New storybook to help kids stay hopeful during COVID-19

GENEVA / NEW YORK, September 24, 2021 – A new book released today aims to help children stay hopeful and positive during the COVID-19 pandemic. The story is the continuation of My Hero is You: How Kids Can Fight COVID-19!, published in April 2020. Both books were published by a …

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Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announce new features and investments

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Players Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announced new features and investments. BNPL’s offerings are extremely popular, but profitability and regulatory challenges remain pervasive. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of information, charts and forecasts on the payments and commerce industry. Learn more about how to become a customer. …

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Qatar guarantees safe maternal and newborn care (data from UNICEF)

In Qatar, deliveries are attended by 100% trained health personnel, which is crucial in reducing maternal and child deaths, according to recent data released by Unicef. According to data since 2012, all deliveries have been attended by skilled health personnel in the country. The proportion of births attended by skilled …

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Mosquito-borne viruses detected in Peel region

PIC: File The Department of Health has warned residents of the Peel region to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes after recent detections of Ross River (RRV) and Barmah Forest (BFV) viruses in the area. Department of Health management scientist Dr Abbey Potter said spring and summer are the peak seasons …

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