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Return of SARS possible this fall
...carriers of the disease reduced patronage of Asian businesses
and communities in the United States and sparked travel bans against Asian tourist groups and conference participants worldwide."...
A Move To Help Commercial Sex Workers Quit Their Business
...pment by arranging bank loans and setting up small businesses
for sex workers.This initiative is hoped to help the sex workers quit the flesh trade on their own and to improve their standard of living. Source: IANS...
HIV/AIDS - May push Back the Tide of Progress in India
...omic Survey. The surveys message is “50 per cent businesses
expect an effect on the business due to AIDS in the next five years." Fifty-six Indian businesses
were surveyed recently and 46 per cent report some impact of the AIDS virus on their company. An a...
Chinese City Suspends Water Supply Fearing Pollution
...ewspaper said. It urged residents, work units and businesses
to store water before the suspension, and ordered closure of all schools in Harbin from Wednesday until the end of November. Health officials also put 15 hospitals on standby for handling possible cases of chemical poisoning, the newspaper said. (I...
U.S. Hospitals may help Spread Bird Flu Pandemic
...H5N1. U.S. officials continue to urge states and businesses
to get ready for an outbreak of serious disease, issuing a checklist of preparations, while the Congress is haggling with funding a federal plan before the year-end. The H5N1 avian influenza spreading through poultry in Asia and parts of Europe, is...
Parents' Permission Required For Tattooing
...xperts. Scotland alone has over 200 skin piercing businesses
and tattoo parlors. Andy Kerr, the Health Minister of the country justified the new rules on the grounds of ensuring better hygiene. The country’s tattooing industry is reported to be very poorly regulated at present, and a minimum standard of care...
Pandemic Will Affect Business Houses
The global economy and health businesses
are likely to be extensively affected when an infl...Asia to recover. Where Canada is concerned, all businesses
are expected to suffer, according to the BMO Financial Group, due to supply chain problems as a resu...
Indian Inc not proactive to HIV/AIDS threat: study
...mic consequences of the epidemic, while individual businesses
face potentially serious impacts on their employee...her country, barring South Africa. 'Although some businesses
offer examples of best practice, they many lack the knowledge, will and capacity to respond effectiv...
Bird flu raises debate in EU for compensation for farmers
... repeated demands that the commission help support businesses
in countries where farmers have been severely affected by falling poultry prices. Poultry sales have dropped by 70 percent in Italy, 40 to 50 percent in Greece and 15 percent in France. Current EU law provides for compensation for farmers who are f...
Substance Abuse Prevention Messages Better Received Among Teenagers in the Form of Media Campaigns and Curriculum
... communities, volunteers provided posters to local businesses
and organizations, organized anti-drug events, and provided information to the local media. The rest of the communities had no media program of any kind. In all, 4,216 students participated. They completed questionnaires that examined their alcohol,...
Arkansas Governor Explains New Health Plan Insurance On Radio Show
...to employees. Currently, only about 1 in 4 small businesses
offer health insurance in Arkansas, according to official reports of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Higher income workers are entitled to receive $100 a month that would be contributed by the employer. For employees who earn less t...
Bird Flu Expected To Hit U.S. This Summer
...rnment officials urged local governments, schools, businesses
and individual families to begin preparing now for a health disaster. He further warned on Monday, that there would be no way that a national government could respond to 5,000 locations at the same time. He stated that it would be very wrong for any ...
Bush Unveils Latest Blueprint for Handling Bird Flu Pandemic
...prepared by the Homeland Security Council American businesses
from stockbrokers and insurance agents to steelmakers and autoworkers should `assume that up to 40 percent of their staff may be absent for periods of about two weeks at the height of the pandemic wave.’ Energy and communications industry have clai...
British Varsities To Outsource Admin And Research To India
...access learning around the world, to multinational businesses
wanting to recruit those mobile students and to UK...rketplace, British universities need to learn from businesses
that have set up mutually beneficial partnerships and collaborations with companies in several emerg...
Rivals of the South Dakota Law Says No to Abortion
...e also spread across the state, going to homes and businesses
in the effort to turn back the ban. ...
Mental Health Ignored in British Business
According to a disability charity British businesses
are ignoring the mental health of its workers, a situation that was at odds with their concern for physical health//. Following legislation, pressure from unions and insurers most employers have set up several health and safety systems to guard wor...
Australian Businesses Prepare for Outbreak of Bird Flu
...ars of an avian flu outbreak has caused Australian businesses
stockpile anti-viral drugs and face masks. // Pandemic risk committees in compainies such as have regular meetings regularly Public companies such as Bluescope Steel and Telstra while the Commonwealth Bank has appointed a pandemic planning project ...
HIV/AIDS Policy Needed at Workplace: Experts
... unions, human rights organisations, universities, businesses
and various NGOs who participated in a workshop on 'HIV/AIDS -- A Workplace Issue: Areas of Intervention' here, outlined the steps needed to frame effective HIV/AIDS policies in offices. The participants underscored the importance of providing infor...
Antibiotic Drug Recalled Following Adverse Effects
...ety. Negligent officials and frequent scandals on businesses
obsessed with making profits have been blamed by Chinese media as being responsible for this....
Staying Indoors Responsible for 1995 Heat Wave Killings
...dy found higher mortality rates in areas where the businesses
were run-down and dominated by liquor stores and b...ity rates were less likely to have stores or other businesses
where older people felt comfortable going to, even in the worst heat," Browning said. "They stayed...
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