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Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions

... perpetrators would henceforth be prosecuted. The commissioner stressed that the "government is ready to raise the standard of health facilities in the state and stop the operation of fake personnel or substandard health facilities in the state." The closure of these health facilities according to Dr. Idris h...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

... can get your hands around." As for the FDA, its commissioner von Eschenbach said recently he wouldn't want his agency put in the position where it had to determine a cigarette is safe. Strangely, Philip Morris USA, maker of Marlboro, the nation's top-selling cigarette brand, supports the bill. But why? R.J...

Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity

...e applicable in India," said Yosef Dreizen, deputy commissioner of water and the head of Desalination Board in Israel. "It had been an uphill task for Israel over the last few years to battle acute water scarcity," he told a seminar on water management here, making an elaborate presentation on how his country w...

Nigeria Launches Seven Billion Dollar Case Against Pfizer

...tious which my client did." In Kano, the justice commissioner who filed the Kano State suits against Pfizer on behalf of the state and families of the victims, said he would accept an out-of-court settlement on the issue of compensation. "If the defendants shows willingness to settle out of court ... we can d...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...United States," David Acheson, the FDA's assistant commissioner for food protection, said in a statement. "We will accept entries of these products from Chinese firms that demonstrate compliance with our requirements and safety standards." The levels of the drug residues found in the seafood are very low, mos...

New York Bans Trans Fats in Restaurants

... today?," Sampson asked. But the New York health commissioner disagreed. "It is unfortunate that some restaurants are so ashamed of what they are serving that they would rather go to court than present this important information where their customers can readily see it," Frieden said. The city indicated it ...

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

...day to the newly created position of FDA assistant commissioner for food protection. Two FDA investigators are in China and a third was en route working with the Chinese government's General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine to investigate the sources of the contaminated products. ...

China Turning Tables on the US on Food Import

...etaliation for U.S. actions. The FDA's assistant commissioner for food protection, Dr. David Acheson, said U.S. officials were seeking more information. Whatever the motives are for this, if it's real, we want to know about it," Acheson said. "Is it tit-for-tat? We don't know and probably won't ever know. If ...

FDAs Failure Urges It to Reassess Its Policies

...revention, said David Acheson, the FDA's assistant commissioner for food protection, who is working closely with FDA Commissioner Andrew Von Eschenbach on a new plan to improve safety of both imported and domestic food. Michael Doyle, director of University of Georgia's Center for Food Safety, said it would be "...

Three Cases of Hepatitis C Points Finger at One NYC Doctor

...exposed," Dr. Marci Layton, the agency's assistant commissioner for communicable disease, said in a statement. Hepatitis C is a chronic, blood-borne virus that that can cause scarring or other damage to the liver. It often does not cause noticeable symptoms, although some people experience flu-like symptoms, a...

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

...day to the newly created position of FDA assistant commissioner for food protection. Two FDA investigators are in China and a third was en route working with the Chinese government's General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine to investigate the sources of the contaminated products. ...

Smokers to Be Taxed to Fund Healthcare for Uninsured

...hildren's Health Insurance Program. State health commissioner Judy Monroe said increasing the cigarette tax by 44 cents per pack would spur about 23,000 adults to quit smoking. She said the health care plan would reduce the number of people who wait too long to seek medical help because they do not have insuran...

Eyes Wide Shut-To The Dangers Of Kajal

...rted eye cosmetics. Warns Nancy Clark, assistant commissioner of environmental disease prevention at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: “Children won't feel or look sick at all, but there could be problems with learning and behavior.” Clark said that although the federal Food and Drug Administration...

Sex Abstinence Programs Targeting School-goers may Not Produce Desired Effect , Study

...outh's high school career," said Harry Wilson, the commissioner of the Family and Youth Services Bureau at the Administration for Children and Families. SV...

New York Health Department Distributes Five Million Condoms in a Month

..., according to Adam Karpati, assistant city health commissioner in charge of HIV/AIDS programs. Some of the groups asked by the health department to participate distributed about one million of the five million condoms, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. Frieden in a statement called the program a "sensation,...

FDA Cites Challenges of Generic Biotech

...ional drugs. Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner Janet Woodcock's testimony could benefit companies such as Amgen Inc. and Genentech Inc, which have never faced generic competition in the U.S. for their products, some of the most complex and expensive on the market. That lack of competition would...

Woolmer’s Death Suspicious, Say Jamaican Polic

... too, it has been reported. Mark Shields, deputy commissioner of the Jamaican police constabulary, in a brief statement to the media, said police now had 'sufficient information to continue a full investigation into the death of Mr Woolmer, which we are now treating as suspicious.' Earlier, he said that the ...

The Other Side of Transsexuals

...'s transgender community. Former chief election commissioner T.N. Seshan had initiated electoral enrolment for aravanis. There are currently many elected aravanis in legislative assemblies in Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and several municipality offices in Tamil Nadu. Source-IANS...

11 Percent Increase of Addictive Nicotine in Cigarettes: Report

...an for public health practice at HSPH and a former commissioner of public health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1997-2003). The other co-investigators were HSPH researchers Hillel R. Alpert and Geoffrey Ferris Wayne. "Cigarettes are finely-tuned drug delivery devices, designed to perpetuate a tobacco pa...

MS Diagnosed Cop Kept in the Dark

...ent being given to them. Says deputy information commissioner David Smith, "The Information Commissioner's Office will not hesitate to use the powers we have to defend people's right to see information that is held about them. Such information should be given in writing to the concerned parties within 40 days a...

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