María Micaela Jiménez is the only resident of the indigenous community of approximately 500 people in Chiapas who is studying health studies. She explains to the villagers in chol, the language of the community, the importance of washing hands and keeping physical distance. In addition, she explains how the virus…
The idea came up during the Covid-19 pandemic to help families who cannot afford to pay for a traditional funeral service. A coffin costs around 540 dollars (12,000 Mexican pesos), but cardboard coffins cost less than 9 dollars (200 Mexican pesos).
The Audiovisual Emergency Fund “Sifonóforo” has the support of relevant people in Mexican cinema, for example, directors Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón, actress Salma Hayek and actor Gael García. Technical workers who need financial assistance must register on the website of the Mexican Academy of Cinema.
The audience can participate by sending photos of an object that represents their own quarantine, for example, something that allows them to develop creativity, fight anxiety, or simply entertain and provoke emotions. The exhibition is called “The objects of confinement”.
It is an initiative of the NGO Casa de las Muñecas Tiresias A.C., which in addition welcomed 12 trans women at the “Casa Hogar Paola Buenrostro” in Mexico City. About 80 meals are delivered daily respecting social distancing in queues. The NGO also deliver lunch for transgender women who are…
The technology is part of the “Drones Mexico vs Covid-19” project and is already being used in several cities in the states of Oaxaca, Puebla, Yucatán, and Morelos. In addition to sanitation, drones can monitor, transport food and medicines, inform citizens and disinfect public areas.
The project is to prepare 400 lunch boxes daily which are distributed to residents of low-income neighborhoods in the Tepic city thanks to donations. Meales are delivered at lunchtime. The kitchen is disinfected and workers use personal protective equipment.
In a virtual press conference, Jorge Ignacio Peña González, rector of the university explained that this laboratory aims to guarantee molecular tests to university students and employees of the institution. The test is organized in phases, firstly university staff at risk or with symptoms will be tested.
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