South Africa: UIF Begins Processing New Covid-19 TERS Applications
[SAnews.gov.za] Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi on Thursday gazetted an updated COVID-19 TERS Direction, paving the way for the Unemployment Insurance Fund to process claims after the relief scheme's extension last month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Employment and Labour Starts Processing New Covid-19 TERS Claims
[Govt of SA] Minister Nxesi paves way for UIF to start processing new claims after publishing direction for Covid TERS extension (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.S. economy gains 379,000 jobs in February, in first full monthly employment report under Biden
Despite the latest gains, around 4 million people have still been out of work for 27 weeks or longer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday
Dow futures bounced Friday ahead of the government's latest employment report and after a sharp decline on Wall Street. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stockton's Universal Basic Income Experiment Increased Employment And Well Being
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police encounters, agitation, diagnosis, and employment predict psychiatric hospitalisation of intensive home treatment patients during a psychiatric crisis - Barakat A, Blankers M, Cornelis JE, van der Post L, Lommerse NM, Beekman ATF, Dekker JJM.
This study aims to determine factors associated with psychiatric hospitalisation of patients treated for an acute psychiatric crisis who had access to intensive home treatment (IHT). METHODS: This study was performed using data from a ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effect of accidents on labor market outcomes: evidence from Chile - Parro F, Pohl RV.
We estimate the causal effect of accidents on employment and earnings among Chilean men using event study methods and monthly administrative data. An accident of any type reduces the probability of being employed by 8.4 percentage points in the first year,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

International Women ’s Day, 2021Removing Barriers to Women’s Leading Role in African Agriculture
Nteranya Sanginga in the field. Credit: IITABy Nteranya SangingaIBADAN, Nigeria, Mar 4 2021 (IPS) Africa’s population will double by 2050 if growth rates continue their trajectory, but the creation of jobs is not keeping pace, with up to five times more young people seeking employment each year as there are new posts to fill. And, on top of this, the COVID pandemic is plunging Africa into its first recession in 25 years. But once again agriculture is demonstrating its crucial importance in times of crisis. A recent World Bank survey of five African countries showed that more people are turning to agriculture because...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nteranya Sanginga Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Population TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Internatio Source Type: news

Whitmer faces criticism over severance deals for officials
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing criticism after the disclosure of two additional employment-separation deals for former top officials, a day after a $155,000 payout to Michigan’s ex-health director Robert Gordon came to light (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A model for career counselors to address unemployment after the COVID-19 pandemic
(Wiley) The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented economic disruption and unemployment worldwide, and it may be challenging for career counselors to determine how best to provide effective career counseling to unemployed people in the post-COVID-19 world. In an article published in the Journal of Employment Counseling, experts suggest applying a holistic model of career counseling that addresses the multifaceted needs of long-term unemployed people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

End Inequality and Achieve Sustainable Development for All
Social development helps narrowing down the disparities between urban and rural areas; and gaps amongst different regions. Credit: UNESCOBy Siddharth Chatterjee and Amakobe SandeBEIJING, Mar 1 2021 (IPS) Back in the 1990s, the discovery of antiretrovirals offered a ray of hope to save people’s lives from the HIV epidemic. Over this decade, people living with HIV benefited from the scientific advances and began to have longer, healthier and more productive lives. However, almost all the beneficiaries were from rich countries in the global north. As a result, about nine million people died by the year 2000 due to the i...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee and Amakobe Sande Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Blog: We ’re not martyrs, we’re fighting for change
Think of the working-class women of Glasgow leading rent strikes in 1915. The machinists at Ford, downing tools to get what they deserved in the 1960s. And the Greenham Common peace protesters of the 1980s or the care workers taking to the streets to demand equal pay in 2018. Every International Women’s Day, all of us – women and men together – celebrate women’s history and recognise our global struggles. And we commit to keep working together to win. International Women’s Day this year is Monday 8 March and the theme around the world is #ChooseToChallenge, and that’s exactly what one mi...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - March 1, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Christina McAnea Tags: General secretary's blog News Christina McAnea international women's day Source Type: news

Letter to the Editor: Lack of Due Process is a Threat to EP Employment
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: news

Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England
Department of Health and Social Care -This code of practice aims to promote high standards of ethical practice in the international recruitment and employment of health and social care personnel. It also sets out the UK ’s approach to supporting health and social care systems and workforce, alongside safeguards on active recruitment from countries with the most pressing universal health coverage related health and social care workforce needs. It is aimed at all health or social care organisations or recruitment a gencies undertaking international recruitment.GuidanceDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - February 26, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: news

COVID-19: mental health and wellbeing surveillance report, PHE (updated 25th February 2021)
This is a routinely updated report about population mental health and wellbeing in England during the COVID-19 pandemic. 25 February 2021Updated to include latest data. New Spotlight also added on employment and income. 17 December 2020Updated data to week 46 and new pre-existing mental health conditions spotlight. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Initial return to work and long-term employment patterns: associations with work-related permanent impairment and with participation in workers' compensation-based return-to-work programs - Sears JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S.
This study aimed to characterize and quantify long-term employment outcomes for injured workers, by the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UCLA ’s Asian American Studies Center shares $1.4 million in state funding to address COVID-19
The UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the Stop AAPI Hate coalition have received $1.4 million in funding from California to support community programs and ongoing research that address the impact of COVID-19 on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, including new research and analysis into hate incidents.The funds also will support theStop Asian American Pacific Islander Hate website and theCOVID-19 Multilingual Resources website, which was developed by faculty from the Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.“COVID-19 has had devastating and disparate impacts on man...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cabinet approves Rs 15,000 crore PLI scheme for pharma sector
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the scheme which will benefit domestic manufacturers, help create employment and is expected to contribute to the availability of a wider range of affordable medicines for consumers. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How public health research can shape inclusive immigration policies
President Joseph Biden and the Democrat-controlled Congress have started boldly with immigration. On Feb. 18, Democrats introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, which would rollback many of Donald Trump ’s policies and bring comprehensive immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 10.5 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. Researchers and community advocates are recognizing a renewed opportunity to use public health research and advocacy lenses to inf orm the dialogue — and ultimately the policies — surrounding immigration reform.In this Q&A,Steven Wal...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tribunal ‘astonished’ by trust’s handling of legitimate race discrimination concerns
A children’s nurse who raised legitimate concerns over racial discrimination at a major London trust was suspended and victimised by her managers for doing so, an employment tribunal has ruled. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 23, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Low-wage earners hit hardest by pandemic job market
Employment counsellor David McKay says he's encountered the full suite of emotions from his clients during the pandemic. Some have been optimistic about finding new jobs, but he's mainly seen frustration. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Tata STRIVE and Wipro GE Healthcare partner to skill 6,200 candidates for jobs in healthcare sector over three years
The agreement aims to skill 6,200 candidates in various technical and operational areas of healthcare. As part of this partnership, Wipro GE Healthcare will design, develop and implement industry-relevant, hands-on training with a goal of achieving gainful employment for these students, many of whom belong to underprivileged sections of society. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AG nominee Garland vows to restore DOJ independence; casts domestic extremist battle as 'central' to mission
"Communities of color and other minorities still face discrimination in housing, education, employment, and the criminal justice system." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effect of the Safer at Home order on the frequency of DUI breath alcohol tests in Los Angeles County - Apodaca JC, Desharnais RA, Mitchell LJJ.
With Los Angeles County having a population size of just over 10 million and an additional 471,000 people who commute into Los Angeles County for employment, many drivers are at risk of being injured or killed in an alcohol-impaired driving collision. On M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Intersectional and trauma-informed approaches to employment services: insights from intimate partner violence (IPV) service providers - Tarshis S, Alaggia R, Logie CH.
This article presents qualitative findings from a constructivist grounded theory study that examines intimate partner violence and employment-seeking from the perspectives of 10 service providers. Three distinct themes emerge through analysis: (a) understa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Money vs. Happiness
In conclusion, objective welfare and subjective well-being measures together are far more useful than either on its own. Veena S. Kulkarni teaches Sociology at Arkansas State University and is a co-author for this article. Raghav Gaiha is Research Affiliate, Population Studies Centre, University of Pennsylvania; Vani S. Kulkarni teaches Sociology at University of Pennsylvania   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....
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raghav Gaiha - Vani S. Kulkarni - Veena S. Kulkarni Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

European Space Agency Seeks Parastronaut Recruit
ESA looking to recruit first disabled parastronaut for possible space missions to the International Space Station (ISS), The Moon and Mars (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - February 17, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Employment Source Type: news

Dharmendra Pradhan seeks Centre of Excellence on Marine Biotechnology in Odisha
In a letter to the Union science and technology minister on Tuesday, Pradhan said, the state's coastline provides employment to millions and has been at the centre of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for a marine-led Blue Economy. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK companies look to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory
Law firms say businesses are considering making jabs a condition of employment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Help us keep on helping our members
Coronavirus has hit us all in ways we could never have anticipated. But for many UNISON members, this past year has been particularly hard. Some have experienced a severe loss of income and a sudden increase in expenses. They have been struggling to put food on the table, pay their rent, and cover their bills. But UNISON’s unique charity, There for You, has provided much-needed relief for well over 2,000 people through its COVID-19 response fund. Here are just a few comments from members you’ve helped us help – all of them awarded grants in January this year. “Thank you so much. This means everythin...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 12, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News Covid-19 there for you Source Type: news

Beyond output and employment: The impact of America ’s biopharmaceutical industry
Particularly in recent times, biopharmaceutical companies have become increasingly important to the American economy. But just how valuable are they? In the United States, these businesses support over 811,000 jobs and have sponsored more than 4,500 clinical trials. Impressive employment and output numbers, to be sure, but taken by themselves, these values don ’t tell the whole story. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - February 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Garofalo Tags: Economic Impact Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic has Shown Humanity at its Best – & at its Worst
A health worker at a local health centre in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, prepares a vaccine injection. The dispatch of millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa started in February. Credit: UNICEF/Sibylle DesjardinsBy Tedros Adhanom GhebreyesusGENEVA, Feb 11 2021 (IPS) WHO and UNICEF have a long, deep and very special relationship. Neither of us could do what we do without the other. UNICEF’s success is WHO’s success, and we are proud to be your partner on so many issues: Ebola, polio, maternal health, nutrition, infection prevention and control, primary health care – the list is long. Neve...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tags: Development & Aid Education Global Globalisation Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

$15 Minimum Wage Would Cut Employment, Reduce Poverty, CBO Study Finds
Increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 would cut employment by 1.4 million and reduce the number of Americans below... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yellen: Biden's plan could restore full employment by 2022
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the country is still in a “deep hole” with millions of lost jobs but that President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief plan could generate enough growth to restore full employment by next year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Yellen: Biden's stimulus plan could bring US back to full employment next year
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday the US could see full employment next year if Congress passes President Joe Biden's proposed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: Documenting COVID-19 Effect on Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
A group of youths in Machinga, Malawi. During the COVID-19 pandemic, young people, especially young girls, are facing many challenges regarding their sexual and reproductive health. The world’s population of young people between the ages of 10 and 24 is at a historic high, with the majority — nearly 90 percent — living in the developing world. Credit: Charles Mpaka/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 5 2021 (IPS) With the COVID-19 pandemic adding complex layers of challenges to the issue of sexual and reproductive health for the youth, governments should prioritise documenting these effects for data ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population TerraViva United Nations Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Source Type: news

Government must step in to prevent vaccine strong-arm tactics towards care staff
The government must take action against care home employers refusing to employ staff hesitant about having the Covid vaccine, or intimidating others into having the injection by linking it to pay and employment, says UNISON today (Friday). If the vaccine programme is to work properly and maximum take-up across the social care secured, individuals​ should be encouraged, not intimidated, into receiving a jab, the union says. UNISON has written to care minister Helen Whately calling for the government to intervene. It follows the announcement that Barchester Healthcare will not hire workers who refu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release care Christina McAnea vaccine Source Type: news

New study shows pandemic's toll on jobs, businesses, and food security in poorer countries
(Innovations for Poverty Action) The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp decline in living standards and rising food insecurity in low- and middle-income across the globe, according to a new study published Feb. 5 in the journalScience Advances. Using data collected between April-July 2020 in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, Nepal, Philippines, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone, researchers found drops in employment, income, and access to markets and services, translating into high levels of food insecurity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Future of Cities: Non-negotiable funding challenges get more complex
OPEB, other post employment benefits, are health insurance costs for retirees. For cities, the costs are running off the rails because people are living longer and healthcare expenses are rising. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 5, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Douglas Sams Source Type: news

Mexico: Health System Review.
Authors: González Block MÁ, Reyes Morales H, Hurtado LC, Balandrán A, Méndez E Abstract This analysis of the Mexican health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. The Mexican health system consists of three main components operating in parallel: 1) employment-based social insurance schemes, 2) public assistance services for the uninsured supported by a financial protection scheme, and 3) a private sector composed of service providers, insurers, and pharmaceutical and medical...
Source: Health systems in transition - February 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

‘Stand up for care workers!’ is the passionate call from UNISON rally
The UK has reached a crucial moment in terms of social care. Two key messages at the heart of UNISON’s Pay Fair for Care national day of action and rally today were that we must ‘stand up for care workers’ and ‘keep up the pressure’. The event – co-hosted by the Future Social Care Coalition, a cross-party alliance of more than 80 organisations and individuals – comes against a background of crisis in the social care sector. That has been compounded by 11 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has raised awareness nationally of the work that care workers do, but in a context of...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 3, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News Christina McAnea pay fair for care Sian Stockham social care Source Type: news

What America ’s Richest Ski Town’s Handling of COVID-19 Says About the Country
Tucked in the shadow of the Tetons, the town of Jackson, Wy., and surrounding Teton County is home to less than 25,000 fulltime residents, but annually hosts over 2.5 million visitors. The valley’s natural beauty attracts an influx of tourists, who in turn are responsible for roughly 30% of the region’s jobs and over $1 billion in annual revenue, but this year, visitors came with an unwelcome price tag for locals: “Every time in this pandemic that we’ve had an influx of visitation, whether that’s second homeowners, or people just coming for a weekend, it follows with an uptick in cases and hos...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lucas Isakowitz Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey
The Census Bureau is seeking comment on proposed revisions to the Household Pulse Survey, which helps to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment status, consumer spending, food security, housing, health, and to gauge the level of education disruptions. Proposed revisions include adding questions regarding disability, child health access, telehealth, childcare, and intent to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 1, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Rehabilitation Facilities 2021
Rank Business Name/URL/prior rank Licensed therapists Local employment Area locations Primary servic (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

The impact of work hours on depressive symptoms among Koreans aged 45 and over - Kim J, Park EC.
BACKGROUND: Given the documented importance of employment for middle-aged and older adults' mental health, studies of the association between their number of work hours and depressive symptoms are needed. OBJECTIVES: To examine the association betw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Study reveals precarious employment on the rise long before COVID-19
(University of Illinois at Chicago) A study led by a University of Illinois Chicago researcher uses a new approach to measure precarious, or low-quality, employment in the United States. And, according to those findings, precarious employment has increased 9% between 1988 and 2016. Precarious employment, or P.E., is defined as low-quality employment, which is often characterized by low wages, job insecurity and irregular hours, making employment risky and stressful for the worker. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The public health employment picture: Are graduates meeting the demands of the workforce?
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) In a study to gain understanding of the future public health workforce, researchers conducted a large-scale analysis of first employment outcomes of public health graduates and found that 78 percent were employed; only 5 percent were not employed and job seeking. These indicators may ultimately expand public health's reach and lead to healthier communities. The study is the first national analysis of of public health employment outcomes, and one of only such analyses ever conducted. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Video: Can Employers Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Arkansas Business' Lance Turner talks to Stuart Jackson, a partner on the Labor & Employment Team at the Wright Lindsey Jennings law firm in Little Rock, about whether employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Trump Is Gone, Trumpism Lives On
By Anis ChowdhurySYDNEY, Jan 21 2021 (IPS) Impeachment or no impeachment, Trump is out of the White House. Trump goes with an approval rating of 34%, far behind his predecessor Barack Obama’s 60%. A majority, 54%, said Trump ought to be removed from office before January 20, according to a new CNN poll, for his role in the January 6 events, when Trump incited his supporters to storm the US Capitol. Battle for America’s soul “Has America lost its soul?”, asked Peter Singer, the famous ethics and morality philosopher. More than 70 million, or 47% of Americans voted for Trump. With 21,000 votes in thr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury Tags: Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour North America TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

South Africa: Media Release - Presiding Officers Receive Letter From President On the Employment of SA National Defence Force Members for Covid-19 Support Services
[Parliament of South Africa] National Assembly Speaker Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo have received letters from President Cyril Ramaphosa informing them about the employment of South African Defence Force (SANDF) members for support services related to Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news