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COVID-19: Media Group Calls For Increased Welfare For Journalists

COVID-19: Media Group Calls For Increased Welfare For Journalists

Journalists Media/civil society groups have demanded increased welfare of journalists during the outbreak of COVID-19. The groups also called for special protection and support for journalists covering the outbreak of the virus in Nigeria. The groups made the demand following a survey to assess the support available to journalists for their safety in covering the COVID-19 pandemic.  Journalists Ni... »

No Evidence That Shekau Received €5m Foreign Fund From An NGO

No Evidence That Shekau Received €5m Foreign Fund From An NGO

Boko Haram Terrorists Fact-checkers at HumAngle online newspaper have described a news report published on Opera News that Abubakar Shekau’s faction of Boko Haram was in disarray after it received a donation of five mIllion euros from an “unidentified” international non-governmental organisation as false. The publication claimed that senior members of the group have also turned against each other ... »

2011 Trends in Mobile Marketing

ASM’s 2011 Mobile Marketing Trends Survey was conducted online, launched on August 15, 2011. Over 800 marketing professionals responded to the survey providing insight into the current and future mobile marketing world. This report provides perspective on several mobile strategies, including email and website optimization, texting and QR Codes®. Additionally, we report on unique instances th... »

Free psychological help extended to May 15

Free psychological help extended to May 15

GEORGE TOWN: The free psychological first aid offered by Wawasan Open University (WOU) in partnership with the International College of Clinical Hypnotherapy Practitioners (ICCHP) Asia will now be extended until May 15 owing to the overwhelming response received. The aid comes in view of the mental challenges that the people, especially families, are experiencing during the movement control order ... »

New estimates highlight need to step up the response to hepatitis D

Lyon, France, 29 April 2020 – In a study published in the Journal of Hepatology, 1 Professor Anna Maria Geretti and Dr Alexander Stockdale from the University of Liverpool (United Kingdom), in collaboration with researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), estimate that worldwide, hepatitis D virus (HDV) affects nearly 5% of... »

WHO reports fivefold increase in cyber attacks, urges vigilance

WHO reports fivefold increase in cyber attacks, urges vigilance

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has seen a dramatic increase in the number of cyber attacks directed at its staff, and email scams targeting the public at large.  This week, some 450 active WHO email addresses and passwords were leaked online along with thousands belonging to others working on the novel coronavirus response.  The leaked credentials did not put WHO systems a... »

INFOSAN Quarterly Summary, 2020 #1

Food safety incidents During the first quarter of 2020, the INFOSAN Secretariat was involved in 38 food safety incidents involving 109 WHO Member States and 9 territories of WHO Member States. There were 25 incidents involving a biological hazard (Salmonella spp. [8], Listeria monocytogenes [5], Norovirus [3] Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli [2], Clostridium botulinum [2] Bacillus cereus [2]... »

Steps to Starting an Online Business

I have seen too many people attempt an online business without a well-researched plan. The results have been disastrous–major investments lost and business failures. As a veteran of online marketing, I have witnessed both failures and successes online. For any of you who are considering a business online, the following article has been developed to help you avoid major pitfalls and navigate ... »

Ten Steps to Effective Email Marketing

A successful email marketing campaign requires a diligent and thoughtful approach to the entire email marketing process. This white paper contains strategies and actionable steps to help B2B and B2C marketers deliver integrated and measurable email marketing campaigns in today’s quickly changing online landscape. Read More http://www.associationofmarketing.org/whitepapers/view.php?whitepaper... »

MIEA warns public to beware of property scams

MIEA warns public to beware of property scams

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) is advising the public to be cautious in buying and selling properties during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period to avoid falling prey to scams. MIEA noted that amid the MCO, the majority of Malaysians who are keen to buy or sell property will be relying on online platforms. “Be extra vigilant as there are still a high number of ca... »