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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993, Icp-Environmental...

By: World Health Organization

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The following selected texts show the difficulty of introducing realism and clarity into the field of information support for management. For nearly twenty years attempts have been made in the African Region to eliminate the confusion existing between the concepts data and information. Data are the raw materials, facts, while information is selected data, analysed and interpreted for specific needs. Another difficult concept would appear to be determination of needs, col...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1996 ; Issue 92415448...

By: World Health Organization

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Carbon tetrachloride readily migrates from surface water to the atmosphere in a matter of days or weeks; however, levels in anaerobic groundwater may remain elevated for months or even years (5). Carbon tetrachloride is capable of being adsorbed onto organic matter in soils (I). Migration to groundwater is possible (6). Bioaccumulation has not been observed.

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World Health Organization Publication : The First Ten Years of the...

By: World Health Organization

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Before the work of the World Health Organization during the first ten years is described, it seems fitting that some account should be given of the planning and policy-making and the administrative action which preceded and accompanied that work and which governed in very large measure its accomplishment. The present part of the volume, therefore, reviews the main developments in the course of the Organization's adaptation to successive tasks and problems. The First Worl...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization,...

By: E. K. Chapman

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AVANT-PROPOS L'Organisation mondiale de la Santb (OMS) a tenu sa prernidre dunion sur I'utilisation de la vision ksiduelle en 1981. De cette dunion sont issues des recommandations sur les dbfinitions, les pratiques et les services. Depuis lors, nombre de faits nouveaux sont survenus. Des matdriels pbdagogiques ont kt4 mis au point, la fabrication d'appareillages pour malvoyants s'est dbveloppde, des pays plus nombreux se sont dotks de centres pour deficients visuels, les...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1984; Volume 62, Numbe...

By: Joe H. Davis

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Uinder the terms of resolution EB 22.Rl the Director-General is requested to report to each session of the Board the ccntributions accepted between sessions of the Board undar the autliority delegated

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97; Prevention in Prima...

By: World Health Organization

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The epidemic of AIDS (the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a world health problem of extraordinary scale and extreme urgency. It represents an unprecedented challenge to the public health services of the world. AIDS is caused by a newly recognized retrovirus called human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The primary targets of HIV are T4 helper cells, a subpopulation of lymphocytes that are essential to the body's defence against disease. HIV infects and kills T4 helpe...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 620: Chem...

By: W. R. Bontoyan

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Chemical pesticides continue to be the mainstay of most public2 health vector control programmes. Although WHO is trying to develop biological control agents and environmental modifications for use in vector control, there is at present and during the immediate future an urgent need for safe and effective pesticides and thus for valid specifications for these pesticides. The Committee therefore addressed itself to the task of revising the specifications and analytical me...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1975; Volume 52, Numbe...

By: Frederick A. Murphy

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There is an obvious need for a wide diversity of molluscicide formulations to meet the challenge offered by variations in habit among snail species. A semi-field exmriment has been carried out to compare the effectiveness of corncobs and polyester granules (Styropor P) as vehicles for Bayluscide (2,5-dichloro-4-nitrosalicylic anilide) wettable powder.

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World Health Organization, Centre for Health Development : World H...

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Introduction Chapter I showed that fox most of the world's population evev step in life, from infancy to old age, is taken under the twin shadows of poverty and inequity, with health care providers facing enormous problems in fighting disease and ensuring equal access to care - in other words in bridging the gaps in global health. The review also showed that people's health status can be improved, albeit gradually. The present chapter an overview of the many activities u...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

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UNITEKDI NGDOM-. B ecause rubella is usually mild and often clinically indistinct, notifications by chiciaus seem unlikely to provlde satisfactory data for surveillance, though in fact the not%- cation figures did reflect the outbreaks of 1972 in the Edinburgh area, and of 1973 in the Glasgow area? Virologcal confinnation of rubella is seldom sought except in pregnancy, but then is almost always invoked as an essential guide to management of a particularly difficult and ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Reports and Studies, Europea...

By: World Health Organization

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Health statistics, including both empirical data and estimates related to health such as mortality, morbidity, risk factors, health service coverage, and health systems, are the basis for every aspect of health planning. The demand for better health statistics is rapidly growing. More money is being spent on global health than ever, and donors are keen to know their return on investment. In the financial sector, credibility and accountability are everything. Why not in t...

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86 ; World Health Organizati...

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1. INTRODUCTION The present protocol describes the general outlines of a study which, in continuation of the Internattonal Acheronclerosis Project and the WHO Five Town Study, explores the struceurel changes in arteries that may determine the development of athscosclerosia, especially its early stages and its progressioq related to various contrasting socio-cultural settlngs and individual characteristics. Zn putting emphasis on the arterial changes that mi,ghc indicate ...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 193...

By: Health Section of the Secretaríat of the League of Nations

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Ce communique contient les inIormations recues par l'Office International d'Hygibne publique en execution de la Convention sanitaire internationale de 1926, directement ou par l'intermediaire des Bureaux suivants, agissant comme Bureaux regionarzx pour I'application de cette Convention: Bureau d'Extreme-Orient de I'Organisation d'hygiene de la Soeiete des Nations, Singapour. Bureau Sanitaire Panambrieain., Washington. Bureau Regional du Conseil sanitaire ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1994-99, South-East Asia Region ; Ex...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION The first meeting of the International Certification Commission for Poliomyelitis Eradication in thc South-East Asian Region (SEAR) of the World Health Organization (WHO) was hcld in Ncw Dclhi, India, on 3 June 1997. 1.1 Objectives The objectives of the meeting were to: ( I ) Brief the Rcgional Commission on the latest developments in polio cradication; (2) Rcvicw the Terms of Reference for the Commission; (3) Validate the structurc and tirnetablc for cer...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

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HUNGARY(s ituation on 13 February 1970). -' After slow propagation since the middle of December 1969, the epidemic of influenza-like illness has now become widespread, and a sharp rise in the incidence of notified cases has recently been observed throughout the country; 275 000 new cases were reported in the week ended 7 February. In Budapest, the rate of school absenteeism is about 20%, and sickness benefit claims for periods less than seven days show a 4-5-fold increas...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1954; Volume 10, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Le service operatoire comporte deux salles d'operation tsba mdemea, dotdes dtinstallations trba pexfectionnees pour l' anesthesie les aiwxsen techniciues opemtoiroe la adjacentes au bioc operatoire

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World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Ye...

By: Folke Edsmyr

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1 INTRODUCTION The purposes of the assignment were: (1) to assess the e x i s t i n g f a c i l i t i e s f o r radiotherapy i n the management of cancer p a t i e n t s ; (2) to a s s i s t i n and advise on the organization of oncoLogical services i n Maharagama Cancer Hospital, and (3) to a s s i s t i n t h e organization of t r a i n i n g i n cancer control a c t i v i t i e s i n Sri Lanka. I n addition to t h i s programme, the w r i t e r was asked to convene a ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1973; Volume 48; Volum...

By: Trevor C. Beard

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Protozoan intestinal infections training of communities in personal and family hygiene; and Amoebiasis a major cause of death efficient Sewage disposal and provision of an adequate and safe supply of water. from parasitic intestinal disease Entamoeba histolytica is a protozoan parasite which is usually transmitted from person to person through faecal contamination of food or hands. Ingested cysts release trophozoites that lodge in the caecum and ascending colon where the...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1971; Volume 44; Volum...

By: James B. Knaak

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EN Tchecoslovaquie , les talches incombant au aarvice do sante reparios entre diverses institution, organisees en un systeme unique de telle sorte que chaque service est lie aux autres pour plus grand benbefice commun

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World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Ye...

By: P. T. Baerurn, Dr.

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Data o n d e n t a l h e a l t h of the a d u l t population are s p a r s e . But l o s s of s e v e r a l t e e t h and a l s o complete lack of t e e t h was observed r a t h e r frequently. No measurements have been made by the D i r e c t o r a t e of Dental Health of changes i n o r a l health r e s u l t i n g from implementation of the PELITA 11 programmes.

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