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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Background In 2000 the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and WHO set the goal of eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) by 2005 and drew up a strategic plan with this objective. MNT elimination is defined as the achievement of under one case of neonatal tetanus (NT) per 1000 live births annually in every district of a country. In 1990, by which date MNT had been eliminated in 76 developing countries, it was estim...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; Health Committee, Malaria,...

By: I. J. Kligler, Dr.

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The studies conducted at the Maaria Station at Rosh Pinah have, in my opinion, af f ordea evidence that tho totle of this note is an incorrect statement of the problem

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 697 - in ...

By: E. Bertrand

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1. INTRODUCTION En 1957, etaient rangees dans les myocardiopathies ( I ) un groupe de maladies du myocarde d'etiologe inconnue ou obscure et ne resultant pas d'une maladie coronarienne; mais depuis cette epoque, la description de ces maladies a kt6 modifite B maintes reprises au fil des ans. Des definitions fort variables en ont etC donntes, comme en tkmoignent les deux exemples suivants: ((trouble aigu, subaigu ou chronique du myocarde, interessant souvent l'endocarde o...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 700 - in ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1990; Volume 68, Numbe...

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Detailed irrrestjgations on the present state of the scientific, practical diagnosis and production of various vim preparatiom in Egypt, started on 31March 1960.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1959; Volume 20, Numbe...

By: Philip Rosen

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; Emc Bac, No. 98.4: Antimic...

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION Antimicrobial resistance is a serious and growing problem worldwide. WHO recognizes the significant impact that resistance is having on public health and is committed to action, as exemplified by the Resolution of the World Health Assembly1. The Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring programme in the WHO Division of Emerging and other Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control (EMC), working in partnership with others both within and outside WHO, has as its...

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

By: Jan Kajecte, Dr.

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A fundamental principle of WHO’s work in health financing is the concept of universal coverage. This requires access for all people to appropriate promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health care at an affordable cost. This is one requirement of health for all and is consistent with the principle of equity in access. The objective of universal coverage is also associated with equity in financing, whereby households contribute to financing the health system ...

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

By: Harry S. Y. Fang, Dr.

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In attempting a topic of such a wide scope in a paper of this length, one must resist the temptation to make oversimplified and over-generalized statements about peoples and nations that are vastly different in social, economic and political developments, not forgetting cultural and geographical variations. In this region, we have countries like Japan which stands amongst the most industrialized and affluent @ nation. in the world. This i's only to be contrasted by other...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 4, No. 2, Year...

By: World Health Organization

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This review describes the present situation in controlling viral diseases by immunization, and indicates the needs and directions for future investigations. Not all such diseases are equally amenable to prevention by immunization, even if sometimes our enthusiasm for a vaccine may overtake present knowledee about the ~athoeenesis of the disease. Since new vacknes will also be discussed, it is useful to consider the time-frame and steps in the development of various succe...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 637: Para...

By: M. Abdussalam, Dr.

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1. INTRODUCTION The Committee recognized the global importance of the parasitic zoonoses and the major impact they make on the health and the economy of many peoples. In providing a contemporary view of this group of diseases, the Committee brought up to date the relevant parts of the third report of the Joint FAOIWHO Expert Committee on Zoonoses ( I ) , reviewed several additional topics (including ecological considerations, improved methods of surveillance, and prevent...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1981; Volume 59, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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EI Consejo Ejecutivo, Habiendo examinado ell informe de la Secretaria y el proyecto de estrategia mundial sobre regimen alimentario, actividad fisica y salud:

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1994; Volume 72, Numbe...

By: J. Bryce

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In scirlcr Arlspraclle ging er eun3chst auf den gcgenwartigen Stand des Progranuns dcr EuropXischen Region fur die Forderung und Entwicklung der biomedizinischen Forschung sin.

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

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Sur cette figure, on voit le corps d'une femme recouvert d'une couche adipeuse supplementaire. I1 s'agit du supplement de matiere grasse qu'une femme bien noume constitue pendant la grossesse. Cette graisse servira pendant les premiers mois de la lactation a produire le lait maternel. Une femme ma1 nourrie ne constitue que de maigres reserves de graisse. L'organisme utilise environ 700 calories par jour pour produire du lait. Le diagramme qui figure a c6te de la femme mo...

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

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1. Specification 1.1 Material The material shall consist of fenitrothion together with related manufacturing compounds and shall be in the form of a yellow to brown liquid free from extraneous impurities or added modifying agents. 1.2 Chemical and physical requirements The material, sampled from any part of the consignment (see method WHOMl), shall comply with the requirements of section 1.1 and with the following requirements. 1.2.1 Fenitrothion content (g/kg basis) The...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415627...

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Industrialization, urbanization and mechanized transport have reduced physical activity, even in developing countries, so that currently more than 60% of the global population are not sufficiently active. Physical exercise is linked to longevity, independently of genetic factors. Physical activity, even at an older age, can significantly reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity, help reduce stress, anxiety and depression, and ...

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

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PREFACE The elimination of leprosy is one of the success stories in public health. With the advent of multidrug therapy (MDT), which WHO has promoted since the early 1980s, cases of leprosy have decreased remarkably worldwide. The global goal of eliminating leprosy as a public health problem (prevalence of less than 1/10 000 population) by the year 2000 has been achieved in time. In 113 out of the 122 countries where leprosy was endemic in 1985, the goal has been achieve...

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

By: M. J. Mutinga

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Three species causing leishmaniasis of man are known to occur In Kenya, namely, Lclshmnna donovani, the causative agcnt of kala azar, L. aerhiopica, the causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasim and L. major, the causative agent of oriental sore. L. donovani and L. major occur in the same ecological niche in Baringo on the lowcr altitudes below 1220 m, whlle L. acthiopica has a high altitude limitation of above 1520 m.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1993; Volume 71, Numbe...

By: I. Diamond, Dr.; J. Mcdonald, Dr.

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Bacillus thuringiensis serotype H-14 (5.t. H-14) is the most promising biological control agent developed to date to an advanced level under the collaborative research programme sponsored by the UNDP/World BankIWHO Special Programme for Research and Train~ngin Tropical Diseases (3, 4).

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1955; Volume 12, Numbe...

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Since Ferran (1885) introduced the first cholera vaccine more than eighty years ago, vaccination against cholera has been used in India and other countries in order to avert outbreaks of the disease, particularly during fairs and festivals. The effect of mass anticholera vaccination has been studied by various workers including Russell (1928), Raju & Sarkar (1 93 I), Bozman & Lewis (1936) and Millar & Mohi-ud-Din (1937). The largest vaccination campaign was carried out b...

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