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.

NCD publications and documents

NCD publications and documents

Regional meeting reports

Regional workshop on strengthening Leadership and Advocacy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (LeAd-NCD) (Dec 2013, Saitama, Japan) 

Workshop on Leadership and Capacity-Building for Cancer Control (June 2013, NCC, Republic of Korea)                  

                                                              

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Western Pacific Country Health information Profiles: 2011 Revision

Western Pacific Country Health information Profiles: 2011 Revision

The Western Pacific Country Health Information Profiles (CHIPS) is an annual publication comprising country profiles and health databanks for each country and area in the WHO Western Pacific Region. Each country profile provides a background on the country's demographic, political and socioeconomic conditions, health situation and trends, as well as a description of the health system, with an emphasis on analysis of health issues.

WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011

WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011

This report is the third in a series of WHO reports on the status of global tobacco control policy implementation.

All data on the level of countries’ achievement for the six MPOWER measures have been updated through 2010, and additional data have been collected on warning the public about the dangers of tobacco.
Women and health in the Western Pacific Region: Remaining challenges and new opportunities

Women and health in the Western Pacific Region: Remaining challenges and new opportunities

This report deals with women’s health in the Western Pacific Region. It shows that women and girls have particular health needs that remain invisible and little understood and that health systems are failing them. Some of these are related to women’s biological role in reproduction through pregnancy and child birth, which can carry significant health risks and require health care. In addition, girls and women are exposed to a range of health problems in common with boys and men throughout their lifecycle, including infectious diseases, tuberculosis and occupational and environmental health hazards. In fact, since infections such as malaria and hepatitis become life-threatening conditions for women during pregnancy, they are issues of special concern.
Taking sex and gender into account in emerging infection disease programmes: An analytical framework

Taking sex and gender into account in emerging infection disease programmes: An analytical framework

This document demonstrates the important roles sex and gender play in understanding and controlling the transmission of infectious diseases and reducing the threat of emerging diseases.
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