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UN: Work-related accidents, illnesses...

Work-related accidents, illnesses kill...

World

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Exposure to long working hours, defined as working 55 hours a week or more, was deemed responsible for...

What are the impacts of the Covid-19...

What are the impacts of the Covid-19...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 28 2021

According to the World Health Organization, there were complete or partial lockdowns in at least 82 countries...

WHO: Soaring e-waste affecting health...

‘Soaring e-waste affecting health of...

Health

Tue, Jun 15 2021

WHO report calls for more effective, binding action to protect children from growing health threat

WHO: Nearly 200,000 Palestinians need...

WHO: Nearly 200,000 Palestinians need...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 3 2021

According to the organization, over 70,000 people were internally displaced during the conflict last...

WHO: Search for origin of Covid-19 poisoned...

WHO: Search for origin of Covid-19 poisoned...

East Asia

Sat, May 29 2021

Biden on Wednesday ordered aides to find answers to the virus' origin

WHO: Total death toll from Covid-19...

'Total death toll from Covid-19 could...

World

Fri, May 21 2021

More than 3 million people have died since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold last year 

WHO issues $7 million emergency appeal...

WHO issues $7m emergency appeal for...

Middle East

Thu, May 20 2021

On Monday, Israeli strikes hit a clinic, the Gaza health ministry headquarters and the only laboratory...

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19...

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19...

World

Fri, May 7 2021

It becomes the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality

Bangladeshi doctor made WHO representative...

BD doctor made WHO rep in Maldives

Health

Tue, May 4 2021

Dr Nazneen is the first Bangladeshi woman to be awarded the post

WHO: Indian Covid variant found in at...

WHO: Indian Covid variant found in at...

World

Wed, Apr 28 2021

The WHO recently listed B1617 – which counts several sub-lineages with slightly different mutations...

WHO jab experts want more AstraZeneca...

WHO experts want more AZ clot data from...

World

Fri, Apr 23 2021

The WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunisation updated their guidance on...

WHO: World can bring pandemic under...

‘World can bring pandemic under...

World

Tue, Apr 20 2021

‘We have the tools to bring this pandemic under control in a matter of months, if we apply them...

WHO does not back vaccination passports...

WHO does not back vaccination passports...

World

Tue, Apr 6 2021

The WHO now expects to review China’s Covid-19 vaccines Sinopharm and Sinovac for possible emergency...

Severe virus curbs in South America...

Severe virus curbs in S America

Latin America

Fri, Apr 2 2021

Brazil, the epicentre of Covid-19 wave in South America, reported a staggering 66,500 Covid-19 deaths...

WHO sounds warning over upcoming religious...

WHO sounds warning over upcoming religious...

World

Thu, Apr 1 2021

The organization urged people to mark the festivals with those they are living with and avoid meeting...

China under pressure after WHO chief...

China under pressure after WHO chief...

East Asia

Wed, Mar 31 2021

The US including 13 of its allies released a statement saying inquiry lacked the data and samples it...

WHO: Covid-19 likely jumped to humans...

WHO says animals likely source of...

World

Mon, Mar 29 2021

WHO Chief said that all hypotheses regarding the Covid-19 origin are open and warrant further...

WHO: Growing global vaccine gap...

WHO: Growing global vaccine gap...

World

Tue, Mar 23 2021

More than 455 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been injected in 162 territories around the...

WHO reviewing data, recommends AstraZeneca...

WHO recommends AstraZeneca jabs to...

World

Wed, Mar 17 2021

The European Union's medicines regulator on Tuesday insisted there was no evidence linking the jab...

WHO: No reason to stop using AstraZeneca...

WHO: No reason to stop using AstraZeneca...

World

Fri, Mar 12 2021

Denmark, Norway, and Iceland paused the use of the AstraZeneca jab as a precaution after isolated reports...

WSJ: WHO scraps plan for interim report...

WSJ: WHO scraps plan for interim report...

World

Fri, Mar 5 2021

The WHO team returned recently from Wuhan saying it had no clear finding on the genesis of the