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IOC sets up vaccination centers in Qatar, Rwanda

Lausanne, Jun 3 (Plenglish) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of two other Covid-19 vaccination centers in Qatar and Rwanda for athletes who will participate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. According to the governing body, such initiatives will allow athletes who cannot be immunized in…

TEPT Suicide Statistics, an invisible horrendous wound

PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a common condition that is experienced by a wide variety of different people throughout the world. The most common belief is that PTSD is only experienced by veterans who are returning from their service but in reality, PTSD is the result of any traumatic event…

Best Countries for Green Living

Top 3 Countries for Green Living Healthy environments help contribute to healthy people. The concept of individual health being tied to the surrounding environment is increasingly being embraced. Data sets such as the Environmental Performance Index, developed by Yale University, evaluate the impact government policies have on environmental health affects…

Brazilian trade unions call for strike over Covid-19 chaos

Brasilia, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian trade unions called on workers to hold a national strike to protest against both the country´s health chaos and Jair Bolsonaro´s irresponsible administration in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The trade unions, among other demands, are calling for a lockdown by the federal…

Cuba advocates in Geneva to eradicate racism and discrimination

Geneva, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s permanent representative to the United Nations office at Geneva Juan Antonio Quintanilla assured on Monday that, 20 years after the Durban Conference against Racism and Discrimination, those scourges are still present and confirm the validity of the agreed commitments. Cuba reiterates its support for…

Mexico receives first 200,000 doses of Chinese Coronavac vaccine

Mexico, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Mexico received on Saturday a shipment of 200,000 doses of the Chinese Covid-19 Coronavac vaccine, and another shipment with the same amount of doses but of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine will arrive on Monday. Coronavac is manufactured by Sinovac Life Sciences Co., Ltd, Undersecretary…

Maternal Health

A maternal death is a tragedy. But a preventable maternal death is an outrage. There’s an ongoing public health crisis that’s gone unaddressed for far too long. I’m talking about maternal health. You might be shocked to know that the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the…