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2008-07-28 15:01:01

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At a ceremony today, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, United Republic of Tanzania, and Abbott Fund commemorated the latest step in a nationwide initiative to upgrade Tanzania's health care system, laying the cornerstone for the first of 23 hospital laboratories to be built or modernized across the country.

2007-12-12 12:00:41

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite its status as one of the wealthiest counties in the country, more than 30 percent of the population of Lake County, or 180,000 people, are uninsured or under-insured, according to the Lake County Health Department.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.