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Updated national programmes for child health in India?

Updated national programmes for child health in India?

Confusing question: Why would physicians based in the US have any knowledge of the Indian health system ?Try a site based in your country. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Bilingual Services (Definition)

Bilingual services are provided by trained translators to help facilitate communication between a physician and a patient who does not speak English well. The translator may either translate for the patient and physician in person, or translate through a telephone service. Such service ensures that the patient is well-informed about his/her health, and that the physician is receiving ...Read more


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Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

I suspect not: You have to have id to be properly cared for. If you do not have the proper id - they will attempt to bill you or your insurance. ...Read more

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Is developmental/behavioral pediatrics a form of mental health service?

Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...Read more

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International health insurance for a uk resident in uk?

International health insurance for a uk resident in uk?

On-line: International health insurance, typically with evacuation coverage, is a supplemental insurance policy to cover health expenses while traveling. There are many reputible companies who market their products online. The national health service advises: www.Nhs.Uk/nhsengland/healthcareabroad/pages/healthcareabroad.Aspx. Us state department: travel.State.Gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1470.Html. ...Read more

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Gestational surrogacy--sick of hearing about rich nyc career women hiring poor women in rural america. Anyone?

Gestational surrogacy--sick of hearing about rich nyc career women hiring poor women in rural america. Anyone?

Can't judge: I imagine the couple is more interested in a healthy surrogate. It so happens that candidates in poorer areas may be more willing or interested in being a surrogate. If both parties benefit, i see no harm. ...Read more

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Teen mental health hospitals listing online?

Teen mental health hospitals listing online?

Try use web search: This is one of the sites that gives you some links to psychiatric facilities by state. I'm sure there are many more. Please google. http://www.theagapecenter.com/hospitals/psychiatric.htm#illinois. ...Read more

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Global health organisation warns families to prepare emergency family plan: what medicine and supplies.?

Global health organisation warns families to prepare emergency family plan:  what medicine and supplies.?

Six basic supplies: 1 water mke sure you have water for basic needs for 3 days 2 food non perishable for st least 3 days 3 first aid and supplies 4 clothing and beddings appropriate 5 tools and special items like flash lights and fresh batteries 6 battery powered communication devices and dont forget copies of important documents like drivers licence, passports. Prescription medicines and over the counter meds. ...Read more

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Is the who an international health agency?

Is the who an international health agency?

Yes: Straight from their website: "the world health organization (who) is the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the united nations’ system." from their lips to your eyes! ...Read more

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What are essential public health services?

What are essential public health services?

There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more

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Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

Are personal health records services or products regulated by accredited organization or gov?

Some laws govern: In recent years, the government has passed laws that set rules for protecting personal health information. I'm sure the laws apply to people and businesses that handle personal health information, regardless of whether or not a person or business is labeled a "personal health records service". ...Read more

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Are there any free psychiatric services in broward county florida?

Are there any free psychiatric services in broward county florida?

Cmhc's: Community mental health centers get funding for free services for individuals with limited means. Try them first. ...Read more

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Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living?  Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology ? Start with aspergersyndrome.Org. ...Read more

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Public hospitals versus private hospitals in singapore ( cancer treatment)?

Public hospitals versus private hospitals in singapore ( cancer treatment)?

Comparable: I think you can choose either way- either public hospital or private hospital. There are a lot of hospitals there, but public hospital like the national university hospital is good too. Choose the oncologist whom you feel comfortable with is probably more important. ...Read more

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Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

? of funding: Check into the availability of community health clinic and whether they are funded to provide therapeutic abortion. ...Read more

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What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

A number: Of organizations do statistical analyses, but the national institute of mental healh is likely what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?

Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?

Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more

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What are some beneficial mental health services?

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What are some beneficial mental health services?

Mental health : That depends on type of mental health issue at hand. In general, counseling (both individual & group, family, couples, etc.), medication evaluation based on diagnostic workup, appropriate referrals for other health providers, teaching & education. ...Read more

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What does the dept of health and social services do?

What does the dept of health and social services do?

Http://www.hhs.gov/: The department of health and human services (hhs) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. ...Read more

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What are essential public health services?

There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more

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What are the ten essential public health services?

From the CDC:: Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts. Enforce laws and regulations. ...Read more

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How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

How much will i donate to a health clinic for their services?

Purse: Your choice, affordability, give on regular basis. ...Read more

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What kinds of mental health services can doctors offer to patients?

What kinds of mental health services can doctors offer to patients?

The usuall two are: psychotherapy and/or medication. Hospitals, clinics or treatment centers offer inpatient or outpatient versions of these two, as do doctor's offices, or nowadays, virtual consults. ...Read more

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Could there be a demand for mental health services for deaf people?

Absolutely yes: Yes. Deaf culture is a culture that is often overlooked, contains unwritten rules like other cultures, and requires culturally empathic individuals that can assist with various mental health conditions. Check put gallaudet university in dc to see what i mean. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Canadian Psych.: Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm). ...Read more

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What tests are gived to pregnant women by the health service to ensure that they are healthy?

What tests are gived to pregnant women by the health service to ensure that they are healthy?

There are many!: There is labwork checked at different stages of the pregnancy. The main purpose to make sure you are not anemic, and that there are no diseases, infections or conditions that could affect the pregnancy. You also receive ultrasounds to make sure the baby is growing appropriately. If medications need to be prescribed or if you have preexisting conditions, additional testing may be warranted. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for social anxiety? I don't have health insurance and i've been on a wait list for free mental health services since may 2012.

Any suggestions for social anxiety? I don't have health insurance and i've been on a wait list for free mental health services since may 2012.

Consider: Consider getting on another free clinic's wait list. Over a year is too long to be waiting. Call them back and complain. There are self help groups, which could be a resource. You would have to really push yourself to go despite your social anxiety, but it would be worth it. People at a self help group may know of other free clinics or other resources in your community. Good luck and let us know. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to go to women's health services alone?

What age do you have to be to go to women's health services alone?

Varies by state: It appears that AZ is the last state requiring adulthood (=age 18) for this independence. This is not to say that a parent/guardian could not drive to/from Gyn and allow privacy between Dr & patient to discuss women's health issues. ...Read more

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Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Please answer! what services are there for adults who are struggling with mental health?

Several: There are several options available like seeing a psychiatrist, therapist or going to a support group. If you have insurance, you can give them a call and ask for a list of their mental health providers. The phone book should also have a list of services. Nami is good educational/support program here is their link :http://www.Nami.Org/mstemplate.Cfm?Site=nami_oregon. ...Read more

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My first question is, after my first free health question what is the cost for this service?

My first question is, after my first free health question what is the cost for this service?

No charge: There is no charge for answers to informational questions on HealthTap. You may ask as many as you wish, and the answers will usually be there already, or we will ask doctors to answer your question for free. Doctors charge their own rates for one on one private virtual consultations, which can include lab tests, prescriptions, treatment recommendations tips and checklists. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can people with poor mental health get a service dog?

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Can people with poor mental health get a service dog?

Service dog: Sure, if prescribed by their Psychiatrist as part of their therapy. ...Read more

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Who can file a complaint to the health inspection services?

Who can file a complaint to the health inspection services?

Anyone: Anyone can file a comlaint against a doctor, hospital, clinic, etc. A doctors credentials are also available online for you to see on your state's medical website. ...Read more

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Could you have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

Could you have a service animal if you have mental health problems?

It is more likely to: Qualify as an emotional support animal. Ada does not deem an emotional security animal to be a working service dog.Emotional support animals are not restricted by species (dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, miniature pig, monkey, snake, hedgehog, rat, mouse, bird, etc. Emotional support animal prescription letters must be signed by licensed mental health profession. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Asian American Health (Definition)

Asian-American health relates to the health care of Asian-Americans, as well as to health issues ...Read more