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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; (Unaids) the United Nation...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction to the guide to the strategic planning process for a national response to HIV/AIDS What is strategic planning? Strategic planning, as developed in the present guide, defines not only the strategic framework of the national response, i.e. its fundamental principles, broad strategies, and institutional framework, but also the intermediate steps that need to be achieved in order to change the current situation into one that represents the objectives to be reach...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 824: Worl...

By: N. Haddad

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Introduction The WHO Expert Committee on Rabies met in Geneva from 24 to 30 September 1991. Opening the meeting on behalf of the Director-General, Dr R. Henderson, Assistant Director-General, pointed out that rabies continues to be a major health hazard in many countries in Africa, South America and Asia, and an economic burden for both developed and developing countries, in spite of recent advances in diagnosis, human post-exposure treatment, the production of vaccines ...

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

By: K. V. Bailey, Dr.

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1. PURPOSE To discuss the next steps in the implementation of the nutrition project (Singapore 0017), and its relation to two nutrition research projects in Singapore assisted by WHO Headquarters. 2. BACKGROUND TNFORMRTION 2.1 Reference is made to the writer's field visit report (WPfl/mw61) dated 9-16 November 1968 and the plan of operation, which was si@ed by all parties in 1969.

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. A. Sarourdy, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION The purpose of this manual, which is intended for developing countries, is to provide basic knowledge about the breeding and care of mice, rats, guinea-pigs and rabbits used for laboratory diagnosis and for the production and control of vaccines, reagents and drugs.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1977; Volume 55, Numbe...

By: C. P. A. Strome

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In the rural areas of many developing couirtries the drinkinn-water is taken from individual wells and not from a central piped supply. In such areas therefore the usual method for the detect~on of fluoridecontaining water is the analysis of randomly collected samples of water. There are, however, several problems associated with the random sampling of water frotli wells. A true assessment of the range of fluorlde contents in a particular area is given only if all the we...

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

By: Clitus W. Olson

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E l e p h a n t i a s i s , c h y l u r i a and hydrocele associated with f i l a r i a s i s are amenable to surgical treatment. Elephantiasis is the most cornon of these and can usually be helped by a procedure chosen t o f i t the circumstances of the p a r t i c u l a r case. The two types of e l e p h a n t i a s i s a r e e l e p h a n t i a s i s of one or more extremities and e l e p h a n t i a s i s cf the g e n i t a l i s .

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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As of 30 June 1995, 1 169 81 1 curnularive AIDS cases m adults and children have been reported to WHO slnce the onset of the pandemc. This represents a 19% increase fiom the 985 1 19 cases reported to 1 July 1994. The accompanying table provides the numbier of reported AIDS cases to date, by con~ent

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1976; Volume 54; Volum...

By: E. W. Brink

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In an attempt to improve thc rate of seroconversion of infants to oral polio vaccine (OPV) we increased the virus inoculum in the vaccine. Here we report the rates of response to both trivalent and monovalent OPV with a vlrus content 10 times higher than that contained in the standard trivalent OPV.

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

By: T. Suzuki, Dr.

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Entomological studies on vector mosquitos of subperiodic filariasis in Samoa, which were carried out during the author's assignment in the South Pacific, are briefly summarized. 1. Vector bionomics 1.1 Breeding habits A. polynesiensis breeds in a wide range of both artifiaial and natural contaiFers, but seems to prefer the latter; A. samoanus breeds in leaf axils of pandanus and freycinetia plants. 1.2 Density of adult mosquitos Density of A. polynesiensis as determined ...

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

By: Qian Yuan Fu, Dr.

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PURPOSE The objectives of the visit were: (1) to review the ongoing tuberculosis control programme particularly at the peripheral level; and ( 2 ) to collaborate in improving the programme, if needed. 2. OBSERVATIONS 2.1 Epidemiological situation in respect of tuberculosis 2.1.1 Prevalence of tuberculosis infection and diseases Nationwide tuberculosis prevalence surveys have been conducted since 1965 every five years. ?he last prevalence survey was conducted in 1985. The...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000, Number 5, 78 (5)...

By: Amy A. Ratdiffe

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Die Bekiimpfung des DrogenmiBbrauchs erfordeR vor allem unter Nachbxlindern eine intensive internationale Zusammenarbeit. Die sich im 8stlichen Teil der europaischen WHO-Region vollziehenden politischen, sozialcn und wirtschaftlichen Veriinderungen haben auoh zur Neuausrichtung der Konzepte und Programme tur Bekhpfung des DrogenmiEbrauchs gefiihrt. Politikberater aus mitteleuropiiischen Lindern wurden zu einem Workshop eingeladen, bei dem es um die jiingsten Veranderunge...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1999; Volume 77, Numbe...

By: M. Grasso

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Avian, rodent, and primate malarias have all been employed in the search for a vaccine effective in protecting man. Virtually all of these experimental systems have been characterized by a host-parasite relationship in which theinfection pursues a fulminating course leading to the death of the host. The logic for this has been that because the primary aim of immunoprophylaxis is to reduce the mortality and morbidity caused by Plasmodium falciparurn in the non-immune huma...

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

By: A. Smith

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The carrier rate for menningococci in the Nsukka area of eastern Nigeria has not previously been reported

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 36, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The fact that health has an e f f e c t on the education of children and youth is demonstrated by the idea A child must be healthy to learn. This health, which is a necessary precursor to learning, includos physical, psychological and s o c i a l health, In t h i s papor I s h a l l f i r s t review various health conditions which can a f f e c t the a b i l i t y of t h e c h i l d to learn. This w i l l be followed by a discussion of the management of these health cond...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The TREAT THE CHILD chart and the TREATTHEYOUNG INFANT AND COUNSEL THE MOTHER section of the YOUNG INFANT chart describe how to give urgent pre-referral treatments. Urgent pre-referral treatments are listed in bold in the IdentifyTreatment column of the ASSESSAND CLASSIFY charts.You should quickly give the needed pre-referral treatments and then refer the infant or child as described in this chapter. The box titled GIVE THESE TREATMENTS IN CLINIC ONLY on the TREAT THE CH...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The efficiency of operation of a pasteurizing plant, assuming that it is well-designed and properly accommodated, depends on several factors : (1) Efficient cleaning immediately after milk processing. (2) Efficient sterilization immediately before milk processing. (3) Rigid adherence to an operating technique suitable for the particular design of plant. (4) Maintenance of accuracy of instruments. (5) Adequate supply of essential services such as steam, water, electricity, and refrigeration.

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

By: World Health Organization

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LIST OF WHO-ASSISTED BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN THE AFRICAN REGION LISTE DES PROJETS DE RECHERCHE BIOWJDICAI3 ASSISTES PAR L'OMS DANS LA REGION AFRICAINE

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

By: J. Jeyaratnam

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in programmes to reduce this source of preventable illness and death. The role of these industries in relevant preventive efforts has not been adequately recognized and utilized. As experience in Sri Lanka has demonstrated, it is not enough to identify the problem of acute pesticide poisoning: the more difficult task is to initiate programmes to control it.

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World Health Organization : World Health Assembly ; Year 2003, 56T...

By: World Health Organization

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La Cinquante-Sixième Assemblée mondiale de la Santé, Sur la proposition du Conseil exécutif, NOMME le Dr Jong-Wook Lee Directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé.

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

By: Surinder Singh

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1.1 La pollution sws une forme ou une autre existe depuis toujourn, maie la rapidit6 et la gravit6 de la d6t6rioration de l'environnement ont beaucoup augment6 depuis La deuxihe guerre mondiale. De nos jours, les dangers et lea problhea de la pollution out prie des proportions tell-f alrrmanter# que, dans certainea rdgions du made, elles our captg l'attention et l'imagination du grand public, qui exige que l'on preme des mesures C?aergiques pour la rgduirc, ainm 1'6liminer complltemtnt.

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