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Bono de riesgo para los trabajadores de salud pública sería de Q870 | elPeriódico de Guatemala

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:38

elperiodico.com.gt (25.05.2020) La primera estimación del pago del Bono de Riesgo que el Congreso aprobó para el personal del Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) sería otorgar Q870 para los trabajadores de esa cartera en los renglones 011, 021, 022 y 031. Este bono fue aprobado por el Congreso mediante el Decreto 20-2020, por un monto de Q26 millones para los trabajadores de salud expuestos al COVID-19. El bono, que cubre al personal permanente solamente, aún no se ha desembolsado (07.08.2020).

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guatemala
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Bolivia: Pruebas de laboratorio necesarias para darse de baja por COVID-19

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:32

periodicobolivia.com.bo (28.07.2020) El decreto supremo Nr. 4295 establece un procedimiento excepcional para realizar los trámites de baja laborales, en primera instancia se aceptarán las pruebas de PCR y las pruebas rápidas, pero estas deben ser de instituciones o laboratorios autorizados por el Servicio Departamental de Salud (Sedes) de los diferentes departamentos. Los resultados se comparten con la unidad de recursos humanos del lugar de trabajo y la baja se dará por 14 días.

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bolivia
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Bolivia: Extension of national quarantine until August 31st

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 08/05/2020 - 18:05

boliviasegura.gob.bo (26.06.2020) El decreto 4302 amplía el plazo de la cuarentena nacional, condicionada y dinámica dispuesto por el Parágrafo I del Artículo 2 del Decreto Supremo N° 4276, de 26 de junio de 2020, hasta el 31 de agosto de 2020.

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bolivia
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Vietnam: International health insurance required for experts entering Vietnam from August 5, 2020

Submitted by siha on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 17:51

Viet Nam Social Security (28.07.2020) The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 prevention and control has just issued Official Letter 3949/CV-BCD on strengthening the assurance of COVID-19 epidemic prevention for experts entering Vietnam. Accordingly, the units that invite experts for business ensure that they participate in international health insurance or agencies or organizations must make a commitment to pay their treatment expenses in case of the experts being infected with COVID-19.

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vietnam
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Health Insurance
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Martinique: COVID-19 teleconsultations

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:30

Martinique Regional Health Agency (30.03.2020) From Monday March 30, healthcare professionals will be able to carry out teleconsultations more easily with the “ Médiconsult ” tool .

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Martinique
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Germany: Coronavirus Information by BG BAU

Submitted by btreichel on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:49

The BG BAU (Berufsgenossenschaft der Bauwirtschaft/construction industry) provides various information material for protection against corona. Please find attached the links to the different materials. (Attention: Most of them only exist in German).

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germany
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Occupational accidents and diseases
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CPWR COVID-19 Construction Clearinghouse

Submitted by btreichel on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:40

The scientific community's understanding of how the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreads is evolving. This COVID-19 Clearinghouse was established as a central resource for construction employers and workers to find the latest research, guidance documents, training and other resources to help prevent the spread of the disease as construction work continues in some markets and starts up in others.

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Americas
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Occupational accidents and diseases
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Corona | Tools for small and medium-sized enterprises

Submitted by btreichel on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 09:17

This website  of the  Special Commission on Prevention presents international examples in 5 languages for small and medium sized enterprises in almost all areas of occupational safety and health. A new topical cluster on Corona has now been set up to support small and medium-sized companies on how to adress the COVID-19 at the workplace.

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Occupational accidents and diseases
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Viet Nam: Patients with chronic diseases will receive medicine in advance for 2 months in Hanoi

Submitted by mmarquez on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 11:13

vss.gov.vn( 26.03.2020) In order to strengthen prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic and limit the spread of the disease especially to those who are at high risk or suffering from underlying diseases, chronic diseases, Hanoi Social Security has just sent an official dispatch to facilities of medical examination and treatment with health insurance in the area, proposing coordination in the implementation of a number of regulations in outpatient examination and dispensing of medicines.

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vietnam
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Democratic Republic of Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo to provide free water and electricity amidst coronavirus

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/24/2020 - 13:57

smart warter magazine (07.04.2020) For the next two months, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is to supply water and electricity free of charge to its citizens, local authorities have said. According to the Anadolu Agency, the water supply business Regie de Distribution d’Eau (REGIDESO) and the country’s National Electricity Company (SNEL) have agreed to provide free water and electricity in the country for the following two months.

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Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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Housing
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Covid-19
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