WHO turns to public for monkeypox name change

WHO turns to public for monkeypox name change

The World Health Organization, which is looking to rename monkeypox, called Tuesday for help from the public in coming up with a less stigmatising designation for the fast-spreading disease.

Monkeypox a global health emergency: WHO

Monkeypox a global health emergency: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak, which has affected nearly 17,000 people in 74 countries, to be a global health emergency -- the highest alarm it can sound.

Measles cases, deaths surging in Afghanistan: WHO

Measles cases, deaths surging in Afghanistan: WHO

A raging measles outbreak in Afghanistan infected tens of thousands and killed more than 150 people last month alone, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning of more deaths.

WHO chief says world at 'critical juncture' in Covid pandemic

WHO chief says world at 'critical juncture' in Covid pandemic

The head of the World Health Organization on Monday urged countries to work together to bring the acute phase of the pandemic to an end, saying that they now have all the tools available to do so.

WISH joins global pledge for gender equality in health workforce

WISH joins global pledge for gender equality in health workforce

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a Qatar Foundation (QF) initiative, joined the pledge for gender equality in the health workforce at a virtual event hosted by the Government of France, World Health Organization (WHO) and Women in Global Health (WGH)

Travel curbs expand as more cases reported

Travel curbs expand as more cases reported

Hong Kong expanded a ban on entry for non-residents from several countries as global health authorities raced to curb a potential outbreak of the Omicron virus, while Australia's cabinet will review containment steps on Tuesday after five tested positive.

WHO meeting on Friday to designate new Covid variant

WHO meeting on Friday to designate new Covid variant

The World Health Organization is convening an experts' meeting from Geneva at midday (1100 GMT) on Friday to assess the new COVID-19 variant B.1.1.529 amid growing concern, WHO spokesperson Christian Lindmeier said.

Cityscape Qatar 2nd day highlights country’s leading project launches, developer announcements

Cityscape Qatar 2nd day highlights country’s leading project launches, developer announcements

The second day of Cityscape Qatar 2021 highlighted a number of new projects and developer launches happening across the country.

Qatar teams up with WHO for healthy, safe World Cup

Qatar teams up with WHO for healthy, safe World Cup

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and Qatar on Monday launched a new multi-year collaboration to make the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, a beacon for physical and mental health promotion, and also a model for ensuring future mega sport events are healthy and safe.

WHO thanks Qatar for facilitating delivery of critical health supplies to Kabul

WHO thanks Qatar for facilitating delivery of critical health supplies to Kabul

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday thanked Qatar for facilitating the delivery of critical WHO health supplies to Kabul, Afghanistan

WHO proposes fresh coronavirus mission to China and lab audits

WHO proposes fresh coronavirus mission to China and lab audits

The World Health Organization on Friday proposed a second phase of studies into the origins of the coronavirus in China, including audits of laboratories and markets in Wuhan, calling for transparency from authorities.

ACS Doha celebrates a year at its Al Kheesa Campus

ACS Doha celebrates a year at its Al Kheesa Campus

ACS International School Doha has held a ceremony to mark the completion of its first year at its new campus in Al Kheesa.