Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Topic: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Separate visa category, special trade mark for products soon, says PM at AYUSH summit

Modi inaugurated the ‘first investment summit in the AYUSH sector’ in Gandhinagar Wednesday in presence of WHO DG Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus.

Behind Modi & Dr Tedros’ smiles in Gujarat, India & WHO are at war over Covid deaths, Covaxin

WHO recently decided to suspend Covaxin procurement, and India has also been openly tussling with global health body over Covid mortality estimates.

Vaccinate at least 10% population of every country by September, WHO chief says

While addressing the virtual India Global Forum, Tedros Ghebreyesus said vaccine equity is not just the right thing, but the best way to combat Covid & reboot the global economy.

WHO chief thanks India, South Africa for initiative to waive ITRIPS rules for Covid products

In his opening remarks to the World Health Assembly, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on nations to share doses through Covid Vaccine Global Access (COVAX).

Covid pandemic long way from over but can be brought under control, says WHO chief

Speaking to reporters in Geneva Tuesday, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said over 780 million doses of vaccine have been given globally, but they are not the only tool.

World will know about Covid origin ‘fairly soon’, WHO mission expert says

The mission to trace Covid's emergence, organized by the World Health Organization and China, spent a month reviewing data and studies and visiting sites and key figures.

WHO chief lauds PM Modi for vaccine equity, hopes other countries follow India’s example

In a tweet Friday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said India's support in supplying its vaccines is helping over 60 countries to begin the vaccination process.

All hypotheses remain open on Covid origins, WHO chief says

WHO chief said the expert team's visit to Wuhan would not find all the answers, but has added important information that takes us closer to understanding the origins of the virus.

WHO chief Tedros under self-quarantine after contact tests positive for Covid

Tedros said he is well, has no symptoms and will work from home for the coming days.

7 countries, including Pakistan, can teach India how to fight next pandemic

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros has called on countries to invest in public health in order to prepare ourselves from future pandemics like Covid-19.

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T.V. Somanathan, Union Finance Secretary | ThePrint

Tame subsidies, hike fees for govt services — Centre’s tips to states to slash deficit

At a meeting with chief secretaries of states, Union Finance Secretary T.V. Somanathan made a presentation that highlighted a worrying rise in debt in some states.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.