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TB Patients in Marginalised Groups Need Social Support for Effective Medical Treatment

The latest Journal of Advanced Nursing reports that many socially disadvantaged UK residents suffering from Tuberculosis (TB), need social help for better treatment . A research across London by TB specialists found that the growing numbers pose a challenge for agencies trying to halt the s...

Complementary medicines training provides balance, not bias

...longo, a lecturer in Griffith Universitys School of Pharmacy, has found CAM education integrated into the pharmacy curriculum rationalised rather than marginalised students attitudes. A survey and interviews of more than 100 pharmacy students in second, third and fourth years at Griffith found that students w...

International Federation-Lilly Agreement Will Allow Significant Increase in MDR-TB Programmes

...d Cross and Red Crescent Societies in more than 20 countries address the needs of some 20,000 clients with TB and MDR-TB among the most vulnerable and marginalised groups in society - including the very poor, the homeless, the elderly, prisoners, and substance abusers. Many are also HIV- positive, and because of ...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...illion, the government has set out to target the type of at-risk groups identified by Cooper. "They're talking about upscaling programmes with marginalised groups," said Anjali Gopalan, head of the Naz Foundation, which works primarily with men. "There was quite a bit of silence on them earlier." ...

Child Health Key Focus Among Muslim Nations

...es to ensure reliable supply and safety. Officials also called on religious leaders to take responsibility to promote polio vaccination among poor and marginalised Muslim populations. '(We) hereby strongly affirm that polio eradication is an urgent priority for all OIC member states,' the draft statement sa...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...change, build resilience to uncertainty and meet the priorities of poor and marginalised people in different settings. With 4m pound of funding from the Eco...like the STEPS Centres, that makes science and technology work for poor and marginalised people, is essential. Economic development, matters of health and disease, ...

Unique Savings Scheme Aids Sex Workers

...onthly health checkups. There are community members who have saved to the tune of Rs.20,000 in three months. But banks do not want to have the marginalised as account holders, say officials. "Though I wanted to save money in a bank, I had problems opening an account due to my gender," Vidya, a transgender...

WHO Urges Higher Priority for Neglected Diseases

... the region. "These diseases cause great suffering and ill-health and have considerable economic impact on populations that are already the most marginalised in society," said Jai Narain, director of communicable diseases at the WHO's Southeast Asia office. "They not only push populations into poverty b...

Smoking Increases Risk of HIV Acquisition

...uals - some of the groups most at risk of HIV, particularly gay men and sex workers, have high rates of smoking and in many countries these groups are marginalised and it is difficult to offer any sort of support, “let alone smoking cessation services.” Source-Bio-BioTechnology SRI ...

India Urged to Take Stringent Measures to Combat AIDS

...d trafficking of women for sex. "Reaching and involving people at risk of HIV is the greatest challenge in South Asia because they're frequently marginalised within their own communities because of what they do," says Julian Schweitzer, Director for Human Development in the World Bank's South Asia regional ...
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Double the death rate from cirrhosis for 'blue collar' men

...our times those experienced by professionals. "The very low tax on wine means cask wine is often the beverage of choice for the poorest and most marginalised people." The study's findings dovetail with another paper recently published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation by Professor Najma...
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