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Newsletter April, 2021

Italy adopts a compulsory vaccination approach for care personnel

April, 2021
  • Violation of this law entails the transfer to another type of work or, if this is not possible, the suspension from tasks or duties that involve interpersonal contacts and the risk to spread the virus.
Newsletter December, 2020

Singapore United: an initiative to get together and be stronger

December, 2020
  • Covid-19 pushed Singaporeans to play a role during the peak of the pandemic, from showing their appreciation for workers on the frontline to volunteering in support of the vulnerable persons of the society.
  • Singapore United was launched by the Singaporean Government to allow everyone to give their support in a coordinate manner.
Newsletter October, 2020

The private sector in Africa mobilised resources to fight Covid-19

October, 2020
  • The Covid-19 Response Fund is backed by a coalition of African companies.
  • Its objective is to procure medical supplies as well as support to vulnerable population and health workers.
Newsletter July, 2020

Chile, Colombia, Uruguay: Covid-19 as an occupational disease

July, 2020
  • Legislations in Chile, Colombia and Uruguay aligned to recognised Covid-19 as an occupational disease for the health sector.

Belgium: Covid-19 as an occupational disease extended to employees in essential services

July, 2020
  • Belgian legislation established recognition of Covid-19 as an occupational disease in various sectors, but for a limited period of time;
  • After consultation, social partners agreed to this new legislation
Newsletter May, 2020

Indian Business Association and an Online Education Company Join Forces to Combat Covid-19

May, 2020
  • The Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), in collaboration with a private online education company (Medavarsity) and Nathealth (the health industry body), launched a free training course on Covid-19 understanding and management.

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