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Dr Tedros speaks on the occasion of the United Nations’ 75th birthday

Today marks the 75th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the United Nations. 75 years ago, the nations of the world came together in...

Media briefing on COVID-19


Advice for caregivers of people with dementia during COVID-19

Caregivers of people with dementia are facing new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This video provides practical advice to help them reduce their level...

Media briefing on COVID-19 – 18 September 2020

Joining WHO Director-General Dr Tedros at the Virtual Press Briefing of 18 September 2020 was · Dr...

Live from S. Orsola Hospital in Bologna, Italy – originally broadcast on 18 September...

Live from S. Orsola Hospital in Bologna, Italy in time of COVID-19 -- Lindsay Mackenzie from WHO's communication department interviews Marina Tadolini, Researcher, University...

“When you feel safe, you do better” Dr Mike Ryan on health workers safety

"Frontline workers are working under immense pressure and they are extremely courageous. The least we can do is give them the tools, the training...

Dr Edward Kelley talks about the importance of health workers safety for patients safety

"My mother died in the best hospital in NYC from a health care associated infection and subsequent sepsis. The reason was because the staff...

Dr Tedros on World Patient Safety Day

"It's World Patient Safety Day - One key to keeping patients safe is keeping health workers safe. #COVID19 has reminded us of the vital...

Keep health workers safe to keep patients safe

“The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded all of us of the vital role health workers play to relieve suffering and save lives,” said Dr Tedros...

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