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Today is #HandHygiene Day!
🤲🏻🤲🏿🤲🏼🤲🏾🤲🏽

Hand hygiene is a simple act that can grow into big changes: improving quality of care and leading to #HealthForAll
#HandHygiene and #InfectionPrevention and control matters when it comes to quality health care and saving lives bit.ly/2VYjzea
#InfectionPrevention and control prevents both the spread of #AntibioticResistant organisms and the occurrence of infection and thus, the need for antibiotic use bit.ly/2VYjzea
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The @CSO4UHC is calling on #HLMUHC to commit govts to move from private, voluntary, out-of-pocket payments towards public financing with minimum 5% of GDP as govt health spending. Here’s why. #UHC4Me 1/7
World Health Report 2010 by @WHO showed that only when direct payments fall to 15–20% of total health expenditure that incidence of financial catastrophe and impoverishment falls to negligible levels. 2/7
World Health Report 2010 also showed that governments which ensure access to a set of services usually spend 5–6% of GDP as government health expenditure. 3/7
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It's World Immunization Week!

Vaccine-preventable diseases include:
Cervical cancer
Cholera
Diphtheria
Hep B
Influenza
Japanese encephalitis
Measles
Meningitis
Mumps
Pertussis
Pneumonia
Polio
Rabies
Rotavirus
Rubella
Tetanus
Typhoid
Varicella
Yellow Fever
#VaccinesWork!
It’s World Immunization Week!

Through childhood, adolescence and into old age, #VaccinesWork to protect our health at every stage of life!

👉 bit.ly/2ICUZMx #HealthForAll
It's World Immunization Week!

Ensure you and your family are vaccinated on time, every time. Check with your health worker to see if your vaccines are up-to-date.

Yes, #VaccinesWork! 👉bit.ly/2ICUZMx
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I want to share 2 stories. Both of these women have recently been potentially diagnosed with cancer.

For now, I'll call them "woman on the left" and "woman on the right".

I want to share the differences in health care.

Please finish the thread to see how I know them.
Woman on the left is Dutch. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Woman on the right is Indigenous. She is also a wife (widow), mother, and grandmother.
Woman on the left recently got a call saying she needs to go for further testing after results came back from a test she took a week ago.

Woman on the right has been waiting for further testing for months. Her scheduled MRI was just cancelled because the machine broke down.
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Today is #WorldHealthDay. The NCDC is committed to ensuring that health is a human right by providing the information and service every Nigerian needs to protect their own health and the health of their families.

#HealthForAll #WorldHealthDay2019 #WHD2019 #WorldHealthDay
A strong health system is critical to the detection, prevention and response to public health emergencies in #Nigeria. NCDC continues to work closely with @Fmohnigeria and our sister agencies to ensure #HealthForAll.

#WorldHealthDay2019 #WHD2019 #WorldHealthDay
We are grateful for the support from @WHO/@WHONigeria in protecting the health of #Nigerians. We will continue to collaborate closely to ensure #HealthForAll of #Nigerians...everyone, everywhere.

#WorldHealthDay2019 #WHD2019 #WorldHealthDay
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There's so much more that health is missing through these few years of development.

So much more can be done through #communication and #data mining.

What exactly is drawing health back when other discipline have skyrocketed their fields in tech?

#HealthForAll #WHD2019
While Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacies and other health professionals need to do more through accumulating capabilities outside the core health discipline to take courses starting with maybe critical thinking or design thinking. Learn tech skills in analytics etc.

#HealthForAll
Preventive health can be finally the major health market when predictive analytics is capitalized on.

However, we still need a deep EHR system to gather enough data. These data are everywhere but putting them in a place is important for growth.

#HealthForAll #WHD2019 @WHO
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It's #WorldMentalHealthDay.

DYK: Half of all #mentalhealth conditions start by 1️⃣4️⃣ years of age, but most cases are undetected and untreated.
WE ALL have a role to play in supporting adolescents 👧🏾🧒🏼👦🏿👩🏽 with their mental health bit.ly/2CzHeve #LetsTalk
Some adolescents are at greater risk of #mentalhealth conditions due to their living conditions, stigma, discrimination or exclusion, or lack of access to quality support and services bit.ly/2IgMdAY #WorldMentalHealthDay
Emotional disorders commonly emerge during adolescence.
In addition to depression or anxiety, adolescents with emotional disorders can also experience excessive irritability, frustration, or anger bit.ly/2IgMdAY #WorldMentalHealthDay
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Cancer.
Diabetes.
Lung disease.
Heart diseases.
Stroke.

These noncommunicable diseases are the world's biggest killers, responsible for 7 out of every 10 deaths worldwide.

Today more than ever, we need your help to #BeatNCDs & promote #MentalHealth!

#UNGA
The #UNGA High-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases just started! Let’s #BeatNCDs
📺 live: bit.ly/2Ojacoq via @UNWebTV
“Noncommunicable diseases are widespread. I call on you leaders to fulfil commitments you already made to integrate action on NCDs”—@AminaJMohammed, @UN Deputy Secretary-General at the #UNGA high-level meeting to #beatNCDs
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Vaccine-preventable diseases include:
Cervical cancer
Cholera
Diphtheria
Hep B
Influenza
Japanese encephalitis
Measles
Mumps
Pertussis
Pneumonia
Polio
Rabies
Rotavirus
Rubella
Tetanus
Typhoid
Varicella
Yellow Fever
Protected together, #VaccinesWork!
Vaccines prevent deadly diseases.

#VaccinesWork
Immunization is our shield against serious diseases🛡

#VaccinesWork to protect individuals and communities!
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It's World Immunization Week!
Vaccine-preventable diseases include:
Cervical cancer
Cholera
Diphtheria
Hep B
Influenza
Japanese encephalitis
Measles
Mumps
Pertussis
Pneumonia
Polio
Rabies
Rotavirus
Rubella
Tetanus
Typhoid
Varicella
Yellow Fever
Protected together, #VaccinesWork!
Globally, 1 out of 10 children never receive any vaccination. This must change. #VaccinesWork to ensure #HealthForAll! bit.ly/2Gehs1F
It’s World Immunization Week! Through childhood, adolescence and into adulthood #VaccinesWork to protect health at every stage of life no matter where you live bit.ly/2Gehs1F #HealthForAll
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