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NOC-K partners with IHF and Kenya Handball Federation to launch training project

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Kinsley urges end to FDA policy on gay men donating blood

North Carolina’s top health official, joined by public health officials from eight other states and the District of Columbia, calls on the Food and Drug Administration to lift a three-month waiting period for gay men sexually active to donate blood. On Thursday, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kody …

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WHO responds to growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

March 3, 2022 – The World Health Organization has called on senior officials involved in the Russian invasion of Ukraine to ensure access for the delivery of essential medical, surgical and trauma supplies to help the Ukrainian people and refugees in neighboring countries. A shortage of oxygen, insulin, cancer therapies …

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Chinese companies implicated in financial violations in India: report

ANI | Updated: March 02, 2022 10:06 IS New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI): Since the Covid-19 pandemic, China has been trying to present itself as a reliable partner for economic recovery. But just like China’s vaccines, which have raised questions about effectiveness, the country’s partnership in economic recovery is …

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Allegheny Community Members Deserve Priority – The Campus

The absence of indispensable members of the community will be felt for years As an alumnus of Allegheny College, I deplore the layoffs of staff, administration, and faculty at the college. Since July 2021, Allegheny has lost 53 community members as part of the administration’s efforts to downsize the school. …

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Philly AIDS Thrift awards over $300,000 in grants for HIV prevention and support

By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Philly AIDS Thrift (PAT) and Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room recently awarded $300,035 in grants to 27 organizations and initiatives in the Delaware Valley that provide HIV prevention, care and support services. To date, PAT management has donated $3.6 million to community organizations. …

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More Targeted HIV Testing in PEPFAR Countries Is Showing Results

Despite a decline in the number of HIV tests performed in PEPFAR countries that began before the COVID-19 pandemic, the percentage of positive tests has remained stable at around 4%. More importantly, an increasing number of people who test positive have started treatment, reaching 94% in 2021. This study was …

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92-year-old marks Queen’s platinum jubilee with eighth trip to Kenya where she became monarch

Many of the Queen’s subjects have paid tribute to the monarch’s longevity on the throne as she celebrates her Platinum Jubilee this year. But 92-year-old pensioner Ray Jones goes one step further by visiting the place where she learned her father, King George VI, had died and that she succeeded …

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NKY’s McGuinn, Saddler among FHK’s latest class of Kentucky sound politics champions

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky announced a new class of Healthy Kentucky Policy Champions. The awards are given in recognition of individuals and organizations committed to improving the health of people in their communities and/or the Commonwealth through policy change. The Kentucky Healthy Politics Champions are: American Red Cross …

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NOC of Kenya organizes Agnes Tirop conference to discuss making sport safer for women

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Mendaki Tuition Program Fee Reduced from $210 to $10

SINGAPORE – Malay/Muslim students applying for the Mendaki Tuition Scheme (MTS) must pay an annual registration fee of just $10 starting this year – a steep drop from the previous $210. The Yayasan Mendaki self-help group hopes this will make affordable, quality tuition more accessible to low-income families. Mendaki Vice …

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After a month, Landmark Restaurant is already a community staple – Business Journal Daily

LIBERTY, Ohio – Upon entering the Landmark Restaurant and Bakery, the aroma of baked goods and breakfast foods immediately fills the air. Located at 1472 Churchill-Hubbard Road, the restaurant has already lived up to its namesake in the month it opened. “It’s amazing. Absolutely amazing. We see the same faces …

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Groups of doctors and health workers issue warning of blood shortage

Three associations of doctors and health experts are issuing a warning about the country’s low blood supply. In a statement released Thursday, the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association said “the severity and duration of this shortage could significantly compromise the ability of health care providers …

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Kenya’s central bank governor not worried about FX market

Adds quote, annual economic growth NAIROBI, January 27 (Reuters) – Central bank of Kenya not worried about shilling performance KES= as there was little volatility in the forex market, its governor said on Thursday, after the currency hit an all-time low of 113.55/75 earlier this month. Governor Patrick Njoroge said …

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Kenya Airways is (still) in financial difficulty. Why national carriers are struggling

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, offers flights to more than 56 destinations in 39 countries. This should be a remarkable feat in these last days of the Global pandemic of COVID-19. Among the brightly colored planes on the ground stands out the black, red and green tail of …

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Pandemic has exacerbated disparities in care, study finds

Americans’ use of common outpatient health services fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, then rebounded to near-normal levels in late 2020, only to decline again in the second surge in January-February 2021, according to a new study led by UCLA. But the resumption of care in 2020 …

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[COLUMN] Get Freedom by Paying Off Your Debt –

DIFFICULT financial times brought on by the pandemic are bringing struggling consumers over the edge. Arrears and balances on defaulting credit cards are increasing again. In the face of layoffs and tough economic times, many people are turning to their credit cards to pay for basic living expenses like food …

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Kenya-China ties receive new boost after visit – Xinhua English.news.cn

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visit the Chinese-built Kipevu offshore oil terminal project in Kenya’s capital coastal city of Mombasa on January 6, 2022. . [Photo/Xinhua] When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi jointly addressed …

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How COVID has affected markets and livelihoods in Kenya’s fisheries sector

Fisheries support the livelihoods and well-being of millions of people around the world. Before the COVID pandemic, world fish production has reached a record level. Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has dramatically altered the fisheries sector – increasing vulnerability and exposing weaknesses in fisheries food systems locally and …

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LGBTQ + people have experienced higher rates of job loss and health problems during the pandemic

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on the employment of minority populations, resulting in higher unemployment rates and health problems, according to a Rutgers study. The study, published in Research on sexuality and social policy, examined unemployment rates in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic to identify the specific …

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Despite the pandemic, UNICEF has never lost sight of its commitment to gender equality | D + C

2020 has not been a good year for women. They have suffered more than men from the coronavirus crisis and have experienced many setbacks in terms of gender equality. Nonetheless, there were positive developments: in 2020, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stepped up its advocacy on behalf of women …

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Healthcare providers can expect to receive a reimbursement of $ 725 from CMS when using the Sentosa (R) SQ HIV-1 genotyping test based on NGS

FAIRFIELD, NJ, January 7, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Vela Diagnostics has announced that its Sentosa® The SQ HIV-1 genotyping test is covered for reimbursement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) from January 2022. Based on the CMS 2022 Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Fee Schedule, healthcare providers using the …

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Groundbreaking app tracks essential family planning supplies in Kenya

As the frontline health worker at Isiolo County Referral Hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a vital role to play in saving lives – and a new digital tool to help him do so. The pharmaceutical technologist is responsible for predicting and preventing shortages and stockouts of essential medical supplies, including contraceptives. …

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Kenya: Ambulance service for the poor helps residents of Nairobi’s largest slum

Nairobi – A community health service in Africa’s largest slum is helping poor people get affordable emergency services during the COVID pandemic. The Kibera Community Emergency Response Team in Nairobi is offering a monthly fee of $ 1 for access to emergency services, including an ambulance. The poor – like …

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The pandemic has brought about seismic changes. They changed with it.

When the pandemic began, Mark Finazzo was working at a brewery in Columbus, Ohio, a job he lost due to lockdowns that plunged him, like many Americans, into terrifying months of isolation, anxiety and helplessness, with nothing more to do than watch the rage of the coronavirus through the television …

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Caution required with the use of ritonavir-boosted PF-07321332 in the management of COVID-19

We read with interest the news that the UK government has announced deals to purchase oral antivirals for SARS-CoV-2, molnupiravir (Lagevrio, Merck [Branchburg, NJ, USA]) and ritonavir in combination with PF-07321332 (Paxlovid, Pfizer [New York, NY, USA]). 1 UK Department of Health and WelfareBritish government obtains groundbreaking COVID-19 antivirals. While …

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Kenya: Nairobi residents rush to hinterland at last minute as fares soar

Nairobi – Kenyans flocked to bus stations in Nairobi’s central business district (CBD) on Friday in an attempt to make it into the interior of the country for the festivities, the majority of them expressing their anger at the increase in tariffs. A spot check by Capital FM found that …

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Few inmates use flawed needle exchange program to protect against HIV: report

“The problem we have now is that there are so few participants. This suggests to me that there are probably still a lot of dirty needles out there and people are making bad choices because they are not convinced that the program the service has implemented is the right one …

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New VA study shows virtual visits for HIV patients to work

Like other providers, the VA has seen a significant and pandemic increase in virtual tours. In 2019, 27% of visits were virtual compared to 64% in 2020. The World Health Organization has long advocated for easier access and less time spent in health facilities for people living with HIV, and …

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Northern Lehigh’s memorable state football semi-final brings community together

Times have been tough in recent years as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many people and left communities debating policies. It has been difficult for cities and school districts to come together and be 100 percent together on something. That’s what Northern Lehigh football team and his impressive state …

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Improving access to health care is essential to reduce the incidence of HIV

Many patients living with HIV in rural areas of Africa do not receive regular treatment, despite recent efforts to increase access to health care across the continent. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that 28% of HIV-positive patients aged 15 and over in East and Southern Africa and 42% …

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The link between poverty and disease in Kenya

CELEBRATION, Florida – Poverty and disease create a vicious cycle in which they simultaneously feed off each other. As poverty increases, the disease benefits from a lack of sanitation practices, access to immunization and adequate health care. In turn, the disease exacerbates the struggle already faced by people living in …

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Maraviroc and metformin fail to control NAFLD in people living with HIV

The MAVMET study, the first randomized controlled trial of maraviroc (Selzentry) with or without metformin, failed to reduce liver fat in people living with HIV and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease compared to placebo – and in some cases prolonged use actually increased liver fat. And that means clinicians like Yvonne …

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Here is an overview of the business news from the Mahoning Valley

Also among today’s business updates: YO! application ; Magic Tree Pub and Restaurant; Kravitz delicatessen; and the AAA East Central Gas Price Report. AUSTINTOWN – Golden Star Theaters Austintown Cinema will be hosting a big reopening event Friday through Sunday to celebrate its first anniversary. The event will include an …

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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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How has COVID-19 derailed the fight against diseases of poverty?

By Imraan Valodia, Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Management and Director of the Southern Center for Inequality Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened global inequalities. The world’s poor have borne the brunt of national lockdowns and will struggle to recover, and …

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Half of Kenya’s unemployed give up looking for work

Economy Half of Kenya’s unemployed give up looking for work Thursday, September 30, 2021 Graduates line up for job interviews. PHOTO FILE | NMG By CHARLES MWANIKIMore from this author Summary The majority of those who left employment are aged 20 to 24 with 363,018, followed by 25-29 with 232,146. …

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Asians entering Kenya are not tourists – Government changes tone

The government has changed its mind about the large number of Asian nationals who have been spotted in Kenya in recent weeks. In a statement on Wednesday, September 29, Senior Home Secretary Karanja Kibicho explained videos circulating online showing large numbers of Asian nationals being transported to urban areas with …

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UConn health researcher focuses on improved protection for N95 mask

UConn Health researcher and biomedical engineering faculty member Dr. Changchun Liu, together with a researcher from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, received an R21 award from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for his project “Durable Self-cleaning N95 Respirators with Fluorinated Graphene Oxide Coating.” Liu’s lab is developing …

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West Virginia Northern Community College Navigating COVID-19 Response | News, Sports, Jobs

Six weeks into the fall semester, officials at West Virginia Northern Community College say its campuses are effectively coping with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, including the delta variant outbreak. So far, the college has only experienced nine COVID infections of what it believes to be the delta variant. The vaccination …

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Essential workers honored by NYS Justice Center for outstanding service during pandemic – Saratogian

ALBANY, NY – The Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs has announced the recipients of its Code of Conduct and Champion Award for 2021. These awards honor individuals and organizations who have worked tirelessly not only to improve the lives of people under the jurisdiction of …

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COVID-19 causes major disruption in global HIV progress

September 22, 2021 – From testing to treatment, the COVID-19 pandemic has hampered global HIV efforts. “We have been slowed down by COVID, but we have seen remarkable resilience, a lot of innovation and creativity,” said Siobhan Crowley MD, head of HIV at the Global Fund. “If you consider that …

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CLUES Work Improves Access to Safe, Affordable Housing for Minnesota’s Latinx Community

At best, a tenant is somewhat at the mercy of their landlord. But when the tenant is undocumented, the power imbalance can be disastrous, explains Ruby Azurdia-Lee, president of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES), a nonprofit organization that promotes economic equity and the well-being of Latinxes living in Minnesota, …

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John Nkengasong, Africa CDC, to lead PEPFAR

“He is a very strong public health leader with many years of experience and would bring great connectivity to African leaders and community partners,” said Dr Chris Beyrer, professor of public health and human rights at Johns. Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. . (Dr Beyrer was on a shortlist …

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Kenya: two lawsuits over fuel price hikes amid public outcry

Nairobi – Two Kenyans have taken the courts to challenge the recent rise in fuel prices, arguing the decision was reckless and ignored the tough economic times ordinary citizens are going through. The two petitioners Isaiah Odando and Wilson Yata want the decision of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to …

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Kapili defines the role of Pandemic Act in occupational safety

GORETHY KENNETH REPORTS The COVID-19 pandemic is not the result of the work, a government official said. Labor and Industrial Relations Minister Tomait Kapili (pictured) said COVID-19 is a disease outside of work, which has been triggered by other health factors, similar to tuberculosis, cancer, HIV / AIDS and should …

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U of M researchers study how immunocompromised youth respond to vaccines

Dr Kline is the local lead investigator for the study, which focuses on people aged 18 to 29. “I think young people have a lot of social contact,” said Dr Kline. “As we know from data from our local health department, this is actually the age group that has the …

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Pima Community College forgives millions of student debt

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – More than 4,500 students at Pima Community College will be debt-free, school administrators said on Monday, August 23. According to a press release, the community college plans to write off about $ 2.7 million in student debt, if it was incurred during the COVID-19 …

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KNOWLEDGE CENTER: Four Ways to Invest Extra Money in Your Savings Account [Column] | Company

Over the past year, many Americans have amassed money to prepare for the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. So much so that the personal savings rate of Americans has reached record levels. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that Americans’ savings rate reached 33% in April 2020, the …

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2 things to do with your money before you quit your job

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to the US economy. Businesses have changed the way they operate and have struggled to manage disrupted supply chains, and consumers have faced soaring prices for goods and services. …

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Central Pa HIV Care Agency Now Accepting Donations Through Used Car Program ‘CARS’ | Community

Williamsport / State College, PA – Community members can donate their used vehicles to AIDS Resource through the CARS (Charitable Adult Rides and Services) program. This program creates a unique opportunity for donors to support the organization’s customer transportation and meal delivery services. Through the CARS program, AIDS Resource will …

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Chembio Diagnostics Receives $ 28.3 Million Purchase Order

HAUPPAUGE, NY, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEMI), a leading point-of-care diagnostics company focused on infectious disease, today announced that it has received a purchase order of 28.3 million dollars from Bio-Manguinhos for the purchase of the DPP SARS-CoV-2 antigen tests from Chembio for delivery …

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HRW: Kenya mismanaged COVID cash flow program for the poor | Voice of America

NAIROBI – In a report released Tuesday, Human Rights Watch accused the Kenyan government of failing to properly manage a cash transfer program intended to help the poor during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the rights group says the money went to people with ties to officials and politicians. Anette Okumu, …

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Homeless people living with HIV prefer flexibility, in-person care and incentives

According to a study presented this week at the 11th International Conference of the International AIDS Society on HIV, people who are homeless or in precarious housing differ in the types of HIV care they prefer, with a majority favoring flexibility while ‘about a third still wanted to see the …

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HIV testing, positive results dropped in US during COVID-19

Rates of HIV diagnostic testing, positivity and acute infection all declined in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, new study finds that highlighted the pandemic’s impact on testing opportunities of HIV. In new data presented at the 2021 International AIDS Society (IAS) HIV Science Conference this weekend, researchers at …

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Honor finds Kenya’s oldest fossil hunter, Kamoya Kimeu

By KARI MUTU On a cloudy Sunday afternoon in May 2021, a small group of people seen in Nairobi as one of the world’s most successful fossil researchers earned a doctorate. Kamoya Kimeu, 81, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Ohio, United …

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In the wake of the pandemic, the HIV epidemic encompasses Duluth

Rapid HIV testing and clean needles – key to containing the epidemic – are just starting to emerge in needed capacities in the city, and sources fear that apathy may prevent the response from being taken as seriously as it is. it should be. “I’m so angry I can’t take …

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Kenya: getting paid to gamble, the esports boom in Kenya

Digital games in Kenya now seem more of a safe bet than actual sporting activities in the East African nation. Electronic sports have also become a huge source of money for young Kenyans. The future of professional sport in Kenya – where some of the world’s best athletes come from …

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People with diabetes at risk for severe COVID-19, study confirms

A recent study from the University of Cape Town (UCT) confirmed that people living with diabetes (PLWD) are at increased risk of severe COVID-19 (hospitalization and mortality). The results were published in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. Researchers used data from the first wave of the pandemic in …

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Education Fund Group honored by LMA | New

The Livermore Management Association (LMA), a section of the Association of California School Administrators for employees of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), recently named Safeway Regional NorCal Pharmacies as its 2021 education partner for its immunization efforts. teachers, staff, students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The …

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Lessons from two waves of SARS-CoV-2 in South Africa

As of July 2021, at least four worrisome variants were circulating around the world in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic which resulted in nearly 180 million documented viral infections and nearly 4 million Deaths from COVID-19 around the world since December 2019. Variants of concern are those lines that evolved from the …

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Yale high school leadership students give back to Abbotsford – Abbotsford News

Yale high school students applied for and received grants which they then used to help other members of the Abbotsford community. (Submitted) Yale high school leadership students give back to Abbotsford Leadership class applies for and receives grants to thank or help locals Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Free STI screening and treatment clinic now open in Palm Springs

A free sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment clinic has opened in Palm Springs in hopes of lowering local rates that have risen in recent years. PS … Test opened its doors last month as a 100% free center and welcome to all. Health insurance is not necessary and a …

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Make therapy free for everyone

The COVID-19 pandemic has helped bring more attention to mental health issues that can be overlooked in public policy debates. Even if the worst of the pandemic recedes, now is the right time to consider improvements in mental health policy, in particular better screening for mental illnesses; real parity between …

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Community Voices: A New Kind of Independence Day | Community voice

In early July 1776, the Continental Congress declared its independence from the British on behalf of our 13 colonies. It was a defining moment in our American history, and we still have so much to celebrate on this 245th anniversary of the most unique and unprecedented experience of human government …

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Prevent HIV infections during a new pandemic – World

Report shows major disruptions in HIV prevention program service linked to COVID-19, but highlights that innovations and adaptations of HIV services are possible JULY 01, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic threatens decades of hard-won development and advances in public health. UNAIDS is committed to playing a central role in ensuring that …

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Kenyan universities face great challenges in going digital. But this can be done

As an academic working at a university in Kenya, I have witnessed first-hand the massive disruption to learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation is not unique to Kenya. Universities in neighboring Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia are also affected. Kenya has more than 70 universities, 38 of which are …

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Latinx Technology and Community Center commemorates 20th anniversary with music, dancing and food

FLINT, MI – The Latinx Technology and Community Center celebrated its 20th anniversary with a festive day full of music, dancing and culturally authentic Latin cuisine on Saturday, June 26. “It is a blessing and an honor to hold this position and to celebrate 20 years,” said Zuccaro. “It’s one …

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National HIV Testing Day | Florida Department of Health in Leon

DOH Leon observes National HIV Testing Day FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021 Florida Department of Health in Leon County observes National HIV Testing Day 2021 Tallahassee, Florida– National HIV Testing Day (NTSD) is celebrated annually on June 27 to encourage people to be aware of their HIV status so …

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What blues from Covid-19? Kenya has 27,473 millionaires in dollars

The number of super-rich Kenyans jumped to 27,473 last year even as the Covid-19 pandemic widened the gap between the rich and the poor, according to a new wealth report. Report from Switzerland-based financial conglomerate Credit Suisse shows percentage of adult Kenyans with more than $ 1 million (Sh108 million) …

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COVID-19 disruption in sub-Saharan Africa will have significant health consequences

Boston, MA – At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many African leaders implemented preventive measures such as lockdowns, travel bans, border closures and school closings. While these efforts may have helped slow the spread of the virus on the continent and continue to be important for its containment, they …

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Trump administration would allow predatory lenders to put New Jersey residents in ruinous debt | opinion

By Beverly Brown Ruggia Imagine taking out a $ 500 loan to pay your bills while battling the pandemic, only to eventually owe $ 2,000 in loan repayments. Many New Jersey residents could find themselves trapped in this type of ruinous debt, if the Trump administration has its way. A …

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