Monkeypox Outbreak: Public Health Agency of Canada Announces $ 350,000 to Support Community-Based Organizations

Ottawa, July 22: The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said the government is partnering with community-based organizations to combat monkeypox outbreaks in the country.

In a news release, PHAC announced a total of $ 350,000 ($ 280,000) to support community-based organizations in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, the regions most affected by the monkeypox outbreak, according to Xinhua News. did.

Health agencies confirmed 604 cases of monkeypox in the country as of Wednesday. Monkeypox in India: The center has released new guidelines, urging international travelers to avoid close contact with sick people.

“Every community has its own way of sharing information,” Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said in a news release, with this funding expanding what the organization is already doing and monkeypox. He added that he would be able to raise awareness and maintain awareness of the risks of. Share information in the most effective and compelling way possible.

The funding will help organizations working with gay and bisexual men empower their communities to meet the community’s stated needs for prevention, education, awareness and stigma prevention activities, PHAC said. increase.

Authorities said they are working closely with state and territory public health partners to ensure coordination of national strategic responses, and states and territories will determine their immune programs based on their own circumstances. ..

As of July 18, Quebec has given 12,553 doses of vaccine to high-risk individuals, according to PHAC. The majority of the Quebec region has begun vaccination of people at risk.

Monkey pox is from person to person through close contact, including sexual contact with infected persons’ skin, body fluids, mucosal surfaces, contaminated objects such as sex toys, or shared personal belongings such as clothing and linen. It is a viral disease that can spread, according to bedding, towels, toothbrushes, and utensils, PHAC.

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