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WHO Results Report Programme Budget 2018-2019

Report

The Programme budget 2018–2019 was last and the largest of the three Programme budgets (2014–2019) of the Twelfth General Programme of Work, 2014–2019. The Health Assembly-approved Programme budget 2018–2019 totalled US$ 4422 million and was presented in two distinct segments.

Published by: World Health Organization

World Health Statistics 2020: Monitoring health for the SDGs

Report

The World Health Statistics 2020 summarizes recent trends in life expectancy and reports on progress towards the main health and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets. It also assesses the current availability of those data, and describes how WHO is supporting countries to improve health information systems and global health security. The 2020 edition also includes four indicators (relating to poliomyelitis, hypertension and obesity in adults and school age children) from the Thirteenth General Programme of Work 2019−2023 (GPW13).

Published by: World Health Organization

Strategic preparedness and response plan for the new coronavirus

Strategy document

This strategic preparedness and response plan outlines the public health measures that the international community stands ready to provide to support all countries to prepare for and respond to COVID-19.

Published by: World Health Organization

Coronavirus: what it means for you if you have heart or circulatory disease

Article

Our medical experts help explain what we know so far about the Covid-19 coronavirus and how it can affect people with heart disease. Are people with heart and circulatory disease at increased risk of coronavirus? The majority of people diagnosed with coronavirus (Covid-19) have mild symptoms and make a full recovery. However, early indications are that people with heart and circulatory diseases are at risk of a more severe illness which could require admission to hospital.

Published by: British Heart Foundation

Social Stigma associated with COVID-19

Guide

A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma for governments, media and local organisations working on the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Published by: IFRC, UNICEF, WHO

Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak

Article

The World Heath Organization published 6 mental health and psychosocial support coping strategies to help children to deal with the stress which may arise as a result of the 2019-nCoV outbreak. 

Published by: World Health Organization

Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak

Article

The World Heath Organization published 6 mental health and psychosocial support coping strategies to deal with the stress which may arise as a result of the 2019-nCoV outbreak. 

Published by: World Health Organization

IAEA and IFPMA Comprehensive Cancer Control in LMICs

Article

Ensuring cancer is a health priority at national and global levels, and supporting stronger health system capacities to ensure overall cancer information and care is available in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

Published by: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA)

AFRO Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Initiative

Article

Encouraging women to seek cervical cancer screening and medical help in case of early symptoms, and providing health workers with appropriate information and skills on cervical cancer to meet the needs of all women.

Published by: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA)

Be He@lthy, Be Mobile

Article

Empowering people, communities and nations at large through mobile technology, which provides access to relevant information and services addressing the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.

Published by: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA)

Bridging the Gap on NCDs: From global promises to local progress - Policy brief

Policy brief

The policy brief highlights the gaps in the first decade of the NCD response and what is lacking to reach the global targets for NCD reduction. The policy brief also underscores barriers to progress according to the NCD Alliance's global network of people living with NCDs, advocates, campaigners and experts through survey data , WHO data, and peer reviewed literature. 
 

Published by: NCD Alliance

WHO Independent High-level Commission on NCDs

Report

WHO Independent High-level Comission on NCDs was established in 2017 to advise Dr. Tedros on ways to transform new opportunities to progress towards SDG target 3.4. The final report includes 8 recommendations on how to take action to best enable countries to achieve SDG target 3.4.

Published by: World Health Organization

WHO NCD Progress Monitor 2020

Report

WHO NCD Progress Monitor 2020 describes the achievements made by Member States on 10 indicators for NCDs. Within the report, country profiles include data on the population, percentage and number of deaths from NCDs, and the risk of premature death from the four main NCDs (cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, or chronic respiratory diseases)- the indicator used to Monitor the Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4 on NCDs.

Published by: World Health Organization

World Cancer Report: Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention

Report

The report focuses on prevention and offers the most comprehensive overview of relevant research avaliable to date, ranging from descriptive etiology, cellular and molecular biology, toxicology and pathology through to behavioural and social sciences. Key chapters include discussions on the impact of inequities in cancer, vaccination and screening, genomic individual susceptibility to cancer and the finer identification of those at risk, which may allow 'precision cancer prevention'.

Published by: International Agency for Research on Cancer

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

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