Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

FPJ Edit: A probe into WHO’s handling of China

FPJ Edit: A probe into WHO’s handling of China

The decision by the World Health Assembly — the decision-making body of the World Health Organization — to probe its response to the coro...Read More

Full text of Trump's scathing letter to WHO chief Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus

Full text of Trump's scathing letter to WHO chief Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus

On Monday, US President Donald Trump tweeted pictures of a letter he sent to WHO Directer General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. "This is...Read More

Health is "investment in our collective future": WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Health is "investment in our collective future": WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

"The pandemic has shown again, and in the strongest way possible, that investing in health is not just the right thing to do, it's the sm...Read More

Strong health systems best defence against pandemics: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Strong health systems best defence against pandemics: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Geneva: Strong and resilient health systems are the best defense against pandemics and the multiple health threats of the world, said Wor...Read More

Dear Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, here are 3 instances where you asked us to listen to WHO during COVID-19 and see where that led us

Dear Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, here are 3 instances where you asked us to listen to WHO during COVID-19 and see where that led us

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) has come out in its defence over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic aft...Read More

WHO chief warns COVID-19 still "extremely dangerous" amid ballooning caseload

WHO chief warns COVID-19 still "extremely dangerous" amid ballooning caseload

Meanwhile, global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 3 million on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)...Read More

Supporting WHO means safeguarding multilateralism: Chinese FM

Supporting WHO means safeguarding multilateralism: Chinese FM

Wang said he made the phone call to show that the Chinese government and people firmly support the WHO, expressing confidence that fair-m...Read More

WHO chief appreciates India's efforts to eradicate polio to fight coronavirus pandemic

WHO chief appreciates India's efforts to eradicate polio to fight coronavirus pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it will work with India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to leverage the strategies t...Read More

WHO warns of COVID-19 resurgence as countries ease restrictions

WHO warns of COVID-19 resurgence as countries ease restrictions

On Monday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference from Geneva that a new strategy will be publis...Read More

COVID-19 fatality rate to be 10 times higher than influenza: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

COVID-19 fatality rate to be 10 times higher than influenza: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Speaking at a Mission briefing on COVID-19 from Geneva on Thursday, the WHO chief said that so far, more than 1.3 million people have bee...Read More

"Please quarantine politicizing COVID": WHO chief

"Please quarantine politicizing COVID": WHO chief

"My message to political parties: do not politicize this virus. If you care for your people, work across party lines and ideologies ... W...Read More

Global coronavirus death toll tops 60,000, cases pass 1.1 mln: WHO

Global coronavirus death toll tops 60,000, cases pass 1.1 mln: WHO

Outside China, the death toll rose to 59,446, while 1,050,828 cases have been reported. The United States has reported 273,808 cases wit...Read More

“WHO is biased”: Donald Trump

“WHO is biased”: Donald Trump

President Trump was responding to a question on allegations by Republican Senator Marco Rubio that the World Health Organization (WHO) sh...Read More

Coronavirus Update: Xi says appreciative of WHO chief's efforts for global COVID-19 fight

Coronavirus Update: Xi says appreciative of WHO chief's efforts for global COVID-19 fight

In a reply letter to Ghebreyesus, Xi said China will continue to provide support for the international community in combating the coronav...Read More

WHO urges countries to use lockdowns as second window of opportunity to eradicate coronavirus epidemic

WHO urges countries to use lockdowns as second window of opportunity to eradicate coronavirus epidemic

This window of opportunity was created by those countries and regions which introduced unprecedented "lockdown" measures to contain COVID...Read More

Coronavirus Update: No sign of pandemic slowdown as global cases top 300,000

Coronavirus Update: No sign of pandemic slowdown as global cases top 300,000

According to the WHO situation dashboard, 14,510 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus as of 10:00 CET (0900 GMT) Monday.

COVID-19 cases top 200,000 globally, death toll over 8,000: WHO

COVID-19 cases top 200,000 globally, death toll over 8,000: WHO

WHO chief reiterated countries must isolate, test, treat every case and trace every contact to suppress and control the epidemic, warning...Read More

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