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    • Key considerations for mass gatherings in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Western Pacific Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-06-05)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/011
      Mass gatherings are highly visible events with the potential for serious public health consequences. Mass gathering events include, but are not limited to, sporting events, festivals, religious gatherings and parades. Mass ...
    • Interim guidance note for hospitals : managing hospital services, maintaining essential routine health care and generating surge capacity 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-06-05)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/017
      Hospitals are core to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response. In the initial stages of the outbreak, hospitals may have the capacity to maintain essential services in addition to managing COVID-19 cases. However, ...
    • Considerations for community hand hygiene practices in low-resource situations 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-06-05)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/019
      Best practice for hand hygiene requires the availability of clean water, soap, and single use disposable towels or alcohol based hand sanitiser with a concentration of 70%. Availability of these resources is not always ...
    • Repurposing facilities for isolation and management of mild COVID-19 cases 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-06-04)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/006
      During the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the worldwide attention has been drawn to emergency response to cope with surge in limited healthcare resource settings. Some countries have developed novel strategies ...
    • Role of community engagement in situations of extensive community transmission of COVID-19 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-05-22)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/016
      This interim guidance provides suggestions to WHO country offices and health ministries so that they can quickly and effectively mobilize and empower communities to engage, reverse and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 through ...
    • Calibrating long-term non-pharmaceutical interventions for COVID-19 : principles and facilitation tools 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-05-16)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/018
      Countries and areas in the Western Pacific Region have implemented strict non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), aiming to interrupt or reduce transmission. While effective ...
    • Mental health and psychosocial support aspects of the COVID-19 response 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-29)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/007
      Across the Western Pacific Region, COVID-19 is placing enormous strain on health and economic systems. Apart from direct threats to personal health, safety and livelihood, the pandemic also has significant implications on ...
    • Routine immunization services during the COVID-19 pandemic 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-24)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/010
      As a public health emergency of international concern, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has drawn worldwide attention and a global response. All countries and areas have initiated measures to contain and ...
    • Addressing noncommunicable diseases in the COVID-19 response 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-22)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/002
      People with underlying noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer have a high risk for developing severe and even fatal COVID-19. It is ...
    • Role of primary care in the COVID-19 response 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-21)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/004
      Primary care can play a significant role in the COVID-19 response by differentiating patients with respiratory symptoms from those with COVID-19, making an early diagnosis, helping vulnerable people cope with their anxiety ...
    • Information note on HIV and COVID-19 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-20)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/003
      People living with HIV depend on life-saving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and access to ART must be maintained during periods of travel restrictions and lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Information note ...
    • Algorithm for COVID-19 triage and referral : patient triage and referral for resource-limited settings during community transmission 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-06)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/009
      Efficient triage of patients with COVID-19 at all health facility levels (primary, secondary and tertiary) will help the national response planning and case management system cope with patient influx, direct necessary ...
    • Guidance on COVID-19 for the care of older people and people living in long-term care facilities, other non-acute care facilities and home care 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-04-01)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/015
      In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, this guidance provides information on infection and prevention control (IPC), community preparedness, selfcare for wellbeing, and preparation for the "new normal". This guidance is for ...
    • The COVID-19 risk communication package for healthcare facilities 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020-02-21)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/013
      In response to the COVID-19 outbreak this risk communication package for healthcare facilities provides healthcare workers (HCWs) and healthcare facility management with the information, procedures, and tools required to ...
    • For the future : towards the healthiest and safest Region : a vision for the WHO work with Member States and partners in the Western Pacific 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/2020/RDO/001
      "For the future : Towards the healthiest and safest Region : A vision for the WHO work with Member States and partners in the Western Pacific", the document sets out thematic priorities for WHO work in the Western Pacific ...
    • Regional action framework on improving hospital planning and management in the Western Pacific 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)
      Hospitals are essential part of service delivery and core to advancing universal health coverage and achieving the health targets in the sustainable development goals. It is often the first point-of-care contact and shape ...
    • Better laws for better health : Western Pacific regional action agenda on strengthening legal frameworks for health in the Sustainable Development Goals 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)
      Legal frameworks - instruments of law and the institutions responsible for putting them into effect - are essential to advance universal health coverage and achieve health in the Sustainable Development Goals. This Action ...
    • WHO Western Pacific regional action plan for the response to large-scale community outbreaks of COVID-19 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)
      This Regional Action Plan has been developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office and country offices of the Western Pacific to support countries and areas in the Region to mitigate the public health ...
    • Stand in solidarity to combat COVID-19 virtual meeting of health ministers in the WHO Western Pacific Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/DSE/2020/014
      Health ministers from the Western Pacific Region met virtually on 8 April 2020 to share experiences and stand in solidarity to address COVID-19. Three heads of government made recorded interventions. They were joined by ...
    • Publication and information products style guide 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2020)
      Gov't Doc #: WPR/RDO/2020/003
      This is the style guide for WPRO publications and information products. All designers working on WHO WPRO publication and information products should use this as reference for design and layout. Templates and further ...