Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment
Publisher: World Health Organization 2005
Number of pages: 200
Chronic diseases have been generally neglected on the international health and development agenda. WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which will present the latest scientific information and make the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease prevention and control. The report will review the burden of chronic diseases, major risk factors and associated trends.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
(multiple PDF files)
by Centers for Medicare
This is the official U. S. government Medicare handbook with important information about the following: What's new; Medicare costs; What Medicare covers; Health and prescription drug plans; Your Medicare rights; and more.
- World Health Organization
Mortality statistics, including causes of death, are the foundation of public health planning, monitoring and evaluation of interventions. Yet, the overwhelming majority of low- and middle-income countries do not have reliable mortality statistics...
by Robert A. Berenson - U.S. Government Printing Office
This case study has the purpose to present what is currently known about ICUs in terms of the distribution of ICU beds, the costs of maintaining ICUs, the utilization of ICUs, the characteristics of ICU patients, and the outcome of ICU care ...
by James Johnson, at al. - Civitas
The conviction of a GP for murdering several of his patients was taken as evidence that something was fundamentally wrong with medical regulation, and both the Government and the General Medical Council (GMC) have conceded that reform is necessary.