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Intensive Care Nurses Have Doubts About Method For Establishing Brain Death

January 24, 2015 Category :All About Nursing 0

More than half of Sweden’s intensive care nurses doubt that a clinical neurological examination can establish that a patient is brain dead. Intensive care nurses also perceive that this uncertainty can affect relatives when the question of organ donation is raised, is reveiled in a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. End-of-life […]

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Calls To Ban Menthol Cigarettes, US

November 6, 2014 Category :Nursing Schools 0

Leading public health experts and campaigners are urging the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban menthol cigarettes from sale in the United States, and say a clutch of papers published in the American Journal of Public Health this week provide a strong case for doing so. One paper describes a study that ran […]

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WHO and the International Olympic Committee sign agreement to improve healthy lifestyles

October 15, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

WHO and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are teaming up to promote healthy lifestyle choices, including physical activity, sports for all, Tobacco Free Olympic Games, and the prevention of childhood obesity. As outlined in a memorandum of understanding signed today in Lausanne, the WHO and IOC will work at both the international and country level […]

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More than five million people receiving HIV treatment

October 13, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

WHO advises earlier treatment among people with HIV 19 JULY 2010 | GENEVA | VIENNA — An estimated 5.2 million people in low and middle-income countries were receiving life-saving HIV treatment at the end of 2009, according to the latest update from WHO. WHO estimates that 1.2 million people started treatment in 2009, bringing the […]

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WHO launches Global Network of Age-friendly Cities

October 12, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Urban environments that allow older people to remain active and healthy WHO launches the Global Network of Age-friendly Cities as part of a broader response to the rapid ageing of populations. Populations in almost every corner of the world are growing older. The greatest changes are occurring in less-developed countries. By 2050, it is estimated […]

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6th Orientation Workshop on “Maternal and Newborn Health Programming”

July 9, 2014 Category :Announcements 1

6th Orientation Workshop on “Maternal and Newborn Health Programming” Geneva, Switzerland, December 7-11,2009.

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