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Men take a stand against gender-based violence in Azerbaijan
IMISHLI, Azerbaijan – Recent weeks have seen several high-profile cases of gender-based violence splashed across headlines. Millions of women around the world have demanded an end to these abuses – and, increasingly, people are calling for men to take action as well.In the remote villages of Imishli District, in Azerbaijan, men are doing just that. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Promised Land
In the summer of 2015, a curious piece of world news brought a flicker of hope to the wretched Syrian city of Palmyra. Islamic State fighters had taken over the ancient town, toppling its monuments and executing anyone who resisted their draconian rules. And yet at one of the city’s darkest moments, rumors of a sanctuary far away began to filter in, generating dreams among a populace that had already lost everything. On Aug. 31 of that year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that her country was prepared to take in hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing war in the Middle East. “We can do this,” ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker / Berlin Tags: Uncategorized finding home Germany Refugees Source Type: news

To honor his uncle ’s memory, young doctor wants to offer hope to those with cancer
When Razmik Ghukasyan received his acceptance letter to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, he and his family were ecstatic. But their celebration was cut short days later when his uncle was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer.During his first year of medical school, Ghukasyan frequently accompanied his uncle, Partev Kolanjian, to oncology appointments at another hospital. He was disturbed by the impersonal way his uncle ’s doctors treated him, which differed sharply from what Ghukasyan was learning at UCLA about the importance of a compassionate doctor-patient relationship.“In school, I was taug...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Epidemiology of fatal traffic injuries registered in East Azerbaijan andFfars forensic medicine organizations: the research protocol - Samadirad B, Khodadoost M, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Shahedifar N, Heydari ST, Gholamzadeh S.
PURPOSE:  Iran's statistics confirmed the number of road traffic injuries (RTIs) fatalities per 10,000 motor vehicles more than four times the global average. Accounting for the leading cause of death in people under the age of fifty, fatal road traffic in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Digital Science Expands Internationally with Opening of Subsidiary Company in Moscow, Russia
Digital Science, a business division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Group and a leading global technology company focused on jumpstarting innovation in the research community, has opened a subsidiary company, Digital Science & Research LLC based in Moscow, Russia. The company will be led by Dr. Igor Osipov as country CEO responsible for driving growth in Russia and in neighbouring CIS countries including Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia and others. A Russian language website is available at www.digitalscience.ru. Digital Science invests in businesses that complement its ecosystem of services in the research and scie...
Source: News from STM - May 16, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Taekwondo champion fights gender inequality in Azerbaijan
Language EnglishUNITED NATIONS, New York/BAKU, Azerbaijan –“As you know, in this society, we have problems with equality between men and women,” said Farida Azizova, a 21-year-old taekwondo champion from Azerbaijan. She knows all too well the barriers women face.“I would say that in all types of sports, you will rarely see girls, maybe 5 to 10 percent. For every 100 boys there would be five, maximum 10 girls engaging in sports,” said Sabuhi Zulfuqarov, Ms. Azizova’s coach. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - April 18, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Tomatoes, Limes and Sex-Selective Abortions
Credit: Curt Carnemark / World Bank. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0By Lyndal RowlandsUNITED NATIONS, Apr 7 2017 (IPS)When Bimla Chandrasekharan saw that women who gave birth to baby girls were being sent out of the house by their angry husbands and mothers-in-law she realised a basic biology lesson was needed.“We start educating them on this XY chromosome,” Chandrasekharan who is Founder and Director of Indian women’s rights organisation EKTA told IPS. “(But) we don’t say XY chromosome, we do it with tomatoes and limes. ‘Tomato tomato’ it becomes a girl, ‘tomato lim...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Lyndal Rowlands Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Abortion Femicide India Patriarchal Societies UN Wo Source Type: news

An empirical method to estimate fatalities caused by earthquakes: the case of the Ahar-Varzaghan earthquakes (Iran) - Bastami M, Soghrat MR.
The dual Ahar-Varzaghan earthquakes occurred on August 11, 2012, at 16:53 (Iran standard time) in East Azerbaijan province of Iran. The two quakes measured 6.3 and 6.4 on the moment magnitude scale, with the second quake occurring 11 min after the first. L... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Challenges of hospital response to the twin earthquakes of august 21, 2012, in East Azerbaijan, iIan - Pouraghaei M, Jannati A, Moharamzadeh P, Ghaffarzad A, Far MH, Babaie J.
OBJECTIVE: As the cornerstone of any health system, hospitals have a crucial role in response to disasters. Because hospital experiences in disaster response can be instructive, this study examined the challenges of hospital response to the twin earthquake... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The epidemilogical characteristics of motorcyclists associated injuries in road traffic accidents; a hospital-based study - Ghaffari-fam S, Sarbazi E, Daemi A, Sarbazi MR, Nikbakht HA, Salarilak S.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the epidemiology of injuries of the motorcyclists in road traffic accidents (RTIs) between 2008 and 2014 in East Azarbayejan province of Iran. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was performed in East Azerbaijan province in Im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran; a cross-sectional study - Ghaffari-fam S, Sarbazi E, Daemi A, Sarbazi M, Riyazi L, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Allahyari A.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was based on Hospital Information System (HIS) data for patients referred to the Imam Reza Hospit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Human psychology: Why do we have equivalents of bogeyman in so many countries around the world?
Bogeyman (also spelled bogieman, boogeyman, or boogie man) is a common allusion to a mythical creature in many cultures used by adults to frighten children into good behavior. This monster has no specific appearance, and conceptions about it can vary drastically from household to household within the same community. Parents may tell their children that if they misbehave, the bogeyman will get them. Bogeymen may target a specific mischief—for instance, a bogeyman that punishes children who suck their thumbs—or general misbehavior, depending on what purpose needs serving. Source: Wikipedia.Examples - by country -...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - April 26, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Psychology Source Type: news

Epidemiology of traumatic eye injuries among the population of Azerbaijan Republic - Aghaeva RB.
The aim of the present study was to examine the main trends in traumatic injuries of the eye and eye socket among the population of Azerbaijan Republic. Absolute and intensive (per 100,000 population) indices, gender and age-related differences over the pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics of fatal occupational traumatic injuries; drama in East Azerbaijan Province of Iran - Gholipour C, Vahdati SS, Ghaffarzade E, Zonouzi KK.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the characteristics and etiologies of occupational trauma associated mortality in Tabriz megacity, Northern Iran. METHODS : In a cross-sectional study, we included all the recorded cases of occupational mortalities refer... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 21, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran; a cross-sectional study - Ghaffari-fam S, Sarbazi E, Daemi A, Sarbazi M, Riyazi L, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Allahyari A.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was based on Hospital Information System (HIS) data for patients referred to the Imam Reza Hosp... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 21, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

DSEI weapons fair: authoritarian regimes descend on London
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Azerbaijan and Bahrain are among 61 countries the UK government has invited to biennial eventAuthoritarian regimes including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and Azerbaijan are among the official guests invited by the UK government to one of the world’s largest arms bazaars, opening in London’s Docklands this week.The biennial weapons fair, which opens on Tuesday, is the focus of an increasingly heated debate between those who say major weapons producers such as Britain cannot claim at the same time to defend human rights, and those who say the arms industry provides tens of thousands of jobs a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 14, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Richard Norton-Taylor Tags: Arms trade Weapons technology Science World news Business BAE Systems UK news Source Type: news

Epidemiology of burns injury among women in reproductive age in the West Azerbaijan Province of Iran: a three year case-study - Farrokh-Eslamlou HR, Khorasani-Zavareh D, Oshnouei S, Mokhtarpour S.
Background and Objective : Burns are one of the most destructive injuries which are responsible for many deaths, disabilities, and physical and mental consequences in the whole world. Little epidemiologic data are available for burns in reproductive ag... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 3, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Eternal flames' of ancient times could spark interest of modern geologists
Gas and oil seeps have been part of religious and cultural practices for thousands of years. Seeps from which gas and oil escape were formative to many ancient cultures and societies. They gave rise to legends surrounding the Delphi Oracle, Chimaera fires and "eternal flames" that were central to ancient religious practices - from Indonesia and Iran to Italy and Azerbaijan. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 18, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

13 Numbers That Explain The Resurgence Of Measles In The U.S.
Along with vaccines for polio and mumps, the measles vaccine was a triumph of investigative research and public health when it debuted in 1968. It quickly became part of the lineup of childhood injections that would inoculate the child and protect society from the scourge of the sometimes fatal and always painful disease and led to the elimination of measles in the U.S. in 2000 and the Americas (North, Central and South) in 2002. But a series of stumbling blocks -- notably, a fraudulent and discredited 1998 study linking vaccinations to the onset of autism -- set vaccination rates back in certain communities in the U.S. T...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 3, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Azerbaijan: health system review.
Authors: Ibrahimov F, Ibrahimova A, Kehler J, Richardson E Abstract The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) profiles are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of a health system and of policy initiatives in progress or under development. HiTs examine different approaches to the organization, financing and delivery of health services and the role of the main actors in health systems; describe the institutional framework, process, content and implementation of health and health care policies; and highlight challenges and areas that require more in-depth analysis. Azerbaijan gained independence from...
Source: Health systems in transition - November 11, 2014 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

At UN-backed forum, countries pledge to develop, implement youth policies
The United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, which brought together over 700 participants from over 165 countries, concluded in Azerbaijan today with the launch of an outcome document pledging to support countries that are in the process of developing and “elevating” national youth policy. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Youth policy must bridge gap between ‘haves and have nots,’ expert tells UN-backed forum
Deliberations on a modern youth policy framework continued today in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku as hundreds of experts, policymakers, researchers and activists met for the second day of a United Nations-backed meeting, which is expected to usher in a set of focused guidelines to assist counties in defining, planning, financing, implementing and evaluating youth policy. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 29, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Leaders of tomorrow must be heard today, Ban tells Global Forum on Youth Policies
Young people around the world must “raise your voices” so they are heard loud and clear, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a packed audience of youth Ministers, experts, activists and volunteers this morning, kicking off the First Global Forum on Youth Policies, in Azerbaijan, itself a nation with more than half of its population under age 29. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 28, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

UN envoy leads call for action, resources to ensure meaningful role for youths in policy talks
Meeting for the first time since arriving in Azerbaijan for the United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, dozens of youth experts and activists today deliberated a “common narrative” that will best engage other stakeholders and help transform youth policy rhetoric into solid reality. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Young people in ‘driver’s seat’ from very beginning of policy process a must – UN experts
Rather than merely being consulted on policy matters, young people must be in the driver’s seat with all the other stakeholders from the very beginning of the process and throughout, a Youth Specialist of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) stressed ahead of the Global Forum on Youth Policies, kicking off tomorrow in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

An epidemiological and etiological report on lower extremity amputation in northwest of Iran - Rouhani A, Mohajerzadeh S.
This study was designed to evaluate amputations performed in the province of Eastern Azerbaijan (no... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Workplace bullying in nursing: the case of Azerbaijan province, Iran - Esfahani AN, Shahbazi G.
This study examined workplace bullying among a group of Iranian nurses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The prevalence rate of bullyin... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Orthopedic injuries following the East Azerbaijan earthquake - Elmi A, Ganjpour Sales J, Tabrizi A, Soleimanpour J, Mohseni MA.
This study aimed to analyze data from trauma patients with extrem... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 25, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Sudan: Security Council Press Statement On Polio Vaccination
[UN]The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Agshin Mehdiyev ( Azerbaijan): (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - October 14, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Incorporating the lessons learned from the 2012 East Azerbaijan earthquakes in Iran's national health emergency plan - Ardalan A, Babaie J, Javad Moradian M, Shariati M, Yousefi H.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: Eng... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news