July 23, 2016

Health

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An area of particular passion for the Africa Startup Ecosystem is health and personal care of the entrepreneurs, investors and supporters alike.

 

Health is one of the most important aspects of achieving the outcomes and goals of an entrepreneur and the resources to help startups and ecosystem flourish should also be balanced with the resources to help the people live healthier and successful lives both physically and mentally.

 

Below are links to resources and information to help entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem builders, media and more to become healthier people and create a healthy and balanced African ecosystem.

 

Physical Health Resources:

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From cardio, to free weights, to recreationally simply talking a mild stroll, exercise is terribly important for the upkeep of our body. It is a treat for Africa Startup Ecosystem to share resources and support that encourages fitness and the improvement of the overall physical health of our warriors (aka Entrepreneurs) and the people who enable the change makers to ecosystem to flourish.

 

 

Mental Health Resources:

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Mental Health is an area that many entrepreneurs and facilitators struggle with, often in silence. It is a testament that the ecosystem built across the African continent has resources and support to help entrepreneurs build strong mental health and tackle mental health issues with informed help.

 

Suicide in Detail: By the World Health Organisation

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29year olds

First leading cause of death among 28 – 36 year old men

First leading cause of death among 15 – 23 year old women

75% of global suicides occurs among low and middle income countries, mostly happening impulsively in moments of crisis with a breakdown in the ability to deal with life stresses, such as financial problems, relationship break-up or chronic pain and illness.

By helping entrepreneurs, startups and small business founder we will be empowering people and saving lives. Help us impact the lives of people who impact our communities.