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2014-03-20 23:03:06

Dr. Kwonjune Justin Seung, Medical Director of the Eugene Bell Foundation, has joined the Core Group of the Global Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Initiative of the World Health Organization. Washington. DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Eugene Bell Foundation’s Medical Director, Dr. Kwonjune Justin Seung has been appointed to the World Health Organization’s newly formed Core Group of the Global Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Initiative (GDI). GDI’s mission is to combat multidrug-resistant...

2014-03-18 08:33:33

New Contract Reflects Successful Strategy to Diversify Customer Base ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EMMES Corporation today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to become part of a clinical studies network established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to perform studies needed to develop medical countermeasures against agents of bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and other...

2014-03-13 08:29:49

Premier health information connectivity and management solutions company offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa., and ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed®, a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, 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...

2014-03-11 23:31:35

New partnership to accelerate health care data quality across the health care continuum. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Care Communications, Inc. a recognized leader in data quality services and Records One, developer of the advanced v6 Platform that includes v6 CACDIS for computer-assisted coding (CAC) and clinical documentation improvement (CDI), today announced a new partnership to bring together Care Communications’ comprehensive data quality services capabilities and depth of...

2014-03-07 12:25:38

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93t7dx/europe_ophthalmic ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International European Ophthalmic Surgical Procedure Volumes" directory to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Europe Ophthalmic Procedures Volumes 2013' includes procedure numbers available as a dataset and coded into a unique ICD9 nomenclature. This report...

Sugar Intake Should Be Cut In Half
2014-03-05 14:05:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic. WHO’s 2002 recommendation stated that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total energy intake per day. However, the latest recommendations by the organization says that sugars should be less than 5 percent of total energy intake, or about six teaspoons. “Much of the sugars consumed...

2014-03-05 12:26:47

Company to demonstrate expanded line-up including industry's first electronically monitored point-of-care dispenser; Hand hygiene's role in reducing healthcare-associated infections to be discussed by industry experts at AONE roundtable CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, will bring its expansive...

2014-03-05 12:22:20

Scientific study appearing in the journal Risk Analysis raises public health concerns WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wastewater used to irrigate agricultural crops in countries where water is scarce may contribute to significant public health risks such as diarrheal disease in children from rotavirus. A new study of these risks found that wastewater used to irrigate vegetable plots in Asian countries poses health risks that may exceed World Health Organization...

2014-03-05 08:37:04

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Institutional Cash Distributors (ICD) today announced that Cisco Systems, Inc. the worldwide leader in Internet Technology, used ICD AutoPay to generate Cisco's largest ever Money Market Fund trade of $8 billion. ICD AutoPay is a breakthrough technological advancement for corporate treasury departments that increases efficiency by automating wire requests from approved trade orders. This eliminates the need for cash managers to login to...

2014-03-02 23:00:30

‘Mental Health Care in Settings Where Mental Health Resources Are Limited’ educates field clinicians on treating mental health. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 In May of 2013, the 66th World Health Assembly adopted the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, setting four major objectives in motion. One of the objectives calls for more governance for mental health and effective leaders, leaders like Dr. Pamela Smith. Smith, a...


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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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