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

By: World Health Organization

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1 ntbcrculosis activities in 1961: and 1969 ............ 2 2,2 Division of r9esponsibilities between the d i s t r i c t and tho central urorltervs ......................... ... 3 7 Trend of tuberculosis pmbl.er;i in hJe:estem Samoa ...... 6 3 Srl~provea@notf ircz'l;ment service .................... 7 5 Con'tinued LEIO/IINICEF assisCwce in the coming years.. 8 3,6 Nn,tionnl 'I3~bcrculosls nszocintion ................... 8 3.7 Leprosy prob14m in Western Samoa .................... 8

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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; World Health Organization,...

By: J. P. Soubrier

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NOTE DU TRADUCTEUR Cette brochure parue dans sa version originale en anglais en 2000 a donné suite à un rapport plus étendu qui a été présenté au Parlement suédois le 24 janvier 2001 lequel vota ce texte après une adaptation aux conditions de la société suédoise (1). Il faut reconnaître que la mise en place d’un programme de prévention du suicide en milieu scolaire permet d’insister sur la nécessité d’observation psychologique des élèves dès les premiers temps de la scol...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1995 ; Volume 16 N...

By: World Health Organization

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Sir- Aware that cigarette smoking is probably the leading cause of preventable ill-health in the industrialized countries and an increasingly serious public health problem in the rest of the world, I began reading your Round Table on smoking in Volume 16, Number 1 (I), with an interest that had turned to bewilderment and consternation before I got to the end of the first article, though I do not doubt the author's laudable intentions.

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

By: World Health Organization

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1. Evaluation Process The following managerial processhas been in operationin D.P.R.Korca for monitoring the processin the implementation of the nationalstrategy for the improvement of the health status of the people .

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World Health Organization Publication : Los Diez Primeros Anos de ...

By: World Health Organization

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Hace diez afios, las perspectivas de la lucha contra la mayoria de las enfermedades epidemicas causadas por virus eran poco alentadoras. Es cierto que se disponia de vacunas muy eficaces para dos de las enfermedades mas inlportantes, la fiebre ainarilla y la viruela, y que en algunas zonas se habia llegado a dominar la fiebre alnarilla urbana, per0 quedaban aun por resolver, incluso en relacion con estas enfermedades, no pocos problemas. En lo referente a otras afeccione...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2001, Issue11, Bul-11-...

By: Frieda M. T. F. Behets

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Works on people with a common and distinctive racial, national, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage, and on programs that foster the preservation of different cultural identities within a unified society such as a state or nation. Also works on bilingual education, diversity in the workplace, and pluralism.

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

By: R. Bervini

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In spite of the vast amount of research that has been done on the bionomics and control of Aedes aegypti, very little was known until recently about its genetics. The tendency had been to assume that long-established laboratory stocks were necessarily homogeneous and were expected to yield repeatable results at all times and in all places. In 1957, Mattingly had pointed out that A. aegypfi was highly variable, and showed that three colour forms were recognizable: the sub...

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

By: C. P. Pant

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Aedes aegypti, the vector of dengue haemorrhagic fever in South East Asia is primarily an endophagic and endophilic mosquito which breeds i n the water containers inside or around the houses. The WHO Aedes Research Unit, Bangkok has so f a r investigated l a r v i c i d e s such as Abate used as 1% sand granules added a t the dosage of about 1 ppm t o the water containers which were found to be e f f e c t i v e for about three months and malathion thermal fogs and aeros...

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

By: World Health Organization

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1.0 Introduction Assessment of progress in the vaccination programme is important and necessary. Nevertheless, one must continue to keep in mind that the one objective of smallpox eradication is to interrupt transmission of the disease. Thus, every programme must finally be appraised in terms of its success in reaching the goal of ' 0 ' cases of smallpox and its ability to maintain this status. I f only 50% of a population is vaccinated but smallpox transmission is inter...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Ce Relevt est publid par la Section des Conventions Sanitaires et de la Quarantaint* de I'Organisation Mondiale de la SantC, qui, en vertu des Accords internatlonaux sign& Q New-York le 22 juillet 1946, remplace les services CpidCmiologiques de l'Omce International dDHy@Cne Publique de Paris, de la SoclCtC des Nat~ons et de l'UNRRA. Il r6sulte de la fuvon de leurs pkriodiques hebdomadaires et bi-mensuels. Les notibeations relabves aux maladies pesblentielles sont pubh6es...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Ophthal, Issue 100: Preven...

By: World Health Organization

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1. INTRODUCTION Blindness has been identified as a major public health problem in the South-East Asia Region. The WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia has adopted Resolutions ~EAhC9lB13 and SEA/RC28/R10 in this regard. While Resolution SEA/RC9/Rl3 dated September 1956 focused on the need for an inter-regional activity on trachoma, Resolution SEA/RC~S/R~Od ated August 1975 recognized the great human suffering, heavy social dependence and economic burden imposed upon...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1994; Volume 72, Numbe...

By: N. C. Miller

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Live influenza virus vaccinorion has potential advantages and disadvantages compared with killed virus vaccine given b . ~in tramuscular injection. Attempts have been made to achie~,ec omplete attenuation ofinj'luenza A2 and B strains bv up to 30 serialpassages in the allanroic cavity of eggs at 33°C. No attenuation occurred. The method of passing viruses in the presence of an increasing concentration of horse serum, thus selecting inhibitor-resistant variants, has also ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Reports and Studies, Europea...

By: R. R. Willcox

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The following temporary classifications were agreed at a meeting of the International Working Group on ATCIDDD Classification which took place from 29 to 30 April 1997 in Geneva. Comments on, or objections to, the classification should be forwarded to the WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology, Sven Oftedals Vei 10, 051 8, Oslo, Norway (telephone: 00 47 22 16 981 0, fax: 0047 22 16 9818) before 15 November 1997. Provided there have been no objections, t...

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

By: Peter Piot, Dr.

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Desde que el ONUSIDA publicó la primera Resource Guide for Theme Groups—Working Together on HIV/AIDS (Guía de recursos para Grupos Temáticos. Cómo trabajar juntos en relación con el VIH/SIDA), en 1998, mucho ha cambiado por lo que se refi ere a la epidemia y la respuesta. El nuevo milenio es testigo de un giro sin precedentes —aunque bien recibido— en la urgencia de la respuesta mundial a la pandemia de SIDA. Se trata de una urgencia que el periodo extraordinario de sesi...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Priorto the introduction in India of the bifurcate dneedle ( multiple puncture technique), comparative studies of the needle and the rotary lancet were conducted by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the Directorate General of Health Services in New Delhi in order to determine the relative efficacy of each method. In addition, a study of the acceptability of vaccination employing the bifurcated needle was performed by the Central Health Education ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 2002, South-East Asia Region ; Malar...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Con la velocidad mundial que ha cobrado la respuesta a las tres principales enfermedades infecciosas – VIH/SIDA, tuberculosis y malaria – los profesionales de la salud pública necesitan fi jar distintos niveles de responsabilidad para sus actividades o políticas para los distintos sectores representados. Cada vez es más importante que los países preparen informes fi dedignos, puntuales y con datos comparativos para las autoridades nacionales y los donantes, a fi n de gar...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1957; Volume 17, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The mission s t a r t e d on 9 .Innnary when t h e w r i t e r l e f t ~msterdam f o r I s r a e l v i a the WHO Regional O f f i c e , where he was b r i e f e d by Mr P.W, tk'ssig, Personnel O f f i c e r , and h i s s t t a f f , r A Roherrsyn, D i r e c t o r of HMp, Dr V. P a ~ i u i , Regional Adyiser f o r TDR, D r M.H. Wahdan, Regional Adviser for.EF and Dr,R. Cook, Regional Adviser on MCii

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

By: World Health Organization

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Method for vaccination with the bifurcated needle - MULTIPUNCTURE technique. Site of vaccination - outer aspect of upper arm over the insertion of deltoid muscle. Preparation of skin - none. If site is obviously dirty , a cloth moistened with water may be used to wipe the site. Withdrawal of vaccine from ampoule. As terile bifurcated needle (which must be cool if flamed. or.completely dry if boiled), is inserted in to the ampoule of reconstituted-vaccine. On withdrawal, ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86 ; (Tdr) the Special Progr...

By: Members of the Malaria Action Programme

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INTRODUCTION The general planning of malaria vaccine trials and the phases in Which they will be developed are considered in the report of a meeting held in Geneva in February 1985(1). The preeent document considers the epidemiological evaluation of Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite vacclnes in malaria-endemic a areas. It is concerned mainly with the measurement of protective efficacy in a resident population under conditions of natural challenge. Measurement of its poten...

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