Experts: COVID-19 pandemic no longer a 'global health emergency' according to WHO

Published: 12 May 2023

The World Health Organization (WHO) has ended the global COVID-19 emergency, citing increased immunity, fewer deaths and less pressure on hospitals. The pandemic, which was first declared an...

McGill Cares webcast: The World Health Organization’s Dementia Strategy

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00to12:30

Join us on February 24, 2021 at noon for the next webcast in our biweekly series, McGill Cares, designed to sup/medsimcentreCategory: Medicine and Health Sciences Medical Simulation Centre

To Improve Access To Diagnostics, Countries Must Adapt The WHO Essential Diagnostics List - Forbes, February 1, 2021

Published: 1 February 2021

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, writes in Forbes about the World Health Organization (WHO) third edition of its Model List of...

Experts: W.H.O. calls on all nations to rid foods of artificial trans fats in the next five years

Published: 16 May 2018

The World Health Organization is calling on all nations to rid foods of artificial trans fats in the next five years. (Source CBC news)...

Is video game addiction a disease? Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky weighs in

Published: 6 April 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to classify video game addiction as a disease, according to a June redefinition of their International Classification of Diseases (ICD). In the wake of...

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