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    • Measles mortality reduction 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EPI-143, 2003)‎
    • Medical councils in countries of the region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-300, 2007)‎
      The need to strengthen medical councils of the Region with a view to improve the standards of medical education and regulation of practising health-care providers has been highlighted in many forums. In order to strategize how to move forward, a Regional Consultaiton was held from 17-19 October 2006 in Thimphu, Bhutan on Medical Councils in Countries of the World Health Organization's (‎WHO)‎ South-East Asia (‎SEA)‎ Region. The general objective of the consultation was to promote collaboration among medical councils in improving medical education and ...
    • Meeting of experts on community-based approaches to autism 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Ment-162, 2011)‎
      There is now increasing awareness among policy makers in Member States of the South-East Asia Region that the burden of disease from learning and behavioural disorders, including autism, is substantial and leads to suffering and morbidity among affected children and families. Both quantitative information and relevant qualitative information is limited. Strengthening programme development, reporting increase in prevalence over time, augmenting services at the community level, primary and tertiary health care levels, the perceptions of communities, ...
    • Meeting of experts on demonstration projects 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TRH-12, 2014)‎
      A meeting of experts on demonstration projects was organized in the World Health Organization's Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, India , on 24-25 October 2013. This took forward the work of an earlier Regional consultation that was organized on 25-26 July 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand, as a follow-up of the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development: Financing and Coordination (‎CEWG)‎. This deliberation enabled Member States to prepare demonstration projects for technical consultative meeting at WHO headquarters, ...
    • Meeting of experts on doctor-patient relationship 

      World Health Organizatiorn, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-346, 2011)‎
      The need for strengthening the doctor-patient relationship has been voiced in several forums. A good relationship between doctors and patients is an important dimension of the quality of health care. The pressing demands on the doctor's time and the heavy dependence on technology for diagnostic and therapeutic practices has perhaps diluted the personal touch that is so necessary for a conducive doctor-patient relationship. The doctor-patient relationship is affected by a multitude of sociocultural, economic, political and health systems-related ...
    • Meeting of experts on health in all policies in South-East Asia 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HE-206, 2015)‎
      This meeting of experts was convened to develop a regional framework for health-in-all-policies (‎HiAP)‎ in the SEA Region. The report of this meeting captures the deliberations made on regional intersectoral experiences, regional situations and existing mechanisms to drive health in all public policies to address health equity and promote the health of the population. This report contains the guidance and recommendations made by the experts to stimulate and advocate for health-in-all-policies in the Region. Based on these recommendations, the ...
    • Meeting of global leprosy programme managers 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-GLP-2012.5, 2013)‎
      At the first Global Leprosy Programme Managers' meeting held at the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEARO)‎, in April 2009, the Global Leprosy Programme developed the Enhanced Global Strategy 2011-2015 for further reducing the disease burden due to leprosy. Although implementation of the Strategy has already started in the Regions and endemic countries, certain aspects of the Strategy need further refining and understanding by the national programmes. In order to address these issues, the second meeting of the global programme managers ...
    • Meeting of Ministers of Health of the WHO South-East Asia Region 2012 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HM Meet-30, 2013)‎
      Ministers of health of the WHO South-East Asia Region met in Yogyakarta, Central Jawa, Indonesia, In September 2012 to discuss matters of importance to health development in the Region. This is the report of their deliberations. Ministers passed the Yogyakarta declaration on ageing and health. They also reviewed previous declarations by health ministers of the WHO South-East Asia Region, which have been added to this report to make them available in one volume of the first time.
    • Meeting of ministers of health of the WHO South-East Asia region 2013 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HM Meet-31, 2014)‎
      Ministers of health of the WHO South-East Asia Region met in New Delhi, India, in September 2013 to discuss the matters of importance to health development in the Region. This is the report of their deliberations. Ministers passed the New Delhi Declaration on High Blood Pressure. They also reviewed previous declarations by Health Ministers of the WHO South-East Asia Region, which have been added to this report to make them available in one volume.
    • Meeting of Ministers of Health of the WHO South-East Asia Region 2014 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HM Meet-32, 2015)‎
      The ministers of health of Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region met in Dhaka, Bangladesh in September 2014 to discuss matters of importance to health development in the Region. This is the report of their deliberations. The health ministers adopted the Dhaka Declaration on Vector-borne diseases. They also reviewed previous declarations b health ministers of the WHO South-East Asia Region, which have been added to this report for ready reference.
    • Meeting of national programme managers for leprosy elimination 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-LEP-153, 2003)‎
    • Meeting of partners for TB control in the South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-297, 2007)‎
      The report summarizes the proceedings of the Meeting of Partners for TB control in the South-East Asia Region held in Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 to 30 November 2006. A review of the situation and progress in TB control in the Region was conducted and presentations made on experiences from countries. Thematic round-table discussions on different areas that would support the implementation of the new Stop TB Strategy in the Region highlighted innovative mechanisms to raise and sustain human and financial resources, increase access to drugs and diagnostics, ...
    • Meeting of partners on tropical diseases targeted for elimination/eradication 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-FIL-34, 2006)‎
      Description: The meeting discussed four tropical diseases targeted for elimination/eradication, namely, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, leishmaniasis(‎kala-azar)‎ and yaws and also soil-transmitted helminthiasis(‎intestinal parasites)‎ which are targeted for intensified control. The five diseases are major public health problems in the South-East Asia Region and are considered regional priorities. The objectives of the meeting included review of the current situation and strategies and to identify and discuss the role of partners in joint efforts ...
    • Meeting of regional experts on promotion of mental well-being 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Ment-159, 2009)‎
      WHO defines health as a "state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". The definition clearly emphasizes mental well-being. Since its establishment, WHO has focused on addressing the major causes of morbidity and mortality, and has emphasized health promotion and prevention of disease. However, the concept of well-being (‎including mental well-being)‎, even though included in the original definition of health, has not been implemented as a public health strategy. There is no generally ...
    • Meeting of the scientific working Group on management of health research information 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-RES-114, 2000)‎
    • Meeting of the South-East Asia primary heealth care innovations network (‎SEAPIN)‎ 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-342, 2010)‎
      Countries in the WHO South-East Asia Region have reaffirmed their commitment to revitalizing Primary Health Care during the Regional Conference on Revitalizing Primary Health Care held in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 6-8 August 2008. One of the recommendations of the Regional Conference for WHO-SEARO was: To provide normative support for country capacity, particularly in: @ Consolidating and disseminating the lessons learnt from international experiences with PHC; and @ Facilitating exchange and horizontal support between countries." In pursuance of ...
    • Meeting of the WHO scientific working group on criteria for setting health research priorities 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-RES-113, 2000)‎
    • Meeting on sentinel surveillance for drug resistance in leprosy 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-GLP-2011.1, 2011)‎
      The WHO Global Leprosy Programme (‎GLP)‎ organized a meeting on "Sentinel Surveillance for Drug Resistance in Leprosy" at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo, Japan, from 9-10 November 2010. The surveillance network to study drug resistance in leprosy was established in 2008 to monitor the development of drug resistance, especially to rifampicin, which is the main component of multidrug therapy (‎MDT)‎ for leprosy. Representatives from sentinel sites from 13 countries along with scientists from 10 collaborating laboratories ...