Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus(Search results - 22)
World NewsJun 30, 2021, 5:30 AM IST
China is certified malaria-free by the WHO
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulated the people of China on getting rid of malaria and said that China's success was hard-earned and came only after decades of targeted and sustained action.
World NewsJun 5, 2021, 1:42 PM IST
US, India, China account for 60% of 2 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed globally, says WHO
Senior advisor to WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Bruce Aylward made the comments at a press briefing on Friday.
Top StoriesApr 27, 2021, 10:51 AM IST
WHO chief: Covid situation in India 'beyond heartbreaking'
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says, "... Many countries are still experiencing intense transmission, and the situation in India is beyond heartbreaking."
Top StoriesFeb 6, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
WHO chief hails India’s great progress in reducing number of COVID-19 cases with simple health solutions
"This shows us that if we can do these simple public health solutions, we can beat the virus...With vaccines being added, we would even expect more and better outcomes," he said.
WORLDNov 2, 2020, 9:39 AM IST
Coronavirus: WHO chief self-isolates after coming in contact with COVID-19 positive person
The World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19, but stressed he had no symptoms.
IndiaOct 13, 2020, 1:27 PM IST
Coronavirus: WHO lauds India’s Aarogya Setu app, says it helped officials identify clusters, expand testing
"Aarogya Setu app from India has been downloaded by 150 million users and has helped city public health departments to identify areas where clusters could be anticipated and expand testing in a targeted way," said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
WORLDOct 13, 2020, 10:32 AM IST
Coronavirus: UN warns against pursuing herd mentality to stop COVID-19
At a media briefing on Monday (October 12), WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said health officials typically aim to achieve herd immunity by vaccination
IndiaSep 27, 2020, 10:47 AM IST
WHO chief Ghebreyesus thanks PM Modi for commitment, solidarity in fight against COVID-19 pandemic
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has thanked PM Narendra Modi after he said that India's vaccine production and delivery capacity will be used to help all humanity in fighting the COVID-19 crisis.
WORLDAug 22, 2020, 10:36 AM IST
Coronavirus: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hopes COVID-19 will end in two years
The WHO chief said on Friday that he hopes the world can finish the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years.
WORLDAug 4, 2020, 9:34 AM IST
Coronavirus: WHO warns of ‘no silver bullet’ amid COVID-19 vaccine search
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that while there is hope for a vaccine against COVID-19, one might never be found.
WORLDJul 14, 2020, 3:48 PM IST
COVID conundrum: If basics aren’t followed, situation will keep getting worse, says WHO
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cautioned that there will be no return to the “old normal” for the foreseeable future, but stated that there is a roadmap to a situation where we can control the disease and get on with our lives.
IndiaJul 5, 2020, 1:07 PM IST
WHO-led global response to COVID-19 still miles away from success
The WHO-led global response needs $31.3 billion for therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostics over the next 12 months, including two billion doses of vaccines. The money would go to the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator, a ground-breaking global collaboration initiated in April to accelerate development, production, and equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines.
WORLDJun 25, 2020, 10:32 AM IST
Coronavirus: WHO warns of shortage of oxygen supply as COVID-19 cases set to breach 10 million mark
The coronavirus has claimed 480,000 lives so far and the cases are rising by 1 million per week. This has pushed oxygen demand to 88,000 large cylinders per day, or 620,000 cubic metres of oxygen, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said
WORLDJun 9, 2020, 8:57 AM IST
Coronavirus situation ‘worsening’ worldwide, warns WHO
World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference in Geneva that, "More than 100,000 cases have been reported on nine of the past 10 days. Yesterday, more than 136,000 cases were reported -- the most in a single day so far.”
WORLDJun 4, 2020, 9:02 AM IST
Anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 trials to resume, says WHO
Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the WHO's safety monitoring committee for the global trial had now examined all available mortality data about hydroxychloroquine.