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    • 11th annual meeting of EuroPharm Forum : report on a WHO meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark 3-5 October 2002 

      EuroPharm Forum. Annual Meeting (‎11th : 2002 : Copenhagen, Denmark)‎; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/02/5036349, 2002)‎
      EuroPharm Forum was founded in 1992. This is a Report of the 11th Annual Meeting, which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October 2002. 70 participants from 26 countries participated in the meeting, which consisted of a business and professional session, including reports of activities during the past year, together with proposals for future activities. The meeting included a public symposium on future aspects of pharmacy practice in the light of WHO policies. During the business part of the meeting, elections were held for new officers and ...
    • Assuring availability of opioid analgesics for palliative care : report on a WHO workshop, Budapest, Hungary 25-27 February 2002 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/02/5037079, 2002)‎
      Regulatory problems in making opioid analgesics available and a series of policy and professional barriers often prevent proper treatment for people who suffer from severe pain. Over 40 experts from Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland and Romania, along with experts from WHO and other organizations, attended the Workshop to evaluate national policies for opioid control and to develop action plans to improve the availability of these drugs for palliative care in their countries. The participants discussed the changes that might need to ...
    • Better palliative care for older people / edited by Elizabeth Davies and Irene J. Higginson 

      Davies, Elizabeth; Higginson, Irene J; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/03/5045272, 2004)‎
      Most deaths in European and other developed countries occur in people aged over 65, but relatively little health policy concerns their needs in the last years of life. As life expectancy increases, the number of people living to older ages is also increasing in many countries. At the same time, the relative number of people of working age is declining and the age of potential caregivers is increasing. Palliative care is therefore of growing public health importance. Older people have traditionally received less palliative care than younger people ...
    • HIV/AIDS treatment and care : WHO protocols in CIS countries 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/03/5045863, 2004)‎
      Lack of access to antiretroviral treatment has been declared by the WHO as a global health emergency, which requires immediate actions. In majority of the CIS countries, where number of people living with HIV/AIDS who need treatment is constantly growing, there is an urgent need to develop a system and algorithm for HIV/AIDS service delivery. This document was developed considering developed health care system of the CIS countries and offers protocols of HIV/AIDS treatment and care, including HAART, for adults and children, treatment of opportunistic ...
    • Responding to the challenge of cancer in Europe / edited by Michel P. Coleman ...[‎et al.]‎ 

      Coleman, Michel P; Alexe, Delia-Marina; Albreht, Tit; McKee, Martin; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; European Commission; Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia (‎EUR/07/5065797, 2008)‎
    • The solid facts : palliative care / edited by Elizabeth Davies and Irene J. Higginson 

      Davies, Elizabeth; Higginson, Irene J; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/03/5044999, 2004)‎
      Populations in European and other developed countries are ageing, and more people are now living with the effects of serious chronic illnesses towards the end of life. Meeting their needs presents a public health challenge. Traditionally, palliative care towards the end of life has been offered mostly to cancer patients, but must now be offered for a wider range of serious illnesses and integrated more broadly across health care services. This booklet is part of the WHO Regional Office for Europe's work to present evidence for health policy- and ...
    • Предоставление помощи и лечения при ВИЧ-инфекции и СПИДе. Протоколы ВОЗ для стран СНГ. Версия 1 

      Всемирная организация здравоохранения. Европейское региональное бюро (‎EUR/04/5057718, 2004)‎
      Ограниченная доступность АРВ лечения признана ВОЗ глобальной проблемой здравоохранения, требующей немедленного решения. В большинстве стран СНГ, где постоянно возрастает число лиц, живущих с ВИЧ/СПИД и нуждающихся в терапии, существует острая потребность создания системы и алгоритма предоставления помощи по ВИЧ/СПИД. Настоящее пособие разработано с учетом развитой системы здравоохранения стран СНГ и предлагает протоколы оказания медицинской помощи, включая высоко активную антиретровирусную терапию для взрослых и детей, лечение оппортунических ...