IN THIS ISSUE:
- Free flu vaccine clinic begins Sept. 21
- Pain and Palliative Care Consult Service remains focused on quality of life
- Atrium TVs, bulletin boards available to share published research, events, news
- Officials from Guinea Ministry of Health visit, learn about clinical research education
- What’s the correlation between antibiotics and yeast infections; diabetes and bone health and exercise; and traumatic brain injury? NIH needs your help to find out
- Summer volunteers support the CC
- Staff train, prepare for active shooter
- Upcoming Events
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Access to research, resources a barrier in Africa: Barmes Global Health Lecture addresses disparities
Development for emerging countries is not only linked to money; access to research and ideas are critical factors in growth and improvement, argued Rwanda’s Health Minister in remarks made at the NIH Clinical Center. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s health minister, delivered the July 29 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture. Her presentation, “Medical Research and Capacity Building for Development: The Experience of Rwanda,” was grounded in her expertise in public health in Rwanda.
Scientists within the CC recently launched a program focused on the detection, prevention and treatment of relapsed acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer in the bone marrow cells which normally make white blood cells, red blood cells or platelets.
On Oct. 1, the health care industry, including the Clinical Center, will face one of its largest transitions of data management. Health care providers are implementing a new coding classification of describe medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures. It is called ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS — the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification and Procedural Coding System.