World Health Organization
Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

India's worry: Too few are being tested

India could soon face its moment of reckoning with the Covid-19 pandemic and the question is whether the country, with its rickety, under-resourced healthcare system, will be able to cope. The number ...

Health  /  Published 17.03.20

'Social distancing worked for me'

Infections and deaths from the new coronavirus continue to spread worldwide, and the World Health Organization has officially declared the outbreak a pandemic. Many people are starting to talk about s...
By Jen Gunter/The New York Times News Service

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

In India, women are most unsafe at home

Women are most unsafe at home. Estimates by the World Health Organization in 2017 show that one in three women has experienced either physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner. I...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.20

For Covid-19 warriors, a world concert at home

Lady Gaga raised $127 million for healthcare workers fighting on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic through the One World: Together At Home concert which she curated along with the World Heal...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.04.20

Women power shields against coronavirus

Women are at the forefront of the battle against the novel coronavirus, and it’s not just the rural healthcare workers or sahiyas who are screening the thousands of labourers who have returned to Jh...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


India  /  Published 05.05.20

Worrying dip in TB registration

India’s number of tuberculosis patients registered weekly dropped by a precipitous 75 per cent during the first three weeks of the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown and could lead to excess TB deaths, he...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.20

Human rights for public health

The late Jonathan Mann, the WHO administrator who pioneered the global campaign against AIDS in the 1980s, had envisioned a future where public health, human rights and ethics would be seen as complem...
By Aditya Sharma

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Nasty break

Sir — In yet another one of his ill-thought-out moves, the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, decided to sever his country’s ties with the World Health Organization, ostensib...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

Mental health: Laws are not enough

When does death, which is both inevitable and natural, become a serious problem? One of the answers to this question lies in the World Health Organization’s latest global suicide report, which revea...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.20

WHO done it?

POTUS has worked so hard throughout his term to denude his own credibility that when he pointed the finger at the World Health Organization (WHO) last week for doing a bad job of managing the pandemic...
By Upala Sen


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