Revolutionary Mobile App Can Access All Patient Medical Records

Use of fingerprint medical software enables patients to provide complete health information to medical professionals through a central database, thus saving critical time in...

Gates Foundation Announces Winner of Vaccine Innovation Award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the winner of the first Gates Vaccine Innovation Award. The announcement was made in Bill Gates’ fourth...

IOM Backs Efforts to Reduce Malaria among Migrants in Southern Africa

 IOM this week organized a meeting in Geneva on “Population Mobility & Health for All: Malaria Control and Elimination in Southern Africa – Challenges...

Biomed Analysis: Why Africa must make its own drugs

There is a pressing need for Africa to bolster its pharmaceuticals industry, and that requires the right policy framework, argues Priya Shetty. Many resource-poor countries, especially...

Report urges regional collaboration on clinical trials

Joining forces would save countries money on clinical trials, and speed up drug development for neglected diseases, says a report. Inadequate regulatory capacity in developing...

FOOD: Home-grown nutrition research for Africa

JOHANNESBURG, 21 April 2011 (IRIN) - A group of international academic institutions and an NGO backed by the European Union (EU) have launched...

Biomed Analysis: Rolling out what works in mobile health

New funding and concrete results are paving the way for scaling up mhealth technologies — but carefully, writes Priya Shetty. Five years ago, the way that...

Game approach to improve outbreak modelling skills

A game aimed at teaching mathematicians and epidemiologists to understand and handle complex data generated by disease outbreaks has been developed by US researchers, according to...

US ‘should be more open’ to other nations’ trial ethics

Long-standing principles that allow US scientists to use the clinical trial ethics of countries in which they do their research, rather than their own, have been...

Charlize Theron: “The Moment to Act Against AIDS is Now”

HIV/AIDS campaigner and actress Charlize Theron today met Youth Ambassadors who act as role models for their peers and raise awareness of how to...

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