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May 10, 2008 - 7:35pm
As a medical doctor I have seen the strong impact of health on development. I wonder how much health specialists realize their role in development process.
May 7, 2008 - 6:50pm
The 2008 Summer Institute on Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioural Impact in Health and Social Development
May 7, 2008 - 10:42am
Training in Household Biosand Filtration 23-27 June, 2008
May 5, 2008 - 8:11am
What should an aid or development worker's questions be regarding medical insurance/treatment prior to signing a contract?
April 29, 2008 - 7:29am
Few people would disagree that there is a huge need for interventions that allow women to initiate protection against HIV infection.
March 11, 2008 - 12:48pm
Changing global context and challenges may worsen situation that ever imagined.
March 7, 2008 - 5:50am
" Health–care associated infections affect between 5 and 30% of patients. The associated burden of disease is extremely high, and is a significant drain on health-sector resources and households.
March 7, 2008 - 5:32am
Now here is one presentation that anybody in development should see.
New insights on poverty and life around the world
TedTalks 2007: Hans Rosling on poverty
A professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, his current work focuses on dispelling common myths about the so-called developing world, which (he points out) is no longer worlds away from the west. In fact, most of the third world is on the same trajectory toward health and prosperity, and many countries are moving twice as fast as the west did.
March 6, 2008 - 1:32pm
In case you didn't know, the General Assembly of the United Nations has designated 2008 as:
International Year of Sanitation
International Year of Languages
March 6, 2008 - 12:54pm
AFGHANISTAN: Poor sanitation, bad toilets cause deaths, misery http://www.alertnet.org/t
February 29, 2008 - 4:21pm
Brookes World Poverty Institute meeting
February 4, 2008 - 12:33pm
January 30, 2008 - 5:30pm
CALL FOR PAPERS ON GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES
On behalf of Perspectives on Global Issues, a journal founded and edited by graduate students from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs, we would like to announce our call for papers for the spring issue of the journal, of which the focus is global issues of health.
December 3, 2007 - 3:33am
Hi I am leaving for the Peace Corps in a few months and I'm concerned about my personal health. I was wondering if anyone knew of any good books about how to stay in shape while in field. i.e. workout
November 30, 2007 - 8:11am
In This Issue
November 29, 2007 - 6:42pm
NEW UN MANUAL LAUNCHED TO HELP VULNERABLE RURAL YOUTH IN AFRICA
To help children who are made ever more vulnerable by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a new manual on how to establish farm schools to teach orphans crucial skills. The new manual advises on how to create a Junior Farmer Field and Life School to educate children on how to create sustainable livelihoods and long-term food security. The initiative aims to teach children practical skills such as local agricultural skills that may not have been passed down due to their parents’ deaths, but also how to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS and other diseases.
November 29, 2007 - 7:04am
Health related information and news from around the world. Health Watch Center.com is largely to help us better understand the problems we are facing every day and offer suggestions. Here we will find useful tips for a happy and healthy lifestyle.
October 24, 2007 - 1:57pm
It is indeed a God’s given privilege to introduce myself I Mr.T.N.Snehan, President of CORE (Care for Orphans Rehabilitation and Education) Non Governmental Organization. Which is having head quarters at Koyyalagudem, West Godavari District in Andhrapradesh State of India. It is gateway of Tribal area of West Godavari district and called as a Agency area.
October 12, 2007 - 10:18am
I am wondering if anyone might be able to help me. I work for a small NGO in Ireland, we send volunteers to kenya and India to work in schools during the summer. At the moment, we do not really have specific medical contacts in the cities where we work so if anyone can help, that would be great.