by Hibo Adan | Hargeisa, Somalia
Goal: effective self-management education program for people with chronic health problems.On going
"before i came down with a chronic illness,i was there for every one in my life. now iam sick i can no longer go places or "do" for others.i look around and wonder "were are the people i was so good to?" WERE DID YOU ALL GO"?
Emotionally, i'm done.mentally, i'm drained.speritually i feel dead.physically I SMILE!
Chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, are by far the leading cause of mortality in the world, representing 60% of all deaths. And are among the most common preventable of all health problems, Patients with chronic conditions suffer more and they don't get support,care and health education that they need the most, they dont' know what is good for their health like excercise, eating healthy diet, and avoiding bad habits that may worsening their condition like, Smoking,chewing kat,drinking alcohol.