Tag: World Health Organisation
Uganda’s maize, sorghum and groundnuts pose cancer risk – researchers
Ugandan maize, sorghum and groundnuts are not safe for consumption, scientists now say.The scientists - from the National Agricultural Research Organisation - now say that the aforementioned
New COVID variant sparks international alarm: What do we know about Omicron?
WHO's ambitious strategy to vaccinate 40% of world by end of 2021
NGOs critical role in ending COVID-19 vaccine 'apartheid'
Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have a critical role in ensuring equitable global access to CO
WHO chief Tedros in quarantine over COVID-19 fears
World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has gone into quarantine after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. The former Ethiopian foreign minister announced on Sunday, Novembe
WHO stops trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment amid safety concerns
The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. Gavino Garay has more.The World H
Coronavirus may never go away-WHO
Dr. Mike Ryan, the head of the World Health Organization emergencies program, on Wednesday, May 13 told said that the novel coronavirus may become "another endemic virus in our communities. And this virus may never go away."The wo
WHO expert believes Wuhan market had role in coronavirus outbreak, but more research needed
A wholesale market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan played a role in the outbreak of the novel coronavirus last year, as the source or possibly as an "amplifying setting", the World Health Organisation said on Friday, May 8, calling for mor
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