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  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Countries and areas in the Western Pacific Region have implemented strict non-pharmaceutical interventions (‎NPIs)‎ against novel coronavirus disease (‎COVID-19)‎, aiming to interrupt or reduce transmission. While effective ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    This is the style guide for WPRO publications and information products. All designers working on WHO WPRO publication and information products should use this as reference for design and layout. Templates and further ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    This document provides interim guidance on environmental cleaning and disinfection when a COVID-19 case is suspected or confirmed in non-health-care settings, such as hotels and other public places. Environmental cleaning ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Strengthening regulatory systems for medicines and the health workforce - both at the national level and across national borders - can be implemented most effectively through the cooperative efforts of Member States and ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Across the Western Pacific Region, COVID-19 is placing enormous strain on health and economic systems. Apart from direct threats to personal health, safety and livelihood, the pandemic also has significant implications on ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    The Regional Action Framework for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Western Pacific was endorsed by the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee in 2018. With the unprecedented achievements ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    As a public health emergency of international concern, the novel coronavirus disease (‎COVID-19)‎ pandemic has drawn worldwide attention and a global response. All countries and areas have initiated measures to contain and ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    This document outlines minimum requirements of laboratory testing for COVID-19 and link laboratory testing with surveillance and contact tracing to guide the outbreak response by national health authorities using a reduced ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    People with underlying noncommunicable diseases (‎NCDs)‎ such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer have a high risk for developing severe and even fatal COVID-19. It is ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Primary care can play a significant role in the COVID-19 response by differentiating patients with respiratory symptoms from those with COVID-19, making an early diagnosis, helping vulnerable people cope with their anxiety ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Health ministers from the Western Pacific Region met virtually on 8 April 2020 to share experiences and stand in solidarity to address COVID-19. Three heads of government made recorded interventions. They were joined by ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    People living with HIV depend on life-saving antiretroviral therapy (‎ART)‎ and access to ART must be maintained during periods of travel restrictions and lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information note ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Hospitals are essential part of service delivery and core to advancing universal health coverage and achieving the health targets in the sustainable development goals. It is often the first point-of-care contact and shape ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    This Regional Action Plan has been developed by the World Health Organization (‎WHO)‎ Regional Office and country offices of the Western Pacific to support countries and areas in the Region to mitigate the public health ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Patients with suspected coronavirus disease 2019 (‎COVID-19)‎ can infect others at any time, including during transfer and transport. COVID-19 is a new infectious disease that requires contact and droplet precautions; lapses ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Tobacco kills more than 3 million people a year in the Western Pacific Region. Tobacco's toll on the health of the population in the Region translates into significant health-care costs, a considerable burden on health ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Efficient triage of patients with COVID-19 at all health facility levels (‎primary, secondary and tertiary)‎ will help the national response planning and case management system cope with patient influx, direct necessary ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Rapid economic growth, urbanization and globalization have changed the food system in the Region, making inexpensive processed foods more available and accessible. Now more than ever, children are being exposed to potential ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, this guidance provides information on infection and prevention control (‎IPC)‎ for older people, their friends and families, carers, and healthcare providers. Anyone who manages, works, ...
  • World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)‎
    Have you ever heard about viral hepatitis? If you would like to know what viral hepatitis is and how the diseases can affect you and your loved ones, this book can give you the answers. More importantly, in this book you ...

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