Petition to U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate
$2000/month to every American #moneyforthepeople #covid19
**UPDATE: Our country is still deeply struggling. The recovery hasn’t reached many Americans – the true unemployment rate for low-wage workers is estimated at over 20% and many people face large debts from last year for things like utilities, rent and child care. These are all reasons that checks need to be targeted to people who are still struggling and that Congress needs to learn from this past year. It took nine months for Congress to send a second stimulus check, and just moments to spend it. Moving forward Congress needs to make recurring checks automatic if certain triggers are met. No more waiting around for our government to send the help we need. Sign to join our movement to get recurring checks to the people. My name is Stephanie, and I am one of millions of Americans who fear for my financial future because of this coronavirus crisis. With businesses and schools closing across the country to control the spread of this virus, many people have already lost their jobs. Others are being forced to stay home. This is catastrophic for working families like mine. I’m calling on Congress to support families with a $2,000 payment for adults and a $1,000 payment for kids immediately, and continuing regular checks for the duration of the crisis. Otherwise, laid-off workers, furloughed workers, the self-employed, and workers dealing with reduced hours will struggle to pay their rent or put food on the table. My husband and I own a restaurant in Denver and these past two weeks have been a blur. Our restaurant community is wrestling with seeing everything we all have worked so hard for irrevocably changed. Our hearts were breaking as we watched our staff divide the ingredients in our kitchen to bring to their homes: a dismal token for employees who worked tirelessly every day. Our talented and cherished team, some of whom have been with us since we opened our doors 15 years ago, are now without an income. Like our team, my family has lost all of the income from our restaurant, and business owners and the self-employed can't claim unemployment. This is the story of America right now. For our team and other Americans who can claim unemployment, even the maximum payments will not be enough for most people to continue paying their bills – and avoid slipping into poverty. The facts are, even successful small businesses can’t go months with their doors closed. But supplying Americans with monthly support until they can get back on their feet can save our communities from financial ruin. We need immediate checks and recurring payments so that we can keep our heads above water. Congress needs to make sure that we won’t be left financially ruined for doing our part to keep the country healthy.
Petition to Gavin Newsom
Enable Tele-Mental Health Services Across State Lines
The unpredictability and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic (including the associated lockdowns, physical distancing, and other containment strategies) as well as the resulting economic breakdown of our global economy have increased the risk of mental health problems for individuals across all ages, races, and demographics. Preliminary findings indicate an increase in adverse mental health effects for both previously healthy people as well as people with pre-existing mental health disorders. Numerous studies of the general public show increased symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress related to COVID-19, as a result of psychosocial stressors such as life disruption, fear of illness, or fear of negative economic effects. While the issuance of vaccines has helped combat the spread of Covid-19, the pandemic's adverse impact on mental health continues to be problematic. Despite it's disruption, the COVID-19 pandemic could provide an opportunity to improve the scale and cost-effectiveness of different mental health interventions. Central to this opportunity is the willingness to rethink conventional approaches to mental health. Traditionally, licensing laws for mental health care disciplines in the United States, have been intentionally defined and regulated by the authority of individual states to allow licensing boards to operate independently. Consequently, definitions for the scope of practice for each discipline, and the regulation of the professional requirements, are often quite different between boards across states. Given that most of these licensing laws were written in the 1950s, they don’t reflect the dramatic changes allowing people to travel easily between states or countries nor the revolution of the internet. It is evident to almost all practitioners and experts alike that many state licensing laws are still archaic and do not match 21st century digital realities. While most states address tele-health issues, not all states have addressed the issue of cross-border licensing. Specifically, old definitions of the location of treatment are not suitable to modern digital and Internet based treatments. When a clinician is physically located in a state different from his/her client, the jurisdiction over the therapeutic relationship falls on both states. It is therefore important for mental health professionals to fully understand and comply with the regulations of both states. Given the variability in different state laws, this can get quite complex. For example, if a psychotherapist is licensed in state A and treats a client who is present in state B (also known as the foreign or host state), s/he might not be violating state A’s licensing laws but may be violating state B’s licensing laws (if they have laws that are relevant to the issue). Some states, for example, openly allow clinicians licensed outside of their borders to offer tele-health to clients in their jurisdiction, other states restrict and regulate it and some states prohibit it altogether. Terminating an established relationship with a mental health provider can be detrimental to the well-being of the patient. Transition times can be challenging and, from a clinical point of view, it may be important to have continuity of care. The situation may become more complicated if the client is unwilling to see a local therapist. As soon as a client is simply present on the ground of a different jurisdiction, not necessarily as a resident, the client falls into the responsibility of that state’s licensing board. It means therefore that the board of the foreign state decides if the clinician is in compliance with their laws, regulations and rules when working with a person within their jurisdiction. According to California Law for MFTs, if a practitioner is found by another state’s regulatory board to violate their state’s licensing laws, the practitioner is required to report the offense to the BBS, the licensing board in CA. It is, then, up to the CA licensing board to determine the consequences of such actions or what BBS may classify as “Unprofessional behavior”, which could include penalties such as denial, suspension or revocation of a license. At present, mental health professions in the United States do not have a national license or any reciprocity arrangement whereby a clinician who is licensed in one jurisdiction may be automatically eligible to practice under that license in other jurisdictions. Such an arrangement is presently being implemented in Canada but not yet in the United States. Nursing has an arrangement that allows nurses licensed in one jurisdiction to practice in another jurisdiction under his or her one license. This interstate compact has been agreed to by approximately 24 states. While such a nurse may practice in one state using the other state’s license, the nurse is responsible to be knowledgeable of and follow all relevant laws and regulations in the state where he or she is practicing. Similar arrangements have been instituted for medics and EMTs who may need to cross state lines in their line of duty. Regretfully, such an arrangement is not available for mental health professionals. The goal of this petition is to push for a national license whereby a mental health clinician who is licensed in one jurisdiction may be automatically eligible to practice under that license in other jurisdictions should the clinician have an established relationship with a patient who must relocate out of the initial jurisdiction after an established therapeutic relationship has been formed. This petition strives enable tele-therapy across state lines so long as the patient's mental health issues are such that they can be effectively treated via the phone, videoconferencing or other Internet-based or digital technologies. If a national license is not approved, this petition strives to enable tele-therapy across state lines for patients residing in the state of California. ** This petition has leveraged the following articles and resources to convey its messaging: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(20)30307-2/fulltext https://www.zurinstitute.com/telehealth-across-state-lines/
Petition to Mississippi residents, Mississippi Politicians, Mississippi Supreme Court
Over rule the overturning of Mississippi’s Initiative 65!
The Mississippi Supreme Court has overturned the decision of Mississippi’s Medical Marijuana Program. Doing this goes against everything this country was founded upon. The people voted, which is all we are allowed to do. Now our votes and our democracy are being thrown to the ground and stepped on. Please sign this petition and let’s bring this issue back into our politician’s faces. Let us not let them forget we have a voice! It will be heard! We have let our government dictate entirely too much of our lives. It is time we are heard. It is time we are recognized. Not only will this create jobs, it will create a more modern medical practice to our GREAT state! If we do not stand up for this, what will they overturn and overrule next? Ask yourself, will this hurt us? No. Will this benefit us? YES! Say yes to medical marijuana, say yes to this petition! Say no to the corrupt government who “serves” us. If our votes mean nothing, then we as citizens have nothing. This may be one thing, but how many other issues will this lead to. We must take a stand. We must be staunch supporters of democracy, unlike our political “leaders”. Please, I ask you, sign this petition. While signing this petition, imagine the thousands of lives you will help change in a positive manner.
Petition to Ambassador Randy Berry, U.S. Department of State
Get CoVID Vaccines to Nepal ASAP and prevent a humanitarian disaster
Dear Ambassador Berry, We approach you as a group of Nepali nationals and US Citizens who share a deep appreciation for the special relationship shared between our two nations. We are certain that you must share our deep distress and concern over the recent rapid and deadly escalation of COVID-19 cases in Nepal. The heroic efforts of so many medical and frontline workers are inspiring, but Nepal is dangerously under-equipped to handle the crisis. The loss of life and economic devastation that are predicted over the coming weeks and months are of a scale that is difficult to imagine. Nepal now has among the highest viral reproduction rates in the world. In some regions as many as 90% of tests are returning positive. The Health Ministry has predicted that by July 15 new case numbers could reach 800,000 people - resulting in ten critically ill patients for each available ICU bed. Hospitals are already overwhelmed and soon patients will start dying for lack of basic resources such as oxygen. Nepal is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. We are writing because the United States has the means to dramatically reduce the loss of life and suffering that awaits Nepal in the coming weeks and months. The recent announcement of $8.5 million in funding for PPE and other equipment is welcome, however, this alone is unlikely to head off this crisis. Nepal urgently needs COVID vaccines in order to make a meaningful impact. With only 4% of the population having received at least one dose and with India deep in crisis, it is unlikely that Nepal will receive more vaccines from what was previously its primary source. We therefore request that the United States government immediately release at least 12 million doses of vaccine to the Government of Nepal to assist it in protecting the population. America’s timely action will save hundreds of thousands of people from unnecessary suffering and death, and reduce the long term impacts of poverty and lost development. Our two nations have shared a long history of mutual cooperation in public health that goes back over half a century. By ensuring a timely delivery of vaccines for Nepal you will be adding an important chapter to that history. Yours sincerely, Asha Magrati, Writer/Actor, New York Ashutosh Tiwari, Founder, SAFAL Partners Bhekh Bahadur Thapa, Former Ambassador of Nepal to the United States Carroll Dunham, Founder, Wild Earth, LLC Charles Gay, Peace Corps Nepal 1969-70 Conrad Anker, Climber Deepak Rauniyar, Writer/Filmmaker, New York Dr David Schlim, Past President, International Society of Travel Medicine Dr. Peter Hackett, Former Medical Director, Himalayan Rescue Association Dr. Alexander Avramov, Associate Researcher, Emory University Dr. Arjun Karki , Pulmonologist, Founding Vice Chancellor, Patan Academy of Health Sciences Dr. Arjun Karki, Former Ambassador of Nepal to the United States Dr. Arnico Panday, CEO, Ullens Education Foundation Dr. Barbara Butterworth, Educator Dr. Bhagwan Koirala, Professor, Cardiac Surgeon and Social Worker Dr. Dhiraj Gurung , Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (Recipient of Kirti Maya Rastradeep award for management of Covid in Karnali region) Dr. Digbijay Mahat, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Dr. Lhamo Y Sherpa, SR Research Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor, IPAS Nepal Dr. Rita Thapa (Public Health), Public Health Physician Dr. Rohit Ranjitkar, Country Director, Kathmandu Valley Preservation Dr. Sabin Ninglekhu, Researcher Dr. Sameer Dixit, Director of Research, The Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal Dr. Sanduk Ruit, Founder, Tilganga Eye Hospital Indra Bahadur Gurung, Chairperson, Nepal Indigenous Nationalities, President World League for Freedom and Democracy, Nepal Chapter J. Gabriel Campbell, Ph.D, Retired Director General of ICIMOD James M. Tielsch, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Global Health, George Washington University Joanne Katz, Sc.D, Professor, Global Disease and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Kabita Rai, Activist Kai Bird, Pulitzer-Prize winning Author Kanak Dixit, Writer and Editor Kesang Tseten, Filmmaker Kul Chandra Gautam, Former Assistant Secretary-General of the UN, Former Deputy ED of UNICEF Kunda Dixit, Editor, Nepali Times Lynn Bennett, Ph.D. MBE, Retired Lead Anthropologist, World Bank Nepal Maggie Doyne, CEO, BlinkNow Foundation Manisha Koirala, Actress and Social Activist Meghan Tierney Nalbo, Director, Asia Foundation Mike Gill, Administrator Mohna Ansari, Former Commissioner and Spokesperson, National Human Rights Commission Nepal Pamela Ross, U. of Wisconsin College Year in Nepal, 1990-2000 Parul Christian, DrPH, MSc, Professor, Director & Associate Chair, Johns Hopkins University Pradip Pariyar, Executive Chairperson, Samata Foundation Pranika Koyu, Human rights activist, writer Prof. Eri Saikawa, Associate Professor, Emory University Ramyata Limbu , Filmmaker, KIMFF director Renan Ozturk, Climber Rita Baramu, Activist Ruma Rajbhandari, Assistant Professor Of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Rushil Shakya, Technologist, Educator Sapana Sanjeevani, Activist Sarita Pariyar, Writer/Activist Shankar Sharma, Former Ambassador of Nepal to the United States Shripa Pradhan, Activist Shubha Kayastha, Body & Data Steve LeClerq, Nepal Country Director, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department Sujeev Shakya, CEO, Beed Management & Chairman, Nepal Economic Forum Sumnima Udas, Founder, Lumbini Museum Initiative; Former CNN International Correspondent Swarnim Wagle, Chair, Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS); former Vice-Chair, National Planning Commission, Nepal Tom Kelly, Photographer Tsering Rhitar Sherpa, Filmmaker Yozana Magar, Activist On Behalf Of The CoVID Alliance For Nepal Alisha Singh, Business Development Manager Ben Ayers, National Geographic Explorer Garima Khakurel, Software Engineer Associate; US Embassy Youth Council Nepal Member 2018-19 Ishan Adhikari, MD MS-HCM, Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurophysiology: Epilepsy, Neuromuscular and Autonomic Disorders, Founder: Nepali League Against Epilepsy (NLAE) Chairman: Global Nepali Health & Research Center (GNHRC) Janak Raj Sapkota , Journalist Kabin Maleku, Pharmacist Kabita Parajuli, Lawyer Kashish Das Shrestha, National Geographic Explorer Luna Ranjit, Writer, Researcher Mamta Gurung Nyangmi , Strategy and Development Consultant Monika Shrestha, Co-Founder and Consultant at Higher Ground Nepal Pvt Ltd Nicole Thakuri Wick, CEO NAG Prabhat Adhikari, MD, Infectious Diseases & Critical Care specialist Raj Gyawali, Founder - socialtours Ramu Kharel, MD, MPH (Emergency Medicine Specialist) Sakar Pudasaini, Founder, Karkhana Subina Shrestha, Filmmaker/ Journalist Sumana Shrestha, Founder, Kosi Collaborative
Petition to U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, New Hampshire State House, New Hampshire State Senate, New Hampshire Governor, The US Senate, Beth Bell, MD, Sylvia Burwell, Dr. Tom Frieden, Rima Khabbaz, Chris smith, Collin Peterson, Alex Azar, II
Calling for a Congressional investigation of the CDC, IDSA and ALDF
We are experiencing a health crisis here in New Hampshire and across the country with the growing epidemic of Lyme disease. A number of legislators have personally been affected and have introduced legislation to address this problem. Here are just a few recent examples. Massachusetts Representative David Linsky: “The occurrence of Lyme disease has reached near epidemic proportions in Massachusetts. Virtually every family in Massachusetts has been affected by Lyme disease in some way. Lyme disease is a public health crisis in the Commonwealth.” Read more… Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York Senator Richard Blumenthal: "Today for me culminates more than a decade of work and probably a decade more, because I've seen firsthand the devastating, absolutely unacceptable damage done by Lyme disease to individual human beings, Connecticut children and residents whose lives have been changed forever as a result of Lyme disease” Read more…. New Jersey, Pennsylvania Congressman Chris Smith: "It seems everywhere I go, someone comes up to me to talk about how Lyme disease has severely impacted their lives or someone they know," Read more… Virginia Virginia Governor’s Task Force Chair Michael P Farris, Esq: "Doctors here in Virginia are committing malpractice by saying the ELISA test is sufficient." Read more… Texas Sen. Harris says he was severely affected by the disease, but “got a lucky break.” His doctor, constrained by a disciplinary board that limited antibiotic use for tick-borne illness to 1 month or less, arranged for 17 physicians to take turns writing prescriptions for Sen. Harris’s treatment. Read more… Two HoustonTexas physicians tested their chronically ill patients for Lyme disease via CDC Western blot criteria finding all patients positive for the infection in a state where the prevalence of Lyme infected ticks is only about 1-2%. “No history of bull’s-eye rash or illness following tick bite was reported by these patients.” The CDC defines “Lyme disease” exclusively as a zoonotic illness. Congenital and gestational transfer cases have been disregarded for reasons not evident to us”. Read more… Congenital Transmission of Lyme: 28 Peer-Reviewed Studies After spending four years on this subject the following statement from a physician on the front lines treating the late stage Lyme epidemic for a quarter century rings true: “In the fullness of time, the mainstream handling of chronic Lyme disease will be viewed as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of medicine because elements of academic medicine, elements of government and virtually the entire insurance industry have colluded to deny a disease.” We have studies proving persistent infection after antibiotic treatment for mice, dogs, ponies, monkeys, cows, iris biopsy, and ligamentous tissue but if you perform a simple Yahoo search for the following statement, “There is no convincing scientific evidence that chronic Lyme exists” you will find the top search results are connected to “elements of academic medicine” involved in the denial of the late stage Lyme epidemic. Persistent Lyme infection: 273 Peer-Reviewed Studies Circular reasoning: "Suppress all evidence and then proclaim there is no evidence" “One way to stop an epidemic is to redefine it by narrowing the disease's diagnostic criteria so tightly that it's hard for any chronically ill Lyme patient to fit the profile and obtain insurance reimbursement.” Read more… The following CDC letter (Dec 1996) addressed to former Senator Alfonse D’Amato promising to inform the medical community that the CDC’s Lyme case definition was created for reporting purposes only and not intended for clinical diagnosis is yet another failure on the part of the CDC to follow up on their responsibilities. Countless numbers of Lyme patients have been denied treatment and insurance reimbursement as a result of the restrictive case definition. Read more… Jan 2004 testimony from Paul Mead, M.D., M.P.H. Medical Epidemiologist from the CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases: “No surveillance case definition is 100% accurate. There will always be some patients with Lyme disease whose illness does not meet the national surveillance case definition.” Read more… Seronegativity in Lyme borreliosis: 103 Peer-Reviewed Studies There has been a combined effort on the part of the CDC, IDSA and ALDF to use the media for propagating the Lyme disease disinformation campaign following Chomsky's propaganda model. They have used Medscape, Family Practice News, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet Infectious Diseases and now The American Heart Association to spread the disinformation. This deliberate campaign is aimed at purposely confusing our medical community to keep case numbers artificially low by omitting the late stage of the disease entirely as there is absolutely no medical training whatsoever for the later stages of this disease (Willful Ignorance) so patients are often ping ponged though the medical community for years or decades before obtaining a late stage Lyme diagnosis. Nine Steps to Deny an Epidemic on a National Level 101 Letter to the editor of Clinical Infectious Diseases questioning the validity of Dr Alan Steere’s research. Read more…. Letter to the editor of Clinical Infectious Diseases questioning the validity of Dr Gary Wormser’s research. Read more…. Dr Alan MacDonald’s letter to the editor of Clinical Infectious Diseases questioning the reality of the abstract by Lantos, Auwaerter, and Wormser: Read more….. Agenda-driven bias: “People with these types of agendas may be more likely to abuse meta-analysis due to personal bias” NEJM editor: “No longer possible to believe much of clinical research published” When “evidence based medicine” has been spun to fit bias agendas and the patient voice has been intentionally ignored who investigates the dishonest science? Email message sent to the editors of the publications listed above announcing this petition. Read more… It’s all about the VACCINE It has become blatantly obvious that the CDC will go to great lengths to insure that Lyme disease remains within its narrow definition in order to fit the vaccine model. Chronic Lyme does not fit any vaccine model. The CDC has long known about the virulence and persistence of this spirochete focusing on a vaccine as the cure-all to this world wide epidemic. The late stage/chronic Lyme community has become collateral damage for a vaccine market in the course of a government sponsored initiative as Baxter’s phase III clinical trials are underway. The CDC has aligned itself with institutions/researchers with a bias against persistent infection and has misused its authority by inappropriately allotting government funds to Mass General Hospital (Dr Alan Steere) and New York Medical College (Dr Gary Wormser) as identified in the following communications. Read more…. The Principle Investigators of the two previous Lyme vaccines: Allen C. Steere for SmithKlineBeecham's LymeRix and Gary Wormser for Connaught's vaccine (which never made it to market) have conceptualized a disease that would enable vaccine development. The one-size-fits-all Lyme treatment guideline (lead author: Gary Wormser) matches the conceptualized disease. A preventive vaccine for Lyme disease would not satisfy the FDA if a chronic persistent infection and seronegative disease exist. Post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome is simply a fabricated medical condition disguising treatment failure. Seronegativity in Lyme borreliosis: 103 Peer-Reviewed Studies It remains questionable that a Lyme disease vaccine is practical for an infection that produces a lack of immunological memory (unlike Measles, Mumps etc.) so the Wormser study fabricating a six year strain-specific immunity makes perfect sense for the marketing/acceptance of such vaccine as identified in a letter to Editor in Chief, Ferric C. Fang, M.D. Infection and Immunity. Read more… The producers of the documentary, “Under Our Skin,” submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to investigate possible conflicts-of-interest of three Centers for Disease Control (CDC) employees who control public health policy for Lyme disease. (Barbara Johnson, Paul Mead and David Dennis) That request was finally fulfilled (May 2012) from the Department of Health and Human Services (five years later!). The information received is highly redacted with approximately half the information cut. What does the CDC know about Lyme disease that requires hiding from the public? The Centers for Disease Control has betrayed the public trust. For more on the FOIA see Poughkeepsie Journal article # 1 article # 2 By Mary Beth Pfeiffer Mary Beth Pfeiffer of the Poughkeepsie Journal highlighted the worst conflicts of interests between federal officials and a core group of researchers receiving government grants in the “ties that bind” page. Read more… Who is responsible for the “highly pathogenic” clone of the Lyme disease bacteria, (Borrelia burgdorferi) found in Europe and North America as reported by the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases? Read more… The following list establishes who knew what and when identifying their contribution to the disinformation campaign aimed at denying persistent Borrelia infection. When subpoenas are issued CDC officials cannot claim conflicts of scheduling issues and must attend to testify under oath regarding the mishandling of Lyme disease. Congressional Investigation Subpoena List 1. CDC Officials DAVID DENNIS (1) (2) (3), C. Ben Beard, Barbara Johnson (1), Paul Mead (1), Joseph Breen Former NIH Lyme Program Officers Phillip Baker, Edward McSweegan (1)(2) 2. IDSA Lyme Treatment Guideline Authors (1) (2) (3) (4) Gary P Wormser (1), Raymond J. Dattwyler (1), Eugene D. Shapiro, John J Halperin (1), Allen C. Steere (1), Mark S Klempner (1), Peter J. Krause, Johan S. Bakken, Franc Strle, Gerold Stanek, Linda Bockenstedt (1), Durland Fish (1) (2), J. Stephen Dumler, Robert B. Nadelman Academic Medicine Paul Auwaerter, Arthur Weinstein (1) 3. The American Lyme Disease Foundation Phillip Baker, (1) (2) Executive Director Please call your legislator and respectfully urge immediate action from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to fully investigate the facts surrounding the failures of leadership and management deficiencies by requesting a Congressional investigation of the CDC, IDSA and ALDF (Find your Senator) (Find your Representative) Yolanda Foster on Lyme disease, one of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” Dr Alan MacDonald on Alzheimer's and Lyme disease, “The Biology of Lyme Disease: An Expert's Perspective” Remarks: World Wide Lyme Rally & Protest Kenneth B. Liegner, M.D. Lyme disease testing flaws and conflicts of interests The Barry Marshall affect on chronic disease Inconvenient truths Bullying of Lyme patients List of abbreviations CDC: Centers for Disease ControlIDSA: Infectious Disease Society of AmericaALDF: American Lyme Disease Foundation Carl TuttleHudson, NH03051 Website: New Hampshire Lyme Misdiagnosis Letter to the Editor, The Lancet Infectious Diseases Published May 2012 The Tuttle family was featured on New Hampshire Chronicle’s “Living with Lyme” with the program archived on their site in six small segments for viewing on the computer Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6
Petition to RBIS Students and Families
STOP RBIS Students from GOING physically to School.
Due to the ministry of education decision, Ras Beirut International School administration took the decision to take students back to school physically. In the past 2 years, Covid-19 has proved its seriousness and impact on someone's life. Even though the lockdown measures have been reduced, it does not mean the pandemic and risk of infection are over. Due to COVID- 19 danger, we ask the administration to revoke that decision and STOP RBIS Students from going to school (they can go to do exams solely). Health is a priority above anything, if our students get sick, it would threaten their lives, and would not even study online. Let the studies stay online until everyone is vaccinated. Let us BE RESPONSIBLE for our students and the community as a whole. WE DO NOT WANT TO RISK OUR CHILDREN GETTING INFECTED WITH THIS LIFE-THREATENING VIRUS. REVOKE THE DECISION. بناء لقرار وزارة التربية والتعليم ، قررت مدرسة راس بيروت الدولية عودة الطلاب للحضور بالمدرسة. بالسنتين الماضيين أثبتت كورونا مدى جديتها وخطورتها على حياة الإنسان، لا يعني التخفيض من الإجراءات الوقائية من قبل الدولة أن خطورة كورونا قلة نسبتها، بسبب خطورة كورونا نطلب من إدارة مدرسة راس بيروت الدولية أن التراجع عن قرار الحضور الإلزامي للمدرسة للطلاب (على أن يتم الحضور للمدرسة بالإمتحانات). للصحة الأولية قبل كل شيء، وإن وصل المرض للطلاب أو للأستاذة فإنهم سيتعرضون للخطر ولن يستطيعوا حتى التعلم عن بعد، لذلك لحماية الجميع الأفضل البقاء على التعلم عن بعد لغاية ما يتم أخذ اللقاح للجميع. لنكون مسؤولين عن الطلاب وعن المجتمع ككل. الطلب: التراجع عن قرار الحضور لأننا نهتم بصحة الطلاب والأساتذة والإدارة والمدرسة بكل ما فيها
Petition to Hilton Worldwide, Wyndham Hotels Worldwide, Marriott, Hyatt Hotels, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Radisson , Choice Hotels
Tiny Smiling Faces Request all hotel brands to help COVID Relief Efforts in South Gujarat
More than 50% of the hotels are owned and operated by Asian Americans from South Gujarat. Most of the hotel owners are within 30 Miles of Bardoli. The magnitude of the crisis in India has been beyond imagination due to COVID 19. Many local charitable hospitals are in need of financial support, Many have mounting medical bills that have put extreme strain on their families, Many families have lost their loved ones who are the bread earner in their families. Many children have lost their parents. Being a true partner, we request all brands that have benefited for many years to come help support our region of Bardoli which is heavily devasted. Please contribute through Tiny Smiling Faces a 501-C-3 Foundation that has been engaged during this crisis with help through their volunteers. In the past 30 days, Tiny Smiling Faces have executed through all their resources and volunteers in India all of the following 1. Purchased and received Oxygen Concentrators and distributed them to multiple Covid Isolation Centers, hospitals, and spread them out through multiple villages. 2. Purchased Ventilators for 3 Hospitals 3. Purchased Bipap machines for 5 Hospitals 4. Help get started with two free transportation vans one in Bardoli and one in Vansda and looking to add one more in Kamrej 5. Help provide over 1000 daily meals to multiple Covid Isolation Centers and Covid hospitals 6. Help provide N95 Mask and other medical equipment as support to people who have been infected with COVID 19 7. Help make arrangements to refill Oxygen Tanks 8. Help provide additional funds and show appreciation for Frontline Heroes who are daily risking their lives. We need additional funds to help continue many of these programs and also like to add programs that would help people who have big medical bills and help provide financial support to children who have lost their parents. Time is of the essence and we request a fast, large contribution asap. PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION AND SEND IT TO ALL HOTEL OWNERS.
Petition to Lebanese Judicial System
Reverse Punishment for Saving a Life:Support Dr Rana Sharara-Chami, Children, Lebanese MDs
Acclaimed Dr. Rana Sharara-Chami decided to bring best practices in medicine to help the people and children of Lebanon. Her other choice was and remains to have a brilliant lucrative carrier as a medical doctor in the US and globally instead of coping with the Lebanese financial crisis. Dr. Rana Sharara-Chami is so invested and attached to her roots that she chose to bring her family back to Lebanon, create a non-profit, multiple health and wellness projects to fight daily for disadvantaged and all children's well-being on top of heavy medical and academic duties as an internationally recognized medical doctor. The AUH medical body following best medical practices with the approval and signature of the parents of child Ella Tanous had to make the painful decision to amputate limbs in order to save Ella's life. This month of May 2021 the Lebanese court system - against court assigned expert opinion - decided to level gigantic fines on Dr. Sharara and other doctors in relation to Ella. We the patients, medical professionals, friends, families; We the Lebanese people; We the doctors of the world; We the children of Lebanon and of the world stand in support of Dr. Rana Sharara-Chami against this ruling. ENOUGH with the absurdity. Presidents, Ministers, Justices please reverse immediately Judge Tarek Bitar's ruling relating to Ella Tanous.