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26/05/2021 – by asdadmin11

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Tanzania Covid-19 expert committee formed, says President Suluhu

26/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Published by The Citizen on 19th April 2021  President Samia Suluhu Hassan announced that she has established a committee of experts to assess and recommend approaches to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic in Tanzania. She stated that in the near future she will consult representatives and members of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of …

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Bell Ribeiro-Addy shares harrowing experience during parliamentary discussion on black maternal mortality

26/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Izin AkhabauPublished on 19th April 2021 On 19th April 2021, a debate on Black Maternal Mortality was held in Parliament. This debate was held due to a petition created by campaign group FiveXMore, which got 200,000 signatures, and stated that black women are five times more likely to die during pregnancy than white …

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White House Vows to Address Black Maternal Health Crisis Exacerbated by Pandemic

19/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by DeMario P. Smith Published on 15th April 2021 The White House has officially acknowledged Black Maternal Health Week, which occurs between 11th April to 17th April, and raises awareness of Black women’s reproductive health care and maternal care in the United States. In addition, the Biden Administration pledged $6 billion to the Special …

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Study Finds Air Pollution Disproportionately Affects the Health of Black People in California’s Bay Area

12/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Joe Jurado Published on 5th April 2021   A study by the Environmental Health Fund (EDF) and George Washington University revealed that black communities are disproportionately negatively affected by the air pollution in Oakland, California. This study utilised sensors and satellites to investigate the levels of air pollution in different regions of Oakland. …

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Fertility treatment less successful for black patients, new figures reveal

30/03/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Leah Mahon Published on 23rd March 2021     Fertility treatments are revealed to be less effective for black patients in a new report ‘The Ethnic Diversity in Fertility Treatment’ by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). This report found that black patients undergoing IVF treatment have a birth rate of 23% …

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Kenya: Alarm Over New Covid-19 Surge

02/03/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Nasibo Kabale and Harry Misiko Published on 23rd of February 2021 Experts have raised the red flag over rising Covid-19 infections in the country, a situation they attribute to breach of safety protocols following relaxation of containment measures. For the past six days, the average national positivity rate has been in the five-percent …

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I took the shot!

02/03/2021 – by asdadminuser

Published on The Weekly Challenger on 19th February 2021 “Over 50 years ago, my followers and I at the Center for a United Black Community made a solemn pledge to develop our minds and bodies to the greatest extent possible, and to keep ourselves healthy and fit in order that we might best protect our …

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Black Covid Deaths Found to Be Caused by Racism

02/03/2021 – by asdadminuser

Published on February 18, 2021 Structural racism in Britain is one of the reasons why black people have been disproportionately died from Covid 19, states London’s public Health chief. Professor Kevin Fenton explained that poor housing, overcrowding and employment issues had meant that many black Britons were more vulnerable to the virus. “Covid 19 has …

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