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Corporate Author World Health Organization.

Title The world health report 2002 [electronic resource] : Reducing risks, promoting healthy life / World Health Organization.

Imprint Geneva : World Health Organization, 2002.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 232 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Message from the Director-General -- Overview -- ch. 1. Protecting the people -- ch. 2. Defining and assessing risks to health -- ch. 3. Perceiving risks -- ch. 4. Quantifying selected major risks to health -- ch. 5. Some strategies to reduce risk -- ch. 6. Strengthening risk prevention policies -- ch. 7. Preventing risks and taking action -- Statistical annex -- List of member states by WHO region and mortality stratum.
Summary The report describes the amount of disease, disability and death in the world today that can be attributed to a selected number of the most important risks to human health and also calculates how much of this present burden could be avoided in the next couple of decades if the same risk factors were reduced. It shows how some of those possible reductions can be achieved in a range of cost-effective ways--P. xiii.
Form Also available via the World Wide Web.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject World health -- Statistics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Reducing risks, promoting healthy life
ISBN 9241562072

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