World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO )

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bio We are the #UnitedNations’ health agency. We are committed to achieving better health for everyone, everywhere - #HealthForAll
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iPhone : Announcing Pan-European Commission on Health & Sustainable Development

✅On the future of European health & social systems

✅Comprising leaders, policy-makers, scientists & civil society

✅Chair Mario Monti, scientific coordinator Elias Mossialos


Twitter Web App : A strong & resilient health system is Timor-Leste 🇹🇱’s answer to #COVID19. The country has so far been successful in preventing the spread of the virus despite limited resources.

Join us as we follow this story 👉


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iPhone : Join our new #WearAMask challenge & protect your loved ones from #COVID19.
To break the chains of transmission, we must also:
-Keep physical distance
-Keep cleaning your 👐
-Keep away from big crowds
-Keep covering your 👄&👃 when & cough
𝗗𝗼 𝗶𝘁 𝗮𝗹𝗹!

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iPhone : Two essential elements to address the #COVID19 pandemic effectively:
1. Leaders must step up to take action
2. Citizens need to embrace key measures

If we suppress the virus effectively, we can safely open up societies.

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iPhone : #WHA73 has also endorsed

✅Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030 proposal
and requested to continue its support for
✅WHOs Global Influenza Strategy 2019-2030

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iPhone : #WHA73 has also adopted

✅One Health approach to strengthen efforts on food safety
✅Global strategy & plan of action on public health, innovation & intellectual property
✅Integrated people-centred eye care services into health systems

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Twitter Web App : #WHA73 has adopted a number of decisions to advance global public health, including

✅Immunization agenda 2030
✅Global strategy on cervical cancer 2020-2030
✅New global strategy for tuberculosis research & innovation

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Twitter Web App : "We’re also mitigating the #COVID19 impact, addressing psychosocial needs and facilitating the rapid restoration of damaged health facilities.

We have issued an appeal for $76 million and ask for your solidarity and support to the Lebanese people"-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus #Beirut

Twitter Web App : "WHO immediately sent surgical and major trauma supplies. We released funds from the contingency fund for emergencies.
Our staff on the ground are supporting the assessment of the impact on the health sector with Lebanese and other UN partners"-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus #Beirut

Twitter Web App : "There is a vast gap between our ambition for the ACT-Accelerator & the amount of 💰 that have been committed. We’re grateful for those that have made contributions, but we’re only 10% of the way to funding the billions required to realize the ACT Accelerator promise"-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Twitter Web App : "The coming 3 months present a crucial window of opportunity to scale-up the work of the ACT-Accelerator for 🌍 impact.
However, to exploit this window we have to fundamentally scale up the way we are financing the ACT-Accelerator & prioritize the use of new tools"-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus