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Swine flu unstoppable, says WHO chief

World Health Organisation head Margaret Chan has warned a forum in Mexico that the swine flu virus worldwide is now unstoppable.The WHO says most H1N1 cases are mild, with many people recovering......

One-fifth of under-five deaths worldwide occur in India: UN

India alone accounts for more than one-fifth of deaths worldwide of children under the age of five, according to a new UN report released today, which said nearly 6.6 million kids died globally,......

Ban Ki-moon briefs UNGA on India visit

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon emphasised India's growing role in the 21st century and how the world will benefit from its emergence on the global stage during his trip to the country......

Non-communicable diseases on UNGA agenda

In a historic meeting on non-communicable diseases, the international community called on the food and beverages industry as well as the tobacco and pharmaceutical industry to be held accountable......

665 million Indians still defecate in open: UN

Highlighting that safe disposal of faeces is critical for reducing the number of diarrhoea cases, United Nations on Thursday stressed on the need for hygienic sanitary practices to combat the......

Bill Gates praises Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was showered with praise by Bill Gates for an impressive performance of rapid vaccination for children in his state, with the philanthropist saying that 'people......

How effective are pictorial warnings?

Pictorial warning on tobacco products may take time to come into effect but experts differ its effectiveness in actually dissuading smokers."Showing great results in 22 countries of the world,......

UN calls flu vaccine makers' meet on May 19

With concerns mounting over the spread of the H1N1 virus, the UN has called a meeting of heads of companies making influenza vaccines on May 19, in a bid to coordinate efforts to fight it and......

Chan hits back at WHO critics

The head of the World Health Organisation hit back at critics who have accused it of over-reaction to the swine flu crisis, warning it may return "with a vengeance" in the months ahead.In her first......

Five Indians among 40 influential pharma faces

London-based SPG Media, publishers of the annual World Pharmaceutical Frontiers survey, has included five Indians among the top 40 influential people in the global pharmaceutical industry in 2008.......

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Q. Who is Director General of WHO ?
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Q. Who is the present Director General of WHO?
Joseph Chacko:  A. Dr Margaret Chan WHO Dr Margaret Chan is the Director-General of WHO, appointed by the World Health Assembly on 9 November 2006.Before being...... more

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Q. who was appointed to head the WHO in November 2006?
Alekhya Chakravorty:  A. Chinas Margaret Chan was appointed to lead the famous organization, WHO, in November 2006. more

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WHO welcomes global momentum on viral hepatitis

On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, WHO welcomes new progress in tackling one of the world's most serious diseases. Viral hepatitis a group of... ...

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The virus on your screen

The other night I was watching a new (to me) television serial called Fringe , which presented a now-familiar script—and current scientific... ...

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Vaccine shot to keep JE at bay to become reality

Singapore: Chinese scientists have discovered a new vaccine for Japanese encephalitis that kills millions every year across the globe. "The vaccine... ...

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603 dead since February in world's worst Ebola outbreak in West Africa

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Member States commit to reduce preventable deaths from heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes and lung disease

UN Member States have reaffirmed their commitment to take bold measures to reduce the avoidable burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). These... ...

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