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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1964; Volume 31, Numbe...

By: R. Truhaut

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The report of the first meeting in Groningen was approved and the other background material and working documentswhich had been circulated were received, viz., Dr. Vuori's note on the scope and purpose of the meeting, the provisional agenda, Professor Lammers' Memo I11 dated May 1986, and Dr. Wojtczak's file note concerning the meeting held in the European Regional Office on 4th July 1986, in 4B which Professor Lammers reported to the Regional Director and his colleagues...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1972; Volume 46; Volum...

By: T. I. Francis

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At the beginning of the 21st century there is widespread recognition that national and international health are inseparable. Societies are increasingly turning to innovative and diverse mechanisms of international health cooperation to gain control over the forces that are globalizing public health and related risk factors such as those outlined in this year’s World Health Report (1). Consequently, international law is receiving unprecedented attention as a mechanism of ...

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Regional Office for Africa : 1994-99 ; 57446, (Part 2): Cours d’Ep...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The control of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is of major importance in Africa particularly since the emergence of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Since it affects the productive population, STD-linked morbidity is responsible for economic loss in the community (I). Delays in diagnosing and treating such infections with antibiotics explain the frequent complications and sequelae. Such complications affect chiefly women (pelvic inflammato...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 8, No. 2, Year...

By: World Health Organization

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Die politischcn und sozioiikonomischen Veranderungcn der letztcn Jahre in Europa hiibcn hesondere Pmbleme fiir das Immunisierungsprogramm geschaffen. Mehrcrc Linder, inshcsonderc die Nachfolgestaaten der IJdSSR und Jugoslawiens, leiden untcr akutem Impfsloffmangcl. jn einigen curopaischen Lindern kam cs zu zahlreichcn grii- Geren Aushriichen von Krankheiten, die man bisher gut unlcr Kontrolle hnlle, z. R. Diphthcric und Poliomyelitis; dies hat tiefe Besorgnis hcrvorgeruf...

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International Classification of Diseases : 1967-69; International ...

By: World Health Organization

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280 Iron deficiency anaemias Anaemia: Anaemia : achlorhydric microcytic asiderotic normocytic, due to blood loss chlorotic of prematurity due to blood loss sideropenic (refractory) hypochromic Plummer-Vinson syndrome microcytic Excludes : anaemia of pregnancy (633.9) iron deficiency (633.1) puerperal anaemia (676) due to haemorrhage of childbirth (653 ) 281 Other deficiency anaemias Excludes: macrocytic anaemia of pregnancy (633.0) 28 1.0 Pernicious anaemia Anaemia : Add...

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World Health Organization : Year 2006 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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SUMMARY 1. Global health initiatives (GHIs) are highly diverse in nature, scope and scale. Some are financing institutions, e.g. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), The Global Alliance for Vaccination and Immunization (GAVI). Most are partnerships for specific conditions which focus on advocacy, coordination, resource mobilization and technical support. This paper was prepared for the GAVI Board, but has relevance to other GHIs. 2. There is c...

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

By: Eva Hofbauer

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Coronary atherosclerosis is encountered as early as in the 15-19-year age-group (see Chapter 3). However, its severity must usually reach a high level before manifestations of disturbances in the coronary blood circulation appear and even more so before myocardial iniarction develops.

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

By: A. B. Christie

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He was asked to write a lecture f o r circulation throughout Indonesia, and did so, but in lecturing, while holding to the facts of the written lecture, he endeavoured to be informal and t o stimulate discussion.

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World Health Organization : Year 1992 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Chessa Lutter

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This paper reviews the literature to aqsess the risks and benefits of introducing complementary foods between 4 and 6 months of age to exclusively breast-fed infants living in poverty. Contrary to widely held views that the growth of such infants falters, mean weight gains between I and 6 months of these infants do not differ from breast-fed infants in optimal environments. This indicates a different pattern of growth of breast-fed infants compared with formula-fed infants

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415931...

By: World Health Organization

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The information from countries and territories considered to be malaria-endemic is presented from three broad global regions: Africa, Asia and the Americas, which are further divided into subregions. Groupings are based on geographical proximity and, secondarily, on existing WHO regional groupings.

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

By: Farida Huq

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Iodized salt is now universally recognized by goitre authorities as the most convenient and most effective vehicle for the administration of supplemental iodine. If iodized salt were introduced everywhere for domestic use as a permanent measure in public health, simple goitre would become a thing of the past. The ease or practicability of iodizing salt is conditioned largely by the methods employed for the production of the salt from brine or other raw material. Salt pro...

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

By: World Health Organization

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I. INTRODUCTION The Adviser on Epidemiology from We Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of We World Health Organization visited Sudan to assist We Government in Implementing menlngococcal vaccme studies, followFng those performed Fn 1973. Two protocols prepared during a previous visit in January 1974 had been signed by We WHG Regional Erector during avisit to dm.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1968; Volume 39, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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WBO Consultation on Social Work in Europe met in the WHO Regional Office for Europe from 26 to 27 September 1990. Hs Elisabeth Stussi, Regional Officer for Nursing, opened the meeting and welcomed the group on behalf of the Regional Director, Dr J. Asvall. Us Stussi explained that although the Nursing Unit has responsibility for midwifery and social work, as well as nursing, because of the small size of the Unit the focus had been on nursing activities. Over the past dec...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2006 : Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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Genive: Le succds de l'dradication de la poliomy6lite dans le monde ne d6pend plus que de quatre pays - Afghanistan, Inde, Nigeria et Pakistan - selon le Comit6 consultatif sur l'6radication de la poliomy6lite (CCEP), I'organe ind6pendant de surveillanoe de I'effort d'6radication.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 198...

By: World Health Organization

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AUSTRALIA- .P rimarv amoebic meninaoenceohalitis (PAM) 1s a Spnccou1omanqucdcrcpa~scparretX Tekr 281% Gmcvc wn dc ZCLC ct FEW g a r unc repons en rare but rapidly fatal infiction ofthe meninies and brain c&ed by the amoeba Naenler~af owlen. It was first recognized as a clidico-patholo~ caeln titfin 1961. In the first report orthis disease, 4 cases were descnbed that had occurred in the Spencer Gulf region of South Australia berween 1961 and 1965. As awareness of PAM incr...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415923...

By: World Health Organization

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In 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Programme on AIDS (GPA), conscious of the need to advise Member States on the laboratory diagnosis of HIV, initiated a programme to provide objective assessments of commercially available assays for detecting antibody to both types of HIV, HIV-1 and HIV-2. The programme has been extended to include assays which also detect HIV antigen (HIV Ag/Ab assays). The laboratory aspects of this continuing programme is carried out...

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

By: Benjamin V. Lozare

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Perhaps the biggest single change in thinking abut our basic phil-qhy to achieve an ac-le level of health throughout the world is the increasing awareness that we were riding in the wrarg vehicle, and worse, that we were travehg on the wrcng road. Althc~lgh this descriptim may be a slight exaggeration, them is no doubt that the skift of our atkntim fran the highly mplusticated level of hospital based medical care to primary balm care which rests on pmtive, preventive, cu...

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

By: World Health Organization

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DDT was introduced in the 1950s for malaria control on the island of Java (Indonesia) and, since then, the primary vector in the inland areas, Anopheles aconitus Donitz, has become increasingly resislant to this insecticide.' which is no longer effective in many areas, especially in some regencies of the province of Central Java.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 : 8495076799 - i...

By: J. Miguel Caldas

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Pueden emplearse individualmente o como un “paquete”: los módulos contienen referencias entre sí para facilitar su uso. Los países pueden examinar cada uno de los módulos de manera sistemática o bien utilizar uno de los módulos cuando deseen tratar un aspecto concreto de la salud mental. Por ejemplo, los países que deseen analizar el tema de la legislación pueden encontrar útil para este fin el módulo titulado Legislación y derechos humanos en salud mental.

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

By: World Health Organization

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Report of an informal consultation held in Geneva on 17 July 1989 and o&anized by Research and Technical Intelligence, Malaria Action Programme and the Scientific Working Group on the Chemotherapy of Malaria, UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. For list of participants, please see Annex 1.

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