Govt should better coordinate relief efforts, says think tank

Flood victims are not spared the socio-economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and will find themselves in more vulnerable positions, says KSI. (Bernama pic) PETALING JAYA: A think tank tonight called for Putrajaya to set up a Covid-19 consultative council comprising NGOs, the business community and medical professionals to better coordinate relief efforts for flood […]

Biden nominates transgender woman for senior health role

Dr Rachel Levine at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Harrisburg last May. (AP pic) WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday his nomination for assistant health secretary, who would become the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the US Senate. Biden tapped Rachel Levine to serve as assistant secretary for health at the US […]