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WHO: Mexico Cholera, Syria Poliovirus, MERS Coronavirus On The Rise
2013-11-29 09:03:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online MERS Coronavirus has been gripping the Middle East and parts of Europe for more than a year; Wild poliovirus type 1 has been on the rise in Syria after being nonexistent for more than 14 years; Mexico has seen an insurgence of infections from Vibrio cholerae O1 Ogawa in recent months. This week the World Health Organization (WHO) has received three separate reports from health officials in Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Syria pertaining...

2009 H1N1 Virus Death Toll Ten Times Higher Than Official Worldwide Estimates
2013-11-27 08:15:39

George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services A research team consisting of more than 60 collaborators in 26 countries has estimated the global death toll from the 2009 outbreak of the H1N1 virus to be 10 times higher than the World Health Organization's count, which was based on laboratory-confirmed cases of this flu. The study, which appears online in PLOS Medicine, suggests that the pandemic virus caused up to 203,000 respiratory deaths around the world....

2013-11-26 23:27:39

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will lead the “7-Day Health for All NOW” online program starting December 6 and “How to Write a Book in a Weekend” on December 14 - 15. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 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 December 6th. The “How to Write a Book in a Weekend” online program will be presented on December 14th and 15th....

2013-11-25 23:28:23

An online help desk for meaningful use support is now available nationwide. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Wide River LLC, a Nebraska-based Health Information Technology (HIT) consulting company, announces the launch of their new Help Desk with the signing of 35 critical access hospitals (CAHs). The Wide River Help Desk is an online resource designed to answer Meaningful Use measure and objective questions for small to mid-size eligible hospitals and all eligible providers. “Wide...


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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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