Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

WHO report


Monkeypox: WHO issues recommendations to keep yourself safe from the zoonotic disease

June 29, 2022 1:57 pm

The key transmission routes include skin-to-skin, mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-skin, and face-to-face contact through respiratory droplets and from contaminated surfaces or materials

Don’t count on needing a Covid booster shot, WHO scientist says

June 21, 2021 1:00 pm

Covid booster shots are likely to be rolled out in U.K. in the fall to avoid another winter surge. Seven different vaccines are being tested in volunteers in England in the world’s first booster study, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said last month.

1 in 3 women globally experience physical or sexual violence: WHO report

March 10, 2021 12:59 am

Younger women among those most at risk.

Re 1 cess on liquor, cigarettes to create urban transport fund

September 13, 2014 2:02 am

129 Metro trains to have eight coaches by 2017.

Antibiotic resistance a worry, spreading fast: WHO

May 01, 2014 2:46 am

Antibiotic resistance happens when a disease causing bacteria mutates (changes its DNA).

One in three adults in world has high blood pressure: WHO

May 16, 2012 11:11 pm

Similarly,one in 10 adults aged 25 years and more has diabetes.

Think before You Drink

August 24, 2011 1:41 am

When it comes to Public Health impact,alcohol is closely following the footsteps of big tobacco as shown by a recent publication in The Lancet journal and a WHO report.

China outperforms India in tackling diseases

May 17, 2011 12:24 pm

China has outperformed India in tackling the "double-burden" of diseases that includes infectious diseases affecting the poor on the one hand and chronic lifestyle ailments typical of fast urbanisation on the other,a WHO report has said.