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    • Asia pacific strategy for emerging diseases 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2005)‎
      Asia has been at the epicenter of some recent emerging infectious diseases. The outbreaks of SARS and avian influenza make it clear that communicable diseases, especially emerging infectious diseases, continue to pose serious public health threats in the Asia-Pacific Region and to the world at large. Countries and areas in the Asia-Pacific Region must be better prepared to meet these challenges if they hope to minimize their impact on health and economic development and prevent the international spread of disease. The Asia-Pacific Strategy for ...
    • Asia pacific strategy for emerging diseases 2010 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2011)‎
    • Asia pacific strategy for strengthening health laboratory services, 2010-2015 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2010)‎
      The Asia Pacific Strategy for Strengthening Health Laboratory Services (‎2010-2015)‎ presents a brief overview of the major challenges in assuring reliable laboratory services and offers a health systems perspective in dealing with them. Efficient and reliable health laboratory services are an essential and fundamental component of any strong and effective health system and its goal to improve health. Reliable and timely results from laboratory investigations are crucial in decision-making in almost all aspects of health services. The objective of ...
    • HIV/AIDS care and treatment for people who inject drugs in Asia and the Pacific: An essential practice guide : egional of the 19th Meeting of the national AIDS programme managers, Bali, Indonesia, 29-31 October 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2008)‎
      This guide is meant to be complementary to the global ART guidelines and are designed for physicians, programme planners, other health care workers, People Living with HIV, and drug users in order to have one simplified user-friendly reference guide for national adaptation on management of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy for IDUs. It is based on the discussions with health care workers, researchers and programme managers from South-East Asia and the Western Pacific Regions and the experiences from scaling-up ART and harm reduction services.
    • HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region - 2001 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2001)‎
      The book provides details on the HIV/AIDS situation for each country in the Asia Pacific region. Countries are presented in descending order, starting with countries with the highest estimated HIV prevalence rate to those countries with the lowest estimated HIV prevalence rates. The HIV/AIDS situation in each country is presented, along with an estimate of the annual number of AIDS deaths that can be expected in the years 2000 and 2005. In this report, annual AIDS deaths are calculated based on a standard median survival interval for 9 years.
    • Management of national blood programmes 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2010)‎
      A series of three workshops on "Management of National Blood Programmes" was organized jointly by the Blood Services Group (‎BSG)‎ of the Health Sciences Authority (‎HSA)‎ in Singapore and the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPRO)‎, Manila and Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEARO)‎, New Delhi, supported by the Singapore Government through its Singapore Cooperation Programme. The three workshops were conducted annually from 2007 to 2009. Each workshop focused on key management areas that were deemed to be critical ...
    • Priority HIV and sexual health interventions in the health sector for men who have sex with men and transgender people in the Asia-Pacific Region 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2010)‎
      This document identifies the priority interventions required by the health sector to meet the HIV and sexual health needs of men who have sex with men and transgender persons. Key recommendations from WHO standards of practice and key resources are emphasized to highlight how national health sector partners can strengthen their response to HIV among men who have sex with men and transgender persons. It guides the selection and prioritization of interventions for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, as well as directs readers to key resources ...
    • Psychosocial issues and ethics in medical education 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎SEA-HMD-218, 2005)‎
      The meeting was designed with the objective of improving the quality and relevance of psychosocial and ethical dimensions of medical education and develop a framework to strengthen the psychosocial and ethics components of medical education. This meeting builds on the current work in both regions with respect to reorientation of health profession education from biomedical/disease focus to respond better to health care needs of individuals and communities and to improve the quality and standards of education. This report captures the conclusions ...
    • Scaling up HIV testing and counselling in Asia and the Pacific 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎SEA-AIDS-177, 2007)‎
    • Securing our region's health 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2010)‎
      Protecting the health and lives of people against the threat of infectious diseases is an ongoing challenge. In 2005, two regions of the World Health Organization, the South-East Asia Region and the Western Pacific Region, joined forces in a new initiative to confront these challenges. The resulting Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (‎APSED)‎ has guided countries and areas in strengthening their capacity to prevent, detect and respond to infectious diseases, and in ensuring they are well prepared in the event of a newly emerging threat. ...
    • Strategy on health care financing for countries of the Western Pacific and South-East Asia Region (‎2006-2010)‎ 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2005)‎
      The World Health Assembly endorsed a resolution on Sustainable health financing, universal coverage and social health insurance in 2005. This volume translates this overarching policy direction into strategic actions for countries in the Western Pacific and South-East Asia Regions of WHO. It provides detailed analysis of issues and challenges in increasing resources, effectiveness and equity in health financing and develops a framework to assist health financing reform in Member countries.
    • A strategy to halt and reverse the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs in Asia and the Pacific 2010-2015 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎2010)‎
      Description: This document is a call to action and a road map to ensure that the HIV and hepatitis epidemics among people who use drugs and their sexual partners in the Asia Pacific region will be halted. It is a collective product prepared on behalf of the United Nations Regional Task Force on Injecting Drug use and HIV for Asia and the Pacific. The strategy is designed to provide a regional framework, and it identifies issues and priorities and provides guidance to countries in the region for developing national strategic responses over the ...