically Stages 0 and 1), survival rates average 98%.
Fomukong Health Foundation reminds you, whether male or female, to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage your loved ones to do the same!
World AIDS Day, first held in 1998, is December 1, 2014. As the first global health day ever held, Word AIDS Day commemorates those who have died and allows many to bring awareness and support to those living with HIV. The the universal symbol of HIV awareness is the red ribbon.
Globally, there is an estimated 34 million that have HIV and, in 2012, it was estimated that approximately 25 million people were living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa - still accounting for nearly 70 percent of the world's total! As of 2012, South Africa has the highest HIV prevalence, with rates of averaging 26 percent. Cameroon had a 4.5 percent HIV prevalence.