Launch of new global estimates on levels of physical activity in adults

Извор: Светска здравствена организација - 05.09.2018

5 SEPTEMBER 2018 - New data published in The Lancet Global Health today show that more than one in four adults globally (28% or 1.4 billion people) are physically inactive. However this can be as high as one in three adults inactive in some counties.

The paper, authored by four World Health Organization experts, reports data that update 2008 estimates on levels of activity and, for the first time, reports trend analyses showing that overall, the global level of inactivity in adults remains largely unchanged since 2001.

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Информација за состојбата со мали сипаници во Р. Македонија и епидемијата на мали сипаници на територија на ПЕ Дебар заклучно со 23.08.2018

Извор: Институт за јавно здравје на Р. Македонија - 24.08.2018

Моментална  состојба во Р. Македонија

Во 2018 година, заклучно со 23.08.2018 во Република Македонија се регистрирани вкупно 40 случаи на мали сипаници. Најголем број од заболените (25) се од Дебар, 10 лица се жители на територија на ЦЈЗ Скопје, две се од Охрид, по едно е од Куманово, Тетово и Струга.

Возраста на заболените се движи од 5 месеци до 45 години, а повеќе од половината (55%) се на возраст над 30 години, a 25% од заболените се деца на возраст до 4 години.

Најголем број од заболените (24) се регистрирани во  јули, кога е пријавена епидемија на мали сипаници на територијата на ПЕ Дебар. Во август се регистрирани 4 заболени, од нив две лица се поврзани со епидемијата во Дебар,  а другите две се од територијата на ЦЈЗ Скопје кои не се епидемиолошки поврзани.

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Combat against devastating effects of tobacco can only be won ‘if the UN stands united’ – UN health official

Извор: Организација на Обединетите нации - 22.08.2018

Close to 7 million people die every year from tobacco-related illnesses according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Health

United Nations agencies must join forces at the policy level and refuse interference from tobacco companies in their programmes so the destructive impact of tobacco can be effectively addressed and lives can be saved, the head of the UN tobacco control treaty watchdog (WHO FCTC Secretariat) told UN News on Wednesday.

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Measles cases hit record high in the European Region

Извор: Светска здравствена организација - 20.08.2018

WHO/Malin Bring

Babies not yet vaccinated against measles are particularly vulnerable, but the measles virus can cause serious disease in unprotected children and adults of all ages

Copenhagen, Denmark, 20 August 2018

Over 41 000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles in the first 6 months of 2018. The total number for this period far exceeds the 12-month totals reported for every other year this decade.

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EU - Violence Against Women & Girls - #HerStoryOurStory

Извор: WUNRN – 26.08.2018

https://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/news-and-events/herstoryourstory-take-action_en

http://herstoryourstory.net/en/

As many as 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Violence against women and girls can be stopped. We all have a role to play.

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Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-Based Violence & Realizing Sexual & Reproductive Rights

Извор: WUNRN – 13.08.2018

Direct Link to Full 436-Page 2018 Publication

Link to 48-Page Summary

The study provides an analysis on the situation of young persons with disabilities concerning discrimination and gender-based violence, including the impact on their sexual and reproductive health and rights. It also provides an assessment of legal, policy and programming developments and specific good practices in service delivery as well as best-standard prevention and protection measures.

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CEDAW Committee & Office of the UN Special Representative of the S-G on Sexual Violence in Conflict Join Forces to Address the Root Causes of Sexual Violence

Извор: WUNRN – 02.08.2018

New York, 24 July 2018 - The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, and the Chair of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee), Ms. Dalia Leinarte, welcome the signing of a Framework of Cooperation between the CEDAW Committee and her Office. “With this framework of cooperation, a first between a Security Council-mandated body and a human rights mechanism, the CEDAW Committee and my Office affirm our common commitment to promote and protect the rights of women and girls affected by conflict-related sexual violence, a human rights violation deeply rooted in gender discrimination.

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2018 Global Report on Internal Displacement + Map - Consider Women IDP's

Извор: WUNRN – 27.07.2018

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre – Norwegian Refugee Council

2018 GLOBAL REPORT ON INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT - GENDER

Direct Link to Full 120-Page 2018 Report

MAP ON REPORT PAGE 2. Computer can increase map print size.

This year’s GRID – Global Report on Internal Displacement, presents data on internal displacement for 2017. Results show that the number of new internal displacements caused both by conflict and disasters reached 30.6 million. Those associated with conflict and violence almost doubled, from 6.9 million in 2016 to 11.8 million in 2017.

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When it comes to breastfeeding, ‘timing is everything’ in saving newborn lives – UNICEF chief

Извор: Организација на Обединетите нации - 01.08.2018

    UNICEF/Giacomo Pirozzi

A newborn sleeps in his mother's arms, in a health centre in Accra, Ghana

Health

Three-in-five babies, mostly born in low- and middle-income countries, are not breastfed within the first hour of life, placing them at higher risk of death and disease, according to a new United Nations report launched on Tuesday.

“When it comes to the start of breastfeeding, timing is everything,” said Henrietta Fore, the UN Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) Executive Director, on the eve of World Breastfeeding Week.

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World Breastfeeding Week: a mother’s perspective on breastfeeding

Извор: Светска здравствена организација - 31.07.2018

WHO/Marina Bykova

Daria is a 26-year-old mother of 3, born and raised in Moscow, Russian Federation. When she met her now-husband Viktor, they quickly discovered that they both wanted to have a big family. Fortunately, they shared similar attitudes about parenting, including a firm belief in the value of breastfeeding, in line with international public health recommendations.

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