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Japan nips childhood obesity in the bud

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:06 PM

Childhood obesity is a growing problem around the world but in Japan obesity in children is declining, thanks in part to a school lunch programme.

Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar
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Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar

Sunday, 23 November 2014 11:15 AM

The Jordanian and Sudanese doctors had been accused of causing a Qatari woman to go blind, become paralysed

Saudi’s Ministry of Health says three more die from MERS
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Saudi’s Ministry of Health says three more die from MERS

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:37 PM

Expat suffering from the coronavirus released

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Ebola: Sierra Leone surgeon dies in US

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola in the USA after arriving from West Africa over the weekend.

Saudi Arabia urgently needs 30,000 medical staff
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Saudi Arabia urgently needs 30,000 medical staff

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 10:57 AM

The fatal MERS virus has exposed the kingdom’s lacking healthcare system, with a ministry report revealing it needs at least 10,000 doctors & 20,000 nurses ‘by the end of the year’

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Widespread criticism of India gov't sterilisation programme

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:08 PM

The deaths of 13 women who underwent sterilisation operations have triggered widespread criticism of a government-run programme that offers poor Indian women cash incentives for sterilisation in what activists say are often horrible conditions.

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UN urges leaders to help fight Ebola

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:08 PM

UN chief Ban Ki-moon, along with Oxfam campaigners, urge leaders attending the G20 summit to intensify efforts in fighting the Ebola outbreak.

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Chinese team arrives in Liberia to staff Ebola clinic

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:16 PM

A team of 160 doctors, nurses and logistics staff arrive in Liberia, adding to the Chinese government's Ebola response that is already building a 100-bed treatment center.

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Women dead after mass sterilisation in India

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 12:46 PM

At least eight women have died and dozens of others are in critical condition after undergoing botched sterilisation surgery, according to local officials.

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UN peacekeepers leaving Liberia due to Ebola

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 12:58 PM

UN peacekeepers from the Philippines are about to pull out from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak

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California healthcare workers train in CDC Ebola safety protocols

Monday, 10 November 2014 12:52 PM

The presentation is part of a nationwide Ebola safety educational session demonstrating safety protocols for the first time.

Ronaldo shows support for baby born premature in Dubai
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Ronaldo shows support for baby born premature in Dubai

Friday, 7 November 2014 4:33 PM

Real Madrid star help raise profile of fundraising campaign for family facing massive medical bills

UAE to cut fat, salt in packaged food
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UAE to cut fat, salt in packaged food

Thursday, 6 November 2014 5:11 PM

New law will standardise amount of trans-fatty acid permitted in packaged foods

Dubai imposes 4.22% cap on 2015 healthcare price rises
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Dubai imposes 4.22% cap on 2015 healthcare price rises

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 3:55 PM

Dubai Health Authority announces price regulation model which aims to protect patient interests

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Asia 'must do more' to fight Ebola, says World Bank president

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 12:19 PM

Asian countries are not doing enough to fight Ebola, that is the conclusion of World Bank group president Jim Yong Kim.


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