Friday, December 8, 2023

Topic: WHO

COVID-19 no longer a global health emergency, declares WHO

The head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has declared “with great hope” an end to COVID-19 as a public health emergency, stressing that it does not mean the disease is no longer a global threat.

WHO reveals one-third of prisoners in Europe suffer mental health disorders

One in three prisoners in Europe suffer from mental health disorders, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a new report launched on Tuesday.

COVID-19 remains an international health threat: WHO

The head of the UN health agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Monday that COVID-19 is still a global health threat and that now is not the time to declare the pandemic over.

WHO calls for action to totally eliminate trans fat, ‘a toxic chemical that kills’

Despite recent progress towards eliminating trans fat from food, some five billion people remain unprotected from its harmful impacts, thus increasing their risk of heart disease and death, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

WHO’s Tedros appeals for more information on COVID spread in China

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern on Wednesday over the evolving COVID-19 situation in China, saying the UN agency continued to receive increasing reports of severe continuous disease across the country.

Global disparity in access to essential vaccines, finds WHO report

Limited supply and unequal vaccine distribution means that lower-income countries consistently struggle to access essential inoculations in demand by wealthier countries, according to the latest Global Vaccine Market Report, released on Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).