All over the world, WiRED International is providing free-access education about COVID-19 to organizations, schools, students and healthcare professionals via our module series — The Coronavirus Threat: Key Topics in Infection Control.
According to the World Health Organization, from January 3 to May 18. 2021, there have been 221,139 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Armenia and 4,346 confirmed deaths. Out of a population of 2,968,096 as of May 18, only 565 vaccine doses have been administered. This stunning statistic underlines the enormous issue of vaccine inequality.
WiRED International is pleased to announce acceptance into the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) of the Organization of American States (OAS).
WiRED Executive Director Gary Selnow, Ph.D., said, “As a recognized CSO, WiRED hopes to expand our work in Central and South America and the Caribbean. We believe that our educational programs, serving Latin America for more than 20 years, can grow as a critical element to improve the health and well-being of populations in this region. During our years on the ground with our valued partners in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru and Brazil, we have developed and run education programs that have provided a solid foundation on which people can make wise decisions and contribute to their disease prevention behaviors and improved health.”
The COVID-19 pandemic is top of mind worldwide. However, May health observances remind everyone that there are other health topics that warrant our attention. WiRED International invites you to take a look at the following health issues and corresponding health education modules WiRED offers on them.