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Global Health Diagnostics

WHO launches new website on: Laboratory and in vitro diagnostics.

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 23, 2018
Hi All, WHO has just launched a dedicated web page that harmonizes all IVDs information available on the WHO website. This is a complement to the WHO Essential Diagnostics List. The EDL secretar...
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Global Health Diagnostics

New York Times: For First Time, WHO Names Some Lab Tests ‘Essential’

Madhukar Pai - May 21, 2018
Hi All, Please see this New York Times story on the WHO Essential Dx List! https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/health/who-essential-diagnostics-list.html It is great to see diagnostics get som...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Open session on the WHO List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL)

Madhukar Pai - March 30, 2018
Invitation In order to inform the interested stakeholders on the WHO List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL), a half day open session will be held for WHO Member State missions, non- state-a...
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Essential diagnostics list who
Global Health Diagnostics

WHO standards for tuberculosis care and management

Madhukar Pai - March 22, 2018
This new paper is a useful compendium of the WHO standards for early detection, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB) (susceptible and drug-resistant) and latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) ...
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Global Health Diagnostics

WHO Staff position to support the work on Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) in vitro diagnostics and WHO Essential Diagnostics List

Madhukar Pai - March 5, 2018
Please see this job posting from WHO. This is an exciting position with potential to advance diagnostics globally. URL: https://tl-int.vcdp.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1704290&tz...
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[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

CUGH Global Surgery and Anesthesia Satellite Session April 6

Catherine deVries - Feb. 22, 2017
Register now for the Global Surgery and Anesthesia Satellite Day, April 6, 2017 in Washington, DC! This event is organized by WHO, American College of Surgeons Operation Giving Back, The G4 Allianc...
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Health IT

Wanted: eHealth case studies supporting or promoting Universal Health Coverage

Jo Wood - Feb. 24, 2016
I am consultant working in the eHealth team at WHO and I’m looking for eHealth case studies supporting or promoting Universal Health Coverage. The WHO Global Observatory for eHealth conducted the t...
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case studies eHealth universal health coverage who
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Webinar Announcement: Programmatic Introduction of Bedaquiline: Do we meet the WHO requirements?

Evgenia Markvardt - April 16, 2015
This webinar, organized by the DR-TB Training Network in partnership with the SWIFT Response Project, will address the USAID/Janssen Bedaquiline Donation Program, which allows for an opportunity for i...
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Advocacy & Education Bedaquiline Guidelines Janssen donation MDR-TB Program Management tuberculosis who
Health IT

request for projects - WHO eHealth projects database

Jo Wood - Nov. 19, 2014
Hi there I am new to this community and have enjoyed reading through some of the discussions. I am currently working with the WHO & ITU on a project to find and showcase 120 eHealth projects. T...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Translations of Partographs?

Emily Fallon - Oct. 23, 2012
Hi All, Maternova is looking to make an easy-to-download compilation of as many translations of the partograph as possible- we've been searching and found this tough to find! Therefore, we wanted...
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Midwifery partogram partograph translation who
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Winter Internships at WHO Regional Office Europe

Alessandro Demaio - Aug. 24, 2012
Objectives of the WHO internship programme: (a) to provide a framework for assigning students from diverse academic backgrounds to WHO programmes, where educational experience can be enhanced through...
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Europe health internship who
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Hot off the WHO Press - Revised Global Monitoring Framework on NCDs

Alessandro Demaio - July 26, 2012
A COMPREHENSIVE GLOBAL MONITORING FRAMEWORK, INCLUDING INDICATORS, AND A SET OF VOLUNTARY GLOBAL TARGETS FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF NONCOMMUNICABALE DISEASES http://www.who.int/nmh/events/20...
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cancer Diabetes Essential Medicines global health Heart Disease Lung Disease Monitoring and Evaluation NCD Nutrition Obesity prevention Tobacco Control who
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Information, resources, and documents from the WHO Ministerial meetings in Moscow

Benn Grover - May 5, 2011
Information, resources, and documents from the WHO Ministerial meetings in Moscow Grover Benn
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Conferences & Meetings NCDs UN who
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

WHO report on progress toward universal HIV treatment shows mixed success

Sarah Arnquist - Sept. 30, 2010
1.2 million more people had access to HIV treatment in 2009 than in 2008. That's the biggest single-year increase ever recorded, according to the WHO's new report "Towards universal access: Scaling up...
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[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Towards universal access: Scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector Progress report 2010

Sarah Arnquist - Sept. 30, 2010
Towards universal access: Scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector Progress report 2010 Arnquist Sarah
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

HOPE Conference: WHO-UNAIDS Guidelines or Living Well With HIV/AIDS: Including the Aspects of Adherence, Symptoms, Stigma, and Quality of Life

Rishabh Phukan - Aug. 13, 2010
Dear Colleagues, I would like to invite you to attend the next HIV Online Provider Education (HOPE) Nurses Conference. The conference will be held on Wednesday, August 18th from 14h00-15h00 in KZN, ...
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Clinical Guidelines & Protocols Education & Curricula HIV/AISD Human Rights Nursing Specialties UNAIDS who
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

W.H.O. Supports Wider Use of DDT vs. Malaria

Mitsuru Toda - Oct. 16, 2009
September 16, 2006 By CELIA W. DUGGER WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 — The World Health Organization on Friday forcefully endorsed wider use of the insecticide DDT across Africa to exterminate and repel the...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Global Tuberculosis Control: epidemiology, strategy, financing (WHO Report 2009); with Short Update

Becky Peters - April 13, 2009
Global Tuberculosis Control: epidemiology, strategy, financing (WHO Report 2009); with Short Update Peters Becky Global Tuberculosis Control 2009 EPIDEMIOLOGY STRATEG...
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