Urgent Measures Expected Soon for Regional Hospitals of Kasserine and Kef – Health Minister

Given the precarious security situation in Kasserine and Kef, urgent measures will be taken soon for regional hospitals in these two governorates, Minister of Health Said El Aidi announced on Sunday. El Aidi, who was making an unannounced visit to Kasserine, said these two hospitals will be reinforced by needed equipment and medics. He also announced the forthcoming creation of […]

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New Study on Clean Diesel Technology Affirms Near-Zero Emissions, No Significant Health Impact

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today regarding the multi-year Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study (ACES) conducted by the Health Effects Institute (HEI). Logo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO HEI conducted the independent study of new technology diesel engines to determine whether the engines achieved the expected emissions […]

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Johnson & Johnson Announces Start of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Ebola Vaccine Regimen

– Company Has Produced More Than 400,000 Vaccine Regimens for Use in Large-Scale Clinical Trials by April 2015 NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Jan. 6, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced the start of a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine in development at its Janssen […]

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Security Situation in the Country Has Improved Significantly – Nouerfelli

The security situation in the country has improved significantly, on the level of fight against terrorism, organised crimes, smuggling as well as concerning the borders and the neutrality of mosques, spokesperson of the government Nidhal Ouerfelli said Friday. He spoke during a meeting with the press, after a cabinet meeting devoted to the logistic and security preparations for the presidential […]

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Le gouvernement du Ghana approuve une collaboration en vue de combatte l’épidémie d’Ebola

– L’AABB, le Global Blood Fund et Terumo BCT affectent des ressources à la Ghanaian Ebola Readiness and Resilience Initiative LAKEWOOD, Colorado, 15 décembre 2014 /PRNewswire/Asianet-Pakistan — Le gouvernement du Ghana a approuvé un projet proposé par l’entremise d’une collaboration avec l’AABB, le Global Blood Fund (GBF) et Terumo BCT visant à réagir face à […]

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Government of Ghana Endorses Collaboration to Combat Ebola Epidemic

– AABB, Global Blood Fund and Terumo BCT commit resources to Ghanaian Ebola Readiness and Resilience Initiative LAKEWOOD, Colorado, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Government of Ghana has endorsed a project proposed through the collaboration of AABB, Global Blood Fund (GBF) and Terumo BCT to respond to the emerging Ebola crisis within West Africa, […]

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Clinical Trial Evaluating Effectiveness Of Convalescent Plasma Therapy For The Treatment Of The Ebola Virus Underway In Liberia

– First Ebola Patient has Received Plasma from an Ebola Survivor in Liberia – Sustainable Infrastructure to Combat Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases Now Established HINCKLEY, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – Clinical Research Management, Inc. (ClinicalRM) today announced that the clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of Ebola convalescent plasma (ECP) […]

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Global Emerging Pathogen Treatment Consortium Formed To Study Potential Of Immune Plasma Treatment In The Fight Against Ebola

– African-led Group of Clinicians, Blood Banks and Social Science Experts, in Collaboration with U.S.-based Clinical RM and United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Work to Identify a Better Understanding and Solutions to Ebola Outbreak HINCKLEY, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — An African-led scientific team in collaboration with […]

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IAPAC, HIV Advocates, and AbbVie Launch Tools in Advance of World AIDS Day to Strengthen Dialogue Between Women Living with HIV and Their Healthcare Providers

– Women take a stand to improve HIV care outcomes globally WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) in collaboration with a global steering committee focused on women and HIV today launched a series of dialogue tools to strengthen conversations between healthcare providers and […]

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Legislative Elections Help Tunisia Complete Transition Process (arab League Deputy S-G)

Deputy Secretary-General of the Arab League and Head of the Observation Mission of the Legislative Elections of October 26, 2014 Wajih Hanafi said that the successful organisation of the legislative elections helps Tunisia complete its transition process and reach stability. Wajih Hanafi also judged, in a statement Tuesday to TAP on the fringes of a visit to the Media Centre […]

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Medical Community Pays Ringing Tribute to Professor Saïd Mestiri On 40th Day After His Death

A ceremony was held, Saturday in the Tunis Faculty of Medicine, in tribute to medical Professor Saiumld Mestiri on the 40th day after his death. Several figures from the medical and political community and the civil society attended the ceremony. Caretaker President of the Republic Moncef Marzouki, President of the National Constituent Assembly Mustapha Ben Jaafar and Minister of Health […]

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Tunisian-Cameroonian Health Co-Operation Discussed

Minister of Health Salah Ben Ammar met on Monday afternoon in Tunis with Cameroon’s Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs Adoum Gargoum, who is visiting Tunisia to follow up on the recommendations of the 9th Tunisian-Cameroonian High Joint Committee meeting held in May 2012 in Yaounde. The meeting focused on the progress made towards the implementation of the framework agreement signed […]

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