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"We are a team of 12 healthcare workers, comprising of different skills including medical doctors, nurses, a lab technician and a pharmacist. Supported by WHO, the team was quickly deployed to work in the Lake Tanganyika Stadium #cholera  treatment centre, set up here in the Kigoma region in #Tanzania  to respond to the ongoing cholera outbreak in the area. One of the key successes has been to put proper triage in place, isolate the patients and ensure adequate infection, prevention and control (IPC) measurements are adhered to."
-Dr Nassoro Ally Matuzya, Rapid Response Team Leader, WHO Tanzania

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World Health +SocialGood is live! Tune in for the highlights of Day 4 of the 68th World Health Assembly #WHA68
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The 68th World Health Assembly opened on 18 May at the Palais des Nations, #Geneva . This year’s Health Assembly is attended by at least 3,300 participants
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A wonderful Assembly. Congratulations to all.
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Since 2007 WHO has provided technical support to the Government of #VietNam‬  to continuously improve its laws and regulations related to helmets for motorcyclists. For motorcyclists of all ages, the appropriate use of a helmet reduces the risk of death by 40% and the risk of serious head injury by 70%. Although progress still needs to be made, helmet wearing rates among children in Viet Nam have increased to 56%
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Bravo to all of us in Liberia but we need to advice my fellow Liberians to continue with the necessary precautions on the preventive measures on Ebola Virus Disease. Let us realize that continuous practice always lead to victory.
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In #Ebola -affected countries, like #SierraLeone , the lack of running water can make #HandHygiene‬  a challenge. Find out how WHO is working with health-care administrators to make #safeHANDS  possible everywhere
Feature story from Sierra Leone on hand hygiene of health workers when caring for patients
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Today starts the United Nations Global Road Safety Week.
Every year 186,300 children (<18 years) die from road traffic crashes.
With the 10 WHO strategies for keeping children safe on the road, together we can all do more to #SaveKidsLives  
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31 May is World #NoTobacco  Day 

Illicit trade makes tobacco products more affordable and accessible to people from low-income groups and children.
Illicit tobacco products are typically sold at lower prices, thereby increasing consumption.
Eliminating or reducing illicit trade of tobacco products will reduce tobacco consumption by restricting cheap tobacco products.
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Thanks to the preparations #Nepal 's government had made with support from WHO and its partners, when the #NepalEarthquake   struck on 25 April, health services kept functioning in many areas that had been affected.
Within 2 hours after the earthquake, WHO was in close coordination with Nepalese Government and offered support.
Funds were distributed through the South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Funds to meet immediate, critical needs during the first few days after the disaster
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As part of WHO’s #NepalEarthquake‬   response, we have provided emergency health kits to cover the health needs of 160,000 people for 3 months.

Here is what each health kit contains
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We appreciate the care you are providing God every hand that is working there
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“We are working around the clock. [Within a] few days a team of doctors from Spain and Russia have joined us for surgeries.” 
- Dr Rahul Khare, Senior Orthopedician Surgeon, group leader of team compromising of 31 orthopedicians, aesthetics and paramedical staff from Government of India.
Photo: WHO/A. Khan ‪ #Nepal1stResponders   #NepalEarthquake  
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5 May is #HandHygiene Day. Hand hygiene in health care saves lives #safeHANDS .
There are 5 key moments when health-care workers should perform hand hygiene. Learn more here
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On Saturday, over 520 children were immunized for measles, mumps & rubella (MMR) in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts, #Nepal, in the aftermath of the #NepalEarthquake.
The immunization campaign will be extended to Kathmandu district on Monday.
WHO is coordinating the immunization campaign in the relief camps in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal and +UNICEF 
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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defense against transnational threats.

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Morris Tumwine
2 months ago
Does WHO have anything to do in developing countries like Uganda in promoting new programs forexample Biomedical Engineering which is still lagging behind?
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charlie bird
7 months ago
To make this statement: "The World Health Organization has stated repeatedly that transportation restrictions impede the ability to respond to the outbreak with necessary personnel and supplies, and state that travel restrictions and closure of borders at points of entry are not recommended." Allowing anyone to make leisure visits to infected areas is not working. If personnel is sent, they shouldn't be able to leave till it's over. So much for science over religion if WHO thinks like that.
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Matt Geoff Forcadilla
a month ago
I like all the websites even World Healh Organization's website and the WHO help the Ebola virus disease.
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Elaf Mahmoud
3 months ago
My dream is to be with WHO members it is amazing
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Hazel Fahrezi
5 months ago
The World Health Organization is responsible for keeping public safety from disease and keeping the public healthy. However because they have so much to handle, they have a slower response towards disease outbreaks.
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Lateefah Talal
4 months ago
Amazing to be there and hope to be a part of this organization, I'm amazed by what they're doing to help people ❤
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Grace Enemali
3 weeks ago
Good work.
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Philippe Veltsos
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