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World Health Organization : Development of Health Services, Smallp...

By: K. Hughes

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Through a pock mark survey on a one per cent. sample of houses in Bangladesh in 1976, the annual incidence of smallpox was calculated for the years from 1972 t o 1975. From this the increasing completeness of reporting of smallpox, reflecting increasing surveillance efficiency, has been shmas the smallpox eradication programme developed from 1972 t o 1975. The survey also showed that in the sample no person with pock marks was found with a history of smallpox dating since the last reported case.

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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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World Health Organization ; World Health Organization Offeset Publ...

By: World Health Organization

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AVANT-PROPOS LIOrganisation mondiale de la Santd (OMS) et llOrganisation meteorologique mondiale (OMM) cooperent depuis de nombreuses annfies sur le plan technique avec les Etats Membres en w e de lancer ou de developper des programmes de protection de l'environnement. Les deux organisations ont d6j5 entrepris en cornnun plusieurs projets192 et leur cooperation s'est encore resserr6e avec la cr6ation du Systeme mondial de surveillance continue de l'environnement (GEMS) d...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Le nouveau Directeur general de I'OMS, le Dr LEE Jong-wook, a annonce aujourd'hui des plans pour intensifier rapidement I'effort mondial visant a eradiquer la poliomyelite, alors que le programme entre dans une phase critique. De fin aoit a decembre, les principaux pays d'endemie organiseront des campagnes massives pour vacciner au total 175 millions d'enfants. Le succes de I'eradication repose sur celui de ces campagnes en Inde, au Nigeria, au Pakistan et en Egypte.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue6, 79 (6) 5...

By: Nigel O’Farrell

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Le Conseil executif, Ayant examine le rapport sur la promotion de la sant et les modes de vie sains,

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1986; Volume 64, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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In Novenber - Dcember 1963 , the writer hed an opportunity to observe the early stags of the FAO Kafue Rober Basin Survey and his observations are recorded in the document entitled Health implications of the Kafue River Basin Development , eith speoial reference to bilharaziasis.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000, Number 11, 78 (1...

By: R. Satpathy

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According to the revised system of nomenclature for influenza viruses (I) the avian viruses, which form the largest group of animal influenza viruses, have been divided hitherto into 8 haemagglutinin subtypes (Havl-Hav8).

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 502 - in ...

By: D. C. Abbott

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LNTRODUCTION Cette rCunion conjointe annuelle s'est tenue conforillCment B une recommandation formulCe en 1961, au cours d'une rCunion conjointe du ComitC OMS d'experts des rCsidus de pesticides et du Groupe d'experts FA0 sur l'einploi des pesticides en agriculture (FAOIOMS, 1962), qui invitait les deux Organisations B entreprendre des ttudes sur les risques courus par les consommateurs du fait des rCsidus de pesticides contenus dans les produits alimentaires. A la suite...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1974; Volume 51; Volum...

By: E. Bertrand

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Introduction Disease patterns have been changing in recent decades because of socioeconomic developments. Low-income countries have been moving into the middle-income category, where, as a consequence of increased life expectancy, reduced fertility, industrialization and a shift from rural to urban living, the age structure and health problems of populations have been altering. While continuing to cope with illnesses linked to poverty, these countries have to tackle incr...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 78: Exper...

By: W. S. C. Copeman

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1. Introduction Medical use of the term rheum goes back a very long way, probably to the time of Galen or earlier. This term came to imply the idea that a painful part was abnormally infiltrated and perhaps distended with one of the body-fluids or humours . In the course of time, however, the word rheumatic has come to be used as a non-specific omnibus term attached to a group of diseases of an incapacitating and painful character chiefly affecting the locomotor syst...

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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AVANT-PROPOS Depuis /'adoption, en 1991, de la resolution WIA 44.9 sur I'klimiriation de la l2pre en rant que problkme de sunti publique, l'engagenzent politique m fuveur de la rialisation de cet objectif s'est accru et les activitis d'ilimination se sont intenspees duns rle nombreux puys d'endimie. Des profr.4.~s pectaculaires ont it6 partorrt enregistris tandis que les doutes et le scepticisme qui pouvaient encore se manifester ont disparu. I1 est cependant 11Pcessaire...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 391 - in ...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCCION En una reunidn conjunta del Cuadro de Expertos de la FA0 en el Uso de 10s Plaguicidas en la Agricultura y del ~omitg de Expertos de la OMS en Residuos de Plaguicidas, celebrada en 1961 (FAO, 1961; OMS 1962), se recomendd que se estudiasen las posibilidades de evaluar 10s riesgos que para el consumidor presenta el uso de plaguicidas. Se trataba de examinar 10s datos toxicoldgicos o de otro tip0 relativos a1 empleo de 10s plaguicidas que dejan residuos en 1...

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

By: World Health Organization

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CONCLUSIONOSF THE JRDC ONSENSUMS EETING Recognition and measuring depression in PBC and prevention of suicide The WHO (five) Well-Being Index and EASY-Care should be linked to other existing WHO programmes and eventually to either electronic or paper-based patient records. Conlpliance in continuation of therapy in depression Onc way of identifying and following up patients to ensure that they do not fall out of the system would be through the use of pharmacists' computer...

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World Health Organization ; World Health Organization Offeset Publ...

By: Jan Delrue

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1. INTRODUCTION Les pays en ddveloppement traversent une phase dt6volution sociale considkrable, dans laquelle les populations prennent toujours davantage conscience de l e u r s d r o i t s , y compris celui de bkn6ficier d'une bonne sant6. A cela s'ajoutent l'augrnentation constante de l a population e t les progrks rapides de l a technologie e t des sciences. I1 en r6sulte une demande accrue de services de sant6. Le problkme du bstiment de soins m6dicauxt' e s t trks ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993, The Regional Offi...

By: World Health Organization

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The Interim Commission of the Korld Health Organization inherited the f~mct~ionofs the League of Ir;at,ionsH ealth Organization with regad to biologic-a1 standardization. Desirous of giving this work an adequate international technical direction, the Interim Commission adopted the folloving resolution during its second session (Sovember 1946) :

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

By: World Health Organization

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This module contains 19 publications and technical documents issued by the World Health Organization and the WHO Regional Office for Europe on the health effects of a number of physical hazards to which people are exposed daily, such a s ultraviolet radiation, electromagnetic fields, noise, microwaves, etc. Biological interactions, levels of exposure, protection measures are presented. 1 Ultraviolet radiation. Geneva : World Health Organization, 1979.110 p Environmental ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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In a previous investigation relating to the efficacy of griseofulvin in the mass treatment of tinea capitis caused by Trichophyton violaceum (Grin, 1962) it was observed that, unexpectedly, the recovery rate of patients treated in hospital was not superior to that of those treated with parallel schedules in the field and in inferior environmental conditions; indeed, the percentage of cures was consistently higher among the home-treated patients in their primitive village...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The World Health Organization has for long been concerned to promote improvement in nursing education and training. To this end a series of conferences has been called over the past ten years as part of a programme covering the various fields of nursing. In approaching psychiatry, mental health and human relations, it became evident that, if discussion were to prove fruitful, fuller and more factual information would be needed concerning the attitude, status, training an...

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

By: Elsheikh Mahgoub, Dr.

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The principal objectives of the meeting were to reflect on recent experience in the reshaping of health systems to better provide personal health services; to review efforts to improve the evidence base and in particular, evidence of the relationship between system inputs and outcomes; and to explore methods and incentives for achieving improved outcomes.

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