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    • Health-care reform for the twenty-first century in the South-East Asia Region : Report of the regional meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 20-22 October 2009 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-329, 2010)‎
      Recognizing that health systems need to respond better and faster to people's demands in a changing world and continuing relevance of primary health care (‎PHC)‎ and the values of Alma-Ata Declaration, a Regional Meeting on Health-Care Reform for the Twenty-first Century was held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 20-22 October 2009. There are many notions of health-care reform. In general, health-care reform is an effort to increase effectiveness, efficiency, accessibility and responsiveness of the health system in order to improve health equity. However, ...
    • Healthy ageing: report of the regional meeting on healthy ageing, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 October 2016 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2016)‎
    • Healthy environments for children : Report of a workshop, Pattaya, Thailand, 3-5 February 2003 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-540, 2003)‎
    • Healthy settings: coordinator training : Report of a national workshopo, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 25-27 February 2009 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-562, 2009)‎
      Description: The practice of promoting "healthy settings" in Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region began over a decade ago as an approach to encourage community-level health development. A range of practices spanning different degrees of success is in place in almost every country in the Region. The hallmark of the "settings" idea is the active engagement of local communities in creating optimum conditions for their health. They do so by improving the quality of their physical and social environment that is often the source of ill-health. ...
    • Hepatitis B potency testing standardization : report of a meeting WHO/SEARO, New Delhi, New Delhi, 9-11 April 2001 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Vaccine-131, 2001)‎
    • High-level preparatory (‎HLP)‎ meeting for the sixty-third sessin of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia : WHO-SEARO, New Delhi, 28 June - 1 July 2010 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-PDM-18, 2010)‎
      Description: This publication is the report of the High-Level Preparatory (‎HLP)‎ Meeting for the Sixty-third Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia. Delegates from Member States in the Region reviewed the working papers to be discussed at the Sixty-third Session of the WHO Regional Committee to be held in September 2010. During the meeting, the Regional Office staff members concerned made brief presentations and responded to issues considered during the discussions. For each of the agenda items, the HLP meeting made observations ...
    • Highlights of the work of WHO in the South-East Asia Region : Report of the Regional Director 1 July 2008 - 31 August 2009 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA/RC62/2, 2009)‎
      Over the years, WHO's collaborative activities with its Member States in the South-East Asia Region have addressed priority issues in health development. The main objective has been to ensure equity and social justice in the provision of health care, particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups. As Highlights of the work of WHO in the South-East Asia Region, 1 July 2008-31 August 2009, shows, significant progress has been made on several fronts but there are many challenges that need to be overcome. The report also serves as a useful ...
    • HIV and young people : report of the regional consultation, Thailand, 11-14 October 2005 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-AHD-6, 2007)‎
      Young people (‎10-24 years)‎ are at the centre of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in terms of transmission, impact, vulnerability and potential for change. WHO is working to strengthen and accelerate country-level health sector action in relation to young people (‎YP)‎ and HIV/AIDS, and thereby enable a range of actors to maximize their contributions to an expanded response for achieving global goals. This includes a focus on the 4 "S" strategies comprising Strategic information; Services and supplies; Supportive policy environment, and Strengthening action ...
    • HIV early diagnosis/treatment: implementation science research to strengthen retention in the cascade 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-AIDS-196, 2015-07)‎
      Implementation Science Research helps countries tackle HIV. Most countries in the Region are moving towards early initiation of treatment for people living with HIV, however there are major challenges including early diagnosis and linkages to care, reaching key populations, developing robust monitoring and evaluation systems and identifying efficient service delivery models. Implementation science research which translates research findings into real world public health systems can help overcome these challenges. To strengthen the role of ...
    • HIV prevention and control : Report of the twenty-second Meeting of National AIDS Programme Managers, Yangon, MMR, 10-12 Sep 2012 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-AIDS-192, 2014)‎
      Despite progress in terms of HIV prevention interventions and access to antiretroviral therapy in the Member States of the South-East Asia Region, significant challenges remain for sustainable HIV prevention and control programmes. Gains over the past three decades have been threatened by dwindling donor interests and resources. There is need for sustaining and accelerating the prevention and treatment efforts to achieve the goals and objectives that WHO and the Member States in our Region have agreed to when they endorsed the Regional Strategy ...
    • HIV surveillance among tuberculosis patients : report of an informal consultation, New Delhi, 17-18 November 2005 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-285SEA-AIDS-165, 2006)‎
      The rapid growth of the HIV epidemic in many countries has resulted in an equally dramatic rise in TB, even in countries with well-organized national TB control programmes, that are successfully implementing the DOTS strategy. The importance of surveillance of HIV among TB patients is increasingly being recognized. In many countries HIV prevalence in TB patients is a sensitive indicator of the spread of HIV into the general population. Information on HIV level in TB patients is essential to respond to the increasing commitment to provide comprehensive ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: facilitator training guide for HIV surveillance : facilitator guide 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2007)‎
      Description: The training guide provides useful information about planning and organizing training activities for surveillance of HIV, AIDS, STI and risk behaviours. This training guide also describes steps for adapting the surveillance curriculum for staff working at district, regional/provincial and national levels. The guide will be useful for training directors and facilitators. It includes: a description of the surveillance curriculum that is developed and ready for adaptation in the country scheduling suggestions ideas for what to include ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: Module 1: overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with an introduction to public health surveillance : module 1 - participant manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2007)‎
      This training module presents an introduction to the HIV epidemic and gives an overview of public health surveillance measures to combat the infection. After completing this course, participants should: know the three HIV epidemic states and be able to characterize the HIV/AIDS epidemic in their country be familiar with the predominant routes of HIV transmission and the key risk factors of transmission be able to describe the components of an effective HIV surveillance system and the elements of second generation HIV surveillance understand the ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: Module 2: HIV clinical staging and case reporting : module 2 - participant manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎9290222869, 2007)‎
      Description: This training module introduces HIV case surveillance with an emphasis on WHO clinical staging and surveillance case definitions, ethical and confidentiality considerations, analysis and presentation of surveillance data and operationalizing an HIV case reporting system. After completing this course, participants will learn how to: set up an HIV case reporting system analyse reported HIV and AIDS data use surveillance data for planning of prevention, care and treatment services monitor the HIV case reporting system prepare national ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: Module 3: HIV serosurveillance : module 3 - participant manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2007)‎
      This training module provides key issues in HIV sentinel surveillance and complementary surveillance techniques for tracking the epidemic, focusing on the steps to conduct unlinked anonymous HIV sero-prevalence surveys at antenatal clinics. After completing this course, participants should: understand the criteria for selecting sentinel populations and be able to identify specific groups and sites in their district that are suitable for sentinel surveillance be able to identify appropriate sampling schemes depending on the situation and the target ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: Module 4: surveillance for sexually transmitted infections : module 4 - participant manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2007)‎
      This training module describes the interaction between HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections (‎STIs)‎ and describes how to develop and operate systems for STI surveillance. After completing this course, participants should: understand the inter-relationship between HIV and STIs be able to explain the difference between aetiologic and syndromic case reporting understand the advantages and disadvantages of STI universal case reporting and sentinel surveillance and when each should be implemented know how to ensure confidentiality when ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: Module 5: surveillance of HIV risk behaviours : module 5 - participant manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2007)‎
      This module introduces behavioural surveillance with an emphasis on pre-surveillance activities, measures and indicators, survey methods, sampling approaches, data use and ethical considerations. After completing this course, participants should: * identify the uses of behavioural surveillance * understand the methodological difficulties with indicators for behavioural surveillance and select indicators most suited to particular situations * understand sampling issues and options for behavioural surveillance and understand the criteria for choosing ...
    • HIV surveillance training modules: Module 6: surveillance of populations at high risk for HIV transmission : module 6 - participant manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2007)‎
      Module 6 introduces HIV surveillance among high-risk populations. Eight high-risk populations are described in-depth with recommended surveillance techniques. Detailed case studies are provided for each population to help participants think through implementation. After completing this course, participants should: be able to discuss the importance of surveillance in high-risk populations understand the purpose of pre-surveillance assessments and the role of qualitative and quantitative research in these assessments be able to discuss the advantages ...
    • HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men and transgender populations in South-East Asia : the current situation and national responses 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2010)‎
      There are an estimated 4-5 million men who have sex with men; among the transgender population, the number is less clear. Many of them are involved in high-risk sexual behaviours that put them at risk for HIV infection, resulting in a high and increasing HIV prevalence in several countries of the Region. Control of HIV infections among these populations is an urgent public health priority. The countries reviewed are Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste. Some form of interventions for these ...