Healthy Shopping List for Surviving the Lockdown

by Vittoria Pasca

The current situation is certainly unprecedented and dramatic, but we can also try and make the most of the self-isolation experience by staying positive. Lockdown means more time at home and more free time to take care of yourself and your loved ones. Why not take the opportunity to invest in your health and improve your diet once and for all ? You may have wanted to do this for some time, so now let’s make it happen! The first step to improve your diet is to have the righ...

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Health check: is moderate drinking good for me?

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Interview with Dr Minado Paul, Physician, Port Vila

by Paul Wood

What are some of the key health concerns for people in Vanuatu? Equitable access to health care Tacking NCDs Lack of proper government policies on the import and sale of processed food Access to potable  drinking water What do you like most about your job? The satisfaction of seeing a smile on the face of patients and families one has helped. It is like detective work where one uses clinical clues and labs to reach a diagnoses.  What do you like the least about your ...

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Lifestyle Medicine - a response to the NCD crisis

by Paul Wood

According to the   NCD Alliance  41 million people die from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) globally every year with the majority of these being preventable. An estimated two thirds of these deaths are connected to unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, harmful use of alcohol and tobacco use. In response to this the NCD Alliance is calling for an   integrated approach  to addressing this problem as part of the  United Nations Sustainable Development Goals . We be...

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