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    • 25 - سؤالا و جوابا عن الصحة و حقوق الانسان 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2003)‎
    • 8 Steps for establishing model areas for community-based initiatives 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/CBI/018/E/G, 2003)‎
      Investing in health, particularly that of the poor, is central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. These approaches are based on the principle that good health status-an important goal in its own right-is central to creating and sustaining capabilities of poor people to meet ...
    • 8 Steps for establishing model areas for community-based initiatives 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/CBI/018/E/G, 2003)‎
      Investing in health, particularly that of the poor, is central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. These approaches are based on the principle that good health status-an important goal in its own right-is central to creating and sustaining capabilities of poor people to meet ...
    • A compendium of drinking water quality standards in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/CEH/143/E, 2006)‎
      This compendium presents an overview of drinking-water quality standards in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. It aims at promoting the sharing of experience among countries in the adaptation and setting of appropriate drinking-water quality standards. It may also be used in devising local drinking-water quality standards in the short term. Standards of a more permanent nature should, nonetheless, be derived from conducting studies which take into account local prevailing conditions. A survey was conducted to collate as much relevant ...
    • A compendium of standards for wastewater reuse in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/CEH/142/E, 2006)‎
      This compendium provides an overview of the quality standards for the reuse of treated wastewater in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Information was collected through surveys and from the Centre for Environmental Health Activities (‎CEHA)‎, who conducted countries requesting that ministries of health provide pertinent standards and regulations for wastewater reuse quality standards in their countries. Available standards are summarized from Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia ...
    • A guide for non-formal education institutions 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/IEH/69-E/G/93, 1993)‎
    • A practical guide for health researchers 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2004)‎
      This comprehensive guide to health research reaches out to a wide spectrum of people: students who wish to learn the basic principles of health research and how to conduct it, field researchers, and those involved in teaching and training of health research methodologies. It seeks to develop practical skills, starting with defining the characteristics of a good research question, guiding the reader through translation of that question into a research study, conduct of the research, and finally presentation of the outcome of the research to the ...
    • A practical guide to developing and implementing school policy on diet and physical activity 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2010)‎
    • A regional guide to conducting an adolescent health situation analysis 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2011)‎
      Scarcity of information and lack of data collection and analysis tools are the main challenges for the work of adolescent health programmes in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. This user-friendly guide on conducting an adolescent health situation analysis has been developed to support countries in establishing a database for adolescent health-related indicators, in order to lead the process of programmatic planning and implementation and to measure progress and the impact of interventions. It guides the user through the four-phased ...
    • A regional overview of wasterwater management and reuse in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/CEH/139/E, 2005)‎
    • A review of literature on health environments for children in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: status of childhood lead exposure 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2005)‎
      This publication takes stock of ongoing work relating to childhood lead exposure with a view to consolidating and disseminating scientific knowledge and experience as two important elements in the process of implementing the healthy environment for children initiative effectively in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. It reflects the status of childhood lead as a significant environmental issue of particular concern to children's health and well-being, and offers a comprehensive review of 37 studies conducted in the Region focusing on childhood lead issues
    • A short guide to implementing the healthy city programme 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2010)‎
      Healthy city programmes have been implemented in countries of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region for 20 years. However, no universal systematic approach for the implementation of the healthy city programme has been established. World Health Day 2010 provided the opportunity to push forward the urbanization and health agenda by securing the political commitment of more than 200 cities in the Region. Entrance into the regional healthy city network is contingent upon meeting certain criteria that quality a city as a "healthy city". This concise, ...
    • A short guide to producing national health accounts 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/HEC/001/E, 2005)‎
      National health accounts are an internationally accepted tool for collecting, cataloguing and estimating financial flows through the health system regardless of the origin or destination of funds. National health accounts provide information to improve health system performance. To date, national health accounts have been conducted in more than 60 middle-income and low-income countries. The Guide to producing national health accounts, published by WHO in collaboration with the World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development ...
    • A strategy for active, healthy ageing and old age care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 2006-2015 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/HSG/030/E, 2006)‎
      Population ageing or rapid increase in the number of older people is a global phenomenon. Nations are greying as the elderly population is growing much faster than the overall population due to decreasing fertility and increasing life expectancy. In most of the industrialized world, population ageing has been a gradual process following steady socioeconomic growth over several decades and generations. In the developing countries, the process is being compressed into two or three decades over a single generation. In 2050, there will be two billion ...
    • A strategy for nursing and midwifery development in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎1997)‎
      Members of the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Advisory Panel on Nursing have been instrumental in developing this regional strategy. the strategy is recommended to those who work in and those who are responsible for the provision of health services in member states. It provides a framework that aims to assist in the development of effective and efficient nursing and midwifery services. This strategy takes the position that quality nursing servecies, both in the hospital and community health setting, are one of the main pillars of health system ...
    • A study of national health research systems in selected countries of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan and Sudan 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎2004)‎
      This timely publication comes at a time of global interest in promoting the development of appropriate national health research systems in low and middle-income developing countries. It presents the findings of a detailed and systematic situation analysis of the national health research systems in five countries of WHO's Eastern Mediterranean Region: Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Morocco, Pakistan and Sudan. The aim of the study was to pave the way for developing innovative and effective strategies for strengthening national health research ...
    • A teacher's guide for adult education 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/IEH/68-E/G/93, 1993)‎
    • Accelerating HIV treatment in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean and UNAIDS Middle East and North Africa regions 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean; UNAIDS (‎2013)‎
    • Access to health services for Palestinian people: case studies of five patients in critical conditions who died while waiting to exit the Gaza Strip: April 2008 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (‎WHO-EM/OPT/002/E, 2008)‎