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High tech medicine and training called for by 2030

High tech medicine and training called for by 2030 By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credits: Christopher Cottrell The time for a new era of advanced global medical training is now. That was the message at the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Shanghai held in late November. Indeed, according …

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Breathing Easy

By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credits: UNICEF In the canals of Lagos, Nigeria, children of the Makoko fishing community begin their days early. The days are long as they ply polluted waters where raw sewage floats untreated. From these waters they subsist on the fish. It is the source of …

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China’s Level Education Field

By Christopher Cottrell/Photo Credits: Christopher Cottrell China’s game on for getting kids out of the classroom—and into deeper modes of critical thinking at home and beyond. The China Association for Sciences and Technology has just published a five-year plan for improving home learning environments between 2016 and 2020. The plan …

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Perth Peacemakers

Aussie Rules at Sino Asia-Pacific Forum Text: By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credit: Christopher Cottrell   The Sino Asia-Pacific Medical Forum in Manila last week witnessed wise words—three of those voices stemmed from Perth, Australia. High among them was Dr. Kingsley Faulkner, former president of the Royal Australasian College of …

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2nd Sino Asia-Pacific Medical Forum Impact

Meeting of hearts and minds in Manila Text: By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credit: Christopher Cottrell   The 2nd Sino Asia-Pacific Medical Forum held in Manila and Macau in recent days witnessed strong synergy and forward-looking steps. At its opening symposium in Manila, scientists and policymakers from dozens of countries …

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