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VSO volunteer David Atherton meets Linda McAvan MEP to discuss women in power

VSO volunteer David Atherton meets Linda McAvan MEP to discuss women in power

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By David Atherton I have recently returned from Malawi where I was volunteering as a nurse tutor and clinical instructor on a maternal health programme. In the course of my 18 months there, I saw what can happen when women are given a voice, and was encouraged by the nursing students I met who had […]

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100% plain packaging a step closer after tobacco regulation agreement

100% plain packaging a step closer after tobacco regulation agreement

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Plain packaging of tobacco products is a step closer after national governments agreed a range of measures with the European Parliament. Sixty five per cent of tobacco packs will be covered by graphic warnings, paving the way for member states to go the extra step and regulate 100% of the pack; there will be an […]

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