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WHO chief reiterates call for ceasefire in Gaza

Geneva/IBNS/UNI: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), reiterated his call on Friday for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

Maldives reports contamination in Pakistani syrups: Reports

Pakistan is currently facing an embarrassing situation after the Maldives reported contamination in Pakistani syrups and suspension medicines, media reports said.

WHO loses contact with Gaza's largest hospital amid reports of bombings

Geneva/IBNS/UNI: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lost communication with its contacts in the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip, Al-Shifa Hospital, amid reports that the facility was facing attacks by Israel, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday.

Gaza: Forcing patients to flee hospitals a 'death sentence' warns WHO

The UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA) issued an urgent call on Saturday for Israeli Authorities to protect all civilians sheltering in Gaza.

Preserving dignity, public health: Managing deceased bodies during crises

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday joined with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, to underline the critical importance of preserving the dignity of the dead in the wake of recent natural disasters in Libya and Morocco.

New guidance to protect children from ‘aggressive’ food marketing

The World Health Organization (WHO) released on Monday fresh guidance on shaping policies to best protect children from the harmful impact of food marketing.

WHO strongly condemns deadly attack in Somalia

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday condemned in the strongest possible terms the deadly attack on the Pearl Beach Hotel and Restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, that left 16 dead, including a staff member.

About 270 killed, over 2,600 injured in clashes in Sudan: WHO

Khartoum, Apr 19 (UNI) The Sudanese Ministry of Health Emergency Operations Center has informed the World Health Organization (WHO) that about 270 people have been killed and more than 2,600 have been injured in clashes in Sudan, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday.

Canadians to hold off on getting another COVID booster for now:Experts recommend

Toronto/IBNS: Canadian health officials are echoing the message of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) to no longer recommend follow-up of COVID-19 boosters for people with a medium or low risk of developing severe illness from the virus.

WHO chief underscores need for ‘peace for health’ in landmark visit to northwest Syria

New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday visited earthquake-ravaged northwest Syria, becoming the first senior UN official to enter the region since war erupted in the country 12 years ago this month.

WHO announces $43 million appeal to scale up response in Syria and Turkey

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a $43 million appeal to support earthquake response in Syria and Türkey, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced on Sunday.

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrives in quake-hit Syria

Cairo/UNI: Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrived in Syria, five days after the country was rocked by powerful earthquakes, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.

Pakistan: WHO warns of significant health risks as floods continue

New York: Major health risks are unfolding in Pakistan as unprecedented flooding continues, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday, warning of the threat of further spread of malaria, dengue fever and other water and vector-borne diseases.

WHO Boss Tedros says he is unable to send money to 'starving' family

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, has revealed he is unable to send money to his "starving" relatives in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region.

COVID-19: China describes lab leak theory as 'politically motivated' as WHO calls for further probe

Beijing: The Chinese government has rejected the theory which states that COVID-19 virus might have originated  as a leak from a Chinese laboratory.