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About Looking After Children in Hospital - 1953

In my previous post I noted that Hungarian born and trained psychoanalyst Dr Andrew Peto was a speaker at Sydney’s twelve day Pacific Seminar on Mental Health in Childhood  in August 1953. 2,357 more words

Conferences And Lectures

MERS-CoV Update: Johor man first person in Asia to succumb to MERS

PUTRAJAYA: The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has killed its first victim in Asia, a Malaysian man who developed respiratory complications after returning from Mecca. 368 more words

Infection Alerts

The Privilege of Choice: Are Healthy Meals Accessible to Low-Income Earners?

Occasionally, we will bring in a guest author to offer another perspective on important topics like stretching your budget, food security, issues of poverty, recipes, and more. 1,170 more words

Eating Well

Public Health in the News - April 6, 2014


  • World Health Day, on April 7th, will focus on vector borne diseases. The World Health Organisation has recently declared that vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Japanese encephalitis could be eradicated through preventive measures and more financial commitment for campaigns against the diseases.
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` World Health Day ` April 07 - 2014 - Topic - Vector Bourne Diseases '

#AceHealthNews - WHO – April 07 – World Health Day – 7 April 2014

The topic for 2014 is vector-borne diseases

World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. 208 more words

Ace News Desk

West Africa on high alert after deadly Ebola outbreak kills 83 so far

The deadliest strain of Ebola virus is spreading through West Africa. Confirmed cases in Guinea, where the outbreak began, now number 127, of whom 83 victims have died. 557 more words

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Air pollution across Europe reaches Wales

Health officials are concerned over the worsening level of pollutants originating from neighbouring European states and from dust blown over from the Sahara that has spread  across the border into Wales over the last two days. 512 more words