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WHO issues roadmap to scale up international response to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa
8/29/2014 2:28:13 PM
WHO is issuing today a roadmap to guide and coordinate the international response to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in west Africa. The aim is to stop ongoing Ebola transmission worldwide within 6–9 months, while rapidly managing the consequences of any further international spread. It also recognizes the need to address, in parallel, the outbreak’s broader …
IFC-World Bank Study Establishes Significant Climate Benefit of Solar Lighting Products
8/29/2014 9:31:31 AM
A new research study published by the IFC-World Bank Lighting Global program finds that replacing all kerosene lamps in use with solar lights would reduce the equivalent of 5 percent annual greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, or 12 percent of India’s annual emissions. The study confirms that modern solar lighting products designed for low income families without …
New, Original Medical Research Demonstrates How To Decrease Doctor Visits, Eliminate Prescription Medications, And Improve Your Love Life
8/29/2014 6:00:00 AM
Caldwell Esselstyn Jr.,MD,at  The Wellness Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, released a study of nearly 200  patients with cardiovascular disease. By following a specific treatment regiment, the participants were able to reverse  and halt  the progression of cardiovascular disease in nearly all who adhered to the treatment. The study enhanced the function of the …
Why the Renewable Energy Target Review May Put Solar Power Out of Reach for Australian Households
8/28/2014 7:55:05 PM
GEELONG, Australia August 2014 – Solar power developers and investors are getting spooked with the ongoing Renewable Energy Target review . Silex recently rescinded plans to build a 100 megawatt solar plant at Mildura and in July, Pacific Hydro cancelled $500 million of investment, including a 42-turbine wind farm north-east of Adelaide. According to the Australian …
New Online Community Seeks to Crowdsource Teacher Leadership to Improve Education
8/28/2014 1:45:45 PM
As students and teachers across the country head back to school, the U.S. Department of Education and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards today unveiled Commit to Lead , a new online community that makes it easy for educators to share ideas for teacher leadership and collaborate to bring these ideas to fruition. The community enables educators everywhere …
Could the noise levels at your workplace be damaging to your hearing?
Could the noise levels at your workplace be damaging to your hearing?
8/27/2014 9:30:47 PM
The number of Australians who are deaf or hearing impaired is increasing because of long-term exposure to excessive noise - often in the workplace – accidents, the environment and the ageing of the population.   This week is Hearing Awareness Week across Australia (24-30 August 2014) and we are all being encouraged to look after our hearing and ways to protect it.   Noise …
Latest Bangladesh Poverty Maps Launched
8/27/2014 12:55:43 PM
The Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, M.A. Mannan MP, today launched the Bangladesh Poverty Maps 2010 . This is the third generation of poverty maps in Bangladesh, which is an important statistical instrument for estimating the poverty incidence up to sub-district (upazila) levels. The poverty mapping exercises show that Rangpur and …
Michael Gill Releasing a New Video Addressing Concerns of Alleged Corruption in New Hampshire
8/26/2014 2:49:00 PM
Over the last few months, Mike Gill has been documenting his allegations of corruption and organized crime in the State of New Hampshire in a series of videos.  Today he is releasing another video in this series titled “Take the Test”. In this video, Mike Gill explains his concerns about the advertising and political platforms of several candidates running for office in the …
TriMet Selects GlobeSherpa to Develop Next Generation Mobile Apps
TriMet Selects GlobeSherpa to Develop Next Generation Mobile Apps
8/21/2014 3:00:00 PM
GlobeSherpa , a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payment software, has been selected by TriMet to design, build, test, and deploy new mobile applications as part of an electronic fare payment system (eFare) for transit agencies serving the Greater Portland, OR region. The eFare project will revolutionize the way transit customers in the region pay their …
Victims of Alleged Corruption Come Forward to Share Their Stories
8/20/2014 2:06:13 PM
Over the last few months, Mike Gill has been documenting his allegations of corruption and organized crime in the State of New Hampshire in a series of videos.  Today he is releasing another video in this series titled “Controlled by Fear”. In this video, Mike Gill shares the stories of several citizens of New Hampshire who have experienced similar situations.  They have …
WMATA Pays $5.6 Million to Settle False Claims Act and Whistleblower Retaliation Suits
8/20/2014 1:55:14 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. August 20, 2014.  The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) has paid $5.6 million to the United States, the District of Columbia, and Shahiq Khwaja to resolve whistleblower claims brought by Mr. Khwaja under the federal and District of Columbia False Claims Acts, and under the anti-retaliation provisions of the …
FleetMind and LTS Scale Company to showcase latest Fleet and Weight Management Technologies for “Pay-As-You-Throw” at WASTECON® 2014
FleetMind and LTS Scale Company to showcase latest Fleet and Weight Management Technologies for “Pay-As-You-Throw” at WASTECON® 2014
8/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
DALLAS, TEXAS – August 19, 2014 - FleetMind Solutions, Inc. and LTS Scale Company will join forces at WASTECON® 2014 in Dallas, TX, August 26-28, to showcase the latest in waste fleet and weight management technologies for municipal waste organizations. Organized by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), WASTECON® is the nation’s premier event for municipal …
Recent personal injury reforms may reduce access to justice
Recent personal injury reforms may reduce access to justice
8/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
The Legal Service Board have recently released a report assessing the different changes to the legal system over recent years, and whether this has affected people gaining access to justice in the personal injury market. The most recent reforms to the legal system for personal injury claims arose from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), …
Is there really a “compensation culture” in the UK?
Is there really a “compensation culture” in the UK?
8/18/2014 9:21:57 AM
The Personal Injury market has changed in many ways over recent years. Several reforms in legislation have meant many changes for both law firms and clients, and have also had an impact in the way in which the market is perceived. In particular, whether there really is a compensation culture in the UK. A report released by the Legal Services Board has looked at these reforms …
IFC, ITIDA Help Improve ICT Skills in Egypt
8/18/2014 9:07:41 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today signed an agreement to help enhance the skills of prospective information and communication technology (ICT) workers in Egypt, develop sector specific education and training, and improve the employability of ICT graduates. IFC will help the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) set up a foundation for talent …
City of Toronto recognized for environmental achievement
8/15/2014 12:48:57 PM
At the August 15 meeting of the Parks and Environment Committee, Clean Air Partnership recognized the City of Toronto for its progress on meeting its commitments as part of the GTA Clean Air Council 2012-14 Inter-Governmental Declaration on Clean Air and Climate Change. Toronto is the only municipality in the Council that has achieved all of the targets associated with the …
Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists
Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists
8/11/2014 1:30:35 PM
The identification, documentation, analysis and tracking of risks are a critical component for many types of businesses and organizations.  These risks may be in the form of physical, chemical or biological concerns and can play a pivotal role in an enterprise’s success or failure.   Enterprise risk management (ERM), as defined by Wikipedia, “…includes the methods and …
The IACP and the National Center for Missing& Exploited Children Release Cyberbullying Tip Card for Law Enforcement
8/10/2014 10:11:54 AM
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) jointly released a new tool for law enforcement titled, Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying: Tips for Law Enforcement. The project was supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. …
Legal Thriller “A Patriot’s Act“ takes aim at Guantanamo Bay
Legal Thriller “A Patriot’s Act“ takes aim at Guantanamo Bay
8/9/2014 2:57:39 PM
In “A Patriot’s Act,” lawyer Brent Marks from “Predatory Kill” is back in action in the second novel of the popular legal thriller series by Kenneth Eade. When a naturalized American citizen turns up missing in Iraq, Brent Marks fights the Goliath U.S. government with its own Constitution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DszgnXZhY9E&list=UUdMGo3vQHbOM3a10Na1ZxCg Santa …
GlobeSherpa Wins 2014 Juniper Research Future Mobile Award for Mobile Ticketing
GlobeSherpa Wins 2014 Juniper Research Future Mobile Award for Mobile Ticketing
8/7/2014 2:07:55 PM
GlobeSherpa , a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payment software, has been selected by Juniper Research as winner of the firm’s 2014 Future Mobile Award in the mobile ticketing category. The award recognizes the significant contributions GlobeSherpa has made in the mobile ticketing sector as well as the considerable future market impact the company is poised …