Flu shots available in Franklin, Ripley & Decatur Counties

first_imgBatesville, In. — The Franklin County Health Department is offering flu shots at the county government center at 1010 Franklin Avenue in Brookville. The cost of a regular flu shot is $25.Shots are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. and 2:30 to 3:45 p.m.. For more information call 765-647-4322.Shots are available through the Ripley County Health Department by calling 812-689-5751.For information about flu shots in Decatur County please call 812-663-8301.last_img

Confab Held for Int’l Women’s Day Ends

first_imgA three-day regional workshop held on Gender, Climate Change, Land and Forest Tenures in Africa that brought together an assembly of women’s organizations from across Africa and other parts of the world ended on Friday in Monrovia.The workshop was part of activities commemorating this year’s International Women Day in Liberia. They made the disclosure at a press conference on Thursday, attended by a cross-section of participants.The workshop began on Tuesday March 4 and ended on Friday March 7. The participants sounded a call for women to play a leading role in decision making processes. The women who attended the workshop expressed the belief that women’s absence in times of policy negotiation has affected their wellbeing in issues concerning climate change and poor management of natural resources.The workshop was hosted on the theme: “Securing Women’s Land and Forest Property Rights.”It was the third and final in a series of regional workshops hosted by the group under the auspices of the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forest (REFACOF). Participants were drawn from a cross-section of the various organizations including the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), the Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI), Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL), and Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (WOCAN&NRM), among others. REFACOF was represented by its president, Mrs. Cècile Ndjebet, while RRI was represented by its director, Dr. Solange Bandiaky Badji, and FCI by its vice president, Julie Weah.Explaining the objective of the three-day gathering, REFACOF president, Mrs. Ndjebet said it intended to support the promotion of women’s rights via capacity-building on issues of gender, land and forest rights in African in the context of climate change— notably REDD+— and land and forest reforms in Africa. It mainly focused on: 1) the advocacy for greater consideration of the gender dimension in on-going reforms and their implementation; 2) support to rural and indigenous women to have access to judicial services; 3) raising awareness of men and women for a change of mentality on the eradication of inequalities in society; 4) diversifying the economic activities of women so they generate income for the acquisition of goods and services enabling them to improve their livelihoods. During the three-day deliberations, participants prepared terms of references for training modules and made identification badges for trainers among other activities.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Cardiff to pay Nantes first installment of Sala transfer

first_img0Shares0000Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash shortly after signing for Cardiff © AFP/File / LOIC VENANCELAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sep 30 – Cardiff City must pay French club Nantes an initial six million euros (Sh675mn) in their dispute over the payment of the transfer fee for Emiliano Sala, FIFA said on Monday.The amount corresponds to the first instalment of the 17 million-euro fee Cardiff had agreed to pay Nantes before Sala died in a plane crash on January 21 while travelling to join his new club. Cardiff had previously resolved not to pay any of the money even though the transfer had been completed before the accident.In relation to the remainder of the initially agreed fee, FIFA told AFP: “For confidentiality reasons, we cannot comment at this stage on potential future instalments or other conditions of the transfer agreement.”The announcement from world football’s governing body followed a meeting by its Players’ Status Committee.In a statement, FIFA said it had “never lost sight of the specific and unique circumstances of this tragic situation during its deliberations on the dispute at stake.”Both clubs can appeal the decision to the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport.Nantes had previously appealed in February over Cardiff’s failure to pay the 17 million euros they said was owed.A Cardiff spokesperson said the club “acknowledges the decision” but added that they “will be seeking further clarification from FIFA on the exact meaning of their statement in order to make an informed decision on our next steps.”The plane Sala was travelling on came down in the English Channel during a night-time flight.His body was recovered, but that of the pilot, David Ibbotson, has never been found.A report by Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch in August said that Sala and the pilot were likely exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide on the plane.In the aftermath of the tragedy, Cardiff were relegated from the Premier League after just one season back in the top flight.0Shares0000(Visited 13 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more