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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1968; Volume 39, Numbe...

By: K. V. Nageswara Rao

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A variety of meningococcal vaccines have been prepared and used in the past in attempts to control outbreaks of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM), the first trial of such a vaccine in Africa having been carried out in the Sudan as long ago as 1915 (1). The results of such trials were generally poor or inconclusive, although in certain instances protection appeared to follow inoculation (2). More recently, specific immunization against meniugococcal infec- tions was recommen...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1958; Volume 19, Numbe...

By: T. Guthe

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Introduction The many nutritional: immunological. and contraceptive advantages of breast milk and breastieediug have been well documented (I, 2). Breastfeeding is also being promoted for the prevention of diarrhoea1 diseases (3, which claim the lives of over 300000 Nigerian children annually (4, 5). Although almost all Nigerlan women breastieed, there has been a decline in the duratlon of breastfeeding and less than 2% practlce exclusive breastleeding for the fist 4 mont...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Many of the syringes used for intracutaneous injections tend to leak between plunger and barrel, often to such an extent that reading from the graduated scale may be grossly misleading. In practice the quantity of liquid actually injected is therefore usually estimated by measuring the size of the wheal produced at the site of injection. For scientific work, however, where accurately measured dosage is required, unsatisfactory syringes must be detected and eliminated before use.

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Cher enseignant ... Ce guide a ete elabore pour vous aider a preparer et enseigner un programme sur le sida. Le sida (Syndrome de I'irnmunodeficience acquise) est devenu un probleme dans notre pays: a ce jour [donner ici les derniers chiffres connus] fernmes et homrnes sont morts du sida, [...I autres en sont malades et l'on estinle a [...I le nombre de personnes contaminees par le VIH (virus de l'irnrnunodeficience humaine), le virus qui provoque le sida. Les maladies s...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2003 ; Issue 92415904...

By: Rial Gonzalez

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This document is the third in a series of occupational health documents entitled: Protecting Workers' Health. The World Health Organization (WHO) within the Programme of Occupational Health publishes it.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 119 - in ...

By: S. T. Achar

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1. INTRODUCCION La posici6n que ocupa la pediatria en la enseiianza mkdica varia mucho en 10s distintos paises. A diferencia de otras disciplinas importantes, la pediatria es una especialidad reciente y esto ha conducido frecuentemente a su mera agregaci6n a1 plan de estudios, ya muy recargado, mas que a su deliberada coordinaci6n con dicho plan. Urge, por consiguiente, proceder a la revisi6n y modificaci6n de este sistema de organizaci6n de la enseilanza de la pediatria.

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

By: Thomas M. Sodeman

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INTRODUCTION RC-12 (1, 2-dimethoxy-4-(bis-diethylaminoethyl) -amino-5-bromo-benzene), developed during the work of Schulemann & Kropp (1930) on aminobenzene derivatives bearing N-dialkylaminoalkyl substituents, was demonstrated to have activity against the exoerythrocytic stages (EE body) of malaria parasites. Schmidt and his co-workers (1966) outlined the chemistry and history of studies with this compound in their report on its activity against Plasmodium cynomolgi, a ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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All the papers in this special issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization originate from a single project.' Although trypanosomiasis affects man and animals in about 10 000 000 kma of the African continent and is transmitted by a number of different species of tsetse (Glossina), the project concentrated on one very limited area of 300-350 kme-the Lambwe Valley in Kenya. This valley is infested by only one species of tsetse of any importance-namely, G. pallidi...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1994; Volume 72, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The Bibliographical Section in this issue has been prepared from the reference sources available in the WHO Library and covers the literature published during 1957 on the toxicity of pesticides to man and animals. It is the second annual supplement to the bibliography published in Vol. 16, No. 6 of the Bulletin of the World Healtlz Organization. The first annual supplement appeared in Vol. 17, No. 3 of the Bulletin. Health departments, research institutions, and subscrib...

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World Health Organization Publication : La Deuxieme Decennie de L'...

By: World Health Organization

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Les activitCs ayant trait a l'organisation des services sanitaires ont CtC influencCes par divers ClCments : accession it l'indkpendance de nombreux pays, demandes d'un public mieux inform&, considCrations de cofit et dCsir d'instaurer un dCveloppement Cconomique et social CquilibrC. L'aide de lYOrganisation a CtC de plus en plus frkquemment sollicitCe par les autoritCs sanitaires nationales en vue de 1'Ctablissement d'un programme national dCtaillC qui, englobant toutes...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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After mineral extraction, processed uranium ore (or more exceptionally uranium generated from the recycling of nuclear fuel or reactor materials) undergoes a variety of chemical processes leading to enhancement with respect to both the total concentration and chemical purity of the produced uranium compounds. Following this chemical treatment, the purified uranium may be isotopically enriched, if required, by a number of processes including gaseous diffusion, centrifugat...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 846: Fluo...

By: Yde Paiva Buischi

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The WHO Expert Committee on Oral Health Status and Fluoride Use met in Geneva from 22 to 28 November 1993. Dr N.P. Napalkov, Assistant Director-General, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General. Laboratory research suggests that fluoride is most effective in caries prevention when a low level of fluoride is constantly maintained in the oral cavity. An important reservoir of this fluoride is in plaque, though some is also found in saliva, on the surfaces of th...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1993 ; Issue 92415615...

By: World Health Organization

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Filariasis, malaria, onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis are the major parasitic diseases associated with the ecological and social changes in and around water resources projects (Table 9). The most significant reported increases in disease prevalence and public health importance attributable to water development schemes concern schistosomiasis. Although this disease is not associated with mortality, as is malaria, or with the dramatic morbidity of elephantiasis due to ly...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 652 - in ...

By: B. N. M. Barua

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1. INTRODUCCION La vacunacion con BCG en los programas de lucha contra la tuberculosis se ha utilizado con frecuencia desde principios de la decada de 1950 a 1960, cuando en muchos paises era la unica medida antituberculosa posible. En ese tiempo, se sabia que la proteccibn queconferiala vacuna BCG no era completa pero habia poca informacion cuantitativa a1 respecto. Por ello se llevaron a cab0 varios ensayos prhcticos controlados. Los resultados de estos ensayos fueron ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

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SOMMET DE LA SANTE PUBLIQUE DE SAlTAMA L'Organisation mondiale de la SanG et le Dipartement de la Sand publique de la Prefecture de Sai'tama, Japon, ont coparraini un Sommet de la santi publique i Omiya, Prefecture de SaYtama, Japon, du 17 au 20 septembre 1991.

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

By: P. G. Shute

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The Secretariat of the Malaria Commission has the honour to communicate the attacned Note by Lieut.Colone1 J.A. Sinton, L.M,S, (retired), E.L, Hutton, M.B. and P .G . Shute, F .R .E .S. (Malaria-~herapy Centre, Horton Hospital, Epsom) on

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1965; Volume 33, Numbe...

By: C. Wallis

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A census was carried out carefully in each village to ensure that a rcpresentatlve proportlon of the population was examined.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2002; Volume 80, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Dracunculiasis (guienea - worm disease) is a parasitic Infection conrracred by human ingestion or alarval nsmatode containsd w t h i n the body of a copepod intel-mcd~ats 11os1 These copepods arc typically found in the \ h a l l o \ tagnzlnl pools and ponds used fur drunklng-\vatel in riu-al areas

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1970; Volume 43; Volum...

By: Anton Geser

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Different DPT + typhoid vaccines were produced by two laboratories and tested in the field for untoward local or systemic reacrions and in the iaboratory for immunogenic properties. The combined DPT and acetone-inactivated and dried typhoid antigen war found to cause more numerous and more severe loco1 andsystenlic reactions ihan the DPT and DPT f Typhoid (heor-thiomersai) vaccines. The ontibody responses to all forir antigens in both of the combined DPT + ryphoid vaccin...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

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PART II GLIMPSES OF HEALTH PROBLEMS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

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