We work closely with @DOHgovph towards #HealthForAll in the Philippines 🇵🇭

Manila, Philippines
Joined November 2013
What steps can you take to protect your mental health and well-being? Here are some key interventions. 👇
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Ageism is a form of discrimination because of one’s age. It can negatively impact both the younger and older generations. This International Youth Day, let’s spread awareness on how to fight discrimination, stereotypes,& prejudices based on age. #AWorld4AllAges 👶👨👧🙎👵👴
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WHO published consolidated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of #HIV, #hepatitis, and sexually transmitted diseases for key populations. Read the guidelines here: bit.ly/3zs4tlY
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WHO and the @KoreaDCA formally started their joint support to @DOHgovph on 26 July 2022. WHO and KDCA will focus on four key technical areas to help strengthen the country’s health system 👇
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These are surveillance and lab capacity building of existing and emerging infectious diseases, One Health strategies and coordination mechanisms, public health emergency preparedness, and water and sanitation in health facilities.
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Representatives from WHO and the @KoreaDCA visited health facilities to learn more about the country’s COVID-19 pandemic response and other key public health programmes. These include Tondo Medical Center, Philippine Heart Center, and @RITMPH.
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“WHO, with support from @KoreaDCA, remains committed to working with the @DOHgovph in ensuring that health emergencies are rapidly detected & responded to, & systems are in place for a coordinated subnat'l, nat'l, & internat'l response,” said Dr Harrison, OIC, @WHOPhilippines
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Children have the right to feel safe in their homes & communities. 🏞️👪 Ms Jerimae Cabero, Health Program Officer of the DOH, emphasizes the role of collaborative actions in drowning prevention. Watch the talk show here: bit.ly/3vB2nPu #WorldDrowningPreventionDay
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@WHOPhilippines is looking for an institution and/or individuals to provide technical assistance for rapid assessment and updating of the Philippine Road Safety Action Plan (PRSAP) under an Agreement for Performance of Work (APW) contract. 👉 bit.ly/3doxvLR
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WHO Philippines is searching for an institutional or individual partner to provide technical assistance for developing the DOH national policy framework for the promotion of environmental health, and the updating of the NEHAP 2017- 2022. 👉 bit.ly/3dnHp04
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@WHOPhilippines is looking for a technical team or institutional partner to provide technical support for the development of the Philippines’ National Objectives for Health 2023 to 2028 under an Agreement for Performance of Work (APW) contract. 👉 bit.ly/3dn9zbM
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@WHOPhilippines is looking for an institution and/or individuals to provide technical assistance for the launch of NCD/hypertension and diabetes clubs in Western Visayas under an Agreement for Performance of Work (APW) contract. 👉 bit.ly/3SF6DqZ
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#COVID19 vaccines are keeping people from hospitals, from dying, and from having severe disease. Encourage and support your family and friends, especially those at high risk of serious #COVID19 illness, to get their vaccine or booster doses.
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Anyone can be a lifesaver. 💙 Mr Arne Navarra, CEO and President of Philippine Life Saving Society, inspires us to develop life-saving skills by participating in drowning prevention programs. Watch the talk show here: bit.ly/3vB2nPu #WorldDrowningPreventionDay
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Take all #COVID19 vaccine doses recommended by health authorities, including a booster dose, to help your body develop and maintain protection against serious illness and death. 👉🏻 bit.ly/3uAz8g1
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Do I need a #COVID19 vaccine booster dose? Dr Ananda Amarasinghe explains that booster doses sustain immune protection against COVID-19 and should be prioritised for those at highest risk of serious COVID-19 illness. Know more from our #VaxFacts video. 👇🏽
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World Health Organization Philippines retweeted
Good day, Mental Health Champions! The Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with World Health Organization (WHO) Philippines will develop a training module and e-learning course on mental health advocacy and leadership for Persons with Lived Experience (PWLE).
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We can prevent drowning if we support each other. 🚣🏊🏽‍♀️🚤 Ms Marian Fatima Villena of The Policy Center highlights the importance of health, emergency, and disaster risk reduction systems. Watch the talk show here: bit.ly/3vB2nPu #WorldDrowningPreventionDay
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Like any vaccine, #COVID19 vaccines can cause side effects. Most are mild and go away within a few days. The benefits of vaccination against COVID-19 far outweigh any risks of getting hospitalised and missing work due to the disease. #VaccinesWork
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#COVID19 is still around. We can help protect friends and family who are most at risk of severe COVID-19 by encouraging them to get their vaccine or booster doses. Here are some tips for talking about COVID-19 vaccines. ⬇
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