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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2003 : Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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GENEVE - 171 Etats Membres de I'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS) se sont entendus pour soumettre a I'adoption de I'Assemblee mondiale de la Sante un traite qui fera date dans l'histoire de la sante publique et reduira I'offre et la consommation de tabac. Le texte de la Convention-cadre de I'OMS pour la lutte antitabac (FCTC) couvre les taxes sur le tabac, la prevention et le traitement du tabagisme, le commerce illicite, la publicite, le parrainage, la promotion e...

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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1.1 How to use this handbook The tasks in this booklet teach you how to look after a modern cold room or freezer room. You should answer the questions after you have read the User’s handbook for vaccine cold rooms or freezer rooms (WHO/V&B/02.31). If you have the old-fashioned type of site-built cold store you should read the November 1986 edition of this document together with the User’s handbook for vaccine cold stores (EPI/LOG/84/22/Rev.1). If possible, practise the t...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1969; Volume 41, Numbe...

By: A. R. Gray

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Acetylsalicylic acid in vascular disease Twenty years ago acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) was shown to impair thrombus formation by inhibiting platelet function (1). This could readily have been dismissed merely as a contributory factor to its potential to induce gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Instead, it has dramatically extended the therapeutic value of acetylsalicylic acid, which has now emerged as a potential life-saving agent in the treatment and prevention of intrava...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Icp, Infection Pr...

By: Lena Bilsson Schonnesson

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The problem of the radical treatment of vivax malaria, which is of very great importance in malaria eradication, has been solved as a result of the intensive efforts made by chemists, pharmacologists, clinicians, chemotherapists and malariologists in many countries. The search for a solution passed through many stages, the final one of which commenced with the synthesis of primaquine in the USA and quinocide in the USSR.

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Wings, Patron Guide: Wingstmr Request Management System

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Welcome to the WINGSTMRe quest Management System! With the WINGS system you will be able to enter, view, and cancel your interlibrary loan requests from the convenience of any web browser. In this guide you will learn how to: % log on %g enter several types of requests % import citation information from an online utility % view your requests % cancel your requests NOTE: All the screens pictured in this guide are generic WINGS screens; your library has very l...

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Remerciements Les auteurs remercient pour leurs cornmentaires et suggestions constructives pour la revision de ce document: d'une part, D.G. Barboza (Cabinet juridique Neviani, Borges & Beildeck, Rio de Janeiro), P. Chirac (pharmacien, Revue Prescrire, Paris), C. Correa (professeur 2 l'Universit6 de Buenos Aires), M. Haubert (Directeur de l'hstitut dfEtude du Developpement Economique et Social de l'Universit6 de Paris I), B. Remiche (professeur 2 lfUniversite de Louvain)...

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: J. P. Sournia

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The Law of July 1975 on c l i n i c a l l a b o r a t o r i e s has made h e a l t h i n s p e c t o r s (who a r e physicians or pharmacists) responsible f o r s u r v e i l l a n c e of the technical performance of c l i n i c a l l a b o r a t o r i e s . Such s u r v e i l l a n c e is r e f e r r e d t o as c o n t r o l of the proper conduct of c l i n i c a l t e s t s and w i l l apply, as do the q u a l i t y c o n t r o l a c t i v i t i e s of the Nntional Hea...

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Boletn de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud Recopilacion de Artc...

By: David Dollar

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Re´ sume´ Le pre´ sent article de´ veloppe quatre the` mes a` propos de la mondialisation et de la sante´ . Premie` rement, l’inte´ gration e´ conomique est un puissant facteur d’e´ le´ vation du revenu des pays pauvres. Ces vingt dernie` res anne´ es, plusieurs grands pays en de´ veloppement ont ouvert leurs frontie` res au commerce et aux investissements

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 877: Card...

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A WHO Scientific Group on Cardiovascular Disease and Steroid Hormone Contraception met in Geneva from 3 to 7 November 1997. The meeting was opened by Dr P. Van Look, Associate Director of the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, on behalf of the Director-General of WHO.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2003; Volume 81, Numbe...

By: Ding Ding

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Tn 1971 smallpox reappeared in Botawann after four years without: reportea cases. Cases were declared sporadically through 1971 with a total of 36 cases reported. Various people in the health services, health inspectors, doctors, nurses, hospitals and the ~ s dcr oss made efforts to stop the spread by vaccination but were unsuccessful. Smallpox appeared first in the far eastern part of the country near the border with the Transva~l (in South Africa) and Southern Rhodesia...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 14, No. 1, Yea...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The recluct~ono f child lnortality rates in developung countl-ics. WI~ICII arc about 5-15 times higher than those in dzreloped countries (I,?), 1s onc of the greatest public health challenges raced by developing countr~es.In lnally countries attempts to achieve Lh~s goid arc hampcred by diflicultlcs in access to health services that provide correct ~laudardc ase managemenl. or igni~l-ancc among inn1111es of the signs of severe disease in children or 01 the most

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000; Volume 78, Numbe...

By: A. V. Reeler

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En septembre 1990, le Comite r6gional de 1'OMS a adopt4 la resolution EUR/RC40/R7 sur la cooperation avec les pays d'Europe centrale et orientale (PECO), montrant ainsi que les Etats Membres itaient de plus en plus desireux d'intensifier leur cooperation avec ces pays dans le domaine de La santb, afin de combler L'Qcart qui existe en maciere de sante entre les PECO et les autres pays de la RQgion. Une consultation des centres collaborateurs de 1'OMS en Europe au sujet du...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1955; Volume 12, Numbe...

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Since their independence, the countries of Africa have become more and more aware of the importance of traditional medicine, and some countries are channelling substantial aid into re-emphasizing its value. The inadequate health coverage of rural populations in Africa has led WHO, and in particular its Regional Office for Africa, to introduce a new approach based on simpler and more accessible measures and recommending, among other things, the use of traditional medicine...

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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization,...

By: H. Mahler, Dr.

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Mr president, Mr Secretary-General. Excellencies, Honourable Delegates, Lsdies and Gentlemen: It is a great privilege for me to have the opportunity o f addressing you. The subject of my presentation is of importance to all the countrics you represent, because AIDS does not respect national frontiers. The disease was first recognized in 1981, just six years ago. At that time, no one could have predicted that infection with the AIDS virus already was, and would become, 4 ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Environmental Health, Issu...

By: World Health Organization

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The writrr, Dr F.C, Wagner, was engaged by WHO on a contractual service agreement to kGTGFt thc following national training courses1 consultations:

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1985 ; Volume 6 No...

By: C. A. K. Yesudian

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It is estimated that the world's population will increase by 4 1 % over the next 15 years ; the urban component, however, is expected to rise by as much as 78%. In the developing countries, some 284 cities will each probably have more than 1 million inhabitants by the year 2000, whereas only 118 were as big in 1980. The largest population growth will be in these cities, where most people will live in slums or substandard housing. As population pressures in rural areas in...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Prevention in Pri...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The Seminar was convened in collaboration with the Austrian Ministry of Health, the Landeshauptmann von Tirol and the Landeskrankenhaus, Hochzirl, Innsbruck. Eleven temporary advisers, three observers and the WHO Regional Officer for the Elderly, Disability and Rehabilitation attended. The purpose was to review the placement and misplacement of elderly patients in hospitals or institutions and the hospitalization of elderly people with acute and chronic cond...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; World Health Organization ...

By: M. M. Hoistein

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Les anophbles dktermin&s, du ler aoGt 1948 au 31, mars 1950, pour les territoires franqais de lfAfrique occidentale, sont led suivants, .groiipes par colonies

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 2, No. 1, Year...

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La reunion a ete organisee par la division de Bilthoven du Centre europeen de I'environnement et de la sante en collaboration avec Ie Centre de medecine du travail de I'lnstitut d'hygiene de Lituanie, I'lnstitut finlandais d'hygiene du travail, le Bureau international du travail (Geneve) et la Fondation europeenne pour le cadre de vie et de travail (Dublin). La reunion avait pour objet d'examiner I'evolution de la situation en matiere d'hygiene du travail dans la sous-re...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1968; Volume 38, Corri...

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At the end of our work on indoor resting and biting and outdoor biting Culexpipiens fatiguns; we embarked on an examination of the outside resting population. Simultaneous examination of inside and outside resting would have been more satisfactory, but lack of staff prevented this. Only a few references to outdoor resting by C. p. fatigans have been found in the literature and all emphasize the low density of outdoor collections as compared to indoor ones. Rao & Rajagopa...

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