British Council in Egypt extends efforts to fight violence against women, defines forms of violence

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

An online discussion titled 'Violence against Women and the Role of The Media and Social Media' took place last week as part of the British Council’s society program ‘A Safe Campus Community for All’.

40 new hospitals worldwide conduct clinical trials for COVID-19 cure: WHO

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Manzary explained that 100 states are participating in the clinical trials, and that a total number of 1.5 million tests for COVID-19 were made available, through WHO, in 129 countries worldwide.

WHO changes COVID-19 mask guidance: Wear one if you can't keep your distance

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 08:35 GMT

The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and said Friday it is now advising that in areas where the virus is spreading.

Everything you need to know about safety regulations in Egypt's hotels

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Ministry of Tourism released a video explaining all the precautionary measures taken to protect tourists when hotels operate after a long suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO: Around 3.5 mn health care workers in Eastern Mediterranean engaged in COVID-19 response

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 01:23 GMT

"During this time, almost 4 million people have been infected globally, including almost 300,000 deaths," Al-Mandhari said.

WHO: 108 drugs tested for treating COVID-19

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 01:21 GMT

Director of Programme Management for the Eastern Mediterranean at the World Health Organization (WHO) Rana Hajjeh said the coronavirus is not a deadly virus, as 80 percent of the positive cases recovered without treatment.

WHO says global solidarity needed in COVID-19 battle

Sat, 09 May 2020 - 10:58 GMT

"Its eradication stands as the greatest public health triumph in history," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a virtual news conference in Geneva.

WHO says coronavirus cases declining in West Europe, increase in East Europe, Africa

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 09:51 GMT

“These are not just numbers. Every single case is a mother, a father, a son, a daughter, a brother, sister or friend,” he said.

WHO asserts coronavirus 'is natural in origin'

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 09:57 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said it is “assured” that the novel coronavirus, which has turned into a global pandemic, is “natural in origin” -- this as the US is increasingly eyeing a lab in Wuhan.

WHO: Source for coronavirus can not be identified so far

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 09:17 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday that a source for the novel coronavirus can not be identified so far.

Hussein al-Jassmi expressed deep joy for participating in 'One World Together At Home'

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 01:02 GMT

A large number of world stars participated in the concert, to support those affected by the novel coronavirus.

WHO: Egypt has chance to flatten COVID-19 curve

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 12:50 GMT

"Egypt has not reached the infection peak yet," said member of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Emergencies, Preparedness and Response Office in Egypt.

Trump to halt WHO funding amid review

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 10:04 GMT

The president criticized the WHO for opposing large-scale travel restrictions and accused it of failing to quickly vet and share accurate information on COVID-19.

WHO clarifies COVID-19 status in Egypt, refutes 'unscientific' estimated figures

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 01:46 GMT

Jabbour stated that the infection spread rate in Egypt has reached a plateau, and 85 percent of COVID-19 infections in Egypt recover without treatment.

WHO is investigating reports of recovered COVID patients testing positive again

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 10:00 GMT

WHO was looking into reports of some COVID-19 patients testing positive again after initially testing negative for the disease while being considered for discharge.

WHO lauds Egypt's health system

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 12:42 GMT

He reiterated on Thursday that the Egyptian health system has rapidly responded to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus through carrying out medical tests and providing care for patients.

African leaders rally around WHO head after Trump criticism

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 11:15 GMT

African leaders have rallied around the Ethiopian head of the World Health Organization (WHO) after U.S. President Donald Trump criticised the United Nations agency and threatened to withhold his country’s contribution to its budget.

WHO: No evidence that coronavirus could be transmitted through air

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 11:46 GMT

World Health Organization Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Richard Bernan on Tuesday said that there is no any evidence so far that coronavirus could be transmitted through air.

Celebrating International Health Day, Egypt issues two reports on state efforts to combat COVID-19, boost health system

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 11:31 GMT

The World celebrates the International Health Day every year on the 7th of April which coincides with the date of the entry into force of the WHO Constitution in 1948.

Video: Egypt sends reassurance message to all the world's nations

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 09:24 GMT

“Being together, we will defeat the virus” said Anani during the video.