Operational impact of canine teams in the fight against drug trafficking in Colombia: review of their contribution, strategies and recent trends - Villareal CF, Rojas JU, Ochoa MX.
As part of national and international cooperation to fight the drug-trafficking system, the Colombian National Police (PNC) has created institutional operational synergy to combat organised armed groups. To this end, it uses police service dog and handler ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

People Around the World Experienced Record Levels of Stress and Pain in 2017, Study Says
Last year was the worst in at least a decade for people across the globe, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. Gallup’s Negative Experience Index — a measure of how many people experienced worry, stress, sadness, anger or pain on the day before the survey — reached its highest point since 2006, according the report. Almost 40% of adults from 146 countries said they’d experienced worry or stress the day before the survey, while 31% said they’d felt physical pain, 23% said they’d been sad and 20% said they’d felt anger. Those results tallied up to a Negative Exp...
Source: TIME: Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research Source Type: news

End of Colombia conflict may bring new threats to ecosystems
(The Earth Institute at Columbia University) The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Involving victim population in environmentally sustainable strategies: an analysis for post-conflict Colombia - Suarez A, Arias-Ar évalo P, Martinez-Mera E, Granobles-Torres JC, Enríquez-Acevedo T.
Environmental objectives tend to receive a push to the background in post-conflict scenarios. On the other hand, the processes displacement and refugee's relocation in post-conflict countries have been associated with different environmental impacts. Curre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Monitoring and impact of the disclosure of five health alerts for drugs in Colombia - Machado-Alba JE, Solano V, Torres D, Portilla A, Laverde LA, Machado-Duque ME.
OBJECTIVE : Make the notification and monitoring compliance with five health drug alerts to a group of health care providers in Colombia. METHODS : Quasi-experimental, prospective, before-after study, without control group, by intervening in physic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Work and health: the constitutional court and the protection of constitutional rights in work-related accidents and illnesses - Torres-Tovar M, Torres-Echeverry N.
OBJECTIVE : To describe the way in which the Constitutional Court of Colombia has interpreted the use of the writ for the protection of constitutional rights in work-related illnesses. The paper explains in which cases the court has defended the use of thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Peace experiences in occupational therapy: contributions from Colombian regions - G ómez-Galindo AM, Peñas-Felizzola OL, Parra-Esquivel EI.
OBJECTIVE : To identify and characterize professional experiences in occupational therapy in different regions of Colombia regarding the overcoming of the armed conflict. METHODS : Cross-sectional, descriptive study in which the digital version of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Peace with hunger: Colombia's checkered experience with post-conflict sustainable community development in emerald-mining regions - Franco I, Puppim de Oliveira J, Ali S, Franco IB, Puppim de Oliveira JA, Ali SH.
This article explores why the advent of peace in Colombia's emerald-mining regions for the past few years, as well as a broader national peace process, ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Six countries in the Americas account for half of all firearm deaths
(Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) A new study reveals more than a quarter-million people died from firearm-related injuries in 2016, with half of those deaths occurring in only six countries in the Americas: Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and Guatemala. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parenting, culture, and the development of externalizing behaviors from age 7 to 14 in nine countries - Lansford JE, Godwin J, Bornstein MH, Chang L, Deater-Deckard K, Di Giunta L, Dodge KA, Malone PS, Oburu P, Pastorelli C, Skinner AT, Sorbring E, Steinberg L, Tapanya S, Uribe Tirado LM, Alampay LP, Al-Hassan SM, Bacchini D.
Using multilevel models, we examined mother-, father-, and child-reported (N = 1,336 families) externalizing behavior problem trajectories from age 7 to 14 in nine countries (China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, the Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Individual- and state-level factors associated with functional limitation prevalence among Colombian elderly: a multilevel analysis - Ballesteros SM, Moreno-Montoya J.
This study aimed to identify the main regional factors associated with variations in the prevalence of functional limitation on the older adult in Colombia adjusted by individual characteristics. This multilevel study used cross-sectional data from 23,694 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Chronic malnutrition in children: A new gut microbial signature
(Institut Pasteur) The Afribiota project, led by the Institut Pasteur in Paris, in Madagascar and in Bangui, in collaboration with the University of British Colombia, Inserm and Coll è ge de France, was set up to advance our understanding of the underlying mechanisms of chronic malnutrition. A first study recently demonstrated microbiota disorders in malnourished children, revealing the existence of a surprising microbial signature in the gut. The findings were published in the journal PNAS on Aug. 20, 2018. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Militant groups influence local policies during conflict
(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) Through intimidation and political influence, illegal militant groups influenced local taxes and property rights during the Colombian Conflict, according to a study led by Princeton University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers look at 2 traditional South American plants to naturally treat dengue
(Natural News) A joint research effort by scientists from different Colombian universities investigated two common South American plants for potential antiviral properties. They found that the extract from the seeds of the mammee and the white milkwood could serve as a natural means of treating dengue fever and chikungunya fever. The two diseases are caused by different... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early warning system for detection of urban pluvial flooding hazard levels in an ungauged basin - Acosta-Coll M, Ballester-Merelo F, Mart ínez-Peiró M.
Prolonged and high intensity rainfall often saturates urban drainage systems and generates urban pluvial flooding, resulting in hazardous flash floods. The city most affected by urban flooding in Colombia (South America) is Barranquilla since lacks a prope... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Colombian health officials recommend sex ban to combat heatwave
Julio Salas, Santa Marta's local  health secretary, announced his eyebrow-raising advice on Thursday as the mercury nudged 40 degrees celsius. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colombian health official advises abstaining from sex in order to combat 40-degrees heatwave
Julio Salas, Santa Marta's local  health secretary, announced his eyebrow-raising advice on Thursday as the mercury nudged 40 degrees celsius. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bus Crash Kills 24 People, Injures 19 in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A bus hit another vehicle at high speed and then rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 19 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said. The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said. JEMS: Three-Step Method for EMS Management of Bus Collisions Col. Wilson Pavon, head of Ecuador's transit police, said the majority of the passengers aboard were Colombians, but some Venezuelans were also among ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: CARLOS NORIEGA, Associated Press Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents International Source Type: news

Hancock Jaffe steps closer to launching Colombian VenoValve trial
Hancock Jaffe Laboratories (NSDQ:HJLI) said today it won approval from Colombia’s Medical Research Committee at Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá to launch a first-in-human trial of its VenoValve bioprosthetic valve. The Irvine, Calif.-based company’s VenoValve is a porcine valve designed to be implanted into the femoral or popliteal vein to treat lower limb chronic venous insufficiency from damage to leg vein valves after deep vein thrombosis. The company said that with the approval, it will begin to gather data necessary to submit an application to Colombia’s FDA equivalent, the Insti...
Source: Mass Device - August 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Vascular hancockjaffelabs Source Type: news

Breastfeeding mothers in Colombia gather to break taboo
Mothers across Colombia gathered to breastfeed in public as part of World Breastfeeding Week. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health and psychosocial problems and needs of violence survivors in the Colombian Pacific coast: a qualitative study in Buenaventura and Quibd ó - Santaella-Tenorio J, Bonilla-Escobar FJ, Nieto-Gil L, Fandiño-Losada A, Gutiérrez-Martínez MI, Bass J, Bolton P.
Introduction/ProblemFor more than 60 years, Colombia experienced an armed conflict involving government forces, guerrillas, and other illegal armed groups. Violence, including torture and massacres, has caused displacement of entire rural communities to ur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are caries linked to political regime?
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) At the 96th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional (PER) Congress, John Estrada-Montoya, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogot á , gave a poster presentation titled 'Does a Country's Political Regime Influence Its DMTF Index.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hancock Jaffe wins OK from ethics committee for FIH VenoValve trial
Hancock Jaffe Laboratories (NSDQ:HJLI) said today that Colombia’s Ethics Committee at Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá approved a first-in-human trial of its VenoValve bioprosthetic valve. The Irvine, Calif.-based company’s VenoValve is a porcine valve designed to be implanted into the femoral or popliteal vein to treat lower limb chronic venous insufficiency from damage to leg vein valves after deep vein thrombosis. Hancock Jaffe said that it is also waiting for approval from the FSFB’s medical research committee to launch the trial, according to a press release. Last month, the under...
Source: Mass Device - July 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Regulatory/Compliance Vascular hancockjaffelabs Source Type: news

Deterring delinquents with information. Evidence from a randomized poster campaign in Bogot á - Nussio E, Norza Céspedes E.
In this article, we test whether an isolated information campaign can deter criminals by appealing to their apprehension risk perception. A randomized trial was conducted around 154 high crime housing blocks in Bogot á. With support of the Colombian Police... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide behaviour in Colombia - Acosta CAP.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: es... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Colombia peace deal brings new threat to country's rainforest
(St John's College, University of Cambridge) The historic peace treaty in Colombia which brought an end to half a century of violence has led to mass deforestation. Once FARC soldiers were disarmed, it led to a vacuum of power which is being exploited by large landowners who are now deforesting the area at an alarming rate to make way for farms and for the illegal growth of coca crops. An ecologically significant region of Colombia, is now at risk of disappearing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Violence in Colombia and Mexico: trend and impact on life expectancy of homicide mortality between 1998 and 2015 - D ávila-Cervantes CA, Pardo-Montaño AM.
OBJECTIVES: Colombia is considered one of the most violent countries in the world even though homicide mortality has decreased since 2002. Mexico's homicide rate has tripled since 2008, after a period of decreasing mortality; this fact has been compared wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Uprooting or sowing violence? Coca eradication and guerrilla violence in Colombia - Fisher DG, Meitus AA.
Belligerent nonstate actors including terrorist organizations often exploit illicit economies to fund their activities. In Colombia numerous belligerent groups are involved in illegal narcotics markets. For more than 20 years, the Colombian government has ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Two South American plants evaluated by scientists, found to have powerful antiviral effects
(Natural News) Colombian researchers studied the bioactive compounds found in the mammee (Mammea americana) and the white milkwood (Tabernaemontana cymosa) for their effects on the dengue virus and chikungunya virus. They reported that extracts from the South American plants exerted powerful antiviral effects. They published their findings in the scientific journal BMC Complementary and Alternative... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery allows young woman paralyzed in fall 10 years ago to walk again
At 16, Yadira Perdomo of Bogot á, Colombia, was often taunted by other students at her high school for her small-town accent and her taste in music. When her mother asked her if she’d like to change schools, she replied that she was determined to stick it out and finish the year.But the bullying escalated. One day at school, a group of students lured Perdomo near a window on the third floor — and then pushed her out.In that instant, everything changed. The impact from the fall left Perdomo with fractured vertebra in the lower back and the loss of all sensation in her legs. She could no longer walk or con...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Mortality in Colombia traffic accidents. Comparative study with other countries - Domingo Alarcon J, Gich Saladich I, Vallejo Cuellar L, R íos Gallardo AM, Montalvo Arce C, Bonfill Cosp X.
The objective of this study was to compare adjusted mortality rates (AMR) by AT of Colombia, with Spain and the United States (US). The selection is justified ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

How the psychology of the England football team could change your life
England players seem happier and more grounded – and much of the credit goes to psychologist Pippa Grange. What can the team’s approach teach us all about facing fear and failure?This week, the England midfielder Dele Alli was asked if he was nervous about the big tests up ahead: first, of course, the team ’s semi-final against Croatia on Wednesday. “Excited, not nervous,” he replied. His apparent happiness and confidence reflected an England team that seems transformed from previous incarnations. Where once it was stuffed with entitled, surly stars, burdened with the weight of history and the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Emine Saner Tags: World Cup 2018 Psychology England Football Sport Science Health & wellbeing Life and style Source Type: news

Effects of indirect exposure to homicide events on children's mental health: evidence from urban settings in Colombia - Molano A, Harker A, Cristancho JC.
Exposure to neighborhood violence is an important risk factor for the social and emotional development of children and youth. Previous work recognizes that violence may affect children indirectly via secondhand exposure; yet, few studies have aimed to iden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Characterization of 95 patients with traumatic brain injury due to gunshot wounds at a referral center in Cali, Colombia - Ospina-Delgado D, Mosquera Salas LM, Enr íquez-Marulanda A, Hernández-Morales J, Pacheco R, Lobato-Polo J.
This study aims to describe cases of traumatic brain injury due to gunshot wounds in civilian population over 18 years of age, treated at a referral hospital in Cali, Colombia and compare the clinical outcomes at discharge. METHODS: An o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Weather and suicide: a decade analysis in the five largest capital cities of Colombia - Fern ández-Niño JA, Florez-Garcia VA, Astudillo-García CI, Rodríguez-Villamizar LA.
Historically, seasonal variations in suicide rates were thought to be associated with changes in weather. Most of this evidence however, is based on studies that were conducted in developed countries that are located outside the tropics. As such, it is nec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

On naming ourselves, or: When I was a spic - Engel P.
A Colombian-American writer contemplates labels that have been applied to the Latino/a/x community over the years. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Community counts: the social reintegration of ex-combatants in Colombia - Kaplan O, Nussio E.
What explains the social reintegration of ex-combatants from armed conflicts? Community-level programs to reintegrate ex-combatants into society are based on the theory that the participation of ex-combatants in their communities can promote reconciliation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

“It & #039;s a Race Against the Clock ”: A Qualitative Analysis of Barriers to Legal Abortion in Bogotá, Colombia
CONCLUSIONDissemination of accurate information regarding the availability of clinical and legal abortion is needed. Better training may help physicians, nurses and insurance company personnel understand their roles and legal responsibilities in abortion care and reduce delays in women's access to services. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Amazon's Escobar Approach To Local Government Tax Rulings
Much like the late narcos cartel leader Pablo Escobar convinced the Colombian government to change laws to benefit his business, Amazon has taken a similar approach with its local lawmakers. The “Head Tax”, commonly referred to as the Amazon tax called for a legislative expense of $275 per employee. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kori Hale, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AMZN NASDAQ:SBUX NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:GOOGL Source Type: news

Healthcare Advancement Conference 2018
November 1-2, 2018. Cali, Colombia (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Protecting young children from violence in Colombia: linking caregiver empathy with community child rights indicators as a pathway for peace in Medellin's Comuna 13 - Cook P, Mack E, Manrique M.
Colombia has experienced historically high levels of community and domestic violence, with young children ages 0-6 being at particular risk of psychosocial harm. This results from a number of risk factors associated with 1 of the longest lasting civil conf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Forgiving former perpetrators of violence and reintegrating them into Colombian civil society: noncombatant citizens' positions - Lopez Lopez W, Sandoval Alvarado G, Rodr íguez S, Ruiz C, León JD, Pineda-Marín C, Mullet E.
The study examined Colombian people's positions on forgiving former actors in the armed civil conflict and on reintegrating them into society. A convenience sample of 550 adults living in Bogota was presented with 12 realistic stories depicting a former pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ULB archaeologists discover a 1,000-year-old mummy in Peru
(Universit é libre de Bruxelles) A team from the Universit é libre de Bruxelles's centre for archaeological research (CReA-Patrimoine) has completed a significant excavation in Pachacamac, Peru, where they have discovered an intact mummy in especially good condition. Pachacamac's status as a Pre-Colombian pilgrimage site under the Inca empire. is confirmed by further evidence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Levels of coercive control differentiate between groups of victims of intimate partner violence in Colombia - Jaramillo-Sierra AL, Carvajal-Villalobos LA.
The authors used Johnson's typology of intimate partner violence (IPV) to examine groupings of women experiencing physical violence within their intimate relationships according to coercive control levels. Analyses were conducted using data from the 2010 C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What is the economic impact of malaria for a pregnant woman living in an endemic area of Colombia?
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) Although malaria treatment is free of charge in Colombia, the economic costs incurred by pregnant women seeking care are considerable (mainly due to transportation and time lost), according to a new study led by ISGlobal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Territorial vulnerability assessment frame in Colombia: disaster risk management - Villegas-Gonz ález PA, Ramos-Cañón AM, González-Méndez M, González-Salazar RE, De Plaza-Solórzano JS.
A vulnerability assessment frame is necessary from a holistic perspective that integrates the factors that affect a territory along with socio-cultural elements and timescales subsequent to the disasters. Such a frame has the potential to assess a territor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Association between air pollution and suicide: a time series analysis in four Colombian cities - Fern ández-Niño JA, Astudillo-García CI, Rodríguez-Villamizar LA, Florez-Garcia VA.
BACKGROUND: Recent epidemiological studies have suggested that air pollution could be associated with suicide. However, other studies have criticized these results for being analytically weak and not taking into account potential confounding factors. As su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

MSU ecologist will use Fulbright in Colombia on international conservation project
(Montana State University) Andrew Hansen will spend four months in Colombia where he will work on an international project aimed at helping countries achieve target goals for protecting biodiversity and conservation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 9, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Grows in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Improves in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news