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Victory! Colombian Government Cuts Price of Abbott's Lifesaving AIDS Drug Kaletra 55%, Says AHF

Advocates Claim Victory as Government Cuts & Freezes Price at $1,067 USD for Public Institutions and $1,591 USD for Hospitals, Clinics & Private Sector--55% Less than Abbott's Previous Colombian Price Since January, Colombian, Mexican & US AIDS Advocates Protested Steep Price of ...

Photos: Tommy & Thalia Mottola Honored at 7th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala

...s were treated to live performances by some of the hottest Latin music stars including Mexican singer Cristian Castro , Cuban singer Willy Chirino , colombian songstress Fanny Lu and pianist and composer Arthur Hanlon . The live auction included exclusive items such as an opportunity to join Thalia at a m...

Jorge Villamizar, Yerbabuena, Hernan Romero, DJ D'marquesina to Play Their Part at Cielo Latino 2009

...no Commission on AIDS is delighted to have Jorge Villamizar, formerly of Bacilos, and Yerbabuena as the headlining performers for Cielo Latino. colombian born Villamizar comes from a musically inclined family, so it was no surprise when he formed the Latin Grammy Award winning group Bacilos. Recently, h...

Medical Disposables Promotes Jennifer Munoz as Vice President of Marketing

...products and keep strong bonds with the company national and international accounts for drug screens . Prior to Medical Disposables Munoz worked with colombian Productions in Medellin, Colombia. Her position as Event Logistics and Public Relation Coordinator she implemented programs to improve attendance at l...

Ten new amphibian species discovered in Colombia

...nd alluvial plains. Results of the expedition are expected to contribute to strengthening the protected area status that applies to almost all the colombian Darien region, and to help bring about the declaration of a new protected area in the Tacarcuna hills. In addition, an important goal is to support i...

Savvy Healthcare Consumers Seek Skilled, Safe Cosmetic Surgeons Abroad; Cosmetic Harmony Quickly Becoming Number One Travel Destination

...le visting Colombia for surgery in 2008. This was in part due to a slowing economy in the United States and Europe as well as a growing reputation for colombian surgeons. Medical Tourism as an industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today. Cosmetic Harmony, a medical tourism com...

Flowers Can Help Decrease Anxiety in Challenging Economic Times

...er expert flower advice. Flower Promotion Organization Founded in 1999, the Flower Promotion Organization is an alliance between United States and colombian fresh-cut flower growers. Through multiple marketing channels, the FPO strives to increase awareness and education about flowers in the U.S. Study m...

Despite U.S. economy, more Americans seeking cosmetic surgery overseas

...le prices , put cosmetic procedures back in reach for the cash-strapped consumer. In the month of October alone the dollar rose almost 30% against the colombian Peso. But affordability is just one reason Colombia has become a travel destination for people seeking cosmetic surgery. The country is also home to ...

When It Comes to Pregnancy, Timing Is Everything

...ilar to those of the Missouri researchers. But the colombian researchers also found hazards with intervals that...d 18 to 23 months between pregnancies. But, the colombian researchers also found that babies born to mothers...ark, N.C., who wrote an editorial to accompany the colombian research. She noted that "the data show that inte...

Children's doctor honored by president of Colombia for contributions to pediatric cardiac care

... Valle de Lili last month, Dr. Muoz was given the award, which is signed by colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez, in honor of his outstanding achievements and ...Bejarano was a member of several respected medical societies, including The colombian National Academy of Medicine, The Venezuelan Academy of Pediatrics, The New...
Colombian in Medical Technology

Baxa Corporation Extends Global Reach With New Distribution Agreements in Colombia and the Dominican Republic

...'Salud Total,' overseeing Magallan, is the third largest health services company in Colombia. Magallan is responsible for location of needed products, colombian registration with the Health authorities and product distribution. About Pentafarma CxA Pentafarma is a pharmaceutical and medical device distributo...
Colombian in Biological News

Race to halt global amphibian crisis boosted by rediscovery of endangered Colombian frogs

The rediscovery of two frog species feared extinct has made a new Colombian protected area the focal point for efforts to save amphibians from a deadly fungus decimating their populations in Central and South America. Scientists recently found the two Critically Endangered frogs ?the Santa Marta ...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

...the sustainability of fisheries. "The world's fisheries are one of the most important natural assets to humankind," says lead author Camilo Mora, a colombian researcher at Dalhousie University and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego. "Unfortunately, our use of the w...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

...he skin of poison frogs of the family Dendrobatidae. Frogs use them as a chemical defense to discourage predators from biting and eating them. Western colombian natives have used skin extracts from another group of frogs, unrelated to those in the new study, to coat blow-darts for hunting. Frogs get nearly...

Largest prehistoric snake on record discovered in Colombia

...ave required an average annual temperature of 30 to 34C (86 to 93 F) to survive. By comparison, the average yearly temperature of today's Cartagena, a colombian coastal city, is about 28C. "Tropical ecosystems of South America were surprisingly different 60 million years ago," said Bloch. "It was a rainfore...

At 2,500 pounds and 43 feet, prehistoric snake is the largest on record

...ve required an average annual temperature of 30 to 34 C (86 to 93 F) to survive. By comparison, the average yearly temperature of today's Cartagena, a colombian coastal city, is about 83 F. "Tropical ecosystems of South America were surprisingly different 60 million years ago," said Bloch. "It was a rainfor...

10 new amphibian species discovered in Colombia

...nd alluvial plains. Results of the expedition are expected to contribute to strengthening the protected area status that applies to almost all the colombian Darien region, and to help bring about the declaration of a new protected area in the Tacarcuna hills. In addition, an important goal is to support i...

How much fish have we got?

...ow: Peru: Spatial Distribution: Peruvian Hake since 1970 (IMARPE) Colombia: Abundance: Then and Now: decline in demersal fish biomass in the colombian Caribbean Sea (UNAL) UK: Size of Individuals: Size Matters! The rapid decline of whiting in the North Sea, (UNIABDN) Denmark: Species D...

Recently discovered species gain protection

.../SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, Robert Wilson, and Robert Giles, ABC has funded the purchase of an additional 1,310 acres, to be owned and managed by colombian partner Fundación ProAves," said George Fenwick, the ABC president. The reserve is also critically important for globally threatened frog species,...

New bird discovered on unexplored Columbian mountain

...al justification resulting from this research and following other initiatives, Serranía de los Yariguíes was declared a national park last year by the colombian government and a large forest nature reserve was recently established in the region by Fundación ProAves, Colombia's bird conservation NGO. "The...

Colombian frog believed extinct found alive

... Researchers exploring a colombian mountain range found surviving members of a species of Harlequin frog believed extinct due to a killer fungus wiping out amphibian populations in Cent...
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