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

By: A. J. Haddow, Dr.

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In November 1982, the results of the First International Workshop on Human Leucocyte D~fferentiation Antigens, sponsored by the Internat~onal Union of immunological Societies (IUIS), Institut national de la Santi et de la Recherche med~cale (INSERM). the Medical Research Council. and WHO, were presented at a meeting held in ~ari;.T he data from these common blind studies were collected by 55 research groups from 14 different countries for publication. A total of 139 mono...

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

By: J. G. Breman

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With the eradication of smallpox throughout the world increasing attention has been given to human monkeypox. This disease, first described in central Africa in 1970, resembles smallpox clinically but differs epidemiologically. Forty-seven cases of humn monkeypox have occurred since 1970 Ln five central and western African countries; Zaire has reported 38 cases. The evolution of the illness and the sequelae of monkeypox and severe smallpox are the same; monkeypox has a c...

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

By: World Health Organization

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BRAZIL. - A system for surveillance of poliomyelitis on a national level was implemented in Brazil in 1975 under the coordination of the section for public health services in the Ministry of Health. The surveillance system is based on clinically diagnosed and/or laboratory-confirmed cases of spinal or bulbar paralysis reported weekly on special forms by the secretaries of health of the participating federal units. The clinical characterization includes the verification o...

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

By: World Health Organization

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BANGLADE-SAHl.m ost all births in rural Bangladesh are attended by untmned traditional birth attendants (TBAs). TBAs are usually relatives, neighbours or mothers-in-law of the pregnant women. Unhygienic practices of TBAs, such as the use of unsterilerazor blades or split bamboo for cutting the cord, the delivery of babies on a mud floor and the use of contaminated cord dressings like cowdung, ash or burnt earth, are major sources of infection. All these practices lead to...

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Boletn de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud Recopilacion de Artc...

By: A. Langer

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L'atmosphere terrestre n'est pas infinie, et sa capacite d'auto-Cpuration, encorc impa1,faitement connue, semble IimitCe, au moins dans certains lieux et en ce qui concerne certaius polluants. Avec ~'accroissement de la population :,~ondiale et I'extension de l'industrie, qui fabrique

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

By: World Health Organization

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Cette Ctude effectuee d'octobre 1968 B. lnars 1969 a dt6 rdalisde par une euipe de 1 'composCe d'un paludologue* e t d'un administrateur de aantd publlque. Elle a porte sur un certafn nombre de pays appartenant B diverses regions st e l l e a eu spbciPiquement pour obJets :

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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86 ; World Health Organizati...

By: Conference of Experts on the Rational Use of Drugs

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1, SOURCES, TYPES AND AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATTON (Working papers 1.1 and 1.2) With a view to improving the capacity of all concerned to find their way through the plethora of information on drugs, the meeting will consider current sources, types and availability of information, for example, publications, conferences, professional literature, data sheets, formularies, bulletins, and drug information systems. It will also consider the scope and content of information requ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1975; Volume 52, Numbe...

By: H. W. Setzer

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De quoi s'agit-il ? Les contrefa~ons de medicaments entrent dans le cadre plus general des produits pharmaceutiques ne repondant pas aux normes, c'est-a-dire des medicaments dont la fabrication ne respecte pas les normes d'innocuite, de qualite et d'efficacite. Leur nature ou leur origine, indiquees sur I'etiquette, sont deliberement et frauduleusement mensongeres. On trouve des contrefa~ons de specialites comme de produits generiques et il peut s'agir de produits qui co...

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

By: World Health Organization

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1. BACKGROUND The peak incidence of rheumatic f ever/rlleumatic heart d l s e a s e (RF/KHD) is i n c h i l d r e n betwedn 5 and 15 years of age; RF/RHD is most prevalent i n developing c o u n t r i e s and i n t h e i n n e r c i t y a r e a s of some i n d u s t r i a l i z e d c o u n t r i e s . Prevalence r a t e a of 2-15 per 1000 have been reported i n school-age c h i l d r e n of urban slums i n some developing c o u n t r i e s . In developing c o u n t r i e...

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Health Organisation, Malaria Comission; Health Committee, Malaria,...

By: F. Lorincz

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a titre de contribution a l'etude du problkme de la bionomie des anophkles et de leur distribution geographique, etude recommandee par le Cornite rapporteur de la Commission lors de sa reunion d' octobre 1937

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World Health Organization Note for the Press, Year 2006, No. 2: Im...

By: Mike Repacholi

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Geneva - Homeowners and building managers in the northern hemisphere should take measures, more than ever at this time of year, to improve indoor ventilation in order to reduce radon levels in homes, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned today. The highest levels of radioactive radon gas in homes and other buildings occur during the winter months. This is because windows are normally kept closed, or even sealed, during winter to keep in warm air and save energy cost...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Pour la semaine terminee le 17 aout , le nombre des bnotifications sest eleve a 5449 pour le Pakistan occidental et a 4904 pour le Pakistan oriental ( Teleghramme du 13 septembre)

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1998; Volume 76, Numbe...

By: E. Gomes Do Espirito Santo

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INTRODUCTION of the snail intermediate host, Bulinus truncatus, from the area free of human infection. The limiting It has long been known from the literature factors for the colonization of B. truncatus south (Sturrock, 1899) and by the local health officials of of Basra have been considered to be the tidal effects Iraq that vesicular bilharziasis occurs in the Ashar the Persian ~ ~(Stulrrofck, 1899), and sudden and Khandak vicinity of Basra, but south of these saline i...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 495: Opia...

By: M. A. Attisso

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The WHO Scientific Group on Opiates and their Alternates for Pain and Cough Relief met in Geneva from 9 to 15 November 1971. Dr V. Fattorusso, Director, Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General and welcomed participants and the representatives of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and of the International Narcotics Control Board. He described the background to the meeting of the Scientific Group, whose task wa...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1987; Volume 65, Numbe...

By: A. R. Hinman

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Adjuvant therapy in cancer In the previous issue of this journal some recent evidence was presented to show that whereas metastases of breast carcinoma in soft tissue sites respond significantly to systemic adjuvant therapy, lesions in bone and viscera are largely unresponsive (1). Many factors influence the prognosis of breast cancer. They include the age of the patient at diagnosis, and particularly whether she is premenopausal or post-menopausal; the degree of lymph n...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2003; Volume 81, Numbe...

By: Alexander Van Geen

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Nutritional surveys carried out in many parts of the world (Scrimshaw & Behar, 1959; Scrimshaw, 1966; Bengoa, 1970) have amply documented the widespread occurrence of protein-falorie malnutrition, which affects whole populations and in particular infants and children of pre-school age. Furthermore, the results of studies on the availability of food indicate that, if food production and population growth continue at their present rate, in many areas of the world protein a...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Cardiovascular disease and hormonal contraceptives: latest results Steroid hormone contraceptives have been available since the 1960s and are estimated to be used by more than 100 million women throughout the world, of which 93 million are users of the combined oral contraceptive pills. Over the years, there have been successive changes in the composition and use of these preparations, most notably with regard to the combined products. These have had their hormone conten...

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

By: A. Nagy, Dr.

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Screening in Hungary is carried out by cancer service centres which were set up in factories and villages with the main purpose of executing the early cancer detection programme lor female genital cancer. These centres are run by full-time physicians who perform the screening of women coming voluntarily or summoned lndividually, and in necessary cases they are helped by special gynaecological consultants who offer their assistance at fixed hours on set days of the week.

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

By: T. R. Anand

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As a r e s u l t of d i s c u s s i o n s with senior o f f i c e r s of t h e M i n i s t r y of Health and the D i r e c t o r a t e General of Health Services, it was decided to focus on improving the c a p a b i l i t i e s of d i s t r i c t h o s p i t a l s to provide comprehensive medical care both a t the d i s t r i c t l e v e l a s well a s a t the peripheral l e v e l and a l s o to provide a l i n k between these two l e v e l s , mainly based on the presen...

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

By: Y. Kiladjian, Dr.

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1, INTRODUCTION Environ un t i e r s des 1 270 000 h a b i t a i ~ t sd e l a province d'Alep vlvent dans des zones impaludees; l e s personnes exposees reprksentent 31 % de l a population t o t a l e du t e r r i t o i r e interesse par l e programme d'eradication du paludisme, En 1957, on a entrepris des pulvgrisations de DDT A l a dose de 2 g par m ; ces operations, qui duraient t r o i s mois par an e t s'etendaient B l'ensemble de l a province; semblent avoir notabl...

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