This book contains the latest information on surveillance by the international public health community, including: the WHO's Stepwise Approach, the U.S.'s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the Finbalt Health Monitor, the EURALIM Experience, and the Mega Country Health Promotion Network. It is for those involved in planning or conducting chronic disease risk factor surveillance and for those interested in developing a global network of persons involved in this arena.
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Number of pages: 255
Weight: 1260 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25 mm
Edition: 2003 ed.
"This is the only volume available to address worldwide surveillance, and indeed it may be used immediately by those working internationally with such agencies as the World Bank, US Agency for International Development (USAID), foundations, and others."
(Norma Kanarek, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in American Journal of Epidemiology, 159:8)
"This book is a godsend to those working in the area of monitoring and understanding changes overtime in chronic disease risk factors. It is a collection of 18 chapters authored by experts around the world and provides a comprehensive insight into establishing and maintaining the surveillance of behavioural risk factors both in developed and developing countries.
(Qaiser Mukhtar, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 59:6)