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WHO recommended two new drugs to treat COVID-19

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The drugs add to an expanding toolbox for COVID-19 treatment COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines: In its latest COVID guidelines, WHO ‘strongly recommends’ the Baricitinib antibody treatment for critical patients. New Delhi/ Geneva 14 January 2021 | The world Health Organization (WHO) has recommended two new drugs for COVID-19, providing yet more …

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More than half a billion people pushed or pushed further into extreme poverty due to health care costs

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Monitoring universal health coverage – WHO COVID-19 pandemic disrupts health services worldwide DUBAI/GENEVA/WASHINGTON DC — 12 December 2021 — New evidence compiled by the World Health Organization and the World Bank shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to halt two decades of global progress towards Universal Health Coverage. The …

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Know whether WHO has announced the COVID-19 Compensation Lottery Prize?

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Fraudulent “COVID-19 Compensation Lottery Prize” scam, falsely alleges association with WHO and others WHO Alert on “COVID-19 Compensation Lottery Prize” scam New Delhi-11th August 2021–The World Health Organization (WHO) has been made aware of correspondences being circulated by scammers (acting under the name of Capital Finance, Inc. London), falsely notifying …

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WHO issues new guidance for research on genetically modified mosquitoes to fight malaria and other vector-borne diseases

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Geneva, 20th May – New guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) sets essential standards to inform future research and development on genetically modified mosquitoes, particularly in addressing issues relating to ethics, safety, affordability and effectiveness. More than 40Lakhs people a year die from malaria alone. Malaria and other vector-borne …

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World leaders, celebrities to join WHO’s Big Event for Mental Health on 10 October

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Geneva, Switzerland, 1 October 2020: On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, world leaders and internationally-recognized celebrities and mental health advocates will come together for the World Health Organization’s Big Event for Mental Health. WHO’s first-ever online advocacy event for mental health will focus on the urgent need to address the world’s …

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COVID-19 pandemic: Countries urged to take stronger action to stop the spread of harmful information

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New York, 23rd September 2020. The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the UN, specialised agencies and partners today called on countries to develop and implement action plans to promote the timely dissemination of science-based information and prevent the spread of false information while respecting freedom of expression. WHO held …

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Globally, 30% of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner: WHO’s data is gruesome

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FIFA, European Commission and World Health Organization launch #SafeHome campaign to support those at risk from domestic violence Geneva 26th May 2020. FIFA, WHO, and the European Commission have joined forces, to launch the #SafeHome campaign to support women and children at risk of domestic violence. The campaign is a …

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WHO and International Olympic Committee team up to improve health through sport

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Geneva, 16 May 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today signed an agreement to work together to promote health through sport and physical activity. “I am pleased to formalize this longstanding partnership with the International Olympic Committee,” said Dr Tedros Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO …

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