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JOBS: Quality Health Safety and Environment Manager UNOC

JOB TITLE: Quality Health Safety and Environment Manager UNOC REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer DEADLINE: 17:00 hours (5:00pm EAT) not later than 24th April 2017 JOB PURPOSE: Develop and implement Health Safety and Environment activities for UNOC, in line with company policies. UNOC The Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section …

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Uruguay to sell marijuana in pharmacies from July

Montevideo, Uruguay | AFP | Uruguay will become the first country in the world to allow recreational marijuana to be sold in pharmacies, starting in July, the president’s office said Thursday. The South American country adopted a revolutionary law in 2013 that fully legalized the production, sale and consumption of marijuana. …

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US to end funding for UN Population Fund over abortion claims

Washington, United States | AFP | The US government plans to stop funding the United Nations Population Fund because of the organization’s “coercive” family planning practices, including providing abortions, officials in Washington said late Monday. According to a State Department official, President Donald Trump has instructed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson …

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Global depression numbers surge in past decade

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Cases of depression have ballooned almost 20 percent in a decade, making the debilitating disorder linked to suicide the leading cause of disability worldwide, the World Health Organization said Thursday. By 2015, the number of people globally living with depression, according to a revised definition, …

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Scientists closer to wiping HIV out of body

France’s CNRS research institute says it has found a new way to zoom in on AIDS virus hideout Scientists have found a way to pinpoint elusive white blood cells which will provide a hideout for the AIDS virus in people taking anti-HIV drugs. These “reservoir” cells have long been a …

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