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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1977 ; Issue 92425405...

By: World Health Organization

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Etant donn6 qu'un expose du Sl ne saurait vraiment faire autorit€' pour reprendre les termes employ6s par l'Assemblee mondiale de la Sant6 dans sa r6solution WHA30.39, sans I'approbation de I'organisme intergouvernemental qui en a la responsabilite, la partie du pr6sent ouvrige qui decrit le Sl a 6t6 approuvee par le Bureau intelnalional des Poids et Mesures. L'Organisation mondiale de la Sant6 a une dette de reconnaissance envers M. J. Terrien, Directeur du BIPM' pour-l...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1989; Volume 67, Numbe...

By: J. Falkowski

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In a controlled field trial carried out in 1963, results of investigations of a live oral dysentery vaccine, prepared from streptomycin-dependent strains of Shigella Pexneri 2a have shown that a significant degree of protection can be achieved with such a vaccine (Mel, Terzin & VukSif, 1965). It was concluded that these results justified further experiments and that tests should be made to determine whether strains of other Shigella serotypes. administered in the doses t...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; Health Committee, Malaria,...

By: L. W. Hackett

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This docunent ha.s teen prepared for the meeting of the Study-Committee of the Malaria Commission

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92416651...

By: World Health Organization

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Paraquat is a bipyridilium herbicide that was evaluated by the JMPR in 1970, 1972, 1976, 1985 and 1986 (Annex 1, references 14, 18, 26, 47), in order to establish an acceptable daily intake (ADI). A toxicological monograph was published after the 1970 JMPR and addenda to the monograph were published after the 1972, 1976 and 1982 Meetings. A toxicological monograph was published after the 1986 JMPR. At the JMPR in 1970, an ADI of 0–0.001mg/kgbw, as paraquat dichloride, wa...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 36, Numbe...

By: S. Camargo

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Introduction The structure of Australian society is one shared by a number of westernized countries, where thcre is a sizeable indigenous population that is at a significant disadvantage with regard to a range of health outcomes. Current health indices demonstrate that Australian Aboriginal children have substantially shorter hfe expectannes than non-Abori&+l chlldren and a greater incidence of events such as blindness, infant mortality and accidental death [I. 2). Repo...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415628...

By: Joy Phumaphi

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Today it is widely acknowledged among public health decision-makers and experts, that adolescents not only have sexual and reproductive needs but likewise rights, including the right to a satisfying and safe sexuality. Adolescents, often termed the generation of hope, play a vital role for the future health status of any country. Their behaviours, attitudes and beliefs are also shaping the societies of the future. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in general, and am...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 195...

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Ce Releve contient des renseignements rccus des Administrations Sanitaires Natio~les par I'OMS en son si2ge, ses bureaux rdgionaux el la Station d'information dpiddmiologique de Singapour.

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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 200...

By: World Health Organization

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Over three years ago, UNAIDS and Shell International Limited made a groundbreaking decision: to work together to develop a scenarios project exploring some of the possible long-term impacts of the AIDS epidemic. Since Africa was so badly affected by the epidemic, it was decided to create scenarios exploring the future of AIDS in Africa, looking forward over 25 years. A number of other organizations were also invited to join the project, including the United Nations Devel...

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World Health Organization : Year 1989 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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F O R E W O R D The present boekler ir the sccond edition of the List of Publications and Documsnfs produced by the World Health oreanl*atlon in tho community water supply and aanirnrion scctor. It is organized in three section*.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 194...

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EXTRAITS DES RENSEIGNEMENTS RECUEILLIS PAR LA SECTION D'HYGIBNE DU SECRBTARIAT DE LA SOCIETS DES NATIONS EXTRACTS FROM INFORMATION RECEIVED BY THE HEALTH SECTION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS Le lecteur trouvera ci-dessous d'ahord des renseignements telegraphiques recus par le Bureau de la Societe des Nations a Singapour sur les maladies pestilentielles dans les ports et pays d'orient, puis us extrait des informations repues par voies ...

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World Health Organization : Development of Health Services, Smallp...

By: William Emmet

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1.0 Introduction In August 1970, a death in the administrative unit of Pasar Minggu (populationr 14 367; area: approximately 20 sq. km. ) was reported to a team which was conducting a scar survey to assess the level of smallpox vaccinations within the municipality of DJakarta, Indonesia. A subsequent investigation revealed that the patient had most probably died of smallpox and that it would be necessary to investigate further to fihd the extent and source of the outbreak.

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1986 ; Volume 7 No...

By: Elina Hemminki

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Toxaemia of pregnancy is an important problem in antenatal care: it is common, its etiology is largely unknown, and it is connected with increased morbidity and mortality in infants and mothers. Today, many experts reject the whole concept of toxaemia and divide it into several diseases and symptoms. I use the concept as it was commonly used in the 1960s and 1970s: when a pregnant woman had hypertension, proteinuria and/or oedema, she was said to have toxaemia. Toxaemia ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

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The days of quarantine: beginnings of worldwide cooperation Although it had long been realized that disease knows no borders and that the spread of some diseases could be halted by barring entrance of potential carriers into one's domain, international health cooperation can be said to have officially begun with the first International Sanitary Conference, convened in Paris in July 1851. This conference could be viewed as a reaction rather than an innovative action, for ...

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International Non-Proprietary Names : Proposed List-Proposed Inter...

By: World Health Organization

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hotice s hcrccy glven lnat n accoroance n in artce 3 31 tnc Pr.ceu.rc ILIn~e Scecton of Hecommenaeo lnlcrnat ona Nonpropr etaiy Names for Pharmace~cla Sdcstances :te names g ven n rnc st on 1nc lo low ng pages are -naer consideral on oy the Worla hea tn Organ zat on as Proposefl nlemat ona Nonproprlelary hames

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 196...

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L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante transmet par l'intermkdiaire des postes kmetteurs de Radio Suisse S.A. A GenBve-Prangins et Bern-Muenchenbuchsee (Suisse) un Bulletin Ppidimiologique radiotklkgraphique quotidien. Ce bulletin contient des renseignements officiels reps par I'OMS, A Genbve, sur les cas de maladies quarantenaires (c'est-&dire de peste, cholQa, fitvre jaune, variole, typhus et fibwe rkurrente) constates dans le monde, et, occasionnellement, d'autres rensei...

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

By: J. C. M. Holman

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Le manque d'iode dans les aliments et l'eau de boisson est reconnu presque universellement comme la cause du goitre simple. Dks lors, le moyen le plus rationnel de prkvenir la maladie est de remtdier a cette carence. La prophylaxie par administration d'iode a pour but.principa1 de pallier l'absence totale d'iode ambiant. Mais elle est tgalement efficace dans les cas ou des facteurs qui accroissent les besoins nornlaux en iode sont B l'origine de la maladie. L'administrat...

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

By: World Health Organization

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For the past four years the Center for Population Research and the Reproduction Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Humarl Development have supported a programme to provide highly purified human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) and HCG a and P subunits for research studies

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

By: K. C. Linag, Dr.

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Le programme quadriennal de lutte contre le paludisme B. Tarwan avait principalement pour .objet de maftriser l a maladie et d.len r6duire llincidenae 8. un point t e l qufelle ne constituerait plus un danger pour l a santd publique e t ne, poserait plus de problbme socio-6conomiqu

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Alistair Curry

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1. Introduction Access to a safe water supply is one of the most important determinants of health and socioeconomic development (Cvjetanovic 1986). This recognition of the importance of safe water supplies has led to an emphasis on the provision of appropriate facilities in developing countries. In the 1970s, it was realised that Bangladesh's population density and lack of access to adequate sanitation had led to severe microbiological contamination of surface water, res...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

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1. Clinical Practice Objectives Clinical practice is an essential part of the Integrared Managc!nienr of Childhood Illness course. The course provides daily practice in using case management skills so that participants can perform them proficiently when they return to their own clinics. Participants learn about the skills by reading information in the modules or seeing demonstrations on videotape. They then use the information by doing written exercises or case studies. ...

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