List of WHO publications: Women's health
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Year
2014 Order Number    19300293 ISBN-13
 9789241507363
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Optimizing outcomes for women in labour at the global level requires evidence-based guidance of health workers to improve care through appropriate patient selection and use of effective interventions. In this regard, the World Health Organization (WHO) published recommendations for induction of labour in 2011. .../...
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2013 Order Number    11500859 ISBN-13
 9789241548595
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
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These guidelines aim to provide advice to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to IPV and sexual violence against women, including clinical interventions and emotional support. They also seek to raise awareness of violence against women among health-care providers and policy-makers, to better understand the need for an appropriate health sector response to violence against women. .../...
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2013 Order Number    11500855 ISBN-13
 9789241564625
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Violence against women is not a new phenomenon, nor are its consequences to women's physical, mental and reproductive health. What is new is the growing recognition that acts of violence against women are not isolated events but rather form a pattern of behaviour that violates the rights of women and girls, limits their participation in society, and damages their health and well-being. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000199 ISBN-13
 9789240691117
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Violence against women is not a new phenomenon, nor are its consequences to women s physical, mental and reproductive health. What is new is the growing recognition that acts of violence against women are not isolated events but rather form a pattern of behaviour that violates the rights of women and girls, limits their participation in society, and damages their health and well-being. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000234 ISBN-13
 9789240691797
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
These guidelines aim to provide advice to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to IPV and sexual violence against women, including clinical interventions and emotional support. They also seek to raise awareness of violence against women among health-care providers and policy-makers, to better understand the need for an appropriate health sector response to violence against women. .../...
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2011 Order Number    11500798 ISBN-13
 9789241564083
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The overall aim of the tool is to enhance coherence between international obligations and commitments on human rights and gender equality, the national legal, policy and institutional frameworks, and their application in health sector strategies. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15200156 ISBN-13
 9789290615378
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This report deals with women's health in the Western Pacific Region. It shows that women and girls have particular health needs that remain invisible and little understood and that health systems are failing them. .../...
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2011 Order Number    14600066 ISBN-13
 9789290217886
Price
CHF 22,50  / US$ 27,00 Developing countries    CHF 15,75
English
WHO Pakistan commissioned a rapid assessment with the primary objective of assessing the capacity of the health sector in Pakistan to integrate the issues of gender-based violence. This rapid assessment was conducted under the WHO Gender and Health Programme as part of the One UN Gender Equality Interventions. .../...
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2010 Order Number    11500788 ISBN-13
 9789241599511
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The numbers of women who use tobacco and who are exposed to second-hand smoke, especially in poor communities, are expected to increase in the coming decades. This will have enormous adverse effects on households' financial status and family health. This monograph makes an important contribution to our scientific understanding of tobacco use among women. .../...
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2010 Order Number    11500790 ISBN-13
 9789241564038
Price
CHF 12,50  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 8,75
English
This discussion paper brings together evidence and experience from around the world focusing on making health systems more gender responsive. There is a need to examine the various barriers as well as opportunities in order to make health systems work better for women, which has been a special concern for several decades now, by using a gender equality and health equity perspective. .../...
Title
Author Acosta-Gnass, S.I., De Andrade Stempliuk, V.
Year
2009 Order Number    16300212 ISBN-13
 9789275129265
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This updated sterilization manual informs health workers about the simple protocols and procedures that have been developed to prevent hospital-acquired infections both inside and outside the sterilization plant. The guidelines included in this manual show the steps to follow in cleaning, preparing, sterilizing, storing and transporting hospital equipment so as to obtain sterile material. .../...
Title
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2009 Order Number    11500766 ISBN-13
 9789241563857
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
British Medical Association highly commends this book in the 2010 Medical Book Competition This is a report on women and health - both women's health needs and their contribution to the health of societies. Women's health has long been a concern for WHO but today it has become an urgent priority. This report explains why. .../...
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2008 Order Number    11500724 ISBN-13
 9789241547390
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Older people have often been overlooked in disasters and conflicts, and their concerns have rarely been addressed by emergency programs or planners. .../...
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2007 Order Number    11500722 ISBN-13
 9789241563529
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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This report summarizes the evidence about women, ageing and health from a gender perspective and provides a framework for developing action plans to improve the health and well-being of ageing women. It serves as a complement to a longer publication entitled Women, Ageing and Health: A Review. Focus on Gender. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    17200091 ISBN-13
 9789283212911
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Oral contraceptives for family planning worldwide have revolutionized the reproductive lives of millions of women since their introduction in the 1960s. Later on, a variety of side-effects including cardiovascular diseases was recognized. .../...
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2006 Order Number    15200095 ISBN-13
 9789290612261
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
In 1996, the World Health Assembly declared violence "a leading worldwide public health problem" and Murray and Lopez reported that the global burden of injury from violence falls disproportionately on females of all ages. It is this nexus between violence as a key health issue and as a gender issue that is explored in this publication. .../...
Title
Year
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. .../...
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Author Ellsberg, M., Heise, L.
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2005 Order Number    11500589 ISBN-13
 9789241546478
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This practical manual has been developed in response to the growing need to improve the quality, quantity, and comparability of international data on physical and sexual abuse. It outlines some of the methodological and ethical challenges of conducting research on violence against women and describes a range of innovative techniques that have been used to address these challenges. .../...
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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
English
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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2003 Order Number    16300012 ISBN-13
 9789275122921
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CHF 48,00  / US$ 57,60 Developing countries    CHF 33,60
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In 1995 PAHO launched a project to address violence against women in Central America. Utilizing an integrated approach that calls for action at three levels - health and other sectors, the community, and national policy development - by the end of 2002, more than 150 community networks in 10 Latin American countries had been formed. .../...
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2002 Order Number    11500517 ISBN-13
 9789241545723
Price
CHF 23,00  / US$ 27,60 Developing countries    CHF 16,10
English
This publication is the product of a comprehensive consultation undertaken by WHO in 2001, involving leading experts in the field of cancer epidemiology, screening and treatment. .../...
Title
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2001 Order Number    15200008 ISBN-13
 9789290611592
Price
CHF 7,00  / US$ 8,40 Developing countries    CHF 5,60
English
This manual provides a staged approach to develop and conduct a rapid assessment of adolescent health needs at the national level. A variety of methods and tools as options for data gathering follows a brief overview of adolescent health. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    15200007 ISBN-13
 9789290611837
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This publication is a compilation of country reports in the Western Pacific Region, depicting the status of women's health and covering topics such as gender, domestic violence, reproductive health, safe pregnancy, safe motherhood, unsafe abortion and women and HIV/AIDS.
Title
Author Bonita, R.
Year
1996 Order Number    19300086  
 
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
Sets out a conceptual framework, supported by specific lines of action, that can guide efforts to improve the health of aging women in developed and developing countries alike. Global in its approach, the report identifies certain health needs shared by all aging women, discusses their determinants, and then shows how these needs can be met through cost-effective strategies. .../...
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Author Gómez, E.G.
Year
1993 Order Number    16100541 ISBN-13
 9789275115411
Price
CHF 56,00  / US$ 67,20 Developing countries    CHF 39,20
English
A multi-authored analysis of the ways in which factors linked to gender affect the health of women in Latin American and North American countries. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    15800022 ISBN-13
 9789290221913
Price
CHF 7,00  / US$ 8,40 Developing countries    CHF 4,90
English
Analyses trends in the health and social status of women in South-East Asian countries, which account for one quarter of the world's population and more than half of the world's poor. The contribution of women to health care and socioeconomic development is also critically assessed, with particular attention given to the consequences of the worldwide economic recession. .../...
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1989 Order Number    19300001  
 
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries    CHF 3,50
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1984 Order Number    16100464 ISBN-13
 9789275114643
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
Summary unavailable.
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Year
1983 Order Number    16100448 ISBN-13
 9789275114483
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
Summary unavailable.
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