O'Reilly: "Overall it’s a very disappointing season. We’re better than what we showed against these guys. We could’ve got that to 7 but when we lost Binner ... there was a good chance there. It’s on myself, too, to kind of find a way to rally the group and respond the right way.”
📌Delegates agreed on: ▶️An action plan to effectively implement the Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol as a public health priority. ▶️Adopting the Working for Health Action Plan that sets out policy priorities to rapidly progress workforce capacity. #WHA75
Dr Ruamviboonsuk invented & applied a special method to screen for diabetic retinopathy, by grading retinal photographs. He has piloted an initiative to allow trained non-ophthalmological personnel to use this method #WHA75
NHLBI, @NIDDKgov , @NIAIDNews and the @CF_Foundation are hosting a virtual workshop to bring together experts in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) clinical-translational research June 2-3. RSVP and details: #CFAwareness
📌Delegates today at the #WHA75 approved a number of recommendations relating to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancers, diabetes, heart and lung diseases, as well as to mental health, and their risk factors. ▶
Since 1975 Prof Haberal is heralded as a pioneer, both in Turkey & world over, in areas of general surgery, transplantation and burn treatment. He has promoted essential ethical standards & advocated for a clear legal framework for organ transplantation #WHA75
Dr. Hanadi KM Al Hamad is #Qatar ’s national lead for healthy ageing at the @MOPHQatar & senior clinical leader for geriatric, long-term care & rehabilitation services. She has spearheaded the development of older people virtual clinics & an urgent day-care unit #WHA75
"We know, from the evidence, what will work in beating pandemics: shared science, strong services, and social solidarity; plus supporting community leadership to enable all these," says @Winnie_Byanyima at the mentorship talk for Surgeons in Uganda.
Dr. Wu is the Chief Epidemiologist of the Chinese Center for Disease Control & Prevention. He has designed, piloted & scaled up outreach programmes to increase condom use among sex workers and testing for sexually transmitted infections #WHA75
#Poland ’s Severe Hypothermia Treatment Centre was the first Polish facility dedicated to treating hypothermic patients & one of the world's first medical centers dedicated to the treatment of accidental hypothermia #WHA75
Today, we are updating some meeting dates of our vaccine advisory committee based on new information from vaccine manufacturers and expected EUA requests. The new dates for our pediatric COVID-19 vaccine meetings will now be June 14 and June 15.
📌Delegates at #WHA75 agreed on a resolution on the Health emergency in Ukraine. 📌Director-General @DrTedros renewed the mandate of the Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee (IOAC) for WHO for two years. ⏩
#WHA75 adopts a landmark decision to improve WHO’s financing model where Member States target a gradual increase of their membership dues to represent 50% of WHO’s core budget by the 2030-2031 budget cycle, at the latest
I spoke this week on the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Prayers and moments of silence are appropriate, but they are not enough: Congress has a responsibility to the people of this country to try to prevent tragedies.
"We can beat pandemics, and we can protect the health of all—if we are bold in tackling inequalities, if we place human rights at the centre of our response," says @Winnie_Byanyima at #WHA75 . Read our statement 👉🏾