World Health Day (April 7) Social Media Toolkit
Social Media Toolkit
Leading up to WHD – April 1-6
Save the date – join CDC and global partners in commemorating #WorldHealthDay on April 7. Share your #globalhealth story!
It’s almost #WorldHealthDay – April 7. Explore CDC’s #globalhealth resources to raise awareness for the health and security of people around the world. http://bit.ly/CDCGlobalResourcesExternal
As #WorldHealthDay (Apr 7) nears, find #globalhealth resources you can share – social media graphics, fact sheets, photos, and more. http://bit.ly/CDCGlobalResourcesExternal
Coming up on April 7 – we’ll be sharing stories from CDC around the world to raise awareness for #WorldHealthDay and the progress and challenges that remain for #globalhealth.
Share CDC’s Global Health Stories on WHD – April 7
Today is #WorldHealthDay, which marks the anniversary of the day @WHO was established almost 70 years ago. Today we’ll be sharing stories of progress and the work that remains to be done against #globalhealth threats like HIV, TB, cholera, polio, malaria, measles, Zika, & more.
Today is #WorldHealthDay! All day we will share stories from CDC around the world that highlight the progress made so far and the challenges that remain for many #globalhealth threats.
Some bright spots in @WHO’s 2017 World #Malaria Report 2017: more countries are accelerating towards elimination, and prevention tools, like bednets, are reaching more people at risk of malaria. http://bit.ly/2IdMzXLExternal #WorldHealthDay
Eliminating #malaria in the Americas is within reach. Read more in this @CDCFound blog: http://bit.ly/2GEYdhkExternal #WorldHealthDay
CDC and @PMIgov experts are among authors in special @AJTMH supplement on impact of programs to #endmalaria for good in Africa. Read the supplement here: http://bit.ly/2GEZc10External #WorldHealthDay
HIV & TB
Radio campaigns helped increase the number of people screened for HIV in Rwanda. Finding the “last positives” is critical to controlling the spread of HIV. Read more: http://bit.ly/2GjHyQMExternal #WorldHealthDay
TB and HIV are a deadly combination since TB is the no. 1 cause of death among those living with HIV. The good news is that we have effective treatment and prevention tools. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2GRXXsQExternal #WorldHealthDay
A new comprehensive plan will integrate evidence-based best practices to reduce #cholera deaths by 90% by 2030. http://ow.ly/Psf930iLjCJExternal #WorldHealthDay
With over 50+ years of work to prevent, detect and respond to cholera outbreaks, CDC continues to evaluate, adapt and promote effective measures to combat cholera. Find out more: http://ow.ly/Psf930iLjCJExternal #WorldHealthDay
Welcome to Poliopolis! CDC polio lab scientists have been hard at work developing and testing a new oral polio vaccine. Learn more about their efforts and this unique clinical trial: http://bit.ly/welcome-to-poliopolisExternal #endpolio #WorldHealthDay
Overcoming obstacles to polio eradication in Pakistan http://bit.ly/2GDFFhqExternal #WorldHealthDay
More than 100,000 children worldwide are born with congenital rubella syndrome even though there is a cost-effective vaccine widely available. Learn more about this #globalhealth threat: http://bit.ly/2GlaJyWExternal #WorldHealthDay
#Zika is a significant public health challenge. CDC and partners continue to conduct surveillance and research activities around the world. Learn more about the fight against Zika: http://bit.ly/2GRLup7External #WorldHealthDay
Other Health Threats
How do motorcycle couriers help to speed up accurate lab diagnostic for those in remote areas? Read about the work of @ridersforhealth: http://bit.ly/2GflcQsExternal #WorldHealthDay
Pinpointing the cause of a mystery illness in Tanzania emphasizes the DETECTIVE in #diseasedetective. Read more: http://bit.ly/2GEExKAExternal #WorldHealthDay
High levels of antimicrobial resistance are found in every region of the world. A champion initiative in Vietnam strengthens proper infection prevention and control practices. Read more about the response to #AMR: http://bit.ly/2GRwhEnExternal #WorldHealthDay