This report reviews and analyses the Affordable Medicines Programme, which was introduced in Ukraine in April 2017 to provide patients with improved access to 23 outpatient medicines for the treatment of chronic noncommunicable diseases. The evaluation combines both quantitative and qualitative analysis. The findings confirm that the Programme has contributed to a significant increase in […]
This report provides an overview of the latest Tuberculosis (TB) epidemiological situation and is launched jointly by the WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). During the last five years, in the WHO European Region, TB mortality rates have fallen on average by 10% per year, […]
This paper highlights how accountability mechanisms and processes can play a vital role in driving progress on the Health 2020 and Sustainable Development Goals health equity commitments. Using concrete examples, it identifies how accountability mechanisms and processes assist countries in advancing on health equity and demonstrates how progress stalls when they are absent. It highlights […]
These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based recommendations on the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C infection. They update the care and treatment section of the WHO Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection issued in April 2016. The 2017 Guidelines on hepatitis B and C […]
The programme of promoting healthy and safe lifestyle culture among schoolchildren is a complex programme of developing knowledge, attitudes, personal guidelines and behaviour norms, which secure the maintenance and strengthening of physical and psychological health as one of value constituents that favour cognitive and emotional development of young people, achievement of the set objectives in mastering basic educational programme of the educational institution.
The training module is designed to add to the specialists’ knowledge about pressing issues of legal regulation of health and social professionals’ activity when granting medical and social services to the adolescents, especially those belonging to the risk groups.
Significant practical experience has been gained in the sphere of HIV/AIDS prevention. Despite this fact, a survey, which was held among young people in educational institutions in Ukraine, within the framework of the international project (“Health behaviour school-aged children” – HBSC – «Health and Behavioural Orientations of Schoolchildren and Students,” held in 2010 in Ukraine), […]
In our everyday work we often come across clients, whose behaviour and psychological state leads us to the assumption that they are a victim of violence. In this case, it is important to accurately diagnose the client and build an optimal consultation and assistance strategy to ensure that our actions will not aggravate their condition, […]
The office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is carrying out the campaign “Get tested”. It is aimed to raise the level of the teenagers’ awareness and access to HIV/AIDS prevention services, including the HIV/AIDS test. In 2015 the video “The date XXX” was created and uploaded to social networks, NGO sites and other […]
The main purpose of the platform is to drive progress in achieving results of actions against AIDS epidemic among adolescents.