Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other News
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The National Environment Agency (NEA) and South West Community Development Council (CDC) is launching the Operation Mozzie Free Learning Experience @ South West.
The Learning Experience initiative...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) advances the development of a vaccine to prevent Ebola virus...more
The Campaign to End Obesity Action Fund spearheaded a crusade leading 22 groups that urge Congress to embrace tax policy solutions that target obesity prevention.
The Campaign advocates for...more
Stephen Sutton, after being diagnosed with bowel cancer inspiring millions with his story and before his death, has raised more than $5 million on his JustGiving page to fund Teenage Cancer Trust, a...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
Doctors Without Borders is experimenting with delivery drones to help battle a serious tuberculosis epidemic in rural areas.
According to Doctors Without Borders program manager Eric Pujo, they...more
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more
Steve Kraus, director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, calls on a more authentic partnership with the civil society to battle against HIV/AIDS.
According to Kraus, in...more
In a statement by Department of Health and Human services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, October marks the National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Sebelius says that this is the month to be...more
Vice President of Zambia, Guy Scott, wants to have a fast fighting, coordinated approach to AIDS.
He says fighting HIV and AIDS is a "huge and complex issue which requires concerted efforts from...more