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WHO 6h
Replying to @UNODC @UNAIDS
WHO works with UN partners, like , , on prevention and treatment of drug use disorders
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WHO 6h
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WHO continues to play its role in addressing the critical public health elements of the world drug problem
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WHO Jun 21
Between & death, there's almost always disease -highly preventable, highly treatable like: Measles Malaria Pneumonia Diarrhoea
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WHO 7h
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Injecting drug use also contributes significantly to hepatitis B and C epidemics in all regions
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WHO 8h
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Injecting drug use accounts for an estimated 30% of new HIV infections outside sub-Saharan Africa
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WHO 9h
WHO estimates illicit drug use is responsible for more than 450,000 deaths each year
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WHO 9h
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Achieving universal health coverage means transforming health services like hospitals to meet the needs & preferences of people
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WHO 11h
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Globally, 1 in 20 people lacks access to essential health services that could be delivered at a primary care clinic instead of a hospital
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WHO 11h
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People-centred care can increase access to health services and reduce unnecessary use of services
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WHO 12h
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Health workers have an important role in delivering people-centred care. It can also improve their own job satisfaction
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WHO 14h
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People-centred care means enabling health providers to create enduring and trusted relationships with patients, families & communities
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OCHA Iraq 20h
: opens a new primary health care centre to cope w/ increasing demand for health care services in
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WHO 14h
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People-centred care is care where people are informed, engaged, supported and treated with dignity and compassion
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WHO/Europe 15h
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Integrated people-centred health services meet the needs of PEOPLE, not diseases or administrators.
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WHO Jun 21
Replying to @WHO
75% of newborn deaths can be prevented with high-quality health care
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WHO 15h
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People-centred care means designing & delivering health services that meet the needs of people, not diseases or health care workers
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WHO 17h
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Integrated people-centred health services = right care, right time, right place & based on strong primary care
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WHO 18h
What is people-centred care? And why does it matter? Our new video explains!
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WHO Jun 21
WHO is a driving force for a healthier world
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WHO 19h
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: Excessive heat can cause heatstroke, exhaustion, cramps, fainting, swelling and heat rash
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