The US State Department clearly signalled last week that it was eyeing specific talent from the developing world, especially those with skills to mitigate the effects of Covid-19.
The closures will take effect on March 30 and extend through April 12, according to a statement.
The legislation would make products such as tampons and sanitary pads free for all women in Scotland, available at designated public places such as community centres, youth clubs and pharmacies.
Climate change could help cholera make a comeback unless a concerted effort is made to spread awareness.
The infant mortality rate is almost twice as high for African-American babies as for their white counterparts, says the US government.
Around 103 babies out of 1,000 live births die in Nigeria's Masaka town.
Infant mortality rates continue to drop in India thanks to a government funded network of female health workers.
Pakistan spends less than one percent of its GDP on health and experts say that's kept the high infant mortality rate from improving.
While new sanitation is being installed around India, some sewage workers are said to be paying with their lives.
Arsenic in the bedrocks has contaminated tap water in many cities in northern Serbia, as well as in Croatia and Hungary.
With richer nations enjoying an increasingly comfortable, sedentary lifestyle, the study says a third of women and a quarter of men worldwide are in the firing line for killer conditions unless they up their physical activity.
Paediatricians report a 200 percent increase in new cases of children with severe malnutrition in Venezuela.
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