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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1995; Volume 73, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The recent explosive increase in the numbers of legal induced abortions, particularly in the United Kingdom and USA, has led to increasing concern over their possible harmful effects

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

By: T. P. Monath

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 198...

By: World Health Organization

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CANADA-. Routine childhood immunization in Alberta is &ed out almost exclusively by public health clinics. Vaccination of infants and preschool Ehildren is routinely carried out for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis and measles. In addition, a rubella vaccination programme is directed toward all Grade 6 girls.

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86, Lab 86.2: Working Group ...

By: Y. I. Ahmed, Dr., S. Danev, Dr., and A. Deom, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION The cost of health care has increased rapidly over the last twenty years. A major factor contributing to this increase has been the great advance made in medical knowledge, bringing with it an increasing range of laboratory tests. The speed of development has had various consequences; tests of little proven value and>tests which have been superseded by better tests continue to be requested by force of habit, duplicate tests providing similar information may ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1990, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

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UNSAFE ABORTION': A WORLDWIDE PROBLEM Abortion is a medical and social problem of world wide significance. Between 40 and 60 million abortions take place around the world every year. It is estimated that half of thesc are pcrformcd outside authorized health services and/or by unauthorked, often unskilled, providers and most takc place in the devcloplng world. Induced aborlion is restricted by law in many countrics. In others pregnanLy termination is legal for broad medic...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: Jose Socrates, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION The material contained in this document is a compilation of the papers given and various models and audio-visual mterials used in the presentations of topics at the plenary sessions of the Workshop on Training of Nursing Teachers,ManiLa, Phlllppines, 19-30 August 1974, The presentations were glven by Ms Margaret Steed, the Workshop Director and the two consultants, Reverend Sister Paulina Pilkington and Dr Josd Socrates who assisted with the workshop. The mo...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 37, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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C'est le Pacte de la Soci6t6 des Nations lui-meme qui constitue la Charte de l'organisation d'hygihne ; son article 23 stipule, en effet, que les Etats membres de la Societe s'efforceront de prendre des mesures d'ordre international pour prdvenir et combattre les maladies. DBs sa seconde session (fevrier 1920), le Conseil dBcida de convoquer me Conference internationale de spdcialistes de l'hygihne pour Btablir le statut de I'organisation. R6unie en awil de la m6me ann6e...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1962; Volume 26, Numbe...

By: Masanobu Tomonaga

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Particles of influenzavirus contain two different virus-coded surface antigens, the haemagglutinin - and the enzyme neuraminidase. These antigens reside in different protein suhunits and antigenic variation (antigenic drift and major antigenic shifts) occurs in both suhunits. Antigenic drift, which involves gradual changes .in the surface antigens of influenzavirus, is thought to result from the selection, in an immune host population, of mutant virus particles that hav...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 37, Numbe...

By: R. M. Nakamura

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The Workshop was organized jointly by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, within the framework of a UNFPA-funded project on mortality differentials in Hungary. The meeting was attended by 12 experts from Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the USSR, the United Kingdom and Yugoslavia.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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On a vu, au cours des annees 1960, se manifester un interec tout particulier pour la qualice de l'habitat, rant du point de vue de l'hygilne de base que du confort thermique, de la qualit6 de l'air et de la qualit6 de l'gclairage. La tendance alors fut d'elaborer des recormandations et codes qui generalement ne tenaient gubre compre des aspects inergetiques, du fait qu'8 l'gpoque les ressources 4taienc abondantes et bon march€

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415464...

By: World Health Organization

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Interventions for the management of mental and behavioural disorders can be classified into three major categories: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. For most disorders, the best treatment is one that combines psychosocial interventions with appropriate application of medicines. This section is based on treatment recommendations presented in the World Health Report 2001 (WHO, 2001a). While it focuses on effectiveness of medicines, it is not intended to imply that...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1953; Volume 9, Number...

By: J. Matovinovic

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In January 2005, the Bulletin launched a new section, Lessons from the Field,1 and we have used it to publish a number of valuable papers. These papers and the experience we gained through assessing them, in addition to the insightful comments we have received from the Bulletin’s editorial advisers, have helped us to sharpen our vision for this section. As a result, we would now like to relaunch it and provide an updated set of guidelines for potential authors, who are l...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: Howard A. Fields

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A series of observations is presented on the susceptibility or resistance to insecticides of .A~/aro~~heslaesc harol~ii n Greece, Iran, Italy, Romania and Turkel-. High phi-siological resistance to DDT was observed in the Tarsus area of southern Turkey. In Greece very marked physiological resistance to dieldrin was found in all the areas examined and ~vasa ssociated. at leasr in the Peloponnese, with similar resistance to DDT; affecting; however, only a part of the sacha...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 37, Numbe...

By: John N. Raybould

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The diagnosis of established myocardial infarction is usuallv easv. Difficulties. however. arise in the recognition of acute iscliaemic heart disease at autopsy if the death occurs within a few hours of the incident. A WHO Scientific Group (1970) reconlmended investigations to improve the diagnosis of acute ischaemic heart disease at autopsy. Subsequently a cooperative study was undertaken in five dcoartmenls of uatbolo-rv. (.s ee .D a-re 25') to (.I ,) correlate the var...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2003; Volume 81, Numbe...

By: Judith Mackay

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WHO Model List of Essential Antimicrobial resistance, which is an increasing global problem, is addressed extensively in the Drugs celebrates its twentieth reports and the use of reserve antimicrobials is anniversary recommended. A reserve antimicrobial is one that ... is useful for a wide range of infections but, The year 1997 is the twentieth anniversary of the because of the need to reduce the risk of WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. The Model List development of r...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1969; Volume 41, Numbe...

By: L. Sula

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Background Global investment in the development of preventive AIDS vaccines has been quite limited (1, 2). In 1999 only US$ 350 million were spent by the public and private sectors on such work, nearly two-thirds of this amount having been disbursed by the National Institutes of Health in the Unites States of America (2). More than 25 AIDS candidate vaccines have been tested for safety and immune response in small groups of human volunteers but only one is being tested f...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: F. M. Katz

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Les publications de l'organisation mondiale de la SantC bkneficient de la protection privue par les dispositions du Protocole No 2 de la Convention universelle pour la Protection du Droit #Auteur. Pour toute reproduction ou traduction partielle ou intkgrale, une autorisation doit btre demandke au Bureau des Publications, Organisation mondiale de la Santk, GenBve, Suisse. L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante sera toujours trBs heureuse de recevoir des demandes 2 cet effet....

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; Children's Vaccine Initiat...

By: World Health Organization

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PREFACE The Children's Vaccine Initiative (CVI) is an international coalition of partners committed to ensuring that the benefits of vaccination reach al1 the world's children. CVI is cosponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Rockefeller Foundation. CVI bsings together key players on the vaccine stage - those involved in research, development, li...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2002; Volume 80, Numbe...

By: T. R. Dilip

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A meeting of on inform01 working group on immune responses to viral antigens was convened in Amsterdam on 15-18 November 1982 to discuss recent developments in rhis fieldandlo formuloreproposals for interna~ionalcollaborativestudies relevant to theneeds of the WHO Programme on Vaccine Development. The meeting concluded rhor the time u.os ripe for collaborarive srudies on a wide range of aspects of the immune responses to viral antigens in man. Areas for colloboralive eff...

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization,...

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1. INTRODUCTION A joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food safety, in its report The Role of Food Safety in Health and ~eveloprnent(l) ~ro~osead s trategy to prevent and control foodborne diseases by improving food safety. Public education and community participation in learning the basic principles of food safety were identified as areas for which there was the greatest need. The best incentive for the food industry is the consumer, i.e. the reluctance of the consumer to ...

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