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Air pollution plan unfair on local authorities
Air pollution plan unfair on local authorities
Solving air pollution is a national not a local issue, says the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.
 Immunization matter of national security: serious consequences of vaccine refusals already occurred, - acting Health Minister Suprun Childhood immunization against most common infectious diseases is a matter of national security. Due to poor vaccination coverage in Ukraine, cases of tetanus, measles and even deaths from tuberculosis are being registered.Ukraines acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun said at a briefing on the occasion of the European Immunization Week, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform. "Vaccination, without exaggeration, is a national security issue in Ukraine. This is the most successful and cost-effective strategy to prevent 28 serious infectious diseases. The more developed the country is, the more vaccines are stipulated by its healthcare for children and adults," Suprun said. Read more: Suprun on healthcare reform: "Public insurance is the best system for a developing country" Today, the Ukrainian immunization schedule includes 10 vaccines, while the EU, North and South America immunize against at least 13 infectious diseases. According to WHO recommendations, 95 percent of the child population should be vaccinated. Due to vaccine refusals by parents, poor awareness of the consequences of such refusals, and the anti-vaccination campaign in the media, Ukraine is now the worlds least immunized country. Suprun says that negative effects of this are being already experienced in Ukraine. Read more: "Our reform is revolution of dignity in healthcare system," - Suprun According to Suprun, thanks to UNICEFs procurement of vaccines, Ukraine currently has enough vaccines, including in the regions. The acting minister advised parents who are denied a vaccine to address the regional state administration or, if no response is received, the Ministry of Health.
    2017-06-16 10:43:21


Depression: I kept my head down to survive the day at work
Depression: I kept my head down to survive the day at work
People would rather talk to their colleagues about sex and money worries than mental health problems, says survey.
    2017-12-18 04:11:04


Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: Centenary of woman doctors death
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: Centenary of woman doctors death
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first woman to qualify in Britain as a doctor.
    2017-12-17 07:10:36


Five secrets of a well-run A&E department
Five secrets of a well-run A&E department
Luton & Dunstable hospital has the best-performing A&E in England. The BBCs Hugh Pym explains why.
    2017-12-17 02:41:10


Vaginal mesh implants: The woman awarded a $57m payout
Vaginal mesh implants: The woman awarded a $57m payout
Ella Ebaugh was awarded a $57m payout after a mesh implant left her disabled.
    2017-12-16 03:12:34


The family who dont feel pain
The family who dont feel pain
The experience of six related Italians may help to find a new treatment for people with chronic pain.
    2017-12-16 02:40:39


One voice
One voice
The Christmas song recorded by singers at risk of serious infection if they meet face-to-face.
    2017-12-15 15:41:25


Almost half of under 25s never use a condom with a new partner
Almost half of under 25s never use a condom with a new partner
Public Health England launches a new campaign to get more people thinking about using condoms.
    2017-12-15 11:10:21


Four Seasons Health Care gains breathing space
Four Seasons Health Care gains breathing space
Four Seasons Health Care, which looks after 17,000 elderly residents, has secured its future for now.
    2017-12-14 16:11:13


NHS in England told to reveal avoidable deaths data
NHS in England told to reveal avoidable deaths data
Most NHS trusts in England will publish information on deaths caused by failings in patient care by 2018.
    2017-12-14 10:10:17


Haemophilia patient: How gene therapy has changed my life
Haemophilia patient: How gene therapy has changed my life
How pioneering gene therapy has given a haemophilia patient a new lease of life.
    2017-12-14 05:10:45


Is size important when it comes to wine glasses?
Is size important when it comes to wine glasses?
If your wine was served in a smaller glass, would you drink less of it?
    2017-12-14 04:13:24


Liver surgeon Simon Bramhall marked initials on patients
Liver surgeon Simon Bramhall marked initials on patients
Surgeon admits marking his initials on the livers of two patients during transplant operations.
    2017-12-13 18:40:36


Myles Bradbury: Victim destroyed’ by Addenbrookes abuse doctor
Myles Bradbury: Victim destroyed’ by Addenbrookes abuse doctor
The blood cancer specialist used a spy pen to take pictures of his victims and was jailed for 22 years.
    2017-12-13 12:18:44


Hannah Witton: Why doesnt anyone wear condoms on TV?
Hannah Witton: Why doesnt anyone wear condoms on TV?
Sex vlogger Hannah Witton asks why there isnt more safe sex on TV and whether it matters.
    2017-12-13 11:41:13


Cold weather and loneliness lethal in winter
Cold weather and loneliness lethal in winter
Englands chief nurse urges people to look out for family, friends and neighbours to help save lives.
    2017-12-13 05:40:28


HIV positive man unable to become a commercial pilot
HIV positive man unable to become a commercial pilot
He said it was utterly devastating to discover that he could not join an airlines training scheme.
    2017-12-12 20:11:23


Trafficking of pills used by suicide bombers soars in Sahel
Trafficking of pills used by suicide bombers soars in Sahel
The UNs drugs agency warns smuggling of the opioid tramadol, used by Boko Haram, must be stopped.
    2017-12-12 17:10:47


Physical assaults on ambulance staff at five-year high
Physical assaults on ambulance staff at five-year high
There have been 21 attacks on ambulance staff in the Western Trust area in 2017.
    2017-12-12 16:11:05


Diabetes nightmare: A hypoglycemic attack on air
Diabetes nightmare: A hypoglycemic attack on air
When Alex Ritsons blood sugar dropped, he was glad his team at the BBC World Service knew what to do.
    2017-12-12 16:11:02


Trial set for woman accused of mistreating patients
Trial set for woman accused of mistreating patients
Tracey Balantine is accused of mistreating three patients with mental health problems in County Antrim.
    2017-12-12 15:10:42


Thats where the babies are suffering
Thats where the babies are suffering
Are pro-life supporters standing outside abortion centres harassing women?
    2017-12-12 13:40:58


Peppa Pigs GP visits copied by fans, says doctor
Peppa Pigs GP visits copied by fans, says doctor
There are concerns the Pig familys inappropriate doctor calls encourage people to behave similarly.
    2017-12-12 13:10:47


Baby Max spends first year in Southampton hospital
Baby Max spends first year in Southampton hospital
Max Olivares has a rare heart and lung condition, which requires a complex transplant operation.
    2017-12-12 12:11:29

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