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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 830 Chapter I

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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 200...

By: Peter Piot, Dr.

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The vision that led to the creation of UNAIDS was that the UN would be more effective in facing the exceptional challenges posed by AIDS if its institutions worked together in a more coordinated and coherent way. The Unified Budget and Workplan has been instrumental in moving UNAIDS towards this vision. It provides an overall framework for the entire range of action on AIDS by the UNAIDS Cosponsors and the Secretariat, but is flexible enough to respond to the ever evolvi...

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

By: R. Killick Kendrick

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l l forms of the leishmaniases of man are transmitted by the b i t e of female p!llebotornine s a n d f l i e s . In addition, it i s possible t h a t i n f e c t i o n s are occasionally acquired by infected f l i e s being squashed on the skin o r being accidental1.y inhaled.

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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened...

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Foreword When the Twelfth World Health Assembly i n 1959 i n i t i a t e d the WHO Community Water Sl~ppIy Programme it was with the f u l l recognition that developing countries of the world faced a formidable task in bringing safe and ample supplies of water to their people. The scope and magnitude of t h i s task was outlined in a study which WHO published in 1963 e n t i t l e d Urban WaLe,r Supply Conditions and Needs in 75 Developing Countries. A t that time only o...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 777 - in ...

By: A. Khalef

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1. INTRODUCCION El ComitC Mixto OIT/OMS sobre Higiene del Trabajo se reuni6 en Ginebra del 1 a1 7 de septiembre de 1987 para tratar la epidemiologia de las enfermedades relacionadas con el trabajo y de las lesiones causadas por accidentes de trabajo. El Dr. Lu Rushan, Subdirector General de la OMS, y el Dr. A. David, del Departamento de Seguridad e Higiene del Trabajo de la OIT, abrieron la reuni6n en nombre de 10s Directores Generales de la OMS y de la OIT. El Dr. Lu ma...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93, South-East Asia Region ; Nu...

By: R. Tilden, Dr.

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1. INTRODUCTION The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia underwent a reorganization inearly 1985. Within the Nutrition Directorate (Directorate Gizi or D i t z i ) ,

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2002 ; Issue 92917321...

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HIV/AIDS in Botswana The fi rst AIDS case was diagnosed in Botswana in 1985, after which it took some years for the epidemic to become established. By 1991, there had been a total of only 178 AIDS cases reported. There were, however, worrying signs of HIV spread. Surveys of donated blood revealed that HIV prevalence was increasing in the population. In this non-representative group, HIV prevalence rose from 0.93% in 1987 to 3.35% in 1989 (Ministry of Health, Report on Bo...

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

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INTRODUCTION 0.01 En 1980, le Programme Cooplratif OMSIBanque Mondiale publiait une 6tude de cas sur les aspects iconomiques et financiers des programmes et des projets dans le secteur de l'approvisionnement en eau potable et de l'assainissement. Le cas fictif de la R6publique de Terranie avait 6ti conEu pour illustrer certaines des contrafntes de diveloppement majeures auxquelles on pouvait stattendre 1 faire face dans le contexte de la DPcennie Internationale de 1'Appr...

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

By: D. J. Clegg

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Oral administration of 0.6 mg 2-14C-ring labelled pirimiphos-methyllkg bw to 5 male rats resulted in a mean urinary excretion of 80.7% and mean faecal excretion of 7.3% in 24 h, indicating rapid absorption. At 96 h, 86.0% and 15.2% of the administered dose had been excreted in urine and faeces, respectively. Nine metabolites (unidentified) were present in the urine (Bratt & Dudley, 1970). Female rats given 7.5 mg 2-14c pirimiphos-methyl/kg bw orally were bled (cardiac pu...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 12, No. 1, Yea...

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The need for biological studies on the snail vectors of bilharziasis has been repeatedly emphasized (Olivier, 1955; McMullen & Harry, 1958). Olivjer (1955) stated: A study of snail biology set up as a continuing project in a variety of natural habitats would surely pay large dividends. Subjects to be investigated in this way should include population dynamics.. .. This paper reports on a study of the population dynamics of AlrstraIorbis glabratus, vector of Schistosoma n...

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

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UNITEKD INGDOM-=. The number of human cases of Brucella infecbon reported in 1971 was 681 compared with 717 cases in 1970; 655 cases were diagnosed serolo~cally and 26 cases by culture. In most regions of England, the number of reports decreased in 1971 compared to 1970; there was very little change in Wales and Northern Ireland, but an increase in Scotland (Tpble 1). Comparisons of Brucelfu mfections in different parts of the country must be interpreted with caution, ho...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000; Volume 78, Numbe...

By: C. Panpitpat

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SYNOPSIS The International Standard for Hyaluronidase is derived from a blend of four batches of bovine testicular hyaluronidase which had been purified so as to contain approximately 400 units per milligram. The material was mixed with p-lactose, and lyophilized. Tablets were made from the dried mixture, and were examined extensively in the USA in order to establish their homogeneity and to relate their potency to the current USA turbidity reducing unit (TRU). On the ...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2003 : Press Relea...

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GENEVA - 171 Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) have finalized a groundbreaking public health treaty to control tobacco supply and consumption. They agreed on a final text for a WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) governing tobacco taxation, smoking prevention and treatment! illicit trade, advertising, sponsorship and promotion, and product regulation.

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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 200...

By: World Health Organization

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For developing countries, however, this digital revolution has been slow to materialize, raising sonle serious concerns. How can countries already struggling to provide adequate infrastructures for liealtli, educatioil and agriculture hope to have the resources required to han-ness such technologies and gain equitable access? Without such infrastructures developing countries are becoming further marginalized, creating a digital divide - the gap between those who have acc...

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

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\Durch den Einsatz biologischer Marker IaBt sich moglicherweise die Abschatzung der Exposition durch Urnwcltfaktoren verbessern. Zur Zeit stehen allerdings nur wcnige valide biologische Marker zur Vetfiigung, die sich in epiderniologischen Studien und in der Risikoabschiitzung wirksam nutzen lassen. Die ktinftige Anwendung von biologischen Markern erfordert die Zusammenarbcil zwischcn Toxikologen und Epidemiologen. Urn in diesern Bereich Leitprinzipien festzulegen, veran...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1968; Volume 38, Numbe...

By: A. S. Benenson, Dr.

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La reunion de travail a ete organisee en commun par le Bureau regional de 1'OMS pour 1'Europe et le Bureau central de statistique de Hongrie, dans le cadre d'un projet finance par le FNUAP relatif aux Qcarcs de mortalite en Hongrie. Douze experts de Bulgarie, Hongrie, Pologne, Roumanie, Royaume-Uni, Tchecoslovaquie, URSS et Yougoslavie participaierlc a la reunion.

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

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FRANCE-. Durlng 1978, 25 cases of paralytic poliomyelitis, of whch one was fatal, were reported in France. Eghteen of the cases occurred among itinerant groups of the population mainly in the western and central parts of the country. All 18 cases occurred during the first four months of the year. The age &str~butions howed seven cases in infants below one year of age, seven in children between one and two years of age and four cases in children aged between seven and 16 ...

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

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Dengue fever, Indonesia – update1 Between 1 January and 22 March 2004, the Ministry of Health reported a total of 40 337 cases, including 507 deaths, mainly from provinces in Java, with 35% of the cases being reported from DKI Jakarta. Based on data received by 29 March 2004, it appears that the outbreak may have peaked in Jakarta, Jawa Tenggah and Nusa Tenggara Timur provinces. However, in Jawa Barat, Bali, Sumatera Selatan, Lampung, Kalimantan Timur, Sulawesi Seltan an...

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

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Le but de la prhente publication est de signaler aux planificateurs les liens qui existent entre l'inigation et la sant6, et d'assurer la collaboration entre les d6partements gouvernementaux afin de garantir les avantages d'une production agricole accrue et d'un meilleur 6tat de sant6 dans un cadre cofit /efficaat6 favorable. Un bon pro)et d'irrigation permettra une plus grande s M t 6 de Yapprovisionnement en eau durant me @ride plus longue au cours de l'annk. Ainsi, le...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 340 - in ...

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INTRODUCTION L'inttrgt port6 aux mtthodes de planification et d'bvaluation des programmes conGus pour promouvoir le progrbs social et le dCveloppement Cconomique n'a cesst de croitre au cours des 10-15 dernibres annCes. Ceci rCsulte, en partie, de l'exptrience acquise dans' les diverses optrations d'assistance technique des Nations Unies et autres organismes. Dbs 1949, tpoque oa le concept de l'assistance technique internationale ttait encore B la phase initiale de son t...

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