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Physicians for Human Rights Calls for the Release of Sri Lankan Doctors

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) demands the immediate release of three Sri Lankan physicians whom the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) detained on May 16, 2009. Cambridge, MA (Vocus) May 18, 2009 -- Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) demands the immediate release of three Sri...

Lutheran World Relief Responds to Escalating Conflict in Sri Lanka

BALTIMORE, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of people displaced by fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Armed conflict in Sri Lanka continues to esca...

Cardinal Health, SRI Surgical Sign Five-Year Agreement For Surgical Kits

DUBLIN, Ohio and TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health and SRI/Surgical Express, Inc. today announced a five-year supply and co-marketing agreement to offer surgical kits that include disposable health care products from Cardinal Health and reusable health care products fro...

Science of Sri Vidya Benefits DNA Genesis, Says Dr. Sunita Rana Agarwal

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Dr. Agarwal Hospital: An eye surgeon / scientist breaks the code to form human DNA. The scientific community world wide had thought we were 10 years away from making DNA, however, an Indian eye surgeon has ...

Campbell Alliance Business Development Practice Leader to Co-Chair and Keynote at SRI Pharma Licensing Summit

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Campbell Alliance, the leading management consulting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, today announced that Ben Bonifant, Vice President of the firm's Business Development practice, will serve as conference chairperson a...

Chikungunya Reaches Sri Lanka

An outbreak of the dreaded mosquito-borne fever, Chikunguniya in Sri lanka has been confirmed by health officials. Around 5000 people are feared to be infected.// Symptoms of Chikungunya are high fever,severe joint and muscular pain, headache, body ache and vomiting in some cases. Health expe...

Yellow Oleander Plants Fuels Suicide Rates In Sri Lanka

A British doctor has said that suicide rates in Sri Lanka has increased in multifold with people consuming the poisonous seeds of the common roadside// yellow oleander plants even for the most trivial reasons. This is an ornamental plant often used for hedging that grows all over the island. It...

Bird flu affects the export of poultry products to Sri Lanka and Nepal

In Sri Lanka the Health Ministry Epidemiology Unit Director Dr Nihal Abeysinghe said that the country has banned import of all the poultry products from India. This is due to the result of the confirmation of the first bird flu infection death in India. // They are requesting the public to avoid im...

DST Health Solutions Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

...01:2008 certification, a designation demonstrating its commitment to quality product development. DST Health Solutions received its certification from sri Quality System Registrar, an independent auditing firm, for meeting the guidelines set forth by the International Organization for Standardization (IS...

Minnesotans to Keynote Materials for Medical Devices Conference

...er development: A new "living" stent that can be placed over artery injury sites to function immediately as a new vessel. Third keynoter sri Sridhar, Ph.D., chair of the physics department at Northeastern University, will describe advances in biocompatible nanomaterials that have resulted i...

Affymetrix Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...uly 2007. Prior to joining Intuitive Surgical, Dr. Guthart was part of the core team developing foundation technology for computer enhanced-surgery at sri International (formally Stanford Research Institute). Affymetrix' management team will host a conference call on July 22, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. ...

Bayer HealthCare Awards $2.5 Million to Advance Hemophilia Research and Improve Patient Care

...dia Piet de Kleijn, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands Geethani Kuruppuarachchi, Medical Research Institute, Colombo, sri Lanka Hassan Fathelrahman Mahdi, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan Sanjeev Padankatti, Christian Medical Col...

Winnipeg Veterinary Company Pharm-Vet Produces Essential Oil-Infused Mosquito Spray That's a Welcome and Safe Alternative to Controversial Deet-Based Repellants

...rinary Laboratories, contains a blend of pure essential oils including lavender oil from France, eucalyptus oil from Australia and citronella oil from sri Lanka. Dominion Vet's Citronella Spray, which was originally formulated as a bug spray for horses, provides soothing aromatherapy for humans and...

Kidnapped Nonviolent Peaceforce Civilian Peacekeeper Released Unharmed

...lad that Jaleel and his family will be reunited in sri Lanka in the very near future," added Duncan. ...l," continued Duncan. Jaleel, an experienced sri Lankan peaceworker and a Muslim, is widely admired... he is working. He began working for NP in 2004 in sri Lanka to resolve disputes among communities in the...

Be a Part of the 1st World MS Day - May 27, 2009

...xico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Palestinian Authority, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, UK, Uruguay and USA. About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Na...

WHO-IAEA join forces to fight cancer

...ose lives are threatened by cancer." Efforts in the joint programme are focusing on six PACT Model Demonstration Sites (PMDS) in Albania, Nicaragua, sri Lanka, Tanzania, Viet Nam and Yemen. They will also respond to requests for cancer control assessment and programme development assistance in low- and...

Southern California-Based Shangri La Tea Company Captures Four International Awards at the 2009 World Tea Expo

...ary reputation for fine specialty teas produced from its own tea estates in sri Lanka and India. Shangri-La is an international, vertically integrat...n for its commitment to various social programs on its estates in India and sri Lanka which include schools, health care, housing and fair labor practices....

Eleventh Annual Welcome Back Awards Program Honors Individuals who Positively Impact the Depression Community

...loping the Tsunami Mental Health Relief Project in sri Lanka to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health training in sri Lanka in response to the 2004 tsunami. Dr. Wentz travelled to sri Lanka to provide training that helped teach partic...

A Mother's Report Card: The Best - and Worst - Countries for Mothers

...of births are attended by skilled health personnel in Afghanistan, Chad and Ethiopia; 99 percent of births are attended by skilled health personnel in sri Lanka. Over the course of her lifetime, 1 woman in 8 will die in pregnancy or childbirth in Afghanistan and Sierra Leone. Compare that to 1 in mor...

NASA Nanosatellite to Study Antifungal Drug Effectiveness in Space

...proximately 285 miles above Earth, it will activate and begin transmitting radio signals to two ground control stations. The primary ground station at sri International in Menlo Park, Calif., will transmit mission data from the satellite to the spacecraft operators in the mission control center at NASA's...

Dr. Larry Brilliant Joins Jeff Skoll to Combat Global Challenges

...tmas 2004 Tsunami, Larry volunteered to work in refugee camps and personally collected and carried financial contributions to refugee organizations in sri Lanka and Indonesia. He currently chairs a task force created by presidential directive, the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee. He w...

Patients Beyond Borders Malaysia Edition to Launch in July

..., and its favorable climate and English-speaking culture attracts medical travelers from the US, Canada, the UK, Japan, and Australia." Dato' sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen, Malaysia's Minister of Tourism, is expected to formally launch the Patients Beyond Borders Malaysia Edition, to further emphasize the ...

A $25 'Sleeping Bag' Incubator to Join More Than 40 Innovations at 'Extremely Affordable Health Innovations' News Conference and Exhibit at 6th Annual World Health Care Congress, April 15, 2009

...ng Google, Frank was Director General (CEO) of the non-profit research institute International Water Management Institute ( www.IWMI.org ), with HQ in sri Lanka. Who's supporting this effort? The project is a joint effort by the World Health Care Congress and Grameen Healthcare, a Bangladesh-bas...

Harvest Technologies Announces Interim Study Results From Critical Limb Ischemia Trial in Chennai India

...le critical limb ischemia due to advanced thromboangitis obliterans, commonly referred to as Buerger's Disease. The trial is being conducted at sri Ramachandra University in Chennai India and is designed to evaluate the therapeutic effect of a composition of nucleated bone marrow cells prepared us...

District Court Decision Received in CONCERTA(R) Patent Case

... Investors ----- --------- Tricia Geoghegan: (609) 730-3746 Louise Mehrotra: (732) 524-6491 sri Ramaswami (609) 647-8195 Lesley Fishman (732) 524-3922 ...

Chicago School of Professional Psychology Announces New Ph.D. in International Psychology

...fice of the International School Psychology Association last fall, has a China Office in Shanghai, and has students and faculty engaged in projects in sri Lanka, Germany, Israel and the West Bank, and the United Nations. The Department of International Psychology is currently accepting application...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R), ParkwayHealth Sign Affiliation Agreement to Jointly Deliver Preventive Medicine Services in Asia

... Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, sri Lanka, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. With a team of more than 1,300 acc...

AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. Continues Expansion into its 74th Country

...   Singapore, Yemen, Bahamas, France, Lebanon, South Africa, Yugoslavia, Bangladesh, Germany, Malaysia, Spain, Belgium, Greece, Mexico, sri Lanka, Bhutan,    Greenland, Micronesia, S. Korea, Bolivia, Haiti, New Zealand, Sudan, Bosnia, Hungary, Nigeria, Sweden, Botswana, In...

Saint Joseph's Adds Renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon

...iversity of Chicago Medical Center in 2007 to teach these advanced techniques. Dr. Srivastava has provided cardiac surgical care for patients at sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences in Puttaparthy, a charity hospital in South India, for more than ten years. He is the recipient of th...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey(R) Proudly Announces Its First Elephant Calf Born From Artificial Insemination

... initiatives include partnering with the University of Peradeniya in Kandy, sri Lanka. Based out of the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation ,...on in the primary schools and local villages in the elephant range areas of sri Lanka. Another successful element to Ringling Bros. conservation pr...

Aero Financial Retained as Strategic Consultant by Only Natures Finest(TM)

...agement, and crisis & and asset management. Subsidiary, Aero Financial sri Lanka, provides professional management and consulting services for governm...tered in San Diego, and has offices in Dallas, Baltimore, London, Dubai and sri Lanka. Aero may be contacted at 1.858.481.8022 or at www.aero-financial.c...

2009: The Year of Health Care Reform? Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America

...aged that more than a dozen leading U.S. corporations have joined us in embracing the core principles of needed health care reform." Cathy Rowan, sri consultant representing American Baptist Home Mission Society and Trinity Health, said: "Shareholder interests and the public's interests are aligned...

AmeriCares Investing in Disaster Preparedness in India

...recent disaster drill in Mumbai, AmeriCares has supported disaster preparedness programs in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, as well as in sri Lanka, Turkey, El Salvador and Nicaragua. "Disaster preparedness is crucial training for any medical professional. It is proven that the st...

GlaxoSmithKline and The Carter Center Reaffirm Commitment to Global Public Health with Expansion of LF Program

... tablet will be donated by GSK. Several countries have completed the 5-year administration program needed to achieve elimination, including Egypt and sri Lanka; and data shows the program is on track to successfully eliminate the disease in those countries. President Carter said, "We stand at...

Large health differences between population groups in Norway

...tudy come from Pakistan, Turkey, Iran, Vietnam and sri Lanka. There are large differences within the ind...Norway; Pakistanis had the highest average age and sri Lankans the lowest. Men had a higher education th...from Turkey and Pakistan. Iranians, Norwegians and sri Lankans had a higher education than those from Vie...

Report finds extensive use of illicit alcohol

...Unrecorded alcohol consumption also exceeds recorded alcohol consumption in many African countries, including Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Zimbabwe In sri Lanka, illicit alcohol has a far greater share of the market than legal alcohol (77 percent vs. 22 percent, respectively) Noncommercial alcohol acc...

Global Attention to Snakebites Is Unmet

...i-venom costs the equivalent of several months of income for most rural families. The estimates, done by researchers from University of Kelaniya in sri Lanka, are based on a thorough review of the scientific literature, mortality data from United Nations' databases, unpublished information, and interv...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region

...arch partner with the University of South Florida, sri International and others to form the nucleus of a ...chwenker, 617-258-2601, aschwenker@draper.com ) sri Participates in Tampa Bay Maritime Homeland Security Experiment sri International recently participated with the U.S. ...

U.S. Non-Profit Brings Life-Saving Dialysis Treatment to India

...isease and kidney failure. Partnership opportunities are continuing to grow throughout Central and South America, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and sri Lanka. Bridge of Life's main sponsor, DaVita, is one of the leading providers of kidney care services in the United States and has been partnering wit...

May 2008 issue on conflict and crisis settings: Promoting sexual and reproductive rights

... them". Articles focus on Afghanistan, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Iraq, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Philippines, sri Lanka, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Uganda and United States. Titles in this journal issue include: Reproductive health: a right for refugees and internall...
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