World Health Statistics 2018

Monitoring Health for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

June 2018
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    28th June 2018
  • ISBN 9789241565585
  • Language English
  • Pages 103 pp.
  • Size 8.25" x 11.75"

The World Health Statistics series is the annual snapshot of the state of the world's health. This 2018 edition contains the latest available data for 36 health-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators. It also links to the three SDG-aligned strategic priorities of the WHO's 13th General Program of Work: achieving universal health coverage, addressing health emergencies and promoting healthier populations.

World Health Organization

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 policy options, providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and assessing health trends.