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World Health Organization (WHO)

How world handled COVID-19: WHO promises 'honest evaluation' after Trump's criticism

The panel will provide an interim report to an annual meeting of health ministers in November and present a “substantive report” next May

10 Jul 2020 10:02 AM

WHO will review claims of airborne transmission of COVID-19 made by health experts

“We are aware of the article and are reviewing its contents with our technical experts,” WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said

07 Jul 2020 1:21 PM

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs in COVID trials

Another branch of the WHO-led trial is also looking at the potential effect of Gilead’s antiviral drug remdesivir on COVID-19

05 Jul 2020 10:21 AM

WHO says coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high

“More than six months into the pandemic, this is not the time for any country to take its foot off the pedal,” said WHO Director Tedros

09 Jun 2020 1:25 PM

WHO seeks good ties with US despite Trump's exit move

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he hoped his organisation could continue its longstanding collaboration with the United States

02 Jun 2020 10:13 AM

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Manage lockdown to relaxation transition carefully to avoid virus resurgence: WHO

Government-ordered lockdowns have become increasingly unpopular as countries suffer economic activities grinding to a halt

07 May 2020 1:24 PM

Make no mistake, virus will be with us for a long time: WHO chief warns

U.S. President Donald Trump last week criticised the WHO’s handling of the pandemic and announced he was suspending funding

23 Apr 2020 9:36 AM

WHO becoming tool of 'Chinese propaganda': US

US President Donald Trump recently announced he would put a hold on America's funding to the World Health Organization

22 Apr 2020 11:08 AM

Florida reports first two Covid19 deaths

The cases mark the first US coronavirus deaths outside California and Washington

08 Mar 2020 11:55 AM

Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease - WHO

Tobacco kills more than 7 million a year and many people know that it increases the risk of cancer.

31 May 2018 11:48 AM

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Does alcohol cause dementia?

The findings from the study are published in the journal Lancet Public Health.

16 Apr 2018 2:00 PM

New weapon in malaria fight - a better bed net

The vast majority of deaths were in children under the age of five in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa.

15 Apr 2018 3:07 PM

Parents initiating teens to drinking a bad idea: Study

The findings were reported in the medical journal The Lancet Public Health.

27 Jan 2018 3:07 PM

New drug combination can safely treat malaria: study

Humans tolerate the drug well and suffer barely any side effects.

22 Jan 2018 7:15 PM

6 unlikely signs of lung cancer revealed

Find out what you need to know.

12 Jan 2018 3:01 PM

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New drug may stop migraines before they start: study

Researchers also looked at how well the therapy worked relative to each patients headache burden.

03 Dec 2017 6:46 PM

World Suicide Prevention Day: Alarming facts about suicide

800,000 people commit suicide annually.

10 Sep 2017 2:52 PM

China to lead in organ transplants by 2020

Critics have questioned China's claims of reform and suggested that the WHO should be allowed to conduct surprise investigations

26 Jul 2017 4:16 PM

Daily Aspirin dose cuts pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women by 82%

The WHO has already recommended low-dose aspirin for the prevention of pre-eclampsia.

30 Jun 2017 9:32 AM

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