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Yemen: Diphtheria outbreak 'symptoms of collapsed health system'
The World Health Organization (WHO) is racing to vaccinate people in Yemen against a rapidly spreading outbreak of diphtheria. Around 1,300 people have been infected and more than 70 have died since the disease was first detected six months ago. Al ...
Government of Japan provides new funding for essential health care services in YemenReliefWeb

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Crain's 2018 Health Care Heroes never quit
Crain's Detroit Business
For one, they never quit. When they see a problem, an unmet need, a crisis, they don't form a commission or draft a memo. They don't pass the buck. They take action. Now in its 17th year, Health Care Heroes recognizes outstanding and beyond-the ...

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How the NBA Finally Learned to Start Taking Mental Health Seriously
Daily Beast
And it's not hard to draw a straight line between the courage exhibited by DeRozan, Love, and Oubre to Monday's announcement: The NBA and National Basketball Players Association will create and fund an independent program specifically focused on mental ...

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CHI Health clinic groundbreaking planned Monday
The Daily Nonpareil
The new clinic will be located on the corner of Valley View Drive and Mall Drive. A groundbreaking is planned for 2 p.m. on Monday, according to CHI Health officials. The new clinic is the 46th for CHI Health and will offer primary care, along with a ...

CDC funding cuts put health programmes at risk
There are fears funding cuts to health agencies are putting the world at greater risk of disease outbreaks. The US President Donald Trump's administration has proposed slashing the budget for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by 12 ...
Health authorities issue warning on monkeypox outbreakCosmos

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High county health ranking may mislead
Jefferson City News Tribune
Data from the United Health Foundation show Missouri's health ranking in 2017 fell behind three states — to 40th. The foundation — whose mission is to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of medical outcomes — has produced an annual report for ...


These Entrepreneurs are Addressing the Growing Need for Mental Health Counseling Platforms
Apart from the obvious figures quoted by World Health Organisation last year - around 94 million Indians suffers from some or the other mental issues such as depression of various types and anxiety disorders - there is a lack of accessible treatment ...

Veterans hospital killings spotlight problem of violence against health care workers
The man's complaint seemed straightforward: He had come to the emergency room last June at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts, for wrist pain that wouldn't quit. The 24-year-old patient seemed anxious. But he didn't present any signs of ...

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Amazon hires former FDA exec for secret health care team
Amazon has made a big hire for its secret health care division internally known as 1492, according to CNBC: FDA's first chief health informatics officer Taha Kass-Hout. The e-commerce giant reportedly brought him on board to work under former Google X ...

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Rhonda Bottke retires after 35 years at the county health department
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
WATERLOO -- Rhonda Bottke's colleagues gave her a colorful sendoff on her last day of work Friday. Pink and lavender balloons and streamers were strewn about her office, and a fragrant flower bouquet sat prominently on her desk. "There have been a lot ...

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