Venezuela Doctors and Scientists Urge COVID-19 Vaccination Progress as Cases Spike Venezuela Doctors and Scientists Urge COVID-19 Vaccination Progress as Cases Spike
Venezuela's main academies of medicine and science on Monday urged renewed efforts to vaccinate the South American nation's population against the coronavirus amid a spike in infections that has led the government to extend lockdown measures.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Surviving violent, traumatic loss after severe political persecution: lessons from the evaluation of a Venezuelan asylum seeker - McQuaid JH, Silva MA, McKenzie KC.
In July 2019, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released a report urging the Venezuelan government to take immediate action to address the 'grave violations of economic, social, civil, political and cultural rights' occurring in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigerian man caught smuggling 25 Venezuelan women
Twenty-five Venezuelan women, one Nigerian, and a Trinidadian were arrested by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Countries Around the World Are Suspending Use of AstraZeneca ’s COVID-19 Vaccine
It’s the last thing public health officials want to see in the midst of a pandemic: more than two months after pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University scientists released their COVID-19 vaccine, countries in Europe and elsewhere are pausing its use amid disconcerting reports that a small number of recipients have experienced blood clots, some of them fatal. The European Medicines Agency, which oversees drugs and vaccines in Europe, is expected to issue a guidance on March 18 about whether the side effects were related to the vaccine after reviewing the reports; in the meantime, it says the benefits of ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Venezuelan children pick through garbage for food, valuables
BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — For some children in Venezuela, garbage is the main source of their livelihood. This has been the case... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden administration grants Venezuelans temporary protected status
President Joe Biden is fulfilling a campaign promise to allow Venezuelan exiles to live and work legally in the U.S. given the crisis in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela to introduce 1-million-bolivar bill as inflation persists
Venezuela's central bank said on Friday that it would introduce a banknote worth 1 million bolivars beginning next week, as years of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neoliberal Finance Undermines Poor Countries ’ Recovery
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 2 2021 (IPS) After being undermined by decades of financial liberalisation, developing countries now are not only victims of vaccine imperialism, but also cannot count on much financial support as their COVID-19 recessions drag on due to global vaccine apartheid. Anis ChowdhuryFinancialisation undermined South Developing countries have long been pressured to liberalise finance by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. The international financial institutions claimed this would bring net capital inflows. This was supposed to reduce for...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Globalisation Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

'A Huge Opportunity': Venezuelan Migrants Welcome Colombia's New Open-Door Policy
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe spaces in Colombia offer respite to Venezuelan migrants
BOGOT Á, Colombia – Griseida, 28, left Venezuela when she couldn’t find a job to feed her five children. Thirty-five-year-old Marlyng, too, left when there was no work to be found, leaving behind two of three children until she could get settled. They are just two of the approximate 1.6 million migrants in Colomb ia –  themajority of whom have no status – to leave Venezuela’s years-long humanitarian crisis. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Volunteer paramedics patrol streets of Venezuela's capital
Venezuela’s deepening crisis has gutted emergency ambulance services, so a group of volunteer paramedics has stepped into the void to offer life-saving help on the tough streets of Caracas (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela migrants: 'Legal status changes everything'
Colombia's decision to give a million Venezuelan migrants protected status sparks hope in Medellín. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021
International Women's Day is March 8th!  Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. Hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Ann Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

VIDEO: International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Colombia will legalize undocumented Venezuelan migrants
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia said Monday it will register hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants and refugees currently in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Putin plans to crush the Navalny protest movement, encouraged by that playbook working in Venezuela and Belarus, intelligence sources say
Before his sentencing this week, Alexei Navalny called on Russians to defy Putin, but sources say the Kremlin will go to any end to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revoke Patents, Defeat the Pandemic & Deliver Global Justice
Wearing a full protective suit, a woman doctor who leads a group of volunteer medical professionals attending to COVID-19 patients at a community hospital in the Philippines. Credit: UN Women/Louie PacardoBy Benny KuruvillaNEW DELHI, India, Feb 4 2021 (IPS) As the pandemic spills into its second year, the WHO tracker lists eight Covid-19 vaccines already in public use. Several others are awaiting regulatory approval. This is unprecedented in vaccine history and with effective international coordination, it presents the global community with a real chance for both pandemic and economic recovery in 2021. Instead, however, t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Benny Kuruvilla Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Maduro's 'miracle' treatment for COVID-19 draws skeptics
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro appears to be counting on yet another “miracle” to save his citizens from COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccine
Venezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

' Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination'Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination
As an undocumented migrant living in Colombia, Venezuelan Leidi Gutierrez has little chance of getting a COVID-19 vaccination. With the death toll rising fast, the mother-of-two said all she could do was pray.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trump Approves Deportation Protections for Venezuelans in U.S. Illegally
As one of his final acts in office, President Trump has authorized a program to give work permits and deportation protections to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela claims to have made coronavirus treatment that is 100% effective and has no side effects
(Natural News) Nicolas Maduro, the socialist president of Venezuela, claims that his country has produced a medicine that “annihilates 100 percent” of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without causing side effects. The supposed coronavirus treatment was developed by researchers at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), who have been working on a cure for COVID-19 since May. “Tremendous news!” said Maduro... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dengue —an Epidemic Within a Pandemic in Peru
International Year of Volunteers: A volunteer ombudsman in Peru helps a local woman with her problem, 2001. Credit: UN PhotoBy Carmen ArroyoUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 2021 (IPS) While the world is grappling with the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peru is still dealing with an epidemic that it has not been able to control—the mosquito-borne viral disease known as dengue. With almost 56,400 confirmed cases as of December, Peru is suffering the worst dengue epidemic since 2017, when the virus infected over 68,000 people. The illness, coupled with the novel coronavirus crisis, has left thousands of people exposed to m...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food Security and Nutrition Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition F Source Type: news

Immigration, perceived discrimination and mental health: evidence from Venezuelan population living in Peru - Mougenot B, Amaya E, Mezones-Holgu ín E, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Cabieses B.
BACKGROUND: The association between international migration and mental health is conditioned to several factors, and discrimination may play a significant role. Currently, Peru is one of the principal Venezuelan migrant-receiving countries in Latin Americ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Venezuela expresses concern over violence and instability in US amid Capitol riots
The message’s language mirrored US official statements condemning authoritarianism in the country (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low genetic diversity in two manatee species off South America
(Frontiers) A new study finds low genetic diversity in the Antillean manatee off the coast of South America between Venezuela and Brazil. There is no interbreeding with the overlapping Amazonian manatee. The study gives recommendations for conservation actions for these at-risk populations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Pompeo issues sanctions against communist China, Venezuelan election corporation
(Natural News) Late last week, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo issued two announcements about how the United States is planning to take action against communist China and socialist Venezuela in response to election fraud. One of the statements, entitled “U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on People’s Republic of China Actors Linked to Malign Activities,” explains that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It was known in 2010 that Dominion was linked to Venezuela and has long been capable of rigging elections: VoterAction letter
(Natural News) A VoterAction letter from July 6, 2010, hosted on the NIST.gov website, reveals that Dominion’s roots trace right back to Hugo Chavez and the Venezuelan government, and that this fact has been known in the United States for at least a decade. The NIST is the National Institute of Standard and Technology, part... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Colombia not freely vaccinating immigrants
Colombia’s president says that Venezuelan migrants who are living in the country without residence permits won’t be given free COVID-19 vaccines when those arrive in the South American country — possibly leaving hundreds of thousands unvaccinated (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Witness of 2004 Venezuela election alarmed by voting machine anomalies in US
(Natural News) Michigan resident Gustavo Delfino witnessed irregularities during a 2004 election in his native Venezuela and later learned that the strange events involved Smartmatic computers. Seeing similar anomalies occurring with the U.S. election on Nov. 3, Delfino said he was alarmed that the pattern of so-called glitches and voting machines connected to the Internet mirrored what happened in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Inmates Are Running Venezuela's Prisons. They've Created Autonomous Micro-Dictatorships
The documentary La Causa is a raw look into these self-organized societies, complete with taxes, courts, and a strict "thug code.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mystery as hundreds of precious jewels wash up on beach in poor Venezuelan fishing village sparking frenzied treasure hunt
The village's 2,000 residents have joined the search for treasure, and have raked the few square feet of sand in Guaca, Venezuela. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crisis-torn Venezuela a challenge for those in wheelchairs
Working, studying or even leaving one’s home can be a challenge for someone in a wheelchair in Venezuela (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela's Maduro claims sweep of boycotted election
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s political alliance claimed a sweeping victory Monday in congressional... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maduro Allies Set To Win Back Venezuela's Congress In Vote Boycotted By Opposition
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An archaeological project analyses informal commerce in the colonial Caribbean
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) Konrad A. Antczak, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie researcher with the UPF Department of Humanities, is carrying out the project " ArCarib " , funded under the European Horizon 2020 programme. The archaeologist has made important discoveries on the islands of Cura ç ao and Bonaire in the southern Caribbean that exemplify the informal commerce that existed during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries between the Spanish colonies located on the coast of Venezuela and the islands' Dutch and Jewish residents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children
The charity, Feed the Solidarity, often provides the only meals children receive each day. The government accuses it of subversion, with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 things to know for November 27: Covid-19, Flynn, election, Turkey, Venezuela
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Citgo Executives Sentenced To Prison In Venezuela
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Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'CITGO 6' found guilty and sentenced in Venezuela
Six US oil executives who traveled to Venezuela in 2017 and were arrested on corruption charges have been found guilty, according to a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison
Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela have been found guilty of corruption charges and immediately sentenced to prison (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives
A Venezuelan judge sentenced six American oil executives to jail on Thursday after they were found guilty of corruption charges. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela resumes direct oil shipments to China despite U.S. sanctions
Venezuela has resumed direct shipments of oil to China after U.S. sanctions sent the trade underground for more than a year, according... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Without Borders to Withdraw From Venezuela Hospital Due to Restrictions Doctors Without Borders to Withdraw From Venezuela Hospital Due to Restrictions
Medecins Sans Frontieres will withdraw from a collaboration with a Venezuelan hospital to treat COVID-19 patients due to restrictions on specialists'ability to enter the country, the medical NGO said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

WATCH: In 2006, CNN warned about using Venezuelan owned electronic voting machines in the US… when did they stop caring about secure elections in America?
(Natural News) Lou Dobbs wasn’t always a Fox Business News host. The conservative host, who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions was a host on CNN from 1980 -2009. (Article by Patty McMurray republished from 100PercentFedUp.com) In 2006, Dobbs and CNN correspondent Katie Pilgrim shared her investigative report on Smartmatic voting machines. Dobbs began... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump campaign cuts ties with attorney Sidney Powell after bizarre election fraud claims
Powell has made a raft of incorrect claims, including that Georgia’s voting software was created at the behest of late Venezuelan... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giuliani: Votes from 28 states were sent to Germany and Spain to be fraudulently rigged by Smartmatic
(Natural News) What do Venezuela, a third-world socialist nation in economic ruin, and the United States have in common? Everything if we are talking about the fraudulent 2020 election. Believe it or not, the very same voting machines and technologies used to install dictators in Venezuela are now being used in the U.S. to rig... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Welcome AMERICA to the Venezuela election experience
(Natural News) In principle, when it comes to fraudulent elections, Venezuelans have an experience that should be unrepeatable for other nations. (Article by Elda Primera republished from TheGatewayPundit.com) The terrible Venezuelan experience keeps millions of people subject to an oppressive regime that makes them live on the edge of misery with human rights violations of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news