Colorectal cancer is the leading cause of death in the world and ranked second in the United States after lung cancer. Yet millions of people still do not undergo recommended, according a new report Institution of the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) this weekend.
Colonoscopy examination is one of the recommended procedure to determine if a person has colorectal cancer or colon cancer. This procedure is usually performed after a series of other clinical examinations, such as physical examination, rectal examination with a finger, and laboratory examination (examination of faeces).
“Tragically, one out of three people who should be tested for colon cancer have not done so,” said CDC Director Thomas Frieden said in a statement.
“Every year, 12,000 people were saved from the results of mammography, and as many as 32 000 more people could be saved if every adult aged 50 years or more it checked regularly to explore the possibilities of colon cancer,” he said.
CDC, which compares that figure with the examination of breast cancer (the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in the U.S.), said, “More than 22 million men and women not undergoing colon cancer that potentially save lives.”
Data in the U.S. in 2008 showed, those who have health insurance are listed as among the most easily get access to colonoscopy, and reached 66 percent, compared to non-insurance that only 36 percent.
JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Maybe a lot of questions that came to mind during its development in adolescents. As was confused with the anatomy of sexual organs. Or maybe also wondering about how babies are formed and how the baby’s sex is determined.
Actually, how the importance of sex education for teenagers? Should they get a teaching about the anatomy of sexual organs and sexual reproduction in him?
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HIV-AIDS care activists to share information about HIV AIDS HIV AIDS in the interactive exhibition One Life Evolution (OLE) conducted by World Vision Indonesia in Tunjungan Plaza Surabaya, East Java, on Friday (09/10/2009). According to data from the Surabaya City AIDS Commission from 1996 to June 2009 recorded 1971 cases of HIV and AIDS cases in 1654 in Surabaya.
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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – AIDS Commission (KPA), the National record, the majority of women with AIDS is a housewife, not a sex worker!
National AIDS Commission Secretary Nafsiah Mboi said housewife with AIDS the number reached 59.9 percent of the total female patients. “The most commonly infected are not sex workers, but rather a housewife, you know,” he said at City Hall, Monday (07/12/2010).
Nafsiah continue, the total number of female AIDS patients is only 25.08 percent of total AIDS patients. Housewives, people with AIDS to reach 1970 people of a total of 3525 women with AIDS in the past 10 years until 2009.
“These women monogamous marriage, was never a physical affair and never injector.’s Likely that their husbands or hooked injector pocket,” he said.
Nafsiah deplore the low awareness of using condoms in the life of the household. In fact, condom use to prevent transmission of HIV / AIDS. Meanwhile, sex workers “helped” because they follow the program of condom use, in contrast to the housewife. “So, the use of condoms, although already married, it is very important,” he said.
Dozens of activists lit candles that form a ribbon when the night musings AIDS Nusantara at Home National Monument (Monas) in Central Jakarta, Saturday (06/12/2010) night. The night aims to socialize reflections AIDS prevention and inspire the community to co-exist with people living with HIV / AIDS (PLWHA) in everyday life.
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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – DKI Jakarta Provincial Government through the National AIDS Commission held a working meeting or rakerda area on July 12 to 16 this weekend. The workshop was opened by Assistant Secretary of Public Health Regional DKI Jakarta, Mara Oloan Siregar, in the multipurpose room 23rd floor of City Hall, Monday (12/07/2010).
In his speech, Mara Oloan said that Jakarta is ranked fourth as the province with the highest number of AIDS cases and the average ranked third highest number of sufferers. Until 2010 Meret month alone, there were 2828 cases of AIDS by 2002 people of whom contracted the disease from a syringe, while the other 426 died. This number increased from the previous year.
“No region in Jakarta which is free from HIV / AIDS today,” he said.
Oloan Mara said, most people in Jakarta were male and in their productive age. Therefore, he continued, administration will be paid great attention to the amount of this figure.
The opening was attended by representatives of the health office (DHO), six areas of Jakarta, the commission working groups, representatives of health centers and private clinics, department of tourism, and a number of institutions offering. KPA Secretary Manggala Rohana said, rakerda for this 2011-2012 program will focus on the role of the health office in the socialization of AIDS through Internet pages, the role of PMI, NGO, working groups, and international partners to tackle AIDS cases.
Jakarta, Kompas – A number of hospitals that use international Additional words, the world, or global in their name shall release the appendage. Legislation that it is valid from August.
This was confirmed at a press conference the Ministry of Health, Friday (9 / 7). Director General of Medical Services Ministry of Health Supriyantoro says, Regulation of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number 659/Menkes/PER/VIII / 2009 concerning Indonesian Hospital World Class valid for one year from set August 14, 2009.
In Article 11 of Law was mentioned, the hospital which has received certification from the World Class Hospital Indonesia remains forbidden to use the word world class, international, global, or similar words as names.
“They can say in a campaign that has received ISO or certain international accreditation. However, are not allowed to use the word international, global, or world as a hospital. If the certificate of accreditation has expired, hospitals are prohibited from using the predicate Indonesian Hospital accreditation as a World Class hospital media campaign, “he explained.
Important issue that name to avoid the occurrence of error of interpretation among patients, even though their survival depended on the hospital.
Frill that will bother the hospital itself. “If something happens so the quality is reduced or international accreditation certificate expires, the hospital must change the name. The administration is very troublesome, “said Supriyantoro.
Currently there are eight hospitals in Indonesia, whose name no-frills international. Five of them had sent a letter to the Ministry of Health to change the name. Only one Indonesian Hospital World Class really needed pocketed accreditation. In Indonesia there are 1378 hospitals, 673 of them private hospitals.
Chairman of the Private Hospital Association of Indonesia (ARSSI) Mus Aida said the hospital did not issue an international claim, the world, or global level can be proven along with a certificate. “Not to be misleading the public and there should be basically,” he said