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

By: D. M. Langbridge, Dr.

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La presente communication a pour objet dlexposer certains des praU8- mea qu'a soulev6 ll6valuation des dbp6ts dtinsecticides au rnoyen de rnbthodes chimiques, lors de cmpagnes antipaludiques . Ces problhes se sont prbsenes dans le Sokoto occidental et la Nigeria septentrionale au cours de l a r6alisation du pro jet-pilote de lutte antipaludique qui se poursuit dam ces regions.

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1994-99, South-East Asia Region ; Co...

By: World Health Organization

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1.INTRODUCTION Disease surveillance is one of the most important tools in the prevention and control of comtnunicable diseases. Surveillance reports may be based on clinical diagnosis and epidemiological information, with or without laboratory confirmation. In many situations, especially in health facilities lacking in laboratory support, clinical diagnosis is used as a report of provisional surveillance in order to take early control action. In most cases, diagnosis is ...

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

By: M. D. Berk

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Nous, participants B ce Forum international ou nous representons diffkrentes r6gions du monde, avons defini un sentiment nouveau de profonde solidarite humaine, une solidaritk n6e de notre souci cornmun de proteger, amkliorer et enrichir la qualit6 de la vie. Nous avons reconnu que l'enrichissement de la qualit6 de la vie est indissociable de notre capacit6 de protkger la sant6 de l'homme.

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Executive Board : 2004, Document, No. Eb113. R2-In Russian

By: World Health Organization

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In his opening address (Annex 3) the Regional Director invited the participants to reflect upon the roles, actions and most judicious way of using the cool of Public Information and Education for Health (IEB). Those roles and actions could only be defined in terms of the clearly-stated objective of bringing every individual, family and community to enjoy, by the year 2000, a atate of health compatible with a decent and economically productive life through the strategy of primary health care.

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

By: Nelly de Camargo, Dr.

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Un monde en mutation Peut-Etre est-ce le clichi du village mondial qui donne la meilleure difinition de La sociStS planitaire actuelle dans laquelle les techniques des comunications permettent de fournir i chacun route l'information disponible. Mais c'est aussi une analogie fallacieuse. Dans le village traditionnel, les individus et le groupe sont liis par les rGgles nicessaires i la priservation de la tribu et les processus de dgcision restent connus. 11 y a plus : chaq...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1981; Volume 59, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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A srrareg,$ ui IIU rie v s.rs 1.3 max mzo cn, ?-en's .m,n:.n r r r i x CJ.F,:IJS .t,?i n.2 rmcnrd 'n rhree roltns n Gilana Tnc slr,?lrqp .%asle sleo iq rou r t 1 111 .I cnlllo (r7 1. ?, !tnc?rcc Ls!?rj 0 I'': 9rt.r. .%erri t ocaled 10 tlle intervention andcc%troigroups A totai of 200 mothers in the intervention group were visited at home by nonheaith workers and the~rc h~idrenw ere referred to a routine under-fives' clrnic. Subsequent home visits targeted at those who fa...

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

By: World Health Organization

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L'exccution de la pr6sente 6tude a 6t6 motiv6e par le fait que les hauts responsables en matisre de d6cisions et les institutions ex6cutantes craignent que la coordination entre services de sant6 et services sociaux ne soit d6ficiente dans bien des cas, et que les prestations offertes ne r6pondent souvent pas aux besoins des populations, ou bien, dans la mesure oii elles le font, qu'elles n'aient un rendement insuffisant. Cela tient 6videmment d'une part 2 la complexit6 ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1983, Year 1983 61: Th...

By: World Health Organization

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DE L'ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 37, Numbe...

By: P. Jordan

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Introduction Trachoma is the leading cause of preventable infectious blindness worldwide and is endemic in poor, dry regions of Africa, Australia, South America, and South-East Asia. Children in endemic areas are repeatedly infected with ocular serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis, the causative agent of trachoma. Progressive scarring from these infections causes a cascade of effects: entropion, trichiasis, corneal infections, corneal scarring and, ultimately, blindness (1)...

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

By: World Health Organization

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UNITEKDI NGDOM-. During the period July 197Wune 1976 inclusive, 1 061 reports of patients with acute hepatitis associated with hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) were received from laboratories in England, Wales and Ireland. Since 1972, when HBsAgassociated hepatitis reporting began, the number of reports from England and Wales for corresponding yearly periods has increased steadlly from 565 in 1972-1973 to 1 032 ~n 1975-1976. The increase probably reflects a growing cl...

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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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L'USAGE RATIONNEL DES MEDICAMENTS AU MEXIQUE 1 . Dans le present expose de l'exp6rience du Mexique dans le domaine pharmaceutique jusqu'en juin 1985, on a tenti de traiter la question du contrsle et ladistribut on des medicaments dans ce pays. GENERALITES 2. Pays en diveloppement dlAm&rique latine, le Mexique se situe au niveau 5 de developpement de l'industrie pharmaceutique, selon la definition donnee de ces niveaux par G&r&fi, Morrisson, Fefer & Antezana dans divers d...

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

By: World Health Organization

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There is reason to believe thnt pdudrine and chloroquine represent two new very powerful means .of clinical o r suppressive prophylaxis for malaria.

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

By: World Health Organization

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The purpose of the visit is to give the participants an opportunity to look at the operation and maintenance arrangements in a particular community. The field visit programme will depend on the proximity, size and willingness of local communities to be involved in the course in this way. The course group will have to divide into smaller groups in order to work efficiently and to reduce the disturbance of the co~nmunity to a minimum.

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World Health Organization : Regioinal Office for Africa ; Year 199...

By: World Health Organization

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The benefits of immunization Vaccines - which protect against disease by inducing immunity - are widely and routinely administered around the world based on the common-sense principle that it is better to keep people from falling ill than to treat them once they are ill. Suffering, disability, and death are avoided. lmmunization averted about two million deaths in 2002. In addition, contagion is reduced, strain on health-care systems is eased, and money is frequently sav...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2003 : Press Relea...

By: World Health Organization

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Helsinki (Finlande) - L'Alliance pour la lutte mondiale contre le cancer a fait aujourd'hui sa premiere annonce publique en dernandant la rnise en application rapide de la convention-cadre pour la lutte antitabac. Cette alliance, premiere coalition s'interessant a la lutte mondiale contre le cancer, a souligne le fait que I'elirnination du tabagisme permettrait d'eviter 30 % des cas de cancer et 90 % des cas de cancer pulmonaire.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1990, Year 1990 68-Tab...

By: World Health Organization

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Research into family planning becomes all the more important when evidence indicates that demographic profiles have changed over time in populations using contraceptive methods. For example, in some countries that have successfully introduced large-scale fertility-regulating methods, the population is still expected to double in less than 30 years. Such is the case of Bangladesh, where most of the population growth is due to what is termed ``the population momentum'', in...

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World Health Organization Fact Sheet, Year 2006, Volume 302 - in F...

By: World Health Organization

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During trials in Nigeria of dichlorvos b as an insecticidal vapour for the control of mosquitos inside native huts it became necessary to estimate the substance in air at concentrations in the range 0.01 pg to 0.1 pg per litre. The determination of the dichlorvos by a procedure developed at the Communicable Disease Center, Savannah, Ga., USA,c based on the colorimetric determination of phosphorus described by Chen et aLd was not satisfactory owing to the lack of suitable...

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 : Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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Resistance to p-lactam drugs can be mediated either by p-lactamases or by changes in the orr-a nism's penicillin-bindin-g .pr oteins. While O-lactamases are aresent in both Gram-wositive and Gram-negative organisms, resistance mediated by changes in penicillin-binding proteins is primarily important in Gram-positive org-a nisms. Amino-dv.c oside resistance can be caused bv: enzvmes that modify the drug; reduced uptake by the bacterium; or changes in ribosomal thBt reduce...

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

By: World Health Organization

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SALUD MUNDIAL REVISTA ILUSTRADA DE LA ORGANIZACION MUNDIAL DE LA SALUD - AGOSTO SEPTIEMGPEDE 1980 UNA Victoria

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2003 ; Issue 92415458...

By: World Health Organization

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Dangerous aquatic organisms may be encountered during recreational use of freshwater and coastal environments (Halstead, 1988; Williamson et al., 1996). Such organisms vary widely and are generally of local or regional importance. The likelihood and nature of human exposure often depend significantly on the type of recreational activity concerned. Because of the wide variety of organisms that may be encountered, this chapter summarizes only those known to have caused sig...

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