Saturday, 23 October 2021
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 ...
13 Jul 2021, 09:06
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
30 Jun 2021, 14:12
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.
28 Jun 2021, 19:40
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.
12 Jun 2021, 11:23
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 ...
11 Jun 2021, 15:19
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.
02 Jun 2021, 21:23
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
02 Nov 2020, 11:34