Evaluation of the promising neighbourhoods community program to reduce health inequalities in youth: a protocol of a mixed-methods study - Boelens M, Windhorst DA, Jonkman H, Hosman CMH, Raat H, Jansen W.
BACKGROUND: Reducing socioeconomic health inequalities among youth is a major challenge for governments around the world and reports on successful attempts are scarce. Socioecological and integral approaches with collaborative partnerships and community en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How data, a new health care model, and fresh partnerships are changing Blue Shield
CEO Paul Markovich told the Business Times how working with companies like OODA Health and Gemini Health could improve the patient experience. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

How data, a new health care model, and fresh partnerships are changing Blue Shield
CEO Paul Markovich told the Business Times how working with companies like OODA Health and Gemini Health could improve the patient experience. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Labelling Recall: Automation is the Answer
The heavy reliance that companies place on manual processes and disparate labeling systems is more times than not at the route of product recalls. In 2018 alone, labelling issues made up 9% of all medical device recall events, which comprised of the return of over a million units. For a business, the consequences are costly, with the average label change sitting at $350,000. However, despite the availability of automated technologies created to tackle these very issues, numerous companies still persevere with out-dated processes which leave labels exposed to error. As regulations tighten, the cost of non-compliance is hig...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Craig Jones Tags: Labeling Packaging Source Type: news

Partnership to bring MD Anderson cancer treatment to Montgomery County
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Holy Redeemer Health System signed a letter of intent Friday to develop a joint cancer program at Holy Redeemer Hospital in eastern Montgomery County. The agreement will expand the reach of Cooper University Health Care’s partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, one of the leading cancer centers in the country. Financial terms of the agreement are being kept confidential. The Philadelphia Business Journal first reported exclusi vely in late… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Labeling Recall: Automation is the Answer
The heavy reliance that companies place on manual processes and disparate labeling systems is more times than not at the route of product recalls. In 2018 alone, labeling issues made up 9% of all medical device recall events, which comprised of the return of over a million units. For a business, the consequences are costly, with the average label change sitting at $350,000. However, despite the availability of automated technologies created to tackle these very issues, numerous companies still persevere with out-dated processes which leave labels exposed to error. As regulations tighten, the cost of non-compliance is high...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Craig Jones Tags: Labeling Packaging Source Type: news

Quintet of STPs to bail out struggling neighbour
Five sustainability and transformation partnerships in the east of England have been asked to bail out a neighbour facing a major deficit. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

2 catheters originally developed by Dr. Riyaz Bashir receive premarket clearance by FDA
(Temple University Health System) The US Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket notification clearance for two catheters invented by Riyaz Bashir, MD, FACC, RVT, Director of Vascular and Endovascular Medicine at Temple University Hospital, and Nicholas Green, Director of Research& Development at Thrombolex, Inc. Thrombolex is a company founded in partnership with Temple University to develop these catheter-based clot dissolving devices. This clearance now allows Thrombolex to commercialize the catheters. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New reports recommend improvements to a range of services
The Healthcare Qualify Improvement Partnership (HQIP) has made recommendations to commissioners for improvements to services for COPD, breast cancer, lung cancer and other disease areas. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chief nurse helps mental health trust achieve 'outstanding' rating
Nursing staff and leaders at Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust have been praised for their care and dedication after the trust became one of only a handful of mental health providers to achieve the top inspection rating. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 16, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks KT Projects Officer - Flexible Location
Specifications: Full Time, Fixed term for 2 years or a secondmentSalary: CompetitiveLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: Friday 7th June 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Projects Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  This new role, as part of Cochrane ’s Knowledge Translation (KT) department, will be responsible for supporting the delivery of specific KT activities and implementation projects; and to assist colleagues across Cochrane’s global community by providing training, tools and guidance in order for them to implement their KT a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

What do they mean by 'stem cells'? Recommended guidelines for reporting on cell therapies
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Cell therapies including so-called 'stem cells' are increasingly being marketed and used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders -- despite questions about these treatments and their effectiveness. A new tool for standardizing communication about cell therapies is presented in the May 15, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone& Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

£10m investment in junior doctors’ rest areas
Morally wrong and unsafe that unrested on-call staff can be responsible for dozens of very sick patients Related items fromOnMedica GPs welcome 'biggest reform to services in 15 years' Partnership best model for delivering what GPs and patients want Can medicine be cured? GP numbers have fallen by 1,340 in just two years GP shortage could triple to 7,000 without decisive action (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Sutter Health to take on more Medicare Advantage patients
Sutter Health is expanding its network to cover more seniors on Medicare Advantage plans.   The Sacramento-based health system said Tuesday that it's set to add more seniors to its network through a new partnership with Alignment Healthcare, which is launching a new Medicare Advantage plan. Medicare Advantage plans are privately operated plans that contract with Medicare, the federal h ealth program for seniors. Under the partnership, Sutter's doctors and facilities will be "in-network" for the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Sutter Health to take on more Medicare Advantage patients
Sutter Health is expanding its network to cover more seniors on Medicare Advantage plans.   The Sacramento-based health system said Tuesday that it's set to add more seniors to its network through a new partnership with Alignment Healthcare, which is launching a new Medicare Advantage plan. Medicare Advantage plans are privately operated plans that contract with Medicare, the federal h ealth program for seniors. Under the partnership, Sutter's doctors and facilities will be "in-network" for the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Outcome Health co-founders no longer owners of company
As part of a new recapitalization effort of Outcome Health, co-founders Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal no longer have an ownership stake in the Chicago company. Shah and Agarwal left their day-to-day roles as CEO and president last January as part of a settlement with investors who had sued the company for fraud. The pair left their roles on the company's board in June, ChicagoInno reported. Last week, Outcome Health said it "reached an agreement to comp lete a recapitalization in partnership with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 15, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Kenya: 170+ Public Health Facilities With Emergency Services On Google Maps
[Capital FM] Google in partnership with Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation (EMKF), Ministry of Health and BP Systems Online, have mapped public hospitals with emergency medical care services across the country on Search and Maps enabling Kenyans navigate online with ease by searching "emergency centre near me" and find their closest hospital. Additionally, patients can now easily find opening times, contact numbers and the emergency services offered in the public hospitals online. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Society for Participatory Medicine Welcomes Burt Rosen as President & Expands Board of Directors
Addition of Helene D. Clayton-Jeter, OD, and Amber Soucy, MSN, RN, Invigorates Momentum to Advance Dialogue Between Patients, Providers and Caregivers   BOSTON—May 15, 2019—The Society for Participatory Medicine, the preeminent organization in promoting true partnerships between patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals, is pleased to welcome Burt Rosen as president along with the addition of Helene D. Clayton-Jeter, OD, and Amber Soucy, MSN, RN, to its board of directors. Their involvement with the society will help advance the movement of participatory medicine, in which patients, caregivers and...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Society for Participatory Medicine Staff Tags: News News Releases Source Type: news

HRSA awards $200,000 to Hawaii for opioid response
The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded $24 million to 40 states for the second round of Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) planning grants on Monday. Out of that, Hawaii will receive $200,000 for one year to formalize partnerships with local stakeholders, conduct needs assessments, and develop plans to intervene in what the agency describes as substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD). “RCORP-Planning… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

Namibia: Medipark Joins Congo Fever Fight
[Namibian] THE Ongwediva Medipark private hospital has joined the Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital in a partnership to fight the outbreak of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in the Oshikoto region through a donation of medical equipment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cyclotron for Varian ProBeam Compact Proton Therapy System Installed at New Treatment Center in ...
PALO ALTO, California and SINGAPORE, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony in Singapore today, Varian (NYSE: VAR) announced, in partnership with Proton Therapy Pte., Ltd, the completion of the cyclotron installation for the Varian ProBeam® Compact single-room proton therapy system at Biopolis, an international biomedical research hub. The cyclotron is a core piece of equipment in the ProBeam proton therapy system. This installation marks a...This story is related to the following:Medical Devices | (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Med...
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - May 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Faster walkers more likely to live longer
(National Institute for Health Research) People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre -- a partnership between Leicester's Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Austrian Herpetological Society's journal Herpetozoa moves to Pensoft's ARPHA platform
(Pensoft Publishers) Published since 1988 by the Austrian Herpetological Society ( Ö GH), the renowned peer-reviewed, open-access journal Herpetozoa is added to the growing portfolio of international titles published on the ARPHA scholarly platform in a new partnership with academic publisher and technology provider Pensoft. Seen in the first 2019 publications of the journal, now available on a new website, is a long list of innovative features designed to promote visibility, access, reuse and citability of the scholarly outputs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 15, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Partnership brings Circuit Clinical together with CUBRC
Two local technology companies will use advanced analytics to improve the clinical trials process. Circuit Clinical will work with CUBRC Inc. to better analyze datasets from clinical trials and ultimately, advance discovery of new medicines. Founded by Irfan Khan, Circuit Clinical works to make the clinical trial system more navigable for patients. Last fall, the company launched a patient eng agement platform called TrialScout that allows potential participants to search for trials by ailment and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Partnership brings Circuit Clinical together with CUBRC
Two local technology companies will use advanced analytics to improve the clinical trials process. Circuit Clinical will work with CUBRC Inc. to better analyze datasets from clinical trials and ultimately, advance discovery of new medicines. Founded by Irfan Khan, Circuit Clinical works to make the clinical trial system more navigable for patients. Last fall, the company launched a patient eng agement platform called TrialScout that allows potential participants to search for trials by ailment and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

ECMC receives $2.5M naming rights gift from KeyBank
With construction underway on its $58 million trauma and emergency department expansion, Erie County Medical Center has received a $2.5 million grant for naming rights at the site. The KeyBank Trauma and Emergency Department is slated to open in 2020 as a 54,000-square-foot facility, double the size of the existing facility. The grant from KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation, puts the hospital close to its $15 million fundraising goal. It’s the next in a series of grants… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Abbott Partners With NIH On BRAIN Initiative to Advance Research for Neurological Disorders
- Partnership with NIH aims to increase understanding and accelerate the application of neurostimulation therapies (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cyclotron for Varian ProBeam Compact Proton Therapy System Installed at New Treatment Center in Singapore
PALO ALTO, Calif. and SINGAPORE, May 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- At a ceremony in Singapore today, Varian (NYSE: VAR) announced, in partnership with Proton Therapy Pte., Ltd, the completion of the cyclotron installation for the V... Devices, Oncology Varian Medical Systems, ProBeam, proton therapy, radiotherapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ACC Latin America conference 2019 to be held in Colombia for first time
(American College of Cardiology) The American College of Cardiology will host the ACC Latin America Conference in partnership with the Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery in Cartagena, Colombia, from July 25-27, 2019, bringing together top experts to discuss and review new, relevant cardiovascular science pertinent to the region. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthy habits could avoid 27% of cancer cases in Brazil
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) A study by Brazilian researchers in partnership with Harvard estimates the impact of five risk factors on the incidence of cancer- physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, overweight, smoking and alcohol consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 14, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Is Your Testing Program Ready for the EU MDRs?
The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR) will require that all medical devices – even legacy products – have updated clinical data and technical documentation to support device safety and conformity with the new regulatory standards, Sandi Schaible tells MD+DI. Schaible is the senior director of analytical chemistry at WuXi AppTec, where she specializes in extractables and leachables studies. She is a U.S. delegate and international delegate for ISO 10993 part 18 in chemical characterization. She is also a U.S. delegate for ISO 10993 part...
Source: MDDI - May 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Testing Source Type: news

The collaborative approach turning things around
Tara Kearney, director of integration for Salford Care Organisation, talks about setting up and working in a whole-system collaborative, and its impact on Salford Royal Foundation Trust and the people in her community Related items fromOnMedica NHS technology revolution is stuck 'in a state of paralysis' Partnership best model for delivering what GPs and patients want The Partnership Review: LLPs - Panacea or Placebo? Joined-up care in action Collaboration 2.0: Moving towards true person-centred care (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - May 14, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Fox Chase Cancer Center teams up with Chinese hospital for clinical trials initiative
Fox Chase Cancer Center is teaming up with a hospital in China in a partnership designed to help both medical centers expand their cancer clinical trial capabilities. Under the agreement, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia will provide consulting services to enhance Beijing Friendship Hospital’s existing clinical trial operations. In the future, the Chinese hospital hopes to expand its own trials while also serving as a site for Fox Chase to conduct stud ies suitable for multiple, diverse… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Hospital foundation trust to take over three practices
An NHS foundation trust in Birmingham has taken over two practices and will soon run another from June.  Great Bridge Health Centre and Lyndon Health Centre are now run by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, in conjunction with Your Health Partnership, which runs more than 50 surgeries in the Midlands and Shropshire.  The takeover, which took place on 1 May, came after the previous private provider, Malling Health, chose not to rebid for the APMS contract according to the Local Medical Committee (LMC). Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 13, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: costanzapearce Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership Hub launched in China
The University of Bristol along with Peking University and a consortium of partners has launched the ‘ UK-China AMR Partnership Program on strategies to reduce the burden of antibiotic resistance in China ’ . (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Using AI and data science to crack the productivity puzzle at work
The law firm of the future is a step closer thanks to a new partnership between Burges Salmon and the University of Bristol, which will explore how the use of AI and data science can improve productivity. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Research; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, University of Bristol Law School, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Economics, Finance and Management, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School Source Type: news

HRSA Awards $24 Million to 120 Rural Organizations for Opioid Response
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $24 million to recipients in 40 states for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) planning grants. The grants will support needs assessments, partnerships, and plans for substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts, including for opioid use disorder. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 13, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Study explores privatization of public systems of justice
(Crime and Justice Research Alliance) A new study sought to determine the points at which individuals who encounter public systems of justice are charged by private entities. The study found that private firms that work with public entities in the justice system charge money for their services at numerous points, that some of the charges are mandated, and that there is little transparency into or oversight over how these public-private partnerships operate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New partnership to develop short-term beds for mental health and substance abuse care
The Hawaii Department of Health announced its partnership with Wahiawa General Hospital to provide short-term mental health "stabilization" beds in a hospital setting. Currently in the development phase, the project anticipates providing as many as 30 beds by next year. The beds will bridge a vital gap between emergency room care and longer-term treatment for individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues to help reduce repetitive ER visits and chronic homelessness. This will be funded … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

Leading From The Center: The Importance Of Partnerships To Startup Success
Today ’s consumers want connected, end-to-end experiences that meets their needs. How operators, suppliers, investors, and other stakeholders relate, ideate, design, and develop their offerings has evolved into an interconnected ecosystem driven by their ability to deliver on customers’ needs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Columbia Business School - the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, Contributor Source Type: news

New partnership to develop short-term beds for mental health and substance abuse care
The Hawaii Department of Health announced its partnership with Wahiawa General Hospital to provide short-term mental health "stabilization" beds in a hospital setting. Currently in the development phase, the project anticipates providing as many as 30 beds by next year. The beds will bridge a vital gap between emergency room care and longer-term treatment for individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues to help reduce repetitive ER visits and chronic homelessness. This will be funded … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

Tampa General Hospital seeks to lease space inside USF Health ’s downtown medical school
The partnership between USF and TGH started years ago. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Ms.Medicine adds to C-suite as concierge care network expands nationally
Ms.Medicine, a Greater Cincinnati concierge care practice that is expanding nationally, has added to its leadership team. The Mariemont-based organization, which focuses on comprehensive care specific to women, has hired Cameron McGregor as chief strategy officer. In her new role, McGregor will lead the strategic business efforts and oversee national business development and partnership growth. McGregor comes to Ms . Medicine from Premier Health in Dayton, where she was the system vice president… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

Low HPV vaccination rates in rural Missouri prompts YSPH student response
A partnership between St. Francis Healthcare System and the Yale School of Public Health tackled misconceptions and stigma surrounding a lifesaving vaccine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

£ 6.6M for major UK non-communicable disease prevention project
The University of Bristol, in partnership with the Universities of Bath, West of England, Manchester, Reading and Cardiff and Bristol City Council and Greater Manchester Combined Authority, has been awarded £ 6.6M by the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) to tackle unhealthy urban planning and development linked to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, obesity, poor mental health, cancer and diabetes. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

£ 6.6 million for major UK non-communicable disease prevention project
The University of Bristol, in partnership with the Universities of Bath, West of England, Manchester, Reading and Cardiff and Bristol City Council and Greater Manchester Combined Authority, has been awarded £ 6.6 million by the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) to tackle unhealthy urban planning and development linked to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, obesity, poor mental health, cancer and diabetes. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Africa: Global Fund Partners With Pharmaccess to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage in Africa
[Global Fund] Amsterdam -The Global Fund today announced a partnership agreement with PharmAccess Foundation to support African countries accelerate progress toward universal health coverage by harnessing digital technology. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Fostering Partnerships for Health - WHO and Key Partners Conduct a Joint Field Visit to Beira
[WHO] Following the invitation from the World Health Organization representative in Mozambique, Dra Djamila Cabral, key partners arrived in Beira in a joint field mission to assess the health situation in Beira and follow up on the progress made so far in responding to the health needs of people affected by Cyclone Idai. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news