List of WHO publications: Maternal health
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Year
2014 Order Number    15200210 ISBN-13
 9789290616856
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Approximately every two minutes, a baby dies in the WHO Western Pacific Region. The majority of newborn deaths occur within the first few days, mostly from preventable causes. The high mortality and morbidity rates among newborns are related to inappropriate hospital and community practices that currently occur throughout the Region. .../...
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2014 Order Number    18000343 ISBN-13
 9789240692503
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 40,00
English
This report shows how, on a daily basis, eHealth innovations are improving access to care and assisting women to take control of their own health. Advances such as these are providing pregnant women, mothers and young children with better health care services and advice. .../...
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2014 Order Number    19300287 ISBN-13
 9789241564724
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 40,00
English
This report shows how, on a daily basis, eHealth innovations are improving access to care and assisting women to take control of their own health. Advances such as these are providing pregnant women, mothers and young children with better health care services and advice. .../...
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2013 Order Number    14000106  
 
Price
CHF 191,66  / US$ 229,99 Developing countries    CHF 191,66
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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
2013 Order Number    14010106  
 
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. .../...
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2012 Order Number    18000124 ISBN-13
 9789240689824
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth. PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries and the primary cause of nearly one quarter of all maternal deaths globally. .../...
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2012 Order Number    18000117 ISBN-13
 9789240689619
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Reducing maternal mortality by 75% is the Millennium Development Goal 5a. To reach this goal, countries need an accurate picture of the causes and levels of maternal deaths. However, efforts to document the progress in decreasing maternal mortality must make adjustments for inconsistencies in country-reported maternal mortality. .../...
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2012 Order Number    11500845 ISBN-13
 9789241548458
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Reducing maternal mortality by 75% is the Millennium Development Goal 5a. To reach this goal, countries need an accurate picture of the causes and levels of maternal deaths. However, efforts to document the progress in decreasing maternal mortality must make adjustments for inconsistencies in country-reported maternal mortality. .../...
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2011 Order Number    19300242 ISBN-13
 9789241564328
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This is the report of the Commission for Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health to the United Nations. The Commission's ten recommendations focus on improving information for better results, improving tracking of resources, and stronger oversight of both results and resources at national and global levels.
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Year
2010 Order Number    11500749 ISBN-13
 9789241547628
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 40,00
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The main aim of this practical Handbook is to strengthen counselling and communication skills of skilled attendants (SAs) and other health providers, helping them to effectively discuss with women, families and communities the key issues surrounding pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, postnatal and post-abortion care. .../...
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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. .../...
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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. .../...
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2007 Order Number    11500541 ISBN-13
 9789241545877
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
This manual is written for midwives and doctors at the district hospital who are responsible for the care of women with complications of pregnancy, childbirth or the immediate postpartum period including immediate problems of the newborn. The emphasis of the manual is on rapid assessment and decision making. .../...
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2006 Order Number    11500602 ISBN-13
 9789241590846
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
This guide provides a full range of updated, evidence-based norms and standards that will enable health care providers to give high quality care during pregnancy, delivery and in the postpartum period, considering the needs of the mother and her newborn baby. .../...
Title
Author Lewis, G., De Bernis, L.
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2006 Order Number    19300213 ISBN-13
 9789241593670
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
***This book is a winner of the British Medical Association's 2007 annual Medical Book Competition. Highly commended in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology category*** This manual is intended to be a practical guide to be read and used at many different levels by many different people, especially health-care professionals and planners, policy-makers and community leaders. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    19300207 ISBN-13
 9789241599245
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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    11500670 ISBN-13
 9789241563208
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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All over the world, major changes are taking place in the area of maternal and child health to achieve the goals set out in international declarations and country commitments. The need for evaluation and information has, therefore, become increasingly apparent. This report provides neonatal and perinatal mortality estimates by country, regional groupings and globally. .../...
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2005 Order Number    15200070 ISBN-13
 9789290611912
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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This maternal death review has provided an in-depth analysis of all factors that relate to maternal deaths of seven provinces that represent seven geographical regions in Viet Nam. .../...
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2005 Order Number    15200063 ISBN-13
 9789290611745
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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WHO's Western Pacific Regional Office is currently supporting second generation HIV surveillance, which concentrates resources where they will yield information that is most useful in reducing the spread of HIV and providing care for those affected. .../...
Title
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2005 Order Number    19300206  
 
Price
US$ 2000,00  / US$ 0,00 Developing countries    US$ 2000,00
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***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
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2005 Order Number    12402005 ISBN-13
 9789241562904
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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". .../...
Title
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2004 Order Number    11500603 ISBN-13
 9789241591836
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Every year some eight million women suffer pregnancy-related complications and over half a million die. Most of these deaths can be averted even where resources are limited but, in order to do so, the right kind of information is needed upon which to base actions. .../...
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2003 Order Number    11500553 ISBN-13
 9789241546225
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,00
English
Every year an estimated three million newborn babies die during the first week of life due to problems such as sepsis, tetanus, or asphyxia, or problems associated with trauma, low birth weight, or preterm birth. .../...
Title
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2001 Order Number    16300008 ISBN-13
 9789275122884
Price
CHF 44,00  / US$ 52,80 Developing countries    CHF 30,80
English
The concept of equity has emerged as a primary guiding for the work of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau. The Bureau has been gathering information on and examining issues related to disparities in health in the Americas, especially as they relate to socioeconomic factors. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    15000010 ISBN-13
 9789290611400
Price
CHF 7,00  / US$ 8,40 Developing countries    CHF 4,90
English
Describes a wide range of simple strategies and interventions that can be used to improve the management of maternal and child health programmes in developing countries. .../...
Title
Author Krasovec, K., Anderson, M.A.
Year
1991 Order Number    16100529 ISBN-13
 9789275115299
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
A state-of-the-art report on the use of simple, inexpensive anthropometric indicators to measure the nutritional status of pregnant women, predict pregnancy outcome, and identify women at risk. .../...
Title
Year
1989 Order Number    19300001  
 
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
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