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China says zero-COVID policy not aimed at realizing zero infection
... Jinshui district, Henan province, May 5, 2022. PHOTO XINHUA China is fully capable of implementing its zero- COVID policy, as it is formulated in accordance with the country's own conditions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday after World Health Organization head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus commented on the policy. In a regular news briefing in Beijing, Zhao said that China's zero- COVID policy is not aimed at realizing zero infection, but rather at bringing the epidemic under control with the ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
China says zero-COVID policy not aimed at achieving zero infection
... Zhengzhou, Henan province, May 5, 2022. PHOTO XINHUA China is fully capable of implementing its dynamic zero- COVID policy, as it is formulated in accordance with the country's own conditions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday after World Health Organization head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus commented on the policy. In a regular news briefing in Beijing, Zhao said that the zero- COVID policy is not aimed at realizing zero infection, but rather at bringing the epidemic situation under control with ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
Google unveils new Pixel Watch, other devices
... revealed closer to launch, according to Google . The first Pixel smartwatch, designed and built by Google , will integrate health features from Fitbit , which Alphabet bought in a $2.1 billion deal last year, and take Apple Watch on the market. It ... ... could translate conversations in real time, showing wearers' transcriptions. All of this work is in service of the mission to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful, Pichai said, referring to what Google shared during a 2 hour ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
WHO raises concerns over marketing of breast-milk substitutes
The World Health Organization WHO has raised concerns about the use of digital marketing techniques by formula milk companies to influence the decisions that new families make with regard to baby feeding. The World Health Organisation WHO has raised concerns about the ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Axa, Unilever to invest 100 mn euro in regenerative farming fund
... as a way to meet targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Regenerative farming can fight climate change by restoring soil organic matter and restoring degraded soil biodiversity, drawing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and improving water cycle,... ... and expertise to support technological innovations and the changes in practices that are necessary to improve soil and human health. According to the United Nations , agriculture is responsible for almost 40% of the world's land and causes a loss of biodiversity. According to a report by the National Academy of Sciences , as many as 250 million ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
China provided 2.2 billion doses of COVID vaccine to over 120 countries by early May
... acquired by Xinhua on Wednesday. China sent 37 medical experts to 34 countries and shared COVID 19 prevention and control experience with over 180 countries and international organizations. China has donated $100 million to COVAX and ACT-A under the World Health Organization framework, as China has taken an active part in COVAX and ACT-A.
Updated: 05/11/2022
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission aims to build digital infrastructure
Malti Jaswal, Senior Consultant, World Bank and Advisor with National Health Authority, said Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission AbDM aims to develop the backbone necessary to support the integrated digital ... ... infrastructure of the country. She spoke at the conference on Health Insurance 2042 -- Let us plan for Ambitious Target for 2042, organized by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry PHDCCI. ABDM plans to create a healthcare infrastructure that bridges the ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
BRICS to launch early warning system for pandemics
... launch an early warning system for large-scale pandemics. The video link to the meeting was hosted by China, chair of the BRICS this year. More than 70 attendees included health ministers from BRICS countries and the deputy director-general of the World Health Organization . At the meeting, representatives had in-depth discussions on topics such as COVID 19 pandemic prevention and control, building new health systems and digital health. ALSO READ: BRICS to boost collaboration to address challenges. Ma Xiaowei ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
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