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(earth)Welcome to the World Health Organization Official Community! Here we will share the latest information on how to stay healthy from the world's top scientists and public health experts. Join our community today to get the best tips on how to: (bicycle) Stay physically active (pea) Eat a nutritious diet (smiley) Take care of your mental health (do_not_enter) Avoid alcohol and tobacco (syringe) Protect yourself from disease and much more! WHO works with 194 countries and has 150 offices around the world, to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable.
(paperclip) (earth)Welcome to the World Health Organization Official Community! Here we will share the latest information on how to stay healthy from the world's top scientists and public health experts. Join our community today to get the best tips on how to: (bicycle) Stay physically active (pea) Eat a nutritious diet (smiley) Take care of your mental health (do_not_enter) Avoid alcohol and tobacco (syringe) Protect yourself from disease and much more! WHO works with 194 countries and has 150 offices around the world, to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable.
Today’s the big day! One World: #TogetherAtHome CONCERT! Join Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, JessieJ, Taylor Swift, and more for the World Health Organization's historic broadcast in support of healthcare workers and the response to coronavirus.
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LIVE: One world, #TogetherAtHome! #COVID19
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🎉Thanks for joining our live show to support the coronavirus response. If you missed it you can still click the link above to watch. Join the chat below to learn more about how to protect yourself from coronavirus.
True or false: Smoking makes you more vulnerable to coronavirus?
True! Now is the best time to quit smoking. Smokers are more vulnerable to coronavirus as they have impaired lung function. https://www.who.int/news-room/campaigns/connecting-the-world-to-combat-coronavirus/healthyathome/healthyathome---quitting-tobacco
During #COVID19, #BeActive and remain #HeathlyAtHome: -Take some online exercise classes -Dance -Play active video games -Jump/skip rope -Practice muscle strength & balance training
“While the world strives to develop a new vaccine for COVID-19 at record speed, we must not risk losing the fight to protect everyone, everywhere against vaccine-preventable diseases." -Dr Tedros, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General
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eating a healthy diet
staying connected with friends and family
How are you staying healthy at home?
Doing What Matters in Times of Stress
We are glad to see that everyone is looking after their mental and physical health! If you're feeling stressed you can check out WHO's stress management guide for some cool tips: http://bit.ly/WHOStressManagement
Health tip of the day:
Health tip of the day:
Who drinks more men or women?
The answer is men. Read more about how alcohol impacts health here:
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Health tip of the day:
all of the above
A healthy diet can help protect you from which disease?
All of the above are correct! Eating a healthy diet can prevent disease and is important for getting the right energy into your body.
WHO: A global response to a global pandemic
WHO is uniting across borders to speed up the development of tests, treatments and a vaccine for COVID-19, while continuing our work to promote health and serve the vulnerable.
E-cigarettes can have long-lasting, damaging effects on the brain development of young people under 25.
The secret is out: The tobacco industry targets the vulnerable
Today is #WorldBicycleDay - cycling is not only healthy, it’s also good for the environment! Cycling helps you to maintain a balanced weight and prevents disease as well as improves mental health & well-being.
World Blood Donor Day 2020
Every day, even during a pandemic like COVID-19, regular blood donations are needed all over the world to ensure individuals & communities have access to safe & quality-assured blood & blood products. Safe blood saves lives:https://bit.ly/2AhZI3M
Happy #PublicServiceDay! Today, we thank all the people in public services who work in healthcare, social welfare, education, postal delivery, transport, law enforcement, sanitation & more. They risk their lives for us during #COVID19.
On the frontlines: serving the public during a pandemic
Join us in thanking frontline heroes:
Reboot Youth Health and Wellbeing Digital Awards
Join us on 7 July (1-2:30 PM CEST) for the Reboot Youth Health & Wellbeing Digital Awards, aimed at developing solutions to keep young people safe & healthy. It's time to #RebootYouthHealth! Register: https://bit.ly/2Bpl1AP
Dr Maria Van Kerkhove talks about the importance of individual choices in fighting the pandemic
👆Everyone can do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19
During wide-spread COVID-19 transmission WHO advises postponing non-essential oral health care – oral health check-ups, dental cleanings and preventive care – and only seeking emergency oral health care. bit.ly/3fN4SmX
WHO encourages everyone to brush their teeth twice daily with a toothpaste that has fluoride, drink water as your main drink, have a diet low in free sugars, and stop all forms of tobacco and reduce alcohol intake.
Dr Tedros on World Patient Safety Day