Knowledge

Development Cooperation

WHO report on cancer: setting priorities, investing wisely and providing care for all

Report

The report aims to set the agenda on cancer, mobilize stakeholders and help countries set priorities for investing in cancer control and universal health coverage. It introduces the principles, tools and current priority cancer control interventions in the context of the current and future cancer burden and opportunities. 

Published by: World Health Organization

SCOPE

SCOPE is a free internationally-recognized certification in obesity management. It equips health professionals with up to date, evidence-based obesity management resources, to better treat their patients with obesity and to excel in their careers.

Published by: World Obesity Federation

WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2019

Report

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)

The Global Impact of Respiratory Disease

Report

The purpose of this report is to call attention to the importance of respiratory health in the world and to raise it to be a top priority in global decision-making.

Published by: Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS)

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)

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)

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

Indicator And Monitoring Framework For The Global Strategy For Women’s, Children’s And Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030)

Report

This report presents the indicator and monitoring framework for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health, (2016-2030) focusing on its Survive, Thrive and Transform objectives and 17 targets. It also details the selection process for the indicators and implications for monitoring, measurement, investments and reporting.

Published by: Every Woman Every Child

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

Fact Sheet: Palliative Care

Fact sheet

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients (adults and children) and their families who are facing problems associated with life-threatening illness. It prevents and relieves suffering through the early identification, correct assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, whether physical, psychosocial or spiritual.

Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO GCM/NCD Working Group on the Alignment of International Cooperation with National NCD Plans (Working Group 3.2)

Report

This final report is the outcome of the Working Group convened by the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (GCM/NCD) to consider the alignment of international cooperation with national NCD plans (Working Group 3.2, 2016–2017). The Working Group was formed under objective 3 (action 3.2) of the GCM/NCD work plan to provide a forum for identifying barriers to and sharing innovative solutions for the implementation of the WHO Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020.

Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO GCM/NCD Working Group on the Inclusion of NCDs in other Programmatic Areas (Working Group 3.1)

Report

This final report is the outcome of the Working Group convened by the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (GCM/NCD) to recommend ways and means of encouraging Member States and non-State actors to promote the inclusion of the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases within responses to HIV/AIDS and programmes for sexual and reproductive health and maternal and child health; within responses to other communicable disease programmes, such as tuberculosis; and as part of wider efforts to strengthen and orient health systems to address the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases through people-centred primary health care and universal health coverage.

Published by: World Health Organization (WHO)

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