Articles tagged under: WHO

CCHFW resolution terms WHO’s modelling for India’s COVID death estimate flawed

May 07, 2022
CCHFW resolution terms WHO’s modelling for India’s COVID death estimate flawed

Statue of Unity: The 14th conference of Central Council of Health and Family Welfare held at the Statue of Unity fame Ekta Nagar in Gujarat rejected the estimates of excess deaths during covid-19 pandemic period published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 5th May. The conference in its resolution stated - 'CCHFW is deeply disappointed and distressed by WHO's modelling based exorbitant estimates of excess mortality in the country during the pandemic phase.' It further stated - 'Th...Read More

Narendrabhai Modi gives Gujarati name to WHO chief as per latter’s wish

April 20, 2022
Narendrabhai Modi gives Gujarati name to WHO chief as per latter’s wish

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi on a lighter note, gave a new Gujarati name to World Health Organization (WHO)'s Director General in his presence during the speech at Mahatma Mandir today. The Prime Minister was addressing the Global Ayush Investment & Innovation Summit here. He gave 'Tulsibhai' name to WHO DG Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus. The PM in his Hindi speech said: 'WHO Director General has been very good friend of mine. Whenever he would meet me, he would tell me that w...Read More

PM Modi lays foundation stone of WHO global centre for traditional medicine in Jamnagar, Gujarat

April 19, 2022

Jamnagar: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) in Jamnagar, Gujarat today. Groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Prime Minister of Mauritius Shri Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO). The Ministry of Ayush and the World Health Organization (WHO) is establishing world’s first and only Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (WHO GCTM) in Jamnagar, ...Read More

More details about PM Narendrabhai Modi’s upcoming Gujarat visit

April 09, 2022
More details about PM Narendrabhai Modi’s upcoming Gujarat visit

Gandhinagar: PM Narendra Modi and World Health Organization (WHO) director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will perform foundation stone laying of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine at Jamnagar on 19th April. The state government has allotted 35 acres of land for the centre 12-kms away from Jamnagar city. The new building of the centre will be established till 2024. The centre will temporarily operate in the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurved (ITRA) during that t...Read More

Ayush minister Sonowal visits Jamnagar ahead of PM Modi’s April 19 visit

April 08, 2022
Ayush minister Sonowal visits Jamnagar ahead of PM Modi’s April 19 visit

Jamnagar: Today, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister, Ayush and Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ayush visited the site in Jamnagar for the groundbreaking of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. Two weeks ago, the Ministry of Ayush had signed the host Country Agreement with World Health Organization (WHO) for establishing the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) in India. The groundbreaking ceremony for GCTM, which will take place on 19th April in Jamnagar, Gujara...Read More

Govt allots 35 acre land for WHO global Centre in Jamnagar

April 05, 2022
Govt allots 35 acre land for WHO global Centre in Jamnagar

Jamnagar: PM Narendra Modi is likely to visit Jamnagar for foundation stone laying of WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine on 24th April. The government has allotted 35 acres of land at Gordhanpar village at airport road in Jamnagar for WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. The WHO and Ministry of Aayush of Government of India have signed an MoU for establishing the centre. The budget of around Rs 250 million dollars is estimated for this project. WHO director general Tedros ...Read More

PM hails agreement with WHO for Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat

March 26, 2022
PM hails agreement with WHO for Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat

New Delhi: India will be home to a state-of-the-art World Health Organization (WHO) Global Centre for Traditional Medicine which is going to come up at Jamnagar, Gujarat. PM Narendra Modi today hailed the development as the Ministry of Ayush signs an agreement with WHO for the same. PM Modi stated in a tweet, "India is honoured to be home to a state-of-the-art WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. This Centre will contribute towards making a healthier planet and leveraging our rich tra...Read More

WHO releases new Chest Imaging Guidance in reference to Covid-19

August 03, 2020
WHO releases new Chest Imaging Guidance in reference to Covid-19

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) has published new rapid guidance for using chest imaging for diagnosing and managing patients who test positive for COVID-19. For two months, international experts shared their knowledge and experience via online meetings and reviews. The result is a concise list of recommendations on how providers can best evaluate the how acceptable, feasible, and effective chest X-ray, chest CT, and lung ultrasound will be in addressing COVID-19. ...Read More

WHO evinces interest in Amdavad COVID Management Model

July 31, 2020
WHO evinces interest in Amdavad COVID Management Model

Ahmedabad: As part of the exercise of noticing best practices of COVID-19 management across the world, a detailed briefing of Amdavad Model was done before Chief Scientist of WHO Dr. Soumya Swaminathan by Additional Chief Secretary Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta IAS and Municipal Commissioner Shri Mukesh Kumar through video conferencing. "Various interventions like Dhanvantari, 104 service, Sanjivani Vans and PPP Model of hospitals were very useful and encouraging experiences which...Read More

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