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    • Rabies elimination in South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-389, 2006)‎
      Description: The South-East Asia Region contributes 60% of global rabies mortality which can be prevented. The meeting brought together national focal points from human health and animal health sectors from countries of the Region where rabies is a major problem. The meeting reviewed the status of rabies and formulated mechanisms for implementation of the strategy for elimination of rabies. It was recommended that Member Countries establish national rabies control programmes and make modern tissue-culture rabies vaccine accessible to people. WHO ...
    • Reaching those who are left behind: health, the SDGs and the role of Universal Health Coverage - next steps in South-East Asia Region 

      Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization (‎SEA-HSD-392, 2016-08)‎
    • Reducing risk-taking behaviour among young drug users in South Asia 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2006)‎
    • Reducing risk-taking behaviour among young drug users in South Asia. Field Manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2006)‎
    • Reducing unsafe abortion 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MCH-231, 2006)‎
      Unsafe abortion accounts for 13% of all maternal deaths. The report highlights the proceedings of the workshop that addressed the issues related to the clinical, health systems and policy considerations and recommendations contained in the WHO guidance document and related materials; discussions on the legal and policy factors that facilitate or constrain access to safe abortion and post-abortion care; and strategies at national level for integrating safe abortion - in circumstances where it is legally permitted - and addressing/responding to ...
    • Reducing workplace exposure through risk management toolkit 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Occ.Health-36, 2008)‎
    • Regional and national database for selected diseases 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-136, 2005)‎
    • Regional consultation and partner's forum on NCD surveillance and monitoring, Bangkok, Thailand, September 17-19, 2018 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NCD-100, 2019)‎
    • Regional consultation of NGOs and civil society on the post-2015 health development agenda 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎9789290224396, 2013)‎
      The Regional Consultation of NGOs and Civil Society on Post-2015 Health Development Agenda took place in the context of the global thematic consultation on health in the post 2015 development agenda, co-convened by the Government of Botswana, Government of Sweden, UNICEF and WHO. This thematic consultation was part of extensive consultations involving governments, civil society, the private sector, academia and research institutions. The recommendations from this meeting formed part of the inputs into the final report on the post 2015 Development ...
    • Regional consultation on a strategic framework for active healthy ageing in the South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NUT-178, 2010)‎
      Description: The world is experiencing a rapid demographic transformation and by the middle of the twenty-first century, the proportion of people above the age of 60 years may well be significantly high. This increase will be greatest and most rapid in developing countries where the demographic transformation will bring about a number of health, social and economic challenges. The Regional Consultation on a Strategic Framework for Active Healthy Ageing in the South-East Asia Region brought participants and experts from Member States to review the ...
    • Regional consultation on developing guidelines for water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in schools 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-566, 2010)‎
      Most Member countries of the WHO South-East Asia Region do not have in place comprehensive guidelines on establishing and maintaining water supply and sanitation facilities, and for the promotion of hygiene in schools. There are also no fixed standards on water quality, sanitation and hygiene education. While some countries have taken the initiative to provide such education through the school health programme, lack of guidance and preset standards on initiating water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in schools retards the progress of school ...
    • Regional consultation on development of traditional medicine in South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Trad.Med.-80, 2007)‎
    • Regional consultation on food-based dietary guidelines for countries in asia region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NUT-180, 2012)‎
      Appropriate dietary information and messages remain a major tool for the promotion and protection of the health and nutrition of all population groups while also serving as an important primary preventive measure against chronic diseases across all age groups. In this regard, food-based dietary guidelines (‎FBDGs)‎ provide the necessary information and knowledge in an easy-to-understand and population-friendly manner with the possibility of influencing changes in dietary behaviours. The Regional Consultation on Food-Based Dietary Guidelines for ...
    • Regional consultation on health of the urban poor 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-345, 2011)‎
      One of the challenges of the 21st century is managing the accelerating pace of urbaization. Projections suggest that by the year 2030, six out of ten people all over the world will live in cities. By 2050 this proportion is likely to reach 70 per cent. Most of the growth in urban population will occur in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Currently, the urban population in South-East Asia is estimated to be about 600 million, of about 150 million are estimated to be poor. In the whole wake of the often unplanned and unregulated urbanization, the ...
    • Regional consultation on integrated approach to malaria control 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MAL-262, 2010)‎
      This Regional Consultation was organized on 26-29 October 2009 to review the achievements and challenges in the implementation of the Revised Malaria Control Strategy in the South-East Asia Region 2006-2010. Several Member States of the South-East Asia Region reported progress in malaria control over the past seven years, during which reduction of malaria morbidity and mortality was also observed. Environmental issues related to malaria transmission such as climate change, integrated vector management and the involvement of non-health sectors and ...
    • Regional consultation on mortality statistics 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-304, 2007)‎
    • Regional consultation on safe street foods 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NUT-184, 2012)‎
      In recent years, "street foods" have assumed important cultural, economic and social dimensions. Civil and public health administrators have come to realize that "street foods" have significant economic potential, where food is made available at affordable prices to the lower and middle-income groups, particularly the urban middle classes. Selling of food by street vendors also generates employment for the unskilled and unemployed sections of societies. A comprehensive approach, based on ground realities, to meet the public health challenge posed ...
    • Regional consultation on social determinants of health 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-284, 2005)‎
      This report contains proceedings from a regional consultation organized by the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (‎CSDH)‎ held at the WHO South-East Asia Regional Office, September 15-16, 2005. The meeting was attended by WHO regional and country staff, and Commissioners and members of the Commission Secretariat. The aim was to brief participants regarding the work of the CSDH as well as exchange views regarding challenges and possible solutions related to reducing the negative impact due to inequality and inequity. The Regional Director, ...