Tag: World Health Organisation
The World Health Organisation has appealed to governments and health authorities to address persistent threats to the health and safety of health workers, emphasising that this was crucial to keeping patients safe.
While schools may reopen with the necessary precautions, online learning may still be required going forward according to the World Health Organisations.
The programme will ensure the equitable distribution of the coronavirus vaccine once this is successfully found.
Twenty-four countries reported having either a critically low stock of antiretroviral medicine or disruptions in the supplies.
The lack of global leadership and unity to fight the coronavirus is a bigger threat than the outbreak itself, the head of the World Health Organization said on Monday, adding that politicisation of the pandemic had made it worse.
Meanwhile, Germany's coronavirus reproduction rate jumped to 2.88, up from 1.79 a day earlier.
A new Brazilian record for daily COVID-19 fatalities pushed the county's death toll past that of Italy late on Thursday, but Bolsonaro continues to argue for quickly lifting state isolation orders, arguing that the economic costs outweigh public health risks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask everyone to wear fabric face masks in public areas where there is a risk of transmission of COVID-19 to help reduce the spread of the pandemic disease.
The new initiative, named "Global Goal: Unite For Our Future", is meant to raise tens of billions of dollars with private and public donations.