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Uganda:Meat Contaminated By Toxic Chemicals
[Deutsche Welle] Some butchers are using dangerous chemicals to preserve meat and keep away flies. Formaldehyde, a chemical used to preserve dead bodies in hospitals, is one of the chemicals being used. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Free protesters and trade unionists,’ UNISON urges Iran
Dave Prentis has called on the Iranian government to release protesters and trade unionists following recent unrest in the country. The call came in a letter from the UNISON general secretary to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, expressing the union’s “deep concern over the Iranian government’s suppression of recent protests.” More than 1,000 people have been arrested following the protests, and three have died in prison. Noting that the Iranian people had “legitimate concerns” over issues such as high unemployment, the non-payment of wages, falling incomes and increasing costs for basic...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News dave prentis international solidarity Source Type: news

Scientists criticise trend for raw meat pet food after analysis finds pathogens
Bacteria and parasites often found in raw dog and cat food products can pose health dangers to pets and their owners, researchers warnThe trend for feeding dogs and cats raw meat has been criticised by scientists, who say it often contains bacteria and parasites that could pose dangers to both pets and their owners.A growing trend has seen pet owners plump for products such as meat, bones and organs which can be bought frozen and then thawed before being fed to dogs and cats.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Microbiology Science Pets Life and style Dogs Cats Animals E coli Source Type: news

Raw Meat Not the Best Choice for Your Dog ... or You
Raw meat diets for pets have become increasingly popular, but there is no evidence that they are healthier than typical pet foods, the researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raw Meat Not the Safest Choice for Your Dog or for You
THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 -- While your dog or cat might love the taste of raw meat, a steady diet of it might be a bad idea, a new study warns. Raw meat diets for pets have become increasingly popular, but there is no evidence that they are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More than forty per cent of the UK ’s school kitchen staff are in debt due to low pay, says UNISON
Four in ten (41%) school kitchen staff are worried about their pay, with one in five (21%) earning the minimum wage, a new UNISON survey published today (Friday) has revealed. The survey of more than 1,200 school catering employees found that four in ten (43%) say they are weighed down with debt (other than a mortgage). A quarter (25%) of the staff responding say they’ve had to take out loans from banks, credit unions or payday loan companies simply to make ends meet. One in five (21%) have had no choice but to borrow money from friends and family. At the same time, almost half the respondents (46%) said that it&rsqu...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Article catering assistant schools UNISON Source Type: news

More than 40% of the UK ’s school kitchen staff are in debt due to low pay, says UNISON
Four in 10 (41%) school kitchen staff are worried about their pay, with one in five (21%) earning the minimum wage, a new UNISON survey published today (Friday) has revealed. The survey of more than 1,200 school catering employees found that four in ten (43%) say they are weighed down with debt (other than a mortgage). A quarter (25%) of the staff responding say they’ve had to take out loans from banks, credit unions or payday loan companies simply to make ends meet. One in five (21%) have had no choice but to borrow money from friends and family. At the same time, almost half the respondents (46%) said that it&rsquo...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Article catering assistant schools UNISON Source Type: news

Kristina Rihanoff how a vegan diet helped her shed weight
Veganuary – following a meat, eggs and dairy-free vegan diet for the month of January – is being supported by more than 50,000 Britons. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegetarian and vegan sources of B-12
Vegetarians and vegans must take particular care to consume enough vitamin B-12, as it is mainly found in meat, eggs, and dairy. Learn what foods to eat. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Keto Diet Last, DASH First In New Diet Rankings
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If you’re a fan of the “fat-burning” keto diet, you’ll be fired up about its ranking in the 2018 list of best diets from US News and World Report: It’s tied for last, along with the relatively unknown Dukan diet. Both stress eating a ton of protein and minimal carbs, putting the dieter into “ketosis,” when the body breaks down both ingested and stored body fat into ketones, which it uses as energy. People on such diets often deal with fatigue and light-headedness as they adjust to a lack of carbohydrates. Though the experts on the US News and Wo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Weight Loss Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk
Researchers suggest that eating just 9 grams of processed meats per day, or two sausages per week, could increase women's risk of breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Zambia:Kitwe Council Bans Sale of Fresh Foods in Wake of Cholera Crisis
[Zambia Reports] In the wake of Cholera outbreaks recorded in Lusaka, the sale of fresh foods such as meat, chicken pieces, fish among others on the streets have been banned in Kitwe District following a consultative meeting. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

'Meat tax' proposal highlights why people can't stand vegans
(Natural News) I remember when a couple friends of mine mentioned they didn’t eat meat. I had made a suggestion for a dish to try as we checked out the menu, and they simply responded with their dietary choices. That was the entirety of that particular exchange. After all, what do I care what they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Processed meat 'cancer risk' in older women
New study shows older women who eat processed meats have raised breast cancer risk Related items fromOnMedica Mediterranean diet cuts womb cancer risk Diverticulitis in men linked to high red meat intake Processed meat linked to worsening asthma symptoms Breast cancer risk lower with Mediterranean diet plus oil Dietary intake of veg linked to lower risk of ER-negative breast cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Clean Meat, Via Lab, Is On The Way
Would you eat beef, chicken, even foie gras grown from animal cells in the lab? Anthropologist Barbara J. King takes a look at new food technologies.(Image credit: Ryzhkov/Getty Images/iStockphoto) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Barbara J. King Source Type: news

Prostate cancer WARNING: Eating processed meat could increase risk of disease
PROSTATE CANCER is the UK ’s most common cancer in men. Eating processed meat could increase the risk of developing the condition, warns the World Health Organization. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meat eaters 'have more sex than vegetarians'  
A survey suggests that 42% (or 49% of Welsh people) of those who eat meat at least once a day have sex once a week or more but for vegetarians the figure drops to only 16%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:Rwanda Bans Livestock, Fruit Imports From South Africa Over Viral Disease
[East African] Rwanda has banned importation of meat, dairy products, vegetables and fruits from South Africa over listeriosis viral disease, a statement said this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eating meat, along with consistent exercise, boosts brain chemicals while antioxidant-rich foods help relieve the effects of stress
(Natural News) The brain of a young adult is hard-wired to enjoy meat-eating and regular exercise, say researchers from Binghamton University in New York. The latest science shows that neurotransmitter activity increases when a person aged 18 to 29 eats meat or exercises regularly. These neurotransmitters are important for communication between cells. A lower level... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Residents Express Concern Over Lack of Water in Kuje Abattoir
[Daily Trust] Meat consumers in Kuje Area Council of the FCT have raised concerns over the use of stream water for washing of meat in the council's abattoir. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Political Responsibility in the Collapse of Our Planet
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Dec 27 2017 (IPS)On 20 December, Europe’s 28 Ministers of Environment met in Brussels, to discuss the plan for reducing emissions prepared by the Commission, to comply with the Paris Agreement on climate change. Well, it is now clear that we have lost the battle in keeping the planet as we have known it. Now, of course, this can be considered a personal opinion of mine, devoid of objectivity. Roberto SavioTherefore I will bring a lot of data, history and facts, to make it concrete. Data and facts have good value: they focu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Financial Crisis Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

These Are The Reasons You Might Quit Meat In 2018
And it's not just because Leonardo DiCaprio's on board. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 23, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rwanda:Government Bans Livestock, Agriculture Imports From South Africa Over Listeriosis
[New Times] The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources has banned the importation of meat, dairy products, vegetables and fruits from South Africa over Listeriosis, a viral disease also known as Kaba. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Happy Christmas – and thank you for all you do
The time of year has come when most people take time off work, spend time with loved ones, relax and recharge their batteries for the year ahead. Yet for many UNISON members and other public servants, Christmas is a continuation of the working year. Instead of eating turkey or Quality Street, many of you will be providing vital public services that allow the rest of the country to have Christmas off. While the politicians who have denied UNISON members the real pay rises they deserve are relaxing at home, you’re driving the ambulance on Christmas Day. While the tax avoiders are heading off for some winter sun, you&rs...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 21, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: cullenm Tags: General secretary's blog Source Type: news

Study finds adjusting the price of 7 key foods may save thousands of lives every year
(Natural News) Reducing the number of deaths related to cardiovascular diseases and diabetes can be accomplished through simple price changes. This was the suggestion put forth by a radical new study, one spearheaded by Tufts University researchers. They discovered that taxing unhealthy foods (processed meat, unprocessed red meat, and sugar-sweetened beverages) while subsidizing healthy foods... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swapping meat for plant-based protein cuts heart disease
Researchers from St Michael's Hospital in  Toronto suggested substituting animal-based protein with soy, nuts and pulses. Adding high-fibre oats, barley and psyllium brings extra benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Governments aiming to add taxes to all MEAT products under the guise of halting "global warming"
(Natural News) If you like to eat meat, you’ll have to be prepared to dig a little deeper into your pockets if global warming alarmists get their way. That’s because meat could soon be taxed under the guise of stopping global warming. Investors believe that governments are set to start putting a tax on meat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Blood Urea, Regardless of Renal Function, Ups Diabetes Risk High Blood Urea, Regardless of Renal Function, Ups Diabetes Risk
Thus, patients with high blood urea levels could be advised to cut back on red meat, for example, to lower their urea levels to possibly help prevent diabetes, says the study author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The evolution of the gene responsible for red meat to produce cancer has been revealed
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) A sugar called Neu5Gc, present in red meat, some fish and dairy products, is related to the appearance of spontaneous tumors in humans. Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno, led by Spaniard David Á lvarez Ponce, have analyzed the evolutionary history of the CMAH gene -- which allows the synthesis of this sugar -- and shown which groups of animals have lost the gene and therefore are more suitable for human consumption and for organ transplants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 18, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

2018 service group executive elections
Elections are due to be held for all seats on the union’s service group executives (SGEs) in 2018. Please note that these will be the first national UNISON elections where members will have the option to vote online or by post. Instructions on how to vote online will be provided to members nearer the time. The nomination period will open on Monday 29 January 2018 and close at 5pm on Friday 2 March 2018. Branches should ensure that the names of the branch chairperson and secretary are current and up to date on the RMS. This is because nominations will only be accepted if they are authorised by the branch secretary an...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 15, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article democracy and elections service group executive Source Type: news

Extending food safety training to other countries could save live
(Penn State) Food safety practices that Americans take for granted -- washing hands with soap, refrigeration, and not cutting raw meat and vegetables on the same surface without disinfection -- are not widely practiced in other places around the world, and researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences want to change that. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Investors call on Sanderson, Denny's, McDonald's to cut antibiotics
(Reuters) - An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald's Corp, Denny's Corp and Sanderson Farms Inc to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive
The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive which is considered key in industrial meats for the ubiquitous doner kebab (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Some Great Holiday Foods for Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Many of the foods most associated with holiday meals can actually be good for you and, because they're filling, leave you feeling satisfied with small servings. Skinless white turkey meat tops the list. A 3-ounce slice... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The toxic sugar tree: Mapping the evolutionary history of a cancerous sugar gene
(University of Nevada, Reno) The gene CMAH, that allows for the synthesis of a sugar called Neu5Gc, is missing from humans. This sugar is present in red meats, some fish and dairy products. When humans consume an animal with that gene, the body has an immune reaction to the foreign sugar, which can cause inflammation, arthritis, and cancer. University of Nevada, Reno researchers, have analyzed 322 animal genome sequences looking for animals with the presence of active CMAH genes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What to eat, do and avoid at any age to boost your mood  
Researchers from Binghamton University in New York found young adults' mental health is boosted when they exercise and eat meat regularly. Mature adults should have vegetables. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unexplained cases of anaphylaxis linked to red meat allergy
Researchers identified the cause of some patients ’ repeated episodes of anaphylaxis: a red meat allergy that’s linked to a specific type of tick bite. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberal professor claims eating meat perpetuates "hegemonic masculinity"
(Natural News) If you think that the liberals are content with just destroying the United States Constitution and nothing more, then you are sadly mistaken. From our most deeply held values to our traditions and customs, the progressives will not stop until they achieve their fundamental transformation, or perhaps to use a more accurate term,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blog: Coming together for the benefit of our members
Today it was a pleasure to visit Halton, where the council became the latest local authority to sign up to our Ethical Care Charter. In recent months, there have been a number of councils – different sizes and in different parts of the country – who have signed our charter, guaranteeing decent pay for care workers and a decent standard of care for those who need it. Afterwards I spoke with Branch Chair David Owen, Branch Secretary Paula Barker (who is also the North West convenor) and members of the branch. It was great to speak with such dedicated UNISON activists about the work they do supporting members in t...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 11, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News ethical care charter Halton Source Type: news

Give councils and schools the cash to fund a decent pay rise and protect services
Thousands of local government workers and school support staff are to take part in stunts, events and mini-protests across the country today (Friday) in an attempt to persuade the Chancellor to stop the cuts and guarantee councils and schools the money to give staff a pay rise, without them having to cut jobs and services. UNISON, Unite and the GMB, the three unions representing local government employees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, have organised the Pay Up Now day of action. In towns and cities across the three nations, social workers, school crossing patrol staff, librarians, school receptionists, refuse col...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 11, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release councils cuts local governemnt pay school funding support staff Source Type: news

Mass starvation is humanity ’s fate if we keep flogging the land to death | George Monbiot
The Earth cannot accommodate our need and greed for food. We must change our diet before it ’s too lateBrexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This is not because I don ’t care – I care very much. It ’s only because I have a bigger question on my mind. Where is all the food going to come from?By the middle of this century there will be two or three billion more people on Earth. Any one of the issues I am about to list could help precipitate mass starvation. And this is before you consider ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 11, 2017 Category: Science Authors: George Monbiot Tags: Food Farming Agriculture Food poverty Food security The meat industry Environment Science Society Global development World news Veganism UK news Source Type: news

High-quality Diet, Healthy Lifestyle May Reduce MS Disability High-quality Diet, Healthy Lifestyle May Reduce MS Disability
Patients with MS who consume a diet of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, with lower intake of red meat and added sugars, have lower levels of disability and depression.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Russia's meat firm Miratorg reports ASF outbreak at 1 site in Russia
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian privately-owned meat producer Miratorg said on Friday there was an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) at one of its sites in Russia's Belgorod region. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

One more reason to detox: Chemicals from cured meats build up in the system and worsen asthma symptoms
(Natural News) If you weren’t already steering clear of cured meat because of its health risks, a study published in the journal Thorax might give you the push you needed to ditch this unhealthy food for good. Data from nearly 1,000 participants who took part in the French epidemiological EGEA study over the course of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON comments on NHS Providers report on winter pressures
Commenting on the latest report from NHS Providers on winter pressures in the NHS published today (Thursday), UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “This alarming report shows the amount of strain the NHS is under even before winter pressures have kicked in. “A lack of beds, staff shortages and the funding squeeze are all issues the government should have addressed years ago. Even with the extra money announced in the Budget, it still falls well short of what the NHS needs. “It’s incredibly difficult for the NHS to plan for a crisis when it is already running at capacity and staff are st...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 7, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release NHS NHS funding public services Sara Gorton Winter winter pressures on NHS Source Type: news

Newly Discovered Dinosaur Species Looks Like Something Dr. Seuss Dreamed Up
(WASHINGTON) — With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc’s, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by scientists looks like something Dr. Seuss could have dreamed up. It also had flippers like a penguin, and while it walked like an ostrich it could also swim. That’s the first time swimming ability has been shown for a two-legged, meat-eating dinosaur. The tiny creature, only about 18 inches (45 centimeters) tall, roamed 75 million years ago in what is now Mongolia. Its full curled-up skeleton was found in a sandstone rock. “It’s such a peculiar animal,” sa...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Seth Borenstein / AP Tags: Uncategorized dinosaurs onetime Source Type: news

NEC vows to continue pay campaign into union ’s silver jubilee year
“In the past 25 years of UNISON’s existence, the world of work has changed completely,” general secretary Dave Prentis told the last meeting in 2017 of the union’s national executive council today. The London meeting came on the eve of UNISON’s silver jubilee year in 2018. Mr Prentis pointed out that the single employer union branches envisioned by the rule book when the union was set up in 1993 no longer exist. With branches having to deal with sometimes hundreds of private employers – and individual schools in local government – it makes life very difficult for the stewards who a...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News activists national executive council NEC Source Type: news

You forced MPs to discuss your pay
Almost 150,000 people signed UNISON’s petition calling on the government to scrap the public sector pay cap – and as a result, MPs debated the issue in Parliament this week. For seven years now, public sector workers have not had a pay rise: they either had no increase at all or saw their pay rise by just 1%, which has been considerably less than inflation. UNISON has been campaigning hard on the issue and one of the things we did was start a petition on the official Government site. When these petitions reach 100,000 signatories the Government (usually) is required to meet and debate the issue. So on Monday ev...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article pay pay up now public service pay Source Type: news

Action Needed to Avoid the End of Modern Medicine
This study influenced the development of the WHO’s new  guidelines, which are aimed at influencing policy makers in the agriculture and health sectors.   According to a WHO press release, the guidelines include:An overall reduction in the use of all classes of medically important antibiotics in food-producing animals.Complete restriction of these antibiotics for growth promotion and for disease prevention without diagnosis.Healthy animals should only receive antibiotics to prevent disease if it has been diagnosed in other animals in the same flock or herd or fish population.Antibiotics used in animals ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martin Khor Tags: Development & Aid Global Governance Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

UNISON shows its continuing commitment to adult learning
UNISON is to show its continuing commitment to adult learning today (Tuesday) by reaffirming two separate partnership agreements with the Open University and the WEA. The agreements with the two learning organisations are due to be signed later today at the union’s headquarters in London. UNISON’s relationship with the Open University first began in 1997. Since then around 7,000 public service employees who belong to the union have enrolled upon a wide range of accredited courses, right up to degree level. Many of the learners have also been able to take advantage of UNISON’s bursary and grant scheme to h...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release learning and organising open university UNISON Source Type: news