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25 countries, 2500+ CIOs, 250+ sessions: The World CIO 200 Roadshow 2020 is coming

Global CIO Forum has announced  the eagerly-awaited 2020 edition of The World CIO 200 Roadshow. Bigger, broader and more engaging than ever before, the event will unfold over November and December 2020. This ye...

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A tour of The Future IT Summit 2020’s virtual convention centre

Over the years, The Future IT Summit has emerged as a powerful platform for networking, branding, lead generation, impromptu meetings, product demos, training sessions, solution showcase, keynotes and much more...


Coronavirus and schools: Access to handwashing facilities key for safe reopening

“Access to water, sanitation and hygiene services is essential for effective infection prevention and control in all settings, including schools”, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General...


WHO chief points to ‘green shoots of hope’ in COVID-19 pandemic

“I know many of you are grieving and that this is a difficult moment for the world”, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday, in his latest briefing to journalists. “But I want to be clear, there ar...


Global cooperation is our only choice against COVID-19, says WHO chief

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) was addressing the Aspen Security Forum, which brings together top-level present and former government officials from the Unit...


UN chief outlines ‘bold steps’ for education in the face of COVID-19 disruption

Describing education as “the key to personal development and the future of societies”, António Guterres issued recommendations to get children back in the classroom in a policy brief launched alongside a new gl...


No end in sight to COVID crisis, and its impact will last for ‘decades to come’

The committee convened by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR), held its fourth meeting on 31 July. Sustained ef...


Young people ‘not invincible’ in COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

Evidence suggests that the spike in cases in some countries is partly due to younger people “letting down their guard during the northern hemisphere summer”, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursda...


COVID-19 is not seasonal, cautions WHO, as ‘first wave’ continues

“The season does not seem to be affecting the transmission of this virus”, said Dr. Margaret Harris, World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson, highlighting many people’s “fixed” belief to the contrary. “Wha...


We must all accept hard choices if we’re to beat COVID-19, urges WHO

That’s the message on Monday from the World Health Organization, (WHO), whose head of emergencies, Dr Mike Ryan, likened fighting COVID-19 to using specialised tools for surgery, to ensure better outcomes for p...