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LA Eye Surgeon Performs 8 Corneal Transplants in Syria

LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jonathan C. Song, director of the Cornea Institute in the Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and an eye surgeon specializing in corneal diseases and transplantation, has just returned from a medical mission in which he worked with Syrian and Ir...

Study on Violence Against Women in Syria

Syria has finally broken a taboo with a study on the mounting violence against women. The study was presented by the General Union of Women// supported with funds from the United Nations Development Fund for Women, which found that one in four married women gets beaten -- usually by her husband or ...

Roshan Announces Expansion of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project to Bamyan Region

... such other branches of learning as the University may determine. AKU also has programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan, syria and Egypt. About Aga Khan Health Services The Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit he...

In Testimony before Senate, International Medical Corps CEO Urges U.S. to Increase Support for Displaced Iraqis

...nce the spring of 2003. Our programs are currently serving some 3 million Iraqis, many of them displaced, as well as 200,000 Iraqi refugees in Jordan, syria and Lebanon. For more information visit our website at www.imcworldwide.org . ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet: October 1, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, Sept. 24).

...ar" (p. 28). Deputy Washington Bureau Chief Dan Ephron and Investigative Correspondent Mark Hosenball report on Israel's mysterious military strike in syria that may end in a much larger conflict resulting in war with Iran. Fearing Tehran's nuclear power, Israel is reviewing its options including the use o...

Lebanon Fears of Epidemics as the Crisis Deepens

...High Commissioner for Refugees office. Israel's bombing of all the roads north of Beirut used by UN agencies as major supply routes arriving via syria mean that "we will be faced with empty warehouses soon, and we will be unable to deliver goods to the people in need", said Astrid van Genderenstort. ...

Delayed Start By Niger On Culling Of Poultry

...which bird flu has had on how people view migratory birds. Kenya's part of the Great Rift Valley - a vast geographical feature that runs from northern syria to central Mozambique - is a haven for birds like flamingos, pelicans and storks, but is thought to be at risk from bird flu. Millions of birds migrat...

Excavations Reveal Clues Of Early Warfare

... The Department of Antiquities of syria and the University of Chicago have announced findings of archeological evid...ts from daily life have been recovered by the archeologists. Hamoukar is in syria at the Iraqi border. The findings prove that organized warfare on a ...

Breastfeeding Decline In Middle East Worries UN

...lusively breastfeed their infants for as long as three months," the UN body said. On the other hand, over 50 percent of infants in countries like syria and Egypt are breastfed, it added. "Encouraging exclusive breastfeeding has to become a high priority in all sectors of society. Compared to brea...
Syria in Biological News

Cracking the species code for plants

...ion for criminal investigations. In a step towards addressing these needs, a consortium of scientists from the United Kingdom, the USA, Sweden and syria have collaborated in the search for one or more short pieces of DNA code that could eventually be used in an automated fashion to reliably identify al...

January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights

...bles a trailing extensional imbricate fan. Topographic observations and previous structural analyses reveal evidence for a failed volcanic plume below syria Planum that could have provided both thermal energy and topographic potential for initiating regional deformation, either intrusively through inflatio...

Research pushes back history of crop development 10,000 years

...mine this model pushing back the date of the first appearance of plant agriculture. The best example of this being the archaeological site Ohalo II in syria where more than 90,000 plant fragments from 23,000 years ago show that wild cereals were being gathered over 10,000 years earlier than previously thou...

Killer fungus spells disaster for wheat

...itically reliant on its wheat crop, it is also the gateway to the Asian breadbasket, including the vital Punjab region. Scientists met this week in syria to decide on emergency measures to track Ug99s progress. They hope to slow its spread by spraying fungicide or even stopping farmers from planting whe...

Evolution tied to Earth movement

...lp push apart the African and Arabian tectonic plates of Earths crust, forming the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and the Great Rift Valley that stretches from syria to southern Africa. As part of this process, Africa is being split apart along the East African Rift, a valley bounded by elevated shoulders a few...
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