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An assessment of LAC's vital statistics system : the foundation of maternal and infant mortality monitoring (English)

Vital records, the registration of births, deaths, marriages and divorces, and the vital statistics derived from these records serve two important purposes. ... See More +

Working Paper 44862 MAY 01, 2008

Danel, Isabella; Bortman, Marcelo Disclosed

Brasil - Enfrentando o desafio das doencas nao-transmissiveis (Portuguese)

This report stresses that non-communicable diseases (NCD) account for a significant and growing share of the burden of disease of Brazil. It offers an overview of the changing face of DNT in Brazil, its causes, costs and the possible effectiveness of interventions of policy alternatives. ... See More +

Brief 44688 MAR 01, 2008

Danel, Isabella; Kurowski, Christoph; Saxenian, Helen Disclosed

Reducing maternal mortality - learning from Bolivia, China, Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, and Zimbabwe (English)

Of the 515,000 maternal deaths that occur every year worldwide, 99 percent take place in developing countries. Women In the developing world have a 1 in 48 chance of dying from pregnancy-related causes; the ratio in industrial countries is 1 in 1,800. ... See More +

Publication 25953 APR 30, 2003

Koblinsky, Marjorie A. [editor]; Campbell, Oona; Danel, Isabella; Rivera, Ada; Shinga Feresu; Nyandoro, Margaret; Mumbwanda, Leonard; Seoane, Guillermo; Eguiluz, Ramiro; Ugalde, Miguel; Arraya, Juan Carlos; McCaw-Binns, Affete

Public health surveillance : toolkit (English)

This toolkit draws on the expertise of public health practitioners who have experience with public health surveillance and who have recognized the core role of surveillance in public health. ... See More +

Working Paper 56372 FEB 01, 2002

Garcia-Abreu, Anabela; Halperin, William; Danel, Isabella Disclosed