May 06, 2021 4:34 pm
Alcohols in sanitisers have not been shown to create any relevant health issues, says WHO
May 05, 2021 4:42 pm
The new WHO benchmarks, for 64 food and drink categories, are aimed at guiding health authorities in its 194 member states in talks with the food and beverage industry.
April 29, 2021 12:36 am
Supporting India in these challenging times, WHO is procuring laboratory supplies, including 1.2 million reagents, to meet the huge demand and need for testing.
April 16, 2021 6:30 pm
Tedros said some countries that had been able to avoid widespread COVID-19 outbreaks are now seeing steep increases, citing Papua New Guinea as an example.
April 14, 2021 7:17 pm
The initiative is part of WHO's 'Play Apart Together' campaign, joined by the video game industry, to promote physical distancing through special online events, exclusives, activities and rewards
April 14, 2021 4:10 pm
The Czech Republic has among the world's highest COVID-19 deaths per capita. One of the biggest contributing factors? Widespread obesity.
April 08, 2021 8:28 pm
The move comes even as India's drug regulator has extended Covishield's shelf life from six to nine months from its manufacturing date.
April 07, 2021 7:45 am
“We have to manage the second wave before thinking of a third wave and till enough people are vaccinated, there definitely can be more waves in the pandemic,” said Dr Soumya Swaminathan.
March 19, 2021 10:31 am
The safest roads in the world can be found in Norway, with its Scandinavian neighbour Sweden having the third safest roads while Japan took second place, according to a study undertaken by international driver education company Zutobi.
March 18, 2021 11:35 am
The report ‘Direct and indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and response in South Asia’ by UNICEF, WHO and the UNFPA also noted that India could spend nearly USD 10 billion on COVID-19 testing and healthcare utilisation by September 2021, the biggest share of the overall costs in the region.
January 23, 2020 7:38 am
According to WHO, the situation is evolving and preliminary investigations suggest link to the sea food market.
February 25, 2016 3:29 pm