๐Ÿ†• Interim statement of the #COVID19 subcommittee of the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety on the AstraZeneca vaccine bit.ly/3wDutIT
Based on current information, a causal relationship between the vaccine and the occurrence of blood clots with low platelets is considered plausible but is not confirmed bit.ly/3wDutIT
It is important to note that whilst concerning, the events under assessment are very rare, with low numbers reported among the almost 200 million individuals who have received the AstraZeneca #COVID19 vaccine around the world bit.ly/3wDutIT
The benefits of the #COVID19 vaccine outweigh the risks.ย 
The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has been saving lives and countries should continue vaccinating bit.ly/3wDutIT
Side effects within two- or three-days following #COVID19 vaccination, the majority of which are mild and local in nature, are expected and common bit.ly/3wDutIT
If you experience:
-shortness of breath
-chest pain
-leg swelling
-persistent abdominal pain
-neurological symptoms, e.g. severe & persistent headaches, blurred vision
-tiny blood spots under the skin beyond the site of the ๐Ÿ’‰
from around 4 to 20 days after #COVID19 ๐Ÿ’‰, see๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ

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7 Apr
LIVE on #WorldHealthDay with @DrTedros: An urgent call to work together to tackle health inequities pscp.tv/w/czxFdjI2MTAyโ€ฆ
"#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 โ€“ and we have lost them"-@DrTedros #WorldHealthDay

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On #WorldHealthDay, let's build a fairer, healthier ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ

#COVID19 highlighted how some ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿ™Ž๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ live healthier lives & have better access to health services than others, due to their living conditions.

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

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 ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ for everyone, everywhere.

๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/2OAsJyP
#COVID19 shows that #HealthEquity is more urgent than ever. Itโ€™s laid bare inequities in access and coverage of health services, mortality and socio-economic impacts.

On #WorldHealthDay, let's make the ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ fairer and #HealthForAll a reality!

๐Ÿ‘‰ 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 ๐ŸŒ needs to make 5โƒฃ vital changes:
1โƒฃ 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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6 Apr
No one should be left on the sidelines in the race against the #COVID19 pandemic.

On International #SportDay, weโ€™re calling on everyone to support #VaccinEquity:
๐Ÿ‘‰ who.int/vaccinequity

#OnlyTogether will we end the pandemic and play ๐Ÿคผ and cheer ๐Ÿ’ƒ again.
Sport brings us together, no matter where you are from. On International #SportDay, let's team up to end the #COVID19 pandemic faster by:
โ†”๏ธ keeping physical distance
๐Ÿ˜ท wearing a mask
๐Ÿ‘ cleaning hands
๐ŸชŸ opening windows
๐Ÿคง coughing/sneezing in your elbow
On #SportDay, here are some tips on how to #BeActive at home during #COVID19:

๐Ÿคธโ€โ™‚๏ธTry exercise classes online
๐Ÿ’ƒ Dance to music
๐ŸŽฎ Play active video games
๐Ÿคพโ€โ™‚๏ธ Try skipping rope
๐Ÿ’ช Do some muscle strength and balance training
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2 Apr
Today is World #Autism Awareness Day

Here are some tips for caregivers of children with developmental disabilities.
1โƒฃ Engage with your child in play and everyday activities
Here are some tips for caregivers of children with developmental disabilities, such as #autism
2โƒฃ Use everyday activities to create opportunities for communication
Here are some tips for caregivers of children with developmental disabilities, such as #autism
3โƒฃ Prepare your child for the day and help him or her to participate in everyday activities
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1 Apr
"This week, more than 25 leaders from the @g20org, @G7 and from every region, united behind the idea of a #PandemicTreaty"-@DrTedros

"Thereโ€™s an acknowledgement and humility from those leaders that collectively the world was not prepared for the first coronavirus pandemic ever seen and that going forward we must collectively do better in future outbreaks"-@DrTedros #PandemicTreaty bit.ly/3u6XIl2
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