Disease Prevention Success Stories

AZ Gives Day

What is AZ Gives Day? Started in 2013, AZ Gives Day is a statewide giving campaign to empower local nonprofits and work to advance our community. AZ Gives Day has raised over $30 million for organizations around the valley! The campaign starts April 4th, but you can give at any […]

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Investing in Clean Water Globally

Lack of clean water, sanitation, and hygiene contributes significantly to the global burden of disease.    To combat unsafe water, there are two broad categories of water systems, centralized and decentralized.  Centralized Centralized systems provide water delivery and sanitation infrastructure and include a central water treatment facility with safe, piped water […]

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Three Ways to Eat Healthy this Spring

“Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.”    – Bethenny Frankel, Businesswoman   Esperança’s community health educators know a lot about preparing and eating healthy food. Participants in their community-based classes agree. One recent graduate of Esperança’s Salud con Sabor Latino class, a four-week training […]

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Children’s Dental Health Month

According to the CDC, by age 8, 52% of children have had a cavity in their baby teeth. Equally surprisingly, on average, 34 million school hours are lost each year due to unplanned dental care. Lack of dental care affects children’s overall health and can also diminish their educational development. […]

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Pasos para una Vida Saludable

El peso saludable varía de persona a persona y debe establecerse con el apoyo de un nutriólogo o un médico especialista en esta área. Bienvenido 2023, y con el vienen muchas ilusiones, esperanzas en donde miles de personas en todo el mundo llenan sus cabezas y sus paredes con nuevos […]

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Steps for Healthy Living

Happy New Years!  Have you set a New Year’s Resolution this year? Many people do set resolutions each year and the most common ones are around health and wellness.  More Exercise, healthier eating habits or losing a certain amount of weight are all resolutions that are commonly talked about around […]

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Organic Farming Combatting Pesticide Poisoning in Bolivia

Pesticide Exposure in Bolivia The use of pesticides has increased during the past decades, also increasing the risk of exposure to toxic pesticides that can cause detrimental health effects in the future. This is of special concern among farmers in low-to-middle-income countries that may lack proper training in the safe […]

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Diabetes | Risk Factors, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, & More

According to the CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report, an estimated 1.4 million people aged 18 and older were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2019. It is important to promote awareness about this disease and make it clear that, although there are some non-modifiable factors such as age, ethnicity, and […]

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Health is Being Solar-Powered in the Peruvian Andes

Martin Quispe Paucar and his wife Felipa have four beautiful children: Joel, Yefre, Yanit, and Herlinda. The family belongs to the Q’eros Nation of Peru, an indigenous Quechua group known as the last living descendants of the Incas. They live a humble life, one of hard work dedicated to breeding […]

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