Mental Health Services Help Health Workers Improve HIV Services in Central America
By Jenny Alc ázar, Communications SpecialistJanuary 18, 2022" During the pandemic, there have been a lot of stressful moments,” says Juan,* a health worker who helps clients return to treatment after missing their previous appointments. “And those were in addition to continuing to reach the goals of our HIV program.”It’s no secret that COVID-19 affects mental health and well-being for us all—but especially for health workers. Lack of knowledge about the disease, the spread of misinformation, and fear of contracting COVID-19 have taken a toll on our emotional and physical wel...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS COVID-19 Health Workers Source Type: news

Hundreds of migrants set off from Honduras toward US border
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Some 600 migrants hoping to reach the United States set off in a caravan Saturday from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula. Hundreds of young men, women and... #sanpedrosula #caravan #busstation #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Mucormycosis Cases During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Honduras, May-September 2021
This report describes mucormycosis cases in Honduras during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - December 16, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Diseases & Conditions Fungal Diseases MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Mucormycosis COVID-19 Source Type: news

17 Covid Cases Found Aboard Cruise Ship in New Orleans
The Norwegian Cruise Line ship, carrying more than 3,200 people, made stops in Belize, Honduras and Mexico. A crew member probably has the Omicron variant, health officials said. #crewmember #healthofficials #neworleans #norwegiancruiseline (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honduras Election: Opposition Candidate Takes Big Early Lead
Opposition candidate Xiomara Castro, the wife of a former leftist president who was deposed, took a commanding early lead, but determining a winner may take days. Both main parties have claimed... #bigearlyleadopposition #xiomaracastro (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hondurans go to the polls to elect their next president
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Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moral injury and light triad traits: anxiety and depression in health-care personnel during the coronavirus-2019 pandemic in Honduras - Rodr íguez EA, Agüero-Flores M, Landa-Blanco M, Agurcia D, Santos-Midence C.
The purpose of the current study was to determine the influence of moral injury and Light Triad (LT) personality traits on anxiety and depression symptoms of health-care personnel during the coronavirus-2019 pandemic. A quantitative, cross-sectional resear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Surges in Undocumented and Asylum-Seeking Children Prompt Need for Better K – 12 Policies
491,000 children from Mexico and the Northern Triangle (Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador) arrived in the United States between fiscal years 2017 and 2019 and remained with unresolved immigration statuses. Of these, 321,000 were enrolled in U.S. K–12 public schools as of March 2020. About 75% settled in California, Texas, Florida, New York, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Georgia, North Carolina, and Louisiana. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Gangs and modern-day slavery in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala: a non-traditional model of human trafficking - Boerman T, Golob A.
Trafficking in persons, also known as human trafficking or modern-day slavery, is a criminal enterprise that affects virtually every country in the world. Although coercion and force are often employed, the traditional model of human trafficking commonly i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What we learned from the USMNT win at Honduras & during September's World Cup qualifiers
The players on the US men’s national team, when asked, said they were aiming for nine points this week. Certain segments of the fanbase... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A brilliant 45 minutes against Honduras failed to mask US World Cup problems
An erratic start in the journey towards Qatar 2022 leaves room for improvement for manager Gregg Berhalter and his talented but... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USA fight back in Honduras to revive World Cup qualifying campaign
Antonee Robinson and Ricardo Pepi scored their first international goals as the United States won 4-1 over Honduras in a World Cup qualifier (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT, Ricardo Pepi shine against Honduras in second half of World Cup qualifier
With the 4-1 win, the USMNT climbed all the way to third in the Octagonal as the first international window comes to a close. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT player ratings: Ricardo Pepi, Brenden Aaronson spark incredible comeback at Honduras
The US men's national team got reinvigorated Wednesday night, rallying for a 4-1 win at Honduras to close out September's trio of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honduras vs. United States - Football Match Report - September 8, 2021
Get a report of the Honduras vs. United States 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONCACAF, Third Round football match. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honduras vs. USMNT score: Teenager Ricardo Pepi rides to the rescue as USA come from behind to earn vital win
Pepi started and delivered with a goal and an assist (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The USMNT invited panic, then squashed it with a gutsy World Cup qualifying comeback in Honduras
Ricardo Pepi, an 18-year-old who'd never played for the national team before, dug the USMNT out of a big World Cup qualifying hole. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honduras vs. USMNT score: Live game updates as USA and 'La H' meet in Concacaf qualifiers for 2022 World Cup
The Americans look for their first win in qualifying on Wednesday night (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2022 Concacaf World Cup Qualifying: USA vs. Honduras - Starting XI, Lineup Notes, TV Channels & Start Time
Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano; San Pedro Sula, Honduras Live Broadcast: 10:30 p.m. ET on Paramount+, Telemundo and Universo Kickoff:... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT Roster News Ahead Of World Cup Qualifier Against Honduras
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Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USMNT Ties Canada, Its Second Straight Stumble in Qualifying
After settling for disappointing draws in its first two World Cup qualifiers, the U.S. men’s soccer team heads to Honduras in search of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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

Berta C áceres: Ex-dam company boss guilty of planning Honduran activist's murder
Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who led protests against a hydro-electric dam, was killed in 2016. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berta C áceres assassination: ex-head of dam company found guilty
Roberto David Castillo, former Honduran army intelligence officer, found to be co-collaborator in ordering murder (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Herd Immunity Remains Out of Reach Because of Inequitable Vaccine Distribution – 99% of People in Poor Countries Are Unvaccinated
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

From Climate Change to Covid, Are We Ready to Deal with Disasters?
Credit: Bibbi AbruzziniBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Jun 10 2021 (IPS) In the last 20 years, disasters affected over 4 billion people. At global level we witness on average one sweeping disaster a day, the majority of which are floods and storms. From the Covid-19 pandemic to climate change, calamities are taking new shapes and sizes, infiltrating every dimension of society. From the emotional to the political, how do we deal with disasters? How can we create a whole-of-society approach to disaster risk reduction? Right through this vortex of intersecting crises, a new toolkit and interactive website by Forus, the Global Netwo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Civil Society Climate Change Education Environment Food Security and Nutrition Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitat Source Type: news

The Start of Hurricane Season Brings Anxieties to Central America, Still Reeling From Last Year ’s Disasters
A version of this story first appeared in the Climate is Everything newsletter. If you’d like sign up to receive this free once-a-week email, click here. Tuesday was the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, but across swaths of Central America, thousands of people still haven’t recovered from the last one. Last November, back-to-back hurricanes pummeled millions of people across the region, destroying infrastructure and cropland, and leveling thousands of homes. In regions of Honduras and Nicaragua, many of those displaced by Hurricanes Eta and Iota—Category 4 storms that hit within two weeks of e...
Source: TIME: Science - June 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

After giving birth under a bridge amid hurricane wreckage, recovery remains a distant prospect for Honduran mother
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras –Fabiola Ulloa, 23, gave birth under the bridge where she had taken shelter from a raging hurricane. Six months later, she is still there, with her new baby, partner and 3-year-old son, living in a tent beside the road.  “My sister and I were both pregnant during the storm,” Ms. Ulloa told UNFPA in an interview in her nylon tent earlier this week. “That night was very sad. I didn’t get a chance to get my things out because I had to take care of my mom, my sister and my child.” (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations 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

Combating IPV with community leaders in Honduras: an evaluation of an IPV training program among teachers and health professionals - Kim C, Capellan JA, Sung HE, Orellana ER.
This study aims to examine the impact of IPV training among teachers and health c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

A Free & Accessible Vaccine is Just out of Reach for Palestinians
Young Palestinians drive their boat along the coast near the Gaza Sea port, selling boat rides as a way to earn a living. Credit: Laila Barhoum/ Oxfam By Laila BarhoumGAZA, Apr 29 2021 (IPS) We were able to keep the coronavirus at bay for five months in Gaza, the densely populated Palestinian strip of land surrounded by Israel that I call home. But the Coronavirus doesn’t respect walls or artificial borders. While preparations were made for the pandemic to inevitably breach a blockade so few Palestinians can, we waited for it to come for us. And it did. In one of the most sealed off places in the world, we knew the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laila Barhoum Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations 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

Violence and value in the migratory passage through Central America: the Cadereyta massacre (2012) and the struggle to have the bodies returned - Araya SS.
This article shows the relationships laden with violence within the dynamics of cross-border mobility from the history of nine Hondurans and their grieving families. The case occurs in the broader context of the crude contemporary production of the Central... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

These Women Are Transforming What Climate Leadership Looks Like. Here ’s What They Learned From the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic, like the climate crisis, is amplifying existing racial and gender injustices in our society. TIME editors Naina Bajekal and Elijah Wolfson moderated a conversation with two women working to create a more inclusive climate leadership space: American author, strategist and teacher Katharine Wilkinson, who co-founded and leads The All We Can Save Project to nurture a leaderful climate community; and queer Colombian activist Maria Alejandra Escalante, who is the climate and environmental justice advocacy officer at FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, which supports young feminist organizers in the Global Sout...
Source: TIME: Science - April 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Naina Bajekal and Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Tony Hern ández, brother of the president of Honduras, is given a life sentence; must pay $ 138 million for drug trafficking
Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernandez. Foto: ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP / Getty Images Judge Kevin Castel sentenced to life imprisonment Juan Antonio... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Honduran congressman Tony Hern ández, brother of President Juan Orlando Hernández, sentenced to life in prison in the United...
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three takeaways from the US' gutting Olympic qualifying loss to Honduras
All together now: Time is a flat circle. At least it is when it comes to US men’s national teams in must-win games over the past... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US U23s lose to Honduras, fail to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Despite a brilliant goal from Jackson Yueill, the United States' Olympic dream came to a disappointing end on Sunday with a 2-1 defeat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LIVE: US U23s lose to Honduras, fail to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Despite a brilliant goal from Jackson Yueill, the United States' Olympic dream came to a disappointing end on Sunday with a 2-1 defeat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. men's soccer fails to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. men's soccer team loses to Honduras 2-1 in the semifinals of the CONCACAF tournament, preventing it from qualifying for the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. fails to qualify for Olympic Games in men's soccer after loss to Honduras
The U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for the Summer Olympics after a loss to Honduras in Sunday's Concacaf men's Olympic... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mexico seizes fake Sputnik vaccine bound for Honduras
Mexican customs officials have seized purported vials of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine en route to Honduras that the Russian entity that bankrolled the vaccine’s development says are fake (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Drug clan leader testifies he bribed Honduran president with $250,000
A Honduran drug clan leader testified in a New York court on Thursday that he paid Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez $250,000 in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and associated health risks and risk behaviors among young women and men in Honduras - Kappel RH, Livingston MD, Patel SN, Villaveces A, Massetti GM.
BACKGROUND: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic childhood events associated with negative health outcomes. Limited data on ACEs exists from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). No ACEs studies have been done in Honduras. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Israel Gives Vaccine to Far-Off Allies, as Palestinians Wait
The donations will go to nations like the Czech Republic and Honduras that pledged to move diplomats to Jerusalem. Critics say Israel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Media use and men's approval of intimate partner violence in Honduras - Forsyth S, Ward KP.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a widespread issue that affects millions of individuals each year. Prior research suggests that IPV approval is associated with an increased likelihood of IPV perpetration. However, scant research has examined predictors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news