News tagged with developing world
Related topics: developing countries , infectious diseases , vaccine , world health organization
A team of global partners has tasked itself with the daunting challenge of bringing mobility to disabled children of developing nations.
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The expert working group advising WHO on research and development has recommended the May 2012 World Health Assembly adopt an international convention on research and development (R&D) that will bind member states to action ...
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In response to the considerable challenges in providing high-quality, affordable and universally accessible care in low- and middle-income countries, policy makers, donors and program implementers are increasingly looking ...
Health May 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have discovered that developing countries have faster growing rates of use of home-based dialysis (called peritoneal dialysis) for kidney failure than the developed world. Despite ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation heralded major gains Tuesday in the fight against malaria, one of the developing world's biggest killers, but warned universal access to treatment remains elusive.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new digital media service will foster the global collaboration of physicians and help them to share the latest advances in AIDS and other virus research, according to its Canadian promoters.
HIV & AIDS Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Rice University students have developed an inexpensive, battery-powered neonatal monitor for infants that could save many lives in the developing world.
Other Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Canada should show leadership in supporting adoption of the rotavirus vaccination in developing countries, but it must also ensure that all Canadian infants are vaccinated against the virus, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A UN-linked body launched a campaign in Nigeria on Tuesday aimed at preventing deaths due to toxic smoke from rudimentary cookstoves, one of the developing world's worst public health threats.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Inadequate training or supervision of clinical staff and the absence of, or failure to follow clinical protocols were more important than a shortage of equipment or staff as causing harm to hospitalised patients in the developing ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Results from two studies presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle demonstrate the importance of identifying and treating HIV-infected infants within the first year ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A cheap and safe antibiotic that is widely available in the developing world might have a new use as a tuberculosis (TB) treatment, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
In the fight against child mortality in the developing world, simple things make a big difference. A new study by Stanford researchers recently published online by the journal Environmental Science and Te ...
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Rates of diabetes vary widely across developing countries worldwide, according to a new analysis led by Dr. Longjian Liu of Drexel University's School of Public Health.
Diabetes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Carter Center on Monday announced it received $40 million in donations to help fuel its mission to eradicate Guinea worm disease, a debilitating parasite that once plagued millions of people across the developing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0