Zika virus cases: “This report is important as it describes the first cases of Zika virus infections and provides evidence on the circulation of the virus in India,” WHO said.
Two-thirds of the population are on the brink of famine in Yemen, the WHO said.
The UN body says that there are no other ways to stop the devastating effects of the virus
This was the second case of the disease transmitted inside the country, following a case in April, WHO said.
Gwalior, among the top five cities globally in terms of PM 2.5 levels, recorded an annual average of 176 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) and Allahabad 170.
According to a new WHO report, New Delhi was the 11th most-polluted city while Gwalior (2), Allahabad (3), Patna (6) and Raipur (7) figured in the top seven.
Last year, 9 out of 10 deaths from the disease came from sub-Saharan Africa, the report said.
PGI sources said Gupta has been asked to respond to the points mentioned in the notice within 10 days.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and World Bank are co-hosting a meeting on April 13 and 14 at Washington DC, and Parivartan Trust has been invited to showcase its mental health work in the meet.
Sustainable development, however defined, is about future cost and benefit, neither of which is known with certainty.
The two-day summit at the Marriot Convention Centre will focus on national public health, and senior members of the National Health Mission, and speakers and delegates will deliberate and participate in panel discussions.
The WHO’s global target for malaria elimination is 2030.
In its guidelines, the ministry said that while the disease has not been reported in India, the mosquito which transmits Zika virus, namely Aedes aegypti, also transmits dengue virus, which is widely prevalent in the country.
The last time WHO declared a public health emergency was for the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which killed more than 11,000 people.
Zika spreads by the bite of Aedes Aegypti mosquito – that also spreads dengue – a disease that has a high prevalence in north Indian states.