‘Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice’ August 12, 2022—International Youth Day
By Yasmine Sherif and H.D. WrightNEW YORK, Aug 12 2022 (IPS) Today marks International Youth Day, a global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe the power of the youth voice, but to serve as a promise from those in power to activate the power of youth across the development sector. Yasmine SherifSince then, the United Nations appointed a Youth Envoy, dedicated to the diffusion of the day’s promise, and many aid organizations have followed suit by including the voices of young people in social media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif and H.D. Wright Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Impaled unexploded mortar shell injury during Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988 - Afshar A, Tabrizi A.
On the occasion of the 41th anniversary of the Iran- Iraq war 1980-1988, on September 22, 2021, the Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences honored "Dr. Iraj Mahjoub", a general surgeon, who in a voluntary and courageous act in the Iran-Iraq war front line rem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Biden Signs Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
President Biden, who has long advocated the expanded benefits, has speculated that his son Beau developed brain cancer because of exposure to burn pits when he served in Iraq. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael D. Shear Tags: Hazardous and Toxic Substances Veterans Law and Legislation United States Politics and Government United States Defense and Military Forces Veterans Affairs Department Stewart, Jon Biden, Joseph R Jr Iraq Source Type: news

Biden Signs Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits
President Biden, who has long advocated the expanded benefits, has speculated that his son Beau developed brain cancer because of exposure to burn pits when he served in Iraq. #toxicburnpits #bidensignsbill #beau (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veterans health bill marks a personal victory for Biden
It's a personal issue for Biden. His son Beau was a major in the Delaware Army National Guard, and he died of cancer after his service in Iraq. #beau (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Workers knowledge about first aids of emergency accidents at industrial sector of Al-Najaf City in Iraq - AI-Sallami TY, Khudair FW.
Unintentional accidents and sudden illnesses are two of the most common causes of disability and death among workers, especially those under the age of forty. Using a simple random sample, twenty workers in the industrial workshops were randomly selected. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Levels of suicidal ideations and intents among the inmates in the correctional institutions in Baghdad City - Iraq - Ibrahim Al-Ameri MH.
BACKGROUND: Suicidal ideations concern thinking about suicide or an uncommon and inappropriate preoccupation with suicide. The range of suicidal ideation and intent differs significantly from brief thoughts to wide thoughts, to comprehensive planning, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

ILO calls for adequate workers conditions during extreme heat in Iraq
The UN labour agency, ILO, says it is becoming increasingly concerned about working conditions in Iraq, where temperatures have soared to 50 degrees Celsius in recent weeks. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Equality between incivility among nurses and psychological well-being in three main hospitals in southeast Iraq - Karam SM, Mohammed QQ.
BACKGROUND: It is impossible to emphasize or ignore the widespread problem of incivility behavior in nursing workplaces. To the best of the knowledge of the present studies, no comprehensive research on this subject has been carried out in Iraq. Inconsider... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Comparing outcomes of the Veterans Health Administration's traumatic brain injury and mental health screening programs: types and frequency of specialty services used - Miles S, Sayer N, Belanger H, Venkatachalam H, Kozel FA, Toyinbo P, McCart J, Luther S.
The Veterans' Health Administration (VHA) screens veterans who deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and mental health (MH) disorders. Chronic symptoms after mild TBI overlap with MH symptoms, for which th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Iraq protests: Sadr's followers pledge an open-ended sit-in at Parliament
#sadr #sitin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hundreds of protesters camp at Iraq parliament for a second day
Supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr erect tents and prepare for a sit-in against efforts by his rivals to form a government. #protesterscamp #sitin #muqtadaalsadr #tents (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqi parliament in Baghdad stormed by protesters
Thousands of followers of an influential Shiite cleric breached Iraq’s parliament Saturday, the second time in a week, to protest government formation efforts led by Iran-backed groups. #protestersthousands #cleric (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of protesters storm Iraq's Parliament for second time in a week
After using ropes to pull down towering concrete walls, the protesters were met by anti-riot units who deployed hot water, tear gas and pepper gas against them. #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 100 injured in Baghdad clashes as demonstrators storm Iraq's parliament
More than 100 people have been injured in clashes in Baghdad on Saturday after protesters rallying against the nomination of a new prime minister managed to breach the Iraqi capital's heavily... #demonstrators #clashes #greenzone #protesters #primeminister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news