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

By: World Health Organization

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UN CERCLE VICIEUX Tabac et pauvreté : un cercle vicieux Le rôle du tabagisme dans l’augmentation du nombre des décès prématurés et de la morbidité a été amplement documenté. En revanche, on ne s’est guère intéressé jusqu’ici à l’association entre tabac et pauvreté. En effet, non seulement les pauvres sont souvent de gros consommateurs de tabac, mais le tabagisme est un facteur de pauvreté par la perte de revenus, la perte de productivité, la morbidité et la mortalité don...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1985 ; Volume 6 No...

By: Henry S. Fraser

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Once the national drug advisory or formulary selection committee has decided on the list of essential drugs needed to cope with a country's priority health problems, the next questions to be faced are how to provide efficient supply management, correct prescribing procedures, and patient compliance. Drug Management Inaccurate estimates of the amounts of drugs required lead to overpurchase and spoilage or to underpurchase and out-of-stock crises, which can last several mo...

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

By: G. A. Livadas

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House spraying with DDT, as shown from its first ecperim,ental applications i n Greece i n 1345,5 as well as from its subsequent general . . application throughout the entire country between 1946 and- 1-9 5.0 , i s .highly effective against the local malaria-vectors (Anopheles sacharovi and A, superpictus) and other domestic pests.

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization ...

By: Yuji Kawaguchi, Dr.

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PREFACE T he first WIIOIWorlrl Hank Review Mccting.which was held ill Geneva in Autumn 1394. concluded its work with a set of practical recornmcndations aimed at building a strong partnership between the two ogariizations. The mecting piedged to build a true partnership by combining thc two organizations'complernentary technical and financial expertise and resources in support of health development programmes in dcvcloping countries. A summay ol the discussions and agree...

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

By: G. Sacoa

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The distribution of the eight species of anophelines so far known in Morocco formed the subJect of a stu&- by Gaud, Faurd & Maurice (1950) in which w..h ich these author8 < state that A~OJ$e,l~~f3,r&e,n,t,i, represents more than ,50$ of the t&al rnophelism k 1 . the region stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Algerian ~ * a k , south of the Haut-Atlas mountains. % Figure 2 in the paper mentioned illustrates this.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415465...

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AS the development of a national plan of action unfolds , the national focal point or the equivalent official must begin to establish the infrastructure to implement it.

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

By: S. K. Noordeen, Dr.

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Foreword As wc approach the end of thc. tnillcnnium, lcpros!. is no 1onp.r the drcndcd tlisc:~sc that it used t o bc, ant1 lepros!. pnticnts fxcc a fnr bc.rrc.r fi~turcrh an c.\.ct. 11c.ti)rc.. This does not mean that all the problems in leprosy have been resolved, nor does it mean that we can afford to slacken our efforts towards the elimination of the hsease as a public health problem. In spite of the fact that the profde of the hsease is much milder, and in spite of t...

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World Health Organization : Year 2007 ; World Health Organization,...

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Remerciements Ce document a été élaboré par : Les membres du groupe d’experts de l’OMS sur la tuberculose à frottis négatif : Getachew Aderaye (Université d’Addis Abeba, Ethiopie), Ludwig Apers (Institut de Médecine tropicale, Anvers, Belgique), Leopold Blanc (Organisation mondiale de la Santé, Suisse), Amy Bloom [AID des Etats-Unis d’Amérique (USAID)], Jermiah Chakaya (Ministère de la Santé, Kenya), Liz Corbett (London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Royaume-Un...

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization,...

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1. Executive Summary 2004 saw the most important progress ever made towards the goal of a polio-free world. In Asia, cases were nearly halved compared with the previous year. In Africa, the polio eradication effort was put back on track, following the resumption of immunization in Kano, Nigeria (which had been suspended due to unfounded concerns as to the safety of the polio vaccine) and the African Union’s (AU) synchronization of polio immunization campaigns across 23 c...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1973; Volume 48; Volum...

By: B. M. A. Latiif

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Introduction The purpose of the present investigation was to examine the sensitivity of the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) test as described by Portnoy, Garson & Smith (1957). The innoyation in this method is the replacement of inactivated serum by plasma obtained through the addition of anticoagulants to whole blood. The purpose of Portnoy et al. in developing this technique was to permit an immediate determination of the syphilitic antibody content in persons difficult to t...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 740 - in ...

By: O. K. Alausa

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1. INTRODUCCION El Comite Mixto FAOIOMS de Expertos en Brucelosis se reunio en Ginebra del 12 a1 19 de noviembre de 1985. El Dr. S. K. Litvinov, Subdirector General de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud, abrio la reunion en nombre de 10s Directores Generales de la Organizacion de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentacion y de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud. Si bien el apoyo conjunto de la OMS y la FA0 a las recomendaciones del Comite Mixto de Expert...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; 44345, Article 10: Drugs i...

By: M. J. Harris

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This a r t i c l e , r a t h e r than providing a d i s c u r s i v e a n a l y s i s of the l i t e r a t u r e , presents an overview of current t h e r a p e u t i c p r a c t i c e as recommended by the WHO Diarrhoea1 Diseases Control Programme. The recommendations apply s o l e l y to a c u t e d i a r r h o e a l d i s e a s e i n i n f a n t s and children. They should not be extrapolated to the management of t r a v e l l e r s ' diarrhoea.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 682 - in ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1987, (Cdd) Control of Diarhoeal ...

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1. L'AGENT ETIOLOGIQUE Crmtos~oridium est un parasite s orozoairec occidien. regions du monde chez plus de 20 espbces animales, dottler poulets, dindons, souris, cobayes, chevaux, porcs, veaux, ovins et singes rhhsue. Cercaines espkces, tels les rats, les souris, les cobayes, les dindons et les poulets, eemblent naturellement resistantes, tandis que les btres humains, les veaux, les cerfs, les agneaux, les chevres et les porcelets sont rdceptifs et tombent malades une fo...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1993 ; Volume 14 N...

By: Adele M. E. Jones

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Community health programmes can be one of the most important and most available forms of education for the total community. This article outlines health programmes and health education initiatives, as well as approaches to participatory training, in several South Pacific countries.

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

By: Pierre Ambrolse Thomas

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1. INTRODUCTION Toutes les techniques immunologiques ont etk utiliedes pour le diagnostic de l'onchocercose (Kagan, 1963) : inrradermordaction et reaction de fixation du complhnent (Le Bras et al., Y 1977), double diffusion en gdlose et imuno&lectrophorese (Biguet et al., 1962, 1964; Niel et I al., 1972), hemagglutination indirecte (Rose et al., 1966; Ten Eyck, 1973; TCruaki et al., 1978), iimnunofLuorescence indirecte (Ambroise-Thomas, 1975; Ambroise-Thomas & Kien Truon...

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

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Reduction of maternal mortality is one of the major goals of several recent international conferences.

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

By: Souleymene Sow, Dr.

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1.1 Organization 1.1.1 Administratively the Republic of Mali is divided into: six regions under the responsibility of governors (corresponding to prefects) forty-two llcerclesl('s ub-prefectures) two hundred and eighty-one arrondissements All health facilities are under the responsibility of a Regional Director for Public Health.

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Boletn de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud Recopilacion de Artc...

By: A. de Francisco

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Les programmes de recherche appor tent beaucoup aux pays en developpement dans la mesure ou is contribuent au renforcement de leurs capacites

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

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Rabbits were immunized with the attenuated LSc, 2a,b or the virulent Mahoney strain of type I poliovirus, or with a partially purifedpreparation of the latter. It was found that the animals responded in a heterogeneous manner to antigens with a homogeneous virion population, such as LSc,2alb and, to a lesser extent, the partially purijied Mahoney antigen. This heterogeneous immune response permits the preparation of specific antisera for intratypic serodifferentiation te...

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