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WEBWorld Health Statistics. WHO's annual World Health Statistics reports present the most recent health statistics for the WHO Member States and each edition supersedes the previous one. All reports are available for download in Adobe PDF and excel when applicable.

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Health is a fundamental human right

WEB“The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”. Almost 70 years after these words were adopted in the Constitution of the World Health Organization, they are more powerful and relevant than …

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Determinants of health

WEBMany factors combine together to affect the health of individuals and communities. Whether people are healthy or not, is determined by their circumstances and environment. To a large extent, factors such as where we live, the state of our environment, genetics, our income and education level, and our relationships with friends and family …

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Preventing maternal and child mortality: upcoming WHO …

WEBGlobal progress on improving maternal, newborn, and child survival has stalled. Many regions of the world continue to experience persistently high rates of maternal and child mortality, and despite improvements between 2000 and 2015, progress is now stagnating (1). The combination of ongoing and new conflicts, climate change, and the …

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Noncommunicable diseases

WEBNoncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease, are collectively responsible for 74% of all deaths worldwide. More than three-quarters of all NCD deaths, and 86% of the 17 million people who died prematurely, or before reaching 70 years of age, occur in low- and middle …

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France: health system summary 2024 European Observatory on …

WEBCurrent health expenditure per capita in France (US$ PPP 5740) in 2020 exceeded the EU average, representing 12.2% of GDP. Public expenditure on health was 79% of total health expenditure in 2020, also above the EU average for that year (75%). Recent reforms in France have focused on four main areas: improving financial access …

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Denmark: health system summary 2024 European Observatory on …

WEBHealth expenditure in Denmark is relatively high compared to the EU average, both as a share of GDP (10.8%) and per capita, reaching US$ 7140 in 2021. While residents enjoy universal access to a comprehensive package of health services there are still some gaps in coverage. Out-of-pocket payments accounted for approximately 13% …

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World Health Organization (WHO)

WEBLaunch of WHO’s Investment Round and announcement of winners of 5th film festival. 26 May 2024 17:00 – 18:30 CET. World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 27 – 31 May 2024. The United Nations agency working to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable.

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New report flags major increase in sexually transmitted infections

WEBGlobal HIV, viral hepatitis epidemics and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to pose significant public health challenges, causing 2.5 million deaths each year, according to a new WHO report - Implementing the global health sector strategies on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, 2022–2030. New data show that STIs …

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Instauration d'un dialogue sur les risques dûs aux champs

WEBNOUS SOMMES EGALEMENT RECONNAISSANTS AUX PERSONNES SUIVANTES POUR LEURS OBSERVATIONS PERTINENTES Dr William H.Bailey,Exponent Health Group,New York,NY,Etats-Unis d’Amérique Dr Ulf Bergqvist,Université de Linköping,Linköping,Suède (†) Dr Caron Chess,Rutgers University,New Brunswick,New …

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Energy and health

WEBEnergy and health are inextricably linked. Access to clean, sustainable and affordable energy, outlined in the seventh Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 7), plays a crucial role in advancing health (SDG 3). Energy is also critical for achieving almost all other global goals that include eradication of poverty (SDG 1), opportunities for quality

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Gender and health

WEBGender norms, roles and relations, and gender inequality and inequity, affect people’s health all around the world. This Q&A examines the links between gender and health, highlighting WHO’s ongoing work to address gender-related barriers to healthcare, advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in all …

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Health and Well-Being

WEBThe WHO constitution states: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." An important implication of this definition is that mental health is more than just the absence of mental disorders or disabilities. Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual

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Largest number of regulatory agencies for medical products …

WEBWHO has approved designation of 33 national and regional regulatory authorities as WHO Listed Authorities (WLAs) that can be relied on for fulfilling the highest level of regulatory standards and practices for quality, safety and efficacy of medicines and vaccines. This listing makes a total of 36 regulatory authorities from 34 Member States

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Public notice and comment on new members of the Global …

WEBThe global secretariat of the Global Validation Advisory Committee (GVAC) on the validation of elimination of mother-to-child transmission (EMTCT) and elimination of viral hepatitis B and C as a public health problem has considered the appointment of eight new members to the committee.

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Constitution of the World Health Organization

WEBConstitution of the World Health Organization. The Constitution was adopted by the International Health Conference held in New York from 19 June to 22 July 1946, signed on 22 July 1946 by the representatives of 61 States and entered into force on 7 April 1948. Later amendments are incorporated into this text.

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SEAHEARTS: World’s largest expansion of hypertension coverage …

WEBThe burden of hypertension is high in South-East Asia Region. Every 1 in 4 adults in the Region have high blood pressure. Only 1 in 3 adults with high blood pressure are on treatment while only 1 in 10 have it under control. Considering the significant burden of hypertension, advocated by WHO, the Member States endorsed the Resolution on …

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Refining primary health care financing in Ukraine: examining …

WEBThe second report “Impact of the conflict on the costs of primary health care and investments in Ukraine” delves into survey results from providers, to assess the impact of the war on PHC providers across the country. The reports were launched at a PHC conference on 15–16 May 2024 in Kyiv, Ukraine, where over 500 PHC professionals …

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MODULE 13-EFFECTIVE PUBLIC HEALTH CAMPAIGNS

WEB2 Key messages • Health professionals can initiate, lead and guide communications campaigns in the HiAP context so as to ensure that health is a key priority in policies of social, economic, development and environment sectors. • An effective public health campaign involves grouping messages and activities around a Single

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