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Coffee business plans 5K for three charities

The Danville News 19 May 2022
Think BIG, The Gate House and City of Joy Rwanda. ThinkBIG helps families battling pediatric cancer by helping with expenses not covered by health insurance ... City of Joy Rwanda, is a school for low-income children in the Southern ...

Derry councillors voice major concerns about asylum seekers ‘left homeless’ and challenge housing provider over standards

Belfast Telegraph 17 May 2022
SDLP Councillor, Lilian Seenoi-Barr, who is also the founder and director of North West Migrants Forum, proposed that TEO should join their colleagues on the Welsh and Scottish governments by refusing to comply with the provisions of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 which mandates authorities to “forcibly remove asylum seekers to Rwanda”.

Maltese doctor in psychiatry delivers mental health training in Rwanda

Independent Online 15 May 2022
Higher Specialist Trainee in Psychiatry Emma Saliba has sought to take it to the next level as she delivered the Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide training to a number of professionals in Rwanda, with the aim of increasing mental health literacy ... students in Rwanda.

Sri Lankan unrest, Lebanese elections, and disgust at Abu Akleh’s killing: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 13 May 2022
The first asylum seekers slated to be sent to Rwanda under a controversial new policy will be informed this week by the UK Home Office ... Meanwhile, the threat of deportation to Rwanda is already negatively impacting the physical and mental health of asylum seekers, according to advocates.

2nd Global COVID-⁠19 Summit Commitments

The White House 12 May 2022
This includes over $2 billion for immediate COVID-19 response and $962 million in commitments toward a new pandemic preparedness and global health security fund at the World Bank. We encourage partners to join, as much more is needed to control COVID-19 and build better health security ... Rwanda ... Access to Advanced Health Institute and Immunity Bio.

Threat of being sent to Rwanda ‘harming health of UK asylum seekers’

The Observer 11 May 2022
Ministers’ threats to send unauthorised migrants to Rwanda are having a detrimental impact on the physical and psychological health of people seeking asylum, according to two major refugee charities ... Priti Patel blames lawyers as she admits Rwanda plan will ‘take time’.

Fears of deportation and harsh treatment putting asylum seekers at even greater risk of poverty and exploitation, warn British Red Cross & Refugee Council

Reliefweb 11 May 2022
Recently announced immigration measures are already having a detrimental impact on the physical and psychological health of people seeking asylum in the UK, according to the British Red Cross and the Refugee Council ... impact the threat being expelled to Rwanda is having on them.

FDA issues public alert on Indomie after recall in certain countries

Graphic 11 May 2022
Over the past week, regulators in countries including Egypt, Rwanda, Kenya and Southern Africa have issued alerts, recalls and importation bans over concerns about the safety of the product ... Rwanda's Food and Drug Authority also started an inspection into the 'Indomie chicken flavour' product over health concerns and asked for imports to stop.

FACT SHEET: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Global Health Worker Initiative

The White House 11 May 2022
PROTECTING HEALTH WORKERS ... PMI has invested $8.5 million in Rwanda, Senegal, and Burkina Faso to strengthen integrated and equitable care by equipping community health workers with tools needed to be better-connected to other health workers, bring care to unreached populations, and improve access to near real-time data.

UK voices 'concern' over LGBTQ asylum seekers in Rwanda

The New Arab 10 May 2022
The UK Home Office acknowledged that asylum seekers who identify as LGBTQ+ are more likely to face discrimination in Rwanda, but has not ruled out the deportation of vulnerable people to East Africa ... The paper documented incidents of LGBTQ+ individuals facing discrimination in employment, health and the justice sector in the East African country.

Rwanda Suspends Importation of Indomie Instant Noodles

All Africa 09 May 2022
Rwanda Food and Drug Authority has started an inspection into the 'indomie chicken flavour' product over health concerns ....

China-aided borehole project boosts water access in eastern Rwanda

Xinhua 07 May 2022
Chinese staff members check the water quality of a borehole in Gatsibo district, Eastern Province, Rwanda, on April 11, 2022 ... KIGALI, May 6 (Xinhua) -- Thousands of residents in eastern Rwanda once did not have easy access to clean and safe water due to recurrent drought ... China-aided borehole project boosts water access in eastern Rwanda.

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