UN Aims at People-Centered Governance in a Post-Pandemic World
A rescued boat woman and her two children eat some welcome food at a centre in Kuala Cangkoi, Indonesia. The UN urges 'people-centred' approach to migrants and refugees in Southeast Asia. Credit: UNHCRBy Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, Apr 29 2022 (IPS) The recently disseminated Zero Draft Ministerial Declaration of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)– the main UN event to track the member states’ progress to achieve the Agenda 2030 slated to be held in the first half of July– is a disappointment. For all its comprehensiveness, the document neglected to mention one of the most...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Simone Galimberti Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Food and Agriculture Global Global Governance Headlines Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

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Recidivism is an inadequate measurement of a person’s success after release from prison. Researchers should develop supplementary measures that evaluate multiple areas of a person’s life — including employment, housing, health, social support, and personal well-being — and that examine interactions with the criminal justice system with more nuance. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - April 28, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Giants make decision on Daniel Jones' option
From the very start of the employment of Joe Schoen as GM and Brian Daboll as head coach, there was more hope than overwhelming confidence expressed that Daniel Jones would be the franchise QB. #joeschoen #briandaboll #danieljones #headcoach (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foreign R & D Reported by IT-Related Industries Account for About Half or More of U.S.-Owned R & D Performed in India, China, Canada, and Israel
In 2019, U.S.-located businesses reported almost $ 105 billion in foreign research and development performance. This InfoBrief discusses both the geographic and industry distribution of foreign R&D and employment reported by U.S.-located businesses, including R&D performed by foreign affiliates of U.S. multinational enterprises, focusing particularly on IT-related industries in both manufacturing and nonmanufacturing. Data were from the according to estimates from the Business Enterprise Research and Development survey, conducted by the Census Bureau in partnership with the National Center for Science and Engineering Stati...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - April 28, 2022 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Blog: Let ’ s remember those who have died because of their work
Today, on International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD), UNISON and the whole trade union movement will lead the way in showing respect for all those who have sadly lost their lives while working. During a minute’s silence at 11am, we will also think of their families and friends, so deeply affected by their tragic loss. Most work-related accidents and diseases can be avoided, but only if employers make health and safety a top priority. Statistics suggest that, on average, 135 workers die each year in the UK from work related accidents, and a further 13,000 from preventable occupational lung diseases and cancers. But at U...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 28, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Christina McAnea Tags: General secretary's blog News Covid-19 international workers' memorial day Ukraine Source Type: news

Health conference takes on a packed final morning
On the final morning of UNISON’s national health conference, delegates in Liverpool began by observing a minute’s silence for International Workers’ Memorial Day, remembering those who have died as a result of their work, and re-dedicating themselves to the fight for improved health and safety. Proposing a motion on the international recruitment and support for migrant healthcare workers, on behalf of the nursing and midwifery occupational group, Gamu Nyasoro described how she came to the UK from Zimbabwe, got a bursary to study as a nurse and moved to live in the West Midlands. She had conference laughing with her m...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 27, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2022 Health Care Service Group Conference Source Type: news

Health staff  risk being driven out by unfair mileage rates and new parking charges, says UNISON     
Health staff face a perfect storm as some NHS trusts in England and Northern Ireland bring back parking charges, and mileage rates across the UK fail to cover soaring fuel prices, says UNISON today (Tuesday). The union says the cost of getting to work and driving to carry out their duties, combined with low pay and soaring prices, are draining the finances of health workers, forcing some to look for jobs elsewhere. A motion to be debated later today at UNISON’s annual health conference in Liverpool highlights the impact of rapidly rising fuel costs on staff as the cost-of-living crisis bites. The union says this ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 25, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release 2022 Health Care Service Group Conference hospital parking NHS mileage rates Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Reimagining the future of health and wellness in California
Will all Californians have a chance to enjoy good health in the coming 100 years? What steps can policymakers and health care leaders take to make that happen?These questions are tackled in a time-jumping  research report released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and supported by a grant from  California 100, a new statewide initiative focused on inspiring a vision and strategy for California’s next 100 years that is innovative, sustainable and equitable.“What health and wellness looks like for our great-grandchildren depends on what steps the state’s leaders take now and in the near future,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 25, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Psychiatric disorders among employment requiring firearms - Yasuhara K, Morreale K, Talley D, Cooper DT, Hoy-Watkins M, Coker KL.
This study used data from the Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiological Surveys (CPES; n  ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

I Testified Against a Colleague
(MedPage Today) -- Some may think I am a traitor. I testified against one of my colleagues. And his employment was terminated. It feels terrible. The type of gut-wrenching terrible that baits my tears and steals my sleep. I find myself rehashing... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 23, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

3 in 4 Docs Employed by Hospitals, Corporate Entities: Report 3 in 4 Docs Employed by Hospitals, Corporate Entities: Report
Health insurers and venture capital firms are accelerating physician employment since the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 22, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Predictors of Return to Work After Severe Stroke Identified
THURSDAY, April 21, 2022 -- For patients with ischemic stroke due to large vessel occlusion who undergo mechanical thrombectomy (MT), predictors against re-employment include female sex and persistent functional deficits, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Docs Flocked to Join Hospitals and Other Employers in Pandemic Era
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly three-fourths of U.S. physicians opted for employment with hospitals, health systems, or other corporate entities, such as private equity firms and health insurers in the pandemic era, according to a new report. In 2021... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 21, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Commitment and growth: advancing mental health nursing now and for the future
This report contains a range of recommendations to develop the mental health nursing workforce. It outlines eight system-wide recommendations addressing issues including career progression and encouraging nurses to remain in the profession. Each set of recommendations is broken down into action points for areas of work - analysing where and how changes can be made, to guide future policy.ReportHealth Education England - news (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - April 21, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental health Workforce and employment Source Type: news

South Africa: Employment and Labour On Recent Arrest of Covid-19 Ters Fraudsters
[Govt of SA] Assert Forfeiture Unit freezes bank accounts of COVID-19 TERS fraudsters after recent arrest (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news