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Australia: Mental Health biggest concern for youth

Mental health has been identified as the biggest concern of young people in Australia, according to a survey published earlier this month.   ‘Mission Australia’s’ annual Youth Survey spoke to over 24,000 people between the ages of 15 and 19 in...

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Making the Move: Saudi Arabia

It’s at this time of year that many people start considering (or in many cases start re-considering) the idea of a move abroad.   A new year brings with it new hopes, a fresh start and the opportunity to do something...

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Dubai facing diabetes epidemic

A recently published Dubai Health Authority survey has revealed that almost one in every two adults with diabetes in the Emirate are unaware that they have the condition.   Dubai’s Diabetes Survey 2017 involved 5000 residents over the age of 18...

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New Zealand aims to tax processed food

The Exercise Association of New Zealand has called on cereals and other processed foods to be taxed, as the country looks for ways to reduce spiralling obesity levels.   According to the organisation’s Chief Executive, Richard Beddie, a tax on foods...

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Singapore benchmarks medical fees

Patients in Singapore will soon be able to look up Government curated figures for medical procedures, to ensure that they aren’t being overcharged.   Due to be rolled out in 2018, the re-introduction of independent benchmark figures was first mooted in...

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Making the Move: United Arab Emirates

It’s at this time of year that many people start considering (or in many cases start re-considering) the idea of a move abroad.   A new year brings with it new hopes, a fresh start and the opportunity to do something...

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Obesity Australia's No.1 Childhood problem

One in five Australian children are overweight by the time they start school according to a report released recently by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.   The headline figure has lead to calls from politicians and action groups for...

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Dubai completes implementation of Salama System

The Dubai Health Authority has introduced the final phase of its Salama programme, which unifies patient records on a single portal accessible in all DHA facilities.   Originally launched in February 2016, the scheme was rolled out in three phases to...

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New Zealand's Maoris buck the trend for smoking

Smoking rates amongst young people in New Zealand have dropped by almost a third over the past year, with more and more teenagers now turning their back on the habit.   According to data in a newly released Ministry of Health...

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Making the Move 2018- Singapore

It’s at this time of year that many people start considering (or in many cases start re-considering) the idea of a move abroad.   A new year brings with it new hopes, a fresh start and the opportunity to do something...

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