Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo, Egypt |

U.S. Ambassador Visits Esna and Luxor to Highlight U.S.-Egypt Partnership

Ambassador Cohen also visited historic Esna where the U.S. is working with local organizations to improve the town's potential for tourism

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Luxor and Esna on Saturday, September 19 to reaffirm the strong U.S.-Egypt partnership in wastewater management, agribusiness strengthening, and cultural heritage preservation with Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, and Secretary General of Luxor Governorate General Emad Abou El Azayem.     In Luxor, Ambassador Cohen joined Minister…

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Coronavirus - UNICEF Benin COVID-19 Situation Report No. 21: 4-18 September 2020

Situation overview Since March 2020, a total of 2,280 COVID-19 confirmed cases were identified in Benin out of 132,787 tests conducted. The situation seems to stabilize, with 38 new cases identified in the last two weeks. Download report: https://bit.ly/33D6FH6 No death related to COVID-19 were recorded in the reporting period. Fatality…

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (19 September 2020)

Daily Laboratory test: 10,322 Severe cases: 294 New recovered: 301 New deaths: 17 New cases: 616 Total Laboratory test: 1,194,795 Active cases: 39,101 Total recovered: 27,939 Total deaths: 1089 Total cases: 68,131

Source: The World Bank Group |

Woman Entrepreneur Tackling Mental Health Taboos Amid The Pandemic

PsychHealth has established Tilitonse, a community-empowerment initiative meaning “we are together,” to build awareness of mental health problems in poorer communities

COVID-related health care disruptions could reverse decades of improvement, with less than half of the global population covered by essential health services; With lockdowns worldwide, mental health and anxiety are increasing, together with the risk of violence, especially against women and girls; Kayumba Chiwele co-founded PsycHealth Zambia, the country’s first tele-psychological health…