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Austin 'key' to Athenahealth's growth as tech company hires
Athenahealth has a unique Austin office inside of the old Seaholm Power Plant. As jobs are being shed in other cities, it's steadily growing here and is in need of engineering talent as it seeks to bump up its local presence by about 28 percent (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

The Santa Fe shooting victim worked two jobs to take care of her ill husband. Her death may end up saving his life
Cynthia Tisdale spent the last years of her life working two jobs to help pay for the medical expenses of her husband, who suffers from a life-threatening lung disease. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Santa Fe shooting victim worked two jobs to take care of her ill husband; her death may save his life
Cynthia Tisdale spent the last years of her life working two jobs to help pay for the medical expenses of her husband, who suffers from a life-threatening lung disease. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nashville makes another top list, this time in technology
For a city that ’s accustomed to making it onto national lists, Nashville’s most recent list appearance may come as a surprise to those outside of the tech community. According to a study by CryptoFundResearch, Nashville is the No. 17 city for blockchain jobs in the United States, beating out Oakland, Santa Cl ara and Washington D.C. CryptoFundResearch analyzed five key indicators of the overall health of blockchain job markets in more than 300 cities across the U.S. for its study. Blockchain,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Agricultural Trade Liberalization Undermined Food Security
Africa has been transformed from a net food exporter into a net food importer, while realizing only a small fraction of its vast agricultural potential. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR AND SYDNEY, May 21 2018 (IPS)Agriculture is critical for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) notes, ‘From ending poverty and hunger to responding to climate change and sustaining our natural resources, food and agriculture lies at the heart of the 2030 Agenda.’ For many, the answer to poverty and hunger is to accelerate e...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury Tags: Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Global Global Governance Headlines Health Inequity Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade Source Type: news

Medical call center doubling space, adding 150 jobs in Anne Arundel County
As doctors and care providers have become more focused on patient care, Call 4 Health is focused on handling the administrative side of health care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Implications of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Public Health
This commentary assesses the potential impacts of the recently-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on public health. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Academy workers face jobs threat
UNISON is meeting members at an academy schools chain across Cheshire after their employer announced 43 redundancies at seven schools. At the same time, UNISON, NEU, NASUWT and ASCL have written to local MP Mike Amesbury – a member of the local government select committee – to ask for meeting where they can discuss the threat to jobs and school provision. The University of Chester Academies Trust operates schools in Ellesmere Port, Warrington, Chester, Kidsgrove (two schools), Northwich and Weaverham. UNISON contacted staff at the seven schools, pledging that “in conjunction with all the teaching unions, ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 18, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News academies academy schools education services school staff unison in schools Source Type: news

A Deviance Approach to Understanding Use of Maternal Health Care Services in Bangladesh
CONCLUSIONUnderstanding associations between deviation from community norms and receipt of maternal health care may provide deeper understanding of variation within communities regarding whether women use services. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

California To Require All New Homes To Have Solar Panels Starting In 2020
There will be intended and unintended consequences: lower emissions statewide, lower energy bills and more solar jobs. But the requirement means more expensive homes and may not have as big of an impact as desired. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Guerin Source Type: news

Philips, AHA to launch $30M venture capital fund
Royal Philips has launched a $30 million venture capital fund to support...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Philips to cut more jobs in Cleveland Long-term deals and AI drive Q1 sales growth at Philips Philips to collaborate with Sun Nuclear Philips, Digital China Health partner on teleradiology Philips issues security advisory for PACS software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Medical Devices
Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have long been heralded as the future of transformative technologies. From diagnostic and imaging technologies to therapeutic applications and robotics, the potential for machine learning and AI technologies reaches almost every corner of the medtech world. So, what does that mean for the development and application of next-gen medical devices? Dave Saunders is the chief technology officer of Galen Robotics, an emerging surgical robotics company that specializes in a new line of robotic technologies that provide a cooperatively controlled surgical platform. The company aims...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Software Digital Health Source Type: news

Jobs alert: Johnson & Johnson Institute in Lake Nona ready to hire managers
The New Brunswick, N.J.-based Johnson& Johnson ’s (NYSE: JNJ) Human Performance Institute that's expanding in Lake Nona is looking for more people to join its team. The company is constructing its new $18 million, 34,480-square-foot office building about five miles southwest of its existing 17,000-square-foot location at 9757 Lake Nona Clu b Drive. Once completed by year’s end, the new headquarters of the Johnson& Johnson Human Performance Institute — a division of Johnson& Johnson Health … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Jobs alert: Johnson & Johnson Institute in Lake Nona ready to hire managers
The New Brunswick, N.J.-based Johnson& Johnson ’s (NYSE: JNJ) Human Performance Institute that's expanding in Lake Nona is looking for more people to join its team. The company is constructing its new $18 million, 34,480-square-foot office building about five miles southwest of its existing 17,000-square-foot location at 9757 Lake Nona Clu b Drive. Once completed by year’s end, the new headquarters of the Johnson& Johnson Human Performance Institute — a division of Johnson& Johnson Health … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Physician group expands, adds jobs in Beavercreek
A private group of neurologists has expanded an office space in Greene County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

Hill-Rom opens new Central N.Y.-based Welch Allyn facility
Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) last Friday opened its recently built Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. location, which will serve as expansion space for its Welch Allyn division. The newly opened 100,000-square-foot Central New York facility will allow the Batesville, Ind.-based company to add a number of new positions, including R&D and engineering roles, as well as allowing for expansion of the Front Line Care biz and its largest component, Welch Allyn. “The contributions of our Welch Allyn team enable Hill-Rom to help people get better care inside and outside the hospital, and we are energized about our expansio...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. Source Type: news

Humana seeks to fill 90 jobs in South Florida
Health insurance giant Humana has posted openings for 90 full-time positions in national phone sales at its Miramar office. The company (NYSE: HUM) is ramping up its workforce in advance of Medicare open enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Humana wants to hire phone sales and enrollment specialists to help customers nationwide with Humana Medicare Advantage plans. Start dates will range from May 14 through July 9. Workers must hold a high school diploma or GED, and be available for any… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Product Manager - London, UK
Specifications: Full TimeSalary: CompetitiveLocation: London, UKApplication Closing Date: 25 may 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Product Management to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Product Manager will own the Cochrane Library as a product through its lifecycle and ensure its ongoing technological and content development to meet identified user needs. They will be responsible for contributing to and implementing key elements of the strategic vision for the Cochrane Library, and be responsible for the overall success of the development pipeline for the p...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Certain type of jobs may shorten your life
New research suggests that men in certain types of jobs may be at risk of an early death ​ (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

13 Ways Being a Night Owl Could Hurt Your Health
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime sleep Source Type: news

Namibia:Jobless Foreign Nurses 'Stuck'
[Namibian] The non-existence of a nursing council in Namibia is making it impossible for more than 32 jobless foreign nurses to apply for jobs overseas because they cannot get certificates of good standing from the government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Men with physically demanding jobs are more likely to die younger
Researchers at VU University in Amsterdam looked at records of 193,696 patients and found men who were more active at work tended to die younger than their less strained counterparts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise is good for you – unless it's part of your job
Scientists find physically demanding jobs are linked to greater risk of early deathMen who work as labourers or in other physically demanding roles have a greater risk of dying early than those with more sedentary jobs, researchers say.The finding, from scientists in the Netherlands, reveals an apparent “physical activity paradox” where exercise can be harmful at work but beneficial to health when performed in leisure time.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Fitness Work-life balance Health Source Type: news

Getting a Lot of Physical Activity at Work May Actually Be Bad For You
Most people could use more exercise. From the cars and subways that take us to work comfortably seated, to the sedentary daytime jobs, to the hours we spend immobile on our phones or computers when we’re not working, most of us fall short of the recommended 150 minutes of exercise a week. Not getting enough exercise is linked to a number of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and even some forms of dementia. But in a new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, researchers say that not all movement is equal. In fact, they found that some physical activity is associated with a...
Source: TIME: Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime Source Type: news

United Arab Emirates: Entering into a Sustainable Future
View from the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Credit: Ravin VimeshBy Maged SrourROME, May 14 2018 (IPS)   The end of the oil age In the early 1970’s the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was an impoverished desert, with little access to food, water and well-paying jobs. Today, this country looks nothing like it was fifty years ago. Thanks to oil, the UAE has completely transformed and now is one of the most developed economies in the Middle East, if not the world: its per capita GDP is equal to those of highly developed European nations ($68,000 – 2017 est.). Weal...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Green Economy Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Backbreaking Work May Shorten Men's Lives
MONDAY, May 14, 2018 -- As if their work wasn't already tough enough, new research suggests that men in physically taxing jobs may be at risk of an early death. The increase in risk can be as high as 18 percent beyond that of a typical office... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Blog: If the Tories want a hostile environment, we will give them one
On Saturday, thousands of UNISON members took to the streets and made our voices heard. UNISON was by far the biggest, noisiest presence on the march – and swamped Hyde Park for the rally afterwards. Our flags, t-shirts, balloons – and even a samba band – helped turn London purple, and showed that UNISON members are ready to step up and fight for better public services. For those who weren’t able to make it to London at the weekend – here’s the speech I delivered after the march at the rally in Hyde Park: I am so proud to be here with you as General Secretary of UNISON. UNISON’s p...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 14, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Location choice behavior adapting to flood and cyclone hazards - Lu QC, Zhang J, Rahman ABMS.
With the increasing impacts resulting from natural disasters, many people have been forced to move homes or jobs. The behavioral understanding of these movements is essential for decision makers. The main purposes of this paper are to investigate people's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Interim Translations Co-ordinator - Flexible location
Job Title: Interim Translations Co-ordinatorType of contract: Fixed term, June 2018 to January 2019Location:FlexibleThe Interim Translation Co-ordinator ensures the successful delivery of the Cochrane ’s translation strategy and work plan as part of Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020 targets and goals and the Knowledge Translation (KT) Framework under the direction of the Head of KT. This person represents translation and multi-language needs across Cochrane’s Central Executive departments to ensu re they are taken into account and implemented within editorial, communication and technological developments; coord...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Mercy Shifts Staff; Dollerschell Advances at Garver (NWA Movers & Shakers)
Sharon Little of Barling and Kelly Hokit of Fort Smith are among five people to begin new jobs with Mercy. Joe Dollerschell has been promoted to Arkansas water team leader for Garver in Fayetteville. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Only 40 Cuban Doctors Ready for Uganda Jobs, Says Minister
[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Health has said it is waiting for Cabinet approval to import 40 specialised doctors from Cuba out of the initial 200 expected. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why older workers might be more stressed than younger ones
(Portland State University) Older workers tend to feel more stress than younger workers when their employers don't provide them with the support and resources needed to do their jobs well, according to a new Portland State University study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Older Americans Are Stuck in Low-Paying, Unstable Jobs
Many older workers remain mired in low-paying or unstable jobs, according to labor economist Teresa Ghilarducci. ... Of the 6.6 million jobs for older workers created from 2005 to 2015, 52 percent ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

UNISON steps up for public services
By the tens of thousands, UNISON members came from all across the country today to defy the wet weather of London and step up for public services as part of the national TUC march and rally today. A samba band, a giant flag, maracas and vuvuzelas, glitter, giant balloons and UNISON banners from across the union – and UNISON members – added a festive air to decidedly grey streets in London’s West End as the marchers made their way from the Thames Embankent at Westminster to the rally and speeches in Hyde Park. But they marched with a serious message: after eight years of austerity and cuts, working people ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article austerity demonstrations end austerity public service champions step up for public services Source Type: news

Citing costs, East Bay drug facility closing, cutting 550 jobs, after big merger
Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc. will shed 550 manufacturing, research and office jobs as it shuts down the Hayward facilities of the former Impax Laboratories after its merger with the East Bay company this week created the nation's fifth-largest generic drug company. Amneal (NYSE: AMRX) leaders were vague on a conference call Monday, when its $6 billion merger with Impax was completed, about the fate of the East Bay facilities. But Friday the company said a "comprehensive analysis" of its current and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Drone tests in Reno focus on Delivery of Emergency Medical Supplies
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The selection of the Reno-based drone operator Flirtey and its local partners for a national test program aimed at increasing the use of unmanned aircraft will be a "game-changer" for the delivery of emergency medical supplies in the region, backers of the effort say. The 10 sites the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday include projects ranging from monitoring crops and oil pipelines in North Dakota to applying mosquito-killing treatments in Florida. In northern Nevada, the focus will be on drugs and medical equipment. Flirtey drones already have delivered automated exter...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Drone tests in Reno focus on Delivery of Emergency Medical Supplies
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The selection of the Reno-based drone operator Flirtey and its local partners for a national test program aimed at increasing the use of unmanned aircraft will be a "game-changer" for the delivery of emergency medical supplies in the region, backers of the effort say. The 10 sites the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday include projects ranging from monitoring crops and oil pipelines in North Dakota to applying mosquito-killing treatments in Florida. In northern Nevada, the focus will be on drugs and medical equipment. Flirtey drones already have delivered automated exter...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Harding: Centre should support NHS leaders not 'decapitate' them
The health service often “decapitates” senior leaders who take on difficult jobs when it should be supporting and promoting them, the chair of NHS Improvement has said. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How Trump ’s Immigration Policies Could Hurt Senior Care
When Norma was recently injured in a car accident, she had to take time off from her job caring for a 93-year-old woman in California’s San Fernando Valley. While she was away, her client fell down and ended up hospitalized. It’s the kind of danger that the elderly face without home care, something that has Norma concerned about her absence. “I think of it as if I’m caring for my own grandmother or mother,” she says. But Norma worries that even after she is able to return to work, she won’t be able to stay on the job for long for a very different reason: her immigration status. Norma, wh...
Source: TIME: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Aging Donal Trump Healthcare Immigration Source Type: news

State behavioral health redesign results in staff cuts at two nonprofit contractors
A total of 177 behavioral health care employees will lose their jobs, after two nonprofit behavioral health care companies lost contracts with the state. Alternatives Unlimited, which provides residential, employment and day programs for approximately 1,500 adults with developmental or psychiatric disabilities in Central Massachusetts, will let go of 47 people at residential treatment facilities in Grafton, Medway, Milford, Millbury and Uxbridge. F ellowship Health Resources, which provides community-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks External Communications and Multi-Media Officer - Flexible, London preferred
Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Flexible, London, UK preferredPosition: Permanent, full timeThis role will be responsible for leading and managing Cochrane ’s multi-media and external communications to raise the profile and impact of Cochrane and evidence informed healthcare, and to support the organization’s strategic and knowledge translation aims and operational activities.Key Result Areas:To coordinate the development and maintenance of Cochrane ’s external communications, media outreach and multi-media relations on behalf of Cochrane’s Central Executive Team and wider Community/stakeholders.To con...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Health visitor and school nurse jobs potentially at risk in Staffordshire
Nearly 40 health visitor and school nurse jobs are potentially at risk in Staffordshire due to a redesign of services for children, unions have warned. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Wigan hospital staff vote for strike over outsourcing plans
Nearly 600 hospital caterers, cleaners, porters  other staff at three hospitals in Lancashire are planning to strike for 48-hours later this month over plans to transfer their jobs from an NHS trust to a private company it plans to set up as a wholly owned subsidiary. The proposed action on 23 and 24 May follows an 89% vote for strike action in a ballot which saw 73% of eligible members cast a vote. The ballot came after the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh foundation trust announced plans to outsource the NHS workers’ jobs to a new company called WWL Solutions. The members rejected those plans and asked for a stri...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article health health care hospitals NHS one team for patient care outsourcing wholly owned subsidiaries Source Type: news

Sanofi Genzyme to lay off 95 workers at Framingham manufacturing site
Sanofi Genzyme, the state ’s largest life sciences employer, has cut around 95 manufacturing jobs at a facility in Framingham, a spokesperson for the company said Wednesday. Genzyme, the rare disease division of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, told the Business Journal the move was part of a broader effort to streamli ne manufacturing operations. The division previously announced in February that it would lay off 130 workers at another manufacturing plant in Allston. Sanofi Genzyme had around… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Sanofi Genzyme to lay off 95 workers at Framingham manufacturing site
Sanofi Genzyme, the state ’s largest life sciences employer, has cut around 95 manufacturing jobs at a facility in Framingham, a spokesperson for the company said Wednesday. Genzyme, the rare disease division of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, told the Business Journal the move was part of a broader effort to streamli ne manufacturing operations. The division previously announced in February that it would lay off 130 workers at another manufacturing plant in Allston. Sanofi Genzyme had around… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Blog: Together, we can step up for public services
This Saturday, our union and our movement will march. We will raise our banners, balloons, flags as we demand the better public services our communities need. And we will raise our voices, to call for an end to cuts and austerity, an end to an attack on our jobs, our pay and our conditions. We will remember the struggles our union has faced over the past decade – struggles so many thought we would never overcome – and fight for a better future for UNISON members and everyone who relies on public services. Recent years have been difficult for everyone working in public services, but I know that the passion of U...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News step up for public services Source Type: news

Belt and Road Initiative Vows Green Infrastructure with Connectivity
By Diana G MendozaMANILA, May 8 2018 (IPS)“My son in primary school did not attend a birthday celebration because it was cancelled due to bad air — and we live in Seoul, a great place to live,” said Dr. Frank Rijsberman, director-general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).He was speaking to delegates of a forum that discussed creating environmental policies while enabling economic and regional cooperation among countries in the Belt and Road route during the 51st annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that concluded over the weekend.The initiative covers more than 65 countries -- or m...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Diana G Mendoza Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Green Economy Headl Source Type: news

New U.N. Tool Will Stop Sexual Wrongdoers From Finding New Jobs in Aid World, Official Says New U.N. Tool Will Stop Sexual Wrongdoers From Finding New Jobs in Aid World, Official Says
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Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

British women who have had boob jobs at risk of deadly cancer
Hundreds of British women who have had breast-enhancement surgery are at risk a deadly form of cancer triggered by their implants, say scientists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jobs report: Tight market spurs unprecedented job gains for Americans with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) 'People with disabilities seem to be benefiting from the tight labor market as fewer are actively looking for work and more are becoming employed,' according to John O'Neill, Ph.D., director of employment and disability research at Kessler Foundation. 'Despite the past 25 months of positive change, people with disabilities are still striving to reach their pre-Great Recession employment levels,' he noted. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news