List of WHO publications: Health promotion
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Year
2013 Order Number    18000265 ISBN-13
 9789289014052
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This booklet is written for European policy-makers and leaders from different sectors that can promote physical activity, including health, sports and recreation, transport, employment, urban planning, education and the mass media. .../...
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2011 Order Number    11500833 ISBN-13
 9789241564366
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Since the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded in 1948, the world has changed dramatically and so too has its health. But while some scourges (e.g. smallpox and polio) have subsided, others have made a comeback (e.g. tuberculosis) and frightening new diseases (e.g. Ebola and Marburg) have appeared. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15200153 ISBN-13
 9789290615026
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The Asia-Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases (APSED) was launched in 2005 as a five-year strategy to set a common framework for countries and areas of the Asia Pacific region to strategically strengthen core capacities needed to effectively prepare, detect and respond to threats posed by emerging infectious diseases. .../...
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2010 Order Number    19900046 ISBN-13
 9789241547987
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This CD-ROM edition of the Health Academy eLearning programme provides essential information on Tuberculosis, Malaria and Food Safety especially designed for secondary level and higher school-age children. The scientific content of the courses is presented in easy-to-understand language and made compelling with the use of sound, animation, games, activities, and quizzes. .../...
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2010 Order Number    14600055 ISBN-13
 9789290216940
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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. .../...
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2009 Order Number    01500768 ISBN-13
 9789240560277
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CHF 17,50  / US$ 21,00 Developing countries    CHF 12,25
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British Medical Association highly commends this book in the 2010 Medical Book Competition Imagine a large poster of a baby playing with a gun. No medium can send a message about the safe handling of firearms faster or more powerfully than a perfectly targeted poster. .../...
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2009 Order Number    01501768 ISBN-13
 9789240560284
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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British Medical Association highly commends this book in the 2010 Medical Book Competition Imagine a large poster of a baby playing with a gun. No medium can send a message about the safe handling of firearms faster or more powerfully than a perfectly targeted poster. .../...
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2007 Order Number    16100622 ISBN-13
 9789275116227
Price
CHF 110,00  / US$ 132,00 Developing countries    CHF 77,00
English
The 2007 edition of Health in the Americas offers two major innovations. The first provides, in addition to the present iteration of past trends in the Region, a vision of the future of health in the Americas. The second is a series of highlighted profiles on health challenges in each of the countries and how the respective national health sector is responding to those challenges. .../...
Title
Author Edwards, P., Tsouros, A.
Year
2006 Order Number    13400065 ISBN-13
 9789289021814
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
People's participation in physical activity is influenced by the built, natural and social environments in which people live as well as by personal factors such as sex, age, ability, time and motivation. The way people organize cities, design the urban environment and provide access to the natural environment can be an encouragement or a barrier to physical activity and active living. .../...
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Author Cavill, N., Kahlmeier, S., Racioppi, F.
Year
2006 Order Number    13400063 ISBN-13
 9789289013871
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This booklet is written for European policy-makers and leaders from different sectors that can promote physical activity, including health, sports and recreation, transport, employment, urban planning, education and the mass media. .../...
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2006 Order Number    11500664 ISBN-13
 9789241563154
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,25
English
Sexual and reproductive health is key to enhancing development. Hence, major international conferences and summits aiming to promote development including the 1994 International Conference of Population and Development (ICPD) and the Millennium Summit in 2000 have set a range of goals and targets related to sexual and reproductive health. .../...
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2005 Order Number    15200064 ISBN-13
 9789290611950
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Harm reduction is a comprehensive package of policies and programmes to reduce the adverse health, social and economic consequences of mood altering substances to individuals, drug users, their families and their communities. .../...
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Author Bodeker, G., Ong, C.K., Grundy, C., Burford, G., Shein, K.
Year
2005 Order Number    11500614 ISBN-13
 9789241562867
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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The WHO Global Atlas of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine gives information at-a-glance on the status of this diverse and expanding field of medicine around the world. It comprises a map volume and a text volume. .../...
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2005 Order Number    16100594 ISBN-13
 9789275115947
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This just-released publication by PAHO on adolescent health and positive behavior change greatly enhances the knowledge base on this important public health issue. It presents the first-ever systematic collection and reporting of the application of behavioral change theories and models specifically to adolescents. .../...
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2004 Order Number    15200061 ISBN-13
 9789290611707
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
These guidelines aim to provide national, provincial and local authorities, mayors, city administrators, health professionals, nongovernmental organizations, and market communities with practical information on how to initiate a Healthy Marketplace programme that draws on the strategies identified in the Ottawa Charter and address the physical, mental and social elements of health.
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. .../...
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2003 Order Number    15200028 ISBN-13
 9789290610465
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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. .../...
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2003 Order Number    15200038 ISBN-13
 9789290610601
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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2003 Order Number    15200035 ISBN-13
 9789290610496
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This document is a guide for health promotion programme managers, policy-makers, strategic partners and advocates. This document summarizes the results of recommendations made by participants and observers at the Workshop on Capacity Building for Health Promotion, 5-8 November 2002, to be used as a quick reference for planning and implementation of activities at country and regional levels.
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2003 Order Number    15200036 ISBN-13
 9789290610540
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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Broadening health promotion financing arrangements contributes to the goal of health improvement shared by the countries of the Western Pacific Region. Health promotion that is sustainable underpin stable and effective mechanisms to ensure access to all quality health services. .../...
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2002 Order Number    17600006 ISBN-13
 9789283230069
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
Avoiding overweight and obesity is the best-established diet-related risk factor for cancer. The proportion of people who are overweight/obese is increasing, and the amount of physical activity is decreasing in most populations, including urban populations in many developing countries. .../...
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2001 Order Number    17600011 ISBN-13
 9789283230052
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
IARC Handbooks on Cancer Prevention Handbook 5 This authoritative illustrated book gives the evaluations on cancer-preventive activity of topical use of sunscreens, as well as recommendations to skin cancer prevention. Prepared by an expert group from 10 countries, it provides an international consensus on the use of sunscreens. .../...
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1999 Order Number    17600010 ISBN-13
 9789283230045
Price
CHF 80,00  / US$ 96,00 Developing countries    CHF 72,00
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Retinoids are a class of compounds structurally related to vitamin A. More than 2500 retinoids have been synthesized and tested for biological activity. Nine of these were evaluated as agents for cancer chemoprevention by an international group of experts at a meeting held in March 1999. .../...
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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. .../...
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