Health

02.10.2013

Fish to fight Dengue in Pakistan

Fish to fight Dengue in Pakistan

Islamabad, The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province hopes to combat the menace of dengue by releasing fish in waters where dengue mosquitoes breed. According to Pakistan Yahoo News the provincial government has asked the local administration of Rawalpindi to use fish from a hatchery in… »

26.09.2013

Euthanasia alive and well and feeding on UK’s austerity measures

Euthanasia alive and well and feeding on UK’s austerity measures

The invitation reads “10 Thousand Cuts and Counting is a ceremony of remembrance and solidarity led by disability activists, Occupy activists, Michael Meacher MP and the Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral for those who have had their lives devastated by… »

24.09.2013

Fossil fuels, not only a matter of climate change but also health and premature deaths

Fossil fuels, not only a matter of climate change but also health and premature deaths

The Great Smog [smoke + fog] of ’52 or Big Smoke, was a severe air pollution event that affected London during December 1952 … although it was not thought to be a significant event at the time, with London having experienced many smog events in the past, so called “… »

24.09.2013

Qualified Chadians in France Support Public Health, Higher Education at Home

Qualified Chadians in France Support Public Health, Higher Education at Home

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNDP has allocated an additional USD 150,000 to the pilot phase of an IOM-UNDP-Government of Chad joint project: “Strengthening Public Health and Higher Education Sectors Services in Chad through Mobilization of the Chadian Diaspora in France”. The funding will bring the… »

21.09.2013

Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

In “The Spirit Level,” Richard Wilkinson charts data that proves societies that are more equal are healthier, happier societies. Why you should listen to him: For decades, Richard Wilkinson has studied the social effects of income inequality and how social forces affect health. In The Spirit Level,… »

30.07.2013

Highly hazardous pesticides should be phased out in developing countries

Highly hazardous pesticides should be phased out in developing countries

Tragedy of poisoned school children in India provides another reminder The tragic incident in Bihar, India, where 23 school children died after eating a school meal contaminated with monocrotophos, is an important reminder to speed up the withdrawal of highly hazardous pesticides from markets in developing countries, the UN Food… »

29.07.2013

How to kill an NHS. It applies to all privatisation targets

How to kill an NHS. It applies to all privatisation targets

The UK National Health Service (NHS), one of the most efficient and value-for-money healthcare organisations in the world is no more. We may still talk about it as if it were around but the final blow to its existence, appropriately delivered on April 1st Fools Day in the form of… »

23.07.2013

International Conference on Orgonomy in Rome

International Conference on Orgonomy in Rome

An International Conference on Orgonomy will be held next October 4-6, 2013 at the Hotel dei Congressi, Rome, Italy. The Conference is organized  by the Associazione Italiana di Orgonomia, and is focused on the science conceived and developed by Wilhelm Reich at the beginning of the last century. Fundamental assumption… »

16.07.2013

“No hunger” initiative in Damascus

“No hunger” initiative in Damascus

On the first day of Ramadan, many young people in Damascus started a volunteer initiative to feed the poor people in the city, victims of the internal war. In one day 750 meals were cooked and distributed. A restaurant owner gave his kitchen and utilities for the volunteers… »

28.06.2013

Fukushima – tritium levels rise in seawater

Fukushima – tritium levels rise in seawater

Kyodo News reported June 25, 2013 that Tokyo Electric Power Co. has measured a rise in the level of radioactive tritium in seawater within the port at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In a sample collected June 21, around 1,100 becquerels of tritium per litre was found, the… »

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