Tag: workers

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

July 19, 2021
Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills … Read More The post Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-community-health-workers-as-the-backbone-of-primary-healthcare-delivery-rwandas-approach/

South Africa: Workers Make SA a Better Place

May 1, 2021
President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the efforts of workers amidst the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The President said workers have sacrificed a lot and have been severely affected by the pandemic in terms of the loss of income. “Frontline workers such as medical personnel, the police teachers and other staff members in the

South Africa: Health Workers Demand Vaccine Rollout

January 2, 2021
Thousands sign letter calling for Department of Health to act urgently “We call on the Department of Health to act urgently, transparently and decisively now to obtain vaccines and to implement vaccination, so as to reduce death and illness, and bring the pandemic under control.” So reads a letter started by Professor Heather Zar, a

Poll workers contract COVID-19, but Election Day link unclear

November 15, 2020
Despite painstaking efforts to keep election sites safe, some poll workers who came in contact with voters on Election Day have tested positive for the coronavirus, including more than two dozen in Missouri and cases in New York, Iowa, Indiana and Virginia. The infections cannot be tied definitively to polling places. Because COVID-19 is spreading

Medical workers who took Russian vaccine infected with COVID-19: report

November 11, 2020
Three Siberian health-care workers who received Russia’s so-called Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine have tested positive for the deadly bug, according to reports. Officials in the Altai region reported that the three were among 42 medical workers who received the two-dose vaccine, which Russian health officials say is 92 percent effective, the Moscow Times reported. “The

LeBron James Announces Huge Effort to Recruit Poll Workers in Black Neighborhood

August 25, 2020
LeBron James is not only one of the richest and most successful athletes in the world, he’s also one of the most charitable. The Lakers star has paid for numerous college educations, served thousands of meals and even built a school in his home town of Akron, Ohio. This year, the basketball star has turned

LeBron James Launches A Campaign to Push for More Poll Workers

August 25, 2020
More Than a Vote, a collective of athletes headlined by LeBron James that is fighting to combat voter suppression, will announce a multimillion-dollar initiative to increase the number of poll workers in Black electoral districts ahead of November’s general election.The project, a collaboration with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, aims to recruit young people to