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2013-10-16 23:02:41

National and international health organizations’ statements on recovery and cognitive skills support the basic Narconon principles of drug rehabilitation. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 For more than forty years, Narconon drug rehab organizations have operated with core principles based on developing life skills in their students. These concepts are now gaining increasing support from national and international health organizations. Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US...

2013-10-15 23:32:03

Jvion, developer of leading ICD-10 risk, ICD-10 conversion, and provider waste identification and reduction technology solutions, recently broke industry growth records with the acquisition of their 100th provider enterprise client in less than 15 months. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Atlanta-based Jvion, developer of leading ICD-10 risk, ICD-10 conversion, and provider waste identification and reduction technology solutions, ended the third quarter of 2013 by shattering industry...

2013-10-11 23:04:59

The WHO-HCWH Global Initiative for Mercury-Free Health Care will support health professionals, hospitals, health systems and ministries of health as they seek to implement the Minamata Convention. Kumamoto, Japan (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 As the world’s governments were signing a global treaty aimed at phasing out the use and emissions of mercury, Health Care Without Harm and the World Health Organization launched an initiative to achieve the Minamata Convention’s goal to end the...

2013-10-09 23:01:53

US optometrist group IALVS joins WHO and other international agencies on World Sight Day October 10, 2013 to focus attention on vision impairment and blindness. Corona, California (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Universal Eye Health is the theme for World Sight Day 2013 and this year’s call to action is simple: get your eyes tested. It’s a mantra that has long been adopted by the International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS), a group of United States optometrists who provide...

2013-10-09 11:45:55

In this week's PLOS Medicine two independently written articles call for a shift away from the leader-centric approach that polio eradication campaigns are currently pursuing in the three countries (Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan) where the disease remains endemic. In a Policy Forum article, authors from Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan led by Seye Abimbola from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Nigeria, argue that the global health community and governments involved...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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