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Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

...have been camping out in all weathers opposite the cabinet office in a high-profile protest. Poland's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the local equivalent of 290-340 euros (390-45...

Spain Announces Cash-for-kid Payments to Boost Birth Rate

...eresa Fernandez de la Vega said following Friday's cabinet meeting the measure would be presented to parliament in November for likely final adoption in December, when payments would start being made. Those benefiting will be families who have had children, including adopted infants, since July 3, the day ...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...ff two fresh pieces. He slapped them to his filing cabinet and the floor; they trapped dirt, lint, and a small metal bolt. Now when it comes time for them to get married, the marriage pulls apart so easily, he said, trying to unite the grimy strips. Why? Because they gave the stickiness away. It was Mr. R...

Indian Government at the Crossroads in Implementing Anti-smoking

...es symbol. "Some kind of warning will be there," cabinet spokesman Priyaranjan Dasmunshi told reporters as he explained the measures. Cigarette packets in India currently only have very small and barely readable text warnings, and the government has been struggling to enforce 2003 legislation for more pr...

Fast Food Chains Face Ban from Malaysian Children's Television

...d Saturday. Health Minister Chua Soi Lek said the cabinet had agreed all fast-food chains be required to detail the cholesterol, fat and sugar content of their products, the Star daily reported. Chua said the decision was made after considering that television advertisements had a greater influence than ot...

Chinese City Turns Off the Air-con

...al standards, the report said. Members of China's cabinet have also called on office workers to ditch business suits in favour of t-shirts in an effort to cool down cheaply, and ordered that air-conditioning units in most public buildings be set no cooler than 26 degrees Celsius. China's demand for energy...

Talks Between Striking Polish Nurses and Government to Open

...Tuesday . Four nurses who had been occupying the cabinet office in support of their campaign for better pay left Tuesday after "an hour's meeting with Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski", said Dorota Gardias, head of the OZZPP national nurses' union. She was one of the four nurses taking part in the occup...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...ntment as health secretary in Gordon Brown's first cabinet and called for greater dialogue with NHS staff. The general secretary of Unison, Dave Prentis, said the former education secretary was "someone we can do business with" and said his appointment in place of Patricia Hewitt, who announced she was ste...

Cabinet Approves Bill to Regulate Clinics, Hospitals

... hospitals, private clinics and nursing homes. A cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday approved the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Bill, 2007, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi. "The proposal would provide a legislative fr...

New Zealand to Ban "party Pills"

The New Zealand cabinet Thursday agreed to ban popular "party pills" and h...view to a ban and I took that recommendation to my cabinet colleagues," Anderton said. Party pills have similar effects to amphetamines but are less potent. ...

National Pharmaceutical Policy Referred to Ministerial Panel

...mentary affairs. The policy was taken up by the cabinet at its meeting on Jan 11 and referred to the GOM which had its first meeting on April 10. However, 74 bulk drugs and their formulations, in accordance with the drug price control order, are under price control and their prices are fixed or revised ...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...ckers and ACE inhibitors should be on the medicine cabinet shelves of nearly every patient who has ever been hospitalized for chest pain or a heart attack and patients need to make sure to keep taking those drugs long after they leave the hospital, perhaps for life. At the same time, while the study did ...

Government Plans to Set Up Drug Banks in All Districts

...is ministry has already moved a policy note in the cabinet on the issue. The health secretaries of Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Mizoram and officials from the Drug Controller's office have been nominated as members of the committee. The committee would also assess feasibility...

Government Hospitals to the Rescue of Loss-making Pharma Companies

...rther said that her ministry would shortly move to cabinet for a revival package for ailing Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited (IDPL). The 46-year-old company set up to make India self sufficient in drug development is currently a loss-making outfit. It has been incurring losses since its inception...

Kerala Seeks Centres Help to Curb Chikungunya Spread

...V.S. Achuthanandan told reporters after the weekly cabinet meet here Wednesday. The reason for the spread of chikungunya has been cited to be poor waste management facilities at the famed temple in Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta, where the peak season ended in January. Over 25 people have died due of high...

Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine

...t by taking the medicine every year along with his cabinet colleagues, Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy and his ministers stay away from the event to avoid any controversy. However, the government departments continued to make arrangements to facilitate smooth conduct of the event, drawing criticism from physicians...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...ckers and ACE inhibitors should be on the medicine cabinet shelves of nearly every patient who has ever been hospitalized for chest pain or a heart attack – and patients need to make sure to keep taking those drugs long after they leave the hospital, perhaps for life. At the same time, while the study did...

National Pharmaceutical Policy Referred to Ministerial Panel

...mentary affairs. The policy was taken up by the cabinet at its meeting on Jan 11 and referred to the GOM which had its first meeting on April 10. However, 74 bulk drugs and their formulations, in accordance with the drug price control order, are under price control and their prices are fixed or revised ...

Emergency Contraception Does Not Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Rate

...as first proposed, critics worried that a medicine cabinet stocked with pills to prevent pregnancy would lead some women to be more promiscuous, have riskier sex or not use condoms. The Cochrane review counters those concerns. “We found there was absolutely no difference in sexually transmitted infection...

India to Collaborate With International Vaccine Institute

...ated// in Seoul, capital of South Korea. The union cabinet has given its assent to the move. The agreement will encourage cooperation between India and the IVI. The country would now be able to play a role in the formulation of all international policies related to vaccines. The IVI is an International O...

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