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Format: 2014-09-19
Format: 2014-09-19

WHO supports investigation of reports of child illness and death in the Syrian Arab Republic

17 Sep 2014
On 16 September 2014, WHO became aware of reports of some children becoming ill or dying in Idlib, a rural area of the Syrian Arab Republic where a local health organization was carrying out a...

Matthew J. Budoff, MD: MIBG imaging aids risk assessment for congestive HF patients

17 Sep 2014
LAS VEGAS — In this video, Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FACC, FAHA, professor of medicine from the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, highlights a panel discussion on meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG)...

Flawless Beauty drug products seized by U.S. Marshals

17 Sep 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that various unapproved and improperly labeled drug products by Flawless Beauty have been seized by U.S. Marshals.The products were marketed, sold and...

New Legislative Programme will focus on securing economic recovery and making progress on reform agenda – Kehoe

17 Sep 2014
The Government Chief Whip, Minister Paul Kehoe T.D., today announced the Autumn Legislative Programme for 2014. It details 30 Bills to be published before the end of 2014 with a focus on securing...

Rising numbers of children living in poverty across Europe

17 Sep 2014
The number of children living in relative poverty is increasing across all Member States in the WHO European Region. The new WHO strategy – Investing in children: the European child and adolescent...

The New Health Care: How Insurers Are Finding Ways to Shift Costs to the Sick

17 Sep 2014
By charging different prices for generic drugs, health insurers may be violating the spirit of the Affordable Care Act.

Country cooperation strategy (CCS) signed with Cyprus

17 Sep 2014
The CCS signed by the Ministry of Health of Cyprus and WHO provides a medium-term strategic framework for their joint work in 2015–2020. It creates a platform for mutually beneficial collaboration...

O Neill opens new £750,000 Healthy Living Centre in Irvinestown

17 Sep 2014
Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill today opened the latest strategic project to receive rural development funding, the Health Living Centre in Irvinestown.

Re-appointment of six non-executive members to the Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council

17 Sep 2014
Health Minister, Edwin Poots MLA, today announced the re-appointment of six non-executive members to the Northern Ireland Health Practice and Education Council (NIPEC).

Ministers welcome planning permission for a new £32million mental health facility

17 Sep 2014
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan, along with Health Minister Edwin Poots, have today welcomed the granting of planning permission for a new state-of-the-art mental health facility.

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