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The Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics and Marketing Analytics

The Guide shows marketing professionals how to talk the talk of C-level executives in terms of forecasting and reporting, and walk the walk to the revenue table by leveraging metrics that matter. With compelling graphics and real examples of Marketo’s own metrics and tactics, this guide offers best practices for harnessing data to not only prove, but improve ROI.  Read More http://www.associationo... »

Billions worldwide living with herpes

Billions worldwide living with herpes

About half a billion people worldwide are living with genital herpes, and several billion have an oral herpes infection, new estimates show, highlighting the need to improve awareness and scale up services to prevent and treat herpes. About 13% of the world’s population aged 15 to 49 years were living with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection in 2016, the latest year for which data is ava... »

Massive proportion of world’s population are living with herpes infection

Massive proportion of world’s population are living with herpes infection

Virus causing genital herpes may put millions of people at greater risk of infection with HIV About half a billion people worldwide are living with genital herpes, and several billion have an oral herpes infection, new estimates show. Authored by staff at the University of Bristol, World Health Organization (WHO), and Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar, and published in the Bulletin of the World ... »

New estimates highlight need to step up the response to hepatitis D

Lyon, France, 29 April 2020 – In a study published in the Journal of Hepatology, 1 Professor Anna Maria Geretti and Dr Alexander Stockdale from the University of Liverpool (United Kingdom), in collaboration with researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), estimate that worldwide, hepatitis D virus (HDV) affects nearly 5% of... »

New GDO country profiles available

New GDO country profiles available

Countries across the six WHO regions are participating in the Global Dementia Observatory (GDO), a data and knowledge exchange platform. The GDO provides easy access to country-level key dementia data and functions as the monitoring mechanism of the Global dementia action plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025. GDO country profiles offer a baseline summary of countries’ pro... »

Maternal infections in health facilities

Maternal infections in health facilities

A clearer picture of the global impact  New research from the Global Maternal Sepsis Study (GLOSS), a major WHO/HRP initiative, shows that infection has a much larger impact on global maternal mortality and morbidity than previously thought. The results from GLOSS, published in The Lancet Global Health, are the first to provide data on frequency of maternal infections and sepsis across the pregnan... »

WHO reports fivefold increase in cyber attacks, urges vigilance

WHO reports fivefold increase in cyber attacks, urges vigilance

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has seen a dramatic increase in the number of cyber attacks directed at its staff, and email scams targeting the public at large.  This week, some 450 active WHO email addresses and passwords were leaked online along with thousands belonging to others working on the novel coronavirus response.  The leaked credentials did not put WHO systems a... »

WHO urges countries to move quickly to save lives from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

WHO urges countries to move quickly to save lives from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

Severe disruptions to insecticide-treated net campaigns and in access to antimalarial medicines could lead to a doubling in the number of malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa this year compared to 2018, according to a new modelling analysis released by WHO and partners ahead of World Malaria Day (25 April). WHO urges countries to move fast and distribute malaria prevention and treatment tools at t... »

What matters to women in the postnatal period?

What matters to women in the postnatal period?

The right to a positive maternity healthcare experience at every stage  Each pregnancy is unique and clinical needs can change across the pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal periods. One thing that never changes is the right to a positive experience at every stage.  Achieving the best possible physical, emotional, and psychological outcomes for every individual and newborn requires health systems ... »