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World Health Organization : Year 1980, Dpr 80.1, (Part A3): Traini...

By: Disability, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (Dpr)

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GUIDE FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS What Is T h i s G u i d e F o r ? When you h a v e f o l l o w e d the i n s t r u c t i o n s i n t h i s g u i d e , you s h o u l d be a b l e t o t a k e the n e c e s s a r y s t e p s t o s u p p o r t the t r a i n i n g p r o g r a m m e s f o r the d i s a b l e d i n y o u r c o m m u n i t y .

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1965; Volume 32, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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A classification of skin tumours of domestic mammals is not only of scientific but also of practical value. Tumours of the skin occur more frequently and are more often removed surgically than other tumours are. A classification that can be based only on histological typing raises great problems. The first difficulty is that the skin is composed of various structures, such as the epidermis, hair follicles, sebaceous and sweat glands of different types, and soft tissue co...

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

By: Hans C. Matter

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La rage canine constitue un problbme de sant6 publique important dans les regions rurales et urbaines do nombreux pays deAfrique, d'Asie et d'Am4riqus latine.' L'importance de la population canine a dtd estimde au moyen d'enqudtes par questionnaires et & techniques de capture-marquager6capcure men6es dans plusieurs pays touchbs par la rage canine, ce qui a permis de rdvdler des rapports chiens/hommes allant de 1:2 A 1:8 dam les x4gions rurales et la prdsence de plusieurs...

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

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION The Reg~onal Committee for Africa, at thc forty-third session declared the next five years a period for preventing and combating epidemics of communicable diseases through improved epidemiological surveillance at the District level. Epidemiological surveillance is an ongoing systematic collection, analysis of data, presentation, interpretation and timely dissemination of health information which permits timely xtion for disease prevention and control. It is ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 690: Hew ...

By: D. Banerji

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A WHO Expert Committee on New Approaches to Health Education in Primary Health Care met in Geneva from 12 to 18 October 1982. Mr J. Ling, Director, Division of Public Information and Education for Health, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General, and read the opening address prepared by Dr J. Hamon, Assistant Director-General, which emphasized the need for a fresh look at health education approaches and practices in view of the WHO goal of health for all by t...

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

By: World Health Organization

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In 1979 a survey was made of clonorchiasis among pigs in 11 comunes of Tie-Lin County, Liaoning Province. Infected pigs were found in the c m u n e s located in plain regions with networks of waterways, while none was Iound in communes located in h i l l y regions. In the country as a whole the average infection r a t e of pigs was about 11%. In the plain regions with networks uf waterways, the infection r a t e was 14.4% (37/257), with r a t e s as high as 25 to 33.3% i...

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World Health Organization Fact Sheet, Year 2005, Volume 295: Quali...

By: World Health Organization

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A meeting of investigators perticipating on pilot studies in helath care of the elderly was heald at the WHO Regional office for Europe , Copenhagen , from 12 to 14 September 1978.

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World Health Organization : Year 1992 ; World Health Organization,...

By: A. Bertelsen, Dr.

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The International Statistical Classification of Diseases andRelatedHealth Problems, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) is a product of international collaboration, in the true sense of the word. Marly individuals and organizations have contributed to this classification, of which chapter V contains mental and behavioural disorders.

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 3, No. 4, Year...

By: World Health Organization

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introduction WHO estimates that at least 12 billion syrings are sold each year for injection purpose and that approximately 1 billion injections are given yearly in the course of childhood vaccina tion programmes.

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

By: World Health Organization

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RESUMEN EJECUTIVO Esta consulta informal es la primera de una serie anual. El objetivo es examinar los logros del programa, determinar las prioridades futuras de éste, buscar oportunidades para la colaboracion e identificar posibilidades para la movilizacion de recursos. El Programa de Prevencion de la Ceguera y la Sordera (PDH), de la OMS, comenzo en 1985 y se integro a la prevencion de la ceguera en 1991. La Asamblea Mundial de la Salud ha adoptado dos resoluciones rel...

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World Health Organization : (Emro) Regional Office for the Eastern...

By: World Health Organization

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During the 13 meeting of the CINDI Programme Directors in Chelyabinsk, Russia in 1996, the advantage of using public health services (PHS) in NCD prevention within health care reform was discussed. Iparticipants agreed that as a first step, the availability of information in this area should be clarified and priority areas for action identified.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 - Summary Mueasu...

By: Colin D. Mathers

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Introduction In the last two decades, there has been a considerable international effort to develop summary measures of population health that integrate both mortality and non-fatal health outcomes, and international policy interest in such indicators is increasing. As a result, two major classes of summary measures have been developed: health expectancies, such as disability-free life expectancy; and health gaps, such as disability-adjusted life year (DALY). This chapte...

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; Assessment Document, A7678...

By: World Health Organization

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Annex I–Figure 1 - The temporal trend of total DDT (mainly DDE) in guillemot eggs from the central part of the Baltic studied during 1969–1998. Annex I–Figure 2 - The temporal trend of total PCB in guillemot eggs from the central part of the Baltic studied during 1969–1998.

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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This is the first progress report for the International EMF Project and follows the first International Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting held at WHO in Geneva in May 1996, that formally established the Project. A progress report will be provided annually to all contributors to the Project. Copies of this and future reports and activities are provided on the WWW HOME PAGE for the Project. The address of the HOME PAGE is: http:Ilwww.who.ch/programmes/peh/emf/emf~horne.

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World Health Organization : World Health Assembly ; Year 2003, 56T...

By: Missing Page

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

By: World Health Organization

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THE WHO RECOMMENDED CLASSIFICATION OF PESTICIDES BY HAZARD and GUIDELINES TO CLASSIFICATION 1998-99 1. IN'I'KODUC'I'ION The WIO Reconlrnended Classification of Pesticides by IIazard was approved by the 28th World Health Asscmbly in 1975 and has sincc gained widc acccptancc. When it was published in the WIO Chronicle, 29, 397-401 (1975), an annex, which was not part of the Classification, illustrated its usc by listing examples of classification of some pesticidal active ...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: E. Maurice Backett

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Las publicaciones de la Organizacidn Mundial de la Salud est6n acogidas a la proteccidn prevista por las disposiciones sobre reproduccidn de originales del Protoc o l ~2 de la Convencidn Universal sobre Derecho de Autor. Las entidades interesadas en reproducir o traducir en todo o en parte alguna publicacidn de la OMS deberln solicitar la oportuna autorizacidn de la Oficina de Publicaciones, Organizaci6n Mundial de la Salud, Ginebra, Suiza. La Organizacidn Mundial de la ...

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

By: F. Y. Cheng

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Introduction AU cours dcs annkes koulkes, le Bureau rigional de ['OMS pour I'Europe a coordonnk I'exkcution, en collaboration avec d'autres organisations internationales et instituts nationaux, d'un programme complet sur les PCB, PCWW et PCDF en vue d'&valuer lcurs risques kventuels pour 13 sant&, surtout chez les nourrissons, et de prdvenir et reduire I'exposition environnementale B ces produits chimiques toxiques. En 1987. le Bureau dglonal a demand6 B un groupe d'expe...

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

By: S. K. Noordeen, Dr.

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Since the production of the booklet MDT Questions and Answers in 1991 (revised in 1996) * the outlook towards leprosy has changed dramatically. This change, and the opportuniy to conquer leprosy from the public health point of view, led WHO to pass a resolution at its fortyfourth World Health Assembly on the goal of eliminating leprosy as a public health problem by the year 2000. This goal has created a new awareness and enthusiasm in most endemic countries.

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

By: R. I. Hood, M. D., M. P. H.

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Vente de la viande et des produits carries Dans la plupart des pays sur lesquels a portt la prtsente enqu&te, il est interdit de livrer B la consommation humaine de la viande ou des produits carnts qui n'ont pas 6tt soumis au prtalable A l'inspection officielle des viandes. La Finlande fait exception pour certaines zones ou la population est clairsemte. En Grbce, par suite du manque de vtttrinaires, les villages tcart6s et les petites villes sont exemptts de l'inspection...

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