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Overlapping crises accelerating health inequality: WHO

Montreal, Canada | Xinhua | World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that overlapping crises of COVID-19, inflation and cuts to foreign aid by wealthy countries are accelerating health inequality and disrupting health services. Giving a keynote speech by video to the “health equity for all” of …

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Monkeypox hits Europe, Americas hardest: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Europe and the Americas have been affected the most by the monkeypox outbreak, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists on Wednesday. These two regions have reported 95 percent of the diagnosed cases, he said, warning against stigma and discrimination …

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Tedros re-appointed as WHO chief

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the incumbent director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), was reappointed to a second five-year term by the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) on Tuesday. Elected to the post at the 70th WHA in May 2017, Tedros was the sole candidate this …

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COVID-19 pandemic not over yet: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Even though the number of globally reported COVID-19 cases and deaths continues to decline, largely due to a drop in testing rates, the pandemic is not over, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday. Last week, just over 15,000 coronavirus-related deaths were reported to the …

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Over 1million African children vaccinated against malaria: WHO

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | More than one million children in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi have received one or extra doses of the world’s first malaria vaccine as efforts to eradicate the disease in the continent gathers steam, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday ahead of World Malaria Day …

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