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

By: World Health Organization

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11. LES RENSEIGNEMENTS SUIVANTS ONT fiT& RECUS A GENEVE PENDAN'T LA SEMAlNK A. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION &IAS BEEN RECEIVED AT GENEVA DURING THE WEEK

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

By: World Health Organization

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ETATS-UNIDS 'AMBRIQUE( information en date du 15 fevrier 1969). - Des pouss6es rkentes de grippe ii virus B ont kt6 rappoptees dans plusieurs localites du Zowa, dans un comtk de Californie, ainsi qu'en Alaska (Anchorage et Zle du Prince de Galles). Des poussks rkentes d'affections d'allure grippale ont en outre Btb rapportees en Oklahon~a (Oklahoma City et deux comtks). Des virus grippaux B isolks dans les Etats de Iowa et de Washington se sont montr6s proches au point d...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1979; Volume 57, Numbe...

By: W. N. Sullivan

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L'epidCmie de fikvre jaune qui a dvi en Ethiope de decembre 1960 a mars 1962 a fait I'objet d'une note preliminaire (Serit et al., 1964) qui relate les premiers dsultats obtenus. Les travaux effectues i L'occasion de cette bpidemie ant ete poursuivis jusqu'en octobre 1964. Ils ont porte sur deux sujets principaux: d'une part, une vaste enquste terologique et, d'autre part, I'ktude du reservoir sylvatique dans une &ion recemment atteinte par la fi6vre jaune. Cette Ctude a...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1973; Volume 49; Volum...

By: W. Charles Cockburn

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The meeting was inaugurated by Dr M.I. A1 Khawashky, WHO Representative to Egypt, who delivered a message from Dr Hussein A. Gezairy, Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region of WHO. In his message, Dr Gezairy welcomed the participants to the meeting and thanked the Members of the Regional Advisory Group for placing their services at the disposal of the Region. He then commented on the global resurgence of tuberculosis and the factors considered responsible...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1996; Volume 74, Numbe...

By: J. Y. Riou

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In drug trials reported by Duke,* patients infected with the West African forest strain of Onchocerca volvulus were treated with suramin or with stibocaptate (TWSb) in doses sufficient to eliminate their load of 0. volvulus parasites. During and after treatment the patients remained in their villages, where they were exposed to continuing transmission at presumably much the same intensity as that to which they had been exposed since birth. Some of them were re-examined a...

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

By: Health Section of the Secretaríat of the League of Nations

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I. - PI~ERIIERCSA S (ARTICLESP -E2T DE I.A CONVENTIOSNAN ITAIRE INTERNATIONALE DE 1026). Asie - SIAM: LTn premier cas niortel de cholira d ~ 1i0 au 17 novembre 5 Rajpuri (ville clc I'intCrieur, 5 l'ouest clc Bangkok). KllI'0l)e - I~NIODENS H BPUELIQUESSO VIETISTES SOCIALISTES : Dix (.as de pe~fe,c iont 7 lllort~ls,o ni 616 signales le 14 novemhre dans la rCglon des I

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1999; Volume 77, Numbe...

By: G. A. Balint

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The mcetirlg focured on the interrelationship between h e a l t h s e r v i c e s and the t r a f f i c s e c t o r i n the f i e l d of education, r a t h e r than on s p e c i f i c programmes of education and t h e i r r e s u l t s . It is recognized t h a t , g e n e r a l l y speaking, road t r a f f i c or t r a n s p o r t ~ u t h o x i t i e s have the overall. responsibility f o r a c c i d e n t prevention, and it is abundantly c l e a r t h a t environmental ...

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European Occupational Health Series : 1998-99; Prevention in Prima...

By: World Health Organization

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The people have the right and duty to participate individually and collectively in the planning and implementation of their health care. Declaration of Alma-Ata, 1987. Two trends characterize today's health care scene in Europe: many countries are reforming their health care systems, and people are becoming increasingly interested in the services they receive and pay for, either as consumers or as taxpayers. The WHO Regional Office for Europe wants to bring these trends ...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

By: World Health Organization

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SINGAPO-RE T. he medical profession has a si@caat role to play in the control of venereal diseases in Singapore where the prevalence sates for syphilis and gonorrhoea leave no room for complacency. The reported rate for infectious syphilis for 1974 of 18.2 per 100 000 population is much higher than European figures. The reported incidence of gonorrhoea was 149.2 per 100000 population for the same year. The true incidence of syphilis is estimated to be at least double, an...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue1, 79 (1) 3...

By: Karen L. Southwick

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Dr P. Exon reported on the situation with regard to the impact of AIDS in the United Kingdom. Very little long-term thinking on AIDS is taking place and there has been no scenario building, although a number of modelling projects have been undertaken, mainly studies on direct cost, strengthening of monitoring arrangements, and sexual behaviour study. Dr R. de Andres briefed on ongoing research activities in Spain, mainly on the economic impact of AIDS, which were mainly ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1987, Fhe 87.6 - in French: Initi...

By: World Health Organization

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1.INTR0DUC'I:ION I . ' initintivc potlr iinc innternlt Asansrl sque (XMSR) a bt 1 ancAe 1ors de la ConCbrcnicsur l a maternite sans risquei Nnirohi en fivrinr 1987, maiselle apour originzlc faitqu'ilcst en plus rcconnu danslc mondr entier que la oauvaise sante de majorite dcs fcmmes.

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International Non-Proprietary Names : International Non-Proprietar...

By: World Health Organization

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In accordance with paragraph 7 of the Procedure The inclusion of a name in the lists ofrecomfor the Selection of Recommended International mended international nonproprietary names does Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Sub- not imply any recommendation for the use of the stances.' notice is hereby given that the follow- substance in medicine or pharmacy. ing are selected as recommended international nonproprietary names.

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; Assessment Document, A5142...

By: World Health Organization

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Why is the research Centre for Health Development needed? Although in principle, good health is seen as an integral part of social development, the crucial contribution that good health makes to economic activity is not yet fully understood. Conceptually, no one will deny the vicious circle in which poor health causes unemployment or low productivity, and lack of income brings about inadequate nutrition. Also no one will deny that deteriorating environment and malnutriti...

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

By: C. M. Leevy

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MXTHOD TO PREDICT WHICH ALCOHOLIC WILL DEVELOP ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS AND CIRRHOSIS 49 1.1 Genetic studies. HLA typing has been undertaken by several groups. To date, there is no clear evidence o f genetic predisposition and further studies are needed. 1.2 Xmunological studies. Patients with alcoholic hepatitis exhibit circulating alcoholic hyalin or its antibody. The eventual clinical usefulness of chis test is not clear and depends on determining the nature of the antigen...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2004 : Press Relea...

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Geneva - The World Health Organization (WHO) today releases a groundbreaking report which recommends ways in which pharmaceutical research and innovation can best address health needs and emerging threats in Europe and the world. Priority Medicines for Europe and the World, commissioned by the Dutch Government as current president of the European Union (EU), identifies a priority list of medicines for Europe and the rest of the world, taking into account Europe's ageing ...

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

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The resources listed below are publications, documents or videos that can provide very useful information and support to those working with HIVI AIDS or to those directly affected by it. The story of Yulia and Mukasa that was presented earlier in the book shows how HIV comes into a family, and what happens over several years. The characters are showninpictures to make it more interesting. These pictures are reproduced in the following section for use during teaching. The...

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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 : Technical Report Series, No. 581: Nonp...

By: J. B. Jerome

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INTRODUCTION The WHO expert committee on Nonproprietary Names for ceutical substances met in Geneva from 28 April to 3 May 1975.

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

By: Mario Raviglione, Dr.

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PREFACE “.....We hope that on the basis of this, locally appropriate ways of involving private practitioners in DOTS implementation will be tried out and documented. This will help create an evidence-base for achieving an effective Public-Private Mix (PPM) for TB control. Such an evidence-base will also help delineate more concrete guidelines that may be published subsequently....” This was foreseen five years ago in the concluding paragraph of the Preface of the WHO doc...

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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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