Oak Park trustee Susan Buchanan: “You are a white male! Shut up!”
(Natural News) Oak Park trustee Susan Buchanan told her male colleagues, “you are a white male….so shut up!” during a board meeting on racial equity. (Article by Paul Joseph Watson republished from Infowars.com) Buchanan, who is white, even lectured a Palestinian migrant, Oak Park Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb, telling him, “Your skin is light enough. Stop... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In reply to the letter to the editor regarding "Traumatic brain injury caused by missile wounds: are these results a mirror for most developing countries?" - Darwazeh R, Darwazeh M, Sbeih I, You C, Yan Y, Sun X.
Refers to: Jo ão Gustavo Rocha Peixoto dos Santos, João Paulo Souza de Castro, Robson Luis Oliveira de Amorim, Wellingson Silva Paiva Letter to the Editor Regarding “Traumatic Brain Injury Caused by Missile Wounds in the North of Palestine: A Sing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Letter to the editor regarding: "Traumatic brain injury caused by missile wounds in the north of Palestine: a single institution's experience with 520 consecutive civilian patients" - Santos JGRPD, Castro JPS, Amorim RLO, Paiva WS.
Refers to Rami Darwazeh, Mazhar Darwazeh, Ibrahim Sbeih, Yi Yan, Jianmin Wang, Xiaochuan Sun Traumatic Brain Injury Caused by Missile Wounds in the North of Palestine: A Single Institution's Experience with 520 Consecutive Civilian Patients World Ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Drug use and possession, emerging of new psychoactive substances in the West Bank, Palestine - Damiri B, Sayeh W, Odeh M, Musmar H.
This study aimed to describe drug possession a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Societal conflict defies peace diplomacy: evidence from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict - Alghafli A.
This paper synthesizes interrelated postulations from the systemic conflict and intergroup conflict theorizations to glean the societal conflict conceptual framework. The paper employs this conceptual framework to appraise the validity of the societal char... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Dead Sea scrolls study raises new questions over texts' origins
Salts used on Temple scroll are not common to Dead Sea region, researchers findThe Dead Sea scrolls have given up fresh secrets, with researchers saying they have identified a previously unknown technique used to prepare one of the most remarkable scrolls of the collection.Scientists say the study poses a puzzle, as the salts used on the writing layer of the Temple scroll are not common to the Dead Sea region.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Archaeology Israel Palestinian territories Judaism Middle East and North Africa Religion Science World news Source Type: news

Teaching tolerance or acting tolerant? Evaluating skills- and contact-based prejudice reduction interventions among Palestinian-Israeli and Jewish-Israeli youth - Brenick A, Lawrence SE, Carvalheiro D, Berger R.
Although contact-based interventions are the cornerstone of prejudice reduction, in high-conflict environments, incendiary contact with outgroups can instead exacerbate negative attitudes. Supplementing contact interventions with social-cognitive/emotional... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Learn to live with it: lived experience of Palestinian women suffering from intimate partner violence - Baloushah S, Mohammadi N, Taghizadeh Z, Taha A, Farnam F.
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Intimate partner violence has become a growing concern all over the world and causes numerous consequences and provokes various reactions among women. The present study was aimed to understand the lived experience of Palestinian women w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Agency via life satisfaction as a protective factor from cumulative trauma and emotional distress among Bedouin children in Palestine - Veronese G, Pepe A, Cavazzoni F, Obaid H, Perez J.
Adopting an ecological perspective on children's functioning and psychological well-being, we investigated the association between agency and life satisfaction, and its bearing on trauma symptoms and negative emotions in a group of Bedouin children living ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fathers detained, contact restrained: experiences of Palestinian children visiting their fathers in Israeli detention - Saleh MF, Rabaia Y, Balsam C, Amro Z, Kassis S, Giacaman R.
BACKGROUND: Very little is known about the experiences of children of political prisoners internationally, because of the challenges of researching within politically oppressive contexts. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this secondary analysis was to explore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors associated with 'honour killing' in Afghanistan and the occupied Palestinian Territories: two cross-sectional studies - Gibbs A, Said N, Corboz J, Jewkes R.
'Honour killing', the murder of women to preserve family reputation, is well recognised but infrequently systematically researched. This paper has three hypotheses. First, in families where women report an 'honour killing' there is more violence against wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Risk and protective factors among Palestinian women living in a context of prolonged armed conflict and political oppression - Veronese G, Cavazzoni F, Russo S, Sousa C.
Research has widely documented the effects of war and political violence on the functioning and well-being of adults and children. Yet, within this literature, women's agency in the face of war-related adversity and political violence remains underexplored... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship between multiple exposures to violence and war trauma,  and mental health and behavioural problems among Palestinian children and adolescents - El-Khodary B, Samara M.
The current study aims to investigate the effect of cumulative exposure to violence on mental health amongst children and adolescents living in the Gaza Strip. The sample consists of 1029 children and adolescents aged 11-17  years. Of them, 533 (51.8%) wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Agency and life satisfaction in Bedouin children exposed to conditions of chronic stress and military violence: A two-wave longitudinal study in Palestine - Veronese G, Pepe A, Obaid H, Cavazzoni F, Perez J.
Bedouin children in Palestine are at risk of developing trauma-related pathologies as a result of chronic exposure to severe political and military violence. Little is known about their coping abilities and survival skills. The aim of our study was to long... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Minimizing unintended deaths enhanced the effectiveness of targeted killing in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Falk O, Hefetz A.
This article focuses on the impact of unintended deaths on the effectiveness of targeted killing. The article evaluates... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

How Palestinian students invoke the category "human" to challenge negative treatment and media representations - Heywood E, Goodman S.
Dehumanisation of opponents in conflict has been shown to be a common and damaging feature in the media. What is not understood is how this dehumanisation is challenged, which is the novel contribution that this research will make. Drawing on focus groups ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance
This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - June 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Does It Take to Strengthen Health Systems in a Fragile State?
By Eva CanoutasJune 19, 2019Salwa Bitar is a medical doctor with over 30 years of experience in global health and working in fragile states. As chief of party for the IntraHealth International-led Palestinian Health Capacity Project, she led a health systems strengthening initiative in West Bank that focused on medical referral reform, digital health solutions, and human resources for health. She joined us today to share her experience.Dr. Salwa, what element of your team ’s work in West Bank are you most proud of? There are many things I am proud of, but I will share two: building the capacity of our local Intr...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Health Workforce & Systems Source Type: news

For UNISON, it ’ s solidarity forever, pledges Dave Prentis
If it’s Tuesday afternoon at national delegate conference, it’s time for the general secretary to take the floor. But conference is never about one individual and in Liverpool today, Dave Prentis closed his speech by inviting dozens of members who have taken part in winning industrial action over the last 12 months to come forward. As green and purple flew, delegates stood as one, applauding and cheering, with Liverpool anthem You’ll Never Walk Alone reverberating around the hall. It was the perfect illustration of the solidarity that was his theme; the perfect illustration of how UNISON is helping m...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 18, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2019 National Delegate Conference BREXIT dave prentis international Source Type: news

Blog: UNISON remains proudly internationalist
This week I’ve been at the European Public Services Union (EPSU) Congress in Dublin, working alongside a dedicated and passionate UNISON delegation. At a time when there are so many who seek to turn our societies in on each other, I am proud that UNISON remains proudly internationalist. As the biggest affiliate to EPSU, our union plays an incredibly important role in deciding the priorities of a Europe-wide Union, ensuring that our values and principles – on issues as diverse as anti-privatisation and gender equality – are heard on a global stage. Likewise, our membership of global public services union ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

DNA-based holidays encourage a dangerous flirtation with race | Arwa Mahdawi
Airbnb and the genetic testing company 23andMe have teamed up to suggest travel itineraries based on ancestry. It ’s another boost for outdated and unscientific ideas23andMe, the at-home genetic testing company, has teamed up with Airbnb to offertravel itineraries based on your DNA. Give 23andMe some spit and some money, and it will give you an ancestry report in return, along with suggestions of places you can go to explore your heritage. Based on my DNA results, for example, 23andMe suggested I try falconry in the United Arab Emirates or a traditional Irish music pub crawl. Weirdly, despite the fact I ’m half...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Travel Race World news Genetics Biology Science Airbnb Technology Source Type: news

Impunity Remains: Attacks on Health Care in 23 Countries in Conflict
 Washington – There were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition reported today. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. This marks an increase in the number of documented attacks compared to 2017, when the Coalition reported 701 such instances. The Coalition’s sixth annual report documents attacks on vaccination workers, paramedics, nurses, doctors, midwives, community volunteers, drivers and guards, in violation of international norms and i...
Source: Doctors of the World News - May 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

2018 a Year of Dangerous Attacks on Health Workers, Facilities
May 14, 2019 WashingtonThere were at least 973 attacks on health workers, health facilities, health transports, and patients in 23 countries in conflict in 2018, the  Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition reported today. At least 167 health workers died and at least 710 were injured. This marks an increase in the number of documented attacks compared to 2017, when the coalition reported 701 such instances.The coalition ’s sixth annual report documents attacks on vaccination workers, paramedics, nurses, doctors, midwives, community volunteers, drivers, and guards, in violation of international norms an...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition Policy & Advocacy Source Type: news

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N.
A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

#ICYMI The @US_FDA is alerting patients who had a mammogram(s) at East Palestine Family Medical Clinic, located in East Palestine, Ohio, on or after March 28, 2017, about possible problems with the quality of their mammograms. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xmR3f   pic.twitter.com/rUtwrLjwQx
#ICYMI The @US_FDA is alerting patients who had a mammogram(s) at East Palestine Family Medical Clinic, located in East Palestine, Ohio, on or after March 28, 2017, about possible problems with the quality of their mammograms. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xmR3f  pic.twitter.com/rUtwrLjwQx (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Palestinian refugee children: violence in school and family - Kortam M.
This article employs a Foucauldian perspective to examine how Palestinian refugee children are governed through dominance and control strategies in social spaces, such as school and family. Each of these institutions is dedicated to the control and regulat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Palestinian managers' views and practices regarding the prevention of home injuries: an explorative qualitative study - Alrimawi IA, Watson MC, Hall C, ALBashtawy M, Al-Yateem N.
BACKGROUND: Unintentional injuries are an important global public health problem. Potentially, some senior managers have a major role to play in the prevention of home injuries. AIMS: To explore senior managers' perceptions and practices regarding the prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Preventing unintentional injuries to children under 5 in their homes: Palestinian mothers' perspectives - Alrimawi I, Watson MC, Hall C, Saifan AR.
Unintentional injuries are a growing global public health problem, causing mortality, morbidity, and disability among children. The rates of injuries were highest among children under the age of 5 years, and this forms a significant burden on health care s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Statement On The Report Of The Commission Of Inquiry On The 2018 Gaza Protests
This report was shared with the Commission of Inquiry. In this report, Doctors of the World observes that Palestinian health NGOs face unprecedented levels of violence against its personnel, structures and ambulances. These attacks and the death of their colleagues have also left strong psychological scars. Beyond the atrocious violations of international law, the impact of these violations is difficult to quantify or measure through the untold stories of those who died or suffer serious life-long consequences because those who were supposed to help were killed or incapacitated. Doctors of the World takes thus this opportu...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Attacks on Houses of Worship over Last Decade
Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists. Here are some of the deadly assaults over the last decade: Oct. 31, 2010: Al-Qaida in Iraq militants attack Our Lady of Salvation Catholic Church in Baghdad during Sunday night mass, killing 58 people in the deadliest assault targeting Christians since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion there. Al-Qaida in Iraq later became the Islamic State group. Dec. 15, 2010: Two suicide bombers from the Sunni extremist group Jundallah blow themselves up near a mosque in southeastern Iran, including six Revolutionary Guard commander...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 15, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

"Law and order" vs. "injustice and defiance": Al Jazeera and CNN framing of the 2017 Temple Mount/Al Aqsa Mosque crisis - Qasem A, Hussein AB.
This study compares between the performance of the U.S. and Arab mainstream media following the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The textual coverage of the CNN and Al Jazeera of the 2017 Al Aqsa Mosque/Temple Mount Crisis is under examination through operati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation and planning among Palestinian middle school students living in Gaza Strip, West Bank, and United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) camps - Itani T, Jacobsen KH, Kraemer A.
The goal of this study was to identify the prevalence and correlates of suicidal thinking among Palestinian middle school students by using complex samples analysis to explore data about suicidal ideation and suicidal planning in the past year from 14,303 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children on the front lines: responsibility to protect in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict - Spitka T.
Children are disproportionally affected in violent conflict, are vulnerable to exploitation and lack protection when a state is failing in its responsibility to protect. In the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, children, particularly those living in Gaza, East... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

It's time for radical, Israel-hating Leftist Ilhan Omar to resign from Congress for racist attacks on Jewish people
(Natural News) The more skeptical among us had bad vibes when voters in Michigan and Minnesota elected, respectively, Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib, a Muslim woman of Palestinian descent, and Ilhan Omar, a Muslim woman of Somalian descent, to Congress. Why? Given Democratic outrage over some of POTUS Donald Trump’s first official acts in office —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Termination of West Bank Project Affects 120,000+ Clients and 100,000+ Health Workers
February 08, 2019IntraHealth International ’sPalestinian Health Capacity Project shut down its activities on January 31 —eight months before the project was scheduled to end—due to a request by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in response to the newAnti-Terrorism Clarification Act.This early termination will affect more than 120,000 clients who seek specialized medical care outside the West Bank and thousands of West Bank health workers who had been benefiting from the project ’s preservice and continuing education and digital health improvements.Since 2013, IntraHealth led this f...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: West Bank Palestinian Health Capacity Project Technology Policy & Advocacy Health Financing Health Workforce Systems Health in Conflict Source Type: news

Serious violent behavior and antisocial outcomes as consequences of exposure to ethnic-political conflict and violence among Israeli and Palestinian youth - Dubow EF, Huesmann LR, Boxer P, Smith C, Landau SF, Dvir Gvirsman S, Shikaki K.
We examine whether cumulative-past and concurrent exposure to ethnic-political violence among Israeli and Palestinian youth predict serious violent behavior and antisocial outcomes toward the in-group and the out-group. We collected four waves of data from... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Victims of war: dehydroepiandrosterone concentrations in hair and their associations with trauma sequelae in palestinian adolescents living in the West Bank - Schindler L, Shaheen M, Saar-Ashkenazy R, Bani Odeh K, Sass SH, Friedman A, Kirschbaum C.
Due to its anti-glucocorticoid properties, the steroid hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) might play a role for coping with traumatic stress and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The majority of studies report elevated DHEA secretion and decreased c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Empathy needed to end Israel-Palestine violence | Letters
Israeli ambassadorMark Regev,Sebastian Monblat,Hilary and Steven Rose,Naomi Wayne,Karl Sabbagh andLaurel Farrington respond to a Guardian editorial and an article by Simon Baron-CohenThe certainty with which your editorial (If one can kill with impunity then can one lie without consequence?, 23 January) labels the Gaza border violence “protests” is alarming, considering that they are orchestrated by a terror regime with the openly stated goal to “take down the border” with Israel and “tear out their [the Israelis] hearts”. This, while the same radical Islamist regime violently suppresses...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Israel Middle East and North Africa Palestinian territories Gaza Psychology World news Source Type: news

Only empathy can break the cycle of violence in Israel-Palestine | Simon Baron-Cohen
I ’ve spent my career studying empathy. It’s a vital first step in conflicts where both sides have dehumanised each otherEmpathy is all about imagining other minds, appreciating that different people have different perspectives, and responding to their thoughts and feelings with an appropriate emotion. After a career studying autism and the nature of empathy, I see empathy as one of our most valuable natural resources. It has particular promise as an approach to conflict resolution, one that has advantages over viewing a problem through a chiefly military, economic or legal lens.We can see this if we look at th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 22, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Simon Baron-Cohen Tags: Psychology Israel Palestinian territories Middle East and North Africa Society Politics World news Source Type: news

Traumatic amputations caused by drone attacks in the local population in Gaza: a retrospective cross-sectional study - Heszlein-Lossius H, Al-Borno Y, Shaqqoura S, Skaik N, Melvaer Giil L, Gilbert MF.
BACKGROUND: Little data exist to describe the use and medical consequences of drone strikes on civilian populations in war and conflict zones. Gaza is a landstrip within the Palestinian territories and the home of 2 million people. The median age in Gaza i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Blog: Let ’s make 2019 our union’s best year yet
New year is a special time. It’s a time to look forwards with hope to the possibilities of the year ahead, and it’s an opportunity to look back at what’s gone before to see how far we’ve come. In UNISON, we like to look forward. 2019 will be another challenging year for public services and everyone who works in them. Yet it’s also a year that holds genuine promise. It’s a year when we can continue the fightback against austerity, it’s a year when our union can continue to strengthen and grow and it’s a year when we might get to chuck the Tories out of Downing Street and elect...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News 2019 New Year Source Type: news

Health and dignity of Palestine refugees at stake: a need for international response to sustain crucial life services at UNRWA - Kitamura A, Jimba M, McCahey J, Paolucci G, Shah S, Hababeh M, Shahin Y, Seita A.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals affirm equality and dignity as essential to the enjoyment of basic human rights, including the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, which promotes global solidarity among all people, i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Blog: Our union stands against cruel and callous actions of the Israeli government
Everyone deserves the right to be treated with dignity and fairness, protected from violence and fear. Our children deserve that most of all. These rights are enshrined in the UN convention on the rights of the child, which celebrated its 29th anniversary last week. Yet for too many Palestinian children, those rights have been taken from them by the cruel and callous actions of the Israeli government. This morning I was at 10 Downing Street, standing alongside friends from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, to demand that Theresa May take action to end to the mistreatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military dete...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 29, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News international Palestine Source Type: news

Positivity ratio links self-control skills to physical aggression and happiness in young Palestinians living in Gaza: - Rosenbaum M, Ronen T, Abuelaish I, Orkibi H, Hamama L.
The study examined a potential underlying mechanism through which self-control skills (SCSs) may predict more happiness on the one hand and less hostility, anger and peer aggression on the other hand in an understudied sample of 744 Palestinian youngsters ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Delegates discuss international concerns
In one of a series of debates on international issues at UNISON’s LGBT conference in Harrogate, Bernie McGuire from the West Midlands highlighted the issue of Palestine and how support for the actions of the Israeli state is coming from “reactionary” regimes. For the national committee, Jackie Lewis pointed out that, on the 14 May, as Israel and the US celebrated the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, unarmed protestors against the illegal, 11-year blockade of Gaza were being shot at and killed. She warned against pinkwashing – attempts by the Israeli state to portray itself as a liberal so...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2018 LGBT Conference colombia international Israel jamaica LGBT members Palestine Turkey Source Type: news

Life after conflict-related amputation trauma: a clinical study from the Gaza Strip - Heszlein-Lossius HE, Al-Borno Y, Shaqqoura S, Skaik N, Giil LM, Gilbert M.
We describe the injuries, complications, living conditions and health am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The burden of war-injury in the Palestinian health care sector in Gaza Strip (Correction) - Mosleh M, Dalal K, Aljeesh Y, Svanstr öm L.
In the original publication of this article [1] the background section contained an inaccurate mention of the amount of civilian deaths in the 2014 Gaza war. In this correction article the incorrect and correct information are published for clarification.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

God or country? Fusion with Judaism predicts desire for retaliation following Palestinian Stabbing Intifada - Fredman LA, Bastian B, Swann WB.
Research indicates that existential threat may motivate in-group members to retaliate against out-group members. Less is known about the impact of alignment with one's religious or national group on retaliatory activity. We addressed this deficiency in a l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Victims of war-psychoendocrine evidence for the impact of traumatic stress on psychological well-being of adolescents growing up during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Shaheen M, Schindler L, Saar-Ashkenazy R, Bani Odeh K, Soreq H, Friedman A, Kirschbaum C.
Violent conflicts are severe traumatic stressors with detrimental effects on physical and mental health, with children and adolescents being particularly at risk. For the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, characteristic patterns of dysregulation i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Narrating hope and resistance: a critical analysis of sources of agency among Palestinian children living under military violence - Veronese G, Cavazzoni F, Antenucci S.
BACKGROUND: In light of critical and socioconstructionist theories, the aim of our research was to analyze source of agency, psychological adjustment to trauma as protective factors against political violence in children living in three different refugee c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news