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We are the #UnitedNations’ health agency. We are committed to achieving better health for everyone, everywhere - #HealthForAll

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Tomorrow is World Health Day! 2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife – #WorldHealthDay celebrates… https://t.co/USD8BPSsmS
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Take care of your health🏃‍♀️and mental well-being🧘‍♀️ as you #StayHome 🏡 #StaySafe #StayHealthy #COVID19 https://t.co/igXcihhaa7
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Peace is not just the absence of war. Many women under lockdown for #COVID19 face violence where they should be saf… https://t.co/Vrnz6gB647
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#Disability service providers should: •Develop & implement service continuity plans incl. for ↘️ workforce •Communi… https://t.co/Q68obtnRAPAll #HealthWorkers, including those providing support to people with disability should follow the WHO guidance to… https://t.co/orpCSTlK5F
4/6
2020
The @UNmigration support for the #HealthyAtHome Challenge put a smile on my face - it shows that keeping in contact… https://t.co/AKqRKtl2rW
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)FACT: #COVID19 IS NOT transmitted through houseflies #coronavirus #KnowTheFacts https://t.co/2SxM7VoofvFACT: Drinking methanol, ethanol or bleach DOES NOT prevent or cure #COVID19 and can be extremely dangerous.… https://t.co/egELEjenIHيحدوني الأمل أن تعمل الحكومات بشكل وثيق مع المجتمعات المحلية لضمان السلام والتنمية المستدامة، من خلال تشجيع التسامح… https://t.co/NYqVO1uIhe
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)تلعب الحكومات والقطاع الخاص والمجتمع المدني ومنظمة الأمم المتحدة دوراً في بناء ثقافة السلام بحب وضمير من خلال التع… https://t.co/LosJe9jGDv
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)أُرحب بشدة بمبادرة صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير خليفة بن سلمان آل خليفة، رئيس وزراء مملكة #البحرين، لمبادرته ورؤيته حول… https://t.co/R1WAlTxPjS
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)يُحيي العالم اليوم ولأول مرة اليوم الدولي للضمير. في ظل هذا الوقت الصعب الذي نشهده جراء تفشي فيروس كورونا… https://t.co/DjQVLvbMik
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I use words "solidarity" & "together" a lot. I mean it in a collective sense: people everywhere are experiencing un… https://t.co/6I7lKHqU10
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)FACT: Exposing yourself to the ☀️ or to temperatures higher than 25C degrees DOES NOT prevent #COVID19.… https://t.co/1x6VStMgzvI hope governments will work closely with communities on ensuring peace and sustainable development, through encour… https://t.co/Y6IX7cVbl3
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Governments, private sector, civil society & the @UN all have a role in building the Culture of Peace with Love and… https://t.co/pKZClhka80
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I strongly welcome the initiative by HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of #Bahrain,… https://t.co/II5Vl7Ht5h
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Today is the first-ever #InternationalDayofConscience! In this difficult time of #COVID19, it's more pressing tha… https://t.co/TFk2mUkhI9
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)FACT: You can recover from #COVID19. Catching the new #coronavirus DOES NOT mean you will have it for life.… https://t.co/IsY6iH3k00
4/5
2020
Amid increasing lockdowns in #Africa, @WHO launches online training for #COVID19 responders. This is to better trai… https://t.co/nff5aMm3Se
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)7th April is #WorldHealthDay 🥳 also known as WHO’s birthday 🎂 2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and the… https://t.co/gEUg0fCI0s
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19 может передаваться от через мелкие капли, выделяемые из носа или рта больного при кашле или чихании. Эти к… https://t.co/gIli1LGrxv
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19 Pandemic Older adults and people with underlying conditions, Keep regular routines and schedules as muc… https://t.co/6cdNQ2wuOb
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)"Para silenciar las armas, debemos alzar las voces por la paz". -- El llamado de @AntonioGuterres de un alto el fu… https://t.co/HyOxY3C92R
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)❇️Show your support and kindness #COVID19 #coronavirus https://t.co/ut2DI8PFBE
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)It is normal to feel fearful and anxious during this time. ✅ Talk about your feelings will lessen your distress ✅… https://t.co/fhgG1AtooT
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Protecting yourself and your loved ones from Coronavirus is simple 👇 https://t.co/OJl0SzPJac
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)People with #disability may be at greater risk of contracting #COVID19 because: • Physical barriers to use basic hy… https://t.co/aFRnjPgoCR
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO).@WHO experts closely review different viewpoints & the scientific evidence presented on the use of masks as a prev… https://t.co/TJ9WFk8bCQ
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19 Pandemic Older adults and people with underlying conditions, Be prepared and know in advance where and… https://t.co/cZ8y2sy2vJ
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I'm in favor of this plan, @AnnetteMKennedy! Nurses, midwives & all #HealthWorkers fighting #COVID19 deserve our su… https://t.co/jTyAuHNNpt
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)If you're at risk of domestic violence: -speak to supportive family & friends -seek support from a hotline or local… https://t.co/CCwkdDafCy
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Sadly, there are reports from of an increase in domestic violence since the #COVID19 outbreak began. We call on cou… https://t.co/If8KXk6Zjh
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)We need to be #HealthyAtHome not just for our physical wellbeing but also our #mentalhealth. Thank you @UnitedGMH f… https://t.co/h1V0ueZxbx
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I appreciate your wise words @Ms_Powers_ISD. The great changes brought on by #COVID19 have placed enormous stresses… https://t.co/qjIGsZ0Yjo
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)As we #StayAtHome, encouraging healthy eating is as simple as 1-2-3. 🍽 Join our challenge: 1️⃣ Cook a healthy and… https://t.co/1RMHopwxZK
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Stay connected. Stay fit. Stay safe. Stay #HealthyAtHome!We now offer the free #OpenWHO introduction to #COVID19 video 🎞️ in Indian 🇮🇳 sign language: 👉… https://t.co/4JOFzcdEtbTo support people with #disability, #HealthWorkers should: ✅ Ensure #COVID19 health care is accessible, affordable… https://t.co/wbHiab6WMv#HealthCareWorkers 👩🏿‍⚕️👨🏿‍⚕️must practice good hygiene in health facilities to protect themselves & others from… https://t.co/xoLRJ95gzi
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)It’s ON US to take care of others: ✅Take care to protect others ✅Take care to be kind ✅Take care of what you say ✅… https://t.co/L51gDCWD1c
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)We all need to fight #COVID19. Anyone can get infected and spread the disease to others. Some young, healthy people… https://t.co/POLV10pWcr
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)During #COVID19, governments should: ✅ Ensure public health information & #coronavirus communication is accessible… https://t.co/zSKJEs08TaPeople with disability should prepare for the instance they contract #COVID19 by informing their family, friends &… https://t.co/RNRR1xH6WqI thank my sister Henrietta, @unicefchief, for joining the #COVID19 Solidarity Response Fund. @UNICEF has extensive… https://t.co/SYqagSCk9q
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I thank the State of #Kuwait, which today is becoming one of the largest donors supporting the #coronavirus fight,… https://t.co/8rV90ciErj
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Financing the health response is essential not just to saving lives, but also social & economic recovery. We call o… https://t.co/ykmQxrSPIi
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)The best way of ending restrictions and easing their economic effects is to attack the #coronavirus with an aggress… https://t.co/rbZApVkX7d
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19 is much more than a health crisis - it has profound social & economic consequences as well. I am glad… https://t.co/y1xDTBYrDN
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4/4
2020
I had a very good call with my brother @CyrilRamaphosa, 🇿🇦 President, thanking him for his determination to confron… https://t.co/rCwRa8n8LP
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)During #COVID19 people with #disability should put a plan in place to ensure continuation of the care and support t… https://t.co/OcTSyCg22nThe full briefing on #COVID19 by @DrTedros 👇 https://t.co/QxHU77VWCa"We still have a long way to go in this fight. WHO is working every day with all countries and partners to save liv… https://t.co/xD50sjyTpj"I’m also pleased to announce that I have invited @UNICEF to join the #COVID19 Solidarity Response Fund. Unicef has… https://t.co/vixPksmLhE"I’d like to thank 🇰🇼, which today is becoming one of the largest donors, with a total of USD 60M. WHO’s Solidarit… https://t.co/ctJibxV5e6"I’m delighted to say that almost 690 million dollars has now been pledged or received. Of this amount, 300 million… https://t.co/vmkbpyBXwO"The global response to #COVID19 would not be possible without the generosity of countries & partners. Two months… https://t.co/Y3e5jdOjn2"There is never any excuse for violence. We abhor all violence of all forms, at all times"-@DrTedros #COVID19 #EndViolence"Make a plan to protect yourself & your children any way you can. This could include having a neighbour, friend, re… https://t.co/ZRzcTiQ8wo"If you are experiencing or at risk of domestic violence, speak to supportive family & friends, seek support from a… https://t.co/Uz2V4sLbaW"Women may have less contact with family & friends who may provide support & protection from violence. We call on… https://t.co/kvror2Bg0M"Women in abusive relationships are more likely to be exposed to violence, as are their children, as family members… https://t.co/kYKqCj72PP"Sadly, there are reports from some countries of an increase in domestic violence since the #COVID19 outbreak began… https://t.co/1YGUiU5AVw"The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is working to ensure that once it is safe to do so, countries can be suppo… https://t.co/QUvUlhIjZ9"To reduce this risk, we will support countries to maintain essential immunization for all vaccine preventable dise… https://t.co/B1p7jh2W5o"To reduce the risk of increasing transmission of #COVID19, the #polio oversight board has made the hard decision t… https://t.co/yOKq9yGFTC"Many of those #healthworkers are now supporting the #COVID19 response. They are tracing contacts, finding cases an… https://t.co/YhA1jfCAkg"In recent years we have driven #polio to the brink of eradication. This has been a massive global effort, started… https://t.co/WYEDbTPKwr"The #COVID19 pandemic is also having an effect on the fight against other diseases, like polio"-@DrTedros"This may be particularly important for refugees, internally displaced persons, migrants and the homeless"-@DrTedros #COVID19 #coronavirus"Suspending user fees should be supported with measures to compensate providers for the loss of revenues. Govs sh… https://t.co/GTFx14spvR"Several countries are suspending user fees & providing free testing and care for #COVID19, regardless of a person’… https://t.co/SeZnj5VVap"3⃣ we call on all countries to remove financial barriers to care. If people delay or forego care because they ca… https://t.co/TgRkw5UwU5"2⃣ we also call on countries and partners to strengthen the foundations of health systems. That means… https://t.co/Bab16U3IOM"There are 3 main areas for countries to focus on. 1⃣we call on all countries to ensure core public health measure… https://t.co/KvHPRPHjwo"If countries rush to lift restrictions quickly, the #coronavirus could resurge & the economic impact could be more… https://t.co/u5OP7pyW3w"The best way for countries to end restrictions & ease their economic effects is to attack the #coronavirus, with t… https://t.co/woWSwwKLXt"For some countries, debt relief is essential to enable them to take care of their people & avoid economic collapse… https://t.co/nHugt17nqD"In the short term, countries can ease the burden on their populations through social welfare programs to ensure pe… https://t.co/GtLEQYb8T3"The restrictions many countries have put in place to protect health are taking a heavy toll on the income of indiv… https://t.co/kZRSijollJ"More than 1 million confirmed cases of #COVID19 have now been reported to WHO, including more than 50,000 deaths.… https://t.co/PIzITv9kFV"We’re delighted to be joined today by @KGeorgieva, the Managing-Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).… https://t.co/bYJEXDZf2GMedia briefing on #COVID19 with @DrTedros. #coronavirus https://t.co/spiMZ2tZTGPeople with #disability can reduce their potential exposure to #COVID19 by: • Avoiding crowded environments • Disin… https://t.co/XB2cnAuxtTDepending on their health condition, people with #disability may have risks of developing more severe cases of… https://t.co/BCm225gdcLMy sister @KGeorgieva and I are joining forces to fight #COVID19 and protect lives and livelihoods. Here is our sha… https://t.co/cGpSejsvth
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)People with #disability may be at greater risk of contracting #COVID19 because: • Physical barriers to use basic hy… https://t.co/aFRnjPgoCRNEW WHO guidance on disability during #COVID19. Populations with #disability may be impacted more significantly by… https://t.co/wpac25VIxYThank you, heroes! #COVID19 https://t.co/1lIS7hakZW
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I am touched by Their Majesties King Philippe & Queen Mathilde's concern, compassion & commitment to stopping… https://t.co/u2TfuBqnbQ
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I was honoured to speak about #COVID19 with Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of #Belgium. I shared… https://t.co/5vZQZnszeM
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)I had an inspiring call with 🇩🇪 Chancellor Merkel. We discussed the importance of strong public health measures to… https://t.co/luVgUArZQh
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19: Working from home means people are sitting longer. It is important for your health to get up often, for a… https://t.co/8oGTsvanDo#COVID19 home care for people with suspected or confirmed #coronavirus: When coughing or sneezing, cover mouth 👄 &… https://t.co/CTmzUkNu1k#COVID19 home care for people with suspected or confirmed #coronavirus: Stay in separate room from others, but if n… https://t.co/Q7pwxc82sXStay healthy when you self-quarantine. Here are several ways to keep yourself physically active 💪 and calm 💆… https://t.co/EFADWOULnf
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4/3
2020
Once subscribed to the WHO @Viber chatbot, users will receive notifications with the latest news & information on… https://t.co/RJaluSEqn6
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Totally agree @NOIweala! The world has learned so much from the life-saving #Ebola #DRC response which must be appl… https://t.co/MqvXz51AmP
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19 home care for people with suspected or confirmed #coronavirus: ✅Stay at home ❌Do not attend work, school o… https://t.co/NrV7tJFDbQIt's #WorldAutismAwarenessDay. People with #autism can feel particularly isolated when at home for long periods due… https://t.co/5Bmxa4INJg
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4/2
2020

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