Knowledge

Essential Medicines

Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems. Tajikistan country assessment (2014)

Report
This report focuses on cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors in Tajikistan. It identifies key health system challenges that prevent greater coverage of core noncommunicable diseases interventions and services, and proposes three strategic recommendations to accelerate gains in cardiovascular diseases outcomes.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems. Tajikistan country assessment (2014)

Report

This report focuses on cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors in Tajikistan. It identifies key health system challenges that prevent greater coverage of core noncommunicable diseases interventions and services, and proposes three strategic recommendations to accelerate gains in cardiovascular diseases outcomes. (Russian)

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems. Armenia country assessment (2017)

Report

This report examines the opportunities and challenges for Armenia to accelerate improvement in cardiovascular and diabetes outcomes.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems - Kazakhstan (2018)

Report
This report reviews the challenges and opportunities of the health system in Kazakhstan for scaling up core services for the prevention, early diagnosis and management of NCDs. The report also provides examples of good practice in the care of stroke patients and online health information and registries.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems - Kazakhstan (2018)

Report

This report reviews the challenges and opportunities of the health system in Kazakhstan for scaling up core services for the prevention, early diagnosis and management of NCDs. The report also provides examples of good practice in the care of stroke patients and online health information and registries. (Russian)

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Implementation of a package of essential noncommunicable (PEN) disease interventions in Kyrgyzstan: evaluation of effects and costs in Bishkek after one year (2017)

Report

This report focuses on WHO carried out an evaluation of PEN protocols in Kyrgyzstan a year following implementation. It serves as a timely opportunity for reflection and adjustment of the model as part of the quality improvement cycle.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Implementation of a package of essential noncommunicable (PEN) disease interventions in Kyrgyzstan: evaluation of effects and costs in Bishkek after one year (2017)

Report

This report focuses on WHO carried out an evaluation of PEN protocols in Kyrgyzstan a year following implementation. It serves as a timely opportunity for reflection and adjustment of the model as part of the quality improvement cycle. (Russian)

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Strategic Fund. Annual Report 2017. Access to quality medicines and health

Report

The Strategic Fund is a regional technical cooperation mechanism for pooled procurement of essential medicines and strategic public health supplies in the Americas. The Strategic Fund was created in 2000 by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) at the request of the Member States. Since then, the Fund has worked with countries to improve access to medicines and other health technologies, by strengthening demand planning and the organization of national supply management systems, while facilitating access to affordable strategic public health supplies through a pooled procurement mechanism.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Health Technology Manual. Improving the Integrated Management of Chronic Diseases at the First Level of Health Care Services

Strategy document
The Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO’s) Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases, ratified by the Directing Council in 2012, recommends the reorientation of health systems based on core principles of the integrated management of chronic diseases.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Hypertension Control Programs

Publication

his document describes the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for
Hypertension Control Programs, a collaboration between the Pan American
Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Hypertension League (WHL). It
provides a foundation that allows countries, based on their own resources
and priorities, to select indicators for their monitoring and evaluation efforts
and strongly recommends the use of the five core indicators of the Global
HEARTS cardiovascular disease management technical package and one
additional PAHO-WHL core indicator.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Hypertension Control Programs

Publication

This document describes the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Hypertension Control Programs, a collaboration between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Hypertension League (WHL).

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Early Diagnosis of Childhood Cancer

Guide
This manual builds on the methodology established by the PAHO/WHO program Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI). It is intended for use as part of the compendium of IMCI resources for primary care providers, and includes comprehensive information on the main risks factors for childhood cancer and the most frequent cancers in children.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Safety and security on the Internet: Challenges and advances in Member States

Case study

This survey presents case studies illustrating successes with Internet pharmacies along with citizen- and institution-initiated methods of addressing online health information quality are provided in the text of the report; these could be considered examples of a foundation on which to build upon.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

Success Stories of WHO in the African Region: Delivering Achievements and Making an Impact

Case study

This document highlights case studies that represent success stories, achievements, and impact in the WHO African Region. This includes one success story on the use of mobile phones for treating diabetes in Senegal.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

Fact sheet: Diabetes

Fact sheet
This fact sheet presents an overview with key facts on diabetes, its risk factors, burden, and WHO response in the African Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

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