Knowledge

People Living with NCDs

Burden of noncommunicable diseases

Fact sheet

This resource sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions about noncommunicable diseases, including their burden and impact in the Region of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Early detection of cancers common in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Publication
This publication explores the impact of the growing burden of cancer in countries of the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region is evident, and necessitates implementation of suitable and effective cancer control policies.

Published by: WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

Guidelines for primary health care in low-resource settings

Guide
These guidelines provide recommendations on the diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes and the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary health care in low-resource settings.

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

Cancer control: Politics and advocacy

Guide

A practical guide for medium level decision-makers and programme managers on how to advocate for policy development and effective programme implementation for cancer control.

Published by: World Health Organization

Assessing and treating conditions associated with stress only section mhGAP guidelines for responding to mental and neurological disorders

Guide

The mhGAP package consists of interventions for prevention and management for each of these priority conditions, on the basis of evidence about the effectiveness and feasibility of scaling up these interventions. mhGAP provides a template for an intervention package that will need to be adapted for countries, or regions within countries, on the basis of local context.

Published by: World Health Organization

Cancer control: Diagnosis and treatment

Guide

A practical guide for programme managers on how to implement effective cancer diagnosis and treatment, particularly linked to early detection programmes or curable cancers.

Published by: World Health Organization

Cancer control: Diagnosis and treatment

Guide

A practical guide for programme managers on how to implement effective cancer diagnosis and treatment, particularly linked to early detection programmes or curable cancers.

Published by: World Health Organization

Cancer control: Policy and advocacy

Guide

A practical guide for medium level decision-makers and programme managers on how to advocate for policy development and effective programme implementation for cancer control.

Published by: World Health Organization

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