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World Malaria Report 2014
The World malaria report 2014 summarizes information received from 97 malaria endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in 2013. It assesses global and regional malaria trends, highlights progress made towards global targets, and describes opportunities and challenges in controlling and eliminating the disease. Most of the data presented in this report are for 2013.
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WHO e-Collections 2014-2015
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Cancer Publications including IARC titles
WHO is the exclusive distributor of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publications. To view IARC and WHO books in the field of cancer and pathology, please consult our catalogue: Cancer.

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
Investing to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases
This report repositions a group of 17 neglected tropical diseases on the global development agenda at a time of profound transitions in the economies of endemic countries and in thinking about the overarching objectives of development.

WHO Indoor Air Quality Guidelines
It is clear that securing a rapid transition to clean, efficient and modern household energy systems for cooking, heating, lighting and other household uses will be challenging.The overall objective of these guidelines is to inform and support governments and their implementing partners to bring about this transition as quickly and equitably as is feasible.

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
Prizes
The British Medical Association awards prizes to WHO books in the 2014 Medical Book Competition:

Pocket Book for Hospital Care in Children. Second edition was awarded first prize in the paediatrics category and nominated BMA Medical Book of the Year 2014. Three additional recent WHO books have been "highly commended" in the 2014 British Medical Association Medical Book Competition: Systematic Screening for Active Tuberculosis was highly commended in the public health category; International Perspectives on Spinal Cord Injury was highly commended in the public health category and Handbook on Health Inequality Monitoring was highly commended in the public health category. The awards were announced at a ceremony at BMA House in London, United Kingdom, on 22 September 2014.

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.

   In Focus
World Health Day 2015: Food safety
Unsafe food is linked to the deaths of an estimated 2 million people annually - including many children. Food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances
is responsible for more than 200 diseases, ranging from diarrhoea to cancers.

To find more information on this topic, please visit the World Health Day 2015: Food safety.

To view the recent books published on this topic, browse through the Food safety catalogue.
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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

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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
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