Health Care

Peru’s Manuela Ramos Movement celebrates 30th anniversary

~ By Annie Thériault ~ Growing from a small urban grassroots organization to a regional leader in promoting women’s rights, the Lima-based Manuela Ramos Movement or MMR celebrated its 30-year anniversary this week. “We never thought, or at least I never thought, that we would be celebrating our 30th anniversary,” […]

Fujimori’s precancerous mouth lesion a ploy, critics say

Critics believe former President Fujimori’s precancerous mouth condition, leukoplakia, is being used as a ploy to obtain a mistrial and to distract public attention from the testimony given by retired army Gen. Rodolfo Robles, who has told the court that Fujimori was fully aware of the Colina death squad’s assassinations […]

Health Ministry plans first round of hepatitis B vaccinations for April

Almost three million children and adolescents between two and 19 years old in Lima and the port city of Callao will receive hepatitis B vaccinations starting in April as part of the Health Ministry’s national campaign against the virus, the coordinator of the National Immunization Strategy said Tuesday. The ministry […]

APEC health meetings stress regional HIV/AIDS policies

Promoting health policies and programs to combat HIV/AIDS is among the priorities of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Health Working Group, which started its two-day meetings Thursday at the Lima Chamber of Commerce. The head of the meetings, Australian Jan Benett, told Agencia Andina the objective is to promote effective policies […]

by · February 22, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Business, Health Care