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The world health report 1998 : life in the 21st century, a vision for all

Author: World Health Organization.
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the history of WHO from 1948 to 1998; summarizes trends in mortality and disease since 1955; characterizes health problems faced by various age groups over the past fifty years; discusses the main global trends affecting health; reports on the changes in health systems and health care since the launching of the Health for All strategy at the Alma-Alta Conference in 1978; summarizes health trends since 1948  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization.
ISBN: 9241561890 9789241561891
OCLC Number: 39274249
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 241 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Leading and responding --
Measuring health --
Health across the life span --
Changing world --
Achieving health for all --
WHO worldwide --
Global partnerships for health --
Health agenda for the 21st century.
Other Titles: Life in the 21st century
Responsibility: report of the Director-General.

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Relates the history of WHO from 1948 to 1998; summarizes trends in mortality and disease since 1955; characterizes health problems faced by various age groups over the past fifty years; discusses the main global trends affecting health; reports on the changes in health systems and health care since the launching of the Health for All strategy at the Alma-Alta Conference in 1978; summarizes health trends since 1948 for each of the six WHO regions; gives examples of global partnerships for health; and considers the health agenda for the twenty-first century.

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