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NEW ZEALAND: Providing exciting new collaborative health data

November 2016 scoop; The New Zealand Health, Information and Technology (NZHIT) has begun a process of setting up a system to help create cutting-edge national patient data information to help improve health services for all Kiwis in need. Patients’ health data needs to be available anywhere, anytime, on any device …

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Japanese Biologist Wins Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

November 2016 Npr; Yoshinori Ohsumi of the Tokyo Institute of Technology has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries about “autophagy” — a fundamental process cells use to degrade and recycle parts of themselves. Ohsumi, 71, is a professor emeritus at the Tokyo Institute of …

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Agreement for Pharmaceutical Development in Africa Inked

November 2016 AlgeriaTimes; An agreement for the pharmaceutical development between Algeria and several Maghreb and African countries was signed Saturday in Constantine (431 km east of Algiers), on the last day of the 1st International pharmacy, parapharmacy, health and well-being show (SAIDALYA). This cooperation agreement signed between the pharmaceutical operators …

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