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2014-05-28 12:32:07

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diosdado Nsue Milang, Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Health and Social Welfare, participated in the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) meeting and other sessions at the 67th World Health Assembly (WHA), held in Geneva, Switzerland on May 19-24, 2014. The Equatorial Guinea delegation joined more than 3000 delegates from all WHO Member States at the WHA. The Assembly focused on the fight against...

2014-05-26 16:21:31

Taking collaborative action on maternal and child health, violence prevention, antimicrobial resistance, and public health emergencies OTTAWA, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva this week. During the plenary sessions, committee meetings and events held on the sidelines of the WHA, Minister Ambrose pushed Canada's health and development goals with world health leaders. Minister...

2014-05-22 23:15:11

WetKeys Washable Keyboards recommends the widespread use of washable, antimicrobial covers for iPhones®, iPads® and other mobile devices, especially those used in healthcare environments, as a logical precaution to combat the spread of MERS-CoV and drug-resistant germs leading to Health Care Acquired Infections (HCAIs). Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In light of the confirmed cases of MERS-CoV in the U.S., WetKeys Washable Keyboards recommends the widespread use of washable,...

2014-05-19 23:01:55

Amid the growing global threat from antibiotic resistant organisms, bioMérieux is leveraging its robust history of fighting infectious diseases to provide solutions and services that aid Antibiotic Stewardship Programs. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, will present its solutions, including its syndromic-approach, that help curb Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) at the 114th Annual Meeting of the...

Taxes On Unhealthy Foods Needed To Help Fight Obesity Epidemic
2014-05-19 13:57:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 67th session of the World Health Assembly gets underway this week in Geneva, a UN investigator is making the case for health experts to push harder to fight the growing obesity epidemic. Belgian professor Olivier de Schutter said in an opening statement to the annual summit of the WHO that a global pact is needed to tackle obesity, stating that unhealthy eating poses a greater risk to...

2014-05-16 16:24:54

Bringing Canada's perspective to global health challenges like maternal and child health OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Geneva next week to participate in the 67(th) World Health Assembly (WHA). The WHA is an opportunity for World Health Organization Member States to discuss proposals to address global health challenges, review progress and share information. Minister Ambrose will deliver a statement to the plenary on...

2014-05-13 23:11:47

Career Step has released a new ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders training program, which is designed to quickly teach ICD-10 trained coders the ICD-9 code set so they can earn an industry credential and start working despite the ICD-10 implementation delay. Provo, UT (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders training program. This new course is designed to quickly teach ICD-10 trained coders...

2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...

2014-05-13 08:31:25

Consensus Statement Supports Adoption of Psoriasis Resolution by the World Health Organization (WHO) at Upcoming 67th World Health Assembly PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), European Federation of Psoriasis Associations (EUROPSO), National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and The Arthritis Society today issued a joint consensus statement to provide a framework addressing the unmet needs faced by the over 125...

2014-05-12 23:02:09

The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. The Handbook is designed to help train coders to improve their coding accuracy and make the transition from ICD-9 coding to ICD-10 coding easier to understand and execute. The Handbook is written...


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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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