Knowledge

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Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on NCDs

Report

The report is submitted in response to resolution WHA71.2 (2018), which “requests the Director-General to report to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly, through the Executive Board, on the outcomes of the third High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and its follow-up.

Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)

Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on NCDs

Report

The report is submitted in response to resolution WHA71.2 (2018), which “requests the Director-General to report to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly, through the Executive Board, on the outcomes of the third High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and its follow-up.

Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)

Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on NCDs

Report

The report is submitted in response to resolution WHA71.2 (2018), which “requests the Director-General to report to the Seventy-second World Health Assembly, through the Executive Board, on the outcomes of the third High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and its follow-up.

Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)

Respiratory diseases in the world

This document outlines practical approaches to combat threats to respiratory health and proven strategies to significantly improve the care provided for individuals afflicted with respiratory diseases worldwide.

Published by: Forum of International Respiratory Societies

Palliative Care and the Global Goal for Health Report

Report

The aim of the report is to show how the Global Goal for Health and accompanying targets could support a focus on improving palliative care for people with life-threatening and life-limiting illness globally and to make recommendations for inclusion of palliative care within the Global Goal for Health.

Published by: Worldwide Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance

Global Framework for Capacity Building for Non-Communicable Disease Advocacy in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Report

This document is a summary of two pilot NCD advocacy courses, one in Thailand and one in Colombia. A Global Advisory Group engaged a Local Organizing Committee in each country to ensure the courses would meet the needs of the local stakeholders. While both courses contained a set of key competencies and helped participants develop joint strategies for moving forward with consensus advocacy targets, the courses differed in content and participant background depending on the local context

Published by: International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Beating NCDs equitibly - Ten system requirements for health promotion and the primary prevention of NCDs

In this paper the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) proposes that it is lack of investment in the necessary health promotion and primary prevention systems that best explains the lack of progress globally on NCDs. Here the IUHPE articulates its position regarding ten system requirements for strengthening health promotion as a primary mechanism for meeting the WHO Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Targets and related UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Published by: International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Inspiring Youth, Growing Change: Nurturing strong minds for a healthy community

Report

The goal of this report is to document changes resulting from local projects from the youth in the project to the built environment. It also seeks to capture an understanding of themes that can inform future health promotion and youth development work.

Published by: Public Health Institute (PHI)

Building Global Capacity for Non-communication Diseases Prevention

Policy brief

Policy brief on building global capacity NCD prevention in LMICs. Highlights key focus issues and defines priority actions outlined by the DELPHI Study. 

Published by: International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Advocating for Health Promotion Approached to Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention

This brief ‘key messages’ paper aims to better enable IUHPE Officers, Board Members, Regional Committee Members and Members to advocate for health promotion approaches to NCD prevention in a unified way – and importantly to enable the Organization to speak with an authoritative, consistent and unified voice in multiple forums and in all regions on the subject of NCD Prevention.

Published by: International Union of Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

Securing a constituency-based approach for greater action on NCDs

Article

This comment, published in the Lancet on Strengthening a constituency-based approach to youth engagement within the NCD movement, recognises not only the need for more institutionalised engagement but also the responsibility of youth organisations themselves to move beyond current silos and work collectively on shared priorities for greater impact.

 

Published by: Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN)

General Meeting of the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases: Meeting Report

Report

On 5–6 November 2018, the first General Meeting of the GCM/NCD was held in Geneva, Switzerland, to reinforce the commitment of the participants to accelerated multisectoral and multistakeholder action to achieve SDG target 3.4

Published by: World Health Organization

Integrating mental health into primary care - A global perspective

Policy brief

This report highlights the role that integrating mental health services into primary care plays to generate good health outcomes at reasonable costs. It points out 10 common principles for successful integration to guide countries toward implementation. 

Published by: World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA)

Child Protection in Emergencies

Report

This briefing gives an overview of child protection in humanitarian action, including the global interagency minimum standards for child protection. It highlights the necessary actions and available tools to ensure child protection. 

Published by: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

2011-2015 results - five years of saving lives and protecting health

Report

This report, published in July 2015, assesses the Vaccine Alliance’s progress against goals and targets set out in their 2011–2015 strategy, which was centered on delivering on the promise of saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing access to immunization in the poorest countries.

Published by: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

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