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The Borneo Post
Specialists serving in Sabah, Sarawak hospitals to enjoy better incentives: Dr Subramaniamsaid to overcome the shortage of doctors which has not only affected Sabah and
Specialists serving in Sabah, Sarawak hospitals to enjoy better incentives: Dr Subramaniam
The Borneo Post / Posted 42 minutes ago
said to overcome the shortage of doctors which has not only affected Sabah and Sarawak but Peninsula Malaysia as well, the Health Ministry was carrying out various initiatives. “The situation is much better now, for example in the Batu Kawah... Read more
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Business Standard India
Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephalybirth defect in newborns in 1,271 cases since October – has also killed 57 of t
Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephaly
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
birth defect in newborns in 1,271 cases since October – has also killed 57 of those babies, authorities have said. The Health Ministry said on Wednesday that as of April 30, 3,580 suspected cases had been reported and that another 2,492 were... Read more
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TribLIVE
Puerto Rico irked by likely loss of Pirates-Marlins seriesin Brazil. The South American nation registered 91,387 likely cases of the Zika
Puerto Rico irked by likely loss of Pirates-Marlins series
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
in Brazil. The South American nation registered 91,387 likely cases of the Zika virus from February until April 2, the health ministry there said in its first national report on the epidemic. There have been 90 travel-associated cases of Zika... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to ZikaPANAMA CITY: Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have b
Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
PANAMA CITY: Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country. Fourteen pregnant women have... Read more
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The Star
Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to ZikaPANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika v
Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country. Fourteen pregnant women... Read more
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New Kerala
One-sixth of Brazil's microcephaly cases linked to Zika - newkerala.com #59076May 5 : Microcephaly cases in Brazil have increased to 1,271, and almost one-si
One-sixth of Brazil's microcephaly cases linked to Zika - newkerala.com #59076
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
May 5 : Microcephaly cases in Brazil have increased to 1,271, and almost one-sixth are linked to the Zika virus. Brazilian health ministry on Wednesday said between October 22 and April 30 out of 1,271 microcephaly cases 203 tested positive for the... Read more
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dna
SC directs tobacco firms to implement health warning rulesthat 85 % of a cigarette pack's surface be covered in health warnings, up from
SC directs tobacco firms to implement health warning rules
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
that 85 % of a cigarette pack's surface be covered in health warnings, up from 20%. A notification by the Union Health Ministry for implementation of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labeling) Amendment Rules, 2008... Read more
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NBC News
Pregnant Woman Dies at Haiti Hospital Amid Strike by Staffin obstetrics and gynecology, said he was deeply saddened by news of the pregna
Pregnant Woman Dies at Haiti Hospital Amid Strike by Staff
NBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
in obstetrics and gynecology, said he was deeply saddened by news of the pregnant woman's death but he put the blame on the health ministry. "The state doesn't give us anything to care for the patients," he said, adding that even rubber gloves are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephalyin newborns in 1,271 cases since October - has also killed 57 of those babies,
Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephaly
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
in newborns in 1,271 cases since October - has also killed 57 of those babies, authorities said Wednesday (May 5). The Health Ministry said in that as of Apr 30, 3,580 suspected cases had been reported and that another 2,492 were ruled out as... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephalyin newborns in 1,271 cases since October -- has also killed 57 of those babies,
Brazil says almost 1,300 hit by Zika-linked microcephaly
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
in newborns in 1,271 cases since October -- has also killed 57 of those babies, authorities said Wednesday. Brazil's Health Ministry said that as of April 30, 2016, 3,580 suspected cases of microcephaly had been reported and that another... Read more
7h
ABC News
Pregnant Woman Dies at Haiti Hospital Amid Strike by Staffin obstetrics and gynecology, said he was deeply saddened by the pregnant woman
Pregnant Woman Dies at Haiti Hospital Amid Strike by Staff
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
in obstetrics and gynecology, said he was deeply saddened by the pregnant woman's death but he put the blame on the health ministry. "The state doesn't give us anything to care for the patients," he said, adding that even rubber gloves are... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Fatal flaw in prescriptionsof the problem here lies in the change in the patterns of prescribing by physic
Fatal flaw in prescriptions
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 8 hours ago
of the problem here lies in the change in the patterns of prescribing by physicians in Ontario.” Schabas said Ontario’s health ministry and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario should take the lead. He said the prescription problem... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staffunsafe working conditions, a dearth of basic medical supplies and dismal pay.
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff
News 10 WILX / Posted 8 hours ago
unsafe working conditions, a dearth of basic medical supplies and dismal pay. Dr. Joseph Herold says resident physicians earn just $120 a month. He says pay hasn't increased for over 20 years. Haiti's Health Ministry offered no immediate co... Read more
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Salon.com
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staffunsafe working conditions, a dearth of basic medical supplies and dismal pay.
Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
unsafe working conditions, a dearth of basic medical supplies and dismal pay. Dr. Joseph Herold says resident physicians earn just $120 a month. He says pay hasn’t increased for over 20 years. Haiti’s Health Ministry offered no immediate co... Read more
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The Hindu
SC ‘no’ to smaller pictorial warnings on tobacco packetsto shrink the size of pictorial health warnings on cigarette and tobacco packet
SC ‘no’ to smaller pictorial warnings on tobacco packets
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
to shrink the size of pictorial health warnings on cigarette and tobacco packets and asked manufacturers to abide by a Health Ministry notification on increasing the size of the warning messages to 85 per cent from the present 20 per cent of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Health Ministry panel rejects Sanofi's clinical waiver plea for dengue vaccineand vaccines giant Sanofi suffered a setback in introducing its muchawaited den
Health Ministry panel rejects Sanofi's clinical waiver plea for dengue vaccine
The Economic Times / Posted 10 hours ago
and vaccines giant Sanofi suffered a setback in introducing its muchawaited dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in India after a top health ministry committee rejected its request to waive additional clinical studies. The decision of the apex committee is... Read more
12h
Times of Malta
Medicine tender on hold after suppliers’ protestsA Health Ministry tender for the provision of 68 pharmaceutical products from a
Medicine tender on hold after suppliers’ protests
Times of Malta / Posted 12 hours ago
A Health Ministry tender for the provision of 68 pharmaceutical products from a single supplier was “suspended indefinitely” amid protests by importers, this newspaper has learnt. “The offer seemed to be tailor-made for a foreign supplier as very... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysisthrough is delaying everything," Luzia Pinto, the health secretary for Campina
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysis
Reuters Sports News / Posted 13 hours ago
through is delaying everything," Luzia Pinto, the health secretary for Campina Grande, told Reuters over the phone. The Health Ministry did not respond to requests for comments. (Additional reporting by Alonso Soto; Editing by Daniel Flynn and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysisthrough is delaying everything," Luzia Pinto, the health secretary for Campina
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
through is delaying everything," Luzia Pinto, the health secretary for Campina Grande, told Reuters over the phone. The Health Ministry did not respond to requests for comments. (US$1 = 3.54 reais) (Additional reporting by Alonso Soto; Editing... Read more
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The Star
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysisthrough is delaying everything," Luzia Pinto, the health secretary for Campina
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysis
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
through is delaying everything," Luzia Pinto, the health secretary for Campina Grande, told Reuters over the phone. The Health Ministry did not respond to requests for comments. ($1 = 3.54 reais) (Additional reporting by Alonso Soto; Editing... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC asks tobacco firms to adhere to new rules on health warninguntil the final order is passed by Principal Bench of the Karnataka High Court
SC asks tobacco firms to adhere to new rules on health warning
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
until the final order is passed by Principal Bench of the Karnataka High Court in Bengaluru. A notification by the Union Health Ministry for implementation of COTPA came into force on April 1, which mandated increasing the size of health warning... Read more
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The Economic Times
Supreme Court asks tobacco firms to adhere to new rules on health warninguntil the final order is passed by Principal Bench of the Karnataka High Court
Supreme Court asks tobacco firms to adhere to new rules on health warning
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
until the final order is passed by Principal Bench of the Karnataka High Court in Bengaluru. A notification by the Union Health Ministry for implementation of COTPA came into force on April 1, which mandated increasing the size of health warning... Read more
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Radio Angulo
ITU Awards Cuban Firm Softel in Switzerlandover 15 years and involved over 100 institutions under the guide of the Directi
ITU Awards Cuban Firm Softel in Switzerland
Radio Angulo / Posted 16 hours ago
over 15 years and involved over 100 institutions under the guide of the Direction of Informatics and Communications of the Health Ministry of Cuba. Softel is a firm that belongs to the Business Group of Informatics and Communications. It has 30... Read more
17h
My EastText
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
My EastText / Posted 17 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 17 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 17 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KTXS Abilene / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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New Kerala
Germany to legalise medicinal marijuana by 2017 - newkerala.com #58873measure for seriously ill patients who have consulted with a doctor and "have n
Germany to legalise medicinal marijuana by 2017 - newkerala.com #58873
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
measure for seriously ill patients who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative", according to a health ministry statement. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," accordi
Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 hours ago
who have consulted with a doctor and "have no therapeutic alternative," according to a press release from the German Health Ministry. "Our goal is that seriously ill people are looked after to the best of our ability," Federal Health... Read more
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Salon.com
Germany to allow medical cannabis consumption in some cases— Germany’s Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabi
Germany to allow medical cannabis consumption in some cases
Salon.com / Posted 19 hours ago
— Germany’s Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. The Health Ministry said Wednesday that the legislation will allow doctors to prescribe cannabis in the form of dried flowers or... Read more
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CTV News
Germany to allow medical marijuana consumption in certain cases- Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabi
Germany to allow medical marijuana consumption in certain cases
CTV News / Posted 19 hours ago
- Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. The Health Ministry said Wednesday that the legislation will allow doctors to prescribe cannabis in the form of dried flowers or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rufai Reshuffles Cabineteducation ministry to Commerce, Industry and Tourism. For Dr. Paul Manya Dogo,
Rufai Reshuffles Cabinet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
education ministry to Commerce, Industry and Tourism. For Dr. Paul Manya Dogo, he would resume as a new commissioner in the health ministry. He was the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health. The former Commissioner of Environment, Dr. Yau... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KCCA Selling Government Yellow Fever VaccinesMedical Stores (NMS), the State minister for Primary Healthcare Sarah Opendi ha
KCCA Selling Government Yellow Fever Vaccines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Medical Stores (NMS), the State minister for Primary Healthcare Sarah Opendi has said. According to Ms Opendi, the Health ministry is investigating why. "Some colleagues have told me Kampala Capital City Authority is charging Shs150, 000,... Read more
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DW
German government to grow marijuana for medical use |want to give the best possible care to the seriously ill," said Gröhe, a Christ
German government to grow marijuana for medical use |
DW / Posted 20 hours ago
want to give the best possible care to the seriously ill," said Gröhe, a Christian Democrat, in a press release from the health ministry on Wednesday. Previously, patients seeking to use medical marijuana needed special permission to obtain it... Read more
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Reuters
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patientsCorps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People's Daily said in a post o
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patients
Reuters / Posted 20 hours ago
Corps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People's Daily said in a post on its official microblog, a day after the health ministry launched an investigation into the hospital. The student, Wei Zexi, 21, died last month of a rare form of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patientsCorps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People’s Daily said in a post o
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patients
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Corps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People’s Daily said in a post on its official microblog, a day after the health ministry launched an investigation into the hospital. The student, Wei Zexi, 21, died last month of a rare form of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Israeli jailed for burning teen alivesaid. Israel's Magen David Adom rescue service said one of those hit by the ca
Israeli jailed for burning teen alive
iafrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
said. Israel's Magen David Adom rescue service said one of those hit by the car had been badly injured. The Palestinian health ministry named the attacker as 36-year-old Ahmed Shahaada from the Qalandia refugee camp. Earlier, Israeli police... Read more
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New Kerala
Dengue cases in Singapore rise - newkerala.com #586047,370 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the start of the year.
Dengue cases in Singapore rise - newkerala.com #58604
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
7,370 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the start of the year. Four people have died of the disease. The health ministry and NEA have warned that the number of dengue cases in Singapore may exceed 30,000 this year, higher than the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Rohmer-therapyof that ill-defined crime from the statute books lifted what was, in effect, a
Rohmer-therapy
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
of that ill-defined crime from the statute books lifted what was, in effect, a ban on homosexual activity. In 2001 the health ministry struck homosexuality off its list of mental diseases. But public tolerance remains low. Clinics still offer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patientsCorps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People's Daily said in a post o
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patients
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
Corps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People's Daily said in a post on its official microblog, a day after the health ministry launched an investigation into the hospital. The student, Wei Zexi, 21, died last month of a rare form of... Read more
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The Star
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patientsCorps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People's Daily said in a post o
Amid scandal, China military hospital closes doors to new patients
The Star / Posted yesterday
Corps has stopped new admissions, the state-run People's Daily said in a post on its official microblog, a day after the health ministry launched an investigation into the hospital. The student, Wei Zexi, 21, died last month of a rare form of... Read more
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BBC News
Israel says Jerusalem bus bombing was Hamas suicide attackRuvio said the man lost both legs in the explosion, and underwent multiple oper
Israel says Jerusalem bus bombing was Hamas suicide attack
BBC News / Posted yesterday
Ruvio said the man lost both legs in the explosion, and underwent multiple operations. Soon afterwards, the Palestinian health ministry and Hamas identified him as Abu Srour, a resident of the Aida refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.Image... Read more
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