2021 Health Care Heroes honoree: Dr. Stacy Ogbeide
Stacy Ogbeide is associate professor/clinical and director of behavioral health education, family medicine residency, at UT Health San Antonio (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Danny King Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) Statement of Deficiency and Plan of Correction; 2) Medicare-Funded GME Residency Positions in accordance with Section 126 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020; and 3) Cooperative Agreement to Support Navigators in Federally-facilitated Exchanges. Comments are due by December 21, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 22, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Who manages burn injuries in children? A program director survey evaluating burn training during pediatric surgery fellowship - Esparaz JR, Anderson SA, Chen MK, Beierle EA.
PURPOSE: Burn is one of the leading causes of injury and death in children. Currently, the Residency Review Committee does not require general surgery residents to rotate on a burn service. With many trainees no longer receiving burn training during reside... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Racial, ethnic, and neighborhood income disparities in childhood posttraumatic stress and grief: exploring indirect effects through trauma exposure and bereavement - Douglas RD, Alvis LM, Rooney EE, Busby DR, Kaplow JB.
Previous findings suggest that experiences with systems of oppression that disproportionately affect individuals based on race and neighborhood residency (e.g., systemic racism, neighborhood income disadvantage [NID]) can be associated with higher odds of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sutter Roseville launches medical residency program
Sutter Roseville Medical Center is launching a residency program, which it hopes will attract physicians-in-training from around the country to learn about and eventually settle in Placer County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Sutter Roseville launches medical residency program
Sutter Roseville Medical Center is launching a residency program, which it hopes will attract physicians-in-training from around the country to learn about and eventually settle in Placer County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals
Growing up in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, where people sometimes die of preventable or treatable illnesses like diarrhea, typhoid and malaria, taught Abdifitah Mohamed a painful lesson: adequate health care is indispensable. In 1996, Mohamed’s mother died of septicemia after spending nine months hospitalized for a gunshot wound. Her death, Mohamed says, inspired him to go to medical school, and for about four years he worked to treat the sick and injured in Somalia, Sudan and Kenya. But Mohamed hasn’t been able to work as a doctor since 2015, when he left for the United States, where his wife emigrate...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Proposed Residency Fixes: Realistic or Wishful Thinking? Proposed Residency Fixes: Realistic or Wishful Thinking?
A review committee is reimagining the rocky passage from undergraduate to graduate medical education. How well will its proposed fixes work in practice?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Geisel Urban Health Scholars Explore Community Health in Boston
Geisel’s Urban Health Scholars Program recently visited the family medicine residency program at Lawrence General Hospital (LGH), a community hospital in Lawrence, MA, Boston Medical Center, and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - October 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Improving Lives News Urban Health Scholars Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Resume Work Nationwide
[This Day] The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has resumed work across the country after suspending its two-month-old strike on Monday. Members of the association were seen attending to patients as activities are beginning to pick up in some hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Storytelling Genius of Jane Goodall and Why Intellectual Arguments Don ’t Change Behavior
You’ve just got to be calm, and tell stories and try and get people to change from within.A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up to get a new edition from Susanna Schrobsdorff every Saturday. —Dr. Jane Goodall Facts never did change hearts. But until the era of alternative Facebook-style facts, it was a bit easier to pretend that we humans were logical creatures. Our inability to ingest inconvenient truths is not news to Dr. Jane Goodall, the legendary naturalist. She has spent decades persuading us to change the way we treat animals and the planet, and she ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike Two Months After
[This Day] Abuja -- Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), have resolved to suspend their two months old industrial action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike
[Vanguard] The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called off its month-long strike, set to resume on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yale addresses the challenges facing postdoctoral fellows
Yale School of Medicine is smoothing the pathway for rising physician-scientists by addressing some of the major burdens of moving from residency to fellowship. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Premier Health, Wright State University ink academic affiliation deal
Under the agreement, both parties will prioritize working together on academic, clinical and research initiatives — including provider recruitment, sponsored residencies and facility planning. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Meet the local startup that wants to be the Spotify for medical professionals
When I spoke to Mike Donoghue, CEO and co-founder of Convey Pro Inc., I noted that I had numerous friends in medical school and residency — which, as it happens, are also set to be the target audience for his company. “It’s funny you say that, because that’s the sweet spot demographic,” he said. “That’s part of the thesis of our business model, that young professionals particularly would crave this kind of content, del ivered this way.” He refers to medical podcasts, a niche type… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Klyce Source Type: news

Meet the local startup that wants to be the Spotify for medical professionals
When I spoke to Mike Donoghue, CEO and co-founder of Convey Pro Inc., I noted that I had numerous friends in medical school and residency — which, as it happens, are also set to be the target audience for his company. “It’s funny you say that, because that’s the sweet spot demographic,” he said. “That’s part of the thesis of our business model, that young professionals particularly would crave this kind of content, del ivered this way.” He refers to medical podcasts, a niche type… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Klyce Source Type: news

Ophthalmologist Patricia Bath inducted posthumously into National Inventors Hall of Fame
Dr. Patricia Bath, the first female faculty member in ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.She and Marian Croak,  vice president of engineering at Google, are the first Black women to be honored by the organization, an achievement noted byNational Public Radio, CNN andFast Company. “Dr. Bath was a trailblazer for women and minorities in the field of ophthalmology,” said Dr. Bartly Mondino, department chair of ophthalmology and director of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute.Bath is credited with in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'Doctors Nationwide Strike Would Be Resolved Soon'
[This Day] The Chairman of House of Representatives' Committee on Economic Development and National Planning, Hon. Abdulganiyu Olododo, during the weekend hinted that the ongoing nationwide strike of the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) in the country would be resolved in the next few weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

6 ways to improve how medical students feel about radiology
Less than half of medical students have positive associations when it come...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Racial bias affects radiology residency letters Art can shift student attitudes toward radiology Take care managing radiologists of different generations 6 tips for working with millennials in radiology Study finds Canadian radiology training plagued by 'isolationism' (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike Will Be Called Off in a Few Weeks, Says Lawmaker
[This Day] The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Economic Development and National Planning, Hon. Abdulganiyu Olododo, has said that the ongoing nationwide strike of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) will be called off in the next few weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Physician Shortages Blamed on Residency Policies in New Report Physician Shortages Blamed on Residency Policies in New Report
Think tank asserts residency training is"hamstrung by its fractious design and needless complexity" and suggests comprehensive reform to repair physician pipeline.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Strike - We're Not Owing Doctors - Govt
[Vanguard] The Federal Government insisted yesterday that resident doctors who were not paid were only those illegally recruited by Chief Medical Directors, CMDs, without necessary approval. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Residency Programs Need'Greater Focus' on BPD Treatment Residency Programs Need'Greater Focus' on BPD Treatment
Borderline personality disorder is often underdiagnosed, in part because not enough clinicians know how to handle patients with the condition, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ngige Pleads With Resident Doctors to Resume Work
[This Day] Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday appealed to striking resident doctors to resume work. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television, Ngige said the resident doctors should come for discussions after they return to work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

First Texas Doctor Admits to Violating Abortion Ban First Texas Doctor Admits to Violating Abortion Ban
San Antonio physician Alan Braid, MD, said the new restrictions reminded him of darker days during his 1972 obstetrics and gynecology residency, when he saw three teenagers die from illegal abortions.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Integrating ITMDs into Healthcare Could offer a Solution for the Pandemic Crisis in Canada
By Sania FarooquiNEW DELHI, India, Sep 20 2021 (IPS) Last year, as the world grappled to survive the Covid-19 Pandemic, Megan Fernandas an accountant living in Toronto, was trying to face her biggest fear, not the COVID-19 virus, but missing her doctor’s appointment after surviving a rigorous fight against stage 2 breast cancer. Meagan had just gotten back to her normal life when the news of the pandemic hit the world. “I live with my family here in the city and we were all at home, even now we barely go out, so we knew we could ensure not getting infected, but god forbid if I had a health escalation or a reac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour North America TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Unions Not a'Silver Bullet' to Improve Resident Well-Being Unions Not a'Silver Bullet' to Improve Resident Well-Being
Study suggests unionization had some benefits for surgical residents, but there was no difference in reported burnout and job satisfaction between unionized and nonunionized residency programs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

A doctor in Texas says he broke the law and performed an abortion: 'I can't just sit back and watch us return to 1972'
Dr. Alan Braid said "I saw three teenagers die from illegal abortions" during his residency in 1972, the year before the Roe v. Wade ruling. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt, Doctors Fail to Resolve Dispute, Refer MOU to Legal Team
[This Day] Abuja -- Federal government and the striking resident doctors have, again, failed to reach agreement to put an end to the nationwide industrial action that has grounded the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Hopes Rise As Govt, Striking Resident Doctors Agree to Negotiate
[Premium Times] The Nigerian resident doctors have been on strike since August 2. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Strike - Govt to Unleash EFCC, ICPC On Resident Doctors Over Training Allowance
[Vanguard] The Federal Government may ask the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and other related offences, ICPC, to go after some medical doctors who were not qualified to collect medical training allowance meant for House Officers on residency training programme in 2020 to the tune of N540 million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

USMLE Nightmare: Med Student's Responses Fail to Record USMLE Nightmare: Med Student's Responses Fail to Record
Three months after learning the clinical exams he took this summer were lost and after failing a rushed retest, a fourth-year medical student remains hopeful he'll get into a residency program.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Nigeria: No Illegal Doctors Working With Govt, NARD Faults Ngige
[Daily Trust] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says that the federal government owes legally recruited doctors salaries, contrary to the claims of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A Tale of Two Internationally Trained Medical Doctors in Canada
This report published by the United Nations, said the number of international migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million in 2019, an increase of 51 million since 2010. According to the estimates released before the pandemic by the United Nations, international migrants comprised 3.5 per cent of the global population, compared to 2.8 per cent in the year 2000. The World Migration Report 2020 says the world witnessed historic changes at the global level with United Nations Member States coming together to finalize two global compacts on the international manifestation of migration and displacement: the global Compac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees North America TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Immigrant Sept. 11 cleanup crews seek residency as a reward
Immigrant workers who helped clean up buildings in lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 attacks have long asked for years to obtain legal status as a way to compensate for the work and subsequent health problems they suffered (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Meets Lagos Doctors, Calls for Suspension of Ongoing Strike
[Vanguard] Lagos State Governor, Bababjide Sanwo-Olu, has urged members of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend the ongoing strike action embarked on as the state had met all their demands. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike - Govt Gives Conditions to Withdraw Suit Before Industrial Court
[This Day] Abuja -- The federal government has expressed its readiness to withdraw the suit it instituted at the National Industrial Court against the striking Resident Doctors, if the doctors return to their duty post. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike/Exodus - CSOs Condemn Poor Doctors' Welfare, Harsh Working Conditions
[Vanguard] Abuja -- Following a protracted strike embarked upon by over 19, 000 doctors under the auspices of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, with no solution in sight to call off the strike, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Sunday, condemned poor doctors' welfare, harsh working conditions, and others. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt to Recover 'Millions of Naira' Wrongly Paid to 588 Doctors - Ngige
[Premium Times] Mr Ngige explained that affected doctors wrongly benefitted from Medical Residency Training Fund meant for particular category of doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Standoff As Govt, Doctors Tango Over 'No-Work, No-Pay'
[Vanguard] Striking members of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yesterday tackled the Federal Government over urge to call off the ongoing industrial action, so it (government) could withdraw its case at the National Industrial Court, NIC. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Internationally Trained Medical Doctors are Part of the Solution in Post-Covid-19 Canadian Healthcare System
Dr Shafi Bhuiyan with colleagues. He and his colleagues argue that COVID-19 has exposed gaps in the Canadian healthcare system.By Shafi Bhuiyan and team of ITMDsToronto, Canada, Sep 3 2021 (IPS) Access to quality healthcare is a basic human right, but for many, especially those in vulnerable communities, the right is not fully realized. The Covid-19 pandemic exposed this systemic inequality and gaps in the Canadian healthcare system. While surgical backlogs and delayed appointments may be prominent features of the healthcare crisis, the indirect impacts of Covid-19 must be considered. These include a halt in preventiv...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shafi Bhuiyan and team of ITMDs Tags: COVID-19 Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees North America opinion TerraViva United Nations Canada Doctors healthcare ITMDs Source Type: news

Is Canada Missing out on Leveraging ITMDs in it ’s Healthcare Plans?
This report says, Justin Trudeau promised that the Liberals would spend $3 billion over four years starting in 2022 to hire 7500 family doctors and nurses as well as tax and student loan incentives for health professionals who set up shop in rural or remote communities and also pledges an extra $6 billion to wrestle with wait lists. Dr. Shafi BhuiyanA 2019 report states that there were 91,375 physicians in Canada, representing 241 physicians per 100,000 population. According to the Canadian Medical Association, around five million Canadians don’t have a primary care physician, or family health care team. Canada&rsq...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees North America Source Type: news

Is Canada Missing out on Leveraging ITMDs in Its Healthcare Plans?
This report says, Justin Trudeau promised that the Liberals would spend $3 billion over four years starting in 2022 to hire 7500 family doctors and nurses as well as tax and student loan incentives for health professionals who set up shop in rural or remote communities and also pledges an extra $6 billion to wrestle with wait lists. Dr. Shafi BhuiyanA 2019 report states that there were 91,375 physicians in Canada, representing 241 physicians per 100,000 population. According to the Canadian Medical Association, around five million Canadians don’t have a primary care physician, or family health care team. Canada&rsq...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees North America Source Type: news

Just how diverse is academic radiology?
How diverse is academic radiology, both from gender and racial/ethnic standpoints...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women and minorities underrepresented in nuclear medicine Racial bias affects radiology residency letters Geography influences gender discrepancies in radiology Past surge in female-led radiology publications ebbs Women underrepresented in U.S. radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike - Govt Berates Association For 21-Day Ultimatum
[Daily Trust] The federal government on Sunday berated the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) for giving it 21 days as an ultimatum to resolve the industrial dispute between it, resident doctors and other affiliated unions of the association. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report Urges Complete Residency Overhaul Report Urges Complete Residency Overhaul
(Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Systemic Barriers Exist in Canadian Healthcare for Immigrant Health Professionals
Immigrant Health Professionals have lots to offer Canadian society, but often face barriers. By Shafi Bhuiyan and team of ITMDsToronto, Canada, Aug 27 2021 (IPS) Albert Einstein said, “In the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity.” The year 2020 was a year of crisis across many sectors in Canada, especially the health care sector. There was a severe strain on the health care system through long waiting lists for family physicians, specialists, and vaccination clinics, and Intensive Care Units were working at a high level of capacity. People’s Charter for Health describes health as a reflection of a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shafi Bhuiyan and team of ITMDs Tags: COVID-19 Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees North America opinion TerraViva United Nations Canada Doctors foreign-trained doctors ITMDs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike - Governors Set to Intervene
[Premium Times] Resident doctors across the country have been on strike since 2 August. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Home Affairs, Where Permanent Residency Applications Go to Gather Dust in Covid-19 State of Disaster
[Daily Maverick] Home Affairs should resume processing permanent residency applications that have been suspended since March 2020 'as soon as possible, with measures to reduce this backlog', according to a Presidency document from earlier this month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news