COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?
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Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Bahrain launches mobile vaccination units for seniors and individuals with special needs
Said to be the first of its kind in the GCC, the initiative allows medical teams to make home visits to provide one of two approved COVID-19 vaccines to those unable to attend dedicated centres.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Bahrain first country to allow vaccine appointment via mobile app
All citizens and residents of the Gulf nation are able to schedule their free vaccination via BeAware, which was launched at the beginning of the pandemic as the country ’s COVID-19 contact tracing offering.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 6, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Obesity and depression, an analytical study among adults attending primary care clinics in Bahrain - Ali AAM, Alalwan NF, Ali MAM, Alsayyad AS.
This study explore the associ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Covid vaccine myths DEBUNKED: Is the vaccine safe, can it alter your DNA, is it tested?
COVID vaccination programmes have now started in several countries, with Bahrain, Canada and the US following the UK as the first nations to utilise the Pfizer jab. Is the vaccine safe, can it alter your DNA, and has it been fully tested? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bahrain approves Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for use
It earlier approved a vaccine by made by Pfizer and its German partner. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bahrain Permits Chinese Vaccine; German Cases Ease: Virus Update
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Serum Institute seeks emergency use authorisation for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield in India
A day earlier, the Indian arm of US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer became the first to seek a similar approval from India's drug regulator for its own COVID-19 vaccine in the country, after securing such clearance in the UK and Bahrain. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bahrain says it won't allow imports from Israeli settlements
Bahrain will not allow the import of Israeli goods produced in settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, state news agency BNA... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bahrain now 2nd nation to grant Pfizer shot emergency use
The island kingdom of Bahrain says it has become the second nation in the world to grant emergency-use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

"I am in peace with myself and I am going to die' - Grosjean's emotional recollection of his fiery crash in his own words
Speaking to Formula 1's international media for the first time since his crash in the Bahrain Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean delivered a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grosjean says he thought about Niki Lauda and reveals he ‘saw death coming’ in fiery Bahrain crash
Romain Grosjean says he œsaw death coming as he was trying to escape his burning car after his huge crash in Sunday™s Bahrain Grand... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grosjean recalls Bahrain GP escape: "I saw death coming"
Romain Grosjean has recalled his escape from his fiery crash at the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, revealing he told himself to get out... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grosjean to remain in hospital overnight after Bahrain F1 crash
Romain Grosjean will remain in hospital overnight for observation but "feels good" following his crash in Bahrain, according to Haas... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vettel: F1 guardrails "not supposed to fail like that"
Sebastian Vettel questioned the failure of the guardrail during Romain Grosjean's crash at the start of the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

F1 driver Romain Grosjean escapes after car crashes, splits in half and bursts into flames at Bahrain Grand Prix
Romain Grosjean was stuck inside the flaming wreck for nearly 10 seconds before somehow finding a way out. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

F1 driver escapes fiery crash with minor burns
A Formula One driver miraculously escaped with only minor burns as his vehicle burst into flames moments after the start of the Bahrain... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel
President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to do so as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump: Sudan to recognize Israel - POLITICO
It will be the third Arab state to do so this year after the UAE and Bahrain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New pharmaceutical track and trace system announced for Bahrain
The aim of the electronic system is to ensure medicines are dispensed according to the correct procedures set by authorities, as well as to prevent counterfeit drugs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

G42 Healthcare introduces wearable technology to COVID-19 vaccine trial
The Abu Dhabi technology company is currently spearheading the world ’s first Phase III trials of one vaccine, with volunteers from the UAE and Bahrain taking part. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

2 Mideast countries have highest confirmed virus rates
The small, neighboring sheikhdoms of Bahrain and Qatar appear to have among the world’s highest per capita rates of confirmed coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 tracing apps in Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway spark privacy concerns
In a new investigation by Amnesty International, the two Gulf states and Norway have released apps that reportedly operate as mass surveillance tools. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Bahrain says 44% of asymptomatic cases are infectious
Asymptomatic carriers in Bahrainfound to pose a risk; shortage of test kits ‘leading to virus spread in Africa’; Mexico confirmsrecord daily infectionsIndia reports surge in Covid-19 cases as lockdown easedCoronavirus cases fall in France despite easing of lockdownUS hits grim milestone of 2m Covid-19 casesHundreds of children among victims in Indonesia - reportsSee all our coronavirus coverage8.00pmBSTTorontowill make it mandatory to wear masks on public transport by 2 July when the city ’s transport agency approves the measure.John Tory, the city ’s mayor, said the mandate would help prevent the s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now) and Damien Gayle, Josh Halliday and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news Science Microbiology Medical research UK news US news Australia news Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: Matt Hancock not ruling out compulsory cooperation with test and trace system – as it happened
UK death toll risesby 151 to 41,279; urgent cancer referrals in Englandfell by 60% in first month of lockdownNHS unable to trace contacts of 33% of people with coronavirusWho does coronavirus kill in England and Wales?How successful is test and trace? - AnalysisCoronavirus – latest updates7.15pmBSTThat ’s it from us today on the UK side. If you would like to continue to follow the Guardian’s coverage of the pandemic, head over to theglobal live blog for the worldwide picture.Related:Coronavirus live news: Bahrain says 44% of asymptomatic cases are infectious6.42pmBSTThe government of the Isle of Man has a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow, Lucy Campbell and Sarah Marsh Tags: Politics UK news Coronavirus outbreak Health Matt Hancock Iain Duncan Smith Universal basic income Society Jeremy Hunt Science Source Type: news

Singapore Was a Coronavirus Success Story —Until an Outbreak Showed How Vulnerable Workers Can Fall Through the Cracks
Since mid-March, Asadul Alam Asif has watched nervously as Singapore reported more and more COVID-19 cases in migrant workers’ dormitories like the one where he lives. The 28-year-old Bangladeshi technician counted himself lucky each day that nobody was infected in his housing block, where around 1,900 workers reside in cramped conditions that make social distancing impossible. To relieve congestion, Asif’s company rehoused some people, which left half of the 16 bunk-beds in his small room empty. But then, one day last week, seven people in Asif’s dorm tested positive. He received a text message instru...
Source: TIME: Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature News Desk overnight Source Type: news

Bahrain sets up coronavirus ICU in military hospital car park
Bahrain has converted the multi-storey car park of a military hospital into a 130-bed intensive care unit for patients with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, and plans to set up four more field ICUs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bahrain launches electronic bracelets to keep track of active COVID-19 cases
Spearheaded by the Information& eGovernment Authority (iGA), the new wristbands are part of the government ’s effort in quickly tracing new cases of COVID-19, as well as keeping track of active cases. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - Rezaeian M, Khan MM.
The WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) consists of 22 countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Bahrain reports first Gulf death from coronavirus, ministry says
Bahrain reported its first death from coronavirus on Monday, the health ministry said on Twitter, the first death from COVID-19 virus in the Gulf states. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gulf Governments Engage In Blame Game Over Spread Of Coronavirus
Bahrain and Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of irresponsibility, while some in Iran say they detect a “Western conspiracy” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dominic Dudley, Contributor Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia suspends travel to and from nine countries including UAE, Bahrain and Egypt
Saudi Arabia suspended travel to nine countries for its citizens and residents amid coronavirus fears and suspended the entry of people from those countries or anyone who has been there in the past 14 days, the state news agency reported early on Monday, quoting a source in the Interior Ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bahrain asks people arriving from four countries to self-quarantine: tweet
Bahrain has called on people who have traveled to Lebanon, Egypt, Italy or South Korea to self-quarantine for two weeks from the day of their arrival, the Health Ministry said in a tweet on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia limits arrivals from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain to airports over coronavirus: SPA
Saudi Arabia limited on Saturday land crossings with the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Bahrain to commercial trucks only, with arrivals from the three countries temporarily limited to three airports as a precaution taken over the spread of the coronavirus, Saudi news agency SPA reported. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bahrain stops flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon until further notice
Flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon have been stopped until further notice, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in Bahrain announced on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iraq bans public gatherings on coronavirus fear; travel ban totals nine countries
Iraq on Wednesday banned public gatherings and barred entry by travelers from Kuwait and Bahrain because of the spread of the new coronavirus, prohibiting travel to or from a total of nine countries. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bahrain discovers seven new coronavirus cases, raising the number to 33
Bahrain discovered seven new cases of coronavirus, raising the number to 33, the ministry of health reported on Twitter on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bahrain extends suspension of flights to and from Dubai international airport
Flights to and from Dubai International Airport have been suspended for an additional 48 hours, civil aviation affairs (CAA) in Bahrain announced on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bahrain temporarily stops Dubai, Sharjah flights over virus
The tiny island nation of Bahrain temporarily has halted all flights between it and the world's busiest airport for international travel in Dubai over the new coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bahrain Blocks Flights From Dubai, As Gulf Countries Try To Get To Grips With Coronavirus
In Kuwait, the government has also abruptly cancelled all festivities to mark the country ’s National Day (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dominic Dudley, Contributor Source Type: news

Three Gulf states, Iraq report first coronavirus cases, linked to Iran
Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Iraq on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all people who had been in Iran, which raised its toll from the disease to 12 dead and 61 infected. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus Cases Outside China Are Accelerating Rapidly. Here ’s What to Know
A surge in deadly coronavirus cases outside China is raising concerns that the outbreak has reached a new stage and could continue its global spread to even more vulnerable countries. In the central Chinese province of Hubei, where the virus is believed to have originated, the number of cases appears to be stabilizing, according to government figures. But the number of people infected elsewhere in the world is rising quickly, with clusters in South Korea, Italy, Iran and a cruise ship docked in Japan. As of Monday, more than 2,200 cases of the virus, officially called COVID-19, have been reported outside of mainland China,...
Source: TIME: Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia, Hillary Leung and Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

The Conductor's Kim Lane Goes Global (Movers & Shakers)
Kim Lane, CEO of the Conductor in Conway, was invited to serve as a U.S. delegate and speaker at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Manama, Bahrain, last month. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 27, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Ammar Sabouni
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Four Killed, 20 Injured in Collapse in UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Bahrain say four people have been killed and some 20 others were injured when a building collapsed in the island kingdom. The Interior Ministry said that an "old building" collapsed Tuesday in Salmaniya, a neighborhood of Bahrain's capital, Manama. The two-story residential building reportedly housed foreign laborers. Police said the injuries were "medium and serious," without elaborating, and that 60 rescuers with firetrucks and ambulances responded. The police updated the casualty figures Wednesday on Twitter, saying that three bodies were retrieved a...
Source: JEMS Operations - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News International Operations Source Type: news

Four Killed, 20 Injured in Collapse in UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Bahrain say four people have been killed and some 20 others were injured when a building collapsed in the island kingdom. The Interior Ministry said that an "old building" collapsed Tuesday in Salmaniya, a neighborhood of Bahrain's capital, Manama. The two-story residential building reportedly housed foreign laborers. Police said the injuries were "medium and serious," without elaborating, and that 60 rescuers with firetrucks and ambulances responded. The police updated the casualty figures Wednesday on Twitter, saying that three bodies were retrieved a...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News International Operations Source Type: news

How violence happens (or not): situational conditions of violence and nonviolence in Bahrain, Tunisia, and Syria - Bramsen I.
This article investigates the microdynamics of violence durin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Epidemiology of burn at a military hospital in Bahrain: initial experience of patient outcomes and quality indicators - Louri NA, Dey N, Ebrahim FK, Jose J, Philip SS, Shanmugasundaram T, Rengasamy S.
Burn injuries are one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. We undertook a retrospective study to analyze the epidemiology and etiology of burn injuries at the burn unit of Bahrain Defence Force-Royal Medical Services from 2015... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Common Heart Drug Recalled In 22 Countries For Possible Cancer Link
(CNN) — A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled since they “do not meet our high quality standards.” Pharmacies in the UK are advised to recall valsartan batches containing medicines made by Dexcel Pharma Ltd and Accord Healthcare. The recall involves about 2...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Valsartan Source Type: news