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One key rule of farming is patience.

If you are not patient enough don't worry you can still be in the agric business.
Yes, I said so because along the value chain there are many ways of making money but one key opportunity for those who want to venture is agro marketing.
#farms
There are many agricultural products people around you consume; you could start being a distributor.

In fact, most times I advise anyone who wants to go into farming or production to start off marketing.
#business #innovation #selling
That way you begin to learn some basics so when you go into your own, you would have identified the need of the customers in your niche.

For example, if you want to start a layers farm, sell eggs!
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#WorldHealthDay #WorldHealthDay2021 #bloodpressure #thread
1/ Did you know 1 in 5 young adults in India has high blood pressure? Scarily, high BP is often symptomless — hence its nickname, “the silent killer.”
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Today is #WorldHealthDay. Over the past year, health care has been top of mind for everyone around the world. And it has been no different for the team at @thewalrus. Here are some stories, talks, and podcasts that we’re thinking about (thread ahead!)
Early in the pandemic, The Walrus team started Record of a Pandemic, which includes stories of what everyone is going through during this unusual time. Check out the series here: thewalrus.ca/covid-19/ #WorldHealthDay
In the #SlaightPrize–nominated article “Your Brain on COVID-19,” science writer Carolyn Abraham explains why our minds are not designed to process threats like the coronavirus pandemic. #WorldHealthDay thewalrus.ca/your-brain-on-…
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At Social Alpha, we constantly work with startups that build breakthrough technology to increase affordability & accessibility in #healthcare to impact as many lives.

This #WorldHealthDay, we spotlight our portfolio companies #RevolutionizingHealthcare in different areas (1/10)
(2/10) To speed screening & diagnosis, AI Health Highway has used AI to develop a smart stethoscope that can screen, detect & predict heart disorders. #RevolutionizingHealthcare #HealthForAll
(3/10)Similarly, #entrepreneurs Jyothi Mathur & Vikas Chouhan of Nurithm Labs have built a state-of-the-art decision support tool for dermatology using image-based AI algorithms to automate insights.
#RevolutionizingHealthcare #HealthForAll
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#7Avril journée mondiale de lutte pour le droit à la santé, nous apportons un message à @olivierveran
Avec
@AMUFAMUF1 @cfecsantesocial @CgtSanteSocial @SudSanteSociaux @CBlocs @InterUrg @CollectInterHop

#SanteOnEnAGros
#OnEnAGrosALhosto

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Monsieur le Président,
Monsieur le Premier ministre,
Monsieur le Ministre des Solidarités et de la Santé,
#SanteOnEnAGros
#WorldHealthDay
#JournéeMondialeDeLaSanté
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Nous, les acteurs de l’hôpital, personnels soignants médicaux et paramédicaux, personnels administratifs et logistiques, vous demandons d’ouvrir un débat démocratique eu égard aux efforts fournis depuis des mois dans l’intérêt suprême de la population.
#SanteOnEnAGros
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LIVE on #WorldHealthDay with @DrTedros: An urgent call to work together to tackle health inequities pscp.tv/w/czxFdjI2MTAy…
"#HealthEquity is the theme of #WorldHealthDay this year. This is one of the core challenges our time, which is why we are launching a campaign to build a fairer and healthier world"-@DrTedros

"Inequity is a not new problem, of course, but the #COVID19 pandemic has brought it into sharp focus. More than 2,850,000 of our sisters and brothers have lost their lives – and we have lost them"-@DrTedros #WorldHealthDay

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1/ #WorldHealthDay is also a good day to reflect on the opportunities that many India's health challenges bring. In this thread, we summarise some.
First, investing more in health and recognizing disease prevention and health promotion should be the topmost priority.
2/ Currently, India has one of the lowest allocations to health among all countries of the world as percentage of GDP.
#HealthExpense
3/ As a result of such a low investment in health and due to high out-of-pocket expenditure (85.6% according to the @WorldBank) millions of people are pushed further into poverty and are unable to escape.

@WorldBankIndia
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And so Day 3 of my story of God at work in my life as part of #OfGodAndMe #ThisNunsStory series. Yesterday mention of the book, The Silver Sword seems to have struck a chord with many so perhaps its not out of place to mention that today 7th April is #Worldhealthday 1/20
Ian Serraillier ended his talks by showing this photo with the words, ‘No child should ever again have that expression on his face’. My hope this the UK as host of the upcoming #G7 summit will prioritise Universal health care for all. #UCH 2/20
So back to my story. Living at home again and my dream of religious life gone out the window I applied and got a place for September at Brighton College of Education to do a cert ed in biological science & primary education 3/20
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Hospitals in Ancient India.

The state in India always realised its responsibility to its citizens and functioned as a welfare state.

In India, hospitals have existed from ancient times. The state had arranged places where the patients were lodged and treated.

#WorldHealthDay
Fa-hien, a Chinese traveller who visited India during the times of Chandragupta, provides us details about the charitable dispensaries in Pataliputra.
According to Fa-hien the nobles & householders of this country founded hospitals within the city to which the destitute of all
countries, the poor, the crippled and the diseased may come. Here, these people were treated freely and provided with every kind of help. After inspecting their diseases the physicians treated them with all their efforts.

Epigraphical records of the Chola period tell us about
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1/ This #WorldHealthDay in the quest to achieve equitable healthcare for all, it is worth looking at some of India's biggest health challenges. In the health sector, India has made enormous strides over the past decades.
2/ Life expectancy has crossed 67 years, infant and under-five mortality rates are declining as is the rate of disease incidence. Diseases, such as polio, guinea worm disease, yaws, and tetanus, have been eradicated.
3/ In spite of this progress, communicable diseases are expected to continue to remain a major public health problem in the coming decades posing a threat to both national and international health security. Dealing with these diseases requires a high level of readiness.
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On #WorldHealthDay, let's build a fairer, healthier 🌎🌍🌏

#COVID19 highlighted how some 👱🙎🏽‍♀️ live healthier lives & have better access to health services than others, due to their living conditions.

It's time for #HealthEquity to reach #HealthForAll!

👉bit.ly/2OAsJyP
It's #WorldHealthDay

To achieve #HealthForAll, everyone needs access, without discrimination, to the health services they need without suffering financial hardship.

We can and must build a fairer, healthier 🌎🌍🌏 for everyone, everywhere.

👉 bit.ly/2OAsJyP
#COVID19 shows that #HealthEquity is more urgent than ever. It’s laid bare inequities in access and coverage of health services, mortality and socio-economic impacts.

On #WorldHealthDay, let's make the 🌎🌍🌏 fairer and #HealthForAll a reality!

👉 bit.ly/2OAsJyP
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"Tomorrow is #WorldHealthDay.
#COVID19 has exacerbated inequalities both between and within countries. While we have all been impacted by the pandemic, the poorest and most marginalized have been hit hardest - both in terms of lives and livelihoods lost"-@DrTedros #HealthEquity
"In the year ahead, the 🌍 needs to make 5⃣ vital changes:
1⃣ we need to invest in equitable production and access to #COVID19 rapid tests, oxygen, treatments and vaccines between and within countries"-@DrTedros

#ACTogether #HealthEquity
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"Today, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire started vaccinating #healthworkers against #COVID19, becoming the first countries to begin vaccination campaigns with doses supplied through #COVAX"-@DrTedros #VaccinEquity
"A further 11 million doses will be delivered this week.

Between now and the end of May, 237 million doses of #COVID19 vaccines will be allocated to 142 participating economies in #COVAX"-@DrTedros #VaccinEquity
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LIVE: A Recovery Plan for the World - The Recover Better Together pscp.tv/w/cwPL5zI2MTAy…
"The #COVID19 pandemic has changed our world in ways we could never have imagined when it started just over a year ago"-@DrTedros
"Beyond the death and disease caused by the #COVID19 virus itself, health systems have been disrupted, millions of jobs have been lost, schools have closed, poverty and hunger have been exacerbated and the global economy has been thrown into turmoil"-@DrTedros
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"Tomorrow marks one year since I declared a public health emergency of international concern over the outbreak of novel coronavirus – the highest level of alarm under international law"-@DrTedros #COVID19
"At the time, there were less than 100 cases of the disease we now call #COVID19 & no deaths outside 🇨🇳. This week, we reached 100M reported cases. More cases have been reported in the past 2 weeks than during the first 6 months of the pandemic"-@DrTedros
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LIVE: @DrTedros' opening remarks at the #EB148. pscp.tv/w/ctP-DjI2MTAy…
"40 years ago, a new virus emerged and sparked a pandemic. Life-saving medicines were developed, but more than a decade passed before the world’s poor got access to them"-@DrTedros #EB148
"12 years ago, a new virus emerged and sparked a pandemic. Life saving vaccines were developed, but by the time the world’s poor got access, the pandemic was over"-@DrTedros #EB148
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Last week, I was very engaged with enhancing our efforts in the fight against #COVID19 in #Nigeria. @FMoHNigeria started with the daily situation room on Mon. 6th, and inaugurated the accreditation team to accredit additional #COVID19 isolation and treatment facilities
Tue. 7th was #WorldHealthDay and @NigeriaGov is fighting to secure national health and security. I visited @FollowLaSG, with #PTFCOVID19, to inspect response preparedness. @JideSanwoOlu is an exemplary incident commander and @LSMoH has met the #COVID19 response commendably
On Wed. 8th, on behalf of @NigeriaGov, I received generous donations from @OfficialMESL: medical equipment, PPE, generator and accommodation for #healthworkers in UATH and Minna Isolation Centre @NigerStateNG...
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As we mark 100 days since the first case of what we now call #COVID19 now was notified to WHO, here is the timeline of key events and efforts taken to stop the #coronavirus from spreading.

31 Dec 2019: #China reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei Province.

1 Jan 2020: WHO activates an Incident Management Support Team at HQ, regional & country level, putting the organization on an emergency footing for dealing with the outbreak.

#COVID19
4 Jan 2020: WHO reports on social media a cluster of pneumonia cases – with no deaths – in Wuhan, Hubei province, 🇨🇳. #COVID19 #coronavirus

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7/1 I hope that :
all the countries in the world over stand hand in hand to encounter ,beat #COVIDー19 forever and save all human beings everywhere. It dosen't matter their races , colours or even religions . Only humanity matters .
#WorldHealthDay
7/2 I hope that :
Doctors and scientists can invent new medications for all people who are living with chronic, rare , incurable and life-threatening illnesses helping them to get over their constant sufferings and restore some of their missing lives.
#COVIDー19
#WorldHealthDay
7/3 Especially those who are living with #MECFS spending years of their lives behind doors and people who are fighting with death because of #cancer .
#COVIDー19
#WorldHealthDay
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Today, on #WorldHealthDay, we ask you to join us in acknowledging the unsung #healthheroes who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We salute you! Image
Even now, we must confront the implicit biases within our healthcare systems that make it more difficult for Black patients, even infants, to receive adequate care. #WorldHealthDay Image
The other challenge to Black health & wellness that must be overcome is lack of health insurance.

This obstacle has been fortified by the actions of this presidential administration & their efforts to against the Affordable Care Act.

#WorldHealthDay Image
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On this #WorldHealthDay, it’s important we thank our health care providers for continuously fighting for Americans across the country. We also need to recognize disparities in health care during this time. That is why nurses are included in my INVEST initiative. Image
Our nursing and homecare professionals are on the front lines daily. They are overworked and often lack resources they need to keep millions of Americans safe. The United States has fewer nurses and fewer hospital beds per capita than most other developed countries.
We need to ensure our healthcare providers that we are prioritizing their needs. That is why the INVEST initiative is important. Our healthcare service providers need to be treated as the hero’s they are.
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Over the past few weeks, there have been more than 6 million questions Tweeted about coronavirus/COVID-19. For #WorldHealthDay, we partnered with the @WHO to provide answers to some of your most asked questions.

See the answers👇
How do you prevent #COVID19 and keep your family safe?
What are symptoms of #COVID19 and when should you get treatment versus stay home?
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We created the conditions that led to the current #pandemic, writes WCS’s Dr. Christian Walzer for @ensiamedia.

We reduced natural boundaries between humans and wild animals. bit.ly/34gLwm2 #WorldHealthDay

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Spillovers like #COVID19 are likely to become regular occurrences unless we, as a world community, elect to change.

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What must we do? @TheWCS & @Global_Wildlife have called for adoption and enforcement of a global ban on commercial wildlife trade and unsustainable use of wildlife.

Read our policy doc: bit.ly/39TrFKS

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