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WHO GCM/NCD working group on health literacy and health education for NCDs (WG 3.3, 2016-2017) - second meeting

Report

This report is on the second meeting of the WHO GCM/NCD Working Group on health education and health literacy for NCDs.

Published by: World Health Organization

WHO GCM/NCD working group on health literacy and health education and health literacy for NCDs (WG 3.3, 2016-2017)

Report

This is the interim report on the WHO GCM/NCD Working Group on health education and health literacy for NCDs.

Published by: World Health Organization

Health in Asia and the Pacific

Report

This book highlights differences and similarities across the Asia Pacific Region and clarifies obstacles to achieving good health. It is aimed at providing countries with the truly pan-regional information they need to provide better health for all comes at a crucial time when global economic downturn threatens to dry up public funds and crimp governments’ spending power.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Noncommunicable disease education manual : a primer for policy-makers and health-care professionals

Report

This manual contains modules for noncommunicable disease education for policy-makers and health care professionals.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Noncommunicable disease education manual for primary health care professionals and patients

Report

This manual contains modules for noncommunicable disease education for primary health care professionals and patients.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

GCM/NCD progress report 2014-2016

Report

This report highlights the achievements of the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases over the period 2014 to 2016, in collaboration with Member States, United Nations agencies, colleagues across all clusters and levels of WHO, and other stakeholders who have engaged with the GCM/NCD in helping countries to achieve the nine voluntary targets of the Global Monitoring Framework and reduce the burden of NCDs and their shared risk factors.

Published by: World Health Organization

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly - Political declaration of the high-level meeting of the general assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

Report
This resolution was adopted by the General Assembly (2011) to address the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases worldwide, with a particular focus on developmental challenges, including social and economic impacts.

Published by: World Health Organization

What ministries of education need to know: NCDs

Policy brief

This policy brief highlights the increasing exposure of children and adolescents to tobacco, alcohol, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, and points out the education sector as having a fundamental responsibility to protect children’s health and well-being.

Published by: World Health Organization

What heads of state and government need to know: NCDs

Policy brief
This policy brief highlights five main priorities for Heads of State and Government in confronting NCDs.

Published by: World Health Organization

What local governments need to know: NCDs

Policy brief
This policy brief highlights urbanization as a driver of the noncommunicable disease (NCD) epidemic. It points out that cost-effective initiatives at municipal and local level can prevent NCDs while delivering wider societal benefits.

Published by: World Health Organization

WHO global coordination mechanism on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases - Working Group Report

Report

This 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). The Working Group was tasked with providing recommendations to the WHO Director-General on ways and means of encouraging countries to realize their commitments to call on the private sector to strengthen its contribution to the prevention and control of NCDs.

Published by: World Health Organization

WHO global coordination mechanism on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases - Working Group Report

Report

This 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). The Working Group was tasked with providing recommendations to the WHO Director-General on ways and means of encouraging countries to realize their commitments to explore the provision of adequate, predictable and sustained resources, through domestic, bilateral, regional and multilateral channels, including traditional and voluntary innovative financing mechanisms.

Published by: World Health Organization

Expert meeting on population sodium reduction strategies for prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in the South East Asian Region

Report

This report presents the technical deliberations of the three-day meeting by participants of an Expert Meeting on Population Sodium Strategies for Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases in the South East Asian Region. The meeting focused on the development of regional strategies for salt reduction and measured population salt intake in the region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asian

Country experiences in integrated policy development for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (2015)

Report

This publication is intended as a source of inspiration for policy-makers tasked with the elaboration or revision of national strategies for and action plans on NCDs. It compiles the experiences of and lessons emerging from selected countries in the WHO European Region in elaborating national integrated NCD plans.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Better food and nutrition in Europe – Progress report (2018)

Report
This report highlights progress achieved in the WHO European Region and Member States in implementing the European food and nutrition action plan 2015–2020 and presents selected epidemiological data on the nutritional status of populations throughout the Region and on implementation of policies recommended in regional and global frameworks to promote healthy nutrition and prevent obesity.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

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