The need to collect examples of successful actions to protect children from harmful environmental risk factors has arisen as part of the development of the Children’s Environmentand Health Action Plan for Europe (CEHAPE) and in preparation for its future implementation.
Over a period of approximately one year and in the context of a number of CEHAPE [...]
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for Global Health, a collaboration of the Association of University
Technology Managers (AUTM), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Health Progress, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Tropical Disease Research (TDR). The alliance members conceived of this multisector case study initiative in December 2007. [...]
History of Present Illness
Mr. X is a 53-year-old male who presents to you with memory loss and blackouts. His wife thinks he has Alzheimer’s disease. She states that over the last year, Mr. X has become more and more forgetful. He used to take care of the family finances and run his own business [...]
A multi-disciplinary team at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) managed by Cleveland Clinic recently performed the first awake brain open surgery in the gulf region. The surgery included a removal of a tumor from the patient brain located near the brain cells responsible for vocalization and speech. SKMC is owned and operated by SEHA, the [...]
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, representatives of the forthcoming Family Health Festival, which is scheduled to be unveiled yet again during the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF 2010), have announced that the Ministry of Health will accord its unequivocal support to the event this year.
The month-long Family Health Festival program will comprise a [...]
Diabetes has been identified by regional experts as a major risk factor linked to erectile dysfunction (ED) in men in the UAE and the rest of the Gulf.
Other factors are hypertension and increasing age. The findings are based on a study, Current Medical Research Opinion, published in the British Medical Magazine.
The report says 50.7 per [...]
Cuba plans to renew its previous bilateral agreement with Kuwait, especially in the field of medical cooperation, once the country’s new envoy secures a formal meeting with Kuwait’s Minister of Health(MoH). Manuel Pardinas Ajeno, the new Cuban Ambassador to Kuwait was speaking to the Kuwait Times yesterday to announce the country’s National Day celebrations that [...]
Al Raffah Hospital has announced its latest facility on audiometry, which allows both pediatric and adult patients to undergo measurement of hearing acuity. “Many people especially those who are diabetic and hypertensive could lose their sense of hearing and would only realize this in late stages. Ear infections are factors that could lead to hearing [...]
Doctors at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have found microsurgery to be the best procedure to treat infertility in men. The Urology Depart at HMC is using some of the most advanced microsurgical procedures to successfully treat sterility in male patients in Qatar.
A paper on comparative study of Open, Laparoscopic and Microsurgical approaches to treat male [...]
Qatar has imposed a temporary ban on the import of meat and poultry products from Spain, following the discovery of a new strain of bird flu virus- H7N7- in the country.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Joint Committee for Food Inspection held in the premises of the Supreme Council of Health.
The ban [...]