Basic Health Indicators

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Health in the Americas, 1998 Edition
"Health in the Americas," formerly "Health Conditions in the Americas," is the authoritative encyclopedia of health indicators and trends in the Region. Published every four years by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), this two-volume reference offers an exhaustive analysis of the health situation in the entire Region of the Americas. (© PAHO 1998)   (6/Jun/1998)
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Regional Core Health Data Initiative
Components of the Initiative: 1) PAHO Basic Indicator Data Base; 2) Health Situation in the Americas: Basic Indicators; 3) Country Health Profiles; 4) Basic Health Indicators Atlas.(26/Aug/2005)
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Core Health Data System. Indicators Glossary
Definitions and unit measures for the indicators in the Core Health Data(3/Oct/2000)
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Gender, Health and Development in the Americas- Basic Indicators 2005
The brochure profiles gender differences in health and development in the 48 states and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on women's reproductive health, access to key health services, and major causes of death. Its objective is to raise awareness of gender inequities in the region and promote the use of sex-disaggregated health statistics in the development of targeted health and development policies and other initiatives. (7/Nov/2005)
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Regional Core Health Data System - Indicators Glossary
Definition, technical note, type, measure units, categories, and subcategories for each indicator in the Regional Core Health Data System(26/Oct/2004)
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