WHO chief calls for more investments in public health

World Health Organisation Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday called on countries to make greater investment in their public health systems to make the world better prepared for future epidemics and pandemics. Continue Reading

WHO to set up traditional medicine centre in India

The World Health Organisation today said it will set up a Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India. Continue Reading

WHO chief keen to working ‘closely’ with Biden

The World Health Organization chief welcomed efforts on Monday to strengthen the Geneva-based body through reform and said that it was looking forward to working closely with the administration of US President-elect Joe Biden. Continue Reading

WHO, partners roll out faster Covid tests for poorer nations

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced Monday that it and leading partners have agreed to a plan to roll out 120 million rapid-diagnostic tests for the coronavirus to help lower- and middle-income countries make up ground in a testing gap with richer countries even if it’s not fully funded yet. Continue Reading

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is dangerouss: WHO

Countries with significant active spread of coronavirus must prevent amplifying events, as opening up without the virus being under control would be a recipe for disaster, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Continue Reading

WHO says Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’

New coronavirus cases had their biggest daily increase ever as the pandemic worsens globally and has yet to peak in central America, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, urging countries to press on with efforts to contains the virus. Continue Reading