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First Caribbean Students Graduate from IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management


Trainees of the School of Radiation Emergency Management participate in the ‘Disaster City’ component of the School. (Photo: Texas A&M University)
 

As an additional benefit, the graduating students will form the core of a new cadre of experts in the Caribbean, capable of managing sustainable emergency preparedness and response (EPR) programmes based on the IAEA Safety Standards, technical guidelines, EPR tools and training materials.

“This is a positive first step in establishing a professional network of persons who will champion radiological emergency preparedness,” said Sophia Mitchell of the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management in Jamaica.

The trainees participated in various activities which demonstrated both the risks…

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South African school accused of racism over classroom photo


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Lufkin High School creates Soul to Soul Initiative Program for African American students



LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -After seeing African American students were not represented in certain programs at school, the Lufkin High School Administration …
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Fury over school photo showing apparent ‘segregation’ in South Africa


A South African primary school teacher was suspended on Thursday after a photograph appeared to show black children sitting separately from white children in a classroom, sparking a storm of racism accusations.

The pupils were attending their first day at the Schweizer-Reneke school in North West province when the teacher took a photograph to send to anxious parents.

It rapidly spread on social media as it showed about 17 white children sitting around a large table, with four black children around a small corner table in the background.

“From the information I got from the meeting, it seems that there are a lot of cases here of racism,” provincial education minister Sello Lehari said after visiting the school.

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Outrage over apparent ‘segregation’ in South Africa school | News


A South African primary school teacher was suspended on Thursday after a photograph appeared to show black children sitting separately from white children in a classroom, sparking a storm of racism accusations.

The pupils were attending their first day at the Schweizer-Reneke school in North West province, and the teacher had taken a photograph to send to anxious parents.

It rapidly spread on social media as it showed about 17 white children sitting around a large table, with four black children around a small corner table in the background.

“From the information I got from the meeting, it seems that there are a lot of cases here of racism,” provincial Education Minister Sello Lehari said after visiting the school.

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Racial differences in Alzheimer’s disease unveiled – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


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Findings suggest possible race-linked variations on how disease arises, develops

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African-Americans may be twice as likely as Caucasian Americans to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but nobody knows why because studies investigating the underlying causes of illness have historically drawn from a nearly all-white pool of research participants. Consequently, little is known about how the neurodegenerative disease arises and progresses in people of non-Caucasian…

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