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2012-08-16 00:36:57

Policymakers could adjust entry criteria to produce doctors for undeserved areas Certain medical students may be more likely to stay in their own countries or work in rural areas of their own countries when they qualify as doctors, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. Given that many low income countries have insufficient doctors to meet their needs, particularly in rural areas, the authors suggest that policy makers could use this evidence to adjust entrance criteria for...

2011-07-26 08:30:00

WHIPPANY, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyGel, the manufacturer of Orthopedic, Therapy and Skin Care Products, has signed a long term exclusive distribution agreement with China National Pharmaceutical Foreign Trade Corporation (Sinopharm Foreign Trade). Based in Beijing, China, Sinopharm Foreign Trade is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (SINOPHARM Group). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/NY40954 ) The Sinopharm...

2008-07-14 12:00:20

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates announced that Dr. Hong Wang, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the company as a Senior Health Economist working primarily on the Health Systems 20/20 project, which is the USAID Bureau of Global Health's Principal Project for Health System Strengthening. His responsibilities will include overseeing and guiding the health financing and economics activities of the project; leading the strategic technical assistance and applied research...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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