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New York: Tuberculosis (TB) deaths and infections rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, which disrupted access to treatment and support services, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday. more
Dementia: WHO launches blueprint to tackle generational health challenge

New York: Dementia is one of the greatest health challenges of our generation, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which on Tuesday launched the first-ever research blueprin ...

Pakistan: WHO warns of significant health risks as floods continue

New York: Major health risks are unfolding in Pakistan as unprecedented flooding continues, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday, warning of the threat of further spr ...

WHO recommends two new lifesaving medicines to treat Ebola

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for countries to improve access to two lifesaving Ebola medicines, in its first guidelines on the viral disease, published on Frid ...

‘Do one thing’ to save lives on World Drowning Prevention Day: WHO

New York: More than 236,000 people die annually from drowning - among the leading causes of death for those aged one to 24 years, and the third leading cause of injury deaths worldwide ov ...

WHO declares monkeypox global health emergency as cases rise

The World Health Organisation has declared the rapidly spreading monkeypox disease a global health emergency, which is its highest level of alert, WHO's Director-General Tedros Adhano ...

WHO Monkeypox is not presently a global public health emergency

New York: The monkeypox outbreak does not currently constitute a global public health concern, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday, though “intense response efforts ...

WHO to ascertain if Monkeypox should be declared ‘Emergency of International Concern’

New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee has been convened due to the spread of the Mon ...

At least 643 cases of Monkeypox detected across 26 non-endemic states, says WHO

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: At least 643 monkeypox cases in humans have been registered in 26 non-endemic countries by early June, Emerging Diseases and Zoonoses Lead at the World Health Organiza ...

WHO cautions monkeypox spread may not be contained

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently not confident that the spread of monkeypox can be completely contained, Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said.