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28 Apr 2015 description

ILO: More than half of the global rural population excluded from health care

ILO report shows huge differences in health care access between rural and urban areas worldwide.

GENEVA (ILO News) – A new ILO report shows that 56 per cent of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential health-care services – more than double the figure in urban areas, where 22 per cent are not covered.

24 Apr 2015 description

PRETORIA (ILO News) – HIV and AIDS workplace initiatives should be integrated into national AIDS programmes and a wide range of health approaches, including occupational safety and health, says a new report, "Effective Responses to HIV and AIDS at Work: A Multi-Country Study in Africa ", launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Sandton - Johannesburg, South Africa.

16 Feb 2015 description
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Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon

BEIRUT, 16th February 2015 – A study launched today sheds light on the plight of working street-based children in Lebanon. The report, “Children Living and Working on the Streets in Lebanon: Profile and Magnitude”, is the first of its kind in Lebanon to assess the scope and characteristics of the increasingly visible phenomenon of one of the worst forms of child labour.

15 Jan 2015 description

Typhoon Haiyan killed 8,000 and affected nearly 16 million people across the Philippines. And while Tacloban City sustained the most destruction, other more remote places also suffered heavy damage. Lives and livelihoods, infrastructure and services were all lost on the vacation island of Coron. A year after Haiyan, the island's people are gradually restoring some of what was lost, and at the same time, learning new skills and ways to support their families.

08 Oct 2014 description

Bangkok, Thailand, 08 Oct 2014 -- Linking rural employment with greater social protection schemes is vital to ensuring fairer, sustainable and equitable food production systems for small-holder farmers and other vulnerable rural populations across Asia and the Pacific, a high-level regional consultation heard today.

Jobs

2 entries found
30 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 17 May 2015 International Labour Organization

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ROAF-03-2015

The ILO Regional Office for Africa in Addis Ababa seeks to enlist a highly motivated and qualified candidate for the following position for a period of five months and three weeks with no possibility of extension.

Social Media Officer (Open for Ethiopian Nationals only)

BACKGROUND

24 Apr 2015 description
job Closing date: 14 May 2015 International Labour Organization

Joint Programme for Local Governance and Decentralised Service Delivery

PPP consultancy services for local government PPP capacity development in Somalia

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