Tag: "poliomyelitis" at medical news
Afghanistan Hopes to Eradicate Polio in Two Years
...an has set itself a target to eradicate the deadly poliomyelitis
virus within two years with the support of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) member states, Afghan Health Minister Muhammed Amin Fatimi said here Friday. About 7.4 million children in Afghanistan needed to be immunized against polio and ...
Eradicating Polio a Better Option Than Control of the Disease: Study
...ion Initiative has reduced the global incidence of poliomyelitis
by 99%, at a cost of more than $4 billion. Kimberly Thompson, Associate Professor of Risk Analysis and Decision Science at HSPH, and Radboud Duintjer Tebbens, a research associate at HSPH, used a mathematical model to demonstrate the importance of ...
Williams Syndrome, the Brain, and Music
...o vaccine all but eradicated the crippling disease poliomyelitis
in 1955, opened the Institute in 1965 with a gift of land from the City of San Diego and the financial support of the March of Dimes. Source-Newswise SRM...
Somalia Hit By Poliomyelitis
...orld Health Organization (WHO), two fresh cases of poliomyelitis
were reported one from Lower Juba and another from Mudug region//, in southern Somalia and northeastern Somalia respectively. These regions, with security-related restrictions, present a risk to neighbouring countries. The cases also threaten the p...