The assessment of the health impacts of the non-sugar sweetener aspartame were released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA).
Ghebreyesus also reminded the world that in the face of overlapping crises, "pandemics are far from the only threat we face".
LLMs include ChatGPT, Bard, Bert and others that imitate understanding, processing, and producing human communication.
After three long gruelling years of Covid-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared that the pandemic is no longer a public health emergency.
XBB.1.16 is a descendent lineage of XBB, a recombinant of two BA.2 descendent lineages. XBB.1.16 was first reported on January 9, this year and designated a variant under monitoring (VUM) on March 22.
Further, they no longer recommend vaccinating healthy children aged six months to 17 years against Covid at all.
About half of the world's population is now at risk of dengue with an estimated 100-400 million infections occurring each year. Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is found on nearly all continents and to date, 115 countries have reported transmission.
Two WHO regions, Europe and the Americas, which reported 95 percent of diagnosed cases, have maintained stable in case numbers during recent weeks.
Dr Singh called for persons affected by leprosy be engaged, empowered and involved in all aspects of decision-making, including in service design and delivery, and in social and economic activities.
The WHO has already issued three global medical product alerts regarding these incidents since October 2022.
Amidst the ongoing outbreak, China has stopped publishing the single-day tallies for Covid-19 cases and deaths.
Addressing the media here on Wednesday, Michael Ryan, Executive Director of the WHO's Health Emergencies Programme, said: "In China, what's been reported is relatively low numbers of cases in ICUs, but anecdotally ICUs are filling up.
According to WHO, the concept of a healthy city is native to the countries in Europe, but will be implemented in many cities of India, if deemed successful here.
As per World Health Organization’s statistics, “Nearly 267 million Indians are chronic tobacco users and around 100 million people use tobacco in form of smoking.”
AIDS which stands as an abbreviation for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a life-claiming disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Every year it claims and infects millions of lives worldwide.
The number of people with presbyopia -- loss of near-distance focus -- is projected to increase from 1.8 billion in 2015 to 2.1 billion by 2030, she said on the occasion.
Drug inspectors in Uttar Pradesh will carry out surprise checks from Friday to seize any pack of the four cough syrups for which the WHO has sounded an alert.
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has sent the samples of the same batch of the four Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd-manufactured medicines, on which the WHO issued alert, for testing and further course of action will be decided after the results are received, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
WHO has recommended all countries detect and remove these products from circulation to prevent further harm to patients.
WHO data says that every year around a quarter of global burden of diseases is directly linked to the environmental causes.