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

By: Abu Bakar Suleiman

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Introduction The Conference was organized by nurses from the Infectious Diseases unit, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark (Annex 1). Its purpose was to provide a forum for European nurses with experience in caring for people with HIVIAIDS to address and seek solutions to issues of common relevance. Two hundred and thirty-three nurses (Annex 2 ) from twenty-three countries attended, including WHO-sponsored nurses from central and eastern European countries. One national nursing a...

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

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION Dr Kafersrein, Chief, Food Safety Unit, World Health Organization, welcomed the participants and expressed the hope that this would be the first of a series of Task Force meetings aimed at the promotion and implementation of health education in food safety (REFS).

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1961; Volume 25, Numbe...

By: C. H. Kempe

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consequences sont souvent tris graves et semblables 2 celles qui s'observaicnt en Europe il y a un si&clc. Actuellement, le taux dc mortalit6 des cardlopathies rhumatismalcs varie de 0.9 a 8,0 pour 100000 habitants dans les pays en d6vcloppement pour lesquels on dispose de donnees. L'enfant et le jeune adulte mcorent toujours de rhumatisme articulaire aigu; la pr6valence chez les icoliers va de 1.0 21 10 13our 1000 et I'mcidence de 10 B 100 nour 100000. avec un taux elev...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 ; Issue 92197318...

By: World Health Organization

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But even where knowledge has been substantially increased, ‘knowing’ is not necessarily ‘doing’. Many young people do not connect knowledge and risk perception with behaviour. The vulnerable circumstances many young people experience might offer a partial explanation. Just as important is the need to understand what helps young people practise safe behaviour—the ‘protective factors’ that help adolescents form coping strategies, develop positive self-esteem and create a s...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The Inter-Regional Consultation on Health Care of the Elderly for a Strengthened Strategy for the Decade 1992-2001 was held in Helnan Palestine Hotel in Alexandria, Egypt, on 28 and 29 October 1992. Senior officials from WHO headquarters and all Regional Offices of WHO, excepting the Regional OffLce for the Americas, who are responsible for the WHO Programme of Health of the Elderly (HEE), participated in the Consultation. Dr Hussein A. Gezairy, Regional Director fox the...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983; Volume 61, Numbe...

By: Howard A. Fields

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A series of observations is presented on the susceptibility or resistance to insecticides of .A~/aro~~heslaesc harol~ii n Greece, Iran, Italy, Romania and Turkel-. High phi-siological resistance to DDT was observed in the Tarsus area of southern Turkey. In Greece very marked physiological resistance to dieldrin was found in all the areas examined and ~vasa ssociated. at leasr in the Peloponnese, with similar resistance to DDT; affecting; however, only a part of the sacha...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Health Education, Issue 17...

By: World Health Organization

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1. BACKGROUND It is well recognized that health, education and economic productivity are inextricably linked. By acquiring health-related knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, values and skills, children can expect to practise a healthy life and thus improve the health of their families and communities.

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

By: Rob George

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Introduction th~pst oglamme. thc standard~zsdA RT case management approach (7). recommended by WHO for the Atomryo ~nngf uencdtieorn-5s(- AyeRaIr)- oalrdes riens Ppaoknissitbalne. taocru mteo rrees pthiraan- cloocnatrl onle eodf sA.DKCI . was adopted and inodificd lo meel one-quarter of deaths in the cotamunity (1) and one- The modlfied sllategy assesses tlie following third of deaths occulrin~i Ilospltals (2). is also clinical ill cllildrcn prcse,lting ,vltl, a or the l...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1970 ; Report of the ...

By: P. R. Kamath

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Adequate methods of c l a s s i f y i n g p a t i e n t s into meaningful groups are necessary for comparing large numbers of p a t i e n t s or f o r studying the incidence, etiology, treatment, and outcome of d i f f e r e n t disorders. Clinical diagnosis i s one c l a s s i f i c a t i o n method, but s i n c e d i a g n o s t i c systems and c r i t e r i a for diagnosis vary, and since no one system has been d e f i n i t e l y validated, improved methods for c l a...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 890, (Par...

By: R. V. Bhat

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Del 15 a1 20 de septiembre de 1997 se reunio en Ginebra un Grupo Mixto FAOIOIEAIOMS de Estudio sobre la Irradiation a Dosis Altas. El Dr. F. S. Antezana, Director General Adjunto interino, inaugur6 la reunion en representation de 10s Directores Generales de la Organization de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentacion (FAO), el Organismo Internacional de Energia Atomica (OIEA) y la Organizaci6n Mundial de la Salud (OMS). El Dr. Antezana seiialo que las tre...

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

By: R. P. Bridgman, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION The Consensus Meeting on Patient Outcome Indicators in Health Care was a follow-up to the first meeting, held in August 1993, on Quality Assurance Indicators in Mental Health Care. The meeting was organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe in collaboration with the Swedish Medical Association, and was attended by 19 experts from 11 countries.

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International Non-Proprietary Names : Proposed List-Proposed Inter...

By: World Health Organization

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In accordance with article 3 of the Procedure for the Selection of Recommended International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances,' notice is hereby given that the following names are under consideration by the World Health , ~ pization as ProposedInternational Nonproprietary Names.

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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The major WHO initiative Global Nutworks to Strengthen Education, Training and Research in E n v i r o ~ t a l Health involves the dweloprrmt of global networks of individwls and institutions representing key profassioaal groups in the m v i ~ t ahlea lth field. The funds available to date from UNEP, Sweden, Noway. the US E n v i m ~ t a lP rotection Agency (US EPA), the Commission of the European Communities (CEC) aud the WHO regular budget have been used to develop the...

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

By: World Health Organization

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La constitution de l'kchantillon s'est conformte aux procedures de sondage en grappes proposees et dtji largement utilisees par le Programme OMS de Prevention de la Ctcite (2; 3).

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; Issue 9241593806: Effectiv...

By: World Health Organization

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PREFACE Healthcare professionals play a key role in the implementation of any public health program or strategy. Experience has shown that the distribution of information, such as evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, is not sufficient in and of itself to bring about change in healthcare providers’ behavior. Rather, those who provide health services must first become aware of and support the need to change or update their practices. Then they must have an opportun...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1977; Volume 55, Numbe...

By: K. F. Shortridge

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Immune horse sera to 42 enrprovirus immunotypes were pooled according to tlre Lim Benyesh-Melnick and the intePsecting serum schemes. Each serum was diluted in the pools to contain M antibody units. After it was established that thepools correctly neutralized prototype virus strains, they were evaluated in tests against 273 enterovirus field strains representing most of the viral types included in thepools. With test virus doses of 10-100 TCD,,, most of the poliovirus ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2005; Volume 83, Numbe...

By: Richard G. Watt

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A Regional syirpsim on water U s e and Consewation was jointly orqanized by the WHO R q i d C entre for Environmentdl Health Activities (aand) the m n d c a nd Sozial Camision for Western Asia (PSCWA), and was wrt.&by the United Nations Envimmmit Programme (UNEQ) and the Ministry Water and Irrigation of SO* in ~mmanf rom 28 ~ovmtert o 2 m m n i x ~19 93. ~ o r t yei Fplt participants fmm 15 m i e s , in addition to 13 fm 11 international organizationS/agencies and 5 e.xp...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1987 ; Cardiovascular...

By: T. Strasser, Dr.

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Strategies for attaining WHO'S goal of health for all by the year 2000 are evolving against a background of complex problems among which are the demographic trends. Between the years 1980 and 2000 the population aged 65 years and over is expected to rise by 100 million in the developing countries and by 38 million in the developed countries.' Obviously, measures must be taken to foster a better understanding of disease processes in the elderly, to ensure optimum use of t...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2002 ; Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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On trouvera ci-dessous une correction et des precisions supplementaires concernant la composition du vaccin antigrippal pour I'hemisphere Sud. La composition initialement annoncee dans le communique OMS170 le 26 septembre 2002 etait la suivante :

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