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The session also explored effective policies and strategies that could be used to remove the obstacles to deliver quality health care and positioning community health workers (CHWs) as an integral part of local health teams. (...) He emphasized that integrated service delivery and health workforce are vital for each other and have a fundamental position in the local health system. (...) Focus on production and management of community-based workers that are accustomed to the evolving local health needs in both urban and rural areas and whose functions are well embedded within the local health system, plans and processes. 9.
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Score: 657065.97 - https://www.who.int/workforcea...ealthCare-SideEvent_report.pdf
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Advancing local production and supply of quality assured medicines to improve access in the Africa region World Health Organization Global Regions World Health Organization WHO Regional websites Africa Americas South-East Asia Europe Eastern Mediterranean Western Pacific When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Select language Select language English العربية 中文 Français Русский Español Português Home Health Topics All 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 Resources » Fact sheets Facts in pictures Multimedia Publications Questions & answers Tools and toolkits Popular » Air pollution Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Hepatitis Monkeypox Countries All countries » 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 Regions » Africa Americas South-East Asia Europe Eastern Mediterranean Western Pacific WHO in countries » Statistics Cooperation strategies Ukraine emergency Newsroom All news » News releases Statements Campaigns Commentaries Events Feature stories Speeches Spotlights Newsletters Photo library Media distribution list Headlines » Emergencies Focus on » Afghanistan crisis COVID-19 pandemic Northern Ethiopia crisis Syria crisis Ukraine emergency Monkeypox outbreak Greater Horn of Africa crisis Latest » Disease Outbreak News Travel advice Situation reports Weekly Epidemiological Record WHO in emergencies » Surveillance Research Funding Partners Operations Independent Oversight and Advisory Committee Data Data at WHO » Global Health Estimates Health SDGs Mortality Database Data collections Dashboards » COVID-19 Dashboard Triple Billion Dashboard Health Inequality Monitor Highlights » Global Health Observatory SCORE Insights and visualizations Data collection tools Reports » World Health Statistics 2022 COVID excess deaths DDI IN FOCUS: 2022 About WHO About WHO » People Teams Structure Partnerships and collaboration Collaborating centres Networks, committees and advisory groups Transformation Our Work » General Programme of Work WHO Academy Activities Initiatives Funding » Investment case WHO Foundation Accountability » Audit Budget Financial statements Programme Budget Portal Results Report Governance » World Health Assembly Executive Board Election of Director-General Governing Bodies website Home / News / item / Advancing local production and supply of quality assured medicines to improve access in the Africa region / Advancing local production and supply of quality assured medicines to improve access in the Africa region 19 December 2018 Departmental news Reading time: An international training workshop on “Key enabling factors for successful local production and supply of quality-assured medicines” started on Monday 17 December 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (...) She added that “Despite the major progress made to improve the health status of the population in the last couple of decades, the health status of Ethiopia remains relatively poor; and the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry as well is still in its nascent stage and has yet to be commensurate to the local demand.” 
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Score: 657036.77 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...ve-access-in-the-africa-region
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Score: 656935 - https://www.unicef.org/social-policy/local-governance
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Since June, she has been leading 15 local health workers to mobilize local communities with a population of more than 200,000 people. (...) UNICEF, together with local partners, has trained community health workers in three remote districts in southern parts of Madagascar as key partners in its COVID-19 response. (...) That fills me with gratitude,” she explained.  The local chief of the health center in Betroka recognizes the important role played by the community health workers.
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Score: 656419.8 - https://www.unicef.org/madagas...9-prevention-remote-madagascar
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“Many people living in camps and local communities have little access to health care and their situation could deteriorate quickly,” the UN World Health Organization ( WHO ) said. (...) The increase in the local population has overstretched the capacity of health services and aid agencies, while supply chains have been affected.” (...) There was an exchange of fire with the gendarmes responsible for camp security. One local person was wounded. Ms. Pagonis said contingency plans were in place to keep the six camps running for a month after UNHCR and its partners trained refugee committees to take on services such as water and sanitation, food distribution, and health.
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Score: 655989.55 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2006/12/202432
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UN-Habitat works directly with local authorities and understands how they must balance bringing in measures to stop the pandemic from spreading while ensuring communities have access to health care, food supplies and social services for the most vulnerable. To achieve this balance, local authorities should work with a wide range of partners including public health, water and sanitation experts, government agencies at all levels, social scientists, technology innovators and urban planners. • National governments need to work closely with regional and local authorities to tailor the response appropriately. This requires coordination on deciding what essential businesses and public services should remain open during different phases of the pandemic and recovery. • Local governments must be supported as they prioritize the health needs of their most vulnerable communities.
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Score: 655932.4 - https://unhabitat.org/sites/de...es_un-habitat_and_covid-19.pdf
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Technical Assistance to Support Local Health System Health Promotion Playbook: Smoke and Vape-Free Communities in the New Normal 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. Select language Select language English Western Pacific 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 health topics >> Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Reproductive health Air pollution Obesity Mental health Vaccines Resources >> Data Publications Library Multimedia For the Future >> Our work Our work >> Programmes Activities Initiatives Regional Priorities >> Health security and AMR NCDs and ageing Climate change Reaching the unreached Resources >> Data Publications Library Communication for Health >> Newsroom All news >> News releases Feature stories Photo stories Commentaries Speeches Events Photo library Multimedia Press contact Headlines >> People of the Western Pacific Emergencies Outbreaks and emergencies >> Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Surveillance >> Seasonal influenza Avian influenza Dengue Pacific islands surveillance Latest >> Situation reports Emergency advice Travel advice COVID-19 Dashboard >> About us Overview >> How we work Where we work Our programmes Country support Pacific technical support Governance >> Regional Director Regional Committee Partnerships >> Collaborating Centers Partners Donors Regional health initiatives Contact us >> Careers >> RCM 2022 >> Home / Articles / item / Technical Assistance to Support Local Health System Health Promotion Playbook: Smoke and Vape-Free Communities in the New Normal Technical Assistance to Support Local Health System Health Promotion Playbook: Smoke and Vape-Free Communities in the New Normal 13 July 2022 Call for proposals The World Health Organization (WHO) Philippines is looking for an institutional or individual contractual partner to support the local health system health promotion playbook: Smoke and Vape-Free Communities in the New Normal, under an Agreement for Performance of Work (APW) contract.
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Score: 655776.1 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...-communities-in-the-new-normal
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The RTIOR method is designed to capture local knowledge and experience by making health care teams active partners in the refi nement and improvement of health care processes. (...) The health care system’s goal is to adapt the guideline for use in its local setting. 3. (...) For example, depending on local resources, a team in a local health centre might include a physician (if there is one), a nurse, a community health worker, and an HIV-positive patient.
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Score: 655704.74 - https://www.who.int/hiv/pub/prev_care/en/rapidscale_up.pdf
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According to Law no. 174/2011, doctors’ offices on school grounds have been transferred in the subordination of local councils. The responsibilities for school-based healthcare are currently shared by county councils, local councils, public health departments, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Education. (...) The doctors and nurses in school-based medical offices are employed by the local councils, yet paid by the Ministry of Health from the state budget. (...) Local authorities can an use their own local budget to remunerate school health personnel..
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Score: 655621.8 - https://www.unicef.org/romania...%20services%20in%20Romania.pdf
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In an application received and recorded at the Registry of the Dispute Tribunal on 4 December 2009, the Applicant disputes the decision of the Assistant Secretary-General, Controller, Office of Programme Planning, Budgets and Accounts, to outsource the medical insurance plan for local staff to GMC Services. 2. He asks the Tribunal to rescind: (a) The above decision as it applies to local staff working in Bangkok; (b).. (...) The medical insurance plan for local staff and former local staff is fundamental to their living and working conditions; but paragraphs (f) and (h) of Rule 8.1 of the provisional Staff Rules provide that administrative instructions or directives on issues relating to staff welfare, including conditions of work and general conditions of life, shall be transmitted in advance to the executive committees of the representative staff bodies concerned for consideration; (b) Contrary to the view of the Management Evaluation Unit, the decision contested is appealable because it was a unilateral decision having a direct legal effect on many staff members, including the Applicant; (c) The requirement that current and former local staff produce the necessary documents for reimbursement of medical expenses in English has major disadvantages. (...) The Applicant challenges the decision to outsource management of the medical insurance plan for local staff to GMC Services as regards personnel serving in Bangkok.
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Score: 636403.12 - www.un.org/en/internalj...t/judgments/undt-2011-053e.pdf
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