Having worked in and traveled to many countries, most recently as the Ambassador
and Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations, I have
seen people in different societies react to trauma in various ways. While experts
contributed to this important book, Trauma Psychology: Issues in Violence, Disaster,
Health, and Illness, I share my perspectives from serving the people of Thailand and
other nations and from my experiences in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami that
struck the cities and towns in the Indian Ocean rim, including Thailand.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh học quốc tế đề tài : Workplace violence and gender discrimination in Rwanda’s health workforce: Increasing safety and gender equality
The author and his students have attempted in every way to ensure that the informa-
tion contained in this text is accurate and up-to-date; however, laws, regulations, and
case decisions are being modified and changing virtually on a daily basis. To this
end, it is imperative that safety professionals research and acquire the assistance of
local counsel prior to depending solely on the information in this text.
A breakdown by diagnosis shows even greater inequities: for women
only 21% of the assessed musculoskeletal disorders’ claims were
approved compared to 38% for men. For mental illness, only 12% of
the women’s claims were accepted against 35% for the men’s. Data
from Quebec, Canada, show similar inequities for stress-related claims
and those for musculoskeletal disorders (Lippel, 1999, 2003); however
an examination of claims related to workplace violence showed an
advantage for women (Lippel, 2001).
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has
requested that the National Academies, through the National Research
Council (NRC) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), conduct a series of
reviews of its research portfolio. The charge is discussed in detail in a subsequent
section, but in general it is to evaluate the relevance and impact of a NIOSH research
program and to provide recommendations for future research. This report
contains a review and evaluation of the NIOSH Traumatic Injury (TI) Research
Insurance Exchange openings will have a
strong impact on retiree medical plans
The availability of insurance Exchanges coupled
with changes to Medicare will lead many employers
to exit sponsorship of retiree medical programs.
However, many companies will provide a softer
landing for current retirees by offering them
account-based dei ned contribution alternatives that
will make it easier to purchase insurance in the
The Child, Youth, Family and Social Development (CYFSD) research programme of the HSRC aims to promote human and social development through the production of high quality applied research that addresses challenges arising from social inequality, poverty, violence, HIV/AIDS and other causes of ill-health and suffering, and loss of human potential. We research aspects of the life course, from infancy to old age, with an emphasis on understanding how contexts, policies and politics shape and distribute life chances.