World Mask Week (July 12-18) is a global movement to encourage continued masking-wearing to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic
SEATTLE, July 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pandemic Action Network, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), the African Union, 3M and over 50 global, regional, and local partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Week 2021 (July 12-18) — a global campaign underlining a universal truth: masking in public, in combination with handwashing and physical distancing, is still one of the best ways we can protect ourselves and others against COVID-19, especially our most vulnerable community members as countries race to vaccinate their populations.
With companies preparing their return to the office, new challenges are present as companies are looking to provide confidence of the health and safety of their spaces to their employees, while providing flexibility.
Airline donates cargo flight to deliver vaccines to Guatemala
FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of the White House initiative to share at least 80 million U.S. vaccine doses globally this summer, American Airlines moved 1.5 million coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City on a Boeing 777-200 aircraft. The shipment departed ORD this morning.
Our mission to help the world move forward from COVID-19 continues: a third donated FedEx charter flight arrived in India over the weekend with additional COVID relief supplies. And with 1.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses arriving in Mexico this week, shown here, FedEx continues to deliver critical healthcare shipments to the communities around the globe where they’re needed most.
Over the course of the past year, we’ve seen disruption across the width and breadth of the business landscape. As entire ecosystems have been upended, the primary focus has been about reacting and responding. But as we begin to think about the future, and the next stage of recovery, we should start to think about how we can proactively reimagine the way we live our lives.
With that in mind, here are five guiding principles I believe will help us navigate the post-COVID era.
Total medical aid to India from Direct Relief tops 164 tons in last six weeks.
A humanitarian charter flight donated by FedEx and filled with Direct Relief-provided medical aid arrived in India over the weekend — the third such flight to the country in six weeks in response to Covid-19.
Shipment marks the first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines from the U.S. to Mexico by FedEx for Direct Relief
MEMPHIS, Tenn. July 8, 2021 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, recently announced that it has safely delivered 1.35 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Toluca, Mexico, in coordination with Direct Relief and the United States and Mexican governments.
COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to loosen up in different parts of the world, as more people are becoming fully vaccinated. Cummins began offering COVID-19 vaccines for its workforce and their dependents through mobile on-site clinics on April 1.
The first mobile on-site clinic and vaccination was in Columbus, Indiana; now in just three months the company has administered its 15,000th COVID-19 vaccination, and it was at an on-site clinic in India.
Motivated by disparities in COVID-19’s impact on communities of color, WSP USA senior vice president will serve as deputy director for nonprofit’s national healthcare innovation board.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 6, 2021 / 3BL Media/ — The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has elected WSP USA’s Gary Hamilton to serve as deputy director of its Healthcare Innovation Special Interest Group (HISIG) board.
Hamilton, senior vice president and Northeast region healthcare practice lead at WSP, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, is a long-time member of NSBE, a non-profit organization with more than 600 chapters and 24,000 active members in the U.S. and abroad.