PM, EBRD President sign document on modernization of Kazakhstan’s healthcare infrastructure LONDON. KAZINFORM - During his working trip to London, Prime Minister Askar Mamin met with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti, Kazinform has learnt from primeminister.kz.
Blue molecule may improve heart function: Israeli researchers JERUSALEM. KAZINFORM Israeli scientists found that a blue molecule, called Chicago sky blue (CSB), could possibly reduce inflammation and improve heart function, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in central Israel reported on Sunday.
WHO launches social media Aids awareness campaign targeting African youth NAIROBI. KAZINFORM As the 31st World AIDS Day approaches on December 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about HIV and Aids among African youth amid their vulnerability to the disease, Xinhua reports.
E-cigarettes turn many young people into smokers: expert CHONGQING. KAZINFORM - A number of international cohort studies have confirmed that e-cigarettes are the gateway to many teenagers and young adults developing smoking habits, said Xiao Lin, a researcher at the Tobacco Control Office at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDCP).
Government considers country’s readiness for implementation of compulsory social health insurance NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - At the Government conference call chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the results of the pilot project on the implementation of compulsory social health insurance in the Karaganda region were reviewed, Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
WHO launches first-ever insulin prequalification programme to expand access to life-saving treatment for diabetes GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced the start of a pilot programme to prequalify human insulin to increase treatment for diabetes in low- and middle-income countries, Kazinform refers to WHO.