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Burns named to national Catholic service board

...Paul Eagle said. The organization has also been doing awareness outreach on Ebola in West Africa and training of health workers. It resettled Haitians displaced by the earthquake five years ago and salvaged a hospital. CRS engages in peacebuilding...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/burns-named-national-catholic-service-b
Local
UAF receives $23.8M biomedical grant

...to change."Hueffer said BLaST students can prepare for a variety of careers ranging from lab technician to public health worker to a biomedical researcher. It all depends on what they want to do and the needs of the communities where they live...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-26/uaf-receives-238m-biomedical-grant
Neighbors
As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus

...outbreak has killed more than 3,400 people, is raising questions about how prepared wealthier countries really are. Health workers complained Tuesday that they lack the training and equipment to handle the virus, and the all-important tourism...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/ebola-evades-europes-defenses-madrid-
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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...S. and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading," CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said, stressing that U.S. health workers know how to control the virus."There is no doubt in my mind that we will stop it here," he told a news conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/questions-and-answers-about-us-ebola-ca
State
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

...seven bodies were found after a team of Guinean health workers trying to educate people about Ebola was abducted...Ebola, which is spread through bodily fluids, puts health workers at a particularly high risk. Nearly 320 have become...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/sierra-leone-shut-down-three-days-slo
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Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

...main market, which was the focus of the attack.The bodies were found after the market reopened on Wednesday as health workers, volunteers and traders searched for missing people, said Gamboru resident Abuwar Masta. He said most of the bodies...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-05-09/residents-50-bodies-found-nigeria-vio
Not For Web
Government shutdown's hit magnified for tribes

...Band of Ojibwe said the tribe was concerned that it won't receive normal reimbursement for health services and that health workers might go unpaid for some hours.Tribal chairwoman Erma Vizenor also said plans to stock local lakes with sturgeon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-04/government-shutdown%E2%80%99s-hit-magni
State
Pakistan: Malala's wounded friends back in school

...16-year-old Kainat, wrapped in a large purple shawl and sitting on a traditional rope bed. Her mother Manawar, a health worker, sat by her side, praised her daughter's bravery and with a smile said: "She gets her courage from me." Although...

http://juneauempire.com/kathy-gannon/2012-11-23/pakistan-malalas-wounded-friends
State Briefs

...40 miles west of Juneau, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. Mike Ostasz, an environmental health worker with DEC, said a group of cannery workers gathered mussels in the area Sept. 2 and ate them that evening. He said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091102/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Sex traffickers targeting Native girls

...Anchorage police vice unit. The investigators delivered a "Prostitution 101" Thursday to community leaders and health workers at an annual Bureau of Indian Affairs conference, the Anchorage Daily News reported. One woman at the meeting said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120510/sta_746079939.shtml
News

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