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Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice

Publication

This publication gives a broad vision of what a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer
prevention and control means. In particular, it outlines the complementary strategies for comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control, and highlights the need for
collaboration across programmes, organizations and partners.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Core Indicators: Health Situation in the Americas 2017

Publication
This document provides the latest information on key health indicators for the Region of the Americas.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Diagnostic Criteria And Classification Of Hyperglycaemia First Detected In Pregnancy

Guide
This guideline provides an update to the 1999 WHO recommendations for diagnosing and classifying hyperglycaemia in pregnancy. The target users are health care professionals who care for pregnant women, most frequently primary care physicians and obstetricians/gynaecologists. However, researchers and policy makers will also find it useful.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Agricultural Communities in Central America: Case definitions, methodological basis and approaches for public health surveillance

Publication
This document presents a background to this epidemic, including its epidemiology and main hypothetical risk factors of Chronic Kidney Disease of non-Traditional Causes (CKDnT). It also includes a description of clinical and pathological characteristics, the case definitions for CKDnT surveillance, and the methodological basis and approaches for public health surveillance.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Strategy and Plan of Action to Strengthen Tobacco Control in the Region of the Americas 2018-2022 Resolution

Strategy document

This document represents the Strategy and Plan of Acttion to Strengthen Tobacco Control in the Region of the Americas 2018-2022.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Integrating HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening Programs: a manual for program managers

Guide

This guide, Integrating HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening Programs: A Manual for Program Managers
intends to fill this knowledge gap. It provides information on how to plan and implement a cervical cancer
screening program, based on HPV testing as a primary screening test.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Health Situation in the Americas: Core Indicators 2017

Publication

This edition includes 82 core indicators for the countries, territories, and subregions of the Americas, which are categorized as follows: demographic-socioeconomic, health status, risk factors, services coverage, and health systems. Information is also included on 17 of the 27 indicators of Goal Three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Integrating HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening Programs: a manual for program managers

Guide
This guide, Integrating HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening Programs: A Manual for Program Managers intends to fill this knowledge gap. It provides information on how to plan and implement a cervical cancer screening program, based on HPV testing as a primary screening test.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Adolescents & Non-Communicable Diseases at a Glance

Fact sheet
This fact sheet gives an overview of NCD risk behaviors in adolescents in the Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as highlights data on NCD costs, obesity and physical activity, consumption of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco, and sexual and reproductive health.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Americas

Strategic planning for cervical cancer prevention and control in Africa: Facilitator Manual

Guide
This manual provides a series of information and ideas to help train individuals in developing a cervical cancer prevention and control strategy for the African Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

Strategic Planning for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in Africa: Training Manual - Participants

Guide

This manual provides a series of information and ideas to help train individuals in developing a cervical cancer prevention and control strategy for the African Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

The African Regional Health Report 2014 - The health of the people: what works

Report

This report is the first report to focus on the health of the 738 million people living in the African Region of the World Health Organization. It provides a comprehensive analysis of key public health issues and progress made on them in the Africa Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

Towards reaching the health-related millennium development goals: progress report and the way forward

Report
This report provides an update on the progress made towards the achievement of the health and health-related MDGs; it further identifies the main challenges and proposes the way forward.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

WHO Adolescent Job Aid - A Handy Desk Reference Tool for Primary Level Health Workers

Guide

This job aid works to enable health workers to respond to adolescents more effectively and with greater sensitivity. It provides precise and step-wise guidance on how to deal with adolescents when they present with a problem or concern regarding their health and development.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

Assessing country capacity and preparedness for introducing or scaling up a comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control programme: Baseline report

Report
This report provides a comprehensive overview to assess country capacity and preparedness to introduce or scale up comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control programmes in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

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