World Health Organiz

World Health Organiz


We are the #UnitedNations’ health agency. We are committed to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere - #HealthForAll

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@pahowho  @WHOEMROA  @WHOSEAROn  @WHO_Europe  @WHOWPROe  @WHOAFROstimated  3 out of 5 pregnant women and children in sub-Saharan Africa slept under an insecticide-treated net in 2018 compared to over 1 out of 5 in 2010. #EndMalaria 

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@WHOSEARO  @WHOWPROT  @WHO_Europeh  @WHOAFROe  @WHOEMRO  @pahowhoModel  Disability Survey - developed by and @WHOthe  - is @WorldBank  a general population survey that assesses the needs, barriers & inequalities faced by people with disability across the whole population htt #ADay4Allps ://t.co/RNSD6OR98H

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LIVE NOW: Q&A on #hearing  with WHO expert @ShellyChadha1 . Ask your questions using the hashtag #AskWHO 

@pahowho  @WHOAFROM  @WHOSEAROe  @WHOWPROe  @WHOEMROt  @WHO_Europei  @DrTedrosn  @antonioguterresg  @UN  @UNFCCCthe  goals of the could sa #ParisAgreementve  about 1 MILLION lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in alone. #AirPollution  Instead, air pollution kills 7 million people every year! https: #COP25 //t.co/BCKOBWPBXM

WHO welcomes @gavi  Board's decision to fund a global stockpile of #Ebola  vaccines and extend support for #malaria  vaccine pilots. This is a remarkable advance for public health.

Worldwide more than 140,000 people died from #measles  in 2018: new WHO and @CDCgov  estimates. Most deaths occurred among children under 5 years of age. Read more 👉🏼

#Measles  is preventable through vaccination. However, vaccination rates globally have stagnated for almost a decade

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Vaccine-preventable diseases include: Cervical cancer Cholera Diphtheria Hep B Influenza Japanese encephalitis Measles Mumps Pertussis Pneumonia Polio Rabies Rotavirus Rubella Tetanus Typhoid Varicella Yellow Fever #VaccinesWork ! Here are 5 facts on vaccines you need to know

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay . DYK: Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to #suicide . This year we are focusing on #SuicidePrevention . Join us in raising awareness of the scale of suicide around the 🌏🌎🌍 & play a role to help prevent it 👉

It's #WorldAIDSDay . There were approximately 37.9 million people living with #HIV  at the end of 2018. 🔹79% had been diagnosed 🔹62% were receiving treatment 🔹53% had achieved suppression of the HIV virus to the point at which they were at low risk of infecting others.

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Today is the International Day to End Violence against Women. 1 in 3 👩🏻👩🏿🧕 around the 🌍 experience physical or sexual violence by: A husband A boyfriend An intimate partner A lover A parent A relative A colleague A boss A stranger We must #ENDviolence  against 👩‍🦰 & 👧!

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This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week! The rise of #AntibioticResistance  is a global threat. It can affect anyone, of any age, in any country 👶🏽👱🏻‍♀️🧔🏽👧🏻👨🏻‍🦰👵🏼👳🏾‍♂️👩🏻👦🏼👩🏽‍🦱 Proper use of antibiotics is key to #StopDrugResistance . The future of #antibiotics  depends on all of us.

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