Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
World  /  Published 27.09.20

India's vaccine production prowess hailed by WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded prime minister Narendra Modi's assurance that India will use its vaccine production capacity in helping nations fight Co...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

India  /  Published 06.06.20

Covid-19 could be opportunity for India to speed up Ayushman Bharat: WHO chief

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has presented challenges for several nations, could be an opportunity for India to speed up the health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat, especially with a focus on primary...
By PTI in

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.20

Faulty diagnosis

In the ongoing global battle against Covid-19, the top leadership of the World Health Organization has kicked up a storm. It is alleged by many that the multilateral entity helped the Chinese authorit...
By Luv Puri in

World  /  Published 09.04.20

WHO not focused on China: Tedros

The head of the World Health Organisation gave a strident defence of his agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, in response to US President Donald Trump’s criticism and sugges...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 31.01.20

China labels US ‘truly mean’ for travel curbs

The US and other countries tightened travel curbs on Friday and businesses said they were facing supply problems because of the coronavirus in China, a day after the World Health Organisation declared...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 28.01.20

Xi fails to stem global alarm

President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China was sure of defeating a “devil” coronavirus that has killed 106 people, spread across the world and rattled financial markets.Yet despite his confid...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Trump to halt funding for WHO

For weeks, President Trump has faced relentless criticism for having overseen a slow and ineffective response to the coronavirus pandemic, failing to quickly embrace public health measures that could ...
By Michael D. Shear and Donald G. McNeil Jr./New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 13.03.20

Europe epicentre of coronavirus pandemic: WHO

Europe has now become the epicentre of a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed 5,000 lives around the world, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.The UN agency called it a “a tragic mileston...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 21.02.20

Iran, S. Korea cases spark global fears

The coronavirus outbreak showed dangerous signs of breaking out beyond China on Friday, as new cases were reported in West Asia and large clusters emerged around Asia.Countries were closing their bord...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 29.01.20

US, Japan evacuate their nationals

The US and Japan flew nationals out of China’s coronavirus epicentre on Wednesday, as the number of deaths leapt to 133 and the World Health Organisation said there was “deeply concerning” evide...
By Reuters in Beijing


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