Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Delta variant spreading worldwide at scorching pace: WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Monday warned of the “devastating outbreaks” caused by the Delta variant of Covid-19, saying that the new ...

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight

China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday by the World Health Organization, following a 70-year effort to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight

Environment Pollution

No risk management despite rise in e-waste

Some 400,000 tonnes of electrical and electronics waste was produced in Bangladesh in 2018. Only three per cent of it was recycled with the remaining 97 per cent being dumped.

The government has no specific updated data on how much e-waste is produced, destroyed and mixed with soil in Bangladesh every year.

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years.

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

The world needs the G7 to invest in all our futures

As the G7 meets, the rest of the world looks on in the certain knowledge that it is within the power of these leaders not only to invest in their own country’s protection, but also the protection and ...

It needs to be ensured that everyone everywhere has access to vaccines well before the end of 2022

Countries pledge $2.4b for Covid shots for poor nations

Dozens of countries on Wednesday pledged nearly $2.4 billion to the COVAX vaccine-sharing plan to widen availability of COVID-19 shots to people in poorer nations who have so far come up short.

Countries pledge $2.4b for Covid shots for poor nations

WHO chief in quarantine after contact tests positive for COVID-19

The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for COVID-19, but stressed he had no symptoms

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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