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WHO's primary role is to direct international health within the United Nations' system and to lead partners in global health responses.

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Health promotion

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions. As a core function of public health, health promotion supports governments, communities and individuals to cope with and

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Corporal punishment and health

Corporal punishment is a violation of children’s rights to respect for physical integrity and human dignity, health, development, education and freedom from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. The elimination of violence against children is called for in several targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable

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Health Cluster Home

The Health Cluster works at local, national, regional and global levels to meet the health needs of the most vulnerable populations. e-Learning. The Health Cluster Coordination e-learning course provides an introduction to the work of the Health Cluster, which aims to save lives and promote dignity in humanitarian and public health emergencies

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20, AVENUE APPIA – CH-1211 GENEVA 27 – SWITZERLAND – TEL CENTRAL +41 22 791 2111 – FAX CENTRAL +41 22 791 3111 – WWW.WHO.INT WHO INFORMATION NOTICE FOR USERS Product name: All malaria and G6PD rapid diagnostic tests manufactured by Access Bio Inc. (Annex 1) WHO-identifier: 2020/1, version 6 Type of action: Advice to national malaria control programme …

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TB Infection Control Global Strategy Workshop

World Health Organization - 2 - Professor Adriano Duse Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases University of the Witwatersrand 7 York Road, 3rd Level 3T-11 Faculty of Health Sciences, Wits Medical School Parktown 2193 South Africa Dr Saidi M. Egwaga Programme Manager National TB and Leprosy Programme Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

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Blood and other medical products of human origin

health interventions,2 but have to be adapted to the particularities of medical products of human origin.3 The main issue is the existence of a human being at the origin of these products, giving rise to high levels of complexity and responsibility for health systems and health-care providers. Launched in

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Update on Omicron

2 days ago · Countries should continue to implement the effective public health measures to reduce COVID-19 circulation overall, using a risk analysis and science-based approach. They should increase some public health and medical capacities to manage an increase in cases. WHO is providing countries with support and guidance for both readiness and response.

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Sustainable Development Goals

Health has a central place in SDG 3 “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”, underpinned by 13 targets that cover a wide spectrum of WHO’s work. Almost all of the other 16 goals are related to health or their achievement will contribute to health indirectly.

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WHO Philippines World Health Organization

As the Philippines on Sunday received additional COVID-19 vaccines donated by the COVAX Facility, the Department of Health (DOH), World Health Organization (WHO), and UNICEF conti 31 August 2021. News release. Minimizing the impact of the Delta variant in the Philippines. The Delta variant is the most closely watched coronavirus mutation

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Occupational health

Occupational health is an area of work in public health to promote and maintain highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations. Its objectives are: the maintenance and promotion of workers' health and working capacity;

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Food, Genetically modified

The World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization collaborate on the Codex Alimentarius Commission, which develops the standards, codes of practice, guidelines and recommendations concerning food, including GM products.

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Health Events at COP26

The COP26 Health Pavilion will offer a rich 2-week programme of over 60 events, showcasing evidence, initiatives and solutions to maximize the health benefits of tackling climate change across regions, sectors and communities. Most events will be livestreamed, and recordings will be made available on this website.

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Universal Health Coverage

Universal health coverage means that all people have access to the health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship. It includes the full range of essential health services, from health promotion to prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and palliative care. Currently, at least half of the people in the world

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Self-care interventions for health

Self care is the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a …

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Common goods for health

External funders and governments alike have failed to prioritize investments in core health system functions that are fundamental to protecting and promoting health and well-being. In order to address these under-investments WHO, in close collaboration with external partners, has developed a knowledge programme on financing common goods for health.

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Health product policy and standards

Health product and policy standards. Our team supports countries to formulate evidence-based policies and ensure good practice and good governance throughout the supply chain from selecting the right products to using them correctly. About us. Good Manufacturing Practices.

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COP26 Health Programme

Commitment 1: Climate resilient health systems. Commit to conduct climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessments (V&As) at population level and/or health care facility level by a stated target date;; Commit to develop a health National Adaptation Plan informed by the health V&A, which forms part of the National Adaptation Plan to be published by a stated target date;

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WHO eHealth at WHO

The World Health Assembly in 2013 recognized the need for health data standardization to be part of eHealth systems and services, and the importance of proper governance and operation of health-related global top-level Internet domain names, including “.health” (66th World Health Assembly, 2013; Geneva, Switzerland). Resolution WHA66.24

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Maternal health in Western Pacific

Maternal health in the Western Pacific. Every mother and newborn child has the right to a positive and safe birthing experience. Maternal health can be promoted by: Improving access to the full range of affordable, equitable and high-quality family planning and reproductive health services to increase the contraceptive use rate and reduce

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The impact of COVID-19 on global health goals

Health emergencies protection also requires urgent reform. Despite an increased focus on global health security, COVID-19 has revealed a critical need for a well-coordinated, multisectoral health emergency surge capacity and preparedness at all levels and within all countries. Continuing efforts are needed to improve and maintain early warning

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Health Cluster countries and regions

The Health Clusters are targeting 83.2 million people with $ 2.8 billion in funding requested, of which only $505.6 million (18%) has been funded. Health Cluster Coordinators are responsible for facilitating and coordinating the engagement of health partners in countries to deliver quality programmes and services to the affected populations.

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