Reports & publications

Reports & publications

HIIP provides easy, one stop access to statistical and analytical reports produced through HIIP and by technical programmes of the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific and links to useful reports, publications and other sources of information on health-related indicators in the Region.

Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2016

Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2016

Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage

This fourth edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia-Pacific countries and economies. Drawing on a wide range of data sources, it builds on the format used in previous editions of Health at a Glance, and gives readers a better understanding of the factors that affect the health of populations and the performance of health systems in these countries and economies.

Each of the indicators is presented in a user-friendly format, consisting of charts illustrating variations across countries and over time, brief descriptive analyses highlighting the major findings conveyed by the data, and a methodological box on the definition of the indicator and any limitations in data comparability. An annex provides additional information on the demographic context in which health systems operate. This edition is a joint OECD, WHO/WPRO and WHO/SEARO publication.
MDG Leaflet 2016: Achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals in the Western Pacific Region

MDG Leaflet 2016: Achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals in the Western Pacific Region

Transitioning to the Sustainable Development Goals

This 2016 report provides the final results in achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of Western Pacific Region countries and areas. It introduces the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how Universal Health Coverage (UHC) would serve as the platform to bring health and development efforts together. It will be guided by the core principle of leaving no one behind.
Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2014

Health at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2014

Measuring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage

This third edition of Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific presents a set of key indicators of health status, the determinants of health, health care resources and utilisation, health care expenditure and financing and health care quality across 27 Asia/Pacific countries and economies. Drawing on a wide range of data sources, it builds on the format used in previous editions of Health at a Glance, and gives readers a better understanding of the factors that affect the health of populations and the performance of health systems in these countries and economies.

Each of the indicators is presented in a user-friendly format, consisting of charts illustrating variations across countries and over time, brief descriptive analyses highlighting the major findings conveyed by the data, and a methodological box on the definition of the indicator and any limitations in data comparability. An annex provides additional information on the demographic context in which health systems operate. It is a joint OECD and WHO/WPRO and WHO/SEARO publication.

MDG Leaflet 2014: Achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals in the Western Pacific Region

MDG Leaflet 2014: Achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals in the Western Pacific Region

This 2014 progress report provides a scorecard for the Western Pacific Region countries and areas for the five health-related Millennium Development Goals.
Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS)

Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS)

The Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS), formerly known as the Micronutrient Deficiency Information System (MDIS), was established in 1991 following a request by the World Health Assembly to strengthen surveillance of micronutrient deficiencies at the global level. Part of WHO's mandate is to assess the micronutrient status of populations, monitor and evaluate the impact of strategies for the prevention and control of micronutrient malnutrition, and to track related trends over time. The Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit of the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development manages the VMNIS through WHO's network of regional and country offices, and in close collaboration with national health authorities.
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