Tag: "crisis" at medical news
Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future
...ing agriculture going during a lean spell. And the crisis
amplified into full-blown famine in the lack of go...ccessively the answer to these four questions, the crisis
has a progressively deeper impact, he says. In other words, a harvest failure radiates out into the ...
Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing
...emergencies. In cases outside of a public health crisis
or antitrust violations, Cahoy's approach establishes full market compensation as the default policy for every country. He also identifies the adoption of a national exhaustion rule, which would limit importation into non-licensing countries, and man...
Urine is a Rich Source of Phosphorus
...trongly feels that the impending phosphorus supply crisis
should act as a catalyst for a change in people's attitude towards the use of faecal matter. "There is a poo taboo that happens and happens differently in different cultures," she said. Cara Beal, a researcher at Department of Natural Resources ...
Vets To Team Up With Human Health Specialists
...esident Gregory Hammer:"We're really approaching a crisis
in veterinary medicine. Too few young people are entering the field. By 2025, it's estimated we'll have a shortage of 15,000 veterinarians. This according to Mahr, could increase the risk that new diseases could go undiagnosed. In the past 25 years...
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...en are the last resort for psychiatric patients in crisis
-- some patients are so out of control and aggress... "When a patient who is having a behavioral health crisis
is in my ER for four days not getting the intervention he needs -- it's a travesty in our healthcare...
Chief Medical Officer Urges Presumption of Organ Donation to End Transplant Shortfall
...t any one time, he said. "We have something of a crisis
in this country," said Donaldson. "Every day at least one patient dies while on the list. There is a shortage of organs in this country and the situation is getting worse." Surveys show that, while only 20 percent of the population are currently re...
Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA
... than a thousand prisoners has failed to solve the crisis
that is undermining prison healthcare and prisone...cy measures designed to alleviate the overcrowding crisis
in English and Welsh prisons. A key element of the Government strategy was an early release programm...
India Requires Over $200 Bn to Provide Quality Healthcare
...n India is gradually diminishing, and to solve the crisis
the sector would need an investment of about $202.75 billion over the next five years, says an industry body . India's healthcare situation requires a much faster growth rate as it would require about 2.2 million beds and the investment needed for t...
AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children
...hildren themselves. Another face to the children's crisis
also remains -- the estimated 11 million children in sub-Saharan Africa who have lost one or both parents to the disease and are often left to fend for themselves. Seventeen-year-old Silindile Ncwane, from South Africa's eastern KwaZulu-Natal provi...
World's Oldest Man Says Sorry He's Still Alive
...e lowest birthrates, spelling a future demographic crisis
as a smaller pool of workers supports a mass of elderly....
Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity
...he way Israel has been able to tide over its water crisis
with the help of new technologies. Israeli experts explained that the country has three major desalination plants already in place and a 75 percent recycling rate. The country produces some 25 percent of its total water consumption of two billion c...
California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital
... Hospital in Los Angeles seems to be lurching from crisis
to crisis. Only a few days ago it was subjected to withering criticism in the media when a woman was left to die in its emergency room. And on Thursday the Los Angeles county officials were told by the Californian state government that the license ...
Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies
...na . According to kidney specialists, well planned crisis
management strategies are need of the hour, so that patients with end-stage renal failure undergoing regular dialysis are not in dire straits due to interruptions caused in the aftermath of natural disasters. The July Clinical Journal of the Ameri...
More Women Medical Graduates Than Men
...f training. The survey was carried out before the crisis
in medical training, caused by a new computerized application system, became apparent. The most popular specialties on graduation were general practice, general hospital medicine and surgery. All the issues and points will be put forward at the BMA...
One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report
...The FAO/WFP report also noted that the severe food crisis
earlier this year, with commodity price hikes and ...ives in the districts as a result of the political crisis
that began in 2006. The IDP households have been supported with food assistance since May 2006. n v...
BMA Calls for Flexible Working as Number of Women Doctors Swell
...survey was carried out before the MTAS recruitment crisis
blew up, it shows that many junior doctors are demoralised and uncertain about their careers. Around one in seven (15%) say that on graduation their desire to practise medicine is either lukewarm or weak. Fewer than a fifth (16%) are confident that t...
Talks Break Down in Polish Nurses' Pay Protest
Poland's health sector crisis
deepened Friday as pay talks broke down between th... earlier call for a referendum to help resolve the crisis
in the health sector, saying it would hinge on raising taxes for better-off Poles to finance pay hik...
Doctor Migration Has Limited Impact on Health Care in Poor Countries: OECD
...e developed world has only a limited impact on the crisis
in health care in poor countries, the OECD said in... research showed that the "global health workforce crisis
goes far beyond the migration issue." It said the number of immigrant medical workers in OECD coun...
Non Communicable Diseases to Be the Cause of Deaths in Poor Countries by 2115-World Bank
...mean children have to leave school during a health crisis
to care for a sick relative, earn extra money or use money to cover medical costs that had been put aside for their educations," she said. In Indonesia, for example, private health care spending is projected to more than double by 2020, compared to ...
Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now
... "top-down" implementation of reforms, a financial crisis
led to some trusts shedding jobs and cutting back ...g cancers from smoking. Of course the healthcare crisis
in US is a major concern in US, making Michael Moores stinging documentary Sicko a runaway hit. It...
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