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
Location Geneva, Switzerland
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iPhone : Transmission of active COVID-19 virus through breast milk and #breastfeeding has not been detected to date. There is no reason to avoid or stop breastfeeding.

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iPhone : Women should continue to breastfeed during the pandemic, even if they have #COVID19.
The numerous benefits substantially outweigh the potential risks of transmission & illness associated with the virus

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#breastfeeding

🎞: The Partnership

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iPhone : WHO and UNICEF call on governments to urgently strengthen legislation on the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes during the #COVID19 pandemic.

They should not seek or accept donations of breast-milk substitutes in emergency situations.

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iPhone : During #COVID19, essential health care services aimed at supporting mothers to breastfeed, including counselling and skilled lactation support, have been disrupted in many countries.

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iPhone : Baby food companies sponsor meetings for health professionals to gain preferential access and promote their products.
But only 19 countries currently prohibit this kind of sponsorship.

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#breastfeeding

iPhone : Breast-milk substitutes should never be promoted in health facilities.
Baby food companies should never be allowed to give gifts to health workers.

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iPhone : Only 79 countries prohibit the promotion of breast-milk substitutes in health facilities.
Only 51 have laws prohibiting the distribution of free or low-cost infant formula supplies within the health care system.

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Twitter Web App : In view of the #COVID19 pandemic, the Foundation will initially focus on emergencies & pandemic response. It will also raise & disburse funds for all global public health priorities in full alignment with the WHO General Programme of Work (2019-23).

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Twitter Web App : To help broaden WHOs donor base and achieve more sustainable/predictable funding, the Foundation will facilitate contributions to WHO & trusted partners from:
✅general public
✅individual major donors
✅corporate partners

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Twitter Web App : WHO Foundation will provide funds to WHO & partners to deliver on the Organizations “triple billion” goals:
1⃣ Protect 1 billion people from health emergencies
2⃣ Extend universal health coverage to 1 billion people
3⃣ Assure healthy lives & wellbeing to 1 billion people by 2023

Twitter Web App : WHO welcomes the creation of the WHO Foundation, an independent grant-making entity headquartered in Geneva, that will support our efforts to address the most pressing global health challenges.

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Twitter Web App : 136 countries have in place some form of legal measure related to the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes aimed at protecting #breastfeeding from inappropriate promotion practices

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Twitter Web App : The #Minions & Gru are supporting WHO in making sure people of all ages stay safe and healthy during this #COVID19 pandemic:
💛 physically distancing
💛 being active at home
💛 being kind to each other

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