The goal of the “Entre Héroes Nos Cuidamos” campaign is to encourage the population to separate recyclable, organic and medical waste, in addition to disinfecting garbage bags to prevent trash collectors from getting Covid-19.
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, vendors at open-air markets had sales disrupted. Thus, social media analyst Nacho Castro created the FeriasUY website for street vendors to offer products and publicise contact information of sellers. People order directly from the vendor and receive food at home.
The test will be performed nationwide and will focus on those who work in professions and public areas which are easy to expose to the virus, and those living in crowded communities. It will increase health authorities’ ability to gauge the pattern of the pandemic.
The mobile microbiological laboratory which is managed by the Directorate General of Military Health was mobilized to increase testing in ‘virus clusters’. The laboratory has thus far focused its testing on military personnel and their family members, health workers, and essential workers.
Hospital staff who fear to return home and contaminating their families can use this service. The ISOLAR project offers housing close to the work of hospital and care staff for a few days. Registration is required.
Working with a charity called the Guba Foundation, 95 year old Private Joseph Hammond has committed to walking two miles a day for a period of one week. He wants to raise US$600 000 to support vulnerable veterans and frontline workers across the continent. The money raised will be used to…
The youth aged 14-24 years old are producing 3-D printed face shields with support from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The project is part of the IOM’s digital training project for at-risk migrants in the country. The organization set up a digital training space equipped with 3D printers and…
These taylors work at Estamparia Social, a micro-company created by former inmates, in São Paulo. Some masks were purchased by the NGO Sê-los to be donated with hygiene material to employees and inmates of a Hortolândia penitentiary in the countryside.
The laboratories will be stationed at Namanga border post in a bid to target truck drivers coming into the country from Tanzania. The mobile laboratories are expected to make the testing process for long haul truck drivers coming into the country faster. This comes after 25 truck drivers tested positive…
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