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7/5
2020
The Solidarity Trial was established by WHO to find an effective #COVID19 treatment for hospitalized patients.… https://t.co/ac2mcw9A2LInterim trial results show that hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir produce little or no reduction in the mo… https://t.co/DIEICPXijUWHO accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the tri… https://t.co/2HOQwCFUDB1️⃣ Stay home when you are sick. If you have fever, cough & breathing difficulty, seek medical care early 2️⃣ Clean… https://t.co/lkrVDITCPLThe safety of #healthworkers is interlinked 🔗 to #PatientSafety. Let's support the dedicated & hard working 👩‍⚕️… https://t.co/qcEm2VJokN
7/4
2020
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger 💪 A nurse 👨‍⚕️ contracted #COVID19 from one of his patients, recovered, a… https://t.co/xfVjtPWHLAVolda Lawrence, Health Minister 🇬🇾, said training #healthworkers, procuring medical supplies & increasing health fa… https://t.co/7fawGfhbUXIdi Illiassou Mainassara, 🇳🇪 Public Health Minister, stressed that #Niger acted early in the #COVID19 response, tha… https://t.co/jkLbVPnyHQ🇷🇺 Minister of Health, Mikhail Murashko, said #Russia arranged for more than 1.4 million medical specialists to und… https://t.co/n0ip1Q5fu0Rasha Hamra, Health Education Director, 🇱🇧 Ministry of Health, said #Lebanon's national plan aims to speed up… https://t.co/kpdeGAjKBc🇵🇭 Health Department Undersecretary, Myrna Cabotaje, highlighted the increase in #COVID19 testing since the state o… https://t.co/qAsdJQJGfv.@WHO's mission includes serving the vulnerable. Here is how we are working with partners and enhancing support to… https://t.co/gkFp2TA5Tu
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)WHO and @UNICEF have collaborated extensively to educate Syrians on #COVID19, providing information and advice for… https://t.co/hQ8MB94vqsWHO is present on the ground in Syria 🇸🇾 to provide #COVID19 essential supplies, incl. ✅~1 million PPE for… https://t.co/GiwiqUt3uQIn Syria 🇸🇾, the national health system faces new challenges as #COVID19 accentuates vulnerabilities. @WHOSyria a… https://t.co/lRlHl2Y0ToWHO is committed to supporting countries in strengthening data & health information systems. The @WHO 13th General… https://t.co/eJUHfZLxesWHO’s Triple Billion targets are both a measurement tool and a strategy to deliver https://t.co/3yFk4zhEM1https://t.co/X8KLu8m1aC1B more ppl benefitting from #HealthForAll 1B more ppl better protected from health emergencies 1B more ppl enjoyin… https://t.co/d8rKxJ1iuO
7/3
2020
We welcome the adoption of the @UN Security Council #COVID19 resolution echoing the Secretary-General… https://t.co/A7p8uy8YSW
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Happy 10th birthday, @UN_Women. Thank you for your outstanding work to protect women's rights, health and well-bein… https://t.co/UlQxp8iCvt
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Research & innovation have played a vital role since the beginning of #COVID19. @WHO held a 2nd R&D forum with 1000… https://t.co/PmxQmKGvJh
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)The WHO hosted event brought together 1000 researchers & scientists, as well as developers & funders from all over… https://t.co/Q3N79FzhVPAnother point of discussion during the summit was that more evidence is emerging that #COVID19 transmission from hu… https://t.co/5CWOc3y5TjThe meeting analyzed 15 vaccine trial designs from different developers, and criteria for conducting robust trials… https://t.co/cw8GOokzHpData from the WHO Solidarity Trial and other completed and ongoing trials was reviewed. More trials are needed to t… https://t.co/qnan8uebeNWorld scientific community came together at a WHO-hosted virtual summit on 1 & 2 July, to track evolving science on… https://t.co/7VexiOSh7wWe thank #Sweden for their generous and ongoing flexible funding to @WHO, which will help us fight the #COVID19 pan… https://t.co/xdpMfCpJyY
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)At today's WHO Information Session, the following Health Ministers and Representatives shared their countries'… https://t.co/GtWWJVLzurMedia briefing on 2nd Global COVID-19 R&D Forum with @doctorsoumya https://t.co/7rEVcHUuZz"Many of the same public health measures that have been successful in stopping #Ebola – like case-finding, isolatio… https://t.co/ctYJgI6rSG
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)COVID-19 in Africa: watch a joint media briefing with @WHOAFRO and WEF https://t.co/vuGKPb3eb8
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)😷A fabric mask acts as a barrier to prevent the spread of the #COVID19 virus, but is only effective when used prope… https://t.co/vhrNWyeoxz
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)"Every person needs to look at their #COVID19 risk.” -@DrMikeRyan https://t.co/YqZdHjWYvW
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7/2
2020
#HealthWorkers, you can help women survivors of violence during #COVID19: 🤝 Offer first-line support to women 🩹 P… https://t.co/XLMPJlzuQ0No matter where we live, we all have stories of how violence against 👩 has affected our lives or someone we know.… https://t.co/ycv2LCY3RN👩👩👩 who suffer intimate partner violence are: 🔶2⃣ times more likely to experience depression 🔶almost 2⃣ times more… https://t.co/unZB7CRmOW60% of all #COVID19 cases so far have been reported just in the past month. We'll never get tired of saying that th… https://t.co/mxm8cDi3zj
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)If you are experiencing violence during #COVID19: 🤝 Reach out to supportive family, friends or neighbours 📞 Call a… https://t.co/efb10LanUF"Every person needs to look at their #COVID19 risk.” -@DrMikeRyan https://t.co/YqZdHjWYvWDuring the #COVID19 pandemic, risks of violence against 👩👩👩 increase due to: ❗️ More time at home with abusers ❗️… https://t.co/qWMQ1PnWyyViolence can negatively affect women’s physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health, and may increase the risk… https://t.co/zW222nka4P120 million girls & young women under 20 years of age have suffered some form of forced sexual contact. It's time… https://t.co/DysUrssJzFViolence against women takes multiple forms: 🔴Intimate partner violence 🔴Physical 🔴Sexual 🔴Psychological 🔴Female G… https://t.co/FbjF17I8fu1 in 3 👩👩👩 around the 🌍🌎🌏 experience physical or sexual violence by: A husband A boyfriend An intimate partner A l… https://t.co/xnP9ovpzc8Ending gender-based violence and #GenerationEquality starts with RESPECT. See @WHO and @UN_Women led inter-agency f… https://t.co/vpX322X5N1WHO is committed to working towards a 🌏🌍🌎 in which all ♀️ live their lives free of violence and discrimination… https://t.co/LC8PE1Un6yWHO and @UN_Women are Global Leaders of the #GenerationEquality Action Coalition on ending gender-based violence… https://t.co/ZnfNZqmEGRThe full remarks on #COVID19 by @DrTedros 👇 https://t.co/eyZQcXgJfa"Today I’m delighted to be joined by Dr Ahmad Al-Mandhari, @WHOEMRO Regional Director, and Dr Rick Brennan, the Dir… https://t.co/evhIhA77Rk"Today we’re starting with the @WHOEMRO – comprising much of the Middle East and North Africa – which is the third-… https://t.co/LmJuF0crSQ"Although the #COVID19 pandemic is global, there're differences in the experience & approach of each region & count… https://t.co/dgpkOi2Osr"We have a shared responsibility to ensure that all people have access to the tools to protect themselves, especial… https://t.co/uvpXR2OgS1"The #COVID19 pandemic is a scientific challenge, but it is also a test of character. We must act in the interests… https://t.co/VrO5qBBLvc"And in April, with the @EU_Commission and multiple other partners we launched the Access to #COVID19 Tools Acceler… https://t.co/BaCKKotMCv"In March, we launched the #COVID19 Solidarity Trial, a large international study to find answers about which thera… https://t.co/AhKbsR1vZ0"In January, WHO published the first protocol for PCR testing for the new #coronavirus. In February, we brought to… https://t.co/y8TqngVVTL"Research and innovation have played a vital role since the beginning of the #COVID19 pandemic – and even before"-@DrTedros"WHO is holding a 2nd #COVID19 research & innovation forum, bringing together 1K+ scientists from all over the 🌍 to… https://t.co/2N0dv9odCC"Both countries [🇮🇹,🇪🇸] brought their #COVID19 epidemics under control with a combination of leadership, humility,… https://t.co/yFadkmQh5r"In March, #Italy 🇮🇹 and #Spain 🇪🇸 were the epicenter of the #COVID19 pandemic. At the peak of its epidemic, 🇪🇸 had… https://t.co/ngYOEoBqn7"But one of the lessons of the #COVID19 pandemic is that no matter what situation a country is in, it can be turned… https://t.co/WNhO8I123m"However, we are concerned that some countries have not used all the tools at their disposal and have taken a fragm… https://t.co/KjyiECT06o"But countries that have the systems in place to apply a comprehensive approach should be able to contain these fla… https://t.co/elkOFPrteQ"Countries that have adopted this comprehensive approach have suppressed #COVID19 transmission and saved lives. Fl… https://t.co/5JG6OCHerh"Find Isolate Test & care for every case Trace & quarantine every contact Equip & train #healthworkers Educate & em… https://t.co/XLStQodRM6"60% of all #COVID19 cases so far have been reported just in the past month. We will never get tired of saying tha… https://t.co/v3nZKKNJbl"More than 10.3 million cases of #COVID19 have now been reported to WHO, and more than 506,000 deaths. For the pa… https://t.co/M0sG4YHy2tMedia briefing on #COVID19 with @DrTedros https://t.co/ua3D6PfwU5Happening tomorrow! @MoetiTshidi will join @HEDrAbouZeid & Prosper Zo'o Minto'o in a LIVE media briefing on the… https://t.co/kAfEoHCZiO
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Q: How should I wash and dry clothes, towels and bed linen, if SOMEONE in my household is a suspected or confirmed… https://t.co/HZswM3Y88B"3. We must focus our attention on the most vulnerable populations – especially those in humanitarian situations –… https://t.co/aPGfV8v7lZ"2. We need to address the gaps in countries where routine data systems have collapsed, which hampers our ability t… https://t.co/Syw4lkfVwP"I will leave you with 3 areas that require our focus: 1. We need to advocate for an intersectoral approach inform… https://t.co/ZUMVlrmEeF#COVID19 has triggered an infodemic around the 🌍 - lots of information, but not always reliable and trusted. WHO us… https://t.co/S1El2fITcJ
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)"It's a pleasure to open this summit on #COVID19 impact on 👩’s, 👶’s & adolescents’ health. The COVID-19 response is… https://t.co/bKAcdEIhPgQ: Do I need to use a washing machine and drier to wash and dry clothes, towels and bed linen, if NO ONE in my hous… https://t.co/8adLXAQnMxQ: How can I grocery shop safely in the time of #COVID19? A: https://t.co/TdKoGmWrIr #coronavirus #KnowTheFacts https://t.co/KYBgvYpZfGQ: How should I wash fruit and vegetables in the time of #COVID19? A: Wash them the same way you would in any other… https://t.co/usxnuw1cgnQ: Can shoes spread the #COVID19 virus? A: The likelihood of COVID-19 being spread on shoes and infecting individua… https://t.co/U4lhaxjWCbQ: Can people wear masks while exercising? A: People should NOT wear masks when exercising as masks may reduce the… https://t.co/g91h2nGPSjJoin us on 7.7.2020 (1-2:30 PM CEST) for the Reboot Youth Health & Wellbeing Digital Awards, aimed at developing so… https://t.co/So4qjaRF0gHappy #SocialMediaDay! WHO uses social media to communicate vital health information to millions of people around… https://t.co/L9nIfoL35i
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#COVID19 👉🏽 ¿Se puede eliminar el nuevo coronavirus rociando el cuerpo con alcohol o cloro? ❌NO Recuerda, lávat… https://t.co/PgzPy0Jess
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Attacks on health care 💥🏥 continue, and the risk of ongoing ceasefire violations are of great concern in the northw… https://t.co/dfzZSujDV9
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)#Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that can develop into a potentially deadly complication called severe dengue.… https://t.co/UAmzASb8zP
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Family planning and counselling should be: - respectful of the human rights and their partners - free of stigma a… https://t.co/4A4p9iuZG5
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Keep a distance of at least 1 metre from each other to limit the spread of #coronavirus. #StaySafe #COVID19 https://t.co/HdpWM5buM6
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)The Minions and Gru are supporting WHO in making sure people stay safe and healthy during this COVID-19 pandemic: 💛… https://t.co/dVEdzH3cUi
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Watch this video to see how to wear a fabric mask safely during #COVIDー19 https://t.co/TZmUvPopTc
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)The evolution of science and our role in preventing the spread of #COVID19 https://t.co/5FQYGxwbrz
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Join us for our 2nd joint briefing with @wef on the #COVID19 outbreak in the @WHO Western Pacific Region. We’ll be… https://t.co/91djNURFGK
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7/1
2020
Facts can get distorted. Pause. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare #COVID19 🎥 @UN https://t.co/V7wqmHrSvnOn #SocialMediaDay, remember that false information on #COVID19 is spreading & putting people in danger. Make sure… https://t.co/40aKb1N9KBWHO Health Alert on #COVID19 is also on @messenger 👉https://t.co/2sTfInZ8nj Get accurate information about… https://t.co/dS5ebtG6ikWe all want #COVID19 to be over, but the hard reality is: this is not even close to being over. Although many count… https://t.co/FeXIXtmGkp
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)No matter what stage a country is at, these five priorities to combat #COVID19 can turn the tide if acted on consis… https://t.co/K7siPwZVBf
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)As we mark 6 months since @WHO received the 1st reports of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause in 🇨🇳,… https://t.co/EwzDdoMrnS
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)On #SocialMediaDay, we remind everyone that false information on #COVID19 is spreading and putting people in danger… https://t.co/CiB9RJdscQ
Retweeted by World Health Organization (WHO)Stay connected with your loved ones during #COVID19: Send an air high-five 👋 & celebrate our medical heroes 👩‍⚕️… https://t.co/oOYsLJewCK
6/30
2020

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