Liberia: Liberia Benefits Pen-Plus Strategy to Treat Sickle Cell, Diabetes, and Heart Diseases
[FrontPageAfrica] Liberia is along with Malawi and Haiti to benefit from a Partner in Health and the World Health Organization's medical program, called the Pen-Plus Strategy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kofi Time: The Podcast
By External SourceAug 24 2022 (IPS-Partners)   About the Podcast Regarded as one of the modern world’s icons of diplomacy, what is Kofi Annan’s legacy today? What can we learn from him, and how can we prepare for tomorrow, based on his vision for a better world? In this exclusive 10-part podcast, Ahmad Fawzi, one of Kofi Annan’s former spokespersons and communication Advisor, will examine how Kofi Annan tackled a specific crisis and its relevance to today’s world and challenges. Kofi Annan’s call to bring all stakeholders around the table — including the private sector, local authorities, civil society org...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Climate Change Food and Agriculture Health Multimedia Peace Podcast Source Type: news

Insecurity fuels sexual violence fears in Haiti - Cousins S.
A few months ago, 19-year-old Islande (name changed for confidentiality) got a call that her son was sick and that she needed to pick him up from school immediately. As a garment factory worker in Port-au-Prince, she earned only a few dollars a day. She di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Women are left vulnerable as Haiti's spiralling gang violence and healthcare crisis intensifies - Taylor L.
Haiti's economic crisis, growing lawlessness, and escalating gang violence are causing its health system to collapse just as women need it most, say non-governmental medical organisations operating in the country. Gang warfare has intensified in the pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Amid gruelling violence and economic collapse, women and girls in Haiti need urgent support
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti– As Haiti’s economy teeters on the brink of collapse and essential services crumble, residents of the capital Port-au-Prince are caught in a horrifying crossfire of surging gang (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The mental health consequences of Hurricane Matthew on Haitian children and youth: an exploratory study - Dass-Brailsford P, Thomley RSH, Jain D, Jarrett ES.
Haiti has experienced many major natural disasters in the past decade that included Hurricane Matthew which led to mass damage to property, a depletion of basic resources, human fatalities and injuries, and mental health consequences that affected the poor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

‘Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice’ August 12, 2022—International Youth Day
By Yasmine Sherif and H.D. WrightNEW YORK, Aug 12 2022 (IPS) Today marks International Youth Day, a global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe the power of the youth voice, but to serve as a promise from those in power to activate the power of youth across the development sector. Yasmine SherifSince then, the United Nations appointed a Youth Envoy, dedicated to the diffusion of the day’s promise, and many aid organizations have followed suit by including the voices of young people in social media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif and H.D. Wright Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

FREE CONTACT HOUR: JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 10, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

More than 300 Haitians found on sailboat grounded near Florida's Key Largo
A U.S. Border Patrol official said 113 jumped ship and were taken into custody; the estimated 220 who remained were in the custody of the U.S. Coast Guard. #usborderpatrol #uscoastguard #keylargo #haitians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

113 Haitian migrants in custody after boat runs aground off Florida coast
Authorities intercepted a group of Haitian immigrants aboard a rustic sailing ship on Saturday afternoon off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. #keylargo #migrants #haitian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 17 dead after boat carrying Haitian migrants capsizes in The Bahamas
Seventeen people died after a boat carrying dozens of Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of The Bahamas, authorities said on Sunday, as more Haitians attempt to reach the United States to... #thebahamas #migrants #haitian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 17 Haitian migrants found dead off Bahamas coast
Rescuers in the Bahamas have found the bodies of 17 Haitian migrants thought to have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas during a "suspected human smuggling operation," the country's... #coastrescuers #rescuers #migrants #haitian #humansmugglingoperation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FREE CONTACT HOUR: JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 13, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Thousands trapped by fighting in Haitian capital, aid group warns
#aidgroup #haitian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

News at a glance: Debate over classifying research, giant water lilies, and new hummingbird feather colors
ECOLOGY Scientists find new hummingbird colors The plumage of hummingbirds has more color diversity than the feathers of all other birds combined, a recent study finds. Researchers from Yale University collected feathers from specimens of 114 hummingbird species and, using a spectrometer, documented the wavelengths of light they reflected. These wavelengths were then compared with those found in a previous study of 111 other bird species, including penguins and parrots. The researchers were surprised to find new colors in the hummers, which widened the known avian color gamut by 56% and included rare...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 6, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news