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Minister proposes 10-year plan for ‘best in world’ health service

Minister proposes 10-year plan for ‘best in world’ health service

Minister for Health Simon Harris has called for a 10-year strategy to reform Ireland’s health service. Mr Harris, speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Co Donegal, on Thursday night, said health staff were “rightly fed up” with piecemeal reform and demanded a comprehensive system to tackle problems in the service. “We need to [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Minister proposes 10-year plan for ‘best in world’ health service

World Health Organisation to consider dropping claim that transgender people are mentally ill

World Health Organisation to consider dropping claim that transgender people are mentally ill

The World Health Organisation is considering removing transgender identity from its list of mental illnesses. Calls for the WHO to look at reclassifying transgender identity came following a study led by the National Institute of Psychiatry in Mexico, published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal, which suggested transgender people struggled to access health care services due to the [...]

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Normalising Public Perception of Transgender: World Health Organisation

Normalising Public Perception of Transgender: World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is the principal public health body of the United Nations (UN) and it recently announced it is beginning to take steps to remove being transgender off its classification list of mental and behavioural disorders. This is a positive move, but I find it hard to be full of applause for [...]

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Q&A: Richard Keller says social interventions are helping minimize world health crises

Q&A: Richard Keller says social interventions are helping minimize world health crises

Richard Keller tells students in his medical history and global health classes not to look for happy endings. “This is pretty depressing material. But of course there are important moments when we see solutions beginning to emerge, when we see human solidarity coming together to solve a problem,” said Keller, a professor of medical history [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Q&A: Richard Keller says social interventions are helping minimize world health crises

Unesco adds three Indian locations to its World Heritage Sites list

Unesco adds three Indian locations to its World Heritage Sites list

Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga National Park on Sunday became the latest Indian addition to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s list of World Heritage Sites. Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex and the ruins of Nalanda Mahavira in Bihar were added to the list earlier, at the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee underway in Istanbul. With [...]

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Neonicotinoids could be root of decline in world honeybee population

Neonicotinoids could be root of decline in world honeybee population

Bees pollinate 70 out of the leading 100 human food crops. Worldwide, 80% pollination is done by the humble tiny honeybee. In spite of knowing about the dominance of bees in the world agricultural web, scientists have been pushed to spot a single cause of their fast and concerning fall. Swiss researchers recently conducted a [...]

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Four new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Four new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Istanbul, Turkey, 17 July—The World Heritage Committee this morning inscribed four new sites on the World Heritage List: the transnational serial site of The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan, Switzerland), along with sites in Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil and India. Today’s inscription [...]

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New Zealand ranks sixth in the world for real estate transparency

New Zealand ranks sixth in the world for real estate transparency

New Zealand has slipped down the ranks, now sitting at sixth in the world for real estate transparency. Two years ago, New Zealand was in fourth place, but the latest Global Real Estate Transparency Index by JLL shows the country is now in sixth place. JLL New Zealand head of research Justin Kean said the decline reflected improvements made by other nations, rather than any slipping of standards [...]

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Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

While advanced technology is transforming developed world healthcare, in developing nations well-applied simpler technology can be vital. Here are some innovative ideas that could have a big impact How can we save more lives and treat more illnesses in the world’s poorest and most remote communities? One simple answer is technology. Mobile health solutions are [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

THE 22 maximum lovely places within the world

THE 22 maximum lovely places within the world

There are so many extraordinary locations around the globe to look, we could not probableencompass all of them in just one listing. but, these breathtaking destinations are surely worthbumping to the pinnacle of your travel bucket list–whether you are trying to relax on a seaside, get off the grid or explore a metropolis. OIA, SANTORINI, [...]

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U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

The math and science achievement of U.S. students continues to surpass the global average for nations taking part in a prominent assessment, results issued Tuesday show, but several East Asian countries and jurisdictions far outpace the United States, especially in mathematics. The most striking contrast comes in the 8th grade, where nearly half of all [...]

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Panama Papers ruffle world: Russia to Pak, leaders face the heat

Panama Papers ruffle world: Russia to Pak, leaders face the heat

The Panama papers exposed on Monday had irate governments all over the world reacting cautiously, having been thrown into the spotlight suddenly and unpleasantly. More than 11 million documents leaked from the secret files of Mossack Fonseca , a law firm headquartered in tax haven Panama, revealed a list of wealthy and powerful individuals who [...]

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