Chevron: Donziger Violated Discovery Order, Improperly Sold Judgment Interest
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on March 20 filed two briefs in a New York federal court contending that attorney Steven R. Donziger, who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, should be held in contempt for failing to comply with a discovery order and for signing over to his personal "performance coach" a specified percentage of his fees in the case (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - March 26, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Cochrane in Practice - Clinicians
Cochrane does not make clinical recommendations, instead it provides unbiased and high-quality health evidence so that health decisions, policies, and clinical guidelines can be informed by the best available evidence. ‘Cochrane Evidence in Practice’ series collects stories about clinical professionals using Cochrane evidence - the everyday healthcare professional making sure their patients and clients are getting the best care!User story:Name: Dr. Karla DuqueLocation: Ecuador" I am an Ecuadorian Medical Doctor with a Masters in Public Health. Cochrane has been with me in every step of my education. I went...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Study finds resurgence of malaria cases at the Ecuador-Peru border linked to the Venezuelan crisis
Researchers say the study shows need for regional collaborations to tackle complex public health issues. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

In Latin America, the Term Leprosy Still Carries a Burden from Biblical Times
In the panel on Hanseniasis versus Leprosy, the need to change the name of a disease surrounded by stigma with no scientific basis was debated, during the Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen's Disease, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRÍO DE JANEIRO, Mar 13 2019 (IPS) Known scientifically as Hansen’s disease, leprosy carries a symbolic burden from the past that people affected by the disease and experts from around Latin America are fighting, including the terminology used. The debate took place during a panel called H...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations leprosy Source Type: news

The five: back-from-the-brink species once thought extinct
From wild dogs to horned frogs, all manner of animals are still capable of keeping out of our sight, some for over 100 yearsThis week, scientists in South Americaspotted a rare frog previously thought to be extinct. The Tropical Herving research group found a colony of horned marsupial frogs in a recent expedition into the Choc ó rainforest. The species had last been seen in Ecuador in 2005. The frogs’ natural habitat is in the high canopy of the rainforest, threatened by deforestation.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Inigo Alexander Tags: Extinct wildlife Zoology Animals World news Biology Science Technology Source Type: news

Q & A: Important to Treat Anyone Suffering from Leprosy as an Equal Individual
Alice Cruz is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, says divorce on the grounds of leprosy, allowed by laws or not, is a prevailing reality. Credit: U.N. Photo / Jean-Marc FerréBy Stella PaulMANILA, Mar 5 2019 (IPS)Discrimination against women who are affected by leprosy or Hansen’s Disease is a harsh reality, says Alice Cruz is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members.“Divorce on the grounds of leprosy, allowed b...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Sustainability TerraViva United Nations World Social Forum lep Source Type: news

A Tortoise Species That Was Feared Extinct Was Found in the Galapagos
(LIMA) — A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina. An adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, also known as the Fernandina Giant Tortoise, was spotted Sunday by a joint expedition of the Galapagos National Park and the U.S.-based Galapagos Conservancy, Ecuador’s Environment Ministry said in a statement. Investigators think there may be more members of the species on the island because of tracks and scat they found. The team took the tortoise, likely more than 100 years old, to a breeding c...
Source: TIME: Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Ecuador onetime overnight Source Type: news

Judge Orders Lago Agrio Attorney To Comply With Chevron's Discovery Requests
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Feb. 11 ordered Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to comply with a discovery request Chevron made in which it seeks to seize, "image" and search all of Donziger's electronic devices and online accounts (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 19, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Trend analysis of suicide among children, adolescent and young adults in Ecuador between 1990 and 2017 - Gerstner RM, Lara Lara F.
BACKGROUND: Analyze the long-term sex specific trends in suicide rates for Ecuadorian children, adolescents and young people, as well as to describe the evolution of the male/female ratio between 1990 and 2017. METHOD: Population and mortality data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Donziger: Chevron's Discovery Request 'Entirely Unjustified'
NEW YORK - Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on Jan. 29 filed a brief in New York federal court opposing Chevron's motion for permission to seize, "image" and search all of his electronic devices and online accounts on grounds that it is "entirely unjustified" (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 5, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./7
Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Draft decision proposed by Argentina, Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, Monaco, Panama, Peru, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uruguay and the European Union and its Member States (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chevron: Discovery Protocol Needed Due To Donziger's 'Tactics' In Lago Agrio Case
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Jan. 15 filed a brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York supporting its forensic protocol for the examination of discovery of hard drives and digital media belonging to Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 25, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge: Donziger's Accountant Must Provide Tax Documents In Lago Agrio Case
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Dec. 20 ordered the tax accountant for Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to produce Donziger's tax records, ruling that despite repeated efforts by Chevron to obtain compliance, the accountant has refused (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 15, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

InspireMD inks distro deal for CGuard in South Africa
InspireMD (NYSE:NSPR) said today that it inked a deal with Torque Medical to distribute its CGuard Embolic Prevention System in South Africa. The Israel-based company reported that it will begin the commercial launch for CGuard in South Africa immediately. “We are extremely pleased with the opportunity to offer CGuard EPS in the South African market. We were approached by some of our key customers in the Vascular Surgery, Interventional Neurology and Interventional Cardiology field who had learned about CGuard EPS through conferences and publications and wanted us to make it available in South Africa,” Cra...
Source: Mass Device - January 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Featured Vascular Wall Street Beat InspireMD Source Type: news

Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019
2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona. “The January lunar eclipse will be special, at least for the U.S. It’s really seen by the whole of America and South America and nicely centered, so everyone will be able to see all the totality phase of it, so it’s a nice show,&rd...
Source: TIME: Science - January 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Extraordinary treefrog discovered in the Andes of Ecuador
(Pensoft Publishers) A dazzling new species of treefrog was discovered at a remote tabletop mountain in the Ecuadorian Andes. The new species has an extraordinary characteristic, the presence of claw-like appendages at the base of the thumbs. The new species is described in the open-access journal ZooKeys by a team of scientists from Catholic University of Ecuador. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Donziger's Tax Accountant Should Be Compelled To Produce Records, Chevron Says
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Dec. 3 moved in New York federal court to compel the tax accountant for Steven Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to produce Donziger's tax records (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - December 19, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Orders Conference To Deal With Discovery Disputes In Lago Agrio Litigation
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Nov. 29 ordered Chevron Corp. and Steven Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to appear in district court for conference on what is called a forensic protocol in an effort to resolve discovery disputes between the parties (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - December 18, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: Donziger Should Be Held In Contempt Or Made To Produce Discovery In Court
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Nov. 8 filed a brief in New York federal court arguing that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, should be held in contempt or ordered to produce discovery at a hearing in response to an order which the district court has already issued (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - December 17, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Ideal marriage partners drive Waorani warriors to war
(University of Utah) In a new study, a team of researchers examined the social composition of raiding parties and their relationship to marriage alliances in an Amazonian tribal society, the Waorani of Ecuador. The Waorani formerly practiced lethal raiding, or small-scale warfare, as part of their social fabric. The anthropologists spoke in detail with tribal members about their raiding histories in an attempt to understand what drives individuals to participate in acts of war. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 3, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

FEFU archaeologists have found the oldest burials in Ecuador
(Far Eastern Federal University) Archaeologists of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) found three burials of the ancient inhabitants of South America aged from 6 to 10 thousand years. The excavations were carried out in Atahualpa anton, Ecuador. The findings belong to the Las Vegas archeological culture of the Stone Age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./1
Accelerating the elimination of cervical cancer as a global public health problem Draft decision proposed by Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Kenya, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United States of America, Uruguay and the European Union and its Member States (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - November 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Andres Viteri Garcia
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 35,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Coch...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Chevron's Contempt Motion Should Be Rejected, Sanctions Proper, Donziger Says
NEW YORK - Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, filed a brief in New York federal court on Oct. 31, contending that the court should reject the company's motion to hold him in contempt, impose costs and "warn Chevron's counsel that further efforts so explicitly aimed at unconstitutionally chilling corporate accountability advocates generally and Chevron critics specifically" will be met with sanctions (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's&tra...
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: Donziger Deposition Overseen By Special Master Needed Given Contempt Plan
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Oct. 26 filed a letter with a New York federal judge asking him to order Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries, only to have it reversed, to sit for a deposition presided over by a special master given Donziger's "stated intent to limit the scope of the deposition improperly" and risk contempt of court (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge: Chevron Motion For Sanctions 'Moot' In Light Of Notarized Transfer Document
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Oct. 12 declared as "moot" a motion by Chevron Corp., which sought to impose sanctions and possible imprisonment on the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries, only to have it reversed. The judge ruled that the attorney satisfied the district court's orders, albeit belatedly (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

“ Governments are Starting to See that Organic Food Policy Works ”
According to ‘The World State of Agriculture 2018’, India is the country with the highest number of organic producers (835'000). This is a woman cultivating her tea plantation in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Credit: Ilaria Cecilia/IPSBy Maged SrourROME, Oct 31 2018 (IPS)Many countries and farmers around the world are not readily making the switch to organic farming. But the small Himalayan mountain state of Sikkim, which borders Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, is the first 100 percent organic farming state in the world. Earlier this month, Sikkim, won the Future Policy Award 2018 (FPA) for being the f...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Global Green Economy Headlines Health Natural Resources Population Projects Regional Categories TerraViva Uni Source Type: news

Origin of chocolate shifts 1,400 miles and 1,500 years
Cacao was in use in South America centuries before its exploitation by civilisations in Mexico and Central America, experts sayThe key ingredient of chocolate was being used in South America centuries before it was exploited by civilisations in Mexico and Central America, according to new research.The cacao tree, and in particular the drinks made from its dried seeds, has long been linked to the Maya and other ancient civilisations in Mesoamerica – a heritage embraced by chocolate companies that produce goods with monikers likeMaya Gold.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Biology Science Chocolate Ecuador Americas World news Food Source Type: news

Judge: Lago Agrio Attorney Has Until Oct. 31 To Refute Sanctions Motion Against Him
NEW YORK - A federal judge on Oct. 9 ordered the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in a court in Ecuador for injuries, only to have it reversed, to respond by the end of the month with regard to a motion for sanctions and possible imprisonment that was filed against him by Chevron. The attorney, who says he is responding to the motion pro se, had requested an extension to Nov. 21 (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: Sanctions, Possible Jail Time Proper For Lago Agrio Attorney's 'Defiance'
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Sept. 17 filed a brief in New York federal court arguing that the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed should be held in contempt, sanctioned - and if necessary, imprisoned - for failing to comply with the district court's orders (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

The herbal medicines of Ecuador: Plants used in local traditional medicine are safe and effective, and still in use today
(Natural News) A new study explored the different medicinal plants used for traditional healing by the ancestral healers of Chimborazo, Ecuador. The study focused on the 10 most used herbal plants by generation after generation of traditional healers. The study titled Medicinal plants used in traditional herbal medicine in the province of Chimborazo, Ecuador was conducted by researchers from the Temple University in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PCA Holds Ecuadorian Ruling 'Grossly Violated' Chevron's Procedural Rights
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - After determining that a $9.5 billion judgment issued in an environmental lawsuit in Ecuador was contrary to international public policy and violated the procedural rights of Chevron Corp. and Texaco Petroleum Corp., a tribunal for the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on Aug. 30 issued an award in their favor and against the Republic of Ecuador, holding that the award should not be enforced anywhere (Chevron Corporation, et al. v. The Republic of Ecuador, No. 2009-23, PCA). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - September 19, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Lago Agrio Plaintiffs' Counsel In Contempt, Should Be Sanctioned, Chevron Says
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Aug. 21 filed a supplemental brief in New York federal court arguing that the court should hold Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who represented a group of Ecuadorian residents who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, in contempt of the district court's 2016 racketeering judgment and enter coercive sanctions to prevent further contempt of that judgment (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - September 6, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Population and building vulnerability assessment by possible worst-case tsunami scenarios in Salinas, Ecuador - Mart ín TVS, Rosado GR, Vargas PA, Gutierrez L.
Ecuador has been prone to experience earthquakes and tsunamis linked to events in the subduction zone between the Nazca and the South American plates. The main objective of this investigation was to assess the population and buildings vulnerability by a po... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness 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

U.S. Ambassador Denies Threatening Ecuador Over Breast-Feeding Resolution
Ambassador Todd C. Chapman said that allegations he pressured the country by threatening trade sanctions and withdrawal of military aid were “ patently false. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS and PAM BELLUCK Tags: United States International Relations Breastfeeding State Department World Health Organization Health and Human Services Department Ecuador Todd C. Chapman Source Type: news

Judge: Lago Agrio Attorney Must Produce Discovery To Show Compliance With Judgment
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on July 23 ordered Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who represented a group of Ecuadorian residents who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to produce several documents as part of post-judgment discovery to determine whether Donziger has been complying with the nonmonetary provisions of the judgment (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - August 8, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Improving Nutrition Habits and Reducing Sedentary Time Among Preschool-Aged Children in Cuenca, Ecuador: A Trial of a School-Based Intervention
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Childbirth experiences related to obstetric violence in public health units in Quito, Ecuador - Brand ão T, Cañadas S, Galvis A, Moreno de Los Ríos M, Meijer M, Falcon K.
OBJECTIVE: To explore women's experiences of obstetric violence related to childbirth in Ecuador. METHODS: The present cross-sectional descriptive study combined qualitative and quantitative elements of women's childbirth experience in Quito, Ecuad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

New York Panel Suspends Attorney's License In Lago Agrio Case Against Chevron
NEW YORK - A New York appellate panel on July 10 suspended the license to practice law for Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who represented a group of Ecuadorian residents who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed (In the Matter of Steven R. Donziger: Attorney Grievance Committee for the First Judicial Department, Petitioner, Steven R. Donziger, Respondent, No. M-5635, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials
Trade sanctions. Withdrawal of military aid. The Trump administration used both to try to block a measure that was considered uncontroversial and embraced by countries around the world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS Tags: Breastfeeding Infant Formulas United States International Relations World Health Organization Health and Human Services Department State Department Ecuador Source Type: news

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials
Trade sanctions. Withdrawal of military aid. The Trump administration used both to try to block a measure that was considered uncontroversial and embraced by countries around the world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS Tags: Breastfeeding Infant Formulas United States International Relations World Health Organization Health and Human Services Department State Department Ecuador Nestle SA Abbott Laboratories Source Type: news

Described 28 years post-collection, new grass species makes a strong case for conservation
(Pensoft Publishers) Originally collected 28 years ago in Ecuador, new species Poa laegaardiana has been just described, only to find out its prospects for surviving in its type location seem bleak due to intense farming in the area. The study was published in the open-access journal PhytoKeys. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 5, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news