AFC, NFC title game backup quarterback rankings: Chiefs' Chad Henne tops the list ahead of Sunday's games
In case of emergency, here's how we'd sort the No. 2 QBs left in the playoffs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seattle biotech AltPep closes $23M funding round for Alzheimer ’s research
Seattle biotech AltPep Corp. closed a $23 million series A funding round last week, which will go toward its Alzheimer ’s research. The biotech is a portfolio company of IntuitiveX, a Seattle life science incubator. Altpep's board of directors also made several additions, including Adaptive Biotechnologies CEO Chad Robins; David Goel, managing general partner and founded of Matrix Capital Management; and Joel Mar cus, executive chairman and founder of Alexandria Real Estate Equities and Alexandria… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Seattle biotech AltPep closes $23M funding round for Alzheimer ’s research
Seattle biotech AltPep Corp. closed a $23 million series A funding round last week, which will go toward its Alzheimer ’s research. The biotech is a portfolio company of IntuitiveX, a Seattle life science incubator. Altpep's board of directors also made several additions, including Adaptive Biotechnologies CEO Chad Robins; David Goel, managing general partner and founded of Matrix Capital Management; and Joel Mar cus, executive chairman and founder of Alexandria Real Estate Equities and Alexandria… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Chiefs' Chad Henne missed trending hashtag after win over Browns in playoffs
Chad Henne was forced to come into Sunday’s divisional-round playoff game for the Kansas City Chiefs when Patrick Mahomes went down with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patrick Mahomes concussion: Andy Reid says QB 'doing great right now' after Chiefs win behind Chad Henne
Mahomes left the Browns-Chiefs game midway through the third quarter with a concussion (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kansas City Chiefs find way, win behind Chad Henne after Patrick Mahomes' concussion
The Chiefs held on to defeat the Browns 22-17 to reach the AFC Championship Game after Patrick Mahomes left with a concussion as Chad... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After losing Mahomes, Chad Henne's fourth-down pass sends Chiefs to third consecutive AFC Championship Game
Henne led the Chiefs to victory over the Browns (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FBI: Nelson County man charged with assault on federal officer in connection to Capitol riot
Chad Jones was arrested in Louisville on Saturday, according to a tweet from FBI Louisville. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District
Chad Arnold The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y. (MCT) LAKE GEORGE — The Town Board on Monday agreed to hold off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after several residents expressed concerns over increased taxes and asked to see additional information on the plan. Board members were poised to approve a special tax district that would fund the town-run emergency medical services system, replacing the town’s contracted ambulance service, which has experienced gaps in service in recent years as the number of volunteers continues to decline. “We have struggled for the...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Ambulance New York Source Type: news

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District
Chad Arnold The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y. (MCT) LAKE GEORGE — The Town Board on Monday agreed to hold off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after several residents expressed concerns over increased taxes and asked to see additional information on the plan. Board members were poised to approve a special tax district that would fund the town-run emergency medical services system, replacing the town’s contracted ambulance service, which has experienced gaps in service in recent years as the number of volunteers continues to decline. “We have struggled for the...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Ambulance New York Source Type: news

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District
Chad Arnold The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y. (MCT) LAKE GEORGE — The Town Board on Monday agreed to hold off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after several residents expressed concerns over increased taxes and asked to see additional information on the plan. Board members were poised to approve a special tax district that would fund the town-run emergency medical services system, replacing the town’s contracted ambulance service, which has experienced gaps in service in recent years as the number of volunteers continues to decline. “We have struggled for the...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Ambulance New York Source Type: news

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District
Chad Arnold The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y. (MCT) LAKE GEORGE — The Town Board on Monday agreed to hold off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after several residents expressed concerns over increased taxes and asked to see additional information on the plan. Board members were poised to approve a special tax district that would fund the town-run emergency medical services system, replacing the town’s contracted ambulance service, which has experienced gaps in service in recent years as the number of volunteers continues to decline. “We have struggled for the...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Ambulance New York Source Type: news

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District
Chad Arnold The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y. (MCT) LAKE GEORGE — The Town Board on Monday agreed to hold off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after several residents expressed concerns over increased taxes and asked to see additional information on the plan. Board members were poised to approve a special tax district that would fund the town-run emergency medical services system, replacing the town’s contracted ambulance service, which has experienced gaps in service in recent years as the number of volunteers continues to decline. “We have struggled for the...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Ambulance New York Source Type: news

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District
Chad Arnold The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y. (MCT) LAKE GEORGE — The Town Board on Monday agreed to hold off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after several residents expressed concerns over increased taxes and asked to see additional information on the plan. Board members were poised to approve a special tax district that would fund the town-run emergency medical services system, replacing the town’s contracted ambulance service, which has experienced gaps in service in recent years as the number of volunteers continues to decline. “We have struggled for the...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership News News Feed Ambulance New York Source Type: news

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf resigns
He’s the latest Cabinet official to step down in the wake of last week’s insurrection at the Capitol. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kansas City Chiefs to rest Patrick Mahomes during regular-season finale
The Chiefs (14-1), who have clinched the AFC's No. 1 playoff seed, will start veteran backup Chad Henne at quarterback on Sunday in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Will You Receive A Second Stimulus Check?
(CNN/CBS) — For the second time this year, Americans will be receiving a stimulus check to help ease the strain of the coronavirus pandemic. So when will your check arrive? A second round of stimulus payments was included in a coronavirus relief package passed by Congress Monday night. The deal provides for $600 checks, but experts say it will take at least two weeks for the Treasury to get cash into individuals’ bank accounts after legislation is signed. “The timing could be more challenging this time, but the IRS could likely begin to get the money out in January,” said Howard Gleckman, a sen...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Stimulus Check Source Type: news

Central African Republic: Continuity of HIV, TB and Malaria Services in Challenging Operational Environments
[GFO] The RAME, R éseau d'Accès aux Médicaments Essentiels (Access to Essential Medicines Network), commissioned a study in 2019 on community organizations' good practices, opportunities, and limitations in ensuring continuity of care in challenging operational environments (COEs). Five countries, classified as CO Es by the Global Fund, were selected to participate in the study: Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Mali, and Niger. RAME is the Francophone Africa platform of the Global Fund' (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

‘It’s Unenforceable.’ The Holidays Make it Tougher to Police COVID-19 Restrictions
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore has been cracking down on COVID-19 rule breakers for weeks. When coronavirus cases in California began surging again in November, Gore launched a team of deputies to make sure people were complying with statewide public health orders, including staying away from restaurants, fitness centers and large gatherings. “I get a lot of emails and a lot of pushback,” says Gore, whose office has issued about 150 citations for COVID-19 violations since the pandemic began. “But this is a public health crisis. I’m doing what I think is right.” Less than 100 miles away in ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

West Africa: The World Bank Boosts Support to the Sahel for a Resilient Recovery From the Security and Economic Crisis
[World Bank] Washington -- The World Bank today approved three projects to support the economic recovery and improve access to and the quality of basic social services in Burkina Faso and Chad. These projects will help both countries respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the humanitarian crisis. The World Bank also confirmed Burkina Faso's eligibility for the Prevention and Resilience Allocation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Ifad Joins With Partners to Build Resilience and Boost Development in the Sahel
[IFAD] Rome -- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is joining with the other Rome-based UN agencies (RBAs) - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) - as well as the G5 Sahel and the Green Climate Fund to revitalize economic activities and food systems in the Group of Five Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) and in the Republic of Senegal. These efforts will strengthen the resilience of rural communities impac (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Riverside County sheriff slams Gov. Newsom, vows not to enforce lockdown order
Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco this week vowed not to enforce the state’s new restrictions to combat the coronavirus, calling Gov.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge rules Daca suspension invalid, Homeland Security head in office illegally
Chad Wolf took office unlawfully, says federal court judge, therefore could not suspend program that shields young people from deportation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal judge says new DACA rules are invalid
Chad Wolf was not legally serving as acting Homeland Security secretary when he signed rules limiting applications and renewals for the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal judge rules acting DHS head Chad Wolf unlawfully appointed, invalidates DACA suspension
"This is really a hopeful day for a lot of young people across the country," said Karen Tumlin, a lawyer in the case and director of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Power Player 2020: Chad Setliff, Novant Health
Setliff led the health system's response in the community to Covid-19, while also guiding the Winston-Salem health system through the challenges it felt as the pandemic interrupted nonessential procedures and elective surgeries and cost millions in revenue over the spring. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A look inside the renovated children ’s emergency department at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital
Emergency departments can treat children of all ages, but Atrium Health Levine Children ’s Hospital is dedicated just to caring for kids. The hospital expanded and renovating its pediatric emergency department. Its kid-friendly, kid-focused setting is nationally recognized by U.S. News& World Report. “All emergency departments are capable of caring for children,” says Dr. Chad Scarboro, medical director of pediatric emergency medicine at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital. “But a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

A look inside the renovated children ’s emergency department at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital
Emergency departments can treat children of all ages, but Atrium Health Levine Children ’s Hospital is dedicated just to caring for kids. The hospital expanded and renovating its pediatric emergency department. Its kid-friendly, kid-focused setting is nationally recognized by U.S. News& World Report. “All emergency departments are capable of caring for children,” says Dr. Chad Scarboro, medical director of pediatric emergency medicine at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital. “But a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 1, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

All employees of Big Tech are hereby designated enemies of America
(Natural News) DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf has now called out Twitter for its censorship, claiming the social media platform “endangers national security” with its outrageous, never-ending censorship spree. In a scathing letter, Wolf demanded Twitter, “commit to never again censoring content” on its platform, following Twitter’s malicious censorship of Customs and Border Protection (CBP)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acting DHS Sec. Chad Wolf to Twitter's Jack Dorsey: 'Your censorship poses a threat to our security'
Acting Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf sent a scathing letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over its recent suspension of U.S.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners for Evening With The Stars 2020!
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 23, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Adaptive Biotechnologies board member resigns
Adaptive Biotechnologies board member Andris Zoltners resigned Wednesday, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Zoltners joined Adaptive's board in 2009, according to an email from the company. The resignation wasn't over a disagreement with the company, its management or the board, according to the SEC filing. “We thank Andris Zoltners for his decade of service on the board of directors for Adaptive Bio technologies," CEO Chad Robins said in an email to the Business… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paxtyn Merten Source Type: news

Scaling Up SDG4 in Crises
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Oct 9 2020 (IPS) Out of global crises spring opportunities for change. In crisis, change is not an option. It is a necessity. And, as Plato famously noted: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is an invention that sprang out of crisis and was borne of necessity. Yasmine SherifEducation Cannot Wait was conceived as a direct response to the lack of financial resources and crisis-sensitive approaches needed to address the learning crisis for 75 million vulnerable children and adolescents impacted by armed co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraV Source Type: news

Chikungunya – Chad
On 28 August 2020, the National IHR Focal Point of Chad notified WHO of an outbreak of chikungunya in Ab éché, eastern Chad. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - September 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Inside the Dangerous Mission to Understand What Makes Extremists Tick —and How to Change Their Minds
On a cool winter’s day in early 2014, the American academic Nafees Hamid was invited for tea at the second-story at the Barcelona apartment of a young Moroccan man. It started well enough; they sat down at the kitchen table, chatting amiably in French while two acquaintances of the host sat nearby in the living room. Halfway through the conversation, though, things took a turn. “He started saying things like, ‘Why should we trust any Westerner?’” Hamid recalls. “‘Why would we not kill every one of them? Why should I even trust you—you are an American—sitting here? Why s...
Source: TIME: Science - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emily Feldman and Malia Politzer Tags: Uncategorized extremism feature Londontime Source Type: news

DHS warns Portland mayor: Federal government will intervene if rioting and violence continue
(Natural News) On Monday, August 31, Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf delivered a strongly worded letter to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, a Democrat, warning him that, if the unrelenting wave of rioting, violence and civil unrest in his city does not end soon, the federal government “will have no choice but to protect our... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa's triumph over wild polio shows the power of regional unity | Matshidiso Moeti
The legacy of a successful battle is now helping combat Covid, but we must stay vigilant, says WHO ’s Africa regional directorAfrica has declared victory over a virus that once paralysed75,000 children on the continent every year.Four years have now passed since wild polio was last detected in Africa. After a year of rigorously evaluating polio data from all 47 countries in theWHO ’s African region, an independent body of expertsannounced during a virtual ceremony on Tuesdaythat the continent was free of wild polio.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Matshidiso Moeti Tags: Global health Polio Global development Africa Vaccines and immunisation World Health Organization World news Society Science Epidemics Nigeria Chad Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Acting DHS Secretary Wolf: Retreat of federal officers from Portland has only made the riots worse
(Natural News) On Monday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf confirmed that there have been 12 riots in the 10 days since the DHS struck a deal with the Oregon state government for to have the federal law enforcement officers stationed in Portland to leave the city. “It’s been 10 days since the agreement between DHS and Oregon,”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violence in Sudan ’s Western Darfur forces 2,500 into Chad: UN refugee agency
Recent clashes in Sudan’s Western Darfur region has driven more than 2,500 people across the border into neighbouring Chad, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has reported. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - August 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The World Needs You. Now.
Yasmine Sherif is Director, Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jul 20 2020 (IPS) “We may all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now,” Martin Luther King Jr once said. His timeless wisdom rings truer than ever today for the many challenges the world is facing. COVID-19, continued armed conflicts and forced displacement, climate-change induced disasters, deep divides and widespread discrimination mark the human family in the 21st century. Yasmine SherifWhile COVID-19 is indeed a health crisis, the state of the world is in a bigger, multi-dimensional crisis. The one safe solution is...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

West Africa: Governing in West Africa and Lake Chad Basin During COVID-19
[ISS] As countries in the region navigate the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, their governments should learn lessons from the management of the crisis so far. This will help inform policy choices and societies' responses to future crises. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How will the L.A. Phil carry on amid COVID-19? Dudamel and Smith lay out a plan
Gustavo Dudamel and CEO Chad Smith cancel Disney Hall concerts through December and lay out an ambitious plan to cope with the coronavirus. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Swed Source Type: news

West Africa: Malaria Consortium Delivers Life-Saving Antimalarial Drugs Across West Africa
[Malaria Consortium] The first treatment cycle of the 2020 seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) campaign is underway and Malaria Consortium is on course to reach 12 million children in Burkina Faso, Chad and Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - July 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UN Chief Warns of Deadly Germs as Potential Bioterrorist Weapons
Credit: United NationsBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 8 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus—which has claimed the lives of over 538,000 people and infected more than 11.6 million worldwide—has destabilized virtually every facet of human life ever since its outbreak in late December. Providing a grim economic scenario of the devastation caused by the pandemic– including rising poverty, hunger and unemployment– UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned last week of the possibility of an even worse disaster: the risks of bioterrorist attacks deploying deadly germs. He said it has already shown some of the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Armed Conflicts Featured Global Global Geopolitics Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nationwide Protests Haven ’t Caused a COVID-19 Spike (So Far.) Here’s What We Can Learn From That
The coronavirus situation in the U.S. is bleak. While states like New York and New Jersey successfully turned the tide, others, like Texas and Arizona, are dealing with worsening outbreaks. At the national level, daily cases are rising daily, well exceeding the previous peak set earlier this year. And even in those few states that have gotten a grip on the pandemic, leaders are rethinking their reopening plans for fear of a relapse. But public health officials have spotted at least one bright spot amid all the discouraging data: the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, which began after George Floyd’s death at the...
Source: TIME: Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Sahel project helps women raise themselves, their communities from poverty
AM TIMAM, Chad – Once, Adouia Brema was a child bride forced to leave school. Today, she gives her community the gift of light.Her journey – from vulnerable teen mother to solar cell electrician – shows the remarkable feats that marginalized women and girls can achieve when they are empowered with information and economic opportunities.“I was only 13 years old when I got married. The day I got married, I was in sixth grade,” Ms. Brema recalled. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

African Development Bank COVID-19 response: moving from commitment to action
By African Development BankJun 15 2020 (IPS-Partners) The African Development Bank has responded swiftly to the needs of its member countries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s operations have continued to run smoothly since the first cases appeared in early March, despite the wide range of lockdowns and measures imposed by governments to flatten the curve. The COVID-19 pandemic is forecast to cause Africa’s GDP to drop by between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion. African countries, with the experience of having fought off Ebola, are working to adapt to this new threat and looking to the Bank for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: African Development Bank Tags: Africa Aid Economy & Trade Health Source Type: news

NYT: Withdraw from your family unless they support Black Lives Matter
(Natural News) The New York Times ran a column over the weekend calling on so-called “white allies” to withdraw from their loved ones and relatives if they’re not supporting Black Lives Matter organizations through “protest” or “financial contributions.” (Article by Chris Menahan republished from InformationLiberation.com) In a column by Chad Sanders titled, “I Don’t Need ‘Love’... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news