Impact

Tag: Covid-19

  • Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support During Covid Times

    As the coronavirus pandemic rapidly sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear, worry, and concern in the population at large and among certain groups in particular, such as older adults, care providers, and people with underlying health conditions. In South Sudan, the general public is having a similar experience. The

  • Coronavirus: “Court Disruption” Wastes People’s Rights

    *Shifa Al Qudah AMMAN – Lawyer Enas Zayed believes that the impact of the disruption to courts in order to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus will extend to the coming years, and not be limited to just the current time. The stoppage of courts’ work during March and April will be reflected in

  • South Sudanese Journalists Report on Covid-19

    South Sudanese journalists have produced many Covid-19 related stories, providing the population with accurate information, through radio, and in print.  A number of radio shows have also highlighted the impact of the pandemic on human rights, the impact on women and girls, and on mental health.  Radio talk show host and Eye Radio journalist Okot

  • Pharmacists Facing Coronavirus… Selling Masks, But Cannot Secure Them for Themselves

    Pharmacists Facing Coronavirus… Selling Masks, But Cannot Secure Them for Themselves   Shifa Qudah   Lujain, a pharmacist, heads to self isolation in her room once she is home in an attempt to avoid mingling with her family members, especially the elderly. She misses social and family life, due to the nature of her work

  • In the Face of Unemployment … Jordanians Slide into Poverty due to Coronavirus

    In the Face of Unemployment … Jordanians Slide into Poverty due to Coronavirus Ohoud Mohsen *   Adel, a Jordanian in his forties, awaits the press briefing of the Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Al-Adayleh, every night, to find out the latest developments about the imposition of the prevailing curfew in the country,

  • How Are Medical Personnel Challenging The Coronavirus Crisis? Doctors Tell Their Own Stories

    How Are Medical Personnel Challenging The Coronavirus Crisis? Doctors Tell Their Own Stories “White Lab Coats” in the face of the pandemic… psychological and social repercussions imposed by Coronavirus Shifa Al Qudah *   Amman – “An elderly woman died in March of Coronavirus. We were around her. She was alone, while her children were

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