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Malawi Targets 150,000 People With AIDS Drugs

...id. Mwale said the number of Malawians going for voluntary HIV tests had now risen to 500,000 every year, from less than 50,000 three years ago. The biggest impediment to the roll-out programme was the shortage of health workers, the NAC chief added. Malawi, with a population of 12 million, has only 150 ...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...e mandatory until 1998, large food companies began voluntary fortification in 1996, first in the United States and later in Canada. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth. After intestinal absorption, folic acid is converted to methyltetrahydrofolate, found...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...ned six types of ongoing prevention interventions: voluntary counseling and testing, programs targeting sex workers, treatment for curable sexually transmitted diseases, information, education and communication initiatives, risk reduction programs for injection drug users and programs preventing transmission o...

Larger HIV Prevention Programs in India are Cheaper, Increase Efficiency

... at six types of ongoing prevention interventions: voluntary counselling and testing, programs targeting sex workers, treatment for curable sexually transmitted diseases, information, education and communication initiatives, risk reduction programs for injection drug users and programs preventing transmission ...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...papers for public comment pertaining to a proposed voluntary industry Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program (...t to encourage industry to provide the agency on a voluntary basis with scientific information about the risk management practices now used by manufacturers of e...

'Sexually Active' Malawians Urged to Take HIV Tests

...s six million "sexually active" citizens to go for voluntary HIV tests when a week-long national campaign start...lu said. She said about 650,000 Malawians go for voluntary HIV tests every year. President Bingu wa Mutharika has said he wanted at least one million Malawia...

$1 Million Unpaid Bills by Health Care Cheats at Waikato Hospital

...ato District Health Board sent out 4000 letters to voluntary services patients asking for confirmation of their country of birth. It's not clear exactly how many patients have slipped through the chink. Health board spokeswoman Mary Anne Gill said it was difficult to estimate the cost of various operations, ...

Alien Hand Syndrome Causes Random Hand Movement

...identified the areas of the brain involved in both voluntary and involuntary movement and found that neural act...primary motor cortex activity was identical during voluntary and alien left hand movements. Supplemental motor area regions on both sides were activated by le...

Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US

...he FDA, which worked with Castleberry's to issue a voluntary recall Wednesday evening. "We consider botulism to be a public health emergency," says Dr. Susan Lance, Georgias state epidemiologist. "It can be so serious and affect so many people, especially if a commercial product is involved."...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...ers say the Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC), a voluntary organisation, has helped them understand the importance of health during pregnancy and also of hospital deliveries. "The health condition of the urban poor is a great issue. We have told them how they can save their children by taking small steps. ...

An Exclusive Restaurant to Appease the Culinary Needs of HIV/AIDS Patients

...or the patients. There are many people who give us voluntary services and we don't need to pay the cooks, we just provide them with travel expenses." Many patients lives have transformed after getting associated with Aadhar. Ramesbhai, one of the members of Aadhar, says: "I had lost all hopes till I came...

Volunteers Remove Garbage from Kashmir's Dal Lake

...oreign and domestic tourists, houseboat owners and voluntary groups collected truckloads of polythene bags, emp...loating garbage. Monday was the third day of the voluntary effort to cleanse the lake. Muhammad Azim Tuman, chairman of the houseboat owners association, bla...

Domestic Abuse Led Wife Killing Her Preacher Husband

...ld personality disorder. Winkler was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in April for shooting Matthew Winkler in the back as he lay in bed in the family parsonage on March 22, 2006. In her trial, Winkler told the juror that it was the emotional, physical and sexual torture that prompted her to shoot her hu...

Afghan Couple Turn to Indian Sperm Banks for Help

... is spent convincing healthy individuals to become voluntary donors. Doctors have to give each donation a detailed medical screening. Blood samples are tested over four months to rule out HIV and hepatitis infections....

Food Council Makes Right Decision With Mandatory Folate Fortification

... that mandatory fortification, in combination with voluntary supplement use, will prevent 14 to 49 neural tube defects in the 300-350 affected pregnancies recorded in Australia each year....

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...slate for alcohol labelling rather than relying on voluntary agreements with the drinks industry. More than eight out of 10 doctors believe that alcoholic drinks manufacturers should be compelled to clearly label their products with the number of units of alcohol in each product (2). 5. Reduce the drink d...

Afghan Refugee Gives Birth to Quintuplets in Pakistan

...eturned since 2002 under a United Nations-assisted voluntary scheme, but almost the same number remain in Pakistan....

US Officials Urge Testing for HIV as Health Crisis Intensifies

...WA-US) to encourage at-risk individuals to receive voluntary HIV counseling and testing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 180,000 to 280,000 people nationwide are HIV-positive but are unaware of their status. HIV counseling and testing enables people with HIV to take steps ...

Doctors Call for Opt-out Approach to HIV Testing

...s for Disease Control and Prevention now recommend voluntary opt-out testing as the standard of care for people...ions. They therefore recommend expanding routine voluntary HIV testing to all primary health care settings. An accompanying editorial argues that a more preci...

FDA Requests Recall of All Shelhigh Medical Devices

...uring the seizure, Shelhigh was asked to perform a voluntary recall of its products, but the company declined. FDA recommends that doctors and hospitals consider using alternative products. Physicians and patients concerned about Shelhigh devices can visit www.fda.gov/cdrh/safety/041907-shelhigh.html and www...

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