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WHO launches free OpenWHO.org training on rehabilitation for COVID-19

The Clinical Management of Patients with COVID-19 course series is developed for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides crucial knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective quality patient care. Presentations address all aspects of clinical management, including facility preparation and surge planning; health worker infection prevention and control; interfacility transfer; clinical management of mild, moderate, and severely ill patients with COVID-19; special considerations for geriatric, pregnant, and pediatric patients with COVID-19; rehabilitation; and ethics and palliative care. The course series consists of 6 courses, which include video lectures and…

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Entertainment Lifestyle 

Here’s why cases of domestic violence would continue to rise in Nigeria

Despite the paucity of reliable data, the tons of cases of domestic violence that make the news are enough confirmation that there is a deeply rooted problem in Nigeria that should be a cause for concern. There is a reason why. When medical doctor, Dr. Ifeyinwa Angbo, sent out a public cry for help last year in a video she posted on Facebook calling out her husband; Pious Angbo, a Channels TV reporter, for 6 years of abuse, many who understood the anatomy of abuse immediately, had the sinking feeling…

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Nigerian Schoolgirls Released After Armed Kidnapping

More than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped last Friday have been returned safely, government officials say. The Nigerian government has denied paying a ransom for the girls, and officials have not said who’s responsible. It’s unclear whether the captors were arrested. The government initially said 317 girls were abducted, but today revised the number to 279 without explanation. They were taken from their beds at the Government Girls Science Secondary School in the town of Jangebe. Witnesses told reporters that gunmen — some wearing uniforms and disguised as security personnel —…

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WHO Publishes Quality Criteria for Health National Adaptation Plans

Climate change is already impacting human health and health systems, and the burden on communities and health systems is expected to further increase as temperatures rise. To respond to the growing impacts of climate change and build climate-resilient health systems, countries may develop and implement a health national adaptation plan (HNAP) as a part of the national adaptation plan process. The new WHO Quality Criteria for Health National Adaptation Plans (HNAPs) provides policy makers and ministries of health with good practices and quality criteria for health adaptation planning. The guidance…

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WHO Executive Board stresses need for improved response to mental health impact of public health emergencies

The importance of integrating mental health into preparedness and response plans for public health emergencies was emphasized by WHO Member States at the WHO Executive Board meeting held in January 2021. Delegates expressed their strong support for the adoption of a Decision on this topic, proposed by Thailand, and co-sponsored by more than 40 Member States, at the 74th session of the World Health Assembly, due to meet in May 2021.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stark reminder of the importance of integrating mental health into preparedness and response…

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Entertainment Lifestyle 

Destiny Marshall Combining Music & Crypto With Zeptagram

Destiny Marshall Combining Music & Crypto With Zeptagram – Music Industry Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for music industry professionals · Tuesday, March 2, 2021 · 536,174,449 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases Events & Conferences RSS Feeds Other Services Questions? Sourced From Nigerian Music

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How Music Has Influenced Behaviour During COVID-19 in Liberia – Liberian Daily Observer

By Nyema Richards, Programs and Learning Director AL Liberia, and Sanjeeta Pant, Programs and Learning Manager, AL Global When Rap2Rep (now Voice2Rep or “Voice to Represent”) started in Liberia in 2015, it was a relatively small campaign to encourage creative activism among young people using Hip-Co- a popular Liberian genre often referred to as the ‘political music’. The campaign has since expanded to Nigeria and Zimbabwe, and, most recently, has also gained international attention. The campaign in Liberia was named by the UN as one of the finalists for the SDG…

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Golden Globes 2021 full list of winners

Amid the controversies that nearly marred the awards, the event was both emotional and historical. ‘ Black Panther’ star, Chadwick Boseman got honoured with a Golden Globe for his performance in Netflix’s ‘MaRainey’s Black Bottom’. The deceased actor won the Best actor in a film category. ‘Nomadland’ director, Chloé Zhao made history first woman of Asian descent to ever win the best director award. She is also the second woman to win in the awards’ 78-year history. While Nigerian/British star actor, John Boyega bagged the best supporting actor in a…

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Bryann’s debut official single ‘Longé’ is made for the dancefloor

22-year-old Bryann describes his sound as percussion music, he tells Breakroom Africa in a recent interview. Simply put, the Festac-born artiste gravitates to upbeat basslines or one with a lively edge, which has shaped his previously released songs like U Busted with DJ Maphorisa and Aranbanko with Boston-based DJ duo SuperSmashBroz. Off his debut forthcoming EP titled ILÉKÉ, Bryann has dropped Longé which mean ‘dance,’ a smashing Afrobeat soca tune with infectious drums and rhythms that’s got the potential to dominate club dancefloors and radio airplay. Accompanied by a video,…

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Human Rights 

Fate still unclear of ‘tens of thousands’ of civilian detainees in Syria 

According to the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, thousands more have been subject to torture, sexual violence or death in captivity.  Despite the “staggering” wealth of evidence, almost all parties to the conflict “failed to investigate their own forces”, said Commissioner Karen Koning AbuZayd.   “The focus appears to be on concealing, rather than investigating crimes committed in the detention facilities”, she added in a statement.  More than 100 detention sites   The findings, which the panel will deliver to the Human Rights Council in Geneva next week, highlight investigations into more than 100 specific detention facilities.  They cover mass arrests of…

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