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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

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In this report, presentations and discussions on multiple congenital anomalies (MCA) from the collaborative WHO/ICBDMS meeting on methodology for birth defects monitoring, held in Sydney, Australia, from 6-7 September 1991, are summarized.

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

By: World Health Organization

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La salud priblica tiene la misidn de mejorar y proteger la salud de las colectividades humanas. Como se ha seiialado anteriorrnente, la parte de higiene del medio de esta misidn comprende actividades planeadas (intervenciones o programas de intervencidn) que procuran modificar favorablemente el medio ambiente y modificar las acciones de 10s seres humanos (y a veces de otras especies animales) entre si y con el medio. En tCrminos generales, 10s programas de intervenci6n s...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1952; Volume 7, Number...

By: E. I. Grin, Prof.

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INTRODUCTION Despite accumulation of a vast amount of information on the health of individuals in various health service institutions only a small part of this material can be used for evaluation of the health status of the whole population; such studies are mainly concerned with selected diseases or selected groups of people.

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: Erik Roelsgaard

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1. introduction The rationale for epidemiological surveillance on national, provincial and local levels is simple: Knowledge of infection ancl disease in a population is a prerequisite for effective and economic preventive and control action. The rationale for international surveillance of counnunicable diseases is equally slmple: Under the conditions of today's world where mass travel and huge volumes of international commerce constitute a corner-stone in modern economy...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Diarrhoeal Disease, Issue ...

By: World Health Organization

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Bangladesh is a low-lying agricultural land with a tropical monsoon climate. The mean annual rainfall is almost 2110 cm, 70 per cent of which falls between July and September, The country is essentially the world's largest river delta, a huge alluvial plain through which flow three major river systems, the Ganges, the Brahmaputra and the Meghna, These rivers drain a vast portion of the Hi~nalayan mountain range and large areas of low-lying land are subject to chronic per...

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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, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

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UNITID KINGDOM-. An accurate estimate of the number of rubella cases in Scotland is difficult to achieve because of the similarity of rubella to other viral infections such as echovirus, and the fact that the disease is notifiable to the Registrar General only in certain parts of the country such as Glasgow and Edinburgh. Nonetheless, the information available is supplemented to some extent by the weekly returns of the virus laboratories, and the weekly returns of spotte...

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

By: Sarah Israel

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With a view to a s s i 6 t i . n ~t he s t a f f of the FWTC Gaylegphug in planning for ctle proposed t):aitling courses, LWO WHO short-term consul t n n t s were assigned to work wi.th the,m from 1 June t o 31 August 1987 and develop the necessary lesson plans and learning resource. m a t e r i a l s .

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

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La fievre jaune ne s'est jamais prCsentCe, en RCpublique centrafricaine, sous forme de foyers CpidCmiques. Bien que l'attention des medecins y ait BtC longtemps attirCe vers tout cas suspect d'infection amarile, le nombre de cas reconnus depuis une trentaine d'annkes semble ne pas avoir atteint la douzaine; ils se sont pour la plupart dCclarCs dans la zone ouest du pays, au nord de la grande foret Bquatoriale. Dans les pays limitrophes, la zone de Gemena-Libengue, en Rep...

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

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Description and ingredients The material shall consist of a honlogerreous mixturc of technical. dicapthon in a fillr!r and shall be in the form of a fino, free-flowing powder, which wets out readily on stirring into watcr. The Zechnical dicapthon used in thc manufacture of thc watcr-dispersi1,le powder shall comply with thc requirements of WllO rnt:Fri,n, Specifications: 1.021.4-1.

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

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WORKING GROUP ON THE STANDARDRDIZATION WPR/WG/PHC/82.7 OF ACUPUNCTURE NOMENCLATURE

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2005 : Press Relea...

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Geneve - L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS) encourage les professionnels de la sante a prendre les devants pour combattre les problemes lies a la dependance a I'egard du tabac, a sa consommation et a I'exposition a la fumee du tabac. Aussi, la Journee mondiale sans tabac de cette annee, le 31 mai, sera-t-elle consacree au r61e important devolu aux professionnels de la sante dans la lutte anti-tabac avec pour slogan les professionnels de la sante contre le tabac: actions et reponses':

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

By: Yasuhiro Suzuki, Dr.

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Los medicamentos esenciales salvan vidas y mejoran la salud; pero sólo lo hacen si están disponibles, son asequibles y seguros y se utilizan adecuadamente. En 2000 se realizaron avances importantes en lo siguiente: reforzar los programas farmacéuticos nacionales, con notables logros en cada una de las seis regiones de la OMS; desarrollar una normativa farmacéutica eficaz; maximizar el impacto de las pautas clínicas de la OMS; ayudar a los países a reaccionar al impacto d...

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

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The preparation of a National Decade Plan is an ideal means of defining a rational and equitable course for the development of a country's water supply and sanitation sector. For its preparation, those responsible will not be limited to the crenaiderations of a regional or a sub-aectoral programme, but will be required to analyze information on a national scale in order to establish overall needs, identify resources and constraints, define priorities, establish feasible ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 125 - in ...

By: W. Cottier

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COMITE D'EXPERTS DES INSECTICIDES Septikme rapport * La septieme session du Comitt d'experts des Insecticides s'est tenue a Geneve (Suisse), du 10 au 17 juillet 1956. Le Dr P. Dorolle, Directeur gCneral adjoint de l'organisation mondiale de la Santt, a ouvert la session au nom du Directeur gCnCral. Le Dr S. W. Simmons a CtC Clu Prtsident et le Dr C. Mofidi Vice- Prtsident ; le Dr J. A. Reid a 6th choisi comme Rapporteur. L'ordre du jour provisoire a CtC adopt6.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 ; Issue 92425456...

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Contexte La violence chez les jeunes est une des formes de violence les plus visibles dans la socie´te´. Dans le monde entier, la presse e´crite et parle´e fait tous les jours e´tat des actes de violence des gangs, de la violence dans les e´coles ou de la violence perpe´tre´e par des jeunes dans les rues. Presque partout, les principales victimes et les principaux auteurs de ce type de violence sont eux-meˆmes des adolescents et des jeunes adultes (1). Les homicides et l...

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

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The Fifty-sixth World Health Assembly, 1. RESOLVES to appropriate for the financial period 2004-2005 an amount of US$ 960 111 000 under the regular budget as follows:

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

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Recurrence of old infectious discazc~a nd the emergence oi new ones. as ievcalsd by onexpecled onrbreaks or epidemics, are being reportcd \\,it11 irlc~easin:, f~equenc], (I) and could habc an adverse uupact on liealth carc bud-cis and disease conrrol siratcgics. The seriousness 01 the situation has leil lo the developmcni of a preveillion strategy by the Centers To, Dlsease Control and P~cvcnt~o(nC DC), which addrcsscs crlicrging in1ectious disease threats to thc United States (2).

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

By: A. Tanaka, Dr.

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REPORT 1. Introduction Dr K. Kupka, Chief Medical Officer, Development of Epidemiological and Health Statistical Services (DES Unit), formally opened the meeting on behalf of the Regional Director and Director-General of WHO. Dr K. Hasegawa welcomed the participants on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Japan. All those attending the meeting were also welcomed by Dr A. Tanaka, Chairman of the Japanese Committee on Statistical Classification of Diseases, Injuri...

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

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The question of what research to do is not faced by researchers only. Policy-makers and funders also have to make decisions on what research to encourage and support. Health research can be done in different fields of science, including biomedical sciences, population sciences and health policy sciences. Collaboration is to be encouraged among researchers in these fields of science, which are all relevant to the improvement of health. Multidisciplinary research is becomi...

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