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Score: 1098581.1 - https://www.who.int/southeasta...ver-tobacco-industry-s-tactics
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Learn More Increasing resilience of medical supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic Why building future resilience requires a delicate balance between increased flexibility, efficiency and welfare advantages of GVCs. Learn More Vaccines for Africa: An industrial development approach to regional vaccine supply The consequences of drastic COVID-19 vaccine shortages in Africa make the need for continental production ever more pressing. (...) The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the strategic imperative of building resilient manufacturing capacity for essential medicines and vaccines in developing countries and regions. There is the potential to improve availability of essential medicines and accelerate access to novel products whilst protecting the innovation ecosystems that have so rapidly developed COVID19 vaccines.
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Score: 1096185.4 - https://www.unido.org/our-focu...al-capacity-and-infrastructure
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That complexity heightens the risk that production errors will occur, or that medicines will degrade between factory and consumer. Increasing demand for medicines, vaccines and other medical products in almost every country, in addition to poor supply-chain management and the growth of e-commerce also creates opportunities for falsified medicines to be introduced into the supply chain. (...) A number of field detection technologies exist, but each has advantages and disadvantages and they are not always in the hands of people who have been trained to use them effectively. (5) It is important to develop new tools that will help front-line health care workers record and report suspect medicines – an important entry point for detection.
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Score: 1095504.1 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/f...ocuments/all/FGAI4H-G-022.docx
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This will no doubt, boost the prospects for member states to reorganize their production activities, stimulate enterprise competitiveness, while at the same time taking advantage of the diverse and abundant Natural resource endowments of Africa. (...) However, the vast majority of medicines and medical products that are consumed in Africa are imported. (...) In May 2018, African Ministers of Ministers of Health endorsed a draft Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency. The Africa Medicines Agency as a continental organization will promote the regulation of medicines and medical products through the harmonization of medical products regulatory policies and standards, We also note that the African Industrialization Day 2018 represents an important occasion to raise awareness on the importance of a concerted programmatic approach to the promotion of rapid and inclusive industrialization in Africa.
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Score: 1094864.6 - https://www.unido.org/sites/de...018_JointPressStatement_en.pdf
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However, some developing countries, especially the least-developed countries, will need technical and financial assistance from the international community to be able to take advantage of the opportunities that a successful conclusion to the Doha Round would afford. (...) The WTO is actively promoting the attainment of Target E of MDG 8, which concerns providing access to affordable medicines on a sustainable basis in developing countries. (...) Since 2000, the international community has made progress in the achievements of MDG 8; progress has been made in the Doha Development Round; serious progress has also been made in providing Aid for Trade to poor countries. Access to medicines has improved. However, we have not reached our destination.
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Score: 1091392.4 - https://www.wto.org/english/th...coher_e/mdg_e/summing_up_e.htm
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WHO, Country Office for Nepal, as part of its support for prevention and control of NCDs in Nepal, engaged with the Department of Ayurveda and Alternative Medicine (DoAA), to initiate such activities as a pilot program in few schools, with plans to scale up. (...) Additionally, information on Ayurveda; medicinal value of spices and herbs; advantages of proper sleep and diet; was also taught to students and teachers.
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Score: 1091392.4 - https://www.who.int/nepal/news...-and-yoga-education-in-schools
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.  Les fonctionnaires actifs affiliés à UNSMIS  Les membres de leur famille couverts par UNSMIS  Active civil servants affiliated to UNSMIS  Their family members covered by UNSMIS Conditions d’affiliation Eligibility 3  Couverture mondiale,  Libre choix des prestataires de soin,  Couverture intégrale des frais médicaux-pharmaceutiques et d‘hos- pitalisation en chambre privée, sans limitation de montant ou de durée  Remboursement de la médecine naturelle  Les prestations dentaires et optiques d‘UNSMIS sont largement complétées  Worldwide coverage;  Free choice of the healthcare provider;  Full coverage of medical and pharmaceutical expenses as well as hospitalization in private room; without limit in amount or duration  Reimbursement of natural medicine  UNSMIS benefits for dental and optical are also completed Points forts de l’assurance complémentaire santé Advantages of the complementary health insurance 4 Autorenzeile 5  Délais de remboursement courts  Demandes de remboursement simples (e-mail)  Accès en ligne aux décomptes de remboursement  Equipe de gestionnaire dédiée aux membres  Aucune entente préalable n‘est demandée  Short reimbursement periods  Easy claim procedure (e-mail)  Online access to reimbursement advice  Management team dedicated to members  No pre-authorization is required Points forts de l’assurance complémentaire santé Advantages of the complementary health insurance 6 Points forts de l’assurance complémentaire santé Advantages of the complementary health insurance  Rabais permanent de 10% pour le fonctionnaire UIT et les membres de sa famille si l’affiliation est faite au plus tard le 29 février 2020  Rabais de 50% sur la prime du 3ème enfant et des suivants.  10% permanent discount for the ITU staff member and the members of his/her family if the affiliation is done by 29 February 2020 at the latest  50% discount on the premium of the 3rd child and the following ones. 7 Assistance en cas d‘urgence pendant les voyages privés Assistance in case of emergency during a private trip 8  Accord avec UNSMIS: UNIQA Assistance se porte garant 24/7et prend en charge les frais à 100% sans que vous ayez à avancer les frais ni à les rembourser par la suite.  Annulation ou modification de voyage  Couverture bagages  Assitance crise  Agreement with UNSMIS: UNIQA Assistance guarantees payment 24/7 covering the expenses at 100%, avoiding you having to advance any money nor to request reimbursement afterwards.  Annulation or cancellation of trip  Luggage cover  Crisis assistance Points forts de l’assistance Advantages of the assistance 9 ASSISTANCE ASSISTANCE 10 Principales prestations Plafond/Limits CHF Main benefits Territorialité Worldwide Territorial Scope Evacuation / Rapatriement Illimité / Unlimited Evacuation / Rapatriation Visite d'un membre de famille max. 5'000.- Visit of a family member Annulation voyage max. 10'000.- Trip cancellation Assistance voyage max. 5'000.- Travel assistance Assistance bagage max. 10'000.- Lugage assistance Assistance crise max. 15'000.- Crisis assistance ASSISTANCE ASSISTANCE 11  Rabais permanent de 10% pour le fonctionnaire UIT et les membres de sa famille si l’affiliation est faite au plus tard le 29 février 2020.  10% permanent discount for the ITU staff member and the members of his/her family if the affiliation is done by 29 February 2020 at the latest.
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Score: 1085512.1 - https://www.itu.int/en/careers...GPAFI%20UNIQA-presentation.pdf
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Trials in the Andean region and elsewhere have indicated the feasibility of adding 10, 15, 20 and as much as 40% of quinoa flour to bread, up to 40% in noodles, up to 60% in sponge cake and up to 70% in biscuits. The main advantage of using quinoa as a food supplement in the flour industry is that it helps meet growing international demand for gluten-free products. (...) Harvest residue is also used to feed cattle, sheep, pigs, horses and poultry. Medicinal use Quinoa leaves, stems and grains are used for medicinal purposes: healing wounds, reducing swelling, soothing pain (toothache) and disinfecting the urinary tract. (...) The saponins from bitter quinoa can be used in the pharmaceutical industry which is interested because the saponins can induce changes in intestinal permeability which can be useful for the absorption of specific medicines and in the effects of hypocholesterolemia.
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Score: 1081503.3 - https://www.fao.org/quinoa-2013/what-is-quinoa/use/en/
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He added: “Any new medicines will come from innovation. So we need to find a way of encouraging innovation.” (...) However, “there is no point in having new medicines unless they can benefit those who need them .” (...) But buying in large volumes or as a group of organizations can make the orders and their payment more reliable, which is important for procurement, some speakers said. Other advantages include better quality control. Speakers also stressed other factors that can affect access to medicines, such as the procuring organizations’ decisions on what particular medicines to buy, where to obtain them, and how much, how to be sure that the quality is good, and how to monitor this.
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Score: 1077071.7 - https://www.wto.org/english/ne..._e/news10_e/trip_16jul10_e.htm
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In addition to the network, a mentoring programme housed at the University of Malawi’s College of Medicine (COM) provides one-on-one professional support and encourages women scientists to take advantage of institutional, regional and international opportunities for mentoring. Also established at the College of Medicine (COM) is a Career Development Programme that will be expanded to all constituent colleges within the University. (...) The University of Malawi’s College of Medicine (UNIMA COM) is developing a policy on gender while the University’s Malaria Alert Centre and the School of Public Health and Family Medicine will work to enhance the research environment for women in science.
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Score: 1074122.3 - https://www.who.int/tdr/capaci...n-scientists-inf-dx-malawi/en/
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