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WHO sending NCDs medicines and materials kits to humanitarian crises
Description: To respond to the continuing need during humanitarian crises to treat people for noncommunicable diseases, WHO has developed and started delivering its first dedicated kits of medicines and equipment for caring for people living with diabetes, hypertension and related conditions. This video follows the assembly of the kits in the Netherlands and their delivery to southern Turkey, where WHO dispatches the materials to healthcare providers working in Syria to treat people living with NCDs. WHO is also delivering the NCDs emergencies kits to other countries affected by conflicts and natural disasters.
20 Oct 2017
Description: WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that intensified actions and investments are needed to accelerate the response to tuberculosis (TB) and reach all affected people with prevention and care. TB is the world’s biggest infectious killer, killing five thousand people every day. On 16-17 November, Ministers of Health and other sectors will come together in Moscow, where they will be joined by UN agencies, civil society, partners, the private sector, philanthropies, academia and donors, to ramp up the TB response and accelerate efforts to reach the end TB targets set as part of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda and the WHO End TB Strategy.
20 Oct 2017
Description: Universal access to high quality health laboratories is essential for strong health systems and crucial for improving public health. Implementing a laboratory quality management system is the best way to provide reliable test results and to encourage the use of laboratory services. Laboratory managers who strive for quality and inspire their staff can start implementing quality management. To guide them, WHO published the Laboratory Quality Stepwise Implementation (LQSI) tool.
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19 Oct 2017
Description: Beat the drum to beat NCDs!
On 18-20 October, 2017, WHO and the Presidency of Uruguay staged the Global Conference on NCDs in Montevideo. The focus of the conference was on accelerating all-of-government action to help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, promote health and achieve Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4, which is to achieve a one-third reduction by 2030 in premature death from NCDs, primarily cardiovascular diseases, cancers, lung diseases and diabetes. The highlight of the Conference was the launch of the Montevideo Roadmap on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority.
More information: www.who.int/montevideo2017
Montevideo Roadmap for NCDs
18 Oct 2017
Description: Del 18 al 20 de octubre de 2017, la OMS y la Presidencia del Uruguay organizan la Conferencia Mundial sobre ENT en Montevideo. El objetivo de la conferencia es acelerar la acción de todo el gobierno para ayudar a alcanzar la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, promover la salud y alcanzar la meta 3.4 de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible, consistente en reducir en un tercio la mortalidad prematura por enfermedades no transmisibles para 2030, principalmente enfermedades cardiovasculares, cánceres, enfermedades pulmonares y diabetes.
18 Oct 2017
Description: In the State of Gujarat in India, a WHO-designed programme QualityRights, is reforming mental health services and promoting the human rights of people with mental health conditions and psychosocial disabilities. This film highlights how the Programme works and how it is making a difference to people’s lives in Gujarat.
Through the QualityRights Programme, the World Health Organization is supporting countries worldwide to assess and improve the quality of mental health services and to build capacity on human rights. It is also helping to strengthen civil society movements advocating for human rights, and to promote the development of national policies and laws in line with international human rights standards.
More information on QualityRights www.who.int/mental_health/policy/quality_rights/en
20 Oct 2017
Description: Dr Tedros, Director-General of the World Health Organization, gives the opening address at the Call to Action on AMR conference in Berlin, 12 October 2017.
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12 Oct 2017
Description: On 11 October 2017 – the International Day of the Girl Child -- WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says today, and every day, let us do everything we can to listen to girls and empower girls with the individual abilities, social support and the resources they need to survive, thrive and transform their communities, even in the most difficult of circumstances.
11 Oct 2017
Description: Managers who take action to promote mental health in the workplace and to support employees who have mental disorders see gains not only in the health of their employees but also in their productivity at work and the financial health of their organizations. A negative working environment, on the other hand, may lead to physical and mental health problems among employees, harmful use of substances or alcohol, absenteeism and lower productivity.
In this Q & A, WHO gives some examaples of what managers and employees can do for better mental heath at work.
Mental health in the workplace is the topic of World Mental Health Day 2017. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health.
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09 Oct 2017
Description: Everyone, including patients and health care professionals, has a role to play in ensuring medication safety. This video is part of WHO’s campaign to reduce medication-related harm by improving practices and reducing medication errors.
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06 Oct 2017
Description: Universal health coverage doesn’t only improve health. It reduces poverty, creates jobs, drives inclusive economic growth, promotes gender equality, and protects populations from epidemics.
18 Sep 2017
Description: El Director General de la OMS, el Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, indica que es necesario intensificar las medidas para responder a la epidemia mundial de las enfermedades no transmisibles (ENT), principalmente las cardiopatías, neumopatías, el cáncer y la diabetes. La Conferencia Mundial de la OMS sobre las ENT, que se celebra del 18 al 20 de octubreen el Uruguay, se centrará en velar por que las políticas gubernamentales se encaminan a promover la salud y a prevenir y tratar las ENT. Asimismo, con la conferencia se pretende garantizar el apoyo para el cumplimiento de la meta 3.4 de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible, a saber, de aquí a 2030, reducir en un tercio la mortalidad prematura por ENT.
Para obtener más información, sírvase consultar: http://www.who.int/conferences/global-ncd-conference/es/
12 Sep 2017