US judge approves opioid settlement talks

Sep 16, 19 US judge approves opioid settlement talks

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USA, Opioid Settlement – A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks. U.S. District Judge Dan Polster, in Cleveland,...

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Tanzania unveils Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography

Sep 13, 19 Tanzania unveils Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography

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Dar Es Salaam РTanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography, another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa. The launch of the digital mammography system is in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases....

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KZN increases number of patients on ART

Pretoria – The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has reported an increase in the number of patients registered on its antiretroviral (ART) programme from 408 238 in the 2010/11 to 535 910 as of the end of 2011/12 financial year. Provincial Health MEC, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, said the focus of the ART programme during the...

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APRM consultative summit held

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal on Monday hosted a consultative summit of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), one of many consultations being held countrywide. The consultations are being held in preparation for the submission of a progress report on the implementation of the National Programme of Action (NPoA) of the APRM....

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KZN to host Aids conference

Traditional and religious leaders will tomorrow share a platform with government officials to trash out matters related to HIV and Aids. The Partnership against HIV and Aids Conference will take place tomorrow 8am at the Royal Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg. Cabinet members, mayors from all district municipalities, academics and...

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