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World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific

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Works: 1,483 works in 2,123 publications in 2 languages and 14,170 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Terminology  Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
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Classifications: RA644.S17, 616.24
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SARS : how a global epidemic was stopped by World Health Organization( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SARS caused more fear and social disruption than any other diseases of our time. While it killed a relatively small number of people, it nevertheless buckled economies, crippled international trade and travel, and emptied the streets of some of the world's most prosperous cities. Where did this frightening disease come from? How did it spread? And will the world be any better prepared if it returns? For the first time, these and other questions are answered in this remarkable inside account of what really took place in those fateful months of 2003 when severe acute respiratory syndrome threatened to engulf the world. Written largely by the public health experts and scientists who were at the centre of the battle, this book tracks the ways in which the virus spread, how close it came to bringing public health systems to their knees and how, in the end, an unprecedented global coalition stopped it in its tracks. For health specialists, this book will serve as an indispensable guide to the science of SARS, providing a detailed account of the clinical symptoms associated with the disease, the unravelling of the genetic secrets of the SARS coronavirus and the development of vaccines and diagnostics. This book is published by the World Health Organization s Regional Office for the Western Pacific, where 95% of the more than 8,000 global cases took place and where 12 countries or areas were hit, some with devastating force
Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR( )

in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health research methodology : a guide for training in research methods( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicinal plants in China : a selection of 150 commonly used species by Zongwan Xie( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health in Asia and the Pacific( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicinal plants in Viet Nam by Văn Dân Nguyễn( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integrating poverty and gender into health programmes : a sourcebook for health professionals : module on nutrition by T. K Sundari Ravindran( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promoting health and equity : from policy to action : cases from the Western Pacific Region by World Health Organization( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integrating poverty and gender into health programmes : a sourcebook for health professionals : module on water, sanitation and food by Sarah Coll-Black( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This publication should be of use to health policy-makers and program managers either as a reference document or in conjunction with in-service training. This module on noncommunicable diseases is designed to improve awareness knowledge and skills of health providers regarding poverty and gender concern in the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases
Sanitation, hygiene, and drinking-water in the Pacific Island countries : converting commitment into action( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new publication reveals that the numbers of people in the Pacific island countries served with some form of improved sanitation rose from 2.9 million in 1990 to 4.0 million in 2006. Despite this impressive achievement, the proportion of people served in 2006 was still barely 48% of the overall population. The status of drinking-water is not much different, with the current proportion of people served with any type of improved drinking-water reaching 46%, leaving alone the fact that only 13% of the overall population has access to drinking water piped to the household through a piped distr
Clinical guidelines for withdrawal management and treatment of drug dependence in closed settings by World Health Organization( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These WHO guidelines are designed to assist staff of closed settings to provide safe and effective withdrawal management and treatment services for people who use drugs in the Western Pacific Region. It provides information about drugs and drug dependence; the management of drug withdrawal; and approaches to treatment for drug dependence. For the purposes of this document, "closed settings" refers to prisons, work camps, compulsory drug treatment centers and any other institution in which people are detained. The Guidelines take a public health approach to drug use and dependence. This appr
Guidance on testing and counselling for HIV in settings attended by people who inject drugs : improving access to treatment, care, and prevention by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised framework to address TB-HIV co-infection in the Western Pacific Region by World Health Organization( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This document is a revision of the regional TB-HIV framework published in 2004. The revised framework provides guidance to countries in the Western Pacific Region to step up implementation of TB-HIV collaborative activities. It recommends that all people living with HIV-AIDS should be screened for TB as part of their routine care, and similarly, all patients with TB should be tested for HIV infection in TB facilities, in both instances at the point of care. This is to avoid delays in TB and HIV diagnosis, and consequently preventing unnecessary deaths, and prevent exposure of people with HIV
HIV/AIDS care and treatment for people who inject drugs in Asia and the Pacific : an essential practice guide by World Health Organization( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessing tuberculosis prevalence through population-based surveys( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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100% condom use programme in entertainment establishments( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation The guide outlined that 100% Condom Use Program is multisectoral and should involved a sanction process. It is written for decision-makers and technical staff in the different departments, including Ministries of Health. It sets out the rationale for the program and describes the steps for its initiation and expansion
Integrating poverty and gender into health programmes : a sourcebook for health professionals : module on mental health by Vikram Patel( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. Divided into six sections, this module on mental health aims to improve the awareness, knowledge and skills of health providers on poverty and gender concerns. It defines men
Training workbook on water safety plans for urban systems by World Health Organization( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integrating poverty and gender into health programmes : a sourcebook for health professionals : module on curricular integration by Alan Barnard( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation The set of modules that comprise this Sourcebook are intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. This module on curricular integration aims to strengthen the capacity of teachers, administrators, and those developing training materials to introduce changes into curricula that will ensure health professional curricula or courses include the concept of gender, poverty and health. Accordingly, the module sets out a systematic framework that incorporates the knowledge, strategies and techniques needed to develop and implement a curricula change process
Report of the Regional Committee. Summary records of the plenary meetings by World Health Organization( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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SARS : how a global epidemic was stopped
Alternative Names
Bureau régional de l'OMS pour le Pacifique occidental

Bureau Régional du Pacifique Occidental

Oficina Regional para el Pacífico Occidental

ʻOngkān ʻAnāmailōk Phākphư̄n khēt Pāsific Tawœ̄n Tok

Organisation mondiale de la santé Bureau régional du Pacifique occidental

Organisation mondiale de la santé. Bureau régional pour le Pacifique occidental

Organisation mondiale de la santé. Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Organización Mundial de la Salud Oficina Regional para el Pacífico Occidental

Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Regional Office for the Western Pacific of the World Health Organization.

Světová zdravotnická organizace. Bureau régional du Pacifique occidental

Světová zdravotnická organizace. Western Pacific Region

Světová zdravotnická organizace. Western Pacific Regional Office

Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia Western Pacific Region

W.H.O. Regional Office for the Western Pacific

W.H.O./W.P.R.O.

W.P.R.

W.P.R.O.

Weltgesundheitsorganisation Western Pacific Region

Western Pacific Region

Western Pacific Regional Office.

WHO. Regional Office for the Western Pacific

WHO/Western Pacific Regional Office

WHO/WPRO

World Health Organization Bureau régional du Pacifique occidental

World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific

World Health Organization Western Pacific Office

World Health Organization Western Pacific Region

World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office

WPR.

WPRO

Languages
English (128)

French (1)

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Health research methodology : a guide for training in research methodsHealth in Asia and the PacificIntegrating poverty and gender into health programmes : a sourcebook for health professionals : module on nutritionPromoting health and equity : from policy to action : cases from the Western Pacific RegionIntegrating poverty and gender into health programmes : a sourcebook for health professionals : module on water, sanitation and foodSanitation, hygiene, and drinking-water in the Pacific Island countries : converting commitment into actionClinical guidelines for withdrawal management and treatment of drug dependence in closed settingsGuidance on testing and counselling for HIV in settings attended by people who inject drugs : improving access to treatment, care, and prevention