SparkBlue is an online engagement community powered by UNDP. Spark an Idea, Spark a Conversation, Spark Change.
Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) has an interactive learning platform that allows users to acquire knowledge on all PVRI related subjects.
Published by: Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI)
Supporting the development of the next generation of public health leaders in Africa. Aim to help Africans develop the knowledge, insight and skills to work within their own countries to formulate and implement evidence-based policy and to serve as the next generation of leaders. It builds skills in leadership, policy analysis and formulation, as well as global health diplomacy.
Raising awareness and empowering women to seek breast and cervical cancer screening and early detection services, and improving the quality and completeness of cancer data to inform cancer control plans.
Ensuring cancer is a health priority at national and global levels, and supporting stronger health system capacities to ensure overall cancer information and care is available in low and middle income countries (LMICs).
Empowering people, communities and nations at large through mobile technology, which provides access to relevant information and services addressing the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.
The Toolkit provides background on the concept of accountability to the NCD civil society community, and resources to support civil society monitoring initiatives. The 2020 Toolkit is an update from a previous version from 2013, which included a benchmarking tool that was used by several national and regional alliances to produce civil society status reports in the lead up to the 2014 UN High-Level Review.
Published by: NCD Alliance
WHO Independent High-level Comission on NCDs was established in 2017 to advise Dr. Tedros on ways to transform new opportunities to progress towards SDG target 3.4. The final report includes 8 recommendations on how to take action to best enable countries to achieve SDG target 3.4.
Published by: World Health Organization
The National Diabetes Program was coordinated through the Ministry of Health under the NCD section and was directly placed under the National NCD steering committee. The rollout of NDP program was made to utilize the already existing health infrastructure to bring out comprehensive diabetes & other NCD services to the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care while also introducing; nutrition & counseling in the clinics, foot examination, eye screening component and establish linkages with the Reproductive & Child Health clinics to target gestational diabetes. Public private partnerships with (FBOs, Private, and other health care providers) together with appropriate and effective referral system were put in place. Community involvement was strengthened through creation of awareness and education session on prevention and control of NCD risk factors. This led to an increase in demand for NCD care and services in the country.
The overall aim of this evaluation was to inform the implementer on the project performance and specifically establish the veracity of project achievements on the set strategic objectives (Verification of performance by strategic objective), to determine project efficiency, effectiveness and independent attribution. It covers the period from the beginning of April 2012 to May 2017.
Published by: United Republic of Tanzania
The report "Offering help to quit tobacco use" tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it. The report finds that more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas. About 5 billion people – 65% of the world’s population – are covered by at least one comprehensive tobacco control measure, which has more than quadrupled since 2007 when only 1 billion people and 15% of the world’s population were covered.
Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)
Despite these multiple benefits, the majority of developing countries have yet to seize the growth and development opportunities offered by high-performing health financing. Major coverage gaps for essential health services persist; for those who receive services, coverage is too often ineffective, as the quality of services is low. To expand equitable coverage with both quality services and financial protection, the overall levels of health spending, the mix of revenue sources, pooling, and the efficient and equitable use of resources matter. This report identifies critical health financing constraints.
Published by: World Bank Group
With Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) causing two of every three deaths of women each year, action to implement Universal Health Coverage (UHC) must recognise and address sex and gender differences in NCD risk factors, care pathways and outcomes if services are to be targeted effectively and deliver healthy lives and well-being for women and girls around the world. This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of NCDs that UHC must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.
Published by: NCD Alliance
Ari - Virtual Assistant