Yesterday was a notable one in the efforts to improve working conditions for U.S. poultry processing workers. At a Perdue chicken processing plant in Salisbury, Maryland, faith leaders and worker advocates delivered some special packages to company officials. Thirteen hundred miles way in Springdale, Arkansas, the U.S. largest poultry company announced new initiatives to improve conditions for its poultry processing workforce. I tip my hat to the diverse coalition of worker advocates who set the stage for these event. More on their contribution below, but first the story from Salisbury, Maryland. The demonstration was organized by Oxfam America and the Comité de Apoyo a Los Trabajadores Agrícolas. The demonstrators held signs that read: "We stand with poultry workers to improve working conditions," and "Jobs on the line shouldn't put lives on the line," and "I love chicken. I love justice." Their demand to Perdue is to implement changes in their poultry plants to ensure … [Read more...] about Demonstration at Perdue chicken plant, Tyson Foods says its sustainability goals will integrate worker safety
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Split View Views Article contents Figures & tables Video Audio Supplementary Data PDF Cite Citation Laetitia Zeeman, Nigel Sherriff, Kath Browne, Nick McGlynn, Massimo Mirandola, Lorenzo Gios, Ruth Davis, Juliette Sanchez-Lambert, Sophie Aujean, Nuno Pinto, Francesco Farinella, Valeria Donisi, Marta Niedźwiedzka-Stadnik, Magdalena Rosińska, Anne Pierson, Francesco Amaddeo, Health4LGBTI Network; A review of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) health and healthcare inequalities, European Journal of Public Health, , cky226, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cky226 Download citation file: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager © 2018 Oxford University Press Close Permissions Share Email Twitter Facebook Navbar Search Filter All European Journal of Public Health All Journals Mobile Microsite Search Term Sign In … [Read more...] about review of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) health and healthcare inequalities
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1. Background The health sector has often been considered an entry point for overall development of the country. Nepal is one of the 189 countries committed to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), universal health coverage and more recently Social Development Goal (SDG). In order to fulfill the goals of SDGs, the impetus created by the Nepal Health Sector Strategy 2015-2020. More importantly, constitution of Nepal has enshrined health as fundamental rights of Nepali people and mandated the provision free basic health care services. This has rightly acknowledged the importance of health sector which demands the production and deployment of quality health service providers in the country. Progress in the health sector over the last decade has been impressive with most key health (and nutrition) indicators showing improvements. Life expectancy at birth in Nepal is rising and is now higher than most other neighboring countries at 67 (Asia-Pacific HDR, 2012), infant mortality has … [Read more...] about Syllabus for Public Health Licensing Examination 2073 – Nepal Health Professional Council
“Advancing Evidence for Changing Health Systems” 11-12 APRIL, 2018, KATHMANDU, NEPAL The “Fourth National Summit of the Health and Population Scientists in Nepal” is one of the most comprehensive Summit of the year 2018 being organized by the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC). NHRC isan autonomous body of Government of Nepal for promoting health research in Nepal. NHRC promotes research culture by facilitating communication between researchers and policymakers to support evidence based health policy and practice. The fourth National Summit is a continuum of the previous summits as an Annual gathering that will provide a platform for researchers and policymakers to share recent and relevant evidence in the area of national health priorities. After the promulgation of Constitution of Nepal 2015 (2072 B.S), the National Health System has now entered into a Federal Structure. Furthermore, as a signatory member state of the Sustainable Development Goals … [Read more...] about Upcoming Event: Fourth National Summit of the Health and Population Scientists in Nepal