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A.U. Health Ministers Receive Plan To Produce Low-Cost, Generic Drugs in Africa

... medical services directorate, said Africa has the resources and capacity to produce drugs to treat HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. A World Health Organization report showed that 37 out of 46 African countries have pharmaceutical industries, Egypt has more than 30 drug manufacturing facilities, and Nigeria and S...

Africa Challenged To Produce Its Own Generic Drugs

...vices directorate, who insists that Africa has the resources and capacity to produce drugs to treat HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB was quoted: “We need to produce (medicines) in Africa. The main objective is to identify which kinds of medicines we are going to produce, essential drugs we need for Africa and who is g...

Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment

...e first state to ensure sustainable use of natural resources and reaffirm the sovereign rights of the state over its own biological resources and also that natural resources are used in a way that benefits present and future generations. Th...

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

...ential interests, values, preferences, priorities, resources and power. All of these factors may change in response to ongoing societal transformations, thus the capacity to adapt to climate change can be considered highly dynamic. The way that society adapts to a changing climate has widespread implications f...

Foundation Stone Laid for Public Health Institute

...es would go a long way in making the trained human resources available. He hoped that public health schools would help in brining the specialists in health administration. The institute will have affiliation with Harvard University and other world-class universities and institutes. The institutes will init...

WHO to Stock Bird Flu Vaccine

...tries," she said. Chan said the WHO would gather resources from rich countries, donors as well as large drug makers to make the plan work. She emphasized that the global fight against bird flu required the full cooperation of developing countries, an obligation that will be enshrined in a new global regula...

PSA Not a Good Predictor of Lethal Prostate Cancer

...ollow those that will not. Our limited health care resources and the quality of life of an enormous number of men will benefit from this for decades to come," the authors write. Source-Eurekalert MD/B...

Emergency Department Strain As Ice Problems Grows

...amphetamines onalready stretched// public hospital resources is significant and set to grow, emergency physicia...e is a pressing need to increase health and social resources to copewith the growing problem of amphetamine use. "Although we should be wary of predictions tha...

International Study Finds Ways to Maximize Effective Responses After Terrorism Incidents

...tion of the event. This could lead to insufficient resources responding to the scene or to providers not taking...et in. Support requires additional trained human resources for all incidents, but they are needed in a controlled manner. Many speakers stated that it took tim...

Hospital Projects to Take the Weight Off Overcrowded Ones

...Statistics show that most of the government health resources and budgets are being used for treating outpatients in state-run hospitals. Dr. Mongkol has warned that government hospitals could get even more crowded in future if no "front-line" outlets are created now to filter through medical care seekers. ...

World Bank Head Praises DDT Use Against Malaria

...es should stop the continued use of DDT and commit resources towards integrated approaches and enhanced community participation in malaria control. Malaria affects approximately 400 million people every year and is the cause of between one and three million deaths annually, mostly among young children in su...

China Opens Doors For Foreign Investments In Hospitals Care System

... Ninety-six percent of China's medical and health resources go into public hospitals, which Gao says is too high. He said the government will put forward a series of reforms in this field to allow more private investment in the country's medical services. However, more preferential policies are needed to en...

Key Science Web Sites Buried in Information Avalanche

...stitutions, people and other key organisations and resources failed to appear in the top 30 search results. The role search engines play can vary according to topic. In the HIV/AIDS and the Internet and society domains, for instance, search engines such as Google was mainly used as an aide memoire for locati...

Bowel Cancer Screening Program

...funding opportunities for extra services and match resources to the increased demand for services. A study by Dr Jane Young, Executive Director of the Surgical Outcomes Research Centre at the University of Sydney, and colleagues, on behalf of the Cancer Council NSW shows hospital administrators can also aid...

Destroying Taboos to Improve Patient Care

...are for themselves, to help them take advantage of resources and make appropriate decisions about their care. “Sexuality is always at the bottom of the priority list,” declares Leong, and it needs to be moved up in order to improve quality of life for these patients. Patients desire information on the subjec...

AMA Urges Government To Amend Aged Care Legislation

...at the resulting mountain of red tape would divert resources from where they are needed most and from where the public expects the duty of care to be highest – reporting and addressing the shocking and intolerable abuse of residents by staff.” Instead, the AMA recommends that aged care providers internally ...

Kenya, Surrounding Region Lack Capacity To Handle XDR-TB, Experts Say

... outbreak of MDR-TB or XDR-TB would strain limited resources in developing countries, including Kenya, scientists say. 'In countries such as Kenya where MDR-TB has already been identified, specific measures now need to be taken to prevent the propagation and dissemination of both MDR-TB and XDR-TB,' W.A. Git...

WHO Calls for Greater Efforts to Fight TB

...t of all care providers and lack of adequate human resources that needed to be overcome. A rise in TB cases was due to lack of activities to address the link between the spreading of the disease and HIV, Han Tieru, WHO representative in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore added. "In settings such as in Singapor...

Parents Should Do Their Homework to Aid Autistic Child's Education

...enters and support groups and scientifically valid resources to ensure that your child's education is being carried out with proven practices. "Because autism spectrum disorders are still such an enigma, there are a lot of unsupported quick-fix approaches out there," Wendt said. "Go with treatments that are ...

NICE Gives the Final ‘NO’ to Roche’s Tarcva

...is not an effective use of National Health Service resources when compared with using either Sanofi-Aventis' Taxotere or best supportive care. Still Dillon has conceded that evidence on the drug is still emerging and has called for more research to test if certain sub- groups would benefit from the drug. ...

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