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US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

...ector of the BBB initiative. "For example, these commitments effectively limit participating companies' advertising of snack foods and other food products to those that meet new or existing better-for-you nutrition criteria, and limit the advertising of cereals to those with 12 or fewer grams of sugar per serv...

Australian Government Charged With Under-funding Public Hospitals

...hat the federal government was honoring all of its commitments under current health care funding agreements negotiated in 2003. He said the report had been released by the states in an effort to boost the electoral fortunes of federal Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd. "It's the state Labor governments ganging up...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...rmining unprecedented opportunities for recent aid commitments to improve the environment and combat poverty. We live in an era of unprecedented environmental and technological flux; apocalyptic predictions of climate change-induced drought and floods, avian flu and HIV/AIDS pandemics, unsafe food and scarce w...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

...trategies in the Emirates. The gift brings total commitments to the Johns Hopkins Knowledge for the World campaign to more than $2.6 billion. Priorities of the campaign, which benefits divisions of The Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, include strengthening endowment fo...

'Metro' - a Witty Look at Insensitivities of City Life

... actor is nearly flawless in the chaos of corroded commitments in the city. Always witty, "Metro" moves through a laconic labyrinth of laughter and some stifled sobs. Sanjeev Dutta's dialogues are very indicative of the characters' inner world. They slice right into the characters' hearts and give us an insigh...

IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy

...e tests this year, the parties intend to then seek commitments for procurement of these products for affected populations globally. The leishmania parasite affects millions of people worldwide, while leprosy continues to be an important public health problem, with approximately one million new cases per year. Ac...

G8 Members To Announce Plans To Increase HIV/AIDS Spending at Summit

... Eight industrialized nations plan to unveil their commitments to increase spending for fighting the HIV/AIDS pan...ters reports. Wilhelm said details of the spending commitments would be announced during the summit. "Germany, like other G8 member states, will increase the res...

New International Health Regulations to Enter into Force Tomorrow

... security. It establishes an agreed framework of commitments and responsibilities for countries and for the World Health Organization (WHO) to invest in limiting the international spread of epidemics and other public health emergencies while minimizing disruption to travel, trade and economies. Under the revis...

Health Expert’s Appeal to Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malari

...rnational community, allowing it to make sustained commitments to beneficiary countries. This is what some of the countries most affected by AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria need to increase their health workforce. Their health workforce challenges are too big to consider a gradual replacement of international fun...

Medical Training Must Be Core Component Of Health Care Agreements

...aikerwal, said today that locking medical training commitments into the AHCAs, with agreed specific performance benchmarks, is the only way to ensure that the States and Territories meet promises made at the July 2006 Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting to provide extra training places for medical s...

UNESCO Launches HIV/AIDS Education Kit in Nepal to Combat Epidemic

...ter, and information on international treaties and commitments relating to HIV, AIDS and education. Fourteen countries in the Asia-Pacific region have so far adapted and launched the 2002 advocacy toolkit. Source-Bio-Bio Technology RM...

UN Health Agency, Partners Seek Total Eradication of Polio

.... International donors will need to rapidly fulfil commitments to securing the necessary resources. The first step is for donors to take the case for polio eradication back to their capital cities and present it to major international development fora between March and May. Without a rapid injection of funding, ...

A Combination of Botox and Surgery Cures Migraines

..."They were messing up my life. I couldn't make any commitments or plan activities for my kids. This surgery has made a huge difference in my life. It's awesome." Dr. Janis only sees patients who have been diagnosed with recurring migraines by a neurologist and have tried other treatments that have failed. "P...

Rich Nations to Sign $1.5 Bn Vaccine Pact in Italy

..., Britain, Canada and Norway will announce funding commitments on Friday at a ceremony attended by Italian Economy Minister Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Britain's Gordon Brown, Canada's Jim Flaherty and World Bank chief Paul Wolfowitz. Jordan's Queen Rania will preside over the launch and the G7 officials will exp...

The Pill Comes Under the Spotlight

...ness and safety, extended dosing regimens, phase 4 commitments by applicants for further investigation, generally of uncommon but serious safety issues and role and impact of labeling for communication of clinical trial findings including product efficacy, risk, and other benefits. FDA officials hope to use th...

Child death reduction needs five times more funds

...Gs for child and maternal health", they write. "If commitments are to be honoured, global aid flows will need to increase sharply during the next five years." According to the authors, an increase of $50bn is predicted in the overseas development aid by 22010. However, the real challenge is to make sure that i...

XVI International AIDS Conference To Be Held In Toronto In August

...untability of all of us.” They explained that the commitments that have been made in all constituencies to prevent HIV infection and its spread throughout the world, for the treatment of those living with HIV, to help lessen the damage done to society by the epidemic and to realize the promise of new technologi...

Ranbaxy, Aurobinda Pharma Applauded by Annan

...continue their efforts, in line with international commitments towards the goal of being as close as possible to universal access by 2010," Annan said. Despite the significant advances in the five years since he first met with pharmaceutical company executives, Annan said the AIDS epidemic is "still outpacing o...

Students Light Up Despite School Anti-Smoking Programs

... discuss ways to say no to smoking and make public commitments to not smoke. Of these, nine showed some positive effect on students’ smoking prevalence. “There is some evidence that school programs incorporating social influence models can affect smoking behavior in the short term,” the reviewers wrote. But wh...

72-year-old Bachelor of Rajasthan Fails Class 10 Again!

...hange from one board to another. I would fulfil my commitments and I would continue taking the board examinations till I pass it," he said. Shiv Charan took his first board exams in 1969 and since then clearing it has been the only goal of his life. "For me, success is not merely clearing the exam - it will als...

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