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World Health Organization ; World Health Organization Offeset Publ...

By: World Health Organization

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PREFACE Le present compte rendu des progres rkcemment accomplis en matisre de caracterisation des venins et de standardisation des serums antivenimeux repose sur le rapport d'une reunion de coordination OMS sur les venins et les serums antivenimeux qui s'est tenue B Zurich (Suisse) du 24 au 27 septembre 1979. La liste des participants B cette r6union fait l'objet de l'annexe 9. Les huit autres annexes fournissent une foule de renseignements complementaires utiles, notamm...

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

By: C. E. Dolman, M. B.

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INTRODUCTION Des les temps les plus reculCs, l'homme a dG mobiliser toutes les ressources de son esprit dans la lutte pour la vie qui l'opposait B ses adversaires B deux, quatre et six pattes. I1 fut un temps ou, sorti victorieux du combat, il mangeait de son adversaire tout ce que son estomac pouvait supporter. I1 est peut-@tre vrai, comme le prttendait Hippocrate, qu'a cette Cpoque (( les hommes tprouvaient souvent des souffrances terribles dues B leur rCgime indigeste...

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European Occupational Health Series : Reports and Studies, Europea...

By: World Health Organization

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OBESITE ET SURPOIDS Que sont I'ob6sit6 et le surpoids ? Le surpoidse t I'ob6sit6s e d6finissenct ommeu ne accumulationa normaleo u excessived e graissec orporellqeu ip eutn uireA la sant6. L'indiced e massec orporelle(l MC) est une mesures impled u poidsp ar rapportd la taille courammenutt ilis6ep oure stimerle surpoidse t I'ob6sit6c hez les populationest les individus adultesl.l corresponadu poidsd ivis6p ar le can6d e la taille,e xprim6e n kg/m2. L'lMCe st la mesurela ...

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World Health Organization : Development of Health Services, Smallp...

By: World Health Organization

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Page 6, Table 3 Title should read DISTRIBUTION OF HOSPITALS AND CLINICS BY MEDICAL AREA&

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92415442...

By: World Health Organization

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The primary purpose underlying the establishment of lnternational Biological Standards and lnternational Biological Reference Reagents is to provide a means of ensuring uniformity throughout the world in the designation of the potency, activity, or specificity of preparations that are used in the prophylaxis, therapy, or diagnosis of human and some animal diseases, and that cannot be expressed directly in terms of chemical and physical quantities. For this purpose, lnter...

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

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Yangon (Myanmar), le 6 fevrier - Le monde a beaucoup progresse dans I'elimination de la Iepre en tant que probleme de sante publique, mais la situation reste preoccupante dans plusieurs pays, dont I'lnde, le Nepal et le Bresil. C'est le message qui a ete donne a I'ouverture de la reunion des pays d'endemie et des partenaires, sous I'egide de I'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS).

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

By: World Health Organization

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Treat for lymphogranuloma venerum • Educate • Counsel if needed • Promote/provide condoms • Partner management • Advise to return if necessary

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1964; Volume 31, Numbe...

By: H. F. Schoof

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Although seroprevalence following the administration of trivalent oral poliovirusvaccine (TOPV) approaches 100% in most industrialized countries, only 73% (range, 36-99%) and 70% (range 40-99%) of children in developing countries have detectable antibody to poliovirus types 1 and 3, respectively, after the three-dose standard schedule (I).

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY During the week of 6 to 10 November 1995, the Programme on Substance Abuse (PSA) of the World Health Organization (WHO) held an Advisory Group Meeting on The Efticacy of Treatment Approaches of Substance Use Disorders, in Toronto, Canada at the Addiction Research Foundation (ARF). PSA brought together seven professionals in the field of substance use with the following purposes and objectives I in mind; discuss the feasibility of a global project on the...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Haemorrhagic Fever, Issue ...

By: World Health Organization

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The fourth expert independent Peer Review Committee to assess the progress of the development of dengue vaccines was convened with the approval of Dr U KO KO, Regional Director, WHO Regional Office for South- East Asia. The meeting was held at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Immunopathology of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF), Bangkok, Thailand, from 20 to 22 August 1986. The list of participants is given in Annex 1.

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World Health Organization : Year 1990, 33262: International Drinki...

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1. Introduction The overlapping of two important events - the United Nations Decade for Women (1975-1985) and the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (198 1-1990) - brought to world attention the symbiotic relationships of the goals of the two efforts: The agenda of the DECADE for Women was centred on equality (women's rights), development (alleviation of poverty) and peace. The objective of the IDWSSD was to provide safe drinking water and sanitati...

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

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A safe and effective vaccine against hepatitis A infection is now licenced in several European couneies. This vaccine, the k t commercially available against hepatitis A, is made fiom formalin inactivated hepatitis A virus (HAV) grown on tissue culture. Additional inactivated HAV vaccines are expected to be licenced in the next few years, and several live attenuated HAV vaccines are under development. Voccin inactive onii-hepotite A 261 Grippe 264 Molodies sournrses ou r...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 277: Soil...

By: P. Beaver

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SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTHS Report of a WHO Expert Committee on Helminthiases A WHO Expert Committee on Helminthiases was convened in Rio de Janeiro from 26 to 31 August 1963 to review the problems raised by soiltransmitted helminths. Dr M. A. Vaucel was elected Chairman, Dr 5. Rodrigues da Silva Vice-Chairman, and Dr P. Beaver Rapporteur.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 92416605...

By: L. Barraj

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Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are anthropogenic chemicals that are added to a wide variety of consumer/commercial products (e.g. plastics. polyurethane foam. textiles) in order to improve their fire resistance

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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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World Health Organization : Year 1987, Ics 87.29: Draft of Environ...

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1 smmary 1.1 Rwsidemical pmprties Lead is a bluish or silvery-gray soft metal. With the exception of the nitrate, the chlorate and, to a much lesser degree, the chloride, the salts of lead are poorly soluble in water. Lead also forms stable organic comptmds. Tetraethyllead and tetramethyllead are used extensively as fuel additives. Both are volatile and poorly soluble in water.

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

By: World Health Organization

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The IARC approach is t h a t , in the absence of adequate data in humans, i t i s reasonable to recommend that for prevention and control puruoses, chemicals for which there is s u f f i c i e n t evidence of carcinogenicity i n animals ahould be considered as i f they were carcinogenic to man. Risk assessment, part of which is the estimation of the incidence of cases under conditions of use, requires information on the i n t r i s i c carcinogenic hazard of the substanc...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966; Volume 34, Numbe...

By: F. A. Assaad

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The first cord blood transplantation was carried out in 1988 and since then numerous centres in different parts of the world have applied this new- technique to treat vatients with lenkaemas. avlastic anaemias. genet& disorders, other bone mar& dncases, and cancers. Approximately 500 cord blood transplantations have been performed up to the present time. and about two-thirds of the patients involved were treated successfully. Because each year hundreds of thousands of in...

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

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UNITEDS TATEOSF AMERICA-. In recent years it has become apparent that rigorously enforced school and preschool/child care centre immunization laws are the most effective means of further reducing the incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States. School and preschool entry immunization requirements have the potential for ultimately eliminating these diseases as public health problems. In 1977 California passed legislation strengthening and systematizing ...

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

By: Martin D. Young

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The group, consisting mainly of directors and coordinatora of ongoing studies on the development of health economics, discussed aspects of the studies, including guidelines and propossls for publication and uae of the reports. A list of participants is sttached (see Annex).

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