The Government of France and WHO have announced a new €50 million contribution agreement that will help countries’ health systems overcome bottlenecks in the COVID-19 response and speed up equitable access to testing, treatments, and vaccines. WHO is very grateful… Read More ›
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“Close to nine in ten children with cancer live in low- and middle-income countries,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General.
the majority countries in Africa cannot access sufficient vaccine to meet even the global goals of 10% coverage in all countries by September and 40% by end 2021, let alone the African Union’s goal of 70% in 2022.
New hub’s mission is to provide the world with better data, analytics and decisions to detect and respond to health emergencies
Number of people living with hypertension has doubled to 1.28 billion since 1990
Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio on Thursday announced a one-month nationwide curfew in Sierra Leone to control spread of Covid-19 effective Monday 5th July 2021 from 11 pm to 5 am daily. a) Congregational worship in churches, mosques and… Read More ›
Impact of COVID-19: over 153 million confirmed cases and 3.2 million related deaths have been reported to WHO
Of the 23.1 million cases reported in the South-East Asia Region to date, over 86% are attributed to India. Despite the extensive spread of the virus, COVID-19 cases to date appear to be concentrated predominantly in high-income countries (HICs). The 20 most impacted HICs account for almost half (45%) of the world’s cumulative COVID-19 cases, yet they represent only one eighth (12.4%) of the global population.