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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...t may be incorrectly valued, to improve geographic equity in payments, and to provide physicians with confidential data on their practice patterns. Helping to reduce smoking rates while provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products. Reducing costly and unfair overp...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...es will be kick started to sow the seeds of gender equity and womens empowerment in the male psyche. The end goal is to visualize men not only as head of the family but also as caring and supportive partners, owning up for the health of their women. The envisaged initiatives will include men of all ages and...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

... or turn a small profit, but Cahoy argues that the equity in such a payment scheme is far more elusive than many suggest. Myth No. 3: Antitrust compulsory licenses provide a reliable royalty benchmark. Cahoy argues that the low royalties attached to remedial compulsory licenses for antitrust violations sh...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

...f diagnostic centers, capital expenditure sharing, equity sharing and premises on lease model. The chamber stresses that the partnership models would have to run in tandem with attractive fiscal incentives and meaningful regulation if quality healthcare is to be accessible to all and the bed to thousand rat...

Climate Change Poses Maximum Threat to Public Life in Developing Countries

...alth and equity, the study said: "achieving health equity in the urban setting is only possible by action towards fairness and equity within and between countries." "Engaging the people themselves, urban communities and multiple secto...

Global Health Enriching the States Economy

... to ensure that all who strive for improvement and equity in global health have the information and resources they need to succeed. Combining the activities from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to rural health clinics the study aims to quantify the growing impact of global-health activities in the stat...

Poor and Chronically Ill in Korea Pay More for Healthcare

...n Korea, conducted the study to examine aspects of equity in health financing in Korea. It was published in a special issue of the journal on Health Inequalities Locally, Nationally and Globally. We were especially interested in looking beyond out-of-pocket expenditures to the out-of-pocket spending burde...

Health Budget Must Focus On Access To Medical Services, Fitness And Nutrition

...ax cuts if it is to provide fairness, fitness, and equity of access to quality health services for all Aust...is incumbent on the Government to put fairness and equity into the health system and to provide a long term vision through promoting better health, fitness an...

Ranbaxy Labs Extends Roots in South Africa

...duct streams. The company expects to use the brand equity that Be-Tabs has acquired to leverage market share among wholesalers, pharmacies, dispensing doctors and consumers. Ranjan Chakravarti, Ranbaxy's Regional Director Africa and Latin America, added: "Ranbaxy entered South Africa with a business model...

Coverage for Childrens Mental Illness Reduces Out-of-Pocket Spending

... mental health parity laws in an effort to improve equity in private insurance and reduce financial risk for those with mental illness. At the federal level, Congress is currently considering two competing versions of comprehensive parity legislation. Prior research has demonstrated that mental health ben...

Medical Admissions Test Integrity Under Threat

...ies. AMSA also holds serious concerns about the equity of access to UMAT preparation courses. They are...ting means by which it might maintain fairness and equity in the medical school selection process....

International Day Of Action For Women's Health - 2007

...ive health and rights from a perspective of gender equity and human rights. Issues concerned with the 'Ca... * The lack of public policies sensitive to gender equity in health and establishment of barriers that hinder the formulation of such policies by fundamentali...

Cell Genesys Reports Additional Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of GVAX Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

... bladder cancer. Cell Genesys continues to hold an equity interest in its former subsidiary, Ceregene, Inc., which is developing gene therapies for neurodegenerative disorders. Cell Genesys is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA and has its principal manufacturing operation in Hayward, CA. Statements...

Priority Needs to Be Given to Maternal Health in Afghanistan

...support and national consensus to encourage gender equity and women's empowerment and also promote the maternal and reproductive health of the women. Work is also needs to be done for HIV prevention. Enhancement of women's health will have an overall effect on the Afghan country. According to Ms. Obaid 'W...

Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment

...ons. The key drivers promoting intergenerational equity are the protocol's precautionary approach i.e., take preventative action to avoid damage to the ozone layer, and elimination of use of ozone depleting chemicals in a cost-effective manner. By phasing out the production and consumption of ozone dep...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...they will contribute to an increase or decrease in equity across the globe. The predictions recently release...de-offs. The question is what level of justice and equity we want to build into how we adapt. We still need to build up the kind of basic research linking soc...

Bowel Cancer Screening Program

...ection, then they raise serious concerns regarding equity and access to treatment,” says Assoc Prof Platell. “The reasons for these improved survival outcomes in private hospitals need to be further elucidated.” Souce-AMA SRM...

US Health System Getting Worse, Says Expert

...ke up two thirds of the uninsured, thus increasing equity in access to health care and health outcomes, says Davis. Several states have enacted plans to make cover affordable for all uninsured residents, using state programmes to subsidize care for the poor and creating an insurance pool for small busines...

Ranbaxy in Fray to Buy Merck's Generic Drugs Unit

...t over $5 billion. ‘We are in talks with private equity funds to finance the deal,’ Ranbaxy's chief execut...said, adding: ‘I have been talking to some private equity funds even here.’ According to pharmaceutical industry sources, Merck's generics business records ...

Vasan Group to Open Eight Specialty Eye Hospitals

... and the balance will be made up of debt and other equity options. "Today there are standalone centres offering good eye care in many cities. However, a large number of people look for reliable eye care in their neighbourhood itself and end up going to small clinics, where they are not sure about the qua...

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