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Younger generation say they have skills to succeed, but almost 90% worry that employers don’t recognise their potential, survey reveals

87% of 16-24 year olds believe they have essential digital skills Yet optimism and ability not matched by opportunity – 87% also believe employers focus on experience over potential, is holding them back London, UK; 15 July, 2022: As the world marks World Youth Skills Day on Friday 15th July, a survey of 500 16-24… Read More »

Almost 1 in 10 who lost sense of smell and taste from COVID-19 have not recovered a year later

New research from Italy has found that nearly 1 in 10 people who lost their senses of taste and smell after having COVID-19 have not recovered those senses a year later. A study by researchers from the University of Trieste surveyed 187 patients who had reported a loss of either taste or smell or both… Read More »

Dr. Birx predicts up to 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths ‘if we do things almost perfectly’

Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx (R) speaks with US President Donald Trump and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci during a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 29, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty… Read More »

Samoa says almost 90% of people vaccinated against measles after deadly outbreak

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Samoa said on Saturday nearly 90% of eligible people had been vaccinated against measles as it lifted a two-day curfew imposed amid an outbreak that has killed 65 in recent weeks. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N.… Read More »

Unnecessary healthcare supply chain spending reaches almost $26 billion; savings opportunities remain

Unnecessary hospital spending on supply chain products and related operations and procedures has reached about $ 25.7 billion a year, according to an annual analysis by Navigant. The potential savings opportunity represents a 11.8% surge from 2017, representing $ 2.7 billion. For individual hospitals, the average total supply expense reduction opportunity by percent remained steady… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »