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Infographic: WHO considers changing...

Infographic: WHO considers changing...

World

Sat, Apr 4 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is considering whether to update its guidance on the routine wearing...

WHO official: Coronavirus epidemic far...

WHO official: Coronavirus epidemic far...

World

Tue, Mar 31 2020

'The focus of the epidemic is now on Europe, but that will likely shift to other regions'

WHO: 20 Covid-19 vaccines in development...

WHO: 20 Covid-19 vaccines in development...

World

Sat, Mar 21 2020

'The vaccines are still a long way away from being available for public use'

WHO bins DSCC mayor's claim over lockdown...

WHO bins DSCC mayor's claim over lockdown...

Bangladesh

Sat, Mar 21 2020

The statement came within couple of hours of DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon claiming that WHO had suggested...

Coronavirus: WHO urges urgent, aggressive...

Coronavirus: WHO urges urgent, aggressive...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 17 2020

Eight of the 11 countries of WHO Southeast Asia Region have confirmed cases of Covid-19

WHO warns of mask shortages as coronavirus...

WHO warns of mask shortages as coronavirus...

World

Wed, Mar 4 2020

The death rate is around 3.4%, much higher than the seasonal flu at under 1%, according to the World...

Iran virus deaths rise to 16, deputy...

Iran virus deaths rise to 16, deputy...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Feb 25 2020

China coronavirus death toll reaches 2,663

Coronavirus death toll in China crosses...

Coronavirus death toll in China crosses...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Feb 18 2020

Nearly 72,500 people have been infected by the new COVID-19 strain of the virus

China virus death toll crosses...

China virus death toll crosses...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Feb 12 2020

The virus has been officially named 'COVID-19'

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature...

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature...

Europe

Wed, Oct 16 2019

EU law currently requires countries to assess the level, notably in urban areas, of a range of pollutants,...

LGRD minister: Dengue under

LGRD minister: Dengue under

Dhaka

Thu, Jul 25 2019

559 admitted in Dhaka hospitals in one day

Study: Bangladesh among countries with...

Study: Bangladesh among countries with...

Nation

Tue, May 28 2019

The information was found in a research done on antibiotic levels of rivers worldwide

Green activists: 90% of Dhaka grapples...

Green activists: 90% of Dhaka grapples...

Dhaka

Sat, Feb 9 2019

Five among the top 10 causes of death in Bangladesh are related to air pollution, according to the World...

WHO: Children, babies dying from cold...

WHO: Children, babies dying from cold...

World

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Many displaced had walked for days or travelled in open trucks, arriving malnourished and exhausted following...

Social taboo leading cause for unchecked...

Social taboo leading cause for unchecked...

Event

Sat, Oct 27 2018

World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) cites breast cancer...

Half the world's schools lack clean...

Half the world's schools lack clean...

World

Mon, Aug 27 2018

Almost 900 million children have to contend with a lack of basic hygiene facilities during their education,...

Survey: Number of tobacco users in Bangladesh...

Number of tobacco users in Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 14 2018

The survey was conducted with assistance of the World Health Organisation and the Centre for Diseases...

Nipah virus death toll in India jumps...

Nipah virus death toll in India jumps...

World

Tue, May 22 2018

The WHO has named Nipah as one of the eight priority diseases that could cause an epidemic, alongside...

WHO fears monsoons will aggravate Rohingya...

WHO fears monsoons will aggravate Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 29 2018

The organization fears that the tropical season will expose the forcibly displaced Rohingyas to intensified...

2,700 people infected with diphtheria...

2,700 people infected with diphtheria...

Nation

Thu, Jan 4 2018

Rohingya refugees are at the risk of suffering from a possible outbreak of diphtheria, said a WHO report...

Rohingya camps on the brink of waterborne...

Rohingya camps on the brink of waterborne...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 26 2017

According to UNHCR, 604,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh fleeing the violence which erupted in Myanmar...