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World Health Organization

Works: 12,714 works in 24,075 publications in 5 languages and 323,306 library holdings
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Classifications: RM315, 614.532
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World report on violence and health by World Health Organization( )
20 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violence is a major public health problem worldwide. Each year, over 1.6 million people lose their lives to violence. Violence is among the leading causes of death for people aged 15-44 years of age worldwide, accounting for 14% of deaths among males and 7% of deaths among females. For every person who dies as a result of violence, many millions more are injured and suffer from a range of physical, sexual, reproductive and mental health problems. The World report on violence and health is the first comprehensive review of the problem of violence on a global scale - what it is, who it affects a
WHO drug information by World Health Organization( )
in 4 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The atlas of heart disease and stroke by Judith McKay( )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neuroscience of psychoactive substance use and dependence by World Health Organization( )
9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,280 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
Child and adolescent mental health policies and plans by World Health Organization( )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,224 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
Decision-making in environmental health from evidence to action by D Briggs( )
11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member 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
Guidelines for the treatment of malaria by World Health Organization( )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Malaria case management remains a vital component of the malaria control strategies. This entails early diagnosis and prompt treatment with effective antimalarial medicines. The WHO Guidelines for the treatment of malaria, which were first published in 2006, provide global, evidence-based recommendations on the case management of malaria, targeted mainly at policy-makers at country level, providing a framework for the development of specific and more detailed national treatment protocols that take into account local antimalarial drug resistance patterns and health service capacity in the country. This second edition of the guidelines revisits the recommendations based on updated evidence. The same presentation format from the first edition has been mainly kept based on feedback from the end-users."--P. ix
Net gain a new method for preventing malaria deaths by Christian Lengeler( )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member 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
The tobacco atlas by Judith Mackay( )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member 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
AIDS epidemic update, December 2002 by UNAIDS/Nepal( )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guidelines for the management of sexually transmitted infections ( )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This newly revised publication provides new treatment recommendations for comprehensive management of patients with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the broader context of control, prevention and care programs for STIs and HIV. It covers both the syndromic approach to the management of patients with STI symptoms, and the treatment of specific STIs, and also provides information on the notification and management of sexual partners and on STIs in children.--Publisher's description
World health : published for the non-technical reader by the World Health Organization ( )
in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International travel and health situation as on 1 January 2005 by World Health Organization( )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and French and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manual of basic techniques for a health laboratory by World Health Organization( )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manual intended for the use of laboratory personnel in developing countries. Cost, reliability and simplicity of the method, along with availability of resources for small laboratories, are considerations in the selection of techniques
Bulletin of the World Health Organization by World Health Organization( )
in 4 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
HIV transmission through breastfeeding a review of available evidence by Marie-Louise Newell( )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member 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( )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in French and held by 936 WorldCat member 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( )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member 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 World Health Organization( )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Global tuberculosis control surveillance, planning, financing : WHO report 2004 by World Health Organization( )
12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Interim Commission of the World Health Organization

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
Organizace spojených národů. Světová zdravotnická organizace
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
Sekai Hoken Kiko
Shih chieh wei sheng tsu chih
Světová Zdravotnická Organizace
Svetska zdravstvena organizacija
Svjetska zdravstvena organizacija
Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia
Tỏ̂ chức y té̂ thé̂ giới
United Nations. World Health Organization
Vsemirnaâ organizaciâ zdravoohraneniâ.
Vsemirnai︠a︡ organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ zdravookhranenii︠a︡
Vsemirnaja organizacija zdravoochranenija
WGO (Weltgesundheitsorganisation)
WHO (World Health Organization)
World Health Organisation.
World health organization
Всемирная организация здравоохранения
سازمان صحى جهان
منظمة الصحة العالمية
セカイ ホケン キカン
セカイ ホケン キコウ
北京协和医院. 世界卫生组织疾病分类合作中心
English (382)
French (13)
German (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Arabic (1)