Tag Archives: 2019

World AIDS Day 2019 [VIDEOS]

Sunday, December 1, marks the 31st annual World AIDS Day (WAD). It commemorates those lost to the epidemic and encourages people across the globe to join in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year’s theme is “Communities Make the Difference,” according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), which spearheads WAD. Download graphics like… Read More »

Eid-e-Milad 2019 Wishes in Urdu: Couplets by Allama Iqbal to Share For Eid Milad-un-Nabi Mubarak

File Image Eid-e-Milad, also referred to Eid Milad-un-Nabi and Mawlid, is being celebrated in all parts of the world barring the Indian subcontinent on November 9. In India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the festival commemorating the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) will be observed on November 10. Urdu shayaris or couplets are… Read More »

International Day for Preventing Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict 2019: Date and Significance of the UN Day

Planting a sapling (Photo Credits: Unsplash) On 5 November 2001, the United Nations General Assembly declared November 6 of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Though humankind has always counted war casualties in term of deaths of soldiers and civilians, the environment has… Read More »

Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts Next Week: November 4, 2019

This fall, we are offering an online course on women’s mental health. This online course will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women across the reproductive lifespan. Specialized knowledge is necessary to tailor treatments to reproductive events such as pregnancy and pregnancy planning, the postpartum, breastfeeding, the menopausal transition, and menstrual… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for OCTOBER 25, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The role of prenatal, obstetric, and post-partum factors in the parenting stress of mothers and fathers of 9-month old infants. Matvienko-Sikar K, Murphy G, Murphy M.  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2018 Mar;39(1):47-55. Mothers reported higher levels of parenting stress than fathers (p?<?0.001). Maternal parenting stress was predicted by attachment, own health status, average sleep, occupation,… Read More »