Hand hygiene helps to prevent infections and supports safe surgical care!
Dear health workers: surgical patients are IN your hands – see what’s ON your hands.
The Committee will meet on Monday 1 February in Geneva to ascertain whether the #Zika outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
1. AM1 can be used to treat any textile and will provide three months (or 30 washes) worth of protection.
*20ml sachet is simply mixed with 2.5l of water per 1 kg dry textile, submerge and leave to soak for 10 minutes.
Then hang out to dry without rinsing.
2. AM2 is a safe and easy to use pump action spray. Applicable to a wide range of fabric and products, for example linen, curtains, clothe, sleeping bags and other camping equipment, sport and outdoor clothing, mosquito nets and home textiles.
*The product will remain active for 3 months or 30 washes without any effect to the skin.
3. AM3 can be added to ANY water based paint, either internal or external for application to both internal and external surfaces including walls of homes, outdoor areas, farm buildings, hospitals etc…Lasts for up to 36 months after application.
*Dosage: 20ml sachet to 5litres of paint and the paint applied as usual.
AM3 hard surface this product can be sprayed on painted walls. Lasts for up to 36 months after application.
The WHO has many partners in Africa and other countries where these products could be used in the fight against malaria in a much more sustainable way. We would like an opportunity to present these products to you or your nominated representative.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel: + 27 11 615 3951, +27 714894232
We commend the government and the people of Guinea.
WHO and the #EbolaResponse partners will continue to support Guinea during the heightened surveillance stage, and in its early efforts to restart and strengthen essential health services: http://goo.gl/ioEK3D
Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990.
Maternal mortality is defined as the death of a woman during pregnancy, childbirth or within 6 weeks after birth.
Learn more from the latest WHO, , , report: http://goo.gl/BxyqVt
The increase was greatest in Africa, where life expectancy increased by 9.4 years to 60 years, driven mainly by improvements in child survival, progress in malaria control and expanded access to antiretrovirals for treatment of HIV.
However, major inequalities persist within and among countries.
The WHO World #HealthStatistics report 2016 is monitoring #HealthData for the Sustainable Development Goals #GlobalGoals
We dedicate #WorldHealthDay , 7 April, to this growing problem. We need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease. Together, we can beat diabetes.
The job is not over - strong surveillance and response systems will be critical in the months to come
I have been treated of hepatitis c earlier this year by a local nurse, but am still having the problem... my don't have money to take to hospital. am a Nigerian ...I really need help please, I don't want to die young
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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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