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WHO warns of “mass trauma” caused by COVID-19 pandemic

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World Health Organization (WHO) officials said on Friday that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused more "mass trauma" than World War II and warned of...
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WHO salutes President Akufo-Addo for taking COVID-19 jab

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for showing leadership by taking...
MARONDERA, April 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (3rd L) talks with local officials before visiting an isolation center in Marondera, Zimbabwe, April 17, 2020. The vice president visited the isolation center on Friday as part of his tour to assess isolation and treatment facilities in Mashonaland East Province. (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwe denies suspending WHO and UNICEF in COVID-19 programs

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The Zimbabwean has government refuted media reports that it had barred the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF from participating in the country's COVID-19...
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WHO and UNFPA support Ghana’s fight against COVID-19

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Dr Francis Kasolo, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Representative, has reiterated calls for deepened and sustained stakeholder collaboration towards winning the fight against...
A Congolese health worker administers ebola vaccine to a child at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 17, 2019. Olivia Acland | Reuters

President Biden To Help Africa Fight Ebola and COVID-19

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The new administration of President Biden has initiated three important policies to help fight disease in Africa, all of which are in the self...
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COVID-19: Ghana to receive compensation for COVAX vaccine side effects

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Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive a no-fault compensation claim of serious side effects for people who are vaccinated with a COVID-19...
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Feb. 10, 2020. The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that an advance squad of the WHO-led team of international experts had already arrived in China to lay the groundwork for the rest of team members who will cooperate with their Chinese counterparts against the novel coronavirus outbreak. (Xinhua/Chen Junxia)

WHO and partners launch vaccine injury compensation program for poorer countries

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners have agreed to launch a program for claims of serious side effects among people in 92...
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UN teams, partners move to contain Ebola outbreak in DRC amd Guinea

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Teams from the United Nations and humanitarian partners are in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and southeast Guinea to...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

US to pay more than US$200 million to WHO by end of month

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dpa/GNA - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that the United States will meet its obligations to the World Health...
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WHO roots for training of African health workers ahead of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

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A seamless roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine in Africa hinges on improving the knowledge of the continent's frontline health care workers in critical areas like...
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African Health Experts should make strong impact on anti-covid-19 fight – KNII

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Health experts in Ghana and Africa as a whole, have been urged to quicken their steps towards halting the covid-19 pandemic. "This is the time...
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WHO recommends AstraZeneca vaccine use amid concerns over efficacy against virus variant

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Benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University outweigh known and potential risks, the World Health Organization (WHO) has ruled amid...
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Young Boxing Champion Joseph Awinongya Jr To Convert To Nursing Practice

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Joseph Awinongya Jr the exciting young fighter with 7 national boxing championships to his name has announced that he would like to become a...
People aged over 70 receive free Covid testing in Kigali, Rwanda, in January. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock

President Kagame is Right: Africa Must Get Covid-19 Vaccinations

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It is Morally and Economically Just. February 9, 2021 The Guardian on February 7, published an insightful statement from Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, on the importance...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO experts meet to review efficacy of AstraZeneca vaccine

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Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) met on Monday to review the efficacy of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19, after a study showed...
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Looming supply gap threatens EU and U.S. vaccination plans

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COVID-19 vaccines are key to bringing life back to normal around the world. Yet, a fair and efficient rollout of the vaccines was never...

Who Is Better In Management: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Or The Chief Strategy Officer...

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Businesses or companies, in this modern age and at these critical times, are doing everything to stay afloat; in growing their businesses for increased...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Africa to receive 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in February – WHO

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Nearly 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses negotiated through the COVAX facility will be shipped in Africa beginning from February, a senior World Health Organization...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

New COVID-19 strains could prolong second wave in Africa – WHO

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Discovery of new COVID-19 variants in several African countries risk prolonging the second wave in the continent and overwhelm its already fragile public health...
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With quarantine ended, WHO begins hunt for Covid-19 origins in China

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dpa/GNA - The quarantine came to an end on Thursday for a team of World Health Organization (WHO) researchers in China hoping to...
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Priority Insurance donates Gh¢2,000.00 worth of PPE to Police Education Schools

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Priority Insurance, a member of the Tobinco Group of Companies has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as boxes of hand sanitizers worth Gh¢2,000.00...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Tedros welcomes U.S. announcement to maintain membership in WHO

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the organization welcomed the pledge that the United States will remain a...
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COVID-19 surge: GEA urges employers to revisit WHO protocols

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The Ghana Employer’s Association (GEA) on Thursday urged employers to ensure strict compliance with World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 protocols in view of the...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.

‘Sustained boom’ in cases straining hospitals in Americas – WHO

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dpa/GNA - The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that hospital resources in parts of North and South America are being severely stretched...
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Who is Kamala Harris, Biden’s pioneering vice president?

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dpa/GNA - Trailblazer Kamala Harris joins the White House as Joe Biden's vice-president as the first African-American, first woman and first person of...
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New COVID-19 strains threat to Africa’s public health system – WHO

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The new COVID-19 variants that have been reported in several African countries could undermine efforts to contain the pandemic, a World Health Organization (WHO)...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

By hosting WHO team, China shows support for COVID-19 origin-tracing

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A World Health Organization (WHO) expert team is traveling to China on Thursday to work with Chinese scientists on origin-tracing of the novel...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Science, and only science, in COVID-19 origin-tracing

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Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Wuhan Thursday to conduct scientific cooperation in tracing the origin of COVID-19 with Chinese scientists....
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Origin-tracing on coronavirus is about scientific answers – WHO

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The mission of the research team to arrive in China for novel coronavirus origin-tracing is about scientific answers, a senior World Health Organization (WHO)...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Upcoming arrival of WHO experts shows China’s support to uncover virus origin

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China announced Monday that a World Health Organization expert team will arrive in the country on Thursday to jointly work with Chinese scientists on...