By Barnaby Lewis on
Five questions with Codex
Hungry to find out more about the role of standards on World Food Safety Day, we put questions to Tom Heilandt from the UN’s commission on food safety, Codex Alimentarius.
By Barnaby Lewis on
Sanitation innovation animation
ISO’s member for the USA, ANSI, recently created a video that points out the importance of toilets and proper sanitation. It couldn’t have come at a better time.
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Covid-19: addressing workplace challenges on World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Keeping safe and healthy in the workplace is important at any time, but even more so in times like these. This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and ISO is right behind the efforts with guidance to help.
By Clare Naden on
Supporting nurses and midwives on World Health Day
It is not just when there’s a pandemic that nurses and midwives work tirelessly for the good of public health. It is every single day, and ensuring they can work to their full potential is a powerful step towards universal health coverage. This year’s World Health Day theme is “Support Nurses and Midwives” …

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ISOfocus March/April 2019

The anatomy of healthcare

Whether you are being admitted to the hospital, getting medical treatment or simply doing your annual check-up, take a look at some of the specific ways ISO standards are changing healthcare for the better.

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ISO 21101 - Adventure tourism - Safety management systems - A practical guide for SMEs

This handbook will help small and medium-sized adventure tourism operators develop and implement a safety management system.

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ISO Strategy for Services - Case study #3 - Tourism in Tunisia (ISO 17680, Thalassotherapy)

As soon as ISO 17680 on thalassotherapy was published, it became the focus of a country-wide project to improve Tunisia’s thalassotherapy centres. On the initiative of INNORPI, the national standards body and ISO member for Tunisia, the country had been at the forefront of the implementation’s efforts. …

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ISO and health

Find out more about how ISO standards help improve the quality of care, reduce health care costs and protect the health and safety of patients all over the world.

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