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Regional Report – Syria - Child health in Syria: recognising the lasting effects of warfare on health
The war in Syria, now in its fourth year, is one of the bloodiest in recent times. The legacy of war includes damage to the health of children that can last for decades and affect future generations.
   
Cardiology - World’s top heart failure doctors pledge united action
Members of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) Board and national Heart Failure Working Group Presidents signed a declaration designed to unanimously adopt a Call for Action in support of the HFA’s Global Heart Failure Awareness Programme.
   
Climate Change and Health - World’s leaders reach historic accord, but climate change is already affecting our health
The agreement reached in Paris at the COP21 Climate Change talks in December provides hope and impetus for a new chapter in the fight against global warming and for human health and wellbeing on the planet.
   
Bariatric Surgery - Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for obesity: The Mayo Clinic experience
Despite the positive impact of bariatric-metabolic surgery, only 1% of qualified patients receive surgery because of limited access, patient preference, risks, and cost of surgery.
   
Houston Methodist Roundtable - How patient experience is changing health care in the Middle East
Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services, the international subsidiary of US-based Houston Methodist Hospital, hosted a roundtable discussion at the Hyatt Regency in Dubai Healthcare City on 1st November 2015.
   

 Date of upload: 13th Jan 2016
                                  
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