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How contributions support WHO’s work in ongoing fight of COVID-19 pandemic around the world

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The FINANCIAL -- As the world marks a year of intense disruption by the COVID pandemic, many countries are facing the most difficult situations yet. The approval of new vaccines and their roll out are offering hope, but work remains to be done to support countries during their ongoing pandemic responses. Thanks to vital backing from many donors, WHO continues its work to provide assistance to countries all over the world. Here are some recent highlights.…

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How contributions support WHO’s work in ongoing fight of COVID-19 pandemic around the world

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- As the world marks a year of intense disruption by the COVID pandemic, many countries are facing the most difficult situations yet. The approval of new vaccines and their roll out are offering hope, but work remains to be done to support countries during their ongoing pandemic responses. Thanks to vital backing from many donors,…

Amazon reveals Black Friday deals

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Week is almost here! Starting this Friday, November 20, through November 27 (Black Friday), customers can score tens of thousands of amazing Black Friday deals and low prices on top gifts at amazon.com/blackfriday or on the Amazon App. Plus, new Black Friday deals will be dropping daily all week—don’t miss out, many of these deals…

WHO: one stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds

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The FINANCIAL — Almost 2 million babies are stillborn every year – or 1 every 16 seconds – according to the first ever joint stillbirth estimates released by UNICEF, WHO, the World Bank Group and the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.  The vast majority of stillbirths, 84 per cent, occur in low- and…

Facebook will provide WHO with free ads

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The FINANCIAL — Facebook will provide free advertisements to the World Health Organization in an effort to prevent the spread of the misinformation about the coronavirus. Facebook is one of multiple tech companies extending free services in response to the virus. Also, company will remove false claims and conspiracy theories Facebook said would let the…

Amazon opens first cashier-less Amazon Go Grocery store

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The FINANCIAL — The online retailing giant – Amazon opened its first-ever full-size, cashier-less grocery store. Just Walk Out Technology automatically detects when products are taken from or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you’re done shopping, you can just leave the store. Later, Amazon will send…