AIDS Summit failed due to the absence of the participants

 AIDS Summit failed due to the absence of the participantsThe first summit on HIV/AIDS, which was planned during a major international conference on this issue, cancelled because of world leaders ignored her. To begin on Sunday in Bangkok, the event will show only one President. In may the Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin the Shinawatra (Thaksin Shinawatra) has announced that they are going to participate in a meeting of leaders of Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Russia, and Uganda, as well as the UN Secretary General. However, as it became known that only the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni and Kofi Annan arrived to participate in the conference. Other leaders were not able to arrive here at the present time," reads the statement of the foreign Ministry. Instead of meeting at the highest level arrivals will participate in meetings with some patients on the opening day of the conference. Читать полностью -->

Health insurance abroad

Health insurance abroadCurrently, there are three main different health systems. 1. Mainly state (UK.) 2. Mainly insurance system is presented in such European countries as Germany, France, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, some States, Latin America, Japan and other; they are home to more than 1 billion people - over a quarter of the world's population. 3. Mainly private (paid) system. Читать полностью -->

"Ambulance" is transplanted on motorcycles

"Ambulance" is transplanted on motorcycles An original way to end dependence on street traffic found medics Ambulance in Gdansk. From now on the most urgent calls during off-peak hours medical team will leave on the motorcycle. Two-wheeled Ambulance brand "Harley Davidson" has already been purchased and is now being converted under sanitary needs. In the future, the crew of the motorcycle will consist of two people. In the beginning of the experiment to control a powerful "Harley" will be all the police, having the experience of riding on a motorcycle on a crowded center. The head of the Gdansk station Ambulance Dorota Dgasevic sure that the use of a motorcycle in urgent cases, first, will significantly reduce the waiting time for patients care and, secondly, will allow her subordinates to save on gasoline. Читать полностью -->

Smoking control in France cigarettes are only sold "wholesale""

Smoking control in France cigarettes are only sold France began the most aggressive in the history of country campaign aimed at combating Smoking, reports news website Ananova. In a country where smokes third of the residents - more than in any other country of Europe, will sharply increase the price of cigarettes. The first price increase has already occurred at the beginning of the current year, the second is scheduled for next Monday, and the third in January 2004. The average price of a pack of cigarettes will rise from EUR 3.9 to 5.4. Special attention of the government has been youth: currently smokes 50 percent of French people aged 15 to 24 years. First and foremost was banned the sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of 16 years. Читать полностью -->

End of Legionnaire's disease

End of Legionnaire's diseaseScientists have developed a new device, which in the future will help to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaire's disease. The unit is a particle counter and water, in the case of excessive pollution, it will make a sound, indicating that the water needs to be cleaned. In the apparatus for counting particles of water used laser. This development will help to prevent the ingress of contaminated water in air conditioning systems, which are often the cause of the spread of the disease. A leading specialist company Facility Monitoring Ltd Tim Russell, said: "the Idea of creating this device appeared 2 years ago, but especially intense we started to do it after the outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Herfordshire that killed 2 people. Just suffered 26 patients.". Читать полностью -->

Invented watch for sunburn

Invented watch for sunburnInvented watch for sunburn The company APA Optics of Blaine (Minnesota, USA) has developed a watch SunUVWatch, spalnya to show not only the time You spend in the sun, but also the influence that the sun on You. For $89.95, You will receive a detector that measures malicious ultraviolet radiation. The data is displayed on the LCD screen graphic (icon sunlight) and numerically. What makes this device really useful is the calculation of the maximum time You can spend in the sun, after entering the information about your skin type (how quickly she tans) and protective factor used lotion. Call duration in one minute will remind You about the need to find shelter. Source:xterra and Madlena.Ru. Читать полностью -->

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