WHO Representative’s statement at the Media Workshop on 12th FYP and health related SDGs

Media have huge potential to influence health-related behaviors and perceptions, especially in countries like Bhutan where people have huge trust on information that appears in the public sphere. The general public often uses this information to make decisions and participate in issues that affects their lives. This way journalists play a huge public role, and must therefore, show responsibility in how they package and share information.

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Strengthening Justice for Children

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Launch of ABS Products

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UN Green Tickets for Youth

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