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#Breastfeeding  is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health. This is how employers can support breastfeeding in the workplace.
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The world is on the verge of an effective ‪#‎Ebola‬ vaccine. Results from an interim analysis of the ‪#‎Guinea‬ Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show that the vaccine VSV-EBOV is highly effective against Ebola. While the vaccine up to now shows 100% efficacy in individuals, more conclusive evidence is needed and trials will continue. This is an extremely promising development. This record-breaking work marks a turning point in the history of health research and development: http://goo.gl/HTVQQq

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we hope to have data about that vaccine 
what sensitivity and specificity
it is matter of interest to know more 
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WHO and the +World Food Programme are building 50 temporary health clinics in parts of #Nepal‬   where the #NepalEarthquakes   caused severe damages. Five clinics are already finished and another four are under construction.

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WHO is doing a great job for humanity.
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Do you want to work for WHO? We are recruiting.
On 25 June take part on the Global Careers Fair, register, and ask your questions to our recruiters.
Apply, join the team. Please share this information with those who might be interested. http://goo.gl/1ay0r7
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WHO’s team - part of the joint mission on #MERS‬  with the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare - has arrived in Seoul this morning.

The team will work the next few days to gain information and review the situation in the Republic of Korea to better understand the virus, the spread of the disease and the symptoms patients develop when they are sick #SouthKorea  #‎메르스‬ ‪

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I appreciate this initiative.
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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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World #Breastfeeding  Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August. This year, WHO joins forces with the +International Labour Organization to spread the word about Breastfeeding and Work. Let’s make it work!
This is what lawmakers can do to encourage breastfeeding and improving the health of #babies  around the world.
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28 July is #WorldHepatitisDay . 1.4 million people die from #Hepatitis  each year, #PreventHepatitis !
Get tested, seek treatment: http://goo.gl/KScHnM
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we are in egypt need more updated  knowledge  
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Interested in supporting WHO's response to #Ebola‬  outbreak and other emergencies? We are recruiting.
Our recruiting team is NOW online at the Global Careers Fair until 17h00 GMT - TODAY ONLY! 
Register, ask your questions to our recruiters team & apply!

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To all of you who #GiveBlood:

THANK YOU!

Give freely, give often. Blood donors save lives.

14 June - World Blood Donor Day
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I appreciate this noble job for humanity.
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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  
http://livestream.com/plussocialgood/worldhealthplussocialgood2015
Watch +SocialGood's World Health +SocialGood on Livestream.com.
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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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Ryan Elliott
a month ago
Good Job! Ebola is now a deadly disease! Stop helping and start curing
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Morris Tumwine
4 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
9 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
3 months ago
I like all the websites even World Healh Organization's website and the WHO help the Ebola virus disease.
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Md. Ratan
a month ago
Very interesting. We get more information from it.
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Hazel Fahrezi
7 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
6 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
2 months ago
Good work.