List of WHO publications: Health services
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Title
Year
2014 Order Number    14000109  
 
Price
CHF 2000,00  / US$ 2400,00 Developing countries    CHF 1000,00
English
The WHO e-Global subscription provides access to more than 200 titles for those seeking a comprehensive record of everything published by WHO since 2012. .../...
Title
Author Richardson, E.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601504  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Hofmarcher, M.M.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601507  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    13400139 ISBN-13
 9789289000505
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Against the background of concern about ministerial responsibility for the health of prisoners in Europe, the members of the WHO European Network on Prison and Health asked the WHO Regional Office for Europe to provide a document on the governance of prison health. .../...
Title
Author Ringard, A., Sagan, A., Sperre Saunes, I., Lindahl, A.K.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601508  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    15203192 ISBN-13
 9789290616092
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) profiles are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each profile is produced by country experts in collaboration with an international editor. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    15400035 ISBN-13
 9789290224488
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This report presents an analysis of the state of intersectoral action and Health in All Policies in the South-East Asia Region, with a view to building the case for increased reinforcement of the steps being taken by governments to implement Health in All Policies, as called for in the Helsinki Statement on Health in All Policies (2013). .../...
Title
Author Richardson, E, Malakhova, I., Novik, I., Famenka, A.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601505  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Lai, T., Habicht, T., Kahur, K., Reinap, M., Kiivet, R., van Ginneken, E.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601506  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    15200166 ISBN-13
 9789290616344
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Beyond the MDGs and their 2015 deadline, the goal of universal health coverage (UHC) is of growing importance, with its core elements of better health outcomes, greater equity and improved financial protection. It is vital that countries' policy decisions be guided by the best available knowledge. In this context, WHO's role as a knowledge-based technical support agency is becoming more crucial. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    13400138 ISBN-13
 9789289000437
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The WHO Regional Office for Europe commissioned this report to support the implementation of the health 2020 Framework. It builds on Governance for health in the 21st century: a study conducted for the WHO Regional office for Europe. .../...
Title
Author Rice, T., Rosenau, P., Unruh, L.Y., Barnes , A.J., Saltman, R.B., van Ginneken, E.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601503  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    12402013 ISBN-13
 9789241564595
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
Everyone should have access to the health services they need without being forced into poverty when paying for them. This report argues that universal health coverage - with full access to high-quality services for prevention, treatment and financial risk protection - cannot be achieved without the evidence provided by scientific research. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000260 ISBN-13
 9789289002509
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
This book explores the key challenges facing Austria's public health system. Set firmly in the context of the history, scope, functions and responsibilities of public health in developed countries, it examines how the Austrian system has developed and adapted over the last 50 years to the benefit of the population. It also looks at the challenges presented by life in the 21st century. .../...
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
Year
2013 Order Number    18000238 ISBN-13
 9789289041706
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This book highlights the essentials of health and health systems in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It then compares these national data with the average data for three groups - their own, the 15 countries that were members of the EU before 1 May 2004 and the 27 current EU Member States. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number    18000239 ISBN-13
 9789289002776
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
Under the European Directive on the application of patients' rights in cross-border health care, the development of European reference networks was promoted as one of the prime areas for cross-border cooperation among Member States. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000241 ISBN-13
 9789289041874
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Capital investment in European health systems has to take account of an array of challenges and opportunities: the demographic and epidemiological transitions associated with an ageing population; advances in medical technologies and pharmaceuticals; rising public expectations; and persistent health inequalities. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000243 ISBN-13
 9789289002226
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
Cross-border health care is a growing phenomenon in the European Union. When in need of medical treatment, patients increasingly act as informed consumers who claim the right to choose their own providers, including those beyond borders. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000248 ISBN-13
 9789289002554
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
For hospital governance to be effective, it must incorporate two powerful and well-developed lines of health sector logic: on the one hand, national health policy and objectives; on the other, operational hospital management. One sphere is political, the other is technical. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000252 ISBN-13
 9789289002486
Price
CHF 150,00  / US$ 180,00 Developing countries    CHF 105,00
English
The mobility of health professionals affects the performance of health systems, and increasingly so since the European Union (EU) enlargements in 2004 and 2007. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000253 ISBN-13
 9789289002899
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,80
English
For every person over the age of 65 in today's European Union, there are four people of working age but, by 2050, there will only be two. Demand for long-term care, of which home care forms a significant part, will inevitably increase in the decades to come. Despite the importance of the issue, however, up-to-date and comparative information on home care in Europe is lacking. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000255 ISBN-13
 9789289002820
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Many of the policies and programmes that affect health originate outside the health sector. Governments therefore need to address population health using a strategy or policy principle that fosters intersectoral action. Health in all policies (HiAP) does just that, encouraging intersectoral approaches to management, coordination and action. .../...
Title
Author Murauskiene, L., Janoniene, R, Veniute, M., van Ginneken, E., Karanikolos, M.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601502  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
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
2013 Order Number    18000205 ISBN-13
 9789240691179
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This document presents the main findings of a research project requested by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the WHO and the Ministry of Health of Mexico aimed at analysing certain policy processes of intersectoral approaches in order to identify evidence sustaining the effectiveness of using a SDH approach to design public policies. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    15200161 ISBN-13
 9789290616016
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the work of the World Health Organization in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which began in 1962 when a Country Liaison Office was established in the capital city of Vientiane. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    14010109  
 
English
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Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000191 ISBN-13
 9789240691032
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Social protection services and income transfers are put in place by governments to reduce households vulnerability to poverty, to manage risks and counteract the negative impacts that unexpected life events may have on their income, wealth or health, and to lift them out of chronic poverty. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    19300278 ISBN-13
 9789241505314
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This document presents the main findings of a research project requested by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the WHO and the Ministry of Health of Mexico aimed at analysing certain policy processes of intersectoral approaches in order to identify evidence sustaining the effectiveness of using a SDH approach to design public policies. .../...
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. A powerful approach is to improve the tools with which health and health-related data and information are collected, stored, accessed, disseminated and used. .../...
Title
Author Jakubowski, E., Saltman, R.B.
Year
2013 Order Number    13400132 ISBN-13
 9789289000031
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 Marchildon, G.P.
Year
2013 Order Number    13601501  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Palm, W., Glinos, I. A., Rechel, B., Garel, P., Busse, R., Figueras, J.
Year
2013 Order Number    13400129 ISBN-13
 9789289002769
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
Under the European Directive on the application of patients' rights in cross-border health care, the development of European reference networks was promoted as one of the prime areas for cross-border cooperation among Member States. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    15400031 ISBN-13
 9789290224297
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region have made considerable efforts at providing an extra surge to their efforts down the road to achieving the targets set by the United Nations Millennium Declaration in 2000, the core values of which have been enshrined in the Millennium Development Goals. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    14000103  
 
Price
CHF 1183,33  / US$ 1419,99 Developing countries    CHF 1183,33
English
This collection contains 150+ WHO publications dealing with health systems strengthening, health financing and economics, health systems performance and assessment, social determinants of health and health equity. It also includes related World Health Reports. This collection will be useful to policy and decision makers in public health. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    14010103  
 
English
This collection contains 150+ WHO publications dealing with health systems strengthening, health financing and economics, health systems performance and assessment, social determinants of health and health equity. It also includes related World Health Reports. This collection will be useful to policy and decision makers in public health. .../...
Title
Author Steel, D., Cylus, J.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601409  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author O'Neill, C., McGregor, P., Merkur, S.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601410  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Longley, M., Riley, N., Davies, P., Hernandez-Quevedo, C.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601411  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Turcanu, G., Domente, S., Buga, M., Richardson, E
Year
2012 Order Number    13601407  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Mitenbergs, U., Taube, M., Misins, J., Mikitis, E., Martinsons, A, Rurane, A., Quentin, W.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601408  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    15200189 ISBN-13
 9789290615651
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
Millions of people in Asia and the Pacific, particularly the poor, still cannot use needed health services because they are unavailable or are too expensive. Millions more suffer financial ruin each year because they must pay for the health services they use at the time they receive them. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    15202192 ISBN-13
 9789290615842
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) profiles are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each profile is produced by country experts in collaboration with an international editor. .../...
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
2012 Order Number    19300268 ISBN-13
 9789241503594
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
2012 Order Number    19300269 ISBN-13
 9789241503655
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Social protection services and income transfers are put in place by governments to reduce households vulnerability to poverty, to manage risks and counteract the negative impacts that unexpected life events may have on their income, wealth or health, and to lift them out of chronic poverty. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    19300275 ISBN-13
 9789241504645
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. A powerful approach is to improve the tools with which health and health-related data and information are collected, stored, accessed, disseminated and used. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    19300277 ISBN-13
 9789241504874
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. More recently, the focus of health policy debate has broadened to consider how to promote innovation and how to ensure equitable access to all vital medical technologies. .../...
Title
Author Genet, N., Boerma, W., Kroneman, M., Hutchinson, A., Saltman, R.B.
Year
2012 Order Number    13400128 ISBN-13
 9789289002882
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,80
English
For every person over the age of 65 in today's European Union, there are four people of working age but, by 2050, there will only be two. Demand for long-term care, of which home care forms a significant part, will inevitably increase in the decades to come. Despite the importance of the issue, however, up-to-date and comparative information on home care in Europe is lacking. .../...
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. This is especially so at a time when all health systems face stringent economic challenges and greater demands to provide more and better care, especially to those most in need. .../...
Title
Author McQueen, D.V., Wismar, M., Lin, V., Jones, C.M., Davies, M.
Year
2012 Order Number    13400124 ISBN-13
 9789289002813
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Many of the policies and programmes that affect health originate outside the health sector. Governments therefore need to address population health using a strategy or policy principle that fosters intersectoral action. Health in all policies (HiAP) does just that, encouraging intersectoral approaches to management, coordination and action. .../...
Title
Author Theodorou, M., Charalambous, C., Petrou, C., Cylus, J.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601406  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    11500841 ISBN-13
 9789241548397
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
The primary goal of the guideline is to improve the quality of care and the outcome in people with type 2 diabetes in low-resource settings. The guideline provides a basis for development of simple algorithms for management of diabetes with essential medicines and technology available in first-contact health services in low-resource settings. .../...
Title
Author Dimova, A., Rahova, M., Moutafova, E, Atanasova, E., Koeva, S., Panteli, D., van Ginneken, E.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601403  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Kickbusch, I., Gleicher, D.
Year
2012 Order Number    13400121 ISBN-13
 9789289002745
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Governance for health describes the attempts of governments and other actors to steer communities, whole countries or even groups of countries in the pursuit of health as integral to well-being. This study tracks recent governance innovations to address the priority determinants of health and categorizes them into five strategic approaches to smart governance for health. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    15200158 ISBN-13
 9789290615866
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The purpose of this guidance document is to assist Member States in establishing a public health diagnostic laboratory network to support surveillance activities and enhance rapid detection and response to emerging infectious disease outbreaks. This document describes the public health laboratory system, its core functions, and factors to consider when establishing such a system.
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    15200159 ISBN-13
 9789290615941
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This report summarizes the progress of APSED (2010) implementation in the Western Pacific Region by documenting key achievements, activities and challenges for each of the eight focus area for the period January 2011 to June 2012. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    13400119 ISBN-13
 9789289002691
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
Author Toniolo, F, Bonin, M, Aggio, A., Bonesso, P, Cella, M, Mazzucco S., Nicola S., Nube, G., et al.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601401  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Katsaga, A., Kulzhanov, M., Karanikolos, M., Rechel, Bernd
Year
2012 Order Number    13601404  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    13601405  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Olejaz, M., Juul Nielsen, A., Rudkjobing, A., Okkels Birk, H., Krasnik, A., HernŠndez-Quevedo, C.
Year
2012 Order Number    13601402  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    18000085 ISBN-13
 9789240688452
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Adopting electronic recording and reporting is not simply about choosing a piece of software: it is also about changing how people work. This is not a simple undertaking. This document introduces the key questions to be considered and illustrates what the questions, options and recommendations mean in practice by drawing on examples of recent experience from a variety of countries. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    18000086 ISBN-13
 9789240688469
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
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Title
Year
2012 Order Number    19300247 ISBN-13
 9789241503143
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
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Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500837 ISBN-13
 9789241564397
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
This publication explores how the Internet has moved beyond an educational and research tool that once served as a social network for a few elite scientists and has been transformed into a commerce and health care juggernaut now accessible to much of the planet. However, this transformation has not been free of complications and challenges. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500828 ISBN-13
 9789241548274
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. Countries worldwide committed themselves to build national capacities for the detection of, and response to, public health events of international concern when they decided to engage in the International Health Regulations implementation process. .../...
Title
Author Szalay, T., Pazitnż, P., ScalayovŠ, A, FrisovŠ, S.
Year
2011 Order Number    13601302  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Popovich, L., Potapchik, E., Shishkin, S., Richardson, E., Vacroux, A., Mathivet, B.
Year
2011 Order Number    13601307  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    13601308  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    15201192 ISBN-13
 9789290615583
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) profiles are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each profile is produced by country experts in collaboration with an international editor. .../...
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300248 ISBN-13
 9789241502580
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
By providing information on other sectors agendas and policy approaches, and their health impacts, and by illustrating areas for potential collaboration, the Social Determinants of Health Sectoral Briefing Series aims to encourage more systematic dialogue and problem solving, and more collaboration with other areas of government. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300249 ISBN-13
 9789241502290
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
By providing information on other sectors agendas and policy approaches, and their health impacts, and by illustrating areas for potential collaboration, the Social Determinants of Health Sectoral Briefing Series aims to encourage more systematic dialogue and problem solving, and more collaboration with other areas of government. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300250 ISBN-13
 9789241502498
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
By providing information on other sectors agendas and policy approaches, and their health impacts, and by illustrating areas for potential collaboration, the Social Determinants of Health Sectoral Briefing Series aims to encourage more systematic dialogue and problem solving, and more collaboration with other areas of government. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300258 ISBN-13
 9789241501385
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300259 ISBN-13
 9789241501637
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300260 ISBN-13
 9789241501361
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300261 ISBN-13
 9789241501378
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300262 ISBN-13
 9789241501408
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300263 ISBN-13
 9789241501392
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300265 ISBN-13
 9789241501415
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: . policy framework for health technology . medical device regulations . .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19300266 ISBN-13
 9789241503532
Price
CHF 100,00  / US$ 120,00 Developing countries    CHF 100,00
English
WHO and partners have been working towards devising an agenda, an action plan, tools and guidelines to increase access to appropriate medical devices. The present package includes the following documents: a href="http://apps.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1.jsp?codlan=1&codcol=93&codcch=259"> Development of medical device policies. a href="http://apps. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    19900054 ISBN-13
 9789241505086
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The WHO Patient Safety Programme has developed these hand hygiene training films for health-care workers involved in training sessions about hand hygiene best practices and/or about hand hygiene compliance observation. .../...
Title
Author Ladurner. J., Gerger, M., Holland, W.W., Moss, E., Merkur, S., Stewart, S., Irwin, R., Soffri, J.
Year
2011 Order Number    13400114 ISBN-13
 9789289002493
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
This book explores the key challenges facing Austria's public health system. Set firmly in the context of the history, scope, functions and responsibilities of public health in developed countries, it examines how the Austrian system has developed and adapted over the last 50 years to the benefit of the population. It also looks at the challenges presented by life in the 21st century. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    04501711  
 
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
.
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. The EMHJ serves as a forum for the dissemination of biomedical information through the publication of scientific research papers on a range of topics related to public health, with particular relevance to the Eastern Mediterranean Region. .../...
Title
Author Saltman, R. B., DurŠn, A., Dubois, H. F.W.
Year
2011 Order Number    13400115 ISBN-13
 9789289002547
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
For hospital governance to be effective, it must incorporate two powerful and well-developed lines of health sector logic: on the one hand, national health policy and objectives; on the other, operational hospital management. One sphere is political, the other is technical. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    14600063 ISBN-13
 9789290217275
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Unsafe health care remains a problem of immense magnitude worldwide. The development of solutions and initiatives aimed at driving change towards greater patient safety has become a pressing need, and is recognized by the public health community. .../...
Title
Author Sethi, D., Wood, S., Mitis, F., Bellis, M., Penhale, B., Iborra, I., Lowenstein, A., Manthorpe, G., Ulvestad Kšrki, F.
Year
2011 Order Number    13400111 ISBN-13
 9789289002370
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Elder maltreatment is pervasive throughout the WHO European Region: at least 4 million elderly people are estimated to experience maltreatment in any one year and 2500 of them will die each year. Most countries in the Region have an ageing population, putting increasing numbers of people at risk. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500818 ISBN-13
 9789241564250
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
The use of mobile and wireless technologies to support the achievement of health objectives (mHealth) has the potential to transform the face of health service delivery across the globe. A powerful combination of factors is driving this change. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    15400022 ISBN-13
 9789290223962
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This document provides technical support to Member States in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions on the steps required to develop and effectively implement a national laboratory policy and national laboratory plan in accordance with the Asia Pacific Strategy for Strengthening Health Laboratory Services (2010-2015). .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    15400023 ISBN-13
 9789290223979
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Establishing and maintaining laboratory quality standards are essential to generate reliable results to support clinical and public health actions. The Laboratory Quality Standards present a minimum set of standards that can be readily adapted by countries and applied to laboratories at every level of the health-care system. This document also outlines mechanism to implement them. .../...
Title
Author Blas, E., Sommerfeld, J., Sivasankara Kurup, A.
Year
2011 Order Number    11500803 ISBN-13
 9789241564137
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The thirteen case studies contained in this publication were commissioned by the research node of the Knowledge Network on Priority Public Health Conditions (PPHC-KN), a WHO-based interdepartmental working group associated with the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health. .../...
Title
Author Wismar, M., Palm, W., Figueras, J., Ernst, K., van Ginneken, E.
Year
2011 Order Number    13400108 ISBN-13
 9789289002219
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
Cross-border health care is a growing phenomenon in the European Union. When in need of medical treatment, patients increasingly act as informed consumers who claim the right to choose their own providers, including those beyond borders. .../...
Title
Author Boyle, S.
Year
2011 Order Number    13601301  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...
Title
Author Ibraimova, A., Akkazieva, B., Ibraimov, A., Manzhieva, E., Rechel, B.
Year
2011 Order Number    13601303  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The Health Systems in Transition (HiT) series consists of country-based reviews that provide a detailed description of a health system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development in a specific country. Each review is produced by country experts in collaboration with the Observatory's staff. .../...