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Risk Assessment: IES Abroad Goes Beyond Mere Preparedness

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of recent episodes involving mass violence on several American college campuses, many colleges and universities have begun work to help close any gap that too often exists in the identification and assessment of students with serious mental heal...

New Trend of Healthcare Companies Sending Patients Abroad for Surgery is Dangerous Says James Goldberg Whose Son Died Following Surgery in Thailand

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the death of his only son on Feb. 23, 2006 at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, James Goldberg has attempted to see the killers brought to justice. "As I followed the story to its roots, I was astounded to see that foreign h...

Banque Centrale Populaire Consolidates Activity Abroad With New Trade Finance Solutions From Misys

LONDON, August 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP), one of the largest banks in Morocco, has strengthened its trade finance offer to corporates with the new trade finance solutions from Misys, the global application software and services company. The extension of the ...

Harm of Abstinence-Only Programs in U.S. and Abroad Subject of Panel Discussion at Two Maine College Campuses

Leading Advocates for Women's Health and Rights call for an End to Government Funding for Failed Abstinence-Only Programs NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal Momentum, in partnership with the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) and the Cente...

Council for American Medical Innovation Applauds President Obama's Pledge to Invest in Science, Technology and Health Abroad

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for American Medical Innovation applauds President Obama's pledge of U.S. support for scientific development and treatment of life-threatening illnesses in Muslim nations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/DC8908...

To Be More Creative, Try Living Abroad

Adapting to a new culture seems to give people an inventive edge FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Students living abroad may get more out of the experience than a chance to visit cool museums and try new foods. New research suggests that living abroad sparks creativity. Students ...

MEDEX Global Group Cautions: Beware of Rabies When Abroad

Number of Dog Bite Cases Doubled in 2008 Baltimore, MD (Vocus) February 5, 2009 -- MEDEX Global Group reports a 240% increase in dog bite cases handled by its Emergency Response Center in 2008. This has experts concerned not just about the increase in cases, but also ab...

Ramsey, N.J. Therapist's Lectures to International Medical Professionals & Provides Treatment to Professional Athletes at Home and Abroad

RAMSEY, N.J., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Evan Chait, founder of Kinetic Physical Therapy & Elite Athletic Performance Institute located at 171 Lake Street in Ramsey, N.J., is a physical therapist and performance-conditioning specialist. Mr. Chait a lifelong New Jersey resident, earned his degree i...

Seven Corners Alerts Spring Breakers that They Need Travel Insurance to Vacation Abroad

Most health insurance programs do not provide coverage to international travelers INDIANAPOLIS, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Corners, one of the industry's most experienced travel health insurance providers, alerts parents and students that they should purchase ...

1 in 5 young Britons has sex with someone new while abroad

Around one in five young Britons has sex with a new partner while overseas, finds research published ahead of print in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. And they are apparently opting for British or European sexual partners in the belief that this minimises the chances of HIV infecti...

Cancer-hit Geelani to Travel Abroad for Specialized Treatment

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, diagnosed with renal cancer, is awaiting his travel documents to go to the US or Britain// for specialized treatment. The chairman of the breakaway faction of the Hurriyat Conference underwent a biopsy and other medical examinations at the Apo...

UK Patients Seek Fertility Treatment Abroad Due To The Long Waiting List

In UK couples go abroad in order to undergo fertility treatment. The main reason for not taking it up in their own country is that there is a long waiting list and the second the right of anonymity for UK donors //were removed by a law. Hence European fertility clinics are flocked with UK customers...

Debra Winger Wants Indians Abroad To Help Visually Impaired

Debra Winger, the Hollywood actress who is promoting eye care will be approaching Indians living abroad to help the visually impaired people living in India. Even though the country has a very high number// of visually impaired people, 80% of them can be cured, according to Debra Winger. Wing...

NBE to conduct test for medical students from abroad

National Board of Examinations has decided to conduct tests for any Indian doctor having graduated abroad avid of starting a practice in the country, to ensure a higher standards amongst doctors, the government has made it compulsory from //the 15th of next month official sources said today. ...

Kerala to Promote Medical Tourism With Road Shows Abroad

Kochi: In its efforts to promote Kerala as an ideal destination for medical tourism, the state's tourism department plans to hold// road shows in the US, Britain, Dubai, Muscat, Kuwait, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. "A policy is required for this because it has to be systematic and we have ask...

Malayali Nurses - Lifeline of Keralites Abroad

Malayali nurses, known for their enterprise and dedication, have led their families to far away Europe and most today are the sole bread earners with their men content to play// house-husband. One could just twist the adage 'Behind every successful man, there is a woman' - to read - 'There is...

Plan to Promote the Medicare Facilities of India to Abroad

India's fast-growing medical tourism industry is set to get a further boost with two companies coming together to market the entire range of medicare facilities overseas//. Global Medicare, a healthcare consultancy, and Uday Tours and Travel, a leading travel firm, have signed an agreement to ...

Long Patient Waiting Times Force NHS Patients To Seek Treatment Abroad

Looks like it is time for impatient patients to travel abroad rather than wait for weeks or months to get treated// for their ailments. Recently, a woman won the right to claim compensation from the NHS for a hip replacement surgery done abroad. In yet another case, a 63-year-old British woman who ...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

Many HIV infected patients, apart from suffering the social neglect and being unwanted even by near and dear ones have this major handicap - they just can’t travel like the other people - wherever they want and whenever they want. Some people just avoid having HIV infected co passengers. Others are...

Chindex International, Inc. Launches World-Class Cancer Treatment Center

...stration and psychological and nutritional services, delivered at Joint Commission International standards. Currently, Chinese patients have to travel abroad for this patient-centered approach to cancer care. When we first opened Beijing United Family Hospital, our approach to Obstetrics and patient-centere...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

...elle Grijalva, director for the Committee for Safety of Foreign Exchange Students, applauds the Hill's advocacy for safety and sanctions during travel abroad programs. She said, "I receive numerous complaints about other travel agencies from children and their parents about supervisors being intoxicated, mo...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

...ng on a major trip, nor will they intentionally go abroad to spend a week in the unfamiliar surroundings of ...tion you may require as a result of having to stay abroad until you have recovered. If you are travelli...lu while you are on holiday. If you need to remain abroad until you recover which is a precaution that is ad...

Updated CDC Travel Health Book Released

...ctivities in one trip. In 2006, more than half a million Americans traveled abroad for health care, according to one survey. "More people are traveling abroad for medical reasons, often to undergo medical procedures at cheaper rates t...

Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

... Global Public Affairs and Communications at The Coca-Cola Company. He joined the company in 1989 and has held a variety of positions in the U.S. and abroad where he helped develop and maintain key initiatives for the organization. "We are honored to have Clyde Tuggle join our board of directors," s...

Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV

...e." Also important, Gaur said, will be the results of surveys now being conducted in collaboration with other research groups in the United States and abroad to determine the extent of infant feeding using pre-chewed food. The findings do not warrant a blanket recommendation against pre-chewed foo...

RNs Praise House Vote to Permit State Single-Payer Laws

...reform from which to choose around the world - the vast majority of which perform far better than ours. The one that has been the most tested here and abroad is single-payer," said Kucinich in urging passage of the amendment. "Under a single-payer system everyone in the U.S. would get a card that ...

Insite Security Partners With WorldClinic to Offer Global Medical Support to Clients

...rs ago. Be it the threat of a pandemic like the H1N1 virus, which we have not seen the last of, or a medical emergency where your family is traveling abroad and in need of urgent medical treatment in a remote location, WorldClinic is equipped to address all scenarios." WorldClinic, founded by Dr. Car...

Living Medical Textbook(TM) from Projects In Knowledge(R)

...sicians and other clinicians. Since its founding in 1980, the company's mission has been to improve the quality of healthcare in the United States and abroad by delivering the highest quality professional education, with demonstrated results, to physicians and other clinical professionals using creative, ef...

National Survey Shows 70% of Women Have Experienced a Sexual Health Issue

...harmacists, and other professionals in reproductive health. The organization reaches this broad range of health care professionals both in the US and abroad with education and information about reproductive health science, practice, and policy. For more information, visit www.arhp.org . About Harr...

NASAC statement on the occasion of the G8+5 Summit in L'Aquila, Italy

...frica, especially in areas of study of critical importance to Africa's development, and to encourage Africa's Diaspora African-born scientists living abroad to participate in joint projects with scientists in Africa. And it reminds G8+5 countries that they have yet to honor the pledge they made at the G8+...

Surgery Teams Across the U.S. Take Time Out in the Operating Room

...Day A bout A ORN The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses represents approximately 42,000 Registered Nurses in the U.S. and abroad who facilitate the management, teaching and practice of perioperative nursing, or who are enrolled in nursing education or engaged in perioperative re...

Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Begins Role as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

...nic health records. Dr. Frieden has been a leader for health care reform, and his experiences confronting public health challenges in our country and abroad will be essential in his new role." "Dr. Frieden is widely regarded as one of the premier public health experts in the world and has a wealth of ...

Girls and Math: Blame the Culture, Not Ability

... some parts of the world don't perform as well as males in math. That's the conclusion of an analysis of math performance in the United States and abroad that appears in the June 1 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "There are countries where the gender disparity in math per...

Americans Support U.S. Working to Improve Health in Developing Countries

...ad," due to diseases like SARS and avian flu. The American public shows equally strong support for programs to fight diseases that mostly strike abroad as for programs to fight diseases that strike at home. Eighty percent favor "conducting basic research on diseases, such as malaria and tuberculosis ...

Swine Flu Hits Sick People the Hardest: CDC

...ne flu patients were much younger than most patients with seasonal flu who required hospitalization. Health officials in both the United States and abroad have previously reported that the H1N1 swine flu seems to be targeting teens and young adults, unlike the regular flu, which usually strikes hardest a...

GlaxoSmithKline Travel Health: 55 percent of travellers needlessly put themselves at risk from a potentially fatal virus

... Travellers urged to seek hepatitis B vaccination before going abroad London, UK (PRWeb UK) May 18, 2009 -- A new survey of travellers who visited hepatitis B endemic areas, reveals that over 5...

AIDS Action Observes HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: Reason to Hope

...s, scientists and advocates for their efforts to support HIV vaccine research. The best long term hope for controlling the AIDS epidemic here and abroad is the development of safe, effective and affordable HIV vaccines. Historically, vaccines have been the most powerful weapon against diseases like pol...

International Student Insurance Announces Website Redesign

... - with bilingual agents and Spanish language information and applications," added Mr. Mason. For international students in the US and study abroad students around the world, choosing the correct insurance coverage is now much easier. Visitors can review the new website at www.InternationalStuden...

ASPH Supports President Obama's Selection of New York City Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, for CDC Director

...n as "an expert in preparedness and response to health emergencies" and said, "his experiences confronting public health challenges in our country and abroad will be essential in this new role." Dr. Frieden has been commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene since Januar...

Thai Research Nurse Completes Scientology Volunteer Minister Training at the Church of Scientology of New York

...ology of New York trained a research nurse from Thailand as a Scientology Volunteer Minister . In addition to her work in Thailand she will volunteer abroad in natural disaster relief and medical emergency response. New York City, NY (PRWEB) -- It is not unusual for the Church of...
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