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Medicine In The Developing World

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  • 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...

  • Strokeby Julien Bogousslavsky

    Demos Medical Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00

    This volume is the fourth in a series developed under the auspices of the World Federation of Neurology to meet the needs of neurologists who must practice medicine without many of the advantages that are often taken for granted in the industrialized world. It is targeted to neurologists practicing in low-resource environments and those who wish to... more...

  • WHO Expert Consultation on Rabiesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 36.00

    More than 99% of all human rabies deaths occur in the developing world, and although effective and economical control measures are available, the disease has not been brought under control throughout most of the affected countries. Given that a major factor in the low level of commitment to rabies control is a lack of accurate data on the true public... more...

  • AIDS Epidemic Update, December 2006 by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    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...

  • AIDS Epidemic Update December 2003by Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AI

    World Health Organization 2003; 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 Sexuality and Gender in Africaby Carolyn Baylies; Janet Bujra

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    While there is a growing list of publications devoted to the AIDS epidemic, Africa, with two-thirds of the world's cases, still receives scant attention. This book may change the way we think about AIDS and how it is being addressed in Africa and the rest of the world. The book draws on first-hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by... more...

  • AIDS in Latin Americaby Tim Frasca

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 32.00

    Features many interviews with people who have the disease, activists, government leaders, church leadership - all speak out in telling the story of how the epidemic has developed in their countries. The interviews and stories, which make up this book, are intermixed with the set of epidemic statistics from the continent. more...

  • Addressing Poverty in TB Controlby Dong Il Ahn

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00

    This book is directed specifically to national TB control programmes and their partners. It is intended to help to select and implement the steps needed to ensure that the guiding principles of equity and poverty reduction are translated into practical measures - and that these practical measures are integrated into the national TB services and linked... more...

  • Cancer Controlby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 13.50

    The World Health Organization estimates that 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken. More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, where resources available for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are limited or nonexistent. This... more...

  • Cervical Cancer Screening in developing countriesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 20.70

    This publication is the product of a comprehensive consultation undertaken by WHO in 2001, involving leading experts in the field of cancer epidemiology, screening and treatment. It is part of WHO?s commitment to provide evidence-based guidelines to decision makers and a recognition of the priority that should be given to cervical cancer screening... more...