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

By: D. T. Jamison

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1.0 Introduction Given what is known about the probable effcct of health and nutrition intexventions for learning and attendance, and givcn the relatively modest cost of a carefully designed, carefully targeted program, the implication for education planners is clear: More investment in child health and nutrition will pay off well for education Under a broad range of assumptions, these cost-benefit analyzes suggest that appropriate health and nutrition interventions in t...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The present document is the second edition of the WHO bibliography in the field of environmental health. It includes bibliographic references of material produced by WHO and related bodies in the environmental health field. The references are organized in six chapters, five of them corresponding to the Environmental Health subprogrammes: Community Water Supply and Sanlation, Environmental Health in Rural and Urban Development and Housing, Environmental Management for Vec...

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; C.L.6.1995 - in Spanish: W...

By: World Health Organization

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Conferencia Internacional sobre Las Consecuencias del Accidente de Chernobvl v de otros Accidentes Radiol6aicos en la Salud, 20-23 de noviembre de 3995. Einebra (Suizal El Director General de la Organizaci6n Mundial de la Salud presenta sus respetos a 10s gobiernos de 10s Estados Miembros y, como complemento de la circular de fecha 12 de enero de 1995 sobre esce tema, tiene el honor de . . . transmitir la adjunta solicitud de presenraciones e invitacidn para participar e...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Etats - Unite : Washington , D.C.1 - Un cas de cholera par infection de laboratoire a ete rapporte a l' hopital militaire Walter Reed

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1964; Volume 30, Numbe...

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Introduction A quarter of Bangladesh’s 120 million people live in urban areas. The country has one of the highest urban growth rates in the world: cities are growing at an annual rate of 6%, three times faster than in the country as a whole. Extreme poverty, the dearth of land ownership, and a lack of employment opportunity in rural areas are forcing people to migrate to urban areas. This rapid growth of urban areas has resulted in the widespread development of slums wit...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1994 ; Issue 92425447...

By: World Health Organization

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The complex interconnectedness of freshwater systems demands that freshwater management be holistic (taking a catchment management approach) and based on a balanced consideration of the needs of people and the environment. The Mar del Plata Action Plan has already recognised the intrinsic linkage between water resource development projects and their significant physical, chemical, biological, health and socioeconomic repercussions” The approaches and methods for water qu...

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Executive Board : 2004, Document, No. Eb113. R3-In Russian

By: World Health Organization

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In order to achieve Health for all by the year 2000 by setting up an effective health care delivery system, it is essential that governments, communities and individuals should jointly formulate policies, elaborate strategies, implement plans of action and monitor the results of programmes in the spirit of the concept of self-reliance. The developing countries in Africa do not have to go on repeating experiences which are futile or inadapted to their political, social, e...

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

By: L. M. Howard

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We have been requested by Dr Howard to make the following corrections to his paper which appeared as ~~0/~a1/31o9f 25 October 1961: 1. Page 1, line 8 of text - delete the sentence beginning he mature ' ookinete ' . . . 1' and the subsequent sentence h he early oocyst,. . lor a period of 10-12 days and substitute he mature 'ookinete' in the shape of a 'vermiculet penetrates between the epithelial cells of the mosquito's stomach wall or 'rounds up' to form a spherical zygo...

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

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Introduction The control of reproductive tract infections (RTIs), especially sexually transmitted infections (STIs), is an urgent health priority in many countries (1–4). Policy-makers should be able to set health sector priorities in accordance with the disease burden, the availability and estimated cost-effectiveness of technical solutions, and other variables (5). However, this is often difficult because of a paucity of epidemiological data and the absence of a functi...

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Schistosomiases : Atlas de la Repartition Mondiale des Schistosomi...

By: World Health Organization

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Les schistosomiases urinaire et intestinale sont signalBes au Congo depuis les ann6es 1920. La presence de Schistosoma haematobium a 6th clairement Btablie en 1960 par GILLES. McCULLOUGH montre son extension en 1964 dans tout le sud-ouest du pays, particulierernent dans le Bouenza et le Niari. Elle a probablement Bt6 introduite en 1920 par des ouvriers Btrangers travaillant ?I la construction du chemin de fer reliant Pointe-Noire a Brazzaville (1 ). Pour ce qui est de la...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 830 - in ...

By: F. Abdel Wahab

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Introduccion Del 8 a1 15 de noviembre de 199 1 se reunid en Ginebra el ComitC de Expertos de la OMS en la Lucha contra la Esquistosomiasis. El Dr. R. H. Henderson, Subdirector General, abri6 la reunidn en nombre del Director General. En la reuni6n de 1984, el ComitC hizo suya una estrategia para el control de la morbilidad por esquistosomiasis (1). Durante 10s 6ltimos siete afios, esta estrategia ha demostrado ser f~ctibley eficaz. La OMS ha puesto de relieve en forma cr...

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

By: N. H. Stemby

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INTRODUCTION In its seventh report, the WHO Expert Committee on Addiction-Producing Drugs (1957) defined addiction as follows : Drug addiction is a state of periodic or chronic inrosication produced by the repeated consunlption of a drug (natralo r synthetic). Its characteristics include: (1) an overpowering desire or need (con~pulsion) to continue taking the drug and to obtain it by any means; (2) a tendency to increase the dose; (3) a psychic (psychological) and gener...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1958; Volume 18, Numbe...

By: Carlosp Erez

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Collection development in health science libraries consumes a major part of the library budget. Book acquisition, journal and CD-ROM subscriptions and access to external information resources such as online services or full-text on the Internet. Selection of materials for health science libraries has been one of the priority areas which requires assistance and advise. As part of the Health Information Support to assist medical libraries in the Region, this List has been ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415934...

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Participants* at a WHO/UNICEF child injury prevention meeting in March 2005 strongly supported an issues paper on global “call to action”. This document is the result. Contributions of the following individuals are gratefully acknowledged: Loek Hesemans, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the Netherlands, for drafting this document; Etienne Krug, Margie Peden and Ian Scott, WHO, Switzerland; Kayode Oyegbite, Pascal Villeneuve and Huan Linnan, UNICEF; Spencer Paul, Mi...

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Executive Board : 2003, Document, No. Eb111. R4-In Arabian

By: World Health Organization

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The 0rigin of tha workshop call be found in a Meeting of Deans and Directors of Health Sciences Facultiea, Schools and University Centres held in Brazzaville in 1980. This meeting approved a document on the s e t t i n g up of a r e g i o n a l network of n a t i o n a l c e n t r e s f o r t h e production and d i s t r i b u t i , o n o f teaching m a t e r i a l . In a d d i t i o n it recommended t h a t an Advisory Committee and a Management Committee be s e t up. T...

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

By: Rengaswamy Sankaranrayanan

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Resume Le cancer du col constitue un important proble`me de sante´ publique chez les femmes adultes des pays en de´ veloppement d’Ame´ rique du Sud, d’Ame´ rique centrale, d’Afrique subsaharienne, d’Asie du Sud et d’Asie du Sud- Est. Dans les pays de´ veloppe´ s, des programmes re´ pe´ te´ s de de´ pistage cytologique, soit organise´ s soit ponctuels, ont conduit a` une baisse importante de l’incidence du cancer du col et de la mortalite´ qui lui est associe´ e. En revan...

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

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PREFACE Background and rationale The Policy Action Coordination (PAC) team was set up in July 1995 wjth two main aims: first, to launch WHO'S initiative to renew the Heaith for Ail strategy; and secondly, to organize the series of global consultations leading to the development of the new global health policy for the twentyfirst century. This initiative was in direct response to Resolution 1 I~ WHA48.16 of the World Health Assembly in May 1995, which stressed the continu...

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

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Le PRESIDENT DECLARE OUVCRTE la session et southaite la bienvenue aux representants des divers pays anisi qu'auzx consellers et observateurs .

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

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Acknowledgements GEMS/Food would like to acknowledge the valuable contributions of the participants1 of the Joint FAO/WHO Consultation on Predicting Dietary Intake of Pesticide Residues which was held 2-6 May 1995 in York, United Kingdom in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, United Kingdom and under the auspices of the lnternational Programme on Chemical Safety. GEMS/Food would also like to acknowledge the support of the Ministry of Health,...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1991; Volume 69, Numbe...

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INTRODUCTION Human problems are not assessed in real or absolute terms, but in relative terms. They are commonly expressed in a symbolic form readily related to subjective experience. For instance, it is generally observed that the seriousness of problems is subjectively felt by people to increase with proximity and to decrease with distance-whether in space or time. As a problem of human suffering, tuberculosis is conceived as a painful reality by certain members of the...

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