Tag: "provinces" at medical news
SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight
...800 people worldwide. At one time several Chinese provinces
and the capital Beijing, Hong Kong, Toronto, Singapore, Vietnam's capital Hanoi, and the Philippine capital Manila were on WHO SARS lists. Authorities in Taiwan, where nearly 700 cases and 84 deaths over the past three months curbed travel and dealt...
AIDS - The ‘silent but lethal tsunami’ of Asia
...s that the disease has already spread into several provinces
of the world’s most populated country – China. India too is not far behind; it’s name and presently the top in the list of Asia’s affected countries. The UN estimates that 8.2 million people are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ...
Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey
...valence among pregnant women increasing in all the provinces
except Free State , North West and Mpumalanga . KwaZulu-Natal had the highest figures (40 percent) and Western Cape the lowest (15.4 percent). The report was published on the department's official website Friday just days after the opposition D...
China To Distribute Free Condoms To Combat AIDS/HIV
...UP) in China. The country is carrying out CUPs in provinces
such as Hubei, Yunnan and Jiangsu and planning to cover other regions like Fujian and Beijing. Such measures, carrying the slogan "No Condom, No Sex," are designed to ensure condom provision. But the issues of how to ensure condom quality and reas...
First Human Bird-Flu Death Confirmed In China
...red and was released from hospital Saturday.. The provinces
affected by bird flu besides Hunan and Anhui, are northeastern Liaoning, northwestern Xinjiang, far-northern Inner Mongolia and central Hubei.. The confirmed cases in China bring to 65 the number of bird-flu deaths in humans since late 2003 and to 1...
Canadians Oblivious About COPD, A Debilitating Lung Disease
...death in the country. // The study graded all the provinces
on their treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonar...ial report card delivered by the association, most provinces
received a 'D' grade or worse when it came to public and physician awareness, access to testing and ...
Bird Flu Alarm In Indonesia
... H5N1 virus has been found in 23 of Indonesia's 30 provinces
and has killed seven people. Indonesian health au...ar alarm. Outbreaks have been reported in 19 other provinces
since October, killing or forcing the slaughter of more than a million birds. In southern Tien Gia...
Fifth case of bird flu in China confirmed
...been at least 30 avian outbreaks of bird flu in 11 provinces
and regions this year. The Chinese authorities have culled millions of birds, but experts are warning that the virus is entrenched in parts of the country. Beijing intends to vaccinate all of the country's estimated 14 billion poultry, but it i...
A sharp increased in senior citizens: set to outpace children.
...2 per cent from its current 70 per cent 3) Three provinces
-- Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Sa...ctions 4) In almost every scenario, the Atlantic provinces
would continue to present the highest median ages in Canada in 2031, while the three territories wou...
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Common In Post Tsunami Survivors
... devastated the country's six southern Andaman Sea provinces
of Phuket, Phang-nga, Trang, Krabi, Ranong and Satun. The greatest prevalence of cases is found in Phang-nga, which has suffered twice the PTSD rate of Phuket. PTSD is prevalent in 33.6 percent of survivors in Phang-nga, 26.7 percent in Krabi, 21.5...
Indonesia Claims To Have Arrested The Bird Flu.
... minister pointed out that previously there were21 provinces
affected with bird flu but now only three areas are infected with bird flu. They are West Java, Jakarta and Banten located in Java island. The number of cases that are being referred are from these islands. The minister said that The country was ...
Bird flu virus spreading in Vietnam
...development has announced that five new Vietnamese provinces
are infected by bird flu virus, Vietnam is under h... bird flu virus as already more than 21 cities and provinces
in Vietnam // are infected with bird flu virus. Though, Vietnamese scientists have revealed that the...
Vietnam administers Bird flu vaccination to all birds
...ionwide vaccination program. Now recently 18 provinces
were termed free of bird flu, as there was no new ...government. The three areas are the two northern provinces
of Cao Bang and Ha Giang and the central province of Quang Tri. They have reduced the number of in...
Officials In Turkey Confirm Deaths Due To Bird Flu
... tightened. People going in and out of these two provinces
are checked completely and the movements across these provinces
are restricted. All poultry shelters and barns in these regions are sprayed with chemicals to prev...
Exclusive Team initiated To Check Bird Flu Pandemic: Jakarta
...rograms’ implementation. Although humans in only 4 provinces
have been afflicted, the mortality rate was steep at 66%, necessitating immediate measures to contain the spead....
Inventive thinking in health promotion
...al of 30 outbreaks of bird flu were reported in 11 provinces
and autonomous regions in China in 2005. This is inventive and innovative thinking which would help innumerable people. The playing cards will help popularize the bird flu prevention and control knowledge among the people through entertainment. As...
Local Test Confirms Bird Flu Related Death Of Indonesian Man
...he presence of the virus in nearly 2/3rd of the 33 provinces
Rural Canadians travel far for specialists: study
...espite a wide variety of strategies implemented by provinces
and territories. The report shows that the distances between rural populations and specialist physicians such as obstetricians, pediatricians and general surgeons can be more than 100 km, and even several hundred kilometers for the territories. ...
Turkey Gears Itself To Fight Bird Flu
...//The infection has been detected in as many as 13 provinces
in the country, while 28 provinces
have reported suspected cases. The provinces
where the bird flu has been detected are Van, Aydin, Bu...
Cancer Patients Do Not Get Uniform Treatment
...The reason for this is said to be that some of the provinces
are unwilling to pay for the costs of the drugs, p...fferent statistics are being reported by different provinces
where cancer screening is concerned. Equality where medical treatment is concerned is being demanded...
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