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Illinois Scientists Work With World Health Organization On Fortifying Condiments, Seasonings

Phyllis Picklesimer, University of Illinois Two University of Illinois scientists are contributing to World Health Organization (WHO) efforts to fortify condiments and seasonings for use in countries with widespread micronutrient deficiencies....

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2014-08-27 12:24:04

Keeping customers informed during storms and hastening recovery from outages will be focus of upgrades ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Control Systems (ACS) has been selected by Cambridge and North Dumfries Hydro (CND) to deliver state-of-the-art outage management (OMS) and distribution management (DMS) systems to the utility. The OMS/DMS will integrate fully into the utility's existing PRISM(TM) supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system (also from ACS) to enable...

2014-08-26 23:03:13

ClinCapture by Clinovo becomes the first Open Source Electronic Data Capture (EDC) System to receive the WHO Drug Dictionaries Medical Coding Certification by Uppsala Monitoring Center (UMC). Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Clinovo, the leading technology-focused Contract Research Organization (CRO) headquartered in Sunnyvale (CA), has officially received the WHO Drug Dictionaries Medical Coding certification. With this milestone, ClinCapture becomes the first open source EDC system...

2014-08-20 23:11:20

Although this outbreak of Ebola is the largest in history, Sitata continues to advise travelers that their risk is low. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Sitata, a company that provides health and safety information for travelers, has consistently advised that the Ebola risk for the general traveller is very low. Yet, the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been labelled by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a PHEIC, or a Public Health Emergency of International Concern....

2014-08-14 23:10:05

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the American Professional Agency. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to the network of the American Professional Agency,...

2014-08-13 00:21:16

Treatment may help ongoing outbreak response in West Africa OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada will donate doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada to the World Health Organization (WHO) in its role as an international coordinating body in responding to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The WHO will help to facilitate distribution of...

2014-08-11 16:28:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Dr. Unni Krishnan, Head of Disaster Preparedness and Response, Plan International: The current Ebola outbreak, the most severe and complex in history, is now making its impact felt worldwide. The deadly disease has killed more than 960 people so far in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. Seven additional West African countries (Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, and...

2014-08-11 08:27:49

-Addressing Homes LLC is Bringing the Right Technology at the Right Time to Support West African Countries and the World Health Organization (WHO)- SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. company that specializes in geospatial location technology, Addressing Homes LLC (www.addressinghomes.org), has found itself in the midst of the Ebola crisis with the ability to provide mapping technology that is vital to accurately tracking the presence of victims, the location of...

2014-08-06 23:05:17

PHA seeks nominations from members for its 2014 Board of Directors. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, seeks nominations from members for its 2014 Board of Directors. PHA’s Volunteer Board is comprised of population health industry leaders. PHA Board members serve as industry champions and spokespersons and also shape organizational direction and policies. The Population Health Alliance...

2014-08-06 08:32:44

Leading Pediatric Hospital Automates Professional and Technical Coding 15-months Ahead of ICD-10 Compliance Date BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAptus® today announced that Children's National Health System has completed deployment of the company's Pro and Tech solutions across its numerous outpatient care locations. The hospital elected to implement MedAptus' dual-code ICD-10 functionality and now has 600 physicians and 400 nurses selecting diagnosis codes from the expanded...

2014-08-02 16:20:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the American missionary who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, will return to the U.S. for further treatment in a few days, according to SIM (www.simusa.org), the Christian mission organization with which she serves. She remains in serious, but stable condition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140802/132807 Writebol was serving on a joint team with Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan's Purse, an...


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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