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World - International
6/14/2022 9:12:04 PM
The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee of experts to determine if the expanding monkeypox outbreak that has mysteriously spread outside Africa should be considered a global health emergency.

World - International
6/9/2022 9:38:35 AM
The risk of monkeypox becoming established in non-endemic nations is real, the WHO warned Wednesday, with more than a thousand cases now confirmed in such countries.

World - International
5/24/2022 12:47:20 PM
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is expected to be confirmed by the U.N. health agency's member countries for a second five-year term on Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/2/2022 6:42:11 PM
The World Health Organization says its first shipment of medical supplies for invasion-hit Ukraine will arrive in neighboring Poland on Thursday, calling for a humanitarian corridor to ease delivery in the face of a crisis with ``ordinary civilians being broken'' in the fighting.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/27/2022 7:09:19 PM
The World Health Organization on Sunday called for a safe corridor through Poland to deliver critical medical aid to Ukraine and warned that hospital oxygen supplies in the country were dangerously low.

World - International
2/23/2022 6:40:20 PM
The World Health Organization is creating a global training center to help poorer countries make vaccines, antibodies and cancer treatments using the messenger RNA technology that has successfully been used to make COVID-19 vaccines.

World - International
2/9/2022 5:15:32 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday he had met with the Taliban's health minister for talks on the "dire" health and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

World - International
2/1/2022 10:57:45 PM
The World Health Organization chief said Tuesday that 90 million cases of coronavirus have been reported since the omicron variant was first identified 10 weeks ago _ amounting to more than in all of 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 1:00:56 PM
Ethiopia has asked the UN health agency to investigate its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for "harmful misinformation" and "misconduct", accusing him of backing rebels in his native war-torn Tigray region.

World - International
1/12/2022 6:57:00 PM
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is dangerous -- and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

World - International
12/22/2021 7:27:15 PM
The World Health Organization chief warned Wednesday that the rush in wealthy countries to roll out additional Covid vaccine doses was deepening the inequity in access to jabs that is prolonging the pandemic.

World - International
12/14/2021 11:30:11 PM
The new coronavirus variant Omicron is spreading at an unprecedented rate, the WHO said Tuesday, urging countries to act swiftly to rein in transmission and protect their health systems.

World - International
11/30/2021 5:14:45 PM
The World Health Organization called Tuesday for countries to keep calm and take "rational" measures in response to the new, fast-spreading Covid variant Omicron, which has sparked global panic.

World - Africa
11/12/2021 8:46:36 PM
Ethiopia's conflict-torn Tigray region is under "effective blockade", the World Health Organization chief said Friday, warning that people were starving to death and dying from lack of access to medicines.

World - Region
10/6/2021 7:24:52 PM
The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that the world's first malaria vaccine should be given to children across Africa, in a move officials hope will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease.

World - Africa
9/24/2021 6:21:35 PM
Tedros has run afoul of the Ethiopian government of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over his outspokenness about killings and other human rights abuses in his home region of Tigray

World - International
8/4/2021 6:37:46 PM
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on the countries and companies controlling the supply of doses to change gear and ensure more vaccines to less wealthy states

World - International
7/7/2021 5:24:00 PM
'From a moral, epidemiological or economic point view, now is the time for the world to come together to tackle this pandemic collectively,' Tedros said

World - Africa
6/26/2021 12:23:20 PM
Tedros, who is an ethnic Tigrayan and former Ethiopian Cabinet minister, referred in his opening remarks at a WHO briefing to the air strike this week which hit a crowded market in his native region

World - International
4/19/2021 5:38:49 PM
'We have the tools to bring this pandemic under control in a matter of months, if we apply them consistently and equitably,' Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said

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