The purpose of the Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health 2016-2020 is “to define the goals, strategies, and activities that WHO (its Member States and secretariat) will pursue on ageing and health, and to clearly lay these out as a global framework for public health action relevant to low-, middle-, and high-income settings ”
This is workbook offers practical guidance for implementing 'Water Safety Plans', which were recommended in the WHO 2004 guidelines for drinking water quality. There are 11 modules, each with and overview, examples and tools, and case studies
This report considers four sets of reforms that reflect a convergence between the values of primary health care, the expectations of citizens and the common health performance challenges that cut across all contexts. These include: universal coverage reforms, service delivery reforms, public policy reforms, and leadership reforms. "While universally applicable, these reforms do not constitute a blueprint or a manifesto for action. The details required to give them life in each country must be driven by specific conditions and contexts, drawing on the best available evidence"
This resource contains both the Kampala declaration and an agenda for global action to "guide the initial steps in a coordinated global, regional and national response to the worldwide shortage and mal-distribution of health workers, moving towards universal access to quality health care and improved health outcomes. It is meant to unite and intensify the political will and commitments necessary for significant and effective actions to resolve this crisis, and to align efforts of all stakeholders at all levels around solutions"
This document provides information on WHO's policy and strategy towards traditional medicine. It also highlights key sources of further information
This handbook describes the treatment of the group of chronic bacterial infections known as endemic treponematoses with emphasis on the epidemiological methods used for controlling these diseases. The information given is to assist health workers in making a correct diagnosis and giving the proper treatment and control treponematoses among the population that they serve
This is the World Health Organization (WHO) library catalogue. It allows users to search through all WHO publications from 1948 onwards and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents from 1985 to the present. Many references include a link to the full text on the Internet - including the text of many publications which not otherwise free of charge. A simple or detailed search facility is available
Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion