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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1974; Volume 51; Volum...

By: R. Masironi

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Salivarian trypanosomes undergo a complex life cycle, involving final (mammalian) and intermediate (arthron.o d.) hosts. In the mammalian hosts. bloodstream forms of the polytypic subgenus Trypanozoon, such as of Trypanosoma brucei, develop from the long slender form to the intermediate form and subsequently to the stumpy form as parasitaemia increases. This transformation is often periodic with successive populations of parasites, each being recognized by the host's imm...

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

By: D. F. Clyde, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION Dans certains pays oh l e paludisme e s t endemique e t oh dfautres mkthodes dT6radication sont impraticables, on a essay6 df6liminer cette maladie en u t i l i s a n t la chloroquine, ou l a pyrim6tharnineJ mglangde au s e l de cuisine. Ainsi, dans plusieurs rkgions du Br&sil, Pinotti (1954) & Pinotti e t a l . (1955) ont employ6 du s e l additionn6 de chloroquine, & raison gkn6ralement de 0,3 $ de base, Applique dans toute l'Amazonie, ce traitement devait ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1989 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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introduction El 16 de diciembre de 1988 se celebr6 en Ginebra una reuni6n oficiosa para debatir las posibles interacciones entre el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH) y el virus de la hepatitis B (VHB) y las repercusiones para 10s programas de la OMS sobre el SIDA y la hepatitis B. La lista dc participantes figura en el anexo I. Presidi6 el debate el Dr. F. Deinhardt, y el. Dr. I. Gust actu6 como Relator.

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Mannuel Sanchez

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Background Primary school children are much more amenable to behaviour change than adults. They are able to learn at an early age, adapt their bchaviours and therefore lower their risks to diarrhoea1 and other water and sanitation related diseases. They are the next generation of parents and offer the best hope for sustainable change. The school environment is hlghly influential on children's behaviour. Schools should therefore have proper sanitary facilities and educati...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Diisseldorfi L'infirmikre dont la maladie avait ktk notilik le 12 fkvrier est deckdie le 19 fbvrier de variole hkmorragique. Elle avait kt6 vaccink avec une reaction papulaire le ler janvier 1962 et portait une cicatrice de vaccination effectuk dans son enfance. Kreis de Monschau (Regierungsbezirk d'Aix-la-Chapelle, Nordrhein:- Wesrfalen: Le nombre des cas confinnks s'klkve A 9 A la date du 22 fkvrier. Ce sont: le cas import6 A Lammersdorf (I), sa fille (2), une femme qu...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1958; Volume 19, Numbe...

By: Richard P. Lonergxn

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After 20 years' absence of poliomyelitis in Finland, an outbreak of the disease was reported in the country in 1984 ( 1 , 2 ) . In view of the high vaccination coverage-more than 90% of children had been immunized with inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine (1PV)--this outbreak, which was caused by poliovirus type 3, was surprising (3). Additional proof of the wide distribution of wild poliovirus type 3 throughout the country was established by isolating the virus from the wa...

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

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION Plus que dans tout autre secteur de l'activit.4 sanitaire, l'administrateur des services de protection maternelle et infantile doit pouvoir disposer H chaque instant des paramatres ddmoaphigues qui lui sont ngcessaires pour la pl&ifiaation et l16valuation des services dont il est responsible. Reciproque- ment, le dhographe trouvera dans ce domalne sp8clfique un aha& d'action privildgi6, puisqu'en observant le poupe de population qui bendfiaie de ce$ services...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1990 ; Volume 11 N...

By: Pamela M. Sutton

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The World Health Organization has reported ( I ) that nearly six million new cancer patients are diagnosed in the world each year, three million in developing countries. Populations in developing countries are often rural, and patients may not be diagnosed until cancer is advanced and no longer curable. Unfortunately, 70% of patients with advanced cancer may have pain as a major symptom.

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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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South-East Asia Series : Year 1994-99, South-East Asia Region ; En...

By: World Health Organization

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Data (111 the public health impact of medical wastes are difficult to obtain for obvious reasons. Despite the concern ofhospital managers and the improvcmcnts in housckccping and hospital hygiene made in the past, iiiedical wastes represent a serious public health hazard. The health risks are not limited to patients and medical personnel, but extend beyond the boundaries of medical establishments to personnel in organi;.atio~ls involved in the provision of support s~wicc...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 12, No. 1, Yea...

By: World Health Organization

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Surveys and the study of goitre in Yugoslavia began in 1923 and have continued until today, with an interr.uption from 1937 to 1945.1-5, 11-14: li: 20-B, 25 Because of the numerous difficulties caused by the nature of the country and the scattered settlements, by poor communications and economic difficulties, and last, but not least, by the small number of physicians and medical institutions, the data we shall be able to give on the number of cases, the geographical dist...

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

By: Akoa Amanaman

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1. INTRODUCTION Dracunculiasis (or guinea worm disease) is a disease which is endemic in certain communities without access to safe sources of drinking-water and which has serious adverse effects on health, agricultural production and school attendance. The disease occurs in India and Pakistan, and in 16 African countries, extending from West Africa across the Sahel to East Africa, excluding probably Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Somalia where apparently the disease is no lo...

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

By: World Health Organization

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I. INTRODUCTION AND POLICY BASIS. ' . , The WHO cancer contiol, pr,ogramme has been given a new orientation to enable it to provide more effective cooperatioil with ,tdember States in designing and implementing national cancer control programmes. In supbort of the strategy of Health for Al.1, the programme has been restructured on the basis ?hat enough knowledge exists today about cancer to achieve a global. impact, if properly implemented. This is of importance also in ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1956; Volume 15, Numbe...

By: A. M. M. Payne

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introduction Significant progress has been made in WHO's programme for the eradication of poliomyelitis by the year 2000 However polioviruses remains endemic in some areas including parts of sub Sahran Africa Example over 600 cases were reported in Angola.

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

By: R. M. Fernando, Dr.

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Nepal with a population of f i f t e e n m i l l i o n , is a country with a predominantly agriculture-based economy. P o l i t i c a l l y , Nepal is divided i n t o Five developmental regions, which a r e f u r t h e r subdivided i n t o 14 zones and 75 d i s t r i c t s . Within the d i s t r i c t , the town or v i l l a g e panchayat i s the smallest a d m i n i s t r a t i v e u n i t . A rapid growth r a t e , high i d a n t m o r t a l i t y , prevalence of commu...

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

By: World Health Organization

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ABEL-SMITH, B. Coct et financement des services nze'dico-sanitaires. La situation dans six pays. Genkve, Organisation mondiale de la SantC, 1963 (Cahier de sante' pzcbliqrce no 17) Etude comparte du coat des services mtdico-sanitaires B Ceylan: au Chili, aux Etats-Unis d'Amtrique, en Israel: en Suede et en TchCcoslovaquie, par rapport aux indices tconomiques nationaux.

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Couples vary in their family planning needs and preferences, Therefore, it is important for family planning programmes to offer as many different methods of fertility regulation as possible so people can choose the method most suited to their needs. Natural Family Planning (NFP) can be an effective option. It is particularly appropriate for people who do not wish to use other methods for medical reasons or because of religious or personal beliefs.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415925...

By: World Health Organization

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Abbott A (2005). Europe pares down double patents on breast-cancer gene. Nature, 26 January 2005, 433(7024):344. Adewole TA, et al.(1999). Application of polymerase chain reaction to the prenatal diagnosis of sickle cell anaemia in Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine, 1999, 18(3):160–165. Ahmed S, et al. (2002). Screening extended families for genetic haemoglobin disorders in Pakistan. New England Journal of Medicine, 347(15):1162–1168.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Desk open for clarification of; administrative affairs for Temporary Advisers. Opening of the meeting. Election of Officers (Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Rapporteurs). Adoption of Provisional Agenda and Programe. Coffee or tea break. School-age Child in Perspective: family, school and environment - biological, social and psychological issues (Agenda icem 4). Document WHOIUNICEFIHEDIS. Presentation and discussions.

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World Health Organization : Environmental Health Criteria : Volume...

By: I. Xavier Lourduraj

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Oncl~ocercn volvulus a 1'ttat adulte comme a 1'6tat larvaire est un parasite du tissu sous-cutan6 de l'homme, et la majorite des auteurs s'accordent a l'heure actuelle a penser que la meilleure mkthode de diagnostic parasitologique de l'onchocercose humaine est la biopsie cutanee exsangue ou *snipping u ou a snip x. I1 parait par ailleurs logique de considerer que le nombre de lames filariennes ou microtilaires qui infiltrent le revgtement cutant est en rapport direct av...

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