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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 346 - in ...

By: N. Juel Nielsen

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1. INTRODUCCION El Grupo Cientifico de la OMS sobre Investigaciones GenCticas en Psiquia'cria se reuni6 en Ginebra del 8 a1 13 de noviembre de 1965. Abri6 la reunihn, en nombre del Director General, el Dr. F. Grundy, Subdirector General. El Grupo eligi6 Presidente a1 Profesor E. Inouye, Vicepresidente a1 Profesor N. E. Morton y Relator a1 Dr. D. W. Kay. DespuCs de examinar el estado actual de 10s conocimientos sobre gen8- tica de 10s traslornos mentales, el Grupo se ha o...

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

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Genomics is the comprehensive examination of an organism’s entire set of genes and their interactions (as distinct from genetics, which is the study of a single gene or a small number of genes to determine specific gene roles in diseases or physical characteristics of an individual). Despite the tremendous potential that genomics holds for improving global health, it presents a challenge to policy-makers to ensure that its benefits are harnessed equitably ac...

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Chronicle, 1952, World Health Organization, Chronicle, 1952, Volum...

By: World Health Organization

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Brazzaville -- The African Region of the World Health Organization has achieved the Organization=s goal for leprosy elimination, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Ebrahim M. Samba, reports. ABy the end of 2000, leprosy prevalence had dropped to 64,381 cases (i.e. 1.0 per 10,000 population) ... and this means that the elimination goal has been achieved in the Region, says Dr. Samba in his Annual Report to be released on 27 August. The Report will be discussed at t...

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European Occupational Health Series : Year 1993, Irp; Health Care ...

By: World Health Organization

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L'extension rapide des programmes de lutte antituberculeuse ainsi que les progrks de la chimiothirapie et de la chirurgie thoracique ont eu pour effet d'accroitre la demande de personnel infirmier dans les ttablissements inttressCs ; le problbme du recruternent qui se pose de longue date a maintenant atteint un point critique. Les ttablissements existants se trouvent devant la n6cessit6 de fermer certainer de leurs salles et les nouveaux sont, faute de personnel, hors d'ttat de fonctionner.

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

By: J. Gallut, Dr.

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As part of co-operative laboratory studies of the cholera vaccines used in the practical f i e l d t r i a l s conducted in Calcutta i n 1965 under the supervision of WHO, five vd&ines have been studied in the Choler$ Laboratory of the Pastew nstiiute . The results are given below.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 194...

By: World Health Organization

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Ce communique contient les inIormations recues par l'Office International d'Hygibne publique en execution de la Convention sanitaire internationale de 1926, directement ou par l'intermediaire des Bureaux suivants, agissant comme Bureaux regionarzx pour I'application de cette Convention: Bureau d'Extreme-Orient de I'Organisation d'hygiene de la Soeiete des Nations, Singapour. Bureau Sanitaire Panambrieain., Washington. Bureau Regional d'lnformations sanita...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 193...

By: Health Section of the Secretaríat of the League of Nations

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Ce communique contient les inIormations recues par l'Office International d'Hygibne publique en execution de la Convention sanitaire internationale de 1926, directement ou par l'intermediaire des Bureaux suivants, agissant comme Bureaux regionarzx pour I'application de cette Convention: Bureau d'Extreme-Orient de I'Organisation d'hygiene de la Soeiete des Nations, Singapour. Bureau Sanitaire Panambrieain., Washington. Bureau Regional du Conseil sanitaire ...

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World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; Assessment Document, A8081...

By: World Health Organization

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The overal obgcti~eo fa NatwnaI ReguLatoy Authotig (NRAifor medical pmdrrcts ds go ensm that alm~dicines(d mgs, amines, bbloodpmdu~tus nd otber biob@caLs) iand me&caL devices are ofassuwd ~uah'?. sajtv and &cag a8d an acco@unied @ a@b@>aa& i$matioon topmnzote hezr rafional use. NRAs need to be competent, independent, with smng political backing and have dear authody to enforce established regulations. They also need to mteract dosely with medical and scientific insatuuon...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 655: Resi...

By: A. N. Alekseev

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1. INTRODUCTION The WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control met in Geneva from 3 to 9 June 1980. Dr I.D. Ladnyi, Assistant Director- General, opened the meeting on behalf of the Director-General and pointed out that resistance to pesticides in vectors1 of disease has been recognized as a major problem faced by Member States in the control of vectorborne diseases. The last time this problem was considered by a WHO Expert Committee was in 1975 (1). Since then, t...

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

By: J. P. Berger

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A recent publication (Krag & Bentzon, 1963) concerning the results of a comparison of smallpox vaccines in seven laboratories (referred to by the numbers 1 to 7) in as many countries included some brief remarks about the statistical methods used for estimating the variance and for studying the reliability of different tests. The present paper is a fuller report on the statistical methods used and the statistical problems encountered. The smallpox vaccines included in the...

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

By: World Health Organization

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3.1.SUBJECT ANALYSIS Subject analysis of a dnarment is the description of its subject cantent. This description may be in a free style, i.e. free larrguage, in which case it will be a sumaarization of the contents, which is normally called abstract; or thrmgh using a tool to coartrol the codes or the vocahlary used for desmiption. Pmfessionals consider the use of ades -in subject analysis as classification process while the use of vocaEulary is considered subject blexhq....

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

By: World Health Organization

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This document provides guidance on designing human exposure monitoring studies as prt of the ~lobaEi nvironment Monitoring System (GWrlS) Human Exposure Assessment Locations (HEAL) programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The guidance is intended to assist GEMSIHEAL participants in designing studies using accepted survey procedures and principles.

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 198...

By: World Health Organization

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BURMA. - The immunization services in Rangoon City are provided through urban health centres located in 27 townships under the Rangooncity Development Committee, and administered by the Divisional Health Department, Rangoon. In addition, there are two maternity hospitals and a children's hospital under the Ministry of Health. Emphasis is placed on community immunization sessions rather than immunization in fixed centres. To evaluate the immunization coverage and to deter...

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World Health Organization, Weekly Epidemiological Record, Year 198...

By: World Health Organization

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UNITEDS TATESO F AMERICA-. Between 1 June 1981 and 13 January 1986, physicians and health departments notified the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of 16458 patients (16 227 adults and 231 ch~ldren) meeting the AIDS case definition for national reporting. Of these, 8 361 (5 1% of rhe adults and 59% of the ch~ldren)a re reponed to have died, including 71% of palients d~agnosed before July 1984. The number of cases reported each 6-month penod continues to increase (Fig I)...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1987 ; L'Agent de San...

By: World Health Organization

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3. Etablir si une femme est enceinte ou non. Reperer les femmes enceintes qui ont besoin de se rendre sans tarder au centre de sante et leur expliquer, a elles et a leur famille, pourquoi c'est indispensable. 4. Reconnaltre les problemes graves au cours de la grossesse et mettre en route un traitement ; expliquer a la famille pourquoi la femme enceinte doit aller recevoir un traitement au centre de sante ou a I'hbpital et aider la famille a prendre les dispositions en vue de ce deplacement.

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

By: Annecice, Dr.

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From the following we deduce t h a t malaris c o n s t i t u t e s no major obstacle t o the general d i s t r i b u t i o n and movements of population i n the Transvaal,

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

By: World Health Organization

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Acquired immunodefiaency syndrome (AIDS) : Assessing AIDS Prevention, conference announcement, 13 1 ; comparative evaluation of commerc~ally available assays for serological dlagnosls of lnfealons by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), 75; European Region, Sepr. 1989,31, Dec. 1989,117; global data, 1, 29, 61, 101, 133, 165; International Course in Surveillance and Applied Epldermology for HIV and AIDS, 17; recommendauons for the interpretauon of HIV-2 Western blot re...

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

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Illness and death of children under 5 years of age are serious problems in the developing world today. In some developing countries, childhood deaths can be as much as 60% of all deaths. Recent estimates show that each year 75 to 350 of every 1 000 children born alive will die before they reach the age of 5. Of these deaths, 40 to 200 will occur during the first year of life. These childhood deaths are caused by a combination of factors, including childhood disease, unde...

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World Health Organization : Year 2006 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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introdUction Health care which is as safe as possible, as soon as possible — this is the simple, yet powerful mandate given to the World Alliance for Patient Safety by patients around the world. In its simplicity lies a significant challenge for all health-care systems. Globally, action on patient safety is gaining momentum. Health-care policy-makers around the world are making patient safety a priority. Work on the Alliance’s international action areas is gaining pace.

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Statement, Year 2006 - Statement, World Health Organization, No. 1...

By: World Health Organization

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Various scam emails purporting or implying to be from or associated with the World Health Organization (WHO), have been circulating on the Internet. Some of these emails request detailed information andlor money from individuals, businesses or nonprofit organizations with the promise that they will receive funds or other benefits in return. Other emails ask for registration fees for conferences allegedly sponsored by WHO and for hotel reservations, again with the promise...

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