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Main Title The world health report 1998 : life in the 21st century, a vision for all /
CORP Author World Health Organization.
Publisher World Health Organization,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 39274249
ISBN 9241561890; 9789241561891
Subjects World health. ; Public health--History. ; World Health Organization. ; Health Status. ; Public Health--trends. ; Saude publica. ; Saude publica (historia) ; Public Health--trends--Statistics. ; World Health--Statistics.
Additional Subjects World Health Organization.
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ELBM  RA8.A5W6 1998 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/15/2010
Collation vi, 241 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Relates the history of WHO from 1948 to 1998; summarizes trends in mortality and disease since 1955; characterizes health problems faced by various age groups over the past fifty years; discusses the main global trends affecting health; reports on the changes in health systems and health care since the launching of the Health for All strategy at the Alma-Alta Conference in 1978; summarizes health trends since 1948 for each of the six WHO regions; gives examples of global partnerships for health; and considers the health agenda for the twenty-first century. Leading and responding -- Measuring health -- Health across the life span -- Changing world -- Achieving health for all -- WHO worldwide -- Global partnerships for health -- Health agenda for the 21st century.