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In 2018-19, WHO investigated approximately 1000 public health threats in more than 140 countries around 🌏🌍🌎 thanks… https://t.co/rJ1z2aIPqr
10/31
2020
This #Halloween, let's spook #COVID19! 👻  If the virus is haunting your community, please try to trick or treat 🍭🍬… https://t.co/KBSwcIXbC2Herd immunity is only possible with safe & effective vaccines that are distributed equitably around the world. Unti… https://t.co/zjoHqxmibw
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Paul, Martha & Lyth's stories reinforce how morally unconscionable & unfeasible the so called ‘natural herd immunit… https://t.co/WTY0xSwA4x
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Listening to @PaulGarnerWoof, Martha Sibanda & @Lythb7 share their experiences & array of symptoms, it reinforces w… https://t.co/RaPt0mmnKl
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)We thank @BMG_Bund and European Union Health Ministers for their strong leadership in the #COVID19 response and for… https://t.co/0WmvNqppqO
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Press release: As #COVID19 spread accelerates, IHR Emergency Committee urges focus on measures that work https://t.co/D2UdkJ0NH0Statement on the 5th meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee on #COVID19 pandemic https://t.co/iHxWNWe5fKThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following temporary recommendations to countries on: 6⃣ Diagnostics,… https://t.co/pWwFvkZDPWThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following temporary recommendations to countries on: 3⃣ Research 4⃣… https://t.co/ibWVlIl2rqThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following temporary recommendations to countries on: 1⃣ Leadership an… https://t.co/fyD4ouiIQTThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following advice to WHO on: 8⃣ Essential Health Services https://t.co/OOnkqqhA5FThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following advice to WHO on: 5⃣ Risk communications and community eng… https://t.co/f8NvRrMIafThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following advice to WHO on: 3⃣ Research 4⃣ Surveillance and Contact… https://t.co/wEdv48k7vVThe #COVID19 Emergency Committee provided the following advice to WHO on: 1⃣ Leadership and Coordination 2⃣ Eviden… https://t.co/TeYchsyzk6The full remarks by @DrTedros 👇 https://t.co/yBpNNqCUeG"Form the long-term effects of #COVID19, to breaking the chains of transmission, to establishing the origins of the… https://t.co/RjlWOawtUu"WHO continues to work to establish the origins of the virus to prevent future outbreaks. Today, a group of intl. e… https://t.co/kKwKwQ7mtc"The committee recommended that to prepare for new #COVID19 vaccines, WHO and governments must work closely to deve… https://t.co/4sqkYFuyDi"If proved safe and effective they will be rolled out through the ACT Accelerator’s vaccine arm – the COVAX Facilit… https://t.co/tg5dffiirA"There is light at the end of the tunnel. As well as rapid tests & dexamethasone, several vaccines are now in final… https://t.co/YUnxtixdaj"Governments should focus on tackling the virus and avoid politicisation. No matter where they are in terms of the… https://t.co/CpI8BkM44b"The take home message is that it’s important for governments and citizens to keep focused on breaking the chains o… https://t.co/9JA96rnMl5"With global #COVID19 cases continuing to rise and some countries going in the wrong direction, the group has made… https://t.co/OkNV9JSHbe"In that vein, the Emergency Committee on #COVID19 has just concluded a two day meeting where they discussed the wa… https://t.co/GOda85ccVY"Herd immunity is only possible with safe & effective vaccines that are distributed equitably around the 🌍. Until… https://t.co/fTcM4stJM8"It also reinforces how morally unconscionable & unfeasible the so called ‘natural herd immunity’ strategy is. Not… https://t.co/xZpCclZxwa"Listening to Paul, Martha & Lyth share their experiences & array of symptoms, it really reinforces what a dangerou… https://t.co/rvLIIE6bmn"It is imperative that governments recognise the long-term effects of #COVID19 and also ensure access to health ser… https://t.co/FBGdIyqFMh"There have been cases in women and men, both young and old. And even in children. WHO will continue to do more r… https://t.co/Z50OdtML20"Though exact numbers of people experiencing the long-term affects are not yet clearly defined, post #COVID19 sympt… https://t.co/y19BbP54Mm"While people do recover, it can be slow – sometimes weeks or months – and it is not always a linear route to recovery"-@DrTedros #COVID19"Although we’re still learning about the virus, what’s clear is that this is not just a virus that kills people.… https://t.co/DPzsurtMnI"From fatigue, a cough and shortness of breath, to inflammation and injury of major organs - including the lungs an… https://t.co/kjCzA1GI96"Over the past few months, I have heard first hand from people who face mid to long-term effects of #COVID19 infect… https://t.co/6j0AQ3m1Pv"I want to start by noting that WHO is closely following the unfolding situation in 🇬🇷 & 🇹🇷 after the earthquake to… https://t.co/Nspgiyp7aSMedia briefing on #COVID19 with @DrTedros https://t.co/KBQXSOxDIqWith the aim to help sporting competitions resume safely, for athletes & staff, authorities have taken a risk-based… https://t.co/4IAGjtZHa0Do you have an innovative approach to maintaining essential health services during the #COVID19 pandemic? If so, s… https://t.co/dYd3i465TWTake a look at how the city of Brest in #France🇫🇷 tackles food insecurity during the #COVID19 pandemic👇… https://t.co/aMaN7e1BuxThe #COVID19 pandemic continues to threaten global health & well-being but WHO is committed to delivering results w… https://t.co/1BWFzbyRJ1Live Q&A on how to make our cities healthier ahead of #WorldCitiesDay with @etiennekrug. #AskWHO https://t.co/ozDWwMQl43#COVID19 affected all sectors of society in #Spain, including sports, one of the population’s most important areas… https://t.co/pjiyr9XhruTo help the world fight #COVID19, WHO sent supplies & personal protective equipment to 173 countries, incl. ➕1⃣7⃣… https://t.co/5TKFT7xfLvHarnessing the power of digital tools is one of the key pillars of the @WHO transformation, which I started in 2017… https://t.co/6v4UwtRaqm
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10/30
2020
I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our colleagues who were supporting #polio vaccination efforts in… https://t.co/zdMOVUQIcK
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Very saddened by the terrible news. My thoughts are with the people of #France. I agree with you, my friend, Presi… https://t.co/pW6SVz4BcE
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)문재인 대통령님 @moonriver365 의 리더쉽과 협력에 감사드립니다, 특히 COVID-19 대응 경험을 세계와 공유해 주셔서 고맙습니다.  저는 단결과 연대로 코로나바이러스를 함께 막을수 있다는 것을… https://t.co/4t826zVCYz
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)“This pandemic is far from over,” said @DrTedros today as the #COVID19 Emergency Committee reconvened. For media ac… https://t.co/bHVNWG9pJdAs required under the International Health Regulations, I reconvened the #COVID19 Emergency Committee today to eval… https://t.co/rPIjWZavnM
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Digital health investments should be ✅Effective ✅Sustainable ✅Equitable ✅Appropriate for the local context. To be… https://t.co/AN8X45J0q0In the #UnitedStates🇺🇸, Oakland slows traffic to speed up health during #COVID19 👉https://t.co/u84PflK0M7https://t.co/Jy169U2g4lDigital health solutions should complement & enhance tools already being used in the health system. 👉… https://t.co/NGgKwTOI3GLead exposure can occur through: ♨️ Ingestion 🏭 Inhalation 💄 Lead-containing products 🐟 Food or water Let's… https://t.co/JWypOo8DhiCalling📢 ✅digital health designers ✅developers ✅researchers ✅funders This new guidance on digital health interv… https://t.co/RYfDYiAgwpLive Q&A on Lead Poisoning Prevention with Carolyn Vickers. #AskWHO #BanLeadPaint https://t.co/Cn1ThzcjRAThe global tobacco epidemic kills more than 8 million people each year - of which around 1.2 million are non-smoker… https://t.co/VVDFxjxwoWWondering how to engage young people in the digital health design process? 1⃣ Recognize their expertise &check ou… https://t.co/rIaCu2pA3kThe International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on #COVID19 has reconvened today, 5th time since the first… https://t.co/jwZi6ShKW3LIVE NOW: a special event on urban leadership during #COVID19, hosted by WHO, @VitalStrat, @BloombergDotOrg & mayor… https://t.co/ujGK3yAAGk📣It’s time to recognize young people as equal & valuable partners in designing digital health solutions! Young… https://t.co/4U1hhfKZO1Yangon, #Myanmar🇲🇲uses media mix to boost solidarity against #COVID19 👉https://t.co/9AUm3GEjyn #Cities4Health https://t.co/JR4IILHEfgThank you so much for your leadership and support, President @moonriver365, and especially for sharing your experie… https://t.co/GTEr3XVbii
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)We had a very productive strategic dialogue with 🇨🇦 government. I thank Ministers @PattyHajdu & @karinagould for th… https://t.co/cI9rPeUE8C
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Tobacco use is the second leading cause of cardiovascular diseases, after high blood pressure… https://t.co/7VeXesWCXcThanks to our generous donors for investing USD4.4 billion in 2018-19: WHO was able to deliver results on 🗝️Health… https://t.co/qT6tyRdTWR🆕 guidance from WHO, @UNICEF, @UNFPA , @UNESCO, and @HRPResearch on designing digital health interventions not onl… https://t.co/BZDLYZNOkv#HappeningNow! WHO AFRO press briefing on #COVID19 & health innovation in Africa. Dr @MoetiTshidi is joined by Hon… https://t.co/dvTKTuHkYX
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)The most common symptom of a #stroke is sudden weakness of the face, arm, or leg, most often on one side of the bod… https://t.co/nUVsnXIrO3#AskWHO about #COVID19 diagnostics & essential health services with @HananBalkhy & @etkelley419 https://t.co/jnfZpGMZhG
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Today is #WorldStrokeDay. This is how you can prevent stroke: 🚭 Quit smoking 🍺 Limit alcohol consumption 🛑 Contr… https://t.co/w7BcFhIgIA
10/29
2020
Pleased to meet with Osama Ahmed Abdelrahim, Acting Federal Health Minister of #Sudan. We discussed 🇸🇩's vision to… https://t.co/cjIOpvjhAo
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)👏 👏 👏 Six municipalities were awarded “Malaria Champions of the Americas” prizes for 2020 for their work in applyin… https://t.co/QmXeAxjwhO
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Lima, #Peru🇵🇪, expands cycling infrastructure to reduce crowding on public transport 👉https://t.co/eHqxLEFSqjhttps://t.co/NiGxyHFgKFKampala, #Uganda🇺🇬 reaches the most vulnerable through innovative data use. 👉https://t.co/eOUdcKvgjAhttps://t.co/tYXpsV0UJu#AskWHO about #COVID19 diagnostics & essential health services with @HananBalkhy & @etkelley419 https://t.co/jnfZpGMZhGMilan, #Italy🇮🇹 expanded emergency food packages to help older & vulnerable residents maintain a healthy & balanced… https://t.co/wEdGXubpd5In #Greece 🇬🇷, the city of Athens protects the most vulnerable during #COVID19 and provides housing, food and healt… https://t.co/1qjCsgHjkU @doctorsoumya @the_hindu “We need to invest in strong institutional mechanisms and capacities in our regulatory bod… https://t.co/NdYmFqhiApWhat have we learnt and what’s the way forward? Reflecting on the lessons learnt from fighting #COVID19, our Chief… https://t.co/ZylkKoXFJd“At the @WHO, we are determined to use the seismic shock caused by #COVID19 as a driving force for change”, writes… https://t.co/Mcn0jofgWrEn el marco del #DíaCiudadesSaludables 🏙️ lo invitamos a un evento especial sobre liderazgo urbano durante #COVID19https://t.co/SPnfcSIXHN
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)In #Argentina 🇦🇷, the city of Buenos Aires scales up social programmes and prohibits evictions during these tough e… https://t.co/4WiJeasWAbIn #India 🇮🇳, the city of Ahmedabad tackles #COVID19 transmission by banning smokeless tobacco products and spittin… https://t.co/wRKvdQ9nq0Don't miss the WHO AFRO press briefing on #COVID19 & health innovation in Africa. Dr @MoetiTshidi will be joined by… https://t.co/H0GoFC4oou
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)WHO is committed to deliver quality results and effective reporting, achieving 3⃣ key missions: ✅Promote health ✅K… https://t.co/dptRMTHVeMThe countries reporting the highest number of cases in the past week remain the same as the previous 3 weeks: India… https://t.co/W8QegK5kOgThe number of deaths continues to increase in #Europe with a 35% increase from last week, accounting for nearly one… https://t.co/RYuGRP8PISFor the second consecutive week, #Europe accounts for the greatest proportion of new cases, with over 1.3M new case… https://t.co/W1OQPTOX5vAs of 25 October, over 42M cases and 1.1M deaths have been reported, with over 2.8M new cases and nearly 40,000 new… https://t.co/lHlYOP1Yg5The past week has seen the highest number of new #COVID19 cases reported globally since the start of the pandemic,… https://t.co/RfhhWcUXotLead is toxic. In pregnant women 🤰🏻🤰🤰🏾, lead exposure damages many organs, but also affects the developing foetus.… https://t.co/VWwm6Habh2It's International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week   Exposure to lead affects health, especially children's health.… https://t.co/hiViPr1PVw
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10/28
2020
@UNGeneva The health pillar of the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan faces a 66% funding gap of US$98 million dollars. @UNGeneva WHO and partners are working to increase surveillance, screening and testing capacity; educate communitie… https://t.co/rDT3kJDLLC @UNGeneva Since the first #COVID19 case in April, 2000+ cases and 600+ deaths have been reported in #Yemen. The act… https://t.co/SWayLJyEXD @UNGeneva For years, #Yemen has suffered from conflict and, increasingly, disease: the worst cholera outbreak in mo… https://t.co/A5XQrWbByzAt @UNGeneva, @WHO today briefed on the situation in #Yemen, where 18M people need healthcare, and only half of all… https://t.co/Fryn3Cf2VjProgress on women’s health has been uneven, but by working together, we can create a better and healthier world for… https://t.co/U9X4KsIyb4Investing in women’s health is a smart investment, with up to a 9-times return on investment through better educati… https://t.co/xsg2AU81sF
10/27
2020

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