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Malawi:Mother-to-Mother Training in Malawi Helps Battle Child Malnutrition
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Three weeks is all it takes to change the fortunes of a baby's life, simply by training mothers to make small changes to what they are fed and how their food is prepared, according to scientists who studied malnourished infants in rural Malawi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

RPS England welcomes new training from Health Education England
Working with the RPS and other partners, Health Education England has developed specifications for seven new training programmes for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Funded through the Pharmacy (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - January 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Effects of the visual-feedback-based force platform training with functional electric stimulation on the balance and prevention of falls in older adults: a randomized controlled trial - Li Z, Wang XX, Liang YY, Chen SY, Sheng J, Ma SJ.
BACKGROUND: Force platform training with functional electric stimulation aimed at improving balance may be effective in fall prevention for older adults. Aim of the study is to evaluate the effects of the visual-feedback-based force platform balance traini... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Fads come and go but traditional exercise remains: Experts recommend an hour walking, swimming, or cycling, even if you're doing high intensity strength training
(Natural News) Personal training experts recommend that a combination of low-intensity training and high-intensity training will lead to better fitness and health results. They explained in an article published on the website Daily Mail Online why low-intensity workouts are as important as high-intensity workouts. Low-intensity sustained state (LISS) cardio exercise is equally important as a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drone Rescue Executed off Australian Beach
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. Monty Greenslade and Gabe Vidler got into trouble on Thursday at Lennox Head, 750 kilometers (470 miles) north of Sydney. They were about a kilometer (0.6 mile) from lifeguards who were about to start training with the new drones, equipped with a camera, rescue gear and six rotors. After a friend raised the alert, lifeguard Jai Sheridan said he piloted the drone to the swimmers and dropped a rescue pod minutes faster than l...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Rod McGuirk, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Drone Rescue Executed off Australian Beach
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. Monty Greenslade and Gabe Vidler got into trouble on Thursday at Lennox Head, 750 kilometers (470 miles) north of Sydney. They were about a kilometer (0.6 mile) from lifeguards who were about to start training with the new drones, equipped with a camera, rescue gear and six rotors. After a friend raised the alert, lifeguard Jai Sheridan said he piloted the drone to the swimmers and dropped a rescue pod minutes faster than l...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Rod McGuirk, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Fitbit ’s coaching app launches for Xbox, Windows 10 devices
Fitbit Coach, the company ’s connected personal training app, has come to Microsoft’s Xbox One videogame console and other Windows 10 PCs, Fitbit announced in a recent blog post. The service — which costs $39.99 annually — allows customers to follow guided audio and video workouts in their home with additional featur es provided by their Fitbit wearables. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference webinar – Jan 31st
Join us for the January NNLM Resource Picks Webinar! Title: Genetics Home Reference Presenter: Stephanie Morrison, MPH, from the National Library of Medicine Date/Time: Wednesday, January 31st  at 12 PM PT/ 1 PM MT/ 2 PM CT / 3 PM ET Summary: Join us for an introduction and exploration of Genetics Home Reference (GHR) presented by Stephanie Morrison, MPH. Stephanie is the Team Coordinator for GHR at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) so you’ll be in good hands. Genetics Home Reference is the NLM website for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosom...
Source: MCR News - January 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Health Sciences Public Libraries Webinars and Training Source Type: news

Flexible training options for newcomers to scholarly communications from ALPSP
If you are, or know, a new recruit to scholarly communications in 2018, then do consider our online training options providing an Introduction to Journals Publishing to bring you to speed with the nuances of this sector. For those able to get to London we have a full day course running in March but if you are further afield then our online training in May is a great option. Introduction to Journals Publishing, Full Day course, London This essential course covers all aspects of journals publishing and is perfect for those starting out in their career or moving into the sector. It covers everything from peer review to online...
Source: News from STM - January 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Training & Webinars Source Type: news

Recruitment Information Session - St Louis, MO
March 01, 2018All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question& answer session to learn more about how you can become part of Doctors Without Borders' field work. A Human Resources Officer will be on hand to discuss requirements and the recruitment process and a Doctors Without Borders aid worker from the local area will share their stories of life in the field.SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER.Location: St Louis Public Library - Training RoomSt. Louis  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

Effect of low-cost resistance training on lower-limb strength and balance in institutionalized seniors - Motalebi SA, Cheong LS, Iranagh JA, Mohammadi F.
Background/Study Context: Given the rapid increase in the aging population worldwide, fall prevention is of utmost importance. It is essential to establish an efficient, simple, safe, and low-cost intervention method for reducing the risk of falls. This st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Analysts: Japan approves 12 new procedures for Intuitive Surgical ’ s da Vinci
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) recently won approval for an additional 12 procedures in Japan using its da Vinci robot-assisted surgery devices, according to analysts at Leerink Partners. The approvals could represent an additional 200,000 cases in Japan, up from 30,000, Leerink analysts Richard Newitter and Jaime Morgan wrote this morning in a note to investors, citing talks with management, company reports and Leerink Partners estimates. Previously only cleared for prostatectomy and nephrectomy in Japan, da Vinci is now approved for additional colorectal, gynecological and thoracic surgeries, plus gastrect...
Source: Mass Device - January 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Robotics Wall Street Beat Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

3D Systems, Stryker partner for personalized surgery
Orthopedic device firm Stryker and 3D printing firm 3D Systems have inked an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D Systems unwraps imaging 3D printing technologies Philips teams with 3D Systems, Stratasys on 3D printing Stryker wraps up Novadaq purchase Stryker to acquire Novadaq for $701M Stryker signs partnership with GE Additive 3D Systems expands cardiac virtual reality training (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Learn How to Help Your Community Deal with Psychological Distress
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Access to PCC events and training for you and your team
As increasing numbers of practices ask to access our events, training and e-learning courses, PCC has created an affordable version of its highly regarded subscription service for practice teams. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gov. Walker reacts to hospital association's concerns about changes to Medicaid
Now that President Donald Trump ’s administration signed off on states like Wisconsin imposing co-payments, drug-testing and work or job-training requirements on some Medicaid recipients, the Wisconsin Hospital Association is asking Gov. Scott Walker to alter the plan. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Does inside passing contribute to the high incidence of groin injuries in soccer? A biomechanical analysis - Dupr é T, Funken J, Müller R, Mortensen KRL, Lysdal FG, Braun M, Krahl H, Potthast W.
Groin injuries are common in soccer and often cause time-loss from training. While groin injuries have been linked to full effort kicking, the role of inside passing is unclear. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate hip joint kinematics a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A school-based neuromuscular training program and sport-related injury incidence: a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial - Foss KDB, Thomas S, Khoury JC, Myer GD, Hewett TE.
CONTEXT:   An estimated 40 million school-aged children (age range = 5-18 years) participate annually in sports in the United States, generating approximately 4 million sport-related injuries and requiring 2.6 million emergency department visits at a cos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Death prompts warning for Zoll ’ s LifeVest wearable AED
Asahi Kasei (TYO:3407) subsidiary Zoll Medical and the FDA are warning about an error code displayed by a model of its LifeVest wearable automatic external defibrillator that was involved in a patient’s death. Patients using LifeVest 4000 models who don’t contact the company after the device displays “Call for service: Device has a problem that may require service. Call ZOLL for service, Message Code 102” run the risk that it won’t be able to deliver therapy if needed, according to the FDA, which put a Class II recall label on the action. But because the alert “does not explicitly i...
Source: Mass Device - January 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Recalls Resuscitation Asahi Kasei Corp. Zoll Medical Corp. Source Type: news

Tool launched to reduce ‘variability’ in dementia training quality
Tailoring and face-to-face delivery are among the keys to providing effective training on dementia, according to researchers behind a new tool that is being adopted nationally to assess programmes. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitments
Capacity-building support for developing countries to safeguard the public interest in terms of public health and especially, to ensure that no one is left behind, is essential. Credit: IPSBy Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR , Jan 17 2018 (IPS)The United Nations Agenda 2030 for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is being touted in financial circles as offering huge investment opportunities requiring trillions of dollars. In 67 low- and middle-income countries, achieving SDG 3 — healthy lives and well-being for all, at all ages — is estimated to require new investments increasi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Washington State Behavioral Health Workforce Assessment (December 2017)
Report provides details about: the occupations and roles that comprise the overall behavioral health workforce, the size and distribution of the workforce, measures of workforce demand, the education and training pathways connecting to these careers, and some new approaches to addressing behavioral health workforce needs in Washington. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Now, Safer Deliveries for Women in Tajikistan
January 16, 2018In just a year, home births in Bokhtar District have been cut in half.“I delivered my oldest daughter at home,” says Gulrukhsor Talbieva. “I’d never heard about the maternity hospital.”  Gulrukhsor Talbieva, now a 26-year-old mother of five, lives in Lohuti village in Tajikistan ’s remote Bokhtar district.She also delivered her second baby, a son, at home and had a terrible headache that lasted for days. She didn ’t know it at the time, but she had eclampsia, a life-threatening condition." I'd never heard about the maternity hospital. "  “I...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbales Source Type: news

Bar training for active bystanders: evaluation of a community-based bystander intervention program - Powers RA, Leili J.
Bystander intervention programs are proliferating on college campuses and are slowly gaining momentum as sexual violence prevention programs suitable for the larger community. In particular, bystander intervention programs aimed at bar staff have been deve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kessler Foundation receives major federal grant to train rehabilitation researchers
(Kessler Foundation) Guang Yue, PhD, director of Human Performance and Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation, has been awarded a $735,000 grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). This five-year grant funds an Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Project in Rehabilitation Neuroscience and Engineering. The project aims to improve overall health and function of individuals with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal (NM-MSK) diseases and injuries by training doctoral-level researchers committed to advancing the field of rehabilitation. (Source: Eur...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study finds minority trainees are up, but not minority faculty
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Despite increasing numbers of underrepresented minority (URM) trainees in the biomedical sciences, there is a persistent shortage of URM faculty who are involved in basic biomedical research at medical schools. Vanderbilt investigators examined the entire training pathway of potential faculty candidates to identify points of greatest loss of URM trainees. They report Jan. 16 in PLOS ONE two key points of loss: during undergraduate education and in transition from postdoctoral fellowship to tenure-track faculty. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Would You Like to Learn How to Work More Effectively with Latino Patients?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Isometric exercises: Good for strength training?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DataFlash: You Spoke and We Listened!
Happy New Year from your data gurus, Annie and Ann!   And welcome to the first post in our new blog series, DataFlash!   We both monitor a wide range of listservs, social media accounts, news sites and other troves of data information, and we’ll be sharing what we come across, biweekly. As a starting place, remember that survey we did last year, asking for your ideas about what the NNLM-PNR should be doing to help with your data needs? (The one with the fabulous NLM tape measure prizes?)  We completed the analysis and presented the findings to our Executive Committee last November (as well as...
Source: Dragonfly - January 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Glusker Tags: Data Science Training & Education consultation data literacy data survey Data_Science Source Type: news

South Africa:No Funds to Train 700 Gauteng Nurses
[News24Wire] Poor planning and the ongoing health budget crisis will see 700 nurses unable to start their first year of nursing training, DA Gauteng health spokesperson Jack Bloom said on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

START program gives first-year med students an early feel for research
YSM ’s Summer Advance Research Training program pairs students with faculty mentors to offer a head start on learning the culture of academic medicine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SMART program gives first-year med students an early feel for research
YSM ’s Summer Advance Research Training program pairs students with faculty mentors to offer a head start on learning the culture of academic medicine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

WATCH: Nuclear preparedness training delayed to focus on flu epidemic
More than 60,000 Americans have tested positive for the flu this season and 20 children have died, according to the CDC. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Liberia:Liberia to Begin Food, Nutrition Survey
[NEWS] The Food and Nutrition Division at the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the LISGIS on Monday, January 15, 2018 commenced a weeklong training for enumerators to begin a comprehensive food security, nutrition and vulnerability Assessment survey across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can training improve memory, thinking abilities in older adults with cognitive impairment?
(American Geriatrics Society) A new, first-of-its-kind study was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society by scientists from research centers in Montreal and Quebec City, Canada. They designed a study to learn whether cognitive training, a medication-free treatment, could improve MCI. Studies show that activities that stimulate your brain, such as cognitive training, can protect against a decline in your mental abilities. Even older adults who have MCI can still learn and use new mental skills. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effects of dual-task management and resistance training on gait performance in older individuals: a randomized controlled trial - Wollesen B, Mattes K, Schulz S, Bischoff LL, Seydell L, Bell JW, von Duvillard SP.
BACKGROUND: Dual-task (DT) training is a well-accepted modality for fall prevention in older adults. DT training should include task-managing strategies such as task switching or task prioritization to improve gait performance under DT conditions. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Exercise training for improving outcomes post-burns: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Flores O, Tyack Z, Stockton K, Ware R, Paratz JD.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the effectiveness of different modalities of exercise and to evaluate the safety of exercise-based interventions post-burns. DATA SOURCES: Six databases were searched from inception to October 2017 using "burn," "exercise" and syno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Recreational diving practice for stress management: an exploratory trial - Beneton F, Michoud G, Coulange M, Laine N, Ramdani C, Borgnetta M, Breton P, Guieu R, Rostain JC, Trousselard M.
BACKGROUND: Within the components of Scuba diving there are similarities with meditation and mindfulness techniques by training divers to be in a state of open monitoring associated with slow and ample breathing. Perceived stress is known to be diminished ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Resilience training
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks six senior leaders to join its vibrant Review Networks
Cochrane is creating vibrant and robust Networks of sustainable, nimble, and connected Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) which will become the focus for the efficient and timely production of high quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers. The creation of the thematic Networksprovides an exciting opportunity for Cochrane to support a new generation of senior leaders within the organization.Following its Governing Board decision in September 2017 to approve the creation of new thematic Networks, Cochrane started a recruitment process to appointeight high-performing...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medicaid Work Mandate Will Create Uncertainty in Some States
Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or perform community service in exchange for getting health coverage through Medicaid. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Africa:Merck Foundation Connects Africa With Asia
[CIO] Merck Foundation (MF), and the University of Malaya (UM) signed a MoU aimed at providing fellowship training for post-graduate medical trainees from Africa and other developing countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A fast implementation of MPC-based motion cueing algorithms for mid-size road vehicle motion simulators - Bruschetta M, Maran F, Beghi A.
The use of dynamic driving simulators is constantly increasing in the automotive community, with applications ranging from vehicle development to rehab and driver training. The effectiveness of such devices is related to their capabilities of well reproduc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A simulator-based nuclear reactor emergency response training exercise - Waller E, Bereznai G, Shaw J, Chaput J, Lafortune JF.
Training offsite emergency response personnel basic awareness of onsite control room operations during nuclear power plant emergency conditions was the primary objective of a week-long workshop conducted on a CANDU ® virtual nuclear reactor simulator avail... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

What Products Will Ultimately Win in Diagnostics?
It turns out there are actually several classes of diagnostic technologies that seem like they are really hot right now, but are actually overhyped, according to a panel of laboratory experts who addressed the subject during the recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA. Perhaps one of the hottest topics that have emerged in diagnostics over the past few years is liquid biopsy and while that technology is finding its way into hospital laboratories for certain applications, Nick Papadopoulos, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, said that in early detection of cancer, at least, liquid biopsy is ...
Source: MDDI - January 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: IVD Source Type: news

Running in the Cold: How to Survive and Thrive
SUNDAY, Jan. 14, 2018 -- Whether you're training for a marathon or just logging miles, cold-weather running requires some special health and safety precautions, according to a sports medicine expert. That said, it also gives you a chance to get... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Susquehanna Valley (Pa.) EMS Trains Community Members to 'Stop the Bleed'
  HELLAM TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. -- When someone’s in an accident, first responders say uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death. That’s why Susquehanna Valley Emergency Medical Services is freely training people, using dummies and fake blood, to 'Stop the Bleed'.  Saving a life is as simple as having someone around who knows how to stop an uncontrolled bleed. “The wounds getting to be a scary place. There’s no doubt about that," said Chief Mike Fitzgibbons, Susquehanna Valley Emergency Medical Services. Chief Fitzgibbons says accidents...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Grace Griffaton, Fox43 Tags: Training News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UCLA School of Dentistry receives $1.5 million for community-based education
The UCLA School of Dentistry has received a $1.5 million grant from the state ’s largest dental benefits provider, Delta Dental of California, to support launching a community-based clinical education program. The award, which will support UCLA student dentists to care for some of the most vulnerable patients in California, is the largest that Delta Dental has ever given a dental school.Many Californians face inadequate access to oral health care services for many reasons. The biggest challenges are the uneven distribution of providers, underfunded public health programs, lack of understanding of the importance of or...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 12, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news