List of WHO publications: Nutrition
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Title
Author Christine Joy Candari, Jonathan Cylus, Ellen Nolte
Year
2017 Order Number    13400184 ISBN-13
 9789289050425
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Unhealthy diets and low physical activity contribute to many chronic diseases and disability; they are responsible for some 2 in 5 deaths worldwide and for about 30% of the global disease burden. Yet surprisingly little is known about the economic costs that these risk factors cause, both for health care and society more widely. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2017 Order Number    19300379 ISBN-13
 9789241549943
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
The use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods has been suggested as an alternative to mitigate or overcome the constraints associated with supplementation and mass fortification. They are intended to increase the vitamin and mineral intake of infants and young children aged 6 to 23 months as well as preschool and school-age children aged 2-12 years. .../...
Title
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2017 Order Number    19300380 ISBN-13
 9789241549516
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Member States have requested guidance from the World Health Organization on the effects and safety of the use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women. .../...
Title
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2017 Order Number    13400183 ISBN-13
 9789289052221
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Child maltreatment is a major public health problem that has a serious impact on the health and development of children. Reports estimate that at least 55 million children in Europe may experience maltreatment during childhood. It may have a significant negative effect on children's developmental progress and result in dysfunction during their life-course. .../...
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Author WHO, UNICEF, USAID
Year
2015 Order Number    19300336 ISBN-13
 9789241565103
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This publication, jointly prepared by WHO, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), summarizes the current evidence on the benefits of WASH for improving nutrition outcomes and describes how WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions can be integrated into nutrition programmes. .../...
Title
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2015 Order Number    15200222 ISBN-13
 9789290617037
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The Action Plan to Reduce the Double Burden of Malnutrition in the Western Pacific Region (2015-2020) brings together nutrition-related actions from global and regional guidance documents to address diet-related diseases and reduce nutritional risk factors. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2015 Order Number    11500884 ISBN-13
 9789241549028
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The objective of this guideline is to provide recommendations on the consumption of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, particularly focusing on the prevention and control of unhealthy weight gain and dental caries. This is, in recognition of the rapidly growing epidemic of overweight and obesity around the globe and its role as a risk factor for several NCDs. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2015 Order Number    19300317 ISBN-13
 9789241504829
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The objective of this guideline is to provide recommendations on the consumption of potassium to reduce noncommunicable diseases in adults and children. The recommendations given here can be used by those developing cprogrammes and policies to assess current potassium intake levels relative to benchmark. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2012 Order Number    19300344 ISBN-13
 9789241504836
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The objective of this guideline is to provide recommendations on the consumption of sodium to reduce non communicable diseases in most adults and children. The recommendations in this guideline can be used by those developing programmes and policies to assess current sodium intake levels relative to a benchmark. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    14600068 ISBN-13
 9789290218340
Price
CHF 12,50  / US$ 15,00 Developing countries    CHF 8,75
English
This book provides dietary advice to promote health and reduce the risk of major chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. This user-friendly guide presents a set of dietary recommendations that are compatible with the different cultures and eating patterns of consumers in the Region, based on the availability of local and affordable foods. .../...
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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
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2011 Order Number    15200142 ISBN-13
 9789290615231
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 14,70
English
In a developing country, the provision of weekly iron and folic acid supplements (WIFS) to women of reproductive age (WRA) should be viewed as a key intervention to prevent anaemia and improve folate status. WIFS is an important step in achieving the Millennium Development Goals of improving child survival, maternal health and universal elementary education. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    15200136 ISBN-13
 9789290614890
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The set of modules that comprise this Sourcebook are intended for use in pre-service and in-service training of health professionals. It is expected that this publication will also be of use to health policy-makers and programme managers, either as a reference document or in conjunction with in-service training. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    14600055 ISBN-13
 9789290216940
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
In order to reduce the impact of major risk factors such as unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, the World Health Assembly adopted the Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (DPAS) in May 2004 and the School Policy Framework on Diet and Physical Activity. .../...
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
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2009 Order Number    11500727 ISBN-13
 9789241563550
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Can calcium and magnesium ('hardness') in drinking water contribute to preventing disease? This book documents the outputs of an unprecedented group of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to address this question. It includes their comprehensive consensus view on what is known and what is not about the role and possible health benefit of calcium and magnesium in drinking-water. .../...
Title
Author Branca, F., Nikogosian, H., Lobstein, T.
Year
2007 Order Number    13400070 ISBN-13
 9789289014083
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
In response to the obesity epidemic, the WHO Regional Office for Europe held a conference in November 2006, at which all Member States adopted the European Charter on Counteracting Obesity, which lists guiding principles and clear action areas at the local, regional, national and international levels for a wide range of stakeholders. .../...
Title
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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
Author Branca, F., Nikogosian, H., Lobstein, T.
Year
2007 Order Number    13400067 ISBN-13
 9789289013888
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace. .../...
Title
Author Allen, L., de Benoist, B., Dary, O., Hurrell, R.
Year
2006 Order Number    19300215 ISBN-13
 9789241594011
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Drawing on several recent high quality publications and programme experience on the subject, information on food fortification has been crucially analysed and then translated into scientifically sound guidelines for application in the field. The main purpose of these guidelines is to assist countries in the design and implementation of appropriate food fortification programmes. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    19900038  
 
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Drawing on several recent high quality publications and programme experience on the subject, information on food fortification has been crucially analysed and then translated into scientifically sound guidelines for application in the field. The main purpose of these guidelines is to assist countries in the design and implementation of appropriate food fortification programmes. .../...
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 Freire, Wilma B.
Year
2005 Order Number    16100612 ISBN-13
 9789275116128
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
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Title
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2005 Order Number    11500548 ISBN-13
 9789241546126
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
The present Consultation is part of a long series of expert consultations, which have as a primary objective to review the state of knowledge on the role of various nutrients in the human diet and to formulate practical recommendations where interpretation is needed or controversy exists. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17600014 ISBN-13
 9789283230090
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
There is evidence that cruciferous vegetables at levels relevant to human intake or more can inhibit neoplastic and preneoplastic responses in experimental animals, mainly when given simultaneously with carcinogens or throughout the experiment. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    15200028 ISBN-13
 9789290610465
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
At the fifty-third session of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific in Kyoto, Japan, health policy-makers from 30 countries and areas of the Western Pacific participated in a round table on diet, physical activity and health that discussed how lifestyle changes can be achieved in whole populations. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    13400047 ISBN-13
 9789289013642
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
Aimed at policy-makers, this booklet summarizes a larger forthcoming publication that discusses the components of food and nutrition policies and the evidence supporting them. It describes ill health related to food and nutrition and the associated costs, shows the need for action and describes the steps for policy-makers to take. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    19300218 ISBN-13
 9789241595643
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The longstanding debate over the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding has centered on the so-called "weanling's dilemma" in developing countries: the choice between the known protective effect of exclusive breastfeeding against infectious morbidity and the (theoretical) insufficiency of breast milk alone to satisfy the infant's energy and micronutrient requirements beyond 4 months of age. .../...
Title
Author Riboli, E., Lambert, R.
Year
2002 Order Number    17300156 ISBN-13
 9789283221562
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
The search for the links between diet, nutritional and metabolic factors and cancer aetiology is an area of research which, over the past two decades, has attracted increasing attention both from a scientific and a public health point of view. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    11000894 ISBN-13
 9789241208949
Price
CHF 56,00  / US$ 67,20 Developing countries    CHF 56,00
English
This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. Adopting a public health approach, the report responds to both the enormity of health problems associated with obesity and the notorious difficulty of treating this complex, multifactorial disease. .../...
Title
Author Pena, M., Bacallao, J.
Year
2000 Order Number    16100576 ISBN-13
 9789275115763
Price
CHF 44,00  / US$ 52,80 Developing countries    CHF 30,80
English
A collection of twelve research articles that explore the many complex links between low socioeconomic status and the growing prevalence of obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    11500465 ISBN-13
 9789241545112
Price
CHF 26,00  / US$ 31,20 Developing countries    CHF 26,00
English
This manual provides expert practical guidelines for the management of severely malnourished children. Addressed to doctors and other senior health workers, the manual explains exactly what must be done to save lives, achieve successful management and rehabilitation, prevent relapse, and thus give these children the greatest chance of full recovery. .../...
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    19300141  
 
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
This book provides a state-of-the-art review of what is known about the nutritional needs of young children and the specific feeding practices - from the best time to introduce complementary foods to the preparation of appropriate meals - that contribute to optimal nutritional status and healthy growth and development. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    11502303 ISBN-13
 9789241545068
Price
CHF 7,00  / US$ 8,40 Developing countries    CHF 4,90
English
Provides concise, authoritative advice on the use of high-dose vitamin A supplements for the control of vitamin A deficiency and the emergency treatment of xerophthalmia and other conditions in high-risk groups. .../...
Title
Year
1997 Order Number    19300096  
 
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Sets out a carefully developed - and extensively tested - methodology for use by authorities in countries when evaluating their action to implement the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. The framework, which can be adapted as appropriate, offers a standardized method of information and data collection for monitoring progress over time. .../...
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
1996 Order Number    19300100  
 
Price
CHF 180,00  / US$ 216,00 Developing countries    CHF 126,00
English
An innovative teaching resource consisting of a collection of eight training modules, complete with slides and handouts, for use in a short course intended to help administrators and policy-makers promote breast-feeding in health facilities. .../...
Title
Year
1996 Order Number    11500431 ISBN-13
 9789241561730
Price
CHF 85,00  / US$ 102,00 Developing countries    CHF 85,00
English
Issues authoritative recommendations concerning nutritional requirements and safe ranges of intake for nineteen trace elements important to human health. .../...
Title
Year
1995 Order Number    14600013 ISBN-13
 9789290211983
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
A spiral-bound guide describing a simple step-by-step procedure for carrying out a rapid survey of nutritional status in emergency situations in Eastern Mediterranean countries, where natural and man-made disasters have been common. Emphasis is placed on the steps required to make quick but reliable estimates as a basis for subsequent action. .../...
Title
Author Sommer, A.
Year
1995 Order Number    11503050 ISBN-13
 9789241544788
Price
CHF 8,50  / US$ 10,20 Developing countries    CHF 5,95
English
A practical guide, now in its third edition, to the detection, treatment, and prevention of vitamin A deficiency and its consequences, including associated mortality, infectious morbidity, and xerophthalmia. Addressed to clinicians, nurses, and public health officials, the text has been thoroughly revised to reflect recent advances in knowledge. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    18200006 ISBN-13
 9789241544320
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
A dictionary of over 750 metabolic, nutritional, and endocrine disorders, each entered under a single recommended name, concisely defined, and accompanied by a comprehensive list of synonyms. .../...
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
Author Riboli, E., Saracci, R.
Year
1988 Order Number    17700004 ISBN-13
 9789283214151
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Author Gopalan, C.
Year
1987 Order Number    15800015 ISBN-13
 9789290221845
Price
CHF 17,00  / US$ 20,40 Developing countries    CHF 11,90
English
Summary unavailable.
Title
Year
1986 Order Number    11500256 ISBN-13
 9789241542104
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 16,00
English
A task-oriented manual for the training of community health workers in nutrition. Information and instructions are presented in two main parts. The first features chapters introducing the purpose and uses of the guidelines, the skills necessary to make the trainer a more effective teacher, and the basic facts about foods and nutrition which the health worker should be taught. .../...
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