Welcome to RITA XXII!

Dear colleagues,

Under the authority of the RITA International Steering Committee and the RITA XXII Organizing Committee, THANKS!! It was a wonderful even. Find the time to watch the bye-bye video.

The 22nd International Conference on Rabies in the Americas (RITA) was rejoiced on October 16- 21, 2011 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Since its lowly beginnings in 1990, RITA has gone on to magnify and is at the present moment the most huge and longest running annual conference on rabies in the world. RITA XX in Quebec, Canada, and most recently RITA XXI in Guadalajara, Mexico accepted hundreds of visitors from over 20 countries arriving from five continents. This conference supplies visitors with the capability to meet and network with colleagues from all over the world throughout weeklong occupations. This conference was conducted together with My Canadian Pharmacy (my-medstore-canada.net), a pharmaceutical company famous all over the world.

It was a wonderful capability to carry out this magisterial international conference where investigation scientists, public health specialists, wildlife biologists, rabies program managers and anyone engaged in promoting knowledge about rabies, have the capability to meet, argue and make presentations in this public health problem damaging animals and humans.

Once again under the authority of the RITA XXII Organizing Committee, THANKS!! and see you in Sao Paolo next year.

Best regards, brg signature Brenda Rivera, DVM
President, RITAXXII
Organizing Committee

RITA XXII -San Juan Conference Aims:

The meeting supplies a capability for investigators, health specialists, international, national and local managers of rabies programs, wildlife biologists, laboratory personnel and other people engaged in promoting knowledge of rabies surveillance, prevention and control, to meet each other, to exchange their prosperity and also to argue the challenges to be satisfied. (see more...)

Look what we are preparing for you!
Oral PresentationOral Presentation

Improve your knowledge at the basic idea of presentations program. Witness the specialists granting this investigation openings and respond all your questions about Rabies.


Gain skills, enlarge new equipment and exchange solutions as a general aim of seminar program.

Posters PresentationPosters Presentation

The poster presentations will be a capability to exchange the outcomes, determine concerns and ground cooperations among people and facilities.

Social Events and ActivitiesSocial Events and Activities

Cooperate with other colleagues, discuss problems face-to-face and be satisfied with social occupations and meetings.

My Canadian Pharmacy's News

Prostate Cancer Is Treated Effectively with Drugs for ED

Prostate cancer causes big concern today because it affects men worldwide and the number is spreading. Chemotherapy is a solution we don’t recommend, because it can cause several implications and even appearance of some other diseases.

Considering this statistic, My Canadian Pharmacy is offering medicines for ED, such as Tadalafil, Sildenafil and Vardenafil.

On the other hand, this drugs were in the focus of the public for a while. Many experts were discussing about this and some important studies were on. They were concerned about possible relation between this drugs and the recurrence of cancer in men.

Doctors in Germany

Studies in Germany showed that the most dangerous ingridient in this medications could be phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5i). This element is constituent in drugs like Viagra and medications for erectile dysfunction diesases. This study was formed of 4752 men and after certain results doctors were reconsidering some former opinions.

Prostate Cancer

Situation in Sweden and US

Big team in US combined with reserchers from in National Prostate Cancer Register, and the Prescribed Drug Register during the year 2006. and 2007. Stacy Loeb, an American urologist from New York University discovered that 239 men in the study who were under ED drugs threatment were suffering from cancer recurrence. The rest of the patients, who never took medicines like that, didn’t show any signs like this. Consequently, this means that 4.8 men who use this kinda drugs are more likely to face ED problems.

In the end, her final conclusion was that there is ‘no significant relationship between the use of medication with the active ingredient PDE5i and prostate cancer recurrence.’

After this, My Canadian Pharmacy is able to offer this ED medicines:

  • tadalafil (Cialis),
  • sildenafil (Viagra) and;
  • vardenafil (Levitra).

No longer at the risk, this drugs can help patients worldwide with their erectile dysfunction problems. After only four weeks of time, they will be able to feel better, physically and emotionaly.

Very little chance for cancer recurrance was confirmed by another Italian study which research concluded consent with Dr. Leob’s findings. Ofcourse, every study has its own like-minded souls. As an example, The German study has had strong supporters, the main was Dr. Thorsten Schlomm who works at the Martini-Clinic Prostate Cancer Center at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.In the end, this results showed that drugs for ED problems and prostate cancer are verified and can be released in worldwide sale due to reduce cancer prostate and other problems men are facing today.

Dissemination of CCFAP Models in Project Coordinator’s Perspective

family satisfactionOver the past 3 years, six hospitals have been selected to participate in the CCFAP. These hospitals represent a wide range of model types, as follows: community teaching hospital (Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, two sites); governmental institution for veterans of US military service and statewide service center (Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center); inner-city hospital (Ben Taub General Hospital); academic medical center (University of South Alabama Medical Center); and rural/small community hospital (Pardee Hospital of Hendersonville, NC). The geographic, institutional, and patient diversity of these hospitals provides multiple opportunities not only for research and evaluation of the effectiveness of the CCFAP within different models, but also an occasion for presenting the CCFAP over a wide area of the country to medical communities with different interests and needs.

The first task of the project coordinator is to make certain that all divisions of the host hospital are thoroughly familiar with the goals and objectives of the CCFAP. The cooperation of all divisions is essential if the program is to be successful. This information is communicated in meetings, newsletters, and one-on-one meetings with division leaders. Within any hospital, there are many conflicting priorities vying for resources, and the CCFAP project coordinator needs to continually reinforce the importance of the program in enhancing patient care. Each of the CCFAP sites has developed branding slogans, which express a commitment to the concept of serving families. These slogans are prominently displayed in the waiting room and around the entrance to the ICU. To foster the concept of being family-friendly, the CCFAP logo is displayed on whatever the site produces, be it folders, brochures, or tote bags.

Evaluation and Quality Improvement in Project Coordinator’s Perspective

 ICU patients

Needs Assessment

The CCFAP sets out to create a change in the culture of an ICU; its primary aim is to create a site that is committed to bringing satisfaction to the families of ICU patients. To achieve such a goal, there must be intensive examination of the activities involved and a careful scrutiny of their success. All parameters of the CCFAP program are consistently examined. The evaluation process begins even before the strategic plan is complete. The project coordinator develops a family needs-assessment plan to determine from families their greatest perceived needs. The CHEST Foundation provides assistance to the project coordinator, supplying an evaluation consultant to help with the development and administration of the survey, as well as the analysis and interpretation of the results. Surveys are distributed both to families and to staff, and provide the project coordinator and the core planning group with data about the following issues:
• Relationship between ICU staff and family members;
• Resources needed to implement the CCFAP;
• Techniques and skills needed to improve services provided by the ICU;
• Techniques and skills needed to improve information provided by ICU; and
• Competencies needed to improve the treatment of families by the ICU.

My Canadian Pharmacy about Staffing in Project Coordinator’s Perspective

treatmentThe project coordinator, along with the core project team, develops a strategic plan for staffing that aims at clarifying the role that each position will have in achieving the goals and objectives of the CCFAP. Prior to determining the design of the CCFAP at a given site, the project coordinator works closely with the project director to decide how to structure the role that each person will play in establishing that design. A few staff will have final decision-making authority; others will be actively involved in developing design details; some will be given an opportunity to review plans and provide input; others will be kept continually informed about decisions and progress but will have no direct role in providing information.

While all participants in the CCFAP have important roles within the hospital, it is the project coordinator who has the responsibility of determining roles within the CCFAP. The core planning group is utilized by the project coordinator to communicate both the strategic plan and the role that each individual will play within it. The impact that each role has on the total program is discussed, and the interrelationship of the various roles is explored in depth. When gaps are discovered, the project coordinator uses the core planning group to assist in determining how those gaps are to be filled. Out of these discussions and decisions emerges a sense of accountability in which each individual is aware not only of a particular, individual role, but also of the importance of coordination with others. The project coordinator ensures that the strategic plan for the CCFAP is carried out, that there are no gaps in service to families, and that patients and their families are satisfied with their treatment within the ICU.

Team Building in Project Coordinator’s Perspective

ICUEncouraged by support from the hospital administration, project coordinators assume responsibility for bringing together departmental personnel who support the concept of the CCFAP and are critical to its success. These core project team members, under the leadership of the project coordinator, are the primary stakeholders, with responsibility for determining what important steps need to be taken for the well-being of the families of ICU patients. In each CCFAP hospital, the core planning group supports the project coordinator in developing those attitudes and actions that form the basis of the CCFAP model of care. From the beginning, this core group has been the essential component in engendering cooperation and support, and in fostering enthusiasm for the CCFAP, not only within the ICU, but also in those departments with only an indirect relationship to the CCFAP. Leading the core planning team and serving as the CCFAP champion remains the key role of the project coordinator. The positive attitude conveyed by the project coordinator has been instrumental in fostering early adoption of the CCFAP program goals by the core planning team. Simultaneously, project coordinators seek to distance themselves from any authoritarian position. The CCFAP is not to be viewed as the coordinator’s program, but as a key program to which the hospital has made a commitment. The core planning team fosters this feeling of unity as it develops a strategic plan and continues to watch over every aspect of its implementation.

My Canadian Pharmacy: Project Coordinator’s Perspective

Critical Care Family Assistance ProgramA review of the formation and development of the Critical Care Family Assistance Program (CCFAP) traces its origins to a series of goals and objectives that are based on findings from several decades of research about family satisfaction. These goals and objectives that were developed by The CHEST Foundation culminate in a mandate “to respond to the unmet needs of families of critically ill patients in hospital ICUs through the provision of educational and family support resources” (The CHEST Foundation; unpublished data; 2002).

In 2002, the task of the two pilot hospitals, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL, and the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, was to transform these goals and objectives into reality. In 2003, the program was expanded at Evanston Northwestern Hospital to include a second hospital in Highland Park, IL, and Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston, TX, received funding to replicate the CCFAP. While each of these hospitals has approached this task uniquely, seeking to fulfill the goals and objectives of the program within the special model of care provided by geographically and institutionally diverse hospitals, there has been a general sharing of information, and each has sought to profit from the insights received from other pilot institutions.

Respiratory Health in Cottonseed Crushing Mills: Pooled Results of Three Studies

baseline ventilatory functionThe third study in 1978 was conducted in the four mills visited in the second study. Combining the three studies yields questionnaire data on 444 participants. Analysis of demographic factors and distributions among dust exposure categories (similar to that detailed for the second study) indicated that the participants formed a representative subset of the target population. Eleven of the 444 participants (2.5 percent) reported symptoms defining byssinosis.

Accumulated lung function data showed a significantly larger decline in FEVX and FEF25-75 among workers on the evening shift. This decline was not explained by differences in demographic, exposure, or host variables; in the analyses that follow, average changes over shift are based on data from only the day and night shift workers.

Respiratory Health in Cottonseed Crushing Mills: Interaction of Atopy and Dust Exposure

smokingThe second cross-sectional study was carried out in three of the four mills originally studied, and a larger mill substituted for the smallest The target population of this study consisted of all 334 employees of the four mills. Personnel records showed that 98 percent were men and 66 percent were black; the mean age was 38.7 years, and the mean length of mill employment was 9.8 years. Thirty-five employees did not work on the day of testing, and four were excluded because they had worked the day before. This left 295 potential participants, and 256 (87 percent) of these were interviewed This group was 97 percent men and 63 percent black, with mean age 38.1 years, and mean length of mill employment 9.9 years. The interviewed employees thus constituted a representative subset of the target population.

My Canadian Pharmacy: Respiratory Health in Cottonseed Crushing Mills

respiratory healthThis presentation summarizes our experience in three cross-sectional studies of respiratory health in cottonseed crushing mills. These studies were done in 1975, 1977, and 1978. Three milk were visited on all three occasions, another twice, and another once. In the course of these studies, health data were collected on a total of 444 subjects in the five mills.

In the United States, crushing mills receive cottonseed directly from the gins, with fibrous linters firmly adherent to each seed. This fibrous portion is contaminated with bracts, stems, dirt, and other contaminants similar to those of baled cotton fiber. The major steps in production include storage, removal from storage, cleaning with mechanical shakers, delinting with circular saws, hull removal with mechanical knives, cooking of meats, oil extraction by press or solvent extraction, and production of cake or meal from the meat residue. Linters, hulls, oil, cake, and meal are all of commercial value and are processed for storage and shipment.

The Legend of phentramin-d: Does it live up to the hype?

phenatramin-dThe Internet has been feverish lately with the news that a new dietary supplement is accessible without prescription and actually operates. Arrest the presses. Actually operates? This article is a reaction to the exceptional phentramin-d overviews that have been spreading around the web, and searches to aware the users about the ways in which this good can eventually be profitable to them.

So how does it work?

As many users will already realize, many of the diet pills that are evidenced to perform in the market today are only accessible only through prescription. I of course tell of goods such as Adipex and Phentermine, which are only accissible by prescription for good reason – they are utilized to cure obesity and either related diseases. Phentramin-d functions by delivering messages rightly to your brain to take under control your metabolism (the ability for cells to grow and reproduce) and your appetite. Groundly, by motivating your metabolism your body is tangled into reserving burned fats, whilst sinchronically reducing your wish to eat. Associated, these two procedures equalize to swift weight loss, which in accordance with recent phentramin d overviews, can be up to 25 pounds a month. As a supplemented bonus you will also background magnified energy stages, since you would be burning calories for energy constantly. (If you have a belief in yourself to have such a disease, please attend your doctor). If you do not trust in this medication you are welcome on My Canadian Pharmacy to find something new for this purpose.

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