Knowledge

Gender

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

Information, Education and Communication for cervical cancer prevention and control in African countries: Training guide

Guide

This document highlights effective and sustainable methods that can be used to control the burden of cervical cancer in the context of Africa, following an analysis of the burden of cervical cancer and its social determinants in the African Region. It also reviews the responses that already exist at national and African regional levels.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Africa

Policy statement and recommended actions for early detection of breast cancer

Policy brief

This document serves as a policy statement on recommended actions for early detection of breast cancer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Policy statement and recommended actions for early detection of breast, cervical, colorectal, oral and prostate cancers

Policy brief
This document serves as a policy statement on recommended actions for early detection of breast, cervical, colorectal, oraland prostate cancers in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Policy statement and recommended actions for early detection of cervical cancer

Policy brief

This document serves as a policy statement on recommended actions for early detection of cervical cancer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Policy statement and recommended actions for early detection of prostate cancer

Policy brief

This document serves as a policy statement on recommended actions for early detection of prostate cancer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

WHO recommendations on adolescent health

Publication

The objective of this publication is to make available WHO recommendations on adolescent health in one easy-to-access document for WHO staff, policy-makers, programme managers, and health professionals. The compilation can also help better define gaps to prioritize guideline updates.

Published by: World Health Organization

Programme reporting standards for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Guide

The purpose of this document is to serve as a guide for implementation researchers who need to document important details of implementation and context in addition to the results of their studies.

Published by: World Health Organization

Mainstreaming gender in health adaptation to climate change programmes

Guide

This guide is targeted towards programme managers who work in climate change and health adaptation, and provides them with practical information and concrete guidance to mainstream gender throughout all four phases of the project cycle: identification, formulation and design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.

Published by: World Health Organization

MCA progress report 2014-15 WHO's Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health

Report

This document presents a strategy to implement programmes for maternal health, newborn and preterm care, the quality of service delivery and how to ensure patient safety, integrated management of childhood illness, early child development, adolescent health, community engagement and new and emerging threats such as the zikavirus-linked surge in microcephaly and other neurological syndromes.

Published by: World Health Organization

Gender, Climate Change and Health

Report

This report provides a first review of the interactions between climate change, gender and health. It documents evidence for gender differences in health risks that are likely to be exacerbated by climate change, and in adaptation and mitigation measures that can help to protect and promote health.

Published by: World Health Organization

Country Support Package for Equity, Gender and Human Rights

Guide

This Country Support Package provides country-level support to "leaving no one behind," benefit health information systems, national health policies and strategies, and national health programmes.

Published by: World Health Organization

Digital Health Resolution

Strategy document

Delegates agreed on a resolution on digital health that urges Member States to prioritize the development and greater use of digital technologies in health as a means of promoting Universal Health Coverage and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Published by: World Health Organization

Gender, equity, and human rights

Fact sheet

An overview of gender, which requires us to ensure that health policy, programmes, services and delivery models are responsive to the needs of women, men, girls and boys in all their diversity.

Published by: World Health Organization

Gender mainstreaming for health managers: A practical approach

Guide
The manual is a user-friendly guide aimed to raise awareness and develop skills on gender analysis and gender responsive planning in health sector activities. It is conceptually structured to move from awareness to action throughout a three to four day workshop to reduce gender-based inequities in health.

Published by: World Health Organization

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