CJD Filter Machine Scrapped
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) has discarded the new machine that was designed to filter out CJD from donated blood after having spent €14m on the filter// system last year.
IBTS seems to be finding the maintenance of bloodstocks a difficult challenge although there was a slight...
Gays Get Green Light for Jerusalem Rally
...r was lightly wounded and four demonstrators arrested, Rosenfeld said. Last year, a much-delayed Gay Pride parade through the streets of Jerusalem was scrapped
and instead held under tight security at a stadium after violent protests by ultra-Orthodox Jews and denunciations by other religious leaders.
Easy Money-NHS Trusts Make Millions from Parking Fees
... introduce stronger regulations."
In the light of these monetary revelations, ministers have recommended that hospital car parking fees should be scrapped
for patients attending on a daily basis and season tickets should be introduced for frequent visitors.
In defense, the Department of Health says ...
Escalation of Nursing industrial dispute
...ital following a vote by nurses earlier this week following which two operations were cancelled at the hospital yesterday and three are expected to be scrapped
At Launceston hospital the bans expected to come into effect only by next week.
The nurses have called on the Tasmanian Government to rel...
Striking Students Asked to Vacate Hostels
...otests, he said.
"We demanded that three-decade-old reservation priviledge to OBCs be reviewed, the roaster system in higher classes for OBCs be scrapped
in Rajasthan's medical colleges and engineering colleges and creamy layer among OBCs be stopped from taking mileage from the quota benefit", Kataria s...
Bulgarian Nurses Involved In Infecting Libyan Children with AIDS Undergo Retrial
... Christmas their penalty were quashed. Till now fifty-one of the children have died.
All six accused appealed and the court ordered a retrial, and scrapped
the death sentences. Sofia and Tripoli have seeked help and raised funds to help the infected children. Spokesperson Idriss Lagha said that the AIDS-i...
New Twist To The Mental Health Law
...entally ill patients.
After eight years, inclusion of numerous clauses to prevent violation of Human Rights and millions of pounds, the government scrapped
the proposals for the long-awaited mental health law and instead proposed to amend the existing one. The proposed inclusion of personality disorders u...
Scrapped in Biological News
Norway, Japan prop up whaling industry with taxpayer money
...g to $16.40 in 2006.
Norway has spent an additional US$10.5 million covering the costs of an inspection programme from 1993 until 2006, when it was scrapped
due to the losses it was causing the country's whalers.
Japan and Norway, in defiance of the International Whaling Commission's moratorium on commerc...
Study shows mercury levels from products decreasing, though still at dangerous levels
...eases to water. Significant sources of mercury releases include emissions from steel furnaces because of mercury containing devices in autos and other scrapped
equipment, from transport and storage of waste because of broken mercury equipment, from cremations because of the mercury contained in dental amalgam...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 26, 2008
...arding computers and other consumer electronics has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of the global waste stream. Known as e-waste, these scrapped
electronic goods contain lead, copper and other hazardous materials, which can release dangerous toxins that cause air and water contamination. Up to ...
Scrapped in Biological Technology
Dont rely on information technology to change corporate culture
...ve whatsoever to share anything with a colleague. Why would you if you were competing with them to be made a partner? Not surprisingly, the system was scrapped
shortly after its introduction.
Companies that succeed over the long haul are adept at getting people to compete together against an external rival...
Departure of nanotech researcher stings UW
...d a plan to cover domestic partner health insurance benefits for university employees with an estimated cost of $500,000 annually. But the legislature scrapped
the idea, citing both moral and financial concerns.
Although Carpick argued that his grant dollars alone would make up for the cost, Republican pol...
CIO Leadership Series: Ed Meachen, University of Wisconsin System
...y revolution has taught some expensive lessons. For the UW System, the biggest lessons have come from the aborted Lawson software project, which was scrapped
after five years and $26 million.
One of the practical lessons from Lawson pertains to lines of communication, Meachen said. There was no chokepoi...
State of Wisconsin dumps another tech project
...rsity of Wisconsin System , the Legislative Audit Bureau was directed to review contracting and IT systems projects in state agencies. The UW System scrapped
a Lawson software project, which was designed to upgrade its payroll and benefits systems, after spending $26 million over a 5-year period.