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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 190 - in ...

By: W. J. Brown

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COMITE DE EXPERTOS EN ENFERMEDADES VENEREAS Y TREPONEMATOSIS Quinto informe * El Comitt de Expertos en Enfermedades VenBreas y Treponematosis se reuni6 en Ginebra del 21 a1 26 de septiembre de 1959. El Dr. P. M. Kaul, Director General interino de la OMS, inaugur6 la reuni6n y, despub de dar la bienvenida a 10s rniembros del Comiti, esboz6 algunos de 10s principales problemas planteados en la actualidad por las enfermedades venQeas y las treponemafosis. El ComitB eligi6, ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000; Volume 78, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Dans le cadre du dbeloppement des activitis se rapportant au but 20 de la stratbgie de la Sante pour tous du Bureau rkgional de 1'OMS pour lVEurope, une rbunion a etb organisee i Nancy du 20 au 23 novembre 1991, avec les objectifs suivants : a) faire une analyse des progres realis& par les pays du centre et sud-esr de 1'Europe en matiere d'eau et d'assainissement, depuis la fin de la Dbcennie internationale de l'eau potable et de l'assainissement (DIEPA); b ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1993 ; Issue 92415445...

By: World Health Organization

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This handbook is part of a series by the World Health Organization on the surgical care of patients at small hospitals that are subject to constraints on resources and where doctors have limited access to specialist services. It describes surgical procedures that can facilitate rehabilitation of selected patients with deformities due to poliomyelitis. The procedures described are those that can be undertaken by the non-specialist medical officer who, nevertheless, has ex...

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

By: C. J. Clements, Dr.

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1.INTRODUCTION The Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) offers protection against six tnfectlaue diseases: diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, measles and tuberculosis. None of the vaccines is 100% effective in providing protection, nor arc they entirely free from risk.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92425465...

By: Organización Mundial de la Salud

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L’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) a pris conscience depuis longtemps que la sécurité, et en particulier la sécurité biologique, constitue une question importante au plan international. L’OMS a en effet publié la première édition de son Manuel de sécurité biologique dès 1984. Ce manuel a constitué, pour les pays, une incitation à accepter et à appliquer les concepts de base de la sécurité biologique et à mettre au point des recueils nationaux de directives pratiqu...

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

By: M. B. Khawaja, Dr.

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1.0 Introdw tion The WHeassisted Smallpox Eradliuation Prograarme was started in West Pakistan in the la8t quarter of 1968. The preparatory phase was completed in June lg69 and the attaok phase was begun in Lahore and Philtan Regions (Project Area) consisting of 16 districts, with a population of 27 million. It was completed in May 1970. These area8 have now, by and large, entered the maintenance phase.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 167: Publ...

By: T. K. Adranvala

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1. INTRODUCTION The first and second sessions of the Expert Committee on Nursing dealt with nursing education and the thisd with admii~istration.~T hese committees made reference to education for public health nursing and to administration of public health nursing services. This fourth session, however, was called to give more detailed and specific consideration to the functions of public health nursing, the administration of public health nursing services, and education...

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

By: Alan H. Penington, Dr.

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1.1 In a l l the dependent t e r r i t o r i e s of the area, the past year has seen constitutional changes which have conferred sn increased degree of self-government and have introduced or extended thz elective elements in executive and legislative bodies. Some of these changes v i l l be described in mre detail under the particular t e r r i t o r i e s . Whlle these changes are occurring, the t e r r i t o r i e s themselves have more fully realize4 mutual interests ...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9242800074: Plan d’Action ...

By: World Health Organization

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La Trente-Cinquikme AssemblCe mondiale de la SantC, Rappelant la rCsolution WHA34.36 dans laquelle, en mai 1981, le Conseil exCcutif a CtC priC de prCparer un plan d'action pour la mise en ceuvre de la StratCgie mondiale de la santt pour tous d'ici l'an 2000; Notant avec satisfaction que 1'AssemblCe g6nCrale des Nations Unies a adopt6 la rCsolution 36/43 sur la StratCgie mondiale de la santC pour tous d'ici l'an 2000, dans laquelle elle reconnait que la paix et la sCcuri...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Icp, Infection Pr...

By: B. Bytchenko, Dr.

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DiffCrentes mCthodes ont kt6 proposCes par Mer (1932), Polovodova (1941, 1949), Detinova (1945, 1949), Lewis (1958) et Gillies (1958), pour distinguer les femelles pares des femelles nullipares, et &entuellement, chez les femelles pares, le nombre de cycles gonotrophiques. Pour Etre utilisable de fa~onsy stkmatique dans le contrble entomologique d'une zone pilote de lutte antipaludique, une mCthode d'estimation de l'bge physiologique doit Etre simple, assez rapide, et do...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1998 ; Volume 19 N...

By: M. G. Candau

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In this second article to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the World Health Organization in 1998, World Health Forum briefly reviews the work of the Organization, highlighting some of the wide range of activities carried out or promoted by WHO from 1961 to 1973. This period covers the remaining years of Dr M.G. Candau's tenure as Director-General and the appointment of Dr Halfdan T. Mahler who succeeded him on 21 July 1973.

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2002 ; Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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An estimated 180 million people world-wide are visually disabled. Of those, between 40 and 45 million persons are blind. Due to growing populations and ageing, these numbers are expected to double by the year 2020 making a colossal human tragedy even worse, stalling development and denying a basic human right.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000, Number 4, 78 (4)...

By: R. D. Alarco N.

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In their tribute to Colonel Shortt on his 80th birthday, the renowned malariologists P.G. Shute and Sir Gordon Covell eloquently placed the discovery of the exoerythrocytic (EE) hepatic phase of mammalian malaria parasites in the following historical context (1). ‘‘Just as the name of Ross will forever be associated with the discovery that mosquitoes transmit malaria, so too, will the names of Shortt and Garnham will be remembered in connection with the primary tissue ph...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The population of Thailand was estimated i n 1950 as 18,662,000, It is believed that the present population approaches 20,000,'000.

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Regional Office for Africa : 1994-99 ; World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

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The main objective of this thirdEuropean Conference on Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease MJUS to serve as a practical follo1t~-up to the WHO Expert Committee report on prevention of CHD in 1982. Representatives from 22 European .countries came to the Conference. Nine temporary advisers from Europe, 'two from the United States and one consultant provided background infomation as a basis for the riiscussiorz of various topics. This brought together cardiologists...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 227: Toxi...

By: J. M. Barnes

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1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Scope of report The Committee restricted itself to a consideration of the potential toxic hazards to man arising from the use of pesticides in the field of public health, taking into consideration (a) that the hazards arising from the use of pesticides in agriculture and safety in relation to residues in food have been studied by a joint panel of experts of FA0 and WHO in Rome (9-16 October 1961) ; and (b) that the Joint ILO/WHO Committee on Occupatio...

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

By: Lamngeunh Uprejay, Dr.

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1. POLICY ISSUES The Seminar was opened by Dr U Ko KO, Regional Director, WHO, South-East Asia Region (WHO-SEARO). It was also addressed by Dr H.A. Gezairy, Regional Director, WHO, EasternMediterranean Region (WHO-EMRO), and Dr K.E. Knutsson, Regional Director, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), South Asia Region, and Dr B.S. Hetzel, Executive Director, International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD). Messages from Dr Hiroshi Nakajima,...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Conformhent au Rkglement sanitaire international (tel qu'il a 6t6 amend6 par les Reglements additionnels de 1955, 1956 et ,1963), les critkres suivants sont appliquh pour la compilation et la mise B jour de la liste des temtoires infect6s: I. Un temtoire ou une circonscription est port6 sur la liste lorsque 1'Organisation a w u : i) une declaration d'infection, aux termes de l'article 3; ii) notification d'un premier cas de peste, de cholkra, de fievre jaune ou de variol...

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

By: G. Davidson

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A detailed study of the nature ane mode of inheritance of dieldrin-resistance in a s t r a i n of Anopheles gam-biae f rom the Western Sokoto region of Northern Nigeria, , . and of DDT-resistance in a s t r a i n of A. sundaicus from Indonesia has already been - 6 0 2 made and recorded. L ~ C I J Dieldrin-resistance in A. gambiae. was shown to depend on a single genetic factor semi-dominant i n its manifestation and imparting crossresistance to other cyclodiene chlorinat...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Les dispositifs intra-uterins (DIU), aussi appeles sterilets, constituent un choix contraceptif eff~caces, iir et pratique pow de nombreuses femmes. Avec quelque 100 millions d'utilisatrices , c'est actuellement la methode de contsaception re\~ersiblela plus repandue dans le monde. Les DIU sont particulierement adapt& aux femmes qui se trouvent dans les cas suivants : elles souhaitent diffkrer la prochaine gossesse de deux ans ou plus; elles considkrent que ...

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