Headache Disorders And Public Health

For the first time, the importance of headache disorders as a public health concern was recognized in the WHO document "Headache Disorders and Public Health - Education and Management Implications" in 2000.

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The World Health Report 2001 listed migraine as one of the top 20 causes of disability.  - See www.who.int/whr/2001/en/.

In 2007 WHO published a report Neurological Disorders: Public health challenges.  See the report at
www.who.int/mental_health/neurology/neurodiso/en/