Concerns regarding adverse health effects of exposure to radio frequency radiation associated with the roll out of 5G, is being raised as a topic of concern
While Ugandan authorities praise the health workers as “heroes” and say they are prepared to contain the virus, some workers disagree, wondering where the millions of dollars spent on preparing for Ebola have gone if a hospital on the front line lacks basic supplies.
According to WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, 900 million people region-wide lack basic sanitation and more than 500 million practise open defecation.
In the report, titled 'Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air', deaths of about 600,000 children under 15 years of age in 2016 were attributed to the joint effects of ambient and household air pollution.
WHO further noted that India's commitment and progress towards the outcomes are reflected in the fact that household sanitation coverage has dramatically increased from an estimated two per cent per year before the initiative to more than 13 per cent annually between 2016 and 2018.
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The World Health Organization chief asserted that the global body would stand by India and all other countries to help eradicate the disease.
WHO said that these medications not only are unable to treat diseases but can also cause severe complications or even death.
The global annual cost of treating the same will reach $1.2 trillion per year by 2025, which is an alarming state and requires immediate resolute actions.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced Soumiya Swaminathan's appointment on Tuesday morning.
World Health Organisation warns: New treatments will not be sufficient to fight the threat of antimicrobial resistance.
Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan are the remaining countries where polio is still being recorded.
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday decided to impose a fine upto Rs. 5000/- if any individual is found burning waste, plastic etc in open areas across Delhi and National Capital Region
Addis Ababa: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reiterated its continued support towards defeating the Ebola virus disease which has killed almost 10,000 people since its outbreak.On the sidelines of the annual African Ministers of
New Delhi: The government on Tuesday unveiled a major campaign to raise awareness about tuberculosis as an expert criticised the government for failure to tackle the disease which claims about 1000 lives in India daily.The
New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday that fears of mobile towers being hazardous to health are not true, adding that reports from the World Health Organisation do not substantiate the claim.Replying
United Nations:West Africa would lose at least $3.6 billion annually on an average between 2014 and 2017 as a result of the ripple effects of the Ebola disease, a UN report has said.Owing to a
New Delhi: Swine flu has killed 34 more people raising the toll to 875 in the country this year and the number of affected crossed the 15,000 mark, government said today, but there is no
Mumbai: A study conducted by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Trombay has found high levels of certain carcinogens in packaged drinking water in Mumbai. A team of four scientists scrutinised 90 samples collected from