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World Health Organization, Centre for Health Development : World H...

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Les savoirs et les interventions nécessaires pour réduire la mortalité des enfants existent bel et bien, et ils sont techniquement adaptés aux pays et aux régions qui en ont le plus besoin. On verra dans ce chapitre ce qu’il faut désormais faire pour les appliquer à l’échelle voulue. Depuis cinquante ans, l’orientation s’est infléchie – de la maladie vers l’enfant et de l’action exclusive du centre de santé vers une chaîne de soins faisant intervenir la famille et la com...

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

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Parasitic diseases, such as amoebiasis, clonorchiasis, cyscicercosis and echinococcosis, : which have not been adequately attended to in the past because of preoccupation with more widespread parasitoses, are continuing to cause great human suffering. Moreover, toxoplasmosis, giardiasis, trichinellosis and Pneumocystis carinii infection should also now receive due attention.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2004; Volume 82, Numbe...

By: Ina Vandebroek

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The hereditary anaemias are among the commonest of the genetically-determined diseases and comprise a group of conditions of considerable complexity. However. because of the easy accessibility of the red blood cell more has been learnt about the genetic and molecular basis of anaemias than about any other inherited human disease. Many hereditary anaemias are rare and are not important as regards public health. However, two groups, the inherited disorders of haemoglobin (...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1993 ; Volume 14 N...

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WORLD HEALTH FORUM

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

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Acknowledgments The research team wishes to acknowledge the tremendous efforts made on the part of Member States to compile data and complete the questionnaire. A response rate of 79% reflects the commitment of Member States to improving the health of populations through strengthening nursing and midwifery services. Staff at WHO headquarters in Geneva are thanked for their contribution in facilitating this study. Helena Mbele-Mbong is acknowledged for her role in organiz...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Developement of Health Man...

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INTRODUCTION This document consists of four parts. Part 1 is concerned wlth placing into context modern views on management and its practice. This section of the framework starts with a definition of management followed by a short review of how the view of management has changed over the years. Management is now seen as a complex array of tasks through which the manager muer play a pro-active, accountable, and initiative taking role.

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Regional Office for Africa : Technical Papers, Regional Office for...

By: E. M. Brown

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The toxic oil syndrome, a new disease that appeared in epidemic proportions in Spain in 1981, affected more than 20 000 people, of whom several hundred died within the first year. The disease is chronic, with no known cure for those afflicted. The evidence points overwhelmingly to the ingestion of adulterated rapeseed oil sold illicitly as cooking oil as the cause, but the precise etiological agent or agents have not been identified with certainty. To permit a better und...

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization,...

By: R. H. Henderson, Dr.

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The seventh meeting of the Nongovernmental Development Organizations Coordination Group for I I Ivermectin Distribution (NGDO Group) took place in Geneva from 8 to 9 Febmasy 1996. It was opened by I Dr R.A. Henderson, Assistant Director-General who welcomed participants on behalf of the Director-General I of WHO. Dr Henderson commended the Group for its remarkable effort which, within a relatively short period I of time (since 1992) had helped over 5 million people recei...

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World Health Organization Kobe Centre : 2002, World Health Organiz...

By: Yuji Kawaguchi

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Over the last two years the WHO Kobe Centre (WKC) has been working towards its objective of improving urban management for the sake of citizens' health. To help meet this objective Dr Kawaguchi and his Cities and Health team have evolved the WKC method which promotes evidence-based policy development through scientific, outcome-oriented research. The Mayor of Mississauga in Ontario, Canada, Hazel McCallion, shares Dr Kawaguchi's vision and strategies to improve health an...

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

By: L. Rivosecc

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In two previous studies of t h i s series, namely, Parts 1 and 2 (Mosna e t a l . , 1958, 1959) the percentage of heterozygous inversions in the l e f t arm of the third chromosome was determined in several DDT-resistant and a dieldrin-selected s t r a i n of A. atroparvus. A greatly increased percentage of heterozygous inversions was found in strains selected by larval pressure di dieldrin - 77.446, RL - 55.36, RLAF - 54,0%), while in a highly DDT-resistant s t r a i n ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; Children's Vaccine Initiat...

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1. Summary and highlights 1.1 Overall Progress in Vaccines and Vaccination Significant overall progress in vaccine development and immunization continued over the last 12-18 months; this was summarized in the revised CVIStrategicPlan. Polio eradication continues to progress well towards the eradica~ion goal of the year 2000 (see Polio: The Beginning of the End, 1997; WHO/GPV Programme Report, 1998 and the Annual Report of Rotary International). Imrnunization coverage, at...

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

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Ce Releve contient des renseignemenrs regus des administrations sanitaires tio on ales par I'OMS en son siege, ses bureaux rigionaux et la Station d'infornzations 6pidimiologiques de Singopour.

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

By: I. R. Peake

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Certain insanitary personal habits and faulty environmental conditions are responsible for the maintenance of bilharziasis. The relationship of the prevalence of infection to specific personal attributes of the population in the project area was discussed in Part 2 of this series,4 and in the present paper the prevalence of Schistosoma Izaenlatobirrnz and S. mansoni infections in relation to certain environmental factors is discussed. During the prevalence survey in 1962...

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

By: Karin Engstrom

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The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean held a regional consultation on optimizing coordination between polio eradication initiative and other immunization areas of work, including the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), measles and matemal and neonatal tetanus elimination, in Cairo on 14 May 2006.It was attended by participants from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Djibouti, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen and by WHO staff from the Regional Office, country offi...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 634 - in ...

By: W. N. Alidge

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1. INTRODUCCION Aunque se ha progresado en la lucha con medios genkticos y de otra indole contra 10s vectores de las enfermedades y las plagas agricolas, sigue siendo indispensable el empleo de plaguicidas. En la mayoria de 10s paises en desarrollo se ha registrado un ripido aumento del empleo de plaguicidas, y en muchos casos 10s servicios de seguridad correspondientes no pueden dar abasto. A veces, la importaci6n, el registro y la manipulaci6n de plaguicidas no estin r...

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World Health Organization Publication : Los Diez Primeros Anos de ...

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Desde que el bacilo tuberculoso fue descubierto y cultivado por Roberto Koch en 1882 han progresado mucho nuestros conocimientos sobre la trasmisien de la tuberculosis y las condiciones que favorecen la infeccien. En la mayoria de los paises mas desarrollados existian ya desde antes de 1948 programas oficiales para el control de la tuberculosis; esta enfermedad era de declaracibn obligatoria y las estadisticas de los casos notificados y de las muertes por tuberculosis da...

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; World Health Organization ...

By: H. King

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Recognizing the growing number of countries which are currently in the process of introducing measures to prevent and control diabetes mellitus, a first global meeting on the implementation of national diabetes programmes was held at World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva from 30 May to 1 June 1994. Thirty-two countries, from all WHO regions, were represented at the meeting. It was opened by Dr D. Barmes, Associate Director, Division of Noncommunicable Diseases...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1954; Volume 11, Numbe...

By: C. M. J. Jaujou, Dr.

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In recent years the application of techniques based upon the principles of binding assays has ensbled rapid adcvances to be made in the practice of both diagnostic and therapeutic endocrinology

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2005 : Press Relea...

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ISLAMABADIGENEVA -- The arrival of winter in Pakistan has made life even more difficult for people affected by the earthquake two months ago. The threat to health is particularly acute, as the combination of severe cold and cramped living conditions is leading to an increase in the risk of hypothermia and respiratory infections

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization,...

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2 Desarrollo de una propuesta de investigacion Introduccion Una investigacion responde a un problema, por ejemplo una epidemia o un fenomeno inesperado en el campo de la salud, o a la necesidad de planificar o cambiar un programa o una actividad, probar una hipotesis o estudiar mh a fondo recientes resultados de investigaciones. Tambien son un estimulo para la investigacion las preguntas de politicos o periodistas y la curiosidad cientifica o medica. Una vez tomada la de...

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