List of WHO publications: Primary health care
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Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000264 ISBN-13
 9789289014014
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Poorer people live shorter lives and are more often ill than the rich. This disparity has drawn attention to the remarkable sensitivity of health to the social environment. This publication examines this social gradient in health, and explains how psychological and social influences affect physical health and longevity. .../...
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Year
2013 Order Number    11502626 ISBN-13
 9789241548373
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,00
English
The Pocket Book is for use by doctors, nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals. This second edition is based on evidence from several WHO updated and published clinical guidelines. It is for use in both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals with basic laboratory facilities and essential medicines. .../...
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2012 Order Number    15400030 ISBN-13
 9789290224112
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The Alma-Ata Conference on Primary Health Care in 1978 mobilized a "primary health care (PHC) movement that undertook to tackle the "politically, socially and economically unacceptable health inequalities In all countries. The Declaration of Alma-Ata was clear about the values to be strengthened - social justice, equity and the right to better health for all. .../...
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2011 Order Number    11500830 ISBN-13
 9789241548311
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
This manual is written for clinicians working at the district hospital (first-level referral care) who diagnose and manage sick adolescents and adults in resource-constrained settings. It aims to support clinical reasoning, and to provide an effective clinical approach and protocols for the management of common and serious or potentially life-threatening conditions at the district hospital. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    14600060 ISBN-13
 9789290217442
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Investing in health, particularly that of the poor, is central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    19300232 ISBN-13
 9789241599023
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This booklet which includes a CD-ROM should enable any health-care worker to facilitate a workshop on patient safety. This workshop explores how multiple weaknesses present within the hospital system can lead to error. It aims to provide all health-care workers and managers with an insight into the underlying cause of such events. .../...
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 2.0 can be used as a general measure across all diseases, including mental, neurological and addictive disorders. .../...
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
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. This book examines the health system response to this rising burden in eight countries: Denmark, England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia and Canada. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    11500739 ISBN-13
 9789241563680
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This report on integrating mental health into primary care, which was developed jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca), presents the justification and advantages of providing mental health services in primary care. .../...
Title
Year
2008 Order Number    12402008 ISBN-13
 9789241563734
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
As nations seek to strengthen their health systems, they are increasingly looking to primary health care (PHC) to provide a clear and comprehensive sense of direction. .../...
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
Year
2007 Order Number    15200111 ISBN-13
 9789290613169
Price
CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries    CHF 11,90
English
This book calls for a bold transformation of health care and health systems in the 21st century. Quality of care has become an increasingly important issue for the World Health Organization s South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions, and a policy framework for people-centred health care was endorsed by Member States in September 2007. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    15200085 ISBN-13
 9789290612179
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This manual has been designed as a basic reference for use when exploring the development and implementation of electronic health record (EHR) systems. It provides a general overview, some basic definitions and examples of EHR practices. Also covered are points for consideration when moving towards the introduction of an EHR. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    19900031 ISBN-13
 9789241546973
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
The electronic version of WHO Training Resource on Primary Ear and Hearing Care on CD-ROM is a new set of four training manuals aimed at equipping primary health care workers in developing countries with simple and cost-effective methods to reduce the burden of ear and hearing disorders. Books also available: a href="http://www.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    19300207 ISBN-13
 9789241599245
Price
CHF 132,00  / US$ 158,40 Developing countries    CHF 92,40
English
Evidence-based clinical practices that can save lives. Package includes the following manuals: . a href="http://bookorders.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1.jsp?sesslan=1&codlan=1&codcol=15&codcch=522"> Surgical Care for District Hospitals . a href="http://bookorders.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    11500667 ISBN-13
 9789241593618
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CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
CD-ROM also available a href="http://www.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    14600033 ISBN-13
 9789290214014
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Assessing trade in health services is a relatively new area that has only recently caught the attention of public health professionals and health policy-makers alike. Country studies on assessing trade in health services require a valid and reliable methodology that will allow the possible impact of international trade on access, quality, equity and efficiency of health services to be estimated. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    19300206  
 
Price
US$ 2000,00  / US$ 0,00 Developing countries    US$ 2000,00
English
***This product is only available directly from WHO Press, not through our network of sales agents. Please contact us by email: bookorders@who.int*** a href= "http://www.who.int/kms/initiatives/bluetrunk/en/index1. .../...
Title
Author Al-Assaf, A.F., Sheikh, M.
Year
2004 Order Number    14400026 ISBN-13
 9789290212966
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries    CHF 19,60
English
Quality is a direct outcome of the primary health care principles of equity, accessibility, cost-effectiveness, sustainability and partnership with the community. Therefore, quality assurance and improvement in primary health care continues to top the agenda for most countries of the world, including those in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    14600018 ISBN-13
 9789290213376
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Investing in health, particularly that of the poor, is central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    14600019 ISBN-13
 9789290213369
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Investing in health, particularly that of the poor, is central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. In support of this strategy WHO's Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean is actively promoting in countries of the Region community-based initiatives like Basic Development Needs, Healthy Cities, Healthy Villages and Women in Health and Development. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    11500474 ISBN-13
 9789241590280
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
To raise awareness of health as a human right, the World Health Organization has launched "The Right to Health" a colourful, interactive cartoon booklet. The goal of the booklet is to reach out particularly to adolescents and children and demystify the right to health. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    15602024 ISBN-13
 9789290221678
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
A detailed practical guide to the development of high-quality national health laboratory services in South-East Asian countries. In view of the frequent absence of laboratory-based information at the primary health care level, the book gives particular attention to the development of peripheral laboratories as a means of supporting better patient management and better disease surveillance. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    19300113  
 
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
Reports the conclusions reached by a task force commissioned to identify the challenges facing efforts to make health a central goal of development and thus improve the status of vulnerable groups. The task force was also asked to explore WHO's role in leading the world to meet these challenges in the next century. The report has two parts. .../...
Title
Author Braveman, P.A., Tarimo, E.
Year
1994 Order Number    11500424 ISBN-13
 9789241544733
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Establishes a framework and a method for assessing the place of screening programmes in primary health care and determining which programmes will be most likely to benefit patients and health services alike. .../...
Title
Author Tarimo, E., Webster, E.G.
Year
1994 Order Number    19300090 ISBN-13
 9780119517637
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Reviews what has been learned about the strengths and weaknesses of the primary health care approach since its adoption, at the Alma-Ata conference in 1978, as a formal strategy for improving world health. .../...
Title
Year
1989 Order Number    16300001 ISBN-13
 9789275120224
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1985 Order Number    15800006 ISBN-13
 9789290221753
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1984 Order Number    16100473 ISBN-13
 9789275114735
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Summary unavailable.
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