A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.
Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.
Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
The status of health in rural populations.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
The status of health in urban populations.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.
The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.
The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
Non-profit organizations concerned with various aspects of health, e.g., education, promotion, treatment, services, etc.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.
An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.
Global conflict involving countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America that occurred between 1939 and 1945.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
An acute infectious disease of humans, particularly children, caused by any of three serotypes of human poliovirus (POLIOVIRUS). Usually the infection is limited to the gastrointestinal tract and nasopharynx, and is often asymptomatic. The central nervous system, primarily the spinal cord, may be affected, leading to rapidly progressive paralysis, coarse FASCICULATION and hyporeflexia. Motor neurons are primarily affected. Encephalitis may also occur. The virus replicates in the nervous system, and may cause significant neuronal loss, most notably in the spinal cord. A rare related condition, nonpoliovirus poliomyelitis, may result from infections with nonpoliovirus enteroviruses. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp764-5)
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.
Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.
Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.
The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.
Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.
Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.
Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.
Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
All organized methods of funding.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.
Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
Organized services to administer immunization procedures in the prevention of various diseases. The programs are made available over a wide range of sites: schools, hospitals, public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, etc. They are administered to an equally wide range of population groups or on various administrative levels: community, municipal, state, national, international.
Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)
Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.
A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.
All deaths reported in a given population.

Mumps and mumps vaccine: a global review. (1/3145)

Mumps is an acute infectious disease caused by a paramyxovirus. Although the disease is usually mild, up to 10% of patients can develop aseptic meningitis; a less common but more serious complication is encephalitis, which can result in death or disability. Permanent deafness, orchitis, and pancreatitis are other untoward effects of mumps. Based on data reported to WHO up to April 1998, mumps vaccine is routinely used by national immunization programmes in 82 countries/areas: 23 (92%) of 25 developed countries, 19 (86%) of 22 countries with economies in transition (mainly the Newly Independent States of the former Soviet Union), and 40 (24%) of 168 developing countries. Countries that have achieved high coverage have shown a rapid decline in mumps morbidity. Furthermore, in many of these countries, mumps-associated encephalitis and deafness have nearly vanished. This review considers the disease burden due to mumps; summarizes studies on the immunogenicity, efficacy, and safety of different strains of mumps vaccine; and highlights lessons learned about implementing mumps immunization in different countries. Countries already using mumps vaccine should monitor immunization coverage and establish routine mumps surveillance with investigation of outbreaks. Where mumps is targeted for elimination, countries need to add a second dose of mumps vaccine for children, keeping in mind that the disease may still occur in susceptible adults.  (+info)

Eradication: lessons from the past. (2/3145)

The declaration in 1980 that smallpox had been eradicated reawakened interest in disease eradication as a public health strategy. The smallpox programme's success derived, in part, from lessons learned from the preceding costly failure of the malaria eradication campaign. In turn, the smallpox programme offered important lessons with respect to other prospective disease control programmes, and these have been effectively applied in the two current global eradication initiatives, those against poliomyelitis and dracunculiasis. Taking this theme a step further, there are those who would now focus on the development of an inventory of diseases which might, one by one, be targeted either for eradication or elimination. This approach, while interesting, fails to recognize many of the important lessons learned and their broad implications for contemporary disease control programmes worldwide.  (+info)

The principles of disease elimination and eradication. (3/3145)

The Dahlem Workshop discussed the hierarchy of possible public health interventions in dealing with infectious diseases, which were defined as control, elimination of disease, elimination of infections, eradication, and extinction. The indicators of eradicability were the availability of effective interventions and practical diagnostic tools and the essential need for humans in the life-cycle of the agent. Since health resources are limited, decisions have to be made as to whether their use for an elimination or eradication programme is preferable to their use elsewhere. The costs and benefits of global eradication programmes concern direct effects on morbidity and mortality and consequent effects on the health care system. The success of any disease eradication initiative depends strongly on the level of societal and political commitment, with a key role for the World Health Assembly. Eradication and ongoing programmes constitute potentially complementary approaches to public health. Elimination and eradication are the ultimate goals of public health, evolving naturally from disease control. The basic question is whether these goals are to be achieved in the present or some future generation.  (+info)

Disease eradication and health systems development. (4/3145)

This article provides a framework for the design of future eradication programmes so that the greatest benefit accrues to health systems development from the implementation of such programmes. The framework focuses on weak and fragile health systems and assumes that eradication leads to the cessation of the intervention required to eradicate the disease. Five major components of health systems are identified and key elements which are of particular relevance to eradication initiatives are defined. The dearth of documentation which can provide "lessons learned" in this area is illustrated with a brief review of the literature. Opportunities and threats, which can be addressed during the design of eradication programmes, are described and a number of recommendations are outlined. It is emphasized that this framework pertains to eradication programmes but may be useful in attempts to coordinate vertical and horizontal disease control activities for maximum mutual benefits.  (+info)

Perspectives from micronutrient malnutrition elimination/eradication programmes. (5/3145)

Micronutrient malnutrition cannot be eradicated, but the elimination and control of iron, vitamin A and iodine deficiencies and their health-related consequences as public health problems are currently the targets of global programmes. Remarkable progress is occurring in the control of goitre and xerophthalmia, but iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) has been less responsive to prevention and control efforts. Subclinical consequences of micronutrient deficiencies, i.e. "hidden hunger", include compromised immune functions that increase the risk of morbidity and mortality, impaired cognitive development and growth, and reduced reproductive and work capacity and performance. The implications are obvious for human health and national and global economic and social development. Mixes of affordable interventions are available which, when appropriately adapted to resource availability and context, are proven to be effective. These include both food-based interventions, particularly fortification programmes, such as salt iodization, and use of concentrated micronutrient supplements. A mix of accompanying programmes for infection control, community participation, including education, communication and information exchange, and private sector involvement are lessons learned for overcoming deterrents and sustaining progress towards elimination.  (+info)

Perspectives from the dracunculiasis eradication programme. (6/3145)

After a slow beginning in association with the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (1981-1990), the global Dracunculiasis Eradication Programme has reduced the incidence of dracunculiasis by nearly 97%, from an estimated 3.2 million cases in 1986 to less than 100,000 cases in 1997. Over half of the remaining cases are in Sudan. In addition, the programme has already produced many indirect benefits such as improved agricultural production and school attendance, extensive provision of clean drinking-water, mobilization of endemic communities, and improved care of infants. Most workers in the campaign have other responsibilities in their communities or ministries of health besides dracunculiasis eradication.  (+info)

Perspectives from the global poliomyelitis eradication initiative. (7/3145)

Ten years after the year 2000 target was set by the World Health Assembly, the global poliomyelitis eradication effort has made significant progress towards that goal. The success of the initiative is built on political commitment within the endemic countries. A partnership of international organizations and donor countries works to support the work of the countries. Interagency coordinating committees are used to ensure that all country needs are met and to avoid duplication of donor effort. Private sector support has greatly expanded the resources available at both the national and international level. At the programmatic level, rapid implementation of surveillance is the key to success, but the difficulty of building effective surveillance programmes is often underestimated. Mass immunization campaigns must be carefully planned with resources mobilized well in advance. Programme strategies should be simple, clear and concise. While improvements in strategy and technology should be continuously sought, changes should be introduced only after careful consideration. Careful consideration should be given in the planning phases of a disease control initiative on how the initiative can be used to support other health initiatives.  (+info)

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Important micronutrient deficiencies in at-risk populations can be addressed simultaneously with programmatically cost-effective results. Because of the interaction between many micronutrients, this would also be biologically effective. With adequate investment and political support, the chances of eliminating iodine deficiency as a problem in women of reproductive age and young children and of eliminating vitamin A deficiency as a problem in young children in the future are high. To eliminate iron deficiency and folic-acid-dependent neural tube defects (FADNTDs) in low-income populations, a new set of approaches will have to be developed. These same approaches, if successful, could be used to tackle other important micronutrient deficiencies.  (+info)

Ms. McKenzie-White is the Managing Director and Director of Education Technology and Design at the Center for Clinical Global Health Education. She also serves as adjunct faculty for the Johns Hopkins School of Education.. She has more than 20 years of experience in program leadership, web development, health education, and research. Since joining the CCGHE in 2006, her efforts have focused on distance learning and capacity-building initiatives. Her work has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications on leveraging technology to facilitate clinical global health education and optimize healthcare delivery.. An innovator, McKenzie-White was one of the inventors of emocha® (emocha.com), a CCGHE-developed mobile health platform now being used to facilitate research, education and healthcare delivery in more than 11 countries. She continues to design research studies and oversee pilot testing of new emocha® applications, and most recently has been involved in a country-wide effort in South ...
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1. Global perspectives on mental-physical comorbidity Michael R. Von Korff; Part I. An Epidemiological Map of Mental-Physical Comorbidity: 2. The global burden of chronic physical disease Michael R. Von Korff; 3. The global burden of chronic pain Adley Tsang and Sing Lee; 4. World Mental Health Survey methods for studying mental-physical comorbidity Gemma Vilagut, Kathleen Saunders, and Jordi Alonso; 5. The pattern and nature of mental-physical comorbidity: specific or general Oye Gureje; 6. Age patterns in the prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders by physical comorbidity status Kate M. Scott; Part II. Risk Factors for Mental-Physical Comorbidity: 7. The development of mental-physical comorbidity Kate M. Scott; 8. Childhood adversity, early-onset mental disorders and adult-onset asthma Kate M. Scott; 9. Childhood adversities, mental disorders and heart disease Huibert Burger; 10. Early childhood adversities and later hypertension Dan Stein, Kate M. Scott, and Michael R. Von Korff; 11. ...
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The U.S. Department of Defense and Global Health: It is the oldest agency in the United States, has a reach that extends effectively to all countries, is involved in health service delivery and health research, but is not budgeted as a global health agency, nor is global health considered its mission. All the same, the role of the Department of Defense is changing, with emphasis on preserving peace by supporting and strengthening infrastructures and addressing issues that threaten stability. With that in mind, this Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation report analyzes the history, activities, budget and priorities of the department to clarify the current role, objectives and potential of its global health activities. Consolidated oversight of these activities could help decision makers to better understand the impact of the departments role, and of changes, the report suggests.. What has the US Global Health Initiative achieved: Maybe because global health advocates wanted to give the initiative ...
There is evidence that STIs may enhance both the transmission and acquisition of HIV infection, and that improved control of STIs may slow down HIV transmission.3 The prevention and control of STIs is not an easy task. Epidemiological patterns of STIs vary geographically and are influenced by cultural, political, economical and social forces. Many affected by STIs are in marginalised vulnerable groups. The asymptomatic nature of some STIs remains a challenge to healthcare providers in areas of the world where laboratory screening tests are unaffordable.. The World Health Organizations Global Strategy for the prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections: 2006-2015 was presented to Member States at the 59th World Health Assembly in May 2006. The World Health Assembly endorsed the Global Strategy and urged member states to adopt and draw on … ...
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Dr. Golub is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and International Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research focuses on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa, Brazil, India and the US, with specific focus on the drivers of TB in these settings. He leads a cluster randomized trial in South Africa observing diagnostic and treatment practices for latent TB infection among HIV-infected patients at 14 HIV clinics. Also, in South Africa, he leads a smoking cessation clinical trial among HIV-infected patients and projects investigating indoor air pollution, smoking, and potential mHealth solutions for many patient populations. He also leads a study investigating TB treatment outcomes among TB patients with diabetes in India, and other studies in India looking at impact of indoor air pollution and smoking on TB in this setting. In Brazil, he continues to lead a Fogarty training program which has trained ...
This International Womens Day event, jointly organised by the IIEA and the French Embassy in Ireland, welcomes distinguished panellists, Frances Fitzgerald, Kadiatou Konaré and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem for a conversation, entitled Women in Politics: A Global Perspective on Equality in Representation and Participation in Decision-Making. This panel discussion, moderated by Martina Fitzgerald, focuses on gender equality efforts in Europe and Africa in which panellists will share their visions for a more equal future. H.E. Vincent Guérend, French Ambassador to Ireland, and Mariam Diallo, Cultural Counsellor, will introduce the discussion on behalf of the French Embassy.. About the Speakers:. Frances Fitzgerald is an Irish MEP and long-standing parliamentarian. As a former Tánaiste, she was one of only four women to have held this position. She served as Chair of the National Womens Council of Ireland, Vice President of the Womens Lobby and is a member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs ...
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Richard Cibulskis and colleagues present estimates of the worldwide incidence of malaria in 2009, together with a critique of different estimation methods, including those based on risk maps constructed from surveys of parasite prevalence, and those based on routine case reports compiled by health ministries.
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NIH should capitalize on the current supportive environment for global health science, its director Dr. Francis S. Collins recently urged members of the newly created Trans-NIH Global Health Research Working Group. Our country is poised to move from the hard power stance to soft power or, as Hillary Clinton said, smart power. Shouldnt we at NIH be leading that charge? he asked.. The high-level working group is the result of a two-year effort by institute and center directors to analyze global health research activities at NIH and explore better ways to coordinate efforts, both across NIH and throughout the government. The Obama administration has pledged $63 billion to its Global Health Initiative and is seeking input on its approach.. If we dont step forward and point out the value of research, the focus is likely to be increasingly on delivery, which of course is critical, Collins noted. But we need the research aspect of this to be vigorously supported.. The genesis of the working ...
Global Disease Biology Major Advising Requirements for a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Global Disease Biology The GDB degree requirement includes 64-66 units of Preparatory Subject Matter, 44-47 units of Depth Subject Matter, and at least 25 units of Restricted Electives, for a minimum total of 133-138 units as shown here.
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Birth cohort trends in the global epidemiology of alcohol use and alcohol-related harms in men and women: systematic review and metaregression ...
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Socioeconomic Inequality in Smoking in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Results from the World Health Survey. . Biblioteca virtual para leer y descargar libros, documentos, trabajos y tesis universitarias en PDF. Material universiario, documentación y tareas realizadas por universitarios en nuestra biblioteca. Para descargar gratis y para leer online.
Sepsis is estimated to affect more than 30 million patients with potentially five million deaths every year worldwide. Prevention of sepsis, as well as early recognition, diagnosis and treatment, cant be overlooked to mitigate this global public health threat. World Health Organization (WHO) promotes hand hygiene in health care through its annual global campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign on 5 May every year. The 2018 campaign targets sepsis with the overall theme
View Notes - Notes # 13 reading Health-Garrett from IR 109 at Rochester. Laurie Garrett The Challenge of Global Health Topic: Global Health Problem: Money donated to severe diseases is so much more
According to the Global Health Committee the global disease burden has shifted from infectious diseases to non-communicable diseases in the recent years.
Chapter 1. Understanding the Impact of Open Data Introduction Recent years have witnessed considerable enthusiasm over the opportunities offered by open data. Across sectors, it is widely believed today that … - Selection from The Global Impact of Open Data [Book]
Located in the Butaro district of Rwanda, the University of Global Health Equity is a medical and public health school that is revolutionizing traditional models of global health education and leadership.
Zhang Y, Yang L, Kucherlapati M, Hadjipanayis A, Pantazi A, Bristow CA, Lee EA, Mahadeshwar HS, Tang J, Zhang J, Seth S, Lee S, Ren X, Song X, Sun H, Seidman J, Luquette LJ, Xi R, Chin L, Protopopov A, Park PJ, Kucherlapati R, Creighton CJ. Global impact of somatic structural variation on the DNA methylome of human cancers [Internet]. Genome Biol 2019;20(1):209.
A new issue brief released today by the Center for Global Health Policy and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, highlights the transformative success of the global AIDS response in changing the trajectory of the epidemic and improving health outcomes beyond AIDS. The issue brief details the diverse impacts of the intensive response to the AIDS pandemic, including reduced mortality; benefits in addressing other diseases, such as tuberculosis and malaria; in strengthening health systems; and building a strong emphasis on accountability and outcomes in global health initiatives. A sidebar addresses flaws in current arguments for shifting global health priorities based on cost-effectiveness considerations. The reports recommendations include keeping U.S. commitments on the global AIDS response by expanding investment in AIDS and other global health initiatives, and using PEPFAR programming and principles as a foundation for broader health service delivery.. The full report, titled, Smart ...
In 2011, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) released a consensus report, Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD. It recommended a major revision in the management strategy for COPD that was presented in the original 2001 document. Updated reports released in January 2013, January 2014, January 2015, and December 2015 are based on scientific literature published since the completion of the 2011 document but maintain the same treatment paradigm. Assessment of COPD is based on the patients level of symptoms, future risk of exacerbations, the severity of the spirometric abnormality, and the identification of comorbidities. The January 2015 update added an Appendix on Asthma COPD Overlap Syndrome, material prepared jointly by the GOLD and GINA Science Committees. ...
Degenhardt, L., Charlson, F., Stanaway, J., Larney, S., Alexander, L., Hickman, M., Cowie, B., Hall, W., Strang, J., Whiteford, H., & Vos, T. (2016). Estimating the burden of disease attributable to injecting drug use as a risk factor for HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B: Results from the Global Burden of Disease GBD 2013 study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30325-5. GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators (2016). Global, regional, and national life expectancy levels of age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388, 1459-1544.. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence And Prevalence Collaborators (2016). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence and years lived with disability for 310 acute and chronic diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. ...
million children across the globe. 1990 2014 . An estimated: Globally. from 4.. WHO and World Bank Group released updated joint child malnutrition estimates for the 1990 to 2014 period. which allow users to visualize and export the global and regional estimates. with a global prevalence in 2014 of 2. there were 667 million children under 5 in the world. 50M Approximately 1 out of every 13 children in the world was wasted in 2014.6 per cent to 23. 2014 Nearly a third of all wasted children were severely wasted.who.8 per cent to 6.1 per cent… + 10M …and numbers affected have risen from 31 million to 41 million.2 Global overview Stunting The global trend in stunting prevalence and numbers of children affected is decreasing. Overweight The global trend in overweight prevalence and numbers of children affected is rising.5 per cent.cf/jmedashboard2015, WHO ,www.. 159 million were stunted 41 million were overweight 20M 50 million were wasted (each pair of children represents 20 million children) ...
# Aims & Scope The *__Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health__* aims to impact global epidemiology and international health with articles focused on innovative scholarship and strategies to advance global health policy. The journal seeks to improve regional and global health by informing efforts to reduce the risk of communicable and non-communicable...
Diagnostic Scan systems are electronic tools programmed to find significant applications as an interface to diagnose problems or malfunctioning of any operations in an automobile. These tools enable in upgrading and reprograming of the vehicles control module.. The global Diagnostic Scan Tools market was valued at 490 million US$ in 2018 and will reach 720 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 5.0% during 2019-2025.. This report focuses on Diagnostic Scan Tools volume and value at global level, regional level and company level. From a global perspective, this report represents overall Diagnostic Scan Tools market size by analyzing historical data and future prospect.. Regionally, this report categorizes the production, apparent consumption, export and import of Diagnostic Scan Tools in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India.. For each manufacturer covered, this report analyzes their Diagnostic Scan Tools manufacturing sites, capacity, production, ex-factory ...
Written evidence submission publications for UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks.
Global Disease Biology allows students to study disease and its relationship to the health of people, animals, plants and the environment in a global context. The program uses an interdisciplinary approach to advance understanding of diseases, societal and personal impacts, and the science behind discoveries, causes, evolution, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases.
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IIUniversity of the Mediterranean, INSERM/IRD Research Unit 912 SE4S, Marseille, France. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the health sector has become a major recipient of development assistance from just over US$6 billion in 1999 to US$ 13.4 billion in 2005.1 The bulk of this increase can be credited to disease-targeted programmes and new global health partnerships, such as the GAVI Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization) and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. By August 2008, the Global Fund had approved grant agreements worth over US$11 billion with 136 countries, becoming the most important single agency for health assistance in terms of numbers of country partners and diversity of recipients.. WHOs 2001 report on macroeconomics and health provided clear evidence that improvement in the global health of the population should not be considered a natural consequence of previous economic growth and that ...
The Emerging Global Diseases program capitalizes on historically strong programs at Iowa State University: parasitology, entomology, microbiology, immunobiology, biochemistry, pathology, food safety, environmental studies, veterinary medicine, and animal ecology.. Entomology administers the Emerging Global Diseases minor, which may be earned by completion of at least 15 credits in related courses taken at ISU. Core courses address issues important to the field, including molecular and cellular mechanisms of pathogen-host interaction, cultural and geographic differences that affect disease control, and the effects of international trade on animal and human disease. The following courses must be taken for a minor (3 courses): Anthr 439, Micro 310 or Biol 353, Ent 374 or Ent 574. The remainder of the credits may be selected from any of the above-listed courses not selected, and from other appropriate courses as approved by Emerging Global Diseases program advisers.. If you are interested in the ...
France holds the chairmanship of the Foreign Policy and Global Health Initiative, which brings together seven countries: South Africa, Brazil, (…)
As he neared his high school graduation in Genova, Italy, Maurizio Tonetti was wrestling with a difficult decision. He had not one major interest in his life, but three: astrophysics, diplomacy, and dentistry. The one he chose to pursue in college would launch a career path he would likely follow for the rest of his life. He chose dentistry. In the end, I was practical. Seeing that my father and grandfather were dentists, I knew I would be assured of a job! he says. Dr. Tonetti, professor and chair of the Division of Periodontology and head of the Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences at the School of Dental Medicine, says he hasnt regretted his decision. He says his job incorporates his other interests: his research helps satisfy his thirst for scientific exploration and being head of department often calls for his diplomatic talents. Tonetti brings a global perspective to the Health Center, having professional experience in four different countries - the United States, Italy, ...
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Banco del Libro de Venezuela, as part of the 10th edition of the International Master in Childrens Books and Literature (MA) studies, offer the first online edition of Childrens books from a global perspective. This course consists of four core subjects and one classic reading lecture to be chosen ...
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Introduction. The estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that chronic noncommunicable diseases (CNCD) already account for 58.5% of all deaths worldwide and 45% of all global disease burden1. In Brazil CNCD account for 62.8% of all deaths by known causes2. Historical series of mortality statistics available for Brazilian state capitals indicate that the proportion of CNCD deaths has more than tripled between the 1930s and the 1990s3.. Global estimates show that a small set of risk factors accounts for the great majority of CNCD deaths and for quite a large proportion of CNCD disease burden. These factors include tobacco use, alcohol abuse, obesity, excess consumption of saturated fat (causing dyslipidemia), inadequate fruit and vegetable intake, and physical inactivity1. Studies have pointed out that the most effective mechanisms for reducing peoples vulnerability to these new epidemics are those that promote healthy lives, acting for disease prevention and health ...
Michael Haglund, professor of neurosurgery, neurobiology and global health, received two major national awards recently for his global health work: the Drs. Anvar and Pari Velji Global Health Education Award from the Consortium of Universities for Global Health and the 2015 Humanitarian Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
As the process of economic globalisation has unfolded since the 1960s, international trade and capital flows have grown tremendously (Hay, 2014). While perhaps not unprecedented, this growth has led some to argue that the sovereignty of the nation-state is under dire threat. At a campaign rally in April of 2016, then U.S. Presidential-nominee Donald J. Trump affirmed such a notion, stating that the nation-state remains the true foundation of happiness and harmony, and vowing to no longer surrender [the U.S.] to the false song of globalism (Hattem, 2016). This paper engages with the globalisation President Trump refers to as the expansion of social connections, wherein any person, irrespective of their spatial location (and therefore often transcendent of their territorial geography) has an expanded ability to engage with any other person in the world (Scholte, 2007).. Economic globalisation, which is the re-spatialisation of human connection as it relates to economic activity from the local ...
Introduction. EO314 Issues in International Economics How the process of Globalisation might have affected the position of labour in industrialized and developing countries. Submitted to Frank Brouwer London Metropolitan University December 2nd, 2004 By Iolanta Lyebyedyeva ID: 02019931 This essay aims to explain the question how the process of globalisation might have affected the position of labour in industrialised and developing countries with the focus on effects of trade on skilled and low/unskilled workers, especially how on how trade affects employment and wages, in developed and developing countries. As a starting point, it might be useful to look at what is actually meant by Globalisation, because many people definitely know whether they are for or against it, without even considering what exactly it is. There are hundreds of definitions of globalisations. Following a British sociologist Martin Albrow (1990) globalisation refers to all those processes by which the peoples of the world ...
The World Health Report 2003: Shaping the Futurepredicts that major global health improvements will be achieved in the next few years. Dr Jong-Wook Lee, Director-General of WHO, describes WHOs ambition, to help all people, but especially the poorest among them, to shape a better future. The report advocates a new drive for equitable health improvement as a vital part of global efforts for justice and security. Drawing on lessons of the past, in particular the Health for All movement that was launched 25 years ago, this years report focuses on the major health gains that are possible in the coming years and shows how WHO and the global health community can achieve these objectives. Against a backdrop of the ambitious targets of the Millennium Development Goals, The World Health Report 2003presents a comprehensive vision encompassing an analysis of todays major health challenges and an action programme for global health improvement. The section on infections singles out for special attention HIV/AIDS
The World Health Report 2003: Shaping the Futurepredicts that major global health improvements will be achieved in the next few years. Dr Jong-Wook Lee, Director-General of WHO, describes WHOs ambition, to help all people, but especially the poorest among them, to shape a better future. The report advocates a new drive for equitable health improvement as a vital part of global efforts for justice and security. Drawing on lessons of the past, in particular the Health for All movement that was launched 25 years ago, this years report focuses on the major health gains that are possible in the coming years and shows how WHO and the global health community can achieve these objectives. Against a backdrop of the ambitious targets of the Millennium Development Goals, The World Health Report 2003presents a comprehensive vision encompassing an analysis of todays major health challenges and an action programme for global health improvement. The section on infections singles out for special attention HIV/AIDS
Press Release - The World Health Assembly has asked the World Health Organization to develop an implementation roadmap for 2023-2030 in support of the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
This study is among the first systematic attempts to estimate the prevalence of COPD across the world regions using spirometry-based data. The estimates presented here are based on the age range starting from 30 years, while many of the previous reviews were based on people aged 40 years or older. An appreciable prevalence of COPD has been reported in younger population groups, adding to uncertainties over the current epidemiological situation globally.. In the current study, we estimated a global prevalence of 10.7% (7.3%-14.0%) in 1990 and 11.7% (8.4%-15.0%) in 2010, corresponding to 227 and 384 million of affected cases in 1990 and 2010, respectively. This estimate is an order of magnitude higher than the one presented in the 2001 World Health Report, estimating a world-wide prevalence of COPD of 10.1 per 1000 population (12.1 per 1000 men and 8.1 per 1000 women) [157]. A 2006 global review conducted by Halbert and colleagues reported a pooled prevalence of 9.2% (7.2-11.0), based on 26 ...
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Objective To assess the value of self-rated health assessments by examining the association between education and self-rated poor health. Methods We used the globally representative population-based sample from the 2002 World Health Survey, composed of 219 713 men and women aged 25 and over in 69 countries, to examine the association between education and self-rated poor health. In a binary regression model with a logit link function, we used self-rated poor health as the binary dependent variable, and age, sex and education as the independent variables. Findings Globally, there was an inverse association between years of schooling and self-rated poor health (odds ratio, OR: 0.929; 95% confidence interval, CI: 0.926-0.933). Compared with the individuals in the highest quintile of years of schooling, those in the lowest quintile were twice as likely to report poor health (OR: 2.292; 95% CI: 2.165-2.426). We found a dose-response relationship between quintiles of years of schooling and the ORs for ...
International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (IPSRH) provides the latest peer-reviewed research and analysis on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.
International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (IPSRH) provides the latest peer-reviewed research and analysis on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.
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Stillbirths are among the most common pregnancy-related adverse outcomes but are more common in low-income and middle-income countries than in high-income countries. In high-income countries, most stillbirths occur early in the preterm period, whereas in low-income and middle-income countries, most occur in term or in late preterm births.
According to the latest market report published by Credence Research, Inc. HIV/AIDS Diagnostics Market - Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025, the global HIV/AIDS diagnostics market was valued at US$ 3,790.2 Mn in 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 8.718.8 Mn by 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 9.4% from 2017 to 2025.. Browse the full report HIV/AIDS Diagnostics Market - Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025 at http://www.credenceresearch.com/report/hiv-aids-diagnostics-market. Market Insights. There are around 36.7 million people suffering from HIV infection in 2015 (WHO studies). The burden of HIV/AIDS increases with time, varies according to region and the countries, where Sub Saharan Africa leads with 1 in 25 people living with HIV. There is global efforts been put to create awareness, build health community and society to prevent HIV and aid in treatment of HIV affected people. The global HIV/AIDS diagnostics market is expected to further ...
February 10, 2015. McGaw Graduate Medical Center of Northwestern University is now offering a competency-based global health certificate program to provide residents and fellows with training in clinical care delivery in resource-limited settings worldwide. As an educator, global health provides an excellent educational framework to teach trainees about health inequities, their determinants, the globalization of health and disease as well as cultural competency which are all crucial to modern medical education, said Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD, assistant director of Global Health Graduate Education and curriculum director for the Masters of Science in Global Health.. The two-year certificate program, called the McGaw Global Health Clinical Scholars Program, consists of lectures, a field experience and a scholarly project under the guidance of a global health mentor. The program was established in response to the interest in and participation of residents in global health rotations in various ...
In the second in a series of articles on the changing nature of global health institutions, Julio Frenk offers a framework to better understand national health systems and their role in global health.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Global prevalence and determinants of mortality among patients with COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis. AU - Abate, Semagn Mekonnen. AU - Checkol, Yigrem Ali. AU - Mantefardo, Bahiru. PY - 2021/4/1. Y1 - 2021/4/1. N2 - Background: The challenge of COVID-19 is very high globally due to a lack of proven treatment and the complexity of its transmission. The prevalence of in-hospital mortality among patients with COVID-19 was very high which ranged from 1 to 52% of hospital admission. The prevalence of mortality among intensive care patients with COVID-19 was very high which ranged from 6% to 86% of admitted patients. Methods: A three-stage search strategy was conducted on PubMed/Medline; Science direct Cochrane Library. The Heterogeneity among the included studies was checked with forest plot, χ2 test, I2 test, and the p-values. Publication bias was checked with a funnel plot and the objective diagnostic test was conducted with Eggers correlation, Beggs regression ...
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  • The World Health Report (WHR) is a series of annual reports produced by the World Health Organization (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • The reports are available in multiple languages, and include an expert assessment of a specific global health topic, relating to all countries that are Member States of the organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Day World report on disability Bulletin of the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal Human Resources for Health journal U-Report Pan American Journal of Public Health WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health World Health Organization: Publications World Health Organization: Alphabetical List of WHO Member States World Health Organization: Main messages from World health report 2013: Research for universal health coverage. (wikipedia.org)
  • IMA World Health is an international, nonprofit health care service organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization worked to build basic health systems and services, control diseases including HIV/AIDS and NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases), and foster local faith-based support. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Federation for Mental Health ( WFMH ) is an international, multi-professional non-governmental organization (NGO), including citizen volunteers and former patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was founded in 1948 in the same era as the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Federation, through its members and contacts in more than 94 countries on six continents, has responded to international mental health crises through its role as the only worldwide grassroots advocacy and public education organization in the mental health field. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Federation has close ties with the World Health Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • [1] The first Director General of the WHO , G. Brock Chisholm , who was a psychiatrist, was one of the leaders in forming the federation with the goal of creating a representative organization that could consult with the UN on mental health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Organisation for Animal Health, formerly the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) is an intergovernmental organization coordinating, supporting and promoting animal disease control. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is recognized as a reference organisation by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and in 2018 had a total of 182 member states. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Organization for Animal Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) was created in 1948 by member states of the United Nations (UN) as a specialized agency with a broad mandate for health. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The WHO is the world's leading health organization. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) existed before the birth of WHO and serves as WHO's regional office for the Americas. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The World Health Organization and many other institutions, are trying to promote simple and economic ways to save millions of mothers and children. (voanews.com)
  • Dr. Mirta Roses is the Director of the Pan American Health Organization , PAHO. (voanews.com)
  • born 3 March 1965) is an Ethiopian biologist, public health researcher, and official who has served since 2017 as Director-General of the World Health Organization . (yahoo.com)
  • 5 days ago · It is unrealistic to believe that the world will defeat the COVID-19 Pandemic by the end of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said this past Monday. (yahoo.com)
  • 5 days ago · The World Health Organization (WHO) advocated taking seriously the suspension of patents on the vaccines that are being developed today in the world against COVID-19 in order to achieve equity in their distribution. (yahoo.com)
  • Search job openings, see if they fit - company salaries, reviews, and more posted by World Health Organization employees. (yahoo.com)
  • 3 days ago · World Health Organization Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Waste Management for COVID-19 (March 3) This Technical Brief supplements existing IPC documents by referring to and summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses (including coronaviruses). (yahoo.com)
  • 6 days ago · Scammers had created a distributed network of 134 rogue websites impersonating the World Health Organization (WHO) on its health awareness day, encouraging users to take a fake survey with the promise of funds in return. (yahoo.com)
  • Apr 29, 2021 · According to the World Health Organization (WHO), typhoid fever continues to affect between 11 and 20 million people each year and is responsible for between 128,000 and 161,000 deaths each year. (yahoo.com)
  • At least 41 million children across the globe who are under the age of 5 are obese or overweight , according to the World Health Organization (WHO), an increase of 10 million over the past quarter century. (time.com)
  • Nine out of 10 people around the world breathe polluted air, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). (usatoday.com)
  • As the death toll from the Ebola virus approaches 1,000 across West Africa, the World health Organization says the Ebola epidemic is now an international public emergency. (reuters.com)
  • IARC is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization. (cancer.org)
  • An independent panel has criticized Beijing and the World Health Organization (WHO) over their delayed response to the COVID-19 outbreak in China caused by the CCP virus. (theepochtimes.com)
  • NSF International is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Indoor Environment. (nsf.org)
  • ANN ARBOR, Mich. - NSF International, a global public health and safety organization that provides food safety and quality assurance. (nsf.org)
  • ANN ARBOR, Mich. - NSF International, a global independent public health organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products. (nsf.org)
  • ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Global public health and safety organization NSF International has developed the first American National Standard that. (nsf.org)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would halt funding to the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic while his administration reviews its response to the global crisis. (reuters.com)
  • Trump has been increasingly critical of the organization as the global health crisis has continued, and he has reacted angrily to criticism of his administration's response. (reuters.com)
  • The World Health Organization is a U.N. specialized agency - an independent international body that works with the United Nations. (reuters.com)
  • Trump said Washington would discuss with global health partners what it will do with the millions of dollars that would normally go to the WHO and said the United States would continue to engage with the organization. (reuters.com)
  • In praising Cuba, the World Health Organization stresses that it is possible for Third-world countries with limited resources to implement an efficient health care system and provide all segments of the population with social protection worthy of the name. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • According to the UN's World Health Organization, Cuba's health care system is an example for all countries of the world. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • During her recent visit to Havana in July of 2014, Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), impressed by the country's achievements in this field, praised the Cuban health care system: "Cuba is the only country that has a health care system closely linked to research and development. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The World Health Day is a global health campaign celebrated on April 7th every year under the leadership of World Health Organization (WHO) to promote awareness amongst common people regarding health issues and concerns. (medindia.net)
  • Howard County health officials are preparing for potential dangers posed by Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that prompted the World Health Organization to declare an international public health emergency last month. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Officials at the World Health Organization warned this week that a recent outbreak of polio among children in Syria potentially could threaten the entire region unless urgent steps are taken to halt its spread. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The World Health Organization has warned that this new outbreak of the deadly virus in North Kivu province poses a particular challenge as the region is a 'war zone' with several active armed groups and thousands of displaced people. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization has warned that this new outbreak of the deadly virus in North Kivu. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization has a lot on its plate these days. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on sugary drinks, forcing a World Health Organization panel to back off the U.N. agency's previous call for such taxes as a way to fight obesity, diabetes and other life-threatening. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The patients were being treated at a month-old cholera center supported by the World Health Organization. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization announced its first list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" on Monday, detailing 12 families of bacteria that agency experts say pose the greatest threat to human health and kill millions of people every year. (chicagotribune.com)
  • World Health Organization officials warned that the virus could ramp up to overwhelm Africa, then spread across the globe, straining. (chicagotribune.com)
  • More than 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices such as smartphones and exposure to damaging levels of sound, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to devote 2015's International Ear Care Day to "Making Listening Safe. (un.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with the ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition to invite young people to develop their ideas to provide solutions to create smart cities that will slow down or mitigate the effects of climate change. (un.org)
  • The Trump administration has notified Congress and the United Nations that the United States is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization, multiple officials tell CNN, a move that comes amid a rising number of coronavirus cases throughout the Americas over the past week. (cnn.com)
  • The Zika virus outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization declared Monday, citing an unproved but strongly suspected link between the virus and the birth defect known as microcephaly. (ibtimes.com)
  • Around one third of the global population, or 2 billion people, have been infected with one of the viruses that causes the liver disease hepatitis, which kills about a million victims annually, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. (ibtimes.com)
  • According to the World Health Organization , more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, and it's the leading cause of disability worldwide. (ajc.com)
  • The World Health Organization on Thursday declared air pollution a human carcinogen like tobacco smoke, asbestos and arsenic, calling it a leading cause of cancer deaths globally. (latimes.com)
  • If you have been in contact with anyone exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms within the past 14 days of attending the show, have a fever or other symptoms, or are immune compromised, it is recommended to refrain from attending the 2020 Ford Youth World, per Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization recommendations. (aqha.com)
  • This World Health Day, The World Health Organization is calling for action to eliminate health inequities, as part of a year-long global campaign to build a fairer, healthier world. (ucpress.edu)
  • The World Health Assembly ( WHA ) is the forum through which the World Health Organization (WHO) is governed by its 194 member states . (wikipedia.org)
  • Forum through which the World Health Organization (WHO) is governed. (wikipedia.org)
  • In her role as global patron of The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood , and chair of the Maternal Mortality Campaign, Sarah Brown gave the keynote speech at the World Health Organization 's 62nd WHA, alongside United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon , [12] asking "Where is the M in MCH? (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Day is held to mark WHO's founding and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won't take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change. (startribune.com)
  • Guterres, in his capacity as depositary of the 1946 WHO constitution, 'is in the process of verifying with the World Health Organization whether all the conditions for such withdrawal are met," his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said. (startribune.com)
  • Certainly there needs to be a good, hard look at mistakes the World Health Organization might have made in connection with coronavirus, but the time to do that is after the crisis has been dealt with, not in the middle of it," he said. (startribune.com)
  • The President's official withdrawal of the U.S. from the World Health Organization is an act of true senselessness," she said in a tweet. (startribune.com)
  • Withdrawing from the World Health Organization amidst an unprecedented global pandemic is an astounding action that puts the safety of all Americans and the world at risk. (startribune.com)
  • The World Health Organization says the spread of polio is an international public health emergency that threatens to infect other countries with the crippling disease. (cbc.ca)
  • The World Health Organization describes the polio outbreaks in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as an 'extraordinary' situation requiring a co-ordinated international response. (cbc.ca)
  • The spread of polio across borders is an international public health emergency that demands emergency measures such as proof of vaccination for people leaving the worst-affected countries, the World Health Organization says. (cbc.ca)
  • As countries across Europe and North America begin to reopen, nations in other parts of the world continue to report cases of the novel coronavirus in increasing quantities, representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. (newsweek.com)
  • World Health Organization Health Emergencies Program Director Michael Ryan, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Technical Lead Maria Van Kerkhove speak at a March 11 press conference to discuss the novel coronavirus pandemic. (newsweek.com)
  • The International Agency for Research on Cancer ( IARC ) - the cancer evaluation arm of the World Health Organization - convened a meeting of 17 scientific experts from 11 countries to assess whether certain pesticides, including glyphosate, caused cancer in humans ( Meeting 112, March 2015 ). (nrdc.org)
  • LONDON Air pollution is a leading cause of lung cancer, according to a new report from the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), confirming what many have long suspected of inhaling smog. (cbsnews.com)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) called for "drastic action" Wednesday to address the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and announced it would convene a meeting of the health ministers of 11 countries in early July to develop a response plan to prevent the disease from crossing more borders. (infowars.com)
  • An OIE strategy document which stemmed from this conference was to be presented for adoption at the OIE World Assembly in May 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Welcome to Spatial Statistics, which will be held in Lancaster, UK, from the 4-7 July 2017 under the theme One World: One Health. (elsevier.com)
  • This year, "Workplace Stress: a collective challenge" is the theme of the campaign of The ILO's campaign for the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the critical need for countries to improve their capacity to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health (OSH) data. (ilo.org)
  • Thanks to the support of World Vision donors around the world in 2016-2017. (worldvision.org)
  • By 2017, there will be 1.4 billion mobile sensing health and fitness app downloads worldwide and health apps will increase the fastest over the next five years. (prweb.com)
  • Global annual sensor shipments for mobile sensing health and fitness devices -- including dedicated devices and health/fitness enabled smart devices such as smart watches, smartphones and tablets- will reach 515 million in 2017 up from 107 million in 2012. (prweb.com)
  • Between 2012 and 2017, wearable health and fitness device shipments will increase by 552% and make up over 80% of the mobile sensing health and fitness device market at this time. (prweb.com)
  • How would you like to promote your organization's message to members of the health and education sectors across BC? (constantcontact.com)
  • Those numbers, and many more, are collected by the World Health Organization's Global Health Observatory , and cover just about everything including antimicrobial resistance and violence. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Reporter Meredith Cohn's recent article about the World Health Organization's new sugar recommendations highlighted the concerns of medical and public health experts over the epidemic of childhood obesity ("Officials urge consumers to cut back on. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The Trump administration is resisting the World Health Organization's effort to sharply limit antibiotic use in farm animals, a move intended to help preserve the drugs' effectiveness. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Furthermore, Taiwan was the first government in Asia to echo the World Health Organization's (WHO) goal of achieving universal health coverage and launched one of the world's highest praised national health insurance initiatives, covering our island's 23 million citizens since 1995. (naplesnews.com)
  • This year the World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on a systems' approach for the prevention of workplace accidents and the management of OSH with a logical and useful tool for the promotion of the continual improvement of OSH performance at the organization's level. (ilo.org)
  • The theme for this year 2018 is Universal health coverage: Everyone, Everywhere and the slogan is Health for All. (medindia.net)
  • World Vision at the International Conference for Family Planning 2018. (worldvision.org)
  • The Fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in May 2005 requested Member States to reaffirm the MDGs as critical for health development, and to develop nationally relevant "roadmaps" that incorporate the actions as a guide to accelerating progress towards achieving health-related MDGs. (who.int)
  • 5. Agenda Item 11.2 of the Sixty-first World Health Assembly was on monitoring of the achievements of the health-related Millennium Development Goals. (who.int)
  • WHO operations are carried out by three distinct components: the World Health Assembly, the executive board, and the secretariat. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body, and it meets annually, with participation of ministers of health from its 191 member nations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Dr Margaret Chan, the WHO Director-General, told the World Health Assembly in May that a "surge" in cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) and the "setback" for the world's efforts to eradicate polio had sparked fears around the world. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • Moreover, in May 2014, in recognition of the excellence of its health care system, Cuba chaired the 67th World Health Assembly [4]. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Commentary: Why Taiwan's presence in the World Health Assembly matters The WHO not only failed to abide by its Constitution, but also isolated Taiwan's 23 million residents from direct access to medical information. (naplesnews.com)
  • The 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) will meet in Geneva May 21-26 and Taiwan, as an active global health partner, seeks participation. (naplesnews.com)
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that the world must change, as multilateral systems established decades ago are not working as they should, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada told the UN General Assembly on Friday. (scoop.co.nz)
  • The World Health Assembly meets in the assembly hall of the Palace of Nations , in Geneva ( Switzerland ). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day. (wikipedia.org)
  • And in 2016 after a church-wide survey it became the Abundant Health Initiative that embraced malaria, but so much more. (umc.org)
  • The topic of the World Health Report 2004 was the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The WTC Health Program is still accepting applications and processing certifications during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. (cdc.gov)
  • This is the first time that the WHO has declared a public health emergency since the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic. (cbc.ca)
  • During a press conference to discuss the latest updates regarding the global pandemic, WHO's Executive Director of Emergencies, Dr. Michael Ryan, pointed to recent outbreak statistics confirmed by health officials in areas of South America, Africa and South Asia, which rose sharply last week. (newsweek.com)
  • More than 6,000 coronavirus-related preprints from researchers around the world have been posted since the pandemic began, without the usual peer review as a quality check. (npr.org)
  • India has 14 of the 15 top polluted cities in the world, in terms of the dangerous PM2.5 particles, the report said. (usatoday.com)
  • Next, tell students that India is the second-largest HIV-positive population in the world, behind South Africa. (pbs.org)
  • Then, show them the approximately 20-minute FRONTLINE/World video, " India: The Sex Workers. (pbs.org)
  • While there is no single metric to measure the performance of the health system, India compares poorly with countries at similar levels of development. (worldbank.org)
  • At the current rate of progress, India will not be able to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for health. (worldbank.org)
  • WRI's Claudia Adriazola-Steil (director, health & road safety) and Amit Bhatt (director, integrated urban transport, WRI India) talk with our host, VP for Communications Lawrence MacDonald, about a life-saving new law in India. (wri.org)
  • India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. (wri.org)
  • The developing crisis in India, which has seen the subcontinent nation log 10 consecutive days of over 300,000 new cases , has created extra demand for vaccinations, forcing the international health experts to act. (news.com.au)
  • Straif said there were dramatic differences in air quality between cities around the world and that the most polluted metropolises were in China and India, where people frequently don masks on streets to protect themselves. (cbsnews.com)
  • In May 2003, the Office became the World Organisation for Animal Health but kept its historical acronym OIE. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical facilities in Gaza have 'severe shortages' of basic supplies such as gauze, antiseptic and IV fluids - if they have not yet already run out of them - according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). (bbc.co.uk)
  • WHO is a public organisation operating from within the United Nations system and the world's leading agency for health. (tsoshop.co.uk)
  • T he World Health Organisation (WHO) is launching a plastic health review after nearly every branded bottle of water tested in the largest investigation of its kind contained tiny particles of the material. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The World Health Organisation has added the Moderna (mRNA) jab to the growing list of approved emergency-use vaccines as the world struggles with a global supply issue. (news.com.au)
  • 3 days ago · Last updated on 28 April 2021 WHO works worldwide to promote health , keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. (yahoo.com)
  • The World Health Report 2013 focuses on the importance of research in advancing progress towards universal health care coverage - in other words, full access to high-quality services for prevention, treatment and financial risk protection. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Report 2010 focused on the topic of universal health care coverage, and how countries can modify their financing systems to move towards this goal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The theme of the World Health Report 2008 was the renewal of primary health care, and the need for health systems to respond better and faster to the health care challenges of a changing world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report said that reducing this toll in line with the Millennium Development Goals would depend largely on every mother and every child having the right to access to health care from pregnancy through childbirth, the neonatal period and childhood. (wikipedia.org)
  • IMA's stated purpose is to "provide health care…without bias, to vulnerable and marginalized people in the developing world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Notice: The WTC Health Program will closely monitor any fraudulent activity including the submission of fraudulent information in support of a claim of eligibility or for necessary and covered services, fraudulent misuse of the WTC Health Program by health care providers participating in the program, and submission of claims for services not provided or needed as claimed. (cdc.gov)
  • Health professionals can help rapidly reduce the spread of infection in health care facilities. (who.int)
  • Its mission is to improve people's lives, to reduce the burdens of disease and poverty, and to provide access to responsive health care for all people. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Taking care of your mental & physical health are equally important. (nus.edu.sg)
  • Resource centers with books, software, monitored links, online companion material, reference material and updated information in a variety of health care related fields. (educationworld.com)
  • and (iv) generating and ensuring necessary resources for the health care system. (worldbank.org)
  • Most deaths are caused by a lack of access to health care, malnutrition, or simple infections. (voanews.com)
  • Women's Health and the World's Cities provides urban planners and public health care providers with on-the-ground examples of projects and policies that have changed women's lives for the better. (jhu.edu)
  • They wonder what real-world repercussions the exposure of their health care information could bring. (networkworld.com)
  • The fact that "preventable deaths" remain common in low- and middle-income countries is a symptom of broken or under-resourced health-care delivery systems, not a lack of medical know-how. (weforum.org)
  • First, technology is fast becoming a game changer, especially in developing countries, where the gap in access to health care is the widest. (weforum.org)
  • In Kenya, which already leads the world in mobile money through "m-PESA," an upsurge in telemedicine is enabling rural patients and health practitioners to interact, through video conferencing, with staff in Kenya's main hospitals - thereby increasing quality of care at very little cost. (weforum.org)
  • This can and should be done without forcing the poor to pay for health-care services at the point of delivery. (weforum.org)
  • Voucher programs for reproductive health care in Uganda and Kenya are now providing access to quality services from the private sector. (weforum.org)
  • Finally, building resilient health-care systems - flexible enough to bend, but not break, in the face of shocks - means improving other public goods that are closely linked to human health. (weforum.org)
  • Cuba's health care system is based on preventive medicine and the results achieved are outstanding. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • WHO notes that the lack of access to care in the world is by no means a foregone conclusion arising from a lack of resources. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • This is also demonstrated by the quality of its health care system and the impact it has on the well-being of children and pregnant women. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • World Vision's Essential Newborn Care lays out the foundational steps to caring for newborns. (wvi.org)
  • World Vision's Maternal and Child Health helps guide communities in this care. (wvi.org)
  • The health systems organized around incentives that reward volumes of procedures as opposed to quality of care have led to unsustainable costs, while outcomes have stayed mediocre at best. (weforum.org)
  • The high financial burden of both catastrophic and routine health care makes the poor highly vulnerable to health shocks, with medical expenses contributing to household poverty and compromising any effort to improve health outcomes. (worldbank.org)
  • Janet Perez (R) oversees specialists (top) as they help callers and potential customers find health insurance at a customer contact and call center for HealthSource RI, Rhode Island's health insurance exchange program for the Affordable Care Act or "ObamaCare," in Providence, Rhode Island October 25, 2013. (reuters.com)
  • To strengthen its lagging public health care system, Brazil has brought in hundreds of Cuban doctors to provide much-needed care throughout the country. (pri.org)
  • We've centered our health strategy on mothers and young children through a continuum of care and life cycle approach to promote health and nutrition practices and prevent major causes of disease. (worldvision.org)
  • From finding the value of treatments that others ignored to using Watson to harness big health care data, these are the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health Care. (fastcompany.com)
  • Functioning much like a streamlined, health care-oriented Y Combinator, Blueprint's graduates have already started several dozen diverse companies-such as smart pill-bottle maker AdhereTech-usually focusing on using IT solutions to improve doctors' efficiency, hospitals' outcomes, and patient care. (fastcompany.com)
  • Wiersma said the disease - which has five main viruses - produced a 'staggering toll' on health care systems around the globe and had the potential to spark epidemics, as well as being the main cause of liver cirrhosis and cancer. (ibtimes.com)
  • The pneumonia crisis is a symptom of neglect and indefensible inequalities in access to health care. (ndtv.com)
  • In a globalized world, it is impossible for countries to overcome all their health care challenges on their own. (naplesnews.com)
  • A Carmichael interpretation company is booming as California businesses - particularly in health care - struggle to meet the language needs of a diverse state. (bizjournals.com)
  • In health care, where the company does much of its work, "It's a high-touch, high-stakes business and we couldn't in good conscience send a contractor to the bedside," Language World president and founder Bill Glasser said. (bizjournals.com)
  • They found a crying need in health care, where critical health histories and treatment information needs to be conveyed accurately and completely during patient exams. (bizjournals.com)
  • Since 2007, the California Department of Managed Health Care has required health maintenance organizations in the state to provide services and materials to members in a language they speak and understand. (bizjournals.com)
  • Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental neurological and substance use disorders. (disabled-world.com)
  • Mental health experts are calling for a greater world focus on improving access to care and treatment for mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, as well as increasing discoveries in research that will enable this goal to be met. (disabled-world.com)
  • Participating in global mental health research is an enormous opportunity, a means to accelerate advances in mental health care for the diverse U.S. population, as well as an extension of our vision of a world where mental illnesses are prevented and cured," said Thomas R. Insel, M.D., director of the National Institute of Mental Health ( NIMH ), the NIH institute heading this effort. (disabled-world.com)
  • Strengthen the mental health component in the training of all health care personnel. (disabled-world.com)
  • These top five challenges were ranked according to the ability to reduce the burden of disease, ability to reduce inequalities in health and health care, length of time until results can be observed, and the ability for the topic to be researched effectively. (disabled-world.com)
  • The day was also meant to celebrate individual health workers - the people who provide health care to those who need it, in other words those at the heart of health systems . (wikipedia.org)
  • The report contained an assessment of the current crisis in the global health workforce, revealing an estimated shortage of almost 4.3 million physicians, midwives, nurses and other health care providers worldwide, and further proposed a series of actions for countries and the international community to tackle it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ministry of Health aimed to build partnerships, and added integration of malaria control with antenatal care (ANC) and Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI) activities to ensure sustainability and develop a routine malaria control programme. (who.int)
  • The partnership has significant impact on HMRN activities and has been cited by the National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care (NIGB) as an example of good practice within research. (york.ac.uk)
  • The report came alongside announcements from government authorities in Brazil that confirmed its health care system was nearing capacity due to a weekly surge in cases by about 50 percent . (newsweek.com)
  • Bringing together Newcastle Hospitals and Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trusts with Newcastle University, the newly-formed 'Newcastle Academic Health Partners' will deliver world-class healthcare through collaborative scientific research, education and patient care and mobilise the collective capabilities of the three organisations in support of economic growth. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • I got into a conversation today about my contention from last night that national health care systems are better at controlling costs than the private sector. (motherjones.com)
  • We all know that US health care costs are the highest in the world, but are they growing faster than the rest of the world? (motherjones.com)
  • And how about different health care sectors in the US? (motherjones.com)
  • This data is a little tricky because some countries changed the way they calculated health care spending in the past few years. (motherjones.com)
  • One problem with international comparisons of health care spending is that some countries are aging faster than others, and it stands to reason that countries with older populations will spend more than those with younger populations. (motherjones.com)
  • Despite starting at a higher base, the US is in the top two or three in the world-maybe at the very top-for health care spending growth over the past half century or so. (motherjones.com)
  • Within the US, private health care spending growth has outpaced both Medicare and Medicaid. (motherjones.com)
  • Both internationally and in the US, government-run health care programs appear to be better at controlling costs than the private sector. (motherjones.com)
  • Internationally we work with health system strengthening-strengthening the denominational hospitals and health systems, because all are connected to communities for quality of care, for supplies, recruitment, for infrastructure. (umc.org)
  • The main concern of the World Health Report 2007 was how the world is at increasing risk of disease outbreaks, epidemics, industrial accidents, natural disasters and other health emergencies which can rapidly become threats to global public health security. (wikipedia.org)
  • Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations - Proposed Project: World Trade Center Health Program Enrollment, Petitions, Designated Representative/HIPAA Authorization, and Member Satisfaction. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • Malaria is not just a public health problem but a disease related to development as well as social, ecological and environmental changes. (who.int)
  • At its very outset the WFMH was concerned with educating both the public and influential professionals, and with human relations, with a view both to the health of individuals and that of groups and nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public policies and programs reflect the crucial importance of mental health in the lives of individuals. (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)
  • Its policies and programs have a far-reaching impact on the status of international public health . (encyclopedia.com)
  • and developing an informed public opinion among all peoples on matters of health. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It claims that research into less publicised causes of death and disability might bring greater improvements in public health. (newscientist.com)
  • The committee was set up to look at "best buys" for those who fund research, after a 1993 World Bank report suggested that relatively small investments could bring major improvements in public health. (newscientist.com)
  • Dean Jamison, professor of public health at the University of California at Los Angeles and chairman of the committee, hopes the report might persuade agencies to fund research in areas that have been neglected. (newscientist.com)
  • The public health arm of the United Nations released the latest figures on Monday in a report meant to help governments reverse the rising trend of obesity in children . (time.com)
  • Many of the world's megacities exceed WHO's guideline levels for air quality by more than five times, representing a major risk to people's health," said Maria Neira, the WHO director for environment and public health. (usatoday.com)
  • Put them beside surgical advances and other cutting-edge technologies, and public health measures don't look so sexy. (go.com)
  • Clean water and public health measures dramatically cut down the incidence of such deadly water-borne diseases as cholera and improved sanitation, drastically lowering the health impacts of parasitic infections and other health conditions related to the environment. (go.com)
  • Women and men play different roles, frequent different public areas, and face different health risks. (jhu.edu)
  • Urban policy makers and public health professionals need to understand how conditions in densely populated places can help or harm the well-being of women in order to serve this large segment of humanity. (jhu.edu)
  • Secondees serve as WHO employees providing needed technical and financial support to advance public health worldwide. (nsf.org)
  • A public notice is a process by which NSF informs the public, industry, and regulatory communities of a non-conformance of public health significance found in a listed product that is not corrected. (nsf.org)
  • It's a massive online portal to all of the United Nations agency's facts and figures on global public health. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV is considered a realistic public health goal and an important part of World Vision's work. (wvi.org)
  • Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa - quarantine - but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons. (baltimoresun.com)
  • New research led by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities finds it is possible to balance competing priorities and save lives by reframing road fatalities as a public health issue and taking a more integrated approach to road safety, strategies that are already working in some cities. (wri.org)
  • The Europeans, who think of their unions as stubborn defenders of public provisions, don't understand why a bunch of U.S. union leaders have come out against some of Obamacare's central elements, arguing in a letter that it will "shatter not only our hard-earned health benefits, but destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class. (reuters.com)
  • How public health officials of the 1940s turned to the biggest stars of the day to help fight the scourge of syphilis and other STDs. (pri.org)
  • The World is a public radio program that crosses borders and time zones to bring home the stories that matter. (pri.org)
  • The designation of health emergency of international concern is defined as "an extraordinary event" that constitutes "a public health risk to other states" and could "potentially require a coordinated international response. (ibtimes.com)
  • Public health officials say roughly 130 million injection drug users worldwide suffer from hepatitis C, and about 1.4 million suffer from Hepatitis A. And although most of those carrying hepatitis may not know they have it, they can unknowingly transmit it to others and at any time in their lives it can develop to kill or disable them, the United Nations agency warned. (ibtimes.com)
  • The experts, whose comments ranged over a wide range of issues from lack of clean water and food to the unjustified use of force by the authorities and civil rights abuses, expressed particular concern about the closure of the main public hospitals due to lack of medical supplies and health professionals. (scoop.co.nz)
  • The Rapporteurs, who are independent unpaid experts reporting to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, noted that Zimbabwe had one of the best public health systems in sub-Saharan Africa, and was considered its 'breadbasket. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Please be aware, in addition to the Ford Youth World face protection protocols outlined below, the City Council of Oklahoma City voted to require face coverings in indoor public places in Oklahoma City, which will be applicable to the OKC Fairgrounds. (aqha.com)
  • The focus of the 61st WHA was public health. (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)
  • WHO selected this theme in recognition that climate change is posing ever growing threats to global public health security. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asthma, a chronic lung disease and significant public health burden, affects approximately 300 million people worldwide. (nih.gov)
  • The public health community has gotten markedly better at distributing effective vaccines to the children who need them. (npr.org)
  • Fears and suspicions around vaccine safety have already contributed to a slight decline in vaccination rates in the U.S. And public health experts say recent whooping cough and measles outbreaks in several countries have been connected to people who refused the vaccines. (npr.org)
  • WHO's goals for 2017's World Health Day are to inform the public about depression, its causes and what help is available for prevention and treatment. (nami.org)
  • The international spread of polio to date in 2014 constitutes an extraordinary event and a public health risk to other states for which a co-ordinated international response is essential,' WHO assistant director general Bruce Aylward told reporters. (cbc.ca)
  • Public health experts are also keeping a close eye on how cases of polio are occurring in what WHO called 'polio-free but conflict-torn and fragile states. (cbc.ca)
  • Public health experts say the spread of the virus can only be prevented if more than 90 per cent of people in a community are vaccinated. (cbc.ca)
  • On May 20, when the largest spike in worldwide COVID-19 cases was reported to WHO compared to any previous day, the public health agency's Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, highlighted upward outbreak trajectories occurring in lower-income regions. (newsweek.com)
  • You can choose not to drink or not to smoke, but you can't control whether or not you're exposed to air pollution," said Francesca Dominici, a professor of biostatics at Harvard University's School of Public Health. (cbsnews.com)
  • Four cases of the virus have been confirmed in Maryland, up from three last week, according to Maryland health officials. (baltimoresun.com)
  • But only 20 percent of eligible people have been vaccinated in a country of 127 million inhabitants and health officials worry new variants could wreak havoc. (cnn.com)
  • Health officials have emphasized that the majority of people do not face a major risk from the Zika virus and that, given the potential link to birth defects, the people at greatest risk are women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. (ibtimes.com)
  • The move was immediately assailed by health officials and critics of the administration, including numerous Democrats who said it would cost the U.S. influence in the global arena. (startribune.com)
  • There are still parts of the world where polio has yet to be rubbed out. (chicagotribune.com)
  • World Vision was awarded $74 million by USAID to eradicate polio. (worldvision.org)
  • An Afghan health worker administers the polio vaccine to a child during a vaccination campaign in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2010. (npr.org)
  • Pakistan has the highest incidence of polio in the world, but suspicions around vaccination efforts have been rising. (npr.org)
  • Nigeria is one of three countries in the world where the wild polio virus remains endemic. (cbc.ca)
  • People could literally get on a plane carrying the polio virus, not even necessarily be sick with it and bring it to Canada where we don't have perfect vaccination rates anymore,' said Dr. Michael Gardam, director of infection prevention and control at the University Health Network in Toronto. (cbc.ca)
  • Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID-19 (coronavirus). (worldbank.org)
  • The coronavirus cannot just be defeated here in the United States, it has to be defeated in every conceivable location throughout the world," she said in a statement. (reuters.com)
  • I've been aware that in 2020 Global Health issues took center stage for a lot of us, with coronavirus and COVID-19. (umc.org)
  • In Washington DC, Dr. Elizabeth Lule is an adviser for Maternal and Child Health at the World Bank. (voanews.com)
  • Maternal and child health: Only about half of pregnant women receive adequate antenatal coverage - at least three visits during one pregnancy. (worldbank.org)
  • But the report predicts that by 2020 mental illness will be the most debilitating affliction in the developing world, with death and disability resulting from road traffic accidents in second place (see "Trafficking in death", p 34 ). (newscientist.com)
  • The American Quarter Horse Association has implemented guidelines and procedures to protect the health and safety of exhibitors during the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show. (aqha.com)
  • Griffith also shares how the Abundant Health Initiative of the UMC's audacious goal of reaching one million children with lifesaving intervention was reached in the fall of 2020. (umc.org)
  • Experts at the biennial International Aids Conference in Melbourne, Australia this week spoke about their frustration that efforts to defeat HIV/Aids have been going "backwards", while on Monday 28 July the WHO marks World Hepatitis Day by asking the international community to "think again" about a set of diseases that kills around 1.4 million people every year. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The conference marked the first U.N. World Hepatitis Day, called by the world body to raise awareness of the viral disease, largely spread by contaminated water and food, blood, semen and other body fluids. (ibtimes.com)
  • World Health Day is one of 11 official global health campaigns marked by WHO, along with World Tuberculosis Day , World Immunization Week , World Malaria Day , World No Tobacco Day , World AIDS Day , World Blood Donor Day , World Chagas Disease Day , World Patient Safety Day , World Antimicrobial Awareness Week and World Hepatitis Day . (wikipedia.org)
  • Education World news editor Diane Weaver Dunne writes about new dyslexia research. (educationworld.com)
  • Your Alpha Doggs editor is Bob Brown, Network World Online Executive Editor, News. (networkworld.com)
  • One-minute World News. (bbc.co.uk)
  • This is great news because it shows efforts are working, says Gloria Ekpo, World Vision's HIV and AIDS specialist. (worldvision.org)
  • This is a chronic disease across the whole world, but unfortunately there is very little awareness, even among health policy-makers, of its extent,' WHO hepatitis specialist Steven Wiersma told a news conference. (ibtimes.com)
  • We now know that outdoor air pollution is not only a major risk to health in general, but also a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths," Kurt Straif of the international cancer research agency said in a news release. (latimes.com)
  • A spokesman for the Department of Health confirmed to news.com.au it was in contact with Valneva about the vaccine. (news.com.au)
  • In the late 1990s, IMA World Health expanded its efforts to include the management of healthcare service projects in developing nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Keith Mahar is a social worker and member of the Australian Association of Social Workers who recovered from bipolar disorder to go on to become a mental health advocate and founder of Mentalympians. (prnewswire.com)
  • Its organizational and individual membership includes mental health workers of all disciplines, consumers of mental health services, family members, and concerned citizens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Second, to improve the efficiency of the health sector, the Operation will support the rationalization of hospitals and the use of performance-based incentives for health workers. (worldbank.org)
  • A growing number of health workers have also themselves fallen victim to the disease, despite stringent requirements regarding the use of protective clothing and visors. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • Ebola is transmitted through bodily fluids, and Tarik Jasarevic, a spokesman for the WHO, said around 100 health workers had been infected by Ebola in the three countries, with 50 of them dying. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • Local and international health workers, led in many cases by MSF and the WHO, face a combination of fear, suspicion and local traditions for burying the dead as they try to prevent Ebola spreading further. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay) and the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) are coming together in a joint campaign to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour. (ilo.org)
  • A national occupational safety and health culture is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is respected at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively participate in securing a safe and healthy working environment through a system of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority is accorded to the principle of prevention. (ilo.org)
  • Indeed, since 1963, Cuba has sent doctors and other health workers throughout the Third World to treat the poor. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • We've fought against infection and disease in Zambia-training community health workers and families in prevention, and providing bed nets to protect children from malaria as they sleep. (wvi.org)
  • Most newborn deaths can be prevented by mothers and community health workers carrying out the healthy practises. (wvi.org)
  • As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. (baltimoresun.com)
  • This World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, families and health workers are celebrating that child HIV rates dropped 60 percent between 2009 and 2015 in 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. (worldvision.org)
  • The results from pilots so far confirm that wearable vital sign monitors are effective and preferred by both patients and health workers. (prweb.com)
  • In 2006, World Health Day was devoted to the health workforce crisis, or chronic shortages of health workers around the world due to decades of underinvestment in their education, training, salaries, working environment and management. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Health Day 2009 focused on the safety of health facilities and the readiness of health workers who treat those affected by emergencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its purpose is to establish a comprehensive and structured mechanism for joint action of management and workers in the implementation of safety and health measures. (ilo.org)
  • They've developed an alert system for early detection of distrust, using reports from local media and "informants," including local health workers. (npr.org)
  • A meta-analysis of all the relevant epidemiologic studies was conducted by IARC staff scientists in 2014 that reported an overall lack of data, particularly in low- and middle-income regions of the world where the health of agriculture workers is poorly documented, if at all. (nrdc.org)
  • The main purpose of the WHR is to provide policymakers, donor agencies, international organizations and others with the information they need to help them make appropriate health policy and funding decisions. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)
  • 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 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)
  • It is a member of the Corus International family of faith-based international development organizations, which include Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing and Farmers Market Brands LLC. (wikipedia.org)
  • MentaNet is one of the first projects to be rolled out by Mentalympians, an initiative with an international advisory group that is developing a non-profit multimedia online mental health 'community channel' to promote recovery, connect members of the community, and act as a catalyst for mental health reform. (prnewswire.com)
  • In 2009, the World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders, an international network of families of people with serious mental illness, merged with the World Federation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent decades, though, a number of international mental health organizations, often limited to members of particular professions, have developed. (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)
  • In a real sense, the WHO is an international health cooperative that monitors the state of the world's health and takes steps to improve the health status of individual countries and of the world community. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The British international development secretary, Hilary Benn, who has strongly backed efforts to improve the reproductive health of women in the developing world, said yesterday that he was very concerned. (commondreams.org)
  • In the past, the World Bank has championed the sexual and reproductive rights of women, which are considered by most in international development as critical to their health, status and economic progress. (commondreams.org)
  • Family planning organisations such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) are concerned that a new global health strategy which is still in draft form may also ditch reproductive health strategies. (commondreams.org)
  • World Kidney Day is a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF). (earthtimes.org)
  • U.S. and international health authorities are raising the alarm about a tropical disease spreading rapidly in Latin America and the Caribbean that they suspect is linked to a devastating brain disorder in babies.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and. (baltimoresun.com)
  • There is no evidence that consuming such small particles of plastic has any ill health effects, but it comes at a time of heightened international concern of plastic pollution and the effect it is having on the environment . (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Pneumonia is the world's deadliest child killer, with a "forgotten epidemic" claiming one young life every 39 seconds, international health and children's agencies warned Tuesday. (ndtv.com)
  • Four independent United Nations human rights experts today called on the Government of Zimbabwe and the international community to do more to rebuild the country's health system, end the worst cholera epidemic ever recorded there and ensure adequate food for all people as millions face hunger. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Stable systems for providing access to health, water, sanitation and food must be restored and respect for civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights assured," they added, reiterating their willingness to work with the Government and the international community to find urgent solutions to these problems. (scoop.co.nz)
  • In recognizing the need to address this imbalance, Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H., of the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health, and colleagues assembled an international panel of experts to identify research priorities using the Delphi method, a widely accepted consensus-building tool. (disabled-world.com)
  • Today, on International Women's Day, people and organizations around the world pay tribute to women's contributions to our social, economic, cultural and political lives. (ucpress.edu)
  • The WHA is also responsible for the endorsement of the WHO Family of International Classifications , a series of internationally standardized medical classifications, including the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, on World Asthma Day, we at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), components of the National Institutes of Health, stand together with the international community to renew our dedication to understand the causes of asthma and to find better ways to treat, prevent and manage this disease. (nih.gov)
  • The ONE Campaign, which supports international health projects, called it an "astounding action" that jeopardizes global health. (startribune.com)
  • George Town and Kuala Lumpur are the main two medical centers in Malaysia, and both cities are serviced by a multitude of international airlines from around the world. (yahoo.com)
  • 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)
  • Outbreaks of the crippling viral illness in Pakistan, Syria and Cameroon are a particular concern because these three countries are considered at greatest risk of allowing the virus to spread beyond their borders, the UN health agency said Monday. (cbc.ca)
  • As Ebola, Mers and HIV/Aids make headlines, what are the biggest risks to the world's health? (nzherald.co.nz)
  • In Liberia, the anti-viral effort is being led by the Health Ministry - but part of its headquarters were destroyed this week when a man set in on fire in protest over the Ebola death of his 14-year-old brother. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The number of confirmed cases in Congo's new outbreak of the Ebola virus has risen to 13, including three deaths, the health ministry said late Saturday. (chicagotribune.com)
  • A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as the country Monday begins a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, Congo's health minister said. (chicagotribune.com)
  • In 2014 the world held its breath as Ebola rampaged through Africa, killing thousands with gruesome efficiency. (chicagotribune.com)
  • NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (disabled-world.com)
  • WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$30.8 million credit to the Republic of Moldova for the Health Transformation Operation , which will contribute to reducing key risks for non-communicable diseases and improving efficiency of health services in Moldova. (worldbank.org)
  • First, the Operation will assist the Government to address key risks for NCD in order to improve health outcomes and reduce NCD-related economic costs. (worldbank.org)
  • This year, it discusses the application of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) for the effective management of hazards and risks in the workplace. (ilo.org)
  • The essence of occupational safety and health (OSH) is the management of occupational risks. (ilo.org)
  • Farmers and their families are on the front line for pesticide health risks, and they will need support to identify other options and move away from glyphosate and other harmful pesticides. (nrdc.org)
  • The largely neglected area of mental health was the core focus of the World health report 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ILO 2001 Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems (ILO-OSH 2001) became a widely used model for developing national standards in this area. (ilo.org)
  • The last time a World Health Day theme focused on mental health was in 2001 . (nami.org)
  • BRISBANE, Australia , Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - A 21st-century mental health initiative, MentaNet, has officially launched to aid individuals in their recovery process. (prnewswire.com)
  • Mentalympians is a unique, 21st-century peer support platform that aims to stimulate discussion and collaboration to design and develop an online community channel, a multimedia website to be operated by individuals with experience of mental health problems through a global network of mental health consumer groups. (prnewswire.com)
  • Cancer remains one of the major health concerns of the 21st century. (lifehack.org)
  • Women's Health and the World's Cities illuminates the intersection of gender, health, and urban environments. (jhu.edu)
  • They consider the specific needs of subpopulations of urban women and evaluate strategies for designing spaces, services, and infrastructure in ways that promote women's health. (jhu.edu)
  • It is the world's highest health policy setting body and is composed of health ministers from member states. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zimbabwe's health system has completely collapsed - it cannot control the cholera outbreak which is spreading throughout the country, with a daily increase in the death toll," the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, Anand Grover, said of the epidemic which has already infected 20,000 people, killing over 1,100. (scoop.co.nz)
  • The goal of the Association is to cautiously allow competitors to experience the Ford Youth World in a safe environment and minimize the risk of a new outbreak from the event. (aqha.com)
  • Mahar who is now a strong mental health advocate says, 'MentaNet is part of a community development initiative to apply technology to raise awareness of recovery, inspire hope and strengthen the mental health community. (prnewswire.com)
  • The Mental Health Council of Australia has described Mentalympians as 'a world first new community media initiative' and a 'creative approach to promoting awareness of recovery. (prnewswire.com)
  • Adults with lived experience of mental health issues, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and other interested individuals are encouraged to sign up online to MentaNet. (prnewswire.com)
  • [1] The WFMH founding document, "Mental Health and World Citizenship", understood "world citizenship" in terms of a "common humanity" respecting individual and cultural differences, and declared that "the ultimate goal of mental health is to help [people] live with their fellows in one world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Members include mental health service providers and service users. (wikipedia.org)
  • [1] The WFMH envisions a world in which mental health is a priority for all people. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mission of the World Federation for Mental Health is to promote the advancement of mental health awareness, prevention of mental disorders, advocacy, and best practice recovery focused interventions worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mental health day is celebrated at the initiative of the World Federation of Mental Health and WHO supports this initiative through raising awareness on mental health issues using its strong relationships with the Ministries of health and civil society organizations across the globe. (wikipedia.org)
  • The week was established in 1992 by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, and is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) in cooperation with all its member organizations and many other supporters across Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • This section of the Counseling Community contains information and resources on a variety of assessments of use to counselors including a special section on mental health. (educationworld.com)
  • Mental Health Net claims to be the "oldest and largest online mental health directory guide and community. (educationworld.com)
  • Users can pose questions, read articles, and view resources on mental health issues. (educationworld.com)
  • Clinical Documentation and Outcome Assessment Software for the Mental Health Professions from DocuTrac Inc. (educationworld.com)
  • A comprehensive listing of resources from Mental Health Net. (educationworld.com)
  • In Singapore, 1 in 10 adults suffer from a mental health disorder. (nus.edu.sg)
  • Those afflicted are often prevented from seeking help because of stigma attached to mental health concerns. (nus.edu.sg)
  • October 10th is World Mental Health Day . (constantcontact.com)
  • World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th every year to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. (constantcontact.com)
  • Join the Amanda Todd Legacy Society this World Mental Health Day by Lighting Up Purple. (constantcontact.com)
  • the figure for mental health was previously based only on the number of deaths by suicide. (newscientist.com)
  • Non-communicable diseases and injuries already account for about 60% of India's disease burden, led by cardiovascular disease, mental health, injuries, cancer, and diabetes. (worldbank.org)
  • Aside from positively impacting your your physical health, practicing gratitude can impact your mental health and workout performance, too. (bicycling.com)
  • Invariably, I get asked by the mental health types what it is that's keeping me here. (psychcentral.com)
  • But for now, it's World Mental Health Day and I'm still working hard to improve my mental health. (psychcentral.com)
  • Take some time today to learn something new about mental health, whether it's about a specific disease or medication or set of symptoms. (psychcentral.com)
  • How a person talks and types can tell you a lot about their mental health. (ajc.com)
  • But the new findings are a testament to using machine learning to help identify mental health problems. (ajc.com)
  • The Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health Initiative, led by the National Institutes of Health and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, has identified the top 40 barriers to better mental health around the world. (disabled-world.com)
  • According to the paper's authors, the disorders targeted by the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health "for example, schizophrenia, depression, epilepsy, dementia, and alcohol dependence "collectively account for more years of life lost to poor health, disability, or early death than either cardiovascular disease or cancer. (disabled-world.com)
  • The panel consisted of 422 experts in fields such as neuroscience, basic behavioral science, mental health services, and epidemiology, and represented more than 60 countries. (disabled-world.com)
  • The Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health Initiative is led by NIMH and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, in partnership with the Wellcome Trust, the McLaughlin-Rotman Center for Global Health, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. (disabled-world.com)
  • Depression is one of the most common mental disorders affecting approximately 340 million people in the world. (medindia.net)
  • The alliance will focus on delivering scientific advances that improve physical and mental health in common age-related chronic diseases , such as dementia and musculoskeletal disease. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • And we talk about how health isn't just about our physical health-separate from our spiritual health, separate from our mental health-but how all three of those are related, and how we in the new year ahead can be mindful of our health in a holistic way. (umc.org)
  • That's why we've teamed up with area healthcare partners to create Midland Health . (yahoo.com)
  • The objective of DHWS18 is to showcase the best innovators bringing digital technologies to improve healthcare delivery around the world. (mobileworldcongress.com)
  • Less waste in healthcare could in turn unlock precious resources to be better invested in population health. (weforum.org)
  • Partners HealthCare has invested more than $1 billion a year in drug discovery, genetics, and information technology-effectively making it one of the premier research organizations in the world. (fastcompany.com)
  • Mobile sensing technologies are revolutionizing healthcare by providing low-cost patient-centered solutions with real-time patient to doctor monitoring, according to ON World, a global technology research firm. (prweb.com)
  • Read on to learn more about the top five countries in the world for healthcare. (yahoo.com)
  • Seen as the gold standard for healthcare service providers around the world, Malaysia has no less than eight JCI-accredited hospitals. (yahoo.com)
  • Maybe it needs broader consideration, that is, in the form of discussion on health and healthcare. (rt.com)
  • As for the health of our healthcare, I'll say that, of course, there are problems that have to do with our legacy and with what is going on with our economics in toto. (rt.com)
  • Moldova spends relatively more on health than comparable countries but its health outcomes are not as good as expected for its level of expenditures. (worldbank.org)
  • Psychologists will tell you that positive thoughts lead to positive emotions and that often leads to positive outcomes," running coach Janet Hamilton, C.S.C.S., owner of Atlanta-based company Running Strong previously told Runner's World . (bicycling.com)
  • World Vision's experience with HTSP programs has demonstrated that holistic community and family-based approaches that stress the health, livelihood, and educational outcomes of better birth spacing are highly effective and can improve access by women and girls to education and income-generating activities, reduce birth-related physical impairment and stigma (such as fistula), and improve infant and child nutrition-the cornerstone of lifetime health. (worldvision.org)
  • 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)
  • And maternal newborn and child health, which is actually a marker of a country's health status. (umc.org)
  • One of the GHO's most insightful tools is its Health Equity Monitor, an interactive graph that showcases inequalities across and between countries for different maternal, newborn and child health interventions. (washingtonpost.com)
  • When one is unwell, one's whole being is affected," explains the interim Global Health Team Lead and the Program Manager of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church. (umc.org)
  • My guest today is Kathleen Griffith, who works with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church as the interim Global Health Team Lead and the Program Manager for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. (umc.org)
  • And that's the HIV and maternal newborn and child health on my portfolio. (umc.org)
  • At a time of multiple calamities in the world, we cannot allow the loss of essential medicines - essential cures for many millions of people - to become the next global crisis. (who.int)
  • The infographic "Vector-borne diseases", created for World Health Day 2014, highlights a number of measures people can take to protect themselves from vector-borne diseases. (who.int)
  • We were just trying to get people to die once," explains Chris Murray, the health economist who headed the Harvard team. (newscientist.com)
  • Our goal is to ensure that a billion more people have universal health coverage, to protect a billion more people from health emergencies, and provide a further billion people with better health and well-being. (yahoo.com)
  • Working together, we can make a profound and lasting impact on our community by improving the health of our people. (yahoo.com)
  • An "alarming" 7 million people die each year from air pollution, the report said, as air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. (usatoday.com)
  • Because of people like you, another world is possible. (commondreams.org)
  • Tell students that there are an estimated 40 million people around the world with HIV/AIDS, and that this number could potentially double by 2010. (pbs.org)
  • Point out regions of the world with the largest numbers of people living with HIV/AIDS. (pbs.org)
  • Cuban expertise in the field of health also benefits the people of the Third World. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • We want to strengthen health systems to serve vulnerable people through distribution of medication and medical supplies. (wvi.org)
  • This year, the focus is on depression, a matter of concern to people all over the world. (medindia.net)
  • Creating healthy living ecosystems, designing cities to promote mobility, nurturing healthy diets and encouraging people to take charge of their own health will all play a role. (weforum.org)
  • Currently there are over 240 million people in the world who have diabetes. (earthtimes.org)
  • In this conversation, we talk about the amazing work The United Methodist Church is doing around the globe to help ensure the health of all people. (umc.org)
  • This is a measure not just of deaths but also of loss of health, so it takes greater account of diseases that disable rather than kill. (newscientist.com)
  • In this podcast, she is joined by Claudia Adriazola-Steil, director for health & road safety at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, as they discuss the unimaginable toll-emotional and economic-taken by road deaths, and what we can do to turn this loss into action. (wri.org)
  • and (d) participate in the Asia Malaria Campaign in 2007 that should be scheduled during the same week as the World Malaria Day on 25 April 2007. (who.int)
  • The Region also suffers from the highest burden of P vivax malaria which is non-fatal but affects both health and socioeconomic development, and threatens the rapidly developing economies of several countries. (who.int)
  • Goals might include committing to avoid behaviors that can spread HIV/AIDS, participating in local HIV/AIDS education efforts, or supporting global efforts to fight this epidemic by making a donation to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria ( http://www.theglobalfund.org/en/ ). (pbs.org)
  • World Vision uses the WHO and UNICEF integrated approach in its health programming for the well-being of children and management of childhood illnesses through immunizations, community case management of diarrhea and acute respiratory diseases, and promotion of bed nets for use against malaria. (worldvision.org)
  • World Vision works in 63 of the 106 countries where malaria is endemic, and in 14 of the 19 countries targeted by the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative . (worldvision.org)
  • Malaria Elimination initiatives officially have been declared by the Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia, on 25th April 2009, coinciding with the second World Malaria Day celebration. (who.int)
  • Malaria Elimination Performance guidance in Indonesian was stated in the decree of Ministry of Health Indonesia Republic number 293/ Menkes/ SK/ IV/ 2009, date of 28th April 2009. (who.int)
  • In round 1, Ministry of Health (MoH) aimed to reduce malaria morbidity in area with 5 highest endemicity areas, which are all in the eastern Indonesians provinces. (who.int)
  • In settings with limited health facility access, diagnosis and treatment should be provided at community level through a programme of community case management (home-based management) of malaria. (who.int)
  • WHO has established many initiatives to understand and address drug resistance over the last decade, particularly in relation to some of the world's most deadly infectious diseases," said Dr Mario Raviglione, Director of WHO Stop TB Department, who has been leading the preparations for World Health Day 2011. (who.int)
  • Non-communicable diseases (NCD) have become the largest health burden for the population and carry a significant economic cost. (worldbank.org)
  • Whether it's the technology that allows us to peer deep into the body or medicines that extend the lives of those with chronic diseases, it's easy to see how advances in health and medicine have touched the lives of nearly every person on the planet. (go.com)
  • The concept of vaccination was propelled further by scientists such as Louis Pasteur, and in the modern era, when large groups of soldiers were successfully vaccinated in World War I and II against such diseases as tetanus, diphtheria and typhus. (go.com)
  • Infectious diseases can break out suddenly, almost anywhere in the world, and with devastating impact. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2013 focuses on the prevention of occupational diseases. (ilo.org)
  • It lets you look up statistics on a country-by-country level or by region, through searches, or by checking out a list of topics, such as individual diseases, essential medications and health financing. (washingtonpost.com)
  • So don't be surprised if you find yourself oohing and aahing over surprising stats about sexually transmitted diseases or road safety - or thinking more deeply about your health and your counterparts around the world. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Think about a world where science would repair the causes of diseases as opposed to reducing the effects of symptoms. (weforum.org)
  • New diseases on the rise: At the same time, new health challenges are emerging. (worldbank.org)
  • Hence, preventive measures like putting an end to smoking, minimizing salt intake, regular physical exercise, consuming a diet low in fat and having regular health checkups will do a lot in reducing your risk for heart diseases. (lifehack.org)
  • They also highlighted the shortage of anti-retroviral therapies and essential medicines to treat acute diseases, stressing that the participation of communities was crucial for the development and implementation of plans to rebuild the failing health system and warning that the situation was becoming disastrous and was likely to deteriorate as the rainy season approached. (scoop.co.nz)
  • NIEHS is pleased to join with our sister institutes at NIH as well as partners across the world as we become more united in our efforts to understand, prevent and treat respiratory diseases such as asthma. (nih.gov)
  • Established in 1948, WHO provides leadership on global health matters, shapes the health research agenda, sets norms and standards, articulate evidence-based policy options, provides technical support to countries, and monitors and assesses health trends. (tsoshop.co.uk)
  • The 2012 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) in a green economy. (ilo.org)
  • The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. (ilo.org)
  • During the last decade, occupational safety and health management systems have been widely implemented in both industrialized and developing countries. (ilo.org)
  • The incorporation of an occupational safety and health management system in the application of preventive and protective measures at the workplace has proven to be essential for the improvement of working conditions and the working environment. (ilo.org)
  • The leaflet opens a conversation on what the future of work holds for occupational safety and health and how this field is effectively rising to these transformational challenges and opportunities. (ilo.org)
  • It also warns of an epidemic of noncommunicable disease, such as tobacco related illnesses, especially in the developing world. (newscientist.com)
  • The need for better services to enable women to protect their health has been thrown into sharp relief by the Aids epidemic. (commondreams.org)
  • Zoleka Mandela draws on her grandfather's legacy in speaking out against the injustice of the hidden epidemic that threatens children, especially in the developing world. (wri.org)
  • During two months of trial, Pistorius' lawyers have sought to portray the world-famous athlete as almost manically obsessed with safety after a difficult childhood and in the face of high crime levels in South Africa. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Trump went ahead with his announcement, which drew immediate condemnation, despite significant pushback within his administration, especially from top health advisers, a U.S. official told Reuters. (reuters.com)
  • Learn about the United Methodist Abundant Health Initiative . (umc.org)
  • Psychiatrist at the IWK Health Centre, Dr. Tanya Tulipan, shares tools and tips to help new and soon-to-be moms who may be struggling. (msn.com)
  • The theme "protecting health from climate change" put health at the centre of the global dialogue about climate change. (wikipedia.org)
  • From vaccines to clean water, health advances have changed the world. (go.com)
  • But researchers are noticing an increase in mistrust of vaccines around the world, and they're concerned that unfounded suspicions could derail immunization programs essential to saving lives. (npr.org)
  • According to Margaret Chan, the world should follow the example of the island in this arena and replace the curative model, inefficient and more expensive, with a prevention-based system. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • A new partnership which harnesses world-class expertise will ensure patients in the North East will benefit sooner from new treatments, diagnostics and prevention strategies. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • Working across the two trusts, Newcastle Academic Health Partners will translate clinical research into practice developing improved diagnostic, prevention and treatment strategies as well as an innovative health education programme. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • Examples of required research include medical research, or investigating the causes of ill-health and the interventions needed to improve health and wellbeing, as well as health services research, focusing on how to expand service coverage and reduce inequities in coverage. (wikipedia.org)
  • online at https://forms.oig.hhs.gov/hotlineoperations/index.aspx or in writing to the following address: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, ATTN: OIG HOTLINE OPERATIONS, P.O. Box 23489, Washington, DC 20026. (cdc.gov)
  • Experts say maternal health and mortality are directly related to access to health services. (voanews.com)
  • We do know that about 200 million women have unintended pregnancies and they have a need to access reproductive health services including family planning," says Dr. Lule. (voanews.com)
  • will emphasise options for improving demand for reproductive health advice and services by strengthening female education, improving women's economic opportunities and reducing gender disparities," it says. (commondreams.org)
  • In an ideal world, everyone, everywhere, would access the health services they need without having to pay more than they could afford. (weforum.org)
  • Reaching everyone with high-quality, essential health services without the threat of financial ruin is, first and foremost, the right thing to do. (weforum.org)
  • We've been courageous against injustice by challenging causes of early pregnancy in Swaziland and by enabling access to essential health services for Somali children. (wvi.org)
  • Now, though, that belief in socialized medicine is under strain, for the health services of the rich European states are in various kinds of "crisis. (reuters.com)
  • Language World Services also has added a staffing division and spun off a unit that offers an online scheduling program to help businesses match hundreds of requests with available on-site interpreters. (bizjournals.com)
  • That sets it apart from most competitors, who rely more heavily - as Language World Services did until 2009 - on independent contractors. (bizjournals.com)
  • Based on input from more than 2,000 individuals, " Mobile Sensing Health & Wellness ," analyzes the global market for mobile sensing solutions for health and wellness including 5-year forecasts for dedicated devices, passive and active sensors, communication chipsets, health/fitness-enabled smart mobile devices, smart watches, monitoring services, mobile apps and subscriptions. (prweb.com)
  • We are a non-profit society that inspires our partners and stakeholders to improve the health and learning of students in BC by promoting, supporting and facilitating a healthy schools approach. (constantcontact.com)
  • This discrepancy points to the need to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health spending. (worldbank.org)
  • We must improve the health of mothers and children for the future of the world, for the future of peace," says Ann Tinker. (voanews.com)
  • This is the way to go, because human health can only improve through innovation," She also praised "the efforts of the country's leadership for having made health an essential pillar of development" [1]. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • India's health indicators have continued to improve. (worldbank.org)
  • Research has shown that practicing gratitude on a regular basis can help improve your overall long-term health by helping reduce your risk of problems like heart disease and high blood pressure. (bicycling.com)
  • And can laughing improve your health? (pri.org)
  • Supported by Johnson & Johnson, and HAX as part of the Joint Consumer Health Device Program, Raybaby safely monitors vitals, breathing rates and sleeping habits all from a 'Smart Journal' app while even making recommendations to improve the baby's sleep. (kickstarter.com)
  • 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)
  • But from the global health standpoint, Baker said Jenner's introduction of the smallpox vaccine may have had an even more significant impact in terms of lives saved. (go.com)
  • Vaccine distrust in the developing world can evolve out of cultural, religious, or sometimes economic or political reasons, says Larson. (npr.org)
  • We continue to monitor ongoing clinical trials, review real world effectiveness of the vaccine rollout and continue to have a range of discussions with manufacturers. (news.com.au)
  • We'd like to highlight our Access - Infant and Maternal Health Programme and celebrate the heroes that have come alongside it. (wvi.org)
  • The WAHID Interface provides access to all data held within OIE's new World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security, said the WHO does make mistakes and may need reform, but that work needs to take place after the current crisis has passed. (reuters.com)
  • Explore the world of and through documentary films. (yorku.ca)
  • Explore Promoting Health and Wholeness on UMC.org. (umc.org)