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

By: World Health Organization

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The most recent study published by the World Health Organization on typhoid and paratyphoid fever morbidity and mortality figures dates from December 1950. The 1950 information available at that time was very incomplete and it seemed desirable to examine the data again in the present article, together with those for subsequent years.

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World Health Organization : (Emro) Regional Office for the Eastern...

By: Mumtaz Husain, Dr.

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Etanercept: serious lnfliximab is a new treatment for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn disease not re- haematological reactions sponding to established therapies. lnfliximab was first approved in 1999 for the treatment of Crohn European Union - The for the disease and in February 200 for rheumatoid arthri- Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA) has tis. The manufacturer has since received a number received information of 10 cases of serious blood of reports ...

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

By: N. V. K Nair, Dr.

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1. PURPOSE OF VISIT The objectives of the v i s i t were: (1) to assess the development of the National Nutrition Policy and Programme in Papua New Guinea; (2) to discuss the future development of nutrition programmes with concerned o f f i c e r s of the Government with reference to the regional nutrition p r o g r m e ; (3) to determine areas of collaboration of the proposed intercountry s t a f f member in nutrition a t Port Moresby. 2. method Discussions were held wi...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 389 - in ...

By: World Health Organization

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1. UTILIZACION DE LAS ESTADISTICAS DE MORBILIDAD En el sexto informe del ComitC de Expertos de la OMS en Estadistica Sanitaria se define la morbilidad como cr toda desviacion subjetiva u objetiva de un estado de bienestar fisiologico jj. 1 Desde el punto de vista del individuo, la enfermedad es un estado que teorica o practicamente le impide desempeiiar sus funciones sociales. profesionales o de otro tipo. Para que las estadisticas de morbilidad tengan un verdadero senti...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000, Number 10, 78 (1...

By: Scott Gottlieb

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Infections due to Shigella dysenteriae (Shiga) are rare in the USA. Consequently antitoxic serum against this organism is not usually included among the sera prepared by manufacturers of biological products in this country. During the years 1942-5, the preparation of monovalent dysentery antitoxic serum (Shiga), refined and concentrated, was undertaken by several US manufacturers of biological products to supply the demands of the armed forces overseas.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1974; Volume 51; Volum...

By: World Health Organization

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Nobody would disagree that health is one of God's greatest blessings; in Islam it is the greatest blessing after that of faith, for the Prophet & said, After faith, no one was given anything better than well-being. However, there is another blessing for which humanity hardly ever gives thanks, and that is that God, who has created and fashioned and who has proportioned and guided, has shown us the way to good in this world and the next, and has guided us to that which is...

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

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RECOMMENDED COMPOSITION OF INFLUENZA VACCINES FOR USE IN THE 1984-1985 SEASON Influenza in the World, October 1983-February 1981 Dunng the 1983-1984 season, Influenza actlvlty has been very low except m Japan, the United States of Amenca and the USSR where ~t has been widespread. As in the last 5 years, influenza A vlruses of the HlNl and H3N2 subtypes and mfluenza B virus have been Isolated

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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2006, No. 15: W...

By: Maria P. Neira, Dr.

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Geneva-today the World Health Organization (WHO) is launching the world's forst-ever international guidelines on how create safe places to swim and bathe the guidelines alim to protect people from the risks associated with swimming pools spas and other recreational bathing areas.

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Environmental Health, Issu...

By: World Health Organization

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The Eighth South-East Asia Regional Consultative Meeting of Country Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Managers was convened i n Kathmandu, Nepal, from 17 t o 22 June, 1991. A meeting o f the SEAR P o l i o m y e l i t i s Laboratory Steering Committee was held concurrently. During the f i n a l session, integrated recommendations based on deliberations by both groups were drafted by the Secretariat and f i n a l i z e d i n a j o i n t session.

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

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Geneve. - Chaque jour, plus de 600 millions de personnes, dont la plupart sont des enfants vivant en Afrique subsaharienne, risquent de mourir du paludisme, les nouveaux traitements efficaces n'etant pas disponibles la ou elles habitent. Dans la plupart des endroits, les medicaments existants, meilleur marche, qui ont ete utilises pendant de nombreuses annees ne sont plus efficaces, les plasmodies etant devenues resistantes.

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

By: C. Garrett Jones

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In most of the national malaria eradication programmes the chief method of attaok upon Plasmodium i s , i n d i r e o t : it is conducted by means of an attack upon the mosquito vector, in such a way as to eradicate Bhe disease. Only under exceptional conditions, where the vector clearly is not amenable to cmtrol, is reliance shifted and placed mainly on direct attack b) means of curative and prophylactic drugs,

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86 ; World Health Organizati...

By: World Health Organization

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In accordance with a recommendation made by the WHO Programme Advisory Group on the Prevention of Blindness at its sixth meeting in Geneva in 1985, an informal working group on Essential Eye Surgery was convened at WWO Headquarters, Geneva, from 27 to 29 August 1985. The list of participants is attached (Annex 1). The objective of this working group was to review and amend, as necessary, the ophthalmological section of the WHO Manual on Essential Surgery, presently being...

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

By: A. Sambat

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Although the history of mosquito-borne haemor- rhagic fever is brief, it is intriguing. This severe haemorrhagic syndrome is caused by strains of dengue virus, some of which cannot be distinguished immunologically from the types that cause classical mild dengue disease. This apparent modification of dengue infection, which has developed into a major public health problem in South-East Asia within the past few years, has raised several problems that require investigation....

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 : Communicable Diseases and ...

By: G. Dubray

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INTRODUCTION Dr F.-X. Meslin, Chief, Veterinary Public Health, welcomed the participants (Annex I) and emphasized the importance of application of enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for diagnosis of human brucellosis as well as livestock, including small ruminants. He also stressed that it would be a great benefit if EIA technology were introduced into brucellosis surveillance in human populations in order to better evaluate the importance of the disease and assess the efficacy of...

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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 1985-86, Hlt 86.1: Styles for Bib...

By: World Health Organization

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1. Introduction The guidelines are arranged by categories of material (e.g. Periodical articles, Books, Publications by corporate authors, ecc.). Under each category la given the list of the data elements to be included, such as Author, Title, Edition, etc. This is followed by principles for bibliographic style and by examples of the more common cases. These examples show the correct sequence of the bibliographic data in the citation and the punctuation by which they are...

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

By: World Health Organization

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A l’intention des administrations responsables des dispositifs médicaux Il esixte tout un éventail de dispositifs médicaux, du simple abaisse-langue en bois et du stéthoscope aux implants et aux appareils d’imagerie médicale de pointe. En général, ce sont des instruments, des appareils ou des machines qui servent à prévenir, diagnostiquer ou traiter des maladies, ou à observer, mesurer, rétablir ou modifier la structure ou des fonctions de l’organisme dans un but médical...

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World Health Organization : Year 1992, A34303: International Confe...

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WORLD DECLARATION ON NUTRITION 1. We, the Ministers and the Plenipotentiaries representing 159 states and the European Economic Community at the International Conference on Nutrition (Rome, December 1992), declare our determination to eliminate hunger and to reduce all forms of malnutrition. Hunger and malnutrition are unacceptable in a world that has both the knowledge and the resources to end this human catastrophe. We recognize that access to nutritionally adequate an...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. - Systemic fungal diseases are not included among the notifiable diseases in many states and it is, therefore, f i c u l t to present a thorough assessment of the mycoses problem. However, the following material summarizes that information which is available at present. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) received reports from 28 states in 1971, recording 1 247 cases of eight systemic mywses, a slight decrease from 1970, when 1 308 cases were r...

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

By: S. M. Akramuzzaman

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Nearly a million deaths were attributed to measles in 1998. The disease thus remains a major cause of vaccine-preventable illness and death. The problem persists even though an effective and safe vaccine has been widely available for three decades. Failure to deliver at least one dose of measles vaccine to all infants remains the primary reason for the preventable morbidity and mortality caused by the disease. In 1989 the World Health Assembly adopted the goal of achievi...

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