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The Commonwealth Fund is searching for a Program Officer for our State
Innovations program, which identifies, evaluates, and helps disseminate
promising state-based programs designed to improve quality, access,
coverage, equity and efficiency of health care. This program is integrally
related to the Fund's Commission on a High Performance Health System.  The
Program Officer will report to Anne Gauthier, Senior Policy Director for
the Commonwealth Fund's Commission on a High Performance Health System and
will work closely with both of us in developing strategic program plans and
program reviews, projects and budgets for the program area and in
supporting the Commission's work. Read complete job description at The Commonwealth Fund site.

Project Access is looking for a project manager. Project Access is a community driven volunteer model for providing coordinated, streamlined health care services to the uninsured. The overarching goal is to improve access and continuity of care for people without insurance who live in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. This collaborative effort currently includes the Clackamas County Medical Society, Clark County Project Access, Coalition of Community Health Clinics, Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, the Project Access of Washington County, and the Tri-County Health Care Safety Net Enterprise collectively referred to as the Project Access Operations Council. The expected outcome is the creation of an expanded system of care for the uninsured through coordinated volunteer physicians, unified hospital charity care referral and integrated pharmacy and ancillary services participation. Download complete description.

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Oct 3, 2006 5:02:34 PM
janet says

another possiblity is volunteering, there are many groups that need help getting the word out.

Oct 6, 2006 8:43:39 AM
Nicole says

Janet, exactly, we want volunteer opportunities as well. Please send any you know about to us and we will post them too.

Jun 7, 2011 12:10:03 AM
pellet mill says
Brief History Way forward for Vegetable Oil

Human beings in different regions all possess a lengthy very good status for making and consuming vegetable body fat.

  • Early in between 3000 BC and 2000 BC, in Eastern Asia, the standard Chinese and Japanese have made their soybean oil.
  • Thousands of many years back, north of manchester Africans and Southern Europeans similarly have their particular person development of veggie oil, however the materials had been entirely various from the Asian, we have been keeping employing their close by materials: palm and coconut meat.
  • The first refinement of oil with real machinery started in Holland in 1600 and used till 1800s.
  • Wheat Flour Milling Equipment was conceived by English engineer John Smeaton in 1750 to crush veggie effectively.
  • Hydraulic press was conceived by Joseph Bramah of England.
  • V.D. Anderson of United State conceived screw press in 1876.
  • Too as within the present day globe we now have Sunflower Oil Processing which can be all to simple to operate and can create oil actually huge scale. We will effortlessly purchase the machine through the numerous Soybean Oil Processing.

Truly, inside organic globe, there are numerous sources for veggie (cooking) oil, these as sunflower seed, soybean, peanut, cotton seed, rape, sesame, olive, palm, corn, walnut, coconut, and many others. And much more remarkably, vegetable oil has all sorts of advantages and usage within our life-style.

  • It is use inside of getting ready refined foods, for example frying, too as in salad dressing. In China and also other Eastern Asian nations, vegetable oil will be the indispensible food material on their every day daily life to be able to smoke.
  • The oil was therapeutic massage onto their skin. In Asia, extra fat is employed throughout massage approaches to take it easy the system and achieve wonder effects.

While in the turning stage in the human society, vitality is at present playing a vital part of deciding the best way ahead for the person's race. As people seek less expensive and even much more environmentally friendly choices, cooking extra fat will increase for being a growing number of attention-grabbing. In the foreseeable long run cooking gas will possibly be as with demand as when it absolutely was to begin with discovered due to the fact individuals are turning them into helpful towards the surroundings choice to save money nowadays.

The main provide of wasted vegetable oil could be the deep fryers of goodies factories and junk food restaurant. And wasted gasoline that arises from cosmetics, animal foods, and pet food are shortly to become scorching things considering that they're the major ingredient within a very petroleum selection usually known as bio-diesel.

Vegetable oil conversion might be the following generation of oil; it had been alternatively for fossil oil.

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