The WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014–2023: A perspective

There has been a continuing demand for, and popular use of, traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) worldwide. In some developing countries, native healers remain the sole or main health providers for millions of people living in rural areas. For instance, the ratio of traditional health practitioners to citizens in Africa is 1:500, whereas the ratio … Read more The WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014–2023: A perspective

Really? Must Doctors Now Prepare for ICD-11?

Another Revision Is on the Way? It seems like only yesterday that the ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision) was the new coding kid on the block. Sometime after 2022, however, ICD-10 will be shelved and swapped out for ICD-11. Before you shake your fist and shout “Not again!” let’s look at why the … Read more Really? Must Doctors Now Prepare for ICD-11?

WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases as known as ICD-11

The World Health Organization has revised the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and on 18th June 2018, WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases as known as ICD-11. ICD-11 will be presented at the World Health Assembly in May 2019 for adoption by Member States, and will come into effect on 1 January 2022.   … Read more WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases as known as ICD-11

Download : World Health Statistics 2018 – Monitoring Health For The SDGs

In 2015, countries adopted the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), each of which has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. The SDGs include one health goal and over 50 health-related targets which are applicable to all countries, irrespective of their level of development. It is essential that we track progress towards … Read more Download : World Health Statistics 2018 – Monitoring Health For The SDGs

Perubahan Iklim Dan Kesehatan

Selama 50 tahun terakhir, aktivitas manusia – terutama pembakaran bahan bakar fosil – telah melepaskan sejumlah karbon dioksida dan gas rumah kaca yang cukup untuk menjebak panas tambahan di atmosfer bawah dan mempengaruhi iklim global. Dalam 130 tahun terakhir, dunia telah memanas sekitar 0,85° C. Masing-masing dari 3 dekade terakhir berturut-turut lebih hangat daripada dekade … Read more Perubahan Iklim Dan Kesehatan