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WHO 12h
Replying to @DrTedros
"There are an estimated 421 million hospitalizations in the world every year, and on average, 1 in 10 of those results in adverse events."–
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WHO Uganda 17h
WHO officials sensitize the community at Sebagogo landing site about Acute Watery Diarrhea transmission and prevention. Community cautioned to observe personal and environmental hygiene to avoid contracting
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WHO 15h
“No one should be harmed while seeking care. But the reality is that every year, millions of patients die or are injured because of unsafe and poor quality health care. Most of these deaths and injuries are totally avoidable.”–
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United Nations 13h
~800,000 people die due to suicide every year. But suicides are preventable. Find out more from
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WIPO 11h
On Monday 🗓️: @WHO/WIPO/ Symposium on innovation, health ⚕️ and Sustainable Development Goals – . Planning to follow via live webcast? Pre-register here now: .
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PAHO/WHO 8h
: We are reminding international travelers to get vaccinated at least 10 days prior to traveling to or visiting areas where is circulating. +INFO:
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OPS/OMS 8h
Recordamos a los viajeros internacionales que deben vacunarse contra la al menos 10 días antes de viajar o visitar zonas donde circula el virus. +INFO en:
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WHO Uganda 13h
Ministry of Health Uganda and partners WHO, , , , already on ground to control and contain the outbreak in Hoima & Kyegegwa districts.
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WHO Sierra Leone 11h
Today with support, introduced the IPV vaccine into its routine immunization schedule, to maximize protection against
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WHO South-East Asia 17h
Replying to @WHO
Preparing for the rains in Cox's Bazar: The rainy season will put refugees in 🇧🇩 at risk of floods, mudslides, and water & mosquito borne diseases. 👉 is preparing to ensure that vital services can continue during the rainy season.
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WHO 12h
Replying to @DrTedros
"There are an estimated 421 million hospitalizations in the world every year, and on average, 1 in 10 of those results in adverse events."–
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 14h
Every instance of patient harm is a tragedy. That's why we are working with partners so no lives are harmed or lost during the provision of health care by 2020. Everyone has a role to play for
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WHO 15h
“No one should be harmed while seeking care. But the reality is that every year, millions of patients die or are injured because of unsafe and poor quality health care. Most of these deaths and injuries are totally avoidable.”–
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WHO 15h
WHO issues new recommendations calling for accelerated uptake of testing and treatment for tuberculosis prevention
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WHO Feb 22
Replying to @WHO
Through good hygiene we can prevent infections (and avoid the need for antibiotics). Everyone can play a role to tackle & !
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WHO Feb 22
Replying to @WHO
The rise of is leading to untreatable infections which can affect anyone, of any age, in any country. It is the bacteria itself, not the person or the animal, that becomes resistant to antibiotics. !
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WHO South-East Asia 22h
Replying to @WHOSEARO
Find the latest information on the refugee crisis in 🇧🇩 in our most recent weekly situation report: 👉
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Jane Ellison 18h
Informative & very enjoyable first visit to Global Service Centre in Kuala Lumpur - a welcome chance to thank colleagues here for supporting colleagues everywhere else.
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WHO Thailand 19h
Here is what you need to know about seasonal influenza, or "the flu”
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PAHO/WHO Feb 22
: An immunization campaign using both fractional and complete doses of the vaccine is under way in the municipality of São Paulo, in more than 20 of the city’s 96 districts. Learn more at:
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