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Corporate Author World Health Organization Author
Title World Health Statistics 2009 [electronic resource]
Publication Info. Geneva : World Health Organization Aug. 2009 Herndon : Stylus Publishing, LLC [Distributor]
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Health Reference Center Academic    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 160 p. ill 11.625 x 08.500 in.
Series Nonserial Publication Ser.
Academic OneFile
Health Reference Center Academic
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Summary Annotation <i>World Health Statistics 2009</i>contains WHO's annual compilation of data from its 193 member states, and includes a summary of progress towards the health-related millennium development goals and targets. This edition also contains a new section on reported cases of selected infectious diseases.<br /><br />It provides a comprehensive summary of the current status of national health and health systems including; mortality and burden of disease, causes of death, reported infectious diseases, health service coverage, risk factors, health systems resources, health expenditures, inequities and demographic and socioeconomic statistics.<br /><br />The section on inequities presents statistics on the distribution of selected health outcomes and interventions within countries, disaggregated by sex, age, urban and rural settings, wealth, and educational level.<br />WHO presents<i>World Health Statistics 2009</i>as an integral part of its ongoing effort to inform better measures of population health and national health systems.
Local Subject World Health
Vital Statistics
Health Status Indicators
Medical Statistics
Communicable Diseases
Medical Personnel
Medical -- Public Health
Social Science -- Statistics
Medical -- Biostatistics
Medical -- Infectious Diseases
Medical -- General
Added Author Academic OneFile
Health Reference Center Academic
ISBN 9789241563819
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Standard No. 9789241563819
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