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

Today is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

DYK: More than 1.2 MILLION people die on roads each year. 🚦🛑 Road traffic injuries are No 1 cause of death for people aged 15-29. #RoadsHaveStories

Today is #WorldPrematurityDay.

Approximately 1 in 10 of all live births globally in 2014 were #preterm - born alive before 37 weeks of pregnancy.
To enjoy good health before and throughout 🤰🏽and reduce risks of preterm births, women should:
- counsel on healthy diet and optimal nutrition 🍏🍐🍌🍅🥦
- prevent tobacco and substance use 🚭
- have access to quality, and respectful antenatal care 👩🏽‍⚕👨🏾‍⚕️

Today is World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (#COPD) Day. ‬ ‪250 MILLION people 🌍 suffer from COPD.‬ The main causes of COPD are:
‪🔻Tobacco smoking 🚬‬
‪🔻Indoor #airpollution 🔥 🥘 ‬
‪🔻Outdoor air pollution 🏙‬
‪🔻Occupational dusts & chemicals 🏗‬ ‪COPD is not curable, but treatment can relief symptoms, improve quality of life & reduce risk of death.

#AntimicrobialResistance is a threat we must all work to fight.
Preventing the spread of infection can be simple:
🔹Practice good hygiene 🧼 & food preparation 🥘
🔹Stay up to date with vaccinations
🔹Never share #antibiotics 💊

More than 400 MILLION people live with #diabetes 🌍 🌎 🌏.
That means more than 400 MILLION families 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 are affected as diabetes can impose a large economic burden in terms of higher out-of-pocket health-care payments and loss of family income associated with disability, premature death, and caring for disabled family members.

Let’s beat diabetes.
Let’s #BeatNCDs.

Today is #WorldDiabetesDay.

Do you or someone you know have diabetes?

People living with diabetes need a combination of medical treatment and a healthy lifestyle to manage their condition and prevent complications. Let’s #BeatNCDs

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics are the leading causes of antimicrobial resistance. Without effective #antibiotics💊 and other antimicrobials, we will lose our ability to treat common infections like pneumonia #StopDrugResistance

This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week!

The rise of #AntibioticResistance is a global threat.
It can affect anyone,
of any age,
in any country
👶🏽👱🏻‍♀🧔🏽👧🏻👨🏻‍👵🏼👳🏾‍♂👩🏻👦🏼👩🏽‍ Proper use of antibiotics is key to #StopDrugResistance before it’s too late.

#DYK that 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most catastrophic public health crises in modern history: the 1918 influenza pandemic also known as the ‘Spanish flu’?
World War I created the perfect conditions for the Spanish flu pandemic, which killed
more than 50 million people.

Today, seasonal influenza still kills up to 650,000 people every year. That is why influenza vaccinations are so important, especially to protect 👶🏽 👵🏻 👴🏾🤰or people who have vulnerable immune systems. #VaccinesWork

To #EndPolio for good, we must keep working to reach every child with the vaccines they deserve.

Breastfeeding 🤱 is not a one-woman job. Mums need support from families, friends. This is what dads can do. 👨‍👧‍👦

🚬 breaks 💔. 🚬 causes almost 3 million deaths from cardiovascular disease every year. 🚭 saves lives. Say #NoTobacco! 📷 @whoeurope/Armenia

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