World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO )

World Health Organization (WHO)

Bio We are the #UnitedNations’ health agency - #HealthForAll.
▶️ Always check our latest tweets on #COVID19 for updated advice/information.

Location Geneva, Switzerland
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Account created 23-04-2008 19:56:27
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Twitter Web App : Today is #WorldPolioDay!

5 of the 6 WHO regions – representing more 90% of the 🌎🌍🌏 population – are now free of the wild poliovirus!


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Twitter Web App : .World Health Organization (WHO) walks the talk on gender equality & is making sure women have a leading voice in the organization & global health.
I am using this chance to express a huge thanks to all the women around the world on the front lines of the #COVID19 response.

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Twitter Web App : Ovaj projekat pomogao je zdravstvenim ustanovama širom Srbije da naprave odvojene prostore za trijažu i testiranje pacijenata na #COVID19. Hvala Evropskoj Uniji 🇪🇺 na podršci; hvala i Ministarstvu zdravlja, United NationsOPS) 's Twitter Profile">UNOPS-u i United Nations timu u 🇷🇸 na saradnji.…

Twitter Web App : 🌐 Globally, prematurity is the leading cause of death in children under the age of 5. Every year, an estimated 15 million babies 👶 are born too early, and 1 million die due to complications resulting from their early birth.


Twitter Web App : Healthcare providers must have the means to select the 🤰 most likely to benefit from the drug & to correctly initiate the treatment at the right time – ideally 48h before giving birth to give enough time to complete steroid injections for maximal effect

Twitter Web App : Accurate pregnancy dating & quality care combined with dexamethasone can help preterm newborn in low-resource settings survive, results have shown. The impact is significant: for every 25 🤰 treated with dexamethasone, 1 premature baby’s life was saved


Twitter Web App : Results of the trial have shown that, when administered to mothers at risk of preterm birth, dexamethasone accelerates fetal lung development, making it less likely for preterm babies to have respiratory problems at birth.


Twitter Web App : Dexamethasone is a cheap and widely available glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, incl. rheumatic problems & severe allergies. It has also been shown to be effective in treating severe and critical #COVID19.

Twitter Web App : 🆕 clinical trial shows that dexamethasone can boost survival of premature babies when given to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth in low-resource settings


Twitter Web App : "Telling stories is as old as human civilization. It helps us understand our problems & can inspire action that changes lives. WHO is proud to announce the second #HealthForAll Film Festival, to cultivate visual storytelling about public health"-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus…

Twitter Web App : #Smallpox eradication is a remarkable achievement, not least because it was completed at the heart of the Cold War-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus #VaccinesWork

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