Even as normal life continues to be disrupted by the spread of COVID-19, the world is slowly realizing the indelible impact the virus has had on jobs, businesses, children and social life.
New Delhi: Meeting World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) officials in Delhi, representatives of 10 Tibetan associations submitted a memorandum where they demanded a transparent investigation into the source of the infection.
Geneva/Mumbai, Jul 11 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom has lauded the efforts done to contain the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Asia's largest slum -- Dharavi -- in Mumbai.
Former Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has said that at a time when the US is faltering and the world is facing the COVID-19 crisis, Chinese President Xi Jinping is carrying out a campaign to take over major international institutions like the World Health Organization and the United Nations.
Geneva/IBNS: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday informed that it 'temporarily' stopped the use of the anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, for treating the coronavirus patients.
Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump has said he believes a vaccine for the COVID-19 drug will be available by the end of 2020.
Geneva/IBNS: Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has seen a dramatic increase in the number of cyber attacks directed at its staff, and email scams targeting the public at large.
New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of the sudden spike in the number of cases related to the novel Coronavirus, the Indian government on Wednesday issued a new travel advisory in which it suspended all visas to India till April 15.
Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and continued breastfeeding up to the age of two years and beyond provides the strongest foundation for lifelong health. Breast milk contains all the nutrients infants need to grow healthy and strong and, when combined with appropriate complementary foods after six months of age, is a powerful means to set up a lifetime of optimal nutrition, including the prevention of undernutrition and obesity.
Millions of people across the world and in the WHO South-East Asia Region are infected with viral hepatitis without knowing and without receiving treatment. Both worldwide and in the Region less than one in 10 infected people are estimated to know their status, while less than 10% of those who do know their status are receiving appropriate treatment.
New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products.
Mumbai, Apr 4 (IBNS): Mumbai Police, on Tuesday, urged people to speak to them if they cannot approach any one elese when depressed rather than end their lives, keeping in view the alleged suicide of a student in Mumbai the day before.