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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/25/2023 9:55:09 AM
The World Health Organization voiced concern on late Friday about the fate of the head of Gaza City's Al-Shifa hospital, whom Israeli occupation forces detained over the facility's alleged use by Hamas.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/22/2023 3:50:09 PM
The World Health Organization has documented 178 Israeli attacks on healthcare facilities that killed 553 people, including 22 healthcare workers, since the war started on Oct. 7, the agency’s regional director said Wednesday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/19/2023 8:47:00 PM
On the 44th day of the war, Israel killed 13 Palestinians in a strike at Nuseirat camp, following the mass killing in Jabalia, while, the World Health Organization labeled Al-Shifa hospital a "death zone" after a visit Saturday and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects mounting international pressure for a ceasefire.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/19/2023 11:06:08 AM
Gaza's largest hospital has become a "death zone," the World Health Organization said Sunday, announcing plans to evacuate the facility, as Israel's army said it was expanding operations in the besieged Strip.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/14/2023 3:50:06 PM
The World Health Organization insisted Tuesday that moving the most vulnerable patients from Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital has become an "impossible task".

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/2/2023 9:52:35 PM
The World Health Organization on Thursday slammed the lack of safety guarantees for bringing humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip, saying it was near impossible to get medical supplies to hospitals.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/1/2023 1:46:00 AM
The World Health Organization on Tuesday decried Israeli airstrikes the prior day near the Turkish-Palestinian Friendship Hospital, reportedly the only cancer center in the Gaza Strip.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/15/2023 1:48:19 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed its strong condemnation of Israel's orders to more than 2000 patients in northern Gaza to evacuate 22 hospitals, descripting it as a "death sentence," according to a WHO statement on Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/14/2023 1:59:16 PM
A plane carrying medical supplies for the Gaza Strip from the World Health Organization (WHO) landed Saturday in El-Arish airport in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, WHO's Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

Egypt - Health
10/10/2023 7:08:42 PM
Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar was elected deputy chair of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 70th session Eastern Mediterranean Regional Committee (RC70), as per a statement from the Ministry of Health and Population on Tuesday.

Egypt - Health
10/9/2023 6:44:05 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) awarded Egypt Monday a certificate and gold tier status for being the world's first country to be on the path to eliminating the Hepatitis C virus.

Life & Style - Health
10/2/2023 6:22:13 PM
The World Health Organization said Monday that its experts had recommended a second malaria vaccine for children, R21/Matrix-M, developed by Britain's Oxford University.

Antiquities - Museums
9/18/2023 5:00:16 PM
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) joined in World Patient Safety Day celebrations on Sunday by illuminating its façade in orange, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Egypt Ministry of Health and Population.

Life & Style - Health
9/7/2023 1:18:49 PM
Bangladesh is experiencing its most severe dengue outbreak on record, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, partly blaming climate change for contributing to the spread of such mosquito-borne diseases.

World - International
9/6/2023 6:15:37 PM
The World Health Organization on Wednesday warned of "concerning trends" for Covid-19 ahead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, calling for increased vaccinations and surveillance.

Life & Style - Health
8/31/2023 1:05:20 PM
A global Covid-19 knowledge-sharing platform has secured three new licensing agreements to transfer vaccine technologies, including one with the first private manufacturer to join the initiative, the World Health Organization said.

Life & Style - Health
8/13/2023 4:49:38 PM
The number of new Covid-19 cases reported worldwide rose by 80 percent in the last month, the World Health Organization said , after designating a new "variant of interest".

Life & Style - Health
7/31/2023 6:31:25 PM
Only four countries -- Brazil, Mauritius, the Netherlands and Turkey -- have adopted all the anti-tobacco measures recommended in the fight against the "deadly scourge" of smoking, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Life & Style - Health
7/28/2023 6:34:42 PM
The extreme heat in the northern hemisphere is putting an increasing strain on healthcare systems, hitting those least able to cope the hardest, the World Health Organization said.

Life & Style - Health
7/12/2023 11:01:04 PM
The World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the recent surge in bird flu outbreaks among mammals could help the virus spread more easily among humans.

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