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Women and health: today's evidence tomorrow's agenda

© World Health Organization, 2009
Despite considerable progress in the past decades, societies continue to fail to meet the health care needs of women at key moments of their lives, particularly in their adolescent years and in older age. These are the key findings of the WHO report Women and health: today's evidence tomorrow's agenda

WHO calls for urgent action both within the health sector and beyond to improve the health and lives of girls and women around the world, from birth to older age.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 November 2009 05:02
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Social Protection in Health Schemes for Mother, Newborn and Child Populations: Lessons learned LAC

Social Protection in Health Schemes for Mother, Newborn and Child Populations: Lessons learned LAC

This publication is the product of a joint initiative between PAHO/WHO, USAID, SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) and AECI, initiated in 2004/05 to identify options for extending social protection in health to mothers, newborns, and children in LAC. It relies strongly on concepts and methodologies developed since 2000 by PAHO and SIDA and on the conceptual developments of the ILO (International Labour Organization)-PAHO Joint Initiative on Extension of Social Protection in Health. (see more Online Bookstore)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 August 2012 15:21

Epidemiología de los trastornos mentales en América Latina y el Caribe

Washington, D.C.: OPS, © 2009
Este libro es el producto del trabajo de un grupo de investigadores y profesionales de gran prestigio en el campo de la salud mental en la Región de las Américas. En él se revisan los resultados de importantes estudios de epidemiología realizados en países de América Latina y el Caribe y se tratan algunos problemas específicos de especial importancia, tales como la epidemiología de los trastornos mentales en grupos poblacionales con mayor vulnerabilidad, la utilización de los servicios de salud mental, el uso de alcohol y otras sustancias psicoactivas, el suicidio y la discapacidad intelectual.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 05:39
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