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Executive Health Management

UN Sets New Sustainable Development Goals

2015 02 Oct

At a United Nations meeting in New York last week, the global community adopted sustainable development goals - specifically 17 goals and 169 target. Ironically, only one goal focuses on health - Goal 3 which aims to “ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all ages.” Related targets to this goal include reducing global mortality ratio to <70... Read more

IMAGING Management

UNSCEAR: Radiation Exposure Associated Risk Levels Vary for Adults and Children

2013 29 Oct

The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) has presented its report entitled "Effects of radiation exposure of children" to the UN General Assembly in New York. The core message is that adults and children receive doses of ionizing radiation in varying degrees, which in turn impact them differently. Consequently,... Read more