May, 2020

  • 18 May

    The impact of COVID-19 on International Business

    By: Collaboration of Geraldine Angulo Rendon, student of International Business at CETYS University System and Terry Ahtziry Cárdenas Banda, attorney, humanitarian, and law professor. The year 2020 started in a very strange way. We started on the “left foot”, a new leap year. A possible Third World War, a gigantic …

  • 15 May

    Our mental health and Covid-19

    As countries introduce measures to restrict movement as part of efforts to reduce the number of people infected with COVID-19, more and more of us are making huge changes to our daily routines. The new realities of working from home, temporary unemployment, home-schooling of children, and lack of physical contact …

  • 4 May

    PAHO Director calls for continued immunization to avoid risk of other outbreaks during COVID-19 pandemic

    -Editorial The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today urged for vaccination programs to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. “If we fall behind on routine immunizations, particularly for children, we risk outbreaks, thus overwhelming hospitals and clinics with preventable diseases in addition to COVID-19,” said …

  • 2 May

    WHO convenes manufacturers, regulatory authorities meet on COVID-19 vaccines

    -Editorial Gearing up for the much needed COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization held a meeting of vaccine manufacturers and national regulatory authorities from its South-East Asia Region. “The manufacturing capacity that exists in our Region is of the quality and scale required to produce and roll-out a COVID-19 vaccine …

April, 2020

  • 26 April

    Countries urged to maintain vaccination during COVID-19 pandemic

    -Editorial Countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent respiratory illness and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The recommendations come on the cusp of the 18th Vaccination Week in the Americas, which will take place …

  • 22 April

    WHO Director General Says People Need to Get Used to a New Normal

    -Editorial The World Health Organization warned world leaders that they will need to manage around the coronavirus for the foreseeable future. “Make no mistake, we have a long way to go. This virus will be with us for a long time,” WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. Globally, almost …

  • 17 April

    Alcohol Does Not Protect Against COVID-19

    -Editorial At times of lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol consumption can exacerbate health vulnerability, risk-taking behaviors, mental health issues, and violence. The World Health Organization said the alcohol does not protect from COVID-19 and encourages governments to limit its consumption. Consuming alcohol will not destroy the virus, and its …

  • 14 April

    WHO Announces That Vaccines Against Coronavirus Are Being Developed

    -Editorial  Under the World Health Organization’s coordination, a group of experts with diverse backgrounds is working towards the development of vaccines against COVID-19. The group makes a call to everyone to follow recommendations to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and protect the health of individuals. The group also …

  • 9 April

    The World Health Organization Asks Religious Leaders for Support During COVID-19

    -Editorial Today marks 100 days since the World Health Organization was notified of the first cases of “pneumonia with unknown cause” in China. In yesterday’s media briefing, Director-General Dr. Tedros recalled the work that WHO and its partners have been doing over this period and the continuing efforts to stop …

  • 8 April

    Wuhan, Epicenter of COVID-19, Ends Lockdown

    -Editorial China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, as the city is re-emerging after being the place of origin of COVID-19 that is now raging across the globe. However, some restrictions within the city will remain in place, and officials warn that the threat of further infections remains far from …