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    • Promoting key practices in South-East Asia 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2005)‎
    • Promoting patient safety at health care institutions 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HS-227, 2006)‎
      This publication includes a report of the Technical Discussions on Patient Safety held in New Delhi on 16 June 2006 in conjunction with the 43rd Meeting of the Consultative Committee for Programme Development and Management. It includes A Working Paper which describes the magnitude of the patient safety problem in the Region, WHO's response to the problem, and key concepts in patient safety including: a focus on systems rather than on blaming individuals; learning systematically from similar mistakes and minimizing risks in the future; involving ...
    • Promoting rational use of medicines 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Drugs-161, 2011)‎
      This "Intercountry Meeting on Promoting the Rational Use of Medicines" was held in July 2010 to review the progress of activities that had been initiated after the December 2007 Bangkok meeting on the "Role of Education in the Rational Use of Medicines", and to re-examine the recommenda­tions made there. Participants prepared a regional strategic framework for promotion of rational use of medicines in the South-East Asia Region; a country strategic framework to strengthen the rational use of medicines through education of consumers; and a generic ...
    • Promoting the role of NGOs and CSOs in community-based TB care and control 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-354, 2014)‎
      Considering the multidimensional challenges in TB care and control in the SEA Region, it is imperative to promote effective civil society engagement to strengthen community response and make its voice heard against the TB epidemic. The role of CSOs and NGOs will become more critical in terms of establishing, consolidating and scaling up key community linkages with essential services, especially in the underserved, difficult-to-reach areas and with marginalized population groups across the country. The regional workshop on promoting roles of NGOs ...
    • Promotion of sustainable iodine deficiency disorders control programmes in WHO South-East Asia and Eastern Mediterranean regions 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NUT-160, 2003)‎
    • Promotion of voluntary non-remunerative blood donation 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-369, 2003)‎
    • Prospective study of the impact of climate change on vector-borne diseases: a generic research protocol 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-206, 2010)‎
      Many diseases related to environmental factors have recently emerged worldwide and are of serious concern. To find early evidence of impact of climate change on vector-borne disease required studies. The outcome of retrospective studies elicits some climatic factors associated with increased incidence of vector-borne diseases. Validation of identified indicators is necessary to ascertain their role in disease transmission. Prospective studies may help for developing preparedness plan to address the negative impacts. The various models for impact ...
    • Protecting human health from climate change 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-570, 2011)‎
      Climate change is a verified, global phenomenon, but its consequences will not be evenly distributed. Developing countries and small island nations will be the most affected. Countries will experience more frequent extreme weather events and resulting changes in water quality and availability, increased contamination of air, and food security problems. Health impact due to climate change include diarrhoeal diseases, vector-borne diseases, heat stress, malnutrition, deaths and injuries due to extreme weather events and mental stress.
    • Protecting human health from climate change: report of the technical discussions 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-568, 2010)‎
      The Sixtieth Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia, held in New Delhi, India in 2008, requested WHO to hold a regional technical meeting on "Protecting Human Health from Climate Change" and to report the recommendations to the Sixty-first Session of the Regional Committee. Technical Discussions on the subject were held in the Regional Office, New Delhi, India, from 18-21 August 2009 to share evidence and experiences at regional and national levels; to review the current scientific evidence on the impact of climate change on ...
    • Provincial Reproductive Health & MPS Profile of Indonesia 

      WCO Indonesia, Indonesia (‎2008)‎
      The National Reproductive Health Profile for Indonesia consists of 38 chapters containing maps and tables complemented with the narration based on the indicators of minimal service standards, health initiatives, human resources and health status. The data sources were taken from the provincial monthly report and Indonesian Health Demography Survey (‎SDKI)‎ for Family Planning and Newborn Data. This document is expected to provide the description of health initiatives, resources and their status in order to achieve the goal of National Mid-Term ...
    • Psychosocial care of tsunami-affected populations: manual for community level workers 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MENT-135, 2005)‎
    • Psychosocial care of tsunmi-affected populations: physician manual 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EHA-11, 2005)‎
    • Psychosocial issues and ethics in medical education 

      WHO/SEARO/WPRO (‎SEA-HMD-218, 2005)‎
      The meeting was designed with the objective of improving the quality and relevance of psychosocial and ethical dimensions of medical education and develop a framework to strengthen the psychosocial and ethics components of medical education. This meeting builds on the current work in both regions with respect to reorientation of health profession education from biomedical/disease focus to respond better to health care needs of individuals and communities and to improve the quality and standards of education. This report captures the conclusions ...
    • Public health interventions for prevention and control of avian influenza 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2006)‎
      This manual has been prepared to help strengthen the capacity of Member States in implementing effective public health interventions to prevent and control the spread of avian influenza (‎AI)‎ at source. The manual attempts to provide simple yet valuable public health related measures that will not only improve and enhance biosecurity at critical stages of the food supply chain (‎production, transportation, marketing and consumption)‎ but also ensure that the potential transmission of avian influenza virus from animals to humans is considerably ...
    • Public health legislation for International Health Regulations (‎2005)‎ 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-296, 2014)‎
      The International Health Regulations (‎IHR 2005)‎ entered into force worldwide in June 2007.The Regulations cover many rights and obligations for all States Parties, including the obligation to notify the World Health Organization (‎WHO)‎ and the verification of certain public health events and risks; the application of health measures to international travellers, trade and transportation; sanitary requirements at international seaports, airports and ground crossings; and the development of core capacities for surveillance, response, laboratory, risk ...
    • Public health research agenda for influenza 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-224, 2011)‎
      A Regional Meeting on Public Health Research Agenda for Influenza was organized in SEARO, New Delhi from 18-20 August 2010 as a follow-up to the Global Consultation held in Geneva from 17-20 November 2009. The objectives of the meeting were to share experiences and lessons, identify research priorities and define mechanisms for implementation of the research agenda. The overall goal was to promote research and generate evidence needed to strengthen public health guidance and bolster actions essential for limiting the impact of pandemic, zoonotic ...
    • Public health research agenda for influenza in the South-East Asia Region: a review of current status and needs 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-220, 2011)‎
    • Public-private mix: a practical approach to lung health in TB conotrol 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-336, 2011)‎
      The third and fourth components of the Global Plan to Stop TB, 2011-2015, are to "Strengthen health systems based on primary health care" and "Engage all care providers," an approach to ensure universal access to high quality TB services through the involvement of all public, voluntary, corporate and private providers and the adoption of the "International Standards for Tuberculosis Care (‎ISTC)‎". The plan emphasizes the need to strengthen the health system through an innovative approach such as the Practical Approach to Lung Health (‎PAL)‎, which ...
    • Public-private partnerships for TB control 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-239, 2001)‎