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The state of video-based telemedicine for kidney disease care

Video-based telemedicine provides an alternative way to deliver care for patients and rapidly became a dominant model for chronic disease management during pandemic restrictions. A recent review of published studies provides an overview of the available evidence on the implementation and outcomes of using video-based telemedicine for adults across the spectrum of kidney disease over time. The research is published in CJASN.
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715 new COVID cases, 8 more deaths in Singapore

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (7 December) confirmed 715 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore – bringing the country's total case count to 270,588 – as well as eight deaths due to the disease. Tuesday marks the fifth day in a row with less than 1,000 cases...
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Medical education reform will boost Cambodia’s health care capacity

When I first moved to Cambodia in 2019, I was impressed with the country’s success in developing its health systems and improving health outcomes for its population. The mortality rate decreased by half from 351 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2005 to 160 in 2019. Cambodia has also made substantial economic gains, reaching lower-middle income status in 2015, while making steady progress towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC). But one thing still perplexes me. With such successes, why do many Cambodians still seek medical care abroad, incurring significant financial burdens on themselves?
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Over 300,000 doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine delivered to Uzbekistan

AKIPRESS.COM - Some 301,860 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine were delivered to Uzbekistan on December 6 via COVAX facility, the Ministry of Health said. The first batch of more than 1.2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine was delivered in mid-September. The second batch of 526,500 doses was delivered in mid-October.

Austria Preparing Bill to Fine the Injection-Free and the Unboosted Ages 14 and Above €600 Every Three Months

Editor’s note: Interesting that they’re going after the unboosted right away. The smart play would have been to first target only the injection-free, then expand. Austria’s planned vaccine mandate law will take a step towards becoming reality this week, and will reportedly apply from the age of 14, with fines of €600 which can be issued multiple times.

COVID-19: Spain to vaccinate 5 to 11-year-olds as cases rise

The vaccination of five to 11-year-olds against COVID-19 has been approved by a regulatory commission in Spain, the Ministry of Health in Madrid announced on Tuesday. This had also paved way for Spain to further increase its vaccination rate, which already stood at just under 90 per cent of all people, aged 12 and older, which was high even by European standards.

Vietnam reports 13,840 new COVID-19 cases, 1,337,523 in total

HANOI: Vietnam reported 13,840 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 13,835 locally transmitted and five imported, according to the Ministry of Health. Most of the community cases were reported in southern localities, including 965 in Ho Chi Minh City, 898 in Can Tho city, and 869 in Tay Ninh province.

Unicharm’s new “Adult Diaper Counseling” Adopts Bodygram’s AI Body Measurement Technology | Today Nation News

Bodygram Japan, a provider of AI anthropometry technology, announced on December 7 that Unicharm’s new “adult diaper counseling” technology has been adopted. This is Bodygram Japan‘s first entry into the long-term care area. Bodygram Japan‘s AI anthropometry technology inputs age, height, weight, and gender, and when you take a total...

Poland’s Nuremberg 2.0 Project Has Been Launched

Members of the Corona Investigative Committee, Dr. Reiner Fuellmich and Viviane Fischer, were invited to Warsaw to participate in the inauguration of the “Nuremberg 2.0 project” on 15 November 2021. The Nuremberg 2.0 project is a civic initiative with the aim of collecting historical and legal documentation describing acts of...

59 recover from coronavirus infection in a day in Kyrgyzstan

AKIPRESS.COM - 59 patients recovered from coronavirus infection for the past day, the Ministry of Health reproted. These recoveries included 18 in Bishkek, 17 in Chui region, 6 in Osh region, 1 in Talas region, 1 in Naryn region, 9 in Issyk-Kul region, 5 in Jalal-Abad region, 2 in Batken region.

High risk of Covid infection in the Balearic Islands

19 Municipalities in the Balearic Islands pose an extreme risk of Covid infection, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health. The Balearic cumulative incidence rate is 333.95 per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days, whereas the rate in 7 days is just 168. Mallorca is high risk with...

Coronavirus: Singapore says Delta wave subsiding; Japan’s death rate plummets

Singapore has seen a sharp drop in Covid-19 community cases over the last month, along with significant easing in local hospitals.The city state logged 638 local cases on December 6, more than 400 below the same day last week, and less than half what it was two weeks ago. The weekly infection rate has been below 1, indicating cases are declining, for the last 24 days. It is currently at 0.64, the second-fastest week-on-week drop in cases since data was made available.The Ministry of Health said…

Russia hands over mobile laboratory complex to Kyrgyzstan

AKIPRESS.COM - The ceremony of handover of KAMAZ-based mobile laboratory complex was held today in the National Center for Quarantine and Especially Dangerous Infections in Bishkek. The mobile complex supports bacteriological and indicator tests that may be required by public health emergencies. The ceremony was held in presence of Deputy...

This invaluable support will help us in accelerating the realisation of one of our utmost dreams, says CJ Owiny-Dollo as UNFPA hands over equipment to Uganda to advance access to justice by survivors of GBV

KAMPALA – The Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo has paid special tribute to the donors including Austria, Sweden, and the European Union, for giving hope to the gender-based violence survivors. The Chief Justice was on Tuesday officiating at the hand over ceremony of assortments by the United Nations Population Fund –...

Rapid antigen testing units – 8 December 2021

Based on the decisions of the Council of Ministers, and aiming at the suppression of the dispersion of the virus SARS-CoV-2, as of the 18th of October, in places where SafePass is required, individuals aged 12 and above must hold one of the following:. 1. Certificate of full vaccination. 2....

2 hour wait to get Covid Certificates in Palma

Hundreds of people queued up for more than 2 hours at Son Espases Hospital to get their Covid Certificate on Tuesday and IB-Salut has opened three additional lines to try to speed up the process. A Covid Passport is now mandatory in order to eat in restaurants with capacity for...

Colombia will require a vaccination certificate from travelers

(CNN in Spanish) - As of December 14, all international travelers visiting Colombia must present proof that they are vaccinated against covid-19, as announced by President Iván Duque on his Twitter account. The measure indicates that the card or certificate must be presented that shows that the person has the...