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More than 1 in 3 low- and middle-income countries face both extremes of #malnutrition – undernutrition and overweight/obesity:
New @WHO-supported report published in the @TheLancet bit.ly/2shgkV4

#NutritionDecade
Undernutrition and obesity can lead to effects across generations as both maternal undernutrition and obesity are associated with poor health in offspring bit.ly/2shgkV4

#malnutrition
#NutritionDecade
We can no longer characterize countries as low-income and undernourished, or high-income and only concerned with obesity.

All forms of #malnutrition have a common denominator – food systems that fail to provide all people with healthy, safe, affordable, and sustainable diets.
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This #WorldChildrensDay we celebrate 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Every child deserves a long and healthy life and that includes a right to:
👶Be safe
👶Play
👶Clean Air
👶Vaccines
👶Education
👶Health

It's time for #HealthForAll children 🌍🌏🌎!
Every child has the right to be safe!
Experiencing violence in childhood impacts lifelong health and well-being. It is estimated that up to 1 BILLION 👧👦 have experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence or neglect in the past year.
We must #EndViolence! #WorldChildrensDay
@WHOAFRO @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO @WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @pahowho @DrTedros @UNICEF @unicefchief @UN Every child has the right to play!

Less 📱 screen time, more play ⚽ & recreation time 🚲 helps children to grow up healthy!

Help your child to #BeActive and healthy!
🤾‍⛹‍🧘🚣‍🤽‍🤾‍🤸‍🤼‍⛹

#HealthForAll #WorldChildrensDay
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Hi hi hi. We see lots of red flags on a daily basis when we review labs.

One thing we see commonly is #lymphopenia. Should we care? When can we dismiss it and when should we work it up?

Let’s find out.

#MedEd #MedTwitter #IDTwitter #Tweetorial #oncology
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- Lymphopenia assc w/ ⬆️risk of sepsis
- More common in elderly and w/ co-morbidities
- lymphs account for 20-40% of WBC, may go unnoticed when WBC checked w/o diff
- Primary- recurrent infxns in kids, CVID in adults
- Secondary-⬇️production; ⬆️destruction; hiding in tissue
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What is the most common cause of lymphopenia in hospitalized patients?
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India’s 1st ever nutrition survey of children & adolescents, the Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) 2016-2018, finds undernutrition as well as overnutrition, high rates of stunting as well as excess body weight. Both lead to risk of non-communicable diseases. Details:
1 in 3 (35%) Indian children aged 0-4 years were stunted, 1 in 3 (33%) underweight and 1 in 6 (17%) wasted, CNNS found
#Nutrition #Stunting
Undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies cost $37 billion or Rs 2.37 lakh crore per year in India. Adults stunted as children earned 20% less than those who were not
indiaspend.com/why-india-is-l…
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Today at IIT Bombay to discuss ethical, social, cultural, governance, regulation and public engagement perspectives in #ArtificialIntelligence applications in #healthcare
@IndJMedEthics @iitbombay
Surajit Nundy speaks on Ethical Adventures in Health AI. On his own and his group's experiences dealing with ethical issues in AI applications in healthcare
Ashish Shrivastava from CSTEP Bangalore speaks on AI deployment in large development programs: a case study from Karnataka on dealing with malnutrition
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13. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany
#Yemen #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrime #Holocaust #YemenCantWait #YemenHolocaust #WorldHypocrisy
1. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany 🤨👇🏼
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2. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany 🤨👇🏼 
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10. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany
#Yemen #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrime #Holocaust #YemenCantWait #YemenHolocaust #WorldHypocrisy
1. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany 🤨👇🏼
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2. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany 🤨👇🏼
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THREAD de mise au point sur les bébés dont les décès sont imputés, de façon fallacieuse, au #végétalisme ou au #véganisme. À dérouler comme un cotillon pendant les fêtes.

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Quand un bébé nourri au lait végétal de consommation courante, dont les parents (véganes ou pas) traitent tous les problèmes de #santé avec de l'homéopathie, refusent les suivis et soins médicaux ainsi que la #vaccination, décède ; le problème n'est pas le véganisme.
Le vrai problème est cette disposition d'esprit qui implique de remettre sa propre vie - et celle des personnes dont on a la charge - entre les mains de croyances, d'informations erronées, de rumeurs, de #fakemed : #homéopathie, #aromathérapie, #FleursDeBach, #radiesthésie...
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