Afghan Girl ’ From 1985 National Geographic Cover Takes Refuge in Italy
Sharbat Gula, whose haunting portrait was featured by the magazine more than three decades ago, was evacuated to Rome after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. #taliban #afghangirl #takeover (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School Meals Coalition Hopes to Provide a Meal to Every Child
School meals have a host of benefits, including improving enrollments and preventing malnutrition. Now the School Meals Coalition plans to recruit local food producers to assist in the programme. Credit: Bill Wegener/UnsplashBy Naureen HossainUnited Nations, Nov 26 2021 (IPS) Meals at schools not only give each child a nutritious meal but increase enrolments, among other benefits. This emerged at a recent launch of the School Meals Coalition, a new initiative that aims to give every child a nutritious meal by 2030 through bolstering health and nutrition programmes. The coalition comprises over 60 countries and 55 partners...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Naureen Hossain Tags: Aid Civil Society Development & Aid Education Featured Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations ​ #FoodEducation #ECW #SchoolMeals WFP Source Type: news

Afghan girl' from famous National Geographic cover is given refuge in Italy
Sharbat Gula, the subject of a 1985 National Geographic cover photo, has been evacuated to Rome following requests from groups working in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover. #coverphoto #sharbatgula #nationalgeographic #takeover #afghan #taliban (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan Girl' from National Geographic evacuated to Italy at age 49
The "Afghan Girl," 49, just arrived in Rome. She was photographed in Pakistan in 1984, during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. #afghangirl #nationalgeographic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan girl" on 1985 cover of National Geographic evacuated to Italy
Sharbat Gula was evacuated after appealing for help to leave the country following the Taliban's takeover in August. #taliban #sharbatgula #takeover #nationalgeographic #afghan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan girl from iconic National Geographic cover evacuated to Italy
An Afghan woman who became internationally famous after being featured on the cover of a 1984 issue of National Geographic has been evacuated to Italy, the office of the country's prime minister... #afghan #primeminister #nationalgeographic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ from National Geographic cover evacuated to Italy
The “world’s most-famous refugee” has once again been forced to flee her homeland. Sharbat Gula, better known as National Geographic’s green-eyed “Afghan girl,” has been evacuated to Italy... #taliban #islamists #takeover #afghan #sharbatgula #nationalgeographic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan girl' from famous National Geographic cover is given refuge in Italy
Sharbat Gula, the subject of a 1985 National Geographic cover photo, has been evacuated to Rome following requests from groups working in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover. #nationalgeographic #coverphoto #afghan #taliban #takeover #sharbatgula (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan Girl' from National Geographic magazine cover granted refugee status in Italy
The "Afghan Girl" made famous after featuring on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1985 has been granted refugee status by Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, according to an Italian... #afghangirl #nationalgeographic #mariodraghi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The woman from National Geographic's famous 'Afghan Girl' photo is evacuated to Italy
#afghangirl #nationalgeographic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Geographic green-eyed 'Afghan Girl' evacuated to Italy
Sharbat Gula left Afghanistan after Taliban takeover that followed US departure from country #taliban #takeover #nationalgeographic #sharbatgula (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy
ROME — National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian... #nationalgeographic #takeover #afghangirl #afghan #coverportrait #afghans #taliban #evacuation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ongoing Pandemic Push Africa ’s Children Out of School
Quality, safe, gender-responsive and inclusive education for Africa’s children increasingly out of reach, say experts. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Nov 24 2021 (IPS) Kenya’s secondary schools’ administration has been in the eye of a storm since schools reopened in October 2021. Since then, students have set on fire 35 schools and counting, forcing the government to announce an unscheduled break from school – ahead of the planned December 23 closing. Sarah Kitana, a secondary school teacher in Kathiani, Machokos County, tells IPS that fewer students are in classrooms after a year o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Featured Gender Health Human Rights Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations #Covid19 ​#SDG4​ Source Type: news

Medical experiences from a consular repatriation and evacuation operation from Afghanistan in August 2021: a field report - Hugelius K, Kurland L.
This report aimed to describe medical experiences from the consular repatriation and evacuation operation.M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Mobile health teams: On the road saving lives in Afghanistan ’s most remote areas
NANGARHAR, Afghanistan– At just one year old, Shahpirai’s son was suffering from severe malnutrition. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Upstate ’s Refugee Health Clinic is an integral part of resettlement process for Afghan refugees coming to Syracuse
The team includes staff from internal medicine and pediatric clinics, residents, and Farsi and Pashto-speaking medical and pre-medical students who joined the effort to introduce 250 Afghan arrivals to a medical home. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - November 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Graham grills Mayorkas on border, Afghanistan at Senate hearing
Sen. Lindsay Graham reminded Mayorkas that he was testifying under oath and asked how many people were vetted before they boarded planes bound for the US. #mayorkas #lindsaygraham (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between triage level and outcomes at M édecins Sans Frontières trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, 2015 - Daebes HL, Tounsi LL, Nerlander M, Gerdin Wärnberg M, Jaweed M, Mamozai BA, Nasim M, Trelles M, von Schreeb J.
BACKGROUND: Five million people die annually due to injuries; an increasing part is due to armed conflict in low-income and middle-income countries, demanding resolute emergency trauma care. In Afghanistan, a low-income country that has experienced conflic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Qatar to Represent U.S. Interests in Afghanistan, Blinken Says
The Gulf nation will also help process visas for thousands of people trying to flee the Taliban. #blinken #taliban (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Explosion at mosque during Friday prayers in eastern Afghanistan
An explosion went off during Friday prayers inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, a local journalist told CNN on Friday. #mosque (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blast reported in mosque in Afghanistan, several wounded - local residents
An explosion hit a mosque in the Spin Ghar district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, wounding at least 12 people including the imam of the mosque, local residents said. #imam #mosque #nangarhar #spinghar (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veterans Have Become Unlikely Lobbyists in Push to Legalize Psychedelic Drugs
Lawmakers find it hard to “just say no” to combat veterans seeking support for drug decriminalization efforts gaining traction around the country. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Veterans Psychedelic and Hallucinogenic Drugs Psilocybin Mushrooms Anxiety and Stress Afghanistan War (2001- ) Mental Health and Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Food and Drug Administration audio-neutral-informative your-feed-he Source Type: news

US, Russia, China and Pakistan meet to discuss Afghanistan as humanitarian crisis deepens
Representatives from the United States, Russia, China, and Pakistan met on Thursday to discuss Afghanistan amid the deepening humanitarian crisis on the ground and months after the Taliban seized... #taliban (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Marks First Veterans Day in Two Decades Without a War Underway
President Biden, who ended the 20-year conflict in Afghanistan this summer, called veterans the “soul of America.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prince Harry honors veterans at 2021 Salute to Freedom Gala: ‘The military made me who I am today’
The Duke of Sussex served a decade in the British army and two tours in Afghanistan. #salutetofreedomgala #thedukeofsussex (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait Investments Change Lives for Children, Including At-Risk Girls, Children with Disabilities and Teachers in South Sudan
Girls at Malual Agai School in South Sudan are having a lesson about menstrual hygiene. The school is one of the beneficiaries from Multi-Year Resilience Programme (MYRP) funded by Education Cannot Wait (ECW). The fund aims to keep girls at school by supporting them and providing them with dignity kits. Credit: ECWBy Charlton DokiJuba, South Sudan, Nov 10 2021 (IPS) Ayom Wol sits under a tree in South Sudan in the scorching midday sun. He is a newly-trained teacher, preparing for tomorrow’s lessons. His school principal says he has to prepare while at school because there is no electricity at home. The 29-year-old Wo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Charlton Doki Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Gender Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations ​ #EducationCannotWait​ #EducationInEmergencies​ Source Type: news

There ’s a Travel Ban on Dogs From More Than 100 Countries, and You Can Blame COVID-19
Marine Sgt. John Weldon was deployed in Syria when a dying, days-old puppy appeared at his military base in the middle of May. To save the newborn, which was barely bigger than the hand of the local who dropped it off, the infantryman scoured the Internet for a recipe for puppy formula that he could make with limited ingredients. He nursed the pup every two to three hours with a mixture of condensed milk, egg yolk, water and yogurt, using a medical breathing tube and a syringe. Weldon watched as the puppy he named Sully opened his eyes for the first time, as his baby teeth grew in, and as his puppy nose turn from speckled-...
Source: TIME: Health - November 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 nationpod Travel Source Type: news

Salaries for Afghanistan health workers sends ‘message of hope’ to millions
By the time the Taliban took over Afghanistan in mid-August, at the main hospital in Maidan Shar, a city of 35,000 in the centre of the country, most of the staff had not been paid in months. Essential supplies such as medicine and food were scarce, and disappearing fast. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Biden administration will waive immigration application fees for thousands of evacuated Afghans
The Biden administration is planning to waive immigration-related fees for up to 70,000 Afghan evacuees as they are resettled in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security said Monday. #afghans #evacuees #afghan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young Marines in Kabul Were Left to Run Final Days of Evacuation
The young Marines in Kabul were left to determine who was evacuated from Afghanistan and who was left behind. The cost was high. #marines #youngmarines #kabul #evacuation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump warns China could take over Bagram Air Base after US withdrawal
Former President Donald Trump warned that China could take over Bagram Air Base after the US military abandoned it during the Biden administration’s “surrender” of Afghanistan thi… #bagramairbase #donaldtrump #surrender (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump slams Biden's 'surrender' of Afghanistan, warns China could take Bagram
Former President Donald Trump slammed the Biden administration’s "surrender" of Afghanistan, warning that China could take hold over Bagram. #bagram #donaldtrump #surrender (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Military Spouses, the ‘Pillars’ of Service: Meet Leeashaa Ramoutar
When military families were called to facilitate the evacuation of families and individuals from Afghanistan, Leeashaa Ramoutar swung into full gear. Originally from the U.S. but stationed in Germany... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support Afghanistan evauees american red cross International SAF service to the armed forces volunteer Source Type: news

Taliban bans foreign currencies in Afghanistan
The country's economy is on the brink of collapse after the exodus of international support. #taliban (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NOVA ScriptsCentral Provides Emergency Aid to 5,000+ Afghan Refugees
When the number of Afghan refugees skyrocketed NOVA ScriptsCentral, a charitable pharmacy, became the lifeline for community partners who needed help obtaining resources to address the health needs of...(PRWeb November 03, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2021/11/prweb18295212.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Commitment to supporting childbirth amid Afghanistan ’s deteriorating security situation
DAIKUNDI, Afghanistan– As the security situation deteriorated in Afghanistan in recent weeks, the delivery of reproductive health services, including safe childbirth, was seriously affected. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Midwives continue to deliver amid uncertainty in Afghanistan
NEW YORK, United Nations/Afghanistan– Even before the current humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the situation for pregnant women was dire – the country had (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dozens Killed in Attack on Military Hospital in Afghanistan ’s Capital
No group has claimed responsibility for the violence, but the Islamic State has struck more often since the fall of the U.S.-backed government in August. #islamicstate #militaryhospital #capitalno (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deadly explosions hit military hospital in Afghanistan
At least 15 people killed and dozens wounded after twin blasts at hospital in Kabul #blasts #kabul #explosions #militaryhospital (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She was sold to a stranger so her family could eat as Afghanistan crumbles
Parwana Malik, a 9-year-old girl with dark eyes and rosy cheeks, giggles with her friends as they play jump rope in a dusty clearing. #clearing #jumprope #parwanamalik #stranger #afghanistan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Afghan hospital, unpaid doctors and rigid Taliban clash
Doctors are demanding overdue salary payments amid critical shortages. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Some US-Trained Afghans Are Enlisting With Islamic State: WSJ
To a handful of former members of Afghanistan’s disbanded security forces, “ISIS has become very attractive,” according to a former official. #wsj #afghanistan #securityforces #isis #afghans (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghanistan Wedding Ends With Alleged Taliban Gunning Down Guests Due to Music Being Played
The Taliban's strict interpretation of Islam states that music is not permitted under Sharia Law. #taliban #gunningdownguests #music (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three wedding guests reportedly shot dead in Afghanistan for playing music at reception
Three guests were shot dead at a wedding reception in eastern Afghanistan on Friday night, apparently because music was being played, according to the Taliban. #reception #taliban #guests #afghanistan #music #three #weddingreception (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left Behind After U.S. Withdrawal, Some Former Afghan Spies and Soldiers Turn to Islamic State
Hunted by the Taliban and lacking income, some members of Afghanistan’s disbanded security forces are enlisting in the only force currently challenging the country’s new rules. #taliban #afghan #securityforces #spies #withdrawal #soldiers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gunmen kill 3 after fight about music playing at wedding party in Afghanistan, Taliban blamed
Gunmen opened fire killing three people after forcibly stopping music being played at a wedding ceremony in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, local residents said. #taliban #weddingceremony #nangarharprovince #afghanistan #gunmen #weddingparty #fight #music (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men claiming to be Taliban shot 3 dead at Afghan wedding for playing music
Two men in Afghanistan have been detained by authorities after shooting and killing some wedding guests over music being played. #afghan #wedding #guests #taliban #music (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the Taliban takeover changed my life
From office workers to students, Afghans share how their lives have changed since August. #afghans #takeover #taliban #officeworkers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taliban say failure to recognize government could be a problem for 'the world'
The Taliban say the United States’s failure to recognize their government in Afghanistan could lead to problems “for the world.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news