Adolescent dating violence: results of a mixed study in Quito, Ecuador - Medina-Maldonado V, Del Mar Bravo M, Vargas E, Francisco J, Ruiz IJ.
This study evaluated the occurrence of different types of adolescent dating violence using a mixed analysis of each data source. The present study addresses the following research quest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nearly 200 Baby Tortoises Are Seized at Gal ápagos Airport
The tortoises were found on Sunday wrapped in plastic inside a red suitcase that was bound for mainland Ecuador. A police officer has... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual violence against girls in schools as a public health issue: a commentary on the case Paola Guzm án Albarracín v. Ecuador - Martínez Coral C, Martínez CC.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The fight for the Gal ápagos: race to expand reserve as fishing fleets circle
Ecuador ’s president to decide on proposal to expand islands’ marine reserve, seen as vital to protect world heritage site from fishing industryStrolling along a beach dotted with sea lion pups and their mothers barking at one another, utterly unconcerned by your presence, is a singularly magical experience. On the trail leading to the shore on tiny Seymour Island, noisily courting blue-footed boobies and frigate birds are equally unruffled by the presence of humans.Getting up close to the natural world without disturbing it seems as refreshingly easy on the Gal ápagos Islands today as when Charles Darwin visited on H...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Dan Collyns in the Gal ápagos Islands Tags: Environment Ecuador Americas World news Marine life Wildlife Gal ápagos Islands Charles Darwin Fishing Animals Conservation Science Food Source Type: news

Nine leatherback turtles -- the largest endangered marine turtle in the world -- were hatched along the coast of Ecuador. The...
Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chile donates 20,000 doses of Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Ecuador
Ecuador and Paraguay have both received some 20,000 doses of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine from Chile, the governments of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 50 inmates killed in riots sparked by rival gangs at three prisons in Ecuador
Ecuadorean security forces were able to seize control of three jails were more than 50 inmates were killed Tuesday morning during riots... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Authorities: Prison riots in Ecuador leave 62 dead
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021
International Women ' s Day is March 8th!  Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. Hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it ' s been the ' Ann Anderson Walk ' at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for theannual A...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women ' s Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it ' s been the ' Anne Anderson Walk ' at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

VIDEO: International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women ' s Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it ' s been the ' Anne Anderson Walk ' at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

“Saving Journalism: A Vision for the Post-Covid World”
This article first appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review on January 13, 2021.   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');   The post “Saving Journalism: A Vision for the Post-Covid World” appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: New Report Maps Ambitious Covid-era Efforts Around the World to Save Journalism The post “Saving Journal...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anya Schiffrin - Hannah Clifford - Allynn McInerney - Kylie Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

South America lost an area of forest the size of Ecuador in the last decade as illegal deforestation rose in Indigenous territories & parks
Between 2010 and 2020, South America lost an average of 2.6 million hectares of forest per year, according the Food and Agriculture... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revisiting the Unseen Corners of the World
During a year with limited travel possibilities, our World Through a Lens series offered Times readers a weekly escape. Here are some of the highlights. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The New York Times Tags: Travel and Vacations Islands Forests and Forestry Rural Areas Nuns Road Trips Photography Sea Lions National Parks, Monuments and Seashores Safaris Ecuador Karbala (Iraq) Great Britain Maine Quebec Province (Canada) Georgia Source Type: news

Hope Thrives on Action
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) As Mohammed, a Palestine refugee with impaired vision who attends a specialized UNRWA programme for children with disabilities, told us during our mission to Lebanon a week ago: “I was worried. I was worried that I could not continue my education because the programme was going to be cut. Now I have hope that I can continue to study and make my dream come true.” As 2020 comes to a close and we reflect on Education Cannot Wait’s mission this past year, two things stand out: hope and action. Amidst multiple crises ar...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Education Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news