Can better health statistics save lives?

Elash, Anita
September 2006
Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Sep2006, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p693
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the international campaign regarding universal access to treatment for people with HIV/AIDS in developing countries which is one of the central themes during the International AIDS Conference in August in Toronto, Ontario. The United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) organization together with the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as other health organizations help developing countries improve health information systems as well as make timely and accurate information available around the world. Furthermore, the author presented the two principles of harmonization efforts to improve health statistics.


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