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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1985; Volume 63, Number 2, Year 1985 63 (2), Pages 345-351: Safety Measures Associated with the Use of Organophosphate Insecticides in the Haitian Malaria Control Program

By Trenton K. Ruebush

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Title: Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1985; Volume 63, Number 2, Year 1985 63 (2), Pages 345-351: Safety Measures Associated with the Use of Organophosphate Insecticides in the Haitian Malaria Control Program  
Author: Trenton K. Ruebush
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Ruebush, T. K. (n.d.). Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1985; Volume 63, Number 2, Year 1985 63 (2), Pages 345-351. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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INTRODUCTION 1,1 Description of the workshop This workshop was organised by the International Information Centre on Self-Help and Health, on behalf of the World Health Organlzatlon's Regional O f f Ice for Europe. It took place in Leuvan, Belgium over two and a half days, 28-30 January 1987. The workshop should be seen as one further development in the WHO's strategies for attaining 'health for all by the year 2000'. It was set up on the premise that lmprovlng prlmary health care should form a central part of thls goal and that collective self-help has a major contrlbution to make in this area, Self-help is relevant to every aspect of health, including mental and social as we1 1 as physical we1 l - belng, and can be seen to have a role at every stage - from prevention and health promotion to health care and rehabilltation.

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CONTENTS page 1 Introttuction ............................................... 1.1 Descrip.t.i.o.n. .o.f. .t.h.e. .w.o..r.k.s.h.o.p. .................................................. . 11 1.2 Structure of this report ............................. 2 2 . General Findings ........................................... 3 2.1 Introductory remarks .................................. 3 2.2 The impact of self-help groups ....................... 4 2.2.i. Impact on members ............................ 5 2.2.ii. Impact on others. ............................ 6 2.3 Issues of organlsational dynamics. ................... 7 2.3.i. The operation of self-help groups ............ 7 2.3.ii. Differential participation withln groups ... 8 2.4 The incidence of self-help groups and differential membership ........................................... 9 2.4.1. Incidence ..................................... 9 2.4.ii. Joiners and non-joiners ...................... 10 2.5 Support for self-help groups ......................... 11 2.5.i. The role of clearing houses ................. 11 2.5.ii. The role of national organlsations .......... 12 2.5.iii. The role of professionals ................... 12 3 . Issues for Future Research ................................ 13 4. Conclusions and Recmendations ........................... 15 4.1 General remarks.. ....................................1 5 4.2 Recmendations to the WHO: Regional Office for Europe ..............................................1.6 4.3 Recormendations to member states. ................... 17 4.4 Some concluding cments: the future of self-help .. 19

 

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