Tag: "summit" at medical news
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...change" is needed; he is organizing an educational summit
for ER staff in the fall, hoping hospitals will improve on their own, making legislation unnecessary. Legislators expect to hold hearings this summer or in the fall. We want "people to realize they don't have to call in security the first time some...
New Book Pays Homage to Madrid's Eclectic Culinary Traditions
...r the capital hosted the Madrid Fusion gastronomic summit
in January last year, inviting top chefs from around the world to show off their skills. "Madrid has in recent years become a real European gastronomical focal point," said Rafael Anson, chairman of the Spanish Gastronomic Academy, as Rincon's book...
China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official
...rs' from rapidly emerging economies invited to the summit
had taken a very similar position on the issue. India and China, along with other developing countries, have long been insisting on developed countries taking a lead in capping emissions, as well as fair and cheap transfer of technology to tackle cli...
AIDS Charity AVERT Launches Stop AIDS in Children Campaign
...hat occur worldwide every year. At this year's G8 summit
in Germany, the leaders of the world's eight most powerful countries had a chance to stop child AIDS deaths by committingspecific funds for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services in the developing world. They failed to do so. Ove...
West Told to Stop Blaming China for Pollution
... The G8 objective was outlined at this year's G8 summit
held at Heiligendamm in Germany earlier this month....
Wild Bird Culls may Exacerbate Avian Flu Problem
...experts from 19 countries holding an international summit
on bird flu in Aviemore this week are of the opini...ot an answer to the outbreaks of avian flu. The summit
was organised by the Avian Flu Task Force under the UN international convention on migratory species...
World Cities Join Hands to Combat Climate Change
...unched the initiative to coincide this week with a summit
in New York attended by mayors and governors from 40 of the world's largest cities to discuss climate change. Clinton's initiative launched on Wednesday called on ABN AMRO, Citi, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase and UBS to provide up to one billion do...
UN Secretary General Urges G8 Summit to Act on Climate Change
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the G8 summit
of the world's top industrialised nations to take ...on would be costly. In a statement before the G8 summit
in June at Heiligendamm in Germany, Ban said the eight participating nations should "devise and impl...
Breast Cancer on Rise Across Middle East
...n Paris at the 2nd Middle East and Africa Oncology summit
. However, the medical experts agreed that the patients in the region suffering from the disease are living longer, WAM news agency reported. The good news though, said the doctors from Abu Dhabi's Tawam Hospital, is that breast cancer cases (in ...
Japanese Expedition Clears Half Ton of Garbage from Mt. Everest
...e, over 150 climbers have successfully reached the summit
of the 8,848 metre-high Everest from the Nepalese side while four people have died in the attempt....
EU Pushes Asian Nations on Climate Change Goals
... estimated 4,000 protesters who marched toward the summit
venue in a dry run for next month's demonstrations at the G8 economic summit
were stopped at a police cordon several streets from the venue. Hundreds of militants from the crowd...
G8 Members To Announce Plans To Increase HIV/AIDS Spending at Summit
...g the HIV/AIDS pandemic during their upcoming 2007 summit
, which is scheduled to be held next week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesperson, Ulrich Wilhelm, said at a news conference on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Wilhelm said details of the spending commitments would be announced during the summit....
Bush Isolated on Climate Change Heading into G8
...George W. Bush heads to this year's Group of Eight summit
determined to block binding cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions, leaving him isolated among other rich nation leaders who favour stronger action on global warming. On a European trip that in the Czech Republic and ends in Bulgaria, Bush also wants to...
Manmohan Singh to Meet UN Chief, Discuss Climate Change
...the G-8 leaders on Friday. German Chancellor and summit
host Angela Merkel has been working to get fellow ...s stand will be at the G-8 conference and outreach summit
at Heiligendamm, which is 250 kilometers from Berlin....
Germany Pledges 5.4 Billion Dollars for AIDS Fund
...e to other member states during the Group of Eight summit
in the Baltic Sea resort of Heiligendamm. "My ap...tant to including any new aid figures in the final summit
communique that will be presented Friday. Nearly two-thirds of all HIV-positive people live in sub...
India to Propose Global Fund for Clean Energy Technologies
... India has been invited by the G8 for the outreach summit
at Heiligendamm, where the focus is on climate change, development and global trade talks, among other issues. India will also make it clear that while it is open to some proposals on mitigating climate change from US President George W. Bush, it w...
Shrinking of Mt. Kilimanjaros Ice Cap Not Due to Global Warming: Study
...fore the first explorers reached Mt. Kilimanjaro's summit
in 1889, and the shrinking that has been going on since. The level of nearby Lake Victoria, the world's largest tropical freshwater lake, declined in the late 19th century, when the decline of Kibo's icecap began. The volcano Kibo is the highest po...
West Wants Developing Countries to Cut Down on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
...illion vehicles were ordered off the road during a summit
meeting on China-Africa cooperation late last year as a dress rehearsal, to try and raise the quality of air athletes breathe. Results are striking. "We expected a drop in nitrogen emissions, but not to this extent, and after only a short period...
Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock
...ruit and water. In Ottawa, Canada a child health summit
has agreed upon making healthier lifestyles for ch... five in the world for healthiest children. The summit
organizers drafted a Child Health Charter and Challenge that calls for children to have a safe and s...
Red Wine Good for Nothing, Say Indian Doctors
...tional capital to participate in a national health summit
were unanimous in their view that wine, beer or any other form of alcohol couldn't be promoted as a health enhancer. "I have gone through nearly 1.6 crores (16 million) articles on health and alcohol but none has proved that alcohol is good for hea...
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