Category: Medical

At UN, Leaders Confront COVID’s Impact on Global Education

With COVID-related school disruptions setting back children around the world, activists implored world leaders Monday to prioritize school systems and restore educational budgets slashed when…

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WHO: COVID Deaths Down by 15%, Cases Fall Nearly Everywhere

The number of coronavirus deaths reported worldwide fell by 15% in the past week while new infections dropped by 9%, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.In its latest weekly assessment of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.N. health agency said ther…

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Public financial management for effective response to health emergencies: Key lessons from COVID-19 for balancing flexibility and accountability

Public revenues are the cornerstone of funding for governments’ response to health emergencies; as such, public financial management (PFM) – the rules and mechanisms governing the allocation, execution and reporting of public funds – has been an integr…

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Public financial management for effective response to health emergencies: Key lessons from COVID-19 for balancing flexibility and accountability

Public revenues are the cornerstone of funding for governments’ response to health emergencies; as such, public financial management (PFM) – the rules and mechanisms governing the allocation, execution and reporting of public funds – has been an integr…

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Monkeypox to get a new name, says WHO

GENEVA— The World Health Organization says it is working with experts to come up with a new name for monkeypox.It comes after more than 30 scientists wrote last week about the “urgent need for a non-discriminatory and non-stigmatising” name for the vir…

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60 Zimbabweans killed by elephants this year

HARARE— Sixty Zimbabweans have been killed by elephants so far this year, as a conservation success story has led to increased conflict with humans, the government spokesman said.With 100,000 elephants, Zimbabwe has the world’s second-largest populatio…

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WHO facilitates training of health workers on Oral Cholera vaccines for preparedness against cholera outbreaks

The World Health Organization (WHO) has kicked off a five-day workshop on 25 April 2002 in Abuja for public health officials to strengthen the capacities to integrate oral cholera vaccination (OCV) into the emergency and preventive measures in some Ang…

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WHO facilitates training of health workers on Oral Cholera vaccines for preparedness against cholera outbreaks

The World Health Organization (WHO) has kicked off a five-day workshop on 25 April 2002 in Abuja for public health officials to strengthen the capacities to integrate oral cholera vaccination (OCV) into the emergency and preventive measures in some Ang…

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Floods detail the effect of climate change

The devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal and other parts of the country are the beginnings of South Africa feeling the effects of climate change, says Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.Addressing …

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Heating Up: Nets vs Heat Reaction

Published by Prime Time Sports Talk The rough stretch continues for the Miami Heat. They had an opportunity to bounce back against the Brooklyn Nets…

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