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WHO, Qatar and FIFA leaders agree to promote health at 2022 FIFA World Cup!

As part of a unique global partnership to promote health, the senior leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO), the State of Qatar and FIFA today agreed a range of measures that will be implemented at this year’s 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar to protect and encourage health; and …

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FIFA and WHO reiterate call on world to #ACTogether!

FIFA is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) to encourage football fans, world leaders and policymakers to #ACTogether to end the COVID-19 pandemic, with a special campaign running throughout the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. “Football provides a unique platform to convey positive impactful messages for …

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FIFA supports World Health Organization 16-day campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence!

FIFA and the World Health Organization have teamed up to raise awareness about domestic violence and support those at risk, during the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. The campaign kicks off during today’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and will run until Human Rights …

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FIFA and WHO mark two-year anniversary of MoU!

During the most challenging period for global health in living memory, FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) today mark the two-year anniversary of a strategic collaboration aimed at promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of people worldwide. The signing of a four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in …

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FIFA & ASEAN join for mental health campaign #ReachOut!

FIFA and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have joined forces to launch #ReachOut, a campaign designed to promote healthy lifestyles to help combat the symptoms of mental health conditions, and to encourage people to seek help when they need it. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be more …

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FIFA and WHO #ACTogether to tackle COVID-19!

FIFA is teaming up with the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote the need for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics, and to encourage people to keep practicing life-saving, everyday public health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to protect health. In conjunction with the …

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#SafeHome campaign renewed to push for elimination of violence against women!

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Commission and the European Parliament Sports Group have joined forces to raise awareness about the risk of domestic violence and call for an end to violence against women and children. Following the joint …

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FIFA, African Union, WHO & CAF promote campaign against domestic violence in Africa!

FIFA is joining forces with the African Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to jointly address the issue of domestic violence by launching the #SafeHome campaign across the African continent. The initiative is designed to support women and children victims of domestic violence, …

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CAF, FIFA, WHO & SGSA hold joint Safety & Security COVID-19 review meeting for Africa!

In light of COVID-19 pandemic, CAF in partnership with major stakeholders such as FIFA, World Health Organization (WHO) and Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) organised a unique one-day meeting to brainstorm on the impact of the crisis on African football. A brainchild of the CAF Safety & Security Department headed …

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FIFA, WHO & football stakeholders draft medical considerations & risk assessment tool!

FIFA is sharing a football risk assessment tool with its 211 member associations, the six continental confederations and other stakeholders in order to facilitate the planning of the resumption of football activities by competition and match organisers, as soon as health authorities and governments consider it safe. It has been …

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