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Life & Style - Health
11/28/2022 4:11:11 PM
The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

Life & Style - Health
11/23/2022 8:43:01 PM
The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a vaccine dose last year.

World - War in Ukraine
11/21/2022 8:16:03 PM
The World Health Organization on Monday warned that the upcoming winter would be "life-threatening" for millions of Ukrainians after a series of devastating Russian attacks on the country's energy grid.

World - Africa
11/16/2022 6:10:50 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that he expects the first doses of Ebola vaccine targeting the strain behind an outbreak in Uganda to arrive in the country next week.

Life & Style - Health
11/9/2022 11:54:48 AM
The World Health Organization said at least 15,000 people had died so far this year in Europe because of hot weather.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 4:08:24 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) has opened its pavilion at 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) by unveiling a sculpture that symbolises the impact of climate change on human health.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 7:59:24 PM
At least 15,000 people have died in Europe because of hot weather in 2022 so far, the World Health Organization said Monday, with Spain and Germany among the worst-affected countries.

Life & Style - Health
11/1/2022 9:31:29 PM
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that its emergency committee had determined that monkeypox should continue to be classified as a global health emergency.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
10/28/2022 1:34:00 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it will host in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, a London-based charitable foundation, the Health Pavilion at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), which is due to be held in Sharm El Sheikh on 6-18 November.

Life & Style - Health
10/28/2022 1:04:39 PM
The number of people infected with tuberculosis, including the kind resistant to drugs, rose globally for the first time in years, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

World - Region
10/23/2022 11:39:57 AM
Cholera is making a comeback in Lebanon as approximately 18 cases were already confirmed in the country as of Oct. 10, just days after the first case was detected, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Lebanese Ministry of Health Sunday.

World - Africa
10/19/2022 8:00:51 PM
The World Health Organization chief said Wednesday time was running out to avoid "genocide" in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray, as Human Rights Watch called for sanctions against Addis Ababa to avert civilian deaths.

Egypt - Health
10/11/2022 7:44:52 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Tuesday that Egypt is keen on developing cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to enhance the healthcare system and medical services in Egypt.

World - International
9/22/2022 7:33:33 PM
The head of the World Health Organization on Thursday tempered his assertion that the end of the Covid-19 pandemic was near, warning that declaring the crisis over was "still a long way off".

World - International
9/17/2022 7:55:56 PM
The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a ``second disaster`` in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases.

World - Africa
9/14/2022 7:01:56 PM
With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa.

World - International
9/14/2022 6:16:19 PM
The number of newly reported Covid-19 cases has dropped dramatically, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, urging the world to seize the opportunity to end the pandemic.

World - Region
9/13/2022 3:11:09 PM
The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of a "very high" risk of cholera spreading across Syria after the country recorded its first cases since 2009.

Life & Style - Health
9/8/2022 2:06:31 PM
Nasal COVID-19 vaccines could help to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control, the World Health Organization said Wednesday after homegrown products were approved in India and China.

World - International
9/7/2022 9:38:20 PM
The number of new coronavirus cases fell everywhere in the world last week by about 12%, according to the World Health Organization’s latest weekly review of the pandemic issued Wednesday.

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