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    • An annotated bibliography of scientific studies done on tobacco topic in WHO South-East Asia Region countries: 2003-2014 : surveillance, health effects, economics and control efforts 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎2015)‎
      This report is a compilation of abstracts of a few published and unpublished research studies on tobacco done from 2003 to 2014 in countires of the WHO South-East Asia Region. The purpose of creating this comprehensive database is to create a pool of information at one place for researchers to look at what has already been studies and what issues and research studies to be taken up next, and for use by public health policy advocates who may be looking for information on tobacco use pattern, impact or control in the SEA Region. Studies are organized ...
    • Annual joint HQ-RC-CO meeting on maternal, newborn and reproductive health : report of the meeting, Hua Hin, Thailand, 18-19 July 2011 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MCH-260, 2012)‎
      This is a report of the two-day annual joint planning meeting for the two programmes - Making Pregnancy Safer (‎MPS)‎ and Reproductive Health Research (‎RHR)‎ - involving staff at the three levels of the Organization (‎Headquarters, Regional Office and country offices)‎. This meeting is held annually to report on activities of the past year, discuss technical updates and agree on and plan activities for the coming year. Technical updates were provided by staff from Reproductive Health and Research and Making Pregnancy Safer programmes in WHO headquarters. ...
    • Antimicrobial reisistance in leprosy: report of a global consultation, Kathmandu, Nepal, 27-28 October 2016 

      Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization (‎SEA-GLP-2016.5, 2016)‎
    • Antimicrobial resistance : Resolutions of the World Health Assembly and WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-413, 2011)‎
      The World Health Assembly and the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia have endorsed several resolutions on antimicrobial resistance (‎AMR)‎. These resolutions reflect the commitment of all Member States and also provide a roadmap for combating AMR. The resolutions contained in this compilation provide guidance for initiating activities to prevent and contain AMR.
    • Antimicrobial resistance: Report of a regional meeting, Jaipur, India, 10-13 November 2014 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-423, 2015-06)‎
      Antimicrobial Resistance (‎AMR)‎ is an increasingly serious threat to global public health. The problem is so serious that it threatens the achievements of modern medicine. A post-antibiotic era in which common infections and minor injuries can kill is a very real possibility for the 21st century. The WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia organized the SEA Regional Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance (‎AMR)‎ at Jaipur, India, from 10-13 Nov 2014. The meeting was organized to review the status of development and implementation of national action ...
    • Application of epidemiological principles for public health action : Report of a Regional Meeting, SEARO, New Delhi, 26-27 February 2009 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-190, 2009)‎
      The application of epidemiological methods have contributed substantially to the understanding of disease causation, and therefore to the control and prevention of many conditions of great public health importance. Under the present scenario of economic crisis, climate change, emergence of new infectious diseases, rising burden of noncommunicable diseases, and the continuing problems of high child and maternal mortality, this document provides a roadmap to strengthen the culture of epidemiology in the South-East Asia (‎SEA)‎ Region.
    • Application of sociocultural approaches to accelerate the achievement of MDMGs 4 and 5 : Report of a biregional consultation. 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MCH-256, 2010)‎
      This is a report of the Bi-regional Consultation for the Application of Socio-cultural Approaches to Accelerate the Achievement of MDGs 4 and 5 organized by the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia in collaboration with the Western Pacific Regional Office and WHO headquarters (‎Departments of Making Pregnancy Safer and Reproductive Health and Research)‎ . The consultation was a platform to discuss socio-cultural dimensions of maternal and neonatal health and the way they are synthesized in programmes for improving maternal and neonatal health. ...
    • Asia-Pacific strategy for emerging diseases (‎APSED)‎ 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-294, 2015-03)‎
      The Bi-regional Meeting on the Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases, (‎APSED 2010)‎ was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 16 to 18 July 2013 with the primary aim of reviewing the progress of APSED 2010 implementation, including national status progress towards fulfilling national the IHR (‎2005)‎ core capacity requirements. In addition, discussion was held on current emerging infectious diseases and other public health events and emergencies in the Asia Pacific region, as well as considering ways to strengthen public health response. As a result, ...
    • Asia-Pacific workshop on multisectoral collaboration for the prevention and control of zoonoses, Report of the meeting, 27-29 November 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-298, 2014)‎
      In recent years, progress has been made to further enhance collaboration between human health, animal health and relevant sectors such as wildlife, environment to share the best practices and innovative ideas to address zoonotic and other emerging and re-emerging diseases at the human, animal and ecosystem interfaces. The Asia-Pacific Workshop on Multisectoral collaboration for the prevention and control of zoonoses was organized by WHO in collaboration with FAO and OIE in Kathmandu, Nepal from 27 to 29 November, 2013. A total of 114 participants ...
    • Avian influenza and pandemic preparedness : report of a regional meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 21-24 November 2005 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-155, 2006)‎
      The Regional Office organized this workshop to increase the capacity of Member countries to assess their preparedness for responding to a potential pandemic. Some countries of the Region have already undertaken exercises to test their plans and it is envisaged that all countries in the Region will undertake at least one such exercise by December 2007.
    • Avian influenza control and pandemic preparedness in Asia : report of the conference of ministers of health, agriculture/livestock, New Delhi, 28 July 2006 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-157, 2006)‎
      The outbreaks of avian influenza reported in Asia, Europe and Africa in 2006 have been unprecedented in terms of their geographical scope, spread and consequences. In view of the evolving epidemiological situation, all countries of Asia are vulnerable to the influenza pandemic. The conference of Ministers of Health and Agriculture/Livestock was organized in New Delhi to review the avian influenza situation and develop a common strategy for combating avian influenza and preventing pandemic influenza. Eleven Asian countries participated in the ...
    • Avian influenza in Bangladesh and India : report of the high-level consultation, 27-28 August 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-181, 2009)‎
      To strengthen cooperation for combating avian and pandemic influenza a "High-level Consultation on Avian Influenza in Bangladesh and India" was held at Dhaka, Bangladesh on 27-28 August 2008. The situation in the Region and in both countries was presented at the consultation. The response strategies of Thailand and Indonesia with health care facility preparedness in Thailand were shared. A round table discussion was held on: Cross-border issues, 'Surveillance capacity and response', and Rapid containment at border areas. Joint recommendations ...
    • Avian influenza: : report of a regional consultation, Bangkok, Thailand, 1-2 August 2005 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-143, 2005)‎
      Several countries in Asia have reported avian influenza (‎AI)‎ outbreaks in birds due to the H5N1 subtype of the influenza virus. It is likely that H5N1 infection among birds has become endemic to the Region and that human infections will continue to occur. As long as the AI outbreak among poultry persists in Asia, there is a public health threat and potential danger of a pandemic in the near future. Oseltamivir is considered effective against all the strains of influenza virus including H5N1 subtype. An informal consultation was convened by WHO's ...
    • Better medicines for children in India : Report on informal consultation, WHO-SEARO, New Delhi, India, 2-3 February 2010 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Drugs-160, 2010)‎
      The "Make Medicines Child Size" initiative of the World Health Organization is a global campaign launched in December 2007 to raise awareness about and accelerate action towards addressing the need for improved availability of and access to safe, child-specific medicines for all children. This informal consultation on "Better Medicines for Children in India" was held to explore the feasibility of implementing the 'Better Medicines for Children" project in a few states of India. It updated participants about the objectives of the project, the ...
    • Bhutan malaria control programme review: a report : 23-30 March 2010 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-MAL-264, 2011)‎
      The programme review is a mechanism to assess overall programme achievements and performance, as well as to identify gaps. It provides an opportunity to propose strategic directions in order to improve the programme performance. The Ministry of Public Health of Bhutan, in collaboration with WHO, conducted the external evaluation of the malaria control programme during 23-30 March 2010. The review team observed significant improvement in national capacity and proposed several strategic directions in order to move towards malaria elimination. This ...
    • Bi-regional consultation on emerging diseases : 14-16 July 2009, Bangkok, Thailand 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-CD-194, 2009)‎
      The Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (‎APSED)‎ was endorsed by the Regional Committees of the South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions in September 2005. The strategy was developed to provide a framework for the countries and areas of the Asia Pacific Region to strengthen their capacities for prevention, early detection, alert, verification and response. The strategy is also used as a regional tool for delivering the surveillance and response core capacity requirements under the IHR (‎2005)‎. There have been annual meetings since 2006 ...
    • The bi-regional workshop on injury surveillance - A report 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-Accidents-10, 2008)‎
    • Biosafety and biosecurity in health laboratories : report of a regional workshop, Pune, India, 8-11 July 2008 

      World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HLM-398, 2008)‎
      Handling infectious micro-organisms remains a source of infection, and even mortality, among laboratory workers. Incidents of secondary transmission of disease to the public at large, which may be due to possible contamination of the environment or personnel, are also possible. This report describes in brief proceedings of a Regional Workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity in Health Laboratories which was held in Pune, India in July 2008. The workshop was aimed to advocate for and introduce the concept and approach to minimize or prevent the ...