Correlates of benzodiazepine dependence in patients with depression followed up in a psychiatric outpatient unit in Tunisia - Menif L, Oueslati B, Maamri A, Melki W, Zalila H.
Benzodiazepines may be prescribed to manage anxiety and insomnia in patients with depression. However, as noticed during our daily practice, a considerable proportion of patients treated for depression and receiving benzodiazepines developed a dependence t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tunisia: More Than 400 Participants to Partake in Dialogue On Urgent Measures for Public Health Reform
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The dialogue on urgent measures for public health sector reform will take place on Friday, under the aegis of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemiological profile of burns in children in central and southern Tunisia: a 67-case series - Ghorbel I, Bouaziz F, Loukil K, Moalla S, Gassara M, Ennouri K.
This study aimed to  describe the epidemiological aspects of burns in this environment and to propo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption among health sciences students at the University of Monastir (Tunisia, 2014) - Ben Abdelaziz A, Nouira H, Mili M, Safer M, Zaafrane F, Sakly N, Ben Abdelaziz A.
BACKGROUND: Studies conducted on characteristics of alcohol consumption and associated risk factors among health occupations students are scarce in the southern shore of the Mediterranean. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of alcohol use a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Eat more artichokes! Their leaves contain powerful compounds that protect you from diabetes
(Natural News) People who are at risk of diabetes and other metabolic disorders would do well to add artichokes (Cynara scolymus) in their diet to lower their chances of getting the disease, according to researchers from the University of Sfax in Tunisia. In their study, which was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the team looked... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botanical study concludes the antioxidant potential of small nettle
(Natural News) The small nettle (Urtica urens) is a close relative of the beneficial albeit painful stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) since both belong to the genus Urtica. Members of this genus have great antioxidant potential. However, this property has not been observed in small nettle until fairly recently. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Sfax in Tunisia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: AfDB, EBRD Ink 500 MD-Loan Agreement to Fund Sanitation Programme in Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) inked on Tuesday in Tunis a loan agreement of ?150 million (some 510 million Tunisian dinars) with the Development, Investment and International Co-operation Ministry and the National Sanitation Utility (French: ONAS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"We find what we look for, and we look for what we know": factors interacting with a mental health training program to influence its expected outcomes in Tunisia - Spagnolo J, Champagne F, Leduc N, Melki W, Piat M, Laporta M, Bram N, Guesmi I, Charfi F.
BACKGROUND: Primary care physicians (PCPs) working in mental health care in Tunisia often lack knowledge and skills needed to adequately address mental health-related issues. To address these lacunas, a training based on the Mental Health Gap Action Progra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Social and early life adversity and chronic health conditions among Tunisian adults - El Mhamdi S, Lemieux A, Ben Fredj M, Bouanene I, Ben Salah A, Abroug H, Ben Salem K, Al'absi M.
Early life adversities (ELAs) are shown as significant risk factors for chronic health conditions (CHCs). ELAs include multiple types of abuse such as the social abuse (peer, community, and collective violence). The purpose is to describe the relationship ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol use in adolescents and its association with sensation seeking and impulsivity: a survey in the city of Sfax, Tunisia - Charfi N, Smaoui N, Turki M, Ma âlej Bouali M, Omri S, Ben Thabet J, Zouari N, Zouari L, Maalej M.
BACKGROUND: Although the increase of media interest for psychoactive substances use, especially alcohol, among young people, since the revolution, Tunisia has few epidemiological studies on this subject, which does not allow having a clear idea of the impo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Shooting at Christmas Market in France Leaves 3 Dead, 12 Wounded
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. France immediately raised its terror alert level. It was unclear if the market — a popular gathering place and the nucleus of an al-Qaida-linked plot in 2000 — was the intended target. The assailant got inside a security zone around the venue and opened fire from there, Mayor Roland Ries said on BFM television. The market, France's largest, is s...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sylvie Corbet, Jean-Francois Badias & Elaine Ganley, Associated Press Tags: International News Terrorism & Active Shooter Source Type: news

Study: Lavender essential oil protects the liver and kidneys
(Natural News) Volatile compounds give lavender its pleasant scent and healing properties. They can also protect the kidneys and liver from being harmed by oxidative stress from toxic chemicals. This led Tunisian researchers to test the essential oil of Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas) for its hepaprotective and nephroprotective activity against malathion. Malathion is a synthetic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence of direct toxicological effects of scorpion venom on central nervous system in Tunisian children - Bahloul M, Souissi B, Turki O, Dlela M, Ben Mahfoudh K, Bouaziz M.
BACKGROUND: Severe scorpion envenomation can lead to severe neurological manifestations, which are an indicator of the severity of the scorpion sting. The direct action of scorpion venom on the central nervous system can explain partly these neurological d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pattern of suicide by self-poisoning in Northern Tunisia: an eleven-year study (2005-2015) - Gharbaoui M, Ben Khelil M, Harzallah H, Benzarti A, Zhioua M, Hamdoun M.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of our study was to discuss the epidemiological features of self-poisoning suicide in Northern Tunisia. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective, descriptive and cross-sectional study, including all the cases of fatal self-poisoning... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Scientists look at the anti-diabetes potential of Rhaponticum acaule essential oil
(Natural News) A recent study from the University of Monastir and the National School of Engineers of Sfax in Tunisia has found that the essential oil of the Rhaponticum acaule (RaEO) – an aromatic plant endemic to northern Africa – possesses anti-diabetes properties, as well as potent antioxidant activity. The research, which appeared in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, discussed how RaEO can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual violence against women in Tunisia - Fekih-Romdhane F, Ridha R, Cheour M.
BACKGROUND: Sexual violence exists everywhere in the world. It depends mainly on the cultural and religious norms conveyed in the various societies. This is a neglected area of research. Available data are insufficient, especially in Arab-Muslim context. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Tunisia:First Confirmed West Nile Virus Case in Djerba
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The first confirmed case of West Nile virus has been recorded in Djerba. A young girl had been suspected of being infected with the virus for over two weeks and had thereafter confirmed on October 9, Regional Health Director in Medenine Jameleffine Hamdi told TAP. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The MRC funds £2m study to address global mental health stigma
A landmark global study that looks to understand and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental ill health has received a£2 million grant award from the MRC. The Indigo Partnership is one of the largest studies of its kind and will develop and test new methods to reduce stigma in China, Ethiopia, India and Tunisia. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

MRC funds £2m study to address global mental health stigma
A landmark global study that looks to understand and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental ill health has received a£2 million grant award from the MRC. The Indigo Partnership is one of the largest studies of its kind and will develop and test new methods to reduce stigma in China, Ethiopia, India and Tunisia. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

How violence happens (or not): situational conditions of violence and nonviolence in Bahrain, Tunisia, and Syria - Bramsen I.
This article investigates the microdynamics of violence durin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Tunisia:No Cholera Case Recorded in Tunisia (Ministry of Health)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -No cases of cholera have been recorded in Tunisia, the Ministry of Health said in a statement Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Childhood exposure to violence is associated with risk for mental disorders and adult's weight status: a community-based study in Tunisia - El Mhamdi S, Lemieux A, Abroug H, Ben Salah A, Bouanene I, Ben Salem K, Al'absi M.
BACKGROUND: We sought to investigate the relationship between social violence and adult overweight/obesity and the role of common mental disorders (CMD) in mediating this relationship. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tunisian dates keep your immune system strong… here's how
(Natural News) A new study reported that the seeds of the Tunisian dates are an untapped, rich, and inexpensive source of polyphenols. These bioactive compounds have powerful antioxidant properties that can strengthen the immune system by scavenging free radicals and preventing oxidative stress that damages cells. Polyphenols and other natural oxidants are drawing a lot... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to community and collective violence during childhood and tobacco use patterns among young adults in Tunisia - El Mhamdi S, Lemieux A, Ben Salah A, Bouanene I, Ben Salem K, Al'absi M.
Accumulating evidence demonstrates that experiencing intrafamilial adversities (abuse, neglect and household dysfunction) during childhood is linked to addictive behaviours. However, the impact of social adversities (peer, community and collective violence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Occupational lumbar back accidents in the private sector: prevalence and factors associated with their severity and sequelae in central Tunisia - Brahem A, Bouhlel M, Kacem I, Maoua M, Boughattas W, Khalfaoui D, Rejeb K, Chatti S, El Maalel O, Mrizak N.
In Tunisia, few studies have been focused on occupational lumbar back accidents. We conducted a descriptive retrospective study of private sector employees in central Tunisia who were victims of lumbar back accidents, reported during a 5-year period from 2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Tunisia:Regional Meetings On Social Dialogue On National Health Policies Kicks Off in Hammamet
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Regional meetings on social dialogue on national health policies and strategies kicked off on Thursday in Hammamet and will focus on four major regions of the country before the end of July. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Deaths among homeless in northern Tunisia: a 10-year study (2005-2014) - Ben Khelil M, Zgarni A, Bellali M, Thaljaoui W, Zhioua M, Hamdoun M.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the victims profile related to death among homeless people. STUDY DESIGN: A descriptive, retrospective, and cross-sectional study. METHODS: We included all deaths among homeless people that occurred during a 10-year period (20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Tea found to prevent fat storage in the liver, lower blood glucose
(Natural News) Tea, particularly its green and black varieties, can prevent fat storage in the liver and lower blood sugar, according to the study published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Tunis EL Manar and the University of Carthage in Tunisia and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postimpact earliest Paleogene warming shown by fish debris oxygen isotopes (El Kef, Tunisia)
We report an ~1 per mil decrease in oxygen isotopic values (~5°C warming) beginning at the boundary and spanning ~300 centimeters of section (~100,000 years). The pattern found matches expectations for impact-initiated greenhouse warming. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - June 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: MacLeod, K. G., Quinton, P. C., Sepulveda, J., Negra, M. H. Tags: Paleontology reports Source Type: news

Spatio-temporal pattern of vulnerable road user's collisions hot spots and related risk factors for injury severity in Tunisia - Ouni F, Belloumi M.
High risk of vulnerable road users (VRUs) injuries and fatalities have received higher interest nowadays in Tunisia. By using VRUs crash record (from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2013), we describe the spatial pattern of VRUs collisions according to dif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Did you solve it? World Cup arithmetic
The solutions to today ’s puzzlesOn my puzzle blog earlier today I set you three football table challenges:1) England, Tunisia, Belgium and Panama make up Group G in the 2018 World Cup. Imagine that once they have all played each other the table looks like this.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Mathematics Education Science Source Type: news

Bullying among Tunisian middle school students: the prevalence, psychosocial associated factors and perceived involvement of parents, teachers and classmates - Sahli J, Mellouli M, El Ghardallou M, Limam M, Gallas M, Ammar A, Mtiraoui A, Ajmi TN, Zedini C.
BACKGROUND: Bullying is a serious public health concern remarkably common among youth. Involvement in bullying can lead to deleterious effect on the emotional well-being of pupils. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of bullying, its psychos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari nominated as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean
Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari Geneva, 19 May 2018 – WHO's Special Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, held today in Geneva, has nominated Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari from Oman as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to be formally appointed by the WHO Executive Board during its 143rd session from 28 to 29 May 2018.  The nominee is expected to take up his appointment for a 5 years and 8 months term, starting from 1 June 2018.  The WHO Regional Committee comprises the following Members: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Ir...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 19, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Tunisia:Chinese Acupuncture Gains Wide Popularity in Tunisia
[Focac] Tunis -In a white and yellow two-story building in Tunis, capital of Tunisia, patients were lying relaxed with tiny needles into their skin for acupuncture treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Isdb Group Sets To Embark On 2nd Generation Of Its Massive Health Project To Fight Avoidable Blindness In 12 African Countries
[Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development] In preparation for the launching of 2nd Generation (phase) of the Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness (AFAB), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development, ISFD, hosted a Coordination Meeting in the city of Istanbul on 19-20th March, 2018. The official launching of AFAB 2nd Generation is to take place on the sidelines of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IsDB Group in Tunis, Tunisia, 1-5 April, 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia:Voluntary Blood Donation Falls Short of Expectations -Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] "Voluntary blood donation in Tunisia falls short of expectations," Health Minister Imed Hammami Sunday said at an event held by the National Blood Transfusion Centre to observe the National Blood Donor Day (April 8). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Documentary cinema and memory of political violence in post-authoritarian Morocco and Tunisia (2009-2015) - Pierre-Bouthier M.
After the death of Hassan II (1999) and the ousting of Ben Ali (2011), the issue of the political violence that had been perpetrated during their reigns was put to question by Moroccan and Tunisian civil society. Documentary cinema, a medium well suited fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Africa:Tunisia Urges Scaled Up Inter-African Cooperation in Health Risks Prevention
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Minister of Health Imed Hammami called for increased inter-African cooperation at the opening Tuesday in Tunis of the African Training Conference on Communication about Public Health Risks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Bakri Informed On Outcome of Talks Between Sudanese Health Ministry and Its Tunisian Counterpart
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic and Natioanl Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih was briefed on outcome of talks held between Federal Haelth Ministry and Ministry of Health in Tunisia and concluded by signing a number of agreements and protocols in health field. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A species of wild climbing rose found to be effective alternative treatment for diabetes; it inhibits the conversion of starch to sugar
(Natural News) The next big thing in diabetes treatment may just be in your garden. The dog-rose, a hedge plant native to Europe and Africa, has shown antidiabetic properties, according to researchers from the High School of Sciences and Technology of Tunis and the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology in Tunisia. The study, titled Antioxidant activity and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Update on the epidemiology of scorpion envenomation in the south of Tunisia - Chakroun-Walha O, Karray R, Jerbi M, Nasri A, Issaoui F, Amine BR, Bahloul M, Bouaziz M, Ksibi H, Rekik N.
INTRODUCTION: Scorpion envenomation is still a frequent occurance in tropical and subtropical regions. In Tunisia, multiple studies on scorpion envenoming have contributed to an improved understanding of cardiac dysfunction and factors predictive of poor p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Thousands Still Dying at Sea En Route to Europe
Somali refugees on the Tunisian desert. Credit: IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 2018 (IPS)Amid concerns that 160 people may have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean this week alone, the UN refugee agency have urged countries to offer more resettlement places. Though the influx of refugees and migrants has slowed, many are still embarking on dangerous journeys to Europe.“[We] have been advocating for a comprehensive approach to address movements of migrants and refugees who embark on perilous journeys across the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean,” said spokesperson for the Off...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Bolton man says his grapefruit-sized testicle 'exploded'
David Worsley, 59, from Bolton, thought he was 'going to die' when he contracted African salmonella while on holiday in Tunisia in 2014. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grandfather says his grapefruit-sized testicle 'EXPLODED'
David Worsley, 59, from Bolton, thought he was 'going to die' when he contracted African salmonella while on holiday in Tunisia in 2014. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How terrorism affects attitudes toward democracy: Tunisia in 2015 - Andersen R, Brym R.
Tunisia is the only country that emerged from the Arab Spring as a democracy. However, Tunisian democracy is threatened by political divisions, economic problems, and the threat of terrorist attacks. We shed light on Tunisia's democratic prospects by exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Promised Land
In the summer of 2015, a curious piece of world news brought a flicker of hope to the wretched Syrian city of Palmyra. Islamic State fighters had taken over the ancient town, toppling its monuments and executing anyone who resisted their draconian rules. And yet at one of the city’s darkest moments, rumors of a sanctuary far away began to filter in, generating dreams among a populace that had already lost everything. On Aug. 31 of that year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that her country was prepared to take in hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing war in the Middle East. “We can do this,” ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker / Berlin Tags: Uncategorized finding home Germany Refugees Source Type: news

Sec. Albright, Sen. Coons: Donald Trump Must Realize Diplomacy Protects America
Now that Congress has reconvened to continue work on urgent foreign policy challenges — from the North Korean nuclear threat to our continued role in Afghanistan to the challenge of a rising China — we hope Republicans and Democrats will support funding for diplomacy and development as vital tools of national security. More than 70 years ago, in the wake of the horrors of World War II, President Harry Truman addressed a United Nations Conference in San Francisco. He challenged Americans and our international partners “to rise above personal interests, and adhere to those lofty principles, which benefit al...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Albright, Chris Coons Tags: Uncategorized diplomacy Donald Trump International Affairs politics World Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan, Tunisia Discuss Health Cooperation
[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Issam El-Deen Mohamed Abdulla discussed with the visiting Tunisian delegation led by the head of the majority bloc in the Tunisian Parliament, Dr. Rieda Sharaf El-Deen in the presence of the Secretary-General of the National Council for Drugs and Toxicology Dr. Al-Zein Al-Fahal, aspects of health cooperation especially in the field of pharmaceutical manufacturing, training of health personnel in both countries and investment in medical tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Suicide in children and adolescents: a Tunisian perspective from 2009 to 2015 - Majdoub W, Mosbahi A, Naouar M, Beji M, Mannai J, Turki E.
This study presents the characteristics of child and adolescent suicides which occurred in Kairouan, Tunisia. Data were collected from autopsy records of the Forensic Department of the University Hospital Ibn El Jazzar of Kairouan. General characteristics ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news