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  • Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children.by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00

    The Pocket Book is for use by doctors nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals. This second edition is based on evidence from several WHO updated and published clinical guidelines. It is for use in both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals with basic laboratory... 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...

  • 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...

  • Mental Health Financingby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    Financing is a critical factor in the implementation of a viable mental health system. This module provides guidance on how to assess current financing mechanisms for mental heath, maximise the resource base for mental health and make the best use of available funds to promote mental health reforms. more...

  • Keep Fit for Lifeby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 27.00

    Given the impact that good nutrition and keeping fit have on health and well-being in later life, WHO, in collaboration with the Tufts University USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, organized a consultation to review the scientific evidence linking diet and other factors - especially exercise - affecting nutritional status, disease prevention... more...

  • How to Develop and Implement a National Drug Policyby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 23.40

    In Europe today, HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care are needed more than ever. HIV incidence steady in western and central Europe, and dramatically increasing in eastern Europe remains a major challenge to public health in the 21st century. With more than two million people living with HIV/AIDS in the WHO European Region, no country has been spared.... more...

  • Safe Abortionby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 27.00

    In June 1999, a United Nations General Assembly Special Session reviewed and appraised progress toward implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, 1994. At this Special Session, the Governments of the world again recognised unsafe abortion as a major public health concern,... more...