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World Health Organization

Works: 7,978 works in 14,474 publications in 6 languages and 223,921 library holdings
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Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Originator, Contributor
Classifications: RA8, 614.532
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WHO drug information by World Health Organization( file )
in 4 languages and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
Neuroscience of psychoactive substance use and dependence by World Health Organization( file )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
Provides an authoritative summary of current knowledge of the biological basis of substance use behaviours, including their relationship with environmental factors
Decision-making in environmental health from evidence to action by D Briggs( file )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Decision-Making in Environmental Health looks at the need for information in support of decision -making in environmental health. It will be an invaluable source of information for researchers in health and environmental health officers
The tobacco atlas by Judith Mackay( file )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
In "The Tobacco Atlas", full-colour maps and graphics illustrate in a clear and accessible format a wide range of tobacco issues, revealing similarities and differences between countries, and exposing the behaviour of the tobacco companies. It also examines solutions and predicts the future course of the epidemic.; The atlas attempts to illustrate that tobacco is not just a simple health issue, but involves economics, big business, politics, trade, litigation, deceit and crimes such as smuggling. It also demonstrates the importance of a multifaceted approach to reducing the epidemic by WHO, other UN agencies, NGOs and the private sector
Net gain a new method for preventing malaria deaths by Christian Lengeler( file )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
A finely spun net could prevent as many as one-third of all child deaths in Africa, reports IDRC's new publication, Net Gain. Studies conducted in The Gambia, Ghana, and Kenya show that the insecticide-treated mosquito net reduced the mortality rate of children under 5 years of age by up to 63 percent. Net Gain reviews and discusses the development of the treated mosquito net, focusing on the technology, its implementation, and its promotion
World health : published for the non-technical reader by the World Health Organization ( serial )
in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
AIDS epidemic update, December 2002 by Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS( file )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
HIV transmission through breastfeeding a review of available evidence by Marie-Louise Newell( file )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 914 libraries worldwide
This book presents a summary of the available scientific evidence on the transmission of HIV infection through breastfeeding. It briefly describes the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and infants; and summarizes evidence on the relative risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 infection during pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding
Un mur contre la malaria du nouveau dans la prévention des décès dus au paludisme by Christian Lengeler( file )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in French and held by 893 libraries worldwide
A mosquito net treated with insecticide can substantially reduce infant mortality caused by malaria. In Africa, this extremely simple approach is givin communities new hope. Net gain describes this new and appropriate technology and clearly states how to involve new communities in its implementation
Building better health a handbook of behavioral change by C. David Jenkins( file )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
"Building Better Health: A Handbook of Behavioral Change is a one-of-kind manual for communities to reduce disease, disability, and premature death throughout the life cycle. It blends proven disease prevention strategies with practical behavioral science principles and methods to create a handy guide that health workers at all levels can use in planning and operating local and regional health programs. The author, C. David Jenkins is an internationally known health worker, researcher and Professor of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, of Epidemiology, and of Psychiatry. He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, and WHO Regional Offices for Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Western Pacific. Dr. Jenkins' text is lively, enthusiastic, accessible -- and anchored in solid science. Wherever in the world health workers fight against disease and disability, this Handbook will become an essential tool. It will be especially useful in the battle against the rising tide of chronic degenerative diseases, lifestyle related diseases, major depression, injuries, and violence. Book jacket."--Jacket
Improving access and use of psychotropic medicines by Hilbrand Haak( file )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
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Bulletin of the World Health Organization by World Health Organization( file )
in 4 languages and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Technical report series by World Health Organization( serial )
in English and Undetermined and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Medical device regulations global overview and guiding principles by World Health Organization( file )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 773 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 )
25 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
World health forum ( serial )
in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
"An international journal of health development."
Summary measures of population health concepts, ethics, measurement and applications ( file )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
The world health report : report of the Director-General ( serial )
in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Healthy villages a guide for communities and community health workers by Guy Howard( file )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 729 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
World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales by World Health Organization( serial )
in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Interim Commission of the World Health Organization

Assemblée Mondiale de la Santé
Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation
Genève (Suisse)
Interim Commission of the World Health Organization
International Health Conference (United Nations) (1946 : New York, N.Y.)
Irgun ha-beriʼut ha-ʻolami
Irgun ha-beriʼut ha-ʻolami
Maailman terveysjärjestö
Munaẓẓamat al-Ṣiḥḥah al-ʻĀlamīyah
Nacions Unides. Organització Mundial de la Salut
O. M. S. (i.e. World Health Organization)
OMS (i.e. World Health Organization)
OMS (Organisation mondiale de la santé)
ʻOngkān ʻAnāmai Lōk
Organisasi Kesehatan Dunia
Organisation mondiale de la santé
Organisaziun mundiala da la sanadad
Organització Mundial de la Salut
Organização Mundial da Saude
Organização Mundial de Saúde
Organización mundial de la salud
Organizația Mondială a Sănătății
Organization Mondiale de la Santé
Organizzazione mondiale della sanità
Sāzmān-i Ṣiḥḥī-i Jahān
Segye Pogŏn Kigu
Sekai Hoken Kikan
Shih chieh wei sheng tsu chih
Shijie Weisheng Zuzhi
Svetska zdravstvena organizacija
Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia
Tỏ̂ chức y té̂ thé̂ giới
United Nations. World Health Organization
Vsemirnai︠a︡ organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ zdravookhranenii︠a︡
Vsemirnaja organizacija zdravoochranenija
Water, Sanitation and Health.
Water, Sanitation, and Health Programme.
Water, Sanitation and Health WHO.
WGO (Weltgesundheitsorganisation)
WHO Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion
WHO. Water, Sanitation and Health.
WHO (World Health Organization)
World Health Organisation
World health organization
World Health Organization Water, Sanitation and Health
World Health Organization Water, Sanitation, and Health Programme
WSH World Health Organization.
سازمان صحى جهان
منظمة الصحة العالمية
北京协和医院. 世界卫生组织疾病分类合作中心
English (314)
French (12)
Spanish (4)
Multiple languages (2)
German (1)
Arabic (1)
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