World Health Summit 2015 / 11-13 October 2015

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Held once a year, the WHS has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address the most pressing health-related challenges on the planet. (Vision and Goals >>>)

The WHS enjoys the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, the President of the French Republic and the President of the European Commission.


11-13 October 2015

Berlin, Germany


More Info: WHS

Bring color in your live by visiting one of these places…

There are so many colorful places on earth that can be visited. Here is a handful of them…

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LAVENDER FIELDS, FRANCE

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During the summer months the lavender fields enchant with a beautiful deep purple color.

Do you want to know which routes to follow? Check out this link: La Lavande au fil des routes


 PROCIDA, ITALY

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During springtime in Holland the tulips of all varieties blossen in many different colors and create a natural carpet of incredible beauty.


GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

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Luoping County (Chinese: 罗平县; pinyin: Luópíng Xiàn) is located in Qujing Prefecture, Yunnan, China.

The county of Luoping in eastern Yunnan is noted for its beautiful scenery in spring, when its fields of canola (also known as rapeseed) flowers are in full bloom, surrounding the area’s mountains with a sea of golden flowers to spectacular effect.

Located near where Yunnan meets Guizhou and Guangxi, Luoping is about 240 kilometers east of Kunming. Not unlike the terraced fields of Yuanyang in southern Yunnan, Luoping’s canola fields attract many photographers.

Luoping’s golden beauty lasts until late June. (wikipedia)


VALLEY OF FLOWERS NATIONAL PARK, INDIA 

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Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in West Himalaya, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. This richly diverse area is also home to rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear,[1] snow leopard,[1] musk deer, brown bear, red fox,[1] and blue sheep. Birds found in the park include Himalayan Monal Pheasant and other high altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle landscape of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east. Together, they encompass a unique transition zone between the mountain ranges of the Zanskar and Great Himalaya. The park stretches over an expanse of 87.50 km² and it is about 8 km long and 2 km wide. Both parks are encompassed in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (223,674 ha) which is further surrounded by a buffer zone (5,148.57 km²). This Reserve is in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2004. (wikipedia)


SHIBAZAKURA HILL, JAPAN

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Shibazakura Hill, a beautiful spring sightseeing spot located in Hitsujiyama Park, overlooks the entire city area of Chichibu. About 400,000 moss phloxes are in full bloom from early in April to early in May on a hill that is approximately 17,600 square meters in size. Furthermore, approximately 1,000 cherry trees, including yoshino cherry, weeping cherry, and double-petal cherry trees, planted in the park, blossom out in April. The moss phloxes and cherry trees serve as colorful harbingers of spring in April. (Saitama)


LAKE NATRON, TANZANIA

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Cardiology Explained

Cover of Cardiology Explained“Cardiology Explained” explains the basic physiology and pathophysiologic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in a straightforward and diagrammatic manner, gives guidelines as to when referral is appropriate, and, uniquely, explains what the specialist is likely to do.I

Ashley and Niebauer  Publisher: Remedica
2004
243 pp
Source: NBCI

International Conference on public health / 13-14 May 2015

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Promoting Global Health through equitable access to health system

The 1st International conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2015) is a vital platform to discuss and examine about widespread public concerns in fast moving world. Due to the revolutionary disciplines of technological advancements people are moving away from the concept called health conscious. But it again comes to the floor due to the unavoidable importance. There are wide varieties of health systems around the world consist with many histories and organizational structures as there are nations. However, health care planning has been described as often evolutionary rather than revolutionary.

With all of the above debates and concerns, ICOPH 2015, Colombo has set up with the its objectives based on the theme of “Promoting Global Health through equitable access to health system”.


13 – 14 May 2015
Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka


More Info: ICOPH

Ultrasound Imaging

In this book, a dozen state of the art developments for ultrasound imaging are presented: for example, hardware implementation, transducer, beamforming, signal processing, measurement of elasticity and diagnosis

Edited by Masayuki Tanabe, Publisher: InTech,
2011
210 pp

Source: InTech

10 exiting places you perhaps didn’t know existed

Some hand made and natural marvels of the world. Perhaps to put on your “must-visit” list? Check them out…

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1. Semuc Champey, Guatemala

40 Wonders of the World - 01Semuc Champey is a natural monument in the department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, near the Q’eqchi’ Maya town of Lanquín. It consists of a natural 300 m limestone bridge, under which passes the Cahabón River. (Wikipedia)

2. Viñales Valley, Cuba

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The valley has an area of 132 km2 (51 sq mi) and is located in the Sierra de los Órganos mountains (part of Guaniguanico range), just north of Viñalesm in the Pinar del Río Province. (Wikipedia)

3. Mount Roraima, Venezuela

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Mount Roraima lies on the Guiana Shield in the southeastern corner of Venezuela’s 30,000-square-kilometre (12,000 sq mi) Canaima National Park forming the highest peak of Guyana’s Highland Range. The tabletop mountains of the park are considered some of the oldest geological formations on Earth, dating back to some two billion years ago in the Precambrian. (Wikipedia)

4. Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval, France

40 Wonders of the World - 04April 1879. During one of his rounds, Ferdinand Cheval, rural postman, 43, stumbles against such an odd stone that it awakes a dream. Real self-taught, he devotes 33 years of his life to build a dream palace in his garden alone. His inspiration comes from nature, postcards and the very first illustrated magazines that he deals. (Palais Ideal)

5. Chapelle St-Michel d’Aiguilhe, France

40 Wonders of the World - 05Saint-Michel d’Aiguilhe is a chapel in Aiguilhe, near Le Puy-en-Velay, France, built in 962 on a volcanic plug 85 metres (279 ft) high. The chapel is reached by 268 steps carved into the rock. It was built to celebrate the return from the pilgrimage of Saint James. (Wikipedia) – Website: Rocher St Michel

6. Ruins of Leptis Magna, Libya

40 Wonders of the World - 06Leptis Magna was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km (81 mi) east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean. (Wikipedia)

7. The Archeological Site of Meroë, Sudan

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Meroë is an ancient city on the east bank of the Nile about 6 km north-east of the Kabushiya station near Shendi, Sudan, approximately 200 km north-east of Khartoum. Near the site are a group of villages called Bagrawiyah. This city was the capital of the Kingdom of Kush for several centuries. The Kushitic Kingdom of Meroë gave its name to the Island of Meroë, which was the modern region of Butana, a region bounded by the Nile (from the Atbarah River to Khartoum), the Atbarah and the Blue Nile. (Wikipedia)

8. Cuicul (Djémila), Algeria

40 Wonders of the World - 08In 1982, Cuicul (Djémila) became a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique adaptation of Roman architecture to a mountain environment. Significant buildings in ancient Cuicul include a theatre, two fora, temples, basilicas, arches, streets, and houses. The exceptionally well preserved ruins surround the forum of the Harsh, a large paved square with an entry marked by a majestic arch. (Wikipedia)

9. Lauca World Biosphere Reserve

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Lauca is a Biosphere Reserve, located in northern Chile, in Arica y Parinacota Region. The reserve comprises three protected areas: Lauca National Park, Las Vicuñas National Reserve and Salar de Surire Natural Monument. This zone was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1981. (Wikipedia)

10. Maelifell, Iceland

40 Wonders of the World - 10Mt. Mælifell (Measure-hill)  is located in southern Iceland and is about 800 meters tall,  it is reachable only by a four-wheeled vehicle and is on the southern Fjallabak road next to the glacier Mýrdalsjökull, the road is usually wet and sometimes even completely flooded. (Amazing Places)


List Source: Places You’ll See
Most of the text originates from Wikipedia