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New York: Progress in the overall survival rate for children with cancer is uneven across Europe, with a significant proportion of the thousands diagnosed with cancer each year, still dying, the UN health agency WHO alerted on Tuesday. more
New WHO platform promotes global cancer prevention

New York: With one in five people worldwide developing cancer during their lifetimes, prevention of the disease has become one of the most significant public health challenges of the 21st ...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe abortion

New York: New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on Wednesday by the UN health agency and partners.

Covid pandemic can end in 2022 if comprehensive measures taken: WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: The international community can put an end to the coronavirus pandemic in 2022 if it takes comprehensive measures, Director-General of the World Health Organization (W ...

WHO recommends two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Thursday two new drugs to treat patients with COVID-19, one for patients with critical diseaseand one for non-severe cases.

New COVID variant B.1.640 not a threat yet: WHO

Geneva/UNI/Xinhua: The new COVID variant called B.1.640 being monitored by the World Health Organization (WHO) is not "circulating widely at the moment" and has so far been iden ...

COVID-19: WHO urges Europeans to be smart and safe this holiday season

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is reminding Europeans to remain vigilant against COVID-19 spread as they round out the year with friends and family.

COVID-19: Don’t underestimate Omicron, WHO chief warns

New York: The Omicron variant is “probably” now present in most of the world’s countries and it would be a mistake to dismiss the COVID-19 strain as “mild”, ...

Omicron strain found in 63 countries, might surpass Delta in spreading speed: WHO

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: The new Omicron coronavirus strain was found in 63 countries and, according to preliminary data, it will exceed Delta's spreading speed in the world, the World Hea ...

COVID contributed to 69,000 malaria deaths WHO finds, though ‘doomsday scenario’ averted

New York: Disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in considerable increases in malaria cases and deaths between 2019 and 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday ...