HEALTHCARE

500 documents and nurses call on Meta to fight the "Wildfire" medical misinfo

500 documents and nurses call on Meta to fight the “Wildfire” medical misinfo

More than 500 physicians and other medical professionals on their platforms are calling Meta for misinformation about covid-19.Illustration: Kirill KUDRYAVCEV / AFP (Getty Images) A group of more than 500 doctors, nurses and other health professionals are calling on Meta to suppress medical misinformation on Facebook and Instagram. Specifically, they relate to covid-19 and content …

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Significant data breaches related to patient data reported to Scarborough Health Network

Patients at three hospitals in Scarborough may have had access to some of their personal information after the cyber security breach, but officials say the complexity of the incident is such that they have not been able to determine how many people have been affected. Scarborough Health Network has issued a public announcement regarding an …

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Anti-abortion protesters at a Scottish clinic keep sick signs and "film" patients

Anti-abortion protesters at a Scottish clinic keep sick signs and “film” patients

Anti-abortion protesters gathered in front of a Scottish health clinic and held nausea in an effort to target patients visiting the facility. Two men who previously focused on women at the clinic now stand in front of Sandyford Clinic in Glasgow, holding signs and speaking into a microphone. The footage of the protesters, published by …

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What to expect from rising medical aid prices in South Africa

What to expect from rising medical aid prices in South Africa

While private health care in South Africa is very competitive compared to the rest of the world, South Africans are still struggling with rapid cost growth, says CEO Profmed Craig Comrie. Profmed is a closed medical program designed exclusively for graduate professionals in South Africa. “The problem is that most people tend to use standard …

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Ambulance delays are causing needless deaths says the nursing director. Pic: Reuters

According to the director of nursing, the West Midlands Rescue Service is in danger of collapsing

The West Midlands Ambulance Service is in danger of a complete collapse this summer, its nursing director said, predicting that there would be a “moment of the Titanic” in August. Mark Docherty said patients “die every day” from preventable causes due to ambulance delays, and does not understand why the NHS England and the Quality …

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Opinion: Food banks for NHS staff?  The Tories take us back to Victorian Britain

Opinion: Food banks for NHS staff? The Tories take us back to Victorian Britain

The revelation that NHS hospitals are now starting to open food banks and community kitchens and offer their employees emergency loans or work travel subsidies is reminiscent of Victorian social satire. Maybe we need a new version of Trollope’s The way we live nowa fresh deconstruction of greed and corruption, which is the basis of …

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Good news for Covid in South Africa: Mediclinic

Good news for Covid in South Africa: Mediclinic

The private hospital group Mediclinic is optimistic that the worst of the Covid pandemic is largely behind us, with normal hospital activity in South Africa expected to resume next year. Presenting its annual results on Wednesday (May 25), the group noted that based on the latest trends and expectations, Covid-19-related cases are expected to decline …

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The panic over the "privatization" of the NHS threatens its demise

The panic over the “privatization” of the NHS threatens its demise

The call for NHS reform has long been the verbal equivalent of attaching yourself to a circular target and waiting patiently for arrows to reach you. It is almost impossible to have a rational debate about our health service, because recurring moral panics have displaced sensible debates about its shortcomings. Although the latest British Social …

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Egypt's Health and Wellness Platform Esaal Receives $ 1.7 Million to Spread Across MENA - TechCrunch

Egypt’s Health and Wellness Platform Esaal Receives $ 1.7 Million to Spread Across MENA – TechCrunch

In emerging markets such as Egypt, there is a huge unmet demand for medical consultation due to the low supply of doctors. Since 2018, the ratio of physicians to the population of Egypt has been 1: 2,000; You can paint a picture when you walk into any state hospital and see long queues. These pandemic-changing …

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Pfizer will sell all of its patented drugs at non-profit prices in low-income countries

Pfizer will sell all of its patented drugs at non-profit prices in low-income countries

A man walks past the Pfizer logo amid a coronary heart disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, April 1, 2021. REUTERS / Carlo Allegri / File Photo Register now and get FREE unlimited access at Reuters.com Register May 25 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc. (PFE.N) will make all of its patented drugs, …

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