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WHO Somalia 9h
MOH Somalia & conducted a 'training of trainers' session ahead of the upcoming Oral Cholera Vaccination campaign this month, during which 659,922 people aged 1 and above will receive 2 doses of vaccine. Thanks to & & partners for their support to
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WHO Somalia Jun 10
Somalia’s Government and Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners have ended outbreaks in Somalia before. By continuing robust efforts to vaccinate enough times, with required doses, we can do it again.
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WHO Somalia Jun 10
@ the 72nd World Health Assembly, global health leaders & donors discussed the Global Polio Eradication Initiative’s new Endgame Strategy 2019-2023, on how to eradicate polio. Last mnth, the GPEI leadership committed to prioritizing gender equality in the polio prog. Pic:WHO HQ
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WHO Somalia Jun 6
Yesterday was ; the theme for this year focuses on the dangers caused by an increase in air pollution. We can work together to protect our world🌍 and reduce .
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World Health Organization (WHO) Jun 5
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It's ! DYK: Over 4 MILLION people dies every year as a result of exposure to outdoor 😷😷😷😷 We need to stop this silent killer! It's time to !
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WHO Somalia Jun 6
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has faced repeated outbreaks in the past. Somalia’s Government, WHO & key partners provided oral cholera vaccines, among other interventions, to avert a major public health crisis during a cholera outbreak in 2017 & 2018. Photo: Arete Stories
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WHO Somalia Jun 6
The Global Taskforce for Cholera Control presented Somalia’s success in cholera control @ the 72nd . Below: Dr Abdulkadir A Weheliye, Medical Services Director, Somalia's Fed. Ministry of Health, speaks @ the side event on cholera. Photo: GAVI/Jacques-Schmitz
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WHO Somalia Jun 3
Eid Mubarak from the WHO family to you and your loved ones. May this Eid bring your families peace and good health.
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WHO Somalia Jun 3
Partnership & education works: Despite challenges Somalia faces, the Govt, Somalia’s Midwifery Association, WHO & partners launched an education programme for licensing, oversight & training of Somali midwives so they can meet needs of a marginalized & conservative society.
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WHO Somalia Jun 3
At the 72nd World Health Assembly that ended in Geneva last week, , , & launched a framework to improve the quality of education offered to midwives & health services provided to mothers & newborns. Visit this link for details:
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WHO Somalia Jun 1
Yesterday was . Read more about how tobacco affects people around us.
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World Health Organization (WHO) May 30
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It's . 🚭 Tobacco KILLS 8⃣ million people each year. This includes 1⃣ MILLION deaths from second-hand 🚬 exposure. Today and every day, don't let tobacco take your breath away! Say ! 👉
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WHO Somalia May 22
Acute watery diarrhoea/ cases still being reported in - currently from Banadir only. Click on the link below for details on this from WHO’s update on health emergencies for April (Photo: Arete).
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WHO Somalia May 22
One working with the authorities and partners - by averting emergencies.
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WHO Somalia May 21
Here’s a quick glance at ’s recent visit to a hospital & IDP camp in Baidoa, where WHO assessed urgent needs & health situation of communities. IDPs and children are among the hardest-hit populations during emergencies like drought.
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WHO Somalia May 21
Hope you are having a healthy and reflective Ramadan 🌙🤲
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WHO Somalia May 21
We are incredibly proud to see () at the forefront of global health discussions at the ongoing .
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WHO Somalia May 21
The Somali Govt & partners, including , & reiterate: only timely action can avert the effects of Somalia’s drought. $710 m is needed to offer lifesaving support to 4.5 m Somalis in affected areas.
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WHO Somalia May 20
This week, all member states, including , are meeting at the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly - to discuss key global health priorities and how best WHO can support Govts in addressing them.
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