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World Health Organization, Centre for Health Development : World H...

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Explanatory notes The World Health Report 1997- Conguering suffering enriching humanity presents an overview of the global health situation based on an assessment carried out in 1996 using 1996 or latest available data.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 195...

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Internationales Les notification de premiere cas de peste cholers ou fivre jaune ou d'apparition d'epidemies de typhus exanthematique ou de variole sont signalees par des caracteres gras.

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European Occupational Health Series : 1998-99; Prevention in Prima...

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For the Joint UN/WHO Meeting of Experts on the Mental Health Aspects of Adoption, the writer was asked by the World Health Organization to prepare a short paper on the question. : Do appraisals of intelligence of infants and young children show enough predictive validity to be dependable criteria on which to base adoption policy ? This is an important question, since any responsible adoption agency, or any agency which has to be responsible for legislation and/or polic...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 7, No. 3, Year...

By: J. Collier, Dr.

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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND In Russia the first suspicion that camels plal-ed a role in the occurrence of plague in human beings in the Caspian Lowlands was voiced by N. N. Klodnitski as long ago as 1907. In 1911 I. A. Deminski, and after him N. N. Klodnitski, succeeded in confirming plague bacteriologically in two camels which had been a source of infection to human beings (Klodnitski, 191 1).

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: Paul Arguin

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SUMMARY DOTS-Plus means DOTS first. Potential DOTS-Plus pilot projects that (1) build on the foundation of a solid DOTS-based TB control programme, (2) design their project within the principles put forth in the Guidelines for Establishing DOTS-Plus Pilot Projects for the Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB), and (3) write their application in the format prescribed in these Instructions For Applying to the Green Light Committee for Access to Second-Lin...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2004 : Press Relea...

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Geneve - En menant a bien sa derniere campagne de traitement contre les parasitoses intestinales, le Cambodge est devenu le premier pays a proteger les trois quarts de ses enfants d'ige scolaire contre les parasites intestinaux et a atteindre ainsi la cible de I'OMS - six ans avant la date fixee.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 199...

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In view of the importance of breast milk and breast-feeding for the health of idhts and young children, the mcreasing prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection around the world, and recent data concerning HN transmission through breast milk, a Consultation on HN Transmission and Breast-feeding was held by WHO and UNICEF &om 30 April to 1 May 1992. Its purpose was to review currently available information on the risk of HN transmission through breast milk...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1961; Volume 25, Numbe...

By: H. H. Najarian

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In his opening remarks, Dr Fakhro warmly welcomed the members of the Comittee and the Secretariat to Bahrain, and thanked the Regional Director for selecting his country as che site of the Meeting. Stressing the high importance of this Meeting, representing, as it did, an important new development in the ways in which individuals could contribute to the work of the Organization, he particularly stressed his o m feeling and chat of his Government that every possible effor...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 ; Issue 92917318...

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On estime que 14 millions d’enfants qui ont perdu un de leurs parents ou les deux à cause du SIDA vivent aujourd’hui dans le monde. Environ 80% de ces enfants — 11 millions — vivent en Afrique subsaharienne. Cependant, la crise des orphelins n’est pas limitée à cette région. On estime à 1,8 million le nombre d’orphelins vivant en Asie du Sud et du Sud-Est, à 85 000 en Asie de l’Est et dans le Pacifique, à 330 000 en Amérique latine, à 250 000 dans les Caraïbes et à 65 00...

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

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Lo persons with the AIDS disease or in those ill with the AIDSrelated complex, important neurological and psychiatric clinical conditions have been recognized to occur. In some cases these conditions have been linked to effects of the AIDS virus (human ~mmunodefic~encvyir us-HIV Type I) m the brain and nervous system. As a result, concern has been expressed about whether persons infected wlth HIV who are otherwise healthy might experience difficulties in neuropsychologic...

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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 199...

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EL virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH) se transmite eficientemente a traces de las transfusiones de sangre.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1999; Volume 77, Numbe...

By: Jacqueline L. Deen

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introduction Obsertic care ofm high quality countries to be a key requrnment for reducing maternal mortality However the provision of effective approprite accessible and affordable obstetric care is difficult to define measure resource sustin evaluate Clearly the urgency of and the means for improving obsetric care vary enomously between the indutralized countries.

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

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Polio is a disease that disables children. It can cause disabilities in two ways: Polio can cause paralysis by destroying nerve cells which make muscles work. If all of the nerves to a muscle are destroyed, the muscle will be completely paralysed. Xf some of the nerves are des~oyedt,h e muscle will be partially paralysed. Paralysed muscles cannot cause movement. The child may be unable to move a limb (arm or leg), or part of a limb; or his back or other muscles may be weak.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415464...

By: Michelle Funk

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The Mental Health Policy and Service Guidance Package was produced under the direction of Dr Michelle Funk, Coordinator, Mental Health Policy and Service Development, and supervised by Dr Benedetto Saraceno, Director, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization. The World Health Organization gratefully thanks Dr Alberto Minoletti, Ministry of Health, Chile, who prepared this module.

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World Health Organization, Centre for Health Development : World H...

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More emphasis on preventing the causes of important diseases is the key to improving world health. Tackling major risks effectively could lead to up to ten years more of healthy life expectancy globally. Although the world faces some common, large and certain risks to health, effective and affordable interventions are available. Very substantial gains can be made for relatively modest expenditures, but bold government policies will be required. They should prioritize the...

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97; Prevention in Prima...

By: Mark Tsechkovski, Dr.

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Colorectal cancer is a common tumour found throughout the world, especially in western countries. The worldwide incidence in males (corrected to ages 35-64) ranges from 35.8 per 100 000 in the USA to 3.4 per 100 000 in Nigeria for colon cancer, and from 26.0 per 100 000 in the USA to 3.4 per LOO 000 in Nigeria for rectal cancer. Female rates are similar to those of males for colon cancer and somewhat lower for rectal cancer. The trend in incidence rates over the past two...

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

By: A. K. Mukhopadhyay

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Flood has direct or indirect effect on all insect-borne diseases like leishmaniascs, malaria, filiariasis, Japanerne encephalitis, etc. In India. kala-azar endemic areas of North R1t~r are highly flood-prone dur.i.ng August-September (personal coaaeuntcation, National Malaria Eradication Programme, Bihar). In 1987, severe flood persisted till the middle of October. To observe the effect of flood on immature stages of sandflies, especially Phlehotomus argenti~es and P. oa...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1980; Volume 58, Numbe...

By: R. L. Kouznetsov

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The enzootic cycle of Rickettsia tsutsuga~nushi is now kno\vn to extend from northern Japan and the Primorski Krai region in the far east of the Soviet Union in the north, to northern Australia in the south, and as far as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and neighbouring areas of the USSR in the west. Human infections are now known to occur throughout most, but not all, of this region. There is no reliable evidence for the occurrence of ST infection in Africa. However, new species...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 194...

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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 d'lnformations sanita...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 193...

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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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