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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. Caris

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Male and female Cr1:CD-1 mice were treated by gavage with a single oral dose of 2,20 or 200 mg 14~-myclobutanil/kbgw , radiolabelled in the chlorophenyl ring, immediately following a 2-week pretreatment period with unlabelled myclobutanil (81.1% purity) at dietary levels of 10, 100 or 1000 ppm a.i. Excretion of radioactivity after 96 h accounted for 81-107% of the administered 14cradiolabel, with the majority of the radiolabel recovered within 24-48 h post-dosing. Compar...

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

By: World Health Organization

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The Working Group on Behavioural Studies related to Care of the Aged, convened by the WHO Regional Office for Europe in collaboration with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, met in Lubeck from 10 to 12 July 1981. The meeting brought together experts from 12 countries of 3 WHO regions, including representatives of governmental and nongovernmental services, as well as specialists in applied and academic research in psychology, psychiatry, sociology, geronto...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1974; Volume 50, Numbe...

By: S. Alarcon Segovia

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‘‘Micronutrients’’ is the collective term applied to essential vitamins and trace minerals. Inadequate intake of them is now recognized as an important contributor to the global burden of disease through increased rates of illness and death from infectious diseases, and of disability such as mental impairment. Severe micronutrient deficiency causes clinical manifestations in humans that are also demonstrable in animal experiments using selectively restricted diets. Mild ...

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

By: Enrico Pupulin, Dr.

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Abstract This manual is intended for mid-level rehabilitation workers who are involved in helping children with communication difficulties and their parents. However, it can be useful for health and education workers at any level. The manual includes information on general aspects of communication including its normal development and the early identification of difficulties. There are comprehensive sections on assessrnent and goal planning including suggestions of practi...

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

By: World Health Organization

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CHINA - In August 1981, the Ministry of Public Health of China hosted an inter-regional training course on EPI planning and management held in Tianjin, attended by 39 participants from 16 countries. As part of the training activhes, a review of unmunization activlties in Tianjin Municipality was prepared and the mu~lcipaalu thorities arranged for an immunization coverage swey to be canied out by course participants in three neighbourhood areas of the MunicipaLty's total ...

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

By: Aurelio Costa

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Parasitology is the study of how one living organism depends on another. It has many separate branches, which are becoming increasingly specialized and consequently more and more disparate. Clinical parasitology is about the parasites of humans and their medical signi®cance. Parasite epidemiology is about the distribution and determinants of parasitic infections in hosts. Parasite immunology is about immunity to parasitic infections. This aspect of parasitology is especi...

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

By: World Health Organization

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From 7 to 12 December 1977, a WHO Expert Consultation on some Problems of Veterinary Public Health was held in Rome with the collaboration and fimmcial support of the Italian Government. The Food and Agriculture Organization, the United Nations Environment Programme, and the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional 0fEc.e participated, along with 32 experts from 16 countries and three non-govemental organizations. The purpose of the Consultation was to review three fields of g...

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

By: Jennifer Thomson Vicerrelatora

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1. Introducción Del 29 de mayo al 2 de junio de 2000 se celebró en la sede de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) en Ginebra una Consulta Mixta FAO/OMS de Expertos sobre Alimentos Obtenidos por Medios Biotecnológicos. Participaron en ella un total de 27 expertos, incluidos los autores de los documentos de trabajo. La lista completa de los participantes figura en el anexo 1. La Sra. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Directora Ejecutiva, Grupo Orgánico sobre Desarrollo Sosteni...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2006 ; Issue 92415466...

By: World Health Organization

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Managing eclampsia Education material for techers of midwifery

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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; Avian, Infectionluenza Sum...

By: World Health Organization

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An urgent agenda of universal relevance From 7 to 9 November 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and the World Bank jointly convened a meeting on avian influenza and human pandemic influenza. The meeting, which was attended by more than 600 experts from over 100 countries, marked the largest gathering held to date to assess the multiple threats arising from outbreaks of hi...

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World Health Organization : World Health Forum, 1981 ; Volume 2 No...

By: Jonas Salk

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I should like you to tell me what you think about Utopia in the health field. What do you mean by Utopia? Well, when you were working on our vaccine, the Utopia of that time where po ?to myelitis was concerned consisted in a very elaborate system of prostheses. What was then a rather sophisticated electronic problem of developing artificial limbs was completely eliminated thanks to your work and the discovery of a vaccine.. You are asking me if there is any likelihood th...

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

By: D. Piachaud, Mr.

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Introduction Global economic integration has been going on for a long time, but its pace has accelerated in the past decade. Trade and foreign asset ownership have hit new highs relative to world income. International travel is at unprecedented levels, while the Internet has facilitated low-cost communication around the globe. This integration has obvious economic benefits for the world as a whole, but it has also given rise to a wide range of anxieties; an important one...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1965; Volume 33, Numbe...

By: World Health Organization

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ENYIRONMENTAL HEALTH CRITERIA FOR 1,3-DTCHLOROPROPENE1, ,2-DICHLOROPROPANE, AND MIXTURES The meeting of the WHO Task Group on Environmental HealthCriteriafor 1,3-dichloropropene1,, 2-dichloropropanea,n d mixtures. which was held at the Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Aerosol Research, Hanover, Germany, from l6 to 20 September 1990, was sponsored by the German Ministry of the Environment. Dr R.F. Hertel welcomed the participants on behalf of the host institute. Dr ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1992, Gems W 92.1, (Part 1): Gems...

By: World Health Organization

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This is the third edition of the GEMS/WATER Operational Guide. Its purpose is to guide the implementation of the global GEMS/WATER programme at the national level. GEMS/WATER is an international programme on water quality monitoring and assessment, jointly implemented by WHO, WMO, UNESCO and UNEP. It has now twelve years of solid achievements behind it. During those twelve years it has assisted countries in establishing and strengthening their water quality monitoring op...

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

By: World Health Organization

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In 1971, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a Technical Guide for a System of Muenza Surveillance. l At the same time as it stressed the essential role played by the laboratory in such surveillance, the Guide drew up a list of epidemiological indices to be considered for giving early warning of the disease and for evaluating the attack rate in the population. Even at that time, England and Wales, Scotland and the Netherlands had the necessary structures for ob...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2004; Volume 82, Numbe...

By: Hooman Momen

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The first trial in Africa of the effect of dietary iron supplements on child development has shown that they speed language learning in under-three-yearolds — and to a lesser extent improve motor skills. Rebecca Stoltzfus of Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, lead author of the study (BMJ 2001; 323: 1389), which was undertaken in Pemba Island in the Zanzibar archipelago, told the Bulletin that while the supplements had little effect on the high levels of a...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1998; Volume 76, Numbe...

By: R. Vasanthakumari

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La situation CpidCmiologique prCsente des caractkres tr'es diffkrents selon que 1' on considkre les parties mgridionales ou septentrionales de la Rkgion europCenne de 1' Organisation mondiale de la Sant6. Chaque annke, des millions de personnes descendent du nord au sud pour leurs vacances, tandis que des millions de travailleurs font le voyage inverse. I1 y a lh, de toute kvidence, un problkme auquel ltOMS doit s'attaquer, et le programme du Bureau rkgional comporte plu...

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World Health Organization Publication : El Segundo Decenio de la O...

By: World Health Organization

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LOS descubrimientos cientzjicos y los adelantos prdcticos del pasado decenio han servido de acicate a la imaginacidn y nos han infundido esperanra en el porvenir, a1 tiempo que conjirmaban nuestro convencimiento de que la saludpuede comprarse. Ese convencimiento, cada vez mtis difundido en las sociedades modernas, empieza ya a traducirse en hechos positivos. Es evidente la importancia que tienen a ese respecto sentimientos y actitudes de tanto arraigo como la corupasidn ...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: M. Bleuler

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La refonte de l'enseignement mtdical ne cesse d'alimenter les discussions. Les raisons avanctes par les rtfomateurs sont trbs diverses. Tantat il s'agit de soulager l'ttudiant contraint d'assimiler un volume sans cesse croissant de connaissances; tantat, au contraire, on se propose de faire place dans le programme B de nouvelles disciplines qui rtsultent des progrks accomplis par les sciences midicales; tantat encore on desire empEcher l'itudiant d'&tre obnubilt par la m...

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World Health Organization : Year 2003 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: World Health Organization

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Introduction Actuellement, la filariose lymphatique est endémique dans 80 pays des régions tropicales et subtropicales. Selon les plans, l’élimination mondiale devrait avoir eu lieu d’ici 2020. La lutte contre la transmission et l’atténuation des incapacités constituent les deux piliers de l’action du Programme mondial d’élimination de la filariose lymphatique. On parvient à interrompre la transmission en administrant chaque année à l’ensemble des communautés exposées au...

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