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“To combat childhood cancer and inequality, the scale of the problem must be known”, UN experts warned, remarking that in “low-resource settings, survival rates are only about one quarter those in high-resource settings”. (...) Hence, “country of residence is the best predictor of outcome for children with cancer”, experts note. Tweet URL #ICCD2019 To combat childhood cancer & inequality, we need to know the scale of the problem. (...) High-quality data is critical to better combat the disease worldwide Also, the lack of infrastructure and high-quality cancer registries in many low-income countries means that data outlining the burden of childhood cancer are scarce.
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PMNCH | 8th Africa Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer Conference Access Home Alt+0 Content Alt+2 Search Search Navigation Home About Our work News and events Knowledge centre Get involved Language عربي 中文 English Français Русский Español Menu News and events Press centre Newsletter Videos Social media 8th Africa Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer Conference 22 JULY 2014 | WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA Over 1,200 participants including the Head of State of Namibia, 18 first Ladies, 30 Minister’s and 40 senior parliamentarians took part in the 8th Africa Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer Conference focusing this year “Moving forward to end Cervical Cancer by 2030: Universal Access to Cervical Cancer Prevention”. Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, with an annual incidence of almost 500,000 new cases and 275,000 deaths. About 85% of the women who die from cervical cancer live in developing countries. This conference yielded recommendations on actions to be taken by different partners to end cervical cancer, including, among others: Mitigating misconceptions and stigma attached to cancer and integrate cervical, breast and prostate cancers; HIV and AIDS; maternal and child health programmes; Promoting the development and implementation of evidence based sound health policies and programmes to combat cervical, breast and prostate cancers; Advocacy for adequate human, technical and financial resources to achieve universal access to HPV vaccinations, treatment and care for cervical, breast and prostate cancers; Promoting awareness and dissemination of accurate health information through working together with religious, traditional and community leaders and civil society organizations and the media; Related Links Windhoek declaration pdf, 690kb 2014 integrated Africa cancer factsheet pdf, 975kb 2014 Africa cervical cancer multi indicators incidence & mortality scorecard pdf, 1.88Mb You are here: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health News and events Calendar All 2014 Events Quick Links Key documents PMNCH vision Strategy and workplan Annual report PMNCH pamphlet Stay informed PMNCH e-blast Press centre Knowledge centre Get involved Become a member Requests for proposals Employment Share your news Contact us Keep in touch © WHO 2022
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Forging Partnerships to Combat Chronic Viral Hepatitis Global Regions WHO Regional websites Africa Americas South-East Asia Europe Eastern Mediterranean Western Pacific Countries Countries, territories and areas in the WHO Western Pacific Region: American Samoa (USA) Australia Brunei Darussalam Cambodia China Cook Islands Fiji French Polynesia (France) Guam (USA) Hong Kong SAR (China) Japan Kiribati Lao People's Democratic Republic Macao SAR (China) Malaysia Marshall Islands Micronesia, Federated States of Mongolia Nauru New Caledonia (France) New Zealand Niue Northern Mariana Islands (USA) Palau Papua New Guinea Philippines Pitcairn Islands (UK) Republic of Korea Samoa Singapore Solomon Islands Tokelau Tonga Tuvalu Vanuatu Viet Nam Wallis and Futuna (France) When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Western Pacific Philippines Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Feature stories / Detail / Forging Partnerships to Combat Chronic Viral Hepatitis Forging Partnerships to Combat Chronic Viral Hepatitis 11 July 2017 A Partners Forum, organized by the Department of Health, Hepatology Society of the Philippines and the National Institute of Health, brought together key experts and organizations working in viral hepatitis, including the World Health Organization in the Philippines to review the current situation of hepatitis in the country and develop consensus on the way forward to better understand the disease burden and key actions to address this in the Philippines. (...) It is estimated that 10 - 16% of Filipino adults live with chronic hepatitis B infection, and while just under 1% are living with chronic hepatitis C. Liver cancer is the second most common cause of cancer in the Philippines.
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Score: 1315788.2 - https://www.who.int/philippine...combat-chronic-viral-hepatitis
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Non Communicable Diseases | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Urdu Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe Non Communicable Diseases © WFP/Albaraa Mansour News in Brief 21 September 2022 21 September 2022 News in Brief Facebook Twitter Print Email Every two seconds someone is dying of a preventable disease: WHO  Famine looms in Somalia, but many ‘hunger hotspots’ are in deep trouble – FAO, WFP Ukraine crisis: UN refugee agency unveils digital refugee support hub Audio 3'54" ILO Photo/Marcel Crozet Noncommunicable diseases now ‘top killers globally’ – UN health agency report 21 September 2022 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email From heart disease to cancer and diabetes, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) now outnumber infectious diseases as the “top killers globally,” the UN health agency said in a new report, released on Wednesday, with one person under 70 dying every two seconds from an NCD. © UNHCR/Humera Karim News in Brief 20 September 2022 20 September 2022 News in Brief Facebook Twitter Print Email Pakistan floods update: 6 month wait for floods to recede, agencies say OHCHR alarmed at Iranian woman’s death after hijab arrest Rare Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda – WHO  Audio Duration 3'27" WHO Africa African Health Ministers announce ‘pivotal’ new strategy to combat communicable diseases 23 August 2022 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email With the burden of cardiovascular disease, mental and neurological disorders and diabetes rising in the region, African health ministers on Tuesday, endorsed a new strategy to boost access to the diagnosis, treatment and care of severe noncommunicable diseases. WHO/Ernest Ankomah WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide 12 April 2022 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday,  welcomed the setting up  of a new Heads of State and Government Group to get the world back on track to reduce premature deaths from noncommunicable diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart and lung disease,  by a third  – in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - and promote mental health and well-being. (...) IAEA Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds 31 January 2018 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for context-specific strategies for both prevention as well as treatment for those suffering from the disease.
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Non Communicable Diseases | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Urdu Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe Non Communicable Diseases © WFP/Albaraa Mansour News in Brief 21 September 2022 21 September 2022 News in Brief Facebook Twitter Print Email Every two seconds someone is dying of a preventable disease: WHO  Famine looms in Somalia, but many ‘hunger hotspots’ are in deep trouble – FAO, WFP Ukraine crisis: UN refugee agency unveils digital refugee support hub Audio 3'54" ILO Photo/Marcel Crozet Noncommunicable diseases now ‘top killers globally’ – UN health agency report 21 September 2022 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email From heart disease to cancer and diabetes, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) now outnumber infectious diseases as the “top killers globally,” the UN health agency said in a new report, released on Wednesday, with one person under 70 dying every two seconds from an NCD. © UNHCR/Humera Karim News in Brief 20 September 2022 20 September 2022 News in Brief Facebook Twitter Print Email Pakistan floods update: 6 month wait for floods to recede, agencies say OHCHR alarmed at Iranian woman’s death after hijab arrest Rare Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda – WHO  Audio 3'27" WHO Africa African Health Ministers announce ‘pivotal’ new strategy to combat communicable diseases 23 August 2022 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email With the burden of cardiovascular disease, mental and neurological disorders and diabetes rising in the region, African health ministers on Tuesday, endorsed a new strategy to boost access to the diagnosis, treatment and care of severe noncommunicable diseases. WHO/Ernest Ankomah WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide 12 April 2022 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday,  welcomed the setting up  of a new Heads of State and Government Group to get the world back on track to reduce premature deaths from noncommunicable diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart and lung disease,  by a third  – in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - and promote mental health and well-being. (...) IAEA Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds 31 January 2018 Health Facebook Twitter Print Email Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for context-specific strategies for both prevention as well as treatment for those suffering from the disease.
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The test is based on detecting mutations in the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene – a crucial element for cancer genesis and progression – the most common mutations in bladder cancer, according to the report conducted by the UN World Health Organization’s ( WHO ) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and international partners. (...) Their evaluation of the performance of TERT promoter mutations as early detection biomarkers for bladder cancer in urine samples revealed detection in 46.7 per cent of the asymptomatic individuals who later developed bladder cancer. (...)   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   cancer Related Stories Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Soaring obesity rates, sustainable development funding alliance, new UN office to support Haiti Low cost breast cancer medicine move good news for women: UN health agency Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care has been ‘profound’, warns UN health agency  News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Urgent need for ‘immediate’ solutions to combat drug-resistant infections, warns WHO   17 January 2020 Health Drug-resistant infections are on the rise as private investment in new antibiotic development declines, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
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South-East Asia Home Health topics All health topics » A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Popular topics >>   Immunization Infant and young child feeding Health financing Health workforce   Health data and health information systems Traditional medicine Essential Medicines Tuberculosis  Featured topic >> Infant and young child feeding ©WHO/Christopher Black A health worker is feeding a baby with mashed food © Credits Our work Vaccine preventable disease>> Noncommunicable disease and Mental Health>> Universal health coverage>> Research and Innovation>> Resources>> Publications Data Flagships News Newsroom >> News releases Media Statements Feature stories Opinion Editorials World Health Day 2022 News releases World Health Day 2022 Featured story >> Step up efforts to eliminate measles: WHO © WHO SEARO/ Mehak Sethi © Credits Emergencies Outbreaks and emergencies COVID-19 Emergency Operations Country Health Emergency Preparedness & IHR Infectious Hazard Management Health Emergency Information & Risk Assessment Thailand becomes first in SEAR with WHO classified emergency medical team Health Ministers Commit to Emergency Preparedness Major Earthquake Hits Sulawesi, Indonesia About Overview >> Our focus Where we work Governance >> Regional Director Regional Committee Seventy-fourth Session of the Regional Committee Seventy-fifth Session of the Regional Committee Partnerships >> Collaborating Centers Careers >> Contact Us >> From vision to results: advancing health for billions in the South-East Asia Region  Home / News / Speeches / Detail 21 April 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Lessons Learnt Conference: Health Sector response to Nepal Earthquake 2015, Kathmandu, 21-22 April 2016 20 April 2016 Global Leprosy Strategy Launch 7 April 2016 Regional Director's Address to Staff on World Health Day 2016 30 March 2016 Regional Consultation on “Health, the SDGs and role of Universal Health Coverage: next steps in South East Asia" 22 March 2016 World Water Day 2016 - "Water and Jobs" 21 March 2016 Unite to end TB: Fast Tracking access to quality diagnosis and treatment International Meeting for Ending TB 8 March 2016 International Women's Day 2016 23 February 2016 The Meeting on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Public Health Challenges and Priority 10 February 2016 Opening speech at the launch of the national malaria elimination framework 4 February 2016 World Cancer Day 2016 - We Can. 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Dr Namburakara Helambage Rajitha Harischandra Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka 6 December 2015 50th Anniversary of WHO-Maldives Partnership 3 December 2015 International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Inclusion matters: Access and empowerment for people of all abilities 1 December 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 25 November 2015 UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 23 November 2015 Global National Leprosy Programme Managers Meeting 19 November 2015 World Toilet Day 2015 22 March 2015 World Water Day 2015: Water and Sustainable Development « 11 12 13 14 (current) 15 21 April 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Lessons Learnt Conference: Health Sector response to Nepal Earthquake 2015, Kathmandu, 21-22 April 2016 20 April 2016 Global Leprosy Strategy Launch 7 April 2016 Regional Director's Address to Staff on World Health Day 2016 30 March 2016 Regional Consultation on “Health, the SDGs and role of Universal Health Coverage: next steps in South East Asia" 22 March 2016 World Water Day 2016 - "Water and Jobs" 21 March 2016 Unite to end TB: Fast Tracking access to quality diagnosis and treatment International Meeting for Ending TB 8 March 2016 International Women's Day 2016 23 February 2016 The Meeting on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Public Health Challenges and Priority 10 February 2016 Opening speech at the launch of the national malaria elimination framework 4 February 2016 World Cancer Day 2016 - We Can. 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Dr Namburakara Helambage Rajitha Harischandra Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka 6 December 2015 50th Anniversary of WHO-Maldives Partnership 3 December 2015 International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Inclusion matters: Access and empowerment for people of all abilities 1 December 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 25 November 2015 UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 23 November 2015 Global National Leprosy Programme Managers Meeting 19 November 2015 World Toilet Day 2015 22 March 2015 World Water Day 2015: Water and Sustainable Development « 11 12 13 14 (current) 15 21 April 2016 Address by the Regional Director at the Lessons Learnt Conference: Health Sector response to Nepal Earthquake 2015, Kathmandu, 21-22 April 2016 20 April 2016 Global Leprosy Strategy Launch 7 April 2016 Regional Director's Address to Staff on World Health Day 2016 30 March 2016 Regional Consultation on “Health, the SDGs and role of Universal Health Coverage: next steps in South East Asia" 22 March 2016 World Water Day 2016 - "Water and Jobs" 21 March 2016 Unite to end TB: Fast Tracking access to quality diagnosis and treatment International Meeting for Ending TB 8 March 2016 International Women's Day 2016 23 February 2016 The Meeting on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Public Health Challenges and Priority 10 February 2016 Opening speech at the launch of the national malaria elimination framework 4 February 2016 World Cancer Day 2016 - We Can.
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Among cancer deaths, lung cancer accounted for 10.6% deaths, breast cancer 9.4%, cervical cancer 8%, liver 6.6% and lip, oral cavity cancer 6.4% deaths. (...) Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in terms of the number of cases in WHO South-East Asia Region. (...) “We must scale up efforts to save lives and improve the quality of life of people living with cancer,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh. One of the key strategies to combat NCDs such as cancer has been to strengthen access to primary health care and referral systems for early detection and treatment.
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Tobacco use is the single most important risk factor for cancer and is responsible for approximately 22 per cent of cancer-related deaths globally. The cancer burden can also be reduced through early detection of cancer and management of patients who develop cancer. (...) Non Communicable Diseases | cancer Related Stories Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide UN health agency establishes high-level commission to tackle noncommunicable diseases Useful Links World Cancer Day 2018 WHO Factsheet on Cancer IAEA Topics: Cancer Resources Navigate the News Information for Broadcasters UN System Links Media Alert UN Journal Meetings Coverage Audiovisual Library Secretary-General All Statements Official Travels Press Encounters SG Twitter Spokesperson's Office Latest Statements Briefing Highlights Briefing Transcripts Notes to Correspondents Find Us UN News App Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS Contact UN News United Nations Donate Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest Soundcloud Podcast UN Social Media A-Z Site Index Copyright FAQ Fraud Alert Privacy Notice Terms of Use Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Pinterest Soundcloud Podcast The UN on Social Media
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