Gitanjali Rao is a Kid of the Year

Gitanjali Rao was awarded the Top “Health” Pillar Prize for the TCS Ignite Innovation Student Challenge in May 2019 for developing a diagnostic tool based on advances in genetic engineering for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction.[1] Rao is the first person to receive TIME magazine's Kid of the Year designation. [2] More updates and helpful links at: https://wp.me/PckLJr-w

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Informatics and Telematics in Health/ WHO

Informatics, and telematics if properly used, can increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of health services.It is hoped that this book will help the staff of health services to appreciate the way in which informatics technology has developed and the ways in which it may evolve in the future, as well as providing an overview of the many existing and anticipated uses of informatics in the health sector. apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/37201/9241561173-eng.pdf More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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Funding for Health Campaigns

Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns (Round 24) is a new funding round of Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation. Innovations in approaches, practices, or tools that: dramatically improve the planning and microplanning, implementation / operations, and monitoring and evaluation that will lead to improved effectiveness of campaigns can be applied in low- and middle-income countries will be supported. GRAND CHALLENGES EXPLORATIONS DATE OPEN: 18 SEP 2019 DEADLINE: 13 NOV 2019 - 11:30AM PST — Read on gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/innovations-improving-impact-health-campaigns-round-24 More updates and useful links in our blog at https://medical-grants.com/useful-information-blog

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New WHO Guideline on Digital Healthcare

The key aim of the following  guideline of World Health Organisation (WHO) is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations. For the purposes of this version of the guideline, the recommendations examine the extent to which digital health interventions, primarily available via mobile devices, are able to address health system challenges along the pathway to UHC. By reviewing the evidence of different digital interventions against comparative options, as…

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The Most Popular Websites 2019

International trends: In the always increasing internet information flow there are several websites that are able to stay on the traffic top for rather long time. With the current Statista rating for popular websites 2019 you may find some new helpful information sources. — Read onhttp://nfographic.statista.com/normal/chartoftheday_17613_most_popular_websites_n.jpg

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CRISPR Updates

Genome engineers made more than 13,000 CRISPR edits in a single cell: MIT Technology Review A team at George Church’s Harvard lab wants to redesign species with large-scale DNA changes. — Read on www.technologyreview.com/s/613179/genome-engineers-made-more-than-13000-crispr-edits-in-a-single-cell/

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