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Lamar MBA Program is busy in November

By Thu, Nov 14, 2013 7:02AM UTC Comments Off MBA Director, Mr.Dyson

Hey! It is November again! And this means it’s a busy time here in our MBA office and for MBA students alike. Students are continuing to work hard to chase their best grades with the end of semester in sight and the scent of Christmas creeping up. They are also busy contemplating their next step...

York U students bring the health benefits of dance to seniors

By Wed, Feb 08, 2012 7:43AM UTC 1 Comment York U students bring the health benefits of dance to seniors

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...

Thai universal healthcare scheme saves 80,000 families from bankruptcy

By Wed, Feb 01, 2012 12:15AM UTC Comments Off Thai universal healthcare scheme saves 80,000 families from bankruptcy

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...

Burma’s oil-for-hospitals farce

By Thu, Apr 07, 2011 5:24PM UTC Comments Off

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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