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News item image Post-mortem Ebola Guidance

The NFDA provides guidelines and reminds the importance of taking every known precaution when taking care of person who has died of Ebola infection.

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News item image Ebola: The Abandonment of Crematorium

The one of most dangerous places Liberia: Monrovia crematorium in Boyztown neighborhood has been abandoned. For the thousands of bodies which were highly contaminated by Ebola virus, have been cremated there.

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News item image The Controversial Cremation Advertisement

The advertisement of St.Louis Cremation has got the social media actively involved and funeral magazines such as Connectingdirectors.com questioning – is it a good advertisement or really not such a brilliant idea?

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News item image Workshop On Funeral Management Issues

"Union of Funeral Organizations and Crematoriums" and Moscow Academy of Entrepreneurship offer a scientific Workshop from 4-6 February.

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News item image 2nd International Death Online Symposium

2nd International Death Online Research Symposium 17-18 August 2015 Kingston University, UK Digital technologies of communication constitute increasingly omnipresent technologies of life as well as death that structure contemporary forms of sociability, flows of affect and meaning-making.

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News item image Funeral Service Foundation - Scholarships

Brookfield, Wis. – In alignment with its mission to fund projects and programs that support all of funeral service in building meaningful relationships in the community, the Funeral Service Foundation is now accepting applications for its Professional Women’s Conference Scholarship. The application deadline is March 1, 2015.

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News item image Ebola burials in Sierra Leone

A “unique relationship” between Irish aid agency, Concern, and largest provider of funeral services in Ireland, Glasnevin Trust, for records management in Ebola victims’ cemeteries

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