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Mental health in workplace

Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall wellbeing. Mental health in the workplace is this year's theme for World Mental Health Day, which is observed on 10 October.


Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General

"I envision a world in which everyone can live healthy, productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live."


  • Infographic on plague
    Plague is an infectious disease that can become severe if left untreated. If diagnosed early, plague can be cured with antibiotics and supportive care.


Video: The SDG price tag

Investments to achieve the health targets in the SDGs could prevent 97 million premature deaths globally between now and 2030.

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