Official Twitter account of the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office.
#Djibouti is a priority country in #EMR , with a lot of potentials. Glad for the progress in global action plan for healthy lives & wellbeing. WHO spares no efforts to support its implementation & overcome challenges especially #polio & resource mobilization. -Dr Al-Mandhari
The #EMRC66 members discussed today ways to reduce mortality rates among newborns, children and adolescents in the region. #EMR has the second highest mortality rates across all ages. This has to change. #HealthForAll_ByAll
Using research evidence to develop health policy-making is of vital importance. Evidence-based policy-making is essential to achieving universal health coverage as efforts to achieve this goal must be grounded in robust science. #EMRC66
Evidence informed policy-making involves: better use of valid national data use of health technology assessment studies establishment of national guideline development & adoption programs Processes to inform important policies & decisions by best available evidence #EMRC66
➡️ Digital Health ➡️ Cervical cancer elimination ➡️ TB research &innovation ➡️Healthy Aging are among the issues discussed during the #EMRC66 in the context of coordinating the work of WHO Governing bodies at the 3 levels. #EMRC66 #HealthForAll_ByAll
#Hajj2019 : >1.8 Million International Pilgrims from all over 🌎🌍🌏 arrived i #Saudi_Arabia for Pilgrimage. More are expected in the coming days in addition to internal pilgrims. 👩⚕️ 👨⚕️ 30,000 health professionals are working tirelessly to meet the challenge. (Photos by: CIC)
@WHO congratulates the Government of #KSA and @SaudiMOH for successfully hosting the hajj season 1440/2019 without a single public health event or disease outbreak being reported among pilgrims performing the hajj. Read full statement:
🚨Salt Alert : Beware! 🚨 Many people are unaware that much of their salt 🧂 intake is hidden in processed & packaged foods, which limits their ability to control their daily consumption. ➡️Watch this animated video that warns of the dangers to health of using too much salt.