Friday, January 24, 2014

New book spotlight: World Health Statistics 2013

Looking for current information on world health statistics? Check out World Health Statistics 2013, a WHO publication added to the Matas collection in December 2013.

The statistical information in this book is divided into three sections: Part I. focuses on health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Part II. gives information on topics highlighted by the WHO, and Part III. displays charts with data about the following global health indicators:

  • Life expectancy and mortality
  • Cause-specific mortality and morbidity
  • Selected infectious diseases
  • Health service coverage
  • Risk factors
  • Health systems
  • Health expenditure
  • Health inequalities
  • Demographic and socioeconomic statistics
Check out this book, and other new additions to our collection, on the New Books book cart in the Commons area of the library.