List of WHO publications: Child 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. .../...
Title
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. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000228 ISBN-13
 9789240691735
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. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    18000192 ISBN-13
 9789240691049
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Despite long experience in fighting childhood illness and mortality, health care providers in LAMI countries face new challenges in promoting child development. There is, nevertheless, a wealth of information on this topic, generated by researchers and clinicians working in resource poor conditions. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    19300267 ISBN-13
 9789241503549
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Despite long experience in fighting childhood illness and mortality, health care providers in LAMI countries face new challenges in promoting child development. There is, nevertheless, a wealth of information on this topic, generated by researchers and clinicians working in resource poor conditions. .../...
Title
Year
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. .../...
Title
Year
2012 Order Number    19300256 ISBN-13
 9789241548403
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Early childhood development (ECD )- including the sensori-motor, social /emotional and language /cognitive capacities - is indivisible from the child survival, health and education agendas and represents one of the important stages for breaking the intergenerational cycles of poverty and for promoting sustainable development. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500836 ISBN-13
 9789241548366
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
Countries can substantially reduce their infant mortality rates by improving the care of LBW infants. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    11500831 ISBN-13
 9789241548304
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Neonatal seizures represent one of the most frequent neurological events in newborn infants, often reflecting a variety of different pre-, peri-, or postnatal disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). They are also a common manifestation of metabolic abnormality in newborn period and often represent the first sign of neurological dysfunction in neonates. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    18000282 ISBN-13
 9789240691896
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Neonatal seizures represent one of the most frequent neurological events in newborn infants, often reflecting a variety of different pre-, peri-, or postnatal disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). They are also a common manifestation of metabolic abnormality in newborn period and often represent the first sign of neurological dysfunction in neonates. .../...
Title
Year
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.
Title
Year
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
2010 Order Number    13400100 ISBN-13
 9789289014199
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
With the needs of children and young people uppermost, this Conference focused on three main priority areas. The first was the progress and impact of the environment and health process, particularly in the countries of south-eastern and eastern Europe, the Caucasus and central Asia, and where further action is needed. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    11500749 ISBN-13
 9789241547628
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 40,00
English
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. .../...
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. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11503660 ISBN-13
 9789241547635
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS) was implemented between 1997 and 2003 to generate new curves for assessing the growth and development of children the world over. The MGRS collected primary growth data and related information from 8440 healthy breastfed infants and young children from diverse ethnic backgrounds and cultural settings (Brazil, Ghana, India, Norway, Oman and USA). .../...
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. Every year, unintentional injuries kill nearly 42 000 children and young people under the age of 20 in the WHO European Region. .../...
Title
Author Peden, M., Oyegbite, K., Ozanne-Smith, J., Hyder, A.A., Branche, C., Rahman, F. AKM, Rivara, F., Bartolomeos, K.
Year
2008 Order Number    11500729 ISBN-13
 9789241563574
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
WHO and UNICEF have developed this report to raise awareness about the magnitude, risk factors and impacts of child injuries globally, to draw attention to the preventability of the problem and present what is known about the effectiveness of intervention strategies. The report makes recommendations that can be implemented by all nations to effectively reduce child injuries. .../...
Title
Author Benguigui, Y., Bossio, J.C., Fernández, H.R.
Year
2008 Order Number    16300182 ISBN-13
 9789275123522
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
This CD-ROM was designed to establish closer ties between investigators and academicians, the health services and the community, through a joint effort to generate knowledge and evaluate the interventions included in the IMCI strategy. The priority operations research studies on IMCI were designed as a tool for accelerating implementation of the strategy. .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    15200112 ISBN-13
 9789290612247
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The child survival country profiles have been developed with support from WHO in collaboration with the respective Ministries of Health. .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    11600238 ISBN-13
 9789241572385
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This monograph represents the most thorough health risk assessment currently available on extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields. In October 2005, WHO convened a Task Group of scientific experts to assess any risks to health that might exist from exposure to ELF electric and magnetic fields in the frequency range >0 to 100,000 Hz (100 kHz). .../...
Title
Year
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
Year
2007 Order Number    18000024 ISBN-13
 9789240682634
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY) is a derived version of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF, WHO, 2001) designed to record characteristics of the developing child and the influence of environments surrounding the child . .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    11500716 ISBN-13
 9789241547321
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY) is a derived version of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF, WHO, 2001) designed to record characteristics of the developing child and the influence of environments surrounding the child . .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    11502660 ISBN-13
 9789241547185
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
A comprehensive review of the uses and interpretation of anthropometric references undertaken by WHO in the early 1990s concluded that new growth curves were needed to replace the existing international reference. .../...
Title
Year
2007 Order Number    11500705 ISBN-13
 9789241563437
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Monitoring the safety of medicine use in children is of paramount importance since, during the clinical development of medicines, only limited data on this aspect are generated through clinical trials. Use of medicines outside the specifications described in the licence (e.g. .../...
Title
Year
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
Year
2006 Order Number    11500689 ISBN-13
 9789241563314
Price
CHF 29,00  / US$ 34,80 Developing countries    CHF 20,30
English
Following the analysis of new and additional information and the development of a more extensive risk assessment on E. sakazakii in powdered infant formula, this volume aims to provide the most up-to-date information on these microorganisms, the risk associated with their presence in powdered infant formula and scientific advice to facilitate the management of that risk.
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    11600237 ISBN-13
 9789241572378
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Scientific knowledge in recent years has demonstrated that children are a vulnerable population subgroup with special susceptibilities and unique exposures to environmental factors that have important implications for public health practices and risk assessment approaches. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    15200103 ISBN-13
 9789290612476
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
In the Western Pacific Region, mother-to-child transmission at birth plays a very important role in hepatitis B epidemiology. Approximately 3% to 5% of infants born in the Region will acquire chronic hepatitis B infection at birth if not immunized immediately after delivery. .../...
Title
Year
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
Year
2006 Order Number    11500660 ISBN-13
 9789241546935
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
***This book is a winner of the British Medical Association's 2007 annual Medical Book Competition. Highly commended in the Paediatric category*** A comprehensive review of the uses and interpretation of anthropometric references undertaken by WHO in the early 1990s concluded that new growth curves were needed to replace the existing international reference. .../...
Title
Author Pronczuk-Garbino, J.
Year
2005 Order Number    11500622 ISBN-13
 9789241562928
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
This ground-breaking manual incorporates both developing- and industrialized-country outlooks to give a comprehensive international account of how environmental quality can influence the health and development of children from conception through adolescence. .../...
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. 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
Year
2005 Order Number    16300181 ISBN-13
 9789275125809
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This book is intended for local personnel in the health services, the Red Cross, and other social players involved in the health area, to support them in carrying out an assessment of their local situations and its health problems, especially those related to children under the age of 5. .../...
Title
Year
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. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    13400054 ISBN-13
 9789289013765
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
A synthesis of evidence and analyses from WHO and other sources, the report identifies both noncommunicable diseases as the main cause of the burden of disease on the European Region, and communicable diseases as an additional burden on eastern countries, caused by poverty and underfunded health services. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    14600030 ISBN-13
 9789290213888
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,00
English
This publication takes stock of ongoing work relating to childhood lead exposure with a view to consolidating and disseminating scientific knowledge and experience as two important elements in the process of implementing the healthy environment for children initiative effectively in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. .../...
Title
Year
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". .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    11500606 ISBN-13
 9789241562775
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Microorganisms, and in particular Enterobacter sakazakii, in powdered infant formula are considered to be an emerging public health issue. .../...
Title
Author Gordon,B., Mackay,R., Rehfuess,E.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500586 ISBN-13
 9789241591560
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
***"Highly commended" in the Public Health Category of the British Medical Association Book Competition 2005*** Every child has the right to live in a healthy, supportive environment - an environment that encourages growth and development, and protects from disease. .../...
Title
Author Ashworth, A., Khanum, S., Jackson, A., Schofield, C.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500545 ISBN-13
 9789241546096
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Severely malnourished children need special care. This book provides simple, practical guidelines for treating these children successfully and takes into account the limited resources of many hospitals and health units in developing countries. .../...
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. The strategy is the result of a comprehensive two-year participatory process. .../...
Title
Year
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
Author Briggs, D.
Year
2003 Order Number    11500576 ISBN-13
 9789241590594
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This publication is directed at decision-makers and technical experts in the fields of environment and health. It provides the basis for assessing environmental risks to children's health at the national and global level, and for monitoring the effectiveness of initiatives to protect children's environmental health. .../...
Title
Year
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. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    11500501 ISBN-13
 9789241590167
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,00
English
In the context of examining progress made since the 1990 World Summit for Children and the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, this book provides an overview of key environmental risks to children's health and the underlying causes. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    11000886 ISBN-13
 9789241208864
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries    CHF 19,60
English
A review of currently available interventions aimed at improving adolescent health and development. Reflecting the consensus reached by a large group of experts, the report aims to establish a framework of strategies and principles that can support programmes for adolescent health at country level, particularly in the developing world. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    11500459 ISBN-13
 9789241545129
Price
CHF 18,00  / US$ 21,60 Developing countries    CHF 12,60
English
This book provides a comprehensive guide to the relief of pain and other symptoms in children suffering from cancer. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    19300164 ISBN-13
 9789241597609
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
A practical guide to techniques that can be used to re-establish breastfeeding after it has stopped or induce lactation in a woman who has never been pregnant. Addressed to health workers caring for women, the report draws on abundant empirical research indicating that most women can experience relactation or induced lactation when adequately motivated and supported. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    15000015 ISBN-13
 9789290611455
Price
CHF 7,00  / US$ 8,40 Developing countries    CHF 4,90
English
A spiral-bound reference manual for use whenever health workers have an opportunity to give pregnant women and the mothers of young children advice about ways to stay healthy and respond to common risks. Addressed to midwives, nurses, and other primary health care workers, the manual responds to the unacceptably high death rates of pregnant women and young children in Western Pacific countries. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    16100566 ISBN-13
 9789275115664
Price
CHF 72,00  / US$ 86,40 Developing countries    CHF 50,40
English
This publication reviews the state of knowl edge on the effects of health, nutrition, and stimulation on children's development and offers policy recommendations in this area. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    15000011 ISBN-13
 9789290611417
Price
CHF 7,00  / US$ 8,40 Developing countries    CHF 4,90
English
The manual is aimed at providing community health workers who have undergone comprehensive midwifery training with guidelines and pointers in maternal and child health care. It presents step by step guides that health workers should take in a specific situation. The most frequent obstetric complications are reviewed, and basic information on action to be taken in an emergency is provided.
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
Year
1996 Order Number    19100011  
 
Price
CHF 1,00  / US$ 1,20 Developing countries    CHF 0,70
English
Basic Principles for the Preparation of Safe Food for Infants and Young Children Sold by pack of 20 copies only Prices 20 copies: Swiss francs 20.-/US $18.00 Direct fax for orders: +41 22 791 48 57 | Email for orders: bookorders@who.int Postal address: WHO/Marketing & Dissemination CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland
Title
Year
1994 Order Number    15800025 ISBN-13
 9789290221944
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Describes the design and findings of a multicentre study conducted to investigate the determinants and consequences of low birth weight in rural communities of three South Asian countries. India, Nepal and Sri Lanka were selected for the study in view of both their high levels of low birth weight and their wide differences in the availability and utilization of maternal and child health services. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    19300043  
 
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1987 Order Number    16100504 ISBN-13
 9789275115046
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Author Bankowski, Z., Carballo, M.
Year
1986 Order Number    18300019 ISBN-13
 9789290360261
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Summary unavailable.
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