WHO executive board meeting: Bangladesh wants quick supply of vaccine to developing countries

WHO executive board meeting: Bangladesh wants quick supply of vaccine to developing countries

Bangladesh has urged the WHO, Vaccine Alliance, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and UNICEF to play a visible and effective role to urgently ensure supply of coronavirus vaccines under the COVAX facility to developing countries, particularly the low- and the middle-income countries. The call was made by Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN and other […]

Biden outlines ‘Day One’ agenda of executive actions

Biden outlines ‘Day One’ agenda of executive actions

In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday. The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Biden seeks to act […]

Biden plans roughly a dozen Day One executive actions

File photo: US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks during a televised speech on the current economic and health crises at The Queen Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware, US, January 14, 2021 Reuters Most of the measures are a reversal of policies Trump pursued and do not require congressional action US President-elect Joe Biden will cap a […]

India supports Bangladesh’s candidature in WHO

India has extended its support to Bangladesh’s candidature for the post of Executive Director (ED) of South-East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) of the World Health Organisation (WHO).the policy times

Dhaka Bureau Policy Times : Newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Sh. Vikram K. Doraiswami conveyed this support when he paid a courtesy call on Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban at 10th November Thursday. The Indian envoy also conveyed Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s greetings to his Bangladesh counterpart Hon’ble Prime […]