Armenian President Armen Sarkissian quits over lack of influence
Armen Sarkissian says he believes the country’s constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events. #armenian #armensarkissian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bias in the reporting of suicide and genocide - Lester D.
Reports of suicide during two genocides (in Armenia in 1915 and in India and Pakistan in 1947) are primarily of women committing suicide, often in mass, to avoid abduction and rape. It is suggested that this may be biased reporting of suicidal behavior dur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Sex bias in the reporting of suicide and genocide - Lester D.
Reports of suicide during two genocides (in Armenia in 1915 and in India and Pakistan in 1947) are primarily of women dying by suicide, often in mass suicides, to avoid abduction and rape. It is suggested that this may be biased reporting of suicidal behav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Armenian American groups fight distrust, disinformation to encourage COVID-19 shots
In Little Armenia, Thai Town and Sunland-Tujunga, vaccination rates lag behind the county average, alarming Armenian American community leaders. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes Source Type: news

Armenia will allow employers to fire unvaccinated workers
Armenia’s parliament has passed a law that would allow employers to fire those who refuse to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test result (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What Explains Vaccination Rates in EBRD Regions?
Credit: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)By Cevat Aksoy, Maxim Chupilkin, Zsoka Koczan and Alexander PlekhanovLONDON, Dec 8 2021 (IPS) Officially reported deaths from Covid-19 started to rise again in autumn 2021 in a number of economies in the EBRD regions. While in advanced economies in Europe the mortality rate has remained low despite the pick-up in Covid-19 cases, in the EBRD regions the mortality and infection rates continued to move in tandem. Reflecting this, daily Covid-19 deaths per million population were four times higher in the EBRD regions than in advanced Europe as of November 2021. T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cevat Aksoy - Maxim Chupilkin - Zsoka Koczan - Alexander Ple Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Europe Featured Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Armenia announces ceasefire after Azerbaijan border clashes
The Armenian defence ministry says the ceasefire was brokered by Russia after clashes sparked fears of a new flare-up. #flareup #clashes #defenceministry #ceasefire (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and pregnancy termination in Armenia: evidence from nationally-representative survey data - Samad N, Das P, Ahinkorah BO, Seidu AA, Frimpong JB, Okyere J, Hagan JEJ, Nabi MH, Hawlader MDH.
This study examined the association between predictive capacity of intimate partner violence and pregnancy termination among women in Armen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Transgenerational trauma and mental health needs among Armenian genocide descendants - der Sarkissian A, Sharkey JD.
The trauma of a genocide can be transmitted to subsequent generations though familial mental health, sociopolitical trauma, and cultural narratives, thereby impacting mental health and well-being. Understanding specific mechanisms that are unique to each e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CPD Armenia [2005-2009] (DP/FPA/CPD/ARM/1)
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Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Desperate for vaccines amid surge, Iranians flock to Armenia
A surge of new coronavirus infections in Iran fueled by the fast-spreading delta variant has threatened to overwhelm hospitals (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Land Mines for U.S. Abound in the Caucasus
Azerbaijan is rich with diplomatic possibilities; Armenia complicates matters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenian PM claims victory in snap election as rival alleges fraud
Opposition says it will not recognise Nikol Pashinyan’s quick claim to victory, which came when just 30% of precincts had been counted (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Soon Enough I'll Be Killed': Threats Against Azerbaijani Dissident Intensify After Armenian Media Interview
Azerbaijani vlogger Mahammad Mirzali speaks from self-exile in France, where escalating threats have him “counting the hours” after... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Russia ’s Sputnik Diplomacy
This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Latvia officially recognizes Armenian Genocide
YEREVAN, MAY 6, ARMENPRESS. Latvia has officially recognized and condemned the 1915 Armenian Genocide, Armenia’s Ambassador to Latvia,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italian mayor slams Turkish ambassador for “intolerant interference” over Armenian Genocide commemoration event
YEREVAN, MAY 1, ARMENPRESS. The Mayor of the Italian city of Ferrara slammed the Turkish Ambassador for his “intolerant interference” in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel faces pressure to follow U.S. Armenian Genocide move despite Turkey ties
"As a country where the genocide against the Jews is seared into the national consciousness, can Israel afford to avoid recognizing the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkish far-right deputy threatens Armenian MP Paylan with another genocide
Far-right independent lawmaker Ümit Özdağ has threatened HDP deputy Garo Paylan with another genocide. "You'll go through a Talaat Pasha... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey threatens to work closer with Iran and Russia after Biden recognizes Armenian genocide
The Biden administration has called Turkey’s bluff: that it might leave NATO because it is angry to hear the word “genocide” – and that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden recognizes mass killing of Armenians as genocide
He is the first American president to formally declare the killings in the early 20th century a genocide. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Khlo é Kardashian thanks Biden for officially recognizing Armenian genocide
Khloé Kardashian on Saturday thanked President Joe Biden on social media for being the first US president to officially recognize the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden ’s statement recognizing the Armenian genocide is a big deal - but Turkey isn’t happy about it
Biden is the first US president to recognize the Armenian genocide — and Turkey isn’t happy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Of course it ’s genocide': How Biden fulfilled a promise to Armenians that Obama wouldn’t
With regret and conviction, the Biden administration officially designates the slaughter of Armenians a “genocide.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden told Erdogan he plans to call 1915 massacres of Armenians genocide -sources
U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he intends to recognize the 1915 massacres of Armenians in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

President Biden told Turkish President Erdo ğan he's planning to recognize Armenian genocide
President Joe Biden told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday he plans to recognize the 1915 massacre of Armenians by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden told Erdogan he plans to recognize 1915 Armenian massacres as genocide -sources
U.S. President Joe Biden told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Friday that he intends to recognize the 1915 massacres... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10,000 march in Armenian capital to commemorate killings
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — About 10,000 people held a torchlight parade in Armenia’s capital Friday to commemorate the estimated 1.5... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden to Say Armenians Suffered Genocide. Here ’s Why It Matters
Events more than 100 years ago during the breakup of the Ottoman Empire are back in the news, with President Biden’s intention to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Tells Erdogan He Will Call Armenian Massacre a Genocide
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Tells Erdogan He'll Call Armenian Massacre a Genocide
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia Goes Dark To Remember Victims Of Genocide
Armenia turned off street lights and church bells tolled across the country late on April 23 to commemorate the victims of the World War... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden is set to officially recognize the Armenian genocide, despite warnings from Turkey it could 'worsen ties' even more
Turkey has urged Biden against recognizing the killings as genocide at a time when the dynamic between Washington and Ankara is already... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Poised to Recognize Massacres of Armenians as Genocide, Officials Say
The president said during his campaign he would acknowledge the killings of Armenians as genocide, a move that would upset U.S. ally Turkey. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden to Declare Atrocities Against Armenia Were Genocide
The designation for the World War I-era killings would further fray U.S. relations with Turkey, but it is a risk the president appears... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey says any U.S. recognition of Armenian 'genocide' would further harm ties
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that any move by U.S. President Joe Biden to recognise the 1915 mass killings... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alberta, Canada, unanimously passes law recognizing the Armenian Genocide and other genocides
The Legislative Assembly of Alberta recently passed a Law, unanimously recognizing the Armenia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fury in Armenia as Azerbaijan displays war trophies: Baku showcases ‘park of trophies’ displaying the helmets of Armenian troops who...
Baku showcases ‘park of trophies’ displaying the helmets of Armenian troops who died in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA multilingual COVID-19 website offers vaccine information in more than a dozen languages
TheTranslateCovid.org informational site operated by UCLA recently launched a robust vaccine FAQ section, which to date has information in 17  languages including Spanish, Armenian, Chinese, French, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Lai, Thai, Vietnamese and more. UCLA ’s Asian American Studies Center and Fielding School of Public Health created the site in May 2020 and have been updating it regularly as new information about the virus and pandemic emerges. During the past few months, they’ve been publishing vital information on the COVID-19 vaccines.Asian American studies center staff also plan to add at least...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Putin May Have Triggered an Attempted Coup in Armenia After PM Insulted His Missiles
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan’s jabs about Russia’s faulty missiles may have landed him in the middle of a coup attempt. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attempted coup: Armenia in turmoil as thousands take to streets, military jets buzz capital
Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says the country is being threatened by “an attempted military coup” after the military... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Frozen conflict in the midst of a global pandemic: potential impact on mental health in Armenian border communities - Markosian C, Khachadourian V, Kennedy CA.
Armenia has been in a conflict with its neighbor, Azerbaijan, since 1988. Civilians in Tavush Province are regularly affected by ceasefire violations along the armed border with recent escalations further threatening the population's safety. In the midst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

2020 reflections: Bruins respond to the challenges of COVID-19
When people look back, COVID-19 will be what defines 2020 — and that applies to UCLA, just like everywhere else. From forcing us to shift to remote learning, move all but the most essential jobs off campus and ultimately close the campus to the public, the pandemic remade life in ways we couldn’t have imagined.But as difficult as the challenges were, Bruins everywhere responded withthe resilience, creativity and ingenuity that embody our values.Scientists, doctors and scholars continued to pursue the research that helped the public better understand the virus.Health care workers put themselves on the line day a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Two decades of ecstasy: shifting demographic trends in decedents using MDMA - Armenian P, Rodda LN.
Deaths with a toxicology finding of the party drug, 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), over the 20-year period from 2000-2019 in San Francisco are presented to identify shifting demographic trends. Of the 148 cases, 129 (87.2%) were male with mean a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Armenians, Azerbaijan trade blame over breach of peace deal
Armenian officials and Azerbaijan on Saturday accused each other of breaching a peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Nagorno-Karabakh war crimes fears as Azerbaijani soldier boasts to camera about killing Armenian civilian & mutilating corpse
Disturbing footage has emerged online showing a man, said to be an Azeri soldier, claiming to have executed an Armenian civilian, as an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news