United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Bugs, Drugs & Smoke
PDF File Size: 9.43 MB | Download   
Since the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded in 1948, the world has changed dramatically and so too has its health. But while some scourges (e.g. small- pox and polio) have subsided, others have made a comeback (e.g. tuberculosis) and frightening new diseases (e.g. Ebola and Marburg) have appeared. This book is primarily for young people, especially those interested in working in public health. It explains in simple, non-technical language how humankind developed techniques to protect the health of communities, drawing on first-hand interviews with leading public health figures. It covers a wide range of topics, from the control of infectious disease outbreaks to fighting the stigma attached to mental health conditions. These narratives, told from many parts of the world, show how individuals, communities, institutions and countries can improve people’s health when they work together. They show the role that WHO has played in providing countries with the technical support and coordination to make progress in health possible.

#Drugs #Health #Coordination #MentalHealth #PublicHealth
Publisher:
WHO ,   (2012 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
BUGS, DRUGS, SMOKE, YOUNG ADULTS, DISEASES, SMALLPOX, MENTAL HEALTH, TOBACCO, HIV/AIDS, HIV INFECTIONS, IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASES, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, AIDS PREVENTION, TUBERCULOSIS, BACTERIAL DISEASES, PUBLIC HEALTH, TECHNICAL TRAINING, VACCINES, RURAL AREAS, VIRUSES, MALARIA, DISEASE CONTROL, ENDEMIC DISEASES, DISEASE ERADICATION CAMPAIGNS, REFUGEES, IMMUNIZATION, HUNGER, CHOLERA, WATER, DEHYDRATION, DIARRHOEA, NUTRITION, RESEARCH, SANITATION, NATURAL DISASTERS, ALCOHOLS, HUMAN RIGHTS
Thematic Group:
 WHO : World Health Organization
Thesaurus:
10.03.01  -  Disease Prevention And Control
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
599  times viewed
26  times downloaded.
Feeder: ALISHATHAPALIYA , Editor: SANJIYA SHRESTHA , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Rapid Situation and Response Assessment of Drugs and HIV in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
Prevention Of Spread Of HIV Amongst Vulnerable Groups In South Asia
National HIV/AIDS One-year Operational Plan -(2003-2004)
Regional Fact Sheet 2012
Nepal HIVision 2020
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug User In SAARC Countries (Module 3)
The Increasing Vulnerability of Children in Nepal
National Policy On HIV/AIDS In The Workplace (2007)
Country Progress Report on HIV/AIDS Response NEPAL
Global Tuberculosis Report (2015)
Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Intervention Toolkit
Mapping & Size Estimation Of Most-At-Risk-Population In Nepal-2011: Vol.1 Male Sex Workers, Transgender & Their Clients
A PROFILE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN NEPAL NEPAL MICS 2014 FURTHER ANALYSIS REPORT ON ADOLESCENTS
Getting to Zero in Nepal; World Aids Day
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2002
Children and AIDS Fifth Stocktaking Report
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2004 - Postage stamps as a health promotion tool in the Nepalese community
Getting To Zero: World AIDS Day
Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors: STEPS Survey Nepal 2013
World TB Day 2003 Highlights Report
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries : Module-2
UN Inter-agency HIV/AIDS Assessment Mission Conducted Among Conflict-affected Populations and Displaced Persons in Nepal
कार्यस्थल साथी शिक्षकको लागि सहयोगी पुस्तिका
National Estimates Of Hiv Infections In Nepal- 2012
HIV/AIDS and Human rights: Young People in Action
New Fast-Track HIV Plan Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in Nepal, by 2030
New Fast-Track HIV Plan Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in Nepal, by 2030
Stigma Fuels HIV: Reporting on the Campaign in Asia and the Pacific
Good Practices in "HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for Female Drug Users, Female Prisoners and Women living with HIV and AIDS in Nepal"
A Survey of Teenagers in Nepal
Assignment Report on Production of Freeze-dried Smallpox Vaccine, Nepal (WHO Project: SEARO 0038)
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries : Module-1
Prevention Of Transmission Of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries (Module 5)
Resource Inflow For The HIV & AIDS Programmes In Nepal -2010
2011 United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS
Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic
Research Report on NCD R isk Factors Surveillance in Nepal
Surveillance Of Risk Factors For Non-Comminicable Diseases in Nepal- Report Of Survey in Illam, Lalitpur and Tanahu
Nepal- Health Sector in Mid and Far Western Regions (4 July 2011)
HEALTH IN THE SDGs ERA
Press Statement: UNAIDS Concerned About Detention of AIDS Activists in Nepal
Report on the First Outreach Training Workshop for Men Who Have Sex With Men in Nepal
The People Living with HIV Stigma Index Nepal 2011
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017, Nepal
Nepal- Health Sectors and Programmes in Mid and Far Western Regions (28 July 2011)
Ceremony for Signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Bangladesh, India and Nepal on the Elimination of Kala-azar
Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors: STEPS Survey Nepal 2013 Factsheet
The Thirty-First Session of WHO South-East Asia Advisory Committee on Health Research
Nepal Country Progress Report 2012 -(To contribute to Global AIDS Response Progress Report 2012)
Assignment Report on Laboratory Services in Tuberculosis/Leprosy Control, Kathmandu Valley
Nepal UNGASS Country Progress Report-Nepal
Postage Stamps as a Health Promotion Tool in the Nepalese Community
New Fast-Track HIV Plan aims to end AIDS epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal launches five-year strategic HIV plan: “Nepal HIVision 2020”
Prevention Of Transmission of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries: : Module-6
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FACT SHEETS ON HIV/AIDS AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
UN Cares Nepal
Halting And Reversing The Spread Of HIV
Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors: STEPS Survey Nepal 2013
NATIONAL ESTIMATES OF ADULT HIV INFECTIONS NEPAL 2005
Joint Action for Results UNAIDS Outcome Framework (2009–2011)
Nepal (Kathmandu) : STEPS Survey 2003 - Fact Sheet
New UNAIDS Report Shows HIV Epidemic at Critical Juncture in Asia-Pacific Region
Nepal (Ilam, Tanahu and Lalitpur Districts) : STEPS Survey 2005 - Fact Sheet
Assignment Report on the Leprosy Aspects of the Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Project
Assignment Report on Statistical Aspects of Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme
Legal Reference Brief Nepal Protective Laws related to HIV, Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People
POSITIVE PROTECTION TRAINING MANUAL – PARTICIPANT’S HANDBOOK
Halting And Reversing The HIV Epidemic In The South-East Asia Region – Getting It Right
World Health Organization 2014: A Wealth of Information on Global Public Health
Prevention Of Transmission of HIV Among Drug Users In SAARC Countries,Phase II 2007-12
Press Release On World Malaria Day (25 April 2008)
Legal and Policy Concern Related To IDU Harm Reduction In SAARC Countries
A Study On The Socio-Economic Impact Of HIV/AIDS In Nepal
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017
A Technical Brief HIV And Young People Who Inject Drugs
UNDAF District Profiles: Education, Health, Overview Graphics
National HIV/AIDS Programme (2004-2005)
Unified Budget and Workplan 2002-2003 - Performance report: Technical Supplement
Emergency and Humanitarian Action (EHA), WHO Nepal
Nepal Earthquake, Health Cluster Bulletin #5, 28 May - 3 June 2015
Report Card HIV Prevention for Girl and Young Women
WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health Depression and suicide: towards new paradigms in prevention and care
Tuberculosis Control Programme in Nepal
Assignment Report on Tuberculosis Control Pilot Project, Nepal
Young People and HIV/AIDS
Study on Behaviour of Returnee Sex Workers from India to Assess Impact on the HIV Situation in Nepal
Maternal Mortality in 1990-2015
Universal Access To HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support: Review Report 2010
Maldives: Government and UNODC sign new technical cooperation project (2010)
Chronic respiratory diseases: Kanchhi's daily routine with breathing difficulties [YouTube]
Assignment Report on Smallpox Eradication Programme in Nepal (WHO Project: SEARO 136)
Towards The Reform and strengthening of The National Center for AIDS and STD Control in Nepal
National Guidelines for Voluntary HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing
National AIDS Spending Assessment Report 2007- Nepal
Further Analysis Of 2011 Nepal Demographic And Health Survey On Tobacco Data
Report of the Eighteenth Meeting of Ministers of Health of Countries of SEAR
Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nepal:Situation Assessment and Recommendations
Implementing Comprehensive HIV And STI Programmes With Men Who Have Sex With Men: Practical Guidance For Collaborative Interventions
Regional Framework on Health in All Policies for South-East Asia
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #18, 22 May 2015
100 result(s) found.