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Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11500496 ISBN-13  
9789241545693
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
"Since the beginning of this millennium, the human rights movement has witnessed extraordinary developments in advancing the right to health, giving us an excellent opportunity to promote and protect the health of populations throughout the world. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500669 ISBN-13  
9789241594110
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This book is directed specifically to national TB control programmes and their partners. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000205 ISBN-13  
9789240691179
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
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Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000226 ISBN-13  
9789289002707
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This report summarizes the evidence on the social determinants of health in the urban context, drawing on the findings of the global Commission on Social Determinants of Health and the European review of social determinants of health and the health divide. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   18000105 ISBN-13  
9789240680043
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 30,00
English
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". .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11505543 ISBN-13  
9789241545907
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Mental health advocacy is a relatively new concept, developed with a view to reducing stigma and discrimination, and promoting the human rights of people with mental disorders. .../...
 
Title
Author Shepard, D.S., Hodgkin, D., Anthony, Y.
Year
2000 Order Number   11500478 ISBN-13  
9789241545280
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
A practical guide to the principles and methods of cost analysis as a managerial tool for improving the efficiency of hospitals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500744 ISBN-13  
9789241547536
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This fourth edition of the anthrax guidelines encompasses a systematic review of the extensive new scientific literature and relevant publications up to end 2007 including all the new information that emerged in the 3-4 years after the anthrax letter events. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11501613 ISBN-13  
9789241563611
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been recorded at the highest rates ever, according to this new report that presents findings from the largest survey to date on the scale of drug resistance in tuberculosis. .../...
 
Title
Author Nolte, E, Knai, C
Year
2017 Order Number   18000687 ISBN-13  
9789240696679
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Many countries are exploring innovative approaches to redesign delivery systems to provide appropriate support to people with long-standing health problems. .../...
 
Title
Author Bossert, T., Bärnighausen, T., Bowser, D., Mitchell, A., Gedik, G.
Year
2007 Order Number   11500715 ISBN-13  
9789241547314
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This book contains a method for assessing the financial, educational and management systems and policy context, essential for strategic planning and policy-development for human resources for health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500737 ISBN-13  
9789241547512
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This Health Metrics Network assessment tool is intended to achieve more than simply assess the strengths and weaknesses of the elements and operations of a national HIS. The mere process of conducting the assessment reaches and engages all stakeholders in the system. .../...
 
Title
Author Legido-Quigley, H., McKee, M., Nolte, E.., Glinos, I.A.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400076 ISBN-13  
9789289071932
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
People have always travelled within Europe for work and leisure, although never before with the current intensity. Now, however, they are travelling for many other reasons, including the quest for key services such as health care. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000188 ISBN-13  
9789240691001
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This publication presents data on the 114 WHO Member States that participated in the 2009 global survey on eHealth. Intended as a reference to the state of eHealth development in Member States, the book highlights selected indicators in the form of country profiles.
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   13402049 ISBN-13  
9789289014106
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The second edition of this statistical atlas presents key health figures for the WHO European Region. As in the highly popular first edition, they cover basic demographic data enriched with additional features such as time trends. .../...
 
Title
Author Mackay,J., Mensah,G.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500601 ISBN-13  
9789241562768
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
Cardiovascular disease now ranks as the world's top cause of death, causing one third of all deaths globally. Heart disease can no longer be seen as the problem of overworked, overweight middle-aged men in developed countries. In today's world, women and children too are at risk. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500628 ISBN-13  
9789241546720
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries  CHF 5,25
English
You probably know someone -in your family or among your friends - who has had a heart attack or a stroke (a brain attack). These cardiovascular diseases - diseases of the heart and the blood vessels - are killing more and more people around the world, striking rich and poor alike. .../...
 
Title
Author Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R., Kjellström, T.
Year
2006 Order Number   11502395 ISBN-13  
9789241547079
Price
CHF 33,00  / US$ 39,60 Developing countries  CHF 19,80
English
The second edition of this popular textbook provides an introduction to the principles and methods of epidemiology. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   19300202 ISBN-13  
9789241545792
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This publication aims to provide practical guidance to all those involved in the management of blood programmes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000137 ISBN-13  
9789240690561
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000138 ISBN-13  
9789240690578
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
Blood transfusion services (BTS) have the responsibility to collect blood only from donors who are at low risk for any infection that could be transmitted through transfusion and who are unlikely to jeopardize their own health by blood donation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500599 ISBN-13  
9789241546584
Price
CHF 90,00  / US$ 108,00 Developing countries  CHF 63,00
English
The tobacco epidemic is a global challenge demanding concerted global and national action. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000129 ISBN-13  
9789240689855
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000148 ISBN-13  
9789240689862
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000159 ISBN-13  
9789240689879
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000160 ISBN-13  
9789240689886
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000180 ISBN-13  
9789240689893
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000181 ISBN-13  
9789240689909
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000182 ISBN-13  
9789240689916
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000183 ISBN-13  
9789240689923
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000184 ISBN-13  
9789240689930
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000185 ISBN-13  
9789240689947
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000186 ISBN-13  
9789240689954
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000187 ISBN-13  
9789240689961
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948, the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. .../...
 
Title
Author Luepker, R.V., Evans, A., McKeigue, P., Reddy, K.S.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500519 ISBN-13  
9789241545761
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This new edition attempts to provide a broad picture of cardiovascular disease epidemiology including survey methods, experimental methods, and new methods appropriate for use in developed and developing countries. .../...
 
Title
Author Branca, F., Nikogosian, H., Lobstein, T.
Year
2007 Order Number   13400067 ISBN-13  
9789289013888
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000266 ISBN-13  
9789289014083
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
.../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000262 ISBN-13  
9789289000048
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
This study of 12 countries provides an overview of recent changes in national governments' role in the governance of health systems, focusing on efforts to reconfigure responsibilities for health policy, regulation and management; the resultant policy priorities; and the initial impact. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2001 Order Number   11500485 ISBN-13  
9789241545396
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
The Clinical Use of Blood Handbook, provides a handy guide to the appropriate use of blood and blood products for prescribers of blood at all levels of the healthcare system. It is designed to provide a quick reference to transfusion, particularly when an urgent clinical decision is required. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11500484 ISBN-13  
9789241545389
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Blood transfusion is an essential part of modern health care. Used correctly, it can be a life-saving intervention. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500741 ISBN-13  
9789241563703
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
"...Reducing health inequities is, for the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, an ethical imperative. Social injustice is killing people on a grand scale. .../...
 
Title
Author Connolly, M.A.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500620 ISBN-13  
9789241546164
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This field manual is intended to help health professionals and public health coordinators working in emergency situations prevent, detect and control the major communicable diseases encountered by affected populations. .../...
 
Title
Year
2014 Order Number   18000393 ISBN-13  
9789240693289
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
.../...
 
Title
Author Lippeveld, T., Sauerborn, R., Bodart, C.
Year
2000 Order Number   11500479 ISBN-13  
9789241561990
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 70,00
English
This book provides a practical guide to the design and implementation of health information systems in developing countries. .../...
 
Title
Author Chilsholm, D., Saxena, S., van Ommeren, M.
Year
2006 Order Number   11500692 ISBN-13  
9789241563338
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The widening recognition of mental health as a significant international public health issue has led to an increasing need to demonstrate that investment of resources into service development is both required and also worthwhile. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000123 ISBN-13  
9789240689633
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,00
English
Almost 940 million international journeys were undertaken in 2010. Global travel on this scale exposes many people to a range of health risks - different disease agents and changes in temperature, altitude and humidity are just some of these risks - all of which can lead to ill-health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2014 Order Number   18000349 ISBN-13  
9789240692558
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The EMHJ was launched in 1995 as a peer-reviewed medical journal. Starting January 2010, the Journal has been given a new format and is now published monthly. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000202 ISBN-13  
9789240691148
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
In response to the growing concern about equity issues and their implications for overall development, WHO established the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) in 2005, which focused on the "social justice" or human rights arguments for health investments. .../...
 
Title
Author Hyer, R.N., Covello, V.T.
Year
2007 Order Number   11500684 ISBN-13  
9789241547031
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
Effective communication through the media is an essential responsibility of public health officials, particularly during emergencies. Urgent, high-concern situations present a unique communication challenge. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500654 ISBN-13  
9789241546881
Price
CHF 36,00  / US$ 43,20 Developing countries  CHF 25,20
English
Deaths in hospital often occur within 24 hours of admission. Many of these deaths could be prevented if very sick children are identified soon after their arrival in the health facility, and treatment is started immediately. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500807 ISBN-13  
9789241564175
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
This book provides guidance on policies and legislation with regards to availability, accessibility, affordability and control of medicines made from substances regulated under the international drug control conventions, herein referred to as "controlled medicines". .../...
 
Title
Author Wismar, M., McKee, M., Ernst, K., Srivastava, D., Busse, R.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400073 ISBN-13  
9789289071833
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This book provides a detailed review of the role of health technology assessment (HTA) in the European Union. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2010 Order Number   11500785 ISBN-13  
9789241563970
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
*** This book was awarded First Prize in the 2011 British Medical Association Book Competition Award***

This book is a collection of analyses of the social determinants of health that impact on specific health conditions. .../...
 
Title
Author Adams, J., Bartram, J., Chartier, Y.
Year
2008 Order Number   11500712 ISBN-13  
9789241547239
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
Health-care associated infections affect between 5 and 30% of patients. The associated burden of disease is extremely high, and is a significant drain on health-sector resources and households. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   13400093 ISBN-13  
9789289014151
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Investing in health and health systems is especially important during times of crisis, such as the severe economic crisis and pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza. To address these issues, governments and policy-makers need information that is current, accurate, comparable and user-friendly. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000270 ISBN-13  
9789289014281
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This report presents the health status of Europe, providing policy-makers and public health professionals with the epidemiological evidence base that underpins Health 2020, the new European policy framework. .../...
 
Title
Author Sethi, D., Towner, E., Vincenten, J., Segui-Gomez, M., Racioppi, Francesca
Year
2008 Order Number   13400085 ISBN-13  
9789289042956
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in children. This report presents evidence on how they can be prevented and calls for greater commitment and action from policy-makers and practitioners to decrease the burden. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   13400068 ISBN-13  
9789289021937
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries  CHF 31,50
English
This report describes the situation of tobacco control and the status of tobacco control policies in the WHO European Region as of late 2006. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   19300246 ISBN-13  
9789241503181
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is not a recent phenomenon, but it is a critical health issue today. Over several decades, to varying degrees, bacteria causing common infections have developed resistance to each new antibiotic, and AMR has evolved to become a worldwide health threat. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   13100096 ISBN-13  
9789289013635
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 120,00 Developing countries  CHF 70,00
English
Countries need a review of the scientific evidence to develop integrated and comprehensive national policies on food and nutrition. .../...
 
Title
Author Ritsatakis, A., Makara, P.
Year
2009 Order Number   13400092 ISBN-13  
9789289041799
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
Noncommunicable diseases pose the greatest threat to the health of the people in the WHO European Region, yet this is an area where the greatest health gains are available at relatively modest cost. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500714 ISBN-13  
9789241547307
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
Population ageing and urbanization are two global trends that together comprise major forces shaping the 21st century. At the same time as cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and more is increasing. .../...
 
Title
Author Mendis, S., Puska, P., Norrving, B.
Year
2011 Order Number   11500834 ISBN-13  
9789241564373
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
The Global Atlas on Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases is the second Atlas on the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases published by the World Health Organization. Cardiovascular diseases lead the noncommunicable diseases epidemic contributing to nearly one third of global deaths; 17. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500742 ISBN-13  
9789241563710
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
The Global Burden of Disease: 2004 update provides a comprehensive assessment of the health of the world's population in 2004. Consistent and comparative description of the burden of diseases and injuries is an important input to health decision-making and planning processes. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2009 Order Number   11500772 ISBN-13  
9789241563871
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 30,00
English
This report uses a comprehensive framework for studying health risks that was developed for the World Health Report 2002, which presented estimates for the year 2000. The report provides an update for the year 2004 for 24 global risk factors. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000115 ISBN-13  
9789240689596
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
The next few years will be critical in the fight against malaria and the global health community needs to recognize that mosquito resistance to insecticides is now also a serious challenge to malaria control efforts. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   19300221 ISBN-13  
9789241563581
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Until very recently, elder abuse was a social problem hidden from public view and mostly regarded as a private matter. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500815 ISBN-13  
9789241564229
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
The Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases is the first report on the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, along with their risk factors and determinants. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500761 ISBN-13  
9789241563840
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Approximately 1.3 million people die each year on the world s roads, and between 20 and 50 million sustain non-fatal injuries.

While many countries have begun implementing road safety measures, to date there has been no global assessment of road safety that allows progress over time to be measured. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500510 ISBN-13  
9789241562218
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries  CHF 3,50
English
WHO and UNICEF jointly developed this global strategy to focus world attention on the impact that feeding practices have on the nutritional status, growth and development, health, and thus the very survival of infants and young children. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11506659 ISBN-13  
9789241564380
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This is the sixteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000118 ISBN-13  
9789240689640
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This is the seventeenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by WHO in a series that started in 1997. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500511 ISBN-13  
9789241546072
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
National health accounts are a powerful and practical tool for policy-makers interested in evaluating and restructuring their nation's health care financing and in developing and assessing financial interventions to improve people's health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500810 ISBN-13  
9789241548151
Price
CHF 120,00  / US$ 144,00 Developing countries  CHF 84,00
English
This fourth edition of the World Health Organization's Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality builds on over 50 years of guidance by WHO on drinking-water quality, which has formed an authoritative basis for the setting of national regulations and standards for water safety in support of public health. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2011 Order Number   11500817 ISBN-13  
9789241548199
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
The IHR (2005) Ship Sanitation Certificates (SSCs) are of particular importance for the prevention and control of public health risks on board ships on international voyages. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000209 ISBN-13  
9789240691551
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Monitoring health inequality is a practice that fosters accountability and continuous improvement within health systems. .../...
 
Title
Author Ziglio, E., Barbosa, R., Charpak, Y., Turner, S.
Year
2003 Order Number   13400048 ISBN-13  
9789289013697
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Health care systems across the WHO European Region have done and are doing much to tackle the complex and daunting problem of poverty and health. This book describes 12 initiatives already undertaken in 10 WHO Member States. .../...
 
Title
Author Murray, C.J.L., Evans, D.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500549 ISBN-13  
9789241562454
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
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Title
Author Wismar, M., McKee, M., Ernst, K., Srivastava, D., Busse, R
Year
2008 Order Number   13400080 ISBN-13  
9789289042840
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Health targets can help to improve the governance of health systems. They express a commitment to achieve specified outputs over a defined period, and allow progress towards broad goals and objectives to be monitored. They may be quantitative or qualitative, and based on outcomes or processes. .../...
 
Title
Author Garrido, M.V., Kristensen, F. B., Nielsen, C.P., Busse, R.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400082 ISBN-13  
9789289042932
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
***Highly commended in the 2009 BMA Medical Book Competition, public health category***

New technologies with the potential to improve the health of populations are continuously being introduced. But not every technological development results in clear health gains. .../...
 
Title
Author Moeller, L., Stöver, H., Jürgens, R., Gatherer, A., Nikogosian, H.
Year
2007 Order Number   13400069 ISBN-13  
9789289072809
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
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Title
Author Mladovsky, P., Allin, S., Masseria, C., Hernández-Quevedo, C., McDaid, D., Mossialos, E.
Year
2010 Order Number   13400095 ISBN-13  
9789289041904
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
Good health is a fundamental resource for social and economic prosperity and Europe has seen improvements over the past few decades in both health status and living and working conditions. .../...
 
Title
Author Matthies, F., Bickler, G., Cardeńosa Marín, N., Hales, S.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400075 ISBN-13  
9789289071918
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
Climate change is leading to variations in weather patterns and an apparent increase in extreme weather events, including heat-waves. Recent heat-waves in the WHO European Region have led to a rise in related mortality but the adverse health effects of hot weather and heat-waves are largely preventable. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11502497 ISBN-13  
9789241548267
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
The school-based control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections is of proven cost-effectiveness. .../...
 
Title
Author Tarricone, R., Tsouros, A.D.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400083 ISBN-13  
9789289042819
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
Demographic, epidemiological, social, and cultural trends in European countries are changing the traditional patterns of care. The next decades will see rising numbers of care-dependent older people and noncommunicable diseases as the leading cause of chronic illness and disability. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   11000898 ISBN-13  
9789241208987
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries  CHF 9,80
English
Records the conclusions and recommendations of a study group commissioned to explore the use of home-based care as a strategy for coping with the growing number of individuals in need of long-term care. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500798 ISBN-13  
9789241564083
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
The overall aim of the tool is to enhance coherence between international obligations and commitments on human rights and gender equality, the national legal, policy and institutional frameworks, and their application in health sector strategies. .../...
 
Title
Author Peters, D., Tran, N., Adam, T.
Year
2013 Order Number   18000286 ISBN-13  
9789240691933
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
Interest in implementation research is growing, largely in recognition of the contribution it can make to maximising the beneficial impact of health interventions. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500731 ISBN-13  
9789241547970
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This WHO guidance tool has been developed to help countries to systematically evaluate the functioning of their civil registration and vital statistics systems. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500789 ISBN-13  
9789241564014
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Policy-makers in all countries, regardless of their level of economic development, struggle to achieve health equity and to meet the health needs of their populations, especially vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   13400056 ISBN-13  
9789289013796
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Injuries lead to huge human, financial and other costs to society. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500528 ISBN-13  
9789241562201
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This publication seeks to provide a global overview of the nature and extent of injury mortality and morbidity in the form of user-friendly tables and charts. .../...
 
Title
Author Holder, Y.
Year
2002 Order Number   11500534 ISBN-13  
9789241545839
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This manual will help readers design, establish and maintain injury surveillance systems that fit the unique needs and circumstances of their own settings and also satisfy the needs of others for data that can be aggregated and compared. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11500536 ISBN-13  
9789241562324
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
In 1999, WHO published the first volume of this document to inform policy-makers, health officials, researchers and the general public about the magnitude and ranking of injuries to facilitate informed decision-making and increase attention to this significant public health problem. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11500500 ISBN-13  
9789241590174
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
Innovative Care for Chronic Conditions: Building Blocks for Action reports that health care systems around the world must reorganize their health care to meet the rising burden of chronic conditions. .../...
 
Title
Author Percy, C., Fritz, A, Jack, A., Shanmugarathan, S., Sobin, L., Parkin, D.M., Whelan, S.
Year
2000 Order Number   11503350 ISBN-13  
9789241545341
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
Now in its third edition, the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) has been used for nearly 25 years as the standard tool for coding diagnoses of neoplasms in tumour and cancer registrars and in pathology laboratories. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   11502088 ISBN-13  
9789241545426
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
As a new member of WHO Family of International Classifications, ICF describes how people live with their health condition. ICF is a classification of health and health related domains that describe body functions and structures, activities and participation. .../...
 
Title
Year
1978 Order Number   11500089 ISBN-13  
9789241541244
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 25,00
English
A systematic, authoritative classification of the many procedures used in different branches of medicine. Chapters cover procedures for medical diagnosis, laboratory procedures, preventive procedures, surgical operations, other therapeutic procedures, and ancillary procedures. .../...
 
Title
Year
1978 Order Number   11500090 ISBN-13  
9789241541251
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 25,00
English
.../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500725 ISBN-13  
9789241580410
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
In consideration of the increases in international travel and trade, and emergence and reemergence of international disease threats and other health risks, the Fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in 2005 adopted the revised International Health Regulations (IHR). The new IHR entered into force on 15 June 2007. .../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11500504 ISBN-13  
9789241562102
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 30,00
English
.../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   18000097 ISBN-13  
9789240688575
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 20,00
English
Achieving, maintaining and improving accuracy, timeliness and reliability are major challenges for health laboratories. .../...
 
Title
Author Adam, T., Baltussen, R., Tan Torres, T., Evans, D., Hutubessy, R., Acharya, A., Murray, C.J.L.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500542 ISBN-13  
9789241546010
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Several guidelines on cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) already exist. There are two reasons for producing another set. The first is that traditional or incremental CEA ignores the question of whether the current mix of interventions represents an efficient use of resources. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000193 ISBN-13  
9789240691056
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Making Health Services Adolescent Friendly: Developing National Quality Standards is intended to be a companion to the Quality Assessment Guidebook: A guide to assessing health services for adolescent clients, which was published by WHO in 2009. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   13400062 ISBN-13  
9789289013864
Price
CHF 18,00  / US$ 21,60 Developing countries  CHF 12,60
English
This booklet describes the outbreak of human cases of avian influenza in Turkey and the national and international response. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000144 ISBN-13  
9789240690639
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 30,00
English
Enhancing the competencies of health professionals is only one of the ways health care services can be improved. The management of information in particular has been shown to impact the quality of health care service delivery. .../...
 
Title
Author Nolte, E., Knai, C., McKee, M.
Year
2008 Order Number   13400084 ISBN-13  
9789289042949
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
One of the greatest challenges facing health systems in the 21st century is the need to address the growing burden of chronic diseases, which are complex and require a long-term, multifaceted response. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000288 ISBN-13  
9789240691957
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The purpose of the Manual for Procurement of Diagnostics and Related Laboratory Items and Equipment is to provide information on procurement processes specific to HIV and related diagnostics, laboratory items and equipment. .../...
 
Title
Author Ustün, T.B., Kostanjsek, N., Chatterji, S., Rehm, J.
Year
2010 Order Number   11500748 ISBN-13  
9789241547598
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
The WHO Disability Assessment Schedule - WHODAS 2.0 is a practical instrument to measure general health and disability levels.

It is based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).

WHODAS 2. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   19300264 ISBN-13  
9789241501538
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 15,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas:
. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   18000096 ISBN-13  
9789240688568
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. This document is part of a series of reference documents being developed for use at the country level. The series will include the following subject areas:
. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11502632 ISBN-13  
9789241564359
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
WHO's Project Atlas is aimed at collecting, compiling, and dessiminating information on global mental health resources. Atlas 2011 presents updated information from 184 WHO Member States on available resources for treatment and prevention of neuropsychiatric disorders globally, by WHO region, and by income group. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500783 ISBN-13  
9789241563949
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
People with mental health conditions have been excluded from the development agenda despite being a marginalized and vulnerable group in countries all over the world. This report highlights the urgent need to redress this situation. .../...
 
Title
Author J. Bánóczy, P.E. Petersen, A.J. Rugg-Gunn
Year
2009 Order Number   11500765 ISBN-13  
9789241547758
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Around the globe, dental caries is a public health problem and the disease burden is particularly high among under-privileged groups. In several low-income countries, the WHO anticipates that the incidence of dental caries will increase as a result of growing consumption of sugars and inadequate exposure to fluorides. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500796 ISBN-13  
9789241564052
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 30,00
English
.../...
 
Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11502422 ISBN-13  
9789241545570
Price
CHF 42,00  / US$ 50,40 Developing countries  CHF 29,40
English
Now in a second edition, this publication explains how national cancer control programmes, integrated with existing health systems, represent the best available method to control both the causes and the consequences of cancer. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000119 ISBN-13  
9789240689657
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 120,00 Developing countries  CHF 70,00
English
Worldwide, the application of information and communication technologies to support national health-care services is rapidly expanding and increasingly important. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   11000894 ISBN-13  
9789241208949
Price
CHF 56,00  / US$ 67,20 Developing countries  CHF 56,00
English
This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500733 ISBN-13  
9789241563642
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
The development of this report is a concrete WHO response to the 2002 United Nations Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) which recommended greater recognition and enhancement of the positive contributions made by older persons during emergency situations. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000257 ISBN-13  
9789289002257
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries  CHF 17,50
English
Populations around the world are ageing and more people are living with the effects of serious chronic illness towards the end of life. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500755 ISBN-13  
9789241547680
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Influenza pandemics are unpredictable but recurring events that can have severe consequences on societies worldwide. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000265 ISBN-13  
9789289014052
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This booklet is written for European policy-makers and leaders from different sectors that can promote physical activity, including health, sports and recreation, transport, employment, urban planning, education and the mass media. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000258 ISBN-13  
9789289042147
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
High levels of pathogen resistance are rendering current antibiotics obsolete. Coupled with insufficient investment in discovering new treatments, multidrug-resistant infections are an increasingly urgent public health concern. .../...
 
Title
Author Liu, X.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500559 ISBN-13  
9789241562522
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Health care should be provided efficiently, given the potential gains for patients and the population and the high cost of some kinds of care. Emphasizing the most cost-effective services can in principle attain the greatest health gains. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500538 ISBN-13  
9789241562362
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Health is higher on the international agenda than ever before. Concern for the health of poor people is a central development issue. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500621 ISBN-13  
9789241562805
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This WHO publication calls for the transformation of healthcare workforce training to better meet the needs of caring for patients with chronic conditions.

While the world is experiencing a rapid escalation in chronic health problems, training of the healthcare workforce has generally not kept pace. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500638 ISBN-13  
9789241563000
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This report dispels the long-held misunderstandings about heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases that have contributed to their global neglect. .../...
 
Title
Year
2007 Order Number   11500703 ISBN-13  
9789241547178
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This publication provides guidance on reducing disability and premature deaths from coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease in people at high risk, who have not yet experienced a cardiovascular event. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500814 ISBN-13  
9789241564205
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Currently, noncommunicable diseases (NCD) are responsible for almost two-thirds of all deaths globally. Of the 57 million global deaths in 2008, 36 million, or 63% were due to NCDs, principally cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and chronic respiratory diseases. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000136 ISBN-13  
9789240690554
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries  CHF 42,00
English
Medical technologies - medicines, vaccines and medical devices - are essential for public health. Access to essential medicines and research to address neglected diseases have been a major concern for many years. .../...
 
Title
Author Edwards, P., Tsouros, A.
Year
2006 Order Number   13400065 ISBN-13  
9789289021814
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
People's participation in physical activity is influenced by the built, natural and social environments in which people live as well as by personal factors such as sex, age, ability, time and motivation. .../...