The Department of Dance in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts is spearheading an innovative health initiative that sends students into the community to lead weekly dance activity classes for older adults at partner institutions in the Greater Toronto Area. The program, supported by the Government of Ontario’s Healthy Communities Fund, focuses on the positive...
The Bangkok Post: Launched in 2001, the UCS covered the remaining 47 million people, mainly those who were not enrolled in two other health schemes – the civil service medical benefits for government officials and family members, and the social security scheme for employees in private sector. An assessment by a group of independent health...
Is it a sweetener, or a feeble attempt at compensation? China has offered the Burmese government $US6 million to build hospitals and bolster its woefully undernourished healthcare sector; all it asks for in return is that the foot-dragging authorities speed up construction of the trans-Burma Shwe gas pipeline, and not frustrate China’s hunger for more...
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NKorean envoy delivers letter to China’s president
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