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New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the Regional Director of Directorate General of Health Services and other health officials in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and discussed the COVID-19 situation.
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New Delhi [India], December 17 (ANI): Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, South-East Asia Region Director, World Health Organisation (WHO), on Friday said that the risk of COVID-19 remains high globally, adding that the emergence of variants is a reminder that the pandemic is far from over.
New Delhi [India], December 16 (ANI): Amid concerns arising out of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region on Thursday said that Omicron appears to be spreading faster than any other previous variant and added that one should
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New Delhi [India] December 3 (ANI): As India confirmed two cases of Omicron, the World Health Organization on Friday said that countries in South-East Asia Region should further strengthen COVID-19 response measures to curtail the spread of the virus and its variants.
New Delhi [India] December 2 (ANI): As the Union Health Ministry confirmed two COVID-19 cases of Omicron (B.1.1.529) in Karnataka on Thursday, World Health Organization (WHO) said that it was 'not unexpected' in South-East Asia Region while emphasising the need for all countries to step up s
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Geneva [Switzerland], November 4 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on Thursday raised "grave concern" about the rising pace of Covid transmission in Europe.
Geneva [Switzerland], November 3 (ANI): World Health Organisation's South-East Asia Regional Director Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has congratulated India on the Emergency Use Listing of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin on Wednesday.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 21: On the occasion of India's 100 crore vaccination milestone, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director WHO South-East Asia said that India's progress must be viewed in the context of the country's commendable commitment and efforts to ensure that these lif
New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of World Health Organization South-East Asia on Thursday congratulated India for administering one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses in the country.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Kathmandu [Nepal], September 6 (ANI): As the five-day Regional Committee meeting of the WHO South-East Asia Region began on Monday, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of World Health Organization South-East Asia emphasised that countries have to rebuild their health systems at a ti
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New York [US], August 30 (ANI): Afghan children have paid the heaviest price in recent weeks of increased conflict and insecurity, said a UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) senior official, adding that the world "cannot abandon them now".
Rome [Italy], August 26 (ANI): A crisis of incredible proportions is unfolding in Afghanistan as conflict, combined with drought and COVID-19, is pushing Afghans into a humanitarian "catastrophe", said the UN food relief agency on Wednesday.