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WHO chief seeks central role for UN agency in global health

The head of the World Health Organization said on Monday that the UN health agency must be “at the centre” of a global healthcare system while also acknowledging the need for internal reforms. “There have been many calls for WHO to change. And there is no question that more change is needed,” WHO director-general Tedros …

India under pressure from US and Russia over UN vote

India is under enormous pressure from both Washington and Moscow to vote with them on a UN Security Council resolution to censure Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Both sides have reached out to New Delhi to make their case and openly expressed hope that they will have India’s support for a vote that is …