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    • 35th Session of WHO South-East Asia Advisory Committee on Health Research 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-ACHR-37, 2018)‎
    • Access to medicines 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/9, 2017-08)‎
      Access to medicines is at the core of universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. Despite progress over the past decade in improving access to essential medicines in the Region, this has not been uniform. As health needs in the Region evolve, Member States face increasing challenges in ensuring equitable access to a growing range of quality essential medicines at affordable prices. Access to medicines has been a Flagship Priority for the WHO South-East Asia Region since 2014. An earlier version of the attached working paper ...
    • Alcohol Policy in the WHO South-East Asia Region: A Report 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018)‎
      This report on 'Alcohol Policy in the WHO South-East Asia Region' enumerates the progress made in alcohol policy development in WHO South-East Asia Region Member States since the endorsement of the Global Strategy to Reduce the harmful Use of Alcohol in 2010. The purpose of this report is to review the situation of alcohol policy interventions in the WHO South-East Asia Region Member States, based on the Global Strategy to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol. Evidence shows that the overall situation of policy implementation and intervention ...
    • Annual report on monitoring progress on UHC and the health-related SDGs 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC71/12, 2018)‎
      The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015, together with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (‎SDGs)‎ to be achieved by 2030. The Agenda emphasizes the need to “ensure no one is left behind”. The health goal (‎SDG3)‎ aims “to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”. The WHO South-East Asia (‎SEA)‎ Region published an analysis of the status of universal health coverage (‎UHC)‎ and the health-related SDGs in the Region in 2016 and 2017. The Seventieth session of the Regional Committee ...
    • Bangladesh pharmaceutical profile 2017 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018)‎
    • Banished from Bhutan: the story of how a small mountain kingdom eliminated measles 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2017-08)‎
    • Bending the Curve - Keeping our Promise of Ending TB in the South-East Asia Region on time 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018)‎
    • Bending the curve: ending TB in the WHO South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2017-08)‎
    • Bhutan pharmaceutical profile 2017 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018)‎
    • Blood Transfusion Services in South-East Asia Region. A 5-year review 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018-09)‎
      Through its Blood and Transfusion Safety programme, WHO supports countries in strengthening national blood systems to ensure timely access to safe and sufficient supplies of blood and blood products based on voluntary unpaid blood donation to achieve universal health coverage. This report is based on Blood Transfusion services data (‎2011-2015)‎ obtained from WHO Global Database on Blood Safety (‎GDBS)‎ and intends to help National blood transfusion services in reviewing their achievements/gaps in order to further strengthen the National Blood ...
    • Building health systems resilience to climate change 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC70/3, 2017)‎
      Health is sensitive to climate change. The risks to health from climate change include mortality and morbidity due to extreme heat, injuries and mortality due to extreme weather events, vector- and waterborne diseases due to changes in the ecosystem, respiratory diseases due to increased emissions, and mental health and nutritional issues. Health-care facilities are also vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events. A well-prepared and responsive health system is crucial for preventing and minimizing the health risks posed by climate ...
    • Care Over Neglect: Neglected Tropical Diseases in South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2017-09)‎
    • CATCH approach for smokeless tobacco cessation in the South-East Asia region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018-05)‎
      Tobacco cessation remains a weak point in tobacco control in the South-East Asia Region (‎SEAR)‎. Though there is clear scientific evidence that tobacco cessation interventions are highly cost-effective public health measures, countries of the Region have failed to optimally prioritize this issue so far. This assumes greater importance in case of smokeless tobacco (‎SLT)‎ cessation initiatives that ought to take into account a complex set of factors in the Region such as culture, religion, gender, age, educational background, socioeconomic ...
    • Codex Standards in the WHO South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018-04)‎
      Food related outbreaks in the increasingly complex global food chain could involve multiple countries across continents since sourcing of raw materials and manufacturing processes transcend national boundaries. Codex standards, guidelines and recommendations are the benchmarks for national health and safety requirements for food. Codex standards are recognized in the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the World Trade Organization. The standards, guidelines and recommendations adopted by the Codex Alimentarius ...
    • Collaborative framework for addressing Autism Spectrum Disorder in the South-East Asia Region. 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2017)‎
      The collaborative framework for implementation of the “WHO South-East Asia Regional Strategy on Autism Spectrum Disorders” articulates to Member States: the nature of autism spectrum disorder and the issues faced by PwASD and their caregivers; the foundation on which the Regional Strategy and the collaborative framework is based; desired outcomes against each objective of the ASD Regional Strategy; recommended actions to fulfill each objective; requisite parameters that should govern the recommended actions; and suggested guidelines for monitoring, ...
    • Coming a long way - together : no more polio 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2014)‎
    • Communicable disease risk assessment and interventions : Cyclone nargis: Myanmar, updated 27 May, 2008 

      World Health Organization; World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia; WHO Myanmar Country Office (‎WHO/HSE/EPR/DCE/2008.4, 2008)‎
    • Communicable disease risk assessment and interventions : Cyclone Sidr disaster: Bangladesh, November 2007 

      World Health Organization; World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia; WHO Bangladesh Country Office (‎WHO/HSE/EPR/DCE/2007.6, 2007)‎
    • A compilation of technical papers presented during regional meeting, Bangkok, Thailand. 16-18 December, 2014 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2014)‎