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  • WHO Manual of Diagnostic Imaging - Radiography of the Musculoskeletal Systemby A.M Davies; H. Pettersson

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 58.50

    ''... This manual provides comprehensive coverage of radiographic anatomy and pathology of the musculoskeletal system, set out simply and without fuss.'' more...

  • The Atlas of Heart Disease and Strokeby Judith Mackay; George Mensah; Shanthi Mendis; Kurt Greenlund

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 45.00

    A synthesis of evidence and analyses from WHO and other sources, the report identifies both noncommunicable diseases as the main cause of the burden of disease on the European Region, and communicable diseases as an additional burden on eastern countries, caused by poverty and underfunded health services. It shows that using well-known, comprehensive... more...

  • The European health report 2005by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 36.00

    A synthesis of evidence and analyses from WHO and other sources, the report identifies both noncommunicable diseases as the main cause of the burden of disease on the European Region, and communicable diseases as an additional burden on eastern countries, caused by poverty and underfunded health services. It shows that using well-known, comprehensive... more...

  • Adherence to Long-term Therapiesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 27.00

    Adherence to therapies is a primary determinant of treatment success. Poor adherence attenuates optimum clinical benefits and therefore reduces the overall effectiveness of health systems. ''Medicines will not work if you do not take them''. Medicines will not be effective if patients do not follow prescribed treatment, yet in developed countries only... more...

  • Mental Health Policy, Plans and Programmesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    An explicit mental health policy is an essential and powerful tool for a mental health section in a ministry of health. When properly formulated and implemented through plans and programmes, policy can have a significant impact on the mental health of populations. This module sets out practical steps for the development of policies, plans and programmes... more...

  • Mental Health Policy, Plans and Programmesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 18.00

    An explicit mental health policy is an essential and powerful tool for a mental health section in a ministry of health. When properly formulated and implemented through plans and programmes, policy can have a significant impact on the mental health of populations. This module sets out practical steps for the development of policies, plans and programmes... more...

  • From Access to Adherenceby Anita Hardon; Sheila Davey; Trudie Gerrits; Catherine Hodgkin; Henry Irunde

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 27.00

    As access to ARVs becomes assured, the world needs to place equal effort in ensuring that every ART patient receives adequate adherence support. The authors of this book report on the experiences from successful treatment programmes in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa at the forefront of the roll-out of ARVs. The voices of the patients, their... more...

  • Cervix Cancer Screeningby International Agency for Research on Cancer

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 40.50

    Cervical cancer is still one of the most common forms of cancer among women, despite the success of screening for precursors of the disease using the widespread cytological procedure, the Papanicolaou (or Pap) test. This volume reviews what is know about the occurrence, natural history and causes of cervical cancer, before describing the established... more...

  • Preventing chronic diseases - a vital investmentby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 27.00

    Chronic diseases - the major causes of premature adult deaths in all regions of the world - have been generally neglected on the international health and development agenda. WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which will present the latest scientific information and make the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease... more...

  • Food and Health in Europeby Aileen Robertson

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 90.00

    Countries need a review of the scientific evidence to develop integrated and comprehensive national policies on food and nutrition. This book fills that need, providing a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the data on nutritional health, food-borne disease, and food safety and public health concerns about the supply and security of food in Europe.... more...