Piloting of a suicide first aid gatekeeper training (online) for children and young people in conflict affected areas in Syria - Colucci E, Jaroudy S, Rossmann M.
Suicide among internally displaced people remains an under-researched public health issue especially in conflict affected countries. Given the limited and sometimes inaccessible mental health services, there is a need for scalable evidence-based suicide pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Iran Is Attacking the U.S., So Why Aren't We Striking Back?
The United States is not quite done with war in the Middle East. In fact, coalition troops in Syria regularly fall under attack by Iranian-backed forces. Yet the U.S. rarely responds militarily to such strikes. That stands in stark contrast to Israel's frequent attacks on Iranian groups in Syria,…#middleeast #syria #iranian #israel #iran #altanf #syrianfreearmy #iraq #jinsa #nonamerican (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Destruction of Ukraine ’ s Healthcare Facilities Violates International Humanitarian Law – Report
On March 6, 2022, Izyum Central City Hospital (Kharkiv oblast) was attacked as a part of what appears to have been a large-scale carpet-bombing campaign. Reportedly, the hospital team had also marked the hospital with a big red cross that could be seen from the air. Credit: UHCBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA, Jan 27 2023 (IPS) While recent reports highlight the growing list of human rights abuses and war crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine, new research has laid bare the massive scale of arguably Russia’s most systematic and deadly campaign of rights violations in the country – the targeting and almost complete destruct...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Armed Conflicts Editors' Choice Europe Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Ukraine Source Type: news

Reconstruction efforts in Middle East countries to fuel electricity demand growth: Saudi Association of Energy Economics chairman
RIYADH: Electricity demand is set for a dramatic rise in the Middle East as major reconstruction works take place across the region, according to Majeed Al-Moneef, chairman of the Saudi Association of Energy Economics. In an interview with MEED, Al-Moneef said the expansion of industrial…#middleeast #majeedalmoneef #iraq #syria #libya #saee #almoneef #saudiarabia #kingdom #ukraine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO launches funding appeal to help a record number of people in complex, intersecting health ...
WHO’s Health Emergency Appeal 2023 calls for US$ 2.54 billion Geneva, 23 January 2023 – WHO is launching its 2023 health emergency appeal today for US$ 2.54 billion to provide assistance to millions of people around the world facing health emergencies. The number of people in need of humanitarian relief has increased by almost a quarter compared to 2022, to a record 339 million.  Currently, WHO is responding to an unprecedented number of intersecting health emergencies: climate change-related disasters such as flooding in Pakistan and food insecurity across the Sahel and in the greater Horn of Africa; the war in...
Source: WHO EMRO News - January 25, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Right-wing Quran burning in Sweden enrages Turkey and throws a new wrench in Nordics ’ NATO bid
It's now been eight months since Sweden and Finland declared their intent to join NATO, a move that upended the countries' longstanding policies of nonalignment following nearby Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. While most of the organization's members want to fast-track the new joiners'…#sweden #finland #nato #ukraine #turkey #nordic #ankara #kurdish #syria #quran (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Deepfakes Flourish, Countries Struggle With Response
Few governments have approved regulations, often because of free-speech concerns. New mandates from China could change the tone of the debate on digital forgeries. Deepfake technology — software that allows people to swap faces, voices and other characteristics to create digital forgeries — has…#elonmusk #telegram #beijing #ravitdotan #dutch #unicef #northamerican #syrian #finland #nonecovidmyths (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viewing Ukraine Through the Davos Lens
I’m sure everyone’s a bit Davos’d out, but as I read the WEF and Ukraine news this week, I couldn’t help but connect the WEF ideology to Europe’s self-immolation. It’s also interesting to contrast WEF ideas for societal organization to those laid out in today’s piece from Linda M. Nicholas and…#wef #ukraine #lindamnicholas #garymfeinman #montealbán #nato #lng #iraq #afghanistan #syria (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Deepfakes Flourish, Countries Struggle With Response
Few governments have approved regulations, often because of free-speech concerns. New mandates from China could change the tone of the debate on digital forgeries. Deepfake technology — software that allows people to swap faces, voices and other characteristics to create digital forgeries — has…#elonmusk #telegram #beijing #ravitdotan #dutch #unicef #northamerican #syrian #finland #nonecovidmyths (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘5 Seasons of Revolution’ Review: Doc Movingly Chronicles a Young Generation of Syrian Reporters and Activists
Images of revolution tend to resemble one another over time: mass street protests, crackdowns by riot police, unarmed protestors risking their lives against the powers-that-be. We’ve seen most of them before, and yet each time we come across them they captivate us anew. In the Syrian documentary 5…#riotpolice #syrian #seasonsofrevolution #revolution20 #arab #northafrica #middleeast #syria #basharalassad #lina (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuban NFT Artists Encounter Restriction of Web3 Freedom
NFT marketplace OpenSea has been delisting the accounts of NFT artists located in Cuba and other countries facing US sanctions for the past few months. OpenSea claimed the reason was “due to activity that goes against our Terms of Service,” in an email written to accounts such as NFTcuba.art on…#nft #opensea #cuba #termsofservice #twitter #usgovernment #syria #iran #venezuela #republicofcuba (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' I Investigate Underground Criminals
I was 12 years old when I decided I wanted to be a journalist. Growing up watching the nightly news in Portugal, I was blown away by the anchors who effortlessly moved from story to story around the world. They seemed to have some super knowledge of what was happening beyond the borders of my tiny…#portugal #columbiauniversity #determined #columbia #portuguese #manhattan #maldives #worldtradecenter #syria #arabic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple Suicide Drones Attack Remote US Base In Syria
In the second such incident involving a US base in the region already in 2023, multiple suicide drones struck an American base in Syria on Friday morning, leaving two US-backed Syrian fighters injured. "This morning, three one-way attack…#syria #syrian #tanfgarrison #centcom #coalitionforces #syrianfreearmy #drone #iranian #isis #iraq (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan has the No. 1 most powerful passport in the world for 2023
According to the 2023 Henley Passport Index, Japan is the world's most powerful passport. This month, the International Air Transport Association released the 2023 Henley Passport Index, which reveals the world's most powerful passports. The Henley Passport Index measures visa-free access to 227…#henley #afghanistan #iraq #syria #henleypartners #belgium #czechrepublic #newzealand #norway #switzerland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Syrian refugees face quick deportation after reaching Lebanon
On New Year’s Eve, a small boat carrying more than 230 would-be migrants, most of them Syrians, broke down and began to sink after setting sail from the northern coast of Lebanon. Since the collapse of Lebanon’s economy in 2019, an increasing number of people — mostly Syrian and Palestinian…#bassemmroue #parliament #yassinalyassin #syrian #homs #mahmoudaldayoub #jabbour #lebanon #generalsecurity #turkey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news