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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.

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President Joe Biden halts US withdrawal from WHO
International

President Joe Biden halts US withdrawal from WHO

Hours after being sworn in, President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) informed United Nations Director-General Antonio Guterres about the US' decision to re-join the World Health Organisation.

Expert claims 'Covid Tongue' on the rise, WHO yet to confirm
Health

Expert claims 'Covid Tongue' on the rise, WHO yet to confirm

New Delhi, Jan 17 An epidemiologist at King's College, London has claimed that there is an increase in the ...

WHO hopes Covid vaccination 'underway in every country in next 100 days'
Health

WHO hopes Covid vaccination 'underway in every country in next 100 days'

Geneva, Jan 16 World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged fairness to the access of ...

WHO advises against Covid vaccination proof for int'l travel
Health

WHO advises against Covid vaccination proof for int'l travel

Geneva, Jan 16 The World Health Organization's (WHO) Emergency Committee on Covid-19 has advised countries not to require ...

WHO experts start quarantine in Wuhan
Health

WHO experts start quarantine in Wuhan

Beijing, Jan 16 An international expert team of the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in China and started ...

New Covid-19 strains threat to Africa's public health system: WHO
Health

New Covid-19 strains threat to Africa's public health system: WHO

Nairobi, Jan 15 The new Covid-19 variants that have been reported in several African countries could undermine efforts ...

Italy extends state of emergency as Covid-19 deaths exceed 80,000
Health

Italy extends state of emergency as Covid-19 deaths exceed 80,000

Rome, Jan 15 Italy has extended its state of emergency imposed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic until April ...

WHO team arrives Wuhan to investigate origins of COVID-19 pandemic
International

WHO team arrives Wuhan to investigate origins of COVID-19 pandemic

A World Health Organization (WHO) team of 10 international scientists arrived at the Chinese city of Wuhan to investigate ...

Vaccination gathers pace in Europe amid new Covid-19 variants
Health

Vaccination gathers pace in Europe amid new Covid-19 variants

Geneva, Jan 13 As concerns over new Covid-19 variants and high death toll from the pandemic linger in ...

UP conducts final dry-run of Covid vaccination
National

UP conducts final dry-run of Covid vaccination

Lucknow, Jan 11 The third dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at 1,500 centres is being carried out in ...

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