2013 WPPF/FIP Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our winners for 2013 WPPF/FIP Scholarships!   Ø              Mr Nibhay Nand from Fiji  Mr. Nibhay Nand B.Pharm (CSU), MPS, FPS …

NPS News : Managing blood pressure – part of the diabetes trifecta World Hypertension Day, 17 May 2013

Reference : http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/Managing-blood-pressure-part-of-the-diabetes-trifecta-World-Hypertension-Day,-17-May-2013 --- 13 May 2013 This World Hypertension Day, NPS MedicineWise is urging people…

Will new dietary guidelines improve health?

Reference : http://www.nps.org.au/publications/health-professional/nps-direct/2013/NHMRC-dietary-guidelines Published in NPS Direct Date published: 15 May 2013  Clinical content may change after this date. This information is not intended…

NPS News : Lifestyle and warfarin

Reference : http://www.nps.org.au/medicines/heart-blood-and-blood-vessels/anti-clotting-medicines/anti-clotting-medicines/anticoagulant-medicines/for-individuals/active-ingredients/warfarin/for-individuals/living-with-warfarin/lifestyle-and-warfarin…

NPS News : Be aware: Perindopril + Amlodipine PBS listing differs from label

Reference : http://www.nps.org.au/media-centre/media-releases/repository/Be-aware-Perindopril-Amlodipine-PBS-listing-differs-from-label --- 17 May 2013 NPS MedicineWise has published information for health professional to clarify prescribing…

[WHO]Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Reference : http://www.who.int/campaigns/no-tobacco-day/2013/event/en/index.html --- World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2013 Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco…

2.4 billion people will lack improved sanitation in 2015

Reference :http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2013/sanitation_mdg_20130513/en/index.html --- 13 May 2013  | GENEVA/NEW YORK -Some 2.4 billion people – one-third of the world’s population – will remain without access to improved…

WHO statistics show narrowing health gap between countries with best and worst health status

Reference : http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2013/world_health_statistics_20130515/en/index.html --- 15 May 2013 | Geneva -The world has made dramatic progress in improving health in the poorest countries and narrowing the gaps between…

Reducing the appeal of smoking – first experiences with Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law

Reference : http://www.who.int/features/2013/australia_tobacco_packaging/en/index.html --- May 2013 Australia’s pioneering measure on tobacco plain packaging introduced in December 2012 was actively supported by WHO and is being watched closely…

Reducing the appeal of smoking – first experiences with Australia’s plain tobacco packaging law

Reference : http://www.who.int/features/2013/australia_tobacco_packaging/en/index.html --- May 2013 Australia’s pioneering measure on tobacco plain packaging introduced in December 2012 was actively supported by WHO and is being watched closely…