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WHO warns of 'catastrophe' if Syrian cross-border aid not renewed

WHO warns of 'catastrophe' if Syrian cross-border aid not renewed

Failure to renew a cross-border aid operation into Syria before it expires next month could trigger a new "humanitarian catastrophe" in rebel-held areas in the northwest, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

WHO mission member says 'don't rely' on US virus intelligence

WHO mission member says 'don't rely' on US virus intelligence

US intelligence on the supposed origin of the coronavirus pandemic was not reliable, a member of the special WHO mission to China said Wednesday, after Washington cast doubt on the transparency of the probe.

WHO urges collaboration to speed up Europe vaccinations

WHO urges collaboration to speed up Europe vaccinations

Europe and pharma groups must work together to speed up Covid-19 vaccinations, the head of the European branch of the World Health Organization said Friday ...

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that took in first Covid-19 patients

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that took in first Covid-19 patients

The team of World Health Organisation experts investigating the origins of the coronavirus met staff Saturday at the Wuhan hospital which received the first confirmed Covid-19 cases ...

WHO-led team in Wuhan probing Covid origins meet Chinese scientists

WHO-led team in Wuhan probing Covid origins meet Chinese scientists

A World Health Organization-led team of experts investigating the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic began meeting with Chinese scientists on Friday, and the WHO said the group plans to visit labs, markets ...

WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

The World Health Organisation has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up for a massive rollout to tackle surging infections.

WHO looks at e-certificates for Covid-19 vaccination

WHO looks at e-certificates for Covid-19 vaccination

The World Health Organisation said it was considering introducing electronic vaccination certificates, as hopes for an end to the pandemic were boosted after Britain became the first country to approve use of a Covid-19 vaccine.

WHO warns malaria fight flat-lining

WHO warns malaria fight flat-lining

Progress in eliminating malaria has stalled in recent years, the World Health Organization said Monday, with more than 400,000 people once again estimated to have died from the disease last year.

WCM-Q researchers produce a WHO report on hepatitis C and a path for eliminating the disease

WCM-Q researchers produce a WHO report on hepatitis C and a path for eliminating the disease

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q), in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), have produced a comprehensive report on the hepatitis C virus epidemic ...

WHO advises against Gilead's remdesivir for all hospitalised Covid-19 patients

WHO advises against Gilead's remdesivir for all hospitalised Covid-19 patients

Gilead's remdesivir is not recommended for patients hospitalised with Covid-19, regardless of how ill they are, as there is no evidence the drug improves survival or reduces the need for ventilation, a World Health Organisation ...

Qatar participates in resumed World Health Assembly, WHO board meetings

Qatar participates in resumed World Health Assembly, WHO board meetings

Qatar is participating in the resumed 73rd session of the World Health Assembly, which has begun its work last Monday via video conferencing and will run until November 14 as well as in the meetings of the resumed 147th session ...

QRCS, WHO provide psychosocial support services in Syria

QRCS, WHO provide psychosocial support services in Syria

In partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working on a project to deploy mobile psychological clinics in northern Syria.