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The Future We Want: A Healthier Planet

2012-06-19 09:17:42

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 150 million people suffer severe financial hardship each year because they fall ill, use health services and have to pay for them on the spot. Many have to sell assets or go into debt to meet the payments. 100 million people are pushed below the poverty line for these reasons.

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2012 Global Summit on International Breast Health: Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control - Supportive Care and Quality of Life

2012-05-25 15:30:16

2012 Global Summit on International Breast Health: Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control - Supportive Care and Quality of Life

The 2012 Global Summit on International Breast Health will be convened by the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI), organised in co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) of the United Nations. International presentations, discussions, workshops and professional networking will connect national and international organizations and experts from around the world to analyze issues of Supportive Care and quality of life (QOL) in breast cancer care delivery.

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Preventing non-communicable diseases in adolescents and young adults

2012-04-24 09:46:20

Preventing non-communicable diseases in adolescents and young adultsNon-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer account for 75% of all deaths in the region of the Americas. The risk factors for these NCDs are associated with...

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Preventing non-communicable diseases in adolescents and young adults

2012-04-24 09:46:20

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer account for 75% of all deaths in the region of the Americas. The risk factors for these NCDs are associated with...

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