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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1985 ; Volume 6 No...

By: Festo P. Kavishe

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In comparison with bacterial and parasitic diseases, endemic goitre, which is caused by iodine deficiency, hardly constitutes a serious health problem. However, iodine deficiency can have much worse consequences : impaired brain function in the fetus, newborn baby, and child, which may significantly hinder social and economic development; still births; and mental retardation, dwarfism, and neurological disorders contributing to the congenital iodine deficiency syndrome, ...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1995 ; Issue 92415447...

By: World Health Organization

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Le succks d'un programme de planification familiale est en grande partie conditionne par la possibilite d'offrir aux usagers un choix de differentes mCthodes contraceptives - melange de mCthodes contraceptives. En offrant un assortiment approprik de mCthodes tout en donnant des conseils de qualit&, on aidera non seulement B choisir celle qui convient, mais Cgalement B rCpondre aux divers besoins de la medecine de la reproduction. On contribuera ainsi ?I augmenter le taux...

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

By: World Health Organization

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La Consultation des Directeurs de Centres de Readaptation de la Region africaine a ' e s r renue h srazzaville, du 8 au 12 octobre 1979 pour :

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

By: World Health Organization

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Heparinized infected mouse blood was centrifuged and the blood pellet was placed on the top of the density gradient. After centrifugation at 2500 rpm for 25 minutes, the sample was separated into seven layers: free parasites and the red cells infected with parasites of different stages were in the upper five layers and the uninfected red and white blood cells were mainly in the lower two layers.

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

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 d'lnformations sanita...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1953; Volume 9, Number...

By: Beverly T. Towery

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Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with article 3 of the Procedure for the Selection of Recommended International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances, the names given in the list on the following pages are under consideration by the World Health Organization as Proposed International Nonproprietary Names. The inclusion of a name in the lists of Proposed International Nonproprietary Names does not imply any recommendation of the use of the substance...

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

By: K. Bogel

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Over the past few years renewed concern for health inequalities and the health poor

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1959; Volume 21, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The clinical laboratory has too often been inadequately equipped or has borne too heavy a workload to undertake to verify the quality of most of the chemicals and prepackaged test reagents it uses, and has relied on its suppliers of these materials to provide this necessary evaluation. Notwithstanding, it is the clinical laboratory that has the full responsibility for the lest results provided to the physician, and hence it must be expected to judge critically the qualit...

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

By: Tim Farley, Dr.

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Résumé d'orientation Ce document constitue une étape importante du processus visant à améliorer l'accès à des soins de qualité en matière de planification familiale par l'examen des critères médicaux qui président au choix d'une méthode de contraception. Il constitue une mise à jour de la première édition intitulée Pour un meilleur accès à des soins de qualité en matière de planification familiale : critères de recevabilité médicale pour l'adoption et l'utilisation conti...

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

By: I. D. Riley

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It is first necessary to consider how, ideally, a standard plan of management of patients with ARI would be developed. The components of a comprehensive plan are! 1. The recognition of mild and severe ARI by the mother 2 . Supportive care by the mother: clearing the upper airways of mucus, feeding during illness, maintaining fluid balance, and administering drugs prescribed by the Primary Health Care (PHC) worker 3. The seeking of help by the mother 4. Diagnosis by the P...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1962; Volume 27, Numbe...

By: P. F. Mattingly

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A significant proporuon of infant deaths in developing countries result from exogenous causcs, with the inost susceptible babies being those ol low birth weight. In addition. low-birth-weight babies who do survive may suffer physical and mental growth impairment. It 1s thereFol-c essential to idennfj lowbirth- weight babies as early as possible so that appropriate measures can be taken to minimize the risk to them.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 936 - in ...

By: M. Coetzee

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The World Health Organization was established in 1948 as a specialized agency of the United Nations serving as the directing and coordinating authority for international health matters and public health. One of WHO’s constitutional functions is to provide objective and reliable information and advice in the field of human health, a responsibility that it fulfils in part through its extensive programme of publications. The Organization seeks through its publications to su...

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

By: Giora Almagor

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Syphllrs inSection in pregnancy causes hrgh rates of fetal and early infarit death and adversly affects tlie health of women The plevidence of reactive syphilis serology among pregnant women in Ahca ranges from 6% to 16% (1-5).

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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Why is the use of pesticides for public health such an important issue? Vector-borne diseases and those with intermediate hosts are among the major causes of illness and death in many tropical and subtropical countries. Such diseases, which include African trypanosomiasis, Chagas disease, dengue, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis and malaria significantly impede economic and social development. Vector control plays a key role in the prevention and control of major vect...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 198 - in ...

By: T. S. Berkin

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CONFERENCIA TECLNICA EUROPEA ~ SOBRE LA LUCHA CONTRA LAS ENFERMEDADES INFECCIOSAS MEDIANTE PROGRAMAS DE VACUNACION Informe La Conferencia TCcnica Europea sobre la Lucha contra las Enfermedades Infecciosas mediante Programas de Vacunaci6n se reuni6 en Rabat del 23 a1 31 de octubre de 1959. Su Alteza Real el Principe Muley Hassan presidi6 la sesi6n de apertura, en la que hicieron uso de la palabra el Doctor Yusef Ben Abbes, Ministro de Sanidad de Marruecos y el Dr. P. van ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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INTRODUCTION La prbvention de la c6cite englobe une multitude d'activjtbs mendes dans le cadre des syeCPmee de soins de saw€ primaires. De nombreux problhmes liOs au developpement communautaire ec aux mesures de santC publique en g€n&ral peuvent influer sur la prevalence et la graviti dee maladies chcitantes. LICvaluation des mesures de prhvention de la cecite suppose donc un perspective interaectorielle et la prise en compte des apports de plusieurs programmes de santb ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Through a series of successive scanning electron microscope (SEM) observations made in 1981-1983 on adult Brugia malayi from various districts in Henan and Guizhou provinces, it was noted that on the oral rim there were 6 papillae Ln the inner circle and 4 in the outer, while 11 peri-anal papillae and 4-6 other papillae scattered in the interspace from the postanal part to the caudal end were also visible. These observationa correspond with those made by Buckley (1960) b...

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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In 1997, operational research activities were supported by the Division of Control of Tropical Diseases in Leishmaniasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, Malaria, Schistosomiasis and Foodborne Trematode Infections, Intestinal Parasites and WHOPES. The tables below indicate those research activities either on-going or completed during 1997.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions Other remarks: Do not store out of refrigerated conditions longer than 24 hrs. Keep frozen until use (below -5°C) Protect from light Vaccine exportation: Yes Production capacity: 5 000 / year Stability at 8 C: Poor-not recommended Stability at 37 C: Not recommended

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

By: World Health Organization

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Travel advice for Toronto (Canada) lifted The travel advisory for Toronto was lifted by WHO on 30 April 2003. Travel advisories are issued following consideration of several factors, including the number of probable SARS cases, the last dates of cases of community transmission, and the last dates of export of cases. Three changes were noted in Toronto over the week 21–27 April: the number of probable SARS cases decreased, 20 days passed since the last cases of community ...

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