Soumya Swaminathan Appointed WHO Chief Scientist

Soumya Swaminathan Appointed WHO Chief Scientist

March 8 is International Working Women’s Day. Today we celebrate the women in our life. Despite the many advances made by women in various sectors of work, women still don’t get there. So, this day is dedicated for the invincible. Soumya Swaminathan, the newly appointed Chief Scientist of WHO and the former Deputy General of WHO is one such woman. Let’s celebrate her story. Who is Soumya Swaminathan? Coming from a scientist father who pioneered…

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World Health Day: Global Report On Diabetes

World Health Day: Global Report On Diabetes

The World Health Day, a global health awareness day, is celebrated worldwide under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 7 every year. WHO is marking its annual World Health Day (7 April), which celebrates the Organization’s founding in 1948, by issuing a call for action on diabetes.  In its first “Global report on diabetes”, WHO highlights the need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease. The number of people…

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