A walk for a cause: Polio walk & carnival

POLIO, short for poliomyelitis, is an infectious disease caused by the polio-virus. After someone gets infected, there is a 0.5% chance of getting a muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move (paralysis). This paralysis can occur over a few hours to a few days of time. The weakness most often involves the legs. In those with muscle weakness, about 2-5% of children and 15-30% of adults…

Say NO to Dengue

DENGUE!  Everyone knows how much of danger that word contains. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms typically begin three to fourteen days after infection. This may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash. Recovery generally takes two to seven days….

R e t h i n k   T r a s h – Mission Arugambay

Arugam Bay, located in the dry zone of Sri Lanka’s southeast coast is one of the many enticing locations unique to this tropical island. Famous for the quality of its surf breaks, the bay attracts surfers from all over the world and has hosted several international surfing competitions. The deep blue waters, fine sandy beaches…