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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (The) ICD-10. Fifth Edition, 2016
Package of Volume 1, 2 and 3 (not sold separately)
The ICD is the international standard diagnostic classification for all general epidemiological purposes, many health management purposes and clinical use. These include analysis of the general health situation of population groups and monitoring the incidence and prevalence of diseases, as well as other health problems with respect to variables such as the characteristics and circumstances of the individuals affected, reimbursement, case-mix, resource allocation, quality, patient safety, and guidelines. .../...
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Cancer Publications including IARC titles
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Blue trunk library
With a collection of 100 books, the Blue Trunk libraries project makes it possible to establish a network to disseminate medical and health information that reaches out beyond academic and university circles. The Blue Trunk library operation has defined a target: the health districts; publications have been chosen for this target. Check the Blue Trunk Library. Already more than 1900 blue trunk libraries distributed in poor countries of the world. You too can sponsor a Blue Trunk Library.

Forthcoming key titles
Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Newborn Care. Third edition
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.

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (The) ICD-10. Fifth Edition, 2016
ICD-10, Fifth edition, 2016 revision includes more than 100 edits, updates and clarifications since 2010.

Immunization in Practice 2015
This intends to meet the demand to improve immunization services so as to reach more infants in a sustainable way, building upon the experiences of polio eradication.

Bestsellers 2015

International Certificate of Vaccination
Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart., Fourth edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Female Reproductive Organs, Fourth edition
International Health Regulations (2005), Second edition
International Medical Guide for Ships, Third edition
Quantification Addendum: International Medical Guide for Ships, Third edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissues and Bone, Fourth edition
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Breast, Fourth edition
Basic Epidemiology
The British Medical Association awards prizes to WHO books in the 2015 Medical Book Competition:

Clinical Practice Handbook for Safe Abortion was awarded first prize in the Obstetrics and gynaecology category.Birth Defects Surveillance. A Manual for Programme Managers was highly commended in the Public health category. The awards were announced at a ceremony at BMA House in London, United Kingdom, on 5 September 2015.

Appraisals are conducted by experts in the field who examine the entries on qualities that include accuracy of subject matter, whether the book fills a gap in the market, and the overall quality of presentation.

The British Medical Association established its annual BMA Medical book competition in 1996. The competition aims to encourage and reward excellence in medical publishing.

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Violence and Injury Prevention
Nearly 3 400 people die on the world's roads every day. Tens of millions of people are injured or disabled every year. Children, pedestrians, cyclists and older people are among
the most vulnerable of road users. WHO works with partners - governmental and nongovernmental - around the world to raise the profile of the preventability of road traffic injuries and promote good practices related to helmet and seat-belt wearing, not drinking and driving, not speeding and being visible in traffic.

To find more information on this topic, please visit the Road safety website.

To view the recent books published on this topic, browse through the Catalogue: Violence, injuries, accidents
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Public Health Campaigns: Getting the Message Across
WSH CD-ROM Water, Sanitation and Health Electronic Library, Fifth Edition
WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation
Strengthening Health Management in Districts and Provinces
Training in the Community for People with Disabilities
Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development
Global Strategy for Infant and Young Children Feeding
WHO Model Formulary 2008
Tuberculosis and Air Travel. Third Edition

Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Response
Control Technology for the Formulation and Packing of Pesticides
Guidelines for Preclinical Evaluation and Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis
Children in the New Millennium
Anaesthesia at the District Hospital WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants

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Essentials in Laboratory Practice
Five key manuals to improve laboratory operations and diagnostics, and a CD-ROM on GMP.

WHO's Essential Manuals for District Hospitals
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