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- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00
Focuses on specific issues that threaten the collective health of people internationally such as: infectious disease epidemics; pandemics; toxic threats; and other acute health events as defined by the revised International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005, which came into force in June 2007. This report explains the purpose of IHR (2005). more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 20.00
The launch by WHO of an innovative public health mapping programme which promotes the use of computerized Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to improve disease surveillance, is transforming the way geographically linked information can be used to monitor disease, improve health care, and save lives. This publication shows how health mapping is... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 25.00
This report presents the recommendations of the Subcommittee of the WHO Expert Committee responsible for the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines. The task of this Subcommittee was to draw up the first WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children. The first part of the report contains a summary of the Committee's considerations and justifications... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 24.00
Understanding the history of health during the past 60 years helps us to respond to the health challenges of today. Sharing health knowledge inspired by history enriches global public health and benefits society at large. With these basic principles in mind, the Global Health Histories initiative was established by WHO in late 2004, with the aim of... more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 40.00
This report represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee convened to evaluate the safety of various food additives, including flavoring agents, with a view to recommending acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) and to preparing specifications for identity and purity. The first part of the report contains a general discussion of the principles... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 25.00
This booklet tells the story of the WHO Regional Office for Europe from its beginnings to its state in 2010. A way of keeping alive and handing on the history of this Office and its vital work, it covers five WHO regional directors for Europe and thousands of dedicated staff, not to mention the hundreds of programes and policies they helped to create... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 31.88
Die Selbstbeteiligung der Bürger an medizinischer Prävention wird mit Blick auf das deutsche Gesundheitssystem und die steigende Lebenserwartung weiter wachsen. Das eröffnet Anbietern im Tourismus neue Marktchancen. Wie lassen sich diese in der Praxis nutzen? Und wie stellen sich Gäste ihren Gesundheitsurlaub überhaupt vor? Antworten geben Monika Rulle,... more...
- World Health Organization 2000; US$ 18.00
Reports the recommendations and conclusions of an expert committee convened to assess progress in implementation of the Global Malaria Control Strategy adopted in 1992. Issued at a time when malaria control is one of the highest priorities at WHO the report offers expert advice on the full range of questions - from the best measures for ensuring early... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 40.00
Understanding the health challenges of the past can help us confront those of today. This rings especially true in a world still suffering the effects of the 2008 global financial crisis which has imposed severe budgetary constraints on WHO and many other organizations. The fourth 10 years of WHO's existence began with the optimism of the preceding... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
Risks and Challenges in Medical Tourism: Understanding the Global Market for Health Services provides an in-depth, comprehensive assessment of the benefits and risks when health care becomes a global commodity. The collection includes contributions from leading scholars in law and public policy, medicine and public health, bioethics, anthropology,... more...