Check out the reviews of Mnookin’s new book, The Panic Virus, in the New York Times and Washington Post.
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Added by Robb Butler on March 29, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments
Please be informed that the slides of the presentations of the conference “For a Healthy Future of Our Children – Childhood Immunisation” held in Budapest 3-4 March 2011 and the conclusions form the conference has become available on the web site of the National Center for Epidemiology.(Hungary).
Added by Zsuzsanna Molnár on March 24, 2011 at 8:58 — No Comments
WHO/Europe's Dr Rebecca Martin was quoted at length in a recent article on MedConnect about WHO's response to continuing measles outbreaks in the European Region, including outbreaks this year in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. France, as we've mentioned previously on this site, has already had more than 1,000 cases of measles since 2011 began. Of course, WHO is urging people to get vaccinated against the disease…Continue
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This year, we mark a century of women as agents of change to improve their lives, communities and health.
Equal access to the benefits of science and technology empowers women to take control of their health. Specific advances in medical products and health technologies have revolutionized women's health over the past decades. Such advances have empowered women to take control of their own health, inlcuding preventing illness among women through human…Continue
Added by Hayatee Hasan on March 8, 2011 at 14:47 — No Comments
Dear friends and colleagues,
I am in Budapest attending the 'For a healthy future of our children - childhood immunization' conference, hosted by the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. DG SANCO, ECDC and WHO are joint hosts, under the auspices in the Hungarian Ministry of National Resources. About 30 Member States are represented here. The meeting has provided a particularly useful platform on which countries have shared their knowledge, challenges and…Continue
Added by Robb Butler on March 4, 2011 at 13:59 — No Comments
Since the last blog post about a handful of measles cases in Denmark, the European Region has seen a lot more trouble in the form of measles outbreaks. Countries across the Region, including Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have all reported cases since the beginning of 2011. France experienced nearly 1000 measles cases just in the month of January.
Measles outbreaks and epidemics are underscoring the…Continue
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