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

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1. CULEX Culex pipiens fatigans Les larves de Culex pipiens fatigans Wied. (C. p. quinquefasciatus Say), moustique domestique des climats tropicaux, sont moins sensibles au DDT que la plupart des autres culicines, notamment qu'dedes aegypti. Les CL,, les plus basses pour C. p. fatigans ont Ctt observCes sur des souches de laboratoire : 0,025 ppm pour une souche d'klevage en colonie & Lagos (Nigtria) (Elliott, 1955), et 0,03 ppm pour une souche de Rangoon stlectionnte en ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1994 ; World Health Organization,...

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INTRODUCTION Why consider the motorcycle for a health pmgramme? . The motorcycle will provide an individual form of transport for health workers who might at present have none. It will give the health worker greater flexibility as there is no need to share or rely on other people. It can be used on trails or paths to reach relatively inaccessible areas. In terms of cost, it provides mobility for more individuals at any time than a standard vehicle. For example, one $10,0...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 318: Wate...

By: M. N. J. de Baenst

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INTRODUCTION The WHO Expert Committee on Water Pollution Control met in Geneva from 6 to 12 April 1965. Dr P. Dorolle, Deputy Director-General, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General. The Committee elected Mr Harry G. Hanson as Chairman and Dr A. Key as Rapporteur. Because water pollution is caused by the activities of mankind, it is natural that it should manifest itself to the greatest extent where the density of population and degree of industrialization...

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

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There are approximately five million births annually in the European Region. Of these, more than 50 000 newborns suffer from complications that result in death or seriously reduce the quality of their later life. These adverse outcomes are often avoidable. They may be due for example to sub-optimal care, poor maternal andlor paternal nutrition, poor maternal andlor paternal wellbeing, or smoking during pregnancy. In addition, although obstetrical and perinatal care pract...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92416027...

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In May 1987, the Fortieth World Health Assembly adopted resolution WHA40.13 (Development of guiding principles for human organ transplants), reading as follows:

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World Health Organization Publication : Les Dix Premieres Annees d...

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L'OFFICE INTERNATIONAL D'HYGI~NE PUBLIQUE En 1903 s'ouvrit a Paris la onzikme Conference sanitaire internationale, qui se donna pour tiche immediate et essentielle de reviser les quatre conventions antkrieures et de les fondre en un instrument unique, la Convention sanitaire internationale de 1903, dont les dispositions se rapportent a la fois au cholera et a la peste. Toutefois, ce que cette confkrence eut peut-Ctre de plus remarquable, c'est qu'elle se tint A une kpoqu...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1987 ; Volume 8 No...

By: J. M. Bishop

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I have a vivid memory of a medical assistant in charge of a health centre in a developing country, with a staff of about 10 health workers, some two hours' journey from the capital. He told me that he had not been visited by a physician for at least a year and that he had no means of communication because there was no telephone or radio and the only vehicle had broken down some months ago. Asked what he felt he needed most, he replied A book. This surprised me at first, ...

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

By: Philip M. Hauser

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La trente-trois~kme session du Cornit6 consultatif OMS de la Recherche en Santd (CCRS) a 616 ouverte par le Dr 1-1. Nakajirna. D~recteurg dndral de I'OMS el s'esl tenue B GsnEvc du 17 ao 20 octobre 1995.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 78: Exper...

By: W. S. C. Copeman

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1. Introduction Medical use of the term rheum goes back a very long way, probably to the time of Galen or earlier. This term came to imply the idea that a painful part was abnormally infiltrated and perhaps distended with one of the body-fluids or humours . In the course of time, however, the word rheumatic has come to be used as a non-specific omnibus term attached to a group of diseases of an incapacitating and painful character chiefly affecting the locomotor syst...

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Historical : Official Records : Issue 9F: Actes Officiels Organisa...

By: Andrija Stampar, Dr.

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Primarily, the survey reported here nias intended as an attempt, not so much to correlate the presence of snails and the chemical conlposition of the waters in which they occur, as to conlpile general ecological data essential to further research mork on the intermediate hosts of bilharziasis. The \vork Jas an extension of the programme initiated by de lieillon and others (1958), undertaken to form a baseline for future hydrobiological research. Although laboratory work...

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

By: D. D. Woods

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DIRECTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS Directions to contributors are normally published twice in each volume of the Bulletin-in English in No. 1 and in French in No. 6. However, as these Directions are being revised, they will be included in a subsequent number of the Bulletin. DIRECTIVES POUR LES AUTEURS Les Directives pour les auteurs sont habituellement publikes en anglais dans le nmkro 1 et en fran~ais dans le numero 6 de chaque volume du Bulletin. Cependant, ces Directives Bta...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2007 : Press Relea...

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GENEVE/SINGAPOUR -- Des dirigeants politiques, des repr6sentants du monde des affaires et des faiseurs d'opinion se r6uniront d Singapour le 2 avril pour participer d un d6bat mondial sur la n6cessit6 urgente d'am6liorer la s6curit6 sanitaire internationale. Ce d6bat de haut niveau, organis6 par I'Organisation mondiale de la Sant6 (OMS) et le gouvemement de Singapour, lancera la Journ6e mondiale de la Sant6 2007, dont le thdme est pr6cis6ment la s6curit6 sanitaire intern...

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

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Page 27. Appendix 10 (Notes by Dr K. H. Rieckmann). Please add a f t e r the t i t l e : (This technique was mentioned b r i e f l y by Coatney et a l . , 1947, and described i n greater detail by Coatney e t a l . , 1948.) Page 29, References. I n s e r t before ~ a v e y , D. G. (1963): Coatney e t a l . , (1947) Amer. J. Hyg., 46, 84-104 Coatney, G. R., Cooper, W. C. & Ruhe, D. S. (1948) Amer. J. Hyg., 2, 113-11gtt

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Icp, Infection Pr...

By: A. F. Abdel Latif

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Representatives from medical associations in 28 of the 32 Member States of the WHO European Region participated in the Fourth Joint Meeting between WHO and National Medical Associations on Health for All in Europe. Observers included representatives of the medical associations of Andorra and Morocco, and of the European Working Group of Practitioners and Specialists in Free Practice, and of the Standing Committee of the European Common Market. A list of participants is g...

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

By: M. Fred W. Knipe

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L' expression l~pulv6risations effet rbrnane&1,, quand e l l e se rapport0 A 11 application dl insecticides, p u t &re consideree come relativement rkcente, mais les tentatives f a i t e s pour m t t r e au point la technique dont il el agit ne sont pas nouvelles. Depuis.que 11 on u t i l i s e des moyens cfiniques pour l u t t e r coiztre les insectes, on a, touJours cherch6 des mbthodes permet.tant dfen accroftre l l e f f i c a c i t 6 en prolongeant l f a c t i v i t...

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

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A t a point where it has become i n c r e a s i n g l y d i f f i c u l t tu have new drugs accepted by health a u t h o r i t i e s , i t may be rewarding t o devote more t i m e t o r e s e a r c h on the drugs a v a i l a h l e and t o i n v e s t i g a t e t h e i r b e s t p o s s i b l e u s e s

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2005; Volume 83, Numbe...

By: Egbert Sondorp

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Les reprdsentnnts de 18 o r g a n i s a t i o n s non gouvernementales e t du systeme des N ~ t i o n s Unies oot yarLicip6 B c c t t e r6uniou de c o o r d i n a t i o o or8anir4e conjointement par l e Bureau de coordination de 1 ' 0 r g a n i s a t i a n monrlialc de In Sante e t l a Prograntme OMS de s o i n s aux personnes ag6es (Annexe I). L'une des premihres reunions c o n s u l t a t i v e s de 1'UMS concernant son programe de s o i n s aux personnes Pg4es o &t6 u...

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

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Les services de transfusion sanguine (STS) des pays en dkveloppement sont parvenus A une &ape cruciale. Avec la diminution des ressources des banques de sang pour la prkvention du SIDA el I'augmentation de la demande de services, les STS doivent absolument amkliorer la planification et le contr6le financiers. Rares sont les services i recueillir ou B ktudier des donnks sur les codts mais ils sont de plus en plus nombreux ?I en reconna'itre la nhssitL.

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World Health Organization Drug Information : Volume 12, No. 4, Yea...

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Introduction A few countries of the WHO European and Eastern Mediterranean Regions share similar problems with regard to malaria, particularly in relation to P. vivax, often in adjacent border areas. In recent years, the large population movements within countries and across frontiers resulting from various political and socioeconomic factors have affected control measures and contributed to the spread of malaria, including in some instances drug-resistant strains of Pla...

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