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C-sections also include the potential for heavy bleeding or infection, slower recovery times after childbirth, delays in establishing breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact, and increased likelihood of complications in future pregnancies.
June 17, 2021
"This progress is fragile, we have been here before," Kluge told reporters at a news conference, advising vigilance over outbreaks "that could quickly evolve into dangerous resurgences."
May 21, 2021
The World Health Organization has classified the strain of coronavirus currently devastating India as a global “variant of…
May 11, 2021
The World Health Organization said on Monday the world was seeing a plateauing in the number of COVID-19…
May 11, 2021
He said over 39 million vaccine doses had been given in 49 richer states – but one poor nation had only 25 doses.
January 19, 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday welcomed India’s decision giving emergency use authorization to Covid-19 vaccines.
January 3, 2021
The World Health Organization is calling on its members in Europe to strengthen measures against coronavirus due to…
December 21, 2020
GENEVA : The world is now at a critical juncture in the COVID-19 pandemic and some countries are…
October 24, 2020
The WHO has called for urgent action and investments to meet the global TB targets.
October 15, 2020
Strengthening emergency preparedness and risk management is key to addressing the health risks posed by emerging diseases and for progress towards sustainable development goals: Dr. Harsh Vardhan
October 5, 2020
GENEVA: The official global toll of deaths from COVID-19 probably underestimates the true total – suggesting it could…
September 29, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the global coronavirus death toll could hit two million before an effective vaccine is widely used
September 26, 2020
COVID-19 infections are still rising in 58 countries, including surges in Argentina, Indonesia, Morocco, Spain and Ukraine, according to a Reuters analysis.
September 14, 2020
President Erdogan says Turkey has become third country to develop vaccines locally against #COVID19 after U.S. and China, and one of the vaccines "has received ethical approval to move on to the clinical trial on humans."
August 9, 2020
“I’m not saying there is no solution now. Whatever happens in the next few months or years, I also believe that it’s in our hands,” he said.
August 4, 2020
According to the expert, the Covid-19 was a new respiratory virus which has been behaving differently and not necessarily changing with the seasons.
July 29, 2020
GENEVA : The raging coronavirus pandemic has the potential to get far worse if all nations do not…
July 14, 2020
Washington, July 8 : US President Donald Trump has formally notified Congress that the United States has officially…
July 8, 2020
US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier said that the virus might have originated in a laboratory in China.
July 4, 2020
"Six months ago, none of us could have imagined how our world -- and our lives -- would be thrown into turmoil by this new virus," the WHO chief said.
June 30, 2020
Nairobi, June 15 : Countries must invest in robust infrastructure and public awareness campaigns to boost donation of…
June 15, 2020
GENEVA : The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Monday to press on with efforts to contain…
June 9, 2020
President Donald Trump announced Friday that the United States will cut ties with the World Health Organization.
May 30, 2020
Brazil, whose president has resisted restrictions, is the hardest hit country in the region with over 310,00 cases
May 23, 2020
The proposal to appoint India's nominee to the executive board was signed by the 194-nation World Health Assembly.
May 22, 2020
Some 50 representatives from the Chinese side and the UN Office in China attended the launching ceremony.
May 21, 2020
"It is important that we be realistic and I don''t think anyone can predict when or if this disease will disappear."
May 14, 2020
Geneva, May 2 :Health Emergency, The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday that…
May 2, 2020
Geneva, April 28 The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that COVID-19 was still “extremely…
April 28, 2020
According to the UN agency, laboratory tests that detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in people, including rapid immunodiagnostic tests, need further validation to determine their accuracy and reliability.
April 26, 2020
Geneva, April 25 : The World Health Organization (WHO), together with a group of global partners, launched a…
April 25, 2020
"So I hope the freezing of the funding will be reconsidered and the US will once again support WHO's work and continue to save lives."
April 23, 2020
"But the world will not and cannot go back to the way things were. There must be a 'new normal' -- a world that is healthier, safer and better prepared," he emphasised.
April 23, 2020
Moscow, April 20 : The international community should support the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) in…
April 20, 2020
"Urgent support is needed, not only to support countries to respond to COVID-19, but to ensure other essential health services continue," he said.
April 20, 2020
Ulemas and Muftis, in their joint appeal, urged the community to offer 'Taraveeh' prayers at their homes.
April 19, 2020
Zakharova noted that the WHO at all stages of the development of the COVID-19 pandemic acted within its mandate and on the basis of scientific data.
April 18, 2020
GENEVA : A sharp upward revision in China’s coronavirus Covid-19 death toll on Friday was “an attempt to…
April 18, 2020
Costello served as director of the Department of Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at the WHO between 2015 and 2018.
April 16, 2020
Geneva, April 12 : The COVID-19 pandemic has hit over 22,000 healthcare workers across 52 countries and regions,…
April 12, 2020
"More than 2,270 people have died of Ebola — around two-thirds of the outbreak's reported infections. In addition, more than 70 responders and people with the disease were injured in targeted attacks by armed groups," the report mentioned.
April 11, 2020
It is my belief that the World Health Organization must be supported, as it is absolutely critical to the world’s efforts to win the war against Covid-19.
April 10, 2020
An advisor to the WHO chief earlier said that their close work with China had been "absolutely essential" in understanding the disease in its early stages.
April 9, 2020
In his regular press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday evening, U.S. President Donald Trump expressed displeasure…
April 8, 2020
"Direct the departments, ministries or authorities to provide essential equipment of WHO standardization as soon as possible to all primary health care systems and hospitals in all states of India", said the plea.
April 2, 2020
Geneva, April 2 : In the next few days, the world will see confirmed COVID-19 cases reach one…
April 2, 2020
WHO reports show that the first 100,000 cases took 67 days; the second 100,000 took 11 days; the third 100,000 took four days and the fourth 100,000 just two days.
March 27, 2020
Mumbai, March 13: The BSE Sensex plummeted over 1,700 points on Thursday tracking similar cues in the global…
March 12, 2020
"The team's objective is to learn from Chinese counterparts' experience in dealing with this event so that the world can learn from them," he added.
February 10, 2020
Hubei is suffering from a "severe shortage" of medical supplies to face the disease, said its governor, Wang Xiaodong.
January 31, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) named the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, a public health emergency…
January 31, 2020
Concentrations in Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, and the National Capital Territory of Delhi are substantially higher, and the impact on life expectancy exceeds six years.
November 19, 2018
Geneva, Sep 19: Tuberculosis (TB) remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease although global efforts have averted an estimated…
September 19, 2018
Geneva, May 2: Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of…
May 2, 2018
Delhi, Dec 4 : Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps…
December 4, 2017
New Delhi, Nov 29: India recorded six per cent of the world’s new malaria cases in 2016 which stood…
November 29, 2017
London, Dec 23: In a large human trial led by the World Health Organization (WHO), an experimental Ebola…
December 23, 2016
The Zika virus may spread into Europe as the weather gets warmer, although the risk is low, Reuters…
May 18, 2016