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Initial Washroom Hygiene teams up with Freedom4Girls to help end Period Poverty

To help combat Period Poverty, Initial Washroom Hygiene has partnered with Freedom4Girls, a UK-registered charity actively supporting women and girls in both the UK and worldwide, who struggle to access or afford safe menstrual protection.
sleep

Are you getting enough sleep?

We all know how difficult it is to work when we're tired but are you aware of the effects from lack of sleep on others? Maddy Keating from MHR explores
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PgCert non-medical prescribing with enhanced clinical skills

Enhance your clinical skills and practice and become an independent non-medical prescriber at the University of Salford.
global influenza strategy, threat of influenza

WHO launches new global influenza strategy

WHO released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza.
Diabetes care, University of Salford

Diabetes care at the University of Salford

Dr Danny Metoo from University of Salford explains the extent of diabetes care in the world today and the various courses on offer in the field.
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Simulation in health and social care at the University of Salford

Amanda Miller, Course Leader, outlines the PgCert Simulation in Health and Social Care course available at the University of Salford.
global period poverty, vulnerable women and girls

UK launches campaign against global period poverty

Minister for Women and Equalities and Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt will announce a new UK government campaign to break the silence and end global period poverty by 2030.
period poverty, washroom

Period poverty: Creating a comfortable and dignified washroom environment

Sian Walkling, Marketing Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene, discusses the need to tackle period poverty by creating a comfortable and dignified washroom for women.
Economy of wellbeing, economy and wellbeing

The Economy of Wellbeing: A holistic approach to tackle future challenges

Minister of Social Affairs and Health in Finland, Pirkko Mattila, explains how The Economy of Wellbeing is a means to taking a holistic approach to tackle future challenges.
University of Calgary-Faculty of Kinesiology

Keeping the message simple: Energy Expenditure of Restaurant Servers

Do restaurant servers walk more than 10,000 steps in a shift? Dr. Doyle-Baker discusses energy expenditure in relation to occupation and leisure activity.
health concerns

Men admit health concerns would need to be ‘severe’ before they sought help

A poll of adults aged 18-40 found 64% of men often bury their heads in the sand until they really have to seek help for any health concerns.
environmental chemicals

Are environmental chemicals contributing to the obesity epidemic?

A group of experts from the University of California, Davis and the University of Southern California explain the extent to which environmental chemicals are contributing to the obesity epidemic.
life-saving drug

Fears over life-saving drug unfounded, finds review

Fears over a life-saving drug that can be used to treat alcohol addiction are unfounded, according to its first ever systematic review.
blockchain and artificial intelligence

Blockchain vs Artificial Intelligence: how are they shaping the future?

Open Access Government has assessed the ways in which blockchain technology and artificial intelligence can be used to dramatically impact our lives.
Oepn Access Government 21 - January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019 features a number of high-quality articles on government policy issues from all around the world, including health and social care, research and innovation, education, transport, environment, energy, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, as well as legal affairs.
flu

7 ways to avoid catching the flu

The days are getting shorter, the kids are back at school, and there are noticeably more leaves drifting around. As the Stark family motto grimly states, ‘Winter is coming,’ and with it, the promise of the start of the flu season
mental health treatments

Using technology-enabled mental health treatments for Type 2 diabetes

Sarah Bateup analyses how technology-enabled mental health treatments could be used to help those with Type 2 diabetes
non-communicable diseases

Bleeding gums: Sentinels of non-communicable diseases of ageing

Professor Iain Chapple from the University of Birmingham UK, explains the link between periodontitis and non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes
health warnings

Cold weather health warnings issued by PHE

Cold weather puts young children, people over 65 and those with heart and lung conditions at risk from low temperatures
Huntington's Disease

The latest updates on Huntington’s disease research

Chief Executive of the Huntington’s Disease Association, Cath Stanley shares the latest updates on Huntington’s research from the 2018 conference.

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