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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The 🌍 is off track to meet 5 of 6 nutrition targets: ♦️ 1 in 3 people are affected by at least 1 form of malnutrition ♦️ Of children < 5: 🔸149.2m are stunted 🔸45.4m are wasted 🔸38.9m are overweight ♦️ Over 40% of all 👨🏽 & 👩🏼‍🦰 are overweight or obese

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#COVID19  has fuelled the nutrition crisis, especially among women & children. Bringing huge burdens to global systems for nutrition, including: 🩺 health 🥦 food 💙 social protection 🚨 humanitarian assistance Here's what can be done to address this: 👉

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#FoodSystems  & health are connected: 🔀from those who work 👩🏽‍🌾 in our food systems 🔀the practices used to grow, raise, transport package & dispose of our food 🔀to the quality, quantity & safety of the food we eat 👉

Worried you are going to harm your partner or family with words/action? STOP. 🚪Stay calm. Step away into another room, count to 10, breathe in & out ❣️Be kind to yourself, your partner & children ✅Control how you react: manage your stress 👥Talk to someone you trust #SafeHome 

WHO reveals 4⃣0⃣ countries currently implement best-practice trans fat elimination policies, protecting 1.4 billion people around the 🌏🌍🌎 from this deadly food compound. More on how countries are working to #REPLACEtransfat 👉

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This year, best practice trans fat elimination policies came into effect in BRPESGTRGB 🇪🇺 Progress must also be urgently scaled up to #REPLACEtransfat  especially in low-income countries👉

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Trans fat is an artificial compound that can be found in ❗️ cakes ❗️ cookies ❗️ biscuits ❗️ packaged foods ❗️ cooking oils ❗️ spreads It is linked to increased risk of heart attacks & death from heart disease. #REPLACEtransfat  now! 👉

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Live Q&A on #malaria  report and vaccine with Dr@PAlonsoMalaria  and Dr @Kate_L_OBrien . #AskWHO  your questions!

Everyone is entitled to live in a #SafeHome  , free from violence. #COVID19  is likely adding to your stress. This is normal, but you can control how you react. Learn how to manage your stress in a way that is respectful & safe to you & your family. #16Days 

To #REPLACEtransfat  by the end of 2023, countries need to ✅ set trans fat limits OR ✅ ban partially hydrogenated oils More details 👉

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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 

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 .

We are thrilled to have @SuperM_smtown  joining our Big Event for Mental He #WorldMentalHealthDaylth  on ! Stay tu #SuperMxWHOed  for ! ?️This Saturday 10.10.2020 ?10h00 EST ?16h00 CEST ?23h00 KST More information: ▶️ #SuperM 

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"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 

❤️ Staying positive ❤️ Keeping healthy ❤️ Looking out for each other are so important, especially during the #COVID19  pandemic @SuperM_smtown  Find out more - mark your calendar: ▶️Big #mentalhealthnt '>Ev #MentalHealthnt  for ?️10.10.2020 ?10h00 EST ?16h00 CEST ?23h #SuperMxWHO0 #SuperM KST

There is gonna be BETTER DAYS for you. For you and me. For all of us. BETTER DAYS. 🌎🌍🌏 What a healing performance, @SuperM_smtown  ! Like if you agree with us! 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋 #SuperMxWHO 🏽 #SuperM 🙋🏼 #WorldMentalHealthDay ‍ #MoveForMentalHealth ♂️

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

"It's not just #COVID19  that is killing people, it's underprivilege, it's lack of access, it's years of living with health conditions that haven't been properly managed because of the colour of your skin, or your ethnicity, or your social group"- @DrMikeRyan  #HealthForAll 

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