World Health Organization
منظمة الصحة العالمية
Organisation mondiale de la Santé

Information resources


Recent publications

GOLD (Global initiative of COPD)

COPD predicted to be third leading cause of death in 2030/ World Health Statistics 2008

Publications of the Global Alliance against Respiratory Diseases

Global surveillance, prevention and control of chronic respiratory diseases: a comprehensive approach

Prevention and control of chronic respiratory diseases in low- and middle-income African countries

HQ Publications: Chronic respiratory diseases

Policy documents

GARD Action Plan 2008-2013

GARD Meeting report of 5th General Meeting, 1 - 2 June 2010, Toronto, Canada

GARD Basket: A package of information, surveillance tools and guidelines, to be offered as a service to countries

Plan of action for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: report of the Secretary-General

A prioritized research agenda for prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases, 1 January 2011

Package of essential noncommunicable (PEN) disease interventions for primary health care in low-resource settings, 3 August 2010


GARD (Global Alliance against Respiratory Diseases)

GOLD (Global initiative of COPD)

World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day16 November