Recent Submissions

  • Working for better health in the Western Pacific 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2019/RDO/001, 2019)‎
    WHO in the Western Pacific Region is guided by an unwavering principle - keep countries at the centre of everything we do. Our support is people centred and country oriented, so that it is useful to our primary partners - our Member States.
  • Health financing regional profile 2018 : transitioning to integrated financing and service delivery of priority public health services 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    Health Financing Regional Profile 2018: Transitioning to Integrated Financing and Service Delivery of Priority Public Health Services outlines the regional health financing context and challenges in the Western Pacific. Drawing from the Regional Framework for Action on Transitioning to Integrated Financing of Priority Public Health Services in the Western Pacific, the profile also highlights actions countries can take using a whole-of-system approach to move towards more integrated financing and service delivery through improving health system ...
  • Disability and rehabilitation in the Western Pacific 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2017/DNH/005, 2017)‎
    The Disability and Rehabilitation Unit developed strategic communication tools which include: 1)‎ fact sheets on disability and health, rehabilitation and assistive technology, and community-based rehabilitation; 2)‎ information products on rehabilitation in health facilities and rehabilitation services. The target audiences are the primary: ministers of health or equivalent, secondary – media, civil society, legislators, health facility administrators, tertiary – WHO internal audiences and the general public. These products aim to increase public ...
  • Review of national treatment guidelines for sexually transmitted infections in the Western Pacific Region [‎fact sheet]‎ 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2018/DCD/004, 2018)‎
    This fact sheet summarizes currently recommended treatment regimens for four sexually transmitted infections (‎STI)‎, namely gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia and herpes simplex virus in 26 countries and areas in the Western Pacific Region in accordance with the 2016 WHO STI guidelines.
  • 收集、处理或贮存潜在感染脊灰病毒材料设施的风险最小化指南 [‎Guidance to minimize risks for facilities collecting, handling or storing materials potentially infectious for polioviruses]‎ 

    世界卫生组织西太平洋区域办事处 (‎WPR/2018/CHN/003, 2018)‎
    本指南旨在便于处理人类粪便标本、呼吸道样本或环境污水的实验室,鉴别潜在感染脊灰病毒的材料。取决于收集的地点和时间,这些材料可能含有感染性脊灰病毒,这些病毒已在野外被消灭(2型)或几近消灭(1型和3型)。鉴别、销毁以实现消除或降低处理此类材料的风险,不仅对维护实验室工作人员及其社区的安全非常重要,对于全球消灭脊灰的成功也同样至关重要。
  • Primary health care in the Western Pacific Region : looking back and future directions 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    The Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization is highly diverse as it is composed of countries with advanced economies, transition economies, and the Pacific island countries and areas (‎PICs)‎. Despite this diversity, the Region is experiencing some common epidemiological, governance and demographic trends which include population ageing and mobility, rapid urbanization, decentralization, persistent inequities despite rapid economic growth, unfinished agendas in reproductive health and infectious disease control, rise of noncommunicable ...
  • Eliminating mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B [‎fact sheet]‎ 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2018/DCD/003, 2018)‎
  • Climate change and health in Small Island Developing States : a WHO special initiative, Pacific island countries and areas 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    In 2017, at the 23rd COP (‎COP23)‎ of the UNFCCC in Bonn, WHO launched a Special Initiative on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States (‎SIDS)‎ in collaboration with UNFCCC and the Fijian Presidency of the COP23. The Initiative recognizes that SIDS are on the front line facing a range of acute and long-term risks caused by climate change. Most SIDS have made a very small contribution to the overall global emissions that cause climate change and yet they are amongst the most affected countries . This report serves as the background ...
  • Pacific islands action plan on climate change and health 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    The WHO Special Initiative on Climate Change and Health in Small Island Developing States (‎SIDS)‎ was launched in November 2017 by WHO in partnership with the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (‎UNFCCC)‎ and the Government of Fiji, as President of the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC. To implement this SIDS Initiative, WHO consulted the Pacific island countries and areas (‎PICs)‎ and developed the Pacific Islands Action Plan on Climate Change and Health in Nadi, Fiji in March 2018. The Pacific Islands ...
  • Universal health coverage on the journey towards Healthy Islands in the Pacific 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    This report presents the current status of UHC across PICs by reviewing key health service, finance and outcome indicators such as immunisation, access to improved drinking sources, current health expenditure and etc.
  • A decade of progress towards better health - WHO in the Western Pacific Region 2009-2018 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    This report presents WHO Western Pacific Region's progress over the period of 2009-2018 towards better health for the more than 1.9 billion people of this dynamic but disaster-prone Region, and WPRO's efforts to ensure their future health and well-being.
  • Regional strategy and plan of action for measles and rubella elimination in the Western Pacific 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    The Regional Strategy and Plan of Action for Measles and Rubella Elimination in the Western Pacific was endorsed by the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee in 2017. This document was developed, in consultation with Member States and technical partners, through carefully analysing the unsolved issues and emerging challenges that led to the regional resurgence of measles and outbreaks of rubella during 2013-2016. The document will guide development of national plans of action for achieving and sustaining measles and rubella elimination with ...
  • Overview of Lao health system development 2009-2017 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    The Overview of the Lao Health System Development 2009-2017 present a snapshot of the existing health system, highlighting the significant progress made over the past decade. The report serves as a foundation for WHO and partners to work with the Government to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. More efforts is needed to support the implementation of the priority health programme by improving access and financial protection for the hard-to-reach population, in leaving no one behind.
  • A filariasis-free me : a campaign on the prevention and control of filariasis for health promoting schools 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2004)‎
  • Drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene in the Western Pacific Region : opportunities and challenges in the SDG era 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    The Sustainable Development Goals initiated in 2015 by the UN member states aim to achieve universal coverage with safely managed water, sanitation and hygiene (‎WASH)‎ by 2030. This book provides urgently needed baseline information on the current WASH situation in countries for the governments and international partners, as well as other stakeholders in the Region. Most findings are based on the data and information provided by two global monitoring initiatives of WHO and UNICEF: Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene ...
  • Regional framework for action on transitioning to integrated financing of priority public health services in the Western Pacific 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2018)‎
    The Regional Framework for Action on Transitioning to Integrated Financing of Priority Public Health Services in the Western Pacific provides guidance to Member States on actions to help secure essential public health functions that can ensure the sustainability and resilience of their health systems. Securing essential public health functions is relevant for countries facing reductions in external funding and those undergoing service delivery and budgeting reforms. Four recommended actions are: (‎1)‎ confirm core programme elements and service ...
  • Improving hospital planning and management [‎fact sheet]‎ 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2018/RDO/003, 2018)‎
  • Keeping the Region safe [‎fact sheet]‎ 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2018/RDO/004, 2018)‎
  • Strengthening legal frameworks for health [‎fact sheet]‎ 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2018/RDO/005, 2018)‎
  • Strengthening rehabilitation for health and well-being [‎fact sheet]‎ 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2018/RDO/006, 2018)‎

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