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Mike Ryan
Public health specialist, father of 3. Executive Director of Health Emergencies Programme. Irish national, global citizen.
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World Health Organization in Libya Sep 11
's hospitals & clinics need a steady supply of medicine to treat chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure & asthma. Support from the gov't of Germany ensures that contingency stocks are available in Libya's east, south & west during emergencies.
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WHO African Region Sep 13
“I caught Ebola from a close friend. His family thought it was poison, not Ebola. They resisted treatment and he died. Then the diagnostic team tested his body and confirmed it was Ebola. I was looked after at the ETC. After 22 days I was cured." - Merveil Agasa, survivor
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Oliver Morgan Sep 12
Latest publication of Disease Outbreak News from Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo Ebola virus disease (EVD) transmission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continued to ease this past week, with 40 new confi…
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WHO African Region Sep 11
Dr Michel Yao – head of on-the-ground operations for this outbreak in – is taking “the field” to partners & donors in Europe this week. Today, he met with & to thank 🇸🇪 for its continued support to the response & discuss operations in DRC.
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United Nations Sep 8
Bahamas: UN & partners are supporting emergency response with food, water, hygiene packs, medical teams & more after .
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PAHO/WHO Sep 9
🌪: The deployment of an emergency medical team, where they are most needed, is critical during an emergency. Yesterday, our experts in logistics and the 🇧🇸 Ministry of Health coordinated the deployment of an emergency medical team to Abaco.
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United Nations Sep 7
Climate change makes hurricanes bigger, more intense and deadlier -- creating higher rainfall rates & storm surge. Just one reason for bold NOW.
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UN Humanitarian Sep 5
has devastated the northwestern Bahamas. Thousands of families have lost everything. Help the deliver urgently needed support to those affected by this devastating storm.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Sep 5
My heart goes out to those affected by in the Bahamas 🇧🇸. I salute the first responders and health workers who are helping to alleviate suffering. I spoke to Health Minister Duane Sands to assure him of 's continued support. .
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PAHO/WHO Sep 4
When disaster strike 🌪🌊 , community unity 👩‍👩‍👦👨‍👩‍👧‍👧👩‍👩‍👧‍👧👩‍👦 is the best way to overcome hardship. , learn more:
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PAHO/WHO Sep 5
Replying to @pahowho
🇧🇸Watch the recording of today’s Press conference, in Nassau , on the response:
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Mike Ryan Sep 6
Latest update on in . “The intensity of Ebola virus disease (EVD) transmission in the North Kivu, South Kivu, and Ituri provinces remains substantial, with 57 new cases reported since the last update.”
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WHO African Region Sep 6
No cases have been recorded in but many communities in Kigoma Region face the threat of importation due to cross-border movements for trade. & partners supported the 🇹🇿MOH to carry out simulation drills across at-risk regions. ➡️
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Mike Ryan Sep 5
Great discussions today on in w/ European Parliament Dev’t Committee. Thanks to all EU institutions & Member States for your support for the response & stronger health system in DRC to serve the most vulnerable & contribute to global health security.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Sep 3
Hurricanes can also cause heavy rains, landslides and floods. If you have to travel, follow recommendations issued by local authorities
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PAHO/WHO Sep 3
🇧🇸 We are working closely 🙌🏿 with health authorities in the to support their response to , which has damaged health facilities and flooded 🏥 hospitals on Abaco islands and Grand Bahama island. +INFO at:
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WHO South Sudan Aug 31
Strengthening infection prevention and control (IPC) is vital to protect health care workers, patients, & caregivers in health facilities. trained over 40 health care workers to strengthen health care safety and quality in 🇸🇸.
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WHO Nigeria Sep 3
With funding support from the Humanitarian Fund (NHF) managed by , is addressing unmet health needs of conflict-affected IDPs in North-east Nigeria...
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WHO Burundi Sep 2
Three weeks into Ebola vaccination, over 1000 health and other frontline workers in high risk districts already vaccinated in Burundi. At the same time administrative and health authorities from South Kivu and Bujumbura agree on cross border EVD surveillance
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Sep 3
I've just returned from , reviewing the response with UNSG . I was reminded once again: when people don’t have access to health services, or those services are of poor quality or don’t meet their needs, diseases can spread & lives can be lost.
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