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New Goals Set For Global Health Research And Training By NIH Center
2014-04-30 14:27:58

NIH/Fogarty International Center Global health research and training efforts should focus on combatting the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases, better incorporating information technology into research and training, and more effectively converting scientific discoveries into practice in low-resource settings, according to the Fogarty International Center's new strategic plan, released today. Fogarty is the component of the National Institutes of Health solely focused on...

2014-04-29 23:16:10

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the 7-Day Health for All NOW online program starting on May 23rd. Participants will learn and apply proven strategies to become effective global health leaders. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the next session of the 7-Day Health for All NOW online program on May 23rd. Participants will learn proven strategies to be effective global health leaders....

2014-04-25 04:22:13

New analysis in support of World Malaria Day reveals key advances and challenges in malaria research PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of World Malaria Day, the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released its analysis, The Weak Links in the Malaria Cycle, featuring recent findings and advances in malaria as identified in scientific...

2014-04-24 23:00:23

UN Special Envoy acknowledges progress to date in the malaria effort on World Malaria Day. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Speaking on the occasion of World Malaria Day, The UN Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and for Malaria acknowledged progress in the effort against the disease and noted opportunities and challenges ahead in the effort to reduce mortality to under 100,000 by the end of 2015. “On this sixth annual World Malaria Day, we have entered a new era in the...

2014-04-14 23:05:39

Child Family Health International announces crucial resource for educators and advocates worldwide who are creating and expanding global health programs. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The most comprehensive guidebook to date for global health education, “Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, 2nd Edition” has been unveiled by Child Family Health International (CFHI) and collaborating organizations. Featuring...

2014-04-07 13:39:11

Death is not distributed equally around the world. In high-income countries, people typically die in old age of chronic diseases such as cancer or cardiovascular problems. In low-income countries, death comes primarily from infectious and perinatal diseases, and strikes at a young age. But despite massive international efforts to improve global health, a new analysis of nearly 4 million scientific articles finds that research is disproportionately focused on diseases that primarily afflict...

2014-04-04 10:37:22

A new Global Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Atlas, launched by the World Heart Federation in its journal Global Heart, shows that in wealthy countries, the burden of cardiovascular disease is falling both in crude and age-standardized terms, while clusters of low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC) are seeing rises in their CVD burden as their populations continue adapt to demographic and behavioral changes including increased life expectancy, poor diet, continued and in some cases...

WHO Pegs Air Pollution As Top Environmental Hazard, Resulting In Millions Of Deaths Annually
2014-03-25 10:34:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new information released from the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is currently the No. 1 environmental hazard around the world – causing around 7 million deaths in 2012. The new WHO estimates on air pollution are driven by a greater understanding of the diseases brought on by both indoor and outdoor air pollution and a better evaluation of human contact with air pollutants via improved measurement capacity...

2014-03-19 23:31:40

Amerinet Inc., a leading national health care solutions organization, today announced a comprehensive Population Health Management (PHM) solution to help members stratify patients and target interventions to the correct individuals, automate care management and reduce readmissions. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Amerinet Inc., a leading national health care solutions organization, today announced a comprehensive Population Health Management (PHM) solution to help members...

2014-03-10 16:31:37

Forum uniquely brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving, and philanthropy opportunities within health and life sciences SYDNEY, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (ASX: 'NRT'; NASDAQ: 'NVGN'), an oncology drug development company, announced today it has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum taking place May 5-7 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The purpose of the...


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