How to wear your mask correctly – So are you doing it right?  | Daily Mail Online


With the World Health Orgainsation advising that everyone should ‘make wearing a mask a normal part of being around other people’, how do you tackle breakouts, fogged glasses and sore ears?

Source: How to wear your mask correctly – So are you doing it right?  | Daily Mail Online

Coronavirus: Number of infected in France not enough to prevent second wave, warn scientists | Euronews


The Institut Pasteur estimated that 3.7 million people — 5.7% of the population — will have been infected with COVID-19 by May 11 but that 70% is needed for herd immunity.

Source: Coronavirus: Number of infected in France not enough to prevent second wave, warn scientists | Euronews

Trump’s halt to WHO funding prompts condemnation as coronavirus cases near two million – Reuters


WASHINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to halt funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic prompted condemnation on Wednesday from world leaders as recorded global infections approached the 2 million mark.

 

Source: Trump’s halt to WHO funding prompts condemnation as coronavirus cases near two million – Reuters

Should we wear masks or not? An expert sorts through the confusion : The Conversation


The CDC is reconsidering its policy about the widespread public’s use of masks, as is the World Health Organization. Here are the facts about when it’s appropriate to wear a mask – and what kind.

Source: Should we wear masks or not? An expert sorts through the confusion : The Conversation

Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy


GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – The ) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong.

 

Source: Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Two-thirds of Britons have had mental health problems – survey | DisabledGo News and Blog


Figures suggest problem is getting worse, with younger adults more likely than older people to say they have experienced illness Two-thirds of British adults say they have experienced mental ill-health at some point in their lives, according to a survey. The World Health Organisation says one in four people globally are affected by problems such as depression or panic attacks at some point. Research published by the Mental Health Foundation on Monday suggests that the prevalence is far wider in the UK. The survey of more than 2,000 people suggests that the problem is getting worse, with those between the ages of 18 and 54 more likely to say they have experienced a mental health problem (70% of 18- to 34-year-olds and 68% of 35- to 54-year-olds) than older people (58%). Jenny Edwards, chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation, said:“Our report lays out the sheer scale of the problem. This isn’t an issue that just affects a minority. At some point in our life most of us are likely

Source: Two-thirds of Britons have had mental health problems – survey | DisabledGo News and Blog

Assistive Technology: Changing Perceptions of Disabilities | DisabledGo News and Blog


  • Assistive technology is becoming increasingly more advanced in the modern day world. This umbrella term is one that is constantly evolving over time to incorporate more technological devices designed to aid those living with a disability. Advances in medical treatments have meant a better prognosis for many conditions associated with certain disabilities. Life expectancy has also risen, meaning there are now more people than ever living with a disability. In fact, estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) state that there are approximately ‘one billion people living with a disability.’ That equates to around ‘one in five people in Europe and America.’ With so many people now looking to adapt their lifestyles to suit their specific needs; the market for assistive technology is becoming increasingly popular as demand for certain products increases. People are keen to maintain their independence and their standard of living where possible, so depending on the nature of the

Source: Assistive Technology: Changing Perceptions of Disabilities | DisabledGo News and Blog

Not Having Sex Partner for Children to be a “Disability?” : National Review.


I am astounded, just who do WHO think they are, will China agree to this, where I believe they state the sex and number of children the Chinese population are allowed to have.

Are WHO advocating a World dating agency, which I assume each countries health authorities would have to set up or are they advocating a form of brothel were the outcome would be having children, so they could accomodate both male and female prostitutes for customers to attend to have their children.

I thought the EU bureaucrats were bad enough, but those in WHO are worse.

With 500,000 female genital mutilation survivors or at risk in U.S., it’s not just someone else’s problem – The Washington Post


The number of women and girls in the United States potentially facing or who have already suffered mutilation has grown threefold since 1990, according to a government report.

Source: With 500,000 female genital mutilation survivors or at risk in U.S., it’s not just someone else’s problem – The Washington Post

Coffee May Protect Against Cancer, W.H.O. Concludes – The New York Times


In a rare reversal, an influential panel of experts convened by the World Health Organization concluded that regularly drinking coffee could help protect against some types of cancer.

Source: Coffee May Protect Against Cancer, W.H.O. Concludes – The New York Times