Chronic Illness

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A chronic illness is one that continues for a long period of time or recurs over a long period of time. Some of the most common chronic illnesses are asthma and high blood pressure (hypertension). What are Chronic Diseases...
This service aims to prevent eye conditions that could lead to blindness, and to treat people who have problems with their eyesight.Eye tests, which include using eye charts, are available at Primary Health Care Clinic (PHC level, and help to check for...
The Allergy Clinic caters for children with mild or uncomplicated allergy problems (asthma, eczema, rhinitis etc). If a severe or unusual allergy problem is present, the referral doctor should contact the clinic to arrange a consultation or appointment....
The Cystic Fibrosis Clinic caters for patients who have proven cases of Cystic Fibrosis. New cases or urgent problems will be referred to the Cystic Fibrosis Consultant on call for pre-referral arrangements. What is Cystic Fibrosis?Cystic fibrosis (...
Diabetes is a condition where not enough insulin is produced in the body.Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas which controls the absorbtion and release of sugar and fat in the body.The Diabetes Clinic at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital...
The Rheumatology Clinic caters for children with the full range of rheumatic diseases (diseases of the joints or connective tissues) of childhood, such as childhood arthritis. Diseases treated at the clinic include: