Women workers

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  • This edited collection had its beginnings in conversations with Jan Monk and Janet Momsen who encouraged us to contribute to their series on the geographical aspects of women’s lives. Their support and helpful comments were invaluable during the long process of producing the volume.

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  • Sub-Saharan Africa has the worst indicators of women’s health—particularly of reproductive health—of any world region. These indicators include the highest number of HIV-positive women and the highest infant, maternal, and HIV-related death rates worldwide. The ability of a woman to make her own decisions regarding her body and her reproductive life are key to improving these indicators.

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  • At the Sixth Southern Conference on Women’s History in Athens, Georgia, in June 2003, the depth and breadth of the research presented was impressive. 1 As we assembled the very best of the expanded conference papers, representing the cutting edge of scholarship on southern women’s history, we were inspired by a story from the front lines rather than the archives, a contemporary drama of African American labor union women creating and confronting change in the Mississippi Delta.

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  • Integrating reproductive health, family planning and STI/HIV prevention and treatment services is critical for achieving universal access. Integration requires that health care workers can provide an appropriate comprehensive package of services under one roof, and refer patients to other services if required. Linking STI/HIV with SRH services improves access to HIV/STI services for women who might otherwise not visit them because of issues of stigma [1].

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  • Midwives are autonomous professionals whose unique and specialist contribution affects the whole population: each of us at the time of birth, the great majority of people who become parents and the half of these who become mothers. Women and their families expect a service that provides clear communication and explanations, effective teamwork, a safe care environment and continuity of care. The midwife’s role is to ensure that these expectations are understood and met.

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  • Health care workers have the opportunity and the obligation to identify, treat, and educate women who are being abused. Health care institutions can make significant contributions to addressing violence against women by supporting clinicians and clients. Developing and institutionalizing national health-sector policies, protocols, and norms about violence call attention to the problem of gender-based violence, and help ensure quality care for survivors of abuse. This Outlook issue focuses on the reproductive health consequences of violence against women.

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  • research for this report was conducted from november 2008 to January 2009. it consisted of an extensive review of documents and websites from governmental and non-governmental sources; in-depth interviews based on semi-structured questionnaires; and two focus groups. one focus group comprised five health care workers, while the other was composed of four hiV-positive mothers, one of whom was pregnant at the time. a total of 23 people were interviewed in six cities across argentina: buenos aires, mar del plata, montegrande, rosario, tres arroyos, and tucumán.

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  • In response to such changes we need a multifaceted, multi-agency approach based on strengthening individuals, families and communities, while at the same time improving the infrastructure and access to services. Midwives and midwifery services have a particular part to play in this. We could go a long way to achieving improvements in health and social outcomes by giving more people, particularly women and children, better life chances8.

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  • Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh học quốc tế đề tài : Health workers' views on quality of prevention of mother-to-child transmission and postnatal care for HIV-infected women and their children

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  • Extending Unemployment Insurance for 1.9 Million Women in 2012. Unemployment benefits provide income support for all members of the households in which recipients live. To date, more than 19 million laid-off workers have received federal Unemployment Insurance benefits, and more than 50 million workers and members of their households – roughly one in six Americans – have benefitted from this support. By expanding these benefits, the Administration was able to lift nearly 3.4 million people above the poverty line in 2010 alone.

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  • Historically, the organization and design of paid labour have tended to be sex-typed. Equipment, tools and spaces used for paid labour have tended to be designed for men (Courville et al., 1992; Chatigny et al., 1995). Work scheduling has presumed constant availability of the worker, with no constraints arising from responsibility for child care or elder care (Prévost and Messing, 2001). Occupational health and safety standards have often used male models; for example, most toxicological data come from males (Setlow et al., 1998).

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  • I believe that as a matter of urgency, we must make progress on achieving the Millennium Development Goals – notably MDG 3 (promoting gender equality and empowering women) MDG 5 (improving maternal health) and MDG 6 (combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases). The whole world needs to accept that many young people, married and unmarried, are sexually active.

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  • Patients should be educated on the importance of taking a full course of treatment. They should be reminded that if they take drugs irregularly they can remain infectious and spread TB to family, friends, and co-workers. In addition, if they don’t take all the drugs as prescribed they will remain sick and may develop TB that is resistant to drugs, and therefore, difficult to cure. What Happens if the Patient Plans to Move While on Treatment? When a patient plans to travel or move from the area where he or she is receiving treatment, the health care worker...

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  • Solutions to this end are two-fold. CED needs to support skill development in non- traditional fields for women. For example women learn best in non-intimidating environments, and an all-female training and construction crew would be an excellent CED activity to meet the Canadian housing shortage. At the same time, itís important to work strategically toward improving wages in traditionally female occupations, such as childcare, and sewing operators. This has frequently been done through unionization.

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  • Given the slow development of markets, mergers to integrate vertically to help acquire inputs and market outputs led to the emergence of some very large companies and high levels of concentration, especially in Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, the region’s three most land abundant countries. For example, in Russia, the 30 largest holdings farm 6.7 million ha or 5.5% of cultivated area and in Ukraine, the largest 40 control 4.5 million ha or 13.6% of cultivated area (Lissitsa 2010).

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  • The health care worker should keep in mind that judgments about the patient’s lifestyle, beliefs, and behaviors might be conveyed through nonverbal body language. This form of communication can also negatively affect the health care worker’s relationship with the patient. The health care worker should be objective and nonjudgmental. TB treatment is a long process. In order to motivate the patient to continue treatment, health care workers can provide praise and encouragement at every visit. They can say, for example, “I’m glad to see you.

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  • There is an urgent need to improve the health of women and children, particularly in areas of Africa, where Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 are most lagging. This requires strong community engagement and formal investments in national health systems, especially for those least likely to be reached through current national health strategies, such as those in rural communities. Community Health Workers (CHWs) have been internationally recognized for their notable success in reducing morbidity and averting mortality in mothers, newborns and children.

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  • implement a comprehensive package of interventions to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. Each country should identify populations vulnerable to HIV or underserved by current HIV programmes in both generalized and concentrated epidemics. The needs of young people and women should explicitly be addressed in national HIV responses. Particular attention should be given to expanding comprehensive combination HIV prevention programmes in communities with generalized epidemics.

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  • Exceptional Care, Exceptional Service is an institution-wide culture enhancement underway at Boston Children’s. Its goal is the spread of service-oriented attitudes and behaviors that exceed the expectations of our patient families, physician partners, neighbors, and co-workers. In short, it is an effort to make our level of personal service to these groups as world-renowned as our medical care. We pledge to foster a culture of exceptional care and exceptional service that supports these values: excellence, respect, communication, courtesy, enthusiasm, teamwork.

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  • Did you know? 57 countries with 30% of the world's population account for 90 % of the world Gross Domestic Product. By 2010 it is predicted that nearly 50% of all workers in the USA will be women

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