United Imaging aids fight against coronavirus

United Imaging Healthcare said that it has donated CT scanners, x‑ray...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: United Imaging launches mobile PET/CT unit at RSNA 2019 United Imaging teams with Washington University United Imaging completes 1st U.S. uExplorer install United Imaging makes SNMMI debut in Anaheim United Imaging installs 1st uMI 550 PET/CT in U.S.
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Kansiime and her daughters arrive at the Mbarara Hospital. The three family members all live with HIV and go to the clinic regularly to collect their medication. "When I go to hospital, I am surrounded by other women who have come for treatment. We are there for the same reason,” Kansiime says. “This has helped me overcome stigma and given me strength." Credit: UNICEF/UNI211907/SchermbruckerBy Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, Apr 2 2020 (IPS) The multi-layered crisis of the Coronavirus epidemic has been a dramatic shock to everyone. But, to communities affected by HIV and AIDS, the crisis has not only brought a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Africa Civil Society Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
In these days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like the world is upside down and inside out. We are all reeling from the overwhelming disruption of most every aspect of human life: economics, work, and career; education across the lifespan, from preschool to post-doctoral research; faith communities; migrant workers; the undocumented; the frail, elderly, and vulnerable; transportation; small business; and the actual details of survival, including food, clothing companionship, and shelter.Other than those still living who experienced World War II, the Holocaust, or even the 1918 so-called " Spanish Flu " , none ...
Source: Digital Doorway - Category: Nursing Tags: coronavirus COVID-19 healthcare medicine public health Source Type: blogs
AbstractThe novel coronavirus has upended many traditional research procedures as universities and other research entities have closed to activate social distancing. Some social and behavioral research activities (e.g. data analysis, manuscript preparation) can be continued from other environments with appropriate security protocols in place. For studies involving in-person interactions, continuity may be more difficult. Phone-based interactions provide a low-tech solution that may suffice in some cases. Yet, videoconferencing platforms can nearly replicate in-person interactions, activating both auditory and visual senses...
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[Govt of SA] Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), wishes to convey condolences on the passing of former Chief Specialist Scientist and Director of the South African Medical Research Council's (SAMRC) HIV Prevention Research Unit, Professor Gita Ramjee. Professor Ramjee succumbed to complications emanating from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London/Mexico City -HIV-positive people on anti-retroviral drugs with normal CD4 levels are not at a higher risk from COVID-19
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the country, most everyone has had to adapt in some way to accommodate this strange new normal—audiologists and hearing researchers included. With calls and procedures for self-quarantine and guidance for small businesses and universities varying from state to state, hearing care professionals may find themselves thrust into new situations. Some are being asked to adopt telepractice for the foreseeable future, and others are quickly switching to virtual-only learning for their audiology students. ASHA is constantly monitoring the situation as it evolves daily. For more inf...
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WHO backs making pharmaceuticals open up intellectual property as it did to fight HIV/Aids
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[Monitor] Ministry of Health has suspended the Uganda Population-Based HIV Impact Survey (UPHIA) until further notice following the coronavirus cases in the country.
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BOSTON (CBS) – “I have to call uncle. It’s too much. Too much. I need help,” said I.C.U. nurse Linda Barton. She works at Norwood Hospital and said this past weekend was the busiest and scariest of her career. “This weekend was beyond difficult,” Barton said. “I kept asking and telling them we needed more help. We needed more hands, we needed more R.N.s, we needed more aids.” She said the coronavirus cases were more serious than she expected. “They’re very, very sick. These are people who were living their lives normally two weeks ago, and now are on life-support,...
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Going through medical training is an introduction to risk. My first real risk experience happened on a third-year medical rotation where I was following a gastrointestinal (GI) specialist. We were called to a code of a young man with AIDS and esophageal varices who was experiencing a massive GI bleed. The gastroenterologist was tasked with […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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