Regional Reports

 
Tough times for healthcare SMEs in the UK
With government spending cuts across the board in the United Kingdom, including healthcare, small and medium sized enterprises in the healthcare industry are finding it increasingly difficult to sell their products in the National Health Service and are being forced to look abroad. 
   
Iraq Report - On the road to recovery
After years of devastating war, Iraq’s healthcare infrastructure was broken. Current health indicators, when compared to the relatively advanced state of healthcare the country enjoyed in the 1980s, are shocking and point to the dire state of healthcare in the country.
   
Pakistan Report - Lady Health Workers
Pakistan’s army of “Lady Health Workers” – some 90,000 strong – was never meant to diagnose and treat serious illnesses. Instead, these female community health workers were expected to teach good hygiene and nutrition, provide family planning advice, monitor pregnant women, weigh and vaccinate babies and treat minor ailments.
   
Afghanistan Report - The worst place to be a mother
Authorities are striving to improve health conditions for women in Afghanistan, where maternal mortality and female life expectancy indicators are the worst in the world, says a report.
   
UAE Report - Global Health Survey finds critical gaps in health awareness and action in the UAE
Global Health Survey finds critical gaps in health awareness and action in the UAE


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ate of upload: 21st Jan 2012

                                  
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