Health

29.07.2013

How to kill an NHS. It applies to all privatisation targets

How to kill an NHS. It applies to all privatisation targets

The UK National Health Service (NHS), one of the most efficient and value-for-money healthcare organisations in the world is no more. We may still talk about it as if it were around but the final blow to its existence, appropriately delivered on April 1st Fools Day in the form of… »

23.07.2013

International Conference on Orgonomy in Rome

International Conference on Orgonomy in Rome

An International Conference on Orgonomy will be held next October 4-6, 2013 at the Hotel dei Congressi, Rome, Italy. The Conference is organized  by the Associazione Italiana di Orgonomia, and is focused on the science conceived and developed by Wilhelm Reich at the beginning of the last century. Fundamental assumption… »

16.07.2013

“No hunger” initiative in Damascus

“No hunger” initiative in Damascus

On the first day of Ramadan, many young people in Damascus started a volunteer initiative to feed the poor people in the city, victims of the internal war. In one day 750 meals were cooked and distributed. A restaurant owner gave his kitchen and utilities for the volunteers… »

28.06.2013

Fukushima – tritium levels rise in seawater

Fukushima – tritium levels rise in seawater

Kyodo News reported June 25, 2013 that Tokyo Electric Power Co. has measured a rise in the level of radioactive tritium in seawater within the port at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In a sample collected June 21, around 1,100 becquerels of tritium per litre was found, the… »

25.06.2013

UN reveals progress in lowering HIV infections among children in sub-Saharan Africa

UN reveals progress in lowering HIV infections among children in sub-Saharan Africa

New HIV infections among children have been reduced by 50 per cent or more in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations agency spearheading the global AIDS response said today. Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia have reduced new HIV infections among children by half since 2009,… »

07.05.2013

The War of the Health Models. What would it mean to humanise medicine?

The War of the Health Models. What would it mean to humanise medicine?

A video circulating on the internet seems to suggest that a miracle cure has been found for Malaria. (and AIDS, cancer, Hepatitis, warts, etc, etc, etc). Cheap, easy to administer and non toxic. It appears to have the Red Cross backing, al least locally in Africa, but there is a… »

24.04.2013

Insecticide-treated nets protect livestock and boost milk yields in UN pilot projects

Insecticide-treated nets protect livestock and boost milk yields in UN pilot projects

Insecticide-treated mosquito and fly nets encircling livestock pens in small farms in western Kenya are proving to be an effective means of killing disease-carrying pests and boosting milk yields, the United Nations today reported, as well as contributing to fewer people being bitten at home. “The nets are environmentally safe… »

21.04.2013

Call for a worldwide ban on Uranium Mining as the Grand Canyon comes under threat

Call for a worldwide ban on Uranium Mining as the Grand Canyon comes under threat

In Edinburgh on the 17th and 18th of April at the annual meeting of Abolition 2000, a delegation from the Arizona based campaign group, Mama Bears Brigade, presented the plight of indigenous people around the Grand Canyon who are fighting against a mining company currently reopening shafts that… »

03.04.2013

Radiation exposure around Fukushima and as far as Tokyo higher than admitted by Japanese authorities

Radiation exposure around Fukushima and as far as Tokyo higher than admitted by Japanese authorities

For readers interested in the Fukushima disaster, Pressenza recommends you watch this 30-minute video Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident In this video filmed at the symposium, Arnie Gundersen presents his findings concerning the Fukushima Accident. The findings show that the population of Japan have… »

22.03.2013

BBC: major Iraq birth defect study expected to show increase linked to conflict

BBC: major Iraq birth defect study expected to show increase linked to conflict

The BBC has reported that a much anticipated study by the WHO and Iraqi Ministry of Health will show that rates of birth defects in Iraq are higher in areas that were subject to heavy fighting in 2003. The report, broadcast on BBC World and available online features… »

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