WONCA and WHO News
WHO launch of MiNDbank online platform
World Health Organization officially launched the MiNDbank online platform on the 10th December, Human Rights Day 2013. WHO MiNDbank is a product of the QualityRights Project, WHO’s flagship campaign to improve care and end human rights violations against people with mental and psychosocial disabilities.
From the President: a visit to Brazil
Brazil is a global leader in addressing universal health coverage through family medicine teams. In November, in one of the favelas (“shanty towns”) of Rio de Janeiro, I had the opportunity to meet with family doctor Euclides Colaço and his colleagues.
Launch of the WHO's Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020
World Mental Health Day took place on 10th October. Three days prior to this during the annual Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) Forum which brings together the WHO Secretariat, member states and international partners, the WHO launched its Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020.
Health 2020: A European policy framework and strategy
Health 2020 is a policy framework aimed at providing European politicians and policy-makers key strategic advice to support action for improving health, well-being and health equity, in a way that is sensitive to each country’s situation, political and organisational circumstances.
WHO survey for primary care providers
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) want to hear about your experiences providing primary care health services.
Innovative Care for Chronic Conditions - PAHO report
The new PAHO/WHO report, Innovative care for chronic conditions: Organizing and delivering high quality care for chronic noncommunicable diseases in the Americas, proposes an integrated Chronic Care Model for addressing NCDs in the context of primary health care
PMNCH 2012 Report
The PMNCH 2012 Report - Analysing Progress on Commitments to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health reviews progress on commitments made by 220 stakeholders to the UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health.