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Covid-19: with a million dead, the situation is serious in Europe

Director of the WHO regional office in Europe, Dr Hans Kluge at a press conference on the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted one million deaths in the European region. France is expected

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WHO: “Climate Change is one of the most urgent health threats in the world”

For the Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, “Climate change is one of the major problems of our time. It is also one of the

International Reports

WHO issues its first hepatitis B treatment guidelines- March 2015

WHO today issued its first-ever guidance for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B, a viral infection which is spread through blood and body fluids, attacking the liver and resulting in

International

WHO calls on countries to reduce sugars intake among adults and children

A new WHO guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5%

International

WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases — including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness — which kill

Africa

WHO: West Africa sees spike in Ebola cases as decline stalls

West Africa recorded 144 new confirmed cases of Ebola in the week to Feb. 8, the second weekly increase in a row highlighting lingering challenges to end the outbreak, the