The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to tackle a range of problems in world health, from infectious and preventable diseases in the developing world to heart and lung disease in the developed world as well as the global fight against AIDS. This book provides an insight into the aims and methods of the organization and discusses the complex problems it is trying to address. It assesses the impact of a number of WHO campaigns which aim to eradicate diseases and promote good health worldwide.
Cath Senker has spent most of her life in Sussex, but has also lived in Israel for 3 years, doing community work with both Jews and Arabs. She speaks 5 foreign languages. She has worked in children's books for many years and her main interests are history, politics, travel and popular science.