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

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 conflicts,...
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

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 lifelin...
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

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 educati...
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