Oral Health Surveys: Basic Methods by M. C. World Health OrganizOral Health Surveys: Basic Methods by M. C. World Health Organiz

Oral Health Surveys: Basic Methods

byM. C. World Health OrganizEditorWorld Health Organiz

Paperback | July 1, 2014

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This manual encourages countries to conduct standardized oral health surveys that are comparable internationally. The manual provides guidelines for assessing the current oral health status of a population and the future needs for oral health intervention.

Oral diseases are among the most prevalent non-communicable diseases and major components of the global burden of disease. The key risk factors are common to chronic and oral diseases. Guidelines are presented for risk factors assessment. The WHO approach can facilitate the incorporation of oral health into national health surveillance systems. Surveillance of oral health over time and monitoring of programs may provide decision-makers, public health planners, and health administrators with valuable information about the relevance and cost-effectiveness of public health intervention programs.
World Health Organization is a Specialized Agency of the United Nations, charged to act as the world's directing and coordinating authority on questions of human health. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based polic...
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Title:Oral Health Surveys: Basic MethodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2014Publisher:WHO PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9241548649

ISBN - 13:9789241548649

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