Polio eradication is around the corner but is the world ready?

Polio eradication is around the corner but is the world ready?

Disease
A polio-free world. Something that we hope to see in our lifetime. Bruce Aylward is positive that they can do this. If we can indeed eradicate polio, the poorest countries will save 50 billion dollars over the following 25 years. Pretty ambitious. But wait a minute. If they save that money then someone will not be making that money, right. Is that something the world is ready for? He talks about GPS tracking tools to make sure the vaccines get to every street and also talks about in-roads in Afghanistan with liaisons. Now also there is a new vaccine that is twice as effective as the previous ones. In fact, he talks about the miracles of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, two states in Northern India that have always had paralytic polio. Watch…
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Great Apps for Healthcare Providers

Great Apps for Healthcare Providers

Apps
There are many apps in the Mac App store and new ones are listed daily. As it is with anything that has a lot of choices, there is always that difficulty in choosing what app to download to your Iphone , Ipod touch or Ipad. I have put together a list of some of the apps that I have used and similar ones that have good reviews. The list is in no way exhaustive as there are some apps that did not make the cut either because I do not remember them, or they were sub-par. The list has mainly free apps and one or two paid apps. They are all available for download at the Mac App Store through your device or from your computer. You must have an…
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Saving money and repaying debt? –Yes they can happen together

Saving money and repaying debt? –Yes they can happen together

Personal Finance
Are you looking for a way to save money while repaying your credit card debts? No matter which option you choose to repay your debt burden, whether debt consolidation or debt management, continuing with the payments is very necessary to make the agreement continue. Both debt consolidation and debt management provide solutions to credit card debt and they require you to make a single monthly payment to the program so that these can be disbursed among your creditors. Though the aforementioned debt relief options can help you repay credit card debt with ease, you have to make the payments on time to avoid a hit on your credit score. Here are some steps that you may take in order to save money while repaying debts. Follow a strict budget: A budget is…
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