Tags Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis El concurrido y popular Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) busca una diócesis que sirva de anfitriona para el evento en el 2020.La oficina de los Ministerios de la Juventud de la Iglesia Episcopal abrió la convocatoria para las diócesis que estén interesadas en acoger EYE20. Debido a una variedad de factores, EYE20 está tentativamente programada para la semana del 6 de julio, o la semana del 13 de julio de 2020.El evento de EYE se celebra cada tres años de acuerdo con la resolución de la Convención General #1982-D079 y está centrado en los jóvenes que cursan desde el 9.º hasta el 12.º grado durante el año lectivo y en sus líderes adultos. El más reciente evento, EYE17, que se realizó en la Ciudad de Oklahoma (Diócesis de Oklahoma), marcó el 13.º aniversario de EYE y dio la bienvenida a más de 1.400 participantes entre los líderes de jóvenes, los presentadores, los voluntarios y demás personal.“Si bien es cierto que EYE20 es uno de los eventos más amplios de la Iglesia Episcopal su planeación e implementación son primordialmente manejados por el personal del Obispo Presidente y los integrantes de los equipos de planeación. La diócesis que sirve de anfitriona juega un papel muy importante en el éxito del evento” explicó Wendy Johnson, la coordinadora de EYE20. La diócesis anfitriona sirve de enlace entre el personal del evento, el equipo de planeación y la diócesis anfitriona”.Además, la diócesis anfitriona generalmente provee el siguiente apoyo:• Discernimiento sobre la disponibilidad de un campus universitario o de una institución educacional superior que pueda proveer alojamiento para 1.500 personas en sus dormitorios universitarios y que cuente con espacios grandes para reuniones y que se encuentre localizada a 30 minutos, o menos, de un aeropuerto importante en los Estados Unidos.• Apoya en la preparación y ejecución del evento• Sirve de guía de la comunidad local• Recluta un número importante de voluntarios locales para servir de apoyo en el lugar del evento, para integrar equipos de bienvenida en el aeropuerto y de despedida• Proporciona apoyo logístico y económico para un día de peregrinaje localLos detalles, los requisitos e información adicional está disponible aquí. La fecha límite para solicitar para ser anfitrión de EYE20 es el viernes 19 de enero de 2018.Para más información, comuníquese con Johnson en [email protected] o al 347-880-6512.Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales (EJE19)Gracias a un subsidio del Fondo Constable de la Iglesia Episcopal la Oficina de Formación actualmente trabaja con los obispos y los representantes de cada una de las siete diócesis de la IX Provincia para planear un evento en español para la Juventud y Jóvenes Adultos de la IX Provincia en el 2019 Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales (EJE19).Siga los pasos de la planeación aquí.Para más información, comuníquese con Johnson en [email protected] o al 347-880-6512. 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Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 The Anatomy of Fear You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSApopka Art and Jazz Festival Previous articleFoster care program for teen drivers deserves supportNext articleA renaissance of falcons coming to Apopka Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here From the Apopka Art & Jazz FestivalThe Apopka Art and Jazz Festival is making a change in 2017. Not to the art or jazz, but to the venue.Some of the best student artwork, music, agriscience exhibits with live animals and kite flying will be at the 8th Annual Apopka Art and Jazz Festival. The cultural event will be held at the Apopka Amphitheater at the Northwest Recreation Complex. It features the talent of Orange County students. The festival also raises funds for art programs.The event includes musical performances by middle and high school bands, elementary school choruses, and chamber music groups. Student and teacher art will be on display. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5. They can be purchased at participating schools and at the event entrance.District 7 School Board member Christine Moore said, “While the event is a great fundraiser for Orange County schools’ cultural arts programs, it’s also a fun day for families.”WHAT: 8th Annual Apopka Art & Jazz FestivalTickets are $5. They can be purchased at participating schools and at the event entrance.WHEN: Saturday, April 1, 2017 – 9:30 AM to 4:30 PMWHERE: Apopka Amphitheater, Northwest Recreation Complex – 3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, FL Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate
Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate TAGSFEMA Previous articleWekiva High School receives grant for STEM programNext articleCity of Apopka, now is not the time to take a knee Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter From the Federal Emergency Management AgencyFEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is hiring local residents to assist in the disaster recovery effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.Residents of Florida who wish to apply should email their resumes to [email protected] Please include the word “Florida” and the name of the job they wish to be considered for in the subject line. A preferred contact method is requested; applicants may be contacted via email, phone, or mail regarding the interview, hiring, and selection process.Positions needed and expanded job descriptions are listed and updated at careers.fema.gov/hurricane-workforce. Paid, temporary positions include Customer Service Specialists, Information Technology Specialists, Logistics Specialists, Translators and Interpreters in either Haitian Creole or Spanish, Historic Preservation Specialist and Environmental/Floodplain Specialist.It is the policy of FEMA to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants in every aspect of their employment and working conditions. FEMA supports the concept of affirmative employment to ensure that personnel policies and practices provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or retaliation/reprisal.Those hired will join the recovery team already in place, which is composed of local and federal workers, voluntary agencies, and community organizations. Through temporary local employees, FEMA gains valuable community insights, provides jobs, and allows Floridians to be on the front lines working to rebuild their community.FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.FEMA’s temporary housing assistance and grants for public transportation expenses, medical and dental expenses, and funeral and burial expenses do not require individuals to apply for an SBA loan. However, applicants who receive SBA loan applications must submit them to SBA to be eligible for assistance that covers personal property, vehicle repair or replacement, and moving and storage expenses. Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Japan Projects “COPY” “COPY” ArchDaily 2010 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/251553/house-in-hieidaira-tato-architects Clipboard Year: Area: 186 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project House in hieidaira / Tato Architects Save this picture!© Satoshi Shigeta+ 32 Share Architects: Tato Architects Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/251553/house-in-hieidaira-tato-architects Clipboard CopyHouses•Japan Photographs Photographs: Satoshi Shigeta © Satoshi Shigeta The house is located in Shiga Prefecture halfway up Mt. Hiei. The client is an artist who needed an atelier and a house for his family with a space for his parents to live together in the near future. The houses in the nearby existing residential area are gable-roofed keeping to the regulation that demands slanted roof, which appeared to be providing a sense of serenity along the street. We pursued a study for architecture to match the site in between such residential area and woods. Save this picture!© Satoshi Shigeta© Satoshi Shigeta One structure covering all the requirements and the considerations thereof deemed to be too large a volume for the site of such environment. In addition, we were told that an atelier might cause noise and odor. Taking these conditions into account and being inspired by the client’s objet d’ art reproducing various commodities, we worked out such an overall plan as to arrange three similar, independent houses of cottage type ― one for atelier and the other two are for the client’s family and for his parents. Save this picture!Section The construction of the atelier was simplified to meet the extremely low budget. Cement excelsior boards serving as bearing wall structures with heat insulation and fireproof effect were attached to the structure, which were then covered with corrugated polycarbonate plates. Heat condensing stuff was buried in the ground under the floor to provide floor heating through the foundation utilizing midnight electric power. The surface of the foundation concrete is finished off with trowel to serve as floors. Structural materials for walls and roofs are left exposed to facilitate modification by the client. Save this picture!© Satoshi Shigeta© Satoshi Shigeta The foundation of the two living houses was finished simply with mortar to most efficiently use the floor heating by foundation heat condensing system as well as the atelier. The inside walls were all finished with lauan plywood and painted white partly. Save this picture!© Satoshi Shigeta© Satoshi Shigeta The size and arrangement of windows were proportionally scaled up modeling the conventional cottage type to make the houses look smaller than they actually are. Save this picture!© Satoshi Shigeta© Satoshi Shigeta The floor space of upstairs was not required to be so large but was required to be independent to some extent. As ordinarily upright walls would make the space of upstairs cramped and the ceiling of downstairs too high, the partition walls were leaned to have the solid space divided diagonally, and thereby a ”hill-like-floor” and a ”roof-like-ceiling” emerged. Here appeared such a new model as assembling a small cottage type into a large cottage type. Save this picture!Floor Plans A cottage type is assertive enough to make people imagine the interior to be consistent to the exterior, and vice versa. Above a ceiling suggesting a cottage style roof another ceiling suggesting another cottage style roof is provided, and thereby we think we have created a solid space as if it is ever extending up. Save this picture!© Satoshi Shigeta© Satoshi ShigetaProject gallerySee allShow lessTangentfield and Fourth Door Review’s Roots Architecture WorkshopArticlesThe Modern Metropolis, Illustrated / Chris DentArticles Share House in hieidaira / Tato ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHouse in hieidaira / Tato Architects Houses CopyAbout this officeTato ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesJapanPublished on July 10, 2012Cite: “House in hieidaira / Tato Architects” 10 Jul 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Construction:Jorge Rojas / constructora MDZStructural Calculation:Guillermo MorenoDesign Team:Vicente NavarreteSpecial Furniture:Arte y CasaCity:VitacuraCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreRecommended ProductsWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in a social housing neighborhood from the early 1960´s. Originally conceived in prefabricated concrete panels and wooden trusses saddle roofs, the economic growth of this particular part of the city has generated continuous changes and improvements in the houses, being this specific construction one of the few still left in its original condition, without interventions of any kind.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreThe project considers an horizontal expansion of the house adjoining it to the east and west limits of the site. The vertical expansion is designed in a light steel structure. Setting the building in the center of the site releases space to the front and back of the house, creating the access and parking to one side, and a wide garden to the other.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreSave this picture!1st floor planThe interiors are designed in search of expanse and natural lighting. In the center of the house, a double storey vertical void is generated, connecting the two levels with a light staircase. This empty vertical space articulates the rooms of the first floor, while it gives intimacy and privacy to the second floor bedrooms.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreNoble materials are specified both in structure and in finishing details, enhancing the particular textures and characteristics of each element.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreThe house opens itself generously with windows towards the north while it la shuts itself with walls towards the west, seeking the best possible passive heat control, complimented by the various crossed ventilations based on the differences in sunlight [and thus in temperature] that affect the many faces of the construction.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreThe wooden cladding in the exterior of the second floor is actually a ventilated wall system which helps diminish the thermal transmittance of the walls and at the same time gives a uniform, elegant finish. The exterior walls on first floor are painted in a dark, neutral color that in contrast with the bright illuminated interiors, configure a simple yet sophisticated color palette.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreThe new residence is not only larger [165 square meters], but it also achieves a better occupation of the site, a new relation with the borders and the exteriors, a more sustainable interaction with the weather, and overall, a much better dialogue with the urban context in which it´s located.Save this picture!© Pablo Casals AguirreProject gallerySee allShow lessRÉVELER / Collective CamposazSelected ProjectsAsia Pacific Architecture ForumSymposium Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/910490/virginia-house-2712-asociados Clipboard “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/910490/virginia-house-2712-asociados Clipboard Virginia House / 2712 / asociados CopyAbout this office2712 / asociadosOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationSustainabilityvitacuraChilePublished on January 30, 2019Cite: “Virginia House / 2712 / asociados” [Casa Virginia / 2712 / asociados] 30 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Howard Lake | 6 October 2014 | News Tagged with: corporate Digital “Businesses get to support their communities and fulfil their corporate social responsibility and charities gain a financial shortcut”.The first 50 organisations signing up with Campaigneurs will enjoy premium access to the platform, including one year membership and online support. Other pricing details have yet to be announced. Campaigneurs is a new online platform designed to help charities and nonprofits around the world find and develop partnerships with relevant, responsible business partners, and vice versa.It helps matchmaking businesses to charities based on the criteria they specify about themselves and the kind of partnership they are looking for. It is designed to help reduce the time and money spent by charities in searching for corporate funding and support. Campaigneurs offers matchmaking service for charities and businesses AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Types of partnership on Campaigneurs 46 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 The site invites both companies and charities to sign up and submit their profiles. It is not just about fundraising partnerships: corporates might be more interested in sharing professional services, staff time and skills, or board member expertise.Nor does it simply provide the searching, filtering and matching service. Campaigneurs say that they will also offer advice for “successful types of collaborations such as campaigns, pop up projects and many more”.The platform was developed by Janet Alexandersson in response to the lack of funding available for humanitarian aid in the Middle East. Alexandersson, CEO, Campaigneurs, said:“This year I saw a news report about a hospital in Syria being forced to close due to lack of financial funding. That is why I created Campaigneurs, to place charities in direct contact with businesses willing to fill that financial gap”.The startup began in a coffee shop in Gothenberg, Sweden. Alexandersson says that it offers a win-win situation for both parties: Advertisement
Hot weather sees charity Trailwalker trek cancelled 190 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis11 Trailwalker, the 100km trek organised by Oxfam, the Queens Gurkha Signals and The Gurkha Welfare Trust has been cancelled due to the hot weather. The annual trek across the South Downs Way was scheduled to take place this weekend, but with temperatures forecast to rise above 27 degrees Celsius, the Army has advised that participants are at risk of heat injury and exhaustion if the event goes ahead as planned. Teams made up of four walkers with a two-person support crew must complete the distance in 30 hours. Alternatives had been explored, including a shorter route and alternative timing, but a viable option could not be found to run the event without a risk to either safety or the logistical operation.Matt Jerwood, Oxfam Head of Events, Festivals & Regional Engagement said: “The organisations which run the event have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel Trailwalker 2018 after receiving expert advice from the Army. The health and well-being of the participants has to be the absolute priority. The expert advice we have been given is the predicted hot temperatures and dry conditions present a real risk to walkers, so of course we must cancel.“We had hoped the weather might change but specialist forecasting from the Met office, received this morning, made it clear that it is going to be dangerously hot.” Entrants will be offered the chance to defer to 2019. Two thousand participants registered to take part in this weekend’s event. They tackle the trek in teams of four, walking alongside the Queens Gurkha Signals who complete the exercise as part of their military training. The event takes one year to plan, with careful coordination of logistics and supplies. Trailwalker has been held for the past 20 years and the money raised is shared between The Gurkha Welfare Trust and Oxfam. Advertisement Melanie May | 13 July 2018 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis11 189 total views, 1 views today Tagged with: fundraising events About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.
United StatesAmericas United StatesAmericas to go further WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists RSF_en In an unprecedented move, Reporters Without Borders will shut down its English-language website for 24 hours from 8 a.m. EST on 18 January, in protest against two online piracy bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA), which are currently working their way through the US Congress.In so doing, Reporters Without Borders is joining the many other organizations with a special interest in the Internet, such as Wikipedia, the social network Reddit and the French “hactivist” group, the Parti Pirate (Pirate Party), which will make their websites inaccessible tomorrow in a show of opposition to the proposed legislation.“We have decided to close our English-language website for 24 hours to symbolize the oppressive gag that would spread over the Internet as we know it if SOPA and PIPA are adopted,” Reporters Without Borders said. “These bills would affect an incalculable number of Internet users who are innocent of any kind of intellectual property violation by forcing websites to block access to other sites suspected of vaguely-defined copyright breaches.“These two excessively repressive bills would lead to an unprecedented degree of Internet censorship and would sacrifice online freedom of expression in the name of combating piracy. It is not right that the country that gave birth to the Internet should now deliver the death blow to digital freedom.“Such legislation would discredit the US government’s advocacy of worldwide online freedom of expression and would really hurt netizens who use censorship circumvention tools and open-source communities. We appeal to US senators and representatives to reject these repressive bills and to find other ways to protect intellectual property rights.”Introduced in the US Senate in May 2011, the Protect Intellectual Property ActSign the EFF petition: blacklists.eff.orgYou can follow developments in the Blackout SOPA protest at @BlackoutSOPA on Twitter, and you can relay the information by using the #BlackoutSOPA hashtag.Fight for the Future video: PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo.Infographic: americancensorship.org Help by sharing this information News Receive email alerts Follow the news on United States June 7, 2021 Find out more Organisation News NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say News January 17, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Reporters Without Borders to close its English-language site for 24 hours Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF says June 3, 2021 Find out more News April 28, 2021 Find out more
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From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 | 10:39 am 12 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News The second of NASAâ€™s two Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft has successfully completed its planned main engine burn and is now in lunar orbit. Working together, GRAIL-A and GRAIL-B will study the moon as never before.Â “NASA greets the new year with a new mission of exploration,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. “The twin GRAIL spacecraft will vastly expand our knowledge of our moon and the evolution of our own planet. We begin this year reminding people around the world that NASA does big, bold things in order to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown.”GRAIL-B achieved lunar orbit at 2:43 p.m. PST (5:43 p.m. EST) today. GRAIL-A successfully completed its burn yesterday at 2 p.m. PST (5 p.m. EST). The insertion maneuvers placed the spacecraft into a near-polar, elliptical orbit with an orbital period of approximately 11.5 hours. Over the coming weeks, the GRAIL team will execute a series of burns with each spacecraft to reduce their orbital period to just under two hours. At the start of the science phase in March 2012, the two GRAILs will be in a near-polar, near-circular orbit with an altitude of about 34 miles (55 kilometers).During GRAIL’s science mission, the two spacecraft will transmit radio signal precisely defining the distance between them. As they fly over areas of greater and lesser gravity caused by visible features such as mountains and craters, and masses hidden beneath the lunar surface, the distance between the two spacecraft will change slightly.Scientists will translate this information into a high-resolution map of the moon’s gravitational field. The data will allow scientists to understand what goes on below the lunar surface. This information will increase knowledge of how Earth and its rocky neighbors in the inner solar system developed into the diverse worlds we see today.Each spacecraft carries a small camera called GRAIL MoonKAM (Moon Knowledge Acquired by Middle school students) with the sole purpose of education and public outreach. The MoonKAM program is led by Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, and her team at Sally Ride Science in collaboration with undergraduate students at the University of California in San Diego.GRAIL MoonKAM will engage middle schools across the country in the GRAIL mission and lunar exploration. Thousands of fifth- to eighth-grade students will select target areas on the lunar surface and send requests to the GRAIL MoonKAM Mission Operations Center in San Diego. Photos of the target areas will be sent back by the GRAIL satellites for students to study.A student contest that began in October 2011 also will choose new names for the spacecraft. The new names are scheduled to be announced in January 2012. Ride and Maria Zuber, the mission’s principal investigator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, chaired the final round of judging.NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, manages the GRAIL mission for NASAâ€™s Science Mission Directorate, Washington. The GRAIL mission is part of the Discovery Program managed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver built the spacecraft. JPL is a division of the Ã‡alifornia Institute of Technology in Pasadena.For more information about GRAIL, visit: Â http://www.nasa.gov/grailInformation about MoonKAM is available online at: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/grail/education.cfm More Cool Stuff
News UpdatesPIL Seeks Formulation of Guidelines For Protection Of Medical Professionals & Institutions From Violence In Case Of Medical Accidents; Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply [Read Order] Nitish Kashyap23 Sep 2020 3:11 AMShare This – xCalling it a concern of seminal importance, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the State and sought a reply within two weeks, in the PIL seeking directions for formulation of guidelines for protection of medical professionals and medical institutions from violence and attacks in case of medical accidents etc.Division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginCalling it a concern of seminal importance, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the State and sought a reply within two weeks, in the PIL seeking directions for formulation of guidelines for protection of medical professionals and medical institutions from violence and attacks in case of medical accidents etc.Division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni was hearing a criminal PIL filed by Dr.Rajeev Joshi, MD Pediatrics who has been practising medicine 1987. Dr.Joshi alleges non-implementation of the Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss to Property) Act, 2010. He also contends that provisions of the said act are inadequate to curb the menace of violence against medical professionals and institutions. Therefore, he seeks guidelines to be framed and directions be issued to the State “to implement Guidelines in order to protect medical professionals and institutions from mob violence at the behest of the friends and relatives of the patients.” “Insufficient protection to Medicare Service Institutions and Medicare Service Personnel is a serious violation of their Right to Practice Medical Profession, without any hindrance and also their Right to Life”, petitioner argues.In Tuesday’s hearing, the bench noted-“A concern of seminal importance is raised in this PIL petition. The concern relates to alleged non-implementation of the provisions of the Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss to Property) Act, 2010 as well as the amendments introduced in the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897.”Public Prosecutor Deepak Thakare appeared for the State and sought two weeks time to file a reply affidavit. Court granted the request and directed the matter to be listed on October 13, 2020.The petition states-“Unfortunately, the violence against medical professionals is a global phenomenon.According to the World Health Organization, about 8-38% of healthcare workers suffer physical violence at some point in their careers. However, it is more acute in our country.”Referring to an October 2017 issue of Indian Journal of Pediatrics, the petition goes on to state that according to Indian Medical Association, 75 per cent doctors have experienced violence at some point in their career. Thereafter, the concern expressed by the petitioner is exemplified by a case cited in the petition wherein irked by the death of his pregnant wife due to alleged negligence during operation by a woman surgeon at the government medical college hospital, her husband murdered the doctor at her clinic in 2012.Moreover, the petitioner contended that on account of attacks on resident doctors, IMA had gone on strike in Maharashtra in 2017. The petition states-“The public is becoming increasingly intolerant to a large number of social issues because of poor governance and vote bank politics. Laws to prevent violence against doctors do exist but they need to be made more stringent and implemented properly. It is submitted that, no doubt, in 19 States, there is specific law in this regard. With effect from April 28, 2010, the Respondent No. 8 has brought into effect the Maharashtra Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage or Loss to Property) Act, 2010, running in just nine Sections.”Apart from directions for formulation of guidelines, the petitioner has also suggested constitution of a committee of experts to look into the definition of medical accident and possibility of covering Medical Accidents with suitable insuranceAdvocate Nitin Deshpande appeared on behalf of the petitioner. Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Next Story