Tag: World Health Organization

World Health Organization advises against issuing COVID vaccine passports

Harry Johnson Harry Johnson- March 3, 2021 22:51

WHO currently is not recommending issuing special certificates for people who received coronavirus vaccination Read More

World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020 21:15

"We regret the decision of the president of the United States to order a halt in funding to the World Health Organization," said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization ... Read More

WHO chief: COVID-19 epidemic ‘accelerating’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020 23:37

The disease spread is 'accelerating,' World Health Organization chief  said on Monday, that COVID-19 spread is "accelerating," citing the expanding figures of the coronavirus cases. The disease epidemic is far from slowing ... Read More

WHO declares Europe new epicenter of coronavirus pandemic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2020 20:00

According to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), the coronavirus epidemic death toll has surpassed 5,000 globally and Europe is now the epicenter of the pandemic. Currently, the ... Read More

World Health Organization declares COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic

editor editor- March 11, 2020 20:25

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to shock lethargic countries into pulling out all the stops in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. To achieve this end, the U.N. health agency ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019 19:11

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are transparent on updating the situation. The Ministry of Health would ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 01:39

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region is a tourism transportation center, visitors are not in danger ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. A widely published case of ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in response to Judge Roselyn Aburili ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread

editor editor- July 26, 2011 05:22

The cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to intensify and has spread to the neighbouring Republic of Congo as well, the United Nations World Health ... Read More

UN welcomes pact to improve access of patented AIDS drugs in poor countries

editor editor- July 13, 2011 03:46

The United Nations agency mandated to spearhead the global response to HIV/AIDS today welcomed the new license agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool and the pharmaceutical company Gilead Science Read More

UNWHO: Ample resources vital to maintain global health progress

editor editor- January 18, 2011 04:48

Last year was full of “big events” for public health, including the launch of a new meningitis vaccine and an aggressive new strategy for polio eradication, the head of the ... Read More

Philippines calls for help following deadly storm

editor editor- September 29, 2009 08:44

Calls by the Philippine government for help following the deadly storm has been answered, as the United Nations humanitarian wing on Monday said it has dispatched a disaster response official ... Read More

Swine flu update

editor editor- June 12, 2009 08:10

The World Health Organization (WHO) today affirmed that there is a swine flu pandemic, which simply means the virus has now spread to more than one region of the world. Read More

SWINE FLU WATCH: Infections top 2,000 with 44 deaths, WHO says

editor editor- May 8, 2009 08:54

The number of people infected with the influenza A(H1N1) virus has topped 2,000, the United Nations health agency confirmed Thursday, stressing that although symptoms for the vast majority of the ... Read More

SWINE FLU WATCH: No risk of getting influenza A(H1N1) virus through food, says World Health Organization

editor editor- May 4, 2009 11:14

There is no reason to be afraid of consuming pork or to cull any pigs, the United Nations health agency once again stressed today, despite the detection of the influenza ... Read More

Applying tourism’s lessons learned from SARS to swine flu

editor editor- April 29, 2009 12:25

The global tourism industry is right to be concerned about swine flu and its potential impact on global tourism. Read More

UN swine flu pandemic alert remains at phase 4 amid rising infections

editor editor- April 29, 2009 12:03

The international influenza pandemic alert remains at phase four, on a six-level warning scale, the United Nations health agency, World Health Organization, said Tuesday, as the count of swine flu ... Read More

Swine flu: No cause for alarm, not considered a pandemic so far

editor editor- April 28, 2009 13:19

With increasing numbers of people contracting the deadly swine flu virus, various governments and organizations are swiftly reacting by putting in place precautionary measures. Read More

Zimbabwe’s cholera declining, but UN health agency urges continued vigilance vital

editor editor- March 25, 2009 09:26

While noting an overall downward trend in the number of cholera cases and deaths in Zimbabwe over the last two months, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) urged continued ... Read More

More bird flu deaths, UN report claims

editor editor- December 20, 2007 10:38

An Indonesian man has reportedly succumbed to bird flu infection, marking the third time this week that a bird flu-related death has been reported. The 47-year-old man from Indonesia’s Banten ... Read More