World Health Organization – May 2013
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“….15 May 2013 – The world has made dramatic progress in improving health in the poorest countries and narrowing the gaps between countries with the best and worst health status in the past two decades, according to the World Health Statistics 2013. “Intensive efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals have clearly improved health for people all over the world,” says Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO.
World Health Statistics 2013 contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets.
This year, it also includes highlight summaries on current trends in official development assistance (ODA) for health.
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Table of contents and introduction
Part I. Health-related Millennium Development Goals
Part II. Highlighted topics
Part III. Global health indicators
Annex 1: Regional and income groupings
THE INDICATOR COMPENDIUM
World Health Statistics 2013 – Indicator compendium
- WHO data shows narrowing health gap (bbc.co.uk)
- WHO 2013 Statistics Show Worldwide Improvements In Health, But Concerns Remain (medicaldaily.com)
- WHO: A narrowing health gap between rich and poor nations (crofsblogs.typepad.com)