Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Tags WHO

Tag: WHO

Tobacco Taxation Saves Lives And Money: WHO

The World Health Organization says that raising taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products is the smartest and best way to save lives and...

WHO Says AstraZeneca, Blood Clots Link ‘Plausible But Not Confirmed’

A causal link between the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine and the rare occurrence of blood clots with low platelets is "considered plausible but not confirmed,"...

Post-COVID World Requires Equitable Healthcare access: World Health Organization

The World Health Organization is launching a campaign to build a fairer, healthier post-pandemic world by tackling poverty and Inequities of healthcare coverage. In...

Food Fortification: A Novel Cause To Combat Hidden Hunger

A worldwide shift to combat hidden hunger needs to be launched by processing food in a way that micronutrient shortages are adequately addressed. Micronutrients...

Report: All Indian Cities Showed Air Quality Improvements In 2020

All Indian cities showed air quality improvements in 2020 owing to the Covid-19 impact compared to 2018, while 63 percent saw improvements compared to...

WHO:1 In 3 Women Experience Violence Globally

One in three women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner...

Study: More Health Factors Should Be Considered For Healthy Heart

Managing single risk factors like blood pressure rather than looking at overall risk may be wasting scarce resources in countries where cardiovascular disease (CVD)...

WHO: Covid-19 Caused More “Mass Trauma” Than World War II

World Health Organization (WHO) officials have said that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused more "mass trauma" than World War II and warned of...

WHO: Ban On Vaping Can Be Counterproductive

Millions of vapers across Asia could feel forced to return to smoking if a proposal from the World Health Organization (WHO) on e-cigarettes and...

The Underlying Cause Of Trucking Accidents – A Major Global Issue

By Tracy Bannister The number of annual road traffic deaths had reached 1.35 million, according to the global status report on road safety 2018 launched by the...

Study: One In Four People, Maybe Living With Some Degree Of Hearing Loss By 2050

Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide, or one in four people, maybe living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, and at least 700...

How are the COVID-19 vaccine’s safety and efficacy ensured?

I volunteered for a trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and saw firsthand how scientists and doctors make sure that it is safe and effective...

Coronavirus Vaccine Equity A Must, Says WHO

The World Health Organization says it welcomes the recent pledges of coronavirus vaccines from several Western countries to the international health group that will...

Incorporating AI In Indian Healthcare Sector

Every year, around 50,000 individuals graduate to become certified doctors. In order to maintain the minimum doctor-patient ratio, as suggested by World Health Organization...

WHO Worries The Impact Of Covid On Healthcare System

The World Health Organization says debilitating post-Covid-19 symptoms in patients will have an impact on global health because of the magnitude of the pandemic. The...

There Are Severe Inequalities In Vaccine Distribution: WHO

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has said that vaccines are now giving a window of opportunity to bring the...

World is on The Brink of Moral Failure For Unequal Share of COVID Vaccine: WHO Head

The head of the World Health Organization says the world is “on the brink of a moral catastrophic failure” for its unequal sharing of...

Science Has Delivered, Will The WTO Deliver?

By Brajendra Navnit, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to WTO A proposal by India, South Africa, and eight other countries call on the World...

WHO: 2021 Upward Trend In Covid19 Situation

Following two weeks of lower reporting towards the end of 2020, an overall upward trend of the Covid-19 pandemic has been witnessed in the...

WHO: 1.8 Billion People Depend On Healthcare Facilities Without Water Services

Around 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of Covid-19 and other diseases because they use or work in healthcare facilities without basic water...

Most Read

Get Your Home Ready For A Summer Stay Cation With These Budget Ideas

Now that we're halfway through April, the temperature is gradually starting to rise. Soon, we'll all be seeking asylum from the scorching heat, and...

Useful Skincare Tips For Summer

Your skin starts to show signs like clogged pores, acne, tan, and greasiness in summer. We can't blame it on the sun, but we...

A Whale Chorus Shows How Climate Change Could Affect Migration

Eerie wails, explosive trumpets, and ghostly moans. The sounds from the underwater recorders had a story to tell, even without a single intelligible word:...

4 Essential Products To Have At Home During Covid-19 Pandemic

The rise of the second wave of Covid-19 has begun. It's imperative to take some major precautions and stay safe and eat healthily. Wonderchef...