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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, […]
- Statement on the 10th IHR Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of poliovirusReviewing data on wild poliovirus, the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) expressed grave concern over 2 new cases of polio in Nigeria, and commended progress made in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
- WHO scales up response to humanitarian crisis in NigeriaA WHO emergency health team arrived 19 August 2016 in Maiduguri State to assess and respond to the health needs of 800 000 people in north eastern Nigeria, formerly held by militant insurgency groups. WHO is scaling up its emergency response activities, together with partners, to assist hundreds of thousands of people in desperate need […]
- Michael R. Bloomberg Becomes WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable DiseasesThe World Health Organization (WHO) has today named Mr Michael R. Bloomberg, philanthropist and former three-term Mayor of the City of New York, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).
- Statement on the 10th IHR Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of poliovirus