Tag: health care

  • Techniques to a healthy work environment [work – life balance]

    Work-life balance is an important aspect of a healthy work environment. Having a good work-life balance helps reduce stress and prevents burnout in our places of work.

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  • 5 Ways to Increase Chances of a Safe Delivery for Mothers[Part 2]

    For this article we shall continue with part 2 of 5 ways to increase chances of a safe delivery for mothers, this follows from part 1 of the series. 3. Screen for bleeding disorder. Check for high blood pressure as this multiplies bleeding rate hence reducing the survival rates of the mother, ensure you keep track of your blood pressure every time you visit a health worker  or during the antenatal visits. Also if you are planning to deliver from a hospital other than the one you’re taking your antenatal classes from, please alert them of your medical conditions Bleeding disorders

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  • The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Health Care

    What is Emotional Intelligence? Intelligence is not limited to the knowledge of facts and the ability to think with sound logic. It also includes our capacity to recognize our own emotions and those of others. We should be able to differentiate between various feelings and manage our emotions to adapt to our environment. Once we master ourselves, we can get into a better position to achieve our goals. This mastery is referred to as Emotional Intelligence or EI. The measure of it is called Intelligence Quotient or EQ. These terms are often used interchangeably. Related: 5 Reasons For Families to

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  • Infographic: How to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

    How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? Do you live a healthy lifestyle? Life is beautiful and you don’t want to bog yourself down with unnecessary health problems. Today, your vital organs (kidney, heart, lungs, gall bladder, liver, stomach, intestines, etc.) may be working well, but they may not be tomorrow. Don’t take your good health today for granted. Take proper care of your body. Related: Infographic, Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Health care Good

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  • What Patient Care Assistants(Bedside nurses) do For Your Patient

    What Patient Care Assistants(Bedside nurses) do For Your Patient

    The general responsibilities of a bedside nurses include various duties that deliver direct and immediate care to whichever patient the nurse is currently assigned to. Teheca is the leading patient care firm in Uganda established back in 2015 focusing on providing not only bedside nursing but also full patient care services from both hospitals and patients home who are under long term care. The company also introduced the postnatal care services that were targeted toward promoting maternal health in Uganda. Under this section of services, the team of qualified health workers is assigned to a new mother so as to provide

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  • Caring for our loved ones should not change our routines

    Caring for our loved ones should not change our routines

    Caring for our loved ones should not change our routines I remember one day I fell sick years back, unfortunately had to leave my university hostel because it was so serious that I could barely walk and didn’t have some caring for me at the time while at hostel. I was picked up by my big sister and I stayed at her house for a few hours.  She had a job interview the following day so she could not commit herself to being there for me in such a state. The only alternative I was left with was my mother

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