List of WHO publications: Violence, Injuries, Accidents
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Title
Author WHO
Year
2017 Order Number    11500933 ISBN-13
 9789241511933
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This guide provides practical steps to reduce drowning - one of the world's most preventable, neglected and pressing public health issues. .../...
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Author WHO
Year
2015 Order Number    11503761 ISBN-13
 9789241565066
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This report shows that the number of road traffic deaths - 1.25 million in 2013 - has remained fairly constant since 2007, despite the increase in global motorization and population and the predicted rise in deaths. This suggests that interventions to improve global road safety are preventing increases that otherwise would have occurred. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2015 Order Number    18000550 ISBN-13
 9789240695337
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This report shows that the number of road traffic deaths - 1.25 million in 2013 - has remained fairly constant since 2007, despite the increase in global motorization and population and the predicted rise in deaths. This suggests that interventions to improve global road safety are preventing increases that otherwise would have occurred. .../...
Title
Author Jackisch, J., Sethi, D., Mitis, F., Szymański T., Arra, I.
Year
2015 Order Number    13400166 ISBN-13
 9789289051262
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
In 2013, there were almost 85 000 deaths from road traffic injuries in the WHO European Region. Although the regional mortality rate is the lowest when compared to other WHO regions, with 9.3 deaths per 100 000 population, there are wide disparities in the rates of road traffic deaths between countries of the Region. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2015 Order Number    19300321 ISBN-13
 9789241564939
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This document provides an update to the Communicable disease alert and response for mass gatherings: key considerations, July 2008. This new version builds on the expertise gained across the global mass gathering community since this was published. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2015 Order Number    18000468 ISBN-13
 9789240694385
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This document provides an update to the Communicable disease alert and response for mass gatherings: key considerations, July 2008. This new version builds on the expertise gained across the global mass gathering community since this was published. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    11500875 ISBN-13
 9789241564793
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This report focuses on interpersonal violence, which includes child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and elder maltreatment. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    18000395 ISBN-13
 9789240693302
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This report focuses on interpersonal violence, which includes child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and elder maltreatment. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    11500874 ISBN-13
 9789241564786
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Globally an estimated 359 000 people drown worldwide each year, among them more than 63 000 children under the age of 5 years. Drowning is one of the ten leading causes of death for children in every region of the world. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    18000391 ISBN-13
 9789240693265
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Globally an estimated 359 000 people drown worldwide each year, among them more than 63 000 children under the age of 5 years. Drowning is one of the ten leading causes of death for children in every region of the world. .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    18000244 ISBN-13
 9789289002035
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Interpersonal violence is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability among young people (those aged 10-29 years) in the 53 countries in the WHO European Region. .../...
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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
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. .../...
Title
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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. .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    18000245 ISBN-13
 9789289041775
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report presents the status of road safety in the WHO European Region and provides a baseline assessment of how far 49 countries have come in implementing the recommendations of the World report on road traffic injury prevention. In the Region, road crashes result annually in 120 000 deaths, 2. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000234 ISBN-13
 9789240691797
Price
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. .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    18000149 ISBN-13
 9789240690004
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This manual describes methods and resources for practitioners and decision-makers to use for enacting new laws or regulations or amending existing ones as part of a comprehensive road safety strategy. The manual covers steps to be taken to address five main risk factors and post-crash care. It can therefore be used to: . .../...
Title
Year
2013 Order Number    19300279 ISBN-13
 9789241505109
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This manual describes methods and resources for practitioners and decision-makers to use for enacting new laws or regulations or amending existing ones as part of a comprehensive road safety strategy. The manual covers steps to be taken to address five main risk factors and post-crash care. It can therefore be used to: . .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    18000143 ISBN-13
 9789240690622
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
In 2010, Member States at the United Nations General Assembly unaminously adopted a Resolution proclaiming a Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011 - 2020). The extent of support for this resolution by Member States indicates a growing awareness of the scale and devastation of road traffic injuries as a global public health and development concern. .../...
Title
Year
2011 Order Number    14600066 ISBN-13
 9789290217886
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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. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    14600053 ISBN-13
 9789290217015
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This report is part of a joint global initiative that resulted in the Global status report on road safety - the first worldwide analysis of how well countries are implementing effective road safety measures: limiting speed, reducing drink-driving, and increasing seatbelt, child restraint and motorcycle helmet use. .../...
Title
Author Sethi, D., Hughes, K., Bellis, M., Mitis, F., Racioppi, F.
Year
2010 Order Number    13400103 ISBN-13
 9789289002028
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Interpersonal violence is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability among young people (those aged 10-29 years) in the 53 countries in the WHO European Region. .../...
Title
Author Warrel, D.A.
Year
2010 Order Number    15400014 ISBN-13
 9789290223771
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Snake-bites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. Agricultural workers and children are the most affected. The incidence of snake-bite mortality is particularly high in South-East Asia. Rational use of snake anti-venom can substantially reduce mortality and morbidity due to snake bites. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    15400013 ISBN-13
 9789290223764
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Injury is a major cause of child and adolescent death and disability throughout the world. More than a million children aged 14 years and under die each year from unintentional injuries globally. Ninety eight per cent of these deaths occur in low-income countries, where injury is inexorably closing its gap with disease to be the leading cause of death among children. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    11500784 ISBN-13
 9789241563963
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
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Title
Author Sethi, D., Mitis, F., Racioppi, F.
Year
2010 Order Number    13400096 ISBN-13
 9789289041966
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This is the final report of a three-year project between WHO and the European Commission on the progress made in preventing injury and promoting safety. It resulted in the development of a database of 47 country profiles compiled through a questionnaire survey and an inventory of national policies on preventing injuries and violence. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    13400090 ISBN-13
 9789289041768
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report presents the status of road safety in the WHO European Region and provides a baseline assessment of how far 49 countries have come in implementing the recommendations of the World report on road traffic injury prevention. In the Region, road crashes result annually in 120 000 deaths, 2. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    15200130 ISBN-13
 9789290614494
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
More than 90% of road traffic deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. As most countries in the Western Pacific Region experience economic growth and motorization, road traffic injuries are expected to increase in the future. According to this report, about half of those killed on the roads are "vulnerable" road users i.e. pedestrians, motorcyclists and cyclists. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    15400012 ISBN-13
 9789290223559
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Road traffic injury is one of the fastest growing epidemics in the WHO South-East Asia Region. The Regional Report on Status of Road Safety provides an opportunity to depict the extent and scale of this particular problem. All member countries of the WHO SEA Region except DPR Korea participated in the survey. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11500773 ISBN-13
 9789241547840
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Alcohol-attributable injuries and violence are of growing concern to the World Health Organization. Alcohol-related injuries are especially evident in hospital emergency rooms and trauma centers. The clinical encounters in these settings present a one-time chance for health professionals to get access to a population often difficult to reach. .../...
Title
Author K. Graham, S. Bernards
Year
2009 Order Number    16100631 ISBN-13
 9789275116319
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This book is Pan American Health Oorganization's latest contribution in the effort to better understand partner violence and, in so doing, find more effective interventions to right this wrong. The book explores the relationship between alcohol consumption and partner violence gathering information from both the aggressor's and the victim's perspective. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    11500762 ISBN-13
 9789241597746
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
In order to promote greater implementation of effective, affordable and sustainable trauma systems globally, the World Health Organization and the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care have worked collaboratively to produce these guidelines on trauma quality improvement. .../...
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. .../...
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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
Year
2006 Order Number    15200095 ISBN-13
 9789290612261
Price
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    13400056 ISBN-13
 9789289013796
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Injuries lead to huge human, financial and other costs to society. In the WHO European Region, road traffic injuries, drowning, poisoning, falls, fires, self-inflicted injuries and interpersonal violence are estimated to kill over 2000 people, put 60 000 others in hospital and necessitate outpatient emergency treatment for 600 000 more every day. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    15200076 ISBN-13
 9789290611943
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This module is one in the complete set entitled Integrating Poverty and Gender into Health Programmes: A Sourcebook for Health Professionals. It is designed to improve the awareness, knowledge and skills of health professionals on gender-based violence.
Title
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2004 Order Number    11500570 ISBN-13
 9789241546409
Price
CHF 12,00  / US$ 14,40 Developing countries    CHF 8,40
English
Injury has become a major cause of death and disability worldwide. Organized approaches to its prevention and treatment are needed. These guidelines seek to set achievable standards for trauma treatment services which could realistically be made available to almost every injured person in the world. They then seek to define the resources that would be necessary to assure such care. .../...
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