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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While we all work together to stop #COVID19  pandemic, countries must not forget to minimise potential impacts on food supply & international trades. More in a joint statement by WHO, @FAOnews  & @wtomp ; 👉 #coronavirus 

"As we enter the 4th month since the start of the #COVID19  pandemic, I am deeply concerned about the rapid escalation and global spread of infection " @DrTedros-  #coronavirus 

"The number of deaths has more than doubled in the past week. In the next few days we will reach 1 million confirmed #COVID19  cases, and 50 thousand deaths " @DrTedros-  #coronavirus 

WHO and @Viber  fight #COVID19  misinformation with interactive chatbot in multiple languages 👉

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Today is #WorldAutismDay  1 in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder. #Autism  begins in childhood and tend to persist into adolescence and adulthood 👉

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Interventions for people with #autism  need to be accompanied by broader actions for making physical, social and attitudinal environments more: ✔️ accessible ✔️ inclusive ✔️ supportive 👉 #WorldAutismAwarenessDay 

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It's #WorldAutismAwarenessDay  Here are 5⃣ ways to support your child with #autism  👇

Today is #InternationalChildrensBookDay  📚! WHO, @UNICEF  and @IntPublishers , launch #ReadTheWorld  initiative to support children and young people in isolation during #COVID19 👉

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#COVID19  home care for people with suspected or confirmed #coronavirus : ✅Stay at home ❌Do not attend work, school or public places. 🛌Rest, drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food

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🚨 BREAKING 🚨 "We have therefore made the assessment that #COVID19  can be characterized as a pandemic " @DrTedros-  #coronavirus 

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FACT: #COVID19  is NOT airborne. The #coronavirus  is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. To protect yourself: -keep 1m distance from others -disinfect surfaces frequently -wash/rub your 👐 -avoid touching your 👀👃👄

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These are 7 simple steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19 . 👉 #coronavirus 

"We have a simple message for all countries: test test test. Test every suspected #COVID19  case. If they test positive, isolate them & find out who they have been in close contact with up to 2 days before they developed symptoms & test those people too " @DrTedros-  #coronavirus 

There are simple things we each must do to protect ourselves from #COVID19 , including 👐 washing with 🧼 & 💦 or alcohol-based rub. WHO is launching the #SafeHands  Challenge to promote the power of clean 👐 to fight #coronavirus . Join the challenge & share your 👐 washing video!

@DrTedros  @WHOWPRO 🚨 @WHOSEAROB  @pahowhoR  @WHO_EuropeE  @WHOEMROA  @WHOAFROKING 🚨 "For all of these reasons, I am declaring a public health emergency of international concern over the global outbreak of . "- #2019nCoV  @DrTedros 

Protect yourself & others from getting sick: 1⃣ Wash your hands 🧼 after coughing or sneezing 🧼 when caring for the sick 🧼 before, during & after you prepare food 🧼 before eating 🧼 after toilet use 🧼 when hands are visibly dirty 🧼 after handling animals or animal waste

"Pandemic is not a word to use lightly or carelessly. It is a word that, if misused, can cause unreasonable fear, or unjustified acceptance that the fight is over, leading to unnecessary suffering and death " @DrTedros-  #COVID19  #coronavirus 

Preliminary investigations conducted by the Chinese authorities have found no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel #coronavirus  (2019-nCoV) identified in #Wuhan , #China  CN .

"Once again, our key message is: test, test, test. This is a serious disease. Although the evidence we have suggests that those over 60 are at highest risk, young people, including children, have died " @DrTedros-  #COVID19  #coronavirus 

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