Global Health

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Name: Global Health
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Could the U.S. have done more to prevent Ebola from arriving?

Months after the latest Ebola[1] outbreak began in West Africa, the disease has arrived on U.S. shores[2] with a confirmed case of the virus in Dallas. With it comes the question: could the U.S. government have done more to prevent it from coming here?"I've ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Europe's 'Moral Obligation' Is To Repair West Africa's Health Care System

It's not just about Ebola. That's the message from EU Health Commissioner Tonio Borg. He was in Washington last week to talk about Europe's response to the crisis at a meeting of the Global Health Security Agenda. "We need global initiatives on antimicrobial ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. CDC and Vietnam - New Agreement to Strengthen Global Health Security

Hanoi, Vietnam - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has entered into a new 5-year cooperative agreement to build a stronger foundation for Vietnam to be better prepared to prevent, detect, ... [Published US Embassy Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Did Federal Budget Cuts Make Ebola Worse?

CDC staff member, Dr. Jordan Tappero, about to don his goggles just prior to entering the Ebola treatment unit CDC/ Sally EzraOn Tuesday, the CDC confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States—the infected patient was a man who traveled ... [Published Mother Jones - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Ebola: Too little, too late?

While aid groups have been struggling in Africa with the worst outbreak of the virus on record, the rest of the world has followed the story with minimal interest , unless a case hit someone from a first world country.Our hospitals are properly equipped ... [Published NOW! - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Pandemic, Liberia
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

World: Medical and nursing students’ intentions to work abroad or in rural areas: a cross-sectional survey in Asia and Africa

Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, World Developing countries should enroll medical and nursing students from rural areas – Ebola outbreak in western Africa exacerbated by health worker shortages Geneva, 1 October ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

“Accelerating Action in Maternal and Child Health Act of 2014″ introduced in Senate

global-health-policy Global Health Policy Search Polls Graphics & Interactives Global Health Facts Facebook Twitter Email Print Home Global Health Policy Policy Tracker "Accelerating Action in Maternal and Child Health Act of 2014"… “Accelerating ... [Published Kaiser Network.org - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Keystone Symposia Launches 2014-2015 Meeting Series with Global Health Vaccines Conference in Seattle

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia will convene the first conference of its 2014-2015 season and the first in its 2014-15 Global Health Series – on "The Modes of Action of Vaccine Adjuvants" at the Sheraton ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 9 reports

Global Health and Wellness Sales to Reach US$774 Billion in 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 (Bernama) -- Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new data on the health and wellness industry, which has grown by 6.75% in current value terms reaching US$774 billion in 2014."Healthy food and ... [Published Bernama - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Cascade Designs Pushes to Remove Tariffs on Environmental Tech

In an effort to reduce tariffs on its U.S. exports of environmental goods Cascade Designs President Joe McSwiney spoke at a recent WTO discussion about the Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA). The EGA is meant to eliminate tariffs on beneficial environmental ... [Published Outdoor USA Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

US military battles to halt spread of Ebola virus in West Africa

U.S. military personnel have begun constructing tent hospitals and other facilities to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, though experts warn that they may be too late to prevent the outbreak from killing thousands more.  The ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Improved Data on Community Health Workers Critical to Achieving Global Health Goals

CAPE TOWN, South Africa , Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report finds that developing nations' ability to deal with pressing health challenges like HIV/AIDS and ensuring maternal and newborn survival will be strengthened by creating a common definition ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 29 2014]

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"It was a mistake. They dropped the ball," said Fauci. "You don't want to pile on them, but hopefully this will never happen again."
"In the end, all health care providers at any medical center are prepared to take care of any patient, and that's the best we can do," Wright said. "We're just trying to make sure we're protecting our staff and family members and other patients at the same time."
"This is why we need to invest in local health systems" said Hausman. The argument, she added, "has struggled to gain traction."
...For Faye, illness "involves a society and a culture and, if we want we want to cure it, we must take account of these parameters" , hence the importance of the anthropologists, who specialise in such issues

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Dear America: Don't Panic About Ebola. Seriously. [Published TakePart - 14 mins ago]
Death toll from Ebola virus exceeds 3,300 - WHO [Published Itar Tass - 27 mins ago]
CDC boosts Ebola response [Published MSNBC - 49 mins ago]
Pepsi True, The Healthy Side of Soda [Published Inquisitr - 59 mins ago]
Hospital details US Ebola patient's symptoms [Published KESQ - 1 hour ago]
More Ebola Cases Expected in U.S. But Officials... [Published National Geographic - 1 hour ago]
Handling the next pandemic [Published USA Today - 1 hour ago]
Global Politics, Global Health and the Anthropo... [Published Huffington Post - 2 hours ago]
First U.S. Ebola Case Exposes Weakness In Hospi... [Published Huffington Post - 2 hours ago]
Carlisle Cos. buys Singaporean manufacturer for... [Published Charlotte Observer - 3 hours ago]
Globally, Hospitals are Driving Toward Greener ... [Published CSR Wire - 3 hours ago]
NextBillion's Most-Viewed, Most-Shared Posts fo... [Published NextBillion.net - 3 hours ago]
Two events, two very divergent views on Life [Published Human Events Online - 4 hours ago]
Ignore "Ebola Stocks" Hype – This Medical Tech ... [Published Money Morning - 4 hours ago]
Ebola Death Toll Passes 3,300 as First U.S. Cas... [Published Bloomberg - 4 hours ago]
Study finds potential new target to treat asthm... [Published EurekAlert! - 4 hours ago]
Europe's 'Moral Obligation' Is To Repair West A... [Published Austin American Statesman - 4 hours ago]
Europe's 'Moral Obligation' Is To Repair West A... [Published NPR - 4 hours ago]
Officials Warn Ebola Outbreak Is Morphing Into ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 4 hours ago]
Global Public Health Minor Applications due nex... [Published Quinnipiac Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
KPMG and Imperial College London form £20 milli... [Published KPMG UK - 5 hours ago]
Some kids have had contact with Ebola patient [Published MSNBC - 5 hours ago]
Ebola virus: Efforts to fight virus ‘being let ... [Published The Independent - 5 hours ago]
President Bill Clinton receives honorary degree... [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
IAEA Hosts Event on Particle Radiotherapy for I... [Published IAEA Top News - 5 hours ago]
Is 2 Degrees the Right Limit for Global Warming... [Published National Geographic - 5 hours ago]
MPI Grants Sixty-One Healthcare Meeting Complia... [Published Successful Meetings - 5 hours ago]
The Galien Foundation Announces Inaugural Webca... [Published Reliance Trust - 5 hours ago]
Georgian Premier visited the Lugar Center for P... [Published The Georgian Times - 5 hours ago]
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IAEA Hosts Event on Particle Radiotherapy for I... [Published IAEA Top News - 5 hours ago]
As cancer is one of the leading global health issues, finding new treatments for the disease is a topic of great international interest. ...
Heenan to step down in February [Published Harvard Gazette - 6 hours ago]
Vice President for Harvard Public Affairs and Communications (HPAC) Christine Heenan, who pushed Harvard communications fully into the digital age and led government and community affairs through federal budget cutbacks, the reboot of Harvard’s Allston ...
How Bad Could It Get? US Government Order Of 16... [Published Zero Hedge - 7 hours ago]
Now that Ebola is officially in the US on an uncontrolled basis, the two questions on everyone's lips are i) who will get sick next and ii) how bad could it get? We don't know the answer to question #1 just yet, but when it comes to the second one, ...
Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey f... [Published H5N1 - 8 hours ago]
Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this AFP report in HeraldLIVE.co.za: Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey for Ebola. Excerpt:Threatened by the possible spread of an Ebola epidemic which respects no borders, Africa is divided ...
First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the U.S. [Published Fire Earth - 9 hours ago]
GLOBAL HEALTH EMERGENCY EMERGING & RE-EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS DEADLY EBOLA DIAGNOSED IN TEXAS EBOLA EPIDEMIC IN WEST AFRICA SCENARIOS 797, 444, 333, 080, 011 . Ebola outbreak devastating West Africa could spread globally ...
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The Center for Global Health and Diplomacy to R... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 22 2014]
Johnson & Johnson and Janssen respond to Ebola ... [Published Janssen - Sep 04 2014]
Two Global Health Corps Fellows Head to Burundi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 23 2014]
Natus to Present at Jefferies 2014 Global Healt... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 28 2014]
AdvanDx Raises $12 Million to Accelerate the Ex... [Published Financial Services - Apr 08 2014]
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