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"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
...ree United Nations agencies on Tuesday launched an appeal
for 32 million dollars (23.5 million euros) to help combat "alarming levels" of malnutrition amongst Somali and Sudanese refugees based in camps in Kenya. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and UN Childre...
Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA
...ot contain a prohibited substance. It went on to appeal
to the ICC to bring in anti-doping rules that allow all members and WADA to appeal
against what might be termed as rogue decisions, the Daily Times reported. We are now looking forw...
Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children
...on and internet technology to support parents will appeal
to fathers, as it makes the use of male-friendly gadgets and technology, such as phones, electronic organisers and instant messaging. Under the new initiative, "Parent Know-How", parents will be able to receive SMS and instant messages with inform...
Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA
...ey on superficial initiatives that are designed to appeal
primarily to the independent sector rather than improve health care for patients. The extent of consultation and dialogue with local clinicians and patients is unclear. Successful change occurs when it is clinically-led, in partnership with patient...
Pfizer Says Nigeria Gave Approval for 1996 Drug Test
...ien said Pfizer carried out the test following "an appeal
for help" from Nigeria. She said Trovan as an oral application was the best drug to treat those disease and underlined that Pfizer meant no harm. The US Food and Drug Administration cleared Trovan for adult use in 1997 and the drug swiftly became...
Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia
...lization of his trial. Haneef has two avenues of appeal
against these migration decisions. Firstly, he can apply Andrews to revoke the decision canceling his visa. Secondly, he can go to the Federal Court and ask it to review Andrews's decision on legal grounds. But his chances under both of those avenu...
Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective
...ry. Meanwhile Haneefs lawyers have said he will appeal
the Australian government's decision to revoke his... was reckless in that respect," Russo noted. The appeal
will be filed in Brisbane. "We are very concerned at the minister's actions. It is as if the Commo...
Drink-drivers Not Influenced by Ads Unless It Affects Them Personally
...d our tactics because we realised it was harder to appeal
to their consciences. Young men also often think they are safe to drive after three or four pints and think images showing accidents dont apply to them. It was much more effective to show the consequences for them of getting a criminal conviction and...
Pureed Products Unnecessary and Harmful for Babies UK Expert
...ade with fresh local ingredients to increase their appeal
to parents. The pureed baby food industry in the UK is now worth more than 450 million - compared with 191 million in 1989. Mrs Rapley said: "Parents often think that their babies need something more than milk when they get to four months or so. "B...
Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US
...d decision."Apotex said it would file an immediate appeal
with the Federal Circuit in Washington. A win would allow the company to "once again make possible billions of dollars in savings for the public," said Chief Executive Barry Sherman. Apotex's drug sells for about $124 for 30 pills, compared with $1...
California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital
...he most. The latest move, however, is subject to appeal
-- a process that could take a year. And the state suggested in a letter to county health director Bruce Chernof today that it could rescind its action if the hospital was able to show that it met state and federal standards. "We're really worried ...
Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again
...use of the controversy. The company has 30 days to appeal
the rating, accept it, or revamp the game and resubmit it for a new rating. Rockstar had hoped for an M (mature) rating so the game could be sold to 17-year-olds. "This is a horror genre," Rockstar spokesman Rodney Walker said. "People who like hor...
US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits
...ush. It said on Monday that that it would hear an appeal
raising the issue of whether the medical equipment...y, Medtronic, had urged the justices to reject the appeal
of a patient who was injured when a balloon catheter it made ruptured during an angioplasty in 1996....
India Records Substantial Decline in Polio Cases
...ace and has nothing to do with any religion and we appeal
to all religious leaders to lend their support to wipe out polio from India,' he said. The ministry has also asked the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh governments to engage regularly with their district administrations to keep a tab on the immunisation dr...
Same Sex Pair Get Relief in Pakistan
...suspended the Lahore verdict and agreed to hear an appeal
by Shamile Raj, lawyer Babar Awan told reporters. ... Awan said. <brNo date has been given for the appeal
hearing to begin. Shamile Raj underwent surgery twice in Pakistan over the past 16 years to becom...
Young Adults Seldom Try Proven Methods to Kick the Butt
...awareness of treatment, or lack of treatments that appeal
to young adult smokers. There's definitely room for more research to understand how we might spur demand for treatment among young adult smokers," Curry said. The research is published online and will appear in the August issue of the American Jour...
Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England
...called, dozens of restaurants will lose their main appeal
to tourists, while shisha joints will see their sole activity disappear. "It's a disaster, we don't know what to do because we are blocked with an 11-years lease signed in 2003," said Youssef Benfadel, the owner of the Mamounia lounge and two resta...
Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study
...active as a leisure setting.," Crowe said. "The appeal
[of online role-playing games] lies in the provision of an environment in which young people can experiment with the cultural institutions and structures of the material world. It is a space in which young people can establish their presence, identit...
NRI Threatens to Move US Congress for Justice in India
...eatment in India in May 1988, said: "I am going to appeal
to my senators and congressmen in US and will ask ... case in June 2006. Saha Wednesday filed a fresh appeal
before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court against the WBMC, which allegedly kept him in the...
Irish Teenager Fights for the Right to Abort
...wish, as has her boyfriend, who launched the legal appeal
on her behalf since Miss D is still a minor. The court heard that most women who discover their baby has anencephaly decide to abort the fetus, even in late stages of pregnancy. Miss D believed that she should have the right to choose abortion. ...
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