Health situation in the South-East Asia Region, 2001-2007
AbstractThe health situation in Member States of WHO's South-East Asia Region varies within and across countries. The Region accounts for around 25% of the world population yet it incurs 30% of the global disease burden. The Health Situation in the South-East Asia Region was first published in 1980 and theh present volume is the eleventh in the series. This publication presents covering the period 2001-2007. It is presented with a regional perspective and, where appropriate, comparisons have been made with other egions of WHO and with world averages. It described the progress in healthoent and reflects the impact of health programmes, highlighting the need for concerted action to improve the health of the population of the region. Various professionals, policy-makers, authorities, researchers, health personnel and those committed to the advancement of public health in the Region will find this publication a valuable resource.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2008). Health situation in the South-East Asia Region, 2001-2007. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205256