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.

Human resources for health country profiles 2013

Human resources for health country profiles 2013

Lao People's Democratic Republic

1. Introduction
1.1 Demographic, social and political background

The estimated population of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in 2011 was 6 385 057, according to the Lao Statistics Bureau, with a registered annual population growth in 2010 of 1.44%. The country has a sparse population density (27 people per square kilometre), with large interprovincial variations and an average household size of 5.9 people...read more

e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA)

e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA)

The WHO e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) is an online library of evidence-informed guidance for nutrition interventions. It is a single point of reference for the latest nutrition guidelines, recommendations and related information including supporting materials such as scientific evidence, background materials and commentaries from invited experts.

eLENA aims to help countries successfully implement and scale-up nutrition interventions by informing as well as guiding policy development and programme design.

Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA)

Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA)

The Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA) is providing valuable information on the implementation of numerous nutrition policies and interventions. The use of GINA is growing steadily since its launch in November 2012. To visit GINA click on the link above.

GINA contains information collected from a variety of sources and invites users to directly submit their data. Users can share information on how programmes are implemented, including country adaptations and lessons learnt.

Country implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Status Report 2011

Country implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Status Report 2011

Globally, breastfeeding has the potential to prevent about 800 000 deaths among children under five each year if all children 0–23 months were optimally breastfed. WHO recommends that all infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, but actual practice is low (38%)... read more
Essential Nutrition Actions: improving maternal, newborn, infant and young child health and nutrition

Essential Nutrition Actions: improving maternal, newborn, infant and young child health and nutrition

Malnutrition in all its forms is closely linked, either directly or indirectly, to major causes of death and disability worldwide. The causes of malnutrition are directly related to inadequate dietary intake as well as disease, but indirectly to many factors, among others household food security, maternal and child care, health services and the environment. While most nutrition interventions are delivered through the health sector, non-health interventions can also be critical. Actions should target the different causes to reach sustainable change, which requires a multisectoral approach... read more
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