Kate OBrien Director of Department of Immunization Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO

Message by WHO’s Director of Department of Immunization, Vax, Biologicals 

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Geneva – Kate O’Brien, Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO welcomed people at the launch of first issue of the Global Immunization News (GIN) in this new format. Since its initial launch, in 2005, the GIN has been a platform for information-sharing for our community, by our community. The GIN includes a diverse range of …

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WHO Improving Children’s Health in Low Income Countries

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Geneva – The world has prioritized funding for the prevention and treatment of malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, and malnutrition for decades, and with the shrinking rates of those conditions, we see those efforts have paid off! Now, we need to increase awareness and funding initiatives for pediatric surgery in low- to middle-income countries, as lack of access to surgical care is …

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Canada reports acute hepatitis

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Ottawa – Seven acute hepatitis have been reported over a six-month period at one of Canada’s major children’s hospitals. Acute hepatitis occurs when the liver function is impaired for less than six months. It  becomes chronic when inflammation lasts longer. Ten such cases in children were first reported in Scotland in April. The WHO reported 348 probable cases of acute hepatitis …

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WHO nod for Pfizer’s Covid-19 antiviral pill 

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Washington – The World Health Organization gave green light to use Pfizer Inc’s oral COVID-19 antiviral treatment in high-risk patients after an analysis of trial data by it showed the therapy dramatically cut the risk of hospitalization. The recommendation comes as thousands of people die of COVID-19 every week, despite a waning global infection rate. Of existing COVID-19 treatments, Pfizer’s PFE.N Paxlovid is by far …

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WHO released a new operational guide to promote Covid-19 vaccination uptake

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Geneva – The SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) pandemic has exacerbated existing inequalities in certain populations, which may include refugees and migrants, particularly those in irregular situations. Refugees and migrants may face a range of individual, social, and physical barriers that underpin their decisions, motivation, and ability to receive Covid-19 vaccine and may result in transmission and severe disease and death. On 14th March …

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WHO: Loud music may result in hearing loss

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Geneva – A who statement has said that over a 1 billion people aged 12 to 35 years risk losing their hearing due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud music and other recreational sounds. CDC has also said that loud noise can damage cells and membranes in the cochlea. Listening to loud noise for a long time can overwork …