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.
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by Douglas Kamerow - RTI Press
The intersection of health care, politics, and policy is a controversial one, and this book of lively essays takes on many of today's hot health topics: alternative medicine, health care reform, screening mammograms, taxes to change behavior, etc.
by Helen P. Rogers - Wellington Pubns
The author has chosen to use a question-answer format in order to make the often complex subject matter, easier and more enjoyable to read. Q and A is not a dialogue between real people -- the author has provided the dialogue for both.
by Scott W. Atlas - Hoover Institution Press
The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.
- 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...