Tag: "minister" at medical news
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
...om an important guest, Claudie Haigner, the French minister
for European Affairs, who had previously been an ESA astronaut, taking part in two missions and spending a total of 25 days in space. This also brought home the extent to which knowledge of how the female body reacts to weightless conditions is limit...
Oslo press event launches 46664 Arctic and spearheads a four-day spotlight on Africa
...joined in a common goal," says Graa Machel, former minister
of education in Mozambique and Chair of The Vaccine Fund, the financing arm of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization. "We seek an end to the apartheid of health-more funding for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, the implementation of ...
Kenneth Clarke's tobacco industry links make him unfit for party leadership
...y and campaigner for tobacco control. While he was minister
for health in the eighties his Government was crit... Disraeli wrote that "the first consideration of a minister
should be the health of the people", says Professor Daube. As deputy chairman of BAT, a company whi...
BMJ Editor calls for independence for the NHS
...ence to set interest rates. His first act as prime minister
should be to give independence to the NHS," she concludes....
UPMC joins Italian government to create $398 million biomedical research center in Sicily
...iterranean Basin," said Gianfranco Miccich, deputy minister
for economic affairs and finance for Southern Italy, at a press conference today in Rome. For their part, UPMC and the School of Medicine, which comprise one of the leading biomedical research and academic medical centers in the United States, will o...
St. Jude, El Salvador create research ethics committee
...our country," said Jos Ernesto Navarro Marin, vice minister
of health in the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance in El Salvador. "We concluded that we must ensure the proper use of ethics in research; and such a law is now being formulated by a committee set up for that purpose." Building on the s...
UK government is failing sex workers
...ael Goodyear and Dr Linda Cusick call on the prime minister
to protect women by decriminalising all aspects of... unacceptable moral cowardice, they add. The prime minister
has opposed reform and stalled demands for the protection of women; he must show leadership and rest...