Kidong Park: WHO closely monitors ongoing pandemic outbreak in Vietnam
12:15 | 21/05/2021
Dr Kidong Park, WHO Representative in Vietnam, said the WHO is closely monitoring the situation of the ongoing pandemic outbreak in Vietnam.
WHO issues 7 million USD emergency appeal to tackle health crisis in Gaza and West Bank
09:18 | 21/05/2021
As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues with raging violence, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday issued an urgent appeal for $7 million needed over six months in response to a health crisis in Gaza and the West Bank where the most offensive is concentrated.
People fully vaccinated can stop wearing masks, CDC says
15:26 | 15/05/2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday that fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks and staying 6 feet away from others in public and most settings in updated public health guidance.
WHO: Seychelles Covid-19 data reviewed after fully vaccinated people test positive
12:52 | 13/05/2021
On Tuesday, World Health Organization (WHO) said it was reviewing COVID-19 data from Seychelles, the world’s most vaccinated country, after a third of people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week despite being fully vaccinated.
WHO: Vietnam needs to remain alert against Covid-19
18:20 | 29/04/2021
The World Health Organization has advised Vietnam to remain alert for Covid19 outbreaks despite the recent absence of community transmissions and an ongoing vaccination campaign.
WHO presents short film on Vietnam’s incredible Covid-19 containment effort
16:41 | 09/04/2021
The World Health Organization on April 9 releases a 30-min-long video titled “150 days after: Tales from Vietnam’s Covid-19 response” picturing the incredible efforts of the Vietnamese Government and citizens to attain initial achievements in the Covid-19 fight.
WHO speaks highly of Vietnam’s vaccine management system
20:58 | 07/04/2021
Vietnam’s vaccine management system reaches the second-highest level in the Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT), WHO confirms Wednesday.
WHO disapproves Covid vaccine passport at the moment
14:03 | 07/04/2021
WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris said on Monday that The World Health Organization would not back Covid vaccine passports at the moment due to uncertainty over whether inoculation prevents transmission of the virus.
WHO donates thousands of leprosy medications to Vietnam
15:30 | 29/03/2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 26 handed over Vietnam thousands of leprosy tablets to help the country in the treatment of leprosy.
First batch of vaccine under Covax to arrives in Vietnam next month
07:45 | 25/03/2021
More than 811,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will be delivered to Hanoi next month via the WHO-led Vaccines Global Access (Covax) initiative.
WHO praises Vietnamese efforts in fighting tuberculosis
10:21 | 24/03/2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has hailed the country for its remarkable progress in combating tuberculosis (TB) over the course of the last year in a letter sent to Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam to mark World TB Day on March 24.
WHO discards the "Wuhan lab theory" about COVID's origin, saying it is "extremely unlikely"
08:00 | 11/02/2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) has dismissed the "lab theory" while investigating for the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that virus leaking from a laboratory is "extremely unlikely" in a press conference on Tuesday.
WHO plans slew of COVID-19 vaccine approvals for global rollout
13:25 | 21/01/2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to approve several COVID-19 vaccines from Western and Chinese manufacturers in coming weeks and months, a document published on Wednesday shows, as it aims for rapid rollouts in poorer countries.
China and WHO blamed for slow response to Covid-19 pandemic by independent panel
10:48 | 19/01/2021
An independent panel concluded that World Health Organization and China could have quicker measures to contain the Covid-19 in its initial outbreak.
WHO calls for more intensified measures after new variant of COVID-19 detected in U.K
10:54 | 08/01/2021
WHO suggests making the time between the first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine injection flexible as well as intensified coronavirus measures amidst the uncertainties of the new variant in the UK.
WHO accused of conspiring with Italy to cover mismanagement of COVID-19
11:21 | 13/12/2020
The World Health Organization has been accused of conspiring with the Italian health ministry to remove a report revealing the country’s mismanagement at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic – the publication of which was intended to prevent future deaths.
Covid-19 vaccination: Many countries begin vaccinations as massive rollout starts
07:57 | 09/12/2020
Many countries over the world started to roll out coronavirus vaccines to the public.
WHO boss: World must be better prepared for next pandemic
09:44 | 09/09/2020
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said COVID-19 is not the last pandemic and countries should invest in public health.
WHO hopes to end Covid-19 pandemic in 'less than two years'
16:43 | 22/08/2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday (Aug 21) it hopes the planet will be rid of the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years - faster than it took for the Spanish flu.
WHO urges all nations to join global shared vaccine bid
07:47 | 20/08/2020
The WHO’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that without vaccinating the planet’s highest-risk populations simultaneously, it would be impossible to rebuild the global economy.