World Health Organization(Search results - 24)
World NewsJul 21, 2021, 9:48 AM IST
WHO chief warns: 'The pandemic is a test and the world is failing'
The WHO chief said that anyone who thinks the pandemic is over because it is over where they live is living in a fool's paradise.
HealthJul 13, 2021, 7:43 PM IST
Video: WHO warns against 'mixing and matching' Covid vaccines
Terming it as a dangerous trend, the WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said there was limited data available about the implications of administering two different shots of the vaccine.
Top StoriesJun 23, 2021, 2:23 PM IST
Oxford University explores anti- parasitic drug ivermectin as Covid-19 treatment
While the World Health Organization, and European and US regulators have recommended against using ivermectin in Covid-19 patients, it is being used to treat the illness in some countries, including India.
Top StoriesFeb 22, 2021, 7:35 PM IST
'Why spend on vaccines?' IMA slams Harsh Vardhan for endorsing Baba Ramdev's 'Coronil'
The IMA sought to know whether it was justified and ethical for the country's health minister to release and promote a 'fabricated unscientific' product.
World NewsJan 26, 2021, 4:29 PM IST
WHO issues fresh clinical advice on treating COVID-19 patients
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued fresh clinical advice on Tuesday for treating Covid-19 patients, including those displaying persistent symptoms after recovery.
Top StoriesJan 10, 2021, 1:38 PM IST
W.H.O goofs up, shows J&K as separate nation
World Health Organisation has landed in yet another controversy after the global health body wrongly depicted Jammu and Kashmir on the Indian map.
LifestyleDec 18, 2020, 3:10 PM IST
Must-have food for moms-to-be
The growing foetus in the womb requires adequate nutrition from the mother to grow and thrive optimally. Maternal nutrition is thus a key determining factor in reducing the risk of many birth defects in newborn babies. Ms Nabanita Saha, Chief Clinical Dietician, Manipal Hospitals, Old Airport Road, Bengaluru lists the vital food items that are must for a pregnant women's diet.
United KingdomDec 15, 2020, 1:02 PM IST
Coronavirus: London faces tightest COVID-19 restrictions, UK patients have new virus variant
Britain's health secretary Matt Hancock told lawmakers that officials have identified “a new variant of coronavirus which may be associated with the faster spread in the south of England.” He said so far, about 1,000 cases of the variant have been identified in England, and they have alerted the World Health Organization.
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.
VideoOct 9, 2020, 12:57 PM IST
Bullion For A Billion EP01: Betting Big on Ayurveda
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the herbal and Ayurveda market will reach $5 trillion by 2050 from the existing $62 billion, with India having 2.5% share. Let's take a look at how this billion-dollar market is thriving in our country, with insights from Pradeep Cholayil, MD & Chairman, Cholayil Pvt. Ltd.
WORLDSep 2, 2020, 10:05 AM IST
Coronavirus: White House slams WHO over criticism of push for COVID-19 vaccine
World Health Organization officials said moving too quickly to make a vaccine widely available could pose risks
WORLDAug 24, 2020, 6:53 PM IST
WHO: 172 countries engaging with global COVID-19 vaccine plan; time to make binding commitments
Some 172 countries are engaging with the COVAX facility designed to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization said.
WORLDAug 7, 2020, 9:03 AM IST
Coronavirus: WHO urges US to reconsider its withdrawal decision
The head of the World Health Organization hopes the United States leadership will reconsider its departure from the UN health agency.
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.
WORLDAug 2, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
Coronavirus: Expect ‘lengthy’ COVID-19 pandemic, warns WHO
An emergency committee of the World Health Organization said it expects the COVID-19 pandemic to be of “lengthy duration” and that it remains “a public health emergency of international concern,” the WHO said in a statement.