Although complex reasons are cited for variations between countries in Covid-19 deaths, Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli discusses an interesting correlation between countries devastated by past wars, and fewer numbers of Covid losses.
One of the lessons learned a year after the start of COVID-19 is that in the fight against future pandemics, we may have to choose between the suppression of the disease and the protection of people's civil liberties.
As the pandemic recedes in some countries yet still rages in others, research centers are focused on analysing the post-Corona strategic fallouts and, as Dr. Ashraf Keshk points out, to the increased importance attributed to the allocation of state resources during such crises.
The 3rd Derasat Annual Forum concluded today with experts from the UNDP, University of Bahrain and the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research discussing the resources and cooperation needed to combat post-pandemic challenges. Read on for more information.
In Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, female citizens have kept their jobs amid the coronavirus at higher rates than in Western countries. This reflects the unique labor market structures of the Gulf countries.
Derasat and UNDP hosted a key discussion on the findings of the report on, “The socio-economic impact of the Corona pandemic in Bahrain,” . On Monday, 5th October, 2020 at 2:00 PM (Bah time), via Zoom.
As part of its partnership with UNDP Bahrain to study the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Kingdom of Bahrain, Derasat published a report examining data on the number and value of financial transactions in Bahrain.