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COVID cases surge as threat from antimicrobial resistance grows — WHO chief

Vaccine alone won’t end coronavirus pandemic – WHO

…COVID-19 vaccine 94.5% effective, says Moderna The Director  General of World Health Organization, WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said yesterday that a vaccine would not by itself stop the coronavirus pandemic. Ghebreyesus stated this on a day US biotech firm, Moderna, announced that its experimental vaccine against COVID-19 was 94.5 percent effective, marking a second major
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COVID cases surge as threat from antimicrobial resistance grows — WHO chief

COVID-19 has demonstrated chronic under-investment in public health — WHO

Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, says the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the consequences of chronic under-investment in public health. Ghebreyesus said this in his closing remarks at the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) held virtually in Geneva. The WHA is the decision-making body of the WHO, attended by delegations from all member states.
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348,000 Libyan children in need of humanitarian aid — UNICEF

UNICEF, WHO call for action against major measles, polio epidemics

By Chioma Obinna To avert major measles and polio epidemics the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization, WHO on Wednesday urged countries including Nigeria to take urgent action that would protect millions of vulnerable children at heightened risk of preventable childhood diseases due to disruptions in immunisation occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic.
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WHO chief says it is time for the world to heal

WHO chief says it is time for the world to heal

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, told the Member States on Monday that efforts to tackle climate change and poverty had been set back by a lack of global unity since major agreements were struck five years ago, Addressing the World Health Assembly, which resumed proceedings on Monday after its annual
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