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

By: S. Kolta

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INTRODUCTION ENGLISH ONLY ~ ... - The m a l a r i a e r a d i c a t i o n programme i n Peninsular Malaysia s t a r t e d i n 1967 by s t a g e s . Penang Island was included i n the f i r s t s t a g e area, and the a t t a c k phase s t a r t e d i n July 1968. The method of a t t a c k applied was r e s i d u a l house spraying every s i x months using DDT wettable powder a t a t a r g e t dose of 2 g tech. per m2. In January 1973, the programe switched t o DDT emulsi...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92425926...

By: Organisation Mondiale de la Sante

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La première version de ce guide a été élaborée suite à la Conférence Inter-Agences sur les leçons tirées de leurs activités : Prévention et Réponse aux Violences sexuelles et à l'égard des femmes en situation de réfugiés, 27–29 mars 2001, Genève, Suisse. Nous remercions en particulier tous ceux qui ont participé à la révision et à l’essai sur le terrain du présent document: Centres de Prévention et de Contrôle des Maladies (CDC), Atlanta, GA, Etats-Unis; Centre pour la S...

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

By: Flavia Bustreo

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Five cases of acute febrile illness wi.th severe haemorrhagic manifestations were reported from Baghd'id between 7 and '22 September 1979. Two patients - a doctor arid a nursing auxiliary - were infected through nosocomial spread from the index case. All 3 initial cases died from the infection.

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2003 : Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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Geneve - Aujourd'hui, I'Organisation mondiale de la Sante retire Ta'iwan (Chine) de la liste des zones de transmission locale recente du syndrome respiratoire aigu severe (SRAS). Ta'iwan est la derniere zone a etre retiree de la liste. Vingt jours, soit deux fois la duree d'incubation, se sont ecoules depuis le dernier cas survenu le 15 juin. Selon les rapports de surveillance des pays, la transmission humaine du virus du SRAS dans le monde semble avoir ete interrompue.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Intellectual property has existed, in some countries, for centuries, and biotechnology patents have been granted in several jurisdictions for years, but it is only in the past decade that heated controversy has arisen around the patenting of biological entities (Eisenberg, 2002b). Various theories have been promulgated to explain this fact; what is clear is that the debate has by no means been put to rest.

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

By: O. H. Siung

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INTRODUCTION The island of Tobago is situated,approximately 60' 40' west and 11 15' north in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea. I t is approximately 32 miles (52 km) long and 11 miles (18 km) wide, with an area of 116 square miles (300 km2). There is a central range of peaks, the highest point of which r i s e s to 1856 feet (566 m) above sea level (see Maps 1-3).

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

By: World Health Organization

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In the broadest sense, the term larvicide is applied to those materials or chemicals that are primarily employed in killing mosquito larvae. Most of the svnthetic insecticides at oresent used as mosquito larvicides are also capable of killing adult mosquitos that come in contact with them. Certain other materials, e.g., larvicidal oils, are known to kill mosquitos even in the pupal stage, which is highly tolerant to cornnlonly used synthetic larvicides. Therefore. mosaui...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2006 : Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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London /Geneva - The introduction of new vaccines against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer, could have a major impact on the health of women in the developing world. More than 250 000 women died from cervical cancer in 2005 - the vast majonty in developing countries.

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

By: World Health Organization

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United States of America. Ffnal mortaliq data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), indicate that in 1988 dearhs in the United States accounted for 12 276 554 potential years of life lost before age 65 (PYLL) (Table 1) - a total consistent with provisional data reported previously. Provisional data Indicate that for 1989 there were 12 370 499 PYLL. From 1988 to 1989, the PYLL rate for United States residents of all ages ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1976; Volume 53; Volum...

By: A. R. Kagan

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Introduction Un groupc de Lrnvail sur Ie dbveloppement des soins de santd mcntale dans le cadre des soins primaires s'est riuni i Lisbonne du 15 au 18 novembre 1989. La rkunion btait organisde par le Buxea~r rigional de 1'OMS pour l'Europe en collaboration avec 1'Ecole nationale de santc publique de 1.isbonne (ccntre collahorateur OMS pour les soins de santk primaires) ct la Direction des soins de sante mcntale au Portugal (qui ddpund de la Direction Ednkrale des soins d...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2000 ; Issue 92415302...

By: J. Sekizawa

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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This CICAD on diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) was prepared by the National Institute of Health Sciences, Japan, in collaboration with the National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The CICAD was based principally on the reviews of the Japan Society for Occupational Health (JSOH, 1994) and the US EPA (1998) for the toxicological evaluation and the European Union (EU, 1999) for the environmental assessmen...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Prevention in Pri...

By: Margareta Bottiger

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Provision of large, o~id closes of vltanii~i A to pl-cscl~oocl hildren on a periodic basis is an effective strategy for treating and preventing xerophth;~lmia and vitamin A deficiency in develop~ng countries (I-.?). Vilamin A supplementation oS children over 6 nionths of agc can also nlarkedly reducc monality in areas of endemic def~ciency (1-7).

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86, Mental Health Dat 85.3: ...

By: S. W. Acuda

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Openjng s e s s i o n Thin newpion was chaired by t h e Vice-Chancellor of t h e U n i v e r s i t y of Lagos who welcomed the p a r t i c i p a n t 6 Lo t h e campus and wished them every success i n t h e i r d c l l h e r a t i o n s . On behalf of t h e Director-General, Dr T. Lambo, Deputy Director-General of t h e World Hcalth Organization, thankcd t h e Government of Nigeria, p a r t i c u l a r l y t h e Federal Ministry of Hcalth, f o r hosting and supporting t ...

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Statement, Year 2003 - Statement, No. 03-15: World Health Organiza...

By: World Health Organization

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The World Health Organization welcomes the decision by the South African cabinet to approve a comprehensive HlVlAlDS treatment and care plan for the country. This is a vital step towards tackling AlDS in South Africa. This decision is a key contribution towards saving human lives and achieving the 3 by 5 target of treating three million people living with AlDS in developing countries before the end of 2005. This is a far-reaching decision which demonstrates that the Sout...

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

By: World Health Organization

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THE TIME ALLOWED FOR EVALUATION SHOULD BE AT LEAST 5% OF THE TOTAL TIME FOR THE COURSE. FROM EACH SECTION USED DURING THE COURSE, THE TRAINER SHOULD SELECT THE POINT CONSIDERED MOST IMPORTANT IN THAT SECTION. IF TIME PERMITS, OTHER POINTS SHOULD BE SELECTED IN DESCENDING ORDER OF PRIORITY. FOR EACH POINT SELECTED, PREPARE A VISUAL AID FOR DISCUSSION. NUMBER THESE VISUAL AIDS IN THIS SECTION M. TRAINERS MAY WISH TO KEEP THEIR OWN RECORDS OF THE RESPONSES, ,- , GIVING THE ...

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

By: B. Mansourian

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This document is the product of an investigation carried out by the Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR) in response to World Health Assembly resolution WHA43.19 requesting the Director-General to <> The report is a first step in this direction, and extends the...

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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; Maternal and Child Health,...

By: World Health Organization

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2. EXPERIENCIAS DE PAISES QUE UTILIZAN ESTUCHES SENCILLOS PARA EL PART0 En varios pafses (Birmania, India, Indonesia) ya se han efectuado estudios sobre la utilizaci6n y el mantenimiento de 10s estuches obsi+tricw convendonales y se ha llegado a la condusi6n de que m u c h de lw estuches que se utilizan hoy en dia plantean problemas de reabastecimiento local y a menudo mntienen element05 que resultan inGtiles en un parto normal a domicilio. Cuando ayuda a la parhrrienta ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Assessment Document, A7863...

By: World Health Organization

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Cette enqu2te fait partie de llefTort entrepris par TOMS pour evaluer la performance des systemes de sante dans les tats Meinbres. Nous voudrions avoir votre opinion quant aux principaux objectifs que poursuivent les systemes de sante. 11 n'y a pas de bonne ou de mauvaise rkponse. Nous voudrions savoir de quelle maniere vous pensez que 1'OMS doive tvaluer la performance des systemes de santt. Vos rtponses a ce questionnaire resteront anonyrnes et confidentielles. Merci d...

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European Occupational Health Series : Public Health in Europe; Wor...

By: World Health Organization

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Although the population statistics of Sierra Leone have a comparatively long history, as far as African territories are concerned, the country still lacks most of the basic information on its population-especially that relating to its growth; and even the available data, which sometimes conlprise parts of the country or certain population groups only, often raise doubts rather than answering questions. In fact, a long series of population counts in the Colony of Sierra L...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Le document joint B la prksente (appendice 1) s'intitule Pro jet de dthode ogrationnelle pour ivaluer les effets entomologiques de diffgrents dosages de DDT sur le terrain. I1 a 8t8 pApar6 au Gecrktariat de 1'0% par les Divisions de l'Eradication du Paludisme et de I'Assainissement afin de r4pondre A un besoin urgent : la mise au point d'une rdt'node permettant d18tudier & nouveau, sur le terrain, quels sont les dosages et les frdquences d'application de DDT B la fois le...

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