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The world health report 1999 : [publication] : making a difference /

by World Health Organization. General Director.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva : WHO, 1999Description: XXI, 121 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.MeSH subject(s): World Health | Health Priorities | Cost of Illness | Health Services Accessibility | Social Justice | Poverty | Forecasting | Mortality | Malaria | Smoking | World Health Organization | Tuberculosis, Pulmonary | Malaria -- prevention & control | Mortality -- trends | Smoking -- prevention & control | Tuberculosis, Pulmonary -- epidemiology | StatisticsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: 1. Health and development in the 20th century (The 20th century revolution in human health; Health and economic productivity). 2. The double burden: Emerging epidemics and persistent problems (Emerging epidemics of noncommunicable diseases and injuries; Persistent problems of infectious diseases and maternal and child disability and mortality; The avoidable burden of disease). 3. Meeting the challenges: Health systems development (Achieving greater efficiency; Renewing progress towards universal coverage; Providing for the future: the role of research and development). 4. Rolling back malaria (The challenge of malaria; Malaria control: Past,present and future; A global programme to roll back malaria). 5. Combating the tobacco epidemic (The health and economic costs of tobacco use; Obstacles to tobacco control; Principles of control; Tobacco control: what some countries achieved; WHO's tobacco free initiative). 6. Making a difference.
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1. Health and development in the 20th century (The 20th century revolution in human health; Health and economic productivity). 2. The double burden: Emerging epidemics and persistent problems (Emerging epidemics of noncommunicable diseases and injuries; Persistent problems of infectious diseases and maternal and child disability and mortality; The avoidable burden of disease). 3. Meeting the challenges: Health systems development (Achieving greater efficiency; Renewing progress towards universal coverage; Providing for the future: the role of research and development). 4. Rolling back malaria (The challenge of malaria; Malaria control: Past,present and future; A global programme to roll back malaria). 5. Combating the tobacco epidemic (The health and economic costs of tobacco use; Obstacles to tobacco control; Principles of control; Tobacco control: what some countries achieved; WHO's tobacco free initiative). 6. Making a difference.