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    • 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, ...
    • Regional consultation on social determinants of health: addressing health inequities 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HE-197, 2010)‎
      The report of the consultation acknowledges the existence of inequities and inequalities in health among and within countries of the WHO South-East Asia (‎SEA)‎ Region. Evidence presented showed that health inequities could be reduced if a social justice approach to health was adopted. The report makes it clear that improving living conditions; tackling unequal distribution of power, money and resources; and improving routine monitoring of health inequity are central to closing the health equity gap. Countries of the SEA Region have taken a wide ...
    • Regional consultation on strengthening the role of family/community physicians in primary health care 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-351, 2012)‎
      The importance of family physicians and general practitioners, who provide primary care in institutional and community settings in health systems, is often underestimated. With an increasing demand for specialization by medical graduates, the tradition of the family physician/general practitioner is on the decline. The epidemiologic and demographic transition, and the consequences of globalization, urbanization and climate change on health, require an effective health system based on primary care. This system should focus more on health promotion, ...
    • Regional consultation on United Nations reform, health and development, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 6-8 December 2007 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-UNR-01, 2008)‎
    • Regional Consultation to Protect, Promote and Support Breastfeeding with a Focus on Baby Friendly Hospital Practices 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NUT-199, 2017)‎
    • Regional dissemination workshop on Guidelines for HIV and Hepatitis B & C, New Delhi, India, 09 - 11 May 2018 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2018)‎
    • Regional Framework on HiAP: report of a regional consultation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 9–10 April 2013 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HE-207, 2015-01)‎
      A regional consultation was held to finalize the Regional Framework for HiAP developed and refined after the meeting of experts in December 2012. Representatives of SEAR Member States discussed regional reviews of historical actions and approaches to be taken forward for action by the countries of the Region. This report captures the revision of the draft and finalization of the framework as needed for the Region. The framework and discussion points in the consultation also contributed to the global framework for country actions which was discussed ...
    • Regional meeting of centres of expertise in tropical diseases 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-255, 2013)‎
      The South-East Asia (‎SEA)‎ Region has a huge burden of tropical diseases. Centres of expertise in tropical diseases in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand have been mapped. In order to setup a network of tropical diseases and priority diseases in the tropics. A Meeting of Centres of Expertise in Tropical Diseases was held during 28 to 30 November 2011 in Faridabad, Haryana, India. The specific objectives of the meeting were as follows: " to review the situation of tropical diseases in the Region; " to assess the capacity of countries ...
    • Regional meeting of national TB programme managers 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-328, 2010)‎
      The fourteenth meeting of the national TB Programme Managers of the SEA Region was held in New Delhi, India from 2-5 November 2009. The meeting was attended by 81 participants including director-general of health services, national TB programme managers and staff from all Member States, representatives from partner agencies supporting TB control in countries of the Region and WHO TB staff from headquarters, the Regional Office for South-East Asia and country offices. This meeting provided a very useful forum to review the situation, achievements ...
    • Regional meeting of WHO collaborating centres working on communicable diseases 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-213, 2010)‎
      A WHO Collaborating Centre is "an institution designated by the WHO Director-General to form part of a collaborative network carrying out activities in support of the Organization's programmes at all levels". Currently there are over 800 WHO collaborating centres in over 80 Member States in areas such as nursing, occupational health, communicable diseases, nutrition, mental health, chronic diseases and health technologies. There are nearly 90 Collaborating Centres in the South-East Asia Region, 30 of which are engaged in the area of communicable ...