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WHO at the EU Feb 13
Worldwide, a record 130 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, and disease outbreaks are a constant global threat. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme provides the WHO response to these crises.
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WHO/Europe Feb 14
Public health preparedness & response covers not only preventing & responding to, but also recovering from emergencies. An innovative initiative of the Turkish Ministry of Health and WHO gives Syrian in a new beginning.
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WHO/Europe Feb 13
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Studies show that every $1 spent on emergency prevention, preparedness, response & recovery saves over 8 times that amount when an emergency happens. But investing in emergency preparedness saves more than money – it saves lives.
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WHO/Europe Feb 13
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The WHO Health Emergencies Programme works to better protect people from health emergencies by establishing people-centred health systems, which can detect, assess, communicate and respond to crises in matter of hours.
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WHO/Europe Feb 12
Replying to @WHO_Europe
Today over 130 million people are affected by humanitarian crises around the world. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme provides the WHO response to these crises.
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WHO/Europe Feb 12
Emergencies know no borders, and no single country can protect people from health emergencies alone. Representatives from countries of the European Region gather in Istanbul this week to discuss how to .
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WHO/Europe Feb 12
No one wants to feel poorly during cold and flu season πŸ€§πŸ€’ But remember: antibiotics do NOT treat viral infections like colds and flu. Always seek the advice of a qualified health care professional before taking antibiotics.
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Cory Couillard Feb 11
Communities must be at the heart of any health emergency response - Social Science Training with WHO, UNICEF, MSF and the Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan -
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Cory Couillard Feb 11
Scaling-up health emergency preparedness and response capacities in the WHO European Region
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WHO/Europe Feb 11
The first ever SocialNET training in the WHO European Region aimed to improve national capacity to engage communities before, during and after health emergencies, through enhanced use of social science-based interventions.
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WHO South Sudan Feb 9
To further enhance ’s Ebola preparedness efforts, & MoH trained 24 RRT composed of epidemiologists, clinicians, lab, social mobilizers, psychosocial support, IPC & other experts in Bentiu, to ensure a rapid response capacity is in place in case of an Ebola alert.
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WHO South-East Asia Feb 7
Unsafe containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, causes more than 200 diseases – ranging from to . πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ³ Preparing food? πŸ‘‰ Make sure it’s safe!
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BBC Health News Feb 7
Measles cases in Europe tripled last year, WHO says
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Dan Epstein Feb 7
Measles killed 72 children and adults in the European Region in 2018. According to country reports for 2018, 82 596 people in 47 of 53 countries contracted measles.
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Tasnim Atatrah Feb 6
The SocialNET training, a global initiative of WHO, was the first of its kind in the European Region and was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 10–14 December 2018.Β 
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Tasnim Atatrah Feb 6
Social science training enhances community engagement in health emergencies in 11 countries of the European Region
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WHO EMRO Feb 6
The 🦟virus infects people via mosquitoes, causing fever and intense joint pain which can last a long time. Do you know how to recognize this disease and protect yourself? See our new poster:
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PAHO/WHO Emergencies Feb 5
The 2017 Annual Report of has been published. It is articulated into four chapters which correspond to the four strategic lines of work of the organization in disaster risk management and humanitarian assistance. More info:
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Tasnim Atatrah Jan 30
Adopting One Health approach to achieve better public health outcomes. Designed and implemented Multi-sectoral specialized training on diagnostic of priority zoonotic disease for 50 trainees from the 6 regions in Kyrgyzstan.
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Cory Couillard Jan 29
2018–2019 influenza season: what we know so far in the WHO European Region
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