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Jul 01, 2017
Tedros Adhanom becomes WHO's first African director to take over UN health agencyThe 52-year-old is the first African to head the WHO and he takes over from Margaret Chan of China, who led it for nearly 10 years.
Jun 04, 2016
Zika spread prompts WHO to investigate if Rio Olympics should be held as scheduledThe head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has asked a panel of experts to consider whether the Rio Summer Olympics should be held as scheduled due to concerns it could spread the Zika virus.
Mar 15, 2016
One in four deaths worldwide occur due to environmental factors: WHOOne in four deaths worldwide are due to environmental factors like air, water and soil pollution, as well as unsafe roads and workplace stress, WHO said.
Feb 17, 2016
Zika virus: International experts descend on Brazil to check infection spikeInternational experts, including World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan, are visiting Brazil this week and next to check out a major increase in Zika virus infections, which have been blamed for birth defects.
Jan 29, 2016
WHO rings alarm bells on Zika virus, says it is 'spreading explosively'The Zika virus, blamed for a surge in birth defects, is "spreading explosively", World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan said Thursday
Feb 19, 2015
Swine flu outbreak: Blame govt's shamefully low public health expenditureWhat is emerging in India is slightly worrisome given the poor public health infrastructure and awareness in most of the badly affected states.
Aug 01, 2014
Liberia, Sierra Leone anti-Ebola efforts may worsen disease outbreak: Guinea expertThe leader of Guinea's Ebola task force said on Friday that moves by neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain Ebola might worsen the outbreak.
Jan 13, 2014
Polio eradication: A great day for Amitabh Bachchan and for IndiaIf Bachchan looks back at all the brands that he has represented and tries to evaluate which brand he helped the most, the answer would be a product that he got paid nothing for, but one in which he was key to the success.