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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

Tedros Adhanom said: “We urgently need new approaches and action on a dramatically different scale if we are to stop people dying unnecessarily from noncommunicable diseases,” “I am committed to engaging the very best people in the world to address our health challenges,” External link

who Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:34:00 PM CEST

Anders Nordstroem said: "Immunization campaigns are important steps in protecting children against preventable diseases and assuring their well-being" External link

who Wednesday, October 4, 2017 8:27:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “The team represents 14 countries, including all WHO regions, and is more than 60% women, reflecting my deep-held belief that we need top talent, gender equity and a geographically diverse set of perspectives to fulfil our mission to keep the world safe,” External link

who Tuesday, October 3, 2017 7:17:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “I am thrilled to welcome this group of diverse, talented global health leaders to WHO and am grateful for the opportunity to work alongside them to ensure health for all. I also would like to acknowledge the work of my transition team, chaired by Dr Senait Fisseha, which has been instrumental not only in helping me seamlessly move into the Director-General role, but also in putting together this leadership team,” External link

who Tuesday, October 3, 2017 7:17:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: "By the year 2050, 1 in 5 people in the world will be aged 60 and older," External link

who Friday, September 29, 2017 8:31:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: "By the year 2050, 1 in 5 people in the world will be aged 60 and older," External link

who Friday, September 29, 2017 8:31:00 PM CEST

John Beard concluded: "Integrated care can help foster inclusive economic growth, improve health and wellbeing, and ensure older people have the opportunity to contribute to development, instead of being left behind," External link

who Friday, September 29, 2017 8:31:00 PM CEST

John Beard says: “The world’s health systems aren’t ready for older populations,” External link

who Friday, September 29, 2017 8:31:00 PM CEST

Francesco Branca said: ”Providing medicines to populations at risk reduces the intensity of intestinal helminth infections,” External link

who Friday, September 29, 2017 12:27:00 PM CEST

Francesco Branca says: “Improving basic hygiene, sanitation, health education and providing access to safe drinking-water are also keys to resolving the health and nutritional problems caused by intestinal worms,” External link

who Friday, September 29, 2017 12:27:00 PM CEST

Bela Ganatra says: “Increased efforts are needed, especially in developing regions, to ensure access to contraception and safe abortion,” External link

who Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:30:00 PM CEST

Gilda Sedgh says: “Like many other common medical procedures, abortion is very safe when done in accordance with recommended medical guidelines and that is important to bear in mind,” External link

who Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:30:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher adds: "We need to urgently accelerate progress in the battle to beat NCDs," "The window of opportunity to save lives is closing. This is playing out before our eyes in many ways, including in the increasing numbers of people, particularly children and adolescents, suffering from obesity, overweight and diabetes. If we don't take action now to protect people from NCDs, we will condemn today’s and tomorrow’s youth to lives of ill-health and reduced economic opportunities" External link

who Monday, September 18, 2017 8:12:00 PM CEST

Brima Kargbo said: “Cholera is a devastating disease which spreads quickly and kills fast, and risks can increase after severe flooding,” External link

who Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:29:00 PM CEST

Seth Berkley said: “The devastating floods and landslides which ravaged Sierra Leone throughout August have left the country dangerously vulnerable to water-borne disease outbreaks,” External link

who Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:29:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “China’s health reforms show it's possible to implement far-reaching, quality transformations in a short time. Its success in providing 95% of its population with access to health insurance is a model for other countries in how to make our world fairer, healthier and safer. We can all learn something from China,” External link

who Monday, August 21, 2017 8:24:00 PM CEST

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