World Health Organization
North East  /  Published 27.03.20

Liquor firms to make sanitiser

Five lakh litres of sanitisers will be supplied to the health department free of cost in the wake of outbreak of Covid-19 in Assam.The decision is based on a directive by state excise minister Parimal...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Crash and burn: When switching off is not an option

Human health — both physical and mental — is the sum total of many parts. There seemed to be a brief period of confusion around this a few days ago when the World Health Organization first listed ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.20

Strays deserve cold comfort too

Sir — In the midst of winter, Twitterati found on the social media app a sight that warmed their hearts. A rickshaw driver was giving a ride to a stray dog who had been wrapped in a blanket. The ima...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 16.01.19

Food that is best for baby

The World Health Organization has recommended that babies be exclusively breastfed for the first six months. This means no “top-up” bottle feeds with cow’s milk, formula or water. Breast milk gi...
By Dr Gita Mathai

World  /  Published 24.04.19

Malawi becomes 1st nation to immunise kids against malaria

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunising children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease.Alth...
By AP in London


Opinion  /  Published 24.04.19

India: 'global pharmacy' without enough drugs

Misnomers can, at times, be misleading. In spite of being known as the ‘pharmacy of the global south’, drug prices in India are prohibitive for vast sections of the population. Recent findings of ...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 21.04.20

No proof virus lab-made: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a la...
By Reuters in Geneva

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Sanitation workers’ protective gear

The Supreme Court on Wednesday recorded an undertaking from the central government that it was “meticulously” following the guidelines the World Health Organization has issued on Covid-19 protecti...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.04.20

India differs with Donald Trump

India on Wednesday appeared to echo UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres’s position that now was not the time to freeze funds to the World Health Organization after US President Donald Trump announ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Assam discharges first 2 Covid-19 patients

Assam on Wednesday discharged its first two Covid-19 patients after two successive tests found them to be negative. The number of Covid-19 patients has reached 32 in the state with the detection of a ...
By Rajiv Konwar/ Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri


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