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Published 26.06.2020 14:20
In Argentina, researchers from the National Institute of Industrial Technology are developing fabrics that can be useful to make clothes for health staff.
One of the fabrics is based on chitosan, a biopolymer present in seafood. The second option is made up of nanoparticles of metals such as silver and copper. Both fabrics can inhibit the development of the virus.
Published 19.06.2020 12:24
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, a court established that the local government must deliver computers and provide Internet to students in low-income neighborhoods.
It established the obligation of the city of Buenos Aires to deliver a laptop, notebook or tablet to each public school student who is in a situation of social vulnerability. The measure aims at helping all the students attend classes online.
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Published 18.06.2020 13:13
In Argentina, volunteers are cooking in their own homes to donate meals to the poorest.
The project started with the participation of neighbors who were at home because of the quarantine, but it became a network with 4,000 volunteers. 6,800 meals are delivered daily.
Published 12.06.2020 10:17
In Argentina, industrial design students manufacture 3D masks.
The group created the FuerzaArg project because of the Covid-19 pandemic to donate masks to healthcare professionals. Volunteers receive a donation to manufacture biosafety equipment.
Published 11.06.2020 13:48
In Argentina, a teacher uses a radio station to broadcast classes into an indigenous community.
Teacher Miriam Lera works at the bilingual intercultural primary school Claudia Vélez de Cano, located in Amaicha del Valle, a diaguita-calchaquí indigenous community in the province of Tucumán. Miriam created the program “Educando desde la radio” on community radio Los Amaichas so that 270 children could continue studying during quarantine…
Published 11.06.2020 13:42
In Argentina, the government created a digital platform to help patients of Covid-19 in Patagonia.
The website allows people living in Neuquén, a province located in the Patagonia region, to make donations or offer voluntary service in the areas of health, education, administration, security, and logistics. The campaign is called “Juntos podemos más”.
Published 11.06.2020 11:00
In Argentina, the National Institute of Social Services for Retirees (PAMI) is monitoring the nursey homes.
The National Institute of Social Services for Retirees, known as PAMI, has been offering health care to the elderly since 1971. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, it created the “Residencias Cuidadas” project to organize technical teams and to monitor nursing homes. Under this project, they are also informing families of…
Published 28.05.2020 14:05
In Argentina, an activity management app is used during quarantine to avoid queues at commercial establishments.
Called ISAY, the application allows stores, supermarkets and bakeries to send advertisements for customers, for example, to warn about opening hours or the absence of any merchandise. During quarantine the use of the application is free.
Published 28.05.2020 14:01
In Argentina, a group of NGOs creates a website to encourage blood donation in the Rosario city.
The site called Dona Sangre Rosário provides information about blood centers that need donations. The donor must schedule appointments online or over the phone to avoid crowding.
Published 28.05.2020 12:03
In Argentina, a teacher uses a radio show to teach students who do not have internet.
The program is called “Contenido” and is broadcast on a community radio from the Rosario city to primary students who are quarantined due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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