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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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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; World Health Organization,...

By: F. A. Moeloek

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T he Ministry of Health (MOH) acknowledges with thanks the financial as sistance of the World Bank for the Intensified Iodine Deficiency Control (IIDC) Project in Indonesia, and for funding this nation wide study of IDD prevalence surveys and mapping. Grateful acknowledgement is also extended to the Nutrition Research Centre, the Universities of Indonesia, Andalas, Hasanuddin, Diponegoro and Udayana for their hard work in conducting this study. We appreciate the valuable...

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Veterinary Public Health : Veterinary Public Health, Year 93, Issu...

By: A. Astrinakis

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`INTRODUCTION The World Health Organization discussed the feasibility of a global or regional approach for rabies elimination from urban areas at a consultation held in Geneva from 11-13 December 1989. Dr T. Bektimirov, Assistant Director-General, welcomed the participants (see Annex 1) in the name of Dr Hiroshi Nakajima, Director-General of the World Health Organization. He described the potentials for international cooperation in urban rabies elimination and stressed t...

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

By: F. L. Soper

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Medley et al. (1) observed that the negative outcomes of HIV serostatus disclosure were far less than anticipated and infrequently led to divorce or separation. While it is true that this may have been because of the reasons they cited — that only those women who have confidence in their relationships choose to disclose or that the risk of a negative outcome was exaggerated — the serostatus of the male partner is an important aspect that was not discussed. Male partners ...

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: A. Geller

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In addition to the original proposals made two years ago, it is suggested that: - a database on nutrition and supermarket data be created to provide an additional source of data for the indicators project (health/deprivation index) ; - data be collected on the weight and height of different social groups found in a given city; - possibilities be created to increase the choice of healthy food in European cities; this would contribute greatly to creating a supportive envir...

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; Global Programme on Aids D...

By: Shivanand Khan

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I.Introduction and background At present, over fifty countries implement some form of travel restrictions related to HIVIAIDS. These restrictions make entry into a country or the right to remain, conditional on HIVIAIDS status. They may require one of the following: a general medical examination, including an HIV test; an HIV test; an HIV-free certificate; a declaration of HIV status. Such restrictions may cover migrant workers, immigrants, refugees and asylum-seekers, s...

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European Occupational Health Series : World Health Organization : ...

By: G. S. Challand, Dr.

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The introduction in the early 1950s of the phenothiazines for the management of severe mental disorders, particularly schizophrenic psychoses, significantly improved the prognosis of these disorders all over the world. This discovery was particularly momentous for psychotic patients at mental hospitals in the less technologically developed countries because these poor countries could not afford the treatment procedures, notably insulincoma, that were then in vogue

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1997 ; Volume 18 N...

By: Nagwa Khallaf

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In 1989 Egypt set up a programme to combat acute respiratory infections among children aged under 5 years. The present article indicates what has been achieved and the lessons that have been learnt. Because of relatively high levels of morbidity and mortality associated with acute respiratory infections among children under 5 years of age, Egypt initiated a national control programme in 1989 using the standard case management strategy for early detection and treatment. The objectives were:

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

By: E. Kalimo, Dr.

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Good pharmaceutical trade and distribution practices Over the past sixty years, there have been over 500 reported cases of fatal incidents due to the accidental but also fraudulent incorporation of diethylene glycol into pharmaceuticals (1). About 80 children died in Haiti in 1996 as a result of contaminated paracetamol syrup containing diethylene glycol in glycerol used as an excipient. A similar case of diethylene glycol poisoning was identified in India between April ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Hiv and Aids , Issue 15: S...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION The Intercountry Workshop on Social & Behavioulral Research for the Containment of AIDS was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 3 to 7 January 1990. List of participants and agenda are annexed (Annexures 1 & 2). Dr Hatai Chitanondh chaired the meeting and Drs M. Fernando and I. Kapoor acted as rapporteurs.

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86, (Cdd) Control of Diarhoe...

By: J. F. Desjeux

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES OF THE DIARRHOBAL DISEASES CONTROL PROGRAMME AND THE SCIENTIFIC WORKING GROUP ON CASE MAGEELENT The Group was informed about the revlsed guidelines for the management of research activities and related changes in the research component of the Programme. The research component has two major objectives: (1) to support research aimed at the develoment of new or improved tonls for the rontrol of diarrhoeal diseaues; and (2) to strengthen research ra...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1950; Volume 2, Number...

By: J. C. Cutler

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Works on vocational instruction within the standard educational system and career education and professional training. Also works on career assessment testing, career changes, job hunting, occupations, technical education, vocational guidance, and vocational teachers. * British Journal of Guidance & Counselling * British Journal of Learning Disabilities * Career World * Careers & Colleges * Community College Review * Community College Week * Guidance & Counseling Journal...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction According to current UN recommendations, infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, and thereafter should receive appropriate complementary feeding with continued breastfeeding up to two years or beyond. However, there are a number of infants who will not enjoy the benefits of breastfeeding in the early months of life or for whom breastfeeding will not occur or will stop before the recommended duration of two years or beyon...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 20, No. 3, Yea...

By: World Health Organization

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A strain of Crlex quinquefirrciatus Say (= Curlex pipiens fatigans Wiedemann) taken in Fresno and Orange Counties, California, and reared in the laboratory at Berkeley, Calif., for two years gave a wide range of response to dieldrin when tested in the fourth larval instar stage. By breeding from the extent larvae surviving a discriminating dosage of 0.1 ppm dieldrin, a strain highly resistant to dieldrin in both the larval and adult stages was obtained and used in te...

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

By: Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations

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Further to the manual Basic Tests for Phamaceutkal Dosage Forms published by WHO in 1991. analogue tests for 32 pharmaceutical dosage forms contained in the WHO Model List of Essential Owgs are described in this document. They should not be used toreplace the monographs contained in The International Pharmacopoeia since they are intended only to verify the identity of pharmaceutical substances. Initial validation of these tests was carried out in at least 4 laboratories ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1986 ; Evaluacion de ...

By: World Health Organization

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En 1985, la poblacibn ascendia a 224 000 habitantes, de 10s cuales el 65% vive en la isla Nueva Providencia, donde estl situada la capital, Nassau. Nueva Providencia tiene una superficie de 80 millas cuadradas y una densidad de poblacidn de 720 habitantes por km2. La isla es el nGcleo de toda la Comunidad del Reino Unido y el centro financier0 y comercial. SegGn datos de 1980, 90% de la poblacibn se concentra en Nueva Providencia, Gran Bahama, Eleuthera, Isla Harbour, Sp...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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The 1989-1990 influenza season in the nonhern hemsphere began unusually early, in October-November, with outbreaks of Influenza A(H3N2) m North America, Europe and Asla. Subsequenrly, in Western Europe, the Un~red Stares of America and Northern China, the number of outbreaks Increased sharply during December or early January. Both the United Kingdom and the United States reported excess mortallty related to the influenza epldemlc. In the United Kingdom the epidem~cw as t...

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 : Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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The outbreak of plague in India in 1994 was of global concern. WHO convened an interregional Meeting in the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, from 13 to 16 March 1995 to review the lessons learned £rom the outbreak and to make recommendations for the prevention and control of plague and other i.nfectious diseases with epidemic potential.

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

By: Waleed Obeidallah

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1. Executive summary Situation Drug availability and drug quality are generally satisfactory in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The supply and availability of other pharmaceuticals such as laboratory and X-ray reagents, X-ray films and disposables are not a cause for concern. Major disruptions of supply occur only as a result of political turbulence. Availability of pharmaceuticals in the government sector has improved remarkably under the administration of the Palestinian...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1991; Volume 69, Numbe...

By: T. Miezan

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Essential drugs: for patients or for populations? John A. Dodge Professor of Child Health, Queen's University, Belfast, and Chairman, Scientific/Medical Advisory Committee, International Cystic ~ibrosis(M ucoviscidosis) Association By preparing guidelines and models for lists of essential drugs which should be readily available to those who need them, WHO has performed a valuable service to the developing world. The purpose of such lists is clear: '70 extend the accessib...

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