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    Comparing multi-component chronic-disease programs to disease-specific programs

    The provincial Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Strategy from 2008-12 (and then renewed until 2016) began with a focus on diabetes.(1) The strategy had a stated intention to expand beyond diabetes to a broader chronic-disease management approach. However, to determine whether it would be benefic...

    For which strategies of suicide prevention is there evidence of effectiveness?

    Suicide is a serious public health problem in the European Region, where rates vary from about 40 per million people (in Greece) to about 400 per million (in Hungary). Suicide rates among adolescents and young adults have also increased considerably over the last decades. Many widely-used suicide prevent...

    What is the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions to reduce hepatitis C infection and the associated morbidity?

    Hepatitis C infection has been declared a global health problem. Prevalence is most common among injecting drug user populations, where up to 98% can be infected despite a low HIV prevalence. Up to 20% of those infected with hepatitis C can clear the virus, though chronic infection can lead to significan...

    What is the evidence on school health promotion in improving health or preventing disease and, specifically, what is the effectiveness of the health promoting schools approach?

    School health promotion, based on a wide range of research and practice, has evolved over the course of the last 50 years, alongside health promotion in other settings. During the 1990s, WHO, working jointly with the European Commission and the Council of Europe, developed the health promoting schools in...

    What constitutes an effective and efficient package of services for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of tuberculosis among refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region? Themed issues on migration and health, VIII

    The WHO European Region has faced high rates of external and internal migration in recent years, with concerns that this is contributing to the burden of tuberculosis (TB), multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and TB/HIV coinfection in some countries. This report examines evidence of effective and efficient s...

    What is the evidence on the policy specifications, development processes and effectiveness of existing front-of-pack food labelling policies in the WHO European Region?

    Interpretive front-of-pack food labelling (FOPL) is a policy priority for promoting healthy diets. Research evidence indicates that consumers have a reasonable understanding of interpretive FOPL systems and their understanding improves with label familiarity and consistency within the market. A governmen...

    Améliorer la gouvernance pour la viabilisation du district de santé au Cameroun

    Au début de la décennie 90, le Cameroun a mis en œuvre un système de santé décentralisé conformément aux cadres conceptuels du district de santé et des soins de santé primaires recommandés par le Bureau régional de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (AFRO). Des structures de dialogue comm...

    SUPPORT Tools for Evidence-informed Policymaking in health (STP) 18: planning monitoring and evaluation of policies

    This article is part of a series written for people responsible for making decisions about health policies and programmes and for those who support these decision makers. In this article, we address the issue of decision making in situations in which there is insufficient evidence at hand. Policymakers o...