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Rapid Risk Assessment of Acute Public Health Events

World Health Organization, Eds.: 2012, (2011)

This manual has been developed to guide rapid risk assessment of acute public health risks from any type of hazard in response to requests from Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO). The manual is aimed primarily at national departments with health-protection responsibilities, National Focal Points (NFPs) for the International Heath Regulations (IHR) and WHO staff. It should also be useful to others who join multidisciplinary risk assessment teams, such as clinicians, field epidemiologists, veterinarians, chemists, food-safety specialists.

Package of Essential Noncommunicable (PEN) disease interventions for primary health care in low-resource settings

World Health Organization WHO, (2013)

Effective implementation of WHO PEN, combined with other very cost effective population-wide interventions, will help even resource constrained settings to attain the global voluntary targets related to reduction of premature mortality and preventionof heart attacks and strokes.

Preventive chemotherapy in human helminthiasis : coordinated use of anthelminthic drugs in control

World Health Organization, (2006)

Coordinated Use of Anthelminthic Drugs in Control Interventions: a Manual for Health Professionals and Programme Managers

Comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care and support

Nina Urwantzoff, Ellen Schmitt, Piet Reijer, Eds.: Misereor, (2014)

Good practice examples from India

Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013-2020

World Health Organization WHO, (2013)

The "Global NCD action plan" provides a road map and a menu of policy options for countries to take in order to attain the 9 voluntary global targets, including that of a 25% relative reduction in premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseases by 2025. The main focus of this action plan is on 4 types of NCDs (cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes) which make the largest contribution to morbidity and mortality due to NCDs, and on 4 shared behavioural risk factors (tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, harmful use of alcohol).

Assessing national capacity for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: report of the 2010 global survey

World Health Organization, (2012)

This report reviews the current situation in relation to national capacity to address NCDs and the progress made at country level over the past decade. It highlights that, while progress is being made, there is still much work to be done to create the infrastructure, policies, surveillance and health systems response that will allow NCDs and their contributing risk factors to be successfully contained and reversed.

Global Report on Diabetes

Gojka Roglic, Cherian Varghese, Leanne Riley et al., Eds.: World Health Organization (WHO), (2016)

Rapid field entomological assessment during yellow fever outbreaks in Africa

World Health Organization WHO, (2015)

Methodological field approaches for scientists with a basic background in entomology to prepare and implement a yellow fever entomological assessment during outbreaks

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