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World Health Organization  Official Instagram account of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations health agency #HealthForAll

2.1 billion people lack safe water πŸ’§ at home, putting them at risk of:
Cholera
Diarrhoea
Dysentery
Hepatitis A
Typhoid
Polio
#EnvironmentalHealth

Globally, up to 1 billion children have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional violence or neglect in the past year.

It’s time to #EndViolence against children.

Today is #WorldPopulationDay.
When women can plan their fertility, they can plan their futures.
#DYK: Over 200 million women of reproductive age in developing countries who want to avoid pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method.
#FamilyPlanning

The risk of #dementia may be reduced through healthy habits.
#MentalHealthAwareness

92% of people worldwide do not breathe safe air.
#AirPollution can be deadly.
#BreatheLife

If you have a cough for 2 weeks or more, consult with your health care provider; it could be #tuberculosis. #EndTB!

Support mums to breastfeed anytime, anywhere. We can ALL help make society #breastfeeding-friendly
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Here is how YOU can prevent hearing loss 🎧
#SafeListening

To #EndPolio for good we have to make sure no child is left behind. This month, another round of vaccination in the Lake #Chad island region concluded. Hundreds more refugee and internally displaced children are protected, in some of the most challenging and under-resourced places to grow up.
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πŸ“·: WHO/Darcy Levison

#Yoga can be practised anywhere by people of all ages.
It can help to increase physical activity and #BeatNCDs
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πŸ“·: @who.searo

Exciting news! A new formulation of a drug to prevent excessive bleeding following #childbirth could save thousands of women’s lives, a new WHO study shows.
Postpartum haemorrhage is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500ml or more blood within 24 hours after childbirth.
Approximately 70 000 women die every year because of it. Heat-stable carbetocin could significantly decrease this number .
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πŸ“·: @opspaho

The #monsoon season has started in #Bangladesh πŸ‡§πŸ‡©. Heavy rains have been battering the refugee settlements in Cox's Bazar.
Torrential rains, mudslides and floods make the vulnerable #Rohingya population and their host community even more at risk.
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πŸ“·: @who.searo

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