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Frequently requested documentation

How can I obtain AIDS and HIV statistics and documentation

  • AIDS and HIV statistics and documentation
    UNAIDS ORGANIZATION Web Site: http://www.unaids.org
    email: unaids@unaids.org

  • Epidemiological Fact Sheets on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • PAHO Web Site: Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)



  • Can I access the Air Quality Guildelines in fulltext?

  • Air Quality Guidelines Air Quality Guidelines or http://www.who.int/peh/air/Airqualitygd.htm



  • Where can I find Cancer Epidemiology and Other Information?

  • IARC Cancer Databases and other Resources or http://www.iarc.fr/



  • Where can I find information about vaccinations when travelling to foreign countries and can I access the International Travel and Health?

  • WHO International Travel and Health web page

  • Disease Outbreak News

  • International Certificate of Vaccination

  • Vaccination Requirements and Country List



  • Can I access the Essential Drugs - WHO Model List?

  • The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines Go to: Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy - which includes the: Model List of Essential Medicines or http://www.who.int/medicines - to go to the "Essential Medicines Library"



  • Can I access the Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality?

  • Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality



  • Where can I find the Alma Ata Declaration pertaining to the International Conference on Primary Health Care, 1978, Alma Ata, USSR?

  • English

  • French

  • Spanish



  • How do I Obtain WHO Documentation?

  • Obtaining WHO Documentation

  • WHO Online Book Shop (Publications Catalog)

  • WHO Publications: National sales agents

  • EURO Documentation centres




    Where can I find the International Health Regulations (IHR)?

  • International Health Regulations or http://www.who.int/csr/ihr/en/
  • Revisions of the International Health Regulations or http://www.who.int/csr/ihr/en/
  • The Current IHR are found at or

    http://policy.who.int/cgi-bin/om_isapi.dll?infobase=Ihreg&softpage=Browse_Frame_Pg42




  • Where can I find the definition of Health?

  • Definition of Health or http://www.who.int/about/definition/en/
  • "Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."*

    *Basic Documents
    Forty-fourth Edition, 2002
    Including Amendments updated to 31 October 2002

    Contains essential documents of the World Health Organization, including the Constitution, Rules of Procedure of the World Health Assembly and of the Executive Board, Regulations for Expert Advisory Panels and Committees and for Study and Scientific Groups, and Financial and Staff Regulations. Updated to 31 October 2002, the book also includes the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies, agreements with the United Nations and with other agencies, and the principles governing relations with nongovernmental organizations. A list of members and associate members of WHO and the Statute of the International Agency for Research on Cancer are appended.




    Where can I find WHO's World Health Reports?

  • World Health Reports



  • Where are the Other WHO Regional Offices Located?

  • Other WHO Regional Offices
  • WHO European Documentation Centers
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