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Health: General (including workplace health & safety)

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20 November 2019

Report calls on IMF to integrate gendered perspective on policies implemented in Egypt, Jordan & Tunisia

Author: Nabil Abdo, Oxfam

"The Gendered Impact of IMF Policies in MENA: The case of Egypt, Jordan and Tunisia" 8 October 2019...

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19 November 2019

Zambia: Mines urged to ensure safety of workers and communities after ‘sulphur dioxide leak’ and mining plant

Author: Zambia Daily Mail

‘Mines should prioritise health, safety’ 16 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

Zambia: Minister wants tough action against mining company responsible for sulphur dioxide leak incident

Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)

‘Mines Minister calls for action after 200 pupils were rushed to hospital after inhaling emissions from KCM’ 19 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

Zambia: Vedanta says that it has not had access to cite of ‘sulphur dioxide leak’ incident for 6 months

Author: The Mast (Zambia)

‘Vedanta concerned about sulphur dioxide leak at KCM smelter’ 17 November 2019...

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19 November 2019
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Author: Mongabay (Latinoamérica)

“Clínicas jurídicas ambientales: así luchan universidades latinoamericanas por derechos colectivos y la naturaleza”- 20 de noviembre de 2019...

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19 November 2019

Association of Professional Societies in East call for stringent regulation of food manufacturers after suspension of food items due to safety concerns

Author: James Kariuki, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Professionals call for stringent regulation of food companies"...

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19 November 2019

Madagascar: Investigation finds children as young as four mining mica for electronics and automotive industries

Author: Lisa Cavazuti, Christine Romo, Cynthia McFadden & Rich Schapiro, NBC News

"'Zone Rouge': An army of children toils in African mines", 18 November 2019...

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19 November 2019
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Author: RFI

"RDC: quel bilan pour la première année de mise en œuvre du nouveau code minier", 17 novembre 2019 ...

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19 November 2019

Zambia: Over 200 school children and 43 miners admitted to hospital following alleged leak of sulphuric from mine

Over 200 pupils and 40 KCM employees in Chingola were rushed to hospitals after inhaling sulphuric acid which Konkola Copper Mines (‘KCM’) released from its acid plant. Reports from the scene, say the mine plant was on Thursday around 19:00 hours shut...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Alexandre Piquard, Le Monde

« L’accord controversé de Google avec plus de cent cinquante hôpitaux aux Etats-Unis » 12 novembre 2019...

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