Study: Treatment at Academic Facilities Extends Mesothelioma Survival
More than half of patients with peritoneal mesothelioma cancer in the United States are being treated at community hospitals, sacrificing the chance to extend survival at an academic/research facility. Too many die sooner than they should. A medical research team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, has shown that median survival is more than twice as long for patients treated at an academic facility compared to those at a community hospital. “Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma patients may be better served at experienced, academic centers,” the authors ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - August 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Here's how UF Health Central Florida knows its workforce is getting healthier
The academic health center considers itself a forerunner of health care services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

The Zero Violence Brave Club: a successful intervention to prevent and address bullying in schools - Roca-Campos E, Duque E, R íos O, Ramis-Salas M.
Bullying among peers in schools is a growing problem affecting children and adolescents from an early age worldwide. The consequences of bullying victimization in the emotional development of children and youth and their academic achievement are adverse fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Peer victimization and mental health problems: racial-ethnic differences in the buffering role of academic performance - Fu R, Waasdorp TE, Randolph JA, Bradshaw CP.
Despite research highlighting the importance of academic performance in reducing youth's bullying involvement, little attention has focused on its role in moderating the association between peer victimization and youth maladjustment, further, there have be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Situation of self-reported anxiety and depression among urban refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, 2019 - Pudpong N, Kosiyaporn H, Phaiyarom M, Kunpeuk W, Sinam P, Julchoo S, Suphanchaimat R.
This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of anxiety and depression and fac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Austin Beutner's tenure as L.A. schools chief marked more by crisis than academic gains
First a teachers strike, then the pandemic. Beutner led the district through history-making emergencies that commandeered his three years at the helm. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Hazard reporting: how can it improve safety? - Havinga J, Bancroft K, Rae A.
The academic literature presents hazard reporting as an extension of incident reporting. Hazards are presented as more safety data to collect, data that allows for proactive actions, but feeds into a similar learning process. In this paper, we use ethnogra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Organophosphate poisoning at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital 2012 - 2015 - Bruins J, Menezes CN, Wong ML.
BACKGROUND: Patients with acute organophosphate poisoning are frequently admitted to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH), and yet there is little literature assessing aspects of these admissions. OBJECTIVES: To determine the demogr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What are we missing when we measure accessibility? Comparing calculated and self-reported accounts among older people - Ryan J, Pereira RHM.
Accessibility is increasingly recognised as a key purpose of transport policies. Most of the common practices found both in academic studies and policy planning draw on relatively simple accessibility measures taken as 'objective' indicators that only focu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A system dynamics model for near-miss reporting in complex systems - Bugalia N, Maemura Y, Ozawa K.
For organizations managing ultra-safe complex systems, near-miss reports provide a valuable opportunity to improve safety. Recent academic studies have emphasized the necessity of considering the interactions among several factors influencing the reporting... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Liberia: ULCHS, Yale, and Vanderbilt Announce USAID U.S.$15 Million Health Research Grant
[New Dawn] The United States Agency for International Development or USAID announced a US$15 million project aimed at establishing a public-private-academic hub for research utilization in the Liberian health sector. The funds are part of USAID's Bringing Research to Impact for Development, Global Engagement, and Utilization (BRIDGE-U) partnership project. Collaboratively, Yale University, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) will create the Center for Teaching, Lear (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Lockdowns cause more deaths than coronavirus itself
(Natural News) Last year’s data revealed that the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns have caused more deaths than the disease itself. Those in power ignored the norms of governance, journalism, academic freedom and science. They misled the public about the origins of the virus and the true risk it posed. They claimed unprecedented powers to impose untested strategies, with terrible... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It ’s Time To Reopen Primary Schools in India
Schools in India are not just a source of education but also provide access to health, hygiene, immunisation, and nutritional safety nets. | Picture courtesy: FlickrBy External SourceJul 22 2021 (IPS) “The government should open schools, even if it’s for an hour, to facilitate some student-teacher interaction. Most teachers feel that students should be encouraged to come to school. Neither parents, students, nor teachers are worried about transmission as little has changed in the community habits such as social gatherings, shared resources, intermingling of children, and drinking, among others. Only schools hav...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Asia-Pacific Education Headlines Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Healthcare in Our Varsities Is a Sham, We Need to Do Better
[Nation] One of the requirements for university admission is a mandatory medical report. And in every academic year, students are required to pay medical fees running into several thousands of shillings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

We Can Prevent the Bankruptcy of the Sacred – Dare we Try?
Religious leaders. Credit: UN Photo/Rick BajornasBy Azza KaramNEW YORK, Jul 22 2021 (IPS) The UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) came to a conclusion on July 15th. Another HLPF, another series of declaration, and commitments and concerns articulated by governments. All of which are besieged by the combined pandemics of institutional and systemic failures, increasing violence, global warming which has already led to the deaths of species and humans, and of course, Covid-19 and the utter shame of only the rich getting vaccinated. And the results of this High Level Political Forum? Not the dramatic changes that our plane...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Azza Karam Tags: COVID-19 Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

The impact of bullying victimization in early adolescence on subsequent psychosocial and academic outcomes across the adolescent period: a systematic review - Halliday S, Gregory T, Taylor A, Digenis C, Turnbull D.
Bullying is a widespread global issue, with serious consequences for victimized individuals. The current systematic review is the first to explore the consequences of bullying in early adolescence on psychological and academic functioning across the adoles... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Possible link between late-term births and better academic outcomes, study suggests
(Rutgers University) (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Push to Address Long-Standing Challenges for Parents in STEMM
The organizers behind a Mothers in Science conference say that it ’s time academia provide more support to researchers who are pregnant or looking after children. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 21, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Careers Magazine Issue Source Type: news

New study shows transcendental meditation reduces emotional stress and improves academics
(Center for Wellness and Achievement in Education) Students who participated in a meditation-based Quiet Time program utilizing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for four months had significant improvements in overall emotional stress symptoms, quality of sleep, and English Language Arts (ELA) academic achievement according to a new randomized controlled trial published last month in Education. This was the first randomized control trial to investigate the effects of TM on standardized academic tests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Big Ten Academic Alliance joins Direct to Open from the MIT Press
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Today, the MIT Press and the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) announced a three-year collective action agreement that provides Direct to Open (D2O) access for all fifteen member libraries. An innovative, sustainable framework for open access monographs, D2O moves professional and scholarly books from a solely market-based, purchase model to a collaborative, library-supported open access model. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sharp Turn in Career Path: Leaving Academic Medicine Behind Sharp Turn in Career Path: Leaving Academic Medicine Behind
Dr David Schenkein had aspired to, and achieved, a career in academic medicine and envisaged staying"until they take me out in a box." So why did this physician move to industry?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Virginia Tech's COVID-19 testing demonstrates power, versatility of academic labs
(Virginia Tech) The in-house development of a novel SARS-CoV-2 test, creation of the Molecular Diagnostics Lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, and their importance to public health are chronicled in a new article in Nature Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Preventive Interventions Delivered in Childhood May Reduce Substance Use Over Two Generations
Children of invervention recipients showed improved developmental functioning before age 5, as well as fewer problem behaviors; better academic, cognitive, and emotional skills; and less risk behavior from ages 6 to 18. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - July 19, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: NIDA Notes, Prevention, Risky Behavior, Prevention Research Source Type: news

Systematic review of academic bullying in medical settings: dynamics and consequences - Averbuch T, Eliya Y, Van Spall HGC.
PURPOSE: To characterise the dynamics and consequences of bullying in academic medical settings, report factors that promote academic bullying and describe potential interventions. DESIGN: Systematic review. DATA SOURCES: We searched EMBASE and Psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

10 years later: revisiting the patchwork quilt of child protection in Canada - Gullickson C, Bartlett E, Ornstein A.
BACKGROUND: In 2007, a Paediatrics& Child Health article characterized the Canadian academic Child and Youth Protection Programs (CYPPs) depicting the wide variation in clinical services and resources across the country as 'a threadbare patchwork quilt'. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Oral Health in America: 5 Q & As about this seminal report
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 5 Q&As about Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges NIDCR answers questions about this seminal report as we prepare for its Fall release   Q1: What is Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges? A: In 2000, the U.S. Surgeon General issued Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, which demonstrated the importance of oral health and the key role of oral health to overall health and well-being. Now, more than 20 years later, the federal government has collaborated with ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Oral Health in America: 5 Q & As about this seminal report
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. 5 Q&As about Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges NIDCR answers questions about this seminal report as we prepare for its Fall release   Q1: What is Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges? A: In 2000, the U.S. Surgeon General issued Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, which demonstrated the importance of oral health and the key role of oral health to overall health and well-being. Now, more than 20 years later, the federal government has collaborated with academic researchers and he...
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - July 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Remote Learning Hurt High School Students Academically, Emotionally
FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 -- There were academic, social and emotional consequences for U.S. high school students who attended classes remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. The study included more than 6,500 students in Orange... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions : Fiscal Year 2019
These tables present FY 2019 data on federal obligations to academic and nonprofit institutions for science and engineering research and development. Data include science and engineering support by type of activity, as well as ranking by state, agency, and individual institution. Data are from the Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - July 15, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Emotion, cooperation and locomotion crucial from an early age
(Universit é de Gen è ve) What are the fundamental skills that young children need to develop at the start of school for future academic success? Researchers (UNIGE/HEP-VS) examined the links between emotion knowledge, cooperation, locomotor activity and numerical skills in 706 pupils aged 3 to 6. The results show that emotion knowledge, cooperative social behaviour and locomotor activity are interrelated and associated with numerical skills. These results suggest that locomotor activity should be added to these fundamental skills. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Announces Extension Of Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University In Collaboration With Victorian State Government To Accelerate The Life-Sciences Hub
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 15, 2021 -- Johnson & Johnson Innovation announced today the extension of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University's Clayton Campus in Melbourne (JJIPO@Monash) in collaboration with the Victorian State Government.This joint initiative between Johnson & Johnson Innovation, the Victorian Government and Monash University will be extended for approximately two years through June 30, 2023. The agreement will allow JJIPO@Monash to continue connecting with the Victorian innovation ecosystem, nurturing and accelerating innovative research, new product developmen...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Want to take an active role in guiding the work of Region 6 in your state? Apply to join State Advisory Group!
State Advisory Groups will provide leadership guidance for Region 6’s outreach and engagement activities. Each state in Region 6 will have a State Advisory Group (SAG). The SAG will create a state action plan, which will guide how NNLM addresses health issues and disparities in the state. The SAG for each state will help develop recommendations, programs, and relationships. Serving on a SAG presents a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration. We hope that each SAG will include a balance of members from public health organizations, healthcare professions, nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, publ...
Source: The Cornflower - July 14, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Want to take an active role in guiding the work of Region 6 in your state? Apply to join a State Advisory Group!
State Advisory Groups will provide leadership guidance for Region 6’s outreach and engagement activities. Each state in Region 6 will have a State Advisory Group (SAG). The SAG will create a state action plan, which will guide how NNLM addresses health issues and disparities in the state. The SAG for each state will help develop recommendations, programs, and relationships. Serving on a SAG presents a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration. We hope that each SAG will include a balance of members from public health organizations, healthcare professions, nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, publ...
Source: The Cornflower - July 14, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Bullying in Academic Medicine Rife, Underreported Bullying in Academic Medicine Rife, Underreported
Bullying against in academic medicine, especially among women, is rife, underreported, and remains largely unaddressed, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Contraceptive Access May Not Be as Life-Changing for the World ’s Poorest Women as Previously Thought, According to a New Study
At the Generation Equality Forum in Paris in early July, the U.N. attracted political and business leaders from across the globe to talk about gender equality, and also invited them to put their moneys where their mouths were. Among the Forum’s seven key platforms were a push for more economic justice for women—meaning equal access to education and jobs and caregiving support—and a greater ability for women to control their “bodily autonomy”—meaning more access to sex education, contraception and abortion services. It’s an article of faith among development experts that those two a...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Air pollution exposure linked to poor academics in childhood
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Children exposed to elevated levels of air pollution may be more likely to have poor inhibitory control during late childhood and poor academic skills in early adolescence, including spelling, reading comprehension, and math skills. Difficulty with inhibition in late childhood was found to be a precursor to later air pollution-related academic problems. Interventions that target inhibitory control might improve outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gender Pay Gap Most Pronounced in Procedural Specialties Gender Pay Gap Most Pronounced in Procedural Specialties
Among academic internal medicine physicians, differences in salary are most obvious in procedural specialties in which there are fewer women, such as cardiology, survey data indicate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Comprehensive policies for victims of sexual assault returning to the campus classroom: lessons from university sports-related concussion policies - Moschella EA, Quilter C, Potter SJ.
The current paper presents a comparison of university policies and health and academic accommodations offered to undergraduate students following sexual assault (SA) and sports-related concussions (SRC). Procedures and protocols for universities to conside... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Depression and anxiety among college students: understanding the impact on grade average and differences in gender and ethnicity - Asher BlackDeer A, Patterson Silver Wolf DA, Maguin E, Beeler-Stinn S.
OBJECTIVE: Psychiatric disorders, such as depression and anxiety, can hinder academic performance among college-age individuals. Participants: Mental health among college students is a growing public health concern, with some scholars describing collegiate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NNLM Region 4 Funding Opportunities
The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 4 (NNLM Region 4) invites applications for health information outreach, programming projects, and professional development opportunities. We want to see your application. The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individual’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Under a Cooperative Agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the ...
Source: MCR News - July 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Blog Source Type: news

A third of teens, young adults reported worsening mental health during pandemic
(Ohio State University) As typical social and academic interaction screeched to a halt last year, many young people began experiencing declines in mental health, a problem that appeared to be worse for those whose connections to family and friends weren't as tight, a new study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Considerations About Deciding to Send a Child to School
Discussion For parents there can be a lot of pressure to “get it right” when deciding to send their child to school. Positive adult life outcomes such as employment, physical and mental health, and prosocial relationships are associated with higher educational attainment. Higher educational attainment such as finishing high school and potentially an advanced degree is associated with positive school experiences and domain specific skill attainment (e.g. reading, writing, math skills) and is also associated with readiness to begin school. Therefore if a child is “not ready” to start school, then the ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 12, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

World Economic Forum pushing for Great Reset through a "cyber-attack with COVID-like characteristics"
(Natural News) The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international non-governmental organization supposedly dedicated to improving the world through business, politics and academia. Recently, it has been delving into the world of cybersecurity. In reality, the WEF is pushing for a Great Reset using a “cyber-attack with COVID-like characteristics.” The WEF has taken a leading... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reduced-dose CT effective for lung nodules in kids
Reduced-dose CT shows effective diagnostic performance for identifying lun...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kids get fewer CTs, but adults' rates continue to rise Academic pediatric facilities have lower CT radiation dose CT scans may be linked to brain cancer in kids CT dose tracking highlights differences among kids in ER Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Psychiatry Is Still Stuck in Freud ’s Era. Big Data Can Revolutionize How We Care for Patients
I have a problem. I am a psychiatrist in the 21st century and yet I still evaluate patients the way Freud did a century ago: I sit with a patient and, by carefully observing how and what they say, I expect them to tell me what’s wrong. The problem isn’t that I speak with and listen to my patients. Every doctor of every speciality does that. Rather, my problem is that I never measure the data I think are most important to my treatment of psychiatric diseases. Consider how I evaluate a patient for psychosis in the emergency room. When I speak with them, I want to know what their life is like—what’s th...
Source: TIME: Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel Barron Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Launches Network of Global Health Discovery Centers that Aim to Speed Up Science and Tackle Pandemic Threats
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 9, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) today announced the launch of the J&J Centers for Global Health Discovery (J&J Centers), a new, global network of unique research partnerships that will leverage the institutional strengths of Johnson & Johnson and leading academic institutions to accelerate discovery research to address the world’s most pressing global health challenges. The first J&J Satellite Center for Global Health Discovery (Satellite Center) was launched at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) at an event co-hosted by Johnson &...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Bridging the Gap and Crossing the Bridge
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jul 9 2021 (IPS) It may be a challenge, but it is also an absolute necessity: bridging the gap between international law and reality and quickly crossing the bridge to reach all crisis-affected children and youth left furthest behind. Inclusive and equitable quality education is the right of every girl and boy and the objective of Sustainable Development Goal 4. Yasmine SherifIn fact, there are multiple challenges to overcome: in 2020, in countries of emergencies and protracted crisis – further hit by COVID-19 – the United Nations also...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Migration & Refu Source Type: news

Area congressman introduces legislation to support more COVID research and pandemic preparedness at academic medical centers like Upstate Medical University
The legislation would authorize the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award federal funds to academic medical centers that have demonstrated a high level of expertise in COVID-19 research, like SUNY Upstate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

South Africa: Lack of Water, Power Cuts and Neglect Take Their Toll On Top Hospitals
[The Conversation Africa] A fire at one of the biggest public hospitals in Johannesburg, the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, and the delay in reopening the facility has brought infrastructural issues into sharp focus. The fire broke out in mid-April. Only now is a phased re-opening of the hospital being undertaken. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Crackdown on Chinese tech giants is 'backfiring' on Beijing, says academic
Fears over regulatory scrutiny on Chinese tech companies have ramped up again after China cracked down on ride-hailing app Didi. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news