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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2020
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World health organisation

Aug 01, 2020 15:56
As Eid al-Adha consists of masses of people gathering together in celebration, the World Health Organisation (WHO) have issued some guidelines that should be followed through the course of the celebration, to ensure everyone’s safety. read more
Jul 31, 2020 08:42
This global campaign was first organised by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF in 1992, in an attempt to raise awareness about the benefits of exclusively breastfeeding for the initial 6 months of a child’s life. read more
Jul 31, 2020 00:15
The official also hinted that India is looking at a multilateral, WHO-led mechanism to secure Covid vaccines and the country is yet to begin direct discussions with any of the developers that are leading the development race. read more
Jul 30, 2020 19:07
The World Health Organisation has discouraged the use of immunity passports because it says there is no proof antibodies provide complete protection. A large Spanish study showed 14% of participants with antibodies had lost them when tested again three months later. read more
Jul 24, 2020 18:04
Two teams of medical experts, set up by the Mamata Banerjee-led administration, have been making the rounds of the designated Covid-19 hospitals to find critical gaps in treatment protocols and bring uniformity in viral outbreak management. read more
Jul 23, 2020 10:30
A WHO statement says traditional medicine “has many benefits” and the continent has a long history of its use. read more
Jul 20, 2020 13:40
Globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is tracking around 140 candidates vaccines, of which around two dozen are in various phases of human clinical trials. read more
Jul 19, 2020 12:15
According to World Health Organisation, 2019 was the worst year on record for dengue cases, with every region affected. read more
Jul 13, 2020 19:41
Breast Cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths among women. read more
Jul 12, 2020 23:49
Social distancing, a man living in Old Delhi says, is an oxymoron in old Delhi , which has a population of about 12 lakh crammed in an area of 6 square kilometres. read more
Jul 09, 2020 00:07
Doctors blame increased demand and limited supply of the medicine for its shortage since the Union health ministry on June 13 allowed its emergency use for treating Covid-19 patients with moderate symptoms. read more
Jul 08, 2020 09:21
In a series of tweets, Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera hit out at President Donald Trump accusing him of trying to shift the blame even as Covid-19 cases in US are surging. read more
Jul 07, 2020 23:48
The World Health Organisation has estimated that between 81,000 and 138,000 people die from snake bites globally each year, and of these, nearly half are in India. read more
Jul 05, 2020 23:33
India uses HCQ as a prominent drug not just for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, but also as a prophylaxis (for prevention) medicine for use among frontline workers involved in managing Covid-19 patients. read more
Jul 02, 2020 23:10
The World Health Organisation says smoking is linked to a higher risk of severe illness and death from the coronavirus in hospitalised patients, although it was unable to specify exactly how much greater those risks might be. read more