• The topic of the World Health Report 2004 was the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • And in the U.S. a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services defended WHO's handling of the pandemic. (go.com)
  • But it had to "disassociate" itself from the references in the pandemic resolution to intellectual property under the so-called "TRIPS" agreement that allows for compulsory licensing of medicines and vaccines during a health emergency. (news.com.au)
  • World Health Day 2020 celebrates nurses and midwives' role and dedication at a very particular time, when half of humanity is confined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (iaea.org)
  • Four cases of the virus have been confirmed in Maryland, up from three last week, according to Maryland health officials. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Health officials have emphasized that the majority of people do not face a major risk from the Zika virus and that, given the potential link to birth defects, the people at greatest risk are women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. (ibtimes.com)
  • The move was immediately assailed by health officials and critics of the administration, including numerous Democrats who said it would cost the U.S. influence in the global arena. (startribune.com)
  • In the late 1990s, IMA World Health expanded its efforts to include the management of healthcare service projects in developing nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The objective of DHWS18 is to showcase the best innovators bringing digital technologies to improve healthcare delivery around the world. (mobileworldcongress.com)
  • Less waste in healthcare could in turn unlock precious resources to be better invested in population health. (weforum.org)
  • Partners HealthCare has invested more than $1 billion a year in drug discovery, genetics, and information technology-effectively making it one of the premier research organizations in the world. (fastcompany.com)
  • WEGO Health is a mission-driven company dedicated to transforming healthcare by harnessing the experience, skills and insights of Patient Leaders. (prweb.com)
  • Second, to improve the efficiency of the health sector, the Operation will support the rationalization of hospitals and the use of performance-based incentives for health workers. (worldbank.org)
  • This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) and the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) are coming together in a joint campaign to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour. (ilo.org)
  • A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is accorded to the principle of prevention. (ilo.org)
  • Then, show them the approximately 20-minute FRONTLINE/World video, " India: The Sex Workers. (pbs.org)
  • Indeed, since 1963, Cuba has sent doctors and other health workers throughout the Third World to treat the poor. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • We've fought against infection and disease in Zambia-training community health workers and families in prevention, and providing bed nets to protect children from malaria as they sleep. (wvi.org)
  • Most newborn deaths can be prevented by mothers and community health workers carrying out the healthy practises. (wvi.org)
  • As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. (baltimoresun.com)
  • This World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, families and health workers are celebrating that child HIV rates dropped 60 percent between 2009 and 2015 in 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. (worldvision.org)
  • Its purpose is to establish a comprehensive and structured mechanism for joint action of management and workers in the implementation of safety and health measures. (ilo.org)
  • They've developed an alert system for early detection of distrust, using reports from local media and "informants," including local health workers. (npr.org)
  • A meta-analysis of all the relevant epidemiologic studies was conducted by IARC staff scientists in 2014 that reported an overall lack of data, particularly in low- and middle-income regions of the world where the health of agriculture workers is poorly documented, if at all. (nrdc.org)
  • This year's theme, "Generation Safe & Healthy", focuses on the need to end child labour and to improve the safety and health of young workers. (iso.org)
  • Earlier this year, ISO launched ISO 45001 , Occupational health and safety management systems - Requirements with guidance for use , a standard designed to help organizations implement a management system to improve the health and safety of all workers, regardless of age or gender. (iso.org)
  • Matchboxes with an image of a mosquito and a slogan 'Wanted Dead or Alive' lie in a pile awaiting distribution by health workers, in Peru, February 1, 2016. (haaretz.com)
  • Education World news editor Diane Weaver Dunne writes about new dyslexia research. (educationworld.com)
  • This is great news because it shows efforts are working, says Gloria Ekpo, World Vision's HIV and AIDS specialist. (worldvision.org)
  • This is a chronic disease across the whole world, but unfortunately there is very little awareness, even among health policy-makers, of its extent,' WHO hepatitis specialist Steven Wiersma told a news conference. (ibtimes.com)
  • We now know that outdoor air pollution is not only a major risk to health in general, but also a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths," Kurt Straif of the international cancer research agency said in a news release. (latimes.com)
  • Health ministers from the 193 member states are also slated to address whether "to destroy the two last known remaining stocks of the virus that causes smallpox, a scourge that was eradicated in 1980," Nature News reports (Butler, 5/13). (kff.org)
  • Sign up for a free Medical News Today account to customize your medical and health news experiences. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • We want to strengthen health systems to serve vulnerable people through distribution of medication and medical supplies. (wvi.org)
  • This partnership with the World Congress will strengthen our ability to not only recognize inspiring and impactful Patient Leaders, but it also provides us with the platform to really bring to light the importance of patient advocacy. (prweb.com)
  • WEGO Health CEO Jack Barrette shared his excitement about the union with the World Congress, "This partnership with the World Congress will strengthen our ability to not only recognize inspiring and impactful Patient Leaders, but it also provides us with the platform to really bring to light the importance of patient advocacy and the power of patient-centricity. (prweb.com)
  • Next, tell students that India is the second-largest HIV-positive population in the world, behind South Africa. (pbs.org)
  • During two months of trial, Pistorius' lawyers have sought to portray the world-famous athlete as almost manically obsessed with safety after a difficult childhood and in the face of high crime levels in South Africa. (hindustantimes.com)
  • A substantial part of the growth in LCD screen sales in 2010 can be attributed to the World Cup in South Africa. (worldbank.org)
  • India has 14 of the 15 top polluted cities in the world, in terms of the dangerous PM2.5 particles, the report said. (usatoday.com)
  • WRI's Claudia Adriazola-Steil (director, health & road safety) and Amit Bhatt (director, integrated urban transport, WRI India) talk with our host, VP for Communications Lawrence MacDonald, about a life-saving new law in India. (wri.org)
  • India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. (wri.org)
  • Straif said there were dramatic differences in air quality between cities around the world and that the most polluted metropolises were in China and India, where people frequently don masks on streets to protect themselves. (cbsnews.com)
  • The number of confirmed cases in Congo's new outbreak of the Ebola virus has risen to 13, including three deaths, the health ministry said late Saturday. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Malaria Elimination initiatives officially have been declared by the Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia, on 25th April 2009, coinciding with the second World Malaria Day celebration. (who.int)
  • Malaria Elimination Performance guidance in Indonesian was stated in the decree of Ministry of Health Indonesia Republic number 293/ Menkes/ SK/ IV/ 2009, date of 28th April 2009. (who.int)
  • In round 1, Ministry of Health (MoH) aimed to reduce malaria morbidity in area with 5 highest endemicity areas, which are all in the eastern Indonesians provinces. (who.int)
  • A Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Health and WVTL covers coordination and joint health messaging. (wvi.org)
  • We engage in policy dialogue and strategy development at the national level by taking part in Ministry of Health working groups. (wvi.org)
  • Ministry of Health, Bahrain. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is the world's largest network of patient thought leaders, influencers and advocates, comprising of more than 100,000 individuals across 150 health conditions. (prweb.com)
  • and (d) participate in the Asia Malaria Campaign in 2007 that should be scheduled during the same week as the World Malaria Day on 25 April 2007. (who.int)
  • This work can lead to community health volunteers or WV staff making follow-up home visits to vulnerable households. (wvi.org)
  • The health of tournament volunteers - and the surrounding community in Brazil - is also getting special treatment. (foxnews.com)
  • Volunteers can opt in and pre-register for free health screenings during their downtime, including oral health, glucose and body mass index checks and cardiac health screenings. (foxnews.com)
  • As the tournament goes on, health screenings among the 14,000 volunteers will continue - and Ferro hopes that every person screened will bring messages and literature about health and wellness back to their community. (foxnews.com)
  • Serious infections acquired in hospitals can become fatal because they are so difficult to treat and drug-resistant strains of microorganism are spread from one geographical location to another in today's interconnected and globalized world. (who.int)
  • HCA and its affiliates own or manage more than 420 hospitals and other health facilities in the United States and seven other countries. (latimes.com)
  • In settings with limited health facility access, diagnosis and treatment should be provided at community level through a programme of community case management (home-based management) of malaria. (who.int)
  • In this podcast, she is joined by Claudia Adriazola-Steil, director for health & road safety at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, as they discuss the unimaginable toll-emotional and economic-taken by road deaths, and what we can do to turn this loss into action. (wri.org)
  • The agency declared Covid-19 a global health emergency on Jan. 30 when there were only 82 cases outside of China and zero deaths, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press conference on May 1. (cnbc.com)
  • Bahrain also has one of the highest prevalence of diabetes in the world (5th place), with more than 15% of the Bahraini population suffering from the disease, and accounting for 5% of deaths in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health spending however must be rather non-linear in the sense that there are phases in people's lives where they spend a lot and phases were they spend little. (washingtonpost.com)
  • This probably has to do with both progress in medical science, because of which it has been easy to diagnose health problems, and also people's lifestyle, which is becoming increasingly unhealthy. (lifehack.org)
  • It also further states that, whenever and wherever health is threatened, it would be there to restore the people's well being. (worldatlas.com)
  • Good nutrition is an essential foundation for health and development, yet malnutrition continues to be the world's most serious health problem and the single-biggest contributor to child mortality. (wvi.org)
  • A comprehensive range of information is available from: Immediate notifications and follow-up reports submitted by Member Countries in response to exceptional disease events occurring in these countries as well as follow-up reports about these events, Six-monthly reports describing the OIE-listed disease situations in each country Annual reports providing further background information on animal health, on laboratory and vaccine production facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • But from the global health standpoint, Baker said Jenner's introduction of the smallpox vaccine may have had an even more significant impact in terms of lives saved. (go.com)
  • Vaccine distrust in the developing world can evolve out of cultural, religious, or sometimes economic or political reasons, says Larson. (npr.org)
  • the same companies accused of providing tainted vaccine and the same companies with monumental political lobby force across the world. (bellaonline.com)
  • The 2012 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) in a green economy. (ilo.org)
  • During the last decade, occupational safety and health management systems have been widely implemented in both industrialized and developing countries. (ilo.org)
  • The incorporation of an occupational safety and health management system in the application of preventive and protective measures at the workplace has proven to be essential for the improvement of working conditions and the working environment. (ilo.org)
  • The ILO 2001 Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems (ILO-OSH 2001) became a widely used model for developing national standards in this area. (ilo.org)
  • The leaflet opens a conversation on what the future of work holds for occupational safety and health and how this field is effectively rising to these transformational challenges and opportunities. (ilo.org)
  • The Minister for health Dr. Abdinasir Osman and World Vision's Operations Director Tobias Oloo officially opened the newly constructed primary health units in Dangorayo. (wvi.org)
  • World Vision's National Director Simon Nyabwengi and the Minister for Health Dr. Abdinasir Osman Ise opened the newly constructed and equipped maternity and health ward. (wvi.org)