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Ebola Virus Disease: WHO looking for Health and Safety Coordinators in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

WHO is urgently looking to recruit national health and safety coordinators in the countries affected by Ebola Virus Disease - Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Attached are the terms of reference which include a combination of occupational health and safety and infection control responsibilities. The working language is English for Sierra Leone and Liberia and French for Guinea. Professional background in occupational health or infection control is needed, as well as experience in occupational health and safety in the healthcare settings.
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Call for occupational health consultancy, WHO Global Workers’ Health Programme, Geneva (Switzerland)

WHO is looking for a motivated specialist in occupational health to help develop global strategy, minimum requirements and resource pack for strengthening the protection of workers’ health in low-income informal sector. The deadline for application is 26 September 2014.
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Wonca and ICOH statement on workers and their families

The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) issued a joint statement on workers’ health on June 27,2014, which forms a good basis for the cooperation between the two organizations.

Look at the WONCA/ICOH Statement.

ICOH Congress 2015 – Online abstract submission is now open

Dear ICOH Colleague,

The International Commission on Occupational Health is calling for abstracts for the 31st ICOH Congress 31 May – 5 June 2015 in Seoul, Korea. The deadline for abstracts submission is August 31, 2014. Read more

ICOH International Congress Korea 2015 (May 31 – June 5, 2015) 2nd Announcement release and Keynote Speakers

The 2nd Announcement of ICOH 2015 Congress has been just released. It includes the official list of the Keynote Speakers, all of whom are prominent and competent experts in their respective fields. Read more

Call for nomination for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2015-2018

According to the current ICOH Bye-Laws the names of the candidates shall be submitted to the

Secretary-General (ICOH Secretariat General c/o INAIL Research Centre
via Fontana Candida, 1 – 00040 Monteporzio Catone (Rome) – Italy
Tel: +39 0694181506 Fax: +39 0694181556 E-mail:
no later than September 15, 2014 12:00 GMT.

1) Nominees have to be supported trough a written endorsement by at least 10 members in good standing for the Board candidacy and at least 15 members in good standing for the Officers candidacy .

2) Candidatures have to be accompanied by the written agreement of the nominee that he/she is willing to serve if elected and a curriculum vitae of no more than 150 words.

3) Candidates have to duly complete the Declaration of Interest Form along with the Curriculum Vitae (form available on the... Read more


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