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World must be ready for the next pandemic, UN says on first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness

New York: The United Nations is commemorating the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness on Sunday, underscoring the need to learn lessons from the coronavirus pandemic, and urging greater investments in preparedness, to confront future health emergencies.

Why should you invest in Arogya Sanjeevani Policy in 2020

The medical field is changing at a fast due to the advancements in the field of MedTech (or Medical Technology). It has led to the evolution of new-age treatments like deep brain stimulation, oral chemotherapy, vaporization of the prostate using the holmium or green laser treatment, and more. It would be a wise decision to invest in a health insurance policy that covers these advanced treatments.

Here is How Telehealth is Going to Be the Wave of the Future

The need of the hour is effective healthcare solutions, and as the world comes to grips with the coronavirus pandemic, we are once again reminded of the need for better healthcare systems, both domestically and around the world.

Afghanistan registers 263 fresh Covid cases

Kabul/UNI:  A total of 263 new COVID-19 positive cases have been registered in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, taking the the total number of infections to 46,980 in the country, said a statement of Public Health Ministry released here Wednesday.

Need to continue extreme caution against COVID-19: WHO alerts

New Delhi/IBNS: The World Health Organization on Monday cautioned against any relaxation of response actions following the recent slight decline in COVID-19 cases in South-East Asia Region, saying the pandemic continues unabated and our response only needs to be strengthened further to curtail virus transmission.

Pandemic shocks world, reinforces need for multilateralism, says Estonian President

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic gave the world “a thorough shock” and taught several lessons on the realities of climate change, the President of Estonia said to the UN General Assembly on Thursday.

Countries must ‘get their hands dirty’ to stem COVID and prevent future pandemics

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has upended a world embroiled in chaos, unleashing catastrophic health, social and economic consequences along with irreparable harm to humanity, according to UN-backed report published on Monday.

COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic, world must be ready for next: WHO chief Tedros

Geneva: World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the world must be prepared for the next pandemic.

Is Your Life Insurance Cover Adequate without Critical Illnesses Protection?

Life insurance plans are one of the most sought-after insurance products today. Given the rising risk of financial insecurity due to health issues and especially the COVID-19 outbreak, it makes complete sense to invest in the best life insurance policy for your family.

Pandemic highlights importance of indigenous self-determination: UN rights chief

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need to ensure the world’s indigenous people have control over their own communities, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has affirmed.

Looking for a Health Insurance Plan in India? Read These 10 Tips First

Health insurance is a necessity but one most people don’t have. While a smattering of countries have universal health care, most countries leave it to their citizens to secure their own medical insurance.

Pandemic putting immunization gains at risk, UN agencies warn

New York: Disruptions in the delivery of immunization services resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to unravel global gains in reaching more children and young people with a wider range of vaccines, two UN agencies warned on Wednesday.

How to Keep Your Workouts Fresh During Lockdown

By now, it’s possible that you’ve been under some form of lockdown for the past three (or more) months. Obviously, that’s a long time to be effectively stuck in your own home. And, unsurprisingly, plenty of people are probably struggling to maintain their exercise regimen. However, now is not the time to let yourself fall into bad habits that will negatively affect your health and wellness. On that front, thankfully, we’re here to help. If you’re tired and bored of doing the same old exercises, then check out these four tips for keeping your workouts fresh and fun during lockdown:

COVID-19 pandemic ‘not even close to being over’, WHO chief warns

New York/IBNS: Nearly six months after the new coronavirus first emerged, the COVID-19 pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday.

UN tallies action so far to fight COVID-19, and roadmap out of the pandemic

New York: Amid the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN has mobilized to save lives, control transmission of the virus and ease the economic fallout, Secretary-General António Guterres told journalists on Thursday, speaking at the virtual launch of his report on the Organization’s response to the crisis