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Fed Board to Ask Court for Rare Order on Fremont-Rideout to Seek Fair Pact With RNs

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal officials are going to court to force Fremont-Rideout Health Group (FRHG) to end its war against Fremont-Rideout RNs, recognize the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee as the representative of the RNs, and return to...

Historic Pact Creates Largest RN Union Ever in U.S.

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a dramatic move to unite the power and influence of America's leading direct care RN organizations, the United American Nurses, California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, and the Massachusetts Nurses Association today announc...

MSNA: Strike Averted - Tentative Pact at EMMC

Nurses Gain Stronger Voice for Patient Care AUGUSTA, Maine, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The dispute at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine appears to be over -- and a strike scheduled for October 17 has been averted. Registered nurses and hospital officials Thursday night ...

Saint Mary's Reno RNs Win Landmark Nevada Pact

Huge Breakthroughs in Patient Safety with RN Staffing Ratios 29.5% Pay Hikes, Pension, Retiree Health Will Aid RN Retention RENO, Nev., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Registered nurses at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno won a groundbreaking tentative agreement with hospital of...

PartnerWeekly and SensiClear(TM) Sign Online Marketing Pact

LAS VEGAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PartnerWeekly, a SellingSource, LLC company, announced today its entrance into the $6 billion-a-year cosmetics industry with the signing of an exclusive marketing agreement with Mission Scientific Skincare, Inc., makers of SensiClear, a revolutionary acne tr...

RNs at Nine Catholic Healthcare West Hospitals Reach Agreement on New Master Pact

3,500 Nurses Fight Healthcare Takeaways, Win Better Patient Safety Protections and Pay 10,000 CHW RNs in 25 Facilities Set to Bargain Together in 2009 OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 3,500 registered nurses at nine Southern California and Central Co...

LifeMasters Receives 2008 Vision Award for Business Impact

LifeMasters has received the first annual Vision Award for Business Impact for the development of an automated process to dramatically increase the processing speed of demographic and clinical healthcare data. Irvine, CA (Vocus) October 27, 2008 -- When it comes to proc...

Rich Nations to Sign $1.5 Bn Vaccine Pact in Italy

Rome: The Group of Seven rich countries will sign an agreement on Friday to provide $1.5 billion to develop vaccines for poor countries, //the government of Italy, which is among those heading the initiative, said on Tuesday. The new Advanced Market Commitments for Vaccines programme, under t...

Bilcare Signs Pact With Honeywell for Packaging Solutions

Mumbai: Bilcare, a leading research-based pharmaceutical packing solution company, Tuesday announced a regional development collaboration with Honeywell//, a UK-based pharma packaging firm, to provide high-barrier packaging solution for the pharmaceutical sector. "The partnership with Honeywel...

PSivida, Pfizer Ink $165 Million Licensing Pact

Perth-based bio-nanotech major, pSivida Limited has signed an exclusive worldwide Collaborative Research and License Agreement with Pfizer for its controlled// drug delivery technologies, including the Medidur technology in ophthalmic applications. Under the terms of the agreement, pSivida wi...

WHO-IAEA join forces to fight cancer

...rt and collaboration can we bring hope and relief to those whose lives are threatened by cancer." Efforts in the joint programme are focusing on six pact Model Demonstration Sites (PMDS) in Albania, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Viet Nam and Yemen. They will also respond to requests for cancer control...

RN 'Super Union' Takes Next Step in Building Strong National Voice for Nurses With Focus on Organizing

...ted an agreement that creates an interim leadership body and structure and sets a date for a national founding convention in December, 2009. The pact also reaffirms the commitment of the three groups, and their soon to be united union, to build what leaders call a more potent, national movement for ...

SEIU, CNA/NNOC Announce Major Accord

...ifornia Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee today announced the signing of a transformative cooperation agreement. Under the pact SEIU and CNA/NNOC, the largest unions in the nation representing healthcare workers and registered nurses, respectively, will work together to bring u...

Iraq and Afghanistan Military Get Complimentary Help for Aching Backs

...fer a new complimentary program to military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and who suffer from back conditions. A recent Iraq and U.S. pact mandates that U.S. troops will leave Iraqi villages by the middle of this year and leave Iraq completely by 2011. "CINN Gives Back" pro...

CNA/NNOC Criticizes SEIU Trusteeship: Cites Concerns for Erosion of RN and Patient Care Standards

...report adverse conditions to any regulatory or other oversight agency in a pact with Washington state nursing homes. Opposed RN-to-patient ratios ...closure of public hospitals and nursing homes in New York state in a joint pact with the New York Hospital Association. Opposed public health fun...

RNs Charge Jackson Health System, Service Union Broke State Law in Harassment of Hospital Nurses

... large corporate chains that undermine worker and public protections in exchange for sweetheart agreements to signup more dues-paying members. Under a pact with California nursing homes, for example, SEIU agreed to lobby against reforms to require better patient care conditions in nursing homes, and to gi...

UCLA signs historic memorandum with pediatric institution in Tokyo

...n's Hospital's many planned agreements with leading institutions throughout Asia and Latin America. Signed last month, the UCLAJikei University pact is a broad agreement in which both institutions express the intention of engaging in cooperative research and collaborating on a variety of other acad...

Womenshealthchannel Enhancements Support Pregnant Teens

...me pregnant in the course of the school year (a number more than 4 times higher than the high school's average) and rumors surfaced of an alleged pact between the teens to become pregnant simultaneously to raise their children together. The upgrades to womenshealthchannel are designed to support ...

Albania: Rising expectations drive growing health care needs

...nal Cancer Control Programme (NCCP). In 2006, the country was selected as a pact Model Demonstration Site (PMDS), which, it is hoped, will significantly adv...achine from MDS Nordion was delivered to the Mother Teresa Hospital through pact in coordination with the Agencys Department of Technical Cooperation (TC). ...

CNA/NNOC: RNs Condemn Violent Service Union Attack at Michigan Event

...n engaged in targeting dissenters and seeking to limit participation at his international convention in June. Another example, she noted, was SEIU's pact with a Catholic hospital chain in Ohio where SEIU had the employer file for an election to impose SEIU as its handpicked union for RNs and other staff...

Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life

...hment of the pediatric advanced care team (PACT) in 1997. PACT's primary goal is to help children live as well as possible for as long as possible. pact utilizes several strategies to improve the care of children and their families, including holding a monthly multidisciplinary case-based conference to...

UC RNs Overwhelmingly Approve New Contract

...ornia medical centers throughout the state ratified a new contract by an overwhelming majority, the California Nurses Association announced today. The pact contains sweeping patient safety improvements, as well as resolving long-standing issues of pension and retirement healthcare security. The agreemen...

IAEA and NFCR join forces to fight cancer in developing world

...his partnership, and the endowment fund called the pact Fund at NFCR, Americans can support the IAEA and i...n, treatment and palliative care. Now, through the pact Fund at NFCR, Americans have the opportunity to su...tainable manner," says Massoud Samiei, Head of the pact Programme Office. "Our priority through these pilo...

NASA and NIH Partner for Health Research in Space

... entered into an agreement that helps American scientists use the International Space Station to answer questions about human health and diseases. The pact signals to researchers the availability of a remarkable platform on which to conduct experiments. "The congressional designation as a national labora...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

...rect' low-cost health cover plan . Incidentally, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government had dumped its BPL (below poverty line) health cover pact with ICICI Lombard to seek out a cost-competitive, quality-competitive public sector insurance partner. When asked about the delay in the health co...

Australian Girls Took Instructions to Commit Suicide from Internet Site

...anging from a tree in a national park near Melbourne last month. They had been missing for a week before their bodies were found. The apparent suicide pact had sent shock waves across the country. They had taken instructions from an internet site, Rob Gater, father of Jodie Gater, said in a TV int...

Dispirited Teens Work Up Team Spirit to End Their Lives

...is indeed a wake up call to the nation to help the many teens in the throes of depression - who could take the extreme step of entering into a suicide pact with an equally depressed mate, to nip their own lives in the bud. Ebony has beseeched the case of depressed teenagers who need help. /...

US States Get Ready to Fight Mercury Pollution

...ountains are posted with consumption advisories because of excessive mercury levels. In such a backdrop, seven states have entered into a regional pact on the issue and say that if only the mercury contamination in the region was reduced drastically, the amount of mercury in fish would also decline to...

Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment

...nde underlines the fact that the Montreal Treaty has not only met its targets for protection and restoration of the ozone layer, but that the Montreal pact is also leading to contribution in the battle against global warming. "From 1990 to 2010, actions taken by governments to fulfill their obligat...

After the King’s Crown, Maoist Want Miss Nepal’s Cron

...ls against the show. Considered an outlawed organization till last year, the Maoists became a recognized parliamentary party after they signed a peace pact in 2006 and were inducted into the government on April 1. After the formation of the new government, Maoist spokesperson Krishna Bahadur Mahara ...

Apollo Tyres All Set to Enter the Healthcare Sector

...or Indore (Madhya Pradesh). We are in talks with the Medical Council of India and concerned authorities," said Chakarborty. The group also has a pact with Philips of Holland to make medical equipment. "We see a huge potential in this area since more than 80 percent of such equipment in India is impo...

Ranbaxy Laboratories to Be Aided in Drug Research

... soft loans to pharmaceutical major Ranbaxy// Laboratories to develop new drugs and carry out clinical trials, the company said Monday. Under the pact with the department, which is under the science and technology ministry, Ranbaxy will undertake research for development of therapeutic drugs for anti...

Women, be on guard against illegally procured IUDs

...oved sources. The fact that these IUDs have not been properly obtained means their safety and effectiveness are unknown. We will sanction those Family pact and Medi-Cal providers who have violated the law and failed to protect the health of Californians." The eight doctors have been asked to send l...

Indo-Fiji Agreement in Field of Health, Medicine Approved

...Prime Minister here, would encourage cooperation between the two countries on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit, he said. The pact would cover areas like medical treatment referral, drugs and pharmaceutical products, medical consumable product, clinical service development, medica...

Indian, Chinese Students In France To Receive Grant From Thales

... French electronics, defence and aerospace major Thales has signed a pact with the foreign ministry here to fund higher education in France for highl... from India and China will get a chance for the 2006-07 session, as per the pact signed by Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy and Thales chairman Denis ...

Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital

...hna. The three departments of the state government that signed the pacts were agriculture, family and health and environment and forest. While one pact aims to commercially exploit Jharkhand's herbal plants to make ayurvedic medicines, the second is for the setting up of an ayurveda hospital and resea...

Indian pharma industry upbeat on WTO drug deal

...hout any pre-conditions,'' a spokesman from domestic pharma major Ranbaxy Labs told UNI here. Terming it as a positive development, he said the pact will benefit both the needy nations and the producers of such drugs. Sanat Products Ltd CEO Manoj Pahwa described it a gain for India. ''Beside...
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