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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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Global TB progress mired by scarce funding, Covid-19: WHO
Health

Global TB progress mired by scarce funding, Covid-19: WHO

Geneva, Oct 15 Despite a steady progress in tackling tuberculosis (TB) across the world, global targets for its ...

China joins WHO-led COVAX for fair access to Covid-19 vaccines
Health

China joins WHO-led COVAX for fair access to Covid-19 vaccines

Beijing, Oct 9 China said on Friday that it has joined the World Health Organization (WHO)-led COVAX international initiative ...

One in 10 in world may have had Covid: WHO
International

One in 10 in world may have had Covid: WHO

Geneva, Oct 6 In a special meeting, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that one ...

Daily almond intake cost-effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease
Lifestyle

Daily almond intake cost-effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease

New Delhi, Oct 4 According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases ( With inputs from IANS ) ...

SC: How can court give direction to WHO, China on Covid-19 pandemic?
National

SC: How can court give direction to WHO, China on Covid-19 pandemic?

New Delhi, Oct 1 The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain a PIL that alleged that the ...

'120mn rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out for poorer nations'
Health

'120mn rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out for poorer nations'

Geneva, Sep 29 At least 120 million affordable, high-quality rapid Covid-19 tests will be rolled out for low ...

Before vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 mn: WHO
International

Before vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 mn: WHO

Geneva, Sep 26 The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the global coronavirus death toll could hit two ...

UN chief calls for fighting misinformation to tackle COVID-19
International

UN chief calls for fighting misinformation to tackle COVID-19

United Nations, Sep 24 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged joint efforts to address the infodemic, mitigating the ...

Two-thirds of world's population joined COVAX Facility: WHO
Health

Two-thirds of world's population joined COVAX Facility: WHO

Geneva, Sep 22 A total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world's population have joined the ...

Polio cases in Pak this year reaches 72
International

Polio cases in Pak this year reaches 72

Islamabad, Sep 18 The total number of polio cases in Pakistan so far this year has reached 72, ...

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