Month: February 2022

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month | News

EVERY March, the nation shines a spotlight on the disability community by celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, or DDAM. This year’s national theme is “Imagined Worlds”. Northern Marianas Protection and Advocacy Systems Inc. or NMPASI Advocates will be hosting a social media campaign for the month of March in honor of DDAM. An intellectual disability […]

NDLEA Raids Lagos Island Drug Den, Arrests Suspected Kingpin, 6 Others

Feb. 27 (THEWILL) — The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the arrest of a female drug kingpin, Mrs. Sherifat Kehinde Lawal, who operates the notorious drug haven drug from Patey Lagos Island, State. The agency, which arrested Ms Lawal along with six other suspects, also recovered 5,862 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs, […]

Lanarkshire schoolgirl champions pioneering campaign to persuade young people to donate blood

A Lanarkshire teenager with ambitions to study medicine has successfully completed a pioneering program aimed at improving young people’s understanding and awareness of blood donation. Mairi McLeod, 17, was one of 15 Glasgow Academy students who took part in the pioneering initiative organized by charity Give Blood 4 Good. And now she hopes schools in […]

Manipur assembly elections | IMFL stores will be reopened if BJP returns to power, says CM Biren Singh

A controversial statement is likely to draw a strong backlash from anti-alcohol organizations and insurgents. A controversial statement is likely to draw a strong backlash from anti-alcohol organizations and insurgents. Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh made another controversial statement, saying that if the BJP returns to power, the state government will reopen Indian Made […]

Hyderabad Police launches campaign to sensitize youths about drug use

Telangana Minister of Fisheries and Cinematography, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, on Thursday launched an anti-drug awareness campaign by Hyderabad City North Zone Police at Begumpet Classical Gardens. Speaking on the occasion, Srinivas Yadav said, “There is a drastic change in the culture and way of life. Drug prevention must be part of the school curriculum to […]

998 arrests in January for drug-related offenses, up 31%

Fatimah presents a letter of appointment to Mohammad Razi as vice president of the CSO, as Zufar looks on. KUCHING (February 24): A total of 998 arrests were made in Sarawak in January this year for drug offences, a 31% increase from the same month in 2021 with 760 arrests, the secretary said Executive of […]

Mega Awareness Campaign on Mission Youth Projects Continues in Poonch – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

POONCH: As a continuation of the mega awareness campaign on Mission Youth Projects, the Poonch District Administration held a Youth Awareness Camp here on Tuesday at the Lassana Government Higher Secondary School. BDC President Noorjan was the guest of honor at the occasion. The main objective of the sensitization camp was […]

First Lady urges public to support and shelter victims of domestic violence

First Lady Fazna Ahmed urged the public to support and shelter victims of domestic violence. Taking to the podium at the ceremony where she launched the first edition of “Saasthura” magazine, a product of the Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services as part of its “Geveshi Gulhun” campaign, the first lady stressed the importance […]

Connected Hubs users can now book remote desktops with a new app

The government is investing an additional €5 million in the Connected Hubs network, which now includes more than 200 remote working hubs. A new mobile app will allow remote workers and digital hub users to book their workspaces in Ireland’s growing network of connected hubs. The government will also invest €5 million through its Connected […]

Why Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Work as NYC Leads Nation with 1st Center

It’s been two months since New York City opened the first-ever overdose prevention center (OPC) in the United States, and public health experts say the clinic is already saving lives. CPOs are a form of harm reduction, that is, a set of strategies aimed at minimizing the negative effects and consequences of drug use, and […]

Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, named for Virginia doctor who died by suicide, passes Congress

“It’s a huge acknowledgment to everyone who has worked so tirelessly on our behalf that we see you, and we hear you, and we work hard to help and support you,” said Corey Feist, Breen’s brother. brother-in-law and co-founder of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes Foundation. “On a more personal level, Lorna cared so deeply […]

Dad launches ‘One Pill Kills’ social media campaign after son’s overdose death

Isaac “Bubba” Solis Jr., who passed away in 2019, had a passion for working on cars. (Photo provided by family) Isaac Solis, 45, has a warning for parents and others. “It only takes one fake fentanyl pill to lose someone you love,” said Solis, whose son, Isaac Jr., died in 2019 after taking what he […]

A Revolutionary Activist’ is a documentary about a local hero – Pasadena Star News

“We know who the gangsters are,” Pasadena civil rights activist Michael Zinzun tells me in a video clip on my laptop here in Pasadena from 2022. “We are not the gangsters,” he continues. “The gangsters are talking about building more prisons and more prisons. We know who the gangsters are. The question is: do you […]

After his wife had cancer, a Microsoft engineer built a tool to locate an anti-COVID drug for the immunocompromised

Evusheld is a combination of monoclonal antibodies from the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. (Photo AstraZeneca) Rob Relyea set out to find information to help his wife. Longtime Microsoft engineer, Related to had over 28 years of business experience using technology to solve a variety of problems. Now he had a personal one. Last March, in the […]

Digicel welcomes JPL fans to the stands

With football fans returning to Jamaican Premier League (JPL) matches, main sponsor and digital operator, Digicel, hails the move as “another big step for local football”. Welcoming the returning supporters to the stands, Chief Marketing Officer Nasha-Monique Douglas said: “We have missed the energy that football fans bring to matches so much, so we welcome […]

BBC’s Nicholas Witchell suggests Prince Andrew could be campaigning against sex trafficking

The BBC’s royal correspondent has suggested that the road back to public life for Prince Andrew is to become an activist against sex trafficking. Nicholas Witchell was speaking on the channel about the future of the Duke of York after agreeing to an out-of-court settlement with Virginia Giuffre in a civil sexual abuse case in […]

Met drug police commander charged with taking psychedelics and cannabis

Senior Metropolitan Police officer Commander Julian Bennet has been accused of consuming cannabis, psychedelic mushrooms and LSD while on holiday in France. The officer is said to have used the substances while on vacation in the south of France between February 2019 and July 2020. Commander Bennet has been suspended on full pay since July […]

EXPLANATION: Will burglar alarms still work after 3G goes down?

NEW YORK (AP) — As telecommunications companies launch the next generation of mobile servicescalled 5Gthey shut down old networks – an expensive process, which has been going on for years and is now leading to calls for a delay, as many products still rely on the old standard, 3G. AT&T should be the first operator […]

The Blue Faery “Love Your Liver” public awareness campaign

The “Love Your Liver” campaign (#LoveYourLiver) aims to educate the public and populations at risk about liver disease and thus help prevent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). By associating Valentine’s Day, a well-known holiday dedicated to love, with HCC, a serious illness that can go unnoticed, the subject will be more accessible and more memorable. In the […]

It helped catch serial killers. Can he also stop elephant poachers?

Cambodian law enforcement officials received a tip from US Department of Homeland Security investigators. At the Phnom Penh freight terminal, a freight container – believed to be carrying legally harvested timber from an African country – was unloaded for inspection. Officials opened large logs and discovered more than a ton of illegal elephant ivory and […]

50 Cent Just Gave Us All A Surprise “In Da Club” Performance While Hanging Upside Down

Never mind the action on the field in the NFL’s showpiece game: for many, this weekend will be all about Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar. And the man who helped bring the nostalgic Super Bowl LVI halftime show to life is a British television producer named Hamish Hamilton. Since […]

Before COVID, tuberculosis was the worst pathogen in the world. It’s still a “monster slayer”

Until the emergence of COVID-19, tuberculosis was the deadliest infectious disease in the world. How did it go from a terrible disease to a largely controlled disease to the horrible scourge that it is today? That’s the question science journalist Vidya Krishnan explores in her new book, Phantom plague: how tuberculosis shaped history, released this […]

Hip-hop’s biggest stars have turned the Super Bowl into the ultimate house party. Here’s what it looked like.

Never mind the action on the field in the NFL’s showpiece game: for many, this weekend will be all about Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar. And the man who helped bring the nostalgic Super Bowl LVI halftime show to life is a British television producer named Hamish Hamilton. Since […]

Violence Against Women Act Could Finally Be Renewed – Without Proposed Gun Safety Provision

A bipartisan group of US senators introduced a bill last week to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) – a 1994 law credited with a significant reduction in domestic violence whose renewal has been delayed due to Republican objections to a proposed gun safety provision. This provision has been dropped. The measure introduced on […]

Addiction is a bigger challenge than activism: J&K Top Cop

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Dilbag Singh said on Saturday that rising drug abuse is a bigger challenge than militancy in the union territory. “Drug addiction is becoming a bigger challenge to society than fighting militancy,” DGP said at a ceremony to lay the foundation stone of a police drug rehabilitation center by Lt. […]

Kamila Valieva: Russian anti-doping agency cleared teenage figure skater to compete in Olympics despite failed doping test

Valieva, 15, a Games star who helped the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) win gold in Monday’s figure skating team event, was cleared to compete despite testing positive for the heart drug prohibited, trimetazidine, which is commonly used. to treat people with angina, the ITA said in a statement. The failed test was only revealed during […]

Forum: A whole-of-society approach is needed to create greater disability awareness

We thank Mr. Shalom Lim Ern Rong for his suggestion to integrate disability awareness education into the school curriculum (Include Disability Awareness and Inclusion Workshops in the School Curriculum, February 4). Our schools’ Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) curriculum is designed to ground our students in a solid foundation of sound values ​​and good character […]

Live Financial Aid Updates: Parents Claiming $8,000, Child Tax Credit, Unemployment Benefits, Tax Filings…

Parents could claim up to $8,000 tax credit for childcare expenses starting in 2021 The American rescue plan improved several tax provisions that Americans can take advantage of when filing taxes for 2021. The White House on Tuesday launched an outreach campaign to ensure eligible taxpayers claim the 2021 earned income tax credit and child […]

House of Reps urges NAFDAC to regulate online drug transactions –

The House of Representatives has urged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to regulate the activities of online drug advertisers and sellers in Nigeria. This followed the passing of a motion by Representative Onofiok Luke (PDP-Akwa-Ibom) during Tuesday’s plenary in Abuja. Introducing the motion, Luke said there was a need […]

Street harassment is a serious problem, say two-thirds of Calgarians

Links to the breadcrumb Local News The findings come as a city council committee prepares to vote on a draft by-law aimed at cracking down on street harassment Masked pedestrians walk through downtown Calgary with office buildings reflected in a window Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Photo by Azin Ghaffari/Postmedia Content of the article Nearly two-thirds […]

Zimbra messaging platform releases patch for XSS vulnerability under active exploitation

Adam Bannister February 07, 2022 at 14:13 UTC Updated: February 07, 2022 at 15:53 ​​UTC Attackers targeted mailboxes ‘in multiple waves over two attack phases’ Business email platform Zimbra has released a patch for a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability whose abuse has underpinned a series of spear phishing campaigns. A suspected and previously unknown Chinese […]

CAR T-cell Therapy Drug Pipeline Market 2022 Research Report: Overview of 300+ Companies and 300+ Drugs in Pipeline

DUBLIN, February 07, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The « CAR T Cell Therapy – Pipeline Overview, 2022 » clinical trials have been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report provides comprehensive information on over 300 companies and over 300 drugs under development in the CAR T-cell therapy pipeline landscape. It covers pipeline drug profiles, including clinical and non-clinical […]

TikTokers describe trolling and misinformation working on Covid campaign

Scientists hired by the government to spread Covid-19 messaging on TikTok and Instagram have spoken of the level of misinformation and abuse they have encountered online. The creators of the new communications strategy, which saw the Department of Health embark on public health messaging on social media, also told the AP news agency how bad […]

Brave Australian mums raise awareness of deadly ‘overlooked’ cancer

Ovarian cancer is the biggest killer of all female cancers, and as breakthrough treatments emerge, brave moms who have lived through it and fought it themselves are saying it’s not enough. The women have survived excruciating surgeries and chemotherapy and now they’re launching a new fashion campaign to sound the alarm for more funding. Jenn […]

True to Trump, Republican Party censors Cheney, Kinzinger | Politics News

The two Republicans who sit on the January 6 committee had voted in 2020 to dismiss the former president for insurrection. The Republican Party’s national governing body has voted to censor two leading critics of Donald Trump in a move that signals the strength of the former president’s continued grip on the party and his […]

Governors Wives Forum Supports NDLEA, Seeks Partnership in Drug War –

The Nigeria Governors’ Wives Forum has declared its full support for the National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and its ongoing war against illicit drug abuse and trafficking. The forum is also looking for a formidable partnership that will protect states and Nigeria from the threat of the drug subculture. The statement was the culmination of […]

Cancer awareness is now ‘more vital than it has ever been’

Elizabeth Hurley visits SiriusXM Studios. Slaven Vlasic | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Actress, model, businesswoman and philanthropist, Elizabeth Hurley, told CNBC that the Covid-19 pandemic has been an “incredibly difficult” time for cancer patients. “I think because of the pandemic, because of the last 18 months, it’s been very difficult for some of […]

Over Rs 400 Crore spent on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ media advocacy campaign

The main objectives of the program are the prevention of gender-based selective elimination New Delhi: The government has spent about Rs 401.04 crore on the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Program (BBBP) media outreach campaign, accounting for 58 percent of the total program expenditure, it said on Wednesday. Responding to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister […]

Individual dosage of preparatory drug makes stem cell transplants safer for children

The individual dosage of a drug used to prepare children for stem cell transplantation makes this treatment safer. That’s according to new research from scientists at the Princess Máxima Center and Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital. A stem cell transplant can be an important part of treatment for some children with leukemia. Preventing the immune system from […]

Al Nas Hospital philanthropist’s new OOH campaign on Cairo billboards | INSITE OOH multimedia platform

Al Nas Hospital, the new charity hospital for children with congenital heart defects, considered one of the most distinguished medical centers in the Arab region and Africa, appeared on billboards in Cairo with an OOH campaign. Almost a year and a half ago their beginnings on billboards in Cairo, Al Nas Hospital launched a new […]

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