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The WHO Web Site Health Topics List: 

The WHO Web Site Health Topics List WHO Library and Information Networks for Knowledge

Three thesauri were used to compile the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List : 

Three thesauri were used to compile the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List MeSH Thesaurus UNBIS Thesaurus List of WHO Preferred Terms

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 1 : 

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 1 MeSH Thesaurus A controlled vocabulary thesaurus from the US National Library of Medicine* Used by MEDLINE and medical library databases world wide including WHO libraries Online access to the thesaurus at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/2003 Thesaurus terms available in many languages French: http://dicdoc.kb.inserm.fr:2010/basismesh/mesh.html Spanish: http://decs.bvs.br/I/homepagei.htm Arabic: available in hardcopy Provides scope notes for the terms *Fact Sheet: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/mesh.html

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 2 : 

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 2 UNBIS Thesaurus A controlled vocabulary prepared by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, Department of Public Information of the United Nations Multidisciplinary in scope, reflecting the wide-ranging concerns of the UN. Used for development and social/political sciences, economics terminology not included in MEDLINE Online access to the thesaurus at: http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/thes/thes_intro.htm Multilingual with scope notes

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 2 : 

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 2 UNBIS Terms used currently in the Health Topics List Globalization Landmines Youth

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 3 : 

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 3 WHO Preferred Terms : a controlled vocabulary list compiled by the WHO Library When no acceptable term can be found in MeSH or in UNBIS, the WHO Library selects a term in consultation with programmes The term is translated A scope note is written for the term

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 3 Terms currently used: : 

Thesauri for the WHO Web Site Health and Development Topics List - 3 Terms currently used: Adolescent Health Blood safety Cancer Chemical safety Child health Disabilities Drinking water Emerging diseases Epidemiologic surveillance Female genital mutilation Food safety Gender Global burden of disease Health care system Infectious diseases Maternal health Non-infectious diseases Pertussis Reproductive health Sexual health Substance abuse Tradtional medicine Tropical disease research