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World Health Organization

Works: 39,681 works in 66,514 publications in 4 languages and 597,679 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Handbooks and manuals  History  Maps  Scientific atlases  Software  Methods (Music)  Atlases 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, isb, Contributor, 475, prn, Organizer of meeting, Responsible party, Producer, Publishing director, Book producer, Sponsor, pmn, Copyright holder, Redactor, Originator, Collector, pub, Distributor, Recipient, Creator, 995, Director
Classifications: RA8, 615.105
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International travel and health : situation as on 1 January 2009 by World Health Organization( )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the main health risks for travelers around the world, with information on environmental health risks, injuries and violence, infectious diseases, vaccines, and malaria
World health( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspended as of 11/1/98, Vol.51 #6. Articles deal with all aspects of health and poverty on an international scale
The world health report( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<1999-> include the full report; <1996-1998> include executive summary, 50 health facts, press release, figures and maps; <1995> includes executive summary only
WHO drug information by World Health Organization( )

in 4 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Dt.:] WHO Drug Information ist ein vierteljährliches Journal, welches sich mit der Entwicklung und Zulassung von Arzneimitteln befasst und an Mediziner und Politiker adressiert ist. - [Engl.:] WHO Drug Information is a quarterly journal providing an overview of topics relating to medicines development and regulation which is targeted to a wide audience of health professionals and policy makers
Water quality monitoring : a practical guide to the design and implementation of freshwater quality studies and monitoring programmes by Jamie Bartram( )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water quality monitoring is a fundamental tool in the management of freshwater resources, and this book covers the entire monitoring process providing detailed guidance for implementing a monitoring network with step-by-step descriptions of field and laboratory methods
Water pollution control : a guide to the use of water quality management principles by World Health Organization( )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a handbook for policy makers and environmental managers in water authorities and engineering companies engaged in water quality programmes, especially in developing countries. It is also suitable for use as a textbook or as training material
Safe abortion : technical and policy guidance for health systems by World Health Organization( )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This technical and policy guidance publication is the outcome of a Technical Consultation, of an extensive review of evidence, and of additional review by experts from around the world in the fields of medicine, social science, law, ethics, provision of services and information, and health policy. It should be of use to a wide range of health professionals, and others, inside and outside governments, who are working to reduct maternal mortality and morbidity. It provides a comprehensive overview of the many actions that can be taken to ensure access to good quality abortion services as allowed by law
Laboratory biosafety manual by World Health Organization( )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than 20 years, since it was first published in 1983, the Laboratory Biosafety Manual has provided practical guidance on biosafety techniques for use in laboratories at all levels. For this new edition, the manual has been extensively revised and expanded. The manual now covers risk assessment and safe use of recombinant DNA technology, and provides guidelines for the comissioning and cetification of laboratories. Laboratory biosecurity concepts are introduced, and the latest regulations for the transport of infectious substances are reflected. Material on safety in health-care laboratories, previously published elsewhere by WHO, has also been incorporated
Decision-making in environmental health : from evidence to action by C Corvalán( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the need for information in support of decision-making in environmental health. It discusses indicators of environmental health, methods of data collection and the assessment of exposure to and the health impact of different environmental risk factors. It also discusses approaches to linkage analysis of grouped environmental and health data, including statistical and epidemiological issues and geographical information systems." "The book will be a source of information for researchers in public health, epidemiology and social science, as well as for environmental health officers, especially those responsible for collecting and analysing environmental health data as part of local or national information systems."--Jacket
The atlas of heart disease and stroke by Judith Mackay( )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World report on violence and health by World Health Organization( )

17 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report is part of WHO's response to the 49th World Health Assembly held in 1996 which adopted a resolution declaring violence a major and growing public health problem across the world. It is aimed largely at researchers and practitioners including health care workers, social workers, educators and law enforcement officials
Child and adolescent mental health policies and plans by Alan J Flisher( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The module outlines the steps to be followed in the development and implementation of a child and adolescent mental health policy and plan. Its goal is to assist countries to promote the healthy development of children and adolescents
Inheriting the world : the atlas of children's health and the environment by Bruce Gordon( )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than three million children die every year due to unhealthy environments. This atlas tackles issues as diversd as the devastating and largely unknown impact of indoor air pollution, the unfashionable tragedy of sanitation, and complex emerging issues like climate change. Full-color maps and graphics demonstrate the threats that children face everywhere, and underscore the impact of poverty on children's health
Net gain : a new method for preventing malaria deaths by Christian Lengeler( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) have emerged as a promising tool for controlling malaria at the community level, notably in African countries where malaria is highly endemic. This book reviews the technical issues related to implementing ITN programs in developing countries, including the entomological impact of the nets, the materials and insecticides used, and processes for impregnating the nets with insecticides. It then describes experiences with ITN implementation, including strategies and decisions regarding implementation, financing, staff training, and ITN services. It also provides examples of public health promotion in ITN programs in sub-Saharan Africa. The book concludes with recommendations for action and for future research
Neuroscience of psychoactive substance use and dependence by World Health Organization( )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an authoritative summary of current knowledge of the biological basis of substance use behaviours, including their relationship with environmental factors
Global strategy for infant and young child feeding by World Health Organization( )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healthy villages : a guide for communities and community health workers by Guy Howard( )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The health of individuals and the communities in which they live is determined by a variety of factors. Covering the provision of health care, sanitation and housing quality, this guide provides community leaders with the information needed to implement and sustain a 'Healthy Villages' project
Social protection floor for a fair and inclusive globalization : report of the Advisory Group chaired by Michelle Bachelet convened by the ILO with the collaboration of the WHO by International Labour Office( )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the Social Protection Floor Advisory Group chaired by Michelle Bachelet. In many ways the power of the social protection floor lies in its simplicity. The floor is based on the idea that everyone should enjoy at least basic income security sufficient to live, guaranteed through transfers in cash or in kind, such as pensions for the elderly and persons with disabilities, child benefits, income support benefits and/or employment guarantees and services for the unemployed and working poor
Medical device regulations : global overview and guiding principles by Michael Cheng( )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical devices and equipment are a vital component of patient care. From a simple tongue depressor to a sophisticated haemodialysis machine, medical devices are needed at every level of the health service. Yet many health services continue to lack information and financial resources to acquire the devices they really need, i.e. those that will address the specific disease burden in their country. Effective implementation of a National Regulatory Authority is a first step towards the cost-effective management of medical devices that meet international quality and safety standards, throughout t
Oral health surveys : basic methods by World Health Organization( Book )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This manual encourages countries to conduct standardized oral health surveys that are comparable internationally. The manual provides guidelines for assessing the current oral health status of a population and the future needs for oral health intervention. Oral diseases are among the most prevalent non-communicable diseases and major components of the global burden of disease. The key risk factors are common to chronic and oral diseases. Guidelines are presented for risk factors assessment. The WHO approach can facilitate the incorporation of oral health into national health surveillance syste
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Water quality monitoring : a practical guide to the design and implementation of freshwater quality studies and monitoring programmes
Water quality monitoring : a practical guide to the design and implementation of freshwater quality studies and monitoring programmesWater pollution control : a guide to the use of water quality management principlesSafe abortion : technical and policy guidance for health systemsLaboratory biosafety manualDecision-making in environmental health : from evidence to actionThe atlas of heart disease and strokeWorld report on violence and healthChild and adolescent mental health policies and plans
Alternative Names

controlled identityHigh-Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents

controlled identityInterim Commission of the World Health Organization


Aozadur Bedel ar Yec'hed

Bütindünýä Saglyk Guramasy

Consociatio Mundialis Sanitatis

Cyfundrefn Iechyd y Byd


Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation

Dünya Sağlık Örgütü

Eagraíocht Dhomhanda Sláinte

Egészségügyi Világszervezet

Fikambanana erantanin'ny fahasalamana

Genève (Suisse)

Gunglo ti Salun-at ti Lubong naipangpangruna nga ahensia ti Nagkaykaysa a Pagpagilian nga akinrebbeng iti sangalubongan a salun-at ti publiko

Health Organization

Heims Heilsustovnurin

Interim Commission of the World Health Organization

International Health Conference (United Nations) (1946 : New York, N.Y.)

Irgun ha-beri&#x02bc;ut ha-ʻolami

Irgun ha-beriʼut ha-ʻolami

Jahon sogʻliqni saqlash tashkiloti

Kalibutanon nga Katig-uban han Kalibsógan

L-Għaqda Dinjija tas-Saħħa

Maailma Terviseorganisatsioon

Maailma Tervishoiu Organisatsioon.

Maailma Tervishoiuorganisatsioon.

Maailma Tervüseorganisats'uun

Maailman terveysjärjestö

Monda Organizaĵo pri Sano faka institucio de UNo pri internacia publika sano

Mondala organizuro di saneso

Munaẓẓamat al-Ṣiḥḥah al-ʻĀlamīyah

Munaẓẓamat aṣ-Ṣiḥḥa al-ʿĀlamīya

Nacions Unides. Organització Mundial de la Salut


O. M. S. (i.e. World Health Organization)

O. M. S. (World Health Organization)


OMS (i.e. World Health Organization)

OMS (Organisation mondiale de la santé)

OMS (World Health Organization)

OMS ŋgbɛyɛ

ʻOngkān ʻAnāmai Lōk

Organisacion mondiâla de la sandât

Organisasi Kaséhatan Dunya

Organisasi Kesehatan Dunia

Organisasi Kesehatan Dunia Lembaga khusus PBB

Organiśasiòun mondièla dla sanitê

Organisassion Mondial ëd la Sanità

Organisation mondiale de la sanité

Organisation mondiale de la santé

Organisation Mundial del Sanitate

Organisaziun mundiala da la sanadad

Organització Mundial de la Salut

Organiza Mundal de Sania

Organização Mundial da Saude

Organização Mundial da Saúde organismo da Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) especializado em gerir políticas de prevenção, promoção, e intervenção em saúde a nível mundial

Organização Mundial de Saúde

Organização Mundial de Saúde agência especializada das Nações Unidas que se preocupa com a saúde pública internacional

Organizace spojených národů Světová zdravotnická organizace

Organizacion Mondiala de la Santat

Organización Mundial d'a Salut

Organización Mundial da Saúde

Organización Mundial de la Salú

Organización mundial de la salud

Organización Mundial de la Salud organismo de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas especializado en gestionar políticas de prevención, promoción e intervención en salud a nivel mundial

Organizata Botërore e Shëndetësisë

Organizația Mondială a Sănătății

Organization Mondiale de la Santé

Organizzazione mondiale della sanità

Organizzazione mondiale della sanità agenzia specializzata dell'ONU per la salute

Osasunaren Mundu Erakundea

Pankinaban na Organisasyon nin Salud

Pasaules Veselības organizācija

Pasaulinė sveikatos apsaugos organizacija

Pasaulinė sveikatos organizacija

Pasaulio sveikatos organizacija

Pertubuhan Kesihatan Sedunia



Samahan ng Pandaigdigang Kalusugan

Sangano reHutano Pasirose

Sāzmān-i Ṣiḥḥī-i Jahān

Sè-kài Oē-seng Cho͘-chit

Segye Pogŏn Kigu

Sekai Hoken Kikan

Sekai Hoken Kiko

Shih chieh wei sheng tsu chih


Shirika la Afya Duniani

Světová zdravotnická organizace

Svetová zdravotnícka organizácia

Svetovna zdravstvena organizacija

Svetska zdravstvena organizacija

Svieta sveikatas uorganėzacėjė

Svjetska zdravstvena organizacija

Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia


Tổ chức y tế thế giới

Ülemaailmne Tervishoiuorganisatsioon.

Ümumdünya Səhiyyə Təşkilatı

United Nations Organisation mondiale de la santé

United Nations Organização Mundial de Saúde

United Nations Organización Mundial de la Salud

United Nations Organizzazione mondiale della sanità

United Nations Shijie-Weisheng-Zuzhi

United Nations Světová Zdravotnická Organizace

United Nations Vsemirnaja Organizacija Zdravoochranenija

United Nations Weltgesundheitsorganisation

United Nations World Health Organizastion

United Nations World Health Organization

Urganizazziun mundiala da la Santaa

Urganizzazioni Munniali dâ Saluti

Ururka Caafimaadka Aduunka


Världshälsoorganisationen fackorgan vid FN

Verdens helseorganisasjon


Verdsorganisasjonen for helse

Vereinte Nationen Weltgesundheitsorganisation


Vsemirnaâ organizaciâ zdravoohraneniâ.

Vsemirnai︠a︡ organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ zdravookhranenii︠a︡

Vsemirnaja organizacija zdravoochranenija


W.H.O. (World Health Organization)

Warld Heal Organization





Weltgesundheitsorganisation der Vereinten Nationen

Weltgesundheitsorganisation Sonderorganisation der Vereinten Nationen mit Sitz in Genf





WGO (Weltgesundheitsorganisation)


WHO (World Health Organization)

Wol Elt Aaganizieshan

Wol Helt Ogenaesesen

World Health Organisation.

World health organization

World Health Organization of the United Nations

World Health Organization specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health


Παγκόσμιος Οργανισμός Υγείας διεθνής οργανισμός

Бүткүл дүйнөлүк саламаттык сактоо уюму

Бөтендөнья сәламәтлек оешмасы

Бөтә донъя һаулыҡ һаҡлау ойошмаһы


Всемирная организация здравоохранения

Всемирная организация здравоохранения специальное учреждение ООН

Всемирная организация по здравоохранению

Всесвітня організація охорони здоров'я Міжнародна організація в межах ООН, що здійснює заходи з охорони здоров'я у світовому масштабі

Дерригдуьненан могушалла Ӏалашъяран организаци

Доруобуйа аан дойдутааҕы тэрилтэтэ

Дуния саулукъ организация

Дэлхийн Эрүүл Мэндийн Байгууллага

Дүниежүзілік денсаулық сақтау ұйымы

Световна здравна организация

Светска здравствена организација

Світова орґанізація охороны здоровя

Созмони Ҷаҳонии Беҳдошт

Сусветная арганізацыя аховы здароўя

Сусьветная арганізацыя здароўя

Առողջապահության համաշխարհային կազմակերպություն

אוניברסיטת בר אילן. המגמה לסוציולוגיה של הבריאות.

ארגון הבריאות העולמי

װעלט געזונט ארגאניזאציע

د روغتيا نړيوال سازمان

سازمان بهداشت جهانی

سازمان صحى جهان

عالمی ادارہ صحت

عوموم دونیا ساغلیق تشکیلاتی

منظمة الصحة العالمية

منظمة الصحه العالميه

ورلڈ ہیلتھ آرگنائزیشن

ڕێکخراوەی تەندروستیی جیھانی

बिस्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन

वर्ल्ड हेल्थ अर्गेनाइजेसन

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन world health organisation

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संस्था


বিশ্ব স্বাস্থ্য সংস্থা

ਵਿਸ਼ਵ ਸਿਹਤ ਸੰਗਠਨ

ବିଶ୍ଵ ସ୍ଵାସ୍ଥ୍ୟ ସଂଗଠନ

உலக சுகாதார அமைப்பு

ప్రపంచ ఆరోగ్య సంస్థ

ವಿಶ್ವ ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಸಂಘಟನೆ


ලෝක සෞඛ්‍ය සංවිධානය



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세계 보건 기구

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セカイ ホケン キカン

セカイ ホケン キコウ



世界保健機関 国際連合の専門機関



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