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

By: N. G. Gratz

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With the devel.opment of a substantial number of cases of Anopheles resistance to the halogenated hydrocarbon insecticides, Gratz (1962), interest has increased in .the search for newer insecticides with different modes of action. The use of dlchlorvos (DDVP) has been considered because of its rslatively high volatility and insect toxicity. This material was described by Mattson et al. (1955), after finding it in the course of a search fcr insecticides for use in aircraf...

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

By: C. Garrett Jones

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Cyproterone acetate and hepatic reactions United Kingdom - Cyproterone acetate is an antiandrogen used for a variety of purposes, including treatment of prostatic cancer, severe hypersexuality and sexual deviation in the male. Together with the estrogen, ethinylestradial, it is also used at considerably lower dosage as a hormone treatment for acne in women. Abnormalities of liver function, including jaundice and hepatitis, have previously been associated with its use, an...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966, Year 1966 Supple...

By: Alan C. Stevenson

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SYNOPSIS It is now well established that there are two kinds of complementfixing antigens of influenza virus : the soluble, r3-pe-specific, antigens, found mainly in infected tissule but also w i t h rhe virus particle; and the virus, strain-specific, antigens, closely W e d with the haemagglutinating component. For true resdts i;l conlplen~emfixation testing in influenza, antigens or antisera of the one kind must be free of the other kind. This paper describes in detail...

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

By: R. S. Desowitz

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The Consultant was attached to the VBDC Programme headed by the Deputy Director, Dr Nyunt Hlaing. Technical liaison was with Dr Myo Paing, the Hsad of the Filariasis Control Unit (FCU). The Consultant reviewed the available information, held discussions with various VBDC and township health personnel, carried out demonstration blood surveys and mass vector dissections, visited vector breedfng and control sites in Rangoon, Mandalay and Arakan State

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. A. Sarourdy, Dr.

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ELEVAGE ET MAINTIEN WES ANIMAUX DE MSIBORATOIRE Ce manuel, destine aux pays en d4veloppemenC, a pour objectif de fournir des connaissances de base sur l'6levage et le maintien de souris, rats, cobayes et lapins utilises pour le diagnostic de laboratoire, la production ec le contr8le der vaccins, risctifs et medicaments.

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

By: World Health Organization

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was revealed in 1994 in a boy who resides in Luganski oblast but at the moment of the accident he also stayed with his grandmother in Narodichyi. Thus, in the five rayons controlled in the framework of the IPHECA pilot project Thyroid, 9 cases of thyroid cancer have been registered after the Chernobyl accident: 7 children aged 0 - 14 years at the time of surgery and in 2 adolescents who had been operated between 15 to 18 years.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1984; Volume 62, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction WHO’s planned World Report on knowledge for better health aims to demonstrate that health research is an investment (1). A conceptual framework developed for the report highlights the importance of knowledge production leading to health gain (2); a key linkage between the two is often the impact that the results of research have on health-care policy (3). The WHO framework also recognizes the importance of estimating the economic value of health research (2)...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: L. F. Doddson

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Matters relating t o the health of the people axe a major concern of government and, in particular, concern over the quality of mefiicines has a considerable antiquity. In mediaeval Islam, for example, the prepasers of ilrugs operated i n privately-amea shops which were supervised by government inspectors &10 use3 official manuals t o aselst in testing the genuineness of goods. This has a aurprlsingly moaern ring an3 the control system used has i t s counterpart today. I...

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; World Health Organization ...

By: Gro Harlem Brundtland, Dr.

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The global Advisory Committee on Health Research (ACHR) held its 40th Session at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from June 17-18, 2002. In addition to the members of ACHR, the meeting included chairs of regional ACHR's, WHO staff from regions and headquarters, invited observers, and representatives of partner organizations. The main item on the ACHR’s agenda was the World Health Report 2004 (WHR2004) on the theme of Health Research-Knowledge for Better Health. Th...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Mozambique's protracted war, which ended relatively recently, created several million internally displaced persons and brought about the destruction of about half the country's schools and health units. About 70% of the population of some 17 million live in rural areas and suffer extreme poverty. The infant mortality rate is approximately 150 per 1000 live births, and life expectancy at birth is around 49 years. There are only about 400 doctors, or one per 45 000 populat...

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

By: K. Bergmann

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A consultation on artificial reproduction was organized by the Sexuality and Family Planning Unit of the World Bealth Organization (WAO), Regional Office for Europe. It was attended by three temporary advisers (obatetrician-gynaec010~i~t,p hacmacist and lawyer), four from the WHO staff and two W O consultants. Further material was added by a UBO temporary adviser. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss some of the problem raised by the recant developmarta in the field...

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

By: F. C. Kelly, B. Sc.

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Le goitre, comme cette Ctude le montre de f a ~ o n dCtaillCe: survient dans presque tous les pays avec une intensite variable; peu de pays semblent en &tre entikrement exempts. La maladie a CtC observee dans l'extrtme nord, aux tropiques et dans l'extr&me sud; elle est indtpendante des climats: des saisons ou des conditions atinosphCriques. En outre, le goitre ne fait aucune distinction de race, de nationalitC, de couleur, de croyance ou declasse sociale; les AmCricains...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1955; Volume 13, Numbe...

By: J. H. Humphrey

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Guidance for industry: active unnecessary burdens for industry without diminishpharmaceutical ingredients ing public health protection. This document focuses on the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APls) and will provide guidance to industry on basic requirements expected when filing for or renewing new drug applications within the United States of America. It may also prove useful for the manufacture of excipients. For the moment, the document is circul...

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

By: Lars Ehn

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While measles remains an important cause of death in young children in many developing countries (1.2). controversy persists about the extent to which measles immunization might improve overall child survival in such settings (3). The limited number ol available studies have not resolved this debate. A study of measles immunization in Zaire concluded that it had only a limited impact upon longer-term survival (4)> however. a re-analysis of these data (51, as well as rece...

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

By: World Health Organization

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This document is not issued to the general public, and all rights are reserved by the World Health Organization (WHO). The document may not be reviewed, abstracted, quoted, reproduced or translated in part or in whole, without the prior written permission of WHO. No part of this document may be stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means - electronic, mechanical or other - without the prior written permission of WHO. The views expressed in doc...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 391: Pest...

By: World Health Organization

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The FA0 Working Party of b p e r t s on Pesticide Residues held a meeting from 28 November to 1 December 1967 in preparation for the 1957 Joint Meeting of the FA0 Working Party of B p e r t s on Pesticide Residues and the FTEO Ekpert Committee on Pesticide Residues. The l a t t e r meeting took plaoe in Rome from 4 to 11 December 1967 and was opened by Er. 0.3. Fischnioh, Assistant Director General, Technical Department on behalf of the Directors-General of the Food and ...

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

By: Aviva Ron

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The Potential for Health insurance 1.1. Current interest in health iasarancc This paper dcds with the potentkajal for hedth insurance as a sl;ible method of financing health care and the proccss of its growth in developing countries. The intensified WHO cooperation approach has placed emphasis on health care financing in assisting target developing countsies to improve access to health care. l'hc development of long-term policy on h c sourccs of rcvcnuc or financing for ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1994-99, South-East Asia Region ; De...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION 'Health Sector Reform' has been the subject of debate in many political and health dcvclopment fora. It is a highly political and fiercely-contested process. An analytical description of the health carc system to document and monitor programmes relating to health sector in the country was considered imperative in view of the current reform measurcs undertaken by ~iiost of the Member States.

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

By: Gordomn Fair

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Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with article 3 of the Procedure for the Selection of Recommended lnternational Nonproprietaty Names for Pharmaceutical Substances, the following names are under consideration by the World Health Organization as Proposed lnternational Nonproprietary Names. The inclusion of a name in the lists of Proposed lnternational Nonproprietary Names does not imply any recommendation of the use of the substance in medicine or pharmacy. Comme...

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

By: Wakgari Deressa

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Le groupe de travail a ete reuni pouritudier les polluants organiques presents dans l'air b l'intirieur des bitiments et pour &valuer les connaissances existantes, concernant les effets adverses sur la santi susceptibles de decouler des niveaux actuels d'exposition. Le. groupe de travail a ete reuni immidiatement apris la Quatrikme confirence internationale sur la qualitk kt le climat .i l'intkrieur des bztiments, qui s'est tenue a Berlin (Ouest) du 17 au 21 aoGt 1987, e...

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