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New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...d. It is a system used to ensure the resources are allocated only to those capable of deriving the greatest benefit from it. The department also had too few senior doctors to provide the expert care and observation which might have detected his rare condition or led them to call for blood tests. The repor...

Inflamed Intestines Cost Australians Heavily

... conditions currently receive only 0.1 per cent of allocated health expenditure. The diseases affect approximately 500,000 to 2 million people in the United States. Men and women are equally affected. The 100-page Australian report sets out a long-term national vision for all agencies to reduce costs, enhance ...

Kerala Opposition's Unique Protest Over Fever Deaths

..., only Rs.250 million was availed. But when it was allocated here it went for other schemes. This is a serious lapse," he added. Chandy also criticised the government for not taking any action to appoint medical professionals in the health department. Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan reiterated that there w...

Chikungunya-hit Villages to Get Funds to Fight Mosquitoes

..., current status, required infrastructure. We have allocated Rs.200 million to these states and will provide more to a few southern states where the situation is bad,' he said after the meeting. Chikungunya is caused by a virus spread by the bite of Ades Egyptis mosquito that breeds in stagnant water....

Chikungunya Spreads as Funds Remain Unspent

Nearly half the central government funds allocated to fight chikungunya last year remained unused - m...with the health ministry, the government last year allocated Rs. 160 million to the worst-affected 16 states to help them contain the chikungunya fever. But a su...

Ban on Smoking is Not a Magic Wand to Reduce Health Inequalities, UK Campaigners Warn

... tobacco smuggling. The Department of Health has allocated 112m to PCTs for smoking cessation services over the next two years. This includes an additional 10m for PCTs based in the most disadvantaged areas. Some are genuinely concerned, like the 55-year-old Prest, working as a steward in a club in Easingt...

Desertification, a Major Threat, Says UN

... "As the problem is getting bigger, the resources allocated are getting smaller," Adeel said in a phone interview from Toronto. "There is a fundamental problem on the policy side in not understanding the linkage between efforts to reduce poverty, meet the land use development goals and combating desertificati...

Who Receives a Kidney Transplant First?

...tes that organs are scarce resources and should be allocated preferentially to the lower risk candidates to maximize the longevity of the transplanted organ. The second strives to maximize access for all potential candidates and utilizes waiting time as an important criterion. These correspond to the "utility"...

Florence Nightingales of India Honored by President

... the country. Till the year 1989, 31 awards were allocated (18 for Nurses, 10 for Auxiliary Nurse Midwives and 3 for Lady Health Visitors). National Awards for Nurses are given as a mark of highest recognition for the meritorious services of the nurses and nursing profession in the country. However, this ...

Female Reproductive Function Influenced by Childhood Environment

...lth. When energy is a limited resource, it must be allocated between maintenance, growth, and reproductive functions the body makes trade-offs within the constraints it experiences. When conditions are better, these constraints are relaxed and more energy is diverted towards reproduction." The results of t...

Quality Versus Quantity: Transforming Kidney Transplant Policy

...cess. The majority of deceased-donor kidneys are allocated to patients with end-stage renal disease on a first-come, first-serve basis, rather than through careful matching, despite the fact that there is little risk of immediate death from renal ailments. As a result, donated kidneys in excellent conditio...

Earthquake Kills Three, Injures 290 in Southwest China

...elt the tremor. The government of Pu'er city has allocated one million yuan for relieving the disaster. Rescue officials from the China Earthquake Administration have been dispatched to help local rescue efforts...

HIV and AIDS Pregnancies Considerably Reduced- South African Health Minister

... communication programme, Khomanani which has been allocated R190 million for a two year period. "This communication programme encourages responsible sexual behavior and mobilize access to treatment, care and support services for those who are infected and affected," she said. Tshabalala-Msimang has long bee...

Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive

...00 million, of which 15 percent (Rs.30 million) is allocated for Information, Education and Communication (IEC) activities. "The cost of the latrine has been lowered to Rs.625, of which Rs.500 is subsidy and Rs.125 is contributed by families living below the poverty line. For families above the poverty line,...

Who Receives a Kidney Transplant First?

...tes that organs are scarce resources and should be allocated preferentially to the lower risk candidates to maximize the longevity of the transplanted organ. The second strives to maximize access for all potential candidates and utilizes waiting time as an important criterion. These correspond to the "utility"...

AMA Calls For Calm Approach To Aged Care Illness Outbreaks

...e place on this service and the resources that are allocated to the facilities,' Dr Haikerwal said. Source-AMA/B...

India Earmarks Rs.1.34 Bn to Fight Bird Flu

India Thursday allocated Rs.1.34 billion to prepare, control and contain bird flu for three years starting March 2007.// The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the funding to implement the 'Preparedness, Control and Containment of Avian Influenza (AI)' scheme. ...

Health Secretary Apologizes For Failed Online Recruitment System

...p to 22,000 posts, a proportion of which have been allocated for the most junior candidates. Medics fear this could mean experienced applicants could fail to secure a post. Says Dr. Jo Hilborne, chairman of the BMA junior doctors’ committee: “Not only has the Government failed to design a fair recruitment pro...

Guiding Hand For Junior Doctors

...olved in this work, and that adequateresources are allocated by the Federal, State and Territory Governments to support theimplementation of the framework," says Dr Graham. "Key priorities will include reviewing opportunities for teaching in hospitals and other clinicalsettings, mapping the curriculum framew...

MPs Vow to Fight Malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh

...because neither are our policies bad nor the money allocated less," said Pilot. The MPs' team had taken a look at the functioning of the mid-day meal and anganwadi schemes, vaccinations and supply of medicines and also interacted with the villagers and local officials to find out the reason for malnourishmen...

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