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    Soaring e-waste affecting health of children: WHO

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:38am on June 16, 2021

    Effective and binding action is urgently required to protect the millions of children, adolescents and expectant mothers worldwide whose health is jeopardised by the informal...

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    G7 pandemic pledges not nearly enough: experts

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:38pm on June 14, 2021

    The G7’s vow to share a billion Covid vaccine doses with poorer nations is too little too late, according to the WHO and global health...

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    WHO approves Sinovac Covid vaccine of China

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 08:59pm on June 01, 2021

    The World Health Organization on Tuesday approved the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use -- the second Chinese jab to receive the WHO's green light....

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    WHO switches to Greek alphabet for Covid variant names

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:52am on June 01, 2021

    Covid-19 variants are to be known by letters of the Greek alphabet to avoid stigmatising nations where they were first detected, the World Health Organisation...

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    WHO members agree to strengthen organisation

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:59pm on May 31, 2021

    World Health Organisation members agreed Monday to strengthen the global body at the heart of the pandemic response and give it a more secure financial...

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    Search of Covid origins 'being poisoned by politics': WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 12:23pm on May 29, 2021

    The World Health Organization warned Friday that efforts to uncover the Covid-19 pandemic's origins were being hampered by politics, insisting scientists needed space to work...

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    53 countries want answers from WHO on sex abuse claims

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 06:57pm on May 28, 2021

    Fifty-three countries voiced alarm on Friday at reports that World Health Organisation leaders knew of sexual abuse allegations against the UN agency’s staff and sat...

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    WHO excludes Myanmar from annual meeting

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 07:30pm on May 26, 2021

    World Health Organisation members opted Wednesday to exclude the country from their annual assembly faced with the dilemma of who to recognise as Myanmar’s legitimate...

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    Indian Covid variant found in 53 countries: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:40am on May 26, 2021

    The coronavirus variant first detected in India has now been officially recorded in 53 territories, a World Health Organisation report showed Wednesday. Additionally, the WHO...

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    115,000 health workers die of Covid-19 globally: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 04:02pm on May 24, 2021

    At least 115,000 health and care workers have died from Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, the World Health Organsation chief said Monday. ‘For...

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