List of WHO publications: Family health
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Title
Author Sethi, D., Bellis, M., Hughes, K., Gilbert, R., Mitis, F., Galea, G
Year
2014 Order Number    18000273 ISBN-13
 9789289000291
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Child maltreatment is a leading cause of health inequality, with the socioeconomically disadvantaged more at risk, perpetuating social injustice. Though it is a priority in most countries of the WHO European Region, few devote adequate resources and attention to its prevention. .../...
Title
Author Sethi, D., Bellis, M., Hughes, K., Gilbert, R., Mitis, F., Galea, G.
Year
2013 Order Number    13400136 ISBN-13
 9789289000284
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Child maltreatment is a leading cause of health inequality, with the socioeconomically disadvantaged more at risk, perpetuating social injustice. Though it is a priority in most countries of the WHO European Region, few devote adequate resources and attention to its prevention. .../...
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2013 Order Number    14000106  
 
Price
CHF 191,66  / US$ 229,99 Developing countries    CHF 191,66
English
This collection contains 30+ WHO publications dealing with newborn and maternal health, pregnancy, contraceptives, human semen and reproductive health indicators. This collection will be useful to health professionals, midwives and district health personnel. Electronic access to these books is available for one year and for single institution access only.
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    11502506 ISBN-13
 9789241548434
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
In view of the need for evidence-based best practices for providing safe abortion care in order to protect the health and human rights of women, the World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its 2003 publication Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems. .../...
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2011 Order Number    11502830 ISBN-13
 9789241548380
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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
Year
2009 Order Number    16300213 ISBN-13
 9789275128411
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This publication is the product of a joint initiative between PAHO/WHO, USAID, SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) and AECI, initiated in 2004/05 to identify options for extending social protection in health to mothers, newborns, and children in Latin American Countries. .../...
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2009 Order Number    11500760 ISBN-13
 9789241547734
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
This handbook is an update of an earlier publication on monitoring the availability and use of obstetric services, issued by UNICEF, WHO and UNFPA in 1997. The indicators defined within the publication have been used by ministries of health, international agencies and programme managers in over 50 countries around the world. .../...
Title
Author Simmons, R., Fajans, P., Ghiron, L.
Year
2008 Order Number    11500720 ISBN-13
 9789241563512
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This book considers the topic of scaling up from a particular vantage point. The focus is on ways to increase the impact of health service innovations that have been tested in pilot or experimental projects so as to benefit more people and to foster policy and programme development on a lasting, sustainable basis. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15200109 ISBN-13
 9789290612469
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The WHO Western Pacific Region has achieved impressive gains in child survival, but reaching poor or underserved communities with existing life-saving interventions remains one of the biggest challenges in reducing child mortality. The Region is thus seeking to integrate a pro-poor focus into child survival-related programmes. This publication is a step in that direction. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    19900032 ISBN-13
 9789241547062
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Every year, more than 529 000 women and more than 5.7 million babies die before, during, or after childbirth, the majority in developing countries. The WHO is determined to respond to these tragedies and has developed seven Midwifery Education Modules to complement clinical tools and tools for management, planning and training. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15200097 ISBN-13
 9789290612636
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Malaysia participated in a case study on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, in the form of a review of literature, studies and projects, initiated by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. A total of 260 documents were reviewed covering subjects grouped in four categories: demography, status of adolescent and reproductive health, interventions, policies and legislation. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15200092 ISBN-13
 9789290612643
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This is one of the reviews of literature and projects of sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youths in eight Asian countries. Adolescents and youth make up one fourth of the population in the Western Pacific Region. At least 17% out of 37 countries and areas in the region have a median age below 25 years. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15200096 ISBN-13
 9789290612629
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This is one of the reviews on the literature and projects of sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youths in eight Asian countries. This volume deals with adolescent reproductive health in the Republic of Korea. This report encompasses material and literature published by the government, nongovernmental organizations, and academic researchers. .../...
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2006 Order Number    15200087 ISBN-13
 9789290610878
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The joint WHO/UNICEF Regional Child Survival Strategy offers a unified direction and a description of the actions necessary to successfully implement life-saving interventions. It can be used to guide countries and areas in the Region in their efforts to improve child survival. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    11500675 ISBN-13
 9789241547000
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This Guide provides essential knowledge and skills needed by health care providers, at different levels of care, in order to offer quality services for prevention, early detection and screening, treatment and palliation of cervical cancer. The Guide presents guidelines and up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations covering the full continuum of care. .../...
Title
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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. Therefore, a process of rapid triage for all children presenting to hospital needs to be put in place, to determine whether any emergency or priority signs are present. .../...
Title
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2005 Order Number    15200084 ISBN-13
 9789290612117
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
There is a large population of young people (age 10-24 years) in the region of Asia and the Pacific. Adjusting to sexual development and protecting their reproductive health are among the greatest challenges for adolescents during this period of transition from childhood to adulthood. .../...
Title
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2005 Order Number    11501654 ISBN-13
 9789241546874
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
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. Therefore, a process of rapid triage for all children presenting to hospital needs to be put in place, to determine whether any emergency or priority signs are present. .../...
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2005 Order Number    12402005 ISBN-13
 9789241562904
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
"Public health programmes need to work together so that all families have access to a continuum of care that extends from pregnancy (and even before), through childbirth and on into childhood, instead of the often fragmented services available at present". .../...
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2005 Order Number    11500608 ISBN-13
 9789241562843
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This publication is the companion guideline to WHO's Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. It aims to improve access to quality care in family planning by providing guidance on the safe and effective use of contraceptive methods once they are deemed to be medically appropriate. .../...
Title
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2003 Order Number    15200034 ISBN-13
 9789290610519
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Recognizing the complexity of factors that influence child health outcomes, the Regional Framework for Community Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has been developed as a practical tool for getting started by building upon existing structures, community actors and actions already in place. This document is divided into nine chapters. .../...
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1989 Order Number    16300002 ISBN-13
 9789275120217
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
A multi-authored study of the special health and social problems faced by older women living in Latin America and the Caribbean. .../...
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