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RESOURCE MOBILIZATION FOR HEALTH ACTION IN CRISES NEPAL
Abstract:
Nepal is one of the world's poorest countries with 45% of the population living below the poverty line. As much as 50% of children under age of 3 suffer from stunted growth. The country is highly susceptible to natural disasters such as earthquakes, recurrent floods, and landslides. There are numerous gaps in health pre-paredness and mitigation. No hospital in the country completely meets earthquake resistant standards. An armed Maoist insurgency which began in 1996 has spread all over the country, seriously affecting 80% of the countryside, and leaving more than 12,000 people killed.WHO actions include Assessing health needs, identifying and prioritizing health problems; Coordinating emergency health action; Identifying and filling gaps in disaster preparedness and response and Strengthening local capacity for better health outcomes.
Publisher: WHO Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
TECHNICAL SUPERVISION, WATER-BORN DISEASE, EARTHQUAKE SAFETY MEASURES, MORBIDIY, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, SANITATION, CHRONIC DISEASE, MALNUTRITION, VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES, LOCAL CAPACITY, NEW EMERGENCY HEALTH KIT, HEALTH, DISEASE OUTBREAK
Thematic Group:
WHO, (2006)
Thesaurus:
08.01.00 - Population Dynamics
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Feeder: DEEPIKA DHAKAL, Editor: , Auditor:
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Resource Mobilization For Health Action In Crises Nepal
Abstract:
Nepal is one of the world's poorest countries with 45% of the population living below the poverty line. As much as 50% of children under age of 3 suffer from stunted growth. The country is highly susceptible to natural disasters such as earthquakes, recurrent floods, and landslides. There are numerous gaps in health pre-paredness and mitigation. No hospital in the country completely meets earthquake resistant standards. An armed Maoist insurgency which began in 1996 has spread all over the country, seriously affecting 80% of the countryside, and leaving more than 12,000 people killed.WHO actions include Assessing health needs, identifying and prioritizing health problems; Coordinating emergency health action; Identifying and filling gaps in disaster preparedness and response and Strengthening local capacity for better health outcomes.
Publisher: WHO Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
TECHNICAL SUPERVISION, WATER-BORN DISEASE, EARTHQUAKE SAFETY MEASURES, MORBIDIY, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, SANITATION, CHRONIC DISEASE, MALNUTRITION, VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES, LOCAL CAPACITY, NEW EMERGENCY HEALTH KIT, HEALTH, DISEASE OUTBREAK
Thematic Group:
WHO, (2006)
Thesaurus:
08.01.00 - Population Dynamics
PDF | File Size: 150 KB   Download
Feeder: DEEPIKA DHAKAL, Editor: LUNI SHRESTHA, Auditor:
...
Resource Mobilization For Health Action In Crises - Nepal
Abstract:
Nepal is one of the world's poorest countries with 45% of the population living below the poverty line. As much as 50% of children under age of 3 suffer from stunted growth. The country is highly susceptible to natural disasters such as earthquakes, recurrent floods, and landslides. There are numerous gaps in health pre-paredness and mitigation. No hospital in the country completely meets earthquake resistant standards. An armed Maoist insurgency which began in 1996 has spread all over the country, seriously affecting 80% of the countryside, and leaving more than 12,000 people killed.WHO actions include Assessing health needs, identifying and prioritizing health problems; Coordinating emergency health action; Identifying and filling gaps in disaster preparedness and response and Strengthening local capacity for better health outcomes.
Publisher: WHO Type / Script:
Press Release  in  English
Keywords:
TECHNICAL SUPERVISION, WATER-BORN DISEASE, EARTHQUAKE SAFETY MEASURES, MORBIDIY, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, SANITATION, CHRONIC DISEASE, MALNUTRITION, VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES, LOCAL CAPACITY, NEW EMERGENCY HEALTH KIT, HEALTH, DISEASE OUTBREAK
Thematic Group:
WHO, (2006)
Thesaurus:
08.01.00 - Population Dynamics
PDF | File Size: 150 KB   Download
Feeder: DEEPIKA DHAKAL, Editor: LUNI SHRESTHA, Auditor:
...