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It's the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

#AirPollution kills an estimated 7⃣ million people every year around the 🌎🌍🌏

To save lives and achieve #HealthForAll, let's align our efforts and claim the right to clean air.
In 2019, 1/3 of the 🌎🌍🌏 population were exposed to high levels of health-damaging pollutants due to the lack of access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking 🔥

Unless we accelerate action, the environmental, social, and health toll of #AirPollution will continue, falling disproportionately on women and children, who bear primary responsibility for gathering fuel and preparing meals on polluting stoves.

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📡आता थेट प्रक्षेपण📡

@FollowCII वार्षिक बैठक

मंत्री @mansukhmandviya आत्ता @CIIEvents' च्या - सर्वांसाठी परवडणारी आणि सुलभ आरोग्य सेवा सुनिश्चित करणे याविषयीच्या सत्राला संबोधित करत आहेत.


देशाच्या विकासात आरोग्य हे एक महत्त्वाचा मापदंड आहे
#FightAgainstCOVID19 हे सरकार आणि खाजगी क्षेत्रामधील समन्वयाचे सर्वोत्तम उदाहरण आहे.

-मंत्री @mansukhmandviya



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#COVID19 संकटाच्या काळात सरकार आणि औषध निर्मिती क्षेत्राने एकत्र काम केले

#Remdesivir ची उत्पादन क्षमता 30,000 वरून 3.5 लाख कुपी प्रतिदिन पर्यंत वाढली -@CIIEvents च्या सत्रात मंत्री @mansukhmandviya


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@FollowCII Annual Meeting 2021

Minister @mansukhmandviya to address @CIIEvents' Plenary Session - Ensuring Affordable, Accessible Health for All in a few minutes


#Health is an important parameter in a country's development

#FightAgainstCOVID19 is best example of co-ordination between Govt. & private sector

-Minister @mansukhmandviya

at @CIIEvents


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During #COVID19 crisis, govt. and pharma sector worked together

Increased capacity of production of #Remdesivir from 30,000 to 3.5 lakh vials per day

-Minister @mansukhmandviya

at @CIIEvents


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LIVE with @DrTedros at the inauguration of the WHO Country Office in #Bahrain…
@DrTedros "Honoured to be able to attend the opening of the WHO Country Office in the Kingdom of 🇧🇭, WHO’s 152nd country office. The Office will deliver strategic, technical, policy & service delivery support to the govt to advance health & well-being nationally, regionally & 🌍"-@DrTedros
@DrTedros "The opening of this country [in #Bahrain] office reflects WHO’s commitment to serve all countries, at all income levels, providing support tailored to the needs of the country and its place in the global health architecture"-@DrTedros #HealthForAll #WHOImpact
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@DrTedros address to the International @Olympics Committee. #Tokyo2020 #AGoal4All…
"More than any other event, the @Olympics have the power to bring the world together, to inspire, to show what is possible. And more than any other event, they command the attention of the world’s people. And that is why I have come"-@DrTedros #Tokyo2020 #AGoal4All
@Olympics @DrTedros "I've been invited to the @Olympics Games before, but have never been able to attend. I've come this time – to this global mountaintop – with a message for the 🌍’s people to hear. In fact, I've come to answer a question"-@DrTedros #Tokyo2020 #AGoal4All
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Global hunger, malnutrition & food insecurity have dramatically worsened due to #COVID19.

🆕 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 report explains why 👉

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#DYK❓ In 2020, millions of children around the world were stunted, wasted and overweight.

Here's what can be done to address this 👉 #SOFI2021 Image
3⃣ billion people around the 🌎🌍🌏 couldn't afford a healthy diet in 2019 and #COVID19 likely made this worse.

Countries must act now to get back on track to achieve nutrition-related @GlobalGoalsUN 👉 Image
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Gender equality in health means that everybody should have equal opportunities for realizing their full rights and potential to be healthy ⚧

WHO joins global leaders and activists at the #GenerationEquality Forum to #ActForEqual & accelerate progress
Without advancing gender equality in the health workforce, across communities and across the world 🌍 we cannot attain #HealthForAll

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WHO has teamed up with @bmj_latest and @UNU_IIGH to produce a special series of the BMJ podcast, bringing together experts and advocates reflecting on progress 26 years on from the #BeijingPlatform

More info 👇…
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Opening of the Small Island Developing States Summit for health with @DrTedros…
"I would like to warmly welcome you to the SIDS Summit for Health, the first ever gathering of leaders focusing exclusively on health in Small Island Developing States. Today is about you and the many health threats your nations face"-@DrTedros
"#COVID19 has presented a dire economic and health crisis for SIDS, while other health risks such as #ClimateChange, non-communicable diseases and malnutrition have further put your communities at risk"-@DrTedros
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Today, WHO, @UNICEF & Ministry of Healthcare of #Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 co-host a high-level dialogue & call on political leaders to reinforce their commitment to #PrimaryHealthCare as we respond to #COVID19 & health emergencies & build forward better.

To build a fairer, healthier world 🌐, #PrimaryHealthCare must be central to health system efforts to build forward better from #COVID19.

This is how WHO’s operational framework for primary health care helps 👉
To make #HealthForAll a reality, we need effective #PrimaryHealthCare now.

This is 🗝️ to protecting everyone from all health threats and emerging stronger from #COVID19.

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"Tomorrow, we expect the government of #Guinea to announce the end of its #Ebola outbreak. I would like to offer my congratulations to 🇬🇳 and the #healthworkers who helped to contain the outbreak at very high personal risk"-@DrTedros
@DrTedros "Thank you also to our partners who provided financial and technical support.

As you know, #Guinea was one of three countries that was affected by the devastating West African #Ebola outbreak in 2014 and 2015"-@DrTedros
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Webinar on 'Long term #COVID Recovery and Nutrition Management '

Join us today at 11 AM

If you have any questions/doubts, please post it in our YouTube comments section👉

Let's #Unite2FightCorona
Webinar on 'Long term #COVID Recovery and Nutrition Management ' is LIVE now

Join us at

If you have any questions/doubts, please post it in our YouTube comments section

Let's #Unite2FightCorona

What health problems may arise in the Post-COVID phase?

Does the fight against #corona really end once a negative report comes?

What early warning signs to look out for?

What sort of food/nutrition should be taken?

Know it all from the experts now at
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WHO is providing people in #Tigray with essential supplies and supporting #healthworkers to prevent and treat severe malnutrition.

Where there is hunger, disease follows closely behind. People who are weakened by acute malnutrition are more at risk of falling sick and dying from diseases such as cholera or malaria. #Tigray
Children are at the highest risk of dying from malnutrition. They catch infections more easily, take longer to recover, and may be weaker for the rest of their lives. This is why people need access to health services including nutritional care. #HealthForAll #Tigray
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Promoting healthy, sustainable food systems is part of WHO’s prescription for healthy recovery from #COVID19 and delivering #HealthForAll, well-being and equity around the 🌎

How are food systems and health linked?

1⃣Unhealthy diets and food insecurity
Diseases caused by either a lack of access to 🥦🥕🍏or a diet high in sugar, salt or fats, are now among the most significant causes of 🌎 ill health.

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Food systems are more than what we eat!
Our relationship to food 🥗 spans society, politics, culture, jobs, faith, communities & families; every part of our lives, including our 🩺
Understanding food systems & health, helps all of us take action for👩🏽‍🤝‍👨🏾&🌏 Image
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#WHA74 today agreed to meet again in November, at a special session of the World Health Assembly, to consider developing a WHO global agreement on preparedness and response to health emergencies.
#WHA74 also agreed on a resolution reaffirming WHO’s role as the directing and coordinating authority in health during emergencies and beyond, and in aiding governments towards achieving resilient health systems and #HealthForAll.
The resolution calls on Member States to provide WHO with sustainable financing, while continuing their response to the pandemic & strengthening preparedness capacities, incl strengthening workforce, research activities, surveillance systems, & adopting a One Health Approach.
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There are some health screening every woman should do EVERY YEAR!

☆ Blood analysis
☆ Pap smear
☆Breast ultrasound/ Mamigram

Let's break it down.
1. Sceening your blood pressure
☆Starting at age 20: Once every 2 years
☆Adults ages 40 or older: Atleast once per annum
2. Cholesterol Check (Your total cholesterol levels should be <200 mg/dl

Adults 20yr: Once every 5 years.

Adults > 30yr: if your cholesterol is between 200 and 239 mg/dl, make a plan with your doctor for how often you should check it.
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The 74th World Health Assembly approved the WHO resolution on global disability action plan 2014–2021 for better health for all people with #disability.

The #WHA74 is expected to adopt this resolution on plenary next week.
Over 1 billion people currently live with some form of #disability. This number is rising as populations expand and age, and due to the increasing number of people living with noncommunicable conditions. #WHA74
Today's #WHA74 resolution on health for people living with disabilities aims to make the health sector more inclusive by tackling the significant barriers many people with disabilities face when they try to access health services.
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The false dichotomy of #lockdown vs #economy still not understood by governments

Delaying, avoiding lockdown costs money AND lives

And then there’s this thing that healthy people make a healthy economy. Sick people don’t.

That is your starting point. #Health

“The downside of being a bit more cautious is quite a lot smaller than the downside of getting it wrong.”…
The above warning comes as UK Covid cases rose by 4,184 on Friday – the highest increase since 1 April.

In NL cases reported today total 3914 in a population less than a third of the size of the UK.

And yet today PM Rutte announced almost everything opening in a week. Why?
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LIVE NOW: @DrTedros' opening remarks at the #WHA74 ⬇️…
"Lucy Nyambura is a health promotion officer in Mombasa City, 🇰🇪. When #COVID19 arrived last year, a strict lockdown was introduced, but it was met with strong resistance by the local community, who refused to be tested, isolated or treated"-@DrTedros #WHA74
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"Earlier this week, I was vaccinated against #COVID19.

It was a bittersweet moment"-@DrTedros #VaccinEquity

"On the one hand, vaccination is a triumph of science & 🌍 solidarity. Alongside public health measures, vaccination is key to controlling this pandemic & I'm very grateful to the #healthworkers at the @Hopitaux_unige for helping me play my part"-@DrTedros
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It’s #InternationalNursesDay!

Today, we #SupportNursesAndMidwives by celebrating their bravery, kindness, and dedication 💐

Elizabeth Iro, WHO Chief Nursing Officer, takes us through her journey on becoming a nurse and what it means to be a nurse. Who is your favourite nurse?
Nurses are at the forefront of #COVID19 response

On this #InternationalNursesDay, let’s show our gratitude by doing our part and following public health advice from WHO and national health authorities.

In #Zambia only 5 👂, 👃 & throat specialists & 1 audiologist serve a population of 17 million. Nurses like Carol Sinkende, who works in a clinic in a remote area of 🇿🇲, are fundamental in doing community outreach & raise awareness about hearing loss.

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"Wednesday’s announcement by the #UnitedStates🇺🇸 that it will support a temporary waiver of intellectual property protections for #COVID19 vaccines is a significant statement of solidarity and support for #VaccinEquity."-@DrTedros
"I know that this is not a politically easy thing to do, so I very much appreciate the leadership of the #UnitedStates🇺🇸, and we urge other countries to follow their example."-@DrTedros #COVID19
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"In the last couple of weeks, much of the 🌍’s attention has focused on #India, and although that country remains in the grip of a severe crisis, we’re encouraged by the demonstration of international support for India"-@DrTedros #COVID19
"At the same time, we must remember that many other countries all over the world are still experiencing intense transmission. As you know, #Brazil is one of the countries that has been hit hardest by the #COVID19 pandemic"-@DrTedros
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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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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.
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.

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