TITLE

News @ a glance

AUTHOR(S)
Duggal, Sneh
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/25/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 7, p821
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers medical news briefs. The World Health Organization has released global guidelines for ∣task shifting,∣ or delegating tasks to less specialized health workers to free up the time of doctors and nurses. The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that botulinum toxin has been linked to botulism symptoms in some users. Shortcomings appear the norm in weighing the capacity of most physician-owned specialty hospitals in America to handle emergency care.
ACCESSION #
31315793

 

Related Articles

  • Recent news from WHO.  // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Oct2009, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p742 

    The article presents news briefs on public health and medical care reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) for August and September 2009. A global mortality study in "Lancet" identifies the leading causes of death among people in the age group of 10 to 24 years. WHO issued guidance and...

  • Recent news from WHO.  // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Nov2009, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p815 

    The article presents news briefs on public health and medical care reported by the World Health Organization (WHO). The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) released a report on diarrhoea in children, calling for a resurgence of attention to reduce...

  • The Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, Sixty-fifth session Manila, Philippines, 13 October 2014.  // African Business News;10/13/2014, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • International Health Regulations -- What Gets Measured Gets Done. Ijaz, Kashef; Kasowski, Eric; Arthur, Ray R.; Angulo, Frederick J.; Dowell, Scott F. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul2012, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p1054 

    The global spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome highlighted the need to detect and control disease outbreaks at their source, as envisioned by the 2005 revised International Health Regulations (IHR). June 2012 marked the initial deadline by which all 194 World Health Organization (WHO)...

  • News@ a glance. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p137 

    The article offers medical related world news briefs. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, 460 confirmed cases of mumps have now been reported in eight Canadian provinces in the ongoing outbreak of the acute viral infection. The World Health Organization and UNAIDS have issued new...

  • La santé des femmes et la coopération hospitalière canadienne en Afghanistan. Ridde, Valéry // Canadian Journal of Public Health;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p60 

    Canadians are increasingly being asked to become involved in international health research and intervention projects. Recently, Quebec clinicians were asked to support a project to build and run a tertiary and highly-specialized hospital for women and children, in Kabul, the capital of...

  • Injury prevention and control: reflections on the state and the direction of the field. Segui-Gomez, Maria; Miller, Mathew // Salud Pública de México;ene Supplement, Vol. 50 Issue 2, pS101 

    Objective. To provide an assessment of the contours of the injury field today and to raise questions about our future direction. Material and Methods. We classified the self-reported activities of injury centers, assessed trends in injury-related publications in peer review journals, and...

  • The discussion of the second meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on Ebola.  // African Business News;9/22/2014, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • WHO UPDATE: Trauma and emergency care: an update on WHO's activities. David R Meddings // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Apr2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p143 

    The article presents various developments in health services of the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding trauma and emergency care issues. In collaboration with a group of health specialists, WHO initiates normative guidance at a global and country level to address the need of low-and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics