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New regulations aimed at rolling back Brazil's obsession with Cesarean sections took effect Monday, with the government hoping it can steer the country from its status as a world leader in C-section births.
In a new initiative seeking to improve healthcare in the country, Ghana has begun its first emergency medicine training program. Nurses are being trained and despatched to regions across the country and new recruits are busily signing up.
China has banned the harvesting of transplant organs from executed prisoners, a senior official said, but international medical practitioners warn that inmates' body parts may simply be reclassified as "donations" instead.
Since the midterm victories that put both the House and Senate under GOP majorities, U.S. President Barack Obama’s lame-duck status has been popularly viewed as a foregone conclusion coloring every speech and initiative he has presented in 2015.
As part of the improvements in hospitals to minimize the rate of healthcare acquired infections affecting patients, healthcare workers have been told to frequently wash their hands. One downside is an increase in skin conditions.
A nurse who has just returned from West Africa to the U.K. has been diagnosed with Ebola. The healthcare worker is being treated in hospital in Glasgow, Scotland. This is the U.K.'s second Ebola case.
A new report from Accreditation Canada titled "Building a stronger health system through leadership" argues that "Health care leaders must work together to strengthen the Canadian health care system and bridge the leadership gap."
China will stop its controversial practice of using executed prisoners as a source of transplant organs from next month, a Chinese newspaper reported Thursday, a promise it has made repeatedly in the past.
Home health-care workers in California will be eligible for overtime and minimum wage pay on January 1, 2015. The Obama administration has delayed the enforcement of the new rule for six months, nationwide.
Patients who hate receiving medication through injections are in luck. According to a recent study by MIT, a newly-developed drug capsule bypasses the need for shots by injecting medicine directly into a patient's organs.
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Simon Stevens, the new CEO of the NHS (National Health Service) in England has said smaller community hospitals will start to play a bigger role in the country. The comment will signal a move away from larger centralized hospitals.