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WHO Europe warns of 'alarming' virus...

WHO Europe warns of 'alarming' virus...

Coronavirus

Thu, Sep 17 2020

The 53 member states of WHO Europe have recorded nearly five million cases of Covid-19 and more than...

Bangladesh among top 15 countries with...

Bangladesh among top countries with...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 10 2020

WHO seeks Bangladesh’s urgent action to avoid deaths by trans fat intake

WHO: World must be better prepared for...

'World must be prepared for next...

World

Tue, Sep 8 2020

The global Covid-19 death toll has been reached to 891,240

US will not pay remaining dues to WHO...

US will not pay remaining dues to WHO...

North America

Thu, Sep 3 2020

The United States currently owes the WHO some $18 million for financial year 2019 and $62 million for...

Rich countries may outbid poor neighbours...

Covid-19 Vaccine: Rich countries may...

World

Wed, Sep 2 2020

Some developed countries have put in orders for at least 3.1 billion doses

OP-ED: The global race for a Covid-19...

OP-ED: The global race for a Covid-19...

Patrick L Osewe

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Access to a vaccine should be rapid, affordable, and equitable

EU offers $478m to WHO-led Covid-19...

EU offers $478m to WHO-led Covid-19...

Europe

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Critics have said that by buying vaccines exclusively through an EU scheme, the Commission was effectively...

WHO DG praises Bangladesh’s efforts...

WHO DG praises Bangladesh’s efforts...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Aug 29 2020

WHO DG lauded Bangladesh government for its role in controlling spread of coronavirus in populated Rohingya...

‘WHO must play vital, effective role...

‘WHO must play vital, effective role...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Aug 28 2020

Ambassador Shameem is returning to Bangladesh after a long 35 year diplomatic career

Spain calls on army to fight virus as...

Spain calls on army to fight virus as...

World

Wed, Aug 26 2020

The WHO said it recorded more than 1.7 million new coronavirus cases and some 39,000 new deaths in the...

WHO: Covid-19 stabilizing in

WHO: Covid-19 stabilizing in

Latin America

Sat, Aug 22 2020

Brazil has the world's second-highest number of covid-19 cases and deaths after the United...

WHO chief hopes Covid-19 pandemic will...

WHO hopes pandemic will last less than...

World

Sat, Aug 22 2020

Tedros said the 1918 Spanish flu 'took two years to stop'

WHO urges countries to gamble on shared...

WHO urges countries to gamble on shared...

Coronavirus

Fri, Aug 14 2020

Funding the ACT-Accelerator, with $31.3 billion needed immediately, 'will cost a tiny fraction in...

WHO says food safe from

WHO says food safe from

Coronavirus

Fri, Aug 14 2020

The WHO said there was no need to panic -- and there were no examples of the respiratory disease being...

2 in 5 schools lacked basic handwashing...

2 in 5 schools lacked basic handwashing...

World

Thu, Aug 13 2020

Covid-19 has created the largest disruption to education ever recorded, affecting nearly 1.6 billion...

ED: Let us not ignore the gravity of...

ED: Let us not ignore the gravity of...

Editorial

Mon, Aug 10 2020

Developing countries like ours often push mental health far down on the priority list

WHO: Vaccine nationalism cannot beat...

WHO: Vaccine nationalism cannot beat...

Coronavirus

Fri, Aug 7 2020

'Phase 3 means this is the first time this vaccine has been put into the general population, into...

WHO appeals for $15mn aid for Lebanon...

WHO appeals for $15mn aid for Lebanon...

Middle East

Fri, Aug 7 2020

Five hospitals in the area affected by Tuesday's blast are either not functioning or partially...

WHO: North Korea's Covid-19 test results...

WHO: North Korea's Covid-19 test results...

Coronavirus

Thu, Aug 6 2020

As many as 64 first contacts and 3,571 secondary contacts of the suspected case have been identified...

WHO: Proportion of youth with Covid-19...

WHO: Proportion of youth with Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Wed, Aug 5 2020

The surge in new cases, a so-called second wave of infections, has prompted some countries to impose...

WHO: China team interviewed Wuhan scientists...

WHO: China team interviewed Wuhan scientists...

East Asia

Tue, Aug 4 2020

'The team had extensive discussions with Chinese counterparts and received updates on epidemiological...