North Africa: Will COVID-19 Change Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia?
[Morocco On the Move] Since the spread of the pandemic to North Africa more than two months ago, there has been speculation among observers that the effects on society, economy, and political life of the countries may be changed in ways both immediate in terms of people's habits and more long term as governments take measures to contain the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco clears disposable face masks for export
Morocco has cleared disposable face masks for export after reaching a daily production capacity of 10 million daily by 24 factories during the new coronavirus outbreak, industry minister Hafid Elalamy said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Management of a massive influx of burns from a juvenile detention centre in Morocco - Mderreg B, Nasr M, Nhammoucha S, Hafidi J, El Mazouz S, Gharib N, Abbassi A.
Massive influx of burns (thermal, chemical or electrical) is a potential crisis situation in the world in peacetime. In fact, burn is one of the most frequently encountered injuries following natural or human disasters. The management of a massive influx o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Jurassic Park in Eastern Morocco: Paleontology of the Kem Kem Group
(Pensoft Publishers) The Kem Kem beds in Morocco are famous for the spectacular fossils found there, including at least four large-bodied non-avian theropods, several large-bodied pterosaurs and crocodilians. In their study, published in the open-access journal Zookeys, an international group of scientists, led by Dr. Nizar Ibrahim and Prof. Paul Sereno, evaluate the geological and paleontological significance of the study area. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 23, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Moroccan prison becomes coronavirus hotspot
Sixty-eight people, mostly staff, have come down with the coronavirus at a prison in the southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate, prison authorities said on Tuesday, without reporting any deaths. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: Virus haunts the destitute living on the margins
In the Moroccan city of Sale, over 900 people live in crowded rooms without running water or an income to support them (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Morocco: Can Morocco Effectively Handle the COVID-19 Crisis?
[Chatham House] The Moroccan government is capitalizing on a burst of unity, social solidarity and public support in the face of a crisis. However, if it fails to effectively mitigate the public health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, this spirit of solidarity and cooperation will not last long. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morocco to release 5,654 prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned 5,654 prisoners and ordered measures to protect inmates from the coronavirus outbreak, the justice ministry said on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - Rezaeian M, Khan MM.
The WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) consists of 22 countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Scientists discover three new species of pterosaurs in the Sahara
Reptiles inhabited prehistoric Morocco 100m years agoScientists have discovered three new species of flying reptiles that lived in the Sahara 100m years ago.Prof David Martill, a palaeontologist at the University of Portsmouth, made the discovery with a team of researchers from Morocco and the US.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: PA Media Tags: Science Morocco UK news Africa Middle East and North Africa World news Source Type: news

A Positive Policy Turn for People Most Vulnerable To Drought Worldwide
By UNCCD Press ReleaseMar 26 2020 (IPS-Partners) The international community is developing policy measures and actions to help the people most vulnerable to drought to take early action to avoid loss of life, and the heavy and growing losses of livelihoods and damage to property and ecosystems following droughts. The Intergovernmental Working Group on Drought (IWG) that is leading this initiative is convening for the first time on 26 March through virtual meetings involving four task teams. The outcomes of the initiative could become effective as early as 2022. The importance of early warning followed by early action for...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNCCD Press Release Tags: Combating Desertification and Drought Health Source Type: news

A Gender Lens on COVID-19
This article was originally published on March 25, 2020 by the Center for Global Development. The original post can be found here.  (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 Gender Equality Nursing & Midwifery 2020 Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

Morocco: Morocco to Close Eateries, Cinemas, Theaters, Other Entertainment Venues
[VOA] Morocco will close eateries, cinemas, theaters, sports, public clubs, baths, and other entertainment venues starting from today over coronavirus fears, the Interior Ministry said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Angola: Moroccan Doctors Operate Over 500 Patients
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 511 Angolan patients have recently benefited from several free surgeries for five days performed by Moroccan doctors, at the Luanda General Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: 2020 SATUC World Cup Delayed Due to COVID 19
[Observer] The Foundation and the Moroccan government have decided that the 2020 SATUC tournament be delayed for a short period of time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news