Tag: "facto" at medical news
Indo-Fiji Agreement in Field of Health, Medicine Approved
... by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave its ex-post facto
approval for signing of the agreement between the two countries for a period of five years, Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi told reporters here. The agreement, signed in October last year during the state visit of Fiji Pr...
Opioid Abuse More Prevalent than Heroin
...revalent only in Vancouver and Montreal. It was de facto
absent in smaller cities like Edmonton, Quebec City or Fredericton. And, in all study sites, there was a significant decline of heroin use among participants between 2001 and 2005. Dr. Fischer also highlights that in a large number of cases prescri...
Drug Companies Should Not Have a Monopoly Over Clinical Trial Data
... of ethical review committees, which renders it de facto
impossible for generic companies to repeat the clinical trials." Alternatively, generic manufacturers would have to postpone the launch of their product until the end of the exclusivity period. "Thus, data exclusivity can delay generic competition ...
Public Libraries Turning into Shelters for the Homeless in the US
...braries in that country are slowly turning into de facto
daytime shelters. // In bad weather -- hot, cold, or wet -- most of the homeless have nowhere to go but public places. The local shelters push them out onto the streets at six in the morning and, even when the weather is good, they are already l...
Australian PM Says No to Same-sex Marriage
...ans also found that 71 percent believe same-sex de facto
couples should be entitled to the same legal rights as their heterosexual counterparts. The leader of the Australian Greens party, who is gay, said the poll illustrated that the government and the main opposition Labor Party lagged behind voters in...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...ve won dozens of cases. Homosexuality, once a de facto
condition for barring foreigners from entering the country, is now officially recognized by the U.S. government as a category that might subject individuals to persecution in their homeland, just as if they were political dissidents in a dictatorship...