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Effects of meeting MPOWER requirements on smoking rates and smoking-attributable deaths- Syrian Arab Republic

Fact sheet
This fact sheet presents estimates of the effect of implementing MPOWER policies consistent with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The estimates are based on the Abridged SimSmoke model.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Effects of meeting MPOWER requirements on smoking rates and smoking-attributable deaths-Tunisia

Fact sheet
This fact sheet presents estimates of the effect of implementing MPOWER policies consistent with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The estimates are based on the Abridged SimSmoke model.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Bahrain Tobacco Industry Profile

Fact sheet
This fact sheet gives an overview of the tobacco industry profile in Bahrain.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Effects of meeting MPOWER requirements on smoking rates and smoking-attributable deaths- United Arab Emirates

Fact sheet
This fact sheet presents estimates of the effect of implementing MPOWER policies consistent with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The estimates are based on the Abridged SimSmoke model.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Egypt Tobacco Industry Profile

Fact sheet
This fact sheet gives an overview of the tobacco industry profile in the Egypt.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Djibouti Tobacco Industry Profile

Fact sheet
This fact sheet gives an overview of the tobacco industry profile in Djibouti.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Second Global Conference Health and Climate report 2016

Report

The 2016 conference showcased how the public health community will support the implementation of the Paris agreement, in order to build healthier and more sustainable societies.

Published by: World Health Organization

Strengthening health resilience to climate change

Publication
This is one of two technical background papers prepared as a basis for discussion at the WHO Health and Climate Conference. It provides a brief summary of the available evidence on the health impacts of climate change, and an outline of the necessary response to protect health from these evolving risks.

Published by: World Health Organization

Heatwaves and Health: Guidance on Warning-System Development

Guide
This Guidance has been developed jointly by WMO and WHO to outline for practitioners in both NMHSs and National Health Services (NHSs) the issues surrounding the general heat–health problem and present how an understanding of the biometeorology, epidemiology, public-health and risk communication aspects of heat as a hazard can be used to inform the development of an HHWS as part of a wider HHAP.

Published by: World Health Organization

Climate and Health Country Profiles - 2015 A Global Overview

Publication

The WHO UNFCCC Climate and Health Country Profile Project aims to raise awareness of the health impacts of climate change, support evidence-based decision making to strengthen the climate resilience of health systems, and promote actions that improve health while reducing carbon emissions.

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

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