The collaboration between St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish and Butare University Teaching Hospital in Rwanda, Africa, bringing funds for food, transportation, medication and diagnostic testing for inpatients who do not have insurance.
Preventative medicine doesn't have all the popular culture symbols associated with medicine in hospitals. But the work done by public health is addressing root causes of poor health in a population plays an equally important role in making Nova Scotians healthier.
The holidays bring people together for times of joy. But along with the celebrations comes increased spread of flu, colds and stomach illnesses. Handwashing is a simple and effective first step to stay healthy.