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LIVE: #WHA75 Strategic Roundtable: Towards a new architecture for health emergency preparedness, response and resilience: 10 proposals for a safer world nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1Mn…
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LIVE: #WHA75 Strategic Roundtable: Towards a new architecture for health emergency preparedness, response and resilience: 10 proposals for a safer world nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1Mn…
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#AskWHO Live Q&A with Dr @mvankerkhove 🗓️ Today at 5:40pm CEST 📺 WHO Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & YouTube Tune in & ask your questions about #COVID19 & health emergencies!
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World Health Organization (WHO) retweeted
Congratulations @DrTedros on your re-election as Director-General of @WHO. I look forward to continuing to work together for the health & well-being of people worldwide.
Today at #WHA75 Member States re-elected @DrTedros to serve a second five-year term as Director-General of the WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's new mandate officially commences on 16 August 2022. 👉 bit.ly/3LI9iLO
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World Health Organization (WHO) retweeted
Beyond heartbroken with this tragic news. I'm sending my deepest condolences to the parents and families of the babies who lost their lives.
Je viens d'apprendre avec douleur et consternation le décès de 11 nouveaux nés, dans l'incendie survenu au service de néonatalogie de l'hôpital Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh de Tivaouane. A leurs mamans et et à leurs familles, j'exprime ma profonde compassion.
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Day 5 of the 75th World Health Assembly #WHA75 will resume at 09h00 CEST. Follow live here bit.ly/WHA75 Find today’s programme in the Day 5 Journal bit.ly/WHA75JournalDay5
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The World Health Assembly #WHA75 Day 4 has adjourned. Delegates will reconvene tomorrow at 09h00 CEST.
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Delegates at #WHA75 agreed a resolution calling for more action and resources to better prepare cities and urban centres for emergencies. bit.ly/3PInnME
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Delegates at #WHA75 also passed a resolution for improving clinical trial capabilities in all countries, as a central aspect of strengthening countries’ health systems. bit.ly/3PInnME
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#WHA75 decided that WHO's core budget should be financed to a large extent through the membership fee from its Member States. Björn Kümmel, chair of WHO’s Working Group on Sustainable Funding, explained why this is important to align WHO's capacities with the world's expectations
#WHA75 adopts a landmark decision to improve WHO’s financing model where Member States target a gradual increase of their membership dues to represent 50% of WHO’s core budget by the 2030-2031 budget cycle, at the latest bit.ly/3yWTLVR
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LIVE: Q&A on primary health care and universal health coverage. #AskWHO nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1Zk…
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World Health Organization (WHO) retweeted
Following #COVID19 lessons, @WHO and #Thailand signed a collaboration on sharing pathogens to the #BioHub. This contribution will enable scientists around the 🌍 to quickly access novel pathogens and undertake research to develop health tools, when another crisis strikes. #WHA75
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#Ukraine is one of the countries selected for the WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health. 🇺🇦First Lady Olena Zelenska at #WHA75 speaks about the importance of providing #MentalHealth support to war survivors. We need health for peace & peace for health.
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Day 4 of the 75th World Health Assembly #WHA75 will resume at 09h00 CEST. Follow live here bit.ly/WHA75 Find today’s programme in the Day 4 Journal bit.ly/WHA75JournalDay4
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World Health Organization (WHO) retweeted
“Heartfelt congratulations to my brother @DrTedros for your re-election as @WHO Director-General. We @WHOEMRO look forward to working ‘together for a healthier world’, benefiting from your wisdom & leadership at this critical time.” Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari #HealthForAll_ByAll
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The World Health Assembly #WHA75 Day 3 has adjourned. Delegates will reconvene tomorrow at 09h00 CEST.
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It is intended that the gradual increase to assessed contributions will start with WHO’s 2024-25 budget, with a proposed 20% increase over the assessed contributions in the approved 2022-23 base budget #WHA75
#WHA75 adopts a landmark decision to improve WHO’s financing model where Member States target a gradual increase of their membership dues to represent 50% of WHO’s core budget by the 2030-2031 budget cycle, at the latest bit.ly/3yWTLVR
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WHO's current financing model has been identified by many experts as posing a risk to the integrity & independence of its work. WHO’s over-reliance on voluntary contributions results in an ongoing misalignment between organizational priorities & the ability to finance them #WHA75
#WHA75 adopts a landmark decision to improve WHO’s financing model where Member States target a gradual increase of their membership dues to represent 50% of WHO’s core budget by the 2030-2031 budget cycle, at the latest bit.ly/3yWTLVR
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More predictable & sustainable funding for WHO makes economic sense for the Organization’s contributors - an investment case shows that every US dollar invested in WHO delivers a return on investment of at least USD35 #WHA75 bit.ly/3yWTLVR
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