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Medicine In The Developing World

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  • Neonatal and Perinatal Mortalityby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    This report provides neonatal and perinatal mortality estimates by country, regional groupings and globally. For countries that do not have data, models were developed to estimate mortality. Since data on deaths come from a number of different sources, the methods used to obtain the estimates are also described. Country-specific estimates of stillbirth... more...

  • Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic 2006by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 36.00

    This flagship report presents the considered views on the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). It includes analysis of all the aspects of the epidemic, from the spread of HIV, to treatments, to the availability of resources. It also provides country-by-country figures on its extent. more...

  • Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing Worldby Michael Mars; Alex Habel; Debbie Sell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the complex issues surrounding the management of cleft lip and palate in the Developing World, and aims to raise the profile of a condition commonly considered to be of only cosmetic importance in countries where infant and child mortality rates are high. It provides information and guidelines to three groups: those in the Developing... more...

  • Helping Ourselves - Community Responses to AIDS in Swazilandby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    The Kingdom of Swaziland now has the highest recorded HIV prevalence in the world, and this southern African country faces enormous challenges, particularly when it comes to looking after the thousands of children orphaned by the epidemic. However, much inspirational work is being done at community level to put in place structures and programmes to... more...

  • Long-term Care in Developing Countriesby J Brodsky; M Hirschfeld; J Habib

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 45.00

    This volume describes the changing realities determining the need and resources for long-term care in ten developing countries. Considered together, these case-studies provide examples to illustrate many of the lessons learned, key policy issues confronted, and current and future needs discussed in other volumes in this series. Represented in this... more...

  • SARSby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 36.00

    Where did this frightening disease come from? How did it spread? And will the world be any better prepared if it returns? For the first time, these and other questions are answered in this remarkable inside account of what really took place in those fateful months of 2003 when severe acute respiratory syndrome threatened to engulf the world. more...

  • AIDS Epidemic Update, December 2002by UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 9.00

    This annual update provides global and regional estimates of HIV/AIDS and its impact. It also reviews the most recent data available from countries and discusses the trends in HIV in countries around the world. UNAIDS and WHO, together with experts from national AIDS programmes and research institutions, regularly review and update the estimates as... more...

  • Atlas - Epilepsy Care in the Worldby World Federation of Neurology

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 36.00

    This atlas is one of the most comprehensive compilations of available resources for epilepsy ever attempted, providing an illustrative presentation of information on the current status of epilepsy services and care available from 160 countries covering 97.5% of the world population. The data confirm what professionals in the field of epilepsy have... more...

  • AIDS Epidemic Update 2004by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 9.00

    This annual update provides global and regional estimates of HIV/AIDS and its impact. It also reviews the most recent data available from countries and discusses the trends in HIV in countries around the world. UNAIDS and WHO, together with experts from national AIDS programmes and research institutions, regularly review and update the estimates as... more...

  • AIDS in Africaby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 54.00

    Sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world worst affected by HIV and AIDS. This important new book describes three scenarios of possible future developments of the epidemic in the region. The scenarios presented do not prescribe action nor predict outcomes but in vivid story-telling style explore 'what if?' questions; readers are encouraged to reflect... more...