What counts as 'safe?': exposure to trauma and violence among asylum seekers from the Northern Triangle - Cuneo CN, Huselton KE, Praschan NC, Saadi A, Gartland MG.
In 2019 the United States signed Asylum Cooperative Agreements with the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, in Central America. In November 2019 the Trump administration announced that these agreements would be used to perm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

El Salvador Has a Bitcoin Fee Problem
Bitcoin fees would make the cryptocurrency mostly unusable for Salvadorans. Here's how the first country to adopt BTC plans to tackle fees. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Announces National Bitcoin Wallet, Plans To Distribute $117 Million In BTC To Citizens
El Salvador’s president announced the country’s official bitcoin wallet, Chivo, to be launched in September and give $30 in BTC to users. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to violence, polyvictimization and youth's mental health and alcohol use in El Salvador - Ramos de Oliveira CV, Jeong J.
BACKGROUND: Community and family violence are major global health problems. Approximately 1.3 million deaths around the world and 2.5% of global mortality are due to violence. In El Salvador, youth are exposed to multiple levels of physical and emotional v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Steve Hanke warns BTC could 'completely collapse the economy' of El Salvador
Economist Steve Hanke thinks that El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption could potentially lead to the collapse of its economy because “all the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Plans To Use Electricity Generated From Volcanoes To Mine Bitcoin
Bitcoin mining has taken a lot of heat for being harmful to the environment since it requires massive amounts of electricity to generate the invisible currency.(Image credit: Stanley Estrada/AFP via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joe Hernandez Source Type: news

Bitcoin jumps after El Salvador says it'll start accepting it as legal tender
Bitcoin's value shot up after El Salvador became the world's first country to accept it as legal tender. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Enacts Bitcoin Law, Ushering In New Era Of Global Monetary Inclusion
The new law could transform El Salvador into one of the world’s most important financial centers, and affect the way people around the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BTC price doesn't care about El Salvador? 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week
El Salvador and Paraguay fail to help Bitcoin exit its bearish price action. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Is Set to Become the First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender
El Salvador may soon become the first sovereign nation in the world to adopt bitcoin as a legal tender, Salvadorian President Nayib... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador may be the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender
El Salvador's President will propose a bill that would make Bitcoin legal tender — the first country to do so.. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador Plans Bill to Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender
(Bloomberg) -- El Salvador’s Nayib Bukele, Latin America’s youngest president who’s known to break from the norms, said he plans to send... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador's president says will send bill to make bitcoin legal tender
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said on Saturday that he will send a bill to Congress next week to make bitcoin legal tender in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man arrested for stealing 192 ventilators meant for critically ill COVID-19 patients in El Salvador
A Florida man has been arrested for stealing nearly 200 ventilators that were meant to help critically ill COVID-19 patients in El Salvador. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up to 40 bodies, mostly women, found buried on ex-cop ’s property in El Salvador
At least 10 people are facing charges, including a former police officer, Hugo Ernesto Osorio Chavez, whose home is on the same site as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New England Pats give flight to China's vaccine diplomacy
The New England Patriots’ team plane has delivered 500,000 Chinese-made COVID vaccines to El Salvador (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Large Corporations Cash in on COVID-19 Relief Funds
The large part of COVID-19 relief funds is going to big corporation. People who are likely to have been impacted the most by the pandemic in the Global South, such as smaller businesses, marginalised communities, women, and those in poverty, have been left out. Credit: Dionny Matos/IPSBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA , May 18 2021 (IPS) Poverty and income inequality are being deepened as COVID-19 relief funds are handed out to large corporations instead of social protection programmes in developing countries, groups involved in a new study of COVID-19 bailouts have said. A report by the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) civil soc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations COVID-19 public bailout funds Source Type: news

Central American leaders resisting Biden ’s anti-corruption efforts
The Biden administration says graft is helping to drive migration, but El Salvador and Guatemala have sidelined anti-corruption judges. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. announces $310 mln in humanitarian, food aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, in a virtual meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Monday, announced an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

On World Malaria Day, We Must Step Up Efforts to Combat Malaria
Distribution of mosquito nets in Kadiolo, region of Sikasso, Mali June 2020. Credit: PSI, A US based NGO. The UN commemorates World Malaria Day on Sunday April 25. By Hervé VerhooselGENEVA, Apr 23 2021 (IPS) Despite its 229 million cases and 409,000 deaths in 2019, malaria is an overlooked epidemic. The emergence of COVID-19 has thrown health systems into disarray and forced countries to shift their focus from malaria to the pandemic response, threatening to reverse 20 years of malaria gains. Now, as we enter the second year of the pandemic, the global response to COVID-19 must not come at the expense of progress a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Herve Verhoosel Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Pediatrician provides a voice for youth traumatized by family separation
Growing up in Brentwood,Dr. Elizabeth Barnert was raised to be acutely aware of two versions of Los Angeles — one of privilege and one of social injustice.Her psychiatrist father instilled in his daughter a love of science and big-picture thinking. Her mother, who fled Castro ’s Cuba alone at 15, worked as a social worker counseling troubled high-school students, many of them first-generation Americans who butted heads with their immigrant parents over issues like cultural identity and gangs.“My father took me to the library every Saturday and taught me the importance of life-long learning,” said Ba...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tucker Carlson: No country could survive Biden's border policies
(Natural News) We just got back from El Salvador, and before we left Central America, we took a COVID test – the one where the nurse rams the Q-tip up your nose and tries to find your frontal lobe until your eyes water. You’ve probably experienced it. It’s pretty unpleasant, but you’re trying to be responsible, so you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Person: Women peacekeepers a ‘powerful image for girls in remote villages’
Deputy Inspector Martina de Maria Sandoval Linares, from El Salvador always wanted to help others. Now, working as a UN Police officer, she has found her vocation, far from home in South Sudan. Ms. Linares, whose eight-year-old daughter and family are back in El Salvador, told UN News why the job is so rewarding, despite the sacrifices she makes. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vaccine Passports Are Controversial But Their Technology Will Bring Big Benefits to Developing Countries
UN Secretary-General António Guterres gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at Adlai Stevenson High School in the Bronx, New York last week. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeBy Ian RichardsGENEVA, Mar 4 2021 (IPS) The United Nations is using the digital government technology behind vaccine passports to help developing countries provide essential services to their vulnerable populations. After a year of Zoom meetings and with vaccinations slowly rolling out, international travel is making a come-back. The demand is there, even as the virus lingers. Many, especially from developing countries, need to get to work and send ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ian Richards Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Pregnant Asylum-Seekers Needed Help at the Border. Inside the Program That Provided Care —and Community
Xiomara was already having labor pains when she presented herself to U.S. Border Patrol officials to make a claim for asylum. She had fled gang violence in El Salvador six months earlier, working under the table in Mexico to afford bus tickets for her and her three young children to make it to the border. When she finally arrived, nine months pregnant and feeling contractions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offered to take her to a hospital. But she had heard about family separations and was worried about losing her kids if she were hospitalized, so instead she was sent back to the streets of Ciudad Juárez...
Source: TIME: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Immigration Magazine Women in Crisis Source Type: news

Bukele, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in El Salvador Elections
Nayib Bukele, who has drawn criticism abroad for his strongman displays, is expected to expand his mandate in legislative elections that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador certified as malaria-free by WHO
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador getting its first vaccine from India
The office of President Nayib Bukele says the shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive on a flight from India. Bukele's office says the first doses will be used to vaccinate health care workers. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immigrants, activists worry Biden won't end Trump barriers
HOUSTON (AP) — For nearly 17 months, the Trump administration tried to deport the mother and daughter from El Salvador. The Biden... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health consequences of intimate partner violence against women in El Salvador - Navarro-Mantas L, de Lemus S, Meg ías JL.
Violence against women (VAW) is currently one of the main problems in El Salvador, which leads the ranking of femicides in the world. We conducted the first national survey on VAW in El Salvador following the World Health Organization (WHO) methodology, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Serum Institute of India obtains emergency use authorisation in India for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine has been granted emergency use authorisation in India as well as Argentina, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico and Morocco for the active immunisation of adults. The vaccine was shown in clinical trials to be safe and effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19, with no severe cases and no hospitalisations more than 14 days after the second dose. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

3 Ways Health Workers in Central America Are Delivering HIV Care during a Pandemic
By Claudia Guzm án A client received HIV medication at their home in Guatemala in August, 2017. Photo by Anna Watts for IntraHealth International.December 14, 2020In Central America, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new barriers for people living with HIV to adhere to their antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen. People living with HIV face lack of transportation, reduced clinic hours and sites, and fear of going to clinics—all of which make it harder for them to continue taking their medication.So health workers from Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama​ are using some new...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS Health Workers Source Type: news

Over 700 gang members in Central America arrested in U.S.-assisted actions
El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras bring criminal charges in U.S.-led action targeting transnational organized crime (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Central America, Health Workers Keep HIV Services Available despite Dual Disasters
By Claudia Guzm án Photo by Trevor Snapp in El Salvador for IntraHealth International.December 01, 2020The COVID-19 pandemic has created plenty of barriers for people living with HIV who need to continue their care and treatment. But when hurricanes Eta and Iota hit Central America in November, the barriers multiplied.Pounding Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama, and Guatemala for days, these two hurricanes brought heavy rains that led to flooding and landslides that devastated communities and affected millions.In the face of these dual crises, health workers in Central America demonstrated strong leadership ...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS COVID-19 Digital Health World AIDS Day Source Type: news

‘ Just To Be Safe ’ : Revere Residents Wait In Line At COVID Test Site After Thanksgiving
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Seen On WBZ-TV Stay Home Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Paul Burton Revere News Source Type: news

Kamala Harris refused to prosecute MS-13 gang member and illegal immigrant – three months before he killed three people
(Natural News) On June 22, 2008, Edwin Ramos Umana, a known MS-13 gang member and illegal immigrant from El Salvador, randomly shot at 48-year-old Tony Bologna and his three sons while they were in their car heading home from a family barbecue. Tony and two of his sons, 20-year-old Michael and 16-year-old Matthew, died at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

El Salvador begins telemedicine for pregnant women, new mothers and other priority groups
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – In a bid to control the COVID-19 pandemic, El Salvador has enacted strict lockdown measures. Still, the pandemic is taking a serious toll, with more than27,000 cases of the disease confirmed by mid-September. Related economic impacts have left more than162,000 households facing severe food insecurity. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund 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

Racism, Shitholes and Re-election
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 23 2020 (IPS) Over the course of his presidency, US President Donald Trump’s racism has become more evident with more leaks of his private remarks, which he has been generally quick to deny, qualify and explain away. Despite his thinly disguised contempt for women, ‘non-white’ ethnic minorities, and most foreigners, unsurprisingly, he is respectful of power and privilege, especially when they may help him. Trump’s version of ‘kiss up, kick down’. Anis Chowdhury “Least racist person in the world” Unsurprisi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Implementation of seismic assessment of schools in El Salvador - Figueroa EAP, Malisan P, Grimaz S.
The management of school infrastructures is a complicated task. Administrators and decision-makers strive to keep the schools in optimal and functional conditions. The routine maintenance of schools requires the definition of strategies for effectively all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

These women say they had miscarriages. Now they're in jail for abortion.
In El Salvador, the law is clear: If you have an abortion, you go to jail. But many women say they were wrongfully convicted. Could it happen in the U.S.? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls Under Lockdown
Protest against anti-abortion law in Opole, Poland. Credit: Iga Lubczańska. By External SourceBEIRUT / GENEVA, May 28 2020 (IPS) Health systems around the world are prioritising health care services and equipment to treat people diagnosed with Covid-19, which means that many procedures deemed to be elective and non-essential are being suspended or simply not provided. Abortion, for instance, has been categorised as a non-essential health service by some States, while others have removed certain restrictions to accessing abortion. To find out more about the current state of women and girls’ reproductive rights, and h...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus
Three children are fighting government efforts to take them from their father and deport them to El Salvador to no one. They're far from alone. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molly O'Toole Source Type: news

‘Declare remittance as an essential financial service’
The image shows the countries from which remittance flows to Bangladesh, a service that is severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. By Star Online ReportMay 25 2020 (IPS-Partners) The UK and Switzerland are calling for greater global collaboration to ensure access to digital remittance services to support people during the coronavirus outbreak. Such remittance accounts for more than five percent of the GDP in at least sixty developing countries. The World Bank predicts remittances to low- and middle-income countries will fall by 20 percent or $110 billion in 2020. In a joint press statement, the two European countri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Star Online Report Tags: Economy & Trade Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Remittances in Latin America
Remittances now account for an important portion of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean and support millions of families, so the drop in this source of income is shaking the economies of many countries and deepening poverty in the region. CREDIT: World BankBy Humberto MárquezCARACAS, May 18 2020 (IPS) Remittances that support millions of households in Latin America and the Caribbean have plunged as family members lose jobs and income in their host countries, with entire families sliding back into poverty, as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis and global economic recession. The region will receive a projected...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Source Type: news

Protecting Women ’s Reproductive Health During the Pandemic
Woman gives birth to healthy baby in …., Democratic Republic of the Congo, facilitated by the delivery that day of emergency reproductive health kits. Credit: UNFPABy Anand Grover and Ximena CasasMay 12 2020 (IPS) “When I was 13… I got pregnant from my older brother… He raped me starting when I was 11,” a girl from Guatemala told one of us in 2015. She was one of the 2 million girls under 15 worldwide who give birth each year, often due to sexual violence. The Covid-19 pandemic is putting girls like her at even greater risk. While lockdowns reduce the spread of Covid-19, they also drive a g...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anand Grover and Ximena Casas Tags: Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Population Source Type: news

Seeking sanctuary: violence against women in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala - Obinna DN.
This article identifies the way spaces of violence operate within gendered hierarchies in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. As migration accelerates, gender-related differences become evident. Strong push factors underlined by patriarchal power systems... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

World ’s Poor Hit by Double Jeopardy: a Deadly Virus & a Devastating Debt Burden
Credit: UNFPABy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, May 7 2020 (IPS) The world’s poorer nations, reeling under an unrelenting attack on their fragile economies by the COVID-19 pandemic, have suffered an equally deadly body blow: being buried under heavy debt burdens. Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, said last week that in 2019, 64 countries, nearly half of them in sub-Saharan Africa, spent more on servicing external debt than on health. Ethiopia alone, he said, spends twice as much on paying off external debt as on health. “We spend 47 percent of our merchandise exp...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Civil Society Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Costa Rica and El Salvador clash over coronavirus testing numbers
A coronavirus war of words broke out between Costa Rica and El Salvador after Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele accused the fellow Central American country of massaging its statistics by deliberately carrying out fewer tests for the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Imprisoned, quarantined women need hygiene supplies in El Salvador
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador –Hygiene supplies are urgently needed among women in prisons and quarantine centres in El Salvador.Women in prisons in El Salvador are at high risk COVID-19 infection. Living in tight quarters, detainees typically rely on hygiene items supplies delivered by relatives during visitation days – which have halted due to the global pandemic. There are approximately 4,000 women imprisoned in El Salvador, according to the Directorate of Prisons. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news