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WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.  Most of these deaths are avoidable. The personal, social and economic impact of patient harm leads to losses of trillions of US dollars worldwide. The World Health Organization is focusing global [...]

September 15, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

 A letter signed by 29 health groups expresses concern that a no-deal Brexit with impact public health standards. Photograph: Alamy The country’s leading health organisations, including those representing doctors, nurses, surgeons and mental health charities, have called on the government to confirm it will abide by its duty to “do no harm” to public health [...]

September 4, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

Library cuts harm young people’s mental health services, warns lobby

Library cuts harm young people’s mental health services, warns lobby

Public libraries’ significant role supporting the mental health of young people risks being undermined by swingeing budget cuts forced on local authorities, the head of their professional body warned this week. He added that, if funding is not protected, the work of libraries as frontline information resources for young people in need will be pushed [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Library cuts harm young people’s mental health services, warns lobby

Denying Abortion Access May Harm Women’s Mental Health

Denying Abortion Access May Harm Women’s Mental Health

If women choose to have an abortion, those who are allowed to obtain one may have better mental health outcomes than those who are denied one, according to a new study. The results of the study cast doubt on the idea that women experience mental health problems due to having an abortion, the researchers said. [...]

December 16, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Denying Abortion Access May Harm Women’s Mental Health

Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Women who tried to get an abortion but were denied one were more likely to experience anxiety and to report lower self-esteem and life satisfaction than women who sought and received an abortion, found a new study. The women who did and did not terminate their pregnancy had similar levels of depression, and over time, [...]

December 16, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Getting An Abortion Doesn’t Harm Mental Health — But Being Denied One Does At First

Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

London’s lead in financial services technology risks being blunted by bureaucratic new migration rules, according to business leaders cited by the latest House of Lords report on leaving the European Union. Peers conclude that the fast-growing sector is one of a number of world-beating industries at risk if London loses its status as an international [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

Clues to how popular heartburn drug may harm arteries

Clues to how popular heartburn drug may harm arteries

A famous 2f2874cf80c036e5b52269eaf5ddfe83 heartburn remedy accelerated ageing of blood vessel cells in lab exams, elevating purple flags approximately its long–term impact on heart health, researchers say. faster getting old of blood vessel cells exposed to over the counter antacid Nexium (esomeprazole) mightprobably restrict over the counter obligations these cells carry out to save you coronary [...]

May 11, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Clues to how popular heartburn drug may harm arteries