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2014-06-24 23:14:32

Flash Code Solutions, LLC, a major supplier of sophisticated electronic coding and compliance solutions to the health care industry, has created an exclusive portal to provide government agencies and military facilities licensee free access to the Flash Code diagnosis coding engine. The project, part of the company’s government services education and procurement program, is designed to assist government agencies and military installations with the conversion from the ICD-9 to the ICD-10...

2014-06-18 12:28:32

Special Guests to Include: Bill Szymczyk (The Eagles, The Who, Joe Walsh), Al Schmitt (Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton), Elliot Scheiner (Foo Fighters, Beck, Steely Dan), and Tony Visconti (David Bowie, T. Rex, Morrissey). MASHANTUCKET, Conn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp presents a Special Edition Fantasy Camp that provides private and personal master class sessions with four of the most successful Grammy-winning producers and mixers in music history - Tony...

2014-06-12 12:26:41

Makes an Unforgettable Father's Day Gift; MASHANTUCKET, Conn., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Daltrey, lead singer of one of the most iconic bands, will be rocking out with campers right before his takeoff for The WHO's 50(th) Anniversary Tour! Fantasy Camp featuring Roger Daltrey will take place on Thursday October 16 - Sunday, October 19 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117255 ) This makes the perfect Father's...

2014-06-11 23:01:18

Thanks to an innovative sound engineering solution, a Waterloo restaurant is reaping the rewards. The construction has just finished, and the results are newsworthy. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Noise Pollution is a growing global urban problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) says “it seriously harms human health”. An interesting statistic from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association estimates that 30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels on...

2014-06-10 23:02:02

Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program helps attain WHO approval for treatment of drug resistant TB. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is pleased to announce that with the assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program, the first Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) for injectables used in the treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis has been assessed by...

2014-06-10 08:30:52

Phase 3 Study Results Across Different Patient Populations, Including Comparative Analyses with Sitagliptin and Health Economics Data, are Among 15 Accepted Presentations RARITAN, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today that 15 presentations on INVOKANA(®) (canagliflozin) will be made at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 74(th) Scientific Sessions(®), June 13-17 in San Francisco. The presentations include long-term safety...

2014-06-05 12:31:12

Researchers also state the common practice of only tracking staff cleaning their hands as they go in and out of patient rooms puts patients at risk for infection and the World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines represent a higher standard of care CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, announced today that its methodology used to calculate whether or not healthcare workers are cleaning their hands as frequently as they should has been proven accurate in a...

Cholera In Sudan, Ebola Threat In Sierra Leone, MERS Invades Algeria
2014-06-03 08:22:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CHOLERA The Ministry of Health of South Sudan declared a cholera outbreak in Juba on May 15, 2014 after four cases were laboratory confirmed following tests conducted by the African Medical Research Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya. The first case identified with onset of illness was on April 23. As of May 25, a total of 586 cholera cases had been reported, including 22 deaths – 13 hospital and 9 community deaths. The majority of...

2014-05-30 23:11:42

Global Health Leader Dr. Elvira Beracochea of MIDEGO, Inc. will address the subject of Effective Donor-Country Partnerships at Society For International Development, Washington D.C. chapter, June 24, 2014 at 12:30 PM. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 At the annual SIDW conference held May 20, 2014, Dr. Elvira, along with other global health experts, shared her views at a panel designed to answer the following three questions: 1.     How should the traditional...

WHO Calls For Higher Taxes On Tobacco Products To Save Lives
2014-05-30 10:48:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ahead of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) conference, which is slated for later this year, the UN’s health arm is using World No Tobacco Day to call on countries to raise taxes on tobacco products. The tobacco epidemic results in six million deaths annually across the globe, of which more than 600,000 are non-smokers who die from breathing in the toxic second-hand smoke of cigarette users. Unless we act...


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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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