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Poor quality medicines putting the lives of pregnant women at risk

 Good-quality medicines, given at the right time, can save the lives of pregnant and recently pregnant women and their newborn babies. New evidence...

WHO and partners to help more than 1 billion people quit tobacco to reduce risk of COVID-19

GENEVA — A new Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco aims to help the world's 1.3 billion tobacco users quit. Stopping smoking is more...

Study estimates more than one million Indians died from snakebite envenoming over past two decades

India is among the countries most dramatically affected by snakebite and accounts for almost half the total number of annual deaths in the...

Independent evaluation of global COVID-19 response announced

WHO Director-General today announced the initiation of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) to evaluate the world’s response to the...

Update from WHO and Pew Charitable Trusts: urgent action needed to accelerate antibiotic development

Just as the COVID-19 pandemic started taking the world by storm, The World Health Organization (WHO) and The Pew Charitable Trust (Pew) each...

WHO: access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls

Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according...

WHO launches iSupport Lite

The recent COVID-19 pandemic and resulting breakdown of community-based services for people with dementia and...

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19

WHO today accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the...

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India-China LAC row: PLA reduces presence in Finger 4 area | India News – Times of India

The Chinese military has reportedly further reduced its presence in the Finger 4 area of Pangong Tso (File...

Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek in hospital with coronavirus – Times of India

MUMBAI: India’s leading actor Amitabh Bachchan used the social media late on Saturday to announce he is Covid-19...

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