Cancer survivor found she was farting through her vagina after botches surgery
Jasminka Velkovska was undergoing cancer treatment at the September 8th hospital in the Macedonian capital Skopje three years ago when medics made their mistake. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Building National Resilience for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Learning from Current Experiences
Women ' s Refugee Commission. 03/2016 This 54-page report summarizes a project that collected examples of efforts to integrate sexual and reproductive health within emergency and disaster risk management for health, exploring achievements, challenges, and reflections in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, Macedonia, and Pakistan. It provides conclusions and identifies common challenges across case studies. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 7, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Several Dead and Injured as Storm Hits Macedonia Capital
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia is mourning the victims of a deadly storm that hit country's capital, leaving at least 21 people dead and more than 70 injured around Skopje. The Macedonian government has declared Monday a day of national mourning. Flags have been lowered and all sport events canceled. Authorities said police and army teams are still searching the northern suburbs of the Macedonian capital for six people still missing in the flash floods that hit late Saturday. On Sunday, the government declared a two-week state of emergency in the area hardest hit by the floods. Macedonian President Gjorge Iv...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 8, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Major Incidents Source Type: news

Art from the gut: the scientifically inspired work of Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva
Aesthetic meets gastric in the surprising and beautiful sculptures of artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, finds Kit BuchanThe highly respected Macedonian artistElpida Hadzi-Vasileva will show a selection of her recent work at theDjanogly gallery in Nottingham later this month, demonstrating her unusual and ambitious installations in a grand, three-part exhibition. Hadzi-Vasileva specialises in mixed-media “interventions” in public buildings and spaces and the new exhibition,Making Beauty, incorporates two earlier large-scale works along with a third gallery containing her newer sculptures. Perhaps the most intriguing and uns...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 7, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Kit Buchan Tags: Art Medical research Sculpture Installation Art and design Biology Science Source Type: news

Sharp Increase in Violence Against Migrants and Refugees in the Wake of Balkans Border Closings
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Source: MSF News - July 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Sharp Increase in Violence Against Migrants and Refugees in the Wake of Balkans Border Closings
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Source: MSF News - July 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Fences and Walls: A Short-sighted Response to Migration Fears?
Discussion Paper 01331, Washington DC, 2014 (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Jose Graziano da Silva and Andrew MacMillan Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Education Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Natural Resources Peace Poverty Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Manigoff Trustee Donates 100,000 Br to Macedonians
[Addis Fortune] A trustee of the late Jean Pierre Manigoff, the founding general manager of the Sheraton Addis, has donated 100,000 Br to support the Macedonians Humanitarian Association, a private charity for homeless elders and the mentally ill. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Projected heat-related mortality under climate change in the metropolitan area of Skopje - Martinez GS, Baccini M, De Ridder K, Hooyberghs H, Lefebvre W, Kendrovski V, Scott K, Spasenovska M.
BACKGROUND: Excessive summer heat is a serious environmental health problem in Skopje, the capital and largest city of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This paper attempts to forecast the impact of heat on mortality in Skopje in two future period... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Human Development Report 2016: Risk-Proofing the Western Balkans; Empowering People to Prevent Disasters
United Nations Development Programme. 05/20/2016This 147-page report focuses on recent flood disasters that struck Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia, and Kosovo. A joint vulnerability of the region to disasters calls for a vigorous assessment of the trans-boundary hazards and an expedition of knowledge transfer mechanisms to boost the capacities for risk identification, assessment, monitoring, and early warning in the Western Balkans. The report identifies the key roadblocks and opportunities to this end, and calls for action aimed at risk-proofing the Western Balka...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Positive parenting attitudes and practices in three transitional Eastern European countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Serbia - Petrovic M, Vasic V, Petrovic O, Santric-Milicevic M.
OBJECTIVES: To identify potential predictors of using only non-violent forms of discipline for children aged 2-14 years and of being against physical punishment among Roma and non-Roma parents/caregivers in Eastern European countries with similar cultural... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Human psychology: Why do we have equivalents of bogeyman in so many countries around the world?
Bogeyman (also spelled bogieman, boogeyman, or boogie man) is a common allusion to a mythical creature in many cultures used by adults to frighten children into good behavior. This monster has no specific appearance, and conceptions about it can vary drastically from household to household within the same community. Parents may tell their children that if they misbehave, the bogeyman will get them. Bogeymen may target a specific mischief—for instance, a bogeyman that punishes children who suck their thumbs—or general misbehavior, depending on what purpose needs serving. Source: Wikipedia.Examples - by country - listed ...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - April 26, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Psychology Source Type: news

MSF Treats Hundreds After Greek-FYROM Border Violence
Field newsMSF Treats Hundreds After Greek-FYROM Border Violence April 10, 2016 Medical teams for the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treated hundreds of people today, April 10, following violence at the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). At least 10 people have reported to MSF teams that they were beaten by FYROM police; around 40 people were injured by rubber bullets.   (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Phil Zabriskie Source Type: news

FDA releases February 2016 510(k) clearances
February 2016 510(k) Clearances 510(k) summaries or 510(k) statements for final decisions rendered during the period February 2016. TOTAL 510(k)s THIS PERIOD 224 TOTAL WITH SUMMARIES 213 TOTAL WITH STATEMENTS 11 February 2016 510(k) Clearances 510(K) SUMMARIES OR 510(K) STATEMENTS FOR FINAL DECISIONS RENDERED DURING THE PERIOD February 2016 DEVICE: ANI Monitor MDOLORIS MEDICAL SYSTEMS SAS 510(k) NO: K142969(Traditional) ATTN: MATHILDE COLLET PHONE NO : 011 333 62092081 6, RUE DU PR LAGUESSE SE DECISION MADE: 23-FEB-16 LILLE FR 59037 510(k) SUMMARY AVAILABLE FROM FDA DEVICE: DBSWIN and VistaEasy Imaging Software Durr Dental...
Source: Mass Device - April 5, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news