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How LGBT+ Organizations are Enhancing the Mental Wellbeing of the Chinese LGBT+ Community

Introduction According to demographic studies, Chinese LGBT+ population is diverse, sizeable, and widespread. Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) make up about three to five percent of the total population in China. There are around seventy million LGBT+ people in China, however, due to conservative traditional culture and inadequate visibility in society, they are often overlooked in policy documents, laws, social support, and healthcare provision. Most Chinese LGBT+ … Continue reading How LGBT+ Organizations are Enhancing the Mental Wellbeing of the Chinese LGBT+ Community

Poussin’s The Plague of Ashdod: Plague and Artistic Healing

By Tingxuan Nan Abstract As an important historical variable, epidemics have profoundly influenced the society throughout the history of different civilizations. Artists often reflect on the relationship between man and nature, as well as society in the face of disaster through their artistic creations – Poussin is one of them. The paper analyzes The Plague of Ashdod created by Poussin in 1630, from the perspectives of … Continue reading Poussin’s The Plague of Ashdod: Plague and Artistic Healing

What Does the China-backed Mining Group Bring to the Community?–The Impact of Chinese Mining Companies in Guinea

By Chen Lu With the world’s largest high-grade bauxite and iron reserves, Guinea, a country on the coast of West Africa, has attracted mining companies from all over the world, including China.[1] The China-backed SMB-Winning Consortium was founded in 2014 and has now become the greatest bauxite develop in Guinea. Along with other leading bauxite producers, SMB-Winning has made Guinea the world’s largest bauxite exporter, … Continue reading What Does the China-backed Mining Group Bring to the Community?–The Impact of Chinese Mining Companies in Guinea

Yet To Be Heard, Need To Be Heard– Case Studies on Mental Health Services in the Field of Public Welfare in China

Author: Kristine(Xuanwen Tan) In 2019, the Covid-19 epidemic broke out, the virus was raging, and the cities were shut down. Panic mood nurtured in the crisis of virus, lockdown, and shortage of masks. People suffered from losing families, jobs, and financial resources. Medical workers not only struggled physically with the stressful 24/7 service, but also suffered psychologically from facing unknown emergencies. Anxiety and despair spread … Continue reading Yet To Be Heard, Need To Be Heard– Case Studies on Mental Health Services in the Field of Public Welfare in China

The self-rescue experience of Uganda during the COVID-19 outbreak

By Duan Xingyu, Shao Huizhen, Ren Zhongqi Introduction In 2015, the United Nation included “Good Health and Wellbeing” as one of the 17 sustainable development goals, which has set up a higher threshold for the construction of public health and health-care facilities. Yet in 2020, COVID-19 has posed a massive challenge to the health-care system of the whole world, in which a great number of … Continue reading The self-rescue experience of Uganda during the COVID-19 outbreak