Health Information Fund for developing countries

first_img Deadline: 27/08/2010The BMA International Department runs the BMA Information Fund which helps to provide health information to organisations in developing countries. The fund donates educational materials, such as books and DVDs, to healthcare workers and health-focused organisations.EligibilityThe fund is open to health care institutions, health NGOs, medical school libraries and other related organisations. It is run in association with Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC) a charity dedicated to providing books and educational materials to healthcare workers and organisations in developing countries.FundThe Fund is limited to £30,000 and individual applications must not request more than £2000.ApplicationTo apply, complete the application form (.doc) and book list (.doc) before friday 28 August 2010 (5.00pm UK time) and send it to: [email protected] information about the application process can be found here. (.doc)Visit the official website for further information. Log in to Reply Tweet ← Global Essay Contest about Democracy Share 0 Similar Stories on August 25, 2010 at 1:17 pm Pocket LinkedIn 0 August 20, 2010 Published by Site Default By Mohamed Baraka says: on August 26, 2010 at 9:55 am center_img Thanks for this nice initiative which contributes to decreasing the disparities in the knowledge & the lack of resources for researchers in developing countries. Health Information Fund for developing countries Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. By Mladiinfo says: Log in to Reply 2 thoughts on “Health Information Fund for developing countries” Reddit Welcome +1 Lotus Erasmus Mundus for Asian Students →last_img read more

Women’s Leadership

first_img Jean Shafiroff==2018 Women’s Leadership Awards Hosted by NY State Assembly Woman Rebecca Seawright==Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hamilton, New York, NY==April 26, 2018==©Patrick McMullan==Photo – Gonzalo Marroquin/PMC==== Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, Democrat representative from the Upper East Side, hosted her third annual Women’s Leadership Awards, honoring eight women whose activism and contributions to society have put women, and all New Yorkers, on a better path to get ahead. Award winners included: Jean Shafiroff, Rena Andoh, Esq., Doryne Isley, Tiffany Raspberry, Marcia Dickstein Sudolsky, Dr. Kerry Walk, and Susan Warren. Share Jean Shafiroff, Rebecca Seawright==2018 Women’s Leadership Awards Hosted by NY State Assembly Woman Rebecca Seawright==Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hamilton, New York, NY==April 26, 2018==©Patrick McMullan==Photo – Gonzalo Marroquin/PMC====center_img Jean Shafiroff, Rebecca Seawright, Honorees==2018 Women’s Leadership Awards Hosted by NY State Assembly Woman Rebecca Seawright==Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hamilton, New York, NY==April 26, 2018==©Patrick McMullan==Photo – Gonzalo Marroquin/PMC====last_img read more

IRC hosts 12th annaul OOCUR Conference

first_img Share Tweet Share Sharing is caring! LocalNews IRC hosts 12th annaul OOCUR Conference by: – November 18, 2014center_img 204 Views   no discussions The conference will be hosted at the Fort Young Hotel in Roseau, Dominica (Photo courtesy: www.thebesthotels.comFrom November 19- 21, 2014, the Independent Regulatory Commission will host the 12th Annual Conference of the Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) for the first time. Over the three days practitioners in the field of utility regulation will deliver presentations on various topics relating to the theme of the conference “Regulating Utilities In A Changing Environment”. The conference brings together participants from OOCUR member states and beyond as well as Utility companies in the region and the US. Also during the conference a new Executive Director in the person of David Geddes of Jamaica will be announced.The participants will also get an opportunity to enjoy the island and visit the geothermal site.The Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) is a non-profit organization established by an agreement dated 26th July 2002 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.The Purpose and objectives of OOCUR are to among other things assist in the improvement of utility regulation, to foster transparent and stable utility regulation through autonomous and independent regulators in member countries, to undertake research, training & development, to facilitate understanding of regulation issues and sharing of information and experience.Members of OOCUR are Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands and the US Virgin Islands.The IRC was created by section 4 of the Electricity Supply Act NO. 10 of 2006 (ESA). It was inaugurated in June 2007 with a five member board.It is an independent body established to ensure that consumers in Dominica receive the highest quality of electricity at fair and reasonable prices, while also ensuring the financial viability of electric utilities and protecting the national environment.It is responsible for setting rules and regulations for the electricity sector. It also provides a forum for customer appeals in their dealings with service providers and advises and supports government’s policy on the supply of electricity for national development. Sharelast_img read more

Nakajima in front at Bridgestone Open

first_imgCHIBA – Veteran pro Tsuneyuki Nakajima took a step toward his first title in six years after shooting a 6-under-par 66 Friday to take a one-shot lead on 9-under 135 at the halfway stage of the 110 million yen Bridgestone Open.Shinichi Yokota kept the pressure up with a 66 and stands alone into second place at the Sodegaura Country Club course in Chiba Prefecture, ahead of a group of seven golfers in joint third, three shots off the lead at 6-under 138. GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES Rookie shares leadYOKOSHIBA, Chiba Pref. (Kyodo) Tour rookie Hiroko Yamaguchi produced a flawless 3-under-par 69 Friday to grab a share of the lead after the first round of the 60 million yen Chaco Kibun Classic golf tournament.Bidding for her second title in three weeks, Yamaguchi carded three birdies in a bogey-free journey over the Caledonian Golf Club’s 6,184-yards, par-72 layout in Chiba Prefecture to reach the clubhouse tied with Yuri Kawanami. center_img IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

first_imgThe Oilers have fired coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with an Edmonton native.The team on Tuesday announced the hiring of Ken Hitchcock as the Oilers’ new head coach after firing McLellan earlier that morning. The #Oilers have named Edmonton native Ken Hitchcock as their new Head Coach after relieving Todd McLellan of his duties earlier this morning.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) November 20, 2018McLellan, 51, finished his tenure of more than three years in Edmonton with a 123-119-24 record. He led the Oilers to just one playoff appearance in that time.Hitchcock, 66, boasts the third-most wins as a coach in NHL history, behind Joel Quenneville and Scotty Bowman. He previously coached the Flyers, Blue Jackets and Blues, and had two coaching stints with the Stars, most recently during the 2017-18 season.He won a Stanley Cup with Dallas in 1999.last_img read more