Matilda Kullu, an ASHA worker from Odisha’s Sundargarh district made to the Forbes India magazine’s W-Power 2021 list. The same list mentions famous names like Rasika Duggal and Sanya Malhotra. For the 15 years, Kullu has been reportedly working in Gargadbahal village of Baragaon tehsil, Sundargarh bringing healthcare closer to the people of the region.
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On Wednesday, the World Socialist Web Site interviewed Nicolas Smit, an engineer and scientist in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, who is a leading global advocate fighting to raise awareness about masks and elastomeric respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interview is the first testimony provided to the Global Workers’ Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic, which aims
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ImageA lab at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban. South African scientists alerted global health authorities on Thursday to a new variant.Credit…Joao Silva/The New York Times JOHANNESBURG — As the United States and European countries close their borders over fears over the recently detected coronavirus variant, many South Africans say they feel as
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The Personal Protective Clothing market report offers an in-depth examination of this industry vertical, with rigorous assessment of the primary growth stimulants, opportunities, and constraints that shape the market dynamics through the analysis timeframe. Industry experts claim that the Personal Protective Clothing market is projected to register a CAGR of XX% over 2020-2025. Fluctuations in
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In 2021, 235 million people are likely to need humanitarian assistance and protection. The number has risen to 1-in-33 people worldwide, an increase from 1-45, according to Global Humanitarian Overview, a report published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). UN and partner-organisations aim to assist 160 million people most
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This article was originally published here Infect Dis Health. 2021 Nov 23:S2468-0451(21)00099-7. doi: 10.1016/j.idh.2021.10.005. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has challenged health systems globally. A key controversy has been how to protect healthcare workers (HCWs) using personal protective equipment (PPE). METHODS: Interviews were performed with 63 HCWs across two states in
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Travelers carry luggage as they arrive at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport November 23, in Arlington, Virginia. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The new travel restrictions announced by President Biden today will buy the US federal government more time to investigate the new Omicron variant that has emerged in South Africa, officials say. But not much. Earlier
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Robert Kaiser, CEO and founder of the PPE and body armour supplier PPSS Group writes again for Professional Security Magazine; here he considers hypodermic needles. They pose a serious and realistic threat to domestic frontline professionals, such as private security, police, prison or civil enforcement officers and paramedics, he says. Facing someone carrying any type
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ImageIn the town of Parys, South Africa, on Friday. South Africans faced travel restrictions in several countries over growing fears about the new variant.Credit…Kim Ludbrook/EPA, via Shutterstock An increasing number of countries — including Britain, France, Israel, Italy and Singapore — were moving on Friday to restrict travel from South Africa and other countries in
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Elizabeth Dufort, a former medical director for the Division of Epidemiology who was identified as “State Entity Employee #2” in one of the transcripts released by the attorney general’s office, told investigators that working conditions had gotten so bad at the Department of Health that some employees had asked the Public Employees Federation, one of
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New York, Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Global Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment Growth Opportunities” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06186276/?utm_source=GNW 7%. The medical gloves segment, comprising surgical and examination gloves, was the largest product segment, increasing 56.6% in 2020 to generate $10.85 billion in revenue. The medical gloves segment will witness
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GoldStar Airline, a wholly-owned Ghanaian airline on Monday donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Street Academy. The donation was to support the school for street children and underprivileged in the fight against Covid-19. The items included face shields and nose marks. The company also presented boxing and hand gloves to the school. Making the
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News Paula Lindo 11 Hrs Ago Terrence Deyalsingh – Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said contingency measures are being put in place to deal with morgues filling up owing to an increase in covid19 deaths. He said however that morgues are not currently overfull. Speaking at the ministry’s media conference on Wednesday, Deyalsingh said “Since May
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26 November 2021 Peter Gutwein, Premier The health and safety of Tasmanians remains our number one priority and with our vaccination program continuing to proceed well, Tasmania is ready to reopen on December 15. Our vaccination targets remain on track, with 92 per cent of those aged 12 and over now having had one dose,
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Four Daviess County volunteer fire departments have received masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment through a grant from the National Volunteer Fire Council and FirstNet, Built With AT&T. Pat Thompson, chief of the Airport-Sorgho Volunteer Fire Department, applied for the grant in the spring. The competitive grant provided between $8,000 and $9,000 worth of
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News / Metro / Paranaque City gov’t receives 500 sets of PPE Paranaque City gov’t receives 500 sets of PPE The Paranaque City government received 500 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use by its medical frontliners in the fight against COVID-19. Mayor Edwin Olivarez thanked the Paranaque City Eagles Club for donating on
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