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Global forum addresses solutions to prevent premature deaths / 24.2.2010
24 FEBRUARY 2010 | GENEVA -- The first Global Forum of the Noncommunicable Disease Network (NCDnet) marks the first time WHO has convened key stakeholder groups to address the large-scale and increasing global health and development burden posed by noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). More than 100 peop... Далее
WHO spearheads health response to earthquake in Haiti / 13.1.2010
13 JANUARY 2010 | GENEVA -- The severe earthquake that struck Haiti and the Dominican Republic has inflicted large-scale damage, including on hospitals and health facilities, and large numbers of casualties are feared. Immediate health priorities include: search and rescue of survivors trapped u... Далее
New HIV infections reduced by 17% / 24.11.2009
24 NOVEMBER 2009 | GENEVA | SHANGHAI -- According to new data in the 2009 AIDS epidemic update, new HIV infections have been reduced by 17% over the past eight years. Since 2001, when the United Nations Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS was signed, the number of new infections in sub-Saharan Afr... Далее

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14/10/2005 Key to survive is to become animal like.

WHO participant suggests us this receipt.

The reason for such advice in increasing of the life-corresponding indexes (that is the death rate, the number of suicides, the level of criminality and so on). On his opinion the Russian are inactive in such problems.

He appeals for the social organizations to induce to activity of the state institutions to care of the problems.

The whole story is available in Russian.

13/10/2005 Protek opens pharmaceutical plant in Moscow region.

The largest pharmaceutical distributor in Russia tends to open a plant in Moscow region to produce 70 mln ampoules per year. The investments are $46 mln. It is the highest level of the investments in the pharmaceutical company in Russia.

The whole story is available in Russian.

12/10/2005 Medical attendant is out of context.

Subsidies on healthcare must have exact address.

The article in Rossiiskaya Gazeta discusses a problem of financing doctors. The government has forgotten about such doctors as medical attendants. This means there is no space for them in the future medicine in Russia. The same problem is with emergency help and its doctors and so called specialized doctors (they are surgeons, obstetricians and so on).

The whole story is available in Russian.

11/10/2005 Fight against fake drugs in Russia comes on international level.

The meeting of the experts of the European council in Strassburg has been dedicated to the problem of fake drugs. The representatives of Russia were: the Ministry of healthcare and social development, Roszdravnadzor and Rospatent.

A representative of Roszdravnadzor stated that there is no standard solution or panacea in fighting against fake drugs. And there are a lot of responsible institutions for problem solving: the government, pharmaceutical producers, distributors, doctors, pharmacists and consumers as a whole.

The whole story is available in Russian.

n/a Six simple questions about medicines lists

The list of the medicines for the privileged people has been changed several times. The reason of these changes was that the list has been worked up quickly and then it needed some additions and exclusions.

Many privileged people think that only chip and not effective medicines have been included to the list. However, the list was made not only by the Ministry but also by the doctors, pharmaceutical producers and distributors. It means that the list corresponds to their opinions.

The list will be valid starting from the beginning of the next year. Some changes will be possibly made through the year.

The whole story is available in Russian.

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