India sends 2 million doses of Covishield each to Brazil & Morocco
India News: MUMBAI: Two million doses of Covishield vaccine were flown to Brazil on Emirates Sky Cargo and another two million doses to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India to begin commercial vaccine exports with shipments to Brazil, Morocco
The shots developed by UK-based drugmaker AstraZeneca and Oxford University are being manufactured at the Serum Institute of India, the world's biggest producer of vaccines, which has received orders from countries across the world. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access? appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs 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

Morocco: Over 54k Tenants of Endowment Premises Exempt From Rent During Quarantine (Minister)
[MAP] Rabat -- A total of 54,665 tenants of endowment premises have been exempted from paying the rent during the quarantine, the Minister of Endowment and Islamic Affairs Ahmed Toufiq said on Monday in Rabat. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: Pandemic empties blue-hued Moroccan tourist town
When COVID-19 hit Morocco, the mountainous town of Chefchaouen was one of the few that registered no cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Road traffic prediction model using extreme learning machine: the case study of Tangier, Morocco - Jiber M, Mbarek A, Yahyaouy A, Sabri MA, Boumhidi J.
An efficient and credible approach to road traffic management and prediction is a crucial aspect in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). It can strongly influence the development of road structures and projects. It is also essential for route plan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Morocco acquires 65 million vaccine doses from China, UK
Morocco announced it has acquired 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinopharm and Britain’s AstraZeneca (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Worried Morocco bans parties to stem holiday virus spread
Morocco has imposed a curfew, closed restaurants in major cities and banned public and private gatherings for three weeks to curb the spread of the virus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Morocco: New Variant of Covid-19 - Govt Suspends Flights To, From UK
[MAP] Rabat -- Morocco has decided to suspend its flights with the United Kingdom as of Sunday night, December 20, 2020, following the latest developments in the epidemiological situation in this country after the discovery of a new variant of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Royal Air Maroc Suspends Flights to and From Britain
[MAP] Casablanca -- Pursuant to the decision of the Moroccan government, Morocco's flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has announced the suspension, until further notice, of all its flights to and from Great Britain. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trump faces bipartisan, international pushback on Western Sahara recognition
President Trump’s decision to recognize Morocco's sovereignty over the contested territory of Western Sahara in exchange for the nation... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In 1st for Arab world, Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture
Curriculum was discreetly changed before the deal establishing diplomatic ties with Israel was announced (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moroccan Islamist groups reject normalising ties with Israel
The religious branch of the co-ruling PJD party described the move as ‘deplorable’ (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scoop: Fallout between Trump and top GOP senator made Morocco-Israel deal possible
Inhofe had asked Trump over the last two years not to recognize Moroccan sovereignty in the Western Sahara. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morocco latest country to normalise ties with Israel in US-brokered deal
As part of the deal, the US agrees to recognise Morocco's claim over the disputed Western Sahara. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Executive Voice: 10 Questions with CEO Polly Dunford
This article originally appeared in the Triangle Business Journal on December 3, 2020. You can read ithere. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - December 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 Health Workers Source Type: news

Morocco to use Chinese vaccine to kick off mass vaccinations
Morocco is rolling out an ambitious COVID-19 vaccination plan, aiming to vaccinate 80% of its adult starting this month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - Over 13,000 Cases Among Students and Educational Staff - Official
[MAP] Rabat -- A total of 13,619 cases of Covid-19 infection have been identified among students and educational, technical and administrative staff, said, on Monday in Rabat, minister of National education, vocational training, higher education and scientific research Saa ïd Amzazi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemiological profile of methanol poisoning, El Hajeb, Morocco - Essayagh S, Bahalou M, Essayagh M, Essayagh T.
This study aimed to describe the extent of the intoxicat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Op-Ed: On the COVID frontlines, we're tired of hearing lame excuses for risky behavior
What you do — how we ALL act in the next six weeks — will make the difference between an inconvenient fall and a disaster that will take years to overcome. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Morocco Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 to Take Toll On African Banks, S & P Predicts
[This Day] One of the global rating agencies, Standard and Poor's (S&P) has predict that the Covid-19 pandemic will significantly hurt banks in Nigeria, Tunisia, Kenya, South Africa, Morocco and Egypt for at least three years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Project to Fight Covid-19 Through Supporting Innovation, Entrepreneurship of Youth and Women Launched in Rabat
[MAP] Rabat -- The Moroccan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture and the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) launched, Thursday in Rabat, a project to combat Covid-19 through supporting innovation and entrepreneurship of youth and women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - Morocco Records 5,875 New Cases, 5,744 Recoveries Over Past 24 Hours
[MAP] Rabat -- Morocco has recorded 5,875 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours while 5,744 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the same period, the ministry of health said on Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Western Sahara independence group declares war on Morocco
The declaration could reignite an armed struggle and guerrilla warfare and exacerbate years of animosity. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Death in children after Atractylis gummifera L. poisoning in Morocco-report of three cases and review of literature - Nya S, Abouzahir H, Dami A, Saif Z, Najdi A, Belhouss A, Benyaich H.
BACKGROUND: Atractylis gummifera L. is a poisonous thistle plant that grows in the Mediterranean regions especially in northern Africa like Morocco and southern Europe. It has been used frequently to treat some diseases in traditional medicine, and its ing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Africa: Over 285,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Continent After 16.6 Million Tests
[allAfrica] As of October 30, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,765,584. Reported deaths in Africa have reached  42,453 and recoveries 1,437,641. 285,488 cases are currrently active and 16,613,563 teses have been performed.South Africa has the most reported cases - 721,770, with deaths numbering 19,164. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (212,038), Egypt (107,209) Ethiopia (95,301), Nigeria (62,52 1) and Libya (60,628). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Over 287,000 Active Covid-19 Cases Across Continent After 16.6 Million Tests
[allAfrica] As of October 31, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,785,483. Reported deaths in Africa have reached  42,853 and recoveries 1,455,115. 287,513 cases are currrently active and 16,796,546 tests have been performed.South Africa has the most reported cases - 725,452, with deaths numbering 19,276. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (219,084), Egypt (107,555) Ethiopia (96,169), Nigeria (62,85 3) and Libya (61,095). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Morocco, Eswatini Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Industry and Health Sectors
[MAP] Rabat -- Morocco and Eswatini on Monday signed an industrial cooperation protocol and a joint declaration of intent on cooperation in the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - Epidemiological Situation Quickly Changed Despite Achievements (Minister)
[MAP] Rabat -- Despite the achievements and positive results that were obtained, the epidemiological situation linked to Covid-19 has quickly changed due to the large number of clusters, said, Monday in Rabat, Minister of Health, Khalid Ait Taleb. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco reopens some mosques, even as infections grow
Moroccans performed their first weekly prayers in more than seven months. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The absent perpetrators: Morocco's failed accountability, Tazmamart literature and the survivors' testimony for their jailers (1973-1991) - El Guabli B.
The Moroccan Years of Lead (1956-1999) are an important case for the investigation of testimonial literature's potential to undermine impunity. Both survivors and families of the victims of this dark period of state-mandated violations of human rights have... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - 3,445 New Confirmed Cases and 2,747 Recoveries in 24 Hours - Ministry
[MAP] Rabat -- Three thousand four hundred and forty-five (3,445) new cases of coronavirus infection and 2,747 recoveries were recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, announced Friday the ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of psychological distress among a national sample of in-school adolescents in Morocco - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
BACKGROUND: The goal of the study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of psychological distress among adolescent school children in Morocco. METHODS: Nationally representative cross-sectional data were analysed from 6745 adolescents (15 yea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Morocco faces down COVID spread with tough rules
With air and sea borders closed for months and eight cities barring people from entering or leaving, Morocco has been pulling out the stops to stanch the spread of coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Covid-19 - 30k Rapid Tests Performed in Fez-Meknes Region
[MAP] Rabat -- Some 30,000 rapid serological tests have been carried out in health centers in the Fez-Meknes region since the launch of this operation in mid-August, said sources from the regional health department (DRS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: A Total of 1,121 Active Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported Up to Sept. 16 in Morocco (Minister)
[MAP] Rabat -- A total of 1,121 active coronavirus outbreaks have been registered until September 16 in Morocco, Health minister Khalid Ait Taleb said Thursday in a presentation before the Social Sectors Committee at the House of Representatives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 – Possible Human Rights Crisis in Asia as Disparities Expected to Widen
The Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) is concerned by the societal socio-economic impact COVID-19 has created in the region, including the impact on employment and in unpaid care work, impact on health, including reproductive health services, and the impact of domestic violence during lockdowns. Credit: Bhuwan Sharma/IPS By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sep 17 2020 (IPS) The negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be felt long after the COVID-19 health risk is resolved, a high-level meeting under the auspices of the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), heard. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) International Conference on P Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Records Over 31 000 Covid-19 Deaths and Over a Million Recoveries
[allAfrica] As of September 6, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,291,832.Reported deaths in Africa have reached 31,079 and recoveries 1,029,456.South Africa has the most reported cases - 636,884, with deaths numbering 14,779. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,720 cases), Morocco (70,168), Nigeria (54,905), Ethiopia (57,466), and Algeria (46,071).The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Continent Records Over 30 000 Covid-19 Deaths and Over a Million Reccoveries
[allAfrica] As of September 5, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,284,440.Reported deaths in Africa have reached 30,854 and recoveries 1,022,027.South Africa has the most reported cases - 635,078, with deaths numbering 14,678. Other most-affected countries include Egypt (99,582 cases), Morocco (68,605), Nigeria (54,743), Ethiopia (56,516), and Ghana (44,777).The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) us (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Acute toxicity of plants mixture used in traditional treatment of edema and colic renal in Morocco - Chebaibi M, Bousta D, Chbani L, Ez zoubi Y, Touiti N, Achour S.
The use of plants for the treatment of edema and colic renal in Morocco is widespread. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the toxic effect of aqueous extracts of plants mixture used in the traditional treatment of edema and renal colic in rats. F... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Modelling of flood propagation in a semi-arid environment case of the N'FIS basin - Moroccan Western high atlas - El Alaoui El Fels A, Alaa N, Bachnou A.
The modelling of flood propagation in semi-arid environments can be extremely useful for a better assessment and flood risk planning to reduce the catastrophic impacts of this phenomenon. The main purpose of this work is to make a comparative study between... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Inside the Dangerous Mission to Understand What Makes Extremists Tick —and How to Change Their Minds
On a cool winter’s day in early 2014, the American academic Nafees Hamid was invited for tea at the second-story at the Barcelona apartment of a young Moroccan man. It started well enough; they sat down at the kitchen table, chatting amiably in French while two acquaintances of the host sat nearby in the living room. Halfway through the conversation, though, things took a turn. “He started saying things like, ‘Why should we trust any Westerner?’” Hamid recalls. “‘Why would we not kill every one of them? Why should I even trust you—you are an American—sitting here? Why s...
Source: TIME: Science - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emily Feldman and Malia Politzer Tags: Uncategorized extremism feature Londontime Source Type: news

Tourism Trauma and COVID-19
By External SourceAug 21 2020 (IPS-Partners) Pandemic-related lockdowns, flight cancellations, and border closures may be putting a crimp on summer vacation plans. However, the precipitous drop in tourism will have an outsized impact on countries that rely on foreign travelers—with potentially large-scale effects on their economies’ national accounts. Costa Rica, Greece, Morocco, Portugal, and Thailand could be among the hardest hit with losses in tourism proceeds exceeding 3 percent of GDP, according to the IMF’s recently released 2020 External Sector Report. The chart calculates direct tourism impacts ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Morocco: Morocco Readies for Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Following Deals With Chinese Group - Minister
[MAP] Rabat -- The signing of two cooperation agreements between Morocco and China National Biotec Group (CNBG) will enable Morocco to take part in the clinical trials of a Covid-19 vaccine, Minister of Health, Khalid A ït Taleb, said Thursday in Rabat. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2020 Category: African Health 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

Morocco: Covid-19 - Reference Health Centers to Be Made Available in Neighborhoods to Receive Suspicious Cases (Minister)
[MAP] Rabat -- Reference health centers will be made available in different neighborhoods to receive suspected cases of Covid-19, Health minister Khalid Ait Taleb said Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Football Resumes Amid Covid-19 Threat
[Nation] All eyes in Africa are on Morocco after football action resumed in the North African country amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with outstanding top-flight matches being staged last weekend. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Joaquín RoyMIAMI, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) In the cinematic context of the death of the Italian and universal composer, Ennio Morricone, author of the background music of more than four hundred films, as an indirect tribute, Europe took a solid step. The European Union’s (EU) forceful ban on accepting travelers from the rest of the world has been decided simultaneously with a collective option: an internal opening that covers the entire territory of the Schengen Agreement, an enlarged EU that includes some special non-members (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the microstates). Furthermore, the EU s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joaquin Roy Tags: Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Source Type: news

Operation SALAMA reaches millions of Moroccans with pandemic information, supplies, support
RABAT, Morocco – When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Morocco in March, alarm spread through the country. “At the start of the pandemic, we were very worried about our health,” Halima*, a migrant woman from Madagascar, told UNFPA. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news