Search Tag: World Health Organization (WHO)

Executive Health Management

Potential COVID-19 Treatments: Some In, Some Out

2020 27 May

The UK health ministry has announced that the antiviral drug remdesivir would be made available to selected COVID-19 patients while the World Health Organization (WHO) is putting the hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine arm within the COVID-19 Solidarity Trial on hold.   You may also like : From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHA Concludes with Landmark COVID-19 Resolution

2020 20 May

The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) concluded on 19 May with its delegates adopting a landmark COVID-19 resolution co-sponsored by over 130 countries.   You may also like : Planning Your Surge Capacity: Useful Tools   The resolution calls for intensified efforts to contain the pandemic, availability of all essential health technologies... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Health Assembly Goes Virtual

2020 18 May

On 18 and 19 May, the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) is being held. There are a number of hot issues on the agenda, including participation of Taiwan as an observer and a probe into the COVID-19 pandemic.   You may also like : WHO May Lose Its Largest Donor   The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World... Read more

IT Management

New Global Platform to Pool COVID-19 Data

2020 16 May

This month the World Health Organization (WHO) will be launching a platform for open, collaborative sharing of knowledge, data and intellectual property on existing and new health tools to combat COVID-19.   You may also like : Planning Your Surge Capacity: Useful Tools   According to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Celebrates Nurses Day

2020 12 May

On 12 May the world celebrates International Nurses Day. Nursing is one of the most in-demand and at the same time most under-invested in professions globally. Today, its importance is acknowledged and highlighted.   You may also like : World Health Day: State of the World’s Nursing Report   International Nurses Day is observed... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO Guidelines on PPE Use for COVID-19 are Questioned

2020 30 Apr

The existing guidelines on special separation in healthcare facilities are based on scarce and outdated evidence, a study has found.   You may also like: Policy, Guidance and Recommendations for COVID-19 Decision-Making   According to a globally accepted rule of infection control, when performing triage, medical staff do not... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Online Resources for Health Care Professionals

2020 23 Apr

Below you can find a summarised overview of online resources with developments, guidelines and recommendations for physicians and medical staff for COVID-19 patients in critical condition (e.g. patients in intensive care), as well as other general resources. ICU Therapy guideline for the treatment of patients with a SARS CoV2 infection Autoren:... Read more