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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


Mugs game: Inside the mind of a gambling addict
Mugs game: Inside the mind of a gambling addict
Paul Grover lost hundreds of thousands of pounds; now hes at a rehab centre for gambling addicts.
    2017-10-20 20:41:19


Prosthetic arms made in Salford help Ugandan machete attack victim
Prosthetic arms made in Salford help Ugandan machete attack victim
Machete attack victim Ninsiima is given prosthetic arms made by Salford University students.
    2017-10-20 11:11:17


Call for more Irlen Syndrome specialists in schools
Call for more Irlen Syndrome specialists in schools
Children who are unaware they have Irlen Syndrome are being turned off education, it is claimed.
    2017-10-20 11:10:44


Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks to be debated
Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks to be debated
We need to stand by emergency workers who stand by us, says the MP whose law plan is debated later.
    2017-10-20 11:10:41


Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies
Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies
Girls with life-threatening food allergies were exposed to food in allergy clinic waiting room.
    2017-10-20 11:10:37


Pollution linked to one in six deaths
Pollution linked to one in six deaths
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.
    2017-10-20 03:10:33


No applicants for GP job at locum-run Pembrokeshire surgery
No applicants for GP job at locum-run Pembrokeshire surgery
Not a single person applied to work as a GP in the surgery which is currently staffed by locums.
    2017-10-19 20:41:24


Handful of changes make cancer
Handful of changes make cancer
It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.
    2017-10-19 19:40:43


Families block organ donations from potential donors
Families block organ donations from potential donors
Rachel wants to be an organ donor, but is concerned her family could override her wishes.
    2017-10-19 13:41:25


Hundreds of families block organ donation
Hundreds of families block organ donation
Legally, consent lies with the deceased, but in practice, relatives wishes are always respected.
    2017-10-19 03:42:19


Steep rise in self-harm among teenage girls
Steep rise in self-harm among teenage girls
Researchers say it is likely the increase is real and not just down to better awareness from GPs.
    2017-10-19 03:42:16


Dyslexia link to eye spots confusing brain, say scientists
Dyslexia link to eye spots confusing brain, say scientists
Experts say the findings are exciting but unlikely to explain the reasons for all dyslexia.
    2017-10-18 16:40:59


Children embarrassed by tipsy parents
Children embarrassed by tipsy parents
Adults do not have to drink a lot for children to notice changes in their behaviour, a study says.
    2017-10-18 14:40:36


Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area
Check NHS cancer, A&E and operations targets in your area
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
    2017-10-18 11:40:49


Go to the dentist and get fined £100
Go to the dentist and get fined £100
Dentists warn that thousands of vulnerable people are wrongly being fined over dental treatment.
    2017-10-18 04:39:44


Hospital targets missed en masse as performance slumps
Hospital targets missed en masse as performance slumps
Doctors concerned as BBC analysis shows growing waits in A&E, cancer care and for operations.
    2017-10-18 02:09:40


GP services in Northern Ireland are in crisis
GP services in Northern Ireland are in crisis
Some patients in Northern Ireland are waiting up to three years to see a consultant about having surgery, following a referral.
    2017-10-17 23:10:32


Leeds United players and staff donate pay to boys cancer care
Leeds United players and staff donate pay to boys cancer care
Toby Nye was diagnosed with a stage four neuroblastoma on his fourth birthday.
    2017-10-17 20:10:55


Drug therapy restores breathing after spinal injury
Drug therapy restores breathing after spinal injury
The researchers hope the results in rats could ultimately help paralysed patients come off ventilators.
    2017-10-17 19:12:56


NHS surgery waits run into years in Northern Ireland
NHS surgery waits run into years in Northern Ireland
Waiting times are increasing as the health services struggles to cope, figures obtained by the BBC reveal.
    2017-10-17 19:12:52


AI used to detect breast cancer risk
AI used to detect breast cancer risk
Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.
    2017-10-17 18:12:58


Share of European Union staff leaving NHS rises following Brexit
Share of European Union staff leaving NHS rises following Brexit
Experts say job security and a fall in the value of the pound are behind the trend.
    2017-10-17 16:47:02

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