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India To March Ahead in The Global HealthCare Competition

...untries, including the US and Britain, have signed agreements with India to access the database being developed. The data on traditional medicines will be available in English, French, Spanish, Japanese and German.This will prevent people outside India, including NRIs, from claiming patents for already existing...

Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital

Yoga guru Ramdev signed agreements with the Jharkhand government to set up an ayurveda college-cum-hospital and to promote the efficacy of herbal plants.// The memorandums of understanding were signed in the presence of Chief Minister Arjun Munda and Ramdev. Announcing government a...

One in Ten NHS Dentists Refused To Sign the New Contract

... that they would quit the NHS by the summer unless agreements with their local primary care trusts (PCTs) were reached. Rosie Winterton, a health minister, said those who signed the contract represented 96 % of NHS dental services in England. She also said that the work previously done by those who had refuse...

Patients Indignant at Exorbitant Phone Bills from Hospital

...ulted from ‘a complex web of Government policy and agreements between the providers and the NHS’. Following this both sides were requested to negotiate for a fairer pricing scheme. In addition Ofcom has also found that contracts with Patientline and Premier included a clause in which hospitals have agreed to ...

Illegal Drug Trafficking Pose A Great Threat For HIV Epidemic In Northeast

...tions. Myanmar and India have signed a number of agreements aimed at collaborating on fighting drugs along the border, the first of which was in 1993. India accounts for about 5.1 million HIV-positive people, next only to South Africa. --Edited IANS...

Urgent Aid Required For Palestinian Health Services: WHO

...n-violence, recognises Israel and accepts previous agreements and obligations. Just last Friday, a senior UNRWA official had warned that vital public services are in danger of collapsing if a solution is not found soon. "We urgently need to get the funding mechanism, promised by the Quartet a month ago, opera...

New Obesity Guidelines Will Trouble US Children

...fied as obese and overweight//. Due to financial agreements made between the drug manufacturers and the organizations promoting this proposal, an unfit guideline was being made to harm children by compelling to take obesity drugs, says another article. The article outlines how an influential expert committe...

Dr Reddy's Launches Generic Version Of Mercks Proscar Tablets

...nuary this year, the company entered into separate agreements with Merck that enabled it to launch the authorized generic versions of Proscar tablets (Finasteride) and Zocor tablets (Simvastatin). The specific financial terms and conditions of the agreement have not been disclosed. (Source:PTI News)...

Girl Students Sexually Harassed by Security Forces in Nepal

... But though Nepal has signed several international agreements pledging to honour basic child rights, they are yet to be translated into action. According to CWIN, 462 children were killed during the decade-old armed conflict and 524 injured. Besides, thousands of children have lost one or both parents and ten...

India, US to Work Together on AIDS, Health Issues

India and the US have signed three agreements on renewal of cooperation in the fields of AIDS, maternal and child health and environmental and occupational health for another five years. // Memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to renew the agreements, first initialled in 2000, were signed follo...

Indo-Fiji Agreement in Field of Health, Medicine Approved

...and surveillance and hospital management. Similar agreements and plan of cooperation have been signed with other countries like Hungary, Yemen, Seychelles, Tanzania and Austria in the past. Dasmunsi said the Child Rights Amendment Bill would also be introduced. Source:PTI News...

Drug Firms Meet Annan, Pledge on AIDS Medicines

... to review progress and develop new plans. Until agreements were brokered under the leadership of Annan and former US president Bill Clinton in recent years, research companies such as Merck, which has become a leader in AIDS vaccine research, guarded their drug-patent rights from generic manufacturers. Th...

Canadian's wait an eternity - Issues of a developed healthcare system.

...he immediate future were unlikely given the recent agreements between the provincial and the federal government. He also added that these figures were the second highest average ever recorded by the institute. Mr Esmail stated that even though the government has acknowledged the problem and has started to mak...

Health Care In Canada To Cost $148 Billion In 2006: Report

...t to new public money flowing into heath care from agreements between the federal and provincial governments, but noted spending 'now appears to be growing at a slightly slower rate.' Canada's per-person health spending is still only half of what Americans spend – CIHI reported and the per capita health care ...

New Approach to Routine Prenatal Genetic Testing

...nts peace of mind." Through technology licensing agreements with clinical laboratories, Sequenom expects a non-invasive application of its technology for fetal Rhesus D (RhD) typing to become available in these laboratories beginning in the first half of 2007. Rhesus disease can occur when the blood of the ex...

U.S., U.K. Stem Cell Banks to Team Up

... lines. His group has already reached distribution agreements with some overseas companies. 'Shipping stem cell lines overseas is no easy task, hoping they arrive, they are healthy and can be used,' he said. Source-Bio-Bio TechnologyBR>SRM...

China, France to Jointly Develop Traditional Chinese Medicines

...dical field. China has now signed 26 cooperative agreements on TCM with foreign countries or international medical organizations, and more than 70 medical treaties with foreign countries including cooperation on TCM. TCM, which has a 3,000-year history, has a unique system for diagnosing and curing illness,...

Bowel Cancer Screening Program

...ities, with appropriate jurisdictional contractual agreements between Federal and State Governments, and optimal use of existing facilities and personnel,” says Prof Macrae. Prof Macrae says it is the responsibility of hospital administrators to identify any funding opportunities for extra services and match...

Overseeing Agency Indifferent to Workplace Safety in US

... favor a “voluntary compliance strategy,” reaching agreements with industry associations and companies to police themselves. Critics say the voluntary programs tend to have little focus on specific hazards and no enforcement power. Because only companies with strong safety records are eligible, they argue, t...

Vaccine-Induced Autism Victims in the Thousands Will Finally Get Day in Court

... 1980 law, the CDC currently has 28 licensing agreements with companies and one university for vaccines or vaccine-related products. It has eight ongoing projects to collaborate on new vaccines. Dr. Paul Offit, MD, former chairman of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which guide...

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