Tedros Adhanom

Tedros Adhanom


Official Account of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of #Ethiopia. @mfaethiopia To contact me, email: mfa_minister@ethionet.et.

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I thanked my brother and for prioritizing health in the agenda and for their commitment to the declaration adopted at . Together, for a healthier Africa.

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Today is . Prematurity is the leading cause of death worldwide for children below 5 years of age. 1.7 million newborn babies could be saved each year by investing in access to quality care for every newborn, everywhere, including those who are .

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Pleased to welcome Gabriela Cuevas Barron, , to today. We discussed how to put into action the recent resolution on . Together, for a healthier world.

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Strengthening national capacity is core to ’s emergency preparedness & response work. To get in to zero, WHO works side-by-side with to strengthen the frontline response, including for managers. Training is now taking place in Goma.

Frontline go the extra mile, often in dangerous & difficult conditions, to protect vulnerable populations around the world against the deadliest diseases. Thanks to them we are able to eliminate diseases & stop outbreaks:

Universal health coverage is the best solution for addressing the full range of health threats that people face. My interview with :

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is a public health emergency. It kills 7 million people every year, hurts child development and contributes to . stands ready to support countries in need to cut air pollution & ensure everyone can .

I am saddened & very concerned about the murder of a community worker who was also a journalist in . He helped people understand how to protect themselves against . This kind of violence is unacceptable. We stand with partners in condemning it.

Without good nutrition there cannot be good health. And without health, individuals, families, communities and nations are prevented from realizing their potential. is pleased to be part of the , as together we can nourish people and planet better and faster.

Today is International Day of , which also commemorates the anniversary of the birth of Marie Curie in 1867. Thanks to her, we know that radioactivity destroys cells faster than healthy cells, paving the way for radiotherapy.

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care for children and adolescents needs to be the BEST: 1⃣ Break the silence 2⃣ Eliminate the stigma 3⃣ Strengthen services 4⃣ Tend to their needs Mental health is a serious challenge and is everybody’s business!

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Today is . Pneumonia claims the lives of over 800,000 children every year, making it the biggest infectious killer of under-fives. My op-ed from August on how we can win the battle against childhood :

There is no universal health coverage, no health security without access to quality medicines. Substandard & falsified medical products harm patients, undermine confidence in health systems & contribute to antimicrobial resistance.

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. is proud to have contributed to Countdown report, which stresses the urgency of . It's our children who will bear the brunt of . We owe it to them to do everything we can to adapt to and mitigate it.

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