Michigan Preschool Vaccine Rate is Below U.S. Average

Michigan Preschool Vaccine Rate is Below U.S. Average

Michigan Preschool Vaccine Rate – Childhood vaccination rates in the state are at their lowest since 2011 and remain slightly lower than national rates. Major reasons include misinformation and inadequate financial resources for public health agencies, creating a heightened risk of spreading of diseases, medical experts say. According to the latest data from the Department…

IOSH Podcast: World Congress on Safety and Health Exclusive

IOSH Podcast: World Congress on Safety and Health Exclusive

IOSH Podcast is coming to you from Sydney, Australia, for the 23rd World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. Kellie Williams, IOSH magazine’s digital editor, has been chosen to present the Safety 2023 Podcast at the event. Starting today, you can listen to interviews with international delegates and experts discussing the latest challenges and trends…

WHO: Clusters of Respiratory Illness in Children in Northern China

WHO: Clusters of Respiratory Illness in Children in Northern China

Clusters of Respiratory Illness in Children in Northern China – The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially requested China to provide more information on the rise of respiratory illnesses and reports of clusters of pneumonia among children. At a press conference held on November 13, 2023, China’s National Health Commission said that there has been…

IOSH Launches New Member Grade

IOSH Launches New Member Grade

IOSH launches new member grades structure as it seeks to “future-proof” the profession and ensure members are at the forefront of responding to emerging workplace challenges. The changes are the culmination of a thorough process which has involved IOSH consulting widely with its members, other professional bodies, recruiters, and global organisations. There is a direct…

Climate Change is an Urgent Threat to Pregnant Women and Children

Climate Change is an Urgent Threat to Pregnant Women and Children

Climate Change is an Urgent Threat to Pregnant Women and Children – According to a call for action released today by UN agencies ahead of COP28 talks in Dubai, women, children and pregnant women are at high risk of serious health consequences from climate-related disasters. According to the document– Protecting maternal, newborn and child health from…

WHO-led Joint UN and Red Crescent Mission Evacuates 31 Infants from Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza

WHO-led Joint UN and Red Crescent Mission Evacuates 31 Infants from Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza

31 Infants Evacuated from Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza – A second joint UN mission led by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PCS) evacuated 31 premature and low-birthweight babies from the northern Gaza hospital (Al-Shifa) to a hospital (South Gaza) this morning. The severely ill children were transported…

WHO Issues New Guideline to Tackle Acute Malnutrition in Children Under Five

WHO Issues New Guideline to Tackle Acute Malnutrition in Children Under Five

Acute Malnutrition in Children Under Five – As the world continues to grapple with the long-standing challenge of acute malnutrition affecting millions of children under the age of five, the World Health Organization is taking the fight to the next level with the launch of a new WHO guideline on the Prevention and Management of…