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

By: World Health Organization

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The total number of yellow fever cases was hgher m 1981 than m 1980, whereas the number of deaths was lower (Table 1, Ftg~ 1). 1 Ths difference might reflect lmproved surveillance of yellow fever m 1981.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 784 - in ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION Raison-d'stre de ce cours L'allaitement procure aux enhts le meilleur des departs dans la vie. Il est cependant estime que la diarrhke, les infections respiratoires et autres sont responsables de la mort de plus d'un million d'entre eux chaque annee, ceci parce qu'ils ne sont pas convenablement allaites. Un nombre encore plus important d'enfants soufie de maladies inutiles qui pourraient Gtre evitees grfice a I'allaitement. De plus, l'allaitement participe a...

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

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 d'lnformations sanita...

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

By: Anthony D. Woolf

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The purpose of the study was to obtain precise on which the planning of future WHO activities in the field of hospital services be based

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 645 - in ...

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

By: Andeas Kappos, Dr.

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Villus and crypt cells were removed from rabbit ileum by a modification of a method previously described. Villus cells were isolated by vibration of everted bowel segments in citrate buffer, and crypt cells were removed by the expansion of these segments with air and sin~ultaneous vibration in citrate buffer. Several culture media were tested for the maintenance and/or culture of these cells. Two defined media, Eagle's minimum and medium 199, were unsatisfactory and led ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Icp, Infection Pr...

By: World Health Organization

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Toxocariasis is a public health problem in industrial countries but few studies have examined the threat presented by this infection to the health of tropicalcommunities. In a pilot study (I) we reported the use of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) with embryonated Toxocara conis ova antigen (Toxocara-ELISA) (2, 3) as a method of detecting T. canrs antibody in a sample population n=25) of Caribbean children. More than half of the children surveyed had sign~ficant...

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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WHO'S former Division of Reproductive Healtli (Technical Support), RHT, mas a partner within WHO'S Falmdj~ and Reproductive Healtli programme (FRH) which was formed in late 1995. Among others &visions and units, FRH also included the UNDP/ UNFPA/\VHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Huinan Reproduction (HRP) . In November 1998, RHT and HRP were joined to create a new Department of Reproductive Health and Research.

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

By: S. Madwar, Dr.

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Introduction The eradication of ths exotic speciesn. gambiaepom Egypt (1945) and I Brazil (1940) encouraged the Bg~ptianG overnment i n co-operaTion ~ 5 t hth e Rockefeller Foundation to attempt the eradication of other indigenous species of anopheles. The Dakhla and iiharga oases being highly malarious and f a i r l y well isolated furnished suitable conditions for the experiment.

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

By: M. Hjelm

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In September 1977 the twenty-seventh session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe devoted its traditional technical discussions to Information systems for health services': The selection of this topic reflected a growing need, both in the European Region and in all other WHO regions, to understand and give new meaning to a number of important and controversial problems relating to the analysis and control of services and systems for protecting and strengthening the health of populations.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue12, 79 (12)...

By: Anthony Mbewu

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The survey was launched in an urban community in a suburb of Accra, a large West African city. The area is representative of many types of West African urban life, w~thth e entire social range represented. At one end of the area, fishermen and their families live in very simple wooden huts on rhe beach, while less than a mile away are the spacious bungalows of senior civil servants and professional people, many with servants' quarters.

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Assessment Document, A7394...

By: World Health Organization

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Abstract Medicine has been taught and practised for thousands of years since the days of Hippocrates and Susruta, but health care as a system was conceived only about 100 years ago. National health services were only established in 1948, after an integrated health and welfare system was implemented in the United Kingdom. Countries all over the world have made attempts to establish their o\vn health systems, with varying degrees of competence and success. In 1978, the Alm...

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

By: World Health Organization

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CHINA - In August 1981, the Ministry of Public Health of China hosted an inter-regional training course on EPI planning and management held in Tianjin, attended by 39 participants from 16 countries. As part of the training activhes, a review of unmunization activlties in Tianjin Municipality was prepared and the mu~lcipaalu thorities arranged for an immunization coverage swey to be canied out by course participants in three neighbourhood areas of the MunicipaLty's total ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415803...

By: World Health Organization

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General considerations Vaccination is the administration of a vaccine to stimulate a protective immune response that will prevent disease in the vaccinated person if contact with the corresponding infectious agent occurs subsequently. Thus vaccination, if successful, results in immunization: the vaccinated person has been immunized. In practice, the terms “vaccination” and “immunization” are often used interchangeably.

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

By: Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations

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PLANT PREPARATIONS Comminuted or powdered plant malerial, exuacts, tinctures. fatty or essential oils. resins. gums, balsams, expressed juices, etc. prepad from plant material. and preparations whose production involvcs a fractionaIion, p d i t i o n or wncenmtion process, excluding chemically &Fkd isolated cnnstitucnts. A plant preparation can be regarded as the active ingredient whether or not the constituents with rhaapmtic activities arc hown. GENERAL Unlike conventi...

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

By: K. Soyibo

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Sleeping sickness due to Tr>panosoma bruceigambiense is endemic in 23 -4Frican countries (Fig. 1) and an estimated 45 million people are at risk of infection. With approximately 10 000 new infections a year, the disease may appear to be a health problem of only moderate importance, hut this low incidence is the result of 50 years of regular medical surveillance and treatment, in combination with tsetse control where indicated and possible. Despite many pressing health pr...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction National immunization programmes have effectively reduced infant and child mortality rates in developing countries. However, estimates indicate that at least 30% of the approximately one billion vaccine injections administered each year are unsafe (1). These injections, delivered with contaminated disposable syringes or reusable syringes that were not properly sterilized, dramatically propagate the transmission of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immuno- ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86, Hdp Wg 85.10: Community ...

By: D. D. Farhud

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1. INTRODUCTION Recent progress In understanding human hereditary diseases and in developing approaches that can be applied at the communily level, has led to the differentiation of a group of communily genetics services, relevant to many aspects of Primary Health Care.

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 14, No. 3, Yea...

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Although the injection of a large dose of BCG causes progressive, fatal disease in the Syrian golden hamster, not all BCG strains are equally active in this respect. It is a general principle that a strain used for the preparation of live ~accinesh ould retam a moderate residual virulence, and a comparison of existing strains in terms of their ability to kill hamsters may therefore be of some interest. In a previous paper (Bunch-Christensen, Ladefoged & Guld, 19681, data...

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