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WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu

Venturing Outdoors Amid Pandemic: An Irresponsible Act by Young People According to WHO

Young people are venturing outdoors out of boredom amid the pandemic, exposing themselves and those around to heightened chances of infection.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu

What Donald Trump’s funding cuts to WHO mean for the world

The US contributes more than US$400 million to the WHO per year, though it is already US$200 million in arrears. It is the organisation’s largest donor and gives about 10 times what China does per year

WHO Declares Coronavirus Outbreak a Global Emergency

World Health Organisation(WHO)has declared the Novel Coronavirus a public health emergency.

China Issues Warning Against Contagious Coronavirus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said "an animal source" appeared most likely to be the primary source of the outbreak and that some "limited human-to-human transmission" occurred between close contacts.
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Why Clean Air is My Birth Right and Modernity is snatching it away

Clean air is a human need that no technology can ever replace however in recent times the growing rates of air pollution and the associated respiratory and health disorders have compelled us to revisit the environmental question with unprecedented seriousness and urgency.

Is India Turning into Suicide Land?

Despite the highest suicide rate in the entire South East Asian region, India has no prevention strategy in place.

When Alcohol Turns Killer

The consumption of spurious liquor has caused widespread death in recent times, and this has made it a matter of national concern. Social awareness combined with state action can help us combat this problem.

India’s Ailing Healthcare Needs Urgent Attention

HEALTH What would be a bigger scare for parents then to know that their child has died in the children’s ICU after being bitten by rats? The stark reality of the Indian healthcare infrastructure is far grim than we imagine it to be.

Air Quality Degenerates in Delhi But Are We Paying Attention?

ENVIRONMENT The air pollution level in Delhi has again reached its peak, temporary steps and immediate measures will help address the immediate crisis but unless as a collective we work for radical shifts in consumption patterns we cannot achieve long term change.

Humanitarian and Health Crisis in Yemen: Looking Beyond the War

HEALTH Yemen’s health crisis continues to impact the lives of thousands of people who are paralysed by a broken healthcare system and inhuman living conditions born out of war. It is time that the on-going war in Yemen is addressed and people’s lives are brought to normalcy. Priyanka Yadav

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