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  • Alcohol policies 

    Grant, Marcus; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1985)‏
  • Demographic trends in the European region: health and social implications 

    Cliquet, Robert L.; Lopez, Alan D.; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1984)‏
  • Concern for Europe's tomorrow: health and environment in the WHO European Region, summary 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1994)‏
    Summarizes the main findings of a major European-wide project launched in 1991 to determine the state of the environment and its effects on human health. Information from close to 50 European countries is presented and discussed. In summarizing these findings, the report aims to identify the main environmental threats to human health and establish priorities for action, including areas where collaboration between sectors and among countries is required. Throughout, particular attention is given to health and environmental hazards in the countries ...
  • Continuing education for change 

    Vodoratski, Victor; Vysohlid, Josef; Engel, Charles E; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1990)‏
    Sets out specific principles, as determined by a series of WHO studies conducted in Europe, for systems of continuing education for health professionals that take account of changing national health needs and emphasize primary health care. Calling for more than the maintenance of existing skills, the book outlines strategies that can give both continuing education itself and the health professionals who take part a more active role in the health system. The goal is to help countries develop training programmes that will equip professionals to ...
  • Nuclear power and health: the implications for health of nuclear power production 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1994)‏
    Meets the need for an objective assessment of the risks to human health posed by the use of nuclear power to generate electrical energy. Health risks during normal operation of nuclear power stations and following accidents are considered. Addressed to decision-makers, the book issues recommendations based on recent advances in radiobiology, radiological protection, and the health effects of radiation as well as experiences following the Chernobyl accident. The book has seven chapters. Background information is provided in the first, which describes ...
  • Is the law fair to the disabled? A European survey 

    Pinet, Geneviève; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1990)‏
  • Glossary on air pollution 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1980)‏
  • Health promotion and chronic illness: discovering a new quality of health 

    Milz, Helmut; Erben, Rosmarie; Branckaerts, Jan; Kaplun, Annette; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1992)‏
    A wide-ranging analysis of the ways in which health promotion approaches can be used to help the chronically ill and disabled exploit their potential t lead healthy and productive lives. Citing a number of promising developments in recent years, the book calls for a fundamental change in societys attitudes towards the chronically ill, whereby emphasis is placed on their potential and due attention is given to their need for support that goes beyond medical care. With this goal in mind, the book evaluates a wealth of recent experiences and research ...
  • Drug abusers in prisons: managing their health problems: report on a WHO meeting, The Hague, 16-18 May 1988 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1990)‏
    Summarizes measures used in different European prison systems to identify drug abusers among prisoners, treat their dependence, and manage their many other special health problems. Particular attention is given to the ethical issues surrounding the treatment of prisoners against their will and to the special problem of motivation within a prison environment. Health problems related to drug abuse, including AIDS and suicide, are also critically assessed. Throughout, examples of systems and procedures currently in effect are contrasted with measures ...
  • It can be done: a smoke-free Europe, report of the first European conference on tobacco policy, Madrid, 7-11 November 1988 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1988)‏
    Summarizes the tough lines of action mapped out during Europe's first conference on tobacco policy, a watershed event in the history of action against tobacco. The conference, which united some of the most experienced scientists, social scientists, and experts on health education and public health policy in Europe, drew unprecedented force and determination from a number of developments in research and public opinion. The book opens with a six-point charter asserting the moral right of Europes citizens to be protected not only from the diseases ...
  • Occupational health services: an overview 

    Rantanen, Jorma; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1990)‏
    Provides an overview of occupational health services available to workers in 32 European countries. The overview draws upon a survey conducted to obtain information on the general development of occupational health services in Europe, to identify the official objectives and legislation guiding this development, and to analyse the extent to which services are meeting the health needs of workers. The book has nine chapters. The opening chapters discuss the legislative basis of services in different European countries, consider the role played by ...
  • WHO in Europe 1991 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1991)‏
  • Environment and health 1 : overview and main European issues 

    Stanners, David; Krzyzanowski, Michal; Dora, Carlos; Bertollini, Roberto; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1996)‏
  • Assessing hypertension control and management : Hypertension Management Audit Project, a WHO/WHL study 

    Wilhelmsen, L; Strasser, Toma; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1993)‏
    Reports the results of a large research project, the Hypertension Management Audit Project, designed to assess the extent to which hypertension is adequately controlled and managed in different communities. Carried out in seven European countries, the study aimed to identify weaknesses in the detection and management of hypertension and thus guide the development of more effective public health policies. Factors assessed include awareness of hypertension in the general population, the work-up and management of hypertensive patients, patient ...
  • Food and health data: their use in nutrition policy-making 

    Helsing, Elisabet; Becker, W; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1991)‏
  • Methods for cohort studies of chronic airflow limitation 

    Leeder, S. R; Florey, Charles du V; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1982)‏
  • Studies in drug utilization: methods and applications 

    Westerholm, Barbro; Wahba, A. H. W; Gr'imsson, A; Bergman, U; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1979)‏
  • Health impact of different energy sources: a challenge for the end of the century: report on a WHO meeting Monte Carlo, 19 -22 July 1983 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‏1986)‏
    A broad discussion of occupational and public health risks associated with current patterns in the production and consumption of energy in Europe. Conditions likely to determine future sources and uses of energy are also considered in an effort to show how present knowledge about energy-related health risks can be applied in planning for the future. Current and future trends are examined in separate sections devoted to the use of fossil fuels, nuclear energy, and alternative energy sources, including hydropower, wind power, solar power, and biomass ...

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