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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 785 - in ...

By: J. G. Cruickshank

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1. ISTRODKCTIOX Le seminaire sur l'hygisne alimentaire qui s'etait reuni a Varsovie, en 1970, a l'initiative du Bureau regional de 1'OMS pour 1'Europe ( I ) , avait notamment discute de la question du contr6le sanitaire des manipulateurs de produits alimentaires. Par la suite, un Groupe de travail sur les visites medicales des manipulateurs de produits alimentaires s'est reuni a Copenhague (2) en 1979, suivi, en 1984, de la Reunion a Novi Sad (Yougoslavie:) d'un autre Gr...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Edwin J. Judd

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1. Introduction Les programmes de vaccination et de lutte antipaludique, qui font partie des priorités de santé publique dans de nombreux pays, comptent parmi les interventions de santé publique les plus rentables que l’on connaisse. Mais ils sont l’un comme l’autre exigeants en termes de ressources humaines et financières, car ils visent à assurer la couverture la plus large possible. Une forte couverture de la population tant par la vaccination que par les intervention...

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

By: Jonathan Abramson

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The development of antimalarial vaccines depends on an understanding- of oarasite-host interactions so that the right stage can be attacked. However, as yet little is known at a molecular level about these interactions either within infected erythrocytes or in the plasma. Interactions with components of the plasma appear to be of special importance, since the time passed extracellnlarly in the plasma is theoretically a vulnerable period for the erythrocytic forms. This...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Cours de formation A la PCIME ii I'intention des agents de sante de premier niveau : Assurer un lien entre L soins integres et prevention Introduction L'un des klkments clks de la Prise en Charge Intkgrke des Maladies de 1'Enfant (PCIME) est un cours de fornlation B la prise en charge intkgrke des cas destin6 am agents de santk de premier niveau, mis au point par 1'OMS et YUNICEF. Ce cours, d'une durke de 11 jours, qui associe B la fois l'acquisition de connaissances th6...

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

By: Glen Williams

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On 15 May 1973, the World Health Assembly began to discuss a report whose repercussions are still being felt by the international health community. Twelve months earlier, the Executive Board had appointed a five-person working group to study the seemingly innocuous subject of Methods of promoting the development of basic health services. It was hardly a new topic for WHO. As early as 1953 the Executive Board, in a resolution later endorsed by the Sixth World Health Assem...

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86, Cancer, Issue 86.5: Repo...

By: Winston Chinchon Bunting

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1. INTRODUCTION There is worldwide consensus on the need to initiate intensive activities to combat the use of tobscco, and this is one of the major recommendationas of WHO for the next decade.

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Miriam J. Hirschfeld

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study investigated the experiences and impact of primary caregivers caring for family members living with HIVIAIDS or other chronic illnesses at home in three districts of Botswana. In particular, the focus was on the impact of caregiving by older women and young girls. Botswana has one of the highest rates for HIVIAIDS in the world and hospitals lack the capacity to care for the large volume of HIVIAIDS cases. Therefore, the government initiated a...

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

By: K. Bogel

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

By: Gro Harlem Brundtland, Dr.

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El informe integro fue preparado bajo la dirección de Christopher Murray y Alan Lopez. Los dos autores principales fueron Anthony Rodgers (capítulos 2 y 4) y Patrick Vaughan (capítulos 3 y 6). El Panorama General y el capítulo 1 fueron redactados por Thomson Prentice. Todos ellos colaboraron en la preparación del capítulo 7. La redacción del capítulo 5 corrió a cargo de Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer, David Evans y Julia Lowe. El equipo de redacción contó con la inestimable ayu...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 7, No. 4, Year...

By: World Health Organization

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The Fourth Annual Meeting of the Baltic Sea Network on Occupational Health and Safety was officialy opened by Dr Jaan Rijiitmann, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia. He welcomed the collaboration among the countries of the Baltic Sea and said he thought the interaction in the field of occupational health and safety of vital importance.

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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2004, No. 6 - i...

By: World Health Organization

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Geneve - Pour la premiere fois, les redacteurs en chef des principales revues medicales se joignent a I'Organisation mondiale de la Sante (OMS) pour favoriser la publication de travaux de recherche plus nombreux sur la sante mentale issus de pays en developpement. Actuellement, I'ecrasante majorite des etudes concernant la sante mentale publiees dans les principales revues provient de pays developpes, la part provenant des pays en developpement ou les concernant atteigna...

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

By: B. Samimi

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Introduction The ailn of t h i s study was to determine the efficiency of the fumigant effect of dichlorvos (2,2-dichlorovinyl-dimethylphosphate, DDVP, CMS-14) i n interrupting malaria transmission, and the duration of its fumigant effect under the conditions i n Southern Iran. Village scale and f i e l d t r i a l s using t h i s i n s e c t i c i d e have previously been reported for Upper Volta (Escudid & Sales, 1963, Quarterman e t a l . , 1963, Mathis e t al., 1963 ...

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

By: Jan Rewnowski, Dr.

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The origin of this movement can be traced to a 1954 llnited Nations report1 where a number of indicators expressed in physical units were proposed as a replacement for GNP as a yardstick by which r~al development could be measured. Another UN report followed in 19612 and then the work on social, indicators was taken up by the United Nations Rrsearch Tnstitutc' for Social Studies which has published a number of reports on tlle suhject.

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

By: I. H. Vincke, Dr.

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It appears t o be the general opinion that pyrimethamine i s an e k e l l e n t drug destined t o be used for mass prophylaxis rather than treatment. Its major advantages are that it is tasteless and that only very small doses need be taken, which also makes it inexpensive i n use.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1962; Volume 26, Numbe...

By: Seymour S. Kalter

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INTRODUCTION The concept of ambient air quality standards is an essential part of the so-called air resource management or air quality management approach to air pollution control. This approach stems principally from the Federa: Republic of Germany, the USA, and the USSR. The idea of air resource management was clearly expressed for the first time in the American Clean Air Act of December 1963, and its first application was in the establishment of ambient air quality st...

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World Health Organization : Year 1999 ; World Health Organization,...

By: H. King

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1. INTRODUCTION The World Health Report 1997, Conquering suffering, enriching humanity, drew attention to the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in both the developed and the developing countries. It predicted that they would come to dominate public health in the world in the twenty-first century. In response to this increasing awareness about the emergence of NCDs, a growing number of health authorities, as well as medical specialists, nongovernmental org...

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

By: P. H. Hughes

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This is one of a series of reports on the work of WHO on the epidemiology of drug dependence. Other reports in this series described practical methodologies for student surveys ( I ) , general population surveys (2). drug-abuse reporting systems (3), core data for epidemiological studies (4), and drug use among non-student youth (5). Many'individuals contributed in various ways to this effort: A. Anumonye, Lagos; R. E. Cutter, Vancouver.; G. Edwards, Lon...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Standard Precautions aim to reduce the risk of disease transmission in the health care setting, even when the source of infection is not known. Standard Precautions are designed for use with all patients who present in the health care setting and apply to: • Blood and most body fluids whether or not they contain blood • Broken skin • Mucous membranes. To reduce the risk of disease transmission in the health care setting, use the following Standard Precautions.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 266: Soci...

By: M. Eghbal

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SOCIAL ASPECTS IN THE TEACHING OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY Fourth Report of the WHO Expert Committee on Maternal and Child Health The Expert Committee on Maternal and Child Health met in Geneva from 11 to 17 June 1963 to discuss social aspects in the teaching of obstetrics and gynaecology. Dr P. M. Kaul, Assistant Director-General, on behalf of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, opened the meeting and welcomed the members of the Expert Committee and...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 2000, South-East Asia-Mch, Issue 216...

By: Uton Muchtar Rafei, Dr.

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OPENING OF THE MEETING Dr Uton Muchtar Rafei, Regional Director, inaugurated the Scientific Working Croup on Operational Research on Reproductive Health. Deli berating on the concept of reproductive health, he emphasized that good reproductive health is a prerequisite for social, economic and human development. It not only influences the quality of life of the present generation but also of the next generation. It is therefore essential that people are able to have a sat...

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