A draft decision on the negotiation modalities of a pandemic treaty for consideration of the 74th World Health Assembly has been circulated to WHO Members as most governments are struggling to contain COVID-19.
GENEVA – The WHO on Friday backed the International Olympic Committee, Japan and host city Tokyo to make the right choices in managing the Covid-19 risks surrounding the pandemic-postponed 2020 Games.
It was meant to counter misrepresentations by the Big Media in the West, and in India which only relayed half-truths spread by the former.
Low-income countries have just received only 0.2 percent of the total Covid-19 jabs globally as more than 700 million vaccine doses have been administered across the world.
They are among the estimated 20 million people around the world — in rich nations and poor — who are pivotal in keeping cities clean, alongside paid sanitation employees.
Health officials from the UN and the European Union will meet with top executives of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Tuesday to discuss Astra-Zeneca vaccine.
The world faces a “catastrophic moral failure” because of unequal Covid vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
In December 2020, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus revealed that WHO plans to create a new collection of viruses and other biological samples related to diseases outbreaks.
Fifteen countries, including Bangladesh, account for approximately two-thirds of the worldwide deaths linked to trans fat intake, says the World Health Organization’s (WHO) on Thursday.
Dhaka, Aug 29: Director General of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the ongoing activities and various initiatives taken by the government of Bangladesh to control COVID-19. He thanked Bangladesh for its support and cooperation to…
GENEVA, Aug 25, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – The coronavirus pandemic is still raging worldwide, but fresh World Health Organization data indicates its pace is easing in most regions, with the biggest slowdown seen in the hard-hit Americas.
Pointing out that the risk of Covid-19 infection from breastfeeding is negligible, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended breastfeeding should continue.
World Health Organization’s chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan on Friday said that 50 to 60 per cent of the population will need to be immune to the novel coronavirus to protect the uninfected as herd immunity” is still a long…
The number of new cases of coronavirus rose by almost 260,000 in 24 hours – the largest single-day increase since the pandemic began, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday. According to the WHO, this is the first time…
Noting that the pandemic has affected over 200 million people globally, the World Health Organization warned that up to 132 million people may go hungry in 2020 due to the impact lockdowns and restrictions imposed in efforts to curb the…
Dhaka, July 18 – New York police on Friday arrested the personal assistant of Fahim Saleh, a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of Bangladeshi ride-sharing app Pathao, who was brutally murdered in his own apartment in Manhattan three days back.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, stressed the need for immediate efforts to vaccinate all children as the number of children receiving life-saving vaccines around the world has declined alarmingly.
The World Health Organization reported Friday that the total number of COVID-19 cases worldwide doubled over the past six weeks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the trials of hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir to treat COVID-19 patients.
Bangladesh on Friday ranked 8th in the global weekly increase in new coronavirus cases, according to World Health Organization (WHO).
The World Health Organization warned Wednesday the Middle East was at a decisive moment in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with cases surging as countries ease lockdown measures.
The World Health Organization says 60 percent of the world’s 10 million coronavirus cases since December came in the month of June – a sign that the pandemic is getting worse and not slowing down.
The coronavirus pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the WHO warned , as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surged in Latin America and the United States.
Global coronavirus infections topped nine million on Monday as the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic was accelerating and Saudi Arabia said it would allow a “very limited” number of pilgrims to the hajj next month.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday reminded people about the importance of washing hands, physical distancing and demonstrating kindness to neighbours through ‘Mr Bean’s Essential COVID-19 Checklist’.
Geneva, AP/UNB, June 22 – The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours.
Bangladesh ranked 10th both in daily and weekly increase of new coronavirus cases according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The World Health Organization Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is difficult.
President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the World Health Organization, which he says failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus.
Geneva, 19 May (Kanaga Raja) -The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best – and the worst – of humanity and has exposed the fault lines, inequalities, injustices and contradictions of our modern world, the Director-General of the World Health…