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  • WHO Executive Board, 144: Health, environment and climate change: draft WHO global strategy on health, environment and climate change

    This draft strategy aims to provide a vision and way forward on how the world and its health community need to respond to environmental health risks and challenges until 2030, a...

  • WHO Executive Board 142: Health, environment and climate change Report by the Director-General

    This is a report by the Director-General on actions taken on the interlinkages between human health and biodiversity, for consideration by the Seventy-first World Health Assembl...

  • Preventing disease through healthy environments: a global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks

    this report presents a wide-ranging assessment and detailed ndings to show by how much and in what ways improving the environment can promote health and well-being. The realiza...

  • Progress toward universal health coverage in ASEAN

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is characterized by much diversity in terms of geography, society, economic development, and health outcomes. The health syste...

  • Cambodia Climate and Health Country Profile 2015

    The profiles gives a snapshot about the current and future impacts of climate change on human health in Cambodia. It discusses Cambodia's current status regarding climate change...

  • WHO Dengue situation update 557

    Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection causing a severe flu-like illness and sometimes causing a potentially lethal complication called severe dengue. Dengue is a rapidly em...

  • WHO Dengue situation update 583

    Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection causing a severe flu-like illness and sometimes causing a potentially lethal complication called severe dengue. Dengue is a rapidly em...

  • Dengue increase likely during rainy season: WHO warns

    Several Asian countries are experiencing unusually high numbers of dengue cases for this time of year. With the rainy season approaching, the World Health Organization (WHO) is ...

  • Dengue and severe dengue Key facts

    This WHO website summarizes facts on dengue fever.

  • WHO scales up response to worldwide surge in dengue

    An article on the recent increase in dengue fever cases by WHO. It gives an overview on the current situation and how WHO is responding to it.

  • Strong country capacity, improved tools and community engagement critical to enhancing dengue prevention and control

    This article discusses the current rapid increase in dengue cases around the world and how countries can improve their capacity to respond to this.

  • Scoping review on vector-borne diseases in urban areas: transmission dynamics, vectorial capacity and co-infection

    Transmission dynamics, vectorial capacity, and co-infections have substantial impacts on vector-borne diseases (VBDs) affecting urban and suburban populations. Reviewing key fac...

  • Dengue: guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control

    The magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. It was then, and remains today, the most impo...

  • Global expansion and redistribution of Aedes- borne virus transmission risk with climate change

    The established scientific consensus indicates that climate change will severely exacerbate the risk and burden of Aedes-transmitted viruses, including dengue, chikungunya, Zika...

  • Western Pacific regional action plan for dengue prevention and control

    The global incidence of dengue has grown dramatically in recent decades. In the Western Paci c Region, the number of reported dengue cases has more than doubled from about 200 0...

  • Improved tools and strategies for the prevention and control of arboviral diseases: A research-to-policy forum

    Research has been conducted on interventions to control dengue transmission and respond to outbreaks. A summary of the available evidence will help inform disease control policy...

  • Making Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance Work: New Opportunities From the SDG Perspectives

    Surveillance of vector-borne diseases (VBDs) exemplifies a One Health approach, which entails coordinated, collaborative, multidisciplinary, and cross-sectoral approaches to add...

  • Summary of evaluation of dengue strategic plan for the Asia Pacific region 2008-2015

    In 2008, the fifty-ninth session of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific endorsed the Dengue Strategic Plan for the Asia Pacific Region 2008–2015. This served as a roa...

  • Regional Report on Nutrition Security in ASEAN, Volume 2

    In 2014, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published the “Regional Report on Nutrition Security in ASEAN, Volume 1”,...

  • Regional report on nutrition security in ASEAN, Volume 1

    The association of Southeast asian nations, or ASEAN, aims to accelerate economic growth and social progress by promoting active collaboration and mutual assistance on matters o...

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