The Russian health-care system is one of the least efficient in the world, but how inefficient is it? As low as it gets within the universe measured by the Health-Care Efficiency Index from Bloomberg. This year’s Index scored Russia as the least efficient of the 55 countries covered.
While life expectancy remains one of the best indicators of health-care efficiency, it is also slow to change. Shifts in the results of the Index stem largely from growth in health expenditures. To the extent that governments play a leading role in regulating and providing healthcare, government intervention has a stronger influence in the index results.
Dengue fever also known as breakbone fever, is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. Key Findings: 1) Tamil Nadu recorded more than one fourth of all dengue cases and deaths in the country the state recorded 9,249 dengue cases and 60 deaths and 2) In the past one year, the number of cases tested positive has gone up by 267%. The country recorded 35,066 dengue cases and 216 deaths.
World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Today, there are still 19.4 million unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children in the world. Link
The unique idea behind 5th International Research Conference on Science, Health and Medicine 2017 (IRCSHM 2017) is to provide an opportunity for leading academicians, scientists, researchers, doctors, medical practitioners, nurses and various industry professionals from around the world to network and have scientific discussion on the latest advancements in the closely interlinked domains in science, medicine and health and it's researching benefits for each other’s domain progress. IRCSHM 2017 will address multiple topics and issues of interest in the areas of science, medicine and health by practical exposure in the form of specialized...
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