The visit by a WHO team to Wuhan sounds significant at first sight, but it may not yield the desired result or depict the right picture, thanks to strict Chinese government controls. A global team of researchers arrived on Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus
The head of the World Health Organization-led team in the central Chinese city of Wuhan probing the origins of COVID-19 said on Tuesday that cold chain transmission of the virus is a possibility and warrants further investigation.
The team arrived in Wuhan on Jan.14 and after two weeks of quarantine, visited key sites like the Huanan seafood market, the location of the first known cluster of infections, as well as the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which has been involved in coronavirus research.
Has it really been only six months since the World Health Organisation officially declared us to be in the midst of a full blown pandemic?
This Sept. 29 (Tuesday) is the 29th year of the “World Heart Day” with the chosen theme “Use Heart to Beat Heartbreak” by the World Heart Federation (WHF) and the World Health Organisation.
Although older people are among those at highest risk of COVID-19, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has reminded younger generations that they are “not invincible” when it comes to the disease, and the advice should be taken seriously.
Six months after the World Health Organization declared a global emergency, the novel coronavirus has killed more than 680,000 people and infected more than 17.5 million, according to an AFP tally.
Breastfeeding mothers – whether they are “suspected COVID19 or are COVID19 positive” – must be encouraged to fulfil their obligations to their newborns and babies.
World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14 November each year. The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention observed this day in connection with the 2020 theme