The Russian Society for the Study of the Liver (ROPIP) together with several medical organizations launched on October 1, 2011. in Moscow, the “Test Yourself!” project, aimed at collecting and analyzing data on the frequency of liver diseases in Russia, identifying their main risk factors and drawing public attention to these problems. The survey conducted within the project will cover up to 4000 participants.
It will also help to determine the profile of a typical patient with liver diseases and the most effective treatment and prevention measures. More information about the project “Test yourself!” presented on www. testliver.ru. Researchers hope that this initiative will help reduce the incidence of liver diseases in Russia associated with alcohol consumption and unhealthy diet through educational activities, raising awareness about diseases and early diagnosis.
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According to WHO Director-General Margaret Chen, the spread of fever is faster than efforts to combat it. Chen described the outbreak as “the largest in history.” The director also noted that cases of virus infection occur not only in remote rural areas, but also in densely populated cities.
Ebol River in Zaire
A meeting of the WHO emergency committee to discuss the risk of spreading fever was scheduled for 6 August. It was previously reported that the World Health Organization intends to spend $ 100 million to combat Ebola, which has already killed more than 700 people in West Africa. Another outbreak of the disease began in Guinea in February this year. Later, the epidemic moved to neighboring countries. Continue reading