6 Health Issues African Millennials Need to Pay Attention To

More than 1.2 billion people live in Africa and approximately 41% of the African population is under the age of 15. Although many people think millennials make up a large portion of African population, they are actually less than 30% of the population according to the 2017 estimates by the African Development Bank. Africans aged 15 and below make up 41% of the continent’s population. Those below 19 years old are at 51%.

African Millennials are the most digital native citizens and their acquisition of health knowledge is no longer limited to physical sources. The internet and social media have become a powerful tool to educate and influence millennials behavioral patterns in health. Although African millennials think they are in their prime of life, in reality they are at a vulnerable age for…

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