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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1963; Volume 28, Numbe...

By: Harry Hoogstraal

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The detrimental effect on public health of the non-medical use of drugs is an important aspect to consider in the context of the activities of the World Health Organization whose present goal is health for all by the year 2000.

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

By: P. Reculard, Dr.

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The development of cell culture techniques and progress made in virology over the last few decades have led to the development of new viral vaccines that use antigens (complete virions or subunits) harvested in culture after the infection of cells with the chosen virus. Human and animal rabies vaccines are among those that have benefited from this technological progress.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 192...

By: Health Section of the Secretaríat of the League of Nations

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I. - PREMIERSCA S (Articles 1er ei 2 de la Convention Inlernasaniiaire internationale de 1926.) Afrique. - CBTE DE L'OR: Koforidua, un cas de fiPvre jaune le 20 dece~nbre. Asie. - SIAM: peste - le 15 d6cembre, un cas a Prachuabgirikhand (province de Rajpuri): cholirmdu 15 an 21 dCcembre ,uri cas I BejrpClrnn (province de Bisnuldk) ; CpidCmie de uariole - le l e r dkcembrc a UrtradhPni (province d'uttra). I1 y a eu 36 cas et 4 decks. 11. - CAS ~ o u v u r r xD ANS DES L O...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966; Volume 35, Numbe...

By: E. J. Gangarosa

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La Conference sur les modes de vie sains etait organisee par le MinistPre de la sante de 1'URSS et 1'Institut des hautes etudes medicales de Leningrad, avec le soutien du Bureau regional de 1'OMS pour 1'Europe et d'un grand nombre de partenaires locaw representant l'industrie sovietique, les organismes gouvernementaux et des groupements d'interets. Par ailleurs, l'organisation americaine Our Primary Purpose a participi activement i l'organisation de la conference. A cett...

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

By: Y. Robin

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At its thirty-fourth session in September 1984, the Regional Committee for Europe adopted, together with the 38 regional HFA targets. a set of indicators. These indicators were revised twice: following on the resuits of the evaluation in 1985 and also followu~gth e monitoring of progress towards the regional health for all targets in 1988.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Since late 1989, several mvestigators in developed countries : have independently reported cases of unexplained severe immunosuppression without evidence of infection with either of the human immunodeficiency wuses (HIV-1 and HIV-2). These cases have been reported from Australia, I Denmark, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Some of these, along with some previously unreported cases, were described at the Vmth International Confe...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 196...

By: World Health Organization

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Jamafque. - Une pousste d'une affection des voies respiratoires est signalte dans une zone limit& de la c6te nord de la Jamaique. Plus de 100 personnes, la plupart travaillant dans des mines de bauxite, sont atteintes. Dans quelquzs cas, le virus B a kt6 isolk; dans d'actres, des examens strologiques ont confirm6 le diagnostic.

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; Health Committee, Malaria,...

By: World Health Organization

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Le PRESIDEET ouvra la discussion sur les amendements de fond dont les membres de la Commission demandent l' insertion

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World Health Assembly and the Executive Board Handbooks : Manual d...

By: World Health Organization

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EB78(6) El Consejo Ejecutivo decidi6 que el informe que cada uno de 10s comites de las fundaciones presenta al Consejo deber6 en todos 10s casos reflejar las opiniones minoritarias que hayan podido manifestarse durante las deliberaciones del comi- M y contener un curriculum vitae de todo candidate preferido por una minoria de miembros, ademb del curriculum del candidato recomendado por el comiM en su conjunto. El Consejo juzgarh entonces si esta en condiciones de poder t...

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Executive Board : 2004, Document, No. Eb113. R13: Report of the In...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The Planning Meeting, organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHOEURO) in collaboration and with the support of the International Labour Office, the European Commission and the Centre of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Disease, was held at the National Institute of Public Health, (a WHO collaborating centre in occupational health), 7-9 December 1995, Prague, Czech Republic. The list of participants is in Annex 1. The aims of the meeting were to:

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

By: Colin Kaplan, Dr.

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General principles of preparation and culture Smallpox vaccine is a suspension in a suitable medium of infectious vaccinia virus. Most smallpox vaccine is prepared from virus obtained from the skins of animals. Such virus is usually contaminated to some degree by normal skin bacteria of the vaccinifer. The aim in preparing vaccine of this sort is to reduce the bacterial contamination to an acceptable level while at the same time maintaining the potency of the vaccine. Th...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1982 ; Volume 3 No...

By: Carl E. Taylor, Prof.

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It is a truism to say that the health system Before the focus is shifted to primary health would function better if there were coopera- care, a difficult political problem must be tion rather than continuing confrontation be- recognized. Even the most exclusive tertiary tween its main component parts. Hospitals and care hospitals are used as a source of primary primary health centers have typically had a care by the wealthy and politically powerful. relationship characte...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 152 - in ...

By: E. Jacobsen

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1.INTRODUCTION El inter& por 10s efectos y por el mecanismo de acci6n de ciertos agentes quimicos sobre las funciones psiquicas del hombre ha aumentado considerablcmente en 10s cinco aiios 6ltimos. Como ocurre en todos 10s periodos de transicibn, ese fen6meno se debe a la convergencia sistemitica de diversos factores que desde hace algun tiempo vienen manifestandose de manera paulatina per0 inequivoca en sus imbitos respectivos. Hay que reconocer, sin embargo, que 10s ve...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Such changes can help the individual to engage in a wide range of meaningful occupations related to self-care, work, play, and education. Not only is this active movement beneficial in reducing oedema, controlling adhesions, and improving joint motion, but it also gives the person a sense of self-control and independence that will reduce feelings of helplessness.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 200...

By: World Health Organization

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Avian influenza, Indonesia – update1 On 6 June 2006, the Ministry of Health in Indonesia confirmed the country’s 49th case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus. The case, a 15-year-old boy from Tasikmalaya District (West Java Province), developed symptoms on 24 May, was hospitalized on 26 May and died on 30 May. An investigation conducted by provincial health authorities found a history of contact with sick and dying chickens in the boy’s household duri...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 750 - in ...

By: Missing Page

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

By: World Health Organization

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The primary o b j i ; c t i v c o f rhe Proglriile~ne f o r the Control of Acute R e s p i r a t o r y l r l f e c t i o n s is t o reduce dcatils fro188 thuse i n f e c t i o n s i n c h i l d r e n under 5 y e a r s o f age. Most of t h e d e a t h s a):? riuc t o plieulnoniii. The c e n t r a l c o n t r o l s t r a t e g y t o reduce thes? desths is c o r r e c t case mainagclacnt. The case managesenr. s t r a t e g y aims t o reduce m o i t a l i t y hy making a n t...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1969; Volume 41, Numbe...

By: D.R. Bailey

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Overview of global trade in health services The health care sector is among the most rapidly growing in the world economy. It is estimated to generate US$ 3 trillion per year in countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development alone and is expected to rise to US$ 4 trillion by 2005 (1, 2). The globalization of health services is reflected in the growing cross-border delivery of health services, through movement of personnel and consumers (by electro...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 478 - in ...

By: T. Asuni

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INTRODUCTION Un Groupe scientifique sur l'usage du cannabis a kt6 rCuni B Gen6ve par 1'OMS du 8 au 14 dCcembre 1970. Ouvrant la rtunion au nom du Directeur gCntral, le Dr L. Bernard, Sous-Directeur g6nCra1, a rappel6 que de nombreuses prkparations psychoactives a base de cannabis sont utilisCes depuis des siZcles dans certaines parties du monde. Ailleurs, elles sont inconnues ou tres peu consommCes, en gCnCral dans des groupes socio-Cconomiques particuliers. I1 semble to...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Ofice for the Eastern Mediterranean (EILIRO), Alexandria, Egypt and the Regional Centre for Environmental Health Activities (CEHA), Amman, Jordan, organized a Regional Workshop on Chemical Safety in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, from 26 to 30 September 1998 The use of chemicals in the Eastern Mediterranean Region is ever increasing with accumulation of obsolete and i~~iwantecdhe ~nicalse, specially pesticides. However, knowl...

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