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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Yuji Kawaguchi, Dr.

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To strengthen health and welfare systems development in the new millennium, the World Health Organization Centre for Health Development in Kobe, Japan (WHO Kobe Centre) organized the International Meeting on Women and Health, “Better Health and Welfare Systems: Women’s Perspectives” from 5 to 7 April 2000 at the Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Centre, Awaji Island, Japan. This volume of proceedings owes its fine outcome to the above-mentioned meeting which was w...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Here. ue reDon the curative effect of MK-436 for mice infected' wlth strains of T cruzi that exh~bit variable degrees of resistance to nifurrimox and knznidazole (9-11).

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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; Declaration, L’Organisatio...

By: World Health Organization

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Les dommages provoques par I'epidemie de VIH sont d'une ampleur sans precedent. Elle eclipse la plupart des autres problemes de sante et fait planer une lourde menace sur notre avenir. En cette premiere Journee mondiale SIDA du nouveau millenaire, nous devons jeter un regard nouveau sur I'epidemie. Nous devons trouver des solutions meilleures et plus efficaces. Des dizaines de millions de femmes, d'hommes et d'enfants sont aujourd'hui exposes au VIH. Pour un grand nombre...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1967; Volume 36, Numbe...

By: P. Atanasiu

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The Working Group on Child Mental Health and Psychosocial Development was held in Delphi, Greece, from 30 October to 5 November 1983. Dr Pothos, Director, Division of International Relations, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Greece, welcomed the participants on behalf of the Government of Greece and stressed the interest of the Greek Government in the WHO activities on child mental health and psychosocial development. Dr J.H. Henderson, Regional Officer for Mental Health ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 179: Norm...

By: M. L. Ahuja

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NORMES POUR LES SUBSTANCES BIOLOGIQUES 3. Normes relatives au vaccin antiamaril 4. Kormes relatives au vaccin anticholkrique Rapport d'un groupe d'Ctude Le Groupe d'ttude des Norlnes relatives au Vaccin antiamaril et des Normes relatives au Vaccin anticholerique s'est rtuni 2 Genkve du ler au 6 septembre 1958. Au nom du Directeur gtntral de l'organisation mondiale de la SantC, le Dr P. Dorolle, Directeur gCntral adjoint, a ouvert la session et a souhaitt la bienvenue aux...

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

By: K. Miyaki

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The past and prcsont impact of measles i n t h e Rcfiion was discussed. Although t h e r e is widespread b c l i c f i n t h e general p u b l i c and among some h e a l t h p r o f e s s i o n a l s t h a t measles is a mild i l l n c s s , it caused rhousznds of dcaths eacll year i n t h e Region b e f o r e measlcs vaccine was avni1;ible. Even a f e e r the incidence 1,ns becn s u b s t a n t i a l l y reduced by t h e use of vaccine, measles continues t o cousc hundr...

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

By: Shigeru Omi

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The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement. The mention of specific companies o...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1963; Volume 28, Numbe...

By: G. B. Bietti

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Auf Einladung der Regierung Jugoslawiens wurde eine Konferenz uber Volksgesundheitsaspekte der Alkohol- und Drogenabhangigkeit veranstaltet, welche vom 21. bis 25. August in Dubrovnik stattfand. An der Konferenz nahmen Psychiater, Psychologen, Soziologen, Sozialarbeiter und Vertreter der offentlichen Gesundheitmerwaltung aus 24 der 32 Linder der Europaischen Region der Weltgesundheitsorganisation teil. Neben Mitarbeitern der WGO waren ein Reprasentant des Internationalen...

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

By: World Health Organization

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A strategy that can cure up to 90% of all tuberculosis cases, and thus is the best chance for controlling the global TB epidemic, is reaching only 27% of the world's TB patients. This is one of the startling discoveries documented in the latest annual World Health Organization report on the disease entitled WHO Report 2002: Global Tuberculosis Control which is being released today (http:l/www.who.inVgtblpublications/globrep02lindex.html

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1995; Volume 73, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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The Bibliographical Section in this issue contains a List of references to material, in most cases published within the last 12 months, on three of the diseases designated in the International Sanitary Regulations as quarantinable . The references hal-e been selected from periodicals recei\-ed bj- the WHO Library, with the addition, in an attempt to make the coyerage as complete as possible, of information taken from medical and biological indexing and abstracting perio...

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Boletn de la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud Recopilacion de Artc...

By: World Health Organization

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De nombreuses observations ipidimiologiques, sirologiques et cliniques suggbrent que Rickettsia prowazekii se conserve dam les piriodes interipidimiques en dehors de son rbervoir classique homme-pou d'un cycle parasitaire unique. Les animaux domestiques de rigions trb diverses prisentent des riactions sirologiques positives aux antigbnes R. burnetii, boutonneux, ipidimique et murin. L'isolement de souches de R. prowazekii est diflcile mais de temps h autre des animaux in...

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World Health Organization : Year 2004 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Summary One in five people in the world today are adolescents between 10 and 19 years of age, and 85% of adolescents live in developing countries. Throughout the world, adolescence is considered to be a time of relative health and, as a result, a wide range of adolescent health issues is being neglected. In response to this need, the World Health Organization (WHO) departments of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) and Human Resources for Health (HRH) embar...

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

By: D. Engels

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Introduction Depuis plusieurs annees, le Bureau regional de l'OMS pour 1'Europe Qtudie sur une grande echelle les risques lies a l'exposition aux PCDD et a w PCDF. Ainsi, ce dernier a elabore un projet destine a &valuer Les niveaw d'exposition ainsi que les risques potentiels pour la sante des nourrissons lies a la contamination du lait maternel. Le Bureau regional a egalement mis au point des principes directeurs destines a la prevention de l'exposition accidentelle et ...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993; Prevention in Pri...

By: Barbel M. Bellach

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L'un des buts de ma tournee, le principal mime, etait de recueillir des souches ksistantes (ou provenant de localit& ou la resistance avait ete obsek auparavant) de Culex pipiens fatigans Wiedemann et de les faire parvenir au laboratoire du Professeur A. W. A. Brown a London, Ontario, Canada. Les wmmunications sont peu aisees entre le Cameroun et le Sierra Leone d'une part, et le Canada d'autre part; il y a au moins trois changements d'avion. De plus, a cette bpoque de I...

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

By: J. Laigret

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143 Microfilariae carriers reccived one single dose of Dietbylcarbamazine( 6mg/kg/weight.) The microfilaremia was checked at several times durig the following months. The longest interval of observation was 14 months.

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1960; Volume 22, Numbe...

By: H. P. R. Seeliger, Dr.

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This paper offers a reasoned synthesis of EURO's technical cooperation with Member States and the European experience of policy, planning and management in support of HFA. It records the progress to date, identifies the major characteristics and significant influences in Europe and clarifies the particular challenges faced in implementing BFA. It explains in some detail the evolution of the approach to policy, planning and management taken in Europe and reviews recent an...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1994; Volume 72, Numbe...

By: J. Baasanhu

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Since May 1980 when the Thirw-third U'o'orld Health Assernbl? declared the global eradication of s,nallpox, WHO has been de~ieloping a comprehensive system of surveillarice aimed at maintaining the worldper~f~a~~erttly./?.foin.#e eth is dtsease. By 1984 all countries had ceased smallpox vaccinatiorl ofthe general public and had n,irhdrawrl rhe requiremenr for sniallpox vaccination cerriJicares from international travellers A rilrrnber of countries have also disco,ztinued...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1989 ; Issue 92425423...

By: World Health Organization

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L'infiimerie de bord doit Cue iquipee de placards et de tiroirs permettant de ranger h part les uns des autres les medicaments 5 usage interne, les preparations 5 usage exteme, les pmduits toxiqaes et les sabstances r.$gLement.$es (qui doivent Ctre surveille'es de pris). I1 faut en outre un refrigerateur, qui ne se trouve pas forct5ment dans l'infirmerie, pour les m6dicarnents devant Cue conserves au frais ou au froid. Pour eviter toute possibilite' de confusion, le mate...

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

By: Jacqueline Sims

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This Teacher's Guide accompanies the Anthology on Women, Health and Environment (WBO/EHG/94.11). Together with the Anthology, its role is to assist teachers to clarify and raise awareness of the impact of environment and development factors on women's health and wellbeing, and to demonstrate how women's position in society is frequently a major determinant of their health status. It is hoped that the Anthology and Teacher's Guide will be useful to a number of disciplines...

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

By: John D. Catherine

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Introduction La coordination de tous les efforts pour renforcer la surveillance epidemiologique est une priorit6 reelle quand les groupes appartenant I divers programmes de lutte cherchent I ameliorer cette activite. C'est la raison pour laquelle le present document a 6te produit en commun par 11 divisions et programmes de I'OMS ainsi que par I'ONUSIDA, afin de rassembler les normes recornmandees par I'OMS pour la surveillance des maladies transmissibles. Son but n'est p...

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