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La Paz, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially initiated procedures for a critical review of the coca leaf, a move that could have significant implications for international drug policy and indigenous cultures in South America. This undertaking comes in response to a request from a Member State seeking to reassess the properties of the coca leaf.
Geneva, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) currently keeps its alert to the presence of mpox (monkeypox) cases in different nations, but it reported a decrease in the number of patients with the disease.
New Delhi, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) India and the World Health Organization (WHO) are working together to address global challenges in the health sector, Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya said.
Geneva, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) WHO has released a core package of 13 interventions to guide country prioritization when developing, implementing and monitoring national action plans on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Geneva, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) WHO’s Global Tuberculosis Program is pleased to announce the update and release of ScreenTB ( - a web-based tool designed to assist countries in prioritizing risk groups for screening, as well as in developing screening and prevention approaches tailored to country contexts.
Geneva, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) To draw attention to blindness and vision impairment worldwide, every year on the second Thursday of October, World Sight Day is observed. For this year’s celebration, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched “WHOeyes”, a free app for the general public to check how well they can see things close up and at a distance and learn how they can protect their eyes. The app checks visual acuity – a measure of how well the eye can distinguish shapes and details at a given distance and is the most common assessment of visual function.
Geneva, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday celebrates the World Sight Day to raise awareness about different types of visual affections and treatments, preventing patients from totally losing their ability to see.