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Andorra: Free antigen self-test for the Christmas holidays and regulation of prices

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 01/28/2021 - 20:47

Government of Andorra (23.12.2020) The Minister of Health, Joan Martínez Benazet, announced on Wednesday that the Government will offer a second free antigen self-test to all residents of the country over the age of 6: “it was a measure we had already planned but we needed more stock to be able to carry it out ”. In this sense, the holder of the portfolio has indicated that during this Wednesday they will be made available to the commons in the coming days so that they can distribute them with the operations that have been organized from the corporations.

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Lebanon: US$246 Million to Support Poor and Vulnerable Lebanese Households and Build-Up the Social Safety Net Delivery System

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 01/22/2021 - 12:01

worldbank.org (12/01/2021)

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$246 million new project to provide emergency cash transfers and access to social services to approximately 786,000 poor and vulnerable Lebanese reeling under the pressure of Lebanon’s economic and COVID-19 crises. The Emergency Crisis and COVID-19 Response Social Safety Net Project (ESSN) will also support the development of a comprehensive national social safety nets system to allow a better response to ongoing and future shocks. 

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France: Transparent masks for child care staff

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:22

October 2020 (caf.fr)

In October 2020, the Cnaf released 5 million euros for the purchase of 500,000 inclusive masks (transparent) for early childhood professionals working in a childcare centre or "childcare assistants' centres".

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european union
france
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Europe: Compensating Healthcare Professionals for Income Losses and Extra Expenses

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 12/07/2020 - 12:23

COVID-19 has affected the incomes of some health professionals by reducing demand for care and increasing expenditures for treatment preparedness. In a survey of 14 European countries, we found that most countries have incentivised substitutive e-health services to avoid loss of income.

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Poland: Another support for entrepreneurs - the PFR 2.0 Financial Shield is launched

Submitted by siha on Thu, 12/03/2020 - 17:28

Gov.pl website (26.11.2020) PFR 2.0 Financial Shield for micro-enterprises - up to PLN 3 billion of support

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