Aged Persons Haunted by Abuse in Zimbabwe
HelpAge Zimbabwe director Priscilla Gavi is concerned about the elder abuse in Zimbabwe, especially as many are reliant on their families for support. Credit: Jeffrey Moyo/IPSBy Jeffrey MoyoSep 28 2022 (IPS) At his house in Mabvuku, a high-density suburb in Harare, the Zimbabwean capital, 86-year-old Tinago Murape claims his grandchildren starve him. Not only that, but Murape, who now walks with the support of a walking stick, said his three grandchildren – grown-up men with their wives and children living in his house, accuse him of bewitching them. Murape’s wife, Sekai, born in 1941, died two years ago after she cont...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeffrey Moyo Tags: Africa Featured Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Zimbabwe Source Type: news

South Africa: New Study Busts Myths About Immigrants in South Africa
[allAfrica] Harare -- Cross-border immigration is frequently the focus of divisive and passionate debate in the host nation and has emerged as the subject of contentious and emotional debate in many countries. A disturbing trend globally is that some political groups tend to blame and scapegoat immigrants for socio-economic problems like crime, health crises, unemployment, and poverty. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Inflation Phobia Hastens Recessions, Debt Crises
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 27 2022 (IPS) Inflation phobia among central banks (CBs) is dragging economies into recession and debt crises. Their dogmatic beliefs prevent them from doing right. Instead, they take their cues from Washington: the US Fed, Treasury and Bretton Woods institutions (BWIs). Costly recessions Both BWIs – the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank – have recently raised the alarm about the likely dire consequences of the ensuing contractionary ‘race to the bottom’. But their dogmas stop them from being pragmatic. Hence, their policy analys...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Inequality Labour TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Job Openings Per Unemployed Worker Dips in Arkansas
The number of job openings per unemployed worker fell below 2.0 for the first time this year. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 26, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New report shows Bristol is making headway in tackling carbon emissions but social inequalities persist
Carbon emissions and unemployment have both fallen significantly in Bristol over the past decade, according to a new report holding the city to account for its progress in achieving global goals which are key to the future wellbeing of people and the planet. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Announcements, International, Public engagement, Publications, Research; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences, Institutes, Cabot; Press Rel Source Type: news

Fraudsters likely stole $45.6 billion from U.S. COVID unemployment insurance program
Fraudsters likely stole $45.6 billion from the United States' unemployment insurance program during the COVID-19 pandemic by applying tactics like using Social Security numbers of deceased... #uscovid #fraudsters #watchdog (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AccessAbilities Expo 2022: ImInclusive Connecting People with Disability to Employers
ImInclusive brings together applicants and employers in the public and private sectors for inclusive employment. 10-15% of the population are disabled, and the majority of them are unemployed (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 22, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Events - Public Notices Source Type: news

Pandemic unemployment fraud estimate reaches $46.5 billion
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Pandor Calls On Global Leaders to Deal With Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment
[SAnews.gov.za] While the Covid-19 pandemic and East European war have severe global consequences, Minister Naledi Pandor says the world should not neglect the needs of the marginalised. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Right Policies Can Protect the Workers of Asia and the Pacific
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Sep 5 2022 (IPS) Most of the 2.1 billion strong workforce in Asia and the Pacific are denied access to decent jobs, health care and social protection but there is an array polices and tools that governments can use to remedy these deficiencies and ensure that the rights and aspirations of these workers and their families are upheld and that they remain the engine of economic growth for the region. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaA new report released today, the Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific: The Workforce We Need, offers tangible solutions to immediately address alarming...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Economy & Trade Headlines Health Inequality Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

India ’s Gandhi slams PM Modi over price rise, Hindu-Muslim divide
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi blames PM Modi for soaring unemployment and inflation as he rallies supporters in Delhi. #modi #rahulgandhi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US shelter in place policies and child abuse Google search volume during the COVID-19 pandemic - Riddell CA, Farkas K, Neumann K, Santaularia NJ, Ahern J, Mason SM.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unemployment, school closures, movement restrictions, and social isolation, all of which are child abuse risk factors. Our objective was to estimate the effect of COVID-19 shelter in place (SIP) policies on child abuse as c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Uninsured Rate Did Not Change in 2020 for 18- to 64-Year-Olds
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2022 -- Among adults aged 18 to 64 years, there was no change in the uninsured rate, despite increased unemployment in 2020, and the prevalence of certain unhealthy behaviors decreased, regardless of cancer history, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Florida court rules teenager ‘not mature enough’ to have abortion
The 16-year-old cited being a student and unemployed as reasons she is unprepared to have a baby #teenager (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Refugees Face Often Neglected Mental Health Challenges – Report
Refugee tents in a camp in Greece. UN report shows refugees may be affected by poor health outcomes. CREDIT: Julie Ricard/Unsplash) By Juliet MorrisonUnited Nations, Aug 16 2022 (IPS) While refugees globally face insecurity and uncertainty, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights that they also face poorer health outcomes. The World report on the health of refugees and migrants, published on July 20, 2022, was the first to survey studies of various refugee health outcomes, including mental health. The report highlighted that refugees are not inherently less healthy than host populations but that various so...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juliet Morrison Tags: Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report mental health Source Type: news