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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@WHO_Europe  @WHOSEAROA  @pahowhon  @WHOEMROt  @WHOWPROi  @WHOAFROb  @DrTedrosi  @UN_News_Centreotics  💊 under RESERVE category, such as colistin - should be considered last-resort options and used only in the most severe circumstances when all other alternatives have failed, such as for life-threatening infections due to multidrug-resistant bacteria

@WHO_Europe  @WHOSEAROT  @pahowhoo  @WHOEMRO  @WHOWPROr  @WHOAFROe  @DrTedrosd  @UN_News_Centreuce  the spread of , urg #AntimicrobialResistancees : @WHO  ⬆️increase the proportion of global consumption of 💊 in th #antibioticse  ACCESS group - such as amoxicilin to at least 60% ⬇️reduce use of the antibiotics💊 most at risk of resistance from the WATCH and RESERVE groups

@WHO_Europe  @WHOSEAROC  @pahowhou  @WHOEMROr  @WHOWPROr  @WHOAFROe  @DrTedrosn  @UN_News_Centretly , it is estimated that more than 50% of 💊 in m #antibioticsany  countries are used inappropriately, such as for treatment of viruses when they only treat bacterial infections, use of the wrong antibiotic, thus contributing to the spread of https: #AntimicrobialResistance //t.co/WjGhAoJnHc

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@WHO_Europe  @DrTedrosT  @UNh  @UN_News_Centree  report reveals that the general state of monitoring and surveillance systems for health in prisons is poor. This affects the development of evidence-based policies that effectively target the needs of the prison population #HealthForAll 

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@WHO_Europe  @WHOSEAROO  @pahowhon  @WHOEMROe  @WHOWPRO  @WHOAFROo  @DrTedrosf  @UN_News_Centre  @UNthe  most pressing concerns is the spread of resistant gram-negative bacteria, including Acinetobacter, E.coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae - commonly seen in hospitalized patients, causing infections like pneumonia, bloodstream infections, wound or surgical site infections

@WHO_Europe  @WHOSEAROW  @pahowhoh  @WHOEMROe  @WHOWPROn  @WHOAFRO  @DrTedrosa  @UN_News_Centren  @UNtibiotics  💊 stop working effectively, more expensive treatments and hospital admissions are needed, taking a heavy toll on already stretched health budgets #AntibioticResistance 

@WHO_Europe  @DrTedrosD  @UNu  @UN_News_Centrering  the early days of a person’s release, there is an increased risk of: 🔴 Suicide 🔴 Self-harm 🔴 Drug overdose. Gaps in care during this period have significant negative public health implications and can constrain a country’s ability to address inequalities. ht #HealthForAlltps ://t.co/dWyTGJ17UH

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@WHO_Europe  @WHOSEAROT  @pahowhoh  @WHOEMROe  @WHOWPRO  @WHOAFROf  @DrTedrosu  @UN_News_Centret  @UNure  of 💊 depe #antibioticsnds  on us. If one day you woke up with a mild 👂🏼 ache, a pharmacist recommends some paracetamol for the pain. What will you do? Try our interactive game 👾:

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@WHO_Europe  @DrTedrosP  @UNr  @UN_News_Centreisons  must be seen as settings in which health interventions can: 🔹address existing health conditions 🔹contribute to positive lifestyles and behaviour changes ht #HealthForAlltps ://t.co/4SjJ1cZEQ6

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@WHO_Europe  @DrTedrosP  @UNr  @UN_News_Centreisons  and other places of detention have an opportunity to deliver preventive and risk-reduction interventions and treatments to a population that previously may have lacked or had limited access to health care and a healthy lifestyle. #HealthForAll 

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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 👉

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.

Today is #WorldHealthDay ! This year #LetsTalk  about #depression , the leading cause of disability worldwide

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