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Western Pacific Tokelau Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / Pacific leadership in new WHO global commission on noncommunicable diseases Pacific leadership in new WHO global commission on noncommunicable diseases 13 March 2018 News release Suva, Fiji Globally communities are struggling to cope with the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancers. In another step forward in combatting this epidemic, WHO has established an Independent Global High-level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases, where the Tongan Minister of Health and Public Enterprises, Dr Saia Ma’u Piukala, has been appointed as one of the commissioners who will help raise awareness of the issues and experiences of NCDs in the Pacific. (...) This is why we have developed and are implementing a National Strategy for combatting NCDs , which localises global guidelines and sets forth realistic, achievable actions for our entire community. (...) As a Commissioner, I look forward to being part of the global discussion to come up with practical solutions that can be applied in the Pacific”. Combatting NCDs, and promoting mental health and wellbeing, are major priorities for WHO in the Pacific.
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Le cancer du col de l'utérus est une maladie que l'on peut prévenir. (...) Pourtant, c'est le quatrième cancer le plus fréquent chez les femmes dans le monde. (...)   « La lutte contre le cancer du col de l'utérus est aussi un combat pour les droits des femmes : les souffrances inutiles causées par cette maladie évitable reflètent les injustices qui affectent uniquement la santé des femmes dans le monde entier », déclare la Dre Princesse Nothemba Simelela.
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That declaration called for a multi-pronged campaign by governments, industry and civil society to set up by 2013 the plans needed to curb the risk factors behinds the four groups of NCDs – cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. (...) non-communicable disease Related Stories Battle against deadly lifestyle diseases figures high on UN agenda next week Survey by UN health agency shows major gaps in cancer control and care On World Cancer Day, UN nuclear watchdog urges better detection in developing world News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue UN gathering on non-communicable diseases considers ways to combat scourge 20 September 2011 Delegates at a United Nations high-level conference on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) today considered strategies to combat the preventable, mostly lifestyle- and diet-related illnesses that have become major killers across the world.
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Western Pacific Singapore Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Feature stories / Item 29 October 2020 Investing in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic 20 October 2020 WHO: COVID-19 must not derail tobacco cessation efforts 16 September 2020 How countries in Asia and the Pacific are working towards universal health coverage and combating COVID-19 3 September 2020 Protecting older people against COVID-19 7 August 2020 Skin-to-skin contact helps newborns breastfeed 15 July 2020 New Zealand takes early and hard action to tackle COVID-19 22 May 2020 Celebrating tobacco control champions in the Western Pacific Region 14 April 2020 Staying safe during season of religious and cultural events, amid the COVID-19 outbreak 17 December 2019 Mongolia: Progress towards Universal Health Coverage through strengthening primary health care 14 October 2019 Addressing the needs of ageing populations 22 February 2019 WHO strengthens collaboration for infection prevention and control in the Region 12 February 2019 Eight emerging diseases and emergencies WHO responded to in the Western Pacific Region in 2018 19 December 2018 New Zealand showcases and strengthens preparedness for outbreaks and emergencies 14 December 2018 Exercise Crystal: Ten years of strengthening communication between countries and WHO during emergencies 27 November 2018 Eliminating malaria with better monitoring in the Philippines 12 November 2018 Taking stock of WHO reforms 12 November 2018 Health investment pays off in China 12 November 2018 Collaborating for health 12 November 2018 Building capacity for leadership on cancer and other NCDs 12 November 2018 MERS shows vulnerability is universal 1 2 3 (current) 4 5 6 7 8 26 September 2022 Using behavioural science in communication to improve health in Malaysia 26 September 2022 Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia strengthen health communications through behavioural science 26 September 2022 Risks, behaviour and stigma: understanding how to protect older men in rural China from HIV 23 September 2022 Reducing salt intake in China: nudging consumers towards ordering healthier, low-sodium menu options 23 September 2022 Reducing salt intake in China: cooking healthier meals at home 3 August 2022 Bringing Hepatitis C detection and treatment closer to the community in Nghe An 28 July 2022 Mongolia transforms food system to ensure safer food, increase health security 19 July 2022 Fiji: Listening leads to more impactful communication and a stronger COVID-19 response 1 July 2022 Malaysia trials digital community to protect mental health during COVID-19 28 June 2022 Reaching the unreached with COVID-19 vaccination across the Western Pacific Region 29 October 2020 Investing in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic 20 October 2020 WHO: COVID-19 must not derail tobacco cessation efforts 16 September 2020 How countries in Asia and the Pacific are working towards universal health coverage and combating COVID-19 3 September 2020 Protecting older people against COVID-19 7 August 2020 Skin-to-skin contact helps newborns breastfeed 15 July 2020 New Zealand takes early and hard action to tackle COVID-19 22 May 2020 Celebrating tobacco control champions in the Western Pacific Region 14 April 2020 Staying safe during season of religious and cultural events, amid the COVID-19 outbreak 17 December 2019 Mongolia: Progress towards Universal Health Coverage through strengthening primary health care 14 October 2019 Addressing the needs of ageing populations 22 February 2019 WHO strengthens collaboration for infection prevention and control in the Region 12 February 2019 Eight emerging diseases and emergencies WHO responded to in the Western Pacific Region in 2018 19 December 2018 New Zealand showcases and strengthens preparedness for outbreaks and emergencies 14 December 2018 Exercise Crystal: Ten years of strengthening communication between countries and WHO during emergencies 27 November 2018 Eliminating malaria with better monitoring in the Philippines 12 November 2018 Taking stock of WHO reforms 12 November 2018 Health investment pays off in China 12 November 2018 Collaborating for health 12 November 2018 Building capacity for leadership on cancer and other NCDs 12 November 2018 MERS shows vulnerability is universal 1 2 3 (current) 4 5 6 7 8 29 October 2020 Investing in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic 20 October 2020 WHO: COVID-19 must not derail tobacco cessation efforts 16 September 2020 How countries in Asia and the Pacific are working towards universal health coverage and combating COVID-19 3 September 2020 Protecting older people against COVID-19 7 August 2020 Skin-to-skin contact helps newborns breastfeed 15 July 2020 New Zealand takes early and hard action to tackle COVID-19 22 May 2020 Celebrating tobacco control champions in the Western Pacific Region 14 April 2020 Staying safe during season of religious and cultural events, amid the COVID-19 outbreak 17 December 2019 Mongolia: Progress towards Universal Health Coverage through strengthening primary health care 14 October 2019 Addressing the needs of ageing populations 22 February 2019 WHO strengthens collaboration for infection prevention and control in the Region 12 February 2019 Eight emerging diseases and emergencies WHO responded to in the Western Pacific Region in 2018 19 December 2018 New Zealand showcases and strengthens preparedness for outbreaks and emergencies 14 December 2018 Exercise Crystal: Ten years of strengthening communication between countries and WHO during emergencies 27 November 2018 Eliminating malaria with better monitoring in the Philippines 12 November 2018 Taking stock of WHO reforms 12 November 2018 Health investment pays off in China 12 November 2018 Collaborating for health 12 November 2018 Building capacity for leadership on cancer and other NCDs 12 November 2018 MERS shows vulnerability is universal 1 2 3 (current) 4 5 6 7 8 Quick links Newsroom Head 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His father died of liver cancer, most likely caused by undiagnosed hepatitis. (...) Without treatment, up to 3 in 10 chronically infected people will go on to develop life-threatening illnesses like cirrhosis and liver cancer. Liver cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in Chinese males, and one of the top five most common cancers in females. (...) The Western Pacific Regional Action Plan for Viral Hepatitis lays out a systematic approach to combat hepatitis infection, and prevent avoidable deaths.
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His father died of liver cancer, most likely caused by undiagnosed hepatitis. (...) Without treatment, up to 3 in 10 chronically infected people will go on to develop life-threatening illnesses like cirrhosis and liver cancer. Liver cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in Chinese males, and one of the top five most common cancers in females. (...) The Western Pacific Regional Action Plan for Viral Hepatitis lays out a systematic approach to combat hepatitis infection, and prevent avoidable deaths.
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Select language Select language English 中文 World Health Organization Home / News / Detail / “Stop hepatitis B and liver cancer. Vaccinate at birth”: The Regional Immunization Week message for the Western Pacific Region “Stop hepatitis B and liver cancer. (...) Chronic (long-) hepatitis B infection can lead to serious and potentially fatal complications like liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. An estimated 600 000 people die worldwide each year from causes related to hepatitis B. (...) “That’s an achievable target, but to reach it we need greater awareness among the public and the health-care sector, along with continued investment,” said Dr Mark Jacobs, Director of the Division of Combating Communicable Diseases in the WHO Western Pacific Region.
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Western Pacific Tokelau Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Follow us Our work in Tokelau Learn more A part of WHO Western Pacific COVID-19 in the Pacific Islands Learn more COVID-19 Situation Reports for the Western Pacific Region Read more Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak Visit the regional emergencies page Coronavirus disease pandemic Read more News from the South Pacific All → 13 October 2022 Joint News Release Marshall Islands partners with WHO to increase resilience to climate change and pandemics The Ministry of Health and Human Services (MOHHS) and Ministry of Environment Climate Change Directorate (CCD) of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) are partnering with the Wor ... 3 October 2022 Joint News Release Fiji offers expanded support to those who want to quit tobacco The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MoHMS) launched Fiji’s expanded tobacco cessation services at an event in Suva last week, together with the World Health Organization ( ... 19 September 2022 Joint News Release Solomon Islands boosts efforts to prevent and treat cervical cancer The Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is stepping up efforts to prevent and treat cervical cancer. (...) Stories from the South Pacific All → 22 June 2022 Fiji’s emergency medical assistance team – FEMAT – trains to face future crises 18 October 2022 4 things to know about COVID-19 treatment in the Pacific 28 March 2022 Partnerships bolster COVID-19 infection prevention and control in Kiribati 24 March 2022 Supporting the clinical management of COVID-19 cases in Kiribati: a Q&A with Dr Karen Hammad Our work in Tokelau WHO Representative in Samoa, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau Dr Kim Eva Dickson More News from WHO 28 October 2022 Media release Les Ministres de la santé d’Asie-pacifique s’engagent à répondre aux besoins des laissés-pour-compte, à lutter contre le cancer du col de l’utérus et à promouvoir la santé mentale Au cours de la dernière journée de la soixante-treizième session du Comité régional de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) pour le Pacifique occidental, les représentants ont ... 28 October 2022 Media release Asia-Pacific health ministers work to reach the unreached, combat cervical cancer and promote mental health During the final day of the seventy-third session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, delegates endorsed frameworks that aim to reach ... 27 October 2022 Media release Les responsables de la santé prennent des mesures visant à prévenir et à maîtriser les maladies non transmissibles et à transformer les soins de santé primaires en Asie-Pacifique Les responsables de la santé des États et Territoires de la Région Pacifique occidental de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) ont approuvé aujourd’hui un cadre pour la préve ... 27 October 2022 Media release Health leaders take steps to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases and transform primary health care in Asia-Pacific Health leaders from countries and areas of the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region today endorsed a framework to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases (NC ...    
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