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WHO launches campaign for cervical cancer elimination

WHO launches campaign for cervical cancer elimination

Cervical cancer is the first cancer declared for elimination by the World Health Organization (WHO), which recently launched a new campai...Read More

WHO lauds Yogi govt for Covid management

WHO lauds Yogi govt for Covid management

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has earned appreciation for its Covid-19 management strategy from the World Health Organi...Read More

Vaccine on its own will not end COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

Vaccine on its own will not end COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that a vaccine would not by itself stop ...Read More

WHO chief urges global system for sharing pathogen materials

WHO chief urges global system for sharing pathogen materials

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that there...Read More

Coronavirus: WHO chief Tedros thanks PM Modi for strong commitment to COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: WHO chief Tedros thanks PM Modi for strong commitment to COVID-19 vaccine

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his str...Read More

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus under self-quarantine after contact tests COVID-19 positive

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus under self-quarantine after contact tests COVID-19 positive

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday (November 1) announced his self-isolation after com...Read More

WHO plans COVID-19 vaccine insurance scheme for 92 low-income countries

WHO plans COVID-19 vaccine insurance scheme for 92 low-income countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) is planning to set up a compensation fund for citizens in poor countries, who might suffer side-effec...Read More

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in countries like India: WHO

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in countries like India: WHO

Antenatal steroids such as dexamethasone, used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe Covid-19, can boost the ...Read More

WHO donates Covid-19 medical supplies to Syria

WHO donates Covid-19 medical supplies to Syria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 8.8 tonnes of pmedical supplies to Syria to aid the country's fight against the Covid-19 ...Read More

WHO backs India and South Africa's joint proposal to ensure universal access to COVID-19 vaccines

WHO backs India and South Africa's joint proposal to ensure universal access to COVID-19 vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has backed India and South Africa's joint proposal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to ensure un...Read More

WHO: 4 Covid drugs with little to no effect

WHO: 4 Covid drugs with little to no effect

The UN health agency says the world's largest random trial of COVID-19 treatments found "conclusive evidence" that Remdesivir, a drug use...Read More

Healthy young people may have to wait until 2022 for COVID-19 vaccine, say WHO

Healthy young people may have to wait until 2022 for COVID-19 vaccine, say WHO

The top officials of World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said that young and healthy adults may have to wait longer than people ...Read More

WHO expects to see COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020 at earliest

WHO expects to see COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020 at earliest

The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that a vaccine against the coronavirus disease will be ready for registration by the end of ...Read More

World Mental Health Day: Greater investment, better mental health facilities

World Mental Health Day: Greater investment, better mental health facilities

The World Mental Health Federation recognises greater access and investment for mental health for this year’s theme for World Mental Heal...Read More

Facebook launches 'Emotional Health' for your well being

Facebook launches 'Emotional Health' for your well being

The resource will be available globally, with locally relevant information from mental health officials.

COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by year-end: WHO chief

COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by year-end: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday said a COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by year-end. Addressing ...Read More

10 per cent of the world's population may have had contracted COVID-19, says WHO

10 per cent of the world's population may have had contracted COVID-19, says WHO

Geneva: In a special meeting, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that one in 10 people around the world may have con...Read More

On platinum anniversary, feeble, failing 
world body leaves us UN-derwhelmed

On platinum anniversary, feeble, failing world body leaves us UN-derwhelmed

Historically, the UN's role in conflict management and poverty eradication has been underwhelming. Genocides and famines have occurred on...Read More

WHO lauds Odisha govt for efficient COVID-19 management, despite cyclone Amphan, influx of migrants

WHO lauds Odisha govt for efficient COVID-19 management, despite cyclone Amphan, influx of migrants

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has heaped praises on the Odisha government for its efficient COVID-19 management, even though the st...Read More

COVID-19 vaccine update: AstraZeneca pause on vaccine trial a 'wake-up call', says WHO

COVID-19 vaccine update: AstraZeneca pause on vaccine trial a 'wake-up call', says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that AstraZeneca's pause of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus after the illness of a p...Read More

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