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Medical Education in General Practice: A Way Forward

...ely solely on public hospitals to train the coming tsunami of medical students. Community care services are a vital cog in the wheel of Australian healthcare and can offer myriad training opportunities unavailable in teaching hospitals, said Mr Mitchell. Students and junior doctors should receive ample exp...

Transplant Tourism on the Rise, Says WHO

...elling of kidneys by a number of poverty-stricken tsunami survivors. Especially the womenfolk were coming ...er the crisis resulting from dislocation after the tsunami of 2004 December. They were not paid the money they were promised by middlemen. Worse they complai...

Indonesians to Be Fitted Jaipur-made Artificial Limbs

...mbs due to disease, accident or disasters like the tsunami will be fitted with Jaipur-made artificial limbs in Jakarta//. "On the invitation of a non-resident Indian association, we are organising a 15-day camp in Jakarta from Friday, in which 350 people will be fitted with the Jaipur Foot," D.R. Mehta, the...

South India to Have Modern Military Hospitals

...en natural disasters like earthquakes and the 2005 tsunami that ravaged the southern states," said Singh, a pioneer in the Cochlear Implant programme in the armed forces for which he was awarded the Param Vishist Seva Medal. "I am very happy with the upgradation of these hospitals as most of my life has be...

On the 'Fast Buck' Trail: Kidneys on Sale

... donors drawn from the poverty-ridden community of tsunami survivors. They were catering to patients across several hospitals in Tamil Nadu, many of whom came from other Indian states and some from abroad. This ‘one-way’ trade involving the poor, selling their kidneys to rich patients is undoubtedly a cause ...

Tsunami-Hit Coastal Regions Needs More Relief

...uses in the village, which it has adopted. "The tsunami relief work is just an extension of what we are do...hat has happened to the Tamil Nadu coast since the tsunami struck, leaving more than 230,000 people homeless and without livelihood. SNEHA is another group ...

Regional cooperation on health care services

...vities in countries affected by the earthquake and tsunami and regional commitment on strengthening public health work force in the countries, are some of the issues of mutual interest, that will be discussed by the ministers in the meeting. A Dhaka declaration comprising the current health concerns of Sou...

Post-tsunami trauma still haunts children

...t their parents and dear ones in the December 2004 tsunami are yet to get over their trauma, says a new repor...oy, was barely a few days old when the devastating tsunami hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. He was found floating on a piece of thermo...

Pakistani Medical Relief For Indonesia

...ce to Indonesia to carry out relief work after the tsunami too. ...

Inventor of DNA fingerprinting Wins Accolades

...n left behind at the scene of a crime? Who is this tsunami victim? Are these bones truly the remains of the last Czar of Russia? Jeffreys' technique was even able to tell us whether Dolly was in fact the clone of another sheep. ‘The new discipline of forensic molecular biology is therefore a direct outcome...

Joining The Military 'My Best Move' - US Army Nursing Chief

...is became apparent in the wake of the Dec 26, 2004 tsunami that claimed nearly 230,000 lives. "We certainly found that to be true after the tsunami when the entire region came together to try and support the different countries. Because of the rela...

Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems

...rs have begun investigating the impact of the 2004 tsunami on seagrass, the beds provide local fishers with s...ne, assessing the impact of a disturbance like the tsunami is nearly impossible. Short is looking forward, adding new sites to SeagrassNet around the world a...

Tsunami Unplugged: Natural Disasters Favor the Under-privileged

...ophe and the Pakistan earthquake in late 2005. The tsunami was responsible for the annihilation of 300,000 li... 100,000 still missing.// When the early images of tsunami arrived, it appeared as if the tourists were tsunami’s hot favorites. Upon intent observation, it da...

Health Services Plagued By Corruption

...drug resistant. The relief operations after the tsunami disaster are also reported to have been plagued with corruption. Each household in India spends Rs 663 on an average annually as a result of the corruption in the health sector, in addition to needless human suffering. The faith reposed by the people...

Rehabilitate Sex Workers - Mata Amritanandamayi

...hram has already constructed and handed over 1,500 tsunami and earthquake resistant houses in Azheekkal village in Kerala and over 1,000 in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, besides providing some 550 new boats and fishing nets and repairing an equal number of boats. Her help reaches beyond geographical...

Indonesian Health Care System Rebuilt After Tsunami

...ation and mobilization of midwives, soon after the tsunami stuck. This to a large extent filled the gaps in health care services throughout Indonesia. In addition, volunteers were also encouraged to participate in diverse areas such as prenatal care, newborn care, vaccination, contraception and other health ...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Common In Post Tsunami Survivors

Bangkok: On 26th Dec last year the deadly tsunami waves had left over 25,000 people dead and many mo... the Indian Ocean countries. // One in five Thai tsunami survivors are still suffering effects of last year's disaster that forever changed the physical, soc...

Recanalization enables Tsunami mourners to parent again

Four women who lost their children in the tsunami last year are eagerly expecting their babies after...ren along with government support are drawing many tsunami parents to this surgery," said Tilagam. The state government has offered free recanalization surger...

Chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Risk In Young Natural Disaster Survivors

...oung people who survive natural disasters like the tsunami or even Hurricane Katrina are at a high risk of developing// chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as depression. The study conducted by UCLA researchers says that these factors need to be kept in mind when counselling adolescents p...

US Doctors Association Gives away $110,000 To NGO’

...ry Health Services received $50,000 to be spent on tsunami relief. The other NGOs are the YWCA, Mary Clubwala Girls High School, the Kumarasamy Health Centre in Kanyakumari and Serve The Helpless. ( Source-IANS) Further information about NGO’S in India Medindia.net NGO Yellow pages is the largest dat...

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