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20.07.2017 WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

WHO has detailed an increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs in a new report, warning that this is a growing threat. The 2017 WHO HIV drug resistance report shows that in 6 of the 11 countries surveyed, over 10% of people starting antiretroviral therapy had a strain of HIV resistant to the mos...

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20.07.2017 EU-OSHA welcomes Members of the European Parliament to its Bilbao headquarters!

20/07/2017EU-OSHA welcomes Members of the European Parliament to its Bilbao headquarters!There was quite some excitement in EU-OSHA, Bilbao, as we welcomed a delegation of MEPs for a two-day study visit on July 17-18 2017.  Director, Christa Sedlatschek, and staff were on hand to guide the guests...

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20.07.2017 Highlights - Best wishes for the summer break - Committee on Transport and Tourism

The next edition of the TRAN Newsletter will be published in early September. You will find past editions by clicking the link below. If you would like to receive future newsletters by email, please send a request to tran-secretariat@europarl.europa.eu.Further informationTRAN newslettersSource : ...

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19.07.2017 A new OSHwiki article highlights the risks and hazards of process-generated contaminants

20/07/2017A new OSHwiki article highlights the risks and hazards of process-generated contaminantsProcess-generated contaminants can be generated as emissions from combustion processes, abrasion and/or other processes that physically or chemically degrade or otherwise modify the starting material...

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19.07.2017 Trade union strategies to prevent, manage and eliminate work-place harassment and violence against women

19/07/2017Trade union strategies to prevent, manage and eliminate work-place harassment and violence against womenA report produced as part of the ‘Safe at Home, Safe at Work’ Project of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) draws together evidence collected from interviews carried out as...

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19.07.2017 WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

The WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic finds that more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.

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17.07.2017 WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030

The SDG Health Price Tag, published today in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health services in order to reach 16 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets in 67 low- and middle-income countries that account for 75% of the world’s popu...

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17.07.2017 1 in 10 infants worldwide did not receive any vaccinations in 2016

Worldwide, 12.9 million infants, nearly 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and UNICEF immunization estimates.

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17.07.2017 Minutes - Monday, 10 July 2017 - PE 607.812v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

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17.07.2017 The XXI World Congress on Safety and Health approaches

17/07/2017The XXI World Congress on Safety and Health approachesThe XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work — with the motto "A Global Vision of Prevention" — will be held in Singapore on 3-6 September 2017. This global OSH forum has been chosen to present the results of a joint project o...

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