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    • Tuberculosis control 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-352, 2014)‎
      Meetings of the National TB Control Programme (‎NTP)‎ managers have been held bi-annually since the beginning of the scale-up of DOTS in the Region. These meetings have, in a steadfast manner, provided a strategic forum for exchange of information on existing and new, innovative approaches being applied in countries, for discussions on technical issues, and to follow up on actions taken on the recommendations of previous meetings, resulting in valuable advice for developing policies, strategies and plans for implementation of TB control interventions ...
    • Tuberculosis control in the South-East Asia Region 2000 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-231, 2001)‎
    • Tuberculosis control: Report of a meeting of national programme managers and partners, New Delhi, India, 10-14 November 2014 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-358, 2015-05)‎
      Annual meetings of the national TB control programme (‎NTP)‎ managers provide a strategic forum for exchange of information on existing and new, innovative approaches being applied in countries, for discussions on technical issues, and to follow up on actions taken on the recommendations of previous meetings, resulting in valuable advice for developing policies, strategies and plans for implementation of TB control interventions in Member countries. In November 2014, NTP managers from all 11 Member countries of the South-East Asia Region and ...
    • Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-TB-295, 2007)‎
    • Twelfth meeting of the SEAR technical consultative group for polio eradication and vaccine-preventable diseases 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Polio-46, 2008)‎
      The twelfth meeting of the SEA Region Technical Consultative Group (‎TCG)‎ for Polio Eradication and Vaccine Preventable Diseases was held in New Delhi, India, on 12-13 July 2007. The terms of reference of the meeting were: (‎1)‎ To provide policy guidance on technical issues in polio eradication, accelerated measles and rubella control, maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination, strengthening routine immunization, surveillance for vaccine preventable diseases, control of Japanese encephalitis, introduction of new vaccines into the national EPI ...
    • UNF capacity building project and awareness raising for WHO FCTC 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Tobacco-7, 2004)‎
    • Unite to end TB: international meeting for ending TB, New Delhi, India, 21 March 2016 

      Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization (‎SEA-TB-365, 2016-08)‎
      The WHO SEA Region is home to 26% of the world's population and accounts for 41% of the global burden in terms of TB incidence. Tuberculosis affects the most economically productive age group of 15-49 years and remains one of the largest causes of morbidity and mortality amongst SEAR Member Countries. SEA Region has achieved Millennium Development Goals of halving and reversing the TB incidence, halving the 1990 level of TB prevalence and mortality rates. The year 2016 also marks the beginning of implementation of the WHO End TB strategy ...
    • Updating and implementing intersectyoral food and nutrition plans and policies 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-NUT-164, 2005)‎
      This publication is a report of an intercountry workshop on "Updating and Implementing Intersectoral Food and Nutrition Plans and Policies" held in Hyderabad, India, from 4 to 8 April 2005 with the following objectives: (‎i)‎ To increase awareness about food and nutrition issues among government and other public authority officials; (‎ii)‎ To understand, analyse and prepare updated national food and nutrition policies, and (‎iii)‎ To prepare concerned officials for effective implementation of national plans of action. The document gives details of the ...
    • Upgradation of training of community-based health workers within the context of revitalization of PHC 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-337, 2010)‎
      Countries in the WHO South East Asia region have reaffirmed their commitment to revitalizing Primary Health Care in several forums in the recent past. Community based health workers (‎CBHWs)‎ are the backbone of primary health care services in most countries in the South East Asia region. Given the imperatives due to the changing epidemiological and demographic scenario the training of CBHWs needs to be upgraded. Further, there is an urgent need to upgrade the professional avenues for this category of the workforce. WHO/SEARO has supported the ...
    • Urban Health Equity Assessment and Intersectoral Responses 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HE-204, 2014)‎
      The regional workshop on urban health equity assessment and intersectoral response was held in New Delhi during 27-29 November 2012 as part of collaboration between WHO Kobe Centre and the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia, to strengthen the capacities of the health sector, urban planners, municipalities, local government and relevant partners to assess and respond to health inequities in urban areas. The Urban HEART (‎health equity and response tool)‎ was introduced along with practical examples of local implementation from pilot sites. An ...
    • The use of herbal medicines in primary health care 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-322, 2009)‎
      Herbal medicines (‎HM)‎ form an essential and major component of traditional medicines (‎TM)‎. HM are commonly used in countries of the South-East Asia Region. This regional meeting was held to exchange information and to promote the development of herbal medicine for use in primary health care (‎PHC)‎. Technical presentations covered the role of WHO in promoting the use of herbal medicines in PHC; research strategy to ensure efficacy, safety and quality of herbal remedies; and conservation of medicinal plants through sustainable harvesting practices. ...
    • Utilization of health information for decision-making 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-314, 2008)‎
      The WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia developed a 10-point Regional Strategy for Strengthening Health Information Systems in Member Countries in 2006. WHO SEARO has since conducted three intercountry workshops to assist countries to streamline their national health information systems in accordance with regional strategies. The regional consultation on mortality statistics conducted in April 2007 focused on vital registration, and the Regional Workshop of Trainers on the International Classificatio of Disease (‎ICD)‎ in September 2007 on the ...
    • Vector control and personal protection of migrant and mobile populations in the GMS: A matrix guidance on the best options and methodologies 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MAL-280, 2015)‎
      Given their labour or other practices, mobile and migrant populations may have increased exposure to malaria mosquitoes. They are also more likely to have incomplete knowledge of malaria and lower access to preventive measures, and thus require targeted interventions that take into account their specific needs and the nature of their situation. From the broader public health perspective, it is also important to target mobile and migrant populations and their host communities that they pass through, live in or return to with vector control measures ...
    • Vector-borne diseases 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-300, 2014)‎
      Vector-borne diseases (‎VBD)‎, account for 17% of the estimated global burden of all infectious diseases. Their burden and economic impact continue to be very high. In the WHO South-East Asia Region, the VBD of public health importance are malaria, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, chikungunya, lymphatic filariasis and kala-azar. On the occasion of the World Health Day 2014, an informal consultation with experts on VBD was organized at SEARO, New Delhi on 7 and 8 April 2014. More than 20 experts across different specialties in medicine and public ...
    • Verification of arsenic mitigation technologies and field test methods 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-EH-541, 2003)‎
    • Viral hepatitis in the context of HIV in South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-AIDS-186, 2010)‎
      Viral hepatitis is a serious global public health problem. About 2 billion people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B virus, leading to ~600 000 deaths/year. Approximately 130-170 million are chronically infected with hepatitis C virus, resulting in >350 000 deaths/year. In addition, 50-100% of HIV-positive injecting drug users are coinfected with the hepatitis C virus. In coinfected persons, the course of hepatitis is affected by HIV and there may be faster progression to liver cirrhosis, and higher rates of mortality. In Asia, injecting ...
    • Viral hepatitis in the WHO South-East Asia Region 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-232, 2011)‎
      The document "Viral hepatitis in the WHO South-East Asia Region" highlights the high burden of viral hepatitis morbidity and mortality in the Region. It advocates for increasing community awareness and providing education on the issue, strengthening surveillance for viral hepatitis. It also emphasizes the importance of preventing viral hepatitis that is associated with injecting-drug use, protecting from infection through vaccination, preventing health-care associated viral hepatitis and improving screening, care and treatment for the disease.
    • VISION 2020 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Blindness-1, 2009)‎
      The World Health Organization and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (‎IAPB)‎ launched "VISION 2020: The Right to Sight" in 1999 as a global initiative to provide strategic guidelines to the Member States of the South-East Asia Region in scaling up efforts for the prevention of blindness and promoting advocacy for the right to sight worldwide. In order to scale up effective, sustainable and comprehensive eye health care through the expansion and intensification of "VISION 2020: the Right to Sight" in the Region for the period ...
    • Vision 2020: The right to sight 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Ophthal-118, 2001)‎
    • Voyage towards health 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎1980)‎