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Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe
Third session
Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Third session
Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Third session
Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014
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Presentation: 3rd session of the Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe

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Presentation by Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, at the opening session of the 3rd session of the Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe, 19 March 2014, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Presentation: 3rd session of the Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe

  1. 1. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Third session of the Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee Zsuzsanna Jakab WHO Regional Director for Europe
  2. 2. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Implementation of Health 2020 • Workshop for staff and consultants • Integrated delivery at country level • Expert meeting on indicators of well-being • Support to Member States: – Policy development, updates and implementation – Multisectoral mechanisms: i.e. work with education and social sectors • Launching study of social determinants of health • Alignment of Health 2020 and public health • Support of Standing Committee of the Regional Committee (SCRC) subgroup
  3. 3. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Official visits • Visits of high-level delegations to the WHO Regional Office for Europe • High-level visits to Member States • Support to health-system reforms and public health
  4. 4. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Highlights of technical work – 1 • Obesity profiles for all countries • WHO STEPwise approach to Surveillance (STEPS) methodology for risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) • Strategies on reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health • Regional response to poliomyelitis outbreak in neighbouring countries to the Syrian Arab Republic • Assessment of health needs in Ukraine
  5. 5. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Highlights of technical work – 2 • Framework for Action towards Coordinated/ Integrated Health Services Delivery (CIHSD) • Barcelona Course on Health Financing • Training workshop on national plans on NCDs • Retreat and training for heads of country offices • World TB Day and World Health Day celebrations
  6. 6. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe (PHAME) project  Expert consultation  Toolkit to assess health systems’ capacity to manage large influxes of migrants  Field assessments and reports on: Italy, Malta, Portugal and Greece (ongoing)  Thematic events during the 2014 presidencies of the European Union of Greece (January–June) and Italy (July–December)
  7. 7. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Partnerships • World Economic Forum • Strengthening collaboration with nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) • WHO/United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) annual action plan for joint action framework • European Union
  8. 8. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Meetings of governing bodies
  9. 9. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Global Policy Group Manila, Philippines, 14–17 March • Planning for 2016–2017 • Strategic resource allocation • Coordinated, integrated resource mobilization • Category and programme area networks • Country focus strategy and strengthening country offices • Global technical priorities: health on the post-2015 agenda, NCD review in 2014, global health security and the G8, nutrition (including the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and childhood obesity
  10. 10. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Preparation for sixty-fourth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe • Consultation with Member States on proposed regional vaccine action plan, strategy on child and adolescent health and action plan on child maltreatment • Open SCRC meeting on 17–18 May 2014, preceding the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly
  11. 11. Twenty-first Standing Committee of the Regional Committee for Europe Third session Copenhagen, Denmark, 19–20 March 2014 Thank you very much!

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