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3.6 bn people face inadequate access to water: WMO

3.6 bn people face inadequate access to water: WMO

🕔10:02, 30.Nov 2022

Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) Around 3.6 billion people currently face inadequate access to water at least a month per year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its State of Global Water Resources 2021 report. The figure is projected to increase

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Eight warmest years on record witness upsurge in climate impacts: WMO

Eight warmest years on record witness upsurge in climate impacts: WMO

🕔09:22, 7.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The past eight years are on track to be the eight warmest on record, fuelled by ever-rising greenhouse gas concentrations and accumulated heat. Extreme heatwaves, drought and devastating flooding have affected millions and cost billions this

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WHO calls for united effort to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases

WHO calls for united effort to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases

🕔18:27, 29.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) On the occasion of World Health Day, World Health Organization on Thursday called for united effort to reduce mortality from cardiovascular diseases, a leading cause of death in the South-East Asia Region with 3.6 million lives

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Global Covid cases surpass 600 mn: WHO

Global Covid cases surpass 600 mn: WHO

🕔10:33, 2.Sep 2022

Geneva, Sep 2 (IANS) The global Covid-19 caseload has surpassed 600 million, a grim milestone in the pandemic that is still continuing after it first broke out in early 2020, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Newly reported monkeypox cases dip worldwide: WHO

Newly reported monkeypox cases dip worldwide: WHO

🕔10:46, 26.Aug 2022

Geneva, Aug 26 (IANS) The number of newly reported monkeypox cases has decreased worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In the week from August 15-21, there were 21 per cent fewer cases than in the previous week, dpa news

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Monkeypox infections rise 20% to over 35K cases, 12 deaths: WHO

Monkeypox infections rise 20% to over 35K cases, 12 deaths: WHO

🕔12:44, 18.Aug 2022

Geneva, Aug 18 (IANS) Monkeypox cases have seen an exponential jump of 20 per cent in the last week with more than 35,000 infections and 12 deaths reported from 92 countries, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). “Almost 7,500 cases

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WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency

WHO declares monkeypox a global emergency

🕔12:13, 24.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organisation on Saturday declared the monkeypox as public health emergency of international concern. The global health body said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now

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Heatwave in Europe underscores need for effective action to combat climate change: WHO

Heatwave in Europe underscores need for effective action to combat climate change: WHO

🕔18:05, 23.Jul 2022

Copenhagen, July 23 (IANS) As the Europe reels from the effects of a prolonged heatwave responsible for a series of ferocious wildfires and escalating record-breaking high temperatures, regional governments have been urged by the World Health Organization (WHO) to implement the

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Monkeypox: WHO reports 5,322 lab-confirmed cases in 53 countries

Monkeypox: WHO reports 5,322 lab-confirmed cases in 53 countries

🕔21:49, 5.Jul 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that 5,322 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox had been reported to it from 53 countries — both endemic and non-endemic. Geneva, July 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said that 5,322

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Covid virus likely leaked from Wuhan lab: WHO chief

Covid virus likely leaked from Wuhan lab: WHO chief

🕔06:30, 21.Jun 2022

Just days after saying that the Covid lab leak theory needs “further investigations”, the World Health Organisation (WHO) chief has privately confided to a senior European politician that the pandemic originated from China’s infamous Wuhan lab, according to a report.

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WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO may declare monkeypox a global health emergency

🕔07:03, 15.Jun 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to declare monkeypox, which has so far affected 2,821 people in both endemic and non-endemic countries, a global health emergency, according to media reports. New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO)

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Monkeypox: WHO reports 780 laboratory confirmed cases from 27 countries

Monkeypox: WHO reports 780 laboratory confirmed cases from 27 countries

🕔17:29, 5.Jun 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday said it has been reported of 780 laboratory confirmed cases of monkeypox from 27 countries that are not endemic to the monkeypox virus. Geneva, June 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday

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33 countries report 650 cases of mysterious hepatitis in kids: WHO

33 countries report 650 cases of mysterious hepatitis in kids: WHO

🕔05:30, 30.May 2022

About 33 countries have reported 650 probable cases of mysterious acute hepatitis among children, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Geneva, May 30 (IANS) About 33 countries have reported 650 probable cases of mysterious acute hepatitis among children, according to

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Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO chief

Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO chief

🕔10:53, 24.May 2022

Geneva, May 24 (IANS) The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated here that the Covid-19 pandemic “is far from over”. “… the pandemic is far from over. And even as we continue to fight it, we face the

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World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

🕔07:05, 6.May 2022

Worldwide about 1.49 crore excess lives were lost due to Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Thursday. Geneva, May 6 (IANS) Worldwide about 1.49 crore excess lives were lost due to

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‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

🕔16:17, 17.Apr 2022

India has shared its concerns with the methodology along with other member states through a series of formal communications, including six letters issued to the World Health Organisation, the Union Health Ministry said. New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India has shared

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Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

🕔07:31, 4.Apr 2022

After the World Health Organisation (WHO) suspended the supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine under the United Nations (UN) procurement after an inspection last month, the company has said it is working on upgrades to ensure that the production of

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WHO warns about new Covid variant ‘XE’

WHO warns about new Covid variant ‘XE’

🕔17:34, 2.Apr 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning against a new mutant ‘XE’ variant of Omicron, that may be more transmissible than any strain of Covid-19 seen before. Geneva, April 2 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a

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India honoured to be Global Centre for Traditional Medicine: PM Modi

India honoured to be Global Centre for Traditional Medicine: PM Modi

🕔18:22, 26.Mar 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed happiness for India to be the home of Global Centre for Traditional Medicine as Ayush Ministry signed agreement with the WHO. New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed happiness

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Ayush ministry signs agreement with WHO for global centre of traditional medicine

Ayush ministry signs agreement with WHO for global centre of traditional medicine

🕔18:16, 26.Mar 2022

The Ministry of Ayush has signed a Host Country Agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) for establishing a WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine at Jamnagar in India, with its interim office at the Institute of Training and Research

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