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

By: M. A. Farid

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2002 ; Press Relea...

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Barcelona, July 9 2002 - In response to the urgent need to scale up access to HIVIAIDS treatment, the World Health Organization (WHO) is joined by the International AlDS Society at the XlVth International AlDS Conference to formally launch new international guidelines for a public health response to the treatment of AlDS in resource-poor settings.

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization,...

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1. Introduction The objectives of the DOTS strategy to control tuberculosis (TB), as adopted by the World Health Assembly and endorsed by the Stop TB Partnership, are to cure at least 85% of the sputum smear-positive TB cases put on anti-TB treatment and to detect at least 70% of the estimated new sputum smear-positive TB cases worldwide. These objectives are a prerequisite to halve TB prevalence and deaths from TB in order to halt and begin to reverse the incidence of T...

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World Health Organization : Year 1992, A34303: International Confe...

By: World Health Organization

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WORLD DECLARATION ON NUTRITION 1. We, the Ministers and the Plenipotentiaries representing 159 states and the European Economic Community at the International Conference on Nutrition (Rome, December 1992), declare our determination to eliminate hunger and to reduce all forms of malnutrition. Hunger and malnutrition are unacceptable in a world that has both the knowledge and the resources to end this human catastrophe. We recognize that access to nutritionally adequate an...

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

By: D. K. Srinivasa

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This article outlines the features of community postings for medical students in their second clinical year at the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, in Pondicherry, India. Their exposure to the realities of preventive and social medicine in the field clearly helps them to cope with what would otherwise be only theoretical knowledge.

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacifi...

By: Ibarra E. Cruz, Dr.

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INTRODUCTION One of 'che obJectlves of this paper is to bring into focus work done w i t h various types of wastes in the Philippines w i t h the view of sharing with others some useful results that might l e d to possibilities of utilization. The Philippines, being a developing country and chiefly agricultural has very limited funds for research. Nevertheless a number of significant stuclias have been clone or are being d e r t a l r e n with regard to utilization of wa...

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World Health Organization : Year 1988 ; World Health Organization ...

By: World Health Organization

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1 INTRODUCTION Industrial development is essential for improving the standard of living in all countries. K inevitably includcs building and operating mines, refinerics, electricity generating stations and other l a r ~ complexes. These activities can affect the environment and human health adversely. In the past, effort, these risks, if considered at all, were done piecemeal or on a plant-by-plant basis. There is now awareness that it is necessary to identify and assess...

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

By: World Health Organization

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UNITEDS TATESO F AMERICA. - Between 10 November and 5 kcember 1971, an outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among residents at a trader court in Anchorage, Alaska. Eighty-nioe of the 114 residents became ill, giving an attack rate of 78.1 %. The illness was characterized by an acute onset w~th non-specific symptoms preceeding diarrhea by 0-48 hours (mean 10.6 hours median five hours). The date of onset was known for 82 patients (Fig. I ) . A total of 62% beme ill between...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 199...

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The fifteenth meeting of the Global Advisory Group (GAG) of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) was held fkom 12 to 16 October 1992 in Jakarta, Indonesia. A complete report is available from the EPI. Programme dorgi de vocclnotion - Groupe consultotif mondiol, Portie I Grippe Liste des zones infectees Molodies soumises ou reglement Conclusions In 199 1, global immunization coverage was reported to be 85% for BCG, 78% for measles, 81% for 3 doses of oral polio va...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Onzer souche de virus ont ete isolees : elles sont en cours d'identification .

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 199...

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Bangladesh. In spite of wide variability in hand-washing behaviour, several studies suggest that hand-washingrelated hygiene education programmes may have an impact on diarrhoea incidence. In rural Bangladesh, soap is rarely used for hand-washing purposes; it is costly and it is perceived more as a beautifying agent. In general, hands are washed with water except following defiecation when the majority of rural people rub their left hand on the ground and rinse it with w...

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Regional Office for Africa : 1994-99 ; Ctd Malaria, Regional Offic...

By: World Health Organization

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We have been interested in the possibility that erythrocytes containing fetal haenloglobin (HbF) might engender resistance to malarial infection ( I , 2). High frequencies (50-90%) of red cells containing HbF are found in the peripheral circulation at birth.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1963; Volume 29, Numbe...

By: G. P. Georghiou

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Haemorrhagic Fever, Issue ...

By: World Health Organization

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The Sixch Peer Review Met.Lng on kngue Vaccine Ilevelopment was held a t the WHO Collaborating Centre f o r &search on the Immunopathology of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever, Bangkok from 1 to 5 August 1988. The list of p a r t i c i p a n t s is given i n Annex 1. Welcoming the participants, Dr Natth bllamarapravati, Kector, Mahidol University, thanked the World Health Organization f o r its consistent support to the programme to develop l i v e attenuated dengue vaccine for ...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Les déchets produits par les soins de santé comprennent les objets pointus et tranchants, des déchets ordinaires, le sang, les déchets anatomiques, les produits chimiques, les produits pharmaceutiques, les dispositifs médicaux et les matières radioactives. La mauvaise gestion de ces déchets expose les agents de santé, les agents chargés de leur élimination, et la communauté à un risque d’infections, d’effets toxiques et de blessures. Elle peut faire également des dégâts ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 394 - in ...

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Executive Board : 2004, Document, No. Eb112. R1 Chapter I

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In its constant effortto improve and reinforce the training of health personnel, WBO Regional Office for Africa took the i n i t i a t i v e t o organize in Brazzaville, from 18 t o 21 June 1990, an international workshop on public health training in the African Region of WnO. The following were the general objectives of t h i s important workshop;

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

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The term health sector reform is used with increasing frequency in the health development literature and there is now a measure of agreement about the dimensions, scope and objectives of reform in industrialised countries (OECD 1994). This international interest in health sector reform has also had the effect of increasing the potential range of strategies and options for achieving national health policy objectives in less developed countries. This is exciting and challe...

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

By: W. Grzelinsk

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1 PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT The Consultant was assigned with the follaring terms of reference:, (1) To review and evaluate developments in the organization and functioning of services for the repair and maintenance of electromedical equipment in hospitals in Mongolia; (2) To review the progress of the technicians' training programme in repair and maintenance of electro-medical equipment; (3) To a s s i s t i n organizing the workshop and training programme; ( 4 ) To conduct ...

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97 : Issue 9241602856-I...

By: World Health Organization

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Last June the G8 leaders promised an additional US$ 6 billion in aid to Africa by 2006. Since then, organizations involved with crucial health programmes on the continent have been busy determining what their share should be, but it is a relatively small pie to divide up. The G8 leaders described their Africa Action Plan as an ‘‘initial response’’ to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), a revitalization strategy first championed by South Africa’s Preside...

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