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Human resources a challenge for the NHI

After a shack fire, Godfrey Tenehi rushes to Chris Hani Baragwaneth hospital. He dies as no doctor is on duty to help him. His brother says,”The most disturbing is the nurses show no compassion.” -2013 The Big Debate: Does Public Healthcare Stand a Chance? 641 more words

National Health Insurance

Child Death Review Panel Sets Ambitious Agenda

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible. 657 more words


DOH on new South Station bus terminal: forget the hassle, it’s healthy

MANILA, Philippines – With the imminent launch of the South Station terminal in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, the Department of Health (DOH) urged the commuting public to look at the positive aspects of having to endure the tedious task of switching buses going into the Metro instead of lambasting this latest effort to decongest the metropolis’ major thoroughfares. 230 more words

Current Affairs

American Heart Association pushes for e-cigarette regulations

The American Heart Association is warning against the dangers of electronic cigarettes.

The association released its official position in a policy statement Sunday, saying that e-cigarettes can keep people hooked on nicotine and threaten to “re-normalize” tobacco use. 165 more words


“The Pest at the Gate”: Typhoid, Sanitation, and Fear in NYC

By Lisa O’Sullivan, Director, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health

The relationship between medicine and public health could be a complex one at the turn of the last century. 776 more words


Health officials: Ebola in Hawaii unlikely, but state is ready

The deadly Ebola outbreak has now claimed nearly 1,500 lives. The virus has been mainly contained to West Africa.

Officials say the risk of Ebola spreading to the U.S. 236 more words


Medical Compensation Scam Calls

For the past 2 months I had been receiving random calls from numbers I had never seen before. After a month of ignoring them and the calls becoming more insistent. 488 more words

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