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Racism Is Declared a Public Health Crisis in New York City

New York, NY – On October 18, 2021, the NYC Board of Health passed a landmark resolution on racism as a public health crisis. This marks a historic occasion for the country’s oldest Board of Health to officially recognize this crisis and demand action. “To build a healthier New York City, we must confront racism […]

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Young People Have A New Advocate

Written by Alicia Rando, TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow New York, NY (October 2021) – Do you know that Didier Drogba is not only a soccer legend, but a dedicated advocate for the health and sustainable development of communities? Well, I don’t know much about his career, but I love soccer. Since I was a […]

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Psychological Support in Educational Centers

Written by Alicia Rando, TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow New York, NY (September 2021) – Is it necessary to implement psychological services in educational centers? According to the participants of a Zoom event that I organized to obtain data in relation to educational quality and gender equality, the implementation of these services in educational centers […]

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Youth, Divine Treasure

Written by Alicia Rando, TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow New York, NY (August 2021) – We currently have the largest youth population in history. According to UN data, in the world there are about 1.2 billion young people between the ages of 15 and 24, 16% of the world’s population. And it is a fragile […]

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COVID-19: Challenge on Health Equity and Quality Education.

Written by Alicia Rando, TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow. New York, NY (July 2021) – The UN established among its purposes that by 2030, universal access to health coverage would be achieved. For all this, the support from organizations and institutions for research, development and manufacture of vaccines and drugs for COVID-19 is essential, but […]

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  • 10/21/2021 Racism a Public Health Crisis in NYC - “To build a healthier New York City, we must confront racism as a public health crisis,” said Health Commissioner... >>read more    
  • 10/19/2021 Young People Have A New Advocate - Soccer champion Didier Drogba appointed Goodwill Ambassador to promote health equity among young people... >>read more    
  • 09/25/2021 Psychological Support in Educational Centers - Our blog has been updated with a new reflection written by Alicia Rando, TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow... >>read more    
  • 08/14/2021 Youth, Divine Treasure - Reflection written by TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow Alicia Rando... >>read more    
  • 07/26/2021 COVID-19: Challenge on Health Equity and Quality Education - Reflection written by TDN Cross-cultural Youth Exchange Fellow Alicia Rando... >>read more