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WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries alone.  Most of these deaths are avoidable. The personal, social and economic impact of patient harm leads to losses of trillions of US dollars worldwide. The World Health Organization is focusing global [...]

September 15, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Education unions want COP22 to be the “action COP”

Education unions want COP22 to be the “action COP”

Education unions at the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change have insisted that this conference be the “action COP”, enabling the implementation process of last year’s formally adopted Paris Agreement.   The 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is being [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Education unions want COP22 to be the “action COP”

Concern about dialysis safety spurs CDC action

Concern about dialysis safety spurs CDC action

Steps to reduce bloodstream infections in dialysis patients will be mapped out Thursday at a meeting of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a coalition of kidney and dialysis groups. Dialysis treatment — either in a hospital, a dialysis unit or at home — is needed when the kidneys cannot filter wastes [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Concern about dialysis safety spurs CDC action

India seeks ‘concrete action’ against terror at NAM summit

India seeks ‘concrete action’ against terror at NAM summit

Making a strong pitch against terrorism, India on Sunday sought “concrete action” and setting up of a mechanism by the 120 member countries of the NAM to ensure effective cooperation to combat the menace. Vice President Hamid Ansari, who is leading the Indian delegation at the 17th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit, said terrorism is one [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on India seeks ‘concrete action’ against terror at NAM summit

Weak,eurozone,inflation,raises,prospect,of,ECB,action,-,business,live

Weak,eurozone,inflation,raises,prospect,of,ECB,action,-,business,live

Google’s aggressive push into cloud computing, where it trailsAmazon.com and Microsoft, has put the internet giant in the lead position to land a marquee client: PayPal. While Google is the front-runner, according to people familiar with the matter, PayPal is evaluating the other leading providers and hasn’t made any final decisions. PayPal is unlikely to [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Weak,eurozone,inflation,raises,prospect,of,ECB,action,-,business,live

Weak eurozone inflation raises prospect of ECB action – business live

Weak eurozone inflation raises prospect of ECB action – business live

Florian Hense, economist at Berbenberg, says low eurozone inflation of 0.2% in August is concerning for the European Central Bank: August, just like the first seven months, does not provide much evidence for a material shift in price dynamics. This remains an ongoing source of concern for the ECB. But whether today’s numbers cause headache [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Weak eurozone inflation raises prospect of ECB action – business live

Watch one of LA’s last elevator operators in action

Watch one of LA’s last elevator operators in action

Ruben Pardo, one of the city’s few remaining elevator operators, has been brightening people’s days at Miracle Mile’s Wilshire Tower (the longtime home of Desmond’s department store) for more than 40 years. Now, thanks to the folks at Dress Code, a New York-based production company, he can brighten your day for the next four-and-a-half minutes. [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Watch one of LA’s last elevator operators in action

New authority likely for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

New authority likely for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

Union Water Resources Ministry has proposed to set up a statutory authority to take action against those industrial units which pollute the Ganga River and its tributaries. Currently, only the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) can take action against such industrial units. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti also said “good news” is expected in [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on New authority likely for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

A second teaching union is to ballot its members on taking industrial action over their workload. The Scottish Secondary Teachers’ Association (SSTA) said an indicative ballot showed the majority of its 8,000 members supported taking action. Last week, Scotland’s largest teaching union, the EIS, said its secondary school members would go on a partial work [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Second Scottish teaching union to vote on industrial action

Kejriwal warns of strict action against Ola, Uber taxis

Kejriwal warns of strict action against Ola, Uber taxis

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today warned of “strict action” against app-based taxis, including cancellation of permits and impounding of vehicles, for charging fares more than the rates prescribed by the government. “Strict action, including permit cancellation and impounding of vehicles, will be taken against app-based taxis which charge fares more than government-prescribed rates (sic),” [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Kejriwal warns of strict action against Ola, Uber taxis

Teeth whitening: Call for action on ‘rogue’ beauticians

Teeth whitening: Call for action on ‘rogue’ beauticians

Some kits contain 300 times the legal limit of hydrogen peroxide, the Local Government Association said. This would be like “brushing with bleach” and could cause blistering, burns and other damage, the LGA added. The government said it was helping make people aware of dangers, but would not say whether it planned bigger fines. Only [...]

April 2, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Teeth whitening: Call for action on ‘rogue’ beauticians

Teachers consider taking industrial action with junior doctors over Government academy plan

Teachers consider taking industrial action with junior doctors over Government academy plan

Teachers may take joint action with the junior doctors as part of their campaign against the Government, National Union of Teachers general secretary Christine Blower has said. In her farewell speech to the NUT conference Ms Blower said she had received a letter of support from Yannis Gourtsoyannis of the British Medical Association’s junior doctors’ [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Teachers consider taking industrial action with junior doctors over Government academy plan