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World Health Organization

Works: 24,005 works in 33,919 publications in 4 languages and 541,519 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Handbooks and manuals  History  Scientific atlases  Maps  Atlases  Software  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Other, Editor, prn, Publisher, Book producer, Organizer of meeting, Responsible party
Classifications: RA8, 615.105
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World health( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 2,042 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
WHO drug information by World Health Organization( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,953 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( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,733 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
The world health report( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,707 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
Safe abortion : technical and policy guidance for health systems by World Health Organization( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,674 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
World report on violence and health by World Health Organization( )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,646 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
Water pollution control : a guide to the use of water quality management principles by Richard Helmer( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,629 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 for water quality management courses. It is a companion volume to Water Quality Assessment and Water Quality Monitoring
Laboratory biosafety manual by World Health Organization( )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,607 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 certification 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 David J Briggs( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,590 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( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart disease can no longer be seen as the problem of overworked, overweight middle-aged men; in today's world, we are all--women and children too--at risk. One in three deaths worldwide--17 million deaths each year--is due to cardiovascular disease. These full-color maps and graphics illustrate the wide range of issues relating to this global epidemic
Child and adolescent mental health policies and plans by Alan J Flisher( )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,501 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( )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,420 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
Neuroscience of psychoactive substance use and dependence by World Health Organization( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,381 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( )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,269 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
Healthy villages : a guide for communities and community health workers by Guy Howard( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,261 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
Medical device regulations : global overview and guiding principles by Michael Cheng( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,254 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
Mental health legislation & human rights by Soumitra Pathare( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The WHO has developed a mental health policy and service guidance package to help implement the policy recommendations of the World Health Report 2001: "Mental Health: New Understanding, New Hope". The package consists of a series of inter-related and user-friendly modules designed to address the wide variety of needs and priorities in policy development and service planning. Each module addresses a core aspect of mental health.; Mental health legislation is essential for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders, who comprise a vulnerable section of society. This module provides information to help guide the development of mental health legislation. The module begins by setting out the activities that are required before legislation is formulated. The content of legislation is then described, including substantive provisions for specific mental health legislation and legislation impacting on mental health. Process issues in mental health legislation are then outlined, including drafting procedure
Making choices in health : WHO guide to cost-effectiveness analysis by Rob Baltussen( )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several guidelines on cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) already exist. There are two reasons for producing another set. The first is that traditional or "incremental" CEA ignores the question of whether the current mix of interventions represents an efficient use of resources. Secondly, the resources required to evaluate the large number of interventions required to use CEA to identify opportunities to enhance efficiency are prohibitive. The approach of Generalized CEA proposed in this Guide seeks to provide analysts with a method of assessing whether the current as well as proposed mix of interventions is efficient. It also seeks to maximize the generalizability of results across settings
Oral health surveys : basic methods by World Health Organization( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,199 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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The atlas of heart disease and stroke
Safe abortion : technical and policy guidance for health systemsWorld report on violence and healthWater pollution control : a guide to the use of water quality management principlesLaboratory biosafety manualDecision-making in environmental health : from evidence to actionThe atlas of heart disease and strokeChild and adolescent mental health policies and plansInheriting the world : the atlas of children's health and the environment
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

Irgun ha-beriʼut ha-ʻolami

Maailman terveysjärjestö

Munaẓẓamat al-Ṣiḥḥah al-ʻĀlamīyah



ʻOngkān ʻAnāmai Lōk

Organisasi Kesehatan Dunia

Organisation mondiale de la santé

Organização Mundial da Saude

Organização Mundial de Saúde

Organización Mundial de la Salud

Organizația Mondială a Sănătății

Organizzazione mondiale della sanità

Sāzmān-i Ṣiḥḥī-i Jahān

Segye Pogôn Kigu

Sekai Hoken Kikan

Shih chieh wei sheng tsu chih

Svetska zdravstvena organizacija

Światowa Organizacja Zdrowia

Tổ chức y tế thế giới

United Nations. World Health Organization


Vsemirnai︠a︡ organizat︠s︡ii︠a︡ zdravookhranenii︠a︡




World Health Organisation

World Health Organization

World Health Organization archiv in Genève

World Health Organization archivio svizzero

سازمان صحى جهان

منظمة الصحة العالمية


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