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@ArmitageJim @premnsikka - 1/ A corrupt solicitor: ‘Timothy Schools’, who named his firm ‘ATM’ because it was "a cash machine" for litigation awards has been convicted of a notorious #fraud - the £120m #Axiom Legal Financing Fund “Axiom”. Axiom was launched in 2009 as an …
2/ offshore fund (+ its associated ‘fund manager’ - Tangerine Investment Management’ - “#Tangerine”), purportedly providing litigation finance to small UK solicitors firms for low value high volume claims. It was peddled to the UK public & expats widely by a large web of …
3/ @theFCA made men/women & their associated unauthorised cold calling cowboys in the FCA’s SIPPshittery, @TPRgovuk’s pension liberation scams + allegedly ‘wrapped’ (in purportedly ‘insurance bonds’/SIPPs) by the FCA’s ‘Big Fish’ & peddled particularly to older …
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"On Friday the Emergency Committee on #COVID19 met & reviewed the current pandemic.

It was a sobering moment coming 6 months on from when the Committee advised, & I agreed, that the outbreak constituted a Public Health Emergency of Intl Concern"-@DrTedros
"At the time, 30 January, there were fewer than 100 cases and no deaths outside of China.

When the Committee met three months ago, 3 million cases of #COVID19 had been reported to WHO, and more than 200,000 deaths"-@DrTedros
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Discover @BCWGlobal’s #Twiplomacy Study 2020 in 50 tweets.
⬇️Follow the Twitter thread 1/80⬇️

#DigitalDiplomacy Visual with the Twitter profiles of nine world leaders weari
Over the past four months the world as we know it has changed beyond recognition.

The #coronavirus has upended diplomacy, a profession which involves lots of travel, physical meetings, and in-person interactions. 2/80 A rare picture of U.S. President Donald Trump wearing a face
No more handshakes, hugs or accolades.

No more physical meetings, bilateral summits or multi-lateral gatherings. World leaders and diplomats had to adapt to work from home and have been thrust into virtual meetings. 3/80 Twitter profile picture of South African President Cyril Ram
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There are lots of things that we want to be doing right now, but they aren't necessarily what we need to be doing right now - please make good choices.

There's so much you can do to protect yourself from getting infected and from passing #COVID19 on to others.
-Dr @mvankerkhove
These are 7 simple steps to protect yourself and others from #COVID19.



Protect yourself & others from getting sick: #Handwashing
🧼 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
#COVID19 Image
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Happy #SocialMediaDay!

WHO uses social media to communicate vital health information to millions of people around the world. Are you following us yet on 👇 Image
#COVID19 has triggered an infodemic around the 🌍 - lots of information, but not always reliable and trusted. WHO uses social media platforms to fight misinformation and provide people with accurate public health advice. #SocialMediaDay
To fight #COVID19 misinformation, WHO has collaborated with @Twitter, @Facebook, @instagram, @LinkedIn, @Snapchat, @tiktok_us, @Pinterest, @YouTube to direct people to WHO or national health institutions when searching for coronavirus information.

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1/ Q: How can I get my younger child/sibling to wear a mask?

A: With lots of encouragement! Image
2/ Many states require that children wear masks. We continue to recommend that children wear masks (based on the evidence that we have). 😷
3/ A few tips:
-Masks are only to be worn by children 2+
-For children w/developmental concerns, masks may be difficult to use & some families are opting for face shields…
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One of the most effective ways to prevent infection & reduce the spread of #COVID19 is to clean your hands thoroughly.

WHO & @UNICEF launch 🆕 Hand Hygiene for All Global Initiative to ensure #SafeHands for all👉
We can all do something to combat the spread of #COVID19 - start by cleaning your hands. Water, sanitation and hygiene are critical to this #SafeHands !

More details 👉 Image
#DYK 2 in 5 healthcare facilities 🏥 do NOT have clean running water at their disposal ?

@UNICEF and WHO call for the prioritization of hand hygiene in all parts of the 🌎🌍🌏 - 👉 #SafeHands Image
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Today is #HandHygiene Day!

Hand Hygiene is one of the most effective actions you can take to reduce the spread of pathogens and prevent infections, including #COVID19.

Join the #SafeHands challenge and practice the right technique.

Good #HandHygiene plays a critical part in fighting #COVID19!
The virus primarily spreads through droplet & contact transmission: by touching infected people, contaminated objects or surfaces. Your hands can spread virus to other surfaces & to your 👄, 👃 or 👀 if you touch them.
How to handwash?

Use 🧼 and 💦 for at least 40-60 seconds

#HandHygiene #COVID19
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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.

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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"Tomorrow marks 100 days since WHO was notified of the first cases of “pneumonia with unknown cause” in #China.

It’s incredible to reflect on how dramatically the world has changed, in such a short period of time"-@DrTedros #COVID19 #coronavirus
"Today I’d like to give an overview of what WHO has done in the past 100 days, and what we will be doing in the near future to alleviate suffering and save lives"-@DrTedros #COVID19 #coronavirus
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Este nuevo póster está a disposición en formato de impresión de manera gratuita. Aun antes del #SafeHands y con el invaluable apoyo de la Dra Elsa Aguilar, de Minera Peñasquito, de CAMIMEX, de APIROMEX, de Química Bicentenario, de AMASA, del IMEPI, de OutletMinero y de PyroSmart Image
...este póster está disponible para cualquiera que lo desee.

Una medida valiosa para ayudar en la lucha contra esta pandemia, según Tedros Adhanon Ghebreyesus, Director General de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, es lavarse las manos de manera constante, y lavárselas bien.
... Se calcula que un ser humano toca su cara un promedio de 3,000 veces al día. El Coronavirus es una proteína que no traspasa la piel por lo que el contacto con las mucosas de los ojos, nariz y boca deben ser evitados y lavarse las manos con jabón es una acción importante.
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Pass the message: Five steps to kicking out #coronavirus:
WHO and @FIFAcom launched joint campaign to equip football ⚽ community to tackle #COVID19 👉

"Pass the message to kick out #coronavirus" promotes five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance:
-Coughing etiquette
-Not touching your face
-Physical distance
-Staying home if feeling unwell.
Be safe from the #coronavirus:
“It starts with your hands. Please wash your hands frequently with soap and water or an alcohol-based solution”-@Alissonbecker, WHO Goodwill Ambassador, @LFC goalkeeper #SafeHands
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1/ Dear @edmnangagwa

Considering our harsh economic climate & severity of #COVID19
virus, as a matter of urgency, we are making the following recommendations;

1) Free public health services for all Zimbabweans
2) 24 hour opening of all public health institutions
2/ #Covid19Zim #Coronavid19
3) Recalling of all public health employees who are on leave
4) Government should ensure that there is sufficient awareness programs about the virus
5) Government should seriously consider closing our borders to curb the spread
3/ #SafeHands #Covid19Zim
6) Government should allocate more money for food procurement to ensure food security during this challenging time
7) Government should ensure that there is sufficient water supply for all Zimbabweans so as to maintain standard hygiene levels
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Today is #WorldWaterDay.
Healthcare facilities need good water, sanitation and hygiene services to contain #COVID19 and prevent and contain future disease outbreaks.
#Handwashing is key to preventing the spread of #COVID19. But 2 in 5 healthcare facilities globally do not have 🧼 and 🚰 or alcohol-based hand sanitizer at points of care. #WorldWaterDay #SafeHands
There is no more critical site than a healthcare facility when it comes to fighting a pandemic disease like #COVID19. Facilities must be able to maintain hygiene to stop further infection. #WorldWaterDay
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"In the past week, we have seen a rapid escalation of cases of #COVID19. More cases and deaths have now been reported in the rest of the world than in #China"-@DrTedros #coronavirus
"We have seen a rapid escalation in social distancing measures, like closing schools & cancelling sporting events & other gatherings. But we haven't seen an urgent enough escalation in testing, isolation & contact tracing, which is the backbone of the #COVID19 response"-@DrTedros
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There are simple things we each must do to protect ourselves from #COVID19, including 👐 washing with 🧼 & 💦 or alcohol-based rub.
WHO is launching the #SafeHands Challenge to promote the power of clean 👐 to fight #coronavirus.
Join the challenge & share your 👐 washing video!
To join the #SafeHands challenge, follow WHO guidance on:


Join & help us keep the world safe from #COVID19!

We look forward to watching your videos!
How to handwash?

Use 🧼 and 💦 for at least 40-60 seconds

#SafeHands #coronavirus #COVID19
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