Working with the regions
Regional Advisers meetings
NCD Regional Advisers meeting, 29 June to 2 July 2004, Geneva, Switzerland
In response to the rising burden of chronic diseases and the public health challenges that they present, WHO convened a meeting with its NCD Regional Advisers to discuss ways to strengthen collaboration. The meeting was held in WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 June to 2 July 2004.
NCD Regional Advisers meeting, 3 November 2004, Ottawa, Canada
The purpose of this meeting was to follow up on several activities first discussed at the NCD Regional Advisors meeting on chronic diseases held in Geneva, Switzerland from June 29 to July 2, 2004. The meeting report is being finalized and it will be available here soon.
Meeting of Regional Advisers and Focal Points for health promotion, 27-29 October 2004, WHO Kobe Centre (WKC), Kobe, Japan
The overall objective of the meeting was to provide health promotion Regional Advisers and Focal Points with a valuable opportunity to take stock and to renew attempts for more concerted efforts across the organization in mainstreaming health promotion in order to better serve our Member States in accordance with their requests, regions and WHA resolutions, and to meet present and future challenges.
Specific objectives were to:
- report on regional priorities for action and items of specific interests
- identify opportunities for collaboration in selected issues, including the 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion, capacity mapping, the Global Programme on Health Promotion Effectiveness, settings-based health promotion and the Pro Lead Capacity Building Project
- agree on a common agenda
- promote understanding, share common concerns and exchange ideas.
The meeting report is being finalized and it will be available here soon.