In a discussion with Dr. Aziz Sonawalla, a renowned neurologist, we talked about immobility, its causes, and how to overcome them, specifically during the time of this pandemic. With a little care and determination, seniors in our household can improve their quality of life.
Join our health expert, Dr. Mohamud A. Verjee for a very informative and insightful webinar about COVID-19.
Join the Seniors Portfolio, in collaboration with the Community Counseling Services, for "Thinking and Feeling," an informative virtual program by Dr. Kurban Madhani in Gujrati on living a happy and healthy life. Learn about dementia and techniques on how to prevent it to live a happy life during an elderly age. An important program for the senior members of the Jamat and their families.
Looking at each individual family member’s physical and psychological well-being as well as the quality of relationships between each family member is important in understanding how to promote happiness within a family unit.
Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally, taking an estimated 17.9 million lives each year. Hosted by Dr. Samina Somji (Internal Medicine Physician), join Dr. Hussein Bilal (Interventional Cardiologist) and Dr. Louiza Tumaini (Nutritionist) of the Aga Khan Hospital, Tanzania for this tableside chat to learn about heart disease, its treatments, and how to have a heart-healthy diet.
Join this candid conversation about heart and brain health across a woman’s lifespan. Dr. Shahin Jaffer (Internal Medicine Specialist and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia) and Dr. Thais Coutinho (Chief of the Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation, as well as Chair of the Canadian Women's Heart Health Centre at the Ottawa Heart Institute) come together in this informative webinar to discuss heart health.
During this COVID outbreak, being in an older age demographic and having chronic health conditions are criteria for “high-risk” vulnerability to the virus. This can compound the stress many older adults already feel during this age. Dr. Habiba Thawar walks us through ways to live in times of covid and maintaining a healthy lifestyle for the elderly. This is an interesting session for the elderly and the families.
During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, join Cancer Warrior Munira Premji as she moderates an informative and highly educational discussion on the threat of influenza and the importance and accessibility of the influenza vaccine, especially this flu season, with Infectious Disease physician Dr. Sunil Varghese and pharmacist Dr. Anisha Lakhani.
In this episode of Saibaan, a place of refuge, the discussion starts with a review, highlighting the ways to expose triggers and identifying imbalances. Once the imbalance is identified, the expert identifies ways to overcome the crisis. In the end, we learn this life is a process of creating a balance and a constant struggle to keep up harmony.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among older adults in Canada. Join Alwaeza Dr. Ashnoor Nagji, a family physician, and Neemira Abdulla, a physiotherapist, in a discussion moderated by occupational therapist Aliya Satani. They will share information and preventative measures to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. This will include a simple balance and strengthening exercises.
Tune in to this Chat Over Chai session by the Women's Activities Portfolio, Tanzania as they discuss the female body and its transition from menstruation and birth control to perimenopause and menopause. Hear Femina Jamal represent all of our questions and get expert advice from Dr. Jane K. Muzo from the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam on how women can understand and adapt to these physical changes and live a healthier life.
Le Dr Bilkis Vissandjee interviewe deux conférenciers: le Dr Cécile Rousseau, psychiatre, et Nadira Imambaskh, praticienne experte en psychologie positive. Ces échanges visent à partager des conseils pour mieux faire face aux situations difficiles.
Saibaan, literally translates to a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun. We bring this ‘Saibaan’ into your homes and provide shelter to individuals and families. A place where they can unlock their emotions, fears, concerns, worries, and openly discuss them, without the feeling of being judged. In this episode we explore ‘Family Harmony’, the challenges each member of the family faces. A thought-provoking discussion with our host to expose what can trigger an imbalance. And how, with a little compassion, understanding, and care, solidarity can be maintained.
In this webinar, Kerry Lepicek will explore how various factors, such as sinus problems, acid reflux, diet, diabetes, and medications, can affect your mouth and your breath. She will discuss myths versus true causes of halitosis, and talk about simple steps you can take at home to help improve the health of your mouth. Kerry will also review the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth, and having them professionally cleaned by a dental professional.
Learn strategies to help you cope better during the current unprecedented challenging times and motivate yourself with a positive mindset.
Join this discussion on the reduction of illness through vaccination, screening, and early detection, as well as nutrition and exercise. Our panelists for this informative session will be Nafisa Merali (Pharmacist/Diabetes Educator and Board-Certified Geriatric Pharmacist) and Dr. Salma Kassam (Family Physician). The session will be moderated by Munira Premji (Health Advocate, Human Resources Practitioner, and Cancer Warrior).
A webinar for all Community Members aged 29 years and above to learn how healthy eating leads to better daily productivity and overall good health.
AKYSB UK: Stories on the Rooftop – Jamila Damani My Stammer – How I Found by Voice – 6 November 2020
Listen to an inspirational and heartfelt 'story on the rooftop' session with Jamila Damani. She talks about what stammering is, some of the myths and challenges, the tools and lessons she has learned on her journey.
Join the Youth and Sports Portfolio for Tanzania as the youth speak about substance abuse, its negative effects in an individual's life, and the importance of exercise and sports. This will be followed by a trip down memory lane of various youth and sports activities from the 1980s to the present.
The epidemic of NCDs poses devastating health consequences for individuals, families, and communities, and threatens to overwhelm health systems. The socioeconomic costs associated with NCDs make the prevention and control of these diseases a major development imperative for the 21st century.