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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)

S. Africa welcomes experts from WHO

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South African National Department of Health on Wednesday welcomed the arrival of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO). The department's spokesperson...
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Who Advises John Mahama on Education and Constitutional Matters?

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I took my time today to study the statement read by the Flag-bearer of NDC, Mr John Dramani Mahama, on the day of outdooring...
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Stakeholders commend Government for National Research Bill

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Stakeholders at the end of a two-day dialogue on funding research to facilitate sustainable national development commended the Government for drafting the Ghana National...
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 says it overestimated ability of rich countries to fight virus

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The health systems of wealthy countries performed more poorly than expected during the early phase of the Covid-19 crisis, WHO emergency operations chief Mike...

ADDRO engages stakeholders in report validation

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The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO) has engaged stakeholders in the West Mamprusi Municipal to validate and disseminate malaria ‘Test, Treat and...
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Renowned scientist explains why Africa is poverty-stricken

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, one of Africa’s renowned scientists, has underscored the need for the continent “to be determined, aggressive, ambitious and passionate about her...
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minoHealth, Imperial College London wins grant to undertake

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minoHealth, a Ghanaian startup in AI Labs, in partnership with Imperial College London, has won the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Digital Innovation for...
Russia Criticizes U S Decision To Halt Who Funding

British media calls U.S. campaign against WHO “faintly preposterous”

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The U.S. administration has launched a "faintly preposterous" campaign against the World Health Organization (WHO), aiming to divert attention from its "catastrophic response 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)

Tanzania’s Zanzibar thanks WHO for support on COVID-19

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Tanzania's Zanzibar authorities on Friday thanked the World Health Organization (WHO) for its huge support during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Let’s mitigate the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 on the vulnerable

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on Government to do more to lessen the effect of the...
A woman walks with a baby stroller in front of the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, the United States, July 20, 2020. The UN headquarters on Monday started its phase one reopening after it had remained physically close over the past four months to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangang)

UN agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

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United Nations (UN) agencies launched on Wednesday a database of laws that countries had implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Solomon Chollom calls for extra measures as COVID-19 likely airborne

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A Nigerian health expert on Wednesday said there are increasing evidences to the fact that the novel coronavirus is also airborne, and urged the...
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The Known Murderer Who Can’t Be Arrested By the State

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Road carnage which I have termed the “Known Murderer” has become an albatross around the necks of presidents, Prime Ministers, monarchs and decision makers...
Who Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Sub-Saharan Africa experiencing continued acceleration of COVID-19 transmission

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There is "a continued acceleration of (COVID-19) transmission" in sub-Saharan African countries, including South Africa which is now the fifth worst-hit country worldwide, according...
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Live COVID-19 updates: WHO says worldwide cases pass 14 million

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - MOSCOW -- Russia...
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)

Worldwide COVID-19 cases top 14 million

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Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has passed 14 million globally as of Sunday morning, the World Health Organization's dashboard showed. The WHO...
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IMF Conditionalities Contribute to Shortage of Health Workers: Africa Suffers

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As I have told my friends for many years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is incapable of helping nations grow their economies. I do...
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 says COVID-19 situation in Eastern Mediterranean region remains alarming

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The current situation in the Eastern Mediterranean region remains alarming, a statement issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regional Director Ahmed...
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Stratcomm Africa’s COVID-19 related cartoon episode “GYAE SAA” released

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Strategic Communications Africa Limited (Stratcomm Africa), has released “GYAE SAA” (stop that behavior), an episode in the Koo the COVID prefect cartoon series. ...
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)

WHO: World can win war against coronavirus if leaders do their part

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The coronavirus pandemic is worsening, due largely to failures outside of Europe and parts of Asia. But World Health Organization director Dr. Tedros Adhanom...
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NCDC: Sanction Clerics Who Make COVID-19 Faith Healing Claims

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) should put in place measures to punish all clerics- pastors and prophets, mallams/imams, traditional priests, and others...
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Novel coronavirus could have existed long before outbreak – Melita Vujnovic

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The novel coronavirus could have existed in a dormant state long before its outbreak, Melita Vujnovic, the representative of the 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)

Nigerian FM pledges strong support for WHO in COVID-19 fight

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Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has relayed the country's strong and full support for the World Health Organization (WHO) in coordinating...
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)

U.S. exit from WHO jeopardizes its health, safety

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The U.S. decision to quit the World Health Organization (WHO) violates U.S. law and put its health and security at risk, according to a...
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)

U.S. decision to quit WHO sparks outrage among experts worldwide

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Washington's decision to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO) has drawn the ire of academics and observers around the world,...
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 launches independent panel to review handling of COVID-19

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The World Health Organization (WHO) chief announced on Thursday to launch an independent panel to review the WHO-coordinated international response to COVID-19. ...
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African Union launches CDC Consortium for COVOD-19 vaccine clinical trials

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The African Union Commission has launched a new initiative, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Consortium for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical...
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)

Washington’s irresponsible WHO departure betrays humanity

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Washington's withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) is an irresponsible move that will not only hurt America's own pandemic fight, but also hinder...
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)

U.S. withdrawal from WHO “extraordinarily bad decision” – Ashish Jha

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Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute Dr. Ashish Jha criticized the U.S. move to officially withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO) on...
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U.S. Republican lawmaker disagrees with Trump’s decision to withdraw from WHO

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U.S. Republican Senator Lamar Alexander said Tuesday he disagrees with President Donald Trump's decision to officially quit the World Health Organization (WHO). ...