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WHO World Health Organization

WHO Global Health Facilities Database (GHFD) launch as part of this year’s UN Statistical Commission. 10 March 2022 15:00 – 16:30 CET. Country progress and way forward in phasing down the use of dental amalgam. 11 March 2022 15:30 – 16:30 CET. Sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 66)

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Health and Well-Being

The 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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International health regulations

While disease outbreaks and other acute public health risks are often unpredictable and require a range of responses, the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) provide an overarching legal framework that defines countries’ rights and obligations in handling public health events and emergencies that have the potential to cross borders.

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Constitution of the World Health Organization

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. 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.

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Health workforce

The Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 is the key guiding document with principles and objectives presented below: Guiding principles. Promote the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health. Provide integrated, people-centred health services devoid of stigma and discrimination.

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WHO Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard WHO Coronavirus …

World Health Organization Coronavirus disease situation dashboard presents official daily counts of COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwide, along with vaccination rates and other vaccination data, while providing a hub to other resources. Interactive tools, including maps, epidemic curves and other charts and graphics, with downloadable data, allow users to track …

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Environmental health

Healthier environments could prevent almost one quarter of the global burden of disease. The COVID-19 pandemic is a further reminder of the delicate relationship between people and our planet. Clean air, stable climate, adequate water, sanitation and hygiene, safe use of chemicals, protection from radiation, healthy and safe workplaces, sound agricultural …

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Health promotion

Health promotion. “Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve their health.”. Health Promotion Glossary, 1998. The first International Conference on Health Promotion was held in Ottawa in 1986, and was primarily a response to growing expectations for a new public health movement around the world.

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Social determinants of health

Overview. The social determinants of health (SDH) are the non-medical factors that influence health outcomes. They are the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider set of forces and systems shaping the conditions of daily life. These forces and systems include economic policies and systems, development

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20 health tips for 2020

The start of a new decade brings with it new resolutions to improve one’s life, including a healthier lifestyle. Here are 20 practical health tips to help you start off towards healthy living in 2020. 1. Eat a healthy diet. Photo: FAO/J. Grey. Eat a combination of different foods, including fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts and whole grains.

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Incentivizing collaboration towards the health-related Sustainable

Ahead of the 75 th World Health Assembly, the 13 signatory agencies of the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All have released their third progress report, Stronger collaboration for an equitable and resilient recovery towards the health-related SDGs, incentivizing collaboration.. The report notes that, more than two years into the COVID …

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About the Health Equity Monitor

The Health Equity Monitor Database, a large database of disaggregated data, currently includes data for more than 35 reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health indicators, disaggregated by six dimensions of inequality, from over 450 international household health surveys conducted in 115 countries in 1991-2019.

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Health Equity -- Global

Overview. Equity is the absence of unfair, avoidable or remediable differences among groups of people, whether those groups are defined socially, economically, demographically, or geographically or by other dimensions of inequality (e.g. sex, gender, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation). Health is a fundamental human right.

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COVID-19 & Other Global Health Issues Virtual Press conference

I am pleased to welcome you to this virtual press briefing on COVID-19 and other global health issues. Today is Tuesday, 17 May. Simultaneous interpretation is provided in six official UN languages, Arabic, Chinese, French, English, Spanish and Russian, plus Portuguese and Hindi. Let me introduce to you the participants.

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Health Equity Assessment Toolkit

About. The Health Equity Assessment Toolkit (HEAT) is a software application that facilitates the assessment of within-country health inequalities. It was developed for use on desktop or laptop computers and mobile devices (minimum screen size of 7.9 inches recommended). The Health Equity Assessment Toolkit is available in two editions:

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Frequently asked questions

The Organization connects nations, partners and communities to promote health and serve the vulnerable. WHO works with its Member States to achieve the highest level of health for all people by pursuing universal health coverage. WHO headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland. WHO is governed by 194 Member States grouped into 6 regions.

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Determinants of health

Many 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 all have considerable …

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Chemical incidents

A chemical incident is the uncontrolled release of a toxic substance, potentially resulting in harm to public health and the environment. Chemical incidents can occur as a result of natural events, or as a result of accidental or intentional events. These incidents can be sudden and acute or have a slow onset when there is a ‘silent

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Air quality and health

The health impacts from exposure to ambient air pollution or household air pollution are dependent on the types, sources and concentrations of the pollutants in the air pollution mixture to which an individual is exposed. However, the health risks and disease pathways between ambient and household air pollution exposure are often similar, due to their similar composition.

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Reports

The Weekly Epidemiological Update provides an overview of the global, regional and country-level COVID-19 cases and deaths, highlighting key data and trends; as well as other pertinent epidemiological information concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Weekly Operational Update reports on WHO and partners’ actions in response to the

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