@who World Health Organization

We are the #UnitedNations ’ health agency. We are committed to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere - #HealthForAll

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1 minute ago

Smoking can increase your chance of severe #COVID19 . #SpeakOut & join #TobaccoExposed dance with @im .quangdang ahead of World #NoTobacco Day!

2 days ago

False information on #COVID19 is spreading & putting people in danger. Make sure to double-check everything you hear against trusted sources.⠀ ⠀ For accurate information on #coronavirus find official advice from your country's public health authority & WHO!

3 days ago

◻️👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 Scientists ⠀ 👩‍💻👩‍💼 Researchers⠀ 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️ Health Care Workers ⠀ ⠀ are working together to better understand #COVID19 , how it spreads & and how to protect people.⠀ ⠀ While they continue their work we need to come together. Let’s all prevent the spread of the #coronavirus

4 days ago

#COVID19 has robbed us of: 👩‍❤️‍👨 people we love 🌆 lives and livelihoods It has shaken the foundations of our 🌍. But it has also reminded us that for all our differences, we are one human race, and we are stronger TOGETHER!

6 days ago

FACT: There are currently no drugs licensed for the treatment or prevention of #COVID19 #coronavirus

2 weeks ago

#COVID19 threatens us all, whoever we are, wherever we live. Now more than ever, the 🌎🌍🌏 needs WHO To build a healthier world: FOR YOU, FOR EVERYONE!

2 weeks ago

Nutrition tips: 1. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables 2. Eat moderate amounts of fats 3. Limit 🧂 intake to less than 5 grams per day 4. Limit sweets and sugary drinks 5. Drink plenty of water 6. Avoid drinking alcohol #BeatNCDs #HealthyAtHome

2 weeks ago

The WHO mission is to:⠀ ⠀ ✅Promote health,⠀ ✅Keep the world safe,⠀ ✅Serve the vulnerable.⠀ ⠀ During #COVID19 pandemic, WHO is on the ground to ensure health, recovery & safety of all countries.⠀ ⠀ #HealthForAll #WHOImpact #WHA73

2 weeks ago

« Through solidarity, through trust, through working together, we have a chance to turn a tragic pandemic into a beacon of hope for the future of our planet » - Dr Mike Ryan, WHO Health Emergencies Programme Executive Director ⠀ #COVID19

2 weeks ago

SAVE THE DATE: 16-17 May 2020:⠀ ⠀ Due to #COVID19 , Walk The Talk will go virtual this year!⠀ ⠀ Join WHO for some fun, #HealthyAtHome activities that you and your family can take part in.⠀ ⠀ Stay tuned for more information!

2 weeks ago

It’s #InternationalNursesDay , the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth!⠀ ⠀ Today, we #SupportNursesAndMidwives by celebrating their bravery, kindness & dedication bouquet 💐

3 weeks ago

Q: How should I wash and dry clothes, towels and bed linen, if no one in my household is a suspected or confirmed #COVID19 patient?

3 weeks ago

People who are sick with #COVID19 have done nothing wrong. Also, contracting COVID-19 doesn’t mean someone has less value than anyone else. ⠀ ⠀ Let’s be kind, respectful and supportive to each other!⠀ ⠀ #SolidarityNotStigma #TogetherWeCan

3 weeks ago

Smallpox is the only human disease to be eradicated so far. A lesson we must take is: when the 🌍 unites behind science and public health measures we can defeat diseases and protect lives and livelihoods.

3 weeks ago

Make your own avatar using @genies and spread WHO’s #HealthyAtHome   messages with personalised stickers that you can use on messaging & social media! To make your own, simply download the Genies app from App Store or Play Store.

3 weeks ago

WHO's mission is: promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable. This means delivering #HealthForAll , everywhere, including in areas affected by war and conflict. The most important tool to fight #Ebola , #COVID19 and other disease outbreaks is peace.

3 weeks ago

Everyday, healthcare workers around the world are at risk. Not just from #COVID19 , but from other people.⠀ ⠀ Health workers are caring for us. Let us care for them.⠀ ⠀ Be respectful.⠀ Be supportive.⠀ Be kind.

3 weeks ago

In a little over 3 months, #COVID19 has changed the world in so many ways, bringing us closer together and reaffirming the importance of #HealthForAll . This video shows the key moments so far as WHO works with partners worldwide to fight #coronavirus and save lives.

3 weeks ago

Today is #HandHygiene Day! ⠀ ⠀ Nurses, midwives & other #healthworkers are the front-line heroes saving lives from #COVID19 . ⠀ ⠀ What can we do to help? Hand hygiene is one of the most effective actions you can take to reduce the spread of pathogens and prevent infections. ⠀ ⠀ Join the #SafeHands challenge and practice the right technique. ⠀ ⠀ #SafeHands save lives.

3 weeks ago

Today is the International Day of the #Midwife ! #Midwives are essential to the provision of quality of care, in all settings, globally. We thank 👏 ALL midwives for their efforts to save lives of moms and babies. #MidwivesDay

4 weeks ago

Make your own avatar using @genies & support WHO’s #StaySafe initiative with personalized stickers you can use on messaging & social media! To make your Genie, simply download the Genies app from App Store and Android #COVID19 #coronavirus

4 weeks ago

🆕WHO #StressManagement guide helps people recognize the physical signs of stress e.g. ❗️Headache ❗️Neck, shoulder & back pain ❗️Upset stomach ❗️Heavy chest ❗️Not feeling hungry ❗️Lump in the throat ❗️Tight muscles

4 weeks ago

If you are experiencing violence during #COVID19 , you should:⠀ ⠀ 🤝 Reach out to supportive family, friends or neighbours⠀ ☎️ Call a hotline or access information online if possible⠀ 🆘 Seek out local services for survivors⠀ ⠀ Swipe left to learn more ⏩⠀ ⠀ #coronavirus

4 weeks ago

Feeling stressed? New WHO guide 📙 provides techniques to help you cope with stress. Find our guide at 👉 bit.ly/WHOStressManagement