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Kieran O Leary says: ”For Rovio teaming up with the World Health Organization for a healthier future makes perfect sense,” External link

who Monday, July 26, 2021 4:11:00 PM CEST

Etienne Krug noted: “Anyone can drown, no one should,” External link

who Friday, July 23, 2021 7:01:00 PM CEST

Hans Henri said: “The epidemiology of drowning in the WHO European Region is different to the rest of the world,” External link

who Friday, July 23, 2021 11:50:00 AM CEST

Henri P Kluge warned: “In Europe, drowning most commonly occurs in middle-aged males and is predominantly associated with recreational activities. But as we have seen from the recent devastating floods in western Europe, climate change presents a new and frightening level of risk for a range of health consequences, including drowning, that have not been properly recognized,” External link

who Friday, July 23, 2021 11:50:00 AM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “Sport and health are natural allies, with mutually reinforcing benefits,” External link

who Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:07:00 AM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “Vaccine inequity is the world’s biggest obstacle to ending this pandemic and recovering from COVID-19,” External link

who Thursday, July 22, 2021 6:04:00 AM CEST

Shannon Hader said: “Over 20 years ago, initiatives for families and children to prevent vertical transmission and to eliminate children dying of AIDS truly kick-started what has now become our global AIDS response. This stemmed from an unprecedented activation of all partners, yet, despite early and dramatic progress, despite more tools and knowledge than ever before, children are falling way behind adults and way behind our goals,” External link

who Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:04:00 PM CEST

Ren Minghui said: “The HIV community has a long history of tackling unprecedented challenges, today we need that same energy and perseverance to address the needs of the most vulnerableour children. African leaders have the power to help us change the pace of care and should act and lead until no child living with HIV is left behind,” External link

who Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:04:00 PM CEST

Chewe Luo said: “The lives of the most vulnerable girls and young women hang in the balance, locked into deeply entrenched cycles of vulnerability and neglect that must urgently be interrupted. With the endorsement of United Nations Member States, the new global AIDS strategy recommits us all to address these intersecting vulnerabilities to halt and reverse the effects of HIV by 2030. We know that rapid gains can be achieved for girls and young women; what is needed is the courage to apply the solutions, and the discipline to implement these with rigor and scale,” External link

who Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:04:00 PM CEST

Tereza Kasaeva said: “The discovery, development and rapid uptake of new tools, interventions, and strategies are critical to substantially reduce TB incidence and reach the global End TB targets” External link

who Monday, July 19, 2021 2:35:00 PM CEST

Meg Doherty said: “The strong collaboration between paediatric HIV research networks is one of the elements that makes Paediatric DTG a success story from which we can all learn,” External link

who Friday, July 16, 2021 6:22:00 PM CEST

Hans Henri said: “It is encouraging to see that COVID-19 vaccination rates in prisons are increasing,” External link

who Friday, July 16, 2021 4:50:00 PM CEST

Carina Ferreira Borges explains: “We need to remember that wisely chosen and evidence-based practices in prisons can be a good opportunity to provide health services and products to vulnerable groups of society that may have had very limited access to health care in general ahead of incarceration,” “It is very important that detention facilities continue all measures to protect people from the virus, but at the same time remain open for health care so no one is left behind in line with the aim of the WHO European Programme of Work” External link

who Friday, July 16, 2021 1:08:00 PM CEST

Tereza Kasaeva said: “WHO is encouraging manufacturers to develop quality-assured formulations of rifapentine and submit them for product evaluation to the WHO Prequalification Unit to increase their access and affordability” External link

who Friday, July 16, 2021 1:08:00 PM CEST

Meg Doherty said: “HIV self-testing has been an effective tool in accelerating progress towards achieving global goals, and many country programmes have benefited from the availability of HIV self-testing to support continuity of essential services in the COVID-19 context,” External link

who Thursday, July 15, 2021 4:02:00 PM CEST

Philippe Duneton said: “Unitaid played a critical role in expanding access to HIV self-testing in countries and is pleased to advance efforts supporting HCV self-testing,” External link

who Thursday, July 15, 2021 4:02:00 PM CEST

Carina Ferreira Borges added: “WHO presented a series of best buys cost-effective policies that can reduce alcohol consumption levels in Member States. These are measures in the domains of fiscal policies and marketing regulations, and are aimed at reducing easy access,” “If those policies could be implemented fully across the Region, we could save thousands of lives that are now being lost due to cancer and other noncommunicable diseases, and make people healthier and happier” External link

who Thursday, July 15, 2021 11:01:00 AM CEST

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