Evidence shows that #COVID19 does not pose a high risk to children & schools are not drivers of transmission.
We know how to reduce risks to children, teachers & families.
Joint OpEd from @WHO & @UNICEF argues for urgently working toward reopening schools. bit.ly/3v7alN1
School attendance is critical for children’s education &
prospects. Long-term costs of closures—for children & societies—are too large to justify on a continuing basis. @takeshi_kasai & @karin_hulshof say evidence points to the need for schools to reopen. bit.ly/3v7alN1
There is no such thing as zero risk. But the risks are manageable. @WHO guidance on operating schools during #COVID19 includes measures to reduce exposure & transmission:
✅disinfect surfaces bit.ly/3pCNbgB
Staying at home as much as possible is the right thing to do now. Limiting gatherings with people outside your household – like group activities and religious events – can reduce the spread of #COVID19.
Protect yourself and others. Do your part. #StayHome.
🔻Cover your👃and 👄 when coughing or sneezing🤧
🔻Always wash your hands👋
🔻Discard single-use masks😷properly after use
🔻If you become sick, inform crew and seek medical care!
🔻Share your travel history with your health care provider.
To reduce risk of #coronavirus, Practice #FoodSafety!
🛑Use different chopping boards and 🔪for raw 🥩 and cooked food
🛑Wash your 👋 when preparing meals
🛑Make sure 🥩🍖🍗 meat products are cooked thoroughly and properly handled
Your behavior impacts your heart health.
The effects of behavioural risk factors like an unhealthy diet may show up as:
-raised blood pressure
-raised blood glucose (blood sugar)
-raised blood lipids (fatty acids and cholesterol)
-being overweight or obese #BeatNCDs
Simple ways to increase you food and vegetable intake:
🥦Always include vegetables in your meals
🍎Eat fresh fruits and raw vegetables as snacks
🥑Eat fresh fruits and vegetables in season
🥗Eat a variety of choices of fruits and vegetables
It’s World Immunization Week! Vaccinations save over 2-3 million lives every year around the world. Doing your part makes sure you, your family and your community stay disease-free. Protected Together, #VaccinesWork
Vaccine-preventable diseases include:
Here are 5 facts on vaccines you need to know #VaccinesWork!