Tuesday, December 7, 2021

World Health Organization

A look at how Doctors maintain their mental health amidst the pandemic

Keeping in touch with their families and loved ones is the what most doctors say help them stay calm even after working non-stop for long hours.

Editorial: New concerns over Delta

Given the virulence of Delta Plus variant, India needs to be extremely cautious about its unlocking measures

One in 100 deaths is by suicide: World Health Organization

In 2019, more than 700,000 people died of suicide, one in 100 deaths, which was more than HIV, malaria, wars or homicide, the world body said in a statement issued on Thursday.

Editorial: The deadly ‘Delta’ variant

Vaccination rate must go up 3-fold to cover 80% of adult population by Sept, given the rapid mutation of the virus

NITI Aayog claims nailed, 39,000 doctors on Telangana’s rolls

With a rough population estimate of 3.98 crore in Telangana, the 39,000 physicians in the State are just about enough to meet the WHO norms of doctor to patient ratio

Covid Crisis: Safeguarding children from future waves with vaccination

Healthcare and government leaders emphasize targeted, time-bound commitments for focused action with concrete and measurable commitments to investment and policy change.

Editorial: Commendable moves

Telangana govt must see that the gap between Covishield doses is reduced to enable students to plan their travel

Editorial: Clear the air on Covaxin

The process for getting approvals for the indigenous vaccine needs to be expedited to avoid hardships for millions of people

Cyber crooks out with new scams

From stealing personal data to fraud messages promising vaccine appointments, conmen are working overtime amid pandemic

Delhi Police raids Twitter India offices over ‘toolkit row’

Earlier in the day, Delhi Police sent a notice to Twitter, seeking an explanation from the microblogging site on what grounds it tagged BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra's tweet on the alleged Congress toolkit designed to target the Central government as 'manipulated media'.

Editorial: Reform the WHO

It is time for reforms in the global health body to reflect the changing realities and improve preparedness for future pandemics

Don’t lower guard after receiving vaccine

Fully vaccinated persons must continue taking precautions as there is chances of reinfections and transmission

WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

In India, more than 350,000 infections were reported within 24 hours on Monday, more than any country has reported in that timespan.

Dangers of false optimism

Strong leadership and decentralised strategies is what we need until we can get more vaccines into people’s arms

When art makes humans happy…

The positive impact of soothing artwork on one's life is invaluable as we discover this World Art Day on April 15

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