Day: February 8, 2021

UNESCO funds initiatives to boost creative industries

The Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions has approved funding for initiatives that will boost the cultural and creative industries in developing countries around the world.

Bloomberg and Ghebreyesus call for global focus on NCDs to save lives from COVID-19

Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, has joined Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, in calling for urgent action to tackle noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, cancer and respiratory diseases, which account for over 74% of deaths globally and worsen outcomes of patients with COVID-19.