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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2006; Volume 84, Numbe...

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L'inti-rit suscile par les peptides douis d'activitt immunologlque ne se limite nullement aux analogues des hormones thym~ques nu aux constituants du complement; et pas non plus aux pept~des a chaine courte qui se sont revelis possider une activitk ch~miotactique granulocytaire. L'utllisat~on de la synth&se urott-iaue a la dace de la frag-m entation ~rotiolvtiaue et chimique pour local~sere r caracteriser les immunoglobulines s'est beaucoup dkveloppi-e ces derniPres anue...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 802: The ...

By: Bui Dang Ha Doan, Dr.

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A WHO Study Group on the Role of Research and Information Systems in Decision-Making for the Development of Human Resources for Health met in Geneva from 13 to 17 November 1989. The meeting was opened by Dr E. Goon, acting Assistant Director- General and Director, Division of Health Manpower Development, who welcomed participants on behalf of the Director-General. Dr Goon recalled that another WHO Study Group, on Implementation of Integrated Health Systems and Health Per...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415306...

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Concise International Chemical Assessment Documents (CICADs) are published by the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) — a cooperative programme of the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). CICADs have been developed from the Environmental Health Criteria documents (EHCs), more than 200 of which have been published since 1976 as authoritative documents on the risk as...

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

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1.2 Population par division ghographique (tableau 1) 1.3 Densite de la population par division gdographique (tableau 1) 1.4 Densite de la population par division ggographique (figure 1) Incidence de la variole et vaccination antivariolique 2.1 Nombre de cas de variole par mois et par division geographique - janv. 1968-f6vr. 1969 (tableau 2) 2.2 Lieux oG se sont produites des pouss6es Octobre 1968-dgcembre 1968 (figure 2) Janvier 1969-fevrier 1969 (figure 3) 2.3 Taux d'in...

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Meeting of Ministers of He...

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SOME ASPECTS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HFA STRATEGIES IN SRI LANKA 1. INTRODUCTION Since the adoption of the social goal of Health for All by the Year 2000 in 1977, Sri Lanka has strengthened its ef forts to achieve this goal by directingspecific steps towards improving the health infrastructure,

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93 ; Health Learning Materials,...

By: R. Y. Rastogi, Dr.

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1, TERMS OF REFERENCE These were: (1) To design a working plan for the physico-chemical standardization of Burmese traditional drugs and herbal medicine, and (2) To advise on a prototype methodology regarding qualitative and quantitative authenticity and purity tests and shelf-life determination of traditional formulary drugs.

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South-East Asia Series : Year 1985-93, South-East Asia Region ; 38...

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H YPERTENSION is ubiquitous, prevailing in all parts of the world, amongst all races and nationalities. While the prevalence rate and degree of seriousness may vary, cases of hypertension are seen in both the developed and the developing countries. Needless to say, its main complications - cerebral stroke and heart attack and renal failure - are also worldwide problems, especially in the older age-groups, and it is also an important risk factor for ischaemic heart disease.

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

By: L. G. Petersson

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This document reviews the development of fluoride varnishes; then compares the two types of varnishes availablc in tcrms of characteristics, viscosity. fluoride content. and solveiits . A general overview of assessment of fluoride [ireventive nieasures for conimunity use is givçn . Tlie varnislies are cornparcd with respect to fluoride dose and plasma concentrations . /~lirt>rprori.crogr iviiig vety low peaks. siniilar to thosc produced by fluoride toothpastcs. cornparcd...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2005 ; Issue 92415468...

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A nine-month old baby boy is carried into the children’s section of the outpatient department in his mother’s arms. He appears to be asleep. At the triage desk he is seen by a nurse and found to have lips and tongue that are grey/blue in colour, and he is taken straight into the resuscitation room as an emergency. In the resuscitation room he is given oxygen from an oxygen concentrator. He is noted to be grunting and breathing very fast. His hands are cold to touch and t...

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World Health Organization : Press Release, Year 2004 : Press Relea...

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Khartoum/Cairo/Geneva: Increased funds, people and supplies are critical now in the Darfur region of Sudan to prevent a major health catastrophe. Cholera, dysentery, and malaria threaten the survival of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people. However, risks to people's health can be reduced through effective health interventions within an intensified relief programme.

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

By: Uton Muchtar Rafei, Dr.

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1. INTRODUCTION The Second Meeting of the EPUSEARMMO Technical Consultative Group (TCG) on Vaccine Preventable Diseases took place in New Delhi, India, From 27 November - 1 December 1995. The participants were welcomed and the official inauguration was made by Dr Uton Muchtar Rafei, Regional Director of the WHO Regional Ofice for South-East Asia. The TCG members present were Dr R.N. Basu, Dr Isao Arita, Dr Walter Dowdle, Dr S.P. Lamabadusuriya and Dr A. Rarnalingeiswara ...

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

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Physical inactivity can have serious implications for people's health, said the World Health Organization today on the occasion of World Health Day. Approximately 2 million deaths per year are attributed to physical inactivity, prompting WHO to issue a warning that a sedentary lifestyle could very well be among the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world.

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World Health Organization Publication : 9241800054: Managerial Pro...

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Executive Summary The Member States of WHO are engaged in preparing strategies to reach the goal of the attainment by all the citizens of the world .--by the year 2000 of a level of health that will permit them to lead a ;ocially and economically productive life, a goal that is popularly known as health for all by the year 2000. The International Conference on Primary Health Care, held in Alma-Ata in 1978, declared that primary health care, as the main focus of a country...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1996 ; Volume 17 N...

By: Andrew Green

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The authors suggest a process whereby policies can be devised on the roles of nongovernmental organizations in developing countries. In recent years there has been considerable interest in the use of private, and especially nongovernmental, health care services in developing countries, largely because the market approach to health care is thought to offer a prospect of increased efficiency. Nongovernmental organizations are now viewed by some aid agencies, apparently dis...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 196...

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Notifications et informations se rapportant A I'application du R6glement sanitaire international et notes relatives B la fdquence dc certaincs maladies

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1986 ; Volume 7 No...

By: Hassan Ghaznawi

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Before 1951 there was no adequate tradition of health care in Saudi Arabia, and not even a Ministry of Health. During the next 30 years or so the major objective of the Ministry of Health was to establish hospitals, dispensaries and other curative facilities. Due to an acute shortage of qualified personnel there was a great dependence on expatriates to formulate plans and objectives. Much emphasis was put on founding sophisticated medical institutions for the provision o...

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European Occupational Health Series : World Health Organization : ...

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Auf der WHO-Konferenz zu Gesundheitsreformen in den europaischen L3ndern vorn 10. bis 17. Juni 1996 in Ljubljana, Slowenien, haben die europaischen Gesundheitsminister bzw. ihre Reprasentanten sich auf eine Charta geeinigt, welche die Verbesserung von gesundheitsrelevanten Resultaten, die Qualitat der Versorgung und die Kosteneffektivitat besonders betont. Dabei wurde festgestellt, daB Fortschritt in Hinblick auf das Ziel Gesundheit fur alle in allen L3ndern moglich sei,...

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

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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,...

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lntroduccion En su funcibn como ayente de salud, tal vez necesite decidir si una madre lactante quien requiere un tratamiento con medicamentos, puede tomar la medicacibn necesaria y a h asi continuar amamantando con seguridad. Nay muy pocos tipos de tratamientos durante 10s cuales la lactancia materna esth absolutamente contraindicada. Sin embargo, hay algunos medica~nentos que la madre podria necesitar tomar, que a veces causan efectos secundarios a1 bebk. Usted necesit...

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