At today's WHO Member States Information Session, Vice Health Minister @iverene presented on the #COVID19 pandemic response in 🇩🇴, and indicators used to monitor & control the outbreak. To mitigate economic impacts, 🇩🇴 has gradually opened up after a lockdown.

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of RIOMET ER™ (Metformin Hydrochloride for Extended-Release Oral Suspension) Due to N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Content Above the Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) Limit

Real Pet Food Company of Phoenix, AZ Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Billy+Margot Wild Kangaroo and Superfoods Recipe Dog Food in 4 lb Bags Because of a Possible Salmonella Health Risk (USA)

What a great day of information from the FSIS virtual public meeting! Participants have been learning about science-based, data-driven approaches to reducing salmonella from USDA, FDA & CDC. #StateofTheScience

BD Announces FDA Classifications for August 4th Recalls of BD Alaris™ System Hardware for Keypads, Incorrect Module Types and/or Sizes, and Channel Error

DYK? Pregnant women are 10x more likely to get Listeriosis. It’s important for pregnant women to reheat deli meats until steaming hot or 165°F, in order to protect their baby from this illness.

Tobacco use harms your cardiovascular system.

Every year, almost 2⃣ million people 🌎🌏🌍 die from tobacco-induced heart disease.

More details in the latest WHO brief 👉

64 higher income economies have now joined the COVAX Facility, a global initiative bringing together governments and manufacturers to ensure eventual #COVID19 vaccines reach those in greatest need, whoever they are and wherever they live

Do you know what the most common foodborne pathogens are? Knowing the source & what to look for can help protect you & your family from foodborne illnesses!

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay

#Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of #dementia and may contribute to 60–70% of cases. People with dementia need access to care. Let's ensure the dignity of every person with a #MentalHealth condition is respected


The World Health Organization (WHO) is the @UN's specialized agency for health, governed by 194 Member States. It provides science-based recommendations to protect people's health everywhere.


Have you joined #Film4Health & chosen your favourite 🎞️ in the special #mentalhealth category of the #HealthForAll Film Festival yet?

You can watch the 4 shortlisted films & cast your vote until 25 September.

Vote now:

Around 4⃣8⃣ million couples and 1⃣8⃣6⃣ million individuals around 🌏🌍🌎 live with infertility.

See the overview of global #infertility in the WHO updated factsheet 👉

#Thailand🇹🇭 launched its response to #COVID19 on 3 January 2020 a 10 days before the first case was detected in the country.
Watch how Thailand came together to fight the outbreak.

Passionate about #publicservice and would like to join the #FoodSafety team? FSIS has vacancies for Food Inspectors in Sioux Falls, SD & Worthington, MN. More details & application here:

It’s National Cheeseburger Day! No matter how you top it make sure it’s cooked safely by always using a food thermometer to check for an internal temp of 160 °F!

Power outages and flooding can compromise the safety of your food. If you’re currently affected by Hurricane #Sally, here are some tips to keep you and your food safe!

Are you remembering to check your steps in the fridge, too!?
💧 Clean – wash your hands for 20 seconds getting anything out of the fridge to eat.
↔️ Separate – store raw meats in containers to prevent juices from leaking.
❄️ Chill – make sure your fridge is set at or below 40°F.

How should schools assess their risk before reopening? What do we know about children and #COVID19?

Dr @mvankerkhove explains in this episode of #ScienceIn5, WHO’s conversations in science 👇

Research shows that harmful bacteria spreads faster throughout your kitchen from this dangerous practice and can stay on surfaces for up to 32 hours. Make sure you clean then sanitize your surfaces.

Long term commitment to & investment in a strong public health system has helped #Thailand manage #COVID19 to date.
Village & migrant health volunteers & trained field epidemiologists are part of 🇹🇭 public health response to detect & respond to outbreaks.

Hurricane #Sally is expected to bring flash flooding and river flooding over portions of the central Gulf Coast. Here’s what you need to know to keep food safe if you experience flooding.

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