Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to the healthcare system in Africa

Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to the healthcare system in Africa
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The new global report illustrates the massive disruptions that have been caused on the health systems by the Covid 19 pandemic in Africa threatening to reverse the already made progress. Disruptions particularly on the health service delivery for HIV, TB and Malaria have been caused by the decline in outpatient consultations, lack of access toContinue Reading Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to the healthcare system in Africa

The importance of embracing inclusive vaccination processes

The importance of embracing inclusive vaccination processes
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In Canada, the efforts pursued by the government to vaccine First Nation and Inuit communities pay off. The number of cases on Indigenous reserves has dropped by more than 85% percent since the beginning of the year. Vaccines have been administered in 612 indigenous communities which have allowed the vaccinations of 60 percent of theContinue Reading The importance of embracing inclusive vaccination processes

Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed gets presidential term extended by 2 years

Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed gets presidential term extended by 2 years
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Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who was due to step down from his position last February and since then faces strong pressures to leave power, will remain the head of government for another two years. The Somalia’s parliament has agreed upon and voted to extend the current president’s term for two additional years. The decisionContinue Reading Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed gets presidential term extended by 2 years

‘Adaptation Fatigue’ in the Labrador Inuit Community in Alaska

‘Adaptation Fatigue’ in the Labrador Inuit Community in Alaska
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For the Labrador Inuit community, facing climate change is becoming increasingly exhausting. With ice melting in the Arctic and the growing unpredictability of the weather, Inuit communities are forced to rethink their ways of living. Thin ice makes daily activities such as seal hunting too dangerous. The traditional weather- predicting methods are said to notContinue Reading ‘Adaptation Fatigue’ in the Labrador Inuit Community in Alaska

The threat of climate change on Indigenous Latin American Populations

The threat of climate change on Indigenous Latin American Populations
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A report by the UN FAO affirms that the climate crisis and deforestation are lower in Indigenous territories. Indigenous peoples of Latin America see their territories and forest homes more and more at risk as threats deriving the ever-increasing demand for beef, soy, oil, and minerals multiplicate. Defending their territories is also becoming more challenging.Continue Reading The threat of climate change on Indigenous Latin American Populations

The Green Middle East Intiative’s Contribution to Climate Action

The Green Middle East Intiative’s Contribution to Climate Action
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Asia and the Pacific remain one of the worst-hit regions of climate change. The extent of damage incurred at local, national, and continental levels remains unparalleled. However, there remains growing climate action, positive goals, and attributions towards protection. Saudi Arabia, along with its partners in the Middle East, has announced the planting of 50Billion treesContinue Reading The Green Middle East Intiative’s Contribution to Climate Action