4 edition of Historical dictionary of the World Health Organization found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-286.
|Series||Historical dictionaries of international organizations series ;, no. 15|
|LC Classifications||RA8 .L44 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xliv, 333 p. :|
|Number of Pages||333|
|LC Control Number||97026820|
The World Health Organization sets standards for disease control, health care, and medicines; conducts education and research programs; and publishes scientific papers and reports. A major goal is to improve access to health care for people in developing countries and in groups who do not get good health . A history of the World Health Organization, covering major achievements in its seventy years while also highlighting the organization's internal tensions. This account by three leading historians of medicine examines how well the organization has pursued its aim of everyone, everywhere attaining the highest possible level of health.5/5(2).
the decisions or the stated policy of the World Health Organization. Book design and cover design: Christophe Lanoux, Paris, France Abstract The 53 countries of the European Region approved a new value- and evidence-based health policy framework for the Region, Health , at the session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in September File Size: 1MB. A brief history of the World Health Organization In the s, markedly increased trade and travel with the East led to outbreaks of cholera and other epidemic diseases in Europe. In response to cholera epidemics in and , which killed tens of thousands in Europe, the first International Sanitary Conference was convened in Paris in
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An introduction provides a brief history of WHO as the world's first truly global health organization. A chronology of key events, a comprehensive bibliography of primary and secondary sources, and extensive appendixes of basic documents and organizational structures further complement the by: Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization (Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations): Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content Try Prime.
Historical dictionary of the World Health Organization. [Kelley Lee; Jennifer Fang] -- "The World Health Organization's history spans more than six decades. The past twenty years has been a particularly busy period in the organization's development, given the transition from. The Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization covers the history of the WHO through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography.
The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on key bodies, programs, events and people. Compiled with the assistance of past and present WHO staff, medical historians, and health professionals, this work brings together a broad range of data on the World Health Organization.
The dictionary covers the key offices, programs, events, and individuals of the WHO from its creation to present calls for reform. World Medical & Health Policy. Volume 5, Issue 2. Book Review. Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization.
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The WHO's history spans a period of over six decades, with particular emphasis on the past twenty years. «Back to Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization. Find in a Library Find Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization.
The Historical Collection is open to WHO staff members and visiting scholars who are engaged in serious research and whose work depends on materials contained in the Collection.
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History of the development of the ICD. Early history. Sir George Knibbs, the eminent Australian statistician, credited François Bossier de Lacroix (), better known as Sauvages, with the first attempt to classify diseases systematically (10).
Sauvages' comprehensive treatise was published under the title Nosologia methodica. World Health Organization (WHO), French Organisation Mondiale de la Santé, specialized agency of the United Nations established in to further international cooperation for improved public health conditions.
Although it inherited specific tasks relating to epidemic control, quarantine measures. Book description. According to its Constitution, the mission of the World Health Organization (WHO) was nothing less than the 'attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health' without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic status, or social by: 1.
The World Health Organization (WHO) was established inas an essential step in the construction of the post-war system of international cooperation. Its creation is the culmination of an. The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health.
The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as ensuring "the attainment by Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations. The constitution of the WHO was signed by 61 countries on 22 Julywith the first meeting of the World Health Assembly.
It incorporated the Office International d'Hygiene Publique and the League of Nations Health Organization. In book: The Encyclopedia of Food and Health, Edition: First, Chapter: World Health Organization (WHO), Publisher: Oxford, Academic Press, London UK, Editors: Caballero B, Finglas P, Toledra F, pp.
The World Health Organization (WHO) was established in as the United Nations (UN) specialized agency for health. While the history of health cooperation dates to ancient times, focused on disease outbreak prevention and control, institutionalized arrangements have a more recent history.
The United Nations body was founded in with a mission to promote health around the world. The organization took on a swath of responsibilities, including managing the response to. Introduction to Public Health 2 discusses the various definitions and determinants of health.
For the purpose of this monograph, we consider definitions from lay point of view, professional, World Health Organization (WHO). Lay Point of view: Persons are healthy when they are doing their activities with no apparent symptoms of disease in them.
World Health Organization (WHO) the specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with health on an international level. The agency was founded in and in its constitution are listed the following objectives: Health is a state of complete physical and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
The enjoyment. The History of Health Promotion Bonnie Raingruber Chapter ObjeCtives At the conclusion of this chapter, the student will be able to: 1. Describe the ancient Greek approach to health promotion. Discuss how the health promotion movement was influenced by historical developments, critical documents, and international conferences.
Size: 1MB. The World Health Organization is an organization within the United Nations that is responsible for helping governments to improve their health services.
The abbreviation WHO is also used. The World Health Organization says a cholera epidemic in Peru could spread throughout Latin America. COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary.EVEN A QUICK GLANCE AT THE titles of books and articles in recent medical and public health literature suggests that an important transition is under way.
The terms “global,” “globalization,” and their variants are everywhere, and in the specific context of international public health, “global” seems to be emerging as the preferred authoritative term.1 As one indicator, the number Cited by: Our World in Data, an online publication based at the University of Oxford, announced on Tuesday that it had stopped relying on World Health Organization (WHO) data for its models, citing errors and other factors.
The group’s founder, Max Roser, said researchers are now using data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Until March 18 we relied on the World Health.