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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2003, No. 24: A...

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Geneva - On this International Day of Disabled Persons, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging governments at all levels, to make a stronger commitment to the implementation of the rights of people with disabilities, to foster their participation to access health and rehabilitation services and to include them in all development activities.

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

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Acknowledgements The development of the course on gender and rights in reproductive health and this training curriculum has been a collaborative project of three organizations: François Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States of America Women’s Health Project, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. The entire ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 615: The ...

By: D. L. Arzanoff

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publication of the world Health organization enjoy copyright protection in accordance with the provisios of protocol 2 of the universal copyright convention .

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415918...

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Pregnancy is a normal, healthy state which most women aspire to at some point in their lives. Yet this normal, life-affirming process carries with it serious risks of death and disability. The statement that worldwide, over half a million young women die every year as a result of complications arising from pregnancy and childbirth has been repeated so often that it no longer shocks. Yet most of these deaths could be avoided if preventive measures were taken and adequate ...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1988 ; Volume 9 No...

By: Melake Berhan Dagnew

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SIR-- I read with great interest Your articles on the eradication of smallpox (world healthforum, 8, pp. 281-304). While I agree that this has cut out much suffering, prevented many deaths, and led elimination, to substantial indirect savings, I do not fully share the view that the programme contributed to the development of ruralhealth services. On the contrary, in some areas it caused gaps and deficiencies. For example, in Ethiopia most of the health workers who t...

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization,...

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1. BACKGROUND AND CHALLENGES currently a great deal of attention is being placed on scaling up service delivery to achieve the millennium development goals (MSGs).

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966; Volume 35, Numbe...

By: R. M. Sawicki

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The Fifth Healthy Cities Symposium was held in Stockholm, Sweden and was organized jointly by the WfIO Regional Office for Europe, the City of Stockholm and the Stockholm County Council. The Presidents of both the County Council and the City Council welcomed delegates to Stockholm. Opening speeches were given by MS Birgitta Dahl, Swedish Minister for the Environment, and Dr Ilona Kickbusch, Director, Lifestyles and Health, on behalf of the Regional Director, WHO Regional...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: L. G. Norman

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AVANT-PROPOS Les accidents jigurent aujourd'hui parmi les principales causes de de'cb - quand ils ne sont pas la plus importante - dans de nombreux pays, en particulier duns les pays les plus industrialise's. Le nombre des blessures le'ggres ou graves qu'ils provoquent, la somme de soufrances qui en rbulte, l'ampleur des pertes e'conomiques dues aux invaliditb qu'ils entrafnent sonf incalculables. AIors que la nte'decirze moderne a re'ussi h limiter les ravages de nonzbr...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: K. S. Lee, Dr.

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1. PUUPOSE OP VISII The objectives of the visit were: - to explore the possibility of having a national workshop on nursing/ midwifery/allied health inputs in primary health care; - to analyse the present status of nurses' involvement in primary health care; - to follow up the recomendations of the intercountry workshop on primary health care development in Malaysia/Republic of Korea, concerning research and development in primary health cpre.

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

By: S. K. Noordeen, Dr.

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Leprosy is one of the diseases that has plagued humanity since time immemorial. It was especially feared for its ability to deform and disfigure its victims, who were unfairly shunned and ostracized because of ignorance about how the disease was caused and transmitted It was a wasting rather than a killing disease. And there was no known cure. Today we can see, not far over the horizon, the dawn of an era when leprosy will have gone the way of smallpox and will no longer...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966; Volume 34, Numbe...

By: Takeshi Hirayama, Dr.

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The last three decades have seen great advances in the development of comprehensive and operational classification systems for mental disorders. Today, these advances are embodied in the International Classification of Diseases (1) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (2). These advances in nosology and classification have fostered interest in the epidemiology of these disorders and as a result two major assessment instruments have been developed...

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

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Ce Relevl contient les renseignements recur &# administrations smitmres notlonales par I'OMS en son si6ge, ses bureaux rdgionaux, d Alexandrie et Washington, et la Station d'informafion dpid6miologique do Singapour. Les norificorions prescrites par le Reglement sanitaire international et les accordr sanitaires inter~tionaux en vigueur, concernant les mesures quarantenalies, les vaccinations el outres sujets, sont publikes telles qu'elles sont recues des gouvernemenu, mtm...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 193...

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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 du Conseil sanitaire ...

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World Health Assembly and the Executive Board Handbooks : Handbook...

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The Thirty-eighth World Health Assembly, Having considered the request from the Government of Israel for the inclusion of that country in the European Region; RESOLVES that Israel shall form part of the European Region. 4.1.2 CRITERIA FOR ASSIGNMENT TO REGIONS May 1985 'The transfer became effective on 13 May 1985. See Volume I, page 3 15. 4.1.3 DECISIONS CONCERNING INDIVIDUAL COUNTRIES OR TERRITORIES WHA39.1 The Thirty-ninth World Health Assembly, Having considered the ...

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

By: R. J. Macwalter

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Le lait peut arriver au centre de traitement soit directement en bidons provenant de la ferme, soit en bidons ou en citernes provenant d'un centre de ramassage. Une fois l'arrivage acceptt, il faut en mesurer la quantitt, en examinant le niveau de remplissage de chaque bidon, ou A l'aide d'une jauge de profondeur si la Livraison est faite en citerne. Cette mCthode exige l'emploi de recipients calibres en unites de volume, et le consignateur est alors crtditt de la totali...

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

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Les notifications prescrites par la 16gislntion snnitnire lnternntlonale en vlgneiir et coneernant Ies mesures qunruntenaires, les vaeclontlons et autres sujets sont puhliees dans lc Relevd Eplddmlologique Hebdomadalre telles qu'elles sont repues des Gou- - . vernemcnts ; nucun commentnire ne les accompagne, meme lorsqu'ellcs semblent depasser les disposltlons de cettc legislation. Dans ce dernier cas, le Gonvornement lnteress6 est avert1 dcs divergences constatees ; tou...

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Pan American Health Organization : Year 2004, Deadbodiesbook: Mana...

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FOREWORD Our Region has been the victim of different types of disasters that have had significant, long-term consequences for the development of communities, intensifying the poverty and increasing obstacles to progress, particularly among populations with scarce economic resources. Death does not end human suffering, especially when death is sudden, as the result of a disaster. The death of a loved one leaves an indelible mark on the survivors, and unfortunately, becaus...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1982; Volume 60, Numbe...

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If the locally recommended iodization agent is known, two samples should be examined, one the iodide test and the other by the iodate test,

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization,...

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Importance of tuberculosis as a public health problem The World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis (TB) a global emergency in 1993 in recognition of the growing importance of TB as a public health problem. About one third of the world’s population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Worldwide in 2002, there were about 8.8 million new cases of TB disease with 1.8 million deaths. M. tuberculosis kills more people than any other single infectious disea...

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World Health Assembly and the Executive Board Handbooks : Recueil ...

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1. APPROWE le plan en principe ; et 2. INVITE le Directeur gknkral ZL ktudier soigneusement les dispositions ZL envisager pour donner effet B cette decision et 9 soumettre B la Quatrikme Assemblke mondiale de la Santk un rapport sur les amendements et sur les arrangements de transition n h ~ s a i r e s . ~ 2. Amendement proposd par le Gouvernement de I'Australie La Troisikme Assemblke mondiale de la Santk, Aprb avoir examink I'amendement 9 l'article 24 de la Constitutio...

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