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COVID-19: Message from Praava Health Chairman & Founder Sylvana Sinha

Across the world and at home in Bangladesh, as the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus continues to evolve, these are uncertain times. We at Praava Health want to share with you a personal message from our Founder & Chairman, Sylvana Q. Sinha. Ms. Sinha shares some important information on the COVID-19 pandemic, how the virus spreads and means of prevention, how Praava is caring for you and your loved ones, and above all, being good to ourselves and staying calm as we brave through this together.

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Movember - Why November is Men’s Health Awareness Month - & Why It’s Important!

Throughout the world, women live longer than men, and this gap varies tremendously in less developed countries. According to the CIA World Factbook, in Bangladesh, the average life expectancy for women is 76.5 years and 72 years for men - a four and a half year gap. When it comes to their health, many men have the mindset of “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it!” - so unless there are clear indications of them falling sick or being unwell, they will think there is nothing wrong. A majority of men are just not aware of what they can do to improve their health and live healthier and happier lives.

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My Passion for Family Medicine and Why I Joined Praava Health

“The ‘good physician’ treats the disease; the ‘great physician’ treats the patient who has the disease” – William Osler. This quote really resonates with me and I have always tried to keep it in mind when seeing patients throughout my career.

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