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UNITED NATIONS Torey Krug Salute to Service Jersey , Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- A senior official from the World Health Organization (WHO) said here Tuesday that currently 34 countries have reported the Zika virus, mostly in the Americas and Caribbean, and seven reported an increase in cases of microcephaly.

Natela Menabde, the executive director of the WHO Office in New York, told UN member states during a briefing to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) that Brazil has registered more than 4,700 suspected cases of microcephaly and a quarter were only studied for the moment. Before the outbreak of the virus, the average number of microcephaly every year was of 163 cases.

""The increase we see now is definitely a source of serious concern,"" she said.

Upon the Zika virus outbreak, WHO launched a global strategy to guide the international response to the spread of the virus and the neonatal malformations and neurological conditions associated with it, she said.

The strategy, also known as the Strategic Response Framework and Joint Operations Plan, focuses on mobilizing and coordinating partners, experts and resources to help countries enhance surveillance of the Zika virus and disorders that could be linked to it, improve vector control, effectively communicate risks, guidance and protection measures, provide medical care to those affected and fast-track research and development of vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics.

She said that 56 million U.S. dollars are required to implement the strategy, of which 25 million dollars would fund the joint response of WHO, the Regional Office foe the Americas (AMRO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and 31 million dollars would fund the work of key partners.

In the interim, WHO has tapped a recently established emergency contingency fund to finance its initial operations, she said.

As art of WHO's new emergency program, the global health agency activated an Incident Management System to oversee the global response and leverage expertise from across the organization to address the crisis. WHO is tapping a recently established emergency contingency fund to finance its initial operations.

In his remarks, ECOSOC President Oh Joon, who is the permanent representative of South Korea to the UN, recalled that on Feb. 1, based on recommendations of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee, WHO declared the increasing cases of neonatal and neurological disorders amid the growing Zika outbreak in the Americas a public health emergency.

Zika is a virus transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. It was first discovered in 1947 in the Zika forest of Uganda.

""The health threat associated with the Zika Virus disease in Latin America and the Caribbean is very real,"" he said, adding that the rise of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders in the affected regions is extremely worrying.

All this raises the question of preparedness of health systems and institutions to respond to the needs of infected women and men, children born with microcephaly, and their families, especially their mothers, he said.

Over the years, ECOSOC convened special meetings to address global public health emergencies and promote a coordinated strategic response to, among others the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003, avian flu in 2005 and Ebola in 2014.

""We have learned from the past outbreaks that health emergencies have economic and social implications,"" Oh said.

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A pain management doctor may perform a diagnostic injection in the region about the joint to see if the facet joint is actually the difficulty.

Sadly, no such diagnostic injection exists for the intervertebral disc. A patient might undergo a process called a discogram which might aid diagnose if the disc itself is the source of the patient’s discomfort. Fluid is injected into the disc to see if it reproduces the discomfort that the patient has on a daily basis. If it does, the disc itself can be assumed to be causing the patient’s pain.

Surgery for degenerative disc illness, at this point in time, consists of two choices. One is to carry out a spinal fusion, the second is an artificial disc replacement. Artificial disc replacement became FDA approved back in 2004 for the lumbar spine, and the hope was it would be a veritable “holy grail” for degenerative disc illness. So far, that has not been the outcome. Final results have been roughly 70% great to outstanding for either process.

The bottom line here is that low back pain from degenerative disc illness does not always correlate to the degree of the degeneration seen on imaging studies. The patient’s subjective complaints are more crucial than the MRI.

PEMF systems are extraordinarily helpful for degenerative disc problems. Nothing will right this issue short of spinal fusion. Spinal fusion is reserved for patients in the most severe circumstances, since of the risks of the surgery. Sometimes surgery will remove a fragment of the disc if that is needed and can be very useful. For most folks the discs are not severe sufficient to warrant a surgical procedures. Most of the time the fundamental conventional remedies are going to be physical therapy, medicines and maybe chiropractic. Relaxing the back muscles is vital, since muscles that are contracted or in spasm pull the discs closer together, aggravating the problem. Degenerative discs are brought on by dehydration of the disc and wear and tear. They are comparable to dried out jelly filled doughnuts. Regrettably existing medicalsurgical therapies do not right the disc, they just offer stabilization and discomfort management.

PEMFs help degenerative disc difficulties by reducing muscle spasm, relieving discomfort, decreasing inflammation of the nerve getting compressed by the disc, and improving circulation to the location. PEMFs permit for day-to-day remedy. Cheap Jerseys China   Wholesale Jerseys China   Wholesale Authentic Jerseys   Wholesale Jerseys China Free Shipping   Wholesale NFL Jerseys   Wholesale College Jerseys   Wholesale Basketball Jerseys From China   Wholesale College Soccer Jerseys   Wholesale Authentic NBA Jerseys   Cheap College Jerseys Free Shipping 

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