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  • 2002
  • The World health report 2002 described the amount of disease, disability and death in the world that could be attributed to a selected number of the most important risks to human health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In her address to the 66th WHA in May 2013, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan traced a brief history of revisions to the International Health Regulations following the SARS outbreak in 2002-3, the "first severe new disease of the 21st century. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2002, following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, both the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the American Red Cross provided grants to launch the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program (MMTP) in response to individuals developing health issues related to the disaster. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • Professor Dr João Gabriel Silva, Rector of the University of Coimbra, and Professor Dr Fernando Regateiro, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Coimbra University Hospitals, will jointly act as International President for the tenth World Health Summit, to be held in Berlin October 14-16, 2018. (wikipedia.org)
  • governments
  • The outcome of each multi-sectoral Summit is intended to inform and influence decision-makers such as governments and supranational agencies, as recommendations for meeting future health care challenges. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the medical profession's global and authoritative voice, the WHA assists governments and national medical associations in jointly tackling health problems and improving the welfare of their citizens. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report advocated that major improvements in health for all were within reach, and that progress depended on collaboration among governments, international institutions, the private sector and civil society to build stronger health systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Day is acknowledged by various governments and non-governmental organizations with interests in public health issues, who also organize activities and highlight their support in media reports, such as the Global Health Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • The theme of World Health Day 2011, marked on 7 April 2011, was "Antimicrobial resistance and its global spread" and focused on the need for governments and stakeholders to implement the policies and practices needed to prevent and counter the emergence of highly resistant microorganisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • WHO also sends doctors and other health professionals to UNHCR operations and supports the refugee agency, governments, and other institutions in the co-ordination of humanitarian health programmes. (unhcr.org)
  • The two organisations jointly consult with host governments and donors to determine health measures for beneficiaries within the context of ongoing national development efforts. (unhcr.org)
  • Under the theme "Combat Drug Resistance", WHO calls for urgent and concerted action by governments, health professionals, industry and civil society and patients to slow down the spread of drug resistance, limit its impact today and preserve medical advances for future generations. (who.int)
  • On this World Health Day, WHO is issuing a policy package to get everyone, especially governments and their drug regulatory systems, on the right track, with the right measures, quickly," said Dr Chan. (who.int)
  • New collaborations, led by governments working alongside civil society and health professionals, if accountable, can halt the public health threat of drug resistance. (who.int)
  • Although governments need to take the lead and develop national policies to combat drug resistance, health professionals, civil society and other groups can also make important contributions. (who.int)
  • EMRO aims to work with local governments, specialized agencies, partners and other stakeholders in the field of public health to develop health policies and strengthen national health systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • With burgeoning and ageing populations, spiralling costs and the recognition by most national governments that constant vigilance and periodic healthcare reform are necessary, the appetite for a means of measuring national performance in broader world contexts is ever increasing and all the more relevant. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Oral Health Day is observed annually on 20 March, and launches a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of oral hygiene so that governments, health associations and the general public can work together to achieve healthier mouths and happier lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Council
  • IMA is a member of the Core Group for Child Survival, the Global Health Council, and the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations. (wikipedia.org)
  • These are formulated by members of the M8 Alliance and also by the eminent academicians, researchers and clinicians who form the World Health Summit Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Alliance unites dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy through their representative international organizations, the International Council of Nurses (ICN), the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, the World Dental Federation (FDI) and the World Medical Association (WMA). (wikipedia.org)
  • It was in 1939 that the OIE moved to the aristocratic district of Parc Monceau, after having occupied premises since 1927 near the Champs de Mars and the Eiffel Tower, that had been provided by the French Higher Public Health Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centers
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, administers the program. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is component of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (wikipedia.org)
  • On September 30, 2008, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) a grant to be administered by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), to provide health services to non-responder populations in New York City affected by the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • In the late 1990s, IMA World Health expanded its efforts to include the management of healthcare service projects in developing nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • and develop interprofessional relations between future healthcare professionals as well as amongst students whose fields of expertise play a role in health policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, the conference hopes to: Develop interprofessional relations between future healthcare professionals as well as among students whose fields of expertise play a role in health policy Inform and raise awareness about global health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Equally aware of the many professionals, both in and out of the healthcare field, who influence health outcomes, Martin wanted to develop an event that allowed his colleagues to challenge their assumptions, broaden their perspectives and develop inter-professional relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • WHITIA announced strategic partners including SEDECAL, Carestream Health and Merge Healthcare, receiving extensive coverage in Health IT magazines and publications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health systems - explains in some depth the concept of healthcare and its delivery on national and international scales International comparisons of health systems - a section of the above article specifically about international comparisons Healthcare subjects - a list of subjects detailing the complexities behind global healthcare delivery World Health Report 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • The report provided an action agenda for countries at all stages of development, and proposed ways that the international community can better support efforts in low-income countries to achieve universal coverage and improve population health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alliance
  • The WHPA was formed between ICN, FDI and WMA in 1999 as an alliance to address global health issues, with the secretariat being run from the ICN. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Imaging, Telemedicine and Informatics Alliance (WHITIA) is a non-profit global health technology and social venture established in 2006 by affiliates of Northwestern University near Chicago, Illinois. (wikipedia.org)
  • WHITIA was formerly known as the World Health Imaging Alliance (WHIA) until it formally expanded its scope in June 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • populations
  • and the worldwide economic crisis and its serious threats to the health of populations across the globe. (wikipedia.org)
  • It aims to give public health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • Working closely with health authorities in all European affected countries is our priority to control the outbreaks and maintain high vaccination coverage for all sections of the population. (who.int)
  • The report advocates for increased international and national investment in research aimed specifically at improving coverage of health services within and between countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report described how the new International Health Regulations help countries to work together to identify risks and act to contain and control them. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report provided an assessment of the performance of national health systems for all countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • She attributed the positive report by the World Health Statistics (May 2013) on dramatic improvement in health in the world's poorest countries from 1993-2013, to the emphasis placed on poverty alleviation by the Millennium Development Goals. (wikipedia.org)
  • One in every four couples in developing countries had been found to be affected by infertility, when an evaluation of responses from women in Demographic and Health Surveys from 1990 was completed in collaboration with WHO in 2004. (who.int)
  • It is responsible for "providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. (conservapedia.com)
  • The International Health Conference met between 19 June and 22 July 1946, attended by representatives of all 51 members of the UN, 13 non-member countries, 3 Allied Commission and 10 international organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unified Arabic-English-French Medical Dictionary to help advance of Medicine and health related sciences in Arabic countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concerns raised over the five factors considered, data sets used and comparison methodologies have led health bodies and political commentators in most of the countries on the list to question the efficacy of its results and validity of any conclusions drawn. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indeed, the 2000 results have proved so controversial that the WHO declined to rank countries in their World Health Reports since 2000, but the debate still rages on. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organized by FDI World Dental Federation, World Oral Health Day involves campaigns by national dental associations from around the world with activities in over 130 countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Collaborators in this survey come from all WHO regions of the world, with 27 participating countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • A comprehensive range of information is available from: Immediate notifications and follow-up reports submitted by Member Countries in response to exceptional disease events occurring in these countries as well as follow-up reports about these events, Six-monthly reports describing the OIE-listed disease situations in each country Annual reports providing further background information on animal health, on laboratory and vaccine production facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • annually
  • The World Health Report 2005 focused on the fact that almost 11 million children under five years of age die annually from causes that are largely preventable, and another half a million women die in pregnancy, childbirth or soon after. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 7 is celebrated annually as World Health Day . (conservapedia.com)
  • antimicrobial
  • On World Health Day 2011, WHO called for intensified global commitment to safeguard antimicrobial medicines for future generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In several parts of the world, more than 50% in tonnage of all antimicrobial production is used in food-producing animals. (who.int)
  • people's
  • Health centres and staff are critical lifelines for vulnerable people in disasters - treating injuries, preventing illnesses and caring for people's health needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ministry of Hea
  • Through a three to four year curriculum tailored to each country's needs, EWH works with a local educational institution and Ministry of Health to train BMETs to international standards, train local teachers to carry on the program in the long term, and establish a permanent, accredited BMET training program. (wikipedia.org)
  • advocates
  • MonWHO also served as the official meeting spot for the Global Health Advocates of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) for 2009 and 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Framework
  • The World Health Report 2000 introduced a conceptual framework and measurement approach to examine and compare aspects of health systems around the world, and better understand the complex factors that explain how health systems perform. (wikipedia.org)
  • It provided a framework and measurement approach to examine and compare aspects of health systems around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • children and adolescents
  • Working together, our goal is a world in which all women, newborns, children and adolescents not only are healthy, but thrive. (who.int)
  • The rising number of health-related issues confronting children and adolescents concerned this group of community leaders. (wikipedia.org)
  • international health
  • It is expected that anyone, with a professional or personal interest in international health issues, will be able to read and take use of it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Preparedness and quick response improve international health security. (wikipedia.org)
  • Defined by its constitution as "the directing and coordinating authority on international health work," WHO aims at "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible standard of health. (encyclopedia.com)
  • These efforts were hampered by the Second World War, during which UNRRA also played a role in international health initiatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • It similarly passed a declaration that an international health body would be set up, co-authored by Brazil and China. (wikipedia.org)
  • campaigns
  • The global goals of the campaign were: 1000 cities: to open up public spaces to health, whether it be activities in parks, town hall meetings, clean-up campaigns, or closing off portions of streets to motorized vehicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • The day also marks the launch of a year-long campaign to raise awareness of oral health and prevention of oral diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • Acquaint students with the role of the WHO in global health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Annual Global Health Fair that features NGOs, student groups and projects currently being conducted in the field Provides opportunity to meet delegates from across the country, of all ages and from all disciplines of study and acts as an international platform for students from all disciplines across the country to debate about pressing issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • establishment
  • Its establishment followed a period of discussions and consultation following World War II and the formation of the United Nations, of which it formed part. (wikipedia.org)