The 2019 WLIC, IFLA’s 85th General Conference and Assembly, will be held in Athens, Greece, August 24–30. The calls for papers are out, and anyone interested in presenting is encouraged to submit proposals. Please consider joining colleagues from over 120 countries and attend.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released guidelines to assist in managing physical health concerns among adults diagnosed with severe mental disorders. People living with severe mental disorders have a general life expectancy of between ten and twenty years shorter than average
Exercise medicine has become a popular and effective treatment for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Malaysia. Early intervention with exercise for sufferers in the beginning stages of disease can prevent development of the main NCDs, including hypertension, diabetes, obesity, or dyslipidemia.
Innovative new technology improves patient care in Singapore Work is underway to develop software with which patients can “chat” for preliminary screening and quick, proper triaging in Singapore. When patients type their symptoms and medical histories into the chatbot, they can be assessed
Patients in India will soon be able to perform their own quality control checks on prescription drugs. As of 2016, 3% of pharmaceuticals marketed in India were not up to standard, while 0.023% were counterfeit.