Telephone consults convenient, effective for gynecological care

Gynecology outpatients receiving telephone consultations (TCs) mostly describe their experience as good or very good, with positive themes including convenience and effectiveness, according to a study published online May 25 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Zarnigar Khan, from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, and colleagues examined patient perspectives […]

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Malaysia says palm oil industry faces $2.4 bln annual loss due to labour crunch

Malaysia, the world second-largest palm oil producer, is facing a labour shortfall of around 32,000 people due to corononavirus restrictions, the country’s commodities minister said on Thursday. “The labour shortage issue is estimated to cause around 10 billion ringgit ($2.41 billion) in losses anually due to unharvested ripe palm oil fruits,” Minister Mohd Khairuddin bin […]

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