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SHEA

abbreviation for Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

SHEA

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
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Shea nut collection and processing are traditionally performed by women in agricultural ethnic groups, such as the Moose and Gurunsi, who rely on vegetal fat in their diets.
In Burkina, although commercialisation of shea nuts and butter have benefited many, particularly urban women (Pouliot and Elias 2013), as markets become more export oriented and professionalised, local nut producers have remained dependent on networks of traders to sell their nuts (Saussey et al.
Alhaji Alhassan said in Tamale after an end of year meeting with district chief ranchers from the province that the shea nut tree is the sole economic profit for the people of the north.
The program successfully brought together 1500 women into groups and a registered network after providing them the necessary training for running a sustainable shea nut and butter processing business.
Their work has ensured: CLEAN water is pumped 47 metres to the surface using solar power, from wells which had dried up since 1970s THE health centre and chemist have electricity to store vaccines and medication MEN are training to service and repair the generators WOMEN are encouraged to give birth in the health centre where midwives can use electric lighting during the birth A WELDING business has been started with training offered to young men, and A MILKING parlour has been built, millet and shea nuts are ground by machine instead of by hand.
I have recently been introduced to a new product, shea nut extract, for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
Trade (2007): Exports--$404 million: cotton, gold, livestock, peanuts, shea nut products.
We saw the five-woman teams who worked together in shea nut production.
Each beauty product contains one or more Fairtrade certified ingredients such as cocoa butter, shea nut butter, sugar or Brazil nut oil, benefitting disadvantaged producers from countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Manufactured by Graceway Pharmaceuticals LLC, this product contains hyaluronic acid, Vitis vinifera (grape leaf extract), telmesteine, glycyrrhetinic acid (licorice extract), and shea butter, a derivative of shea nut oil.
Shea nut extracts have been included in one device for atopic dermatitis.