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Boletn de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud Recopilacion de Artc...

By: Y. L. Lau

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la pneumonie a hid bacteriemique et abacteriemique devrait etre integree aux propositions tendant a defendre la vaccina tion de routine des nourrissons contre loes pathologies a Hib.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 386: Horm...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION In 1964 a WHO Scientific Group on the Mechanism of Action of Sex Hormones and Analogous Substances 1 reviewed what was then known of all the sex hormones, including steroid drugs used for contraception. In the following year, another WHO Scientific Group examined the basic and clinical aspects of oral gestogens; after reviewing the report of this Group, the WHO Advisory Committee on Medical Research recommended that the Organization periodically evaluate ...

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

By: Stoyan K. Saev

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The present findings deal with the improved, changed and unchanged facts and problems, particularly related to the subject of the present assignment - paediatric resuscitation and intensive care

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1989 ; Issue 92425609...

By: World Health Organization

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L'usage de la cigarette a CtC defini a maintes reprises comme l'un des principaux risques actuels pour la sante (I), alors que ce risque est Cvitable. On sait depuis dCjA quelque temps qu'un usage intensif et prolong6 du tabac joue un r61e diterminant dans l'apparition de plusieurs maladies pouvant Ctre mortelles ou invalidantes chez I'adulte, parmi lesquelles le cancer du poumon, l'emphydme, la bronchite chronique et les cardiopathies coronariennes (1, 2). Un comitC d'e...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 194...

By: World Health Organization

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EXTRAITS DES RENSEIGNEMENTS RECUEILLIS PAR LA SECTION D'HYGIBNE DU SECRBTARIAT DE LA SOCIETS DES NATIONS EXTRACTS FROM INFORMATION RECEIVED BY THE HEALTH SECTION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

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

By: Black, Robert, 1830-1915

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The WHO Expert Committee on Antibiotics has stressed the need for obtaining reliable and comparable information on bacterial sensitivity and resistance to antibiotics in different parts of the world. Such knowledge is very helpful in deciding upon alternative methods of treatment in a general community where the continued use of an antibiotic has resulted in the elimination of bacterial strains sensitive to thst antibiotic and in the preponderance of resistant strains. T...

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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 Organiza- : as Proposed International konproprietary Names.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Professeur Dr M.

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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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SUMMARY Member States iue faccd will1 a wide may of environmental hazards which may impact either acutcly or chronically on human health. Thcy include environmental pollutants and hazardous substances. If uncontrolled, the number and scvcrity of these environmental hasards to health increase alongside industrialization, urbanization and dcvclopment in general. Active national programmes which are commcnsuratc wilh the level of development arc indicated, but do not exist ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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role in the standardization process by providing an accuracy-based calibration of those assays that are validated to be unaffected by apo(a) size heterogeneity. Proposa1 to the WHO ECBS The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) and its IFCC Working Group for the Standardization of Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)]* and Dr. S.M. Marcovina propose to the WHO Expert Cornmittee on Biological Standardization to establish the material coded SRM 2B ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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A Joint FAOIWBO Consultation on Guidelines for Predicting Dietary Intake of Pesticide Residues was held in York, United Kingdom from 2-6 May 1995. The Consultation, was opened by Dr G. Moy, GEMSIFood Coordinator, Food Safety Unit, World Health Organization WHO), on behalf of the Directors-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and of WHO. Dr Moy noted that, with the conclr~siono f the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations,...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1996; Volume 74, Numbe...

By: L. de Gentile

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Through vigorous promotion, awareness about the importance of sleeping under insecticide treated mosquito nets has increased. The behaviour is slowly becoming established in the country and there is increased demand for nets even in the rural areas. The challenge remains how to provide nets to the majority of rural poor at affordable prices. The benefit of this initiative is that Uganda has now greatly contributed to the development of CDTl for the control of communicabl...

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Boletn de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud Recopilacion de Artc...

By: Richard Steen

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Haemophilus ducreyi, le germe responsable du chancre mou, est biologiquement vulne´ rable et occupe une niche e´ pide´ miologique pre´ caire. Des mesures d’hygie` ne simples applique´ es localement et la circoncision masculine permettent de re´ duire grandement le risque d’infection, et plusieurs classes d’antibiotiques – dont certains peuvent eˆ tre administre´ s en une seule dose – assurent une gue´ rison rapide. H. ducreyi ne doit sa survie qu’aux re´ seaux de prostit...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 675 - in ...

By: R. B. Adiga

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Del 12 a1 16 de octubre de 1981, se reunio en Ginebra el Grupo de Estudio de la OMS sobre Quimioterapia de la Lepra para 10s Programas de Lucha. Los objetivos de la reunion eran: 1) Examinar la informacion acopiada desde 1976 (afio en que se reuni6 el ultimo Cornit6 de Expertos de la OMS en Lepra) sobre 10s problemas relacionados con la quimioterapia y 10s regimenes quimioterapeuticos de la lepra; 2) recomendar, para su uso en programas de lucha contra la lepra, regimene...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1994 ; Volume 15 N...

By: World Health Organization

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P~ol'cal~onosl Ine World Health 0rgan;zalion enjoy copyr~ghpt rolect'on in accordance w th the prov sions of Protocol 2 of the Un;versal Copyrignl Convent'on. The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat ol the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area. or of its authorities, or concerning the delim...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1981; Volume 59, Numbe...

By: A. K Chemtal

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SYNOPSIS An effective filariasis research and control programme has been recently established in Tahiti. This article describes the methods used for preliminary investigation of the clinical manifestations of the disease, the prevalence of the parasite and the role of the vector mosquitos. Control was effected by eliminating mosquito breedingplaces and administering diethylcarbamazine to the population. An estimate is made of the costs and comparative value of the variou...

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European Occupational Health Series : 1998-99; Prevention in Prima...

By: E. Laurent

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In our opinion, there is a need for a standardized method of evaluating the residual neurovirulence of both commercial poliomyelitis vaccine lots and candidate vaccine strains, since the currently used methods for the assessment of central nervous system (CNS) lesions using a semiquantitative notation (scores or crosses) are not sufficiently objective. It would thus be advisable to supplement them with strictly quantitative morphometry.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 114 - in ...

By: J. M. Barnes

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1. INTRODUCTION En cumplimiento de las resoluciones adoptadas por la Cuarta Asamblea Mundial de la Salud en 1951 y por el Consejo Ejecutivo en su octava r e ~ n i h n ,l~a Organizacibn Mundial de la Salud decidi6 investigar 10s efectos que podria tener para la salud humana el uso, cada vez mis generalizado, de plaguicidas en las actividades de salud p6blica y en la agricultura. Como primera medida, se design6 en 1952 a un consultor y se le encarg6 que realizara un estudi...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 195...

By: World Health Organization

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Les notlticntions preserltes pnr la leylslatiou sanltnlre Lnternntlol~nle en vlgueur, eoneernnnt les mosuros qunrautennlres, les vaoc1n;lllons et nutres suJots, sont publiEes dans ieRelev6 Epld6miologlque Hebdomedalre tolles qu'elles sont regues dos Gouveruemonts ; auoun eommentnlre ne les aecompnpnr, m6me lorsqu'elles semblent depnssor les dlspnsitlons do eette 16plslatlon. Dnns ee dernler ens, le Gouvernement IulBressE est avert1 des divergences eoustatbes ; toutefols ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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On the occasion of World TB Day, 24 March 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the achievement of a significant milestone in global efforts to fight the resurgent epidemic of tuberculosis. Over 10 million tuberculosis (TB) patients have now been successfully treated under DOTS*, the internationally recommended TB control strategy. Of these, more than 90% live in developing countries where the disease causes the most suffering, economic loss and death.

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