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

By: C. H. Kempe

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A total of 71 patients were studied with various bleeding and coagulation tests during this period. Sixty patients in the group had smallpox, 29 with haemorrhagic smallpox and 41 without haemorrhage. Twelve pa-tients with chickenpox were also studied.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2003 ; Issue 92415624...

By: Felicia Knaul

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1.1 Preamble As in many other developing countries, Mexico is experiencing important demographic, epidemiological, and social transitions that should guide the formation of policy in a number of areas including long-term care. From an institutional perspective, the country and the Government are open to renewal. The issues surrounding long-term care are being incorporated into the programmes and reforms that are being launched in the areas of health, social security, gen...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1980 ; Volume 1 No...

By: K. Toman

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The Director-General of WHO,.in his preface to this book, points out that the Or anization's policy on tuberculosis controf contained mainly in concisely worded reports of the WHO Expert Committee on Tuberculosis, has given rise to a great many questions and requests for further information. This book, presented in the form of questions and answers, provides a detailed commentary on the scientific knowledge and ractical experience that are the basis of mo cf' ern tubercu...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92435613...

By: Zhu Ao Rong

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China cuenta con la cuarta parte de la poblacion del mundo, de manera que la eficacia de su sistema de salud tiene una repercusion directa en el logo de la meta mundial de salud para todos en el aiio 2000. Dado que el 80 % de la poblacion de China vive en zonas rurales, 10s servicios de atencion primaria reciben prioridad en esas zonas, a las que el Gobierno concede gran importancia desde 1949, afio en que se instauro la Republica Popular.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue8, 79 (8) P...

By: Richard G. A. Feachem

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Le Bureau regional de 1'OMS pour ]'Europe, en collaboration avec le Gouvernement du Royaume-Uni, a organist5 a Londres, du 2 au 5 octobre 1979, un groupe de travail sur la technologie appropriCe pour les laboratoires de sante publique. Ce groupe, qui avait pour mandat d'exarniner l'organisation des services de laboratoire de sante en Europe et de discuter du r61e et des besoins essentiels des laboratoires au niveau local, regional et central, reunissait des conseillers t...

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

By: Health Section of the SecretarĂ­at 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 d'lnformations sanita...

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

By: J. P. Garin

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Introduction et observations generales . , Le paludisme est l'une des rares maladies parasitaires que l'on inocule volontairement B l'homme dans un but thgrapeutique. Ce paludisme par malariatherapie nous a fourni la possibilite d16tudier 1'8volution serologique d'infestations humaines exp6rimentales. Tous nos malades ont 6th impaludes par injection intramusculaire de 10 ml de sang heparinb, pr6lev6, chez le malade prhcedernrnent infect&, entre le septigme et le dixigme ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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A message from Dr I-lussein A. Gezairy, WHO Regional Director for thc Eastcrn Mediterranean, was read out by Dr M.A. Barzagar, WHO Representative in Pakistan. In his rncssagc, thc Regional Director pointed out that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan, which wcrc until recently among the Icprosy-endemic countries in the world, have reached the target of elimination of leprosy as a public health problem. This was achieved through improvements in surveillance, case-ho...

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

By: World Health Organization

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GENEVEINEW YORK - L'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS) et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour I'enfance (UNICEF) ont annonce aujourd'hui une diminution mondiale de 30 % du nombre de deces par rougeole entre 1999 et 2002. Cette reduction atteint meme 35 % en Afrique, la region qui compte le plus grand nombre de cas.

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

By: B. K Anand, Dr.

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The type ot studt!rlts tu tje u.ier:Sec! I'or' training i n sny medical. scliool depends upcln the prssrr-:bed otjzt:tive:; or Che school. Medical education In any country has t o be: r-elevhrit tc tile 11eed:i of tlii' s o c i e t y i!:d the cori!mur.ity, and the type of doctors to be tr,aineri depc?nds upcr: the rbolcs these rriedical graduates have t o perform. The hexlti-I needs of :lie varj.uuz t'ioils d i r f e r . e n t , arid even witi-lin any soolety these riewi...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue1, 79 (1) 4...

By: Christopher P. Hudson

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In an effort to obtain information to guide the conference in discussing the many problems related to the items on the agenda, WHO sent a questionnaire to the governments who had been invited to send delegates.

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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2005, No. 26 - ...

By: Hans Hogerzeil, Dr.

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Geneve - Deux nouveaux medicaments contre le VlHlSlDA vont 6tre ajoutes aujourd'hui a la liste de preselection de I'Organisation mondiale de la Sante. L'elargissement du choix des traitements que ces medicaments vont permettre prend une importance particuliere aujourd'hui, Journee mondiale du SIDA. Ces medicaments sont deux antiretroviraux : la niverapine, produite par Aurobindo (Inde) et la lamivudine, produite par Aspen Pharmacare Ltd (Afrique du Sud). Aspen a ete le p...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1988 ; Volume 9 No...

By: Marshall W. Raffel

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This is an account of the proceedings of an international conference held by the Australian Studies Center of Pennsylvania State University to analyse health policy issues in three developed countries. Descriptions are given of the health systems of Australia, New Zealand and the USA, together with chapters dealing with health policy formulation and coordination in each country and with the implications of these for hospitals and for two vulnerable groups of people, the ...

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

By: F. J. Maier

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The fleas collected in 1946 and 1947 during the investigation of outbreaks of wild-rodent plague in the districts of Trujillo and Huancabamba (Peru) were sent to the British Museum (Natural History), London, by Dr A. Mac~hiavello,C~o nsulting Epidemiologist, Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Lima, Peru, and were identified at the Zoological Museum, Tring, Hertfordshire, England (formerly the property of the late Baron Rothschild), where the flea collection of the late Hon. N...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 92415468...

By: World Health Organization

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Communication can help the health worker identify socioeconomic and psychological problems and difficulties by taking the time to listen carefully to both the person affected by BU and the family, in the hospital or outpatient clinic. Asking questions can help to clarify the person’s situation, feelings, and interests. This questioning can be carried out individually, or within groups of persons affected by BU.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2006; Volume 84, Numbe...

By: Mesganaw Fantahun

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Since lheir reinlroduction to human populations in 1977, influenza A viruses of the HlNl subtype have undergone antigenic drifl. Recenlly a dislinci anligenrc varianl, A/Singapore/6/86, has been almost exclusively isolaled inlernafionally, and the antigenic properties and amino acid sequence of ils haemagglutinin have been determined and compared with those of the haemagglurinins of other HINl viruses, in particular A/Chile/I /83. Fourteen omino acid sequence differences...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; C.L.8.1994 - in Spanish: O...

By: Hiroshi Nakajima, Dr.

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El Director General de la Organizacidn Mundial de la Salud le presenta sus respetos y tiene el honor de transmitirle una nota relativa a1 Acta Final en la que se incorporan 10s resultados de la Ronda Uruguay de Negociaciones Comerciales Multilaterales, acordada a reserva de ratificacidn por 10s Miembros del Acuerdo General sobre Aranceles Aduaneros y Comercio (GATT) el 15 de diciembre de 1993. La firma oficial del Acta Final tuvo lugar el 15 de abril de 1994.

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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2004, No. 7: Wo...

By: World Health Organization

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Geneva -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is inviting photographers from around the world to submit images under the theme of sexual and reproductive health that capture four key stages in the River of Life: Love, Life, Illness and Death. Cultural and social taboos often obscure the central role reproductive and sexual health plays in all our lives as individuals, couples or families. WHO is challenging photographers to bring to life success stories in sexual and rep...

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

By: World Health Organization

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BANGLADESH-. For the past decade, a representative sample of O-group 1 Vibrio chlerae specimens collected from patients presenting to the Dacca Hospital and the Matlab Field Station of the International Centre for Diarrhoea1 Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDRB), have been screened for antibiotic sensitivity. The observed pattern of uniform sensitivity changed little during that time. Recently, however, five of 28 (18%) isolates tested from the Matlab field area in a six...

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

By: W. P. Stamm

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Lo diagnostc de l'amibase Dose deux probllmes principaux. Il faut d'abord mettre * en e5vidonco Entamoeba histolytica, ce qui est simple en thPorie, mais present de nomhreunos (IiPficult&s pratiques, puis ddterminer si l'infection garasitaire est bien la cause des symp- emes observds chea le malade.

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