Quebec launches COVID-19 Confidential workers initiative
Eastern Canada

Quebec launches COVID-19 Confidential workers initiative

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec launches COVID-19 Confidential workers initiative. Workers can now anonymously voice their concerns Today Health and Social Services Minister Danielle McCann launched the We Listen to You initiative, which will allow all workers in the health and social services network to express themselves with complete confidentiality. The establishment of the onvousecoute@msss.gouv.qc.ca mailbox will create a new communication channel to share what Read More…

Kenya lacks life-saving protective COVID-19 equipment
Africa

Kenya lacks life-saving protective COVID-19 equipment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenya lacks life-saving protective COVID-19 equipment. The second wave of the virus will be catastrophic The disruption of the local health care infrastructure caused by the outbreak has badly affected their ability to find essential medical care For the over half a million people living in Mathare, one of Kenya’s largest slums, the arrival of Read More…

UK launches £500,000 COVID-19 detection dog trials
Breaking News

UK launches £500,000 COVID-19 detection dog trials

Reading Time: 3 minutes UK launches £500,000 COVID-19 detection dog trials. These dogs could provide fast and non-invasive detection Trials for specially-trained ‘COVID dogs’ that may be able to detect coronavirus (COVID-19) in humans, even before symptoms appear, are set to begin as part of new research. Trials for specially-trained ‘COVID dogs’ that may be able to detect coronavirus Read More…

A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi, Amidst 2020 Election
Africa

A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi, Amidst 2020 Election

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi, Amidst 2020 Election. Political tensions and arrests are ramping up While most of the world tries to slow the spread and limit the death toll of Covid-19, Burundi is expelling health experts. This week, the government, which refuses to acknowledge the threat the virus presents, resorted to familiar tactics and declared the country representative Read More…

Japan: Introduce LGBT Non-Discrimination Law
Asia

Japan: Introduce LGBT Non-Discrimination Law

Reading Time: 3 minutes Japan: Introduce LGBT Non-Discrimination Law. LGBT people in Japan are entitled to equal Rights & protection Participants March during the Tokyo Rainbow Parade. On October 22, hundreds of activist groups throughout the world will gather to mark the 8th annual International Day for Trans Depathologization. Despite progress, governments around the world, including the Japanese government, Read More…