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

By: World Health Organization

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Las publicaciones de la Organizacibn Mundial de la Salud estin acogidas a la proteccibn prevista por las disposiciones sobre reproduccibn de originales del Protocol~ 2 de la Convencibn Universal de Derechos de Autor. Las entidades interesadas en reproducir o traducir en todo o en parte alguna publicacibn de la OMS deberin solicitar la oportuna autorizacibn de la Oficina de Publicaciones y Traduccibn, Organizacibn Mundial de la Salud, Ginebra, Suiza. La Organizacibn Mundi...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1973; Volume 48; Volum...

By: Baldev Kaur Nottay

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En rnai 1981, une maladie d'origine alimentaire s'est d&l& et a pris des proportions bpidemiques i l'interieur et aux environs de la province de Madrid, en Espagne. Cette affection - qui devait recevoir par la suite le nom de syndrome de l'huile frelatbe - est apparue chez dm personnes ayant consommd de I'liuile de colza denaturke, vendue illbgalement en tant qu'huile de tnble. Elle a touche plus de 20 000 personnes et provoque la premiere annee plusieurs centaines de d&...

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

By: Glen Williams

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It was in the Palais des Nations overlooking Lake Geneva, European headquarters of the United Nations and former headquarters of the League of Nations, that the First World Health Assembly met on 24 June 1948. At that time, WHO's Constitution had been in existence for less than three months and the Organization itself had yet to be formally established.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2002; Volume 80, Numbe...

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In view of the fundamental importance of the laboratory and field studies being made in different countries to determine the main nutritional factors responsible for decreased or increased The committee has completed plans to hold the Conference on Streptomycin late in July 1948. It is recommended that the meeting be held in New York City. susceptibility to tuberculosis, the committee strongly recommended that these studies be intensified and extended.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1993; Volume 71, Numbe...

By: B. Carme

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The following is a summary of investigations on bilharziasis in Israel by the present authors, published in 1957 (Witenberg & Saliternik), and of additional observations made subsequently. The epidemiology of bilharziasis in Israel is constantly changing. During the ten years in which Israel has been an independent State, some half a million immigrants from endemic regions in Asia and Africa have entered the country: about 32% of them from Morocco, 26 % from Iraq, 10 /d ...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Health Education, Issue 15...

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Under the chairmanship of Dr J. Norbhu, Director, Department of Health Services, Ministry of Social Service, Bhutan, technical discussions were held on Information and Education for Health in Support of Health for All by the Year 2000 on 17 September 1987, Dr Y.Y.M.S. Pradhan, Chief, Pollcy Planning, Monitoring and Supervision Division, Ministry of Health, Nepal, was elected Rapporteur. The annotated agenda, as approved by the Fortieth Session of the Reglonal Committee, ...

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

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Proportion of population which is nomadic Indeterminable 2. Smallpox incidence and vaccination data 365 cases, 24 deaths 2.1 Annual smallpox incidence by Province/Region (1958-1967) - (Table 1) 2.2 Monthly smallpox incidence (1964-1968) - (Table 2)

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Executive Board : 2004, Document, No. Eb113. R13: Report of the In...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction The Planning Meeting, organized by the WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHOEURO) in collaboration and with the support of the International Labour Office, the European Commission and the Centre of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Disease, was held at the National Institute of Public Health, (a WHO collaborating centre in occupational health), 7-9 December 1995, Prague, Czech Republic. The list of participants is in Annex 1. The aims of the meeting were to:

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Executive Board : 2003, Document, No. Eb111. R14-In Spanish: Polit...

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Serological studies can also be used to determine a vaccine's efficacy (I). Seroconversion is useful to measure the induction of an immune response in the host and, in the absence of disease, indicates the persistence of antibody and immunity. Before beginning an immunization programme, these studies can help in identifying appropriate target groups for vaccination. Seroprevalence studies monitor the prevalence of antibodies due to disease in the population and indicate ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1965; Volume 33, Numbe...

By: Raul R. Cuadrado

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Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) have become an important tool in the prevention of malaria in highly endemic areas. At present, large-scale ITN programmes are being implemented in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America using a number of operational approaches (1). However, if the targets of the Abuja Declaration, set in April 2000 at the African Summit on Roll Back Malaria, are to be reached, the scale of operations needs to be increased substantially.

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1976 ; Manuel du Tech...

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Un vecteur est un animal, le plus souvent un insecte ou un acarien, qui transmet des germes pathogbnes ou des parasites d'un h6te ou d'un milieu infect& a un autre h6te ou un autre milieu; il peut donc Ctre considCrC comme un vChicule d'infection animC (voir page 15). L'insecte transmet les affections de deux fa~ons: 1) Transmission biologique. L'agent pathogbne absorb6 par l'insecte accomplit un cycle de dCveloppement (cycle extrindque du parasite) chez celui-ci. Ce n'e...

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 10, No. 1, Yea...

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The techniques used in most laboratories for determining the resistance of icobacterirtrzimbe rculosis to drugs are rather complicated and there is an urgent need for the development of simple techniques that could be used in relatively simple laboratories which have to examine a large number of specimens as part of their daily routine. This paper describes certain methods in routine use at the Tuberculosis Research Institute, Prague, the description covering both tests ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1952; Volume 6, Number...

By: R. Pollitzer, M. D.

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In earlier studies attempts were made with the cooperation of different laboratories to develop a standardized method for the isolation of Salmonella del&Kampelmacher, 1968,1969). Theresults were more uniform when liquid enrichment media were incubated at 43C, when brilliant green phenol red agar (BGA) of the same composition and batch was used, and when large Petri dishes (14 cm) were used for plating. However, significant inter-labolatory differences remained in the re...

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

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Mastomys differ in their disease pattern from other rodents in the development of spontaneous neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases fdr in excess in number per animal and variety and rnuch less rare than those we commonlye ncounter in mice and rats

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

By: K. Ullberg Olsson, Dr.

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Introduction Lo\$' birlh weight (LBW) is an iniportant determinant of both infant and ilco~latalm ortality rates ancl IS also an indicator of social and economic devzlopiiient (I, 2). Patterns of LBW vary widely, being lower in the more de\,eloped countries (Denmark, 3.3% in 198687 (3): Spain. 4.9% in 1988 (4); USA, 7.1% in 1991 (5)):~ ntcrn~ediaitne some countries (Poland, 8.5% in 1985 (6); Puerlo Rlco, 9.L0/o in 1990 (7)); and higher in developing countries (Nrgeria, ...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 197...

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In the aggregate, the number of cases of yellow fever reported in 1974 was smaller than in 1973. In Africa, there was one case in Ghana and a small outbreak of jungle yellow fever in Nigeria (Table 1, Fig. 1). In the Americas, while the number of cases of jungle yellow fever was substantially smaller than the previous year, it is nevertheless interesting to note that the virus continued the forward movement it had begun in 1973, reaching during 1974 Panama in the north a...

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

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

By: Malcolm Todd

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Se ha tratado aqui de diversos programas nuevos que mMicos y planificadores sanitarios de 10s Estados Unidos se han encargado de organizar. Figuran entre ellos el programa MEDEX, el programa de la Universidad Duke, el programa del Dr. Silver, en Colorado, y tambikn el proyecto de 10s indios navajos, que ciertamente parece despertar inter& en la poblacidn misma. Una manera de aumentar la oferta de servicios de salud en 10s Estados Unidos ha consistido en delegar creciente...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Mental Health, Issue 90: W...

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1. INTRODUCTION The Fourth Mectlng of Investigators of the WHO/SEARO Collaborative Study on Mental Health in Primary Health Care, was held a t the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, India , from 10 t o 16 September 1985. Twelve participants from India , Indonesia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand attended. The fulll ist of participants and agenda are at Annexes 1 and 2 respectivelY .

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

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ANALYSIS The estimated incidence rate of TB is alarmingly high in Afghanistan. Yet, there is no national T'B programme (NTP) in place. Previous NTP activities were heavily damaged due to long-standing civil shfe. V i d l y no information is available on case notifications or treatment outcome at national level, TB control takes place in very limited areas with the support of WHO, international agencies and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The DOTS strategy wa...

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