Monthly Archives: October 2021

McElraft Approves Raises for Community College Staff During Carteret Community College Friday Visit | New

CITY OF PLUS-HEAD – State Representative Pat McElraft R-Carteret said she hopes the 2021-2022 state budget will contain salary increases for employees of the community college system. “These people deserve it and I hope we can find a reasonable increase. We’re trying to hit 6 percent, but we haven’t finalized …

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Kenya, US Embassy Conduct Joint Terrorist Attack Exercise To Test Readiness ”Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya October 31 – Kenya and the United States Embassy in Nairobi conducted a joint terror exercise on Saturday to test readiness. The exercise at Rosslyn Academy in Gigiri involved at least 100 officers from the Special Program for the Embassy Augmentation and Response Team (SPEAR) as part of …

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Without PrEP, one-third of new HIV cases occur among low-risk MSM

Almost one in three gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in sexual health clinics across the UK did not meet the ‘high risk’ criteria that would indicate to a clinician they would be good candidates for HIV. pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). And that means people who seem to be at …

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Voices from the community: We must end the abuse of women | Community voice

Women are mistreated, always mistreated. We have drawn attention to this locally; and Anita Hill, who testified at the Clarence Thomas hearing that he sexually harassed her, recently published a book, “Believing,” which details the ongoing abuse of women in our country. As she supports him so strongly, it must …

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“RHOP” takes control of “The Real”, Kenya Moore eliminated on “DWTS” and more

theGrio has the latest reality TV news of the week. Of The real housewives of the Potomac take over from daytime television to Kenya Moore ‘scary choreography on Dancing with the stars, leGrio is back with your Reality Roundup of the week. Screenshot via Youtube: Karen Huger Real meets Potomac …

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How two people infected with HIV suppressed the virus after stopping treatment – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, October 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) – There are two ways the bodies of HIV-positive patients can keep the virus under control after stopping antiretroviral therapy, according to a new study. The findings could point to ways to help people living with HIV keep the virus in remission without having …

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SOS Children’s Villages of India Conducts ‘Handwashing’ Awareness Campaign in Bhubaneswar to Strengthen Health and Hygiene Awareness | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News

Bhubaneswar: SOS Children’s Villages of India, the country’s largest independent childcare NGO, conducted an awareness campaign on handwashing in Bhubaneswar, Orissa.About 275 children from the “Balpanchayat” organized a handwashing awareness campaign in 11 communities including Daspur, Mahimangar, Pitagadia BhoiSahi, Kujimahal, Bhola, Dalua, Jamujhari, Binjhagiri, Chhatabar, Krushnanagar and Chudang. Awareness has …

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Holmen Area Foundation recognizes the positive impact of community members

Foundation awards Ruth Scholze Award for Servant Leadership October 28, 2021 6:19 PM Greg white, Posted: October 28, 2021 6:19 PM Update: October 28, 2021 7:34 PM through Greg white LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WKBT) – A Holmen organization honors the people and organizations who help make our region a great …

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Kenya’s Singing Sensation Moipei triplets arrive at MAC

The Milford Arts Council (The MAC) and Pantochino Productions Inc. are pleased to announce that the Moipei Triplets will be playing MAC for our very first Nite Spot Nights in over a year and a half. The Moipei Triplets are originally from Nairobi, Kenya and currently reside in the United …

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Australian companies invest in workforce tools and customer data analytics after pandemic disrupts contact centers

ISG Provider Lens â„¢ report finds continuous change as businesses partner with vendors to manage agents remotely and deliver more personalized customer experiences SYDNEY, October 27, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Australian businesses have changed the way they run contact centers and serve customer needs since the start of the COVID-19 …

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Nurses reach tentative deal at Community First Medical Center

Unionized nurses at Community First Medical Center on the northwest side of Chicago reached an agreement in principle on a two-year contract, avoiding a three-day strike that was due to begin on Friday. The National Nurses United said the deal called for salary increases of 17% on average over the …

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KENYA: CDC, Norfund, Standard and Citi grant $ 75 million credit to Greenlight

Good news for Greenlight Planet. The Kenyan subsidiary of the solar home system supplier now has a line of credit of $ 75 million in local currency (Kenyan shilling). Credit is provided by CDC Group, the UK government’s development finance institution, and Norfund, a private equity firm owned by the …

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How will the Ryan White HIV / AIDS program spend its $ 2.21 billion?

Almost $ 2.21 billion in federal funding has been awarded to the Ryan White HIV / AIDS Program, which then awards money to state, local and community groups that provide HIV care, treatment and prevention to people. low-income people affected by HIV. An additional $ 99 million has been allocated …

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Loans worth 270.55 crore rupees distributed to beneficiaries in Medak

Medak: Collector Medak S Harish has distributed loans of Rs 270.55 crore to beneficiaries under various government programs, including Rs 108.71 crore to Women Support Groups (SHGs). Speaking to people at a loan mela held in Medak on Tuesday, the collector called on people to use the loans to grow …

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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department of …

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RECAP: Kenya Moore quits ‘Dancing with the Stars’ but Iman Shumpert surprises | Television

Kenya Moore has returned home. Suni Lee was on the chopping block. It’s the title “Dance with the Stars” for this week. But the interesting take is how bad some also-rans have become. In “Horror Night”, NBA star Iman Shumpert got a perfect 40 for his impressive contemporary dance based …

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The Damien Center receives funding for HIV testing in the Latinx community

A local resource center for HIV care and prevention received a $ 2.2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to increase awareness and services to the Latinx community. Damien Center President and CEO Alan Witchey said the Latinx community is underserved and HIV cases are on …

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Brené Brown’s Empire of Emotion

Brown has titled his upcoming book “Daring Greatly,” and his fans know all about being in the arena. (A recent joke from ‘Ted Lasso’: ‘We’re going to hear Brené Brown read an excerpt from her new book,’ Enter the Arena: But Bring a Knife ‘. “)” I’ve never even seen …

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Community News: October 25 | Nvdaily

Card showers • A shower of cards is planned for Elizabeth Shirley Groves, who turns 80 today. Cards can be mailed to 3254 Guard Hill Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630. • A card shower is planned for Linda Quick, who will be celebrating her 75th birthday on November 1st. Cards …

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Kenya plans to start local vaccine production by April 2022

Kenya plans to start local vaccine production by April 2022 The government of Kenya has announced that it will start manufacturing the COVID 19 vaccine locally. Kenya plans to start these operations in April 2022. The move is designed to address supply chain challenges that have made it difficult to …

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Blast from the past: The most discussed topics of November 17, 1992

Each week, we revisit the letters to the editor posted on the Birmingham Mail Opinion page. This week we’re looking at November 17, 1992. Root city council fraudsters I read the story of the non-payers of council payroll capitation with some concern, which gradually turned into feelings of anger and …

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Everything about visiting the Mexican HIV orphanage Armando & Kenneth

Armando and Kenneth are planning to adopt a child from Eunime orphanage in Tijuana and their GoFundMe has already raised over $ 13,000. At 90 day fiancé: the other way, Kenneth Niedermeier and Armando Rubio melted the hearts of fans when they visited the Eunime Orphanage in Tijuana, and many …

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Microsoft rolls back controversial .NET switch after open source community outcry

Microsoft is reversing its decision to remove a key feature from its next .NET 6 release, after a public outcry from the open source community. Microsoft angered the open source .NET community earlier this week by removing a key part of Hot Reload in the next release of .NET 6, …

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Kenya allows conditional return of spectators to stadiums

Uganda’s Enock Walusimbi (2nd from right) tries to score during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying round group E soccer match between Kenya and Uganda at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi on September 2, 2021. / CFP Uganda’s Enock Walusimbi (2nd from right) tries to score during the FIFA …

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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Trikafta and HIV PrEP Added to Manitoba Drug Plan

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government is adding new drugs to the provincial formulary, giving patients access to drugs for cystic fibrosis and HIV. Premier Kelvin Goertzen and Health Minister Audrey Gordon announced the additions on Friday, saying Trikafta for cystic fibrosis and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be added to …

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Clovis Community College hosts Rocktoberfest to kick off the fall season

Clovis Community College hosted its annual Rocktoberfest event to kick off the fall season on October 13, 2021. (Sydney Morgan / Clovis Roundup) Clovis Community College hosted its first Rocktoberfest since COVID-19 on Wednesday, October 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The college’s student activities department was unable to …

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Viagra among the main counterfeit products sold in Kenya

Sex enhancing drugs, known as Viagra, are among the top counterfeit brands in Kenya and Africa as a whole. Also on the list are condoms and morning-after pills, which are among other pharmaceuticals that experts believe can send innocent users to the grave sooner. This was revealed during the launch …

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Twitter bought messaging app to help improve DMs and communities

In an effort to strengthen its communities, Twitter acquired Sphere, a group chat app founded in 2016 that aims to make conversations more interactive and organized. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Sphere’s website describes the app as a place that “turns groups into vibrant communities.” Sphere was …

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Community Responds to Growing Endowments

After the endowment posted returns of 46.5%, some students requested additional spending on salaries and services. by Farah Lindsey-Almadani | 21/10/21 5h00 Last week the College announcement that its endowment increased 46.5% in 2021 to reach $ 8.5 billion. Dartmouth has allocated $ 335 million in this year’s operating budget, …

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Point-of-care testing positions the pharmacy for future care

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the importance of pharmacies to public health by providing pharmacists with the legal authority to perform CLIA-exempt tests. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the importance of pharmacies to public health by providing pharmacists with the legal authority to perform tests exempt from the Clinical Laboratory …

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Columbiana County ADAPT Hosts Free Community Event | News, Sports, Jobs

LISBON – Columbiana County ADAPT, in collaboration with the Education Department of the Family Recovery Center, is launching the National Red Ribbon Week campaign on Saturday with a free community event themed, “No Prob-Llama, I’m drug free” on the green in downtown Lisbon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The …

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HIV Associated Lipodystrophy Syndrome Treatment Market Size, Trends 2021, Growth, Share, Trends and Forecast to 2028

New Jersey, United States, – Global HIV Associated Lipodystrophy Syndrome Treatment market comprises market share, market size, market position, market segmentation and competitive economy, market size at regional, national and international level , sales data, impact of global players, value chain optimization, strategic market growth, current trends and opportunity analysis. …

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World Cup every two years can help women’s football to become self-sufficient: Jill Ellis | Football news

PANAJI: Fifa technical advisory group chief Jill Ellis believes the chance to have a biennial Women’s World Cup is a billion dollar opportunity to become self-reliant and less dependent on men’s football. Ellis knows all about the World Cups and their victory, having guided the United States to glory in …

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State Food Vendors Donate to Fair Park Community – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Over 2.2 million people attended this year’s Texas State Fair and as construction crews dismantled displays at the fairgrounds, fair trade food vendors lined up to donate their surplus products. “It’s my happiest day at the State Fair of Texas,” said Christi Erpillo of Fernie’s Funnel Cakes. Erpillo said Fernie’s …

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KENYA: Covid causes elephant baby boom, 200 new babies by 2020

The elephant population living in Kenya experienced a baby boom in 2020, marked by the birth of just over 200 individuals. This is according to the wildlife census conducted by the Kenya Wildlife Research and Training Institute (KWRI). According to the document, the pachyderm population now stands at 36,280 individuals. …

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Will new Covid treatments be as elusive for poor countries as vaccines?

“It’s no coincidence that Merck has experience with HIV – internally, with their leadership and their culture, they know that if they don’t meet the access challenges, they will be criticized,” said Dr Moon, co-director of the Global Health Center of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in …

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Group offers enrichment for homeschoolers | Local News

They do the fun stuff that may have been left out of the public school curriculum due to state tests and other rules and regulations. Stuff like trips to Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park or the Etheridge Cattle Company in Williston. Stuff like a science fair at the Crystal River …

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ETSU to host “Out of Darkness” community walk | WJHL

Photo: WJHL JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – As part of an initiative by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, ETSU will be hosting the “Out of Darkness” community walk on campus Sunday afternoon. Tennessee teen suicide rate on the rise The event is designed to show people struggling with mental …

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Kiunjuri reveals secrets of how to win Mount Kenya votes

Service Party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has revealed what it takes to ensure Vice President William Ruto and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga are assured of the votes from Mount Kenya. Speaking at Sisimunda Muthoni’s funeral in Mberee, Embu County on Saturday, October 16, Kiunjuri asserted that presidential …

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Rural women in Shahjahanpur are changing their lives, one straw at a time – Gaonconnection

Hathura Bujurg (Shahjahanpur), Uttar Pradesh The village of Hathura Bujurg looks like hundreds of other villages in Uttar Pradesh. Dusty, cramped, not too clean and with many of its inhabitants living in abject poverty. But, in the midst of all this misery, there is hope. About twenty women got together …

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Two deaths highlight violence against women in Kenya

By Ayenat Mersie NAIROBI (Reuters) – Cynthia Makokha was a 17-year-old college student and volleyball player. Agnes Tirop was a 25-year-old rising athletics star, who finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics and won two bronze medals at the World Championships. The two women were found dead in …

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PrEP uptake remains low among those who need it most

New data presented at IDWeek 2021 shows a lack of use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among groups at high risk of HIV infection. Although the preventive efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV is well known and there are 2 formulations available on the US market: Truvada (emtricitabine / tenofovir …

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Pandemic Causes Predictable Tourism Collapse in Tulsa in 2020, Report Says | News from local businesses

Based in the Tulsa Regional Chamber, TRT comprises the Tulsa Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture, an accredited film commission, and the Tulsa Sports Commission, an amateur sports sales and marketing organization. The total estimated impact for events booked during the year was …

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Fort Worth PD Watch Office Holds Community Meetings – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A series of community conversations led by the Fort Worth Police Oversight Office begins Thursday evening with the goal of providing the community with an update on their work. The City of Fort Worth Police Oversight Oversight Office, headed by Director Kim Neal, was first established in February 2020 to …

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Biden to meet President of Kenya amid Ethiopia crisis

WASHINGTON – President Biden will meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday amid an ongoing humanitarian disaster in neighboring Ethiopia that has prompted the United States to devote more resources to the East African region. Mr Biden’s first in-person White House meeting as president with the leader of …

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Nigeria Engaged in Global Campaign to End Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Says FG | The Guardian Nigeria News

• 63% of HIV positive women unable to access HIV care services• Nation records 22,000 new infections among children in 2020• The former boss of an oil company denounces the decline and the brain drain in the health sector The federal government has expressed its commitment to a global campaign …

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Bankers workshop organized in Baghat Kanipora

The bankers workshop was organized between the women of the self-help group under the UMEED program of JKRLM and the bankers of Block Baghat Kanipora who finance the self-help group for the ladies of Block Baghat Kanipora at the office of the office of development of Block Baghat Kanipora. The …

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Opening of a new community garden in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Florida – A new community garden in Boca Raton will open this weekend. WPTV previously announced that the old garden near the public library would close to make way for the future Brightline station. The new location is at Meadows Park. In Boca Raton’s new community garden, Nikie …

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KENYA: Sanergy secures $ 2.5 million for fertilizer and protein from waste

A new investor is interested in Sanergy. The American company promotes an innovative approach to the circular economy in developing countries, including Kenya. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) invests $ 2.5 million in the capital of Sanergy. This equity investment will allow Sanergy to supply more fertilizer for agriculture …

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Meet the boss of the police who warms hearts with life changing initiatives

Kisii County Police Commissioner Francis Kooli continued to win hearts with his acts of kindness that redefined police service. Kooli has made the headlines for good reasons, ranging from rescuing needy students to helping even widows struggling with unemployment, thus engaging in illegal activities. His benevolence captured the entire National …

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Historic cultural center in need of repair turns to community for help

BROWNSVILLE, TX (ValleyCentral) – The Carlotta K. Patrina Cultural Center in Brownsville is a hub for the performing arts. However, the owners of the building say it needs critical repairs and are asking the community for help. Weslaco Store Owner Brings Oaxaca to the Rio Grande Valley Known as the …

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Uhuru at UN: Kenya warns identity politics is ticking time bomb

By AGGREY MUTAMBO Kenya warned that the world would be precarious if countries did not address issues of identity and diversity among their populations. It is this danger that compelled Nairobi to include in its October program a high-level open debate on peacebuilding and on how diversity affects the search …

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New project aims to tackle stigma of substance use disorders in patients seeking HIV care – School of Medicine News

An interdisciplinary and interprofessional team of professors from three departments at Wayne State University School of Medicine has initiated a three-year project to plan a multi-level intervention to reduce the stigma of substance use disorders in patients receiving HIV care. Erin Fanning Madden, Ph.D., MPH, is the Principal Investigator on …

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Resident, the commitment of the staff activates the community culture and creates “wow moments” – News

David Lynch of the Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center delivers the opening speech for the 15th Annual NCAL Day. (Credit: AHCA / NCAL) After a difficult year during the pandemic, it’s time to remember the passion that led people to live in a retirement home and to create moments and memories that …

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Kenya’s coffee production drops for second year

Merchandise Kenya’s coffee production drops for second year Monday, October 11, 2021 A farmer picks coffee berries in Nyeri, central Kenya. PHOTO FILE | NMG By KEVIN ROTICHMore from this author Summary The latest data from the International Coffee Organization (ICO) for the one-year period up to May 2021 shows …

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Bay Area Doctors Are Looking For Answers

While driving recently, Cliff Morrison suddenly found himself lost in a forest. He stopped, looked around, and realized he was actually on a tree-lined street half a mile from his home in the Oakland Hills on the way to the post office . Morrison, 70, did not have dementia. He …

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Tucson program works to end homelessness for young adults

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – Unless homelessness is tackled at a young age, it can become a lifelong problem. Young adults, who often do not earn enough money to live on their own, frequently fall through the cracks and end up living on the streets. The association “I am …

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United Way of Greater New Haven volunteers bring the community together with 8 heartwarming events

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (WTNH) – United Way Week kicks off October 11, with volunteers working on projects such as painting a homeless shelter, hosting a community dinner, building a outdoor classroom throughout the New Haven area. Starting Monday in Guilford, United Way volunteers will help restore outdoor space at the …

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Low volume sealed roads in Kenya

A road construction site. PHOTO | COURTESY Reeling from rising road construction costs, Kenya has adopted controversial technology that promises to reduce the cost of road construction by more than 60%. Dubbed Low Volume Sealed Roads (LVSR) technology, this method of road construction uses bitumen-based joints to economically pave roads …

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Disparities in treatment with direct-acting hepatitis C virus antivirals persist in adults co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C virus in US clinics, 2010-2018

This article was originally published here Care of AIDS Patients STDS. 2021 Oct; 35 (10): 392-400. doi: 10.1089 / apc.2021.0087. ABSTRACT Co-infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) carries a substantial risk of all-cause mortality and liver-related morbidity and mortality, but many people co- infected with …

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Art Brooks: Wilmington’s black community is often “invisible” to the community at large

WILMINGTON – Locals interested in building a more just community gathered for a farm-to-table lunch followed by a lively discussion that provided food for thought. Featuring locally grown dishes, the lunch was part of the annual Westheimer Peace Symposium this week at Wilmington College. The direction of the dialogue was …

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Neighborhood 5 Community Fair scheduled for October 14 with updates on a wide variety of projects

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A Ward 5 information and resource fair is scheduled for Thursday, October 14 to highlight redevelopment efforts, road construction updates and more. The community forum at Las Vegas City Hall Council Chambers, 495 S. Main St., opens at 5 pm. SilverSummit Healthplan will provide COVID-19 vaccinations …

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Kenya: KQ introduces additional flights to London after removal from red list

Nairobi – Kenya Airways introduced three new flights to London on Thursday following Kenya’s removal from the United Kingdom’s (UK) red list which regulates countries entering the European country. Under regulations that came into effect on October 4, fully vaccinated travelers from Kenya are allowed to enter the UK without …

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HIV in the Latino Community: Trade addresses this reality for the first time, and in Spanish

Photo courtesy of ViiV Healthcare The Latinx community is disproportionately affected by HIV / AIDS. In fact, a study conducted by the CDC in 2018 found that 27% of cases were from the Latinx / Hispanic community. Much has changed since the first case in 1983. It has been epidemic …

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Community members work to preserve Hispanic heritage in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, Colorado – Whether you can see it or not, the Hispanic heritage is ingrained in Fort Collins. “So many people don’t even know the history of Fort Collins when it comes to Hispanics. A lot of people say, ‘Well, where are they,’ said Betty Aragon-Mitotes with Mujeres de …

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Covid borders leave Ganjam orchid farmers high ‘n’ dry

Berhampur: Even though orchid flowers have a high demand in the national market, farmers in Ganjam district who grow orchid flowers face losses due to strict restrictions imposed following the spread of Covid-19 , according to a report. The flower is cultivated in the district with the help of the …

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Kenya needs a new set of leaders

2022 presidential contender Reuben Kigame has said Kenya needs a new set of leaders to overcome the challenges it now faces. Speaking to KBC on Wednesday, Kigame, who joined the growing roster of leaders seeking to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta next year, said it was time to rewrite Kenya’s history, …

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Lancet Review: Mental Illness and Suicide Among Physicians

Researchers highlight need for interventions to better protect doctors’ mental well-being COVID-19 is raising awareness that doctors are not immune to mental illness. The pandemic has produced greater isolation. The hallway conversations that had taken place before, the group lunches, and all the get-togethers all suddenly ended. This means fewer …

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East Moline Community Fund Committee Announces Funding for Nonprofits

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – The East Moline Community Fund Committee has approved funding of $ 17,050 for 15 nonprofits in the area. “The East Moline Community Fund Committee is honored to support the excellent work of these local nonprofits,” said President Connie Dowsett. “As an endowment fund, we are …

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In the vision of India and Japan, Kenya, key to the Indo-Pacific

By Sankalp Gurjar New Delhi, October 6: There are two main geographical imaginaries of the western periphery of the Indo-Pacific region. The area as imagined by Australia (and until recently, America) ends at the west coast of India. According to this visualization, this region is defined as that which stretches …

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Multicountry study launched on the stigma index 2.0 of people living with HIV in Latin America – world

The Latin America and the Caribbean region has deep and widespread inequalities and includes countries that are more unequal than those in other regions with similar levels of development. This affects access to health and HIV services, especially for key populations. Social and structural barriers are important drivers of inequality. …

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National Depression Screening Day: Get a Mental Health Checkup Thursday | BU today

Free in-person and virtual quizzes can help students, staff and faculty connect with mental health experts Almost a third of adults showed symptoms of depression last spring, a year after COVID-19 was first detected, according to a new study by researchers at BU published earlier this week in The Lancet. …

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Hawaii’s watersports community grapples with confusion and inconsistencies in COVID rules

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Confusion over COVID rules and late decisions are creating chaos in Hawaii’s water sports community. In Oahu, a surf meet scheduled for this weekend recently gained city approval as approval came too late for a Hui Waa paddle race. There has not been a full Hui Waa …

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Texas Woman’s Tea launch empowers women farmers in Kenya

Women CEOs launch Tea Alliance with a mission New, high-quality organic products also support Houston’s only infant food bank I am excited about this business for several reasons. The third is being able to partner with another tea company owned by a very respected woman who is just as passionate …

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Newsom signs bills to expand testing for STDs and hepatitis

With rates of sexually transmitted diseases and hepatitis B and C on the rise in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two bills on Oct. 4 to address the issue. Senate Bill 306 will strengthen the public health infrastructure against STDs in California. Assembly Bill 489 makes the Golden State the …

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Husband pushes for immigration bill to reunite family with self-deported wife – WSB-TV Channel 2

WASHINGTON – 8-year-old Ashton Rochester has maintained a wish for almost half of his young life, and he shared that wish in a video message in hopes it will reach decision-makers. “I wish my mom would come home,” Ashton said. “Please help my mom get home, President Biden. “ Her …

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Contrary Capital’s $ 20 million Fund II is about community-driven investing – TechCrunch

When Eric Tarczynski first created Contrary Capital, he noticed the absence of entrepreneurial venture capital firms within universities. Thus, he launched a first fund of $ 2.2 million to exclusively support the best talents in the world, or student entrepreneurs who bring out ambitious ideas from their universities. Years later, …

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Kenya actress Kate stars in new Kenyan film

It could be the next big thing in Kenya’s film industry. A production by Kenyan filmmakers Philip Karanja and Abel Mutua, known for their acting roles in the Tahidi High series, has hit screens. Dubbed A Grand Little Lie (GLL), the film reportedly took 40 days to produce. “Exactly 40 …

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Democratic challenger in the 18th arrondissement proud of his party’s work | Nvdaily

He’s a country boy at heart who seeks to pursue what has interested him in being in the medical field: helping others. Douglas Ward, 71, of Sperryville, is the Democratic challenger seeking to overthrow Republican Michael Webert in the 18th District, which includes the Happy Creek District and the East …

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Netflix’s Maid Ending Explained

“Maid” is ultimately about three people trying to improve themselves – Alex, Paula and Sean. As Alex finally gets what she wants, a chance to make a fresh start without Sean, she doesn’t get everything she wants – Paula breaks her promise to come with her (more details below) . …

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Grace Project Update: Schematic Design Complete, Community Name Creation Opportunity – Communications & Outreach – Communications & Outreach

Grace Project Update: Schematic Design Complete, Community Name Creation Opportunity NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is in the design stage of a new county building in downtown Wilmington that will create a purpose-built public library alongside a modern Cape Fear museum. The new building will anchor cultural …

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NBK, to finance water and sanitation service providers in Nairobi, Kenya

The National Bank of Kenya (NBK) is about to roll out a fundraising program that aims to support businesses providing water, sanitation and hygiene services in Kenya. The Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation made the announcement and said the bank will launch the program with funding of US $ …

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Private hospitals overtake NHS for hip and knee replacements

Receive free updates on healthcare costs We will send you a MyFT Daily Summary email gathering the latest news on healthcare costs each morning. Private hospitals offer more hip and knee replacements than the NHS for the first time since the procedures were widely introduced in the 1960s and 1970s. …

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Spring UI Courses Will Offer New Community Partnership Designation

Starting in the spring, some classes will have a new designation indicating which ones will interact with the outside community. Students at the University of Iowa can look forward to new courses related to community engagement and partnerships starting in spring 2022. The UI Community Course designation, available to students …

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Beyond big promises, ‘PM Poshan’ is an old-fashioned meal on a new plate

On September 29, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the “National Plan for PM Poshan” in schools, details of which were published in a press release. Although full details of the program are not yet available, this news has been covered extensively by print and electronic media. From …

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Oktoberfest at La Mesa brings community together to celebrate German heritage

SAN DIEGO – Beer lovers and foodies are celebrating German heritage this weekend for the first in-person Oktoberfest at La Mesa since it was canceled due to the pandemic. After being forced to go virtual last year, many grabbed their lederhosen and steins for the event’s 48th year. “My grandmother …

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Black women with HIV face higher risk of early death

Black women with HIV had the highest risk of premature death, according to a 21-year study. In a retrospective analysis of over 6,500 HIV-positive patients, black women with HIV had an age-adjusted potential years of life lost (aYPLL) per 1,000 person-years of 592.5 (95 CI % 588.4-596.6) compared to HIV-positive …

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Record-breaking editorial: Labor shortage is a challenge for businesses and the wider community

It has been a difficult year and a half running a business in Park City. First, the coronavirus pandemic forced many businesses to close their doors last spring and has since forced them to take extraordinary measures to keep workers and customers safe. And now employers find themselves facing yet …

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Cornwall GP chief urges people to get flu shots

Cornwall’s chief GP has urged people to get free shots against the life-saving flu – which is now available at local GP’s offices. The flu is a very contagious virus which anyone can catch and which sets in very quickly. NHS says this year it’s even more important to get …

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Improvements expected as SPCA takes over Bhandewadi animal shelter | Nagpur News

Nagpur: For the first time, Bhandewadi Animal Shelter will be managed by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). The move came after several years of failure by government and private agencies to improve the pitiful condition of the shelter. The decision was made after the issue …

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Kennett Square Celebrates Community With Good Outdoor Dining Season on State Street – Daily Local

KENNETT SQUARE – The community has come together in these final months of spring, summer and early fall through an ongoing initiative to open up the downtown core to more diners and clients. Starting in the spring, the borough removed parking spaces to create a pedestrian walkway, allowing downtown restaurants …

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HRW exposes LGBT human rights violations in Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda – Erase 76 crimes

Arbitrary arrests in Ghana. Homophobic censorship in Kenya. Raids of LGBT people in Rwanda. Human Rights Watch has shone the spotlight on each of these abuses in recent days. Protesters at the Ghanaian Consulate in New York are calling for the defeat of the anti-LGBTQ bill currently awaiting passage by …

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Here’s why Bill Maher got the black national anthem wrong

Credit: getty With predictable bravado, on a recent episode of his eponymous show, Bill Maher doubled down on his frustration with the NFL’s decision to play the black national anthem with the “Star Spangled Banner” ahead of the 2021 Championship games. (apparently as part of its 10- a year, $ …

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Abortion stigma could be death sentence for Kenyan women

Victoria Atieno was waiting at a Nairobi bus stop when she felt blood spurting from her body, the result of a secret self-induced abortion – a method used by thousands of Kenyan women, with potentially fatal consequences. Kenya’s constitution made it easier to access abortion in 2010, but entrenched stigma …

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