Meeting reports 2015

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Summary report on the Training workshop on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative for policy-makers in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 15–17 December 2015

Summary report on the Regional meeting on the principles and practice of health care accreditation, Amman, Jordan, 13–15 December 2015

Summary report on the Expert group meeting on regulation of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, Cairo, Egypt, 8–10 December 2015

Summary report on the Meeting on prevention and control of Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Muscat, Oman, 7–9 December 2015

Summary report on the Capacity development workshop for hospital managers in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 28 November–7 December 2015

Summary report on the Twenty-ninth intercountry meeting of national managers of the Expanded Programme on Immunization and sixteenth intercountry meeting on measles and rubella control and elimination, Amman, Jordan, 29 November–3 December 2015

Seventh intercountry meeting of national malaria programme managers from HANMET and PIAMnet countries, Amman, Jordan, 25–26 November ‏2015

Eleventh intercountry meeting of national malaria programme managers of countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 22–24 November 2015

Summary report on the Expert consultation on evidence-based guideline development and adaptation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 18–19 November 2015

Summary report on the Consultative meeting on a strategic approach for cholera preparedness and response in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 17–19 November 2015

Summary report on the Meeting on autism spectrum disorders, Rome, Italy, 16–18 November 2015

Summary report on the On-site training course on family practice for regional master trainers, Al Yarmouk, Kuwait, 14–18 November 2015

Report on the First Africa/Middle East expert meeting and workshop on the health impact of airborne dust, Amman, Jordan, 2–5 November 2015

Summary report on the Twenty-third intercountry meeting of national AIDS programme managers, Beirut, Lebanon, 27–29 October 2015

Summary report on the Annual intercountry meeting on the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Cairo, Egypt, 26–28 October 2015

Summary report on the Review meeting for Phase III of the Middle East polio outbreak response, Beirut, Lebanon, 22–23 October 2015

Summary report on the Meeting to establish a regional network for outbreak alert and response, Casablanca, Morocco, 19–21 October 2015

Summary report on the Follow-up meeting of national poliovirus containment coordinators on implementation of GAPIII, Beirut, Lebanon, 13–14 October 2015

Report on the Fourteenth meeting of the Regional Programme Review Group on lymphatic filariasis elimination and other preventive chemotherapy programmes, Cairo, Egypt, 12–14 October 2015

Summary report on the Third intercountry meeting on the Eastern Mediterranean Acute Respiratory Infection Surveillance network, Amman, Jordan, 14–16 September 2015

Summary report on the Regional meeting on strengthening pharmacovigilance systems, Rabat, Morocco, 7–10 September 2015

Summary report on the Brainstorming session for the “What Is Needed Now in Tobacco Control” (WINN) Initiative,Cairo, Egypt, 7–8 September 2015

Summary report on the Informal working group on promoting preconception care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 7–8 September 2015

Summary report on the Meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Research Ethics Review Committee, Cairo, Egypt, 6–7 September 2015

Report on the Regional meeting on expanding universal health coverage to the informal sector and vulnerable groups, Cairo, Egypt, 1–3 September 2015

Summary report on the Regional meeting on strengthening partnership with civil society organizations for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases, Cairo, Egypt, 1–2 September 2015

Summary report on the Joint WHO and League of Arab States regional consultation to enhance the role of civil society organizations in the health and sustainable development agenda in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 23–24 August 2015

Summary report on the Intercountry meeting on Good Governance for Medicines for phase I countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 16–19 August 2015

Summary report on the Capacity-building workshop on the role of the private sector in moving towards universal health coverage in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 9–12 August 2015

Summary report on the Technical consultation on reducing sugar intake in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 26–27 July 2015

Summary report on the Meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Advisory Committee on Health Research, Cairo, Egypt, 6–7 July 2015

Summary report on the Regional consultation on the prevention and control of childhood overweight and obesity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 2–3 July 2015

Summary report on the Meeting of the national public health associations and institutions in the Eastern Mediterranean Region Cairo, Egypt, 29–30 June 2015

Summary report on the Regional meeting on patient safety and health care quality in Eastern Mediterranean Region: from assessment to improvement, Tunis, Tunisia, 14–16 June 2015

Summary report on the Meeting on sustainable alternatives to DDT and strengthening of national vector control capabilities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 9–11 June 2015

Summary report on the Regional workshop on strategic purchasing for universal health coverage: how to implement innovative provider payment methods Cairo, Egypt, 10–12 June 2015

Summary report on the First meeting of national hepatitis focal points Cairo, Egypt, 8–10 June 2015

Summary report on the Regional meeting on achieving the global target of 30% reduction in tobacco use by 2025, Tunis, Tunisia, 8–9 June 2015

Summary report on the Intercountry meeting on nutrition Amman, Jordan, 7–9 June 2015

Summary report on the Expanded meeting of the Editorial Board of the Eastern Mediterranean Health JournalCairo, Egypt, 6–7 June 2015

Summary report on the Technical Advisory Group meeting on poliomyelitis eradication for Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan 4–5 June 2015

Summary report on the Technical Advisory Group meeting on poliomyelitis eradication for Afghanistan,  Islamabad, Pakistan 1–2 June 2015

Summary report on the Meeting of national coordinators for poliovirus containment on the WHO global action plan to minimize poliovirus facilityassociated risk (GAPIII), Tunis, Tunisia, 12–13 May 2015

Report on the Expert consultation on improving the quality of care at primary health care level through the implementation of quality indicators and standards, Cairo, Egypt, 11–12 May 2015

Summary report on the fourth seminar on health diplomacy Cairo, Egypt 2–4 May 2015

Summary report on the Third meeting of the WHO collaborating centres in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Cairo, Egypt, 29–30 April 2015

Summary report on the Regional consultation to review the draft global plan of action to strengthen the role of health system in addressing interpersonal violence, Cairo, Egypt, 27–28 April 2015

Summary report on the Third annual regional meeting to scale up implementation of the United Nations Political Declaration on Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases, Cairo, Egypt, 27–29 April 2015

Summary report on the First meeting of the Regional Steering Committee and Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance, Cairo, Egypt, 26–28 April 2015

Summary report on the Regional nursing forum: the future of nursing and midwifery in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 24 April 2015

Report on the Regional consultation on reducing health inequities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region through actions on the social determinants of health, Teheran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 21–23 April 2015

Summary report on the Regional consultation on reducing health inequities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region through actions on the social determinants of health, Teheran, Islamic Republic of Iran, 21–23 April 2015

Report on the Twenty-ninth meeting of the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Commission for Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication, Muscat, Oman, 19–21 April 2015

Summary report on the Intercountry meeting on strengthening the public health response to substance use, Cairo, Egypt, 14–16 April 2015

Report on the Expert consultation on regional hospital strategy development and capacity-building of hospital managers, Cairo, Egypt, 6–7 April 2015

Summary report on the Regional meeting on food safety, Amman, Jordan, 5–7 April 2015

Summary report on the Meeting of national maternal, neonatal and child health programme managers: addressing main causes of maternal, neonatal and child mortality Amman, Jordan, 29 March–2 April 2015

Report on the Meeting of national maternal, neonatal and child health programme managers: addressing the main causes of maternal, neonatal and child mortality, Amman, Jordan, 29 March–2 April 2015

Summary report on the Meeting on promoting preconception care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Muscat, Oman, 25–27 March 2015

Summary report on the Second eHealth taskforce meeting, Cairo, Egypt, 19–20 March 2015

Report on the Expert consultation on expanding universal health coverage to the informal sector and vulnerable groups in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Rabat, Morocco, 15–16 March 2015

Summary report on the Consultation on updating the regional integrated vector management strategic framework, Cairo, Egypt, 11–12 March 2015

Intercountry meeting of directors of public health laboratories in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Tunis, Tunisia, 24–27 February 2015

Summary report on the Technical consultation on polio eradication in Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan, 14–15 February 2015

Summary report on the First consultation of the Regional Advisory Committee on Noncommunicable Diseases and Public Health Law, Cairo, Egypt, 11–12 February 2015

Summary report on the Third regional stakeholders’ meeting to review the implementation of IHR (2005) with focus on Ebola virus disease, Cairo, Egypt, 11–13 January 2015, Tunis, Tunisia, 4–5 February 2015

Summary report on the Seventeenth intercountry meeting of directors of national and regional polio reference laboratories in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Amman, Jordan, 26–28 January 2015

Report on the Review meeting for Phase II and planning for Phase III of the Middle East polio outbreak responseBeirut, Lebanon, 26–27 January 2015

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The total number of publications produced by the Regional Office in 2016 was 146.

Arabic (33)

English (91)

French (22)

The total number of journals that have been indexed in the Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region is 648.