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Saudi Arabi Removes Health Minister As Country Continues To

Saudi Arabi Removes Health Minister As Country Continues To Battle Deadly Virus

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization issued a report Wednesday morning stating that an additional nine people have been confirmed to have the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus....

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2014-04-22 12:30:03

Hospitals, Patients Encouraged to Prevent the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria with Safe Hand Hygiene Practices CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deb Group, creators of the DebMed® Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS) and a range of hand hygiene and sanitizer products, announces today its support of the annual WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day. Recognized around the globe each year on May 5, the WHO campaign shines a light on the role of hand hygiene in...

2014-04-21 23:11:11

Career Step will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by AHIMA in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23 with information on its new assessment products and physician documentation training. Provo, UT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICD-10/CAC Summit hosted by the American Health Information Management Association in Washington, D.C. April 22 and 23. The company will be...

2014-04-14 12:37:31

West African Nation works with World Health Organization and Others to Implement Proactive Campaign MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched a campaign to immunize the nation's children against polio following some recent outbreaks. The first case of polio was detected on February 6, 2014 in the district of Niefang, it was an acute flaccid paralysis diagnosed in a two-year old child who was never...

2014-04-10 23:31:40

Career Step is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products, which provide efficient, self-paced, online training for hospitals, clinics and provider offices. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products at the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Conference being held...

2014-04-09 23:31:20

In response to the recently announced one year additional delay in implementation of ICD-10, estimated to cost the healthcare industry $1 billion to $6 billion, PMIC, the nation's leading independent publisher of medical coding and compliance books, forms, data sets and software, announced the publication of ICD-9-CM 2015 to protect the reimbursement of physicians and hospitals until ICD-10 is implemented. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On October 1, 2014, ICD-9-CM, the...

2014-04-09 16:42:40

Large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to cut smoking rates, and in doing so save lives according to global studies. These are the key findings from a new report, Tobacco health warnings in China – Evidence of effectiveness and implications for action, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project), released today. “This new report...

2014-04-09 08:29:46

One of the nation's largest health care information networks offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, one of the nation's largest health care information networks, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education...

2014-04-08 23:33:51

A perilously terrifyingly alert apprehension that highlights stark death-defying health consequences, titled as ‘The Unsafe Future of Safe Drinking Water’ has been conceded through ‘World Health Day’ by the ‘UN Water Decade Observance’- 2014, reveals severe risks of multiple disabilities due to underground hydro-toxication's pandemic out-breaks of the sewage system's sprout off-shoot explosiveness. Hamilton, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 (Breaking News Feature:...

2014-04-07 13:34:30

UC Riverside-led research could help identify new anti-malaria strategies A research team led by a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside has generated a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle — the first time such 3D architecture has been generated during the progression of the life cycle of a parasite. The parasite that causes malaria in humans is Plasmodium falciparum. The female Anopheles mosquito...

WHO Reports On Ebolavirus, Emergency Response And Disease Transmission
2014-04-07 11:00:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As of April 4, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) 143 clinically compatible cases of infection from Ebolavirus disease (EVD). Of these, 54 have been laboratory confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The total number of deaths associated with this outbreak stands at 86 – a case fatality rate of about 60 percent – of which sixteen have been lab-confirmed as EVD deaths, 65...


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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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