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WHO's primary role is to direct international health within the United Nations' system and to lead partners in global health responses.
Actived: Just Now
(5 days ago) Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions. As a core function of public health, health promotion supports governments, communities and individuals to cope with and
Corporal punishment and health
(9 days ago) Corporal punishment is a violation of children’s rights to respect for physical integrity and human dignity, health, development, education and freedom from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. The elimination of violence against children is called for in several targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable
Health Cluster Home
(Just Now) The Health Cluster works at local, national, regional and global levels to meet the health needs of the most vulnerable populations. e-Learning. The Health Cluster Coordination e-learning course provides an introduction to the work of the Health Cluster, which aims to save lives and promote dignity in humanitarian and public health emergencies
(Just Now) health agencies with the World Health Organization; and an account of the drawing up of the Arrangement establishing an Interim Commission of the World Health Organization. IV. Minutes of the plenary meetings. V. The text of the four Final Acts, with table showing how each was signed. Annexes. Index. Acknowledgment.
Update on Omicron
(8 days ago) 2 days ago · Countries should continue to implement the effective public health measures to reduce COVID-19 circulation overall, using a risk analysis and science-based approach. They should increase some public health and medical capacities to manage an increase in cases. WHO is providing countries with support and guidance for both readiness and response.
Sustainable Development Goals
(3 days ago) Health has a central place in SDG 3 “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”, underpinned by 13 targets that cover a wide spectrum of WHO’s work. Almost all of the other 16 goals are related to health or their achievement will contribute to health indirectly.
WHO Philippines World Health Organization
(2 days ago) As the Philippines on Sunday received additional COVID-19 vaccines donated by the COVAX Facility, the Department of Health (DOH), World Health Organization (WHO), and UNICEF conti 31 August 2021. News release. Minimizing the impact of the Delta variant in the Philippines. The Delta variant is the most closely watched coronavirus mutation
Common goods for health
(7 days ago) External funders and governments alike have failed to prioritize investments in core health system functions that are fundamental to protecting and promoting health and well-being. In order to address these under-investments WHO, in close collaboration with external partners, has developed a knowledge programme on financing common goods for health.
Health Events at COP26
(7 days ago) The global health community is driving transformational change to protect the health of people and the planet. WHO and its partners are hosting an extensive series of events at the COP26 UN climate conference, in order to ensure health and equity …
Universal Health Coverage
(9 days ago) Universal health coverage means that all people have access to the health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship. It includes the full range of essential health services, from health promotion to prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and palliative care. Currently, at least half of the people in the world
WHO eHealth at WHO
(7 days ago) The World Health Assembly in 2013 recognized the need for health data standardization to be part of eHealth systems and services, and the importance of proper governance and operation of health-related global top-level Internet domain names, including “.health” (66th World Health Assembly, 2013; Geneva, Switzerland). Resolution WHA66.24
(3 days ago) Occupational health is an area of work in public health to promote and maintain highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations. Its objectives are: the maintenance and promotion of workers' health and working capacity;
Food, Genetically modified
(Just Now) The World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization collaborate on the Codex Alimentarius Commission, which develops the standards, codes of practice, guidelines and recommendations concerning food, including GM products.
The impact of COVID-19 on global health goals
(5 days ago) Health emergencies protection also requires urgent reform. Despite an increased focus on global health security, COVID-19 has revealed a critical need for a well-coordinated, multisectoral health emergency surge capacity and preparedness at all levels and within all countries. Continuing efforts are needed to improve and maintain early warning
COP26 Health Programme
(4 days ago) Commitment 1: Climate resilient health systems. Commit to conduct climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessments (V&As) at population level and/or health care facility level by a stated target date;; Commit to develop a health National Adaptation Plan informed by the health V&A, which forms part of the National Adaptation Plan to be published by a stated target date;
Health product policy and standards
(4 days ago) Health product and policy standards. Our team supports countries to formulate evidence-based policies and ensure good practice and good governance throughout the supply chain from selecting the right products to using them correctly. About us. Good Manufacturing Practices.
Maternal health in Western Pacific
(4 days ago) Maternal health in the Western Pacific. Every mother and newborn child has the right to a positive and safe birthing experience. Maternal health can be promoted by: Improving access to the full range of affordable, equitable and high-quality family planning and reproductive health services to increase the contraceptive use rate and reduce
Women’s health in prison: correcting gender inequity in
(4 days ago) 2 hours ago · Women’s health in prison: correcting gender inequity in prison health. In 1995, the WHO Regional Office for Europe launched the Health in Prisons Project, supported by the WHOCollaborating Centre for Health and Prisons in the Department of Health, United Kingdom. The Project workswithin a network of countries committed to protecting and
Back to basics: HIV/AIDS belongs with sexual and
(6 days ago) empowerment, health and human rights.5 In particular, they knew that achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and protecting reproductive rights is necessary to achieve all the other goals, including the eradication of HIV/AIDS.6,7 The Programme of Action defined prevention, diagnosis
Health Cluster countries and regions
(1 days ago) The Health Clusters are targeting 83.2 million people with $ 2.8 billion in funding requested, of which only $505.6 million (18%) has been funded. Health Cluster Coordinators are responsible for facilitating and coordinating the engagement of health partners in countries to deliver quality programmes and services to the affected populations.