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Burundi: Burundi's new coronavirus policy: Mass testing in Bujumbura city

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/13/2020 - 12:02

Al Jazeera (07.07.2020) Burundi has launched a campaign of mass testing for the coronavirus in the country's largest city, in a significant shift in policy for a nation which has largely ignored the dangers of the outbreak.

Many Bujumbura residents, including students, participated in the screening in three centres in the north, centre and south of the commercial capital on Monday.

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burundi
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Health
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Argentina: ANSES reabrió más de 150 delegaciones en todo el país

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 06/29/2020 - 15:19

ANSES (12.06.2020) Con un sistema de turnos programados y garantizando el protocolo sanitario, la ANSES reabrió al público más de 150 Unidades de Atención Integral (UDAI) y oficinas en todo el país. La ANSES irá, progresivamente, realizando la reapertura de sus oficinas teniendo en cuenta la situación sanitaria de cada provincia y localidad, en un trabajo coordinado con gobernadores e intendentes.

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argentina
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Health
Human resources management
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Israel: Temporary extension of period of eligibility for benefits recipients

Submitted by siha on Tue, 06/23/2020 - 18:31

National Insurance Institute of Israel (23.06.2020) National Insurance Institute have automatically extended the eligibility period of benefits recipients temporarily: The eligible recipients includes recipients of long-term care benefits, recipients of disability pension, disabled child benefit and attendance benefits, recipients of a work disability pension, and recipients of hostile actions casualty benefit. Extended duration differs depending on the types of benefits.

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israel
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Disability
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long-term care
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Brazil: Telemedicine consultations and medication at home

Submitted by mmarquez on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 11:53

coronavirus.saude.gov.br (March 2020) The Ministry of Health has increased, at the federal level, flexibilities for self-isolated citizens to resort to telemedicine consultations and to receive medication at home.

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brazil
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Health
Health Insurance
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Israel: All coronavirus related guidelines of the National Insurance Institute

Submitted by cambrosio on Mon, 04/06/2020 - 09:40

Meassssbtl.gov.il (03.04.2020) Due to the economic and Unemployment crisis (over 900k new unemployed or employees sent on unpaid leave compared to 160k existing unemployed ) following COVID-19 epidemic special interruption orders and provisional legislation were set in order to assist the insured residents.

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israel
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Medical care
Disability
Children
Unemployment
E-services
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Argentina: ANSES comenzará a pagar el viernes el Ingreso Familiar de Emergencia a los beneficiarios de Asignación Universal por Hijo y por Embarazo

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:21

noticias.anses.gob.ar (31.03.2020) La ANSES informa que los beneficiarios de Asignación Universal por Hijo (AUH) y por Embarazo (AUE) comenzarán a cobrar el próximo viernes 3 de abril el Ingreso Familiar de Emergencia (IFE) de 10.000 pesos instituido por el Decreto 310/20 con carácter excepcional ante la situación creada por la pandemia de Coronavirus COVID-19.

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argentina
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Family benefits
Social assistance
Cash transfers
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