The world health report 2002The world health report 2002 reducing risks, promoting healthy life
World Health Organization
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2002.
ISBN: 0585468257 ISBN13: 9780585468259 DDC: 362.1 LCC: RA8 Edition: (electronic bk.)
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
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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
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LCC Number: RA8
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: xx, 248 p. : ill.
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