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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; Prevention in Primary Care...

By: Maureen Lahiff

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II .I I ntroduction In this chapter you will look at the nurse within the context of her own organization and that of the local, regional and national arena. The chapter explores the notion of leadership, different types of leader and the relationship between leader and manager. Hopefully it will encourage you to consider what your personal role is, and where your place is in your own organization and the wider social and political arena.

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1989 ; Volume 10 N...

By: World Health Organization

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World Health Forum aims at providing a platform for the exchange of experience, ideas, and opinions on any aspect of health development, particularly primary health care, with speclal emphasis on the theory and practice of national strategies for attaining health for all by the year 2000. Its publication in six languages ensures a wide international audience for all articles accepted. The Forum is not a medical journal but deals with health policy, technology, health-rel...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1972; Volume 46; Volum...

By: I. Arita

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Introduction Neonatal tetanus remains one of the major causes of neonatal death in a number of developing countries (1, 2). The disease is primarily caused by a lack of hygiene during delivery, and it usually occurs when the umbilical cord is contaminated while it is being cut with a non-sterile instrument, or dressed. Incremental cost-effectiveness of supplementary immunization activities to prevent neonatal tetanus in Pakistan Ulla K. Griffiths,1 Lara J. Wolfson,1 Arsh...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Role de la PCIME dans I'am6lioration des pratiques familiales et communautaires en faveur de la sant6 et du d6veloppement de l'enfant Introduction Pour faire baisser la mortalit6 infantile, il faut bien plus que des services de santk dotks de personnel bien formk. Dans la mesure oii les familles sont les premiers responsables des soins am enfants, le succ&s ne pourra 6tre obtenu que gr2ce ii un partenariat entre les familles et les agents de santk, avec le soutien des co...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 192...

By: World Health Organization

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B R ~ I L-. Rappol t t61Pgraphlque recu du Se~vice d'hygiene du Bresil Ic 24 juin : << Le premier cas de fievre jaune s'est ptoduit a Sergipe le 3 mars, a Pernamho~rcl e 3 mai, a B a h a le 9 juin eta Rio de Janeiro le 31 mai. A Rio de Janeiro, pendant la premiere semaine de I'epidemie, il y a eu 6 cas, pendant la seconde 16, et pendant la troisieme 14. >> (O.R.H.S. 24.VI.) BRESJL. - Washington. le 23 iuin : Trois cas de fievre janne offici~llement d&Iares 5 Bahia. (P.A.S.B. - 0.1 H P. 25.VI.)

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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The International EMF Project was established by WHO in 1996 in order to address concerns about possible health effects from EMFs. It is collaborating with the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the International Labour OEce (LO), the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations Environment Prog...

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World Health Organization Publication : 9242560618 Chapter Ap10: C...

By: K. Dietz

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Le choix d’ une stratégie de contrôle (ou d’éradication) du paludisme est, en principe, fondé sur l’effet escompté de méthodes d’intervention techniquement réalisables et sur l’estimation de leur coût. Un modèle mathématique de l’épidémiologie du paludisme permet de rationaliser ce choix par la comparaison quantitative des effets des différentes méthodes d’intervention et de leurs combinaisons possibles, compte tenu d’une gamme prévue de situations qui peuvent se produir...

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

By: P. M. Shah

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Introduction Acute respiratory infections (ARI) in children are responsible for a large number of deaths and high morbidity. Mortality is many times higher in developing than in developed countries1. A reduction in mortality is the main objective of the AKI control programme. The target population of this programme is half a billion ch~ldren under flve year,s of age, 80 per cent of whom live in developing countries and the vast majority in rural areas. Many of the deaths...

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

By: World Health Organization

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El Consejo Ejecutivo, Habiendo examinado el informe de la Directora General sobre el Fondo para la Gestión de Bienes Inmuebles que figura en el documento EB111/13, RECOMIENDA a la 56ª Asamblea Mundial de la Salud que adopte la resolución siguiente: La 56ª Asamblea Mundial de la Salud, Habiendo examinado el informe de la Directora General sobre el Fondo para la Gestión de Bienes Inmuebles;

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

By: World Health Organization

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El Consejo Ejecutivo, Recordando la resolución WHA54.22 sobre la reforma del Consejo Ejecutivo; Habiendo examinado el informe del Grupo de Trabajo Intergubernamental Especial de Composición Abierta Encargado de Examinar los Métodos de Trabajo del Consejo Ejecutivo, establecido por la decisión EB109(2),

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

By: C. J. Forshaw

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Introduction This brochure provides a selected list of some of WHO'S principal ' documents and publications dealing with essential drugs and medicines policy. Annotated, to help direct readers to the most relevant publications in their areas of interest, the list is in 11 sections, which range from drug selection and use, to evaluation, financing, research and traditional medicine. It provides a useful entry point to the extensive literature available from WHO on the cri...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Ce RelevO est publle par la Section des Conventlons Sanltalrcs rt de la Quarantaine* de I'Organlsat~ on Mondlale de la Sante, qul, en vertu des Accords lnternationauk sign& a New-Yorlc le 23 julllet 1916, remplace les servlces epldem~ ologques de 1'Office Internat~onal d'Hy~kne Publlque de Par~s, de la Soclete des Nat~ons et de I'UNRRA I1 resulte de la fus~on de leurs p6rlodiques hebdomadalres et bi-mensuels Les notifications relatives aus maladies pestllent~ elles sont ...

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Technical Commission of Pharmacopeial Experts of the Hearlth Organ...

By: World Health Organization

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The members of the Expert Committee were welcomed by the Deputy Director-General who referred to the large amount of useful work which had been accomplished by collaboration between members of the Expe-t Advisory Panel and other s p e c i a l i s t s , in preparing recommended specifications which may be used for controlling the quality of pharmaceutical preparations in any of the 87 Member States and 3 Associate Member States of WHO. Following the publication of the Sup...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Expanded Programme on Immu...

By: Jotna Sokhey, Dr., Ms.

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The primary purpose of an outbreak investigation is to control the outbreak, limit its spread to other areas and assess how prevention strategies could be further strengthened to reduce or eliminate the risk of such outbreaks in the future. Control measms are most effective when selective interventions are applied early to provide maximum impact with minimum diversion of scarce resows required for achieving and sustaining high imunization coverage levels.

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

By: Sujarti Jatanasen

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The problem is that the origin or etiology was not identified among the large numbers of fever cases admitted t o hospitals. Many etiologic agents can cause mild fever. If it i s not recognized a t an early stage, the r i s k of epidemic is high.

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

By: World Health Organization

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The purpose of the document is to outline a strategy of WHO technical co-operation with the countries of the African Region for strengthening the generation, management and use of health information. This strategy has been translated into a plan of action for implementation over a five-year period (1 995- 1999). , This initiative is aimed at the development of national health information systems and the strengthening of a communicable diseases surveillance, two subjects ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1976; Volume 54; Volum...

By: S. De

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The WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization (1964a) asked the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge, to obtain a quantity of hygromycin B suitable for use as an international reference preparation and to arrange a collaborative assay. Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis, Ind., USA, generously donated 150 g of a highly purified preparation of hygromycin B. The purity of the preparation had been confirmed by paper chromatographic analysis and its identity with the ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2006 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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OPENING The Third African AIDS Vaccine Programme (AAVP) Forum was offi cially opened by His Excellency Urbain Olanguena Awono, Minister of Public Health, on behalf of His Excellency Inoni Ephraim, Prime Minister, Head of Government, and Republic of Cameroon. In his address the Minister stressed how debilitating the HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to be for African countries. The initial expectations placed on access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) remain to be fulfi lled and ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Cas oh des personnes qui sont ou risquent d18tre infectees entreraient dans des regions dtoh l e paludisme a 6td ou est en voie d'dlimination et oh les pulv6risations dtinsecticides & action rdmanente, ont BtB arretdes mais oh les vecteurs sont encore pr6sents

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

By: World Health Organization

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The recent outbreak of Ebola virus in a shipment of cynomolgus monkeys transported from the Philippines via Amsterdam into rhe United States of America1 alerted authorities to revise the regulations governing the import of nonhuman primates. In view of the potential danger of humans becoming infected with Ebola or other possible contaminanrs while handling monkeys, the Centers for Disease Conuol (CDC), Atlanta, United Srates of America, have published in the Morbidity an...

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