• WHO Issues Ebola Interim Assessment Panel Report
    The World Health Organization (WHO) announces the availability of a report from the Ebola Interim Assessment Panel. Panel members divided their review and recommendations into three areas: the International Health Regulations, WHO’s health emergency response ...More
    11 hours ago Posted in News
  • ICTech
    ICTech The ICTech Immersion Center is designed to provide education and insights about a relevant technology solution that can be used in the fight against healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). It offers instructional materials for download as well as serves as a ...More
    13 hours ago Posted in Immersion Centers
  • HPV Fast Facts
    This Whitepaper summarizes fast facts about HPV including: Potential Risk for Healthcare Facilities HPV Infections and Cancer Identified Risk Factors for HPV Infection ...More
    14 hours ago Posted in Whitepapers
  • HHS Awards Improve Healthcare, Public Health Preparedness
    Health departments across the country will receive more than $840 million in cooperative agreements from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve and sustain emergency preparedness of state and local public health and healthcare systems. The cooperative ...More
    14 hours ago Posted in News
  • NIH-Funded Vaccine for West Nile Virus Enters Human Clinical Trials
    A clinical trial of a new investigational vaccine designed to protect against West Nile Virus infection will be sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. The experimental vaccine was discovered ...More
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  • Study Identifies New Way to Kill the Malaria Parasite
    Scientists have discovered new ways in which the malaria parasite survives in the blood stream of its victims, a discovery that could pave the way to new treatments for the disease. Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC)'s Toxicology Unit based at the University ...More
    17 hours ago Posted in News
  • The Next Anti-Tuberculosis Drug May Already Be In Your Local Pharmacy
    Testing thousands of approved drugs, EPFL scientists have identified an unlikely anti-tuberculosis drug: the over-the-counter antacid lansoprazole (Prevacid®). ...More
    17 hours ago Posted in News
  • WHO Emergency Committee Meets to Revisit Ebola Outbreak Status in West Africa
    The sixth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Margaret Chan, MD, under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa took place by ...More
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  • Experts Call for More Understanding of Hospital Weekend Death Risk
    Professor Richard Lilford and Dr. Yen-Fu Chen of the University of Warwick Medical School, raise the issue of hospital weekend death risk following a study that found this trend is common in several developed countries, and not just in England. "Understanding this is an ...More
    18 hours ago Posted in News
  • Initiative Improves Quality of Transitions After Hospital Discharge to Prevent Readmissions
    A statewide effort led by key stakeholders in South Carolina successfully organized and implemented an evidence-based initiative aimed at improving the quality of healthcare transitions after hospital discharge to prevent avoidable readmissions. This promising model for ...More
    18 hours ago Posted in News