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WHO Establishes Rehabilitation Guidelines for Post-COVID-19 Condition
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WHO Establishes Rehabilitation Guidelines for Post-COVID-19 Condition
2021-10-06 21:04:02
by Alexa Hornbeck

This week the World Health Organization held the third webinar in a series focused on post-COVID-19 burden, research, and rehabilitation efforts, as currently over a third of patients who get COVID-19 have symptoms lasting for months.  In September 2020, the... Read More

Health
Experts Question If WHO Should Lead Pandemic Origins Probe

BEIJING (AP) — As the World Health Organization draws up plans for the next phase of its probe of how the coronavirus pandemic started, an increasing number of scientists say the U.N. agency it isn't up to the task and... Read More

Health
WHO and UNICEF Launch Toolkit to Improve Adolescent Mental Health
2021-05-20 23:54:00
by Alexa Hornbeck

The World Health Organization and UNICEF launched a toolkit for helping adolescents thrive based on evidence-based guidelines for the promotion and prevention of mental health conditions, and programmatic guidance for people working in the health sector, social services, and education.... Read More

Health
WHO Launches Updated Framework for Testing Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
2021-05-19 12:15:00
by Alexa Hornbeck

The World Health Organization Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health launched an updated  framework  for testing genetically modified mosquitoes as a way to foster quality and consistency in... Read More

Foreign Affairs
Think Tank Wants To Restructure WHO After Leniency Toward China
2021-04-19 19:03:34
by Daniel Mollenkamp

WASHINGTON - A non-partisan think tank and registered lobby firm focused on national security and foreign policy issues released a report this week recommending changes to the structure of the World Health Organization, the UN body that coordinates international health... Read More

Health
WHO Report Says Animals Likely Source of COVID

BEIJING (AP) — A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to... Read More

In The News
At Top Medical Schools, WHO Program Plays “Critical” Role For Nurses In Training
2020-04-17 16:54:45
by Gaspard Le Dem

WASHINGTON - Scores of public health experts responded with shock and anger this week to the decision by the White House to halt U.S. funding to the World Health Organization. The move, announced by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, comes... Read More

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