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- Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases through evidence-based public health: implementing the NCD 2020 action planThe control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) was addressed by the declaration of the 66th United Nations (UN) General Assembly followed by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) NCD 2020 action plan. There is a clear need to better apply evidence in public health settings to tackle both behaviour-related factors and the underlying social and economic conditions. […]
- Evaluation dimpact sur la sante et evaluation dimpact sur lequite en sante : eventail de pratiques et questions de rechercheL’Evaluation d’Impact sur la Santé (EIS) se développe au niveau international et est encore au stade émergent en France. Elle vise à évaluer les effets positifs et négatifs potentiels d’un projet, d’un programme ou d’une politique sur la santé. L’objectif est de produire des recommandations en direction des décideurs, afin d’en maximiser les effets positifs […]
- Bobbi Be Best: the development and evaluation of an audio program and discussion guide to promote exclusive breastfeeding in Cameroon, Central AfricaOne risk factor for infant and childhood morbidity is not exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) during the first six months of life. Entertainment Education (EE) is a communication strategy consisting of placing educational information into television, movies, and radio programs. In developing countries this form of behavioral change communication has proven effective in addressing health-related issues; however, […]
- Update: Election process for the new WHO Director-GeneralCurricula vitae and related information is now available for the 6 candidates proposed by Member States of WHO for the position of WHO Director-General.
- WHO report warns global actions and investments to end tuberculosis epidemic are falling far shortNew data published by WHO in its 2016 "Global Tuberculosis Report" show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect, and treat the disease if they are to meet global targets.
- WHO and partners call for better working conditions for midwivesWHO and partners are calling for an end to the discrimination, harassment and lack of respect that hinder midwives’ ability to provide quality care to women and newborns.
- Update: Election process for the new WHO Director-General