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7 April: World Health Day

In the midst of a pandemic, a polluted planet, and increasing diseases like cancer, asthma and heart disease, WHO will focus global attention this World Health Day 2022 on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy and foster a movement to create societies focused on well-being.   

WHO estimates that more than 13 million deaths around the world each year are due to avoidable environmental causes. This includes the climate crisis which is the single biggest health threat facing humanity. The climate crisis is also a health crisis. 

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10/05 2022
Persbericht: Sociale gezondheidsbescherming: haalbare kaart voor lage-inkomenslanden Niamey, 10 mei 2022 – Alle landen wereldwijd staan voor de grote uitdaging om hun bevolking te beschermen. Maar hoe moeten ze die sociale bescherming organiseren? Waar moeten ze beginnen?