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They are already used for other indications: artesunate is used for severe malaria, imatinib for certain cancers, and infliximab for diseases of the immune system such as Crohn’s Disease and rheumatoid arthritis. These drugs were donated for the trial by their manufacturers. (...) The dose used is the standard dose that patients with Crohn’s Disease are given over extended periods. Infliximab is a TNF alpha inhibitor, a chimeric monoclonal antibody that recognizes human TNF alpha.
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Score: 1467914.4 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...with-three-new-candidate-drugs
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Several years ago, a Crohn’s disease diagnosis brought him to a turning point in his life and then, he found peace in nature.
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Score: 1423465.1 - https://www.un.org/en/node/58419
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Several years ago, a Crohn’s disease diagnosis brought him to a turning point in his life and then, he found peace in nature.
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Score: 1423465.1 - https://www.un.org/en/observan.../forests-and-trees-day/stories
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SAFETY OF FOOD AND WATER IN THE UNITED KINGDOM / SUBMITTED BY THE UNITED KINGDOM
Issues addressed in recent and current research topics include: (a) the enumeration of Giardia in drinking water; (b) the quality of drinking water in public buildings; (c) the incidence of Mycobacterium avium Complex and Helicobacter organisms in water supplies; (d) the relationship between sources of drinking water and Crohn’s disease; (e) characterisation of waterborne Aeromonas species for their virulence potential; (f) molecular finger printing of Cryptosporidium oocysts isolated during regulatory monitoring; (g) effectiveness of UV treatment for Cryptosporidium in drinking water. 15.
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Score: 1190264.7 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...S=BWC/MSP/2004/MX/WP.24&Lang=E
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STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY THE EUROPEAN COALITION FOR JUST AND EFFECTIVE DRUG POLICIES, A NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION IN CONSULTATIVE STATUS WITH THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
In some Asian countries cannabis is also added to food as a condiment and used in herbal medicines.”4 Cannabis and its derivatives have proven useful for many citizens worldwide who suffer from anxiety, depression, post-traumatic-stress-disorders, glaucoma, pruritus, asthma, ADHD, Crohn’s-disease, epilepsy, and is particularly useful for relief of unremitting neurological pain.
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Score: 1168489.5 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...en&DS=E/CN.7/2020/NGO/7&Lang=E
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Já o imatinibe é aplicado no tratamento de certos tipos de câncer, enquanto o infliximabe serve para doenças do sistema imunológico, como a de Crohn e artrite reumatoide.  ONU/ Elma Okic Diretor-geral da Organização Mundial da Saúde, OMS, Tedros Ghebreyesus.  
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Score: 1166437.8 - https://news.un.org/pt/story/2021/08/1759642
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Alterations in the species composition of the microbiome of the human gut have been linked to chronic disease states (e.g. Crohn’s disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes) and can be used to monitor endemic diseases in a population.26 The metagenome can be used for identifying unknown viruses or bacteria by subtracting human sequences and focusing on known or novel microbial sequences.27 17.
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Score: 1088811.8 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...DS=BWC/MSP/2013/MX/WP.5&Lang=E
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Insurance Renewal 2017 www.un.org/insurance How to minimize the impact of the benefit changes • Use of in-network physical therapists • Refrain from travelling to the United States for medical treatment if enrolled in the UN WWP Insurance Renewal 2017 • Teladoc (Aetna) • LiveHealth Online (Empire) currently available • Live video consultations with a US-based certified doctor 24/7 using smartphone, tablet or computer to discuss non- emergency health issues from home, work or wherever one may be with internet access • Pay same $15 co-pay for primary care provider • Sign up for these services by going to Aetna or Empire’s websites Insurance Benefits Telemedicine under the Aetna and Empire Blue Cross plans www.un.org/insurance www.un.org/insurance • Nurse Care Programme for management of chronic conditions • Personal health coach (US-registered nurses) • One-on-one education and support • Regular calls arranged at your convenience • Information by mail • 40 chronic conditions like hypertension, diabetes, asthma, COPD, osteoporosis, chronic hepatitis B or C, Crohn’s disease, migraines, cancer • 24 hour informed health line (800-556-1555) • Access to registered nurses • Audio library Insurance Benefits ActiveHealth benefits included in the Aetna and Empire Blue Cross plans • ASHI is same plan you had as an active staff • Plan changes for ASHI participants • Allowed once every two years in the US • Enrol in US plan if you seek care in the US • Self-insured programme • Member behaviour/choices influence premiums • Insurance companies have no incentive to deny coverage • Carriers paid fees of 3% to 4% of plan cost • Administrative services • Provider networks and expert services UN ASHI Programme www.un.org/insurance All plan participants are responsible for using benefits wisely • Use in-network providers • Research and understanding costs prior to treatments • Consider alternative treatment facilities (stand-alone facilities vs hospitals; and urgent care centers vs emergency rooms) • Secure prior approval when required • Use of generic drugs whenever possible • Compare cost of mail order drugs to cost of retail drugs Cost Containment www.un.org/insurance www.un.org/insurance Customer Service • AFICS representatives to the Health and Life Insurance Committee were instrumental in getting two new posts to provide customer service to retirees enrolled in Medicare. • Approval was recently granted by the Controller and we are currently actively working on establishing the two posts. www.un.org/insurance Other Reminders www.un.org/insurance • Eligibility to ASHI ceases when a former staff member re-enters UNJSPF as a participant following re-employment • Must re-enrol and contribute as active staff • Implications for Medicare • Upon separation, must re-enrol to activate ASHI • No automatic reinstatement Re-employment at the UN Visit our website on a regular basis for information WWW.UN.ORG/INSURANCE www.un.org/insurance Questions?
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Score: 1069849.2 - https://www.un.org/other/afics...presentation_by_insurance_.pdf
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. • US citizenship and SS benefits not required to enrol • Enrol at any SS office before you turn 65 years • Claims adjudication will assume you have Medicare B even if you do not enrol 10 2016-2017 plan year 11 Overview of the past plan year • Plans’ experience has been generally favourable – Expenses increased but at lower rate than prior years – Positive impact to projected requirements for the new plan year beginning 1 July 2016 • Aetna was the exception – 4% increase in medical expenses – 16% increase in pharmacy expenses – Projected increase in requirements for the new plan year of about 12.62% following relative stability over the past two years 12 Insurance Renewal 2015 Premiums for 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 Empire Blue Cross 1.50 % increase HIP 1.80 % increase Cigna dental no change UN Worldwide 0.60% increase (formerly known as Vanbreda) 13 Insurance Renewal 2015 Aetna premiums will increase by 4.65% only No premium holiday declared for 2016-2017 Benefit changes effective 1 July 2016 Branded prescription drugs co-insurance will increase to 25% with a maximum of $30 per 30-day prescription Generics remain at 20% up to a maximum of $20 Emergency room co-pay will increase from $50 to $75 but will be waived if it results in an admission Aligns with co-pay/co-insurance under the Empire Blue Cross plan 14 Insurance Renewal 2015 Benefit changes effective 1 July 2016 (Aetna) Annual out-of-pocket maximum will increase from $1,250 to $1,500 per person or from $3,750 to $4,500 per family when using out-of-network providers in the US Out-of-pocket maximum must be met before the plan will reimburse at a higher percentage Deductible remains $250 per person/$750 per family 15 Insurance Renewal 2015 How to minimize the impact of the benefit changes Use of generic drugs whenever possible Greater use of urgent care facilities for non- serious medical issues MedRite Urgent Care CityMD Use of in-network providers 16 Insurance benefits Telemedicine under the Aetna and Empire Blue Cross plans Teladoc (Aetna) effective 1 July 2016 LiveHealth Online (Empire) currently available Live video consultations with a US-based certified doctor 24/7 using smartphone, tablet or computer to discuss non-emergency health issues from home, work or wherever one may be with internet access Pay same $15 co-pay for primary care provider Sign up for these services by going to Aetna or Empire’s websites 17 Insurance benefits ActiveHealth benefits included in the Aetna and Empire Blue Cross plans Nurse Care Programme for management of chronic conditions Personal health coach (US-registered nurses) One-on-one education and support Regular calls arranged at your convenience Information by mail 40 chronic conditions like hypertension, diabetes, asthma, COPD, osteoporosis, chronic hepatitis B or C, Crohn’s disease, migraines, cancer 24 hour informed health line (800-556-1555) Access to registered nurses Audio library 18 UN ASHI programme • ASHI is same plan you had as an active staff • Plan changes for ASHI participants – Allowed once every two years in the US • Enrol in US plan if you seek care in the US • Self-insured programme – Member behaviour/choices influence premiums – Insurance companies have no incentive to deny coverage • Carriers paid fees of 3% to 4% of plan cost – Administrative services – Provider networks and expert services 19 Cost Containment • All plan participants are responsible for using benefits wisely – Use in-network providers – Research and understanding costs prior to treatments – Consider alternative treatment facilities (stand- alone facilities vs hospitals; and urgent care centers vs emergency rooms) – Secure prior approval when required – Use of generic drugs whenever possible – Compare cost of mail order drugs to cost of retail drugs 20 Other reminders 21 Re-employment at the UN • Eligibility to ASHI ceases when a former staff member re-enters UNJSPF as a participant following re-employment • Must re-enrol and contribute as active staff – Implications for Medicare • Upon separation, must re-enrol to activate ASHI – No automatic reinstatement 22 UN Health and Life Insurance website WWW.UN.ORG/INSURANCE • Visit our website on a regular basis for information 23 www.un.org/insurance
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Score: 1069849.2 - https://www.un.org/other/afics...s/2016_ashi_presentation_0.pdf
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