Now showing items 445-464 of 990

    • Perinatal mortality and morbidity inicluding low birthweight 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎Regional Health Paper No. 3, 1984)‎
    • Pesticide poisoning database in SEAR countries 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-534, 2001)‎
    • Plague surveillance and outbreak response 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Plague-20, 2002)‎
    • Planning and implementing HIV/AIDS care programmes: a step-by-step approach 

      Narain, Jai P; Chela, Clement; Praad, Eric van (‎SEA-AIDS-106, 2002)‎
    • Planning for immunization programme sustainability in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Immun-35, 2006)‎
      This meeting compared experiences on planning and financing and identified gaps in technical assistance for countries. This was the first time that regional institutes, consultants, global partners, and country representatives met together on this issue. In addition to providing the details of the discussions, the Report also outlines a plan of action for 2006-2007 for technical assistance to countries for the development for their multi-year immunization plans and identifies institutional assistance and support for this.
    • Planning for the deployment of pandemic influenza vaccine 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Immun-58, 2010)‎
      The severity of the pandemic H1N1 is currently considered to be moderate, with most patients experiencing uncomplicated, self-limited illness. Nevertheless, some groups appear to be at increased risk for severe disease and death. Vaccination would be important for protecting the integrity of the health-care system and the country's critical infrastructure; reducing and morbidity and mortality; and reducing transmission of the pandemic virus within communities. The Regional Workshop on Planning for the Deployment of Pandemic Influenza Vaccine was ...
    • Policy guidelines on HCV testing 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-322SEA-Hepat-4, 2000)‎
    • Policy guidelines on quality of reagents for health laboratories 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-335, 2001)‎
    • Polio eradication 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Immun-84, 2014)‎
      Description: The sixth meeting of the South-East Asia Regional Commission for Certification of Polio Eradication (‎SEA-RCCPE)‎ was held from 25 to 27 November 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The primary objective of this commission is to guide Member States through the certification process on polio eradication through impartial and transparent verification. The purpose of the meeting was to review the annual reports from Member States and make recommendations to improve documentation for certification of polio eradication. The Region has made tremendous ...
    • Population situation and policies in the South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MCH-240, 2008)‎
      The publication attempts to reflect the regional situation by examining the views and policies from 1975 to 2005 of each Member country of the South-East Asia Region with respect to population size and growth, population age structure, fertility and family planning, health and mortality, spatial distribution and international migration in the context of demographic, social and economic change. The material is amply illustrated with graphs demonstrating trends in the countries of the Region.
    • Post-2015 development agenda 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MDG-1, 2013)‎
      As the target year of the Millennium Development Goals (‎MDGs)‎, i.e. 2015, is drawing closer, there is not only the need to reinvigorate and expedite the achievement of MDGs but also to explore future goals for the post-2015 development agenda. At the United Nations (‎UN)‎ Conference on Sustainable Development (‎Rio+20)‎ held in 2012, the Member States gave the UN a clear mandate on how the process of preparing for the post-2015 development agenda should unfold, emphasizing the need and importance of a transparent, inclusive and an open process with ...
    • Preconception care 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CAH-16, 2014)‎
      Preconception care is a set of interventions that are to be provided before pregnancy, to promote the health and well-being of women and couples, as well as to improve the pregnancy and child-health outcomes. Adolescence is a natural extension of the pre-pregnancy phase of the life-course continuum. During adolescence, in addition to initiation of sexual behaviour, it is recognized that several health-risk behaviours related to noncommunicable diseases, substance use, injuries, etc. are also initiated and may have lifelong implications. This phase ...
    • Preparing influenza pandemic preparedness plans 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-146, 2006)‎
      The situation of avian influenza is rapidly evolving in Asia, including in countries in the South-East Asia Region. There is a growing concern regarding the potential and imminent threat of an influenza pandemic which could have most devastating consequences. There is, therefore, an urgent need for countries to develop comprehensive, multisectoral influenza preparedness plans covering both animal and human health. Recognizing that the formulation of plans should be a country-led process, WHO stands ready to assist Member States in the preparation ...
    • Preventing unsafe abortion to reduce maternal mortality 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MCH-265, 2013)‎
      A regional meeting on preveting unsafe abortion to reduce maternal mortality was organized in Kathmandu during 17-20 September 2012 to discuss the current global, regional and country situation of abortion services, as well as share and disseminate the updated WHO safe abortion guidelines. Country plans were drafted to promote safe abortion services at this meeting, which will be further refined at the country level to ensure that strategies are adopted and activities carried out to make safe abortion services increasingly avilable in the Member ...
    • Prevention and cessation of tobacco use 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Tobacco-3, 2003)‎
    • Prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-408, 2010)‎
      Antimicrobial resistance has been recognized as one of the most important problems being faced in the area of communicable diseases. To assist countries in developing national plans, a regional strategy for prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance has been developed by WHO. This report briefly describes the strategy as well as the implementation steps debated by participants at the regional meeting held at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 8 to 11 June 2010."
    • Prevention and control of birth defects in South-East Asia 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CAH-11, 2012)‎
      With improvements in the management of major causes of neonatal mortality such as infection and asphyxia, birth defects are increasingly seen as a major cause of stillbirths and neonatal deaths. Preventing birth defects-related mortality would contribute to further reduction in child mortality in countries and contribute to achievement of MDG 4. In view of this, the World Health Assembly adopted WHA Resolution 63.17 in May 2010, which identified actions to address birth defects to impact stillbirths and neonatal mortality. In response the South-East ...