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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intergovernmental Organization, Islands, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP23, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Caribbean Ministers Approve Action Plan on Climate-resilient Health Systems

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 October 2018: The last in a series of events comprising the World Health Organization (WHO) Third Global Conference on Climate and Health with a special focus on small island developing States (SIDS) brought together ministers of health and environment, partner agencies and stakeholders from Caribbean SIDS to discuss and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventy-second World Health Assembly

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, CTF, DJF, English, events, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Event: Seventy-second World Health Assembly

Source: Small Island Developing States The seventy-second World Health Assembly will take place from 20-28 May 2019. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Adaptation, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, China, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Fiji, Fiscal Updates, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNFCCC, UNFCCC COP 24, Water & Sanitation, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO COP 24 Report: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Meeting Paris Agreement Goals

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 December 2018: Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change could save approximately a million lives per year worldwide by 2050, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, which contends that the value of health gains from climate action would be twice the cost of mitigation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Europe, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, National Action, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Technology, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United Nations, West Africa, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: WHO 2018 Regional Meetings Put Policy into Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Every year, health ministers gather between August and October in regional committees to translate World Health Organization Assembly (WHA) resolutions into regional and national policies and action plans. WHA resolutions, which result from the deliberations of the health ministers of all WHO member states, are used to set global health […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Issues Guidelines on Housing and Health

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Exploration, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Human Settlements & Population, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Issues Guidelines on Housing and Health

Source: Small Island Developing States 27 November 2018: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines on housing and human health, outlining minimum requirements for space, lighting, air quality, water quality, noise, accessibility and other aspects. The guidelines highlight the potential contribution of improved housing to achieving SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) and SDG […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Ministers Adopt 10-Year Plan on Health and Environment Priorities

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, AU, Budget, Central Africa, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: African Ministers Adopt 10-Year Plan on Health and Environment Priorities

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 November 2018: African ministers for health and environment adopted a ten-year framework to direct funds toward joint health and environment initiatives, supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO), partners and donors. The Strategic Action Plan to Scale Up Health and Environmental Interventions in Africa […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Conference Adopts Declaration on Primary Health Care and UHC

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, KB, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNICEF, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Conference Adopts Declaration on Primary Health Care and UHC

Source: Small Island Developing States 25 October 2018: UN Member States renewed their commitment to primary health care as the foundation for achieving universal health coverage (UHC) and other health-related targets of the SDGs at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan. The Declaration of Astana will feed into discussions at the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Health Agencies Set Common Milestones for 2030 Agenda

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, CTF, DJF, English, Europe, Germany, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, International Financial Institution, KB, meeting, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, West Africa, WHO, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Health Agencies Set Common Milestones for 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 16 October 2018: Global health and development agencies agreed to adopt a shared work plan to accelerate action toward achieving health-related targets in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the plan commits to almost 50 “common milestones,” with progress to be reviewed at […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Report Highlights Impacts of Air Pollution on Children

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Biomass & Bioenergy, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Health, KB, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Publication, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, Weather, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WHO Report Highlights Impacts of Air Pollution on Children

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 October 2018: A study by the World Health Organization (WHO) summarizes the latest research on linkages between air pollution and child health. Noting that air pollution affects children “in uniquely damaging ways,” the report finds that 93% of children under 15 around the world breathe toxic air daily. The […]

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