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The Economic Impact of COVID-19

The economy is at a standstill with the current pandemic that is the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. Let’s take a look at how this affects our global economy so far.   Global Shares The stock markets are shifting, and shares are being sold and bought, which affects the value of pensions and even savings accounts. Investors are starting to fear …

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COVID-19 Crisis Management Response in Local Communities

The whole world is in crisis, and local governments are doing their best to stop the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, the coordination between communities and the government is essential in this time of need. According to the head of APCO Worldwide’s Global Crisis Practice, Eliot Hoff, principles and practices must be applied by the government and private institutions to streamline …

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3 Ways Governments Can Improve Healthcare in Developing Countries

Health is an essential aspect of the economy of a country. When the majority of the population is healthy, it would mean more productivity. However, healthcare in developing countries continues to be inaccessible to many. Some die because they cannot afford healthcare services. Some can admit themselves to public hospitals but have to suffer the poor quality of services due …

6 Pillars of Sustainable Development

We often intertwine the word development with progress but the question is, is it sustainable? We now begin to understand that not all development is progress. Some of them are a step backward when you consider the long term perspective of development. Overtime, we’ve converted agricultural lands to the industrial and commercial establishment because we think it is what will …

Our Projects Make the World a Better Place

How Our Projects Make a Difference in the World InEmpathy is based on the fact that considering all the available resources, poverty should have been eliminated. Ever since it was established, inEmpathy has concentrated its efforts on health care and eldercare, all the while taking children vulnerability into account as well. Income inequality is one of the paramount social problems. …

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4 Ways Telemedicine is Helping Charitable Institutions

Charity work is not an easy task. You must give service to people that need you the most and device ways for help to reach them. Health is an essential aspect of life; thus, many charitable institutions focus on this aspect. One of the challenges of bringing charitable work closer to people in need is inaccessibility. Some places are located …

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Climate Action: How Trees can Save us from Climate Change

There is no denying that the world is experiencing climate change. We might be in different parts of the world, but we’re sure you’ve noticed the changes. From much stronger weather disturbances to unbearably higher temperatures to melting of ice in the North and South pole to animal extinction, all these are just some of the effects of climate change. …

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Improving Global Health

Everyone should understand that global health is essential in terms of study, research, and the practice of medicine. It is a process that allows different parties, both public and private, to identify gaps and improve health and health care worldwide.   Importance of Global Health   Global health is a critical aspect in terms of ensuring the safety of every …

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How Healthcare Status Affects Quality of Life

Healthcare and quality of life go hand-in-hand when it comes to social and lifestyle assessment. Specifically, there is such a thing as health-related quality of life which is composed of the different dimensions of life. These dimensions include the emotional, mental, physical, and social aspects of the life of a person. Health care on the other hand has its focus …

How We Can Reduce Global Health Disparities

In a world where a billion people live in extreme poverty, global health disparities are a pressing concern. On one side, we have a pipeline of known life-saving technologies and knowledge, and on the other side, we have millions, billions even of people who don’t have access to them. What we lack is the system to deliver that care to …