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WHO global coordination mechanism on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases - Working Group Report

Report

This report is the outcome of the Working Group convened by the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (GCM/NCD). The Working Group was tasked with providing recommendations to the WHO Director-General on ways and means of encouraging countries to realize their commitments to call on the private sector to strengthen its contribution to the prevention and control of NCDs.

Published by: World Health Organization

Noncommunicable disease education manual : a primer for policy-makers and health-care professionals

Report

This manual contains modules for noncommunicable disease education for policy-makers and health care professionals.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Noncommunicable disease education manual for primary health care professionals and patients

Report

This manual contains modules for noncommunicable disease education for primary health care professionals and patients.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Progress on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in the Western Pacific Region: country capacity survey 2017

Report

This report presents a snapshot of the progress on NCD prevention and control in the Western Pacific Region in terms of infrastructure, policies, health information systems and health systems capacity as collected in the NCD Country Capacity Survey 2017.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Second intercountry training workshop on subnational initiatives for cardiovascular disease prevention, control and management in the Mekong countries

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This document is a report of the second intercountry training workshop was conducted in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in February 2017 on subnational initiatives for cardiovascular disease prevention, control, and management in the Mekong countries.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Helping people with severe mental disorders live longer and healthier lives

Report

This policy brief describes practical actions to address the health disparity in people with severe mental disorders. It provides different stakeholder groups including policy-makers, health-program managers, health-service providers, NGOs and service users and carers with concrete steps they can take to ensure that people with severe mental disorders live healthier and longer lives.

Published by: World Health Organization

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly - Political declaration of the high-level meeting of the general assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

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This resolution was adopted by the General Assembly (2011) to address the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases worldwide, with a particular focus on developmental challenges, including social and economic impacts.

Published by: World Health Organization

Global NCD target prevent heart attacks and strokes through drug therapy and counselling

Policy brief

This action plan provides a roadmap of policies and interventions to realize SDG 3.4 to reduce premature NCD deaths. Heart attacks and strokes can be prevented if people at high risk are detected and treated.

Published by: World Health Organization

Global NCD target improve access to technologies and medicines to treat NCDs

Policy brief

This action plan provides a roadmap of policies and interventions to realize SDG 3.4 to reduce premature NCD deaths, target 3.8 to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), and target 3.b to support the research and development of vaccines and medicines for communicable and noncommunicable diseases.

Published by: World Health Organization

Expert meeting on population sodium reduction strategies for prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in the South East Asian Region

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This report presents the technical deliberations of the three-day meeting by participants of an Expert Meeting on Population Sodium Strategies for Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases in the South East Asian Region. The meeting focused on the development of regional strategies for salt reduction and measured population salt intake in the region.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asian

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

Better food and nutrition in Europe – Progress report (2018)

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This report highlights progress achieved in the WHO European Region and Member States in implementing the European food and nutrition action plan 2015–2020 and presents selected epidemiological data on the nutritional status of populations throughout the Region and on implementation of policies recommended in regional and global frameworks to promote healthy nutrition and prevent obesity.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Marketing of foods high in fat, salt and sugar to children: update 2012–2013

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This publication provides information on the marketing of foods and beverages to children and the changes that have occurred in the last decade. It also examines the evolution of marketing methods and reviews some of the recent policy approaches by WHO European Member States to control such marketing to children.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

European food and nutrition action plan 2015–2020 (2014)

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This action plan is intended to significantly reduce the burden of preventable diet-related noncommunicable diseases, obesity and all other forms of malnutrition still prevalent in the WHO European Region. It calls for countries to act, using a whole-of-government, health-in-all-policies approach.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Which national and subnational interventions and policies based on Mediterranean and Nordic diets are recommended or implemented in the WHO European Region, and is there evidence of effectiveness in reducing noncommunicable diseases? (2018)

Report
This review focuses on national and subnational Mediterranean diet (MD) and Nordic diet (ND) interventions and policies in the WHO European Region to support decision-makers in shaping context-specific diet and nutrition policies.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for Europe

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