Archive for June, 2013

Social Policy criticized the "opportunism easy" the PSOE opposition to school canteens

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The CEO of Social Policy ensures that all children are properly cared for Social Service, both Primary Care and Community

Remember that all the municipalities agree that the cost of a school dining space period can not attend school up to four complete families

The CEO of Social Policy, Leopoldo Navarro, today criticized the "easy opportunism" of the opposition Socialist Murcia for adding that "no means to insist on the opening of school meals in summer period, when his party colleagues, with responsibilities in some local government dismissed this possibility. "

Navarro said that "it has not detected any special needs that require different measures taken since the support system and child protection, which includes actions to maintain attendance not only to children, whole families also, is sufficient to ensure this attention. "

The regional Social Policy recalled that this week there was a meeting between the Director General and all municipalities to address precisely the attention to children of families in difficult economic situation and that this meeting "ruled municipalities open school meals during the summer, because the cost of a school canteen space in non-lecture period can serve up to four complete families. "

Leopoldo Navarro said were some municipalities governed by the PSOE which exposed that this measure would further disadvantage regional network of Social Services and posted to ensure attention to all children with disabilities from the Social Service, both as Primary Care the Community.

He reiterated that "local authorities have not detected increased demand for power in lower grounds, which is perfectly cataloged, and are working daily in the region hundreds of professionals, whose responsibility would be social services" .

He stressed that the local representatives who attended the meeting expressed in regular contact with area pediatricians and school principals to identify any special needs of children, undiagnosed cases of malnutrition in the region of Murcia.

Source: CARM

The PSOE is concerned the regional government default juvenile facilities concerted

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Deputy Teresa Rosillo will file a motion in the Assembly and asked for an explanation on why Valcarcel Executive has not paid for over ten months

The head of Social Policy of the Socialist Group, Teresa Rosillo said that, as this group has learned, the Regional Government is "without paying a single euro to concerted Juvenile Centers for over ten months. Past summer I paid part of the debt owed to them and since then, not only has not settled but has accumulated ten months of debt. "

Rosillo said "these defaults dilated more than" put these centers in a very difficult situation because although the Autonomous Community does not get paid, they have to provide the same services in dealing with all food expenses and needs of children, workers , tax obligations, etc.., personal resources and even not charging center workers.

In this respect, he stated that "competition and responsibility for the protection and reintegration of children in our region is the regional government may not take the juvenile facilities to their limits as a result of its breach."

The Socialist parliamentary group will ask for explanations in the Regional Assembly on the amount of debt, centers who are you and how long.

Also, the deputy will file a motion asking the regional government "to pay the debt owed to these centers and end this untenable situation."

Source: PSRM-PSOE

Socialist Left in the Region of Murcia, asks the Regional Government's obligation inspection

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

"and check the legal status of the UCAM"

Since the establishment of the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), there are more grounds for believing that this institution is in a blatant illegality that starts with who owns it, this crucial fact was closed at the time falsely to " bestow upon property "to the Foundation San Antonio, or what is the same, to Mendoza, when to be a university of the church should be the bishopric, as claimed at the time Bishop Reig Pla.

Recall that the dispute between the bishop and the Vatican ruled Mendoza UCAM granting Mendoza and "banishing" the Bishop to Alcalá de Henares, to the total inhibition of the public authorities, having much to say, chose to give a silent unjustified in response.

In its beginnings, its walls prevented knowing the reality of what was happening inside, but its growth has led to an enrichment of their own, but the mass has brought out numerous irregularities have never wanted to investigate.

Therefore, and in order to clarify the situation in which there is the UCAM, and that does not occur more than possible illegal expansion thereof, Socialist Left (IS), has well go to the regional government perform the following actions should result in an improvement in the status of our University System, and the principle of equality and free competition:

Request the Ministry of Education reports supporting the implementation of the titles of Medicine and Law, which should be collected who are the teachers, indicating those who have a doctoral degree and who are full-time as required by law

Check with Social Security for those who claim to be hired full time really are.

Check if there are incompatibilities between public officials and teachers who are listed as the UCAM.

Studying the legality of the agreement signed between Murcia Health Service (SMS) and UCAM.

See if UCAM paid in a timely manner, the financial obligations it has with the SMS, according to the agreement signed for nursing practice.

Check for other degrees UCAM aims to impart and, above all, if you plan to expand their studies into primary, secondary and Training (VET).

Since we consider it IS appropriate for a sectarian college, in the etymological sense of the word, extend its offer to these levels of education for its high sensitivity, being capable of handling young students.

Finally, we pray that the data derived from the study we propose, put in the hands of the Interuniversity Council and the Society, with its funds through municipalities or autonomous community of Murcia and Cartagena, has partially funded the UCAM.

Source: Izquierda Socialista en la Región de Murcia

The Association of Economists shown its willingness to collaborate with the Regional Service Orientation and Mediation Mortgage

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The Ministry of Public Works and Planning and has a draft agreement with that institution

The College of Economists of the Region of Murcia showed his willingness to work with the Regional Service Orientation and Mediation Mortgage during a meeting this week with Minister of Public Works and Planning, Antonio Sevilla.

The Minister explained that "both the dean and the board have shown their interest from the beginning that we proposed to participate in the work of advice provided from the regional administration in eviction proceedings."

Antonio Sevilla advanced that it is already working on a draft agreement with the College of economists to establish the basis of the participation of that group in the service that has the regional administration.

The Minister stressed the importance of the involvement of this group to the assistance provided by the Community to the implementation processes arising for breach of mortgage loans or credits generated current economic crisis.

"We consider The involvement of the College of Economists as is basic to complement administrative and social structure of this advice because, specifically, facilitate intermediation with financial institutions," said Antonio Sevilla.

Since last January, the regional administration undertakes information and guidance in order to avoid eviction procedures of residence of the people affected and their families.

Source: CARM

Distributors and importers Russians and Poles visiting the region for supply companies in Murcia

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

This is a reverse trade mission is part of the Foreign Trade Promotion Plan, which involved the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research, through the Institute of Development

A group of distributors and importers of horticultural products sector from Russia and Poland visited the region this week on a trade mission in the Foreign Trade Promotion Plan 2013 driven by the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research, through the Institute for the Promotion of Murcia (Info), and chambers of commerce.

Among them, the presence of two major supermarket chains Russians Tander and Azbuka Vkusa JSC.

Specifically, JSC Tander has more than 7,000 outlets targeted to the average consumer that cover the entire country.

Meanwhile, Azbuka store chain is Russia's most important gourmet comprising 54 establishments focused on affluent consumer.

During this mission, the dealers came to different companies in Murcia of fruit and vegetables for the production process and held a total of 267 interviews.

The objective of this mission is to promote the supply of sector companies in the region and give them the opportunity to establish long-term business relationships with distributors in Poland and Russia.

In mission 16 companies have registered Murcia, during the three days that lasted the meeting, offered a tour of their facilities to the group invited by the Institute of Development and the Chamber of Commerce of Murcia, comprising ten Russian companies-six Polish.

In recent years, exports of horticulture in the region to Russia and Poland have been increased.

In 2012, Poland imported fruits and vegetables from Murcia worth 240 million euros, representing an increase of 55 percent over the previous year and this country became the sixth destination Murcia exports of horticultural products.

Meanwhile, exports of this sector Murcia Russia have grown over the past three years, 72 percent.

This destination has been one of the European countries outside the European Union on the fastest growing imports of horticultural products in the region and has more projection.

The director of Info, Juan Hernandez, said the aim "to support companies in Murcia of horticulture in the international market and we know that the supply of the region in this sector is particularly attractive to international level."

Therefore, he added, "we believe good business relations with companies from countries like Russia or Poland, in which the region exports have grown considerably in recent years."

The info, with the internationalization of companies in Murcia

The info continues to support companies in the Region of Murcia in its internationalization process through a wide range of activities and services framed in the Foreign Trade Promotion Plan developed by the Institute for the Promotion of the Region of Murcia with cameras Trade in the region.

With the dual aim of finding new destinations for exports, without forgetting the traditional consolidation, and diversification of export products, info annually organizes a large number of direct and reverse trade missions, and coordinates the participation of companies in Murcia international fairs and other promotional events.

Source: CARM

The expansion of the service portfolio of Los Arcos del Mar Menor allowed to treat patients with hematologic malignancies

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The Health Area manager VIII-Mar Menor, Sebastian Castillo, claims that "this is a quantum leap in level of care and also prevents the movement of patients to other centers "

Clinical Hematology Unit of Los Arcos held its first conference on 'Update in chronic myeloid leukemia'

The expansion of the service portfolio Hematology Unit, University Hospital Clinic Los Arcos del Mar Menor, a reference center Health Area VIII-Mar Menor, allowed in 2012 to treat more than 20 patients from this area hematologic malignancies diagnosed intravenous chemotherapy.

The opening in 2011 of the new Hospital Universitario Los Arcos del Mar Menor assumed increasing its portfolio of services including specialties of Allergy, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otorrinoloaringología, Urology and Critical Care, and the operationalization of Hospital Medical and Surgical Day.

The managing director of the Health Area VIII-Mar Menor, Sebastian Castillo, said that "in this way, an answer is given quality care, with more resources and benefits to more than 100,000 people in this area that have more than seven new specialty. "

Castillo explained that "these specialties and the possibility of offering intravenous chemotherapy to those suffering hematological malignancies represents a quantum leap in level of care and also prevents displacement of these patients to other centers in the region."

The haematological malignant diseases of the blood are the most common and requiring intravenous chemotherapy delivery in the Day Hospital this hospital are myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma.

The managing director said the "close" collaboration between the team of Clinical Haematology Unit and Nursing Service Day Hospital who collaborate to develop protocols for handling central venous catheters or chemotherapy, among others.

He added that "from the Day Hospital is a comprehensive clinical monitoring of these patients, enabling early action at the onset of treatment side effects and do support when necessary with blood transfusions or growth factors to narrow neutropenia phase, for example. "

Opening Day

Clinical Haematology Unit, University Hospital Los Arcos del Mar Menor, comprising four haematologists, held last May its first conference on 'Update in chronic myeloid leukemia' attended by experts in this field from neighboring .

At this meeting deepened about the history of chronic myeloid leukemia during the last twelve years and the impact it had on their treatment the appearance of the first tyrosine kinase inhibitor, imatinib, adopted in 2001 to try to achieve a hundred percent survival in patients with this condition.

The managing director assessed the exposure of Dr. Ferrer of the Haematology and Medical Oncology, University Hospital Morales Meseguer, who explained the latest advances in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia, and stressed the "contribution" of this day to share and exchange professional experiences.

Source: CARM

Tourism and entrepreneurs from the region working to advance the development of catering in Europe

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The companies participating in the project have benefited from a system of best practices, training activities, as well as actions to promote this activity online

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism, through the Institute of Tourism, participated with a delegation of businessmen from the region and trainers, consultants and technicians Tourism Qualification Center at the last meeting of the European project 'caterers Catering to needs'.

The meeting, which was held from 18 to 21 June in the French town of Saint-Brieuc, was designed to promote cooperation among the leading European companies dedicated to offering catering services.

During the experience, which is part of the program 'Leonardo Da Vinci Partnerships', were held several working sessions in which they discussed the future possibilities of this industry in Europe, addressed their environmental framework, legislative and training, and established lines of joint action in all matters relating to the development of this segment host.

Also carried out a series of lectures, where professionals from Greece, England, France, Bulgaria, Italy and Spain held various culinary creations and traditional recipes.

European companies participating in the project have benefited from a system of practice to regulate the catering sector, a series of training on marketing, human resources and the environment, and creating a framework to encourage the promotion of this activity on the Internet and social networks.

A total of 37 companies in Murcia have collaborated in this initiative, as part of which provided information about their activities to help set up a map of the current situation of catering at national and international levels.

Source: CARM

Agriculture takes a big step in the research to get a formulated diet for fattening octopus

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

IMIDA According to the director, Adrian Martinez, this species "has aroused great interest in the field of aquaculture to be an excellent candidate for the development of commercial-scale production "

On Wednesday Dr. Maria Piedad Sanchez Morillo-Velarde presented at the Faculty of Chemistry of the UMU his doctoral thesis 'Development of formulated feed and nutritional requirements of the common octopus'

The Ministry of Agriculture and Water has taken a big step in the research to get a suitable formulated diet for fattening industrial scale rock octopus (Octopus vulgaris).

These diets should provide the maximum returns in terms of growth and feed conversion, and ensure minimum waste production and maintaining farm profitability.

According to the director of the Instituto Murciano Research and Agricultural Development and Food (IMID), Adrian Martinez, the common octopus "is a species that has aroused great interest in the field of aquaculture to be an excellent candidate for the development of its commercial scale production. "

In this regard, he noted that "on the Murcia coast, breeding octopus can be a productive activity complementary to the fish and contribute to a reduction in production costs of the marine farms."

The baby octopus at industrial level is still limited in two respects: the mass production of juveniles to start fattening and the availability of a feed formulated to ensure high production yields.

Marine Aquaculture Team focuses IMIDA ten years in this second aspect.

On Wednesday Dr. Maria Piedad Sanchez Morillo-Velarde presented at the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Murcia her doctoral thesis 'Development of formulated feed and nutritional requirements of the common octopus'.

According to Maria Piedad Sanchez, assays have been developed to estimate fasting lipid energy intake and carbohydrates, which are the economic components of feed; acceptability tests of numerous plant and animal raw materials and in different formats such as frozen, flour, freeze dried and dehydrated, among others.

The work of the thesis have been published in scientific journals worldwide impact in the field of aquaculture.

The results presented contribute significantly to the knowledge of the nutritional requirements of common octopus and represent a major step in the research to get a suitable formulated diet for fattening industrial scale.

Marine Aquaculture Equipment

The above thesis was directed by Dr. Jesús Cerezo Valverde, head of the research of New Species Diversification of Marine Aquaculture team IMIDA and Dr. Benjamin Garcia Garcia, head of the Department of Animal Production of the institution.

The works that make up the thesis focuses on the Marine Aquaculture Station IMIDA, in the port of San Pedro del Pinatar.

These works have been financed by projects of National Plans of Aquaculture, National Advisory Board for Marine Aquaculture (Jacumar) and by the Ministry of Agriculture and Water.

They have also been co-financed with FEDER funds.

The PhD Maria Piedad Sanchez has enjoyed a predoctoral fellowship (2009-2013) IMIDA, in the framework of the Science and Technology for the period 2007-2010 in the Region of Murcia, co-funded by European Social Funds.

Source: CARM

The Community helps to boost European action in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

The Ministry of Presidency closes the representation of Spanish regions during the first half in the Council of Ministers of the Environment of the EU

In these six months have made ​​significant progress in the promotion, coordination and implementation of measures and policies related to this area in the European Union

The regional government, through the Ministry of the Presidency, has helped drive during the first half of this year, the environmental policies of the European Union in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development, through the representing and coordinating the participation of Spanish autonomous communities on the Councils of Ministers of the Environment of the European Union.

In this period there have been significant advances in the promotion, coordination and implementation of measures and policies related to the environment in the European Union.

Thus, it has helped improve the quality and simplifying the procedures of Directive environmental impact assessment (EIA) and assess the onset of the transition to biofuels which give significant reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases by developing second-generation biofuels.

The works have also been related to adaptation measures to address the environmental, social and economic costs caused by climate change.

Also discussed the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their use in the EU (Nagoya Protocol) and the follow up to the conference United Nations Sustainable Development 'Rio +20', in order to provide a comprehensive response to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development worldwide.

Representation in Europe

The work of the Region of Murcia during the first half of 2013 has made a significant responsibility and opportunity for autonomous communities speak with one voice in Europe on environmental issues, the rational use of natural resources and the adoption of measures to address the problems related to these matters.

The Region and in 2006 assumed the coordination of the work to the Council of Ministers of the Environment of the EU.

During this period of representation, we have participated in 60 meetings of the working groups of the Environment Council of the European Union in Brussels, whose documentation was compiled and then distributed among all communities.

The Ministry has prepared, coordinated and agreed common position, one per quarter, of the autonomous Spanish, in order to form a text that fulfills the needs and aspirations of the regions, prior to the two European Councils of Ministers of the Environment held this semester.

Its preparation has involved reporting, conducting meetings and consensus of the observations of autonomy to determine a common position to move the seat of the Council of the European Union.

To do this, there were two meetings in Murcia via videoconference at which representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the Minister for Autonomous Affairs of the Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union and the regions.

Common positions reached were transmitted by the Minister of the Presidency, Manuel Campos, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Miguel Arias Cañete, in the relevant Advisory Councils.

Campos also attended, representing the regions, at two meetings of the Councils of Ministers of the Environment of the European Union, which took place on March 21 in Brussels and on 18 June in Luxembourg.

Source: CARM

The Socialist Party claims that the Regional Administration assumes no responsibility, to refuse to open school meals this summer

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Congresswoman Maria Carmen Moreno requires the Department to give priority to this issue because it is a necessity for many families in the region

The head of the Socialist Group Education, Maria Carmen Moreno claims that "in a social and law is not acceptable that the regional administration transferred the problem of meeting the food needs of the students or NGO Caritas."

Moreno criticized the regional government is not assuming its powers and refuses to open the school canteen during the summer months.

"The economic and social situation of the Region of Murcia needed now more than ever, a regional government that addresses the basic needs of the citizens of this community and act responsibly."

The deputy said that you can find ways to get alleviate these needs through agreements with municipalities, considering how many dining rooms must be opened, etc.., "But what should not be is to move the ball to the roof of another.'re Talking of children during the school year have been getting a meal fit through school canteens and now that summer has arrived, it can be given back. "

The Socialist deputy requires the Department of Education, to give top priority to this issue and hold open the canteens of schools in the region during the summer months, "it is not a whim but a real need for many families the Region of Murcia, "he said.

Source: PSRM-PSOE

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