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World Health Organization

Specialized agency of the United Nations

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It is part of the U.N. Sustainable Development Group. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as ensuring "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health." It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.

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Rosena Allin-Khan criticises 'deeply worrying' ignoring of World Health Organisation guidelines
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Coronavirus has infected more than half a million people and killed 20,000, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday as he appealed again..
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About half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa still have a "narrowing" opportunity to curb the spread of coronavirus in the local population, a World Health..
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China's control of the coronavirus outbreak continues to improve and the country will keep offering anti-epidemic support globally to the best of its ability,..
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Countries that have locked down their populations to prevent the spread of coronavirus need to put a premium on finding new cases and doing everything they can..
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Countries which have locked down their populations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus need to use the time to find and attack the virus, the World Health..
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The United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization said, as the U.S. negotiators reached an agreement..
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The United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization said, as India announced a full 24-hour,..
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New York state suffered another quick and brutal rise in the number of coronavirus cases on Tuesday as officials raced to make more hospital beds available and..
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The worst of the coronavirus outbreak will hit New York state faster and harder than previously thought, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday as the World..
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The worst of the coronavirus outbreak would hit New York state faster and harder than previously thought, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday as the World..
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned on Tuesday that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak would hit his state faster and harder than previously thought, as the..
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The United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as India announced a full..
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The United States could become the global epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as India announced a full..
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The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, which finally forced..
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The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the United States could become the global epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, which finally forced..
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The United States has the potential to become the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic due to a "very large acceleration" in infections there, the World..
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The United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as Britain went into lockdown and..
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The United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as Britain went into lockdown and..
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The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it was seeing a "very large acceleration" in coronavirus infections in the United States which had the potential of..
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The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it was seeing a "very large acceleration" in coronavirus infections in the United States which had the potential of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it was seeing a "very large acceleration" in coronavirus infections in the United States which had the potential of..
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Taiwan accused the World Heath Organization of ignoring its questions at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, part of what it has long described as a pattern..
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Elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier this month, sources told Reuters, part of what a senior agency official said was a more..
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More than 300,000 cases have now been reported, as Covid-19 spreads to almost every country.
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The pandemic of disease caused by the coronavirus is accelerating, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, with more than 300,000 cases now recorded..
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The coronavirus pandemic is "accelerating", with more than 300,000 cases now recorded worldwide and from nearly every country, the head of the World Health..
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Countries can't simply lock down their societies to defeat coronavirus, the World Health Organization's top emergency expert said on Sunday, adding that public..
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Action comes as World Health Organisation tells partying young people: 'You are not invincible'
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Coronavirus can sicken or kill young people as well and they must also avoid mingling and spreading it to older and more vulnerable people, the World Health..
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Warning over emails claiming to be from World Health Organisation and other official bodies
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Finland's national health authority questioned on Friday the World Health Organization's call on countries to test as many patients as possible for coronavirus,..
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The World Health Organization (WHO) is finalizing arrangements for Chinese suppliers to export protective gear for health workers and aims to build a "continuous..
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The continent has a low number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, but is warned to prepare for the worst.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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