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Over 80% of global visual impairment is preventable or treatable.
No human should suffer from a preventable disease, yet these neglected diseases continue to incapacitate millions of people in Africa and the Middle East, added His Highness.
But deaths from diseases such as measles, whooping cough and flu, which can be treated or prevented through vaccination, are classified as both amenable and preventable.
The Trump administration has already announced its intent to roll back key reforms while detaining even more immigrants, which would likely mean more people will die needless and preventable deaths.
By presenting specific, high-impact solutions to meet patient safety challenges, called Actionable Patient Safety Solutions, encouraging medical technology companies to share the data their products are purchased for, and asking hospitals to make commitments to implement Actionable Patient Safety Solutions, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation is working toward zero preventable deaths by 2020.
Most of the women who succumbed to a preventable death were younger than 30 years (13); 7 were aged 30-34 years and the remainder were 35 years or older.
In resource poor developing countries like Pakistan skin diseases are prevalent and a considerable proportion of these constitute cutaneous infections infestations and many other preventable skin diseases12.
7 per cent were not preventable but better care was needed.
ISLAMABAD -- China had made dramatic progress in reducing preventable child deaths and inequality in healthcare access, a report said.
Summary: Some cardiac problems are preventable, others cannot be prevented.
On Wednesday the Government of Ethiopia convened a meeting of African Ministers of Health and global experts to reduce preventable child deaths through sharper national plans and improved monitoring and evaluation.