The World Malaria Report 2011 summarizes information received from 106 malaria-endemic countries and shows clear progress in the fight against malaria and a decline in estimated malaria cases and deaths. For the first time, it contains individual profiles for 99 countries with ongoing malaria transmission.
The WHO has published a discussion paper on the linkages between health and biodiversity, climate change and desertification, the representation of health in the three Rio Conventions, and the opportunities for more integrated and effective policy.
The Social Determinants of Health (SDH) Sectoral Briefing Series, produced by the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the Regional Office for the Western Pacific, includes a report that describes challenges facing transport policy-makers and authorities, how they address them, and areas for potential collaboration between health
The toxicological monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on two contaminants in food: cadmium and lead. Monographs on nine groups of related flavouring agents evaluated by the Procedure for the Safety Evaluation of Flavouring Agents are also included.
The detailed monographs in this volume summarize the technical, analytical, dietary exposure and toxicological data on a number of contaminants in food: acrylamide, arsenic, deoxydivalenol, furan, mercury and perchlorate.
This report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic and progress in implementing and ﬁnancing TB prevention, care and control at global, regional and country levels using data reported by 198 countries that account for over 99% of the world’s TB cases.