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Tedros Adhanom said: "Madagascar can make plague epidemics a thing of the past through strategic investments in its health system – including better access to healthcare, improving preparedness, surveillance and response capabilities, and implementing the International Health Regulations," External link

who Monday, January 8, 2018 8:17:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "Madagascar can make plague epidemics a thing of the past through strategic investments in its health system – including better access to healthcare, improving preparedness, surveillance and response capabilities, and implementing the International Health Regulations," External link

who Monday, January 8, 2018 8:17:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "This unprecedented pneumonic plague outbreak was contained due to the tireless efforts of Malagasy health workers and partners. WHO will continue to support plague preparedness, control and response, and we call on our international development partners to help us end human outbreaks. This will include better understanding of the wider factors that allow plague to spread, and strengthening national capacities to manage similar emergencies in the future," External link

who Monday, January 8, 2018 8:17:00 PM CET

Matshidiso Moeti said: "We must sustain a strong alert and response system to rapidly detect and respond to new plague cases as they emerge," "WHO urgently requires an additional US$ 4 million to sustain response operations over the next three months and until April 2018" External link

who Monday, January 8, 2018 8:17:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said (about Tony Lake): “UNICEF is a critical partner in our effort to improve the world’s health, particularly in the drive to protect its most vulnerable women and children,” “I very much look forward to work with Ms Fore towards reaching the agenda 2030 goals. At the same time, I wish to extend my own deepest thanks to my friend and colleague Tony Lake for his exceptional commitment and leadership” External link

who Saturday, December 23, 2017 8:07:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom added: “Ms Fore has an impressive array of experience and expertise. She will be a great asset to the international health and development community,” External link

who Saturday, December 23, 2017 8:07:00 PM CET

Ahmad Reza says: “The capacity-building process for health inequality monitoring in Indonesia and the development of this report can be used as an example for other countries on how to integrate health inequality monitoring into their national health information systems,” External link

who Tuesday, December 19, 2017 12:20:00 PM CET

Peter Salama said: “These figures indicate the high burden of influenza and its substantial social and economic cost to the world,” External link

who Thursday, December 14, 2017 12:19:00 PM CET

Peter Salama said: “All countries, rich and poor, large and small, must work together to control influenza outbreaks before the arrival of the next pandemic. This includes building capacity to detect and respond to outbreaks, and strengthening health systems to improve the health of the most vulnerable and those most at risk,” External link

who Thursday, December 14, 2017 12:19:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "It is completely unacceptable that half the world still lacks coverage for the most essential health services," External link

who Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:19:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "It is completely unacceptable that half the world still lacks coverage for the most essential health services," External link

who Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:19:00 PM CET

Katsunobu Kato said: "Past experiences taught us that designing a robust health financing mechanism that protects each individual vulnerable person from financial hardship, as well as developing health care facilities and a workforce including doctors to provide necessary health services wherever people live, are critically important in achieving 'Health for All,'" External link

who Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:19:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom says: "Nearly 10 million people develop dementia each year, 6 million of them in low- and middle-income countries," External link

who Thursday, December 7, 2017 12:03:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom says: "Nearly 10 million people develop dementia each year, 6 million of them in low- and middle-income countries," External link

who Thursday, December 7, 2017 12:03:00 PM CET

Etienne Krug says: “It is critical for countries to be able to identify the number of people who experience disability, as well as the unmet needs, barriers and inequalities they face,” “By doing so, governments are better placed to provide the services people with disability need” External link

who Monday, December 4, 2017 12:33:00 PM CET

Etienne Krug says: “It is critical for countries to be able to identify the number of people who experience disability, as well as the unmet needs, barriers and inequalities they face,” “By doing so, governments are better placed to provide the services people with disability need” External link

who Sunday, December 3, 2017 12:29:00 PM CET

Seth Berkley said: “Last year we saw the largest yellow fever outbreak in 30 years hit Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo; we cannot afford to see a repeat in West Africa,” External link

who Saturday, December 2, 2017 12:27:00 PM CET

حسين، على says: "Universal health coverage is a priority for the UAE," External link

who Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:17:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom added: “I congratulate the Government of Madagascar for the way it has worked with partners to contain this outbreak. This is just the type of leadership needed to prevent outbreaks spiralling out of control,” External link

who Monday, November 27, 2017 8:25:00 PM CET

Peter Salama said: “It is a tragedy that a disease from the Middle Ages, that can be easily treated, could threaten an entire country and kill more than 200 people. There is far too little funding for plague research, prevention and preparedness, and this year thousands of people in Madagascar have suffered as a result,” External link

who Monday, November 27, 2017 8:25:00 PM CET

Claudia Garcia Moreno says: “Health services have a crucial role in responding to violence against women,” External link

who Friday, November 24, 2017 12:16:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said (about Peter Sands): "WHO looks forward to working with Peter Sands to continue saving lives and to help countries move towards universal health coverage," External link

who Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:23:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said (about Peter Sands): "WHO looks forward to working with Peter Sands to continue saving lives and to help countries move towards universal health coverage," External link

who Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:23:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "This is a critical time in the global fight against HIV, TB and malaria. We need to accelerate progress and pay special attention to regions that have fallen behind. Slowing down is not an option," External link

who Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:23:00 PM CET

Douglas Bettcher says: “It is important to frame facts in a way which encourages people to apply what they have learnt, in order for them to adopt new behaviours,” External link

who Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:19:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "People living in Small Island Developing States are on the frontline of extreme weather events, rising sea levels and increased risk of infectious disease," External link

who Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:27:00 PM CET

Tedros Adhanom said: "People living in Small Island Developing States are on the frontline of extreme weather events, rising sea levels and increased risk of infectious disease," External link

who Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:27:00 PM CET

Gottfried Hirnschall says: "We have seen a nearly 5-fold increase in the number of countries developing national plans to eliminate life-threatening viral hepatitis over the last 5 years," External link

who Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:19:00 PM CET

Charles Gore says: "We cannot lose sight of the fact that last year 194 governments committed to eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. For sure we are still a long way from this goal but that doesn’t mean it’s some unattainable dream. It’s eminently achievable. It just requires immediate action," External link

who Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:19:00 PM CET

Jean Marie Okwo Bele says: “We have seen a substantial drop in measles deaths for more than two decades, but now we must strive to reach zero measles cases,” External link

who Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:02:00 PM CEST

Seth Berkley said: “This remarkable drop in measles deaths is the culmination of years of hard work by health workers, governments, and development agencies to vaccinate millions of children in the world’s poorest countries,” External link

who Thursday, October 26, 2017 8:02:00 PM CEST

Tabare Vazquez said: “Governments should be fully committed to reducing the toll from NCDs, as the human and economic costs are far too great to ignore,” “This places a heavy responsi-bility on governments to act. But by taking determined action to protect people from the main risks causing NCDs, we will make it easier for people to enjoy healthier lives, while supporting communities and countries to grow and develop strongly” External link

who Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:18:00 PM CEST

Tabare Vazquez added: “Beating NCDs, and promoting health, are issues for everyone and across every area of government. Finance ministries save lives by taxing tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks, by cutting consumption and raising revenues to treat NCDs. Trade and investment agreements should not be used as an excuse to look the other way, wash our hands and not protect the public health of our citizens. Education ministries need to ensure our youth are well informed and taught how to make the healthy choice, that schools make available healthy food and provide opportunities for play and recreation” External link

who Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:18:00 PM CEST

Tim Evans said: “It is unconscionable that in 2017, pregnancy and child birth are still life-threatening conditions for women, and that 7 000 newborns die daily,” External link

who Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:18:00 PM CEST

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