Virtual Patients: Outbreak

This Virtual Patients lesson is relevant for medical students and professionals working in health care. In this lesson, you are a family doctor in Toronto, Canada. It is March 17, 2003, a regular patient, a 54-year-old woman recently lost her elderly mother (78) who had only just returned from visiting family in Hong Kong. She […]

Virtual Patients: Running Nose and Breathlessness fits

This lesson presents a practical case in occupational medicine, and is meant for medical students. It concerns the case of Mr. Bun who has a work history in a bakery. Since a few years he suffers from complaints like red, itching eyes, runny nose, sneezing and recently he also developed wheeze and a cough with […]

Work Improvement in Small Enterprises (WISE)

Work Improvements in Small Enterprises (WISE) is a training program developed by the ILO to assist small and medium-sized enterprises in improving working conditions using simple, effective and low-cost techniques that provide direct benefits to owners and workers. The training emphasizes the link between good working conditions and productivity and the importance of employer-employee cooperation […]