UN recipe to enjoy safe food this holiday season

UN World Health Organization recipe to enjoy safe food this holiday season

For full report and helpful suggestions visit:

http://who.int/foodsafety/en/

Holidays are a great time for sharing meals with family and friends. But we must also be vigilant about microorganisms such as Salmonella and Campylobacter which can cause serious foodborne diseases.

– When preparing meals remember to practice the Five Keys to Safer Food.

– Teach your children why food safety is important with the fun Five Keys animated video and share it with your family and community.

– Stay vigilant when you travel. Follow the recommendations of the Guide on safe food for travellers.

Fact sheet on Campylobacter

Global Conference on Health Promotion

UN World Health Organization

21 NOVEMBER 2016 | SHANGHAI – Leaders from governments and United Nations organizations, city chiefs, and health experts from around the world today made 2 landmark commitments to promote public health and eradicate poverty.

The 9th Global conference on health promotion, co-organized by WHO and the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China in Shanghai on 21–24 November, has agreed:

  • The Shanghai Declaration on Health Promotion, which commits to make bold political choices for health, stressing the links between health and wellbeing and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals.

The Shanghai Healthy Cities Mayors’ Consensus, which contains a commitment by more than 100 mayors to advance health through improved management of urban environments.

For full report and information visit:

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/conference-health-promotion/en/