Logo

Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Large book cover: Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN/ASIN: 9241563001
ISBN-13: 9789241563000
Number of pages: 200

Description:
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:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: Medicare and YouMedicare and You
by
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.
(7928 views)
Book cover: Guidelines for HIV Mortality MeasurementGuidelines for HIV Mortality Measurement
- 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...
(3886 views)
Book cover: Intensive Care Units (ICUs): Clinical Outcomes, Costs and DecisionmakingIntensive Care Units (ICUs): Clinical Outcomes, Costs and Decisionmaking
by - 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 ...
(4505 views)
Book cover: Regulating DoctorsRegulating Doctors
by - 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.
(9298 views)