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- Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World
- The United Nations observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3. UNESCO will mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a week-long programme from 25 November to 3 December 2020 under the theme: "Building back better: towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world by, for and with persons with disabilities". Read more to learn about their initiatives and strategies.
- A Listing of International Days in December
- The end of the year is here, but there is still more to celebrate and observe. These are the international days currently observed by the United Nations for the month of December. The United Nations designates specific days, weeks, years and decades as occasions to mark particular events or topics in order to promote, through awareness and action, the objectives of the Organization. Usually, it is one or more Member States that propose these observances and the General Assembly establishes them with a resolution.
- GSU Public Health Team Receives $1.3 Million Federal Grant To Study COVID-19 Research Participation in Black Communities
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded an interdisciplinary team in Georgia State University’s School of Public Health a two-year, $1.3 million grant through its RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program to better understand barriers and motivations for participating in COVID-19 research among Black communities in Atlanta.
- FDA Offers Guidance to Enhance Diversity in Clinical Trials, Encourage Inclusivity in Medical Product Development
- This official statement from the FDA exlpains important steps that researchers and medical product sponsors can take to confront health care disparities is to make sure that clinical trials for medical products . Read read to learn the answer.
- 'But...I Survived' Beautifully Pays Homage to Trans Women Gone and Still Here
- For National Transgender Day of Remembrance, NMAC’s new campaign features Peppermint, Mila Jam and Deja “The Lady Deja Davenport” Smith.