Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. “Inaccurate and unnecessary” was the opinion expressed by Internet users when they reported a local medical assistant in Perlis for posting discriminatory material against HIV-positive patients on TikTok. Videos circulating online show a man identified like Mohd Izham, whoRead More →

On September 15, our teams resumed visits to mobile clinics in Al-Mabani (Ghout al-Sha’al), Abu Salim and Shara Zawiya detention centers in Tripoli. Our teams were able to provide essential medical care, including psychosocial support, to the men, women and children held in these facilities, who would otherwise have veryRead More →

Peshawar: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Médecins Sans Frontières, has established a satellite clinic at Badhabher Rural Health Center (RHC) to extend medical care for cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Peshawar district. The satellite clinic was set up in collaboration with the health department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government toRead More →

Pharmaceutical company at the commercial stage Therapeutic shield announced Monday that Dr Jose Menoyo is joining his leadership team as vice president and chief medical officer, effective immediately. The AIM-listed company said that prior to joining Shield, Dr Menoyo was head of U.S. medical affairs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-tradedRead More →

The government of Punjab has suspended the medical director and chief medical officer of the Kot Khawaja Saeed government hospital in Lahore after a “false entry” was made of the Covid-19 vaccination of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the hospital, we learned on Friday. The development comes after theRead More →

Media is reporting what some have called an “absolute humanitarian crisis” at the Rikers Island prison complex near New York. Also: food contamination in Houston markets, recovery from Louisiana hospitals, female genital mutilation, police shooting during a mental health crisis, and more. AP: New York’s Rikers Island prison turns intoRead More →

Dr. Peter Hollmann ’76 MD ’79, Chief Medical Officer of Brown Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, was recently elected President of the American Geriatrics Society. The American Geriatrics Society is a “national, not-for-profit society of geriatric health professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality ofRead More →

South Africa’s second open medical aid scheme, Bonitas, announced a 4.8% weighted average increase in its medical plans in 2022. The increases will vary according to the group’s plans, with the BonStart premium contribution fee decreasing by 7.9%. This can be attributed to the low cost / benefit ratio andRead More →

Ontario’s top public health official has said he has no plans to veto the appointment of the new acting medical officer of health for Haldimand-Norfolk despite public outcry over the Social media posts criticizing the public health measures put in place to control the spread of COVID-19. Dr Matthew StraussRead More →

“We’re excited to partner with Wildflower to help moms and families thrive through the enhanced digital support we offer with trusted information, support tools and care connections right at your fingertips. “ SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) September 09, 2021 Wildflower Health and Medical Mutual have teamed up to launch the MedMutualRead More →

The appointment of Dr. Meduri, a recognized leader in the field of heart valve disease, should strengthen the credibility of Anteris’ DurAVR ™ aortic replacement valve. Anteris Technologies Ltd (ASX: AVR, OTC: AMEUF, FRA: DDF) has appointed internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, Dr Chris Meduri MD MPH, as Chief Medical OfficerRead More →