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CienciaPR urges people to keep up with masking and prevention to mitigate the next COVID-19 surge

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In light of the flexibilization of COVID-19 mitigation measures in Puerto Rico, the NGO and scientific collective Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR, www.cienciapr.org) is calling on the public not to lower their guard and be prepared to respond to a possible surge in cases. This comes following a recent increase in the positivity rate in the country and ongoing surges in Europe and Asia caused by the Omicron subvariant BA.2.

CienciaPR’s Aquí Nos Cuidamos named Breakthrough of the Year at prestigious international event

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San Juan, PR – Aquí Nos Cuidamos, a community engagement project of the nonprofit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), was named Breakthrough of the Year 2021 in the category of Science Engagement at the Falling Walls Science Summit, celebrated November 7-9 in Berlin, Germany. This prestigious award honors the most outstanding project breaking the wall between science and society.

CienciaPR launches mental health videos in sign language

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San Juan, PR — The deaf community is one of the most vulnerable and invisibilized communities in Puerto Rico, and its challenges have become even more acute during the pandemic due to lack of services, barriers to communication and access to information, among others. For that reason, and as part of Mental Health Awareness Month (October), the nonprofit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) launched a series of videos on mental health issues in sign language.

Aquí Nos Cuidamos launches a new mental health campaign

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San Juan, PR – The precarious mental health situation in Puerto Rico has been worsened by the disasters and emergencies of the past four years, including Hurricanes Irma and Maria, earthquakes and the COVID-19 pandemic. Given this reality, the nonprofit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) launched the public service campaign 'Salud mental es plenitud' (Mental health is plenitude or wholeness), as part of the educational toolkit Aquí Nos Cuidamos. 

CienciaPR establishes multi-sectoral partnerships to educate about COVID-19 and promote vaccination

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The organization has signed collaborative agreements with more than 12 entities, including the Puerto Rico House of Representatives, to enhance education, prevention and vaccination efforts against COVID-19 in the country.

CienciaPR community project wins important international recognition

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Aquí Nos Cuidamos was chosen among 189 initiatives from 80 countries as one of 20 winners in the Falling Walls Engage competition, which recognizes projects that engage the public with science.

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