Who will care after I’m gone? A challenging UK report about parents of people with learning disabilities

From Fitzroy’s report: ‘Our research shows that families are deeply concerned about the long-term future for their sons and daughters, including the question of responsibility for their welfare after the main family carers have died.

‘One in three parents says that they fear for the future of t

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Microwave frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs) produce widespread neuropsychiatric effects including depression

A paper by Martin L. Pall

‘Among the more commonly reported changes are sleep disturbance/insomnia, headache, depression/depressive symptoms, fatigue/tiredness,dysesthesia, concentration/attention dysfunction, memory changes, dizziness, irritability, loss of appetite/body weight, restlessness/anxi

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Caring for vulnerable populations in emergencies – Article by Kate Jackson for World Population Day 2015

Caring for vulnerable populations in emergencies – Article by Kate Jackson for World Population Day 2015

Humanitarian emergencies bring disaster, displacement and disorder into people’s lives, throwing formerly stable communities and support networks into chaos, and violently disrupting the flow of everyday life. According to the UN, currently over 60 million people have been displaced by humanitarian

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Campaign video: Thousands of vulnerable children with disabilities missing out on crucial eye care, despite the high risk of sight problems

New research (England) from SeeAbility, the national sight loss and disability charity, shows nearly four in ten (37%) pupils attending special schools have no history of eye tests. This alarming figure is made worse as children with learning disabilities are 28 times more likely to have serious s

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New international network to address palliative care in complex humanitarian emergencies - PALCHE

New international network to address palliative care in complex humanitarian emergencies - PALCHE

In a world ravaged by war, epidemics and natural disasters, palliative care is essential. There are more than 60 million people living in a state of uncertainty, danger, poverty and even trauma and illness, often brought about by Complex Humanitarian Emergencies (CHEs).

Recognising the holistic need

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